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Lagos Marathon: I'm exhausted of giving this award to East Africans - Ambode

Lagos Marathon: I'm exhausted of giving this award to East Africans - Ambode The "king" of soccer Okocha was excited before the start of the 10 km marathon race in the ancient City of Lagos . "But we are exhausted of presenting trophies to the East Africans, we will continue in our quest to commit resources to training our Nigerian athletes for them to also win the marathon", the governor stated. [Full Article...]

Trump inks deal to end shutdown, up spending By

Trump inks deal to end shutdown, up spending By The US government has shut down for the second time in less than a month after Congress failed to pass a key vote on the budget. That won over many Republicans, but some were furious over the $131 billion extra allocated for non-military spending , including health and infrastructure. [Full Article...]

White House speechwriter resigns after domestic abuse allegations

At first, White House officials rallied around Porter, who described the allegations as false and "vile claims". According to the White House, his position did not require a security clearance and his background check was ongoing. One of the women, Colbie Holderness, provided corroborating photos showing her with a black eye she said Porter gave her when he punched her in the face during a 200... [Full Article...]

Three Big 12 upsets shock college basketball on loaded Saturday slate

Three Big 12 upsets shock college basketball on loaded Saturday slate Those two 3s he made were probably 27, 28 feet. He's just a good player, and he jumped up and made a couple of big-time shots. "They were just clutch plays". He came in a 46-percent shooter from long range. "I think the whole team feels pretty confident when I shoot from there, the coaches too", Lecomte said. [Full Article...]

Michigan State University to fire dean after Nassar scandal

Michigan State University to fire dean after Nassar scandal A faculty hearing committee must find cause exists to revoke tenure before Strampel can be removed. I said last week that their efforts would not be in vain. "It would be incompatible with the expectations for teaching and clinical faculty within the College of Osteopathic Medicine for Dr. Strampel to resume his faculty appointment given his lack of action described above", Viventi wrote in the me... [Full Article...]

Koreas Share Historic Handshake at Olympic Opening Ceremony

South Korea's President Moon Jae-in (far R-back to camera) talks with Kim Yo Jong (L), North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's sister, and North Korea's ceremonial head of state Kim Yong Nam (2nd R-facing) during their meeting at the presidential Blue House in Seoul. [Full Article...]

Arunachal Secures Low Position in Health Index

Arunachal Secures Low Position in Health Index Kerala was followed by Punjab, Tamil Nadu and Gujarat, according to the report - "Healthy States, Progressive India: Report on Rank of States and UTs". The next health report on states performance will be released in June this year and district hospitals too would be ranked, he said. Manipur registered maximum incremental progress on indicators such as PLHIV on ART, first trimester antenatal ca... [Full Article...]

Rory McIlroy: Northern Irishman drops down Pebble Beach leaderboard after 74

Rory McIlroy: Northern Irishman drops down Pebble Beach leaderboard after 74 He is playing the tournament for the 22nd time. "It's fun to be in the mix and fun to be now playing my last two rounds at Pebble Beach". Northern Ireland star Rory McIlroy , playing the tournament for the first time, was five-under for the tournament through 13 holes of the second round when disaster struck at Monterey Peninsula's driveable par-four fifth his 14th hole of the day. [Full Article...]

Paris snow: Even winter misery looks better in France

Paris snow: Even winter misery looks better in France Rail operator SNCF had to slow down trains on several of its high-speed TGV lines, with service disrupted across much of northern France . They managed to get in about an hour of runs in the morning on the steep slopes of the park that descends from the church before being chased off by the police. [Full Article...]

'Pakistan Zindabad' slogans echo in Indian occupied Kashmir assembly

'Pakistan Zindabad' slogans echo in Indian occupied Kashmir assembly Fighters stormed an Indian army camp early on Saturday in the Indian Held Kashmir (IHK), killing two army personnel and wounding nine people, a military spokesman said.Two fighters had also been killed as of Saturday evening - the men wore fatigues and carried assault rifles, a large amount of ammunition and hand grenades - said the spokesman, Lt Col Devender Anand. [Full Article...]

Bernardeschi, Higuain put Juventus top amid VAR fiasco

Bernardeschi, Higuain put Juventus top amid VAR fiasco Referee Marco Guida initially awarded Fiorentina an 18th-minute penalty for a Giorgio Chiellini handball. But after Jordan Veretout waited patiently to take the spotkick for a full THREE MINUTES the decision was then overturned for an offside decision instead. [Full Article...]

Mattis vows DREAMers serving in military will not be deported

Mattis vows DREAMers serving in military will not be deported Until now, the fate of about 800 service members in the program had not been clear. 'They're just like any other citizen in terms of they're responsible for anything that they - any misbehavior proven in a court of law, ' Mattis cautioned, saying that the Trump administration doesn't 'have veto authority over a court'. [Full Article...]

Kim Jong Un invited South Korean president to North Korea, Seoul says

Kim Jong Un invited South Korean president to North Korea, Seoul says They shook hands with Moon and cheered for athletes from the two countries who marched under a unified peninsula flag for the first time in a decade. Moon apparently cited the conditions necessary for an inter-Korean summit. "An early resumption of dialogue between the United States and the North is needed also for the development of the South-North Korean relationship", he said, according to hi... [Full Article...]

Kim Jong-un invites South Korea's President to Pyongyang

Kim Jong-un invites South Korea's President to Pyongyang North and South Korean athletes also won hearts when they marched under one flag at the ceremony. "I am very confident, as President Trump is, that President Moon will continue to stand strongly with us in our extreme-pressure campaign", Pence told NBC in an interview , maintaining all options were open to deal with the crisis. [Full Article...]

Israel attacks 12 bases in Syria

Israel attacks 12 bases in Syria Separately, Iran issued a joint statement alongside the other main allies of the Syrian regime - Russian Federation and Lebanese militant group Hezbollah - denying the allegations regarding the drone. Iran rejected the Israeli version of events as " ridiculous ". "Iran's presence in Syria is limited to advisers at the request of its legitimate government", an Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman, ... [Full Article...]

Israeli F-16 jet crashes after Syrian fire

The incidents marked the most serious confrontations in Syria between Israel and Iranian-backed forces that have established a major foothold in the country while fighting in support of President Bashar al-Assad in a almost seven-year-old civil war. [Full Article...]

N. Korean Delegation Visits Presidential Office in Seoul

It is not known what they said. Ms Kim, an increasingly prominent figure among the North Korean leadership, will spend three days in the South. Mr Moon's spokesman Kim Eui-kyeom said that Mr Kim's sister verbally delivered his offer during a lunch meeting with Mr Moon at Seoul's presidential palace. [Full Article...]

Sioux City in Winter Weather Advisory beginning 3 pm Thursday

Sioux City in Winter Weather Advisory beginning 3 pm Thursday The National Weather Service said heavy snow is forecast to move into upstate NY and New England by early Saturday , Reuters reported . About 750 flights were canceled at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport and about 300 flights were canceled at Midway, the Chicago Department of Aviation said Friday . [Full Article...]

In John Kelly's hometown, disappointment from one veterans' group

On Thursday, Rob Porter resigned after his ex-wife made similar accusations . The White House counsel reportedly told Mr Kelly Mr Porter's ex-wives were saying things the aide denied. Both ex-wives say they shared this information with the Federal Bureau of Investigation a year ago, and the Daily Mail is reporting that Mr. "Let me just tell you, Roy Moore denies it", the president... [Full Article...]

Amitabh Bachchan visits Lilavati hospital for routine checkup

Amitabh Bachchan visits Lilavati hospital for routine checkup The one-minute teaser with ageless comedy beautifully captures the innocence of Rishi Kapoor's and Amitabh Bachchan's characters. Reportedly, the film is about 102-year old Dattaraya Vakharia, played by Big B, who at his age continues to be aspirational and inspirational. [Full Article...]


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