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But he has failed to fire so far in New Zealand , with scores of 22 and four in the two ODIs he played and 12 in the first Twenty20. The play was eventually abandoned at 10 p.m. They trail 0-1 following a 47-run defeat in the opener in Nelson last Friday. The world Twenty20 champions have already lost both Tests, three one-days and the first Twenty20 in New Zealand , and Carlos Brathwaite said they were desperate for a win.
  • Palestinian teen indicted for slapping IDF soldiers in incident caught on video

    Palestinian teen indicted for slapping IDF soldiers in incident caught on video

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    Some anti-occupation activists have sought to compare Ahed to Malala Yousafzai or have referred to her as the West Bank's Joan of Arc , celebrating her as a youthful symbol of "Palestinian resistance". Photos of Ahed's cousin Muhammad Tamimi have been widely shared on Palestinian social media, showing the young boy's face badly bruised and scarred.
  • Parking garage fire destroys up to 1400 cars in England

    Parking garage fire destroys up to 1400 cars in England

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    Witnesses described abandoning their vehicles, grabbing possessions and running for their lives. The charred remains of ruined vehicles were visible in the seven stories of the parking garage. "The flames were just shooting out of the engine and coming past the tires", witness Sue Wright told BBC News. "We just left everything in the auto - handbags, telephone, cash - and just went".
  • First baby of year at 12:01 am

    First baby of year at 12:01 am

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    THE NEW Year's first baby has been born in Limerick . Meanwhile, there are still some parts of America and Canada preparing to ring in the new year, with the last getting underway at midday our time. Grandparents and uncles of Ella-Louise were en route to the hospital on Monday afternoon to welcome the new member of the family. The first is understood to have been Harry Jacob Ferguson, who arrived just past midnight at Dr Gray's Hospital in Elgin.
  • 2 suspects arrested in quadruple homicide in Troy, New York

    2 suspects arrested in quadruple homicide in Troy, New York

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    Two men arrested early Saturday in the gruesome murder of a family in Troy, New York, have been identified as 38-year-old James White and 24-year-old Justin Mann, NBC News reports. More details will be posted when they become available. The family was killed in their Troy apartment on December 21, but not discovered until five days later, after relatives grew concerned over unreturned phone calls.
  • Two Iranian Protesters Killed in Anti-Government Demonstrations

    Two Iranian Protesters Killed in Anti-Government Demonstrations

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    But in cities across Iran , protesters ripped down posters of Ayatollah Khamenei, the Islamic Republic's supreme leader. The violence continued for a fourth day on Sunday despite President Hassan Rouhani's appeal for calm. Official inflation has crept up to 10 per cent again. Also, three protesters were reportedly shot dead by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps in central Iran on Sunday.
  • Palestinian pain for India

    Palestinian pain for India

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    The United Nations and the U.S. both designate Jamaat-ud-Dawa and its affiliates as a front for Lashkar-e-Taiba, which frequently carries out attacks targeting Indian security personnel in the disputed region of Kashmir. More than 50 speakers addressed the rally, including Hafiz Saeed. The Difa-e-Pakistan Council is an umbrella organisation for hardline anti-India anti-US Islamic groups in Pakistan.
  • Indian prisoners languishing in Pakistan jails

    Indian prisoners languishing in Pakistan jails

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    The bilateral agreement on exchange of lists on nuclear installations that prohibits the two countries from attacking each other's nuke facilities was signed on 31 December 1988, and came into force on 27 January 1991. India reiterated on Monday its request for consular access to convicted spy Kulbhushan Jadhav and Hamid Nehal Ansari, both imprisoned in Pakistan on the charges of anti-state activities.
  • Teenager Arrested After Four Shot Dead In New Jersey Home

    Teenager Arrested After Four Shot Dead In New Jersey Home

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    A 16-year-old armed with a semi-automatic rifle shot and killed his parents, his sister and a family friend who lived with them in Long Branch on New Year's Eve, authorities said Monday. The suspect was taken into custody without incident following the shooting inside the Wall Street home in Long Branch just before 11:45 p.m. A semi-automatic rifle was recovered at the scene, investigators said.
  • Time for change in Iran, says Trump

    Time for change in Iran, says Trump

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    The "Iranian people give no credit to the deceitful and opportunist remarks of USA officials or Mr. Trump", said Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman, Bahram Ghasemi, according to state television. He said all funds from the United States had been "properly audited" and that "services (were) rendered". Since 2002, the United States has given Islamabad more than $33 billion in aid.
  • Priceline Group Inc (NASDAQ:PCLN) is Scharf Investments LLC's 8th Largest Position

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    Over the last quarter, insiders sold 1,567 shares of company stock worth $2,781,444. 295,700 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 353,758. portfolio. It also upped Paypal Hldgs Inc stake by 202,421 shares and now owns 2.12M shares. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.03 in 2017 Q3. Since September 13, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $27,135 activity.
  • Conning INC Increased Kimberly Clark Corp (KMB) Position

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    Barnett & Company Inc who had been investing in Kimberly Clark Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $42.44B market cap company. 114,563 were reported by Sterling Capital Mngmt Ltd. Leucadia Natl owns 24,841 shares. The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Monday, February 13 by Cowen & Co.
  • How to Watch the Holiday Bowl: Washington State vs

    How to Watch the Holiday Bowl: Washington State vs

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    Michigan State's defense kept Tyler Hilinski in check in his first start at quarterback for Washington State , giving up just 89 yards on 17-of-24 passing. Also after the game, Spartan junior running back LJ Scott announced during the FS1 post-game show that he's holding off on the National Football League, he said he will return to East Lansing for his senior year.
  • Several hurt in crackdown on DR Congo protests

    Several hurt in crackdown on DR Congo protests

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    The United Nations says dozens of people have been killed during anti-government protests this year. A government statement said one policeman had also been killed. Authorities have banned demonstrations and gatherings of more than five people, with regular checkpoints and security checkpoints established throughout the countryside.
  • Israel strikes Hamas positions in Gaza following rocket launch

    Israel strikes Hamas positions in Gaza following rocket launch

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    None of the shells caused any casualties, however. A memorial ceremony marking the 24th birthday of an Israeli soldier killed during the 2014 Operation Protective Edge, the ground invasion of the Gaza Strip aimed at silencing rocket fire into Israel, was interrupted when air raid sirens sounded on Sunday heralding incoming rounds.
  • Jordan Ayew: Confidence boost can help Swansea avoid relegation

    Jordan Ayew: Confidence boost can help Swansea avoid relegation

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    Watford are on the lookout for new recruits next month, but just as importantly to manager Silva is keeping his current crop in place for the second half of the campaign. "It's only our fault, like the game at Crystal Palace , in the last few minutes we lost the game again". "What we need to do is to improve our squad and not to allow people to leave.
  • Six dead as seaplane crashes into Sydney river in Australia

    Six dead as seaplane crashes into Sydney river in Australia

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    The pilot was the sixth victim. The identities of those killed have not yet been confirmed. The Sydney Seaplanes aircraft, carrying a pilot and five passengers, crashed at about 3.15 p.m. The aircraft crashed into a river in Australia, police say, with the cause of the accident still under investigation. . Four Britons are feared dead after a sea plane crashed near Sydney , Australia.
  • Woman receives Triple Talaq for not paying dowry

    Woman receives Triple Talaq for not paying dowry

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    Days after bill criminalising Triple Talaq was passed in the Lok Sabha , a case of Triple Talaq has come to light where a woman was given talaq for being unable to give dowry to her in-laws. The Congress on Thursday said that they wanted certain amendments but the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government was "in a hurry to pass" the Triple Talaq Bill.
  • Judge strikes down Moore's request to halt Jones certification

    Judge strikes down Moore's request to halt Jones certification

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    Moore said he's had to fight not only Democrats but also Republicans and the "Washington establishment". Montgomery Circuit Judge Johnny Hardwick on Thursday denied Moore's attempt to delay the certification of votes while Moore's claims of voting irregularities are investigated.
  • Muslim women have applied to perform Haj without 'mehram', says Modi

    Muslim women have applied to perform Haj without 'mehram', says Modi

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    Referring to them as "My New India Youth", the PM asked them to come forward and deliberate on how this New India - free from the poison of casteism, communalism, terrorism and corruption; free from filth and poverty - would be formed. He also recalled his meeting with young girls from the state and said he was amazed at the spirit they had and the enthusiasm in their hearts and the dreams they nurtured.
  • Multiple deputies injured after shots fired in incident in Denver suburb

    Multiple deputies injured after shots fired in incident in Denver suburb

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    Except for the one deputy killed, none of the other victims have life-threatening injuries, Douglas County Sheriff Tony Spurlock said at a press conference Sunday afternoon. We love our police and law enforcement -God Bless them all! An emergency shelter was also set up for those ordered to leave their homes for their own safety.
  • Extreme cold warning issued for Toronto

    Extreme cold warning issued for Toronto

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    A record-breaking Arctic air is set to encompass all of Ontario in its icy grip. The weather service issues warnings when extreme cold or wind chill creates an elevated risk of frostbite and hypothermia. Environment Canada said to expect temperatures across the county to remain between -17C and -28C, with the wind chill pushing the temperatures into the minus 30s.
  • Suspecting deal with North, Seoul seizes ship

    Suspecting deal with North, Seoul seizes ship

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    Acting on intelligence provided by the USA - including surveillance photos of an exchange taken by satellite - South Korean customs officials boarded the vessel, the Lighthouse Winmore , when it entered Yeosu Port on November 24, Yonhap news reported.
  • Kentucky and Northwestern ready to square off in Music City Bowl

    Kentucky and Northwestern ready to square off in Music City Bowl

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    When Snell left the game, United Kingdom was trailing 10-7. Jeremy Larkin busted through the Kentucky front seven and gained 28 yards on a first-down run. United Kingdom would take over on downs. He was carted off the field and never returned. Johnson completed four straight passes on that drive, including a 37-yarder to Kayaune Ross.
  • Al Franken Makes First Public Speech Since Announcing His Resignation

    Al Franken Makes First Public Speech Since Announcing His Resignation

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    In Congress, he worked to move past his comedy background, and focused on issues like net neutrality and protecting survivors of sexual assault. "One of the hardest things about leaving this job will be not getting to work alongside you every day, but I can not wait to see what you do next", he told his staff, his voice cracking.
  • OH dog freezes to death on porch

    OH dog freezes to death on porch

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    A dog was found frozen solid outside a home in the U.S. as a bitter cold spell continues to grip most of the country. However, Ms. Brown told The Blade that neither dog had any food or water, and that there were blankets and a pillow on the porch.
  • Lakers hold team meeting to air grievances on and off the court

    Lakers hold team meeting to air grievances on and off the court

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    Coach Luke Walton called all the frustrations "normal" and admitted that he understood the sources of it. Following a lackluster 95-92 loss to Portland at home on Saturday, Walton said he noticed players "pouting" on the bench, and center Andrew Bogut said "guys are frustrated".
  • Long Beach, California shootings happened in workplace

    Long Beach, California shootings happened in workplace

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    A workplace shooting in Long Beach left two men dead, including the gunman, and a third injured. Long Beach police said they responded to the location amid reports of an active shooter at large. As it was happening, people were seen fleeing the office building and shouting about the incident going on inside. Three law firms are listed among the occupants, but police did not reveal the office where the shooting occurred.
  • Man kills 2, then himself at Houston auto shop

    Man kills 2, then himself at Houston auto shop

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    Central Time, officers responded to a shooting-in-progress call, police said. The gunman, who was not immediately identified, walked into the Bemer Plus shop in southwest Houston and opened fire before turning the gun on himself. The incident unfolded in a manner of minutes, police said. A motive for the shooting is unknown at this time. His identity and the identity of the victims have not yet been released.
  • 'Make America Gay Again.' Mike Pence Gets Trolled With Rainbow Banner

    'Make America Gay Again.' Mike Pence Gets Trolled With Rainbow Banner

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    However, The Times received an email from Shannon Slade, who said the banner was "hung by the daughters of the couple who live in the home, and one of their girlfriends (I'm one of them!) with the full support of their parents". "When they said, 'We're not here to control your free speech rights, ' they came out with chili and began feeding them". "They've been really nice to us", Buglione told the publication.
  • Wind chill advisory sent

    Wind chill advisory sent

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    Arctic air will remain over the region through the upcoming week. Wind chills around -35 can lead to frostbite in only 10 minutes. Today, snow showers likely, mainly after noon. The Wind Chill Warning covers east central South Dakota, southwest Minnesota and parts of northwest Iowa. Northwest wind around 9 miles per hour.
  • Sharif leaves for Saudi Arabia

    Sharif leaves for Saudi Arabia

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    Regardless of the lack of enthusiasm of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) to authoritatively state anything about the ex- premier's leaving, a seat has been booked in Sharif's name for a Jeddah-bound flight for Saturday, as per the information of the Dawn.
  • Newcastle and Brighton scrap for a point

    Newcastle and Brighton scrap for a point

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    It proved to be another hard afternoon for Benitez, who restored the players he rested for Wednesday night's 1-0 defeat by Manchester City to the starting line-up, but saw his team labour in a game they had targeted. Currently, Newcastle look like a Championship team struggling to cope with the step up in quality in the Premier League , and too many players appear to have been carried one step too far into the top flight.
  • Tip-off by Australian diplomat helped FBI Russia probe, report says

    Tip-off by Australian diplomat helped FBI Russia probe, report says

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    The conversation between Papadopoulos and the diplomat, Alexander Downer, in London was a driving factor behind the FBI's decision to open an intelligence investigation of Moscow's contacts with the Trump campaign, the Times reported . The Times report also reveals that Papadopoulos was a significant member of the campaign and not just a "coffee boy". Russian officials may have approached Papadopoulos, who Trump officials have called a low-level adviser of little significance, because he ...
  • Africa Football Legend George Weah Declared President of Liberia

    Africa Football Legend George Weah Declared President of Liberia

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    He formed the Congress for Democratic Change but was defeated by current president. Mr Weah will succeed incumbent President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf next month in what will be Liberia's first democratic transition since 1944. Mr Weah grew up in Clara Town slum in Monrovia and went on to star for AC Milan, Paris St Germain and Chelsea and become the only African to win FIFA World Player of the Year.
  • Social justice activist Erica Garner dies following heart attack

    Social justice activist Erica Garner dies following heart attack

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    A CT scan showed that Garner, who was being treated at a hospital in Brooklyn, suffered "major brain damage from a lack of oxygen while in cardiac arrest", according to a statement posted Wednesday. In 2016, she campaigned on behalf of Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, an independent, for president. Thousands of people sent her well-wishes over the past week, including U.S.
  • Vice President Joseph Boakai concedes defeat to George Weah

    Vice President Joseph Boakai concedes defeat to George Weah

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    Boakai who was flanked by his supporters and party leaders, said he had already called Mr. Weah to congratulate him. However, like hundreds of thousands of supporters across the country and in the Diaspora, the VP entered the runoff election confident in a victory that would have ensured the party retained not just the Executive Mansion for what would have been considered a third consecutive term, but a change of course that would have ensured that a robust governance with focus on a more ...
  • Big boost for NPP as 8 Meghalaya MLAs join the party

    Big boost for NPP as 8 Meghalaya MLAs join the party

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    Apart from Lyngdoh and Tynsong those who resigned today were, Sniawbhalang Dhar (Nartiang), Ngaitlang Dhar (Umroi), Comingone Ymbon (Raliang) all of the Congress, Remington Pyngrope (Mawkynrew) of the UDP, two independents, Stephanson Mukhim (Amlarem) and Hopeful Bamon (Sutnga-Saipung).
  • 5 execs at comfort women foundation offer to quit

    5 execs at comfort women foundation offer to quit

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    The five resignations were submitted a day before a report critical of the 2015 deal was released by a government task force. Moon noted that the 2015 deal was not only against the global community's universal principle of resolving historical issues, but also a political agreement excluding the victims and ordinary South Koreans.
  • Random drawing scheduled to break tie in disputed House race

    Random drawing scheduled to break tie in disputed House race

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    On Friday morning, Republicans also filed several court filings opposing the Democrats' court motions. David Yancey has seesawed since the November 7 election. Cox. "Make no mistake, this is a deliberate strategy to make it more hard for the House to organize smoothly, to improve their negotiating position", Republican leader Del.