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Virginia gets No. 1 overall seed in preliminary NCAA Tournament bracket

As a senior, he averaged 7.7 points, 4.2 assists, and 3.8 rebounds as a senior. If the NCAA tournament were to be determined today, Arizona would be a No. Vir...


United Kingdom govt to meet Oxfam tomorrow over Haiti prostitutes probe

Oxfam has said it was "dismayed by what happened" and has since set up a hotline for people to report sexual abuse and misconduct. "With regard to Oxfam and ...


Egypt: Anti-IS operation kills 16 jihadists

The military has launched security campaigns in the North Sinai area, in which some terrorists are based. A total of 16 militants were killed, it said, and fo...


Asma Jehangir, Pakistani lawyer and human rights activist, dies at 66

To be a successful activist lawyer, she once noted, one must "have an eye for what's hot, the right case, the right bench". The nation has been left shocked b...


Tokyo schools plan to introduce Giorgio Armani uniforms faces flak

Naturally parents are outraged at this move, claiming that this goes against the objective of a school uniform - especially since Taimei is a state-funded schoo...


Nvidia pops after hours, giving some life to a beaten-down market

Aperio Gru Lc invested 0.35% of its portfolio in NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA ). The price volatility's Average True Range for 14 days was 10.11. Canaccor...


Rachel Brand, Third Ranking at DOJ, Resigns

The daughter and granddaughter of Dutch dairy farmers in Iowa, Brand has been praised for her deep knowledge of the Justice Department. A friend of Rachel Bra...


Canada 3-1 in Olympic mixed doubles

Trailing 6-5 and down to its final shot, Finland was able to force overtime when Oona Kauste's rock stuck just within the white line on the target for a single ...


Israel strikes 12 Iranian targets in Syria over downed fighter jet

In response, Israel conducted air strikes against Iranian facilities in Syria and destroyed the Iranian UAV control center. It fears Iran could use Syrian t...


While Forces Expected Strike In Kashmir, Fidayeen Struck Jammu Camp

A group of attacked the Sunjwan in Jammu city in the early hours today, leaving three Armymen and daughter of an Army personnel injured, officials said. "The ...


Winter Olympics opening ceremony sees Intel use record 1218 drones

The Winter Olympics rehearsal surpassed Intel's 2016 Guinness World Record of 500 drones flown simultaneously in Germany. As impressive as the drone perf...


Palestine President Mahmoud Abbas confers Palestine state's Grand Collar to PM Modi

Abbas thanked Modi for India's support for various Palestinian projects, saying this will enhance bilateral relations and serve the Palestinian population. He i...


Chicago in the bullseye as heavy winter storms pummel Midwest, Great Lakes

A workman shovels snow from benches as snow from a winter storm falls on Michigan Avenue in Chicago Feb. 9, 2018. About 1,050 US flights were canceled, with a...


Family feud: Rob Porter's domestic scandal riles White House

Porter was operating with an interim security clearance at the time of his resignation Wednesday. Russian Federation already looking to interfere in 2018 midt...


Georgia officer killed, 2 injured serving warrant

The names of the officers who were wounded, along with the suspect, have not been released. According to Henry County Sheriff Kenneth McBrayer, police were se...


Flu still on the rise, hospitalizations high, CDC says

Everyone 6 months or older should get flu shots. Federal health officials have not yet fully studied the effectiveness of this year's vaccine, but Schuchat sa...


One Killed, 50 Injured In Benghazi Deadly Mosque Bomb Blast

The city of Benghazi, controlled by terrorist groups until 2017, has been witnessing an escalation of bombings, particularly on mosques. Mutaz al-Mu'tri, Beng...


Boy Stuck Inside Arcade Machine Claw Game Rescued

A Florida boy needed to win a stuffed animal so awful he slithered within the machine to get one, in the end stalling out in the glass case. "We love a happ...


Pelosi to oppose sweeping budget deal over lack of protections for DREAMers

Congress has until February 8 to pass a spending bill, and the deal would fund the government through March 23. But both Mr. Schumer and Senate Majority L...


WH Plays Down Trump's Ask For Military Parade: 'Nothing Has Been Decided'

The White House confirmed reports Tuesday night that President Donald Trump is eyeing a parade to tout "America's great service members who risk their ...