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Mississippi State, South Carolina Set To Square Off In Women's NCAA Championship

Mississippi State kept fighting, cutting the deficit to four points with 6:53 to play. A first-time champion is set to be crowned in women's basketball with an all-Southeastern Conference NCAA title game between SC and Mississippi State. Just 48 hours ago it was the Bulldogs who looked invincible after beating formerly undefeated CT on Morgan William's buzzer-beating shot in overtime.

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Trump Adviser Cohn Lists $254 Million in Assets in Ethics Filing

Here is a look at some of Trump's aides on the White House rich list. The documents released Friday suggest that her brand - which her father, the president, berated a private company for refusing to sell last month - is valued at more than $50 million.

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Ivanka Trump's new job at the White House raises questions about Ethics

Jamie Gorelick, an attorney and ethics adviser for Ivanka Trump, said she would follow the ethics rules that apply to government employees, according to the Associated Press . Measures taken will include divesting her common stock, tech investments, and investment funds, although Gorelick conceded that Ivanka doesn't "believe it eliminates conflicts in every way".

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More advertisers say they have ditched Fox's O'Reilly show

GlaxoSmithKline Plc, Bayer AG and Sanofi also removed their commercials from the program. An advertiser boycott against Fox News's Bill O'Reilly picked up dramatic speed Tuesday in a rapid-fire reaction to the news that the outspoken host has been the subject of a succession of sexual-harassment allegations over the past 15 years.

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Michigan Governor and Advocacy Groups Praise Flint Settlement

Based on this, many residents in Flint will still be using water filters for the next three years. "I don't feel safe, period, anymore", Jones, a Flint apartment resident, said by phone. Aside from the settlement, the city is working on plans to build a new water treatment plant by 2019. Locals reported of losing hair, rapid weight loss and getting rashes.

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Cyclone Debbie's days of destruction

Police Commissioner Ian Stewart says it's still a unsafe situation. Forecasters expect a major flood peak to hit Rockhampton by the early hours of Thursday, reaching a level larger than the 2011 floods and potentially matching the February 1954 flood level of 9.4 metres.

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Woman Takes Trump's Scotland Golf Course to Court Over Public Urination Photos

I just squatted in the dunes". Beyts, 62, who has opposed the development from the start over environmental concerns, said she was walking near the course with friend Sue Edwards in April 2016 when nature called. She in turn launched a claim for damages of £3,000 against Trump International and alleges that the organisation breached the UK's laws on data protection and privacy.

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US coal companies ask Trump to stick with Paris climate deal

Peabody said Monday it had been able to reduce costs and slash debt to about $2bn from more than $10bn in the past year and noted it is in a position to start paying dividends in 2018. The downturn shut hundreds of USA mines, leaving thousands out of work. Mr. Kellow credited Trump's initiatives, including an executive order repealing one of Barack Obama's signature environmental measures, with affirming coal's place in the nation's energy mix.

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UN Security Council to meet Wednesday on alleged Syria chemical attack

He saw more than 100 injured and at least 20 bodies of children, women and men at one of the hospitals tasked with treating the wounded, he said . "The toll continues to increase as do the strikes in the Idlib region as well as non-chemical attacks in Hama", the group said .

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London police charge 6 more in beating of asylum-seeker

Hadi Ahmed said he visited his brother, who is being treated at London's King's College Hospital on Tuesday, and only found out on Monday he was the victim of the assault after seeing his picture in the news. Prime Minister Theresa May said it "was an absolutely abominable attack, completely unacceptable". They will appear in court on 1 May. The eight defendants who made court appearances Tuesday were granted conditional bail.

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Susan Rice requested to unmask names of Trump transition officials, sources say

Nada Bakos, a former Central Intelligence Agency analyst, noted on Twitter that it was not "odd or wrong" for the national security adviser to read "a report of foreign officials discussing United States persons coming into" the White House.

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Lawmakers weigh White House offer to revive health care bill

The legislation was pulled from the House floor after it did not garner enough support to pass. Several Republicans emerging from the closed-door GOP caucus Tuesday morning said they weren't ready to sign on to any deal. Those moderates met with Vice President Mike Pence, Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney, White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus and Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden.

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South Africa credit rating cut to junk

That led to South Africa's credit rating being cut to junk status putting more pressure on a troubled economy. Mr Gordhan's sacking has outraged opponents and some political allies of Mr Zuma, undermining his authority as President, and threatens to split the ANC, which has governed South Africa since the end of apartheid.

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Are Digital Realty Trust (DLR)'s Struggles Behind Them?

Other research analysts have also recently issued research reports about the stock. 04/09/2015 - Silver Bay Realty Trust Corp. had its "neutral" rating reiterated by analysts at Susquehanna. TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: This news story was originally reported by Chaffey Breeze and is owned by of Chaffey Breeze. If you are accessing this piece on another site, it was stolen and republished in violation of United States and global copyright law.

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What is 'unmasking' and why would Obama adviser do it?

Sen. Sciutto told Anderson Cooper, "Again, to senior intelligence officials who work for both Democrats and Republicans, this appears to be a story, largely ginned up, partly as a distraction from this larger investigation", adding that "someone close to Ambassador Rice" said that such unmasking was "not unusual".

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Trump hits the links with Rand Paul, White House says

Trump golfed and discussed policy with Paul and budget director Mick Mulvaney, said White House spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham. Law enforcement says that the president's National Golf Club was vandalized over the weekend, with the word "Resist" spray painted on the Trump golf course grass in Sterling , Virginia.

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Showtime developing miniseries on deposed Fox chief Ailes

The most prominent national advertiser in the show was AT&T, which ran three corporate image-burnishing spots during the hourlong seg. If wary advertisers continue to flee, it could deliver a major financial blow to the bottom line of Fox News .

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Sears Holdings Corp (SHLD) Admits It's a Giant Tire Fire

Joe Bell with the Cafaro Company says, "The situation with Sears and Kmart is no secret to anybody in the shooing center industry". Along the way, the company has attempted to spin off or shed operating units (i.e., Lands' End , Orchard Supply, Sears Canada, Sears Hometown, etc.), license brands such as Craftsman, monetize the real estate assets and try and transform its business with a "member" and online focus.

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The end is near for Bertha, Seattle's tunnel boring machine

Bertha, one of the world's largest boring machines, will cut through a thick concrete wall at midday on Tuesday if all goes according to plan, completing the most hard phase of building a highway under the heart of downtown Seattle . Crews spent much of 2014 digging a pit to reach the machine so it could be pulled out and repaired. The removal of water near the pit sparked concerns about the ground in the area settling and posing a danger to pipes, buildings and roadways.

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Luke Shaw In Squad To Play Everton Following Mourinho Meeting

However, the availability of Herrera and Ibrahimovic and the possibility of Paul Pogba recovering from a hamstring injury in time for the Everton clash will ease Mourinho's selection concerns. Even if United finish outside the top four they can reach the Champions League by winning the Europa League, and asked if it was time to prioritise the continental competition, Mourinho said: "When we keep losing players I will have to".

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Regions Financial Corporation (RF)

About 84,076 shares traded. Its up 18.34% from 4.54 million shares previously. The SI to Cara Therapeutics Incorporated's float is 23.37%. Vale SA (ADR) (NYSE:VALE) has risen 74.13% since August 26, 2016 and is uptrending. Jpmorgan Chase Communications reported 221,175 shares stake. Regions Financial Corporation (RF) will report its next earnings on 18-Apr-17. For the quarter ending 10/26/2016, The Analyst projected that the company could deliver EPS of 0.15 while the company provided its ...

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U.S. construction spending rose to nearly 11-year high

Yet it hasn't yet been enough to relieve a shortage of homes for sale. As a segment, single-family construction spending increased too, jumping 1.2 percent over the month and 3.4 percent over the year. Infrastructure concerns have resurfaced after a large fire last week caused the collapse of a main highway bridge outside Atlanta. The rebound in construction spending came as spending on private construction increased by 0.8% to an annual rate of USD917.3 billion in February from a revised ...

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Sears Holdings Admits: Yep, We're Probably Doomed

Analysts said Sears Holdings did little to invest in either the Sears or Kmart brand, instead trying to cut its way back to profitability by trimming advertising and closing stores. Havas has performed creative duties for Kmart as well as Sears' Craftsman, Kenmore and Diehard brand group since 2015. The company said these actions probably mitigate the doubts raised by its operating results.

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CRAMER: Statement on the President's Approval of the Keystone XL Pipeline

The officials, who weren't authorized to speak publicly and demanded anonymity, said the State Department's recommendation and the White House's final approval would be Friday. "While receiving the permit is a good step forward for the project that could provide visible growth in the 2020 time frame, given the prior comments and executive orders out of the Trump administration, we believe that the receipt of the presidential permit was expected by the market", RBC Capital Markets said in a ...

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Oil prices rise with Libya disruption but upside capped

Many are now watching for whether OPEC, whose committee monitoring the cuts will meet over the weekend in Kuwait , will extend the deal. Prices gained despite a rise last week in US crude inventories. Goldman Sachs analyst Damien Courvalin says that an extension may seem necessary, but would actually be counterproductive to achieving intended results.

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Hyundai, BMW pull ads from Fox's O'Reilly show

He fought back in 2015 against stories that questioned the accuracy of his reporting before he joined Fox News . Even with advertisers pulling out of its most popular program, shares of corporate parent 21st Century Fox Inc. "Just as we trust members to make their own hiring decisions, we trust them to make their own media consumption decisions". Obviously previous sexual harassment suits haven't hurt ratings enough to make a difference, but it seems we've hit the tipping point.

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North Korea 'fires a projectile into the East Sea'

China has also faced criticism for not acting enough to stop North Korea's nuclear advancement. Asked how he would tackle North Korea , Trump said: "I'm not going to tell you". Mr Trump tempered expectations on outcomes for the summit and indicated he will focus on trade issues when he tweeted last Friday that the meeting "will be a very hard one in that we can no longer have massive trade deficits ".

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Death toll from bombing rises to 14, suspect Kyrgyzstan national

Previous media reports about other suspects in the blast have been proven incorrect. Flags flew at half-mast in Russia's second city and flowers and candles piled up at an impromptu memorial outside the metro station rocked by the attack, as authorities beefed up security on the busy underground transport system.

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Civil rights groups alarmed over retreat on police reforms

All six police officers charged in Gray's death while in police custody were vindicated in the case. After such an increase in violence, it was indeed appropriate to review policing practices, but the Obama administration's penchant for presuming widespread racism within the culture of law enforcement raises the question as to both the effectiveness and legitimacy of these new policing reforms.

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Liquor ban on highways: Goa Govt. assures special dispensation to affected

Also, the state government fears that the revenue loss will affect the implementation of various other welfare schemes. The apex court earlier on Thursday reserved its order on banning off liquor vends on state and national highways. However his suggestion that Indian-Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) could be served in toddy shops was rejected by CPI (M) state secretary and former home minister Kodiyeri Balakrishnan.

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Tesla's market value surpasses Ford

Investors rewarded the company, and stock movements Monday reshuffled the hierarchy among USA carmakers, with Tesla Motors overtaking Ford for the number two spot and closing the gap with GM, the biggest United States automaker by market capitalization.

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IPL 10: 'Unsold' Ishant gets picked up by Kings XI Punjab

Ishant, who picked up just three wickets in four games for RPS in the last season, will also look to improve. The Kings XI Punjab players will be wearing a vibrant jersey with bright yellow Idea logo emblazoned at the back. Kings XI Punjab was at the bottom of the table last season having eight points in 14 matches. "If our players would perform, our team would reach in the play off".

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Michael Goodwin: The Watergate-sized scandals rocking the Trump and Obama administrations

Trump and his aides have accused former officials of inappropriately disclosing - or "unmasking" - the names of Trump associates whose conversations were picked up by USA intelligences agencies. The latest charge is that former national security adviser Susan Rice "unmasked" - intelligence parlance for asking for the identity of unnamed officials - Trump campaign officials, proof, the President's allies insist, that something nefarious was happening on the surveillance front during the final ...

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Russian investigators confirm Jalilov as man behind metro blast

They identified him as Kyrgyz-born Russian citizen Akbarzhon Dzhalilov, who turned 22 two days before the attack. Russia's global news agency RIA Novosti reports the Russian President Vladimir Putin has been alerted to the explosion, which the agency calls an "attack".

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Oil prices recover after falling to 4-month lows

The Energy Information Administration (EIA) said US inventories climbed nearly 5 million barrels to a record 533.1 million last week, far outpacing forecasts of a 2.8 million-barrel build. Despite increasing crude oil prices throughout most of 2016, total USA crude oil production in 2016 was below its 2015 level. For the week ending March 10, 2017, the EIA reported that Cushing crude oil inventories had risen by 2.1 MMbbls (million barrels) to 66.5 MMbbls-compared to the previous week.


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