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Former Memphis coach Tubby Smith hired at High Point

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He has agreed to take over as head men's basketball coach at High Point , said a person familiar with the situation. Smith and his wife donated $1 million toward the university's planned on-campus basketball arena and conference center, and the basketball court will be named in honor of the Smith family. Read More »

Canada to target smuggling of steel intended to dodge US tariffs

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Canada is among the six countries that secured exemptions from U.S. President Donald Trump's tariffs of 25 per cent on steel and 10 per cent on aluminum, which came into effect Friday. "We've been very clear that our rules are strong and we're going to make sure that they are fully and properly enforced", Goodale said. "These regulatory changes are welcome", Joseph Galimberti, president of the Canadian Steel Producers Association, said in an e-mail response on Tuesday. Read More »

NRA Acknowledges Receiving Foreign Funds, Moving Money Between Accounts

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The Senate Finance Committee has jurisdiction over the political activity of non-profit organizations. In his third letter to the group in recent weeks, Oregon Sen. He also sought copies of all NRA communications to its members or the public from accounts that received foreign money or a transfer from an account that has accepted foreign money since January 1, 2015, including the amount of each expenditure, to whom the communication was targeted and the estimated number of viewers, listeners ... Read More »

Mom makes son shop at Goodwill for making fun of classmates

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As a result, Forney took her son to the Goodwill store by their home and made him use $20 of his own money to purchase clothes for the week. In the picture post, which received almost 600,000 Facebook user reactions as of Tuesday afternoon, Forney shared details about her reasoning for ordering her child to wear the cheap attire. Read More »

Orange County Sheriff Challenges California's New Sanctuary Law

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Santa Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith told the San Francisco Chronicle that members of her staff "mistakenly" let U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers enter their facility March 7 and 8. Opposition to the law has been growing in historically conservative Orange County. Wilson said SC lawmakers are considering bills that would require cities and counties to submit annual reports confirming that they are following federal immigration laws. Read More »

The Queen pays tribute to HMS Ocean at decommissioning ceremony

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HMS Ocean entered service in 1998 and has since covered more than 450,000 nautical miles. After inspecting a parade of the ship's company on... However, the vessel will transfer into service with the Brazilian Navy , continuing a long tradition of warship sales between the United Kingdom and Brazil. Read More »

Wynne promises free child care by 2020

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Alexandre Laurin, director of research for the independent think tank C.D. Howe Institute, pointed to a report from Ontario's fiscal watchdog late a year ago that predicted the province would run a $4 billion deficit in 2017-2018, despite the Liberals' claims to have balanced the budget. Read More »

ExxonMobil (NYSE:XOM) Receives Media Sentiment Rating of 0.18

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Alkeon Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Mastercard Incorporated for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $186.28B market cap company. 7,281 Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE: XOM ) shares with value of $606,082 were sold by Milton Bryan W. The insider Corson Bradley W sold $1.62 million. Read More »

Police allege Fort Collins man collected 700000 child pornography images, videos

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ABF Commander Investigations Mark Antill said in a statement: 'Children are harmed by those who manufacture this abhorrent material; and people who consume child exploitation material provide the market that fuels this vile trade. "Based on facts gathered during the investigation, detectives estimate that Mares had been collecting pornographic images of children for 10-15 years", the Fort Collins Police Department said in a news release announcing the arrest. Read More »

Man City willing to go to £75M for Real Madrid outcast Isco

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Isco signed a new contract with the Los Blancos a year ago September which keeps him at Madrid until 2022 but playing time could be the reason he wants a move away. Text the word "SPORTS" to 22840 and receive local and worldwide sports news as it happens. And a return to the Premier League has been heavily touted, with Chelsea, Manchester United and Tottenham all credited with interest in him. Read More »

Kansas water park co-owner arrested in Texas for boy's 2016 decapitation death

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Police did not immediately release the indictment for Henry, but the county's website lists aggravated battery and aggravated endangerment of a child as some of the charges he faces. The Schwabs will receive almost $20 million in the settlement. Two women were also injured in the process. It was removed twice in 2016 but quickly put back into circulation, investigators learned, according to the indictment. Read More »

Driver injured after auto crashes into apartment building in Fond du Lac

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The first floor apartment and the unit above were deemed uninhabitable. "I told the kid, 'Jump!'" said resident Jovon Johnson. According to neighbors, a fourth child was able to crawl into the hallway to safety. While the fire department says it only took them three minutes to arrive on scene, neighbors say it took an hour and a half. Fire and Rescue crews shored up the structure so the auto could be removed. Read More »

Sheriff: Maryland school shooter took his own life

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According to details released by the St. Mary's County sheriff's office, Rollins parked his auto at 7:50 a.m. and walked through the school's main entrance two minutes later. Rollins and Gaskill fired their weapons about 30 seconds later. Gaskill, a six-year veteran with SWAT team training, was unharmed, reports CBS Baltimore . Read More »

Qatar denies fresh UAE accusations of airspace violations

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The United Arab Emirates said two Qatari fighter jets "dangerously approached" two UAE passenger flights on Monday, sparking a swift denial by Doha. Qatari war planes flew "dangerously close" to two UAE civilian aircraft. . The airline involved was not specified. Qatari officials were not immediately available to comment. Read More »

K Pop Group, 100%'s Seo Min-Woo Dies Of Cardiac Arrest

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TOP Media , Seo's label, posted a statement on their website saying he was found without a pulse in his home. Twitter user jinyounglolipo said: "I may not have followed the group but as a kpop fan and another human being my heart breaks for Minwoo family, the members of 100% and his fans i am sorry for your loss and will keep you in my thoughts". Read More »

Mansfield Woman Arrested for Allegedly Making Crude Comments to Easter Bunny

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It was then that she "allegedly made lewd comments to the Bunny" before hopping on the carousel. The incident took place at the carousel park in the city's downtown area, located about 80 miles south of Cleveland. A search of Richland County Jail's roster online suggested that she had been released. Sadly, a Mansfield Police Department report does not further describe the inappropriate words reportedly whispered in the victim's giant ears. Read More »

H&M warns discounts will continue to slam profits

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The Swedish group posted a slump in pre-tax profits to 1.3 billion Swedish krona (£112 billion) for the three months to February 28, down from 3.2 billion Swedish krona (£275 million) a year earlier. H&M has experienced a shaky start to 2018, as they have recently revealed that their first quarter profits have dipped 62 percent to $150 million Dollars. Read More »

Linking rights groups with drug lords is risky 'fake news'

Duterte "has even stated that he would step down from the presidency earlier should the Philippines shift to a federal system of government as early as 2020", Harry Roque said in a statement . "Are they trying to have death squads target human rights activists?" The group also accused the government of "cooking up a scenario" that could justify the killing of activists in the same manner as suspected drug takers. Read More »

Rugby rape trial jury set to be sent out to deliberate

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Before they left the courtroom, Judge Smyth told them she could only accept a unanimous verdict of all eleven . Paddy Jackson, 26, of Oakleigh Park, Belfast, and his Ulster team-mate Stuart Olding , 25, of Ardenlee... With the jury asked to consider CCTV footage from Ollie's, Judge Smyth said that when she was cross-examined, the now 21-year-old complainant said she was not interested in celebrities. Read More »

JSW Steel planning up to $500M investment in Baytown, including new facility

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Gregory Wayne Abbott, Governor of Texas , said the planned JSW investment will not only expand the mill in Baytown but also enable the company to supply steel for defence and domestic infrastructure projects. The company now has plates and pipes in the facility, which was acquired in 2007. However, JSW Steel (US) is still consistently making losses. Parth Jindal of Mumbai-based parent company JSW Group, said that the investment reiterates their commitment to stay invested and grow in the ... Read More »

New Jersey Assembly Approves 6 Gun Safety Bills

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Lawmakers on Monday greenlighted a half-dozen Democrat-backed measures aimed at ratcheting up New Jersey's already tight gun laws. If the bills pass the Senate, which they are expected to do, they will go to Gov. Assembly Bill A-1181 requires that firearms be taken from a person if a mental health care professional determines them to be a threat to themselves or others. Read More »

Ice and snow will impact Monday AM commute

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Temperatures will also remain on the cool side. Currently, the ECMWF (Euro) model holds the rain off until Sunday and shows colder air on the backside allowing for a mix of rain and snow. Showers will continue through Wednesday morning but gradually become more isolated and end during the afternoon. The higher chance of snow will develop on Saturday when some accumulation is possible as well. Read More »

More police funds for Maddy McCann search

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A spokesperson for Scotland Yard commented: "We can not give a running commentary on the investigation while it is ongoing". The Scotland Yard spokesman added: "The inquiry has not reached a conclusion and we're continuing with focus and determination". Read More »

Wall Street bonuses got a big bump previous year

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Profits for the broker-dealer operations of New York Stock Exchange member firms meanwhile jumped 42 percent to $24.5 billion, the highest level since 2010, driven by growth in wealth management fees, underwriting and M&A advisory fees, the report said. Read More »

Train believed to be carrying N.Korea delegation leaves Beijing

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China's routine censorship of sensitive subjects online can even target words and phrases with tenuous, and even unlikely, connections. South Korean analysts were doubtful the visitor was Kim Jong-un. City police and the paramilitary People's Armed Police stood guard Tuesday in the area and unidentified men in plainclothes attempted to prevent photographers from taking pictures. Read More »

Australia Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull "shocked" by ball-tampering incident

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Turnbull termed the incident a "shocking disappointment" and urged the Australian cricket board, Cricket Australia , to take prompt and decisive action. Australian Sports Commission meanwhile, asked Cricket Australia to sack Smith as captain. Chair John Wylie and other top officials have issued a statement that calls for the removal of Steve Smith as skipper. Read More »

No Charges Against Officer In Alton Sterling Shooting

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Landry's decision comes just less than a year after the Justice Department announced it too would not file charges against the two officers or the Baton Rouge police department. Landry stated Salamoni then shot Sterling three times and Lake stood and pointed his gun at Sterling. Two cellphone videos of the shooting quickly spread on social media, leading to nightly protests during which almost 200 people were arrested. Read More »

Mayawati defends alliance with SP, slams BJP

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After big wins in Gorakhpur and Phulpur, the bypoll in Kairana Lok Sabha seat, which is yet to be announced, was another opportunity for both the alliance partner to cause yet another embarrassment to the BJP ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha polls. Read More »