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Last-shot practice pays with Final Four for North Carolina

Last-shot practice pays with Final Four for North Carolina

Villanova was a slight favorite before the tournament started and Gonzaga emerged as a slight favorite after the first week. OR takes the last spot after downing Kansas with a hail of blocks and three-pointers. Here are four players who could become unsung heroes. Luke Maye hit a jumper with 0.3 seconds left, and top-seeded North Carolina held off Kentucky 75-73 to earn the Tar Heels' second straight trip to the Final Four and 20th all-time in Sunday's showdown of college ... Read More

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Donald Trump's Childhood Home Sales for $2.14 Million

Donald Trump's Childhood Home Sales for $2.14 Million

A real estate mogul who bought President Donald Trump's boyhood home in the affluent Jamaica Estates neighborhood for $1.39 million in December flipped it at an auction for almost twice what he paid, auctioneers said Monday. "That intangible value makes it a ideal example of why special properties are appropriately sold by auction, just like art is", Haghani adds. He also declined to reveal the number of offers received for the five-bedroom, 4.5-bathroom, 2,000 square-foot (186 square ... Read More

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House Freedom Caucus won't take official position on AHCA vote

House Freedom Caucus won't take official position on AHCA vote

House Freedom Caucus Chair Mark Meadows (R-NC) said GOP leadership's changes to the American Health Care Act don't satisfy the conservative group's issues with the bill. There are 25 "hard" no votes against the bill in the Freedom Caucus, and two more members are leaning toward voting against it, the source said. The speaker said that the House has made "tremendous progress" with the legislation, and said that he hopes the Senate will make additional changes. Read More

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Nuclear states are in breach of the Non-Proliferation Treaty

The countries which are leading talks include Ireland, Brazil, Mexico, Austria, Sweden and South Africa. But we have to be realistic. About 40 countries, including nuclear powers and countries that are under the US nuclear umbrella, are expected to boycott the conference on the Nuclear Weapons Convention, while non-nuclear nations are seeking to introduce a ban treaty at an early date. Read More

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Uber suspends self-driving fleet after crash in Arizona

Uber suspends self-driving fleet after crash in Arizona

A photo first posted on Twitter , showed one of Uber's autonomous Volvos half-capsized, on its side, beside another vehicle with dents and smashed windows in what looked like a high-impact crash in Tempe, Arizona . The crash is the latest in a string of highly public incidents involving the ride-sharing company, which recently lost its president and is now being sued by Waymo over the theft of trade secrets. Read More

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Ranveer Singh AVOIDS Deepika Padukone For THIS Shocking Reason?

Ranveer Singh AVOIDS Deepika Padukone For THIS Shocking Reason?

For months, the grapevine is abuzz with reports that Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh have broken up. According to Spotboye .com, " Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh go to great lengths to avoid being clicked together". And that is why Ranveer skipped the Style Awards, even though he received a special invitation. Adding yet another feather to her colourful cap, Deepika Padukone , the quintessential outsider who began her career innings as a model, has worked her way up the ladder ... Read More

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Troops rescue 2 Abu Sayyaf captives in Sulu

Troops rescue 2 Abu Sayyaf captives in Sulu

Stepping up their offensive against the terror group Abu Sayyaf, armed forces of the Philippines rescued three Malaysians from captivity of the Islamist militants. Meanwhile, Federal Police (Bukit Aman) Special Branch director Datuk Seri Mohamad Fuzi Harun said upon their arrival, they would be given treatment to regain their health. Read More

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Mylan (MYL) Stake Reduced by Tudor Investment Corp Et Al

A number of other hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in MYL. Shares have risen 1.07% over the trailing 6 months. State Street Corp boosted its position in Mylan by 7.8% in the fourth quarter. Analysts are forecasting earnings of $0.96 on a per share basis this quarter. Presently, it has a Return on Equity (ROE) of -104.00% and Return on Investment (ROI) of -28.60%. Read More

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Priebus: Time for Republicans to Start Governing

Kushner had said for weeks he though supporting the GOP healthcare plan was a mistake, the Times reported Saturday, citing two people who had spoken with him. "I'm not in any trouble", he told host Chris Wallace . Several dozen Republicans had publicly opposed the plan, and Trump asserted that Democrats now "own ObamaCare ". Read More

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Merkel's conservative party wins German regional election

Merkel's conservative party wins German regional election

The unexpectedly strong performance in the election for the state of Saarland came as Merkel prepares to seek a fourth term in a national vote later this year. However, Conservative governor Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer seemed to have brought the Schulz phenomenon to a screeching halt. Voters returned Merkel's conservative Christian Democrats (CDU) to power with 41 percent of the vote, five points higher than at the last election in 2012. Read More

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Scientists turn spinach leaves into working human heart tissue

Scientists turn spinach leaves into working human heart tissue

Also, the findings show that such a transformation of nature would not be limited to just the spinach leaf, but could allow for different types of plant to fix different tissues in the human body. The human heart is a complex organ. "Currently, it is as yet unclear how the plant vasculature would be integrated into the native human vasculature and whether there would be an immune response", the researchers write. Read More

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Unavoidable typos in DNA help fuel cancer

Unavoidable typos in DNA help fuel cancer

And it should help with the "why me" question from people who have "done everything we know can be done to prevent cancer but they still get it", said Hopkins' Dr. Environmental and lifestyle factors account for another 29 per cent, while inherited genes made up just 5 per cent of the mutations. Researchers compared the number of cell divisions occurring in patients from 68 countries, and found a close link between cancer incidence and cell mutations that were not influenced by heredity or ... Read More

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Cops to probe if attack on cabbie was

Cops to probe if attack on cabbie was "racially-based": Australia

The victim, Li Max Joy, belongs to Meenadom, a village in Kottayam. The 33-year-old Li Max Joy, a Malayali taxi-driver, was attacked by a group of five Australian teenagers including a woman, in Hobart, Australia. Talking to Malayalam news channel (Manorama News) he said, "At that instant the persons who were arguing at the counter abruptly turned and saw me". "Among the three a big boy in black T shirt yelled racial abuses and attacked me without any provocation". Read More

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SC defeats Florida for first Final Four berth

A similar scene played out across the country Saturday and into Sunday as wide-eyed newcomers, Gonzaga and SC, joined OR and powerhouse North Carolina in the Final Four. We're physical because we don't get out of the way. "I feel like our team is the most underrated team in the country". Not the journey. Just the finish. Read More

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GOP rep on ObamaCare repeal: 'Maybe next year'

GOP rep on ObamaCare repeal: 'Maybe next year'

It represented the culmination of seven years of unsuccessful GOP attempts to craft a replacement bill the party could rally behind - a unity that ended up eluding them. Bottom-line is Obamacare won't be repealed or replaced but meaningful healthcare must happen. "I share their disappointment that this effort came up short", McConnell added. Read More

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The American Health Care Act Has Been Pulled

The American Health Care Act Has Been Pulled

In a new analysis of the House bill that was released Thursday, the Congressional Budget Office predicted 9 million people would fall off Medicaid rolls by 2020 and 14 million by 2026. "What we've done in this country, which I think is very unsafe, is we made the life issue a partisan issue", Ms. Herndon-De La Rosa said. Obamacare has affected everyone's healthcare, and everyone has a stake in making it work better. Read More

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New tactics to be used in Mosul battle as civilians killed soar

New tactics to be used in Mosul battle as civilians killed soar

In its statement , the coalition said that at the beginning of this month "it is more likely than not, at least 220 civilians have been unintentionally killed by coalition strikes", while other incidents were still under investigation. They have been locked in urban combat since February 19 against IS fighters in western Mosul, the extremist group's last stronghold in Iraq. "What we want from the coalition is for them not to repeat their mistakes and to be more cautious and accurate". Read More

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Doctors remove rare parasitic twin from 10-month-old girl's back

Doctors remove rare parasitic twin from 10-month-old girl's back

It is hoped she will be reunited with her family in Ivory Coast next month. "It's going rather well. She's been home with "step-mom" and just doing very, very well", said pediatric and reconstructive surgeon Frank A. WGN-TV reports that Baby Dominique is recovering with her foster family in Chicago and will return home to her family in Africa soon. A woman Nancy Swabb, from Edgebrook, Illinois has looked after Dominique since she arrived in the United States for the surgery. Read More

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What failure on Obamacare repeal means for tax reform

The bill would have blocked federal payments for a year to Planned Parenthood. Now that Obamacare will remain in place, analysts say there are numerous risks building to Trump's ambitious plans for the economy. On the Rachel Maddow Show Friday night, Maddow detailed how the resistance in Morris County, New Jersey, (NJ 11) convinced hard-line Republican congressman, Rodney Freylinghuysen to vote against Trump's plan . Read More

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Reeling From Health Care Loss, Trump Administration Turns To Taxes

Speaking to the Washington Post , Mr Trump said "We couldn't get one Democratic vote, and we were a little bit shy, very little, but it was still a little bit shy, so we pulled it". The chairman of the group, Rep. Mark Meadows, issued a statement declaring he still wanted to work with Trump on health care. The health care bill's failure also creates a budget crunch that could make tax reform much more hard to accomplish. Read More

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Millions worldwide to turn off lights for Earth Hour 2017

Our world is in more danger than ever before, and the generations that come after us may not have access to enough natural resources if we keep destroying our planet . In Edmonton, there's a number of ways to get involved with the climate-change awareness event on Saturday. Most parts of Brunei went dark on Saturday evening as thousands of Bruneians with glow sticks and candles joined people from 178 countries and territories in the global Earth Hour campaign. Read More

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Preparing for changes in health-care marketplace

Preparing for changes in health-care marketplace

Thursday's late-night developments marked a significant turnaround from earlier in the day when the Republican health plan appeared to be in peril. Moreover, by pulling the 50- to 64-year-olds out of the individual insurance pool covering people 49 years of age and under, Midlife Medicare would make coverage for the younger population substantially cheaper. Read More

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RI Leaders Relieved GOP Health Plan Off The Table

Some analysts have even speculated that if Trump can't get backing to repeal the controversial Affordable Care Act, then reforming the tax code could be problematic as well. Many of those policies had maternity-specific deductibles as high as $10,000, or did not actually kick in for two years. "It's a awful idea that takes away women's access to preventive and maternity care", says Hal Lawrence, a physician who is CEO of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Read More

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We need a single-payer system now

Jaime Herrera Beutler of Washington state said in a statement Thursday as she became the latest rank-and-file Republican, normally loyal to leadership, to declare her opposition. Bannon was the former Executive Chairman of Breitbart so you'd have to think that's an endorsement. It also underscored just how divided the Republican Party is, with factions of hardline conservatives and moderates rebelling against their own leadership. Read More

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Mosul exodus as strikes kill 'dozens'

Mosul exodus as strikes kill 'dozens'

That's an enormous toll, of course, but is reported from several sources telling largely the same story, including that a single United States airstrike against a large building full of civilians in Mosul killed over 130 people , while the other 100 or so were killed in the surrounding area. Read More

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US Doctor Managed to Cure Sepsis Using Vitamin C

Back then, Dr. Marik was in charge of the general intensive care unit at Sentara Norfolk General. Sepsis is a condition often triggered by severe infection and causes multiple organ failure in severe cases. In just a few hours, the woman was already feeling better, starting to recover. Reports state that by morning the patient had made a progress and was on her way to recovery. Read More

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Tom Latham takes a one-handed blinder, which will amaze you

Tom Latham takes a one-handed blinder, which will amaze you

A patient, unbeaten 67-run partnership from openers Tom Latham and Jeet Raval has put the Black Caps on the front foot at the end of day two in their Test decider against South Africa. Amla was the mainstay of the 41 overs that were possible thanks to his 32nd half-century - a fluent 50 (93 balls, 9 fours) that had plenty of signs suggesting the veteran batsman was back to his supreme best. Read More

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Earth Hour plunges homes, landmarks and DIA into darkness

It was started as a lights-off event in Sydney, Australia, in 2007. The annual switch to temporary darkness remains a powerful way to shine a light on the need for decisive climate change solutions. "Climate change is visible proof that our actions can have a ripple effect beyond physical borders". "It shows that these things matter and when the town takes part in it, it demonstrates that these are issues are important to us and to the residents of Carrboro", Gist said. Read More

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Thousands march in London to protest Brexit

Thousands march in London to protest Brexit

The chiming of Big Ben was the only sound. Days before Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to trigger the article that will begin the divorce process between the United Kingdom and EU, Unite for Europe organised a march from iconic points in the city to Westminster Palace, where the British Parliament is located, EFE news reported. Read More

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Mitch McConnell is a top Republican untouched by GOP's health care mess

Larson said it was the American people speaking out in Town Halls, in emails, and in phone calls, that stopped the Republicans from moving forward with the bill. "We must now work together to put people over politics and concentrate our efforts on improving healthcare coverage for all Americans". "It's health coverage that doesn't even cover your health", said Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley of NY. Read More

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Scottish landmarks set to join big light switch-off for Earth Hour

Hundreds of landmarks - from NY to Uganda and Sweden to Malaysia - are confirmed and will be turning off on the night of Earth Hour, including iconic sites such as the Eiffel Tower, Taipei 101, the Empire State Building and the Acropolis. "I don't think we can be doing this every day by candlelight, and not lighting". According to the WWF website, individuals, communities, organizations and landmarks in an unprecedented 178 countries and territories past year took part in the world's largest ... Read More

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Bolstered by Perry, A&M Student Takes Election Loss to Court

Bolstered by Perry, A&M Student Takes Election Loss to Court

So the victory went to Bobby Brooks, who became the traditionally conservative university's first openly gay student body president. Brooks also reiterated he appreciated Perry's love for A&M. In Texas, the land of the quid pro quo, it doesn't take too much searching to find some dirt: Take, for example, Perry's West Texas nuclear waste deal with Waste Control Specialist, a firm run by his buddy Harold Simmons, the 80-year-old billionaire who's donated $3 million to Perry's numerous ... Read More

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Germany's Ozil still doubtful for Azerbaijan qualifier - Loew

Even their plane on the flight from Duesseldorf was called "Siegen" ('To Win'). The Germans have not leaked a goal since their 2-0 semi-final defeat to France at Euro 2016 last July. RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner has already withdrawn from Joachim Low's squad with a hamstring injury after making his global debut in midweek. The three players were also sidelined for the England game. Read More

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