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The NBC drama just grew 8 percent in Nielsen ratings from last Tuesday - yeah, the post-Super Bowl time slot can only help a series. It will still wind up the most-watched television program for the year. " Super Bowl LII delivered for all of our partners, and provided us with the unique opportunity to give America a look ahead at the Olympic Winter Games".
  • Man in India Arrested After Allegedly Drugging Wife, Stealing Her Kidney

    Man in India Arrested After Allegedly Drugging Wife, Stealing Her Kidney

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    When she complained of stomach pain two years ago, Rita Sarkar, 28, says her husband arranged a visit to a private nursing home in Kolkata, where the couple stayed with one of his relatives, the BBC reported . Authorities suspect the sale was part of an organ-trafficking racket, an inspector with West Bengal police in Farakka told the Telegraph . The accused have been charged under Section 19 (punishment for commercial dealings of human organs) and Section 21 (offences by companies ...
  • Bermuda becomes first country in the world to repeal same-sex marriage

    Bermuda becomes first country in the world to repeal same-sex marriage

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    Bermuda has become the first country in the world to repeal same-sex marriage. The news came only a day after John Rankin, the Governor, gave Royal Assent to the Domestic Partnership Act, which was drawn up to replace same-sex marriage with domestic partnerships, which will also be available to heterosexual couples.
  • Congress passes spending bill to end USA government shutdown

    Congress passes spending bill to end USA government shutdown

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    Shortly after 1:30 a.m. ET, the Senate voted, 71-28, to approve a two-year spending bill that would reopen the government , and the House passed it at 5:30 a.m. Despite the 77-year-old Pelosi's public talkathon, she was not pressuring the party's rank-and-file to oppose the measure, Democrats said. Tom Cotton want.
  • Michael Porter Jr. Has 'Good Chance' To Return This Year

    Michael Porter Jr. Has 'Good Chance' To Return This Year

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    Time will tell whether Porter ultimately dons a Missouri jersey this season, but it does seem to be in the realm of possibility. Missouri head coach Cuonzo Martin did add however that the 19-year-old forward had yet to be cleared to practice with the team.
  • 'Trump' and 'Un' thrown out of Olympic Games ceremony

    'Trump' and 'Un' thrown out of Olympic Games ceremony

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    Pence has repeatedly left open the possibility of an encounter at the Games, but said the USA had not requested a meeting. After two failed Olympic bids that emphasized the high-sounding notion that the games could help make peace with North Korea , Pyeongchang finally sold its successful try in 2011 on the decidedly capitalistic goal of boosting winter sports tourism in Asia.
  • Trump meets with FBI, Justice officials on Democratic intelligence memo

    Trump meets with FBI, Justice officials on Democratic intelligence memo

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    On Friday, White House spokesman Raj Shah said Trump discussed the Democratic document with the White House counsel's office, FBI Director Christopher Wray and another top Justice Department official. Democrats last week warned Trump against using the Republican memo as a pretext to fire Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who hired Mueller and oversees the investigation, or to remove Mueller himself.
  • Founders Financial Securities LLC Acquires Shares of 18179 GlaxoSmithKline plc (NYSE:GSK)

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    About 349,246 shares traded. The business had revenue of $10.14 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $9.89 billion. It has underperformed by 1.84% the S&P500. It has underperformed by 12.44% the S&P500. GlaxoSmithKline plc engages in the creation, discovery, development, manufacture, and marketing of vaccines, over-the-counter medicines, and health-related consumer products worldwide.
  • House Speaker Ryan: House likely to pass U.S. budget deal

    House Speaker Ryan: House likely to pass U.S. budget deal

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    The mood in the House was in stark contrast to the comity in the Senate, where Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Democratic leader Chuck Schumer delivered laudatory back-to-back speeches on the accord, which would add almost $300 billion for government programs and suspend the debt ceiling until March 2019.
  • Storm to clobber US Midwest with snow and frigid temperatures

    Storm to clobber US Midwest with snow and frigid temperatures

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    Friday , with another 5 inches expected by the evening commute. "There could be a little lull during the afternoon, before the heavier stuff comes in later during the evening", he said. "Snowfall rates up to 1 inch per hour are possible between midnight and 6 a.m. on Friday ". Students in the Milwaukee Public School District - Wisconsin's largest school district - have Friday off, as well as those in the Baraboo, Kenosha, Janesville, Whitewater and hundreds of other schools.
  • Abe meets Moon in S.Korea

    Abe meets Moon in S.Korea

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    Pence is leading the USA delegation to the opening ceremonies, where he has worked to pour cold water on warming ties between the two Koreas. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has warned South Korean President Moon Jae-in not to fall for North Korea's "smile diplomacy" during the Olympics, saying the North remains committed to developing nuclear weapons and missiles even while pursuing talks with the South.
  • Weather Authority: Light snow ending on Friday morning

    Weather Authority: Light snow ending on Friday morning

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    Northeast winds will be around 10 miles per hour. "In addition to the flash freeze, which will occur in the next couple of hours. the snow could become quite heavy at times", Cassell added. Ten inches were reported in parts of northern IL and 8 inches in northern Indiana. "The worst of it should be finished this evening". After midnight the snow storm will increase in intensity.
  • Kim Jong Un's Sister Arrives in South Korea

    Kim Jong Un's Sister Arrives in South Korea

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    People in downtown Seoul, South Korea were thrilled to see USA president Donald Trump hand in hand with his North Korean leader Kim Jong Un walking together and taking selfies. In 1951, 17-year-old Jack Keep enlisted in the U.S. Navy, and in early 1953 was assigned to Task Force 77 as a petty officer aboard a ship patrolling the North Korean coast.
  • Despite roster overhaul, NBA Championship goal remains same for Cleveland Cavaliers

    Despite roster overhaul, NBA Championship goal remains same for Cleveland Cavaliers

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    The moves will cost the Cavs more than $50 million in luxury tax penalties, according to ESPN front-office insider Bobby Marks. But it's the trade of Isaiah Thomas to the Lakers that has people talking. I'm not pointing fingers at Thomas or anyone else in Cleveland because I don't know the true dynamics of that team or locker room. Best of all for the C's was the fact that they got to watch, with their collective jaws dropped like many , as the rival Cleveland Cavaliers blew up ...
  • LeBron James Likes Cleveland's Trade Acquisitions

    LeBron James Likes Cleveland's Trade Acquisitions

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    So with those pieces, we made a decision to shuffle the deck and get younger and get some youthful talent with energy and enthusiasm, great cultural pieces that I want to be a part of". "He's the key", Altman said, adding James offered input on who the team could acquire. "Honestly. You know me, I just worry about my team, worry about us, what we gotta do to continue to get better.
  • Angel Investor Booked For Harassing Woman

    Angel Investor Booked For Harassing Woman

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    The police booked Mahesh Murthy on December 29 under IPC sections 354 (D) (stalking) and 509 (word or gesture meant to hurt the modesty of a woman) and relevant provisions of the IT Act, based on a complaint of the woman, the official said .
  • Parents protest outside school after student's molestation

    Parents protest outside school after student's molestation

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    A senior police official said the parents of the alleged victim said that their daughter was abused by the dance teacher. CNN-News18 said that the teacher had been harassing the child for months now, and had threatened to bury her alive if she complained.
  • Appeals by 45 Russian athletes against Olympic bans rejected

    Appeals by 45 Russian athletes against Olympic bans rejected

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    Russian athletes competing in Pyeongchang must follow a code of conduct that prevents them from wearing their country colors and advises them against posting national symbols on social media. Only 169 Russian athletes were cleared for participation on the "OAR" squad in the 2018 Winter Olympics . Cardboard cutouts of hockey players from the legendary Soviet team and pictures of current and retired Russian athletes hang throughout the premises.
  • Nunes seeks transcripts from Carter Page FISA warrant hearing

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    Thomas Rooney (R-FL) told the Post , arguing "in a normal world", the committee would have interviewed permanent witnesses to their surveillance concerns. Lindsey Graham have also pointed out discrepancies in the FISA applications. "You have a right to know what happened with this FISA process and whether reforms are warranted", Gowdy said at the start of the video.
  • Rep. Nancy Pelosi Stages Hours-Long Speech About House Spending Bill

    Rep. Nancy Pelosi Stages Hours-Long Speech About House Spending Bill

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    Most of the statements described the security and opportunities DACA has provided, or the careers or educational paths of people soon at risk for deportation. The US government was left devoid of funding for a weekend as both sides argued over funding for specific measures - including immigration. A source told CNN that Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer worked on the spending deal for weeks - and didn't include any other House Democrats in negotiations - and then she turned ...
  • Kerala tops Niti's health index, UP worst

    Kerala tops Niti's health index, UP worst

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    The performance of states was judged on health outcomes from base year (2014-15) to reference year (2015-16) on indicators such as neonatal mortality rate, under-five mortality rate, full immunisation coverage, institutional deliveries and people living with HIV on anti-retroviral therapy.
  • Petroleo Brasileiro SA- Petrobras (PBR.A) Sees Elder Force Cross Significant Line

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    U.S. stocks began to wobble last Friday after a healthy United States labor market report sparked a spike in bond yields and fears of rising inflation. Starting from first part of this ratio analysis; "Margins", and the profit margin can answer importantly to find consistent trends in a firm's earnings, the PBR has positive 2.70% profit margin that indicates every dollar of sales a firm actually keeps in earnings, and the larger number indicates improving and vise worse.
  • Senate vote to pass bill, shutdown deadline not met

    Senate vote to pass bill, shutdown deadline not met

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    Paul, a Kentucky Republican who famously spent almost 13 hours filibustering the nomination of former CIA Director John Brennan in 2013, began to speak just before 6 p.m. As Gutierrez spoke, both chambers of Congress had not passed the budget proposal, with a government shutdown looming at midnight. Pelosi, however, did not whip her caucus to vote against the measure, even though she did not support it herself.
  • US Congress To Vote On Budget Amid Immigration Concerns

    US Congress To Vote On Budget Amid Immigration Concerns

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    In doing so, he forced the vote procedurally to occur after 1 a.m. ET on Friday, after government funding expired. The legislation would set up a two-year, $300 billion boost in spending on the military and domestic programs. Pelosi wanted assurances that Ryan would have an open debate on an immigration bill . Trump previous year also rescinded Barack Obama's DACA program, and created a deadline of March 5 for Congress to create a legislative solution.
  • Trump Receives Intel Briefings Orally, Not Every Day — WashPost

    Trump Receives Intel Briefings Orally, Not Every Day — WashPost

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    Reports that President Donald Trump doesn't like to read have expanded to include a daily document that details the most pressing information USA intelligence agencies collect from around the world. Despite aides' assurances that Trump receives a briefing almost every morning, the president's public Trump's schedule indicates he receives an in-person intelligence briefing every two to three days, on average.
  • Almost 800 Flights Reportedly Canceled in Chicago Area Due to Snowstorm

    Almost 800 Flights Reportedly Canceled in Chicago Area Due to Snowstorm

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    That would be a significant improvement over the forecast from Thursday night, when it appeared the Chicago area could see as much as 12 inches by Friday afternoon, and up to 17 inches by Sunday . To the east, snow emergencies have been declared in many metro Detroit communities, according to CNN affiliate WDIV . Don't look, but another winter storm is coming.
  • Senate on verge of spending deal ahead of possible government shutdown

    Senate on verge of spending deal ahead of possible government shutdown

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    Just three weeks ago, Senate Democrats sparked a three-day partial government shutdown by staging a filibuster on a spending bill, seeking relief for "Dreamer" immigrants who have lived in the u.s. "If we don't change it, let's have a shutdown, we'll do a shutdown, and it's worth it for our country", Trump said during a White House meeting on the worldwide MS-13 street gang.
  • Trump urges Americans to vote Republican to cut deficit

    Trump urges Americans to vote Republican to cut deficit

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    A band of tea party Republicans swung against the legislation as well, repelled by its spiraling spending levels. Trump supports the measure and is expected to sign it into law on Friday, ending a serious and embarrassing drama on Capitol Hill over federal spending.
  • BJP developing northeast India: PM Modi

    BJP developing northeast India: PM Modi

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    At a media briefing ahead of the visit, B. Bala Bhaskar, Joint Secretary (West Asia and North Africa) in the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), said there are four dimensions to the visit to Palestine , one being it is the first prime ministerial visit from India to the West Asian nation.
  • Congress Passes Budget Deal, Gov't Re-Opens With Trump Signature

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    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate voted early Friday to reopen the government and pass a $400 billion budget deal, handing the measure off to the House for a pre-dawn debate where success is not assured. "Further, the Senate amendments significantly delay the conversation on controlling our spending problem in D.C.by more than a year". Some noted on Twitter that they were not, as White House chief of staff John F.
  • No. 3 official at Justice Department stepping down

    No. 3 official at Justice Department stepping down

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    The third-ranking official in the Department of Justice-who would oversee the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election if Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein was sacked, resigns or recuses himself-is reportedly stepping down.
  • Mauricio Pochettino says Tottenham feel at home at Wembley

    Mauricio Pochettino says Tottenham feel at home at Wembley

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    Now though it's massive, because Tottenham are a team on the up, with a squad full of good young players and a good young manager, and on top of that, they are in front of us in the table. Following their controversial draw at Anfield that saw Spurs win two late penalties and Dele Alli booked for diving, Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino defended his players by criticising the fixation with diving in English football.
  • Loveland-area weather: Cloudy and cold; snow on the way

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    Patchy Fog. Low: 54. Partly cloudy, with a low around 18. Saturday we're forecast to see less in the way of rain, due to the cold front moving so slowly; however, we should see more of a moderate to heavy rain later Sunday afternoon going into the new week.
  • France's Macron presses Putin to push for end to Syria crisis

    France's Macron presses Putin to push for end to Syria crisis

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    The UN humanitarian coordinator for Syria , Panos Moumtzis, has called for a month-long ceasefire to allow aid convoys to reach civilians in Eastern Ghouta. However, Russia's United Nations envoy Vassily Nebenzia dismissed the appeal as "unrealistic", the AFP news agency reported. Reports by unofficial media in Syria, say that the target of the Israeli attack was an Iranian base in the Jamaraya region.
  • Loya death questions in SC

    Loya death questions in SC

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    Doubts about his natural death came under spotlight in November previous year after media reports quoting Loya's family members raised suspicion over his sudden demise. A report published in a local news magazine "Caravan" quoted Loya's family members saying he confided to them that the then Chief Justice of the Bombay high court, Justice Mohit Shah, offered a bribe of 15.5 million U.
  • The crude oil price moved closer to its lowest levels in 2018

    The crude oil price moved closer to its lowest levels in 2018

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    American oil production soared above 10 million barrels per day (bpd) for the first time since the early 1970s last week, reaching 10.25 million bpd. The disparity between the oil and gasoline inventory actually paints a picture of a weak oil market as well as the broader economy. Oil production in the US rose by 3 percent to 10.251 million barrels per day, a new record for weekly data.
  • Winter Olympics: human drama amid the fireworks as Games get under way

    Winter Olympics: human drama amid the fireworks as Games get under way

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    Vice President Mike Pence engaged in a game of parade one-upmanship on Friday as he spoke to reporters in South Korea ahead of the opening ceremonies for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics . In 2014 President Barack Obama sent tennis great Billie Jean King to represent the US for the Sochi Games. Smiling and seemingly unfazed by cameras flashing during the airport meeting, Kim Yo Jong wore a black coat, matching ankle boots and carried a black purse.
  • Newborn abandoned in airport bathroom with handwritten note

    Newborn abandoned in airport bathroom with handwritten note

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    My mom had no idea she was pregnant. The baby was left on a changing table in one of the airport's changing rooms with a note reading, "Please help me". The Washington Post reported airport officials found bloody clothes in an airport bathroom they believe belong to the woman. Arizona is a safe haven state, meaning that in accordance with state law, mothers may give up their babies to specified authorities-hospitals, fire stations, licensed adoption agencies, or churches-up to three ...