• Commonwealth Games: 6600 athletes, officials expected to participate
Commonwealth Games: 6600 athletes, officials expected to participate

He was already a world champion, though, and used to the pressure of competing on the global stage, meaning it is little surprise he returns to the Commonwealth Games again as a world champion, and with two Olympic bronze medals also adorning his trophy cabinet.

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  • Trump emerging from seclusion to promote infrastructure plan
Trump emerging from seclusion to promote infrastructure plan

But the plan relies heavily on state and local governments for the bulk of the spending, raising concerns among members of Congress about the possibility of higher commuter tolls and the sale of assets to raise the money. The president appeared alongside outgoing communications director Hope Hicks outside the Oval Office on Hicks' last day at the ...

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  • Australian ball-tampering: Darren Lehmann says side must stop 'butting heads'
Australian ball-tampering: Darren Lehmann says side must stop 'butting heads'

Captain Steve Smith , vice-captain David Warner and opening batsman Cameron Bancroft have all been sent home and banned from top-level cricket for their part in the incident. Cricket Australia later supplied other media, including Reuters, with an audio file of the proceedings. I've had a great time coaching in my career and coaching the Au...

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  • Hudson Soccer rolls into second round after beating LCM 3-1
Hudson Soccer rolls into second round after beating LCM 3-1

My wife feels the same way - we've invested a lot of time into this team and it's never disappointed me to do that. "My past two seasons here for the program definitely built a lot of character and humbled me as a student-athlete. "This is a veteran group that should be very competitive again this season". Paige Esry will graduate from El Dorad...

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  • DoJ: California Mayor's Alleged Immigration Alert Prompts Investigation
DoJ: California Mayor's Alleged Immigration Alert Prompts Investigation

In words dripping with xenophobia and contempt for democratic rights, the fascistic acting director of ICE, Thomas Homan , told reporters that "864 criminal aliens and public safety threats remain at large in the community, and I have to believe that some of them were able to elude us thanks to the mayor's irresponsible decision".

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  • USA says Russian Federation should 'not be acting like a victim' following expulsions
USA says Russian Federation should 'not be acting like a victim' following expulsions

Russia's expulsion of 60 USA diplomats and shuttering of one of its consulates marks a "further deterioration" in relations between Washington and Moscow , the White House said on Thursday. Russia's Embassy in Canberra has accused Australia of blindly following Britain by deciding to expel two Russian diplomats. "We invite the USA authorities wh...

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  • Plans suspended to tax Jerusalem church properties
Plans suspended to tax Jerusalem church properties

After much speculation over when President Trump would make good on his campaign promise, the us announced February 23 that it will move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in May. Church leaders sent out a brief press notice acknowledging they had received a statement from the prime minister's office concerning the crisis and said they were...

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  • Ostapenko to face Stephens in Miami final
Ostapenko to face Stephens in Miami final

Speaking about the conditions, she added, " It was tricky, definitely tricky conditions, but something that's the same for both players, so it's not something that you can take and say this was bothering me or something ". Carreno Busta's semifinal opponent will be No. 4 Alex Zverev, a 6-4, 6-4 victor over No. 29 Borna Coric. Stephens was raised ...

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  • Egypt stresses support for Saudi Arabia after ballistic missile attacks
Egypt stresses support for Saudi Arabia after ballistic missile attacks

One Egyptian was killed and two others injured after shrapnel penetrated a house in Riyadh . Saudi forces destroyed three missiles over northeastern Riyadh shortly before midnight, as well as others fired at the southern cities of Najran, Jizan and Khamis Mushait, the coalition said in a statement carried by state news agency SPA.

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  • Martin-Luther King Centre distances self from 'leadership award' to Buhari
Martin-Luther King Centre distances self from 'leadership award' to Buhari

On Monday, the Presidency publicised a visit by purported members of the late American activist, who fought for rights of African-American. He was also conferred with the 1st Black History Month National Black Excellence and Exceptional African Leadership Award 2018.

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  • Egypt's Sisi wins second term with 92pct of vote: State media
Egypt's Sisi wins second term with 92pct of vote: State media

Presidential candidate and head of El Ghad Party Moussa Moustafa Moussa said on Thursday that he aims to lead the constructive opposition which works in favor of the Egyptian people because the country needs the cooperation of all political parties in the coming period.

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  • U.S. says Russian Federation should 'not be acting like a victim' following expulsions
U.S. says Russian Federation should 'not be acting like a victim' following expulsions

Days after President Trump ordered the expulsion of 60 Russian officials from the United States and the closure of the Russian Consulate in Seattle in response to the nerve agent attack of a Russian ex-spy and his daughter in the U.K., Russia has responded in kind.

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  • Man arrested after dangerous driving incident in Durrington
Man arrested after dangerous driving incident in Durrington

Police had not released the man's name. The man, who later was identified as Lemond "Gator" Grady, allegedly opened the register and removed the cash. Cain was booked into Whatcom County Jail on suspicion of indecent exposure Thursday morning, Bellingham police said on Facebook . His brother told police that he had found Rockett, a Benton res...

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  • Russia Retaliates, Expels 60 American Diplomats After US Action
Russia Retaliates, Expels 60 American Diplomats After US Action

Russia gave official notice to 60 USA diplomats to leave the country by April 5 in response to Washington's expulsion of 60 Russian officials earlier this week. He said the same approach will be applied to other nations that expelled Russian diplomats this week. Lavrov said Britain had informed Moscow of the state of health of Yulia Skripal on...

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  • United States visa applications may soon require five years of social media info
United States visa applications may soon require five years of social media info

Previously , this information was only requested from visa applicants who required more rigorous scrutiny - such as those who had traveled to regions with notable terrorist activity. Initially, the Homeland Security Department had floated plans to track social media of immigrant applicants alone but the US State Department has made a decision to in...

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  • White House warns of retaliation after Russia's expulsion of USA diplomats
White House warns of retaliation after Russia's expulsion of USA diplomats

In a tit-for-tat move, the Kremlin on Thursday announced that 60 United States diplomats were given until April 5 to leave Russia, further escalating an ongoing rift with the West over the poisoning of a former Russian spy in the UK. It added that the US must leave its consulate in St. Petersburg no later than Saturday. "We reserve the right to...

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  • New Zealand wins toss, bowls in 2nd test vs. England
New Zealand wins toss, bowls in 2nd test vs. England

It follows the innings-and-49-run defeat in the first Test, where both players failed to take a wicket. And the spinning all-rounder, along with paceman Woakes, has paid the price for his poor form, the selectors turning instead to Somerset spinner Leach, who could get his first taste of global cricket, unless England opt for an all-pace attac...

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  • Did Kim's Visit Just Hand China a Trump Card?
Did Kim's Visit Just Hand China a Trump Card?

Her visit to Beijing , alongside Kim, from Sunday to Wednesday this week, is an attempt to remake the North Korean regime's image on the world stage, as a "normal state", according to Victor Cha, Senior Adviser and Korea Chair of Center for Strategic and International Studies.

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  • Billy Graham's body heading to Washington for a very rare honor
Billy Graham's body heading to Washington for a very rare honor

Congressional leaders and Trump spoke about the late minister as Graham lay in honor in the Capitol Rotunda, the first religious leader in USA history to do so. The presence of Trump - a man with no clear religious convictions and who has boasted about his riches and groping of women - provided a striking dissonance with the spiritual overtones...

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  • North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to announce 'measures' over United Kingdom poisoning: statement
North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to announce 'measures' over United Kingdom poisoning: statement

He said the announcement was meant to "send a very clear message to Russia" that its action "has costs". Governments of 24 countries around the world have expelled more than 100 Russian diplomats over the poisoning of the Skripals, an unprecedented global response to the first offensive use of a nerve agent in Europe since World War II.

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  • Hopkinsville police officer shot and killed
Hopkinsville police officer shot and killed

A Hopkinsville Police officer was shot and killed Thursday evening and a manhunt is underway for a suspect. Authorities say Decoursey should be considered armed and unsafe. The officer - whose identity wasn't released - was taken to a local hospital where he died. DeCoursey fled the scene in a stolen white Chevrolet pickup truck, cops said.

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  • Lavrov announces expulsion of 60 USA diplomats from Russian Federation
Lavrov announces expulsion of 60 USA diplomats from Russian Federation

Mr Lavrov spoke out after the USA expelled 60 diplomats last week in response to the poisoning , which Russia's government and Vladimir Putin have both denied involvement in. The comments come after Huntsman was summoned late Thursday by Russia's government and given a list of diplomats who must leave within 48 hours. Russian Foreign Minis...

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  • MI swaps out Virginia Tech for Arkansas State on 2020 schedule
MI swaps out Virginia Tech for Arkansas State on 2020 schedule

That series has been terminated. Virginia Tech and MI were originally scheduled to play each other in Ann Arbor on September 19, 2020 and Blacksburg on September 11, 2021. MI will pay Virginia Tech $375,000 for the cancellations of games scheduled in Ann Arbor on September 19, 2020 and in Blacksburg, Virginia on September 11, 2021.

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  • DMK calls for gheraoing PM for not setting up Cauvery management board
DMK calls for gheraoing PM for not setting up Cauvery management board

Since the verdict, Tamil Nadu has been urging the Centre to set up the CMB and the Central Water Regulatory Committee (CWRC) to ensure it received its due share of water. Tamil Nadu's stand is that the Centre must constitute the panels within six weeks from the day the apex court gave its verdict, which would be March 29.

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  • Magnitude-6.9 quake off PNG's New Britain
Magnitude-6.9 quake off PNG's New Britain

Parts of Papua New Guinea had been devastated and half a million people affected after a magnitude 7.5 quake struck the country on February 26, triggering landslides. A major natural disaster off a Papua New Guinea did not generate a Pacific-wide tsunami, officials in Hawaii said late this morning. The quake struck between Kimbe and Rabaul at 10....

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