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by | January 22, 2018 | 01:44

Pritchard was fouled with 1.8 seconds and made two free throws to put the Ducks up by three points before UCLA got the ball to Holiday, whose heave from halfcourt bounced off the rim. With Payton hitting those free throws late. But soon after the Beavers got sloppy with errant passes, and the Bruins used an 8-0 run to tie the game.

by | January 22, 2018 | 01:26

The flag-bearer from Tonga who walked shirtless in the opening ceremony of the 2016 Olympics will need to pack some warm shirts for the South Korean games. According to the Wall Street Journal (h/t ), Taufatofua earned his place in the 2018 Olympics during a qualifying event in Isafjordur, Iceland.

by | January 22, 2018 | 01:45

I know how tough she is. "I'm pretty happy with my Aussie summer". "Only a couple points in it, you know". It wasn't like I got demolished out there or anything. Edmund also fired down 25 aces to tame the neat Italian but it was the thumping winners, particularly off his forehand, that proved decisive after he had reduced the error count that marred his display in the first set.

by | January 22, 2018 | 00:43

Areas north of Toronto, such as the Oak Ridges Moraine, are more likely to be affected than the city, but Environment Canada said the Monday evening commute could be impacted by icy roads nonetheless. Local power outages may also occur. Snow is forecast for much of Eastern Ontario late on Monday, but that is expected to change to freezing rain overnight and into Tuesday.

by | January 22, 2018 | 01:18

An Iraqi court on Sunday condemned a German woman to death by hanging after finding her guilty of belonging to the Islamic State group . The woman was captured a year ago during the operation by Iraqi forces to recapture Mosul from the militant group.

by | January 21, 2018 | 17:03

Separately, the Turkish military confirmed the start of a ground operation in the region. Turkey sees the YPG as an extension of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), which has carried out a deadly, three-decade insurgency in Turkey's mainly Kurdish southeast.

by | January 21, 2018 | 15:41

Graham described was not a sane president, and his description of Trump opens up a whole new set of questions about his mental fitness for the presidency. The senator said the meeting "didn't go well", and he also remarked that Trump receives poor immigration policy council from several of the people around him.

by | January 21, 2018 | 17:02

Authorities continue to look for three people still missing from the January 9 mudslide that killed 20 people and destroyed hundreds of homes in Montecito . Meanwhile, more than a dozen new teams of search dogs were set to arrive Saturday to join hundreds of firefighters in the search for two people still missing since the January 9 slide.

by | January 21, 2018 | 15:04

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell joined Trump in attacking Democrats in the chaotic close to Trump's first year as president. "Negotiating with this White House is like negotiating with jello, it is next to impossible", Schumer said at a press conference.

by | January 21, 2018 | 15:32

Also concerning are Trump's total cholesterol levels and his LDL ("bad" cholesterol), as both increased significantly over the previous year, despite being on a statin drug known as Crestor or Rosuvastatin. The doctor added that he is working with Trump on a new diet and exercise program, recommending that the president lose 10 to 15 pounds this year. "It's called genetics", Jackson said, shrugging.

by | January 21, 2018 | 14:40

The three-member inquiry committee - headed by Abbasi and comprising DIG Sultan Khawaja and DIG Azad Khan - also recommended that names of Anwar and other policemen involved in the "encounter" be placed on the ECL. Later, it was revealed that the deceased "terrorists" included Naseemullah alias Naqeebullah, a 27-year-old from South Waziristan. Addressing a press conference outside the residence of Naqeebullah here, the JI chief said the senior cop has been involved in numerous "fake" ...

by | January 21, 2018 | 15:28

Earlier this month, the two Koreas held their first official talks in more than two years, where the North showed interest in sending a delegation of athletes and high-ranking government officials to the Winter Games. Despite the magnitude of Russia's cheating, the International Olympic Committee left open a path for Russian athletes to compete in PyeongChang if they could prove they were clean.

by | January 21, 2018 | 13:48

Jackson even said that Trump's health is " excellent " compared to other 71-year-old American men. "He's very sharp. He's very articulate when he speaks to me", said Jackson, who works in close proximity to the president. "I would say right now on a day-to-day basis, he doesn't have a dedicated, defined exercise program", said Jackson. Kanfer got 27 out of 30 answers correct which, according to the doctor, is not concerning.

by | January 21, 2018 | 15:27

Nationwide demonstrations from NY, to Washington , D.C., to Oklahoma City, to Los Angeles , were planned on the first anniversary of President Trump's inauguration. Events in Austin, which also featured a rally against President Donald Trump , included a march to the Capitol with a group of women who wore red capes and white bonnets like characters from the " The Handmaid's Tale ".

by | January 21, 2018 | 14:10

Trump , 71, is 6'3, weighs 108 pounds and has normal cardiac health, Jackson said. Presidents don't typically sit for cognitive assessments during their periodic physical exams. The physician's press briefing came after Trump underwent his first physical examination as President last Friday at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Centre in Bethesda, Maryland.

by | January 21, 2018 | 15:01

In general, though, Jackson was upbeat about Trump's physical condition, prompting questions about how a septuagenarian man with such seemingly poor habits, including little apparent exercise apart from golfing (while driving in carts) and an affinity for greasy fast food, could fare so well in a thorough examination.

by | January 21, 2018 | 14:22

They could have easily made a deal but chose to play Shutdown politics instead. Republicans allowed CHIP funding to lapse on September 30, over the intense objections of Democrats concerned about the 9 million children who depend on the program for their health care.

by | January 21, 2018 | 13:15

The victim, a nephew of Gerard Hutch, the underworld figure known as the Monk, was shot after he drove into Bridgeview halting site, adjoining the prison, in Clondalkin, at around 3pm. A second scene was also sealed off where a burned out vehicle, believed to be connected to the incident, was found a short time after the shooting.

by | January 21, 2018 | 13:35

John Mclean from New Jercy told Xinhua he came here in support of women. "At 13 years old, the message from our culture was clear to me", she said. Newton resident Sally Gibson said she attended the inaugural Women's March a year ago in Washington . Demonstrators emerging from the Metro in Los Angeles .

by | January 21, 2018 | 11:46

The likelihood of a deal to be reached remains to be seen. Much of the federal government officially shut down just after midnight Saturday as the Senate failed to pass a short-term spending bill, allowing government funding to lapse for the first time since 2013.

by | January 21, 2018 | 11:41

On the back of one of the sneakers, there's a barcode that owners can scan to redeem a special Paul George theme for their PlayStation 4. If you're in the #dopekicks camp, you can pick them up on February 10 for $110. If you know me, you know my game never stops. Ask me what my favorite PlayStation memory is and I'll tell you it's when my dad got me a PS2 for Christmas.

by | January 21, 2018 | 11:29

Women's No. 1 Simona Halep took a longer route - equaling a mark in Melbourne for endurance but signaling, perhaps, that she's closer to a Grand Slam breakthrough. There were 11 service breaks and two medical timeouts - for Davis to get treatment on both feet - before Halep converted on her first match point. "I just feel that my muscles are gone", said Halep, who badly twisted her left ankle in the first round.

by | January 21, 2018 | 09:59

In Chicago , thousands of mostly female marchers gathered in Grant Park , with many carrying protest signs with slogans such as "Strong women raising strong women". Los Angeles Mayor Mayor Eric Garcetti estimated the crowd at 600,000, and that it was largest march in the country. "The Swiss have a deep love of American ideals", she said.

by | January 21, 2018 | 10:18

Thai police have arrested a man alleged to be the head of Asia's biggest illegal wildlife trading networks. "In a nutshell, I can't think of anything in the past five years that has been this significant", Matthew Pritchett, Freeland's director of communications, told The Associated Press , referring to Bach's arrest.

by | January 21, 2018 | 08:38

Republicans in turn said they would not negotiate on immigration until Democrats gave them the votes needed to reopen the government. The federal government had been running on three consecutive temporary funding bills since the new fiscal year began in October.

by | January 21, 2018 | 09:40

Almost 350,000 Kurds from Syria's Afrin have fled to Turkey after oppression from PYD/PKK and Daesh terror groups, Premier Binali Yildirim said on Saturday, Anadolu Agency reports. According to CNN, the Turkish armed forces said that 108 out of 113 targets had been hit and that all of the dead and wounded brought to hospitals are Kurdish militia members.

by | January 21, 2018 | 08:38

Extra weight will have been added to that belief after the successful real-life proof of concept. Lifeguards launched the drone, steered it toward the swimmers and dropped a " rescue pod " into the water, where it expanded so the swimmers could grab it and swim to shore.

by | January 21, 2018 | 08:25

We will take whatever the Centre gives. "If there is no proper response, I have to explore the option of knocking the doors of the highest authority of justice". Naidu pointed out, "Yes, even today the highest GSDP contribution in the country is ours, which means we are number one in (economic) growth". He appealed to him to be handhold till AP reached level playing field at par with neighbouring states."If needed, we will approach Supreme Court, if due justice is not rendered to the state ...

by | January 21, 2018 | 09:00

Brent crude futures LCOc1 were trading 69 cents lower at $68.53 a barrel at 11:22 a.m. EST (1622 GMT). U.S. crude inventories fell 6.9 million barrels last week, compared with forecasts for a 3.5 million-barrel draw, the U.S. "Relentless growth should see the US hit historic highs ... provided OPEC and non-OPEC restraints remain in place", the IEA predicted. "Oil prices will need to go higher for rig counts to go higher from here", said Chris Jarvis, president of Caprock Risk Management in ...

by | January 21, 2018 | 06:54

Cotton saying Mr. Durbin "has a history of misrepresenting what happens in White House meetings" during his " Face the Nation " appearance. "Durbin is telling the truth when he says that the president said , repeatedly, that, why do we let in people from these shithole countries?" Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said it was not "constructive" for Trump to have referred to African and other countries as "shitholes" but that it was "unfair" to call him racist.

by | January 21, 2018 | 06:51

On the other hand, Rajput Karni Sena has also said that it would not allow Sanjay Leela Bhansali to shoot in Rajasthan in future. On Thursday, the Supreme Court had cleared the decks for Padmaavat - scheduled for nationwide release on January 25 - by staying notifications of Rajasthan and Gujarat governments, which had prohibited screening of the film following protests by the Rajput community.

by | January 21, 2018 | 07:58

The spending bill that failed in Friday's vote was the one passed by the House Thursday, which would have funded the government until February 16, extended the low-income children's health insurance program , or CHIP, for six years and suspended some Obamacare taxes for two years.

by | January 21, 2018 | 06:57

Petr Kolouch, Prague's director of Medical Emergency Services, said the fire has claimed the lives of two people - a death toll he expects to rise. Local media reported several people were seriously injured. The operation to fully evacuate the building is expected to last throughout the night. Two firemen were also injured after suffering a fall while inside the hotel.

by | January 21, 2018 | 05:50

They take an hour or two to clean. Water pressure remains lower than normal throughout the east bank, a situation exacerbated by leaks caused by this weeks' freezes in both the public water lines and on private properties. Refrigerator water-dispensing machine: Water dispensers from refrigerators should be flushed of at least one quart of water. He said a $120 million investment will be made into the wastewater facility on the East Bank, which includes upgrading intake valves.

by | January 21, 2018 | 05:40

By 2020, IRENA expects solar PV costs to be halved from the current levels. The current cost spectrum for fossil fuel power generation ranges from 5-17 cents per kWh. The intergovernmental body attributes the cost reductions to competitive procurement practices, arrival of a large number of experienced medium-to-large project developers competing for worldwide projects and also continued technology advancements.