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World No 6 India open their campaign against South Africa on 28 November. The pool phase of the competition will take place from 28 November to 9 December, with two matches per day being played at 5 pm and 7 pm. The 16 participating teams have been split into four pools of four, with Rio 2016 Olympic champions and world No.2 Argentina competing in Pool A alongside No.9 New Zealand, No.8 Spain and No.18 France, while reigning world champions and No.1 Australia take on No.7 England, ...
  • Oregon Ducks women still have work to do with NCAA tournament looming

    Oregon Ducks women still have work to do with NCAA tournament looming

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    The Cardinal was a No. 2 seed last year when capturing its 12th conference tournament title in the past 16 years. A 3 place finish gets them a "bye" in the first round of the Pac-12 Tournament. 6 OR (27-4, 16-2), while UCLA is 0-2. However, UConn, Mississippi State, Baylor and Louisville all have fewer than three losses this season and seem destined to grab the four No.
  • Gun violence is a preventable tragedy

    Gun violence is a preventable tragedy

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    So why is not more being done to ensure the safety of students? The day after the Florida shootings , Ragsdale announced at a Cobb Board of Education meeting that the district would be conducting unannounced "code red" drills at selected high schools to assess readiness for active shooter situations.
  • 'Italy will play a back four'

    'Italy will play a back four'

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    With Luigi Biagio installed as interim manager until a new manager is recruited, upcoming friendlies against Argentina and England seem the flawless chance for Donnarumma or Genoa's Mattia Perin to gain global experience, but Buffon is eager to add to his record of 175 caps for the national team.
  • Stowaways hiding in plane's landing gear fall to their death

    Stowaways hiding in plane's landing gear fall to their death

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    On closer inspection, they found a dead man, another one struggling to live, Dollars 20 and a suitcase full of clothes, the Washington Post reported. Airport operations were closed for an hour after the incident, the Civil Aviation Office said. He added that the airline was cooperating in the ongoing investigation.
  • Thousands pay their respects to the Rev. Billy Graham

    Thousands pay their respects to the Rev. Billy Graham

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    Reverend Billy Graham's body is now in Charlotte, for public visitation placed at the Graham Family Homeplace at the Billy Graham Library. Malefyt, a now retired minister living in Greenville, said his encounter with Graham at the Boston Commons was the first of many interactions he had living in the vicinity of the acclaimed evangelist.
  • Prezzo restaurant chain to close a third of its United Kingdom branches

    Prezzo restaurant chain to close a third of its United Kingdom branches

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    The restaurants' private equity firm owner, TPG Capital of the United States of America, is said to be poised to launch a company voluntary arrangement (CVA) "in the next few days" as it looks to restructure finances. AlixPartners, the advisory firm, is overseeing the CVA. Barbecoa, a smaller business owned by Mr Oliver, appointed administrators last week. Prezzo did not comment or deny the plans when contacted by The Lincolnite .
  • Heavy polling in Nagaland marred by violence

    Heavy polling in Nagaland marred by violence

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    As of now, we are not able to ascertain the cause of injuries". Even before polling commenced at 7 am., one person was injured when a bomb went off at a polling station at 5.45 am, and a mob destroyed a Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machine in Tizit constituency in eastern Meghalaya.
  • Starbucks' trial

    Starbucks' trial "latte levy" starts in the City today

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    Starbucks commissioned research found that nearly half (48%) of people surveyed said they would carry a reusable cup , saving money and reducing waste. Starbucks says that its baristas will offer all customers who are drinking in store, the option to have their drink in a ceramic cup. The scheme, which automatically adds the fee to the cost of a coffee, will be trialled across 35 London locations to see whether customers will actually stop using single-use paper cups in favour of ...
  • CM Fadnavis unveils new FoB at Elphinstone Road

    CM Fadnavis unveils new FoB at Elphinstone Road

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    Many wondered whether it indicated the failure of the civil administration that army has to be roped in. Two FoBs at Currey Road and Ambivli stations on Central Railway were also inaugurated in presence. The Indian Army was brought in by Goyal to construct the three FOBs, following the Elphinstone Road stampede on September 29, 2017, which claimed 23 lives.
  • Mild & Partly Cloudy Today, Soggy Start to March

    Mild & Partly Cloudy Today, Soggy Start to March

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    It will be a great day to do any outdoor chores. Scattered showers will be with us for much of Monday morning before drying out late this afternoon. The sun will return by Friday and stick around into next Saturday with more seasonal highs in the middle 50s to lower 60s. We could see a little bit of rain linger into Friday morning.
  • 20 states challenge ACA as unconstitutional

    20 states challenge ACA as unconstitutional

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    Missouri and Kansas have joined 18 other states in seeking to have the Affordable Care Act declared unconstitutional following Congress' repeal previous year of the tax penalty associated with the individual mandate. The recent tax-cut legislation abolishes penalties for failing to buy health insurance, a development 20 states now argue should render the rest of Obamacare unconstitutional.
  • S.Korea says it hopes for constructive talks between US, N.Korea

    S.Korea says it hopes for constructive talks between US, N.Korea

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    Fierce protests contined throughout the early hours of Sunday in South Korea near the inter-Korean border, condemning the arrival of a high-ranking North Korean official believed to be responsible for the sinking of a South Korean ship. Trump warned on Friday that, if the latest sanctions don't work, the United States would "go to phase two" that "may be a very rough thing", without elaborating.
  • Antoine Fuqua Once Again In Talks For Scarface Remake

    Antoine Fuqua Once Again In Talks For Scarface Remake

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    Even though it had been breathed a big sigh of relief to hear that the remake of Scarface was abandoned by Universal, we have been advised that, as a villain in comics no, he was not really dead. Fuqua will be ready after completing post on the Equalizer sequel with Denzel Washington . Marc Shmuger, Scott Stuber, Dylan Clark will produce with Marty Bregman, producer of the 1983 Scarface from director Brian De Palma returning to produce as well.
  • Sensex rises 134 pts; Nifty tops 10500 on global cues

    Sensex rises 134 pts; Nifty tops 10500 on global cues

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    During the intra-day trade, Sensex went as high as 34,482.63 and Nifty traded between 10526.55 to 10592.70. The gauge had gained 322.65 points in the previous session on Friday. On the other hand, I C I C I Bank (0.50%), Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone (0.37%), Axis Bank (0.34%), Kotak Mahindra Bank (0.30%), and I T C (0.21%) were the major losers in the Sensex.