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World News UK will conduct internal probe of basketball allegations
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Other players identified in the documents include former college players Dennis Smith Jr . It shows his name with a loan of $2,000. Miller has given up his NBA Players Association agent certification, however, meaning he can no longer represent the league's players (at one point he represented 22 of them , including stars such as Kristaps Porzingis and Kyle Lowry).

World News Swiss prevail in lackluster team event
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In the Round of 16 of the team event, Haugen defeated his opponent by 0.91 seconds, turning in a 19.55 down the hill to cap off a 4-0 sweep over the Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation. Also advancing are top-seeded Austria, Sweden, Norway, Italy, France, Germany and Switzerland. Sweden's Andre Myhrer won the gold medal in the men's slalom, and he was followed by Ramon Zenhausern of Switzerland.

World News North Korea 'open to talks with US'
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South Korea agreed to host North Korean athletes, musicians, cheerleaders and a high-level delegation at the Olympics. A similar photo opportunity presented itself two weeks ago when US Vice President Mike Pence took his assigned seat for the opening ceremony, not far from Kim Yo Jong, the younger sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

World News Ivanka Trump Cold-Shoulders N.Korean Official at Olympics
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On Friday, Washington announced harsh new sanctions against North Korea, and President Donald Trump alluded to the threat of military action, saying, "If the sanctions don't work, we'll have to go Phase 2". North Korea denounced the sanctions in a statement carried on its state media and said a blockade by the United States would be considered an act of war.

World News Korea willing to hold talks with USA, says S. Korea
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This picture taken on 10 February 2018 and released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency ( KCNA ) on 11 February 2018 shows South Korea's President Moon Jae-in (L) greeting North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's sister Kim Yo Jong (C) as North Korea's ceremonial head of state Kim Yong Nam (R) looking on before their meeting at the presidential Blue House in Seoul .

World News California Democrats deny Sen. Feinstein an endorsement
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Senate because the days of Democrats biding our time, biting our tongue, and trying to let it work the margins are over", he said. He won the support of 54-percent of the delegates at the state convention this weekend. It failed to unite behind a single candidate in the majority of statewide races, including for governor, where four Democrats are vying to replace outgoing Gov.

World News Storm kills at least two people in Kentucky
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In south central Kentucky, the body of a male was recovered from a vehicle submerged in floodwater in a creek near the community of Franklin on Saturday, the Simpson County Sheriff's Office said. "We remind our citizens across the Commonwealth as they begin assessment and clean-up, there are still flooding dangers even though the storm activity has passed".

World News North Koreans arrive for PyeongChang Games closing ceremony
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It did not immediately have further details. Moon said the North Koreans indicated they were willing to talk with the US, and agreed that "the inter-Korean relationship and North Korea-US relationship should develop together". and were only meant to establish peace on the Korean peninsula. While Pyongyang was also sharply critical Sunday of the Trump administration's new sanctions, the expression of openness on talks could represent a major new development in the ongoing crisis ...

World News Korea condemns USA vice president's remarks on Kim Jong-un's sister
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Such a statement was the first time North Korea officially expressed willingness to have talks with the USA, just hours after it accused Washington of trying to stir up conflict on the peninsula with a series of increasingly tough worldwide sanctions slapped on Pyongyang for its illicit weapons programs or more time to develop those weapons.

World News Japan: police finds missing woman's detached head
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Bayraktar was in Japan on a 90-day tourist visa. Authorities made a grisly and horrific discovery: A severed head allegedly inside the man's luggage. The woman's mother contacted the police after she said she could not reach her daughter. The investigators said security camera footage shows the two walking toward the apartment on February 16.

World News Trump, gun lobby chief push armed citizens as solution to shootings
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Trump had tweeted that May: 'Crooked Hillary said that I want guns brought into the school classroom. The President was moved by the appearances of shooting survivors that were blanketing cable news, and even more so after meeting with several survivors at the White House this week, a source familiar with his thinking said.

World News Authorities Identify 10-Year-Old Boy Killed In Asbury Park Shooting
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But officials haven't disclosed a motive for Wednesday night's shooting in Asbury Park. Merino's 38-year-old mother, Lilia Merino, also was injured by gunfire but was released from a local hospital after treatment, authorities said. The Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office, which is handling the investigation, did not immediately return a call. The juvenile is charged with Murder, Aggravated Assault, and other related charges.

World News A polar plunge for a good cause
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This year's event raised more than $95,000 for Special Olympics Wisconsin. Those fearless enough to run into the icy waters raise money by collecting pledges from family and friends. The event supports Special Olympics athletes. This year was athlete Adam Domino's 18th year participating, so he even got to do a little bit of judging.

World News North Korea offers talks with US
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Gen Kim and Mr Moon both watched the closing ceremony of the "Peace Games" and shared a brief handshake in a VIP box in which US President Donald Trump's daughter, Ivanka , and the top US military commander on the peninsula, General Vincent Brooks, also Saturday.

World News Lawsuit over congressional map called baseless
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The new lawsuit drew heavily from the minority opinions in the state case filed by Baer and the court's two Republican justices, Thomas Saylor and Sallie Mundy. Bush. The Philadelphia-based Public Interest Law Center says Republicans are making another baseless attempt in federal court to reinstate Pennsylvania's congressional districts thrown out last month as unconstitutionally gerrymandered.

World News Takeaways from the release of the Democratic memo
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The memo is the Democrats' effort to respond to recent Republican efforts, led by Nunes, to argue that the Department of Justice, the FBI and the special counsel investigation led by Robert Mueller are infected with political bias against the Trump campaign and the president.

World News Moving from women development to women-led development: Modi
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Modi said recently India made an attempt of joint exercise for disaster management where different countries of world on the lines of joint military exercise participated. Targeting the Congress government in Puducherry , Modi said the union territory had poor infrastructure and was a victim of "Congress culture". He spoke about the record improvement in ease of doing business in India since the BJP-led government took charge in 2014.

World News A Storm Is Expected To Bring Coldest Temperatures In Five Years
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There is a good chance that some rural communities could become cut off. The alert warns there may be some power cuts and loss of mobile phone signal. "There is increasing confidence that easterly winds will develop, dragging in very cold air from Siberia as early as next week". "As high pressure, now centred over northern Britain, gradually migrates further north-eastwards, to become centred over Scandinavia, very cold air will spread from western Russian Federation towards the UK".

World News Admissions dean backs prospective students who face discipline for protests
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Lee Coffin, vice provost for enrollment and dean of admissions and financial aid at Dartmouth, told The Washington Post , he couldn't remember so many students asking about their admission prospects. If a student walkout or protest happens in one of our schools, we will allow the students to peacefully protest. If your child is feeling overwhelmed, please reach out to your school administrator for support and guidance.

World News Pepperell holds on for maiden title in Qatar
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Pepperell finished the final round 2 under 70 after being the joint-leader overnight. Stephen Gallacher had only been a shot off the pace before play started yesterday but he ended the day on eight under - eight shots adrift of Fisher and Pepperell - after a poor 74 that included four bogeys.

World News Palestinian Killed by IDF Forces in Fishing Zone Incident
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Islamic Hamas movement's spokesman Abdulatif al-Qanou'a said in an emailed press statement that the Israeli occupation naval forces attack on the fishermen and their boat is an bad Israeli crime against innocent fishermen. Fishing is one of the biggest industries in the Gaza Strip, a coastal enclave of nearly 2 million inhabitants. The two other men on board were detained for interrogation.

World News Russian Federation sends 2 stealth fighter jets to Syria
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The United States has said that air and artillery strikes launched after as many as 500 pro-government forces attacked a base housing USA -backed opposition forces and US military advisers killed about 100 of the attackers. The deployment comes amid an intensification of fighting in the country in recent weeks with the incursion by Turkish forces in Afrin and bombardment by Russian backed Syrian government forces in Eastern Ghouta where more than 400 people are reported to have died.

World News Kim Yong-chol: Protests greet North Korean delegation to Olympics
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The pair watched the closing ceremony of the " Peace Games " and shared a brief handshake in a box in which US President Donald Trump's daughter, Ivanka, also Saturday. The claim comes as the secretive state says it is willing to talk to the USA, according to multiple reports. North Korea could be prepared to begin talks with the United States, signalling a possible softening of the diplomatic stand-off and war of words between the two countries.

World News 7.5-magnitude quake rattles Papua New Guinea
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Felix Taranu, a seismologist at the Geophysical Observatory in the capital Port Moresby said the quake was felt strongly at Mount Hagen, some 168 kilometres away. "Recent earthquakes in this area have caused secondary hazards such as tsunamis and landslides that might have contributed to losses", the USGS said.

World News Start time for Sunday's NASCAR race changed due to rain threat
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Only seven cars finished on the lead lap as Harvick set a strong pace after starting fifth. He ran a few hard laps when he needed to. "It's fun when you go to these racetracks because there's moments that you can do certain things to create more speed in your vehicle", Logano said after the race.

World News Reported explosion in English city a 'major incident'
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Authorities said "all emergency services" responded to the incident, which closed Carlisle Street and part of Hinckley Road . The local ambulance service said it took four patients to hospital and its hazardous response team was at the site.

World News Kohli rested, Sharma to lead India in T20
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India: Rohit Sharma (c), Shikhar Dhawan, K. L. Rahul, Suresh Raina, Manish Pandey, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Deepak Hooda, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Axar Patel, Vijay Shankar, Shardul Thakur, Jaydev Unadkat, Mohammad Siraj, Rishabh Pant (wk).

World News US beats Sweden to win men's curling gold
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That left Shuster with a relatively mundane shot for an nearly unprecedented score. No U.S. curling team, men or women, had ever beaten Canada at the Olympics until Shuster's squad (Shuster, Tyler George, Matt Hamilton, John Landsteiner and alternate Joe Polo) did it twice in one week.

World News Campaigning ends for Meghalaya assembly elections
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BJP in-charge for Meghalaya, Nalin S Kohli claimed in a press conference in Shillong on Saturday that Tharoor's remark also implies that the saffron party has been equated with a dog, which is an insult to the voters. Tharoor added stating it is the biggest failure of the party at the centre. Prior to the elections, the Congress had launched a campaign branding the BJP as a party that would impose Hindutva on Christians if it comes to power in Meghalaya.