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Workers try to shore up tilted buildings after Taiwan quake

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Firefighters climbed ladders hoisted against windows to reach people inside apartments. Hualien, on Taiwan's eastern coast, was struck by a second, magnitude 5.7 quake on Wednesday night. The shifting of the buildings was likely caused by soil liquefaction from the magnitude 6.4 quake. The quake also buckled roads and disrupted electricity and water supplies to thousands of households. Read More »

NEET on May 6

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This exam provides admission to all the MBBS and BDS courses in all the government colleges. The candidates belonging to these states shall also be eligible for 15% all India quota seats. Educational and qualifying: Should have 12th standard examination certificate or equivalent examination from a recognized board with Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Biotechnology and Mathematics. Read More »

Ice sculpting: An Olympic-worthy event unto itself in South Korea

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Japan's national team has 124 athletes, the most in its Winter Olympic history. The participating athletes are expected to forego wearing colors and flags to represent their country. Individual athletes were given permission to take part in the games, provided they take a test to determine they haven't violated the doping rules. The aforementioned 15, including two coaches, were entering a second appeal after the IOC's invitation review panel decided not to invite them to Pyeongchang, even ... Read More »

U.S. lawmakers seek budget breakthrough on eve of shutdown deadline

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The House would then vote later Thursday evening or potentially in the early morning hours of Friday, depending on time agreements in the Senate and how long it takes to formally get the bill to the House. The measure would extend government funding at current levels until March 23 to allow lawmakers to finalize details on the spending in a separate measure. Read More »

'Dreamers' In Military Won't Face Deportation, Says Defense Secretary Mattis

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Exceptions would apply if a service member either has committed a serious felony or has received a federal judge's signed deportation order, Mattis said, adding that he is not aware of either case applying to a USA service member. The Dreamers in the military are among an estimated 690,000 non-citizens who were brought illegally to the U.S.as minors. Now the military careers of thousands of young immigrants are on hold as they are subject to intensive background checks. Read More »

Cleveland Cavs Trade Jae Crowder In 3-Team Deal

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Cleveland's first-round pick will take a little less than $2 million off the total, but that roughly $13 million is absolutely massive for a team looking to clear cap space for this summer. That's not a good thing, but I just want to be where I'm wanted. I like it here. I like it here, it hasn't gone as planned, but I definitely want to be here. Read More »

Ice Cricket: Shahid Afridi's Royals defeat Virender Sehwag's Diamonds by six wickets

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St Moritz's witnessed a special afternoon as legends of cricket rolled back the years to put up a spectacular game show but this time on ice. But this time around, it was different. Enroute to his first ever half-century on the ice, The Sultan of Multan started the innings by cutting Shoaib Akhtar's very first ball to score a boundary and went on to make 62 brilliant runs. Read More »

Former Bangladesh PM Khaleda Zia gets 5 years in jail for graft

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Khaleda was given a shorter term while her son, Tarique Rahman, and four others were jailed for 10 years at the end of a case that lasted almost 10 years. She and five others were booked in in July 2008 by the Anti-Corruption Bureau for misappropriating Tk 2.1 crore that had come from a foreign bank as grants for orphans. Read More »

Australia PM confronts scandal over deputy's extramarital affair

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Ms Campion was reportedly assigned a media position in the office of Nationals MP Matt Canavan and was not replaced in the months after she left. Ms Campion was Mr Joyce's press secretary prior to that. Deputy Prime Minister Joyce's ex-wife Natalie spoke out after the news broke on Wednesday, admitting she's "devastated", and now the prime minister has sympathised with her - and said he's "very conscious of the distress" the ordeal has caused her. Read More »

White House Instructs Agencies to Prepare for Possible Shutdown

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Senate leaders unveiled a two-year budget deal Wednesday, which would boost military and non-defense spending by $300 billion over the next two years, as well as more than $80 billion in disaster relief. A shutdown would be the second in less than a month. "Given that the Senate still has not passed its bipartisan agreement because Senate Republicans are feuding, time is running short for them to keep the government's lights on", Hoyer said in a statement. Read More »

Renacci passes on likelihood to criticize Trump for 'treasonous' comment

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I am no longer surprised by anything President Trump says, including his freakish insistence that those who failed to applaud his State of the Union address were "treasonous". "When you see these towns and when you see these thugs being thrown into the back of a paddy wagon, you just see them thrown in, rough", Trump said during a speech to law enforcement officials on Long Island. Read More »

Donald Trump Endorses Two-Year McConnell - Schumer Budget Deal

It contains $80 billion in disaster relief aid for Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Texas and Florida. "We're certainly happy with the direction that it's moving", press secretary Sarah Sanders said, adding that the White House would need to see the final components. Read More »

Bandh observed in AP against ‘injustice to State’

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Meanwhile, Andhra University announced suspension of classes on Thursday, to avoid inconvenience to students. Classes would be suspended at the Visakhapatnam-based Andhra University and its affiliated colleges. - Railways: The bandh did not affect train services. Minister Kollu Ravindra sat on the road as a mark of protest. While speaking at a teleconference from Dubai on Thursday with MPs, offici-als and party key leaders, he asked the TD cadre to hold protests in all constituencies ... Read More »

The Tullow Oil plc (TLW) Earns "Buy" Rating from Deutsche Bank AG

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Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada raised Tullow Oil plc to an outperform rating and lifted their target price for the stock from GBX 200 ($2.64) to GBX 260 ($3.43) in a report on Tuesday, September 26th. The stock's 50 day moving average is GBX 177.75 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 177.78. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: "Tullow Oil (TLW) Earns Overweight Rating from Barclays" was posted by Week Herald and is the sole property of of Week Herald. Read More »

Pence not ruling out meeting with North Korea at Olympics

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These sources said the NIS had also briefed the National Assembly that it is investigating whether North Korea was behind the Coincheck hack of January 26. "I think the biggest area that he was interested in was on missile defense, just given the threat that North Korea poses right now and what's happening with regards to that", Sen. Read More »

Pelosi ends immigration speech after more than 8 hours, setting record

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But the House informally operates according to the " Hastert Rule ", which says a bill will only be brought to the floor if a majority of the majority (i.e., most Republicans) supports it. At issue is the fate of roughly 1.8 million immigrants brought to the country as children and living here illegally. "If Democrats join with Republicans on this deal and lift the caps, what you will have is a collusion with Donald Trump to deport Dreamers ", he said on "MTP Daily". Read More »

Men's basketball preview: Texas A&M at Auburn

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They had two preseason All-SEC selections in Williams and Davis, and by December 25, they had spent five straight weeks ranked in the top 10. Auburn coach Gus Malzahn is scheduled to earn $7.3 million in the final year of a seven-year deal he agreed to recently, according to details of the contract released by the school. Read More »

US Senate reaches two-year budget deal to avert govt shutdown

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Second-ranking Senate Republican John Cornyn of Texas said the disaster relief package will be between $80 billion and $90 billion. "We are certainly happy with the direction that it's moving, particularly that we're moving away from the crisis budgeting that we have been on in the past", she said. Read More »

US Senate Republicans, Democrats Come Together On 2-Year Budget Deal

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The Senate agreement also contains nearly $90 billion in overdue disaster aid for hurricane-slammed Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico. "I hope that the speaker will man up [confront the issue] and decide that we in the House can also have what Mitch McConnell guaranteed in the Senate: a vote ", Pelosi said . Read More »

Pistons acquire forward James Ennis from Memphis

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Pistons will also send a second-round pick to Memphis in the deal. Reed was traded in the deal for Nelson. Ennis, 6-7, 210, is in his fourth National Basketball Association season and has averaged 6.3 points, 3.3 rebounds, 0.9 assists and 20.4 minutes in 193 career games with Miami, New Orleans and Memphis. Read More »

Sinclair Broadcast Group Enters Oversold Territory (SBGI)

The stock decreased 2.53% or $0.9 during the last trading session, reaching $34.7. Sinclair Broadcast Group has a beta of 1.8, indicating that its share price is 80% more volatile than the S&P 500. Therefore 100% are positive. Principal Financial Group Inc. boosted its position in shares of Sinclair Broadcast Group by 15.0% during the 3rd quarter. Read More »

Police Charge Two Men In ATM 'Jackpotting' Scheme

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A man from Springfield, Mass. and another from Spain face federal charges in a "jackpotting" scheme that uses malware to prompt ATMs to spit out all their cash. Two men have been charged in connection to the recent "jackpotting" of several ATM machines in CT and Rhode Island. The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) has charged two men with bank fraud after they allegedly hacked ATM machines causing them to eject all their cash reserves like a Vegas slot machine. Read More »

Two more arrested in Chandan Gupta's murder case

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Two accused, identified as Naseem and Waseem, were arrested with two country-made pistols along with two cartridges. "One of the accused persons in Chandan Gupta murder case - Salman - has been arrested". "Police have registered cases under various sections of the IPC against WhatsApp group administrator Ram Singh for posting objectionable and communally inciting messages and pictures, and against group member Ajay Gupta for spreading enmity between people from two communities". Read More »

Rumford excels on home Perth golf course

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Defending champion Rumford raced to the turn in 29 en route to an opening 64 in the event at Lake Karrinyup Country Club, where the first three rounds are played as a regular strokeplay event before the field is reduced to 24 players on Sunday, with a six-hole matchplay format determining the victor. Read More »

Man due to face court over alleged hammer attack on puppy

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A 16-year-old male teenager has been released on bail, pending further police inquiries. Cops have recovered the remains of "the little dog and a hammer". Officers believe that the puppy was killed on Saturday in Lurgan and there were reports that horrific video and images of its death were posted on Snapchat. Read More »

Steele Dossier Author "Was Desperate that Donald Trump Not Get Elected"

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These were the same agencies that cleared Hillary Clinton of wrongdoing in her classified email scandal, a subject that President Trump railed about consistently as he campaigned for the White House. FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe signed another one. Tea Party Patriots Action just launched a campaign calling on Assistant Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to do his job, or resign. Read More »

Mike Pence strikes first in Olympic chess match with North Korea

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Kim Yo Jong is to arrive Friday on a private jet to attend the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang Games later that day, and will join Moon for lunch on Saturday, presidential spokesman Kim Eui-kyeom said . That might make it sound like a good time for North Korea to attack, but the North also has a vested interest in keeping the peace during the Games. Read More »

Earnings on the Doorstep For NuStar Energy LP

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Mizuho restated a hold rating and set a $47.00 price objective on shares of NuStar Energy in a research report on Friday, October 20th. As per Thursday, November 9, the company rating was maintained by Wells Fargo. (NYSE:NS). Shareholders of record on Thursday, February 8th will be given a $1.095 dividend. We have $13.16 PT which if reached, will make NYSE:NSH worth $29.74M less. Read More »

South Korea President Meeting Kim Jong Un's High-Ranking Sister

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With tensions still high over its nuclear programme, U.S. officials are threatening new sanctions. The North's last parade took place in April 2017, when state television showed the event live. Skeptics say the North's outreach to the South over the Olympics is an attempt at weakening USA -led sanctions and pressure against the country and at buying more time to advance its nuclear weapons and missiles development. Read More »

Twitter claims there were just 49 Russia Brexit trolls

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News outlets and academics have been trying for more than a year to uncover Twitter accounts suspected of being Russian interfering in United Kingdom elections. "Forty-nine such accounts were active during the referendum campaign, which represents less than 0.005% of the total number of accounts that tweeted about the referendum", he said. Read More »