• College Basketball Michigan Wolverines vs Wisconsin Badgers Start Time, Betting Odds
College Basketball Michigan Wolverines vs Wisconsin Badgers Start Time, Betting Odds

As the Wolverines showed in Friday's quarterfinal victory over Big Ten champion Purdue, they also have the option against less mobile frontcourts of playing Wilson as the nominal center and spacing the court for him to drive the ball at the rim.

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  • Arsenal ease pressure on Wenger, City stroll into semi-finals
Arsenal ease pressure on Wenger, City stroll into semi-finals

Asked whether the players had admitted they let him down, Wenger shot back: "I would like to watch the game with you and you would see that the players didn't let me down, nor themselves, nor the club". The Imps were the first non-league side to reach the quarter-finals in more than a century - and nearly 10,000 fans made the journey to the capital...

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  • Taylor Swift's alleged stalker arrested
Taylor Swift's alleged stalker arrested

ABC NewsTaylor Swift's got some major "Bad Blood" with a 29-year-old man who's been stalking her. The publication reports that Mohammed, 29, had been lingering around her home in Tribeca, New York City, for the past three months in order to land a face-to-face meeting with the blonde beauty.

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  • High winds leave almost 20000 without power
High winds leave almost 20000 without power

Don't touch a fallen power line or anything touching the wire. Authorities say two people were killed when a tree crashed onto their vehicle as powerful winds ripped through central MI. · Never drive across a downed power line . The Huron County Road Commission was busy Wednesday taking care of trees that fell in roadways throughout the count...

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  • South Korean Court to Decide President Park's Fate on Friday
South Korean Court to Decide President Park's Fate on Friday

The court's judgement has been highly anticipated, and its decision is set to be carried live on television across the nation. Park's office had no comment after the court's announcement Wednesday of when it would rule. In a damning 101-page report released this week, the special counsel said the president colluded with Choi and recommended charg...

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  • Aircraft lessors lukewarm on Boeing's planned 737-10 jet
Aircraft lessors lukewarm on Boeing's planned 737-10 jet

The 737 Max 10X will provide "better economics than anything out there in its size", says Keith Leverkuhn, vice-president and general manager of Boeing's 737 programme. Last month, Boeing gave us journalists a sneak peek at the first MAX 9 while it was under construction. Airbus's re-engined narrowbody, the A320neo, has been in service since Jan...

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  • Turkey PM: 'Unfortunate' Our Allies Are Allying With Kurds Against ISIS
Turkey PM: 'Unfortunate' Our Allies Are Allying With Kurds Against ISIS

In a statement released on its website, the US-based Mercy Corps said it had been ordered by Ankara to immedialtely halt its Turkey operations. It was unclear whether other aid organizations have been similarly affected, and Turkish government officials could not immediately be reached for comment.

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  • Ujjain Passenger Train Blast is a Terror Attack: MP Min
Ujjain Passenger Train Blast is a Terror Attack: MP Min

The explosion took place in a compartment of the general coach, adjacent to the guard coach, the report quoted railway officials as saying. The state-run Indian Railways, the third largest network in the world, operates more than 12,000 passenger trains, carrying some 23 million people daily.

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  • Troadec case: Brother-in-law admits murdering missing family of four
Troadec case: Brother-in-law admits murdering missing family of four

They said there had been signs of attempts to clean it up. The man, named as Hubert C, told police after a night of questioning that he had killed Pascal and Brigitte Troadec, both 49, along with Sébastien, 21, and Charlotte, 18. According to reports, Hubert C has not told investigators what he did with the bodies of the family. Traces of bloo...

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  • Theresa May to resist giving more powers to Scotland post-Brexit
Theresa May to resist giving more powers to Scotland post-Brexit

Pro-Scottish Independence supporters with Scottish Saltire and European Union flags among others rally in George Square in Glasgow, Scotland , July 30, 2016 to call for Scottish independence from the UK. While there has been no official statement from United Kingdom officials in this late hour on Sunday, the prospect of even more politcal chaos, n...

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  • LeEco lays off 85% employees in India
LeEco lays off 85% employees in India

The Economic Times , which first reported the layoffs , has spoken to LeEco and industry sources and concluded that the situation does indeed look grim for the company. The report adds that the Mumbai and Delhi offices of LeEco have minimal staff and firings are happening in the Bengaluru R&D centers. However, LeEco's chief operating office for ...

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  • U.S. launches airstrikes against al Qaeda in Yemen
U.S. launches airstrikes against al Qaeda in Yemen

US counterterrorism officials say the al Qaeda wing in Yemen is one of the deadliest in the world and poses the most immediate threat to the USA homeland. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they weren't authorized to speak to. USA officials said 14 militants were killed as well as some civilians.

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  • Trump's aides 'told to preserve materials' in Russian Federation probe
Trump's aides 'told to preserve materials' in Russian Federation probe

The news emerged amid fresh information that officials in the Trump administration had been ordered by the White House counsel's office to keep any intelligence of Russian interference intact . Richard Burr (R-N.C.), who heads the Senate Intelligence Committee, were recruited by the White House to rebut news stories about Trump-Russia connec...

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  • Roland Martin Takes Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to School on HBCU's
Roland Martin Takes Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to School on HBCU's

And if DeVos continues to tout HBCUs as proof that her plan for " school choice " is a good one , it's likely many HBCU leaders will stay suspicious. "We weren't born out of school choice ". It is, as the New York Times reported last week, a system that's been tried in many areas throughout the United States, which has routinely failed.

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  • Economy coming out of recession - Presidency
Economy coming out of recession - Presidency

Annualised growth was 2.4 per cent nationally, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics. And with the return to growth, productivity improved: gross value added per capita rose 0.6% after a 0.7% fall in the September quarter. Household final consumption expenditure contributed 0.5 percentage points and public capital formation contributed 0...

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  • PM lauds Iran's role in strengthening ECO forum
PM lauds Iran's role in strengthening ECO forum

The Kazakh premier also called for attaching more importance to energy security in the region. The secretary general was in Pakistan for the ongoing 13th ECO summit. Erdoğan noted that despite the ECO being an economical organization, politics continue to constitute the main framework of the organization. "The ECO region is rich in resources an...

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  • Abuse survivor quits Vatican's child protection panel
Abuse survivor quits Vatican's child protection panel

The commission in question was set up in 2014 by Pope Francis, who said its objective was to "propose to me the most opportune initiatives for protecting minors and vulnerable adults, in order that we may do everything possible to ensure that crimes such as those which have occurred are no longer repeated in the church".

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  • Pancake Tuesday: Irish people love to go on the batter
Pancake Tuesday: Irish people love to go on the batter

With all those indulgent toppings, it's no wonder that the average Scot plans on enjoying just three pancakes on Shrove Tuesday. If you are looking for a recipe you can make at home, this two-step Jamie Oliver recipe couldn't make it any easier.

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  • Arron Banks set to challenge UKIP's Douglas Carswell in Clacton
Arron Banks set to challenge UKIP's Douglas Carswell in Clacton

For services to headline writers? The UKIP donor also backs Farage's claims that Carswell is detrimental to the party's popularity, saying he is a " businessman " who " does not care about UKIP ". The time for him to go is now'. "I'm staying put. I need to make sure the government actually delivers on Brexit and I'm not going to take my foot of...

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  • Wilbur Ross confirmed as commerce secretary in majority vote
Wilbur Ross confirmed as commerce secretary in majority vote

After all, as discussed below, since the 1990s Cyprus has served as one the top three offshore destinations for Russian and former Soviet Union flight capital, most of it motivated by tax dodging, kleptocracy, and money laundering. Senator Nelson said senators were "troubled and frustrated" by the White House move. Democrats also wished for Ross...

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  • Trump admits killing ObamaCare is harder than he thought
Trump admits killing ObamaCare is harder than he thought

Possible changes to Medicaid and other parts of the 2010 Affordable Care Act commonly referred to as Obamacare was a major topic at the national meeting of governors, which occurred as Republicans are struggling to agree on a way to meet their promise of repealing and replacing Obamacare.

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  • Francois Hollande mocks Donald Trump by inviting him to Disneyland Paris
Francois Hollande mocks Donald Trump by inviting him to Disneyland Paris

I don't go there anymore. He said Jim used to visit Paris each summer, "it was automatic". Speaking to journalists at the Salon de l'Agriculture in Paris, Mr Hollande said Mr Trump had told him in a recent phone call about "all the love he held for Paris and France, that he loved France and that there was no more lovely country than France".

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  • Pioneer of no-ruck tactic hits back at 'rude' Jones
Pioneer of no-ruck tactic hits back at 'rude' Jones

Nigel Owens, who reffed the Ireland-France game on Saturday, has expressed surprise that experienced players aren't fully appraised of the laws in this area, not least because it is now common practice for teams to receive lectures on the rulings from worldwide referees.

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  • Sixers' Ben Simmons has a minor procedure for his foot fracture
Sixers' Ben Simmons has a minor procedure for his foot fracture

The 76ers have ruled Embiid out indefinitely. When healthy this season, Embiid has been phenomenal, averaging 20.2 ppg and 7.8 rpg in 25 minutes per game. Ben Simmons has undergone a further procedure on his right foot as the Australian No.1 draft pick tries to make it back to the practice court. Simmons fractured the foot during training camp in...

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  • 'National security advisor' Bildt was 'recommended'
'National security advisor' Bildt was 'recommended'

Swedish media outlets have reported that Bildt, who was born Nils Tolling, left Sweden in 1994 and emigrated to the U.S. He later changed his surname to Bildt. " Sorry for any confusion caused, but needless to say I think that is not really the issue". In an email to Dagens Nyheter , Bildt explained the blunder himself: "It was a Fox News edi...

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  • HPD: 8-year-old shot, killed after accident in south Houston
HPD: 8-year-old shot, killed after accident in south Houston

The woman who allegedly shot and killed eight-year-old DeMaree Atkins fled the area in a dark-colored, four-door sedan. DeMaree Atkins was sleeping in the backseat of the vehicle her mother, Latoyia Thomas, was driving, after Thomas, 39, had gotten her hair braided at a new hair stylist's shop.

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  • United Nations atomic watchdog confirms Iran's compliance to nuclear deal
United Nations atomic watchdog confirms Iran's compliance to nuclear deal

Britain changed its mind at the last minute ... It took effect in early 2016 to end sanctions on the Islamic Republic in return for time-bound restrictions on its nuclear program. The UN agency also confirmed that Iran has lived up to its commitments under the JCPOA. "Iran has cleared its path in the atomic energy field and the sanctions were not...

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  • Russian Federation says will veto proposed Syria sanctions over chemical weapons
Russian Federation says will veto proposed Syria sanctions over chemical weapons

Russian Federation vowed today to use its veto to block a proposed UN resolution drafted by the United States, France and Britain that would impose sanctions on Syria for the use of chemical weapons. It calls for an asset freeze and travel ban for the individuals and entities across all United Nations member states. Previous council resolutions...

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  • USA struggles to maintain two key allies in Syria: Kurds and Turkey
USA struggles to maintain two key allies in Syria: Kurds and Turkey

Most of the casualties were of fighters. Fasik noted "it's been a long time since we entered al-Bab". The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said most of the causalities were rebels. The offensive, fought by FSA and Turkish ground forces, also aims to limit Kurdish territorial ambitions in the same area. He claimed that Islamic State militan...

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  • Trump mourns death of Russia's United Nations ambassador
Trump mourns death of Russia's United Nations ambassador

President Sirleaf said that Ambassador Churkin's tenacity and commitment to duty which distinguished him in the field of diplomacy, will inspire many others. Ambassador Nikki Haley said Tuesday, calling Churkin "brilliant, wise, gracious, and amusing". "He was a bright diplomat, a bright man". On February 21, the UN Security Council held a minute o...

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  • British Isis fighter who blew himself up in Mosul 'was Guantanamo detainee'
British Isis fighter who blew himself up in Mosul 'was Guantanamo detainee'

Al-Harith was arrested by U.S. forces in Pakistan in 2001 as a suspected Taliban sympathizer and sent to Guantanamo Bay in Cuba in 2002. A Labour source said that detention camps like Guantanamo had been a major recruiting sergeant for Islamist terror groups.

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  • Vandals destroy 100 headstones at Jewish cemetery
Vandals destroy 100 headstones at Jewish cemetery

Police are reviewing security camera footage in the areas surrounding the cemetery but would not say if they considered the vandalism to be a hate crime, according to CNN affiliate KTVI. The campaigners called the attack a "horrific act of desecration" on a "sacred space where Jewish-American families have laid their loved ones to rest".

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  • Iraqi Shiite militias push to take villages west of Mosul
Iraqi Shiite militias push to take villages west of Mosul

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Abadi announced the offensive early Sunday on state television. It has been nearly a month since Iraqi forces backed by United States air strikes seized the remained of eastern Mosul from Isis - now the Iraqi army is poised to cross the River Tigris and take on the jihadi group in the west of the city.

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  • Romania, South Korea concerned about N Korea missile test
Romania, South Korea concerned about N Korea missile test

But in a sign that Beijing's patience was running out, it rejected a coal shipment from North Korea worth about $1 million Monday, the day after the test of an intermediate-range ballistic missile, South Korea's Yonhap News Agency reported .

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  • United States agency outlines Trump-era immigration practices
United States agency outlines Trump-era immigration practices

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly has signed new guidelines allowing federal authorities to more aggressively detain and deport illegal immigrants, the Washington Post reported . The program, initiated by the Obama administration in 2012, has protected about 750,000 immigrants. The memos were a draft order and still being reviewed b...

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