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Kia Motors Corp. has introduced a new compact SUV concept in India on Wednesday, heralding its full-fledged foray into the South Korean market. The company plans to mass-produce the new compact SUV at its Indian plant planned for completion during the second half of next year.
  • Nation's No. 1 offensive tackle commits to Ohio State

    Nation's No. 1 offensive tackle commits to Ohio State

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    The native of Tampa, Florida also received offers and visited other top-tier schools such as Alabama , Notre Dame , Michigan , and Florida. What's special about Nicholas Petit-Frere? Based their head coach's reaction, the Buckeyes are doing just fine, in what's shaping up to be another near-picture ideal finish to the recruiting cycle.
  • Patrick Surtain Jr. picks Alabama over LSU, Clemson and Miami

    Patrick Surtain Jr. picks Alabama over LSU, Clemson and Miami

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    They lifted us up and helped us out a lot. The Cardinal is viewed as the front-runner for a player who whichever team he signs with will have to wait on as McKee will serve a two-year LDS mission before enrolling in college. "The next most competitive thing we do around here is recruit players ", Saban said. So this is obviously our best win of the year and it is a good quality win for us.
  • Scientists thwart cancer-spreading compound, in mice

    Scientists thwart cancer-spreading compound, in mice

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    The researchers, whose study is published in the journal Nature , also found an asparagine link when they examined data from breast cancer patients. They hope the finding may yield a method to prevent cancer cells spreading from their origins in a woman's breast to form tumours in her lungs, brain, other organs or bones - a process known as "metastasis" which is the most common cause of death.
  • Kohli magic leads India to big win over South Africa

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    Shikhar Dhawan too stood out with a fluent 76 off 63 balls. Kuldeep broke a risky second-wicket stand between Aiden Markram and JP Duminy in his very first over before returning to dismiss Chris Morris, Andile Phehlukwayo and Lungi Ngidi.
  • B-52 Drops Record-Breaking Payload During Strikes on Taliban

    B-52 Drops Record-Breaking Payload During Strikes on Taliban

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    On February 4, a US Air Force B-52 Bomber dropped a record-setting 24 bombs on Taliban bases in the Afghanistan province of Badakhshan, near the border with China and Tajikistan. According to the Resoute Support, ongoing strikes in Helmand continue to degrade Taliban revenue sources and safe havens. "U.S. and Afghan National Defense and Security Forces will pursue and destroy all terrorist elements that seek to undermine Afghanistan or use its territory as a safe haven", Gresback said in an ...
  • USA launch ASSAULT on pro-Assad FORCES in Syria after 'unprovoked attack'

    USA launch ASSAULT on pro-Assad FORCES in Syria after 'unprovoked attack'

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    The attack took place on the same day that Israeli fighters jets struck the Jemraya research center near Damascus, according to Syrian news reports . The US-led coalition did not say whether any pro-Syrian fighters were killed in the retaliatory strike. The attack took place in the Middle Euphrates River Valley eight kilometers east of a negotiated "de-confliction line" meant to separate Russian-allied regime forces and USA -allied resistance fighters, according to Central Command.
  • Russian Federation says it met nuclear limits, questions U.S. compliance

    Russian Federation says it met nuclear limits, questions U.S. compliance

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    The president commented during a White House round-table on the MS-13 gang, where he also blasted the "stupidity" of United States immigration law. "I ask that you not let disagreements on domestic policy continue to hold our nation's defense hostage", Mattis said, urging Congress to pass the budget bill.
  • Las Vegas man charged in death of his infant daughter

    Las Vegas man charged in death of his infant daughter

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    Las Vegas Metro Police Badge, on October 02, 2017 in Las Vegas, NV. Police are asking the public to share any surveillance from the area of the shootings in Las Vegas on January 29, and February 2. On Jan. 29, a homeless man was shot and killed while sleeping outside the Rancho Discount Mall in the 2900 block of. Three of the four victims were homeless and were sleeping at the time they were shot, police said at a press conference.
  • US Has 'Calculations' Against Turkey, Its Allies In Syria, Says Erdogan

    US Has 'Calculations' Against Turkey, Its Allies In Syria, Says Erdogan

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    Syrian regime airstrikes there killed at least 78 people and injured more than 190 others on Tuesday, the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. Paulo Pinheiro, in a statement, added that the spiraling violence in Syria had made "a mockery of the so-called "de-escalation zones" - an agreement previous year between Russia , Iran, and Turkey to stabilize the lines of conflict and open corridors for urgently needed humanitarian relief.
  • Body of Su-25 pilot killed in Syria delivered to Moscow

    Body of Su-25 pilot killed in Syria delivered to Moscow

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    The area has been under intense attack since the end of December as the government of President Bashar Assad struggles to bring it under control. The Russian Su-25 was shot down on February 3 in the area of terrorists-controlled Idlib province in Syria.
  • Taiwan Rescue Operation Continues

    Taiwan Rescue Operation Continues

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    With aftershocks continuing through the night, residents were being directed to shelters, including a newly built baseball stadium, where beds and hot food were provided. Firefighters and military personnel were working on a rescue mission. "This is when the Taiwanese people show their calmness, resilience and love".
  • NC sheriff's deputy fired after arrest for bank robbery

    NC sheriff's deputy fired after arrest for bank robbery

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    The sheriff said he was "as shocked and appalled as anyone else at Mr. Athey's behavior". Nobody was hurt during the robbery and Athey submitted to the arresting officers, Grice said. Grice said Athey was a deputy in his department until the moment he robbed that bank. No one was injured in the robbery. Athey never gave any indication of such behavior, Davidson County Sheriff David Grice told WSOC-TV.
  • SGX and Bursa Malaysia to develop cross-border trading link

    SGX and Bursa Malaysia to develop cross-border trading link

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    The new trade link between Bursa Malaysia and the Singapore Exchange would allow investors to trade and settle shares listed on each other´s stock market in a more convenient and cost efficient manner, benefiting retail investors, regulators of both countries said in a joint statement.
  • Devil is back: Kick 2 to be released on Christmas 2019

    Devil is back: Kick 2 to be released on Christmas 2019

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    This will be Salman's second release in 2019; his film, Bharat , directed by Ali Abbas Zafar, will be out on Eid 2019. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh took to Twitter to reveal the same and wrote, "Here comes the BIGGG announcement". Either it will be Salman versus Salman, the good Salman fighting the bad Salman. While the actor is busy shooting for the film Race 3 , makers of Kick have announced a sequel.
  • Scouts eye whether cookie seller near pot shop broke rules

    Scouts eye whether cookie seller near pot shop broke rules

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    A spokeswoman for Girl Scouts San Diego told The San Diego Union-Tribune on Tuesday that the regional council of the national organization is not investigating the matter, but would discuss it with the girl and her family if they ever find out who she is because there are very particular rules about when and where Girl Scouts can sell their popular cookies each year - and "consequences" for repeated infractions.
  • No more charges for Nassar despite new reports of abuse

    No more charges for Nassar despite new reports of abuse

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    The senators noted their resolution comes as the 2018 Winter Olympics is about to get underway. He pleaded guilty to penetrating young athletes with ungloved hands when they sought treatment for injuries at Twistars, a gymnastics club that was run by a 2012 U.S.
  • Turkey minister to visit Iran on Wednesday to discuss Syria: Erdogan spokesman

    Turkey minister to visit Iran on Wednesday to discuss Syria: Erdogan spokesman

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    It was the second day of an intensified assault on the region. The area has been under intense attack since the end of December as the government of President Bashar Assad struggles to bring it under control. "This was the highest civilian toll in Syria in almost nine months, and one of the bloodiest days for Eastern Ghouta in several years", Abdel Rahman told AFP .
  • Lebanon to prevent Israel from building border wall

    Lebanon to prevent Israel from building border wall

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    Lebanon's Higher Defence Council gave orders on Wednesday to prevent Israel from building a border wall on Lebanese land, amid rising tensions over land and maritime boundaries. "We want peace but we are prepared for any scenario and I suggest that no one try us". Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fired back shortly after during a tour of the Israeli-held Golan Heights .
  • EC expects Greece to post strong growth in 2018 & 2019

    EC expects Greece to post strong growth in 2018 & 2019

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    The Irish economy performed better than expected in the third quarter of previous year with the growth rate for the period reaching 4.9 percent, said EC, an executive arm of European Union , in its report. The European Commission has put Irish economic growth at 7.3% for 2017 as the economy expanded at a "solid pace", supported mainly by domestic activity.
  • British Court rejects Julian Assange's bid to cancel arrest warrant

    British Court rejects Julian Assange's bid to cancel arrest warrant

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    A ruling in Assange's favour could pave the way for him to leave the Ecuadorian embassy in London where he has been holed up for over five years. Assange, 46, entered the embassy in an apartment in the wealthy district of Knightsbridge to avoid extradition to Sweden to face an allegation of rape, which he denied.
  • Super Bowl Goes Dark on NBC During Commercial Break

    Super Bowl Goes Dark on NBC During Commercial Break

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    Sunday's high temperature in the Twin Cities was 9 degrees, but that was recorded shortly after midnight. Of course Detroit and Minneapolis both have indoor stadiums. 2014 was the year for the outdoor game in the New York City area at East Rutherford, NJ. The wind chill in Minneapolis is expected to dip 10 to 25 below zero from Saturday night through game time Sunday night, with 1 to 2 inches of snow expected Saturday.
  • Biden on Trump's 'treason' comments: 'He's a joke'

    Biden on Trump's 'treason' comments: 'He's a joke'

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    Anchor Chris Cuomo brought up the White House's response to the remarks saying, "They say it was tongue-in-cheek". "If I were the president's lawyer, I would probably tell him not to sit down with the special counsel", Biden said . When asked if he regretted the Obama administration not making its concerns about Russian Federation meddling on behalf of the Trump campaign public, Biden said, "I think if we had said more about it we would have further undermined the legitimacy of the ...
  • Pink is not letting Twitter trolls ruin her Super Bowl LII

    Pink is not letting Twitter trolls ruin her Super Bowl LII

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    February 4, 2018 . Nielsen is reporting that 103.4 million viewers watched Super Bowl 52. The total comes from the combined numbers from NBC , NBCSports.com, the NBC Sports app, NBC .com TV Everywhere, Universo, EnVivo app, NFL.com, NFL Mobile, the Yahoo Sports app, and go90.
  • Anchor Anasuya in dock again

    Anchor Anasuya in dock again

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    A resident of Tarnaka, the mother of a Class 6 student, alleged that local channel TV presenter and actress Anasuya Bharadwaj broke her son's mobile phone while he tried to take a selfie with the presenter. I'm sorry her phone broke but I think its not fair that i should be blamed for what I reportedly didn't do. But... to those whom I am answerable to...
  • Israeli missiles target Assad regime research center outside Damascus

    Israeli missiles target Assad regime research center outside Damascus

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    The Israeli air force has said it has struck arms convoys of the regime and its ally Lebanon's "Hezbollah" almost 100 times since the war in Syria began more than six years ago. Syria holds Israel "fully responsible for the risky repercussions of its repeated and uncalculated hostile adventures", the Syrian army stated on the official Syrian SANA news site.
  • White House aide Rob Porter quits as ex-wives allege abuse

    White House aide Rob Porter quits as ex-wives allege abuse

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    In addition to alleged verbal abuse, Willoughby says Porter physically dragged her out of the shower in 2010 and yelled at her. Willoughby was granted a protective order against Porter after he violated the terms of their separation agreement.
  • Russian Federation to Face 'consequences' If it Meddles Again: Tillerson

    Russian Federation to Face 'consequences' If it Meddles Again: Tillerson

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    The Russians are already trying to interfere in the 2018 midterm elections and the USA is basically helpless to stop them, according to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson . Tillerson's remarks come just after the Trump administration declined to implement the additional sanctions on Russian Federation mandated by Congress past year as part of a new law created to punish Moscow for alleged meddling in the 2016 presidential election.
  • Condoleezza Rice: Kim Jong Un is 'actually pretty clever'

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    In South Korea , Pence will visit a memorial to the 46 South Korean sailors killed in a 2010 torpedo attack attributed to the North, and hold meetings with President Moon Jae-in. "We must not be fooled by North Korea's "smile diplomacy", Suga said. Besides extending the range and increasing the accuracy of its Patriot system, it will add two USA -made ground-based Aegis radar stations and interceptors and plans to add to its arsenal air-fired cruise missiles that can strike North Korean ...
  • Pence Hints At 'Toughest' Economic Sanctions Yet Against North Korea

    Pence Hints At 'Toughest' Economic Sanctions Yet Against North Korea

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    He is meeting Wednesday with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to discuss increasing pressure on the North. "Together with Japan, and all our allies, we will continue to intensify our maximum pressure campaign until North Korea takes concrete steps toward complete, verifiable, and irreversible denuclearization", Pence said .
  • Analyst's Ratings : General Motors Company (NYSE:GM)

    Analyst's Ratings : General Motors Company (NYSE:GM)

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    The business is expected to report its next quarterly earnings report after the market closes on Wednesday, January 24th. While 2017 wasn't ideal, the company has high hopes for the future as the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra will be launched later this year.
  • Syria Air Defense Intercepts Israeli Missiles

    Syria Air Defense Intercepts Israeli Missiles

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    Syrian state media reported that the target was situated in Jamraya, on the outskirts of Damscus. However, an arms depot at the facility was reportedly hit. Israel has carried out a number of strikes usually focused on areas in which the Lebanese Shiite movement Hezbollah, a major ally of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad, has a presence.
  • Benedict XVI says he's 'on pilgrimage home'

    Benedict XVI says he's 'on pilgrimage home'

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    The former Roman Pontiff admits that "this last stretch of the road" is "at times hard", but says, "It is a great grace for me to be surrounded by a love and goodness that I could not have imagined". "I can only thank them and assure you all of my prayers". Since stepping down, Benedict has only appeared publicly at major Church events. A senior member of the Vatican clergy said past year that the pope emeritus no longer had the control of his hands, he could no longer play the piano, but he ...
  • Rockets from Syria kill teen in Turkey's border town

    Rockets from Syria kill teen in Turkey's border town

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    On Saturday, Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu urged the USA to "immediately withdraw" its personnel from Kurdish-held Manbij . French President Emmanuel Macron, in an interview with French daily Le Figaro , expressed his concern regarding the possibility of a Turkish "invasion" in the Kurdish enclave of Afrin , in Syria , as part of Turkey's recently launched military campaign there.
  • T25-Texas-West Virginia

    T25-Texas-West Virginia

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    Huggins said Carter had something to do with it, too. "I thought tonight we were ready". "I think we're back to being the competitive, refuse-to-lose team we were". That was the only point scored by either team over a span lasting almost five minutes. All the strangeness led to another final sequence not unlike last week against Baylor, when the Sooners got some good fortune and pulled off a victory.
  • Bridges, highways inspected after Taiwan quake

    Bridges, highways inspected after Taiwan quake

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    One member of staff has been rescued, but another two are said to be still be trapped in the building. The hotel, which is 11-storey and partially collapsed, has evacuated 116 people, the Taiwanese Central News Agency reported. The national fire agency said at least four buildings had fallen or been damaged, with television footage showing roads strewn with rubble and cracks in highways.
  • Cornell frat punished for

    Cornell frat punished for "pig roast" sex contest

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    The Pig Roast sex competition led to the university's Fraternity and Sorority Review Board sanctioning the fraternity. University officials investigated the Zeta Beta Tau fraternity past year after hearing reports of the competition in which members get points for having sex with women.