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Alabama earns birth in NIT as No. 3 seed

Alabama earns birth in NIT as No. 3 seed

Meanwhile, the Crimson Tide routinely missed in bunches, including the five straight early in the second half and five in a row over a almost 4-minute run as Richmond led 67-61 entering the game's final 30 seconds. They won seven of their last 10 games down the stretch and finished with a 5-4-1 ATS record during that same timeframe. The Spiders responded, scoring on their next three possessions to retake the lead 42-39 as Alabama missed its next five straight field goals. Read More

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Janusz Korwin-Mikke, Polish Politician, Suspended For Sexist Remarks In European Parliament

Janusz Korwin-Mikke, Polish Politician, Suspended For Sexist Remarks In European Parliament

Tajani launched an inquiry following a bitter exchange in the chamber earlier this month in which the bowtie-wearing, moustachioed Korwin-Mikke interrupted female Spanish MEP, Iratxe Garcia-Perez. I tell you: "no one". I would not have the right to be here. "The investigation was opened under rules specifying that members must show mutual respect and refrain from defamatory, racist or xenophobic language or behaviour". Read More

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Mitch Seavey First to Nome, Wins Iditarod XLV

Mitch Seavey First to Nome, Wins Iditarod XLV

Fans lined the finish, clapping and cheering on Seavey. Seavey arrived in Nome, Alaska, on Tuesday to claim his third victory in the almost 1,000-mile race across the Alaska wilderness. Musher Ryan Anderson of Ray dropped out over the weekend after his dog team became ill. Officials say the dog was released in good condition Saturday to a dog handler. Read More

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Vidya Balan's 'Begum Jaan' trailer will give you goosebumps!

Vidya Balan's 'Begum Jaan' trailer will give you goosebumps!

However, under Srijit Mukherji, who has directed both Hindi and Bengali versions, Rituparna as Begum Jaan had completely shaken grounds and established herself as a fabulous performer. The trailer of Begum Jaan just hit the internet, and has already left people trying to pick up their jaws from their navels. Later while speaking to the same online portal, the actress said, "When a stranger puts an arm around you, be it a man or a woman you get uncomfortable because they are intruding ... Read More

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Vunipola believes England are primed to complete Grand Slam in Dublin

Vunipola believes England are primed to complete Grand Slam in Dublin

England go into the match having already been crowned Six Nations champions courtesy of a 61-21 trouncing of Scotland last weekend, and victory over Ireland would seal a second consecutive Grand Slam for the team. They have got more world-class players and more intelligent players. "The emotion of the situation will arise from us a great performance". This is going to be a fantastic World Cup . Read More

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Suspect avian influenza investigated in North Alabama

Alabama agriculture officials said they are investigating three possible cases of avian flu found in chickens in North Alabama. Commissioner John McMillan made the announcement this morning. Department of Agriculture confirmed on March 5 the nation's first case of highly pathogenic flu in commercial poultry in more than a year. Samples collected were suspect and those samples are on the way to the USDA Lab in Ames, Iowa. Read More

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'Get Out' Soars Past $100 Million At US Box Office

'Get Out' Soars Past $100 Million At US Box Office

It's an especially impressive feat for a first time director who cast relative unknown Daniel Kaluuya ( Black Mirror ) in a leading role. They're in the Sunken Place now. Despite the recent releases of Logan and Kong: Skull Island , Get Out stayed strong at the box office in its third weekend of release. Besides the box office feat, Get Out's distinct look at the horrors of white supremacy, earned a record ideal score on Rotten Tomatoes (along with more favorable reviews), sparked ... Read More

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Actress Jayasudha's Husband Nitin Kapoor passes away

Actress Jayasudha's Husband Nitin Kapoor passes away

Nitin produced Hands Up! in 2000, Kalikalam starring Jayasudha in 1991 and Mera Pati Sirf Mera Hai in 1990 starring Jeetendra and Rekha. He was brother of Bollywood actor Jeetendra. Jayasudha has rushed to Mumbai , where police are investigating the death. However, more details are yet to be known. Nitin Kapoor has produced a few films of Tollywood and recently has worked as the maker of his Son's movie "Basti". Read More

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Blizzard Begins to Lash City as Snow Forecast Shrinks to 16 Inches

Blizzard Begins to Lash City as Snow Forecast Shrinks to 16 Inches

The blizzard warning in effect for NY is likely to see winds of 25-35 miles per hour (40 to 56 kilometers per hour) and could see gusts as high as 55 miles per hour, which could hamper visibility, Di Spigna said . The National Weather Service issued a blizzard watch from New York City up to Boston on Sunday ahead of a nor'easter storm. "Strong winds will bring the potential for blizzard conditions and near white-out conditions at times". Read More

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How North Korea is Bringing the U.S. and China Closer

Amid a barrage of commentary in the American and global media inflating the threat posed by the Pyongyang regime, the Trump administration is actively considering "all options" to disarm and subordinate North Korea. The Obama administration fought to incorporate missile defense funding into the deal - a departure from their preceding defense agreement with Israel - due to its concerns with overall cuts to its own program, one senior official said at the time. Read More

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Deadly fungal infection doctors feared now in US

Deadly fungal infection doctors feared now in US

Other candida infections target the throat, vagina and mouth, but invasive yeast strains affect the heart, bones, brain, eyes and other parts of the body, making them unsafe. Some strains are resistant to all three major classes of antifungal drugs. Tom Chiller, the top fungal expert of CDC, stated that when they released that warning, they started receiving reports about more and more cases and, thus, they found out more about how the virus behaves and how it spreads. Read More

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Arvind Kejriwal says 'no' to EVMs in DMC Polls

Arvind Kejriwal says 'no' to EVMs in DMC Polls

Meanwhile, State Election Commissioner S.K. Srivastava said that Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) would be used in the upcoming elections in Delhi. The importance of this will be better appreciated, if it is remembered that in every General Election, the number of invalid votes is more than the winning margin between the winning candidate and the second candidate, in a number of constituencies. Read More

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This Health Care Proposal is a Train-Wreck

This Health Care Proposal is a Train-Wreck

Thus, it is clear that despite introduction of repeal and replace, those alternatives really did not gain full support of Republicans who continued to advance repeal bills. Hall previously issued a report in which he determined it made sense economically for North Carolina to expand its Medicaid program to more than 500,000 residents. Read More

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Dubai ranks as best city for MENA expats

Dubai ranks as best city for MENA expats

The National Capital for the second straight year hit the lowest score among Indian cities for living standards, as per the Mercer's Quality of Living rankings 2017. According to Mercer, city infrastructure plays an important role when multinationals decide where to establish locations overseas and send expats. City infrastructure plays a key role in determining a city's "livability", with easy access to transportation, reliable electricity and drinkable water also being major factors. Read More

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April the Pregnant Giraffe Is in Great Shape

Her partner, Oliver, is five years old and this will be his first calf. But just as April's pregnancy appeared to be reaching its crescendo, the live stream went offline Tuesday morning - and then it was back up again. An exact date and time of when April will be giving birth is still not known, according to the zoo, which joked the vet had brought a "foolproof tool" - a Magic 8 ball - to determine the moment, but still got a "Cannot Predict Now" answer. Read More

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'We're Done Waiting:' NYC Sues Verizon Over Fiber-Optic Coverage

'We're Done Waiting:' NYC Sues Verizon Over Fiber-Optic Coverage

In a lawsuit [ PDF ] filed today in a Manhattan court, the city says Verizon breached a franchise agreement [PDF] in which Verizon agreed to deploy its FiOS network throughout the city by "passing" every residential building by 2014. However, it seems the carrier is unable to meet this requirement, which prompted the city to actually file a lawsuit against the company. FiOS was supposed to be available to around 3.1 million households in the five boroughs, but so far Verizon has only made ... Read More

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Snow to return Monday

Snow to return Monday

New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo declared a state of emergency for the state, with major disruptions to subway services and non-essential state employees told to stay home. "We're keeping a close eye on things and depending on how things go, will plan to ramp back up Wednesday morning", said United in a statement. The National Weather Service's alert states that visibility could be about a quarter-mile or less at times . Read More

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Duquesne, Penn State women's teams heading to WNIT

Duquesne, Penn State women's teams heading to WNIT

Washington State finished just 12-19 this season, including 6-12 in Pac 12 play but the red Cougars still qualified for the WNIT as an automatic qualifier. Stella Beck leads the Gaels in scoring at 13.2 points per game while Megan McKay is their top rebounder at 8.0 boards a game. Nystrom is one of four players in the nation averaging at least 15 points, seven rebounds and five assists per game. Read More

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Telangana presents Rs 1.50 lakh crore budget

Telangana presents Rs 1.50 lakh crore budget

Rajender presented a tax-free, welfare-oriented budget focusing on irrigation and reviving traditional occupations of backward classes for 2017-18 with a proposed expenditure of almost Rs 1.50 lakh crore in the Legislative Assembly today. Despite all that, Eetela managed to put up welfare oriented budget with many allocations to various welfare schemes. The piped drinking water programme, also known as Mission Bhagiratha, has been allocated Rs 3,000 crore, reported The Times of India . Read More

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Nursery product-related injuries are on the rise, study finds

Nursery product-related injuries are on the rise, study finds

Injuries happened the most at home, and 80 per cent of the time it was a fall. Of course, most interactions between infants and their nursery products are perfectly safe and go as planned. But the increase in injury does call for changes in both how caregivers are using baby products, and in the design of the products, says Tracy Mehan, the manager of translational research at the Center for Injury Research and Policy in Ohio. Read More

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California man forced from vehicle with fire hose, fatally shot by police

California man forced from vehicle with fire hose, fatally shot by police

Police broke the minivan's windows and used a fire hose to flush the man out and protect people at a 24-hour laundry and other businesses in a surrounding strip mall, Lopez said. Video shows the man then climbing out of a vehicle window and struggling with officers. Video aired by KABC-TV (http://bit.ly/2mDxpTR ) showed that moments after the water was sprayed and police broke additional windows, the shirtless man climbed out head-first through the driver's-side window. Read More

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Texas Democratic State Rep Presents Satirical Law Imposing Fines for Masturbation

Texas Democratic State Rep Presents Satirical Law Imposing Fines for Masturbation

It goes on to say that "masturbatory emissions" will be collected at health facilities for the purposes of conception only. A Texas lawmaker is proposing a bill that would require men to be masters of their own domain. The suggestion of a digital rectal exam brings to mind transvaginal ultrasounds, in particular - a procedure that was required by one Virginia anti-abortion bill, though not specifically mandated in the law's final form. Read More

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Winter storm predicted Monday into Tuesday

Winter storm predicted Monday into Tuesday

Accuweather is calling for snow accumulations in the 4 to 8 inch range, with the heavier amounts more likely in Greene, Madison and Culpeper. The heaviest snow will hit between 8 p.m. Coastal areas may see blizzard or near-blizzard conditions. It will remain unseasonably cold with temperatures only expected in the low to mid 20s. Read More

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Duke takes down North Carolina in ACC semis

Duke takes down North Carolina in ACC semis

The Blue Devils became the first team to win the ACC tournament by winning four games in four days and also became the first No. 5 seed to win it. Go through the NCAA tournament bracket released Sunday night, and those ACC coaches would say the evidence is right there: nine bids, including regular-season champ North Carolina as tops in the South, with both tournament champ Duke and Louisville as second seeds. Read More

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Watch John Oliver Break Down the American Health Care Act

Watch John Oliver Break Down the American Health Care Act

The catheter cowboy that Oliver has used in the past to "educate" Trump via Fox & Friends commercials, returned to teach the president about healthcare. "He is right. For procedural reasons, this is being presented as a budget bill, which Republicans can pass with a simple Senate majority. Anything that's a non-budget policy change needs 60 votes to beat a filibuster", Oliver said. Read More

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