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Kyrie Irving out for NBA Playoffs after knee surgery

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Irving's 24.4 points per game are more than 10 points higher than the average of the team's second-highest scorer. Catch up on nightly National Basketball Association scores in the best sports app available - the Chat Sports App! According to the team, Irving will have two screws removed from his left knee after dealing with an infection from a previous surgery. Read More »

Worldwide React to Ronaldo's Wonder Goal

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I tried and I scored. Real captain Sergio Ramos said the applause from the Juve fans was "the prize of everyone giving him recognition for so many years at this level". Karim Benzema did well to barge into the right side of the penalty area before the lose ball fell to Ronaldo, whose drive from the tightest of angles was only just wide of the far post. Read More »

5.3 magnitude quake hits southwest of Channel Islands; jolts North County

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The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake occurred at 12:29 p.m.in the Channel Islands region, about 38 miles (61 kilometers) southwest of the California city of Ventura. A massive 6.2 magnitude quake struck off the southern Philippine island of Mindanao on Thursday. The quake was more than three miles deep. That quake was a 5.1. Read More »

Brazil's court decides in favor of jailing ex-president

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Lula had hoped to be spared prison during the appeals process, as he leads preference polls for October's presidential election . The 11 judges deliberated for more than 10 hours from Wednesday into Thursday on Lula's request to avoid going to prison while he mounts fresh appeals. Read More »

USA concerned over anti-fake news bill

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While announcing the withdrawal of the revised guidelines, on the PMO's advice, it was also announced that the PCI will now deal with all instances of alleged fake news . Social media remained abuzz criticising the move as journalists as well as political adversaries of the BJP alleged the government of an attempt to muzzle free press. Read More »

Judge casts doubt on Manafort effort to kill Mueller indictments

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Manafort has pleaded not guilty. Mueller is investigating potential collusion between Trump's campaign and Russian Federation as well as whether the president has unlawfully tried to obstruct the probe. He is charged with offences including conspiring to launder money, failing to register as a foreign agent, bank fraud and filing false tax returns. Read More »

Dallet wins Wisconsin Supreme Court race

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Next, they'll target me and work to undo our bold reforms. Screnock was the conservative choice - an appointee of Republican Gov. Scott Walker who had the backing of the state GOP and the state chamber of commerce. There are now six women on the seven member court. "I think people are exhausted of what's been going on in our state in terms of the money coming in to buy these elections and people spoke out tonight". Read More »

Prince Philip to have hip surgery today ahead of royal wedding

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Buckingham Palace said in a short statement: "His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh was admitted to King Edward VII Hospital in London this afternoon, for planned surgery on his hip which will take place tomorrow". He has since appeared several times at engagements alongside the Queen and was seen with other members of the royal family at the Christmas Day service at Sandringham. Read More »

Sydney Harbour Bridge Closure: What Motorists Need To Know

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Police spent hours negotiating with him to come down from the bridge, and the vehicle lanes below were blocked off. The man allegedly left a bike on the bridge before he started his climb and was located wearing headphones and seemed to be gesturing to police and the media to call his mobile. Read More »

Afghan military bombs religious school, kills at least 70

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A representative from the Taliban leadership council based in the Pakistani city of Quetta was visiting when the air strike took place, and civilians were among those killed, he said , without providing details. "Twenty Taliban, including the commander of their Red Unit in the district, and also a key member of the Quetta Shura were killed", Mohammad Radmanish said. Read More »

Trump lawyers told President is not a target at this point

Alex van der Zwaan , a lawyer who once worked closely with Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort and former deputy chairman Rick Gates , became the first person to be sentenced in Mueller's ongoing probe, which has hung over Trump's presidency. Read More »

USA troops 'to stay in Syria until IS defeated'

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The mission to eradicate the Islamic State, also known as ISIS, in Syria is "coming to a rapid end" for the United States , according to White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders. He also noted that any operation to combat the extremists would be done in coordination with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley says the U.N.'s failure to hold Syria accountable for its use of chemical weapons has made the world "a far more risky place". Read More »

America marks the 50th anniversary of MLK's assassination

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In September of 1964, during a visit to Germany, he thrilled audiences in both East and West Berlin with his talk of the need for brotherhood to a people divided by the Berlin Wall. King gave his famous "I Have a Dream " speech at the March on Washington . He was standing on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel where he was staying in preparation for a meeting the evening of April 4 when an assassin's bullet struck him down. Read More »

Little snow but heavy winds expected throughout Wednesday

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Temperatures will remain below normal through the weekend with more chances of precipitation. "Some wet snow is possible to low levels at times but accumulations are not expected here". This storm is even bringing snowfall rates an inch per hour in some areas. Today will be sunny with a high of about 45, and it will be the start of three days of changing weather , according to the National Weather Service forecast. Read More »

China Strikes Back in Trade War

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Futures in NY were little changed after a 3 percent drop on Monday. China is the world's largest buyer of soybeans , importing 60 per cent of the traded crop, which it uses primarily for animal feed. and China. Mark Muro, a Brookings Institution scholar, used federal employment data to show that 54 percent of the jobs in the industries affected by Chinese tariffs are in counties that voted for Trump in 2016. Read More »

Kashmir shuts down to protest Shopian encounters

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The use of pellet guns is controversial in Kashmir. In recent years, Kashmiris, mainly youths, have displayed open solidarity with anti-India rebels and sought to protect them by engaging troops in street clashes during military operations against the militants. Read More »

West Ky Teachers Rally Against Pension Reform Bill In Frankfort

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A teacher told Buzzfeed News, which she's been buying textbooks for her students: "I'm funding my classroom, which is great, but I need them to now step up in order to do that". While lawmakers debated the two bills, teachers filled the area on the second floor of the Capitol between the two chambers, shouting "Vote them out!" Arizona teachers rallied at their state Capitol in March in response to multiple tax cut bills that are appearing before the state legislature. Read More »

Putin, Erdogan Hold Joint Press Conference

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The Russian leader was driven to the vast presidential palace surrounded by an escort of Turkish troops in ceremonial dress on horseback and was warmly greeted by Erdogan who was waiting in person at the gate. All three countries are heavily involved in the war-torn Arab state and now sponsoring peace efforts to bring the conflict to an end. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will join Erdogan and Putin for a three-way summit on Syria in Ankara on Wednesday. Read More »

Suspect in St. Vrain Greenway assault arrested, Longmont police say

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Police arrested Martin Alexander Gail, 20, and Brandon Jermaine Bethea, 28, charging them in connection with assault and battery by a mob, a police report said. Jail records show Villa was taken to the Ector County Detention Center Friday and was released Saturday on three bonds totaling $2,500. While an officer was on the phone with her, she said the girls had returned and she wanted an officer to talk to them about their actions. Read More »

French rail unions take on Macron with mass rolling strikes

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Over the next three months, the rail strikes are slated to affect two out of every five working days. The move is aimed at protesting against Macron's plan to transform the national SNCF - which is in massive debt - into a profit-maker ahead of the European Union opening up state railways to competition from 2023. Read More »

Coalition forces foil attack on Saudi oil tanker

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The United Nations asked donors on Tuesday for almost $3 billion to help an estimated 13 million people who urgently need aid in war-ravaged Yemen. The Emiratis contracted Wikistrat, an Israeli company founded in 2010, in the lead up to the Saudi-led coalition intervention after Houthi rebels overran the capital and other major cities across the country, the Wall Street Journal reported . Read More »

UK Labour leader defends decision to attend Jewish anti-Israel group's seder

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But he said Mr Corbyn was keen to meet the leaders of "mainstream Jewish organisations", adding: "Jeremy is a lifelong anti-racist". No doubt his supporters will accuse the right-wing Guido Fawkes blog, which first reported his attendance at the meal - of undertaking an agenda-driven character assassination in the same vein as previous attempts to discredit the Labour leader as a Soviet spy and a terrorist sympathiser. Read More »

North Korea's Kim Jong Un watches performance by S. Korean pop stars

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made a surprise appearance at a K-pop concert in Pyongyang after some speculation over whether or not he'd actually show up - and he reportedly loved it. Red Velvet , who sang their hit "Bad Boy" and were dressed conservatively in Pyongyang , rather than wearing their favored midriff-baring T-shirts and sexy stockings, were apparently of particular interest to Kim. Read More »

Won't apologise to Jaitley, can not betray AAP volunteers: Kumar Vishwas

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The Delhi High Court on Monday allowed Union Minister Arun Jaitley and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to "settle" one of the two civil defamation suits filed, noting that the AAP convenor has apologised for his remarks. He said that he "unequivocally" withdraws all allegations made on electronic and print media. Attacking Kejriwal, Vishwas said apologies by AAP chief have damaged its credibility. Read More »

Watch John Legend's powerful performance in Jesus Christ Superstar

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Model and Twitter superstar Chrissy Teigen , whose husband John Legend played Jesus in the televised production, tweeted right back at O'Reilly, writing, "Yes the shop specializes in coverups that aren't 32 million dollars". The numbers are about the same as NBC's most recent musical, Hairspray , from 2016. Because of its subject matter, Jesus Christ Superstar is expected to be older-skewing than the December musicals. Read More »

Los Angeles boy rescued 12 hours after falling into drainage pipe

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Jesse was given immediate medical attention before he was taken to a hospital for a full evaluation, and to be reunited with his family. The Los Angeles Times reported Jesse Hernandez was at Griffith Park on Sunday afternoon where he and his cousins were jumping on wooden planks in an abandoned maintenance building. Read More »

Malala leaves for London via Doha after four-day Pakistan visit

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Mingora is where Malala's family was living and where she was attending school on October 9, 2012, when a gunman boarded her school bus, asked "Who is Malala?" and shot her. Malala Yousafzai is a Pakistani activist for female education and the youngest-ever Nobel Prize laureate. Malala is widely respected internationally, but opinion is divided in Pakistan, where some conservatives view her as a Western agent on a mission to shame her country. Read More »

Britain braces for more bank holiday rain and snow

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The city already had come up with a plan for the snowstorm by Monday afternoon and wouldn't be calling a snow emergency based on predictions at that time. If only this were the last snow of the season, but that may not be the case either. Tomorrow will see an improvement in the weather, with mostly dry conditions and bright weather in the south and southeast. Read More »

Tiangong-1 disintegrates on re-entry into Earth's atmosphere

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It was occupied by two separate crews of three astronauts, or taikonauts, each - a mission in June 2012 included China's first female astronaut, Liu Yang. Estimates of when and where the re-entry would begin also varied. The chance of being hit by the debris was considered less than one in a trillion, and on average, one inert satellite drops into our atmosphere and burns up every week. Read More »