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Pay It Forward: Basketball coach fighting cancer defies the odds

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Frankton and Lapel have been among the best and most consistent boys basketball programs in the area for the last several years. "They were so anxious about defending the three-point line that we were able to get the ball inside". Both Clayton and Carpentier agreed that the team's weaknesses this year revolved around turnovers and decision making. Admission covers both games. Read More »

The Blockchain - powered CoinFi (COFI) fell $-0.00256 on March 21-22

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ATMChain (ATM) traded 9.5% lower against the dollar and now trades at $0.0045 or 0.00000052 BTC. Litecoin (LTC) traded down 4.4% against the dollar and now trades at $166.12 or 0.01906180 BTC. CoinFi is a platform that offers crowdsourced and professionally curated research, analysis, trading signals, trading algorithms, and market-moving news to give crypto traders real-time market intelligence. Read More »

Minn. teen crashes into driver's license station while taking license test

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When she stepped on the accelerator, the vehicle lurched forward, jumped the curb and plowed through the front of the station in a strip mall on 1st Avenue S., said Buffalo Police Chief Pat Budke. That's what happened to a 17-year-old from Monticello Wednesday afternoon. The 60-year-old woman judging the exam went to the hospital with minor injuries, though the teen was not wounded except in her pride. Read More »

Ukraine lifts parliamentary immunity from pilot turned politician

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Mr Lutsenko claimed that Ms Savchenko was acting in cahoots with Russia-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine to stage a "terrorist coup in the interests of Ukraine's enemies". In a speech to lawmakers, she did not address the case against her directly, but accused the authorities of betraying the ideals of the 2013/2014 pro-European uprising. Read More »

Forced Anal Examinations for Gay Men are Stopped in Kenya

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The judges deemed the practice a violation of human rights. "Excited, happy, affirmed mostly", she said. The National Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission challenged the court's decision on the grounds that anal exams are cruel, inhumane and degrading. Read More »

Elizabeth Warren Tells Ben Carson To His Face: You Should Be Fired

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So we did not delay it. Brown reminded Carson on Thursday that he was one of five Democrats who voted to confirm the former brain surgeon as Hud secretary previous year. Asked again if he was really refusing to say whether Carson had told the truth, he said: "We're declining comment to you on the testimony". "You haven't, and I think that's the scandal that should get you fired". Read More »

From band to sewing for guest teacher

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The Oklahoma Education Association has given lawmakers until April 1 to come up with a way to meet their demands, or schools across the state will close due to a lack of teachers. Students and teachers ran out of the building, which includes classrooms for all grades from pre-K to 12, to nearby safe zones. "We have done a lot of work on the wider curriculum", she said. Read More »

Orlando area ranks eighth in the country for population growth

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The state office has increased the number of its staff on the community development team, which focuses on rural areas, from two to four. And the city's growth continues to lag others, especially in the South and West. "The important thing to realize is these are just estimates", Coats said. Census estimates show 10.3 million people called North Carolina home and the state remains the ninth-most populous in the nation as of July 1, 2017. Read More »

North Korea's parliament to meet April 11 - KCNA

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The meeting would mark the sixth gathering of the 13th session of the Supreme People's Assembly since the founding of the country. North Korea's rubber-stamp parliament will hold an annual session next month, state media said Thursday, with all eyes on whether it will move to bolster a diplomatic thaw with the USA and South Korea. Read More »

Stock to Watch: Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY)

Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) has risen 9.41% since March 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.29% the S&P500. Ameritas Investment Partners Inc acquired 39,610 shares as Bed Bath & Beyond Inc ( BBBY)'s stock declined 14.12%. (NASDAQ: BBBY ). State Common Retirement Fund reported 366,188 shares. Bed Bath & Beyond was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating. Read More »

Pope confirms plans to visit Dublin for August family rally

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The last pontiff to visit the Republic of Ireland was Pope John Paul II. He drew crowds of over 2.5m - more than half the state's population - in 1979. Retired Free Presbyterian Minister David McIlveen has said Pope Francis is "not welcome" in Northern Ireland until he condemns clerical child abuse in the Province. Read More »

Middletown Police: Man Charged With Sex Assault Of Minor

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According to documents, he asked her to come see a bunny inside a shed on his property. Inside the shed, Aragon allegedly kissed, groped and sexually assaulted the child. The 11-year-old said in the affidavit that she was first assaulted by Gonzales in 2016 and then again in February 2018. The woman also reported Aragon stopped the abuse after Christmas 2004, but she told investigators she later caught him watching her through her bathroom window while she showered. Read More »

Sen. Jeff Flake & Cory Booker Snowball Throwdown ... Loser Buys Pizza

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A snowball duel. Capitol East Lawn. Flake posted an action shot of the "monumental battle", crediting Booker with a "legit" drop and roll maneuver. Booker later conceded, saying he lost the battle 3-2. Flake was clearly poking fun at Trump and Biden's beef. Booker, though, said he was set up, tweeting, "Lost this morning's snowball duel to a guy named Flake from Snowflake, Arizona!" Flake later posted a victorious photo of his staff enjoying some pizzas, courtesy of his vanquished foe. Read More »

No concept of judicial martial law in constitution, clarifies CJP

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Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Friday has shared a clear message that there is no place of judicial martial law in the Constitution. However, the chief justice stressed today, "Anything considered above the Constitution will not be tolerated". "We will not let democracy derail", he said. Read More »

I'd knock weak Joe Biden over, says Donald Trump

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It has also rallied a slew of fellow older folks who are tossing their takes on this juvenile fight: Sheriff David Clarke offered a homophobic question about why Biden is " hanging around all those locker rooms "; Sen. In discussing the Access Hollywood tapes (which revealed Trump saying he could grab a woman anywhere he wanted because he was famous), the vice president said, "The press always asked me do I wish I were debating him?" Trump has brought our county and humanity down so ... Read More »

Amtrak OKs Renaming Rochester Station After Rep. Slaughter

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Schumer and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today announced Amtrak will rename the Rochester Intermodal Station the "Louise M. Slaughter Intermodal Station in Rochester". Slaughter represented parts of western NY for 31 years and was the first woman to chair the House Rules Committee. She then took care to oversee its development to ensure it would be both a fitting new efficient gateway to Rochester that honored the legacy of Rochester's original Claude Bragdon designed station, while being ... Read More »

Ukraine detains ex-POW Nadiya Savchenko over alleged terror plot

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In a video shown to Ukrainian MPs on Thursday, Verhovna Rada deputy Nadezhda Savchenko is seen discussing a planned coup and the assassination of several senior politicians, including President Petro Poroshenko. Let me remind our Western colleagues of their very own #freesavchenko hashtag. Savchenko had gained notoriety after her trial in Russian Federation. After the Prosecutor General indicted Savchenko, she said that she had intentionally provoked the arrest because she was not planning a ... Read More »

Why Traders Are Chasing Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc. (DKS), MBIA Inc. (MBI)

About 2.23M shares traded. It has outperformed by 7.46% the S&P500. Dicks Sporting Goods Inc (NYSE:DKS) announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 15th, RTT News reports. Oregon Employees Retirement Fund holds 294,342 shares. (NYSE:CAH). Pictet Asset Mngmt Ltd has invested 0.05% in Cardinal Health, Inc. Monetta Svcs owns 39,000 shares for 2.99% of their portfolio. Read More »

SC Closes Proceedings Into Tej Pratap Yadav's Role In Bihar Journalist's Murder

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The apex court had asked the CBI to investigate allegations regarding photographs and videos that showed Pratap, former Bihar health minister, along with the other two accused, Mohd Kaif and Javed. Disposing off the plea, the court allowed her to approach the Patna High Court if she finds anything against Tej Pratap Singh at a later stage. The journalist, who worked with a regional daily, was shot dead on the evening of May 13 in Siwan town by some gunman allegedly at the instance of then ... Read More »

Zimbabwean president pardons thousands to decongest prisons

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The pardon will see the release of all female prisoners except those serving life terms, as well as all disabled and juvenile prisoners. "We have a holding capacity of 17 000, but we have been holding over 19 000 prisoners", she said. The strike is the first one that President Emmerson Mnangagwa has had to deal with since he assumed power in November. Zimbabwe has pardoned 3,000 prisoners in an attempt to clear its overcrowded jails. Read More »

US Congress unveils USD 1.3 trillion spending bill as shutdown looms

After the meeting, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a statement that Trump had spoken to Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) "about their shared priorities secured in the omnibus spending bill" and confirmed their mutual support for the legislation. Read More »

Proposal Would Ban Smoking While Walking on NYC Sidewalks

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Peter Koo , a New York Democrat councilman says he is proposing a law that will ban people from smoking while walking . Koo added that he would introduce the bill this week. The Queens pol said he's moving to legislate what should be common courtesy. "I think that's unreasonable", said Ceia Cremo, 48, of Jackson Heights. Read More »

ATC orders police to produce Rao Anwar before it today

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Haji Khan was all praise for the apex court over arrest of Rao Anwar, former SSP Malir whereas he expressed full confidence in the country's top court. Rao Anwar claimed Naqeebullah was killed in an armed encounter in Shah Latif Town's Usman Khaskheli Goth along with four other "terrorists" hailing from the banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), a claim which was rejected by the investigation team. Read More »

'Fire Borrowing' Gets The Ax In Federal Spending Bill

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The majority of the increase will fund local and state multimodal and multijurisdictional projects that include things like transit, bike lanes and rail lines. There's no mention of a path to citizenship for 1.8 million so-called Dreamer immigrants. "Got $1.6 Billion to start Wall on Southern Border, rest will be forthcoming", he wrote. Read More »

US makes contingency plans in case Iran nuclear talks fail

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Under the existing terms of the nuclear deal, the deadline for Mr. Trump to approve the renewal of existing USA sanctions relief on Iran is May 12. Trump, who has blasted the 2015 nuclear deal as "the worst deal ever negotiated", recently chose to extend a waiver on nuclear sanctions that were imposed on Iran but made clear it would be the last time he will do so and ordered European allies and Congress to work with him to fix "the disastrous flaws" in the 2015 deal or Washington would ... Read More »

Edinburgh's Russian diplomat calls for Boris Johnson to resign

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U.K. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on Wednesday accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of ordering the attempted assassination of Russian double-agent Sergei Skripal in a bid to drum up support for his reelection campaign. Johnson's remark was found unacceptable by online users, who rushed to point out Russia's crucial role and sacrifice in the fight against Nazi Germany. Read More »