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MI tops Northwestern 58-47 as CCHS grad Abdur-Rahkman scores 11

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They scored 21 in the first half - tied for the third-fewest points in any half this season - and finished with 58 points, which only bested the team's season-low 52-point outing at Nebraska. Moritz Wagner added eight points and eight rebounds, while Duncan Robinson and Jordan Poole chipped in eight points apiece off the bench for MI. MI also scored the first five points of the second half on Matthews' jumper and Isaiah Livers' 3-pointer. Read More »

Bill Punishes Servers Who Hand Out Straws Unasked

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Calderon has explained earlier that when he proposed the bill to the committee of state legislative rules, the safety and health code penalties got inevitably tracked on and made it a wrongdoing punishable as a $1,000 fine and six months in jail for dine-in restaurants found giving plastic straws without prior permission. Read More »

Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS) Shares Sold by Global Thematic Partners LLC

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Goldman Sachs Group (NYSE:GS) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, January 17th. It has outperformed by 22.53% the S&P500. The company has Weekly Volatility of 1.76%% and Monthly Volatility of 1.96%. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, sixteen have given a hold rating, twelve have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. Read More »

Border Patrol Finds 76 Undocumented Immigrants In Tractor-Trailer

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Thursday, where Border Patrol agents arrested two undocumented immigrants and later saw two suspicious vehicles on Buckman Springs Road in the Campo area of East County, said a news release. Laredo Sector Assistant Chief Patrol Agent Gabriel Acosta called the incident a "blatant disregard for human life" that "will not be tolerated". "We will continue to work with our law enforcement partners to disrupt and dismantle these organizations and prosecute those responsible". Read More »

Hope Triple Talaq Bill will be passed soon: President Ram Nath Kovind

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Flagging the triple talaq bill+ at the very start of his address, Kovind said , "For decades, dignity of Muslim women has remained captive to political cost-benefit" and added that it was time for their emancipation. The same was reiterated by Modi at a meeting of NDA leaders. The same scene was repeated in the Rajya Sabha. "Till the deliberations are going on.It is for the House to decide", Kumar said. Read More »

Shopian civilian killings: FIR against Army major disgusting, says BJP

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Sources said that on January 27, two civilians, Javed Bhat and Suhail Lone were killed in army firing at Ganowpora village. The BJP had demanded the withdrawal of the FIR registered against Army men including a Major in connection with the killing of two civilians in South Kashmir's Shopian district. Read More »

Watchdog: Pentagon blocks information on insurgent dominance in Afghanistan

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Meanwhile, IS killed at least four people in an attack on the outpost of a British organisation, Save the Children, in Jalalabad on Wednesday. "The United States is committed to a secure Afghanistan that is free from terrorists who would target Americans, our allies, and anyone who does not share their wicked ideology", President Trump said. Read More »

Left scolds Hillary for shamelessly coddling sexual harasser

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The New York Times first reported on the allegations made against Burns Strider - and that he was sacked years later from a Clinton-aligned super PAC for sexual harassment. The Atlantic's Megan Garber commented on the hard-hitting hypocrisy behind the scandal, considering the fact that Clinton has spent her public career fighting for the ideas and ideals that #MeToo represents. Read More »

Rosenstein approved surveillance extension of former Trump adviser

Schumer said a counter memo produced by House Intelligence Committee ranking member Rep. Adam Schiff , D-Calif., should have been released, as well. The dossier, however, was only part of the material on which the request was based, and any portion of the dossier used as evidence first would have been independently confirmed by USA or allied intelligence or law enforcement agencies, one of the sources said. Read More »

Kenya Fire Kills At Least Four

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The fire was put out on Monday morning. Accompanying the DP was Lang'ata Member of Parliament Nixon Korir who noted that lack of water was a big impediment in the efforts to contain of the fire. The governor of Nairobi has tweeted that he has ordered a full investigation into the fire and that "those found guilty will face the full force of the law". Read More »

Typo on some tickets invites attendees to 'State of the Uniom'

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Advisers say Mr. Trump will echo numerous business-friendly themes he spoke about last week at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Questioned upon the UK's exit from the EU, Donald Trump said, he "would have taken a a toughter stand" than the British Prime Minister, Theresa May, in negotiations with Brussels, were he in her position. Read More »

Leicester's Musa joins CSKA on loan

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But the Nigeria worldwide only scored two top-flight goals in his first campaign, while his only strike this term came in a 4-1 win over Sheffield United in the EFL Cup second round in August. "This is truly my home, champion team that fights for the top awards and occupies highest places". At first he struggled to score, then he struggled to play, then he struggled to make the match day squad. Read More »

US Rejects Proposals to Unblock NAFTA, Will Search 'Breakthroughs'

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Lighthizer said he would work "very hard" toward "major breakthroughs" between now and the start of a nine-day stretch of talks in Mexico City scheduled for February 26. They are expected to announce that the anti-corruption chapter has been largely completed, along with progress on some other less controversial areas, reports Reuters. Read More »

India has a sacred obligation to eliminate poverty: President

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President asks people to build a nation where girls are given equal treatment like boys in terms of education and healthcare, and equal opportunities. The President said, it is an ideal that may sound impractical in today's times of tensions and of terrorism. The President said, the principles of compassion, of assisting those in need, of building capacities of our neighbours, or even of those further away, underpin our society. Read More »

Taiwan holds live-fire drills as China tensions mount

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Back in 2015, the two countries agreed that Beijing would consult Taipei before commencing new flights in the area. The Civil Aviation Administration of China condemned authorities in Taiwan for refusing to approve 176 flights to be operated by China Eastern and Xiamen Air using the newly opened airway M503, saying the decision disregarded the welfare of people on both sides of the strait, according to a CAAC statement published January 19. Read More »

Poland asks for U.S. sanctions to cover Nord Stream 2

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Above: Former Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson , now the secretary of state. "Poland and the United States oppose the Nordstream 2 pipeline", he said. The Trump administration, which remains under investigation for President Donald Trump's campaign's ties to Russian Federation, has also sought to expand LNG shipments. Read More »

Russian Federation will try to target USA mid-term elections, says Central Intelligence Agency director

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Pompeo cited China's alleged efforts to steal USA commercial information and "infiltration of schools and hospitals" as evidence for his claims that Beijing posed as much of a danger as Moscow. Asked if his concerns extended to the upcoming United States mid-term elections in November, Pompeo told the BBC: "Of course". "The Russians have been at this a long time, and I fully expect they'll continue to be at it", said Pompeo, referring to Russian disinformation campaigns. Read More »

Saudi corruption purge winds down but scars will linger

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As for Prince Alwaleed trading in his Kingdom Holdings business soar 10 per cent on January 28th (the maximum rise allowed under exchange rules) and a further 5.38 per cent on January 29. Some were released because officials were unable to provide "sufficient evidence" to support the allegations against them, while others were freed after "admitting to corruption allegations" and settling with the government. Read More »

Roads near Graduate Hotel at U of M closed for police incident

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Police are still talking with a man on the sixth floor of the hotel who police say refused to leave the room after they attempted to serve an arrest warrant against him for an Arizona-based white-collar felony. The U sent a series of text and email messages to alert students, faculty and staff of the situation around 5:50 a.m. Monday, but the alert offered no details as to what triggered it. Read More »

Erdogan says Turkey will "clean" entire Syrian border

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Erdogan said last week that Turkey might conduct operations eastwards inside Syria all the way to Iraq to clear the YPG from its frontier. Hundreds of people attended funerals Monday for casualties of a Turkish offensive against Kurdish forces in the Syrian border region of Afrin. Read More »

Catalonia postpones vote for brand spanking new regional head, sticks…

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Puigdemont has been living in self-imposed exile in Belgium since he declared independence in late October, following an illegal referendum earlier in the month. But Rajoy's conservative court challenged the Catalan parliament's decision to schedule Puigdemont's investiture vote for Tuesday at 3 pm (1400 GMT). Read More »

USA senate hopeful rants about women with 'snake-filled heads'

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Sykes, wrote that "radical feminism" has a "crazed definition of modern womanhood". He later said, "They made it up to suit their own nasty, snake-filled heads". Sykes is pro-Trump, pro-MAGA, pro-gun, anti-abortion, pro-wall-some have said he is the most outright and boldest of all Senatorial candidates regarding President Trump's America First Agenda. Read More »

North Korea dials back military drills under sanctions strain

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Pompeo added that " many things were possible" when it came to removing Kim from power or otherwise restricting Pyongyang's ability to launch a nuclear weapon at the US. The idea carries enormous hazard, as Pyongyang has many artillery tubes pointing at Seoul, the capital of South Korea, and has also threatened to use nuclear weapons if it is attacked. Read More »

FBI Director steps down ahead of planned retirement

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White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told Monday's daily press briefing: "This decision was not made by the White House". Ms. Page then says, "If it's a matter similar to those we've been talking about lately, why no recusal before?" He was accused of being a Clinton supporter when it came to light that his wife took almost half a million dollars in donations for her state legislature campaign from a figure connected to Hillary Clinton . Read More »

Pep Guardiola's anger over Cardiff City's dirty tackles

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Wednesday's Premier League game against West Brom would appear to be a no-go for the 22-year-old, who has 11 goals and 14 assists in all competitions this season, while the first-leg of the Champions League last-16 tie against Basel on February 13 may also come too soon. Read More »

Budget session: 10 takeaways from Ram Nath Kovind's opening speech

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Talking about the economic situation, he said: "In the last three-and-a-half years, inflation, current account deficit and fiscal deficit on an average have come down". He said the government will persuade all parties to pass the bill in the Rajya Sabha unanimously. He said the banks were also being revitalised and the banking system made transparent, with the government deciding to "recapitalise the public sector banks by infusing more than Rs 2 lakh crore of capital into them". Read More »