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  • The First Lady has hit the target

    The First Lady has hit the target

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    The New York Times reported Monday that the first lady's office had chose to sever this contract - a dismissal purportedly triggered by "displeasure from the Trumps" over news that Wolkoff's company had been paid nearly $26 million to plan events for the presidential inauguration past year.
  • Holder delighted Gayle playing in World Cup qualifiers

    Holder delighted Gayle playing in World Cup qualifiers

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    It is probably our weaker formats. "No doubt, we have not been consistent, something that we have addressed, hopefully going forward we should see some good performances". "We never had to qualify for the World Cup. I don't want to focus too much on the opposition but rather on the cricket we want to play", he stressed.
  • Why the PA GOP Won't Win the Redistricting Appeal

    Why the PA GOP Won't Win the Redistricting Appeal

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    Republican leaders and lawmakers have stated their desire to get an injunction from the US Supreme Court that would halt the implementation of the new map. Turzai and Scarnati submitted a proposed congressional map to the governor by February 9. The answer to these questions is that the redistricting fight was never about fair maps.
  • Before Closings, Count Dropped Against Ex-Aide to NY Governor

    Before Closings, Count Dropped Against Ex-Aide to NY Governor

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    Syracuse defendants Aiello and Gerardi, accused of paying Percoco $35,000, had written checks to Howe, their lawyers said, and there was no evidence they knew he would pass money to Percoco except for Howe's testimony. As experts had predicted after Howe's arrest , Zhou told the jury the star witness wasn't really that important, and that defense lawyers' "obsession" with him was an effort to fool the jury into ignoring the emails of Percoco and the men who allegedly bribed him.
  • 'Big Little Lies' Bringing Adam Scott Back for Season 2

    'Big Little Lies' Bringing Adam Scott Back for Season 2

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    The representative, however, said that in the new season, Ed will be "forced to confront major challenges in his marriage to Madeline". Although Scott is now starring in Fox's Ghosted , he will return in a series regular role for Big Little Lies season 2.
  • Prosecutors seek 30 years' jail for Park

    Prosecutors seek 30 years' jail for Park

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    Park was involved in an elaborate corruption scandal that included influence peddling, abuse of authority, extortion to major corporations and embezzlement of public funds. Park, 66, was ousted from office on March 10, 2017, as the constitutional court upheld an impeachment motion, which the National Assembly already supported.
  • Crude Prices Fall Amid Rising Oil & Gasoline Inventories (USO)

    Crude Prices Fall Amid Rising Oil & Gasoline Inventories (USO)

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    The United States will overtake Russian Federation as the world's largest oil producer by 2019 at the latest, according to the estimates of the International Energy Agency. West Texas Intermediate crude fell 12 cents to $63.79. Total volume traded was about 21 per cent below the 100-day average. This represents a significant hardening of OPEC's policy and has partially reversed the recent slide in benchmark Brent prices, which was probably the intention.
  • Meghalaya, Nagaland gear up for elections tomorrow

    Meghalaya, Nagaland gear up for elections tomorrow

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    But this time, the Bharatiya Janata Party is leaving no stone unturned to throw the Congress out of power and add Meghalaya into its kitty. Asked what was the Congress Party's stategy for the upcoming polls, the Lok Sabha member said: "First of all, the Congress' strategy is to appeal to the people of Nagaland to heed the call of the Church, which is a powerful institution in the state of Nagaland".
  • THE BEAST FROM THE EAST: Will Galway feel the brunt of it?

    THE BEAST FROM THE EAST: Will Galway feel the brunt of it?

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    A separate amber weather warning for snow is in place for parts of Scotland and the North East between 6am on Wednesday and 6pm on Thursday , which will bring up to 40cm of snow in some areas. British Airways cancelled roughly 60 flights in and out of London Heathrow airport. "Some rural communities could become cut off. Interruptions to power supplies and mobile phone coverage are also possible".
  • APC extends tenure of state Executives

    APC extends tenure of state Executives

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    Mijinyawa said: "It is a great pleasure for us members of the Adamawa state House of Assembly to be in your midst to deliver our solidarity message". In a memo, the party secretariat told the caucus that it had begun preparations for the conduct of Congresses and National Convention in line with the provisions of the party's constitution.
  • Rome blanketed by snow as Arctic storm sets European records

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    Doctors have warned that the NHS could struggle to cope with the extra strain caused by the weather. It was zero degree Celsius in Rome yesterday morning, with a low of minus-six degree Celsius forecast until tomorrow - but no more snow is forecast.
  • Supreme Court rules that detained immigrants don't get automatic bond hearings

    Supreme Court rules that detained immigrants don't get automatic bond hearings

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    The Government contends that Section 2703 is a tool necessary for law enforcement operations and to construe it to prevent disclosure of foreign data would impede such operations. Microsoft president and chief legal officer Brad Smith also called for action by Congress in a blog post immediately before the Supreme Court hearing.
  • Sessions announces PIL task force to combat opioid epidemic

    Sessions announces PIL task force to combat opioid epidemic

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    Sessions announced the formation of the Prescription Interdiction and Litigation task force . Mr Sessions said the Justice Department's inspector general will evaluate whether prosecutors and agents wrongly obtained a warrant to monitor the communications of a Trump associate.
  • Northwest Arkansas Granted a Medical Marijuana Cultivation Center

    Northwest Arkansas Granted a Medical Marijuana Cultivation Center

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    Upon receipt of the letter, the companies each have seven days to pay the $100,000 licensing fee while also posting a $500,000 performance bond. Regulations of medical marijuana, such as the cost of a license, are handled by the Department of Health, Alcohol Beverage Commission, and Medical Marijuana Commission.
  • NKorean delegation at closing ceremony

    NKorean delegation at closing ceremony

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    Vice President Mike Pence, who attended the Olympics' opening ceremony, sat awkwardly in a VIP box with the younger sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un behind him. With decades of experience, he is one of the most powerful people in the North's ruling regime. Seoul has chose to temporarily lift the ban for the upcoming visit and discuss that issue with the United States, said the Blue House source.
  • Schwartzman triumphs in Rio

    Schwartzman triumphs in Rio

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    In the other semi-final at Jockey Club Brasileiro, sixth-seeded Diego Schwartzman of Argentina will face Chile's Nicolas Jarry . Wildcard Tiafoe beat Denis Shapovalov 7-5 6-4, while Gojowczyk got the better of Steve Johnson 7-6 (7-3) 6-3 in the last four.
  • North Korea open to talks with the United States, says South Korea's government

    North Korea open to talks with the United States, says South Korea's government

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    Moon has been working tirelessly to steer the United States and North Korea away from what he considered a collision course, urging them to open talks. Security Council. On Sunday night, though K-pop megastars EXO claimed center stage, leaders rejoined athletes as a primary focus. As Moon was introduced at the start of the closing ceremony, Moon shook hands with Ivanka Trump, the daughter of US President Donald Trump, and Kim Yong-chol, the head of the North Korean delegation, at the ...
  • Turkish women 'affiliated' to IS condemned to death by Iraq

    Turkish women 'affiliated' to IS condemned to death by Iraq

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    Human Rights Watch has argued that the sentences are "unfair", with some activists arguing that numerous women were tricked or coerced into joining the terrorist groups. "The Iraqi courts need to redirect their priorities", Belkis Wille, a senior Iraq researcher at Human Rights Watch, said in a statement released last week.
  • UK: No eligibility issues or rules violations for current players and staff

    UK: No eligibility issues or rules violations for current players and staff

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    Carter is among a number of players listed in a Yahoo! He signed with Miller in 2013 after playing one season for United Kingdom and left the agency a little more than a year ago. PJ Dozier (2014-16 SC guard) - $6,115. Also last week, the U.S. Attorney's Office in NY dropped federal charges against Jonathan Brad Augustine, a former AAU director in Orlando, Florida, who had been accused of conspiring with the others to persuade two high school players to sign with Louisville and one with ...
  • Political end to Olympics: N. Korea offers talks with US

    Political end to Olympics: N. Korea offers talks with US

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    Ivanka "had no interaction with North Koreans " Ivanka Trump got huge exposure at the ceremony due to her prime seat. The vice president also emphasized that the USA would maintain "maximum pressure" by increasing unilateral sanctions on North Korea, and being prepared to take military action, if necessary, to force the Kim government to give up its nuclear program before any talks can take place.
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    USA says "will see" if North Korea is serious about talks

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    The White House said any talks with North Korea must lead to an end to its nuclear programme after senior officials from Pyongyang visiting South Korea said on Sunday their government was open to talks with the United States. The liberal Moon administration has been gingerly striving to use the delegation's visit to maintain the growing momentum of inter-Korean rapprochement, though Washington, its key ally, does not appear to be in sync with its dovish approach, hammering away at the "maximum ...
  • South Korea Says North Open To Talks With US

    South Korea Says North Open To Talks With US

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    Officials from both Seoul and Washington say there will be no meeting between Kim Yong Chol and Ivanka Trump - who is travelling with Korea specialists from the United States administration and White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders.
  • Winter Olympics: Snowboarder Narrowly Dodges Squirrel on Slopes

    Winter Olympics: Snowboarder Narrowly Dodges Squirrel on Slopes

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    It's a little dubious, sure, but it's also not the only reference from The Simpsons getting some play in 2018. The Austrian snowboarder was competing in the parallel giant slalom event in PyeongChang, South Korea on Saturday when the furry bandit rushed the slope.
  • California Democrats snub Feinstein

    California Democrats snub Feinstein

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    Party activists were more eager to back her primary challenger, state Senate leader Kevin de Leon , who is crafting himself as a fresh face with stronger progressive credentials. He called it "an astounding rejection of politics as usual" and a boost to his campaign's momentum. His former roommate, Tony Mendoza, resigned Thursday after an investigation concluded he likely sexually harassed six women.
  • Tornado fatality and damage reported in Western Kentucky

    Tornado fatality and damage reported in Western Kentucky

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    Dallas Jane Combs, 79, died when her home was destroyed about 4 p.m. Saturday by what was thought to be a tornado in the Dot community, said Logan County Coroner Mary Givens. In northeast Arkansas , an 83-year-old man was killed after high winds toppled a trailer home. The Clay County sheriff, Terry Miller, told KAIT-TV that Albert Foster died on Saturday night after the home was blown into a pond.
  • White House will see if North Korea is serious about talks

    White House will see if North Korea is serious about talks

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    It did not immediately have further details. Sanders says the U.S., South Korea and others agree denuclearization must be the result of any dialogue with North Korea. She said North Korea has a bright path ahead of it if it chooses denuclearization. North Korea responded with its own threats Sunday, saying that "if the U.S.
  • North Korea willing to start direct talks with USA, says South Korea

    North Korea willing to start direct talks with USA, says South Korea

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    A spokesman of the Korea Asia-Pacific Peace Committee said in a statement that Pence's speech was a "disgraceful behaviour" and "an act of rogue without an equal in the world", Xinhua news agency reported on Sunday. The United States and Asian allies will expand ship interceptions to prevent sanctions violations, US officials said. While the games appear to have paved the way for possible rapprochement between the Koreas, U.S.
  • U.S. tourist arrested in Japan after severed head found in apartment

    U.S. tourist arrested in Japan after severed head found in apartment

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    The American man, aged 26, was previously arrested in Nara Prefecture on Thursday on suspicion of confining the missing woman in a holiday flat in Osaka's Higashinari Ward, sources told the Japan Times . The Daily Mail indicates the head was found inside of a suitcase. The man is said to have arrived in Osaka as a tourist in January, The Star reported.
  • San Diego union workers rally ahead of Supreme Court case

    San Diego union workers rally ahead of Supreme Court case

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    Its outcome could have major implications for state and local government workers across the country-including OH teachers. Mr. Janus filed a lawsuit to stop automatic paycheck deductions of about $45 per month for a union local branch of the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSME) without his permission.
  • Trump says arming

    Trump says arming "adept" educators is "up to states"

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    Guttenberg called on the senator to do something about guns. She claimed that the NRA is not responsible for following up on "red flags" raised by gun owners and claimed the Federal Bureau of Investigation "dropped the ball" with regard to the alleged Parkland gunman.
  • Michelle Obama Will Release Her 'Deeply Personal' Memoir Later This Year

    Michelle Obama Will Release Her 'Deeply Personal' Memoir Later This Year

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    The 54-year-old took to her Instagram page to share the cover of the project, titled BECOMING , as well as a lengthy personal note about her experience writing it. The figure, according to The Hollywood Reporter , is "believed to be well in excess of $30 million". First lady memoirs generally sell well, and Michelle Obama has never shared a lengthy background.
  • Nebraska tops Penn State, wraps up 4th in Big Ten

    Nebraska tops Penn State, wraps up 4th in Big Ten

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    Isaiah Roby added 13 points and seven rebounds for the Cornhuskers (22-9, 13-5 Big Ten), while James Palmer Jr . and Glynn Watson Jr. each had 11 points. "Everything that I had to do to get here, it's been a journey", Taylor said. MI took the four seed back from Nebraska on Saturday after their 85-61 win over Maryland, but if Nebraska wins on Sunday, they hold the head-to-head tiebreaker over MI and will have a double bye in the Big Ten Tournament.
  • Family, friends remember young boy gunned down in Asbury Park home

    Family, friends remember young boy gunned down in Asbury Park home

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    Authorities say Council was looking for someone else when he allegedly opened fire in the home. A 16-year-old boy, also of Neptune Township, was arrested Thursday on the same charges and is being held at the Middlesex County Juvenile Detention Center pending further court proceedings.
  • A polar plunge for a good cause

    A polar plunge for a good cause

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    Anyone could participate in the events Saturday, even a fearless little girl took the plunge. The DMJ & Co. polar plunge team raised the most of any team, $14,000, and got to jump first into the water at Wet n' Wild Emerald Pointe as part of the 2018 Triad Chill for Special Olympics.
  • North Korea Is Willing to Talk With US, South's Leader Says

    North Korea Is Willing to Talk With US, South's Leader Says

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    Ivanka Trump got to feel, albeit momentarily, what it's like to wear an Olympic medal. She's slated to attend the closing ceremony on Sunday. He was set to meet Kim Yo-jong, the sister of North Korean President Kim Jong-un, at the start of the Games, but it was cancelled inexplicably by the North Koreans, according to the USA officials.
  • Lawsuit over congressional map called baseless

    Lawsuit over congressional map called baseless

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    The 2011 map, drawn up by Republicans, is widely considered among the nation's most gerrymandered. The three federal judges laid out a schedule for the parties to elaborate on their legal positions, including a March 9 hearing in Harrisburg.
  • US Democrats memo backs FBI surveillance of ex-Trump adviser

    US Democrats memo backs FBI surveillance of ex-Trump adviser

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    The memo, parts of which have been redacted, said the Republicans' memo risks exposing sensitive sources and methods for no legitimate objective. Trump tweeted a response to Schiff's document release Saturday, calling the Democrats' memo "a total political and legal bust".
  • Spring postponed in Britain, with risk of snow lasting into March

    Spring postponed in Britain, with risk of snow lasting into March

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    THE MET OFFICE has issued a Yellow warning for eastern Scotland with snow on the way. The snow could cause travel disruption and cancellations, power cuts and the possibility of rural communities becoming cut off. "By Thursday evening, there are growing signs there could be some significant snowfall across southern England". "Unusually for Britain, the snow is going to be quite dry, so it will blow around and gather in drifts and we could see some blizzard conditions ".