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Ireland's strongest subject is nursing , with four universities in the global top 100, and the country also shows strengths in arts and humanities, with 11 top-100 placements, and in life sciences and medicine, with 10 top-100 placements. However, they also reveal weakness in the subjects relating to engineering and technology (only one top-100 placing). University of Auckland vice-chancellor Professor Stuart McCutcheon said he was particularly pleased with this year's results given the ...
  • Alabama vs. Florida - 2/27/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

    Alabama vs. Florida - 2/27/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

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    It wasn't all us. "We just have to keep grinding, get back to work". Keith Stone knocked down a 3-pointer, and Koulechov hit a layup as Florida extended its lead to 37-18 at halftime. Braxton Key scored 11 and was the only Tide player making shots for a while, though they were few and far between. Alabama flirted with season lows in both points and shooting percentage.
  • Los Angeles Lakers buyout veteran wing Corey Brewer

    Los Angeles Lakers buyout veteran wing Corey Brewer

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    If signed, Brewer is likely to make his debut against the Blazers, or against the Rockets on Wednesday (Brewer has played for Houston in the past). Earlier this season , he had the longest active consecutive-games-played streak in the National Basketball Association snapped at 317 but never complained.
  • Contaminated envelope makes Marines sick at Marine base 2 miles from Pentagon

    Contaminated envelope makes Marines sick at Marine base 2 miles from Pentagon

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    According to ABC News , 11 Marines were affected by the substance. Eight other military personnel members said they began to feel ill but were not hospitalized. The staff of the building in which the incident occurred was immediately evacuated as a preventive measure. The law enforcement official said the text of the letter contained derogatory, at time unintelligible and ranting language, and was addressed to a commanding officer at the base.
  • Syrian boy documents destruction of eastern Ghouta

    Syrian boy documents destruction of eastern Ghouta

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    But there are new air strikes the following day and the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor reports that Syrian forces engaged in heavy fighting with rebels, with many dead. until 2 p.m. local time. The Syrian war, which is approaching its eighth year, has killed hundreds of thousands of people and driven half of the country's pre-war population of 23 million people from their homes.
  • Court blocks Trump administration's effort to end DACA in March

    Court blocks Trump administration's effort to end DACA in March

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    The review was requested last month by the Justice Department after U.S. District Judge William Alsup of San Francisco temporarily blocked Trump from rescinding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program . Trump has proposed a path to U.S. citizenship for Dreamers in exchange for funding for his proposed security wall along the U.S. -Mexico border. "Trump just didn't want to take the chance that the Ninth Circuit turn him down, which it would have", said Conde.
  • Sheriff Scott Israel Says He Will Not Resign Despite Accusations Of Negligence

    Sheriff Scott Israel Says He Will Not Resign Despite Accusations Of Negligence

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    The FBI has acknowledged that it failed to investigate the tip about suspect Nikolas Cruz that the agency received on January 5. DiRuzzo, the lawyer, writes that Israel "jumped to a conclusion regarding Mr. Loesch told Stephanopoulos on Sunday that the "firearm did not walk itself into the school.The Broward County Sheriff's Office allowed that firearm to go into that school".
  • Why the Lions tagged Ezekiel Ansah despite his injury history

    Why the Lions tagged Ezekiel Ansah despite his injury history

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    If you just take Ansah's numbers from last season at face value, he was No. 8 in the league past year. In all likelihood, the Lions will hold off on considering a long-term deal for the 28-year-old Ansah until after the 2018 season. Locking up Ansah shouldn't change Detroit's plan, either. Right now, the Lions have Ansah and a couple of decent complementary pieces rushing the passer in Anthony Zettel and Kerry Hyder , who is coming off an Achilles injury.
  • Philippine chief justice takes leave, not resign

    Philippine chief justice takes leave, not resign

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    Her appointment was criticized by other Supreme Court magistrates for being "irregular", as it did not pass through the court en banc. "She has been planning to go on leave anyway". Ms Sereno was appointed Chief Justice in 2012 by former president Benigno Aquino. The complaint also alleged that Sereno committed corruption when she, among other things, used public funds to finance her extravagant and lavish lifestyle by ordering the purchase of a brand-new luxurious Toyota Land Cruiser 2017 ...
  • Jitan Ram Manjhi's HAM quits NDA, joins Bihar's Grand Alliance

    Jitan Ram Manjhi's HAM quits NDA, joins Bihar's Grand Alliance

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    Earlier in the day, Mr Manjhi had said he and former Deputy Chief Minister and RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav would formally announce the move to join the Grand Alliance at a joint press meet in Patna . However, it has brought to light cracks in the NDA alliance and triggered anxieties among smaller parties in the NDA alliance, including Upendra Kushwaha-led Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP).
  • Slovakia Publishes Unfinished Article by Journalist Murdered

    Slovakia Publishes Unfinished Article by Journalist Murdered

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    Troskova had previously been a business partner of Mr. Vadala's, according to the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project. AENews, better known as Aeronet.cz, published an article yesterday suggesting that Kuciak's murder was part of a George Soros-inspired plot to spark anti-government protests and overthrow the government in another "Orange Revolution".
  • Speaker Paul Ryan on shooting: 'There was a colossal breakdown'

    Speaker Paul Ryan on shooting: 'There was a colossal breakdown'

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    Ryan that he and Mr. Costello signed, along with 17 other Republicans requesting "immediate consideration" of the legislation. The efforts in Congress comes as President Trump has floated his own shifting ideas on gun safety, including a proposal for arming teachers that has support from the National Rifle Association, but few backers on Capitol Hill.
  • North Carolina man arrested

    North Carolina man arrested

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    Facebook, which a year ago initiated the process of hiring 3,000 new content moderators to slow the spread of violent content throughout the site, removed the footage of Robinson's death fairly quickly, though not before it was grabbed by shock content purveyors like LiveLeak.
  • Red Sox propose name change for Yawkey Way

    Red Sox propose name change for Yawkey Way

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    The statement concluded by appealing the city's Public Improvement Commission to reject the petition. The Red Sox are one step closer to renaming Yawkey Way outside of Fenway Park. The team owner said that if it were up to him, he'd consider renaming the street " David Ortiz Way" or "Big Papi Way". In reviewing a petition to change the name of a street, the Public Improvements Commission is not a rubber stamp, but has the power to examine "legitimate concerns" raised by a proposed name ...
  • Ramaphosa cabinet reshuffle sees investor favorites return to run South Africa's economy

    Ramaphosa cabinet reshuffle sees investor favorites return to run South Africa's economy

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    Nene, a soft-spoken technocrat who is respected by the markets, told 702 that he had learned of his reappointment on Monday and that his reaction was "mixed". After he was sacked, Nene worked in the private sector, including as a board member at fund manager Allan Gray. "While we welcome these changes for the most part, we remain justifiably concerned about the retention of compromised individuals still under the cloud of state capture and maladministration", he said.