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Seeded Jayhawks meet Ducks with Final Four on the line

Seeded Jayhawks meet Ducks with Final Four on the line

His pedigree would say he's right, having played for Final Four coaches Self and Lon Kruger and also coaching under Larry Brown at SMU and Bruce Weber at IL. "If anything, it puts more pressure on them to win". "That shot" at the buzzer "could have went in". Richmond finished his college career at Kansas State before becoming a six-time NBA All-Star with the Sacramento Kings. Read More

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Du Plessis defends under-fire Black Caps skipper Williamson

Du Plessis defends under-fire Black Caps skipper Williamson

And the money is only one reason South Africa have their eye on a series win. So this time, with a strong team, they will not spare the South Africans. - Seddon Park groundsman Karl Johnson tells Stuffthat the pitch will not be a "dustbowl" as some have predicted. "It's an interesting process with so many injuries to try and nut down the balance that we do want to go in with", captain Kane Williamson said. Read More

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AAP Sena protests with rose, slippers against Gaikwad

Gaikwad punched and hit a 60-year-old Air India Duty Manager with his slippers almost 20 times and tore his shirt at IGI airport here today just because he could not travel business class in an all-economy flight. "If my colleague MP has done some error, I feel I can apologise on behalf of MPs who are sitting here in Delhi", he said. Did you hear the way he was speaking with me? "I first asked him to lower his voice as his blood pressure would shoot up". Read More

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'Love Actually' cast reunites for short sequel

'Love Actually' cast reunites for short sequel

During the trip, we visited a school in West Point, the largest and most risky slum in Liberia's capital, Monrovia. After more than a decade since it was released in theaters, a 10-minute sequel to " Love Actually " will be broadcasted as part of the annual British charity event called Red Nose Day . Read More

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Leaked documents indicate U.S. will claw back funding for Great Lakes cleanup

Leaked documents indicate U.S. will claw back funding for Great Lakes cleanup

Asian carp is a risky invasive species that must be stopped from entering the Great Lakes and wreaking havoc on the most important freshwater ecosystem in the world. In a statement to the Petoskey News-Review earlier this week - when it was believed the initiative's budget would be cut $300 million to $10 million - he said, "As a Michigander and a member of the Great Lakes Task Force, I believe it's our duty to be good stewards of our land, water and wildlife". Read More

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Planned Parenthood head to Ivanka Trump: 'Stand for women'

Planned Parenthood head to Ivanka Trump: 'Stand for women'

Beyond gutting Obamacare, the bill would strip federal funding for Planned Parenthood as punishment for its abortion practice - a long-standing goal for conservatives. In 2015, the Congressional Budget Office reported that defunding Planned Parenthood would cost the government tens of millions of dollars and result in the loss of medical care for 650,000 women. Read More

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Airport police saves John Legend's bad day

Airport police saves John Legend's bad day

The "Ordinary People" hitmaker's bag contained a pair of Cartier Panther cufflinks valued at $30,000, about $500 in clothes and a $500 pair of eyeglasses, according to TMZ . ABC/Eddy ChenDespite reports , John Legend claims he was not the victim of a robbery on Thursday at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport. Read More

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23 new NEET UG test cities announced, check the list here

23 new NEET UG test cities announced, check the list here

These new centres are in addition to the list of centres already announced by the CBSE earlier, details of which can be found accessing NEET 2017 Information Bulletin. It has now increased the number to 103, in view of a 41.42% increase in the number of students registering for the test. The medical aspirants can select the city of their choice between March 23 to March 27. Read More

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Physicist invents first ever drip-free wine bottle

Physicist invents first ever drip-free wine bottle

CHILLING CHALLENGE The Blue Whale "suicide game" has been linked to hundreds of teen deaths - but what is it? He said he thought that if he figured out the physics behind the problem, he might be bale to build a drip-free wine bottle. Using a diamond-studded tool, Perlman, assisted by engineer Greg Widberg, created a circular groove around the neck of the bottle just beneath the top. Read More

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New prosecutor says old prosecutor shouldn't get back Markeith Loyd case

New prosecutor says old prosecutor shouldn't get back Markeith Loyd case

A week after a Florida prosecutor announced her refusal to pursue the death penalty in first-degree murder cases, a court employee in that state resigned over an apparent Facebook comment suggesting that she "hang from a tree". She now says Scott overstepped his authority. "That's not what she's said", he goes on, "She has said I do not believe in the death penalty-which is in our constitution". Read More

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Mom Who Beat Cancer Dies One Day After Having Twins

Mom Who Beat Cancer Dies One Day After Having Twins

Last week, she posted a photo of herself on Facebook, smiling and optimistic about her future and that of her babies. All your prayers and love have kept me going as well. Sarah Lowe, a family friend, said, "Maybe she's in the clouds. Everything about her was infectious from her attractive bright green eyes, her big smile, her laugh and her hugs!" wrote family friend Melinda LeFurge on GoFundMe. Read More

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RBS to axe hundreds of jobs and close 158 branches

RBS to axe hundreds of jobs and close 158 branches

As customers change the way they bank with us, we must change the way we serve them . RBS banks set for closure will be open for another six months for costumers to consider their options. Post Office: We have a national agreement with the Post Office to provide our customers with a range of banking services. The decision has been criticised by Brecon and Radnorshire AM Kirsty Williams who's suggested the community should turn its back on big name banks. Read More

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Rise in number of TB cases among youngsters in Mumbai

A digitally colourised scanning electron microscopic image depicts a grouping of red-coloured, rod-shaped Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteria which cause tuberculosis in human beings. In addition to recommending expansion of the pool of patients for drug-susceptibility testing, the report also calls for the development of affordable molecular diagnostic tests that can be used in routine care to quickly determine if new patients are infected with a drug-resistant strain of the disease by ... Read More

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Mumbai's drug-resistant TB cases increased 21% in 2015-16

According to the Global Tuberculosis Report 2016 by the World Health Organisation, India accounts for "one fourth of the global TB cases with 2.2 million out of 9.6 million total cases". This has a significant impact on the livelihoods of drug resistant patients and prevents many from completing treatment. On the occasion of World Tuberculosis Day, let's spare a thought as to how the changing lifestyle and stress lead to low-immunity and leave people vulnerable to TB. Read More

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President Trump in a Truck + Postponed ACA Repeal Vote = Instant Meme

And, as much as possible, we'll relate what else was going on at the time. He later posted a video where he waxed poetic about the trucker lifestyle and said , "No one know America like truckers know America". "You carry anything and everything - the food that stocks our shelves, the fuel that runs our cars and the steel that builds our cities", he added. "I want to save that paragraph". Read More

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[Report] Stem cell divisions, somatic mutations, cancer etiology, and cancer prevention

[Report] Stem cell divisions, somatic mutations, cancer etiology, and cancer prevention

It also found that 29 percent is due to environmental factors or lifestyle, and 5 percent is due to hereditary DNA mutations. "If we think of the mutations as the enemies, and all the enemies are outside of our border, it's obvious how to keep them from getting inside", study co-author Bert Vogelstein , a geneticist at the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center in Baltimore, Maryland, told Nature. Read More

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Trump asks U.S. missions to identify visa applicants needing 'increased scrutiny'

The rules are to apply to applicants in all but 38 countries covered by the visa waiver program that include nearly all of Europe and allies such as Australia, New Zealand, South Korea and Japan, according to multiple news reports . The sum total? Foreigners see a Darwinian, nationalist framework for US foreign policy; a diminished commitment to global engagement; a brewing scandal that could cripple the administration; and a president who often conducts his affairs with peevish ignorance. Read More

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Sacramento quadruple killing suspect arrested in SF

Sacramento quadruple killing suspect arrested in SF

The four bodies were found after officers preformed a welfare check on the home about 7 a.m., said Officer Linda Matthew, police spokeswoman. A possible suspect was detained later Thursday in San Francisco , according to police. Rheda Washington is pretty active around the neighborhood, she says she also didn't hear anything Wednesday night or Thursday morning. Police say they don't believe these killings were random. Read More

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Unemployment rate in state highest in 20 months

The state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for February was 2.8%, the same as in January. The number of registered unemployed declined to 1.38 million in February from 1.39 million in the preceding month. "The state's labor market continued to expand in January". Growth came across the board in professional and business services, 21,700; leisure and hospitality, 18,600; trade, transportation and warehousing, 15,000; education and health services, 11,200; construction, 8,600; ... Read More

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Local leaders working to champion Meals on Wheels

Local leaders working to champion Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels volunteer Rich Homerick, of Longmont, loads meals into coolers at the Longmont Senior Center on Tuesday before delivering them to people in the Nelson Park area. President Richard Nixon signed it into law in 1973, providing the funding scheme that some Meals on Wheels programs still use. A small number of our clients receive meals partially paid for by sources that are at risk if proposed budget cuts are enacted, a cost we are prepared to absorb, if necessary, to ensure that ... Read More

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Contraceptive pill reduces cancer risk long-term, study finds

Contraceptive pill reduces cancer risk long-term, study finds

The study looked at the risk of all types of cancer in women who have taken the pill, following participants for up to 44 years. The new research by the University of Aberdeen found that, although there was a slight increase in risk for breast and cervical cancer, it was only a temporary rise and the danger vanished a few years after stopping contraception. Read More

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Blue-chip stocks of the day: CVS Health Corporation (NYSE : CVS)

Blue-chip stocks of the day: CVS Health Corporation (NYSE : CVS)

WARNING: " CVS Health Corp (CVS) Stake Decreased by Atlanta Capital Management Co". Vulcan Value Partners LLC acquired a new stake in shares of CVS Health Corp during the fourth quarter worth $420,930,000. The correct version of this story can be viewed at [[permalink]]. 24 Financial Analysts covered the company's stock. By continuing deep analysis, CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS) making a luring appeal for passive investors, the firm attains price to earnings ratio of 16.01 and its ... Read More

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MI listed near top of country's fattest cities

MI listed near top of country's fattest cities

A recent gathering of statistics compared weight-related health problems for a number of USA cities and the results were staggering. Those include share of overweight and obese adults and children, share of physically inactive adults, share of diabetic adults and access to healthy food and parks and rec facilities. Read More

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