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Shipley, Andrews lead Purdue past Buckeyes 8-2 at Big Ten

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Milo Beam reached third base on a freak play in the bottom of the ninth inning and scored on Evan Warden's single, giving Purdue a 5-4 walk-off win over MI in the Big Ten Tournament on Thursday night. But Daniels tossed eight straight balls with one out in the 10th. You hate to lose a game on two walks and an infield single and a sac fly, but that is how it went today. Read More »

Rusal says CEO, top directors resign over United States sanctions

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A U.S. Treasury official, asked about any discussions with Deripaska's representatives on him reducing his stake, said OFAC does not generally comment on ongoing discussions about sanctions relief. Prices for aluminum surged when Rusal was sanctioned, then fell last week after EN+ Group Plc ., the holding company through which Deripaska has maintained his interest in Rusal, announced the billionaire is stepping down from the board of EN+ and intends to leave Rusal's board. Read More »

High gas prices, record traffic expected for Memorial Day weekend

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Monday's national average was $2.93 per gallon and expected to climb to at least $3 this summer. South Dakotans are paying nearly 50 cents more for gas per gallon than past year around the holiday weekend. "Before you head out on your road trip, plan accordingly and be aware that extra cars mean more traffic and perhaps more accidents". "I don't like it, but you do what you've gotta do", he said while waiting for AAA mechanics to service his Dodge Charger Daytona. Read More »

No More National Anthem Kneeling in the NFL

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The new rule dictates that fines will be issued for any players who kneel. Jets General Manager Chris Johnson said he will pay any fine levied against any player for kneeling on the field, according to Newsday . Trump said he objected to a provision in the new policy that will allow players to stay in the locker room while the song is played, but added: "Still, I think it's good". Read More »

Memorial Day events, parades planned across Washtenaw County

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Mary's Church on the corners of Pacific and Bramhall avenues. File Photo American Legion Post 15 member Stan Null holds the American flag during last year's Memorial Day service at City Park in Parkersburg. The event runs from 11 a.m.to 3 p.m. and will include a small dog show. At the Levee will be a service with guest speaker George Hoffman, as well as a performance by the Southern High School Marching Band under the direction of Chad Dodson. Read More »

Flower Mound among fastest-growing municipalities, Census says

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This week, the U.S. Census Bureau announced a new round of population estimates for cities across the country showing Chicago had lost 3,825 residents in 2017, while Houston grew by 8,235. The majority of big USA cities also saw a slower pace of growth in 2017 than they did the year before. Phoenix, for instance, saw a population increase of 1 percent, or 24,036. Read More »

Saudi Arabia widens crackdown on women's rights activists

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But "unless there is ironclad evidence against these women", Haykel warns, the arrests and trials "do not inspire confidence in the West that the country is headed in the right direction". On Wednesday, HRW cited Saudi activists as saying at least another four other women's rights defenders were now being held, bringing the total number to at least 11. Read More »

Ryder Cup: Thomas Bjorn opts for experienced vice-captains

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Joining Robert Karlsson , it's a strong five backing the captain. From the captain there was some early advice for his assistants. "We can't control what the Americans do but we will go and do everything that we can to create that environment where our players can play their best". Read More »

Everything you need to know about Battlefield V

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With Activision deciding to ditch the Single Player campaign in favor of a battle royale mode and zombies (on the Titanic no less) for Call of Duty: Black Ops 4. This is understandable, as EA stablemate Star Wars: Battlefront 2 was at the forefront of renewed scrutiny of loot box practices. Not only do these customizations change the way your character and weapons look in-game, but they'll also impact gameplay. Read More »

USA hits 5 Revolutionary Guards-linked Iranians with sanctions

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The Treasury Department announced the sanctions Tuesday, saying the individuals either helped transfer the missiles or provided technical expertise to the Houthis. He also called for finding alternative mechanisms in the receipt and distribution of aid to ensure that it goes to those who deserve it. U.S. President Donald Trump's administration will continue aggressively uncovering networks that the IRGC uses to fund its operations. Read More »

'Solo' Looking at Record Low Opening for Disney 'Star Wars' Franchise

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This tension shows up in the performance of Ehrenreich, doing an inconsistent impersonation of Ford, and one that feels less successful and assured than the Billy Dee Williams homage we get from Donald Glover here as Lando Calrissian . You will soon understand that this movie is a connector to Star Wars the Clone Wars and Star Wars Rebels. His projections take into account all revenue sources for a movie, including merchandise. Read More »

Pentagon cancels China's invitation to Pacific military drills

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Retired Navy Capt. Jim Fanell hailed the Pentagon's action as a step toward correcting an unbalanced policy in dealing with China. Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan and Vietnam also have claims in the sea. China has brought additional equipment to the disputed islands and bomb-proofed airplane hangars it built there. Washington has disinvited Beijing from participating in maritime drills in the Pacific citing China's "continued militarization" of the South China Sea, ... Read More »

EPA Bars Some Reporters From Attending Scott Pruitt Speech

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Even for an administration with a contentious relationship with the press and a president who has put the phrase "fake news" into the lexicon, Tuesday's events were unusual. May 22 and allowed a reporter for The Associated Press to cover a meeting on water contaminants after the manhandling incident. CNN was asked to leave. Read More »

No compromise in sight on Iran nuclear deal, Germany says

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Pompeo also said, during his remarks on Monday, that Iran continues to be the largest state-sponsor of terror, including a co-conspirator for al-Qaeda, Hezbollah, Hamas, and the Taliban. Some of the other requirements include to stop all uranium enrichment, which had been allowed within limits under the 2015 deal; and to allow nuclear inspectors " unqualified access " to nuclear sites throughout out the country. Read More »

Rockets to wear patches to honour Santa Fe shooting victims

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According to an interview with Antenna TV provided by the Associated Press , Antonios Pagourtzis says he feels pain for those affected. "Something must have happened now, this last week", he told the station. The elder Pagourtzis said his son took a legally owned shotgun and handgun from his closet before leaving for school that day. The teen didn't own firearms of his own, he said. Read More »

Tiffany is soaring after blowing past Wall Street estimates (TIF)

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Tiffany & Co. have also announced a new share repurchase program of $ 1 billion of the company's common stock . The Cibc World Markets Inc holds 2,633 shares with $274,000 value, down from 24,591 last quarter. The firm has "Sell" rating by Deutsche Bank given on Friday, March 4. Mizuho maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Tuesday, January 19 report . Citigroup downgraded Tiffany & Co. Read More »

The latest on the Texas school shooting

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Greg Abbott said last week that the teen obtained the guns from his father, but a law enforcement official told CNN that authorities are still trying to determine whether that's the case. Police identified Pagourtzis , a student at the Santa Fe, Texas high school, as the suspect in the attack. His voice cracks as he describes how he told police to let him inside the school so his son could kill him instead. Read More »

NFL Owners: Players On The Field Must Stand For Anthem

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The NFL was reportedly considering whether to assess a 15-yard penalty against any player who takes a knee or conducts any other protest during the anthem. The conversations in Atlanta came as two free-agent players, Kaepernick and Eric Reid, have filed separate grievances against the league, citing collusion in denying them jobs. Read More »

How Maddie Poppe found love on 'American Idol'

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And I looked over at Caleb [Lee Hutchinson, the runner-up] and I couldn't help but look down at the card, and I was like, 'Oh my gosh! Caleb didn't mind losing to Maddie , though, because as we now know, they've been a couple since January. Read More »

Google search bug identifies rape victims in prominent cases

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The women gain lifelong anonymity by law. Both features are meant to make it easier for a person to find content relevant to their search terms. Google said it bases these predictions on what other people are searching for. 'We recently expanded our removals policy to cover predictions which disparage victims of violence and atrocities, and we encourage people to send us feedback about any sensitive or bad prediction'. Read More »

Tesla Model 3 Braking Problem: Elon Musk Promises Free Fix If Needed

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Calling the review "very strange", Musk also said that the variability in stopping distance was due to an ABS (Anti-Skid Braking System) calibration algorithm. The magazine's review had several good things to say about the Model 3, but also pointed out a number of "big flaws", particularly with its brakes: in one of its tests, CR's test Model 3 took more than 46 metres to come to a stop from 100 km/h. Read More »

Monkey escapes crate in San Antonio Airport

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Brown University in Rhode Island said the animal retired from research at the school, so it will be getting a new home at the refuge. Airport spokesman Rich Stinson told AP that Dawkins didn't go near human travelers during the whole shenanigan, and that the activity was confined to a secure baggage area. Read More »

Two men arrested in Antrim over 1988 murder of backpacker

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The BBC said the men, aged 58 and 61, were arrested in Loughguile , County Antrim, on Monday morning. The arrests come weeks after a much-publicised series of appeals to mark the 30th anniversary of the murder. "If you have information call 101 and ask to speak to Serious Crime Branch detectives in Maydown". Ms Hauser's sister Francesca and nephew Viktor Leibl have said they are hopeful they are drawing closer to justice. Read More »

R. Kelly Is Being Sued For Sexual Assault

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Rodgers contends that it was "behavior created to humiliate, embarrass, intimate and shame her", and that Kelly regularly recorded her without her consent during sex. I want to propose a toast to all the strong mother*ckers in here right now.It's mother*ckers like you is why I continue to do what I do because I have a basketball mentality. Read More »

Workers shutter Hawaii power plant as lava approaches

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Laze, a word combination of lava and haze, contains hydrochloric acid steam along with volcanic glass particles. "From our perspective, there's nothing that could occur at the PGV facility at the wells that would be any worse than what's already occurring with the eruption", Mike Kaleikini, senior director of Hawaii affairs for the plant, told the Honolulu Star Advertiser . Read More »

Amazon CEO Bezos draws ACLU facial recognition device plea

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The federal government could use this facial recognition technology to continuously track immigrants as they embark on new lives'. Orlando Police Department officials stress that it's just a test and the technology is not being used for investigative purposes. Read More »

Tamil Nadu SSLC Result 2018 declared; Check online at Tnresults

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Candidates are advised to take a printout of the exam results for records. Out of appeared 9, 50,397 students 8, 97,945 students have passed the examination giving 94.5%. Students may follow these steps to check their TN SSLC Result 2018 . The declaration of the result was also confirmed by the Board's official website . Read More »

M&S to Close More Than 100 Stores Amid Online Push

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Adjusted pretax profit still fell 5.4% to GBP580.9 million, hit by a decrease in its Food gross margin, which fell "more than expected" by 140 basis points during the year. However, Ormrod says that while it may no longer be the go-to clothing and home destination for the majority, with shoppers having lost trust in the brand, M&S states that its clothing and home customer base grew for the first time in five years, although it neglects to provide figures. Read More »

Anti-Sterlite row: 11 killed in violent protests, section 144 imposed

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Anti-Sterlite protest Live Updates: 10 dead, Section 144 imposed in Tuticorin "It's with great sorrow and regret that we witnessed today's incidents around the protest today at Tuticorin ". Hurling stones and setting government vehicles and public property on fire, the agitators went on the rampage in the town, about 600 km from Tamil Nadu capital Chennai . Read More »

US employee in China reports mysterious 'abnormal' sounds and pressure

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In an emailed notice to American citizens in China, the department said it was not now known what caused the symptoms in the city of Guangzhou, where an American consulate is located. "Instead, move to a location where the sounds are not present". The cause of those incidents remains unresolved. The odd trauma inflicted on the United States official there recalls a similar spate of reports from Cuba, where U.S. Read More »

FBI, Justice to 'review' classified info sought by…

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Sanders said Democrats weren't included in the meeting because they hadn't requested the records themselves, and suggested reporters ask them why they should be "randomly invited". Rep. Thomas J. Rooney, R-Fla., a senior member of the Intelligence Committee, said that he believed Nunes and Gowdy's meeting with senior Justice Department officials would help put to rest some of the circulating concerns and return lawmakers' focus to the matter of election security. Read More »

Liverpool, Roma charged by UEFA over fan violence

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This was due to a Liverpool fan, Sean Cox, being left in a critical condition following an incident outside Anfield. UEFA said both clubs have been charged under Article 16 (2) of the governing body's disciplinary regulations which states that "all associations and clubs are liable for the inappropriate behaviour on the part of their supporters". Read More »