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He then proceeded to preside over a meeting of the council. Buhari's spokesperson, Garba Shehu had in an interview with BBC pidgin service said the president will work from home until his office was put in shape. He stated that the council will also enhance the welfare, command, discipline and administration of the Armed Forces. "The last Armed Forces Council meeting was held on 17 July, 2014 during the last administration and there was therefore the need to convene the Armed Forces ...
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    He had said, "In case there are any scenes that hurt the sentiments of the public, they will be removed only then will the film be released", he said. Rajasthan has seen several protests against the 200-crore movie, whose makers say they plan to release it on December 1 though they have yet to submit it for clearance to the censor board .
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    In reply, Pearl had no chance of even getting close to the total as their batsmen struggled against the pace of the left-arm fast bowler. After winning the toss, Pearl Academy chose to bowl and restricted the opposition for a decent tally of 156 runs in the given 20 overs.
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    The Devils' Brian Boyle opened the scoring 5:33 into the game when he tracked down his own rebound and flipped it over Cam Talbot's pad. Devils forward Brian Boyle scored his first goal of the season Thursday night in New Jersey, and it was one the 32-year-old won't soon forget.
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    They do that at the highest level. In a match to signal the start of a programme that sees England hosting next summer's European Championships, a new team came from 2-0 down to win 3-2 at Chesterfield's Proact Stadium with Bobby Duncan, Steven Gerrard's 16-year-old cousin, scoring the victor.
  • Royals' Eric Hosmer named American League's 2017 Louisville Silver Slugger Award victor

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    Altuve has already taken home several awards this season, most recently the Players Choice Awards' MLB Player of the Year and AL Most Outstanding Player , which he won Wednesday. Selected to his first All-Star game, Ramirez collected 186 hits, including 29 home runs, and scored 107 runs. Ramirez was in the top ten in Major League Baseball in bWAR (6.9, 7th), extra-base hits (tied for 1st with 91 hits), doubles (1st, hitting 56 doubles) and total bases (5th).
  • Eagles sign DT Tim Jernigan to $48M extension

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    He also has five hurries, not bad given his limited pass-rushing snaps. Re-signing Jernigan was expected to be a top priority for the Eagles, who prior to Thursday's contract had approximately $6.31 million in cap space remaining this season and $5.18 million in flexibility under the cap in 2018.
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    A penalty was given to Croatia , and captain Luka Modrić flawlessly found the back of the net for 1:0 in the 13th minute. Goalkeeper Orestis Karnezis was shown a yellow card for bringing down Kalinic, as the Real Madrid midfielder made no mistake in the first leg qualifier.
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    Bisping elbowed him while in the air in the back of the head and hit "a little bone attached to the spinal cord". St Pierre talks about his reasons for not being able tomake the post fight presser. St-Pierre adds that MMA is like a triathlon sport, but fighters aren't specialized in any particular area. UFC president Dana White said his next opponent will be Robert Whittaker , an Australian who is now the interim champion.
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    The disgraced gridiron great was reportedly pleasant to the guards. Eventually, glasses at the bar broke because of the former National Football League star's behavior, prompting a call to hotel security. At least not according to a report. The home, which is located approximately 20 minutes from the Vegas strip, features 5 bedrooms, 5.5 baths and includes a number of amenities such as a pool, hot tub and a private putting green area.
  • Controversy as Switzerland beats Northern Ireland 1-0

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    West Bromwich Albion star Jonny Evans has said that the crowd will be Northern Ireland's twelfth man during their 2018 World Cup qualification playoff against Switzerland. But O'Neill raged at the decision, saying he did not understand how the referee could award the spot kick. The ball hits him on the back more than anything.
  • Former Packers TE Martellus Bennett claimed off waivers by Patriots

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    He has a shoulder injury that kept him out of the Packers' most recent game and two weeks of practice. He had 55 catches for 701 yards and seven touchdowns, playing an integral role in the team's Super Bowl championship season. No corresponding move for Bennett has been announced yet. Still, he could be a big upgrade for the Patriots offense at a critical juncture of the year, which makes this move a no-brainer.
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    Halladay retired in 2013 after 12 seasons with the Toronto Blue Jays followed by four seasons with the Philadelphia Phillies. "It just sort of angers me", Felger said . Halladay left behind a wife and two sons. "I feel bad about what I said and how I conducted myself", Felger said. "I was very against it". Also this afternoon, Felger said he has not been treated unfairly by media coverage of his controversial comments, and "I deserve whatever headline I get".
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    The federal indictment against Adidas executive Jim Gatto suggests Pitino was aware of the scheme to pay Bowen and even participated. The two are accused of funneling money to the families of two UofL basketball recruits. Pitino has emphatically denied any prior knowledge of payments to any player. "It's something that's there". That's not be concrete proof that Pitino actually made the call to Gatto, but with the current information there's no reason to think Dawkins made up his ...
  • Young thrilled with England return

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    As a result, he's withdrawn from the squad, much to the disappointment of Young. Young's form has been rewarded with a place in Gareth Southgate's latest England squad for the friendlies against Germany and Brazil , during which he could make his first worldwide appearance since September 2013.
  • Indianapolis Colts cut cornerback Vontae Davis

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    Davis has been hampered this season by a groin injury, and a rift developed between Davis and coach Chuck Pagano after he was demoted from the starting lineup. Davis has not had a good season, as Pro Football Focus' 84th-ranked cornerback out of 115 qualifiers. However, injuries to his ankle and the aforementioned groin injury apparently resulted in diminished production over the past two seasons.
  • Spurs Still Waiting On Return Of Leonard And Parker

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    Parker isn't expected to return to the lineup until December, and the club has declined to place a timeframe on Leonard's recovery. Popovich has given no timetable for Leonard's return. But having recovered from that ankle problem, he underwent surgery during the offseason to fix a ruptured left quadriceps tendon. "Sure, I wouldn't want him to go right from rehab to jumping on the court", Popovich said.