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The dollar dipped to 104.90 yen as investors shifted into the Japanese currency, which is viewed as a "safe haven" from risk. China's retaliation against the USA tariffs on steel and aluminium appeared restrained. " Washington should dismiss the idea that China will concede in this trade war because it will find no white flags to mark China's surrender", it said.
  • Three-straight wins for HRV softball to open the season

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    No further damage was allowed by Jacob Seghi as he got a flyout to centerfield and a ground ball out to shut down the chances at a big offensive inning for Brush. Kinder managed to cut Notre Dame's lead to 2-1 in the bottom of the fourth inning. The Eagles would then get the momentum they needed to win the game.
  • Assistant coaches relish time with Hamilton girls' basketball

    Assistant coaches relish time with Hamilton girls' basketball

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    Instead, the No. 1 seed Rushford-Peterson Trojans overwhelmed No. 2 Spring Grove 66-30, in one of the Trojans' best showings of the season. She averaged 28 points in four playoff games, including two games of at least 30 points. "I say it every year, but we're just focused on building the machine". "We will give maximum effort with each drill of each practice of each day in order to maximize our time to continue to improve", Boone said.
  • Arming teachers not solution to shootings

    Arming teachers not solution to shootings

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    They marched and chanted, determined and hopeful that their presence would pressure lawmakers to advance a stalled measure that contained comprehensive education reforms. The superintendent at the time, Blaise Salerno, spoke to the high school students and the board of the need for "the development of a caring community, one in which we look after each other".
  • Have Breakfast With The Easter Bunny This Saturday

    Have Breakfast With The Easter Bunny This Saturday

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    Little ones can burn off the extra energy at bounce houses and visit a craft table with activities like making Peep kabobs, tinfoil Easter eggs and bunny masks. Along with the City of Decatur, Clairemont Presbyterian Church is hosting their annual hunt, Eggstravaganza on March 24 . Open to toddlers through fifth-graders.
  • Trying to adjust to the 'New Normal — UNFAIR AND UNBALANCED

    Trying to adjust to the 'New Normal — UNFAIR AND UNBALANCED

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    U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a memo Wednesday to federal prosecutors across the country, providing guidelines about the use of capital punishment in drug-related prosecutions. Sessions is recused from any kind of element of the examination. He will say that his motivation was simply the same as that provided by the report.
  • Tillerson's ouster at State may grant Trump more freedom

    Tillerson's ouster at State may grant Trump more freedom

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    But what may have done him in was a fatal disconnect over what Trump saw as Tillerson's conventional approach to policy matters. "I made the decision (to fire him) by myself", Trump told reporters on the White House lawns, minutes before he boarded Marine One for Joint Base Andrews Air Force for flying on his maiden trip to California.
  • Uber's Self-Driving Car Just Killed A Pedestrian!

    Uber's Self-Driving Car Just Killed A Pedestrian!

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    Uber spokeswoman Stephanie Sedlak says the media event will be held at a later date. The car was being driven in a suburb of Phoenix, Arizona , as part of tests Uber are conducting throughout North America. Investigators at the US National Transportation Safety Board determined the probable cause of the Tesla crash was the combination of "a truck driver's failure to yield the right of way and a car driver's inattention due to overreliance on vehicle automation".
  • Indians Missing In Iraq Since 2014 Are All Dead, Declares Sushma Swaraj

    Indians Missing In Iraq Since 2014 Are All Dead, Declares Sushma Swaraj

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    She confirmed that the DNA samples of the dead Indians have matched with those of their family members in India . "With full proof I can say these 39 are dead", Swaraj told parliament. Asked why the government did not go by the words of Harjit Massi, Sushma Swaraj said, "He is just one individual". "You don't have any feelings", a miffed Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan told the protesting members.
  • We are not terrorists, Boko Haram tells residents — DAPCHI

    We are not terrorists, Boko Haram tells residents — DAPCHI

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    The statement read in part: "With this prompt release of the Dapchi girls, the APC government has demonstrated how government should respond to such situations". Boko Haram never explained why the girls were taken, but many Nigerians speculated that the goal was ransom. Last month's kidnappings echoed the 2014 abduction of 276 schoolgirls from Chibok , northern Nigeria.
  • IL primary: What to know and how to watch

    IL primary: What to know and how to watch

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    With 91% percent of precincts reporting, the Associated Press called the race for Rauner, who won 51.7% of the vote to Ives' 48.3%. Beyond trying to unify a party in which almost half the primary voters wanted to dump him, Rauner will have to face a Democratic nominee who can match him dollar for dollar and then some - and who won his primary much more decisively.
  • Cambridge Analytica suspends CEO amid Facebook data scandal

    Cambridge Analytica suspends CEO amid Facebook data scandal

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    Facebook suspended Cambridge Analytica, but the ensuing controversy has seriously hurt the brands of both companies. The danger faced by Facebook going forward is two-fold: Complying with the rules means letting European users opt out of the highly targeted online ads that have made Facebook a money machine.
  • UMBC's Cinderella Run Ends With Loss To Kansas State

    UMBC's Cinderella Run Ends With Loss To Kansas State

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    The deal calls for another $7,500 for the team participating in the NCAA tournament . Also a popular internet item Friday night were photos of retrievers, the dog breed never so popular with USA sports fans. UMBC will play again on Sunday against No. 9 Kansas State in the second round with a spot in the Sweet 16 on the line . During the regular season, UMBC was dealt a 44-point loss by Albany.
  • There will be dire consequences if Democrats take House, Trump warns

    There will be dire consequences if Democrats take House, Trump warns

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    The program, which Trump past year made a decision to end, allows undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S.as children to temporarily remain in the U.S. "Actually, just being a chaotic leader where people are leaving left, right and center, and there seems to be no driving theory behind who stays and who goes - that is the kind of thing that the American people will probably not like".
  • EU parliament invites Facebook owner, Zuckerberg — Breach of data

    EU parliament invites Facebook owner, Zuckerberg — Breach of data

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    A company with a link to the real old lion of British intellectual life, Oxford Analytica, issued a statement Tuesday making sure no one confuses it with the brash political operatives associated with the Trump campaign. In 2011 Austrian privacy activist Max Schrems submitted a complaint to the Irish regulator about the use of Facebook users' friends' data by third-party apps without their direct consent.
  • Cambridge Analytica Suspends CEO amid Data Misuse Scandal

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    There may be no appropriate measures to control the flow of information in a free society, but let Zuckerberg and others rethink their social media businesses and security practices. The Federal trade Commission is joining British authorities in investigating Facebook after a data firm with ties to President Trump harvested personal information from millions of users.
  • Eifert embracing scrappy role for Boilermakers in March Madness

    Eifert embracing scrappy role for Boilermakers in March Madness

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    The biggest and strongest elbow on Purdue's roster sat buried in a bundle of metal and tape Sunday afternoon, but the No. 2-seeded Boilermakers managed to hold a risky Butler team an arm's length away anyway. "But we also have to protect the other players, and we have a job to do.' I totally understand that". Let's also not eliminate the possibility of Painter putting Vincent Edwards at the five position.
  • Trump prepares $60 billion in tariffs to punish China

    Trump prepares $60 billion in tariffs to punish China

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    In a letter obtained Sunday by The Wall Street Journal, trade groups said the tariffs would cause "a chain reaction of negative consequences". The UK has indicated that it will try to obtain an exemption for British steel , resulting in a threat from the EU Commission to sue Britain if it secures a unilateral exemption from United States steel tariffs.
  • Blazers Extend Winning Streak to 13

    Blazers Extend Winning Streak to 13

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    Tuesday night's broadcast on TNT is a "Players Only" game, with Brent Barry, Derek Fisher, Nate Robinson and Dennis Scott call in the action. The best team in the league this season has been Houston . He has put up huge numbers on the offensive end and has been a very good rebounder. But the Rockets also won the two previous meetings this season, with the most recent being a 121-112 victory in Houston on January 10.
  • Pro-life pregnancy centers shouldn't be forced to promote abortion

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    Kennedy, Chief Justice of the United States John G. Roberts, Associate Justice Clarence Thomas, and Associate Justice Stephen Breyer. It ruled the California law amounted to "reasonable licensing" by the state. But his questions Tuesday were nearly uniformly hostile to the law, and he was even short with other justices who seemed to defend it. In the AMA Journal of Ethics , a recent article entitled " Why Crisis Pregnancy Centers are Legal but Unethical ", Drs.
  • Stephen Curry (Ankle) Targeting Return on Friday

    Stephen Curry (Ankle) Targeting Return on Friday

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    But Golden State keeps running into injury issues. Golden State's 75-point total was its lowest of the season and Cook admitted the makeshift line-up left them exposed in the end. The Spurs led by double digits in three of four outings against Golden State, and on March 8 held an 8-point lead with fewer than five minutes remaining before falling 110-107.
  • Strike on Syria's Ghouta kills 15 children sheltering in school, says monitor

    Strike on Syria's Ghouta kills 15 children sheltering in school, says monitor

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    Indeed, the way in which 400,000 civilians are being attacked in Eastern Ghouta , and so mercilessly bombed with everything from napalm to illegal cluster munitions, does the notion of humanitarian law even exist anymore? While the militants holed-up there shell residential areas of Damascus city on daily basis, todays' death toll appears to be the heaviest one over the past few weeks.
  • Keep Your Active Eyes on Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD)

    Keep Your Active Eyes on Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD)

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    Sell side analysts plays vital role in buying and selling a stock where 2 analysts rated Advanced Micro Devices, Inc . During the same period previous year , the firm earned ($0.01) earnings per share . AMD holds Low or High volatility? . Among 11 analysts covering ServiceMaster ( NYSE:SERV ), 9 have Buy rating , 0 Sell and 2 Hold. For example, a stock may near its 52 week low in a price correction after earnings expectations for future quarters were revised.
  • Trump Hires Joe DiGenova To Serve On Legal Team

    Trump Hires Joe DiGenova To Serve On Legal Team

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    The White House is continuing to deny that President Donald Trump is looking to oust special counsel Robert Mueller . Trump wrote on Twitter . "Because we are a rule-of-laws nation". This has renewed pressure on Republicans to sound the alarm that they would view any effort to remove Mueller as intolerable.
  • Irish regulator 'following up' with Facebook on third party data use

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    On 19 March, Facebook announced that it will stand down its search of Cambridge Analytica's premises at our request . This consultant, founded in U.S.by key figures in Trump campaign as Steve Bannon or patron Robert Mercer - but of British matrix - is being investigated in United Kingdom as part of alleged interference of Russian espionage in campaign in favor of Brexit.
  • Met Office weather warning for ice in place this morning

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    Here's all you need to know about the latest weather forecast and how to find out if schools near you will be shut in response to the severe weather . This week's weather forecast. In a tweet the airport said: "There have been a small number of cancellations today due to the weather". Those travelling by air were advised to check with their airlines before travelling- on Sunday.
  • Google Launches Instant Game Demos

    Google Launches Instant Game Demos

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    It effectively downloads part of a game and gives you "instant" access to some of its gameplay and features. These include Clash Royale , Words With Friends , Solitaire , Final Fantasy XV , Bubble Witch 3 Saga , and Mighty Battles . Back in May 2016, Mountain View based Internet search giant Google announced Android Instant Apps that allowed users to use apps without having to install them on their smartphones.
  • Shooting at Maryland high school

    Shooting at Maryland high school

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    He also said that he was against President Donald Trump's calls to arm teachers. Students in Maryland preparing for a weekend march against gun violence were shaken Wednesday when shots rang out in their high school hallway. Since then, a movement led by students from the Florida high school has pushed for increased gun-control measures. According to the Baltimore Sun , St.
  • PUBG Mobile starts its worldwide release

    PUBG Mobile starts its worldwide release

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    You may soon be having a " battle royale " of your own on your smartphone, however, over which mobile game you want to play between this and Fortnite . PUBG Mobile is now available in the United States as a free download for iOS and Android devices, unlike its versions for the PC and Xbox One .
  • Huawei P20 Pro Seen On Geekbench

    Huawei P20 Pro Seen On Geekbench

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    The special thing is that, despite having a mid-range smartphone , it has a feature like Face Unlock and Fingerprint Sensor. The P20 Pro apparently has IP67 dust and water resistance, which is the same level as the iPhone X , and like that phone it's said to have no 3.5mm headphone port.
  • Cambridge Analytica CEO Sees Claims as Backlash to Trump Win

    Cambridge Analytica CEO Sees Claims as Backlash to Trump Win

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    Facebook stock fell 7 percent Monday after the controversy prompted some outside observers to suggest that the social network should be more regulated. While much of the data thought to have been used by Cambridge Analytics was on US voters, the Federal Trade Commission, in charge of consumer protection in the US, has not commented on the case.
  • Mueller team gives Trump lawyers more details

    Mueller team gives Trump lawyers more details

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    That's according to a person with direct knowledge of the situation who wasn't authorized to discuss the memos publicly and spoke on condition of anonymity. Initially Mr Dowd said he was speaking for the president but later clarified he was "speaking for myself". The FBI's investigation began months before it received a dossier of anti-Trump research funded by the Democratic Party and Clinton's campaign.
  • UK Seeks Search Warrant for Cambridge Analytica After Facebook Data Scandal

    UK Seeks Search Warrant for Cambridge Analytica After Facebook Data Scandal

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    Both firms deny any wrongdoing. According to its website, Cambridge Analytica has offices in four major cities in the world and one mysteriously in the Kota Damansara suburb outside Kuala Lumpur. Such a response draws from the tendency in data-protection regulations to focus exclusively on data-collection practices (by providing notice and obtaining consent), and not pay enough heed to subsequent processing, sharing and use of the data .
  • Workers Abducted by ISIS in Iraq Are Confirmed Dead

    Workers Abducted by ISIS in Iraq Are Confirmed Dead

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    The relatives of the 39 Indians were made to undergo DNA test previous year. Thirty-eight of them have been identified through DNA tests; ID cards and bracelets traditionally worn by Sikh men also were found nearby. "I will not do this sin". She revealed that the government had over the course of the crisis received information from different heads of states on three separate occasions that said the 39 Indians had not been killed.
  • Chile debe volver a la mesa de negociaciones — Bolivia

    Chile debe volver a la mesa de negociaciones — Bolivia

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    Para el abogado francés Mathias Forteau "No cabe la menor duda de que Chile se ha comprometido a negociar acceso soberano al mar". "El lenguaje utilizado es muy claro, no hay nada vago (.) las partes se comprometen a negociar". "Estamos aquí para expresar nuestra confianza en un fallo justo y certero que contribuirá a cerrar definitivamente una herida abierta en la región", declaró en conferencia de prensa el presidente boliviano, Evo Morales , al referirse a uno de los conflictos ...
  • Walkout Highlights Impact Of Gun Violence On Youth

    Walkout Highlights Impact Of Gun Violence On Youth

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    The duration was a tribute to 17 students and staff killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida , on Feb 14. Moorhead High School had a large walkout as hundreds of students gathered in the gymnasium for a 17-minute presentation that included a biography of each Florida victim.
  • We will work very well together

    We will work very well together

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    Pompeo , who was named as Trump's pick as a replacement for now-outgoing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson , isn't the only new nominee raising eyebrows. Europe should be preparing for potential counter measures to neutralize the impact of the USA abandoning the agreement . Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi said Wednesday that Tillerson's ouster showed that "Americans are serious about the withdrawal from the nuclear deal known as Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action".
  • Rohit Sharma Reveals Why He Didn't Watch Dk's Last Ball Six

    Rohit Sharma Reveals Why He Didn't Watch Dk's Last Ball Six

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    Jaydev Unadkat bagged two wickets off 33 runs while Washington Sundar got a wicket for 20 runs. However, Rohit and Lokesh Rahul came to the rescue with a 51-run partnership before Rahul was dismissed by Rubel Hossain for 24. "We will win in the future". "If you look at our times, we had players like Arjuna (Ranatunga), Hashan (Tillekaratne), Aravinda (de Silva), Marvan (Atapattu) - guys who were not only excellent on the field, but also acted like role models off it".
  • Trump To Host Saudi Crown Prince, With Iran Likely On Agenda

    Trump To Host Saudi Crown Prince, With Iran Likely On Agenda

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    The investments may have been hindered in part because of bin Salman's ordered arrests last November of dozens of princes, senior military officers, businessmen and top officials, including a well-known royal billionaire with extensive holdings in Western companies, conducted while the crown prince said he was fighting corruption in his country.
  • French far-right praises Putin victory

    French far-right praises Putin victory

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    It has responded with its own expulsion of British envoys. Bolivian President Evo Morales said on Twitter that Putin's win "guarantees geopolitical equilibrium and world peace before the onslaught of imperialism". Putin says he believes Trump accepted his denial of allegations that Russians meddled in the election that brought Trump to power. Putin is frustrated at the resulting US and European Union sanctions but appears unwilling to make concessions that would bring them to an end.