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Goggia gets gold; Bjoergen sets medals mark

Goggia gets gold; Bjoergen sets medals mark

Choi Moon-soon, and Chair Gunilla Lindberg of the Coordination Commission for PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games, cut the ribbon to open the Press Center on January 31. Ball State professor Ryan Sparrow wasn't joking, as he has now taken three groups of students to three Olympics. The teams were even in shots - 22-22 - but the Russians never led after falling behind 2-0 off the opening faceoff of the second period. Read More

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President Uhuru mourns Billy Graham

President Uhuru mourns Billy Graham

A Hub City minister is reacting to the death of the Rev. Billy Graham, the most widely-heard Christian evangelist in history. Newspaper publisher William Randolph Hearst ordered his San Francisco paper, along with other papers under his control, to give the budding evangelist extra coverage. Read More

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Threats against Bethel, Kecoughtan high schools deemed not credible

Threats against Bethel, Kecoughtan high schools deemed not credible

School administrators are considering disciplinary action against another Elyria High School student who left a comment on the post that read "I'll translate - No school tomorrow", police said . Schools in Ohio, New York, Vermont and Tennessee also received similar threats by students in the days following the Florida shooting. Flower Mound police said officers arrested a 16-year-old at Marcus High School Friday after officers found a small-caliber handgun in his backpack. Read More

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Israel will 'forever' control Golan Heights

Israel will 'forever' control Golan Heights

Finally, when all else failed used its air-force to send a clear message that it would not tolerate the expansion of Iranian influence in proximity to Israel's borders . The drone was a copied version of an American stealth drone, manufactured by Lockheed Martin, which was downed in Iran in 2011. Russia's involvement in Syria complicates Israel's ambitions as Israel can not go to war with Russian Federation. Read More

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Florida shooting: Hundreds at vigil mourn school shooting victims

Florida shooting: Hundreds at vigil mourn school shooting victims

In the wake of this tragedy, the conversation has turned to gun control and limiting access of people with mental health issues to firearms. On Thursday, thousands of people attended a candlelit vigil to honour the victims. Police say Cruz was armed with multiple magazines and at least one AR-15 style rifle. "He's sad, he's mournful, he's remorseful". Nikolas Cruz , left, with public defender Melisa McNeille, made an appearance before a Florida judge on Thursday. Read More

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Ramaphosa elected as South Africa's new president after Zuma resigns

Ramaphosa elected as South Africa's new president after Zuma resigns

The South African currency, the rand, strengthened against the dollar in early trading Thursday after Zuma's resignation , which ended political turmoil that had stalled some government business. Zuma faces numerous corruption allegations but denies any wrongdoing. As leader of the ANC and state president, Zuma governed through the creation of patronage/clientage networks greased by corruption. Read More

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Proteas fined for slow over-rate in pink day ODI

Proteas fined for slow over-rate in pink day ODI

The positives from the loss were that India looked to be in control for 90 per cent of the game and would think that they lost because of the inexperience of youngsters - Chahal, Kuldeep and Iyer. The 26-year-old wicket-keeper batsman, who replaced injured Quinton de Kock, said that it was Yadav who had anxious the Proteas in the series so far with his variations. Read More

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Bridges lifts No. 4 Michigan St past No. 3 Purdue 68-65

Bridges lifts No. 4 Michigan St past No. 3 Purdue 68-65

But with mammoth Purdue center Isaac Haas coming to the Breslin Center, Tom Izzo and his coaching staff made an unorthodox decision: they wouldn't help defensively at all on Haas, and instead guard him one-on-one. Value City Arena will be at capacity (18,809) for the first time since Ohio State beat Michigan State 69-67 on March 9, 2014. Following a three-point play by Purdue's Vincent Edwards to put the Boilermakers back on top, OSU forward Jae'Sean Tate drove to the basket, ... Read More

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Winter Storm Watch Issued For Most Of Mid-Michigan

Winter Storm Watch Issued For Most Of Mid-Michigan

Quiet weather conditions will continue through the overnight hours with skies becoming partly-mostly cloudy. "In my 26 years in law enforcement, I've never seen a pileup of this nature or this severe", Story County Sheriff's Capt. Farther north and east, the storm is still expected to drop 12"+ of snow on the Hi-Line and across central Montana". The snow that moves in Friday will be another long duration type snow event, lasting from Friday morning through Friday evening from the ... Read More

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US Senator Rand Paul forces delay in voting on budget deal

US Senator Rand Paul forces delay in voting on budget deal

The reason for that was a nine-hour, on-again, off-again Senate floor speech by Kentucky Republican Senator Rand Paul , who objected to deficit spending in the bill. But that obstacle was removed after McConnell said he'll allow the Senate to debate an immigration bill after Friday if the government remains open. Their unity splintered during last month's three-day shutdown. Read More

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United States crude production hits record, passing Saudi Arabia

United States crude production hits record, passing Saudi Arabia

Energy Information Administration . USA crude oil production exploded to 10.25 million barrels a day last week, and virtually every forecast is for that number to remain at or above 10 million for most of the year. Crude oil prices could remain under pressure the rest of the session with $61.37 the minimum downside target. For most of 2017, China's crude oil imports exceeded those of the US on a monthly basis. Read More

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US Senate approves budget deal, too late to avert govt shutdown

US Senate approves budget deal, too late to avert govt shutdown

A congressional source familiar with the agreement said it would increase non-defense spending by $131 billion and include $20 billion for infrastructure spending. Charles and David Koch, the two billionaire brothers, who have heavily bankrolled many conservative causes and Republican campaigns, put out a statement saying that the budget deal was "a betrayal of American taxpayers and a display of the absolute unwillingness of members of Congress to adhere to any sort of responsible ... Read More

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Conservatives Line Up Against McConnell-Schumer Spending Deal

Conservatives Line Up Against McConnell-Schumer Spending Deal

It funds the government for six weeks and raises federal budget caps for two years, with the increase divided nearly equally between defense spending ($165 billion) and domestic spending ($131 billion). It also would provide two years of funding for community health centers, lawmakers said. After those six weeks, if lawmakers can't reach a long-term deal, the government could be facing another shutdown, yet again. Read More

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Senate leaders reach budget agreement

Senate leaders reach budget agreement

Pelosi is taking a stand as Congress faces pressure to agree to a new budget deal that will avert another government shutdown . It takes no action on DACA whatsoever. "My high school was trying to send me on a trip to go perform in Carnegie Hall, and my parents were afraid that if I had gotten in a plane, I would be deported", he said. Read More

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Why the Dow Jones Suffered Its Biggest Single-Day Drop Ever

Why the Dow Jones Suffered Its Biggest Single-Day Drop Ever

U.S. stocks went into "free fall" yesterday, sparking large scale sell-offs on Asian markets this morning. Investors have been spooked in part by reports of a humming USA economy. afternoon trading yesterday. He said if we do have inflation and higher interest rates borrowing could get more expensive and ultimately investors may pay a little more for a vehicle loan or mortgage. Read More

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More investigations into possible flu-related deaths in Alabama

More investigations into possible flu-related deaths in Alabama

The update began by addressing "To Our Campus Community:" and proceeded to suggest that this flu season will affect large numbers of people. Garcia agreed, saying it's not too late for flu shots . Symptoms of the flu include fever, headache, cough, runny or stuffy nose, fatigue and muscle aches. "Staying home will help stop the spread of the flu to those individuals who may be more susceptible to complications", she said. Read More

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Union Budget 2018 - Key Highlights

Union Budget 2018 - Key Highlights

There is significant achievements of physical targets by Railways", Jaitley said in parliament. IMF, in its latest Update, has forecast that India will grow at 7.4% next year. The budget set aside 5.97 trillion rupees for infrastructure, up from 4.94 trillion rupees this year. Airport size will be increased to handle 1 billion trips every year. Read More

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Chance for snow? Here's what you need to know

Chance for snow? Here's what you need to know

More gray days ahead with showers by Friday . Chance of precipitation is 50 percent. In Billings, a chance of rain and snow Wednesday morning will switch over to possible snow showers by 2 p.m., according to NWS. An area of low pressure is expected to develop to our southwest and move northeast toward our area. That night, the low will be around 28 with a 40 percent chance of precipitation. Read More

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Chadwick Boseman adamant Black Panther needed an African accent

Chadwick Boseman adamant Black Panther needed an African accent

The LA premiere of the film occurred on Monday night and the initial responses have been mind-blowing. See, he's got the spirit of the Black Panther , but he is trying to get his son to join the [civil rights activist] organization. As the current third phase of the MCU nears its conclusion, female heroes will play a prominent role in Ant-Man and The Wasp , featuring Evangeline Lilly's Janet van Dyne, and in the aforementioned Captain Marvel , arriving March 8, 2019. Read More

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USA takes sides in Turkey-Kurdish clash in Syria

USA takes sides in Turkey-Kurdish clash in Syria

And who is fighting on the Turkish side? Senior officials within the Pentagon insist that Syrian Kurds remain vital to the ongoing fight against ISIS within Syria . The state-run Syrian Arab News Agency cited Friday an official source in the Syrian Foreign Ministry condemning the Turkish invasion and calling on the global community to halt it. Read More

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Stokes goes for £1.37m... Root snubbed

Stokes goes for £1.37m... Root snubbed

As predicted, many eye-popping bids were made in the two-day event. The young pacer was the find of the tournament a year ago and working great till now. Fleming saw his chance and placed the only bid for the left-armer, joining a spin-heavy Chennai roster also including Ravi Jadeja, Harbhajan Singh and Imran Tahir. Read More

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