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To reach the semifinalist level, the students joined about 1.6 million other juniors in more than 22,000 high schools who took the 2016 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. "It's an honor to be named", said Pomerantz, who plans to study math in college. To be considered, students must fulfill several requirements to advance to finalist standing, the release said.
  • United States Steel Corporation (X), Callon Petroleum Company (CPE)

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    The stock increased 0.06% or $0.08 on September 22, reaching $133.43. This nets out to a decrease of 4.94 million shares and is another bearish sign for CPE . Sir Capital Management L.P. owns 3.40 million shares or 5.41% of their USA portfolio. William Blair Investment Management, LLC added to its holdings by buying 42,029 shares an increase of 10.5% in the quarter.
  • Triumphant Corbyn eyes path to power at UK Labour conference

    Triumphant Corbyn eyes path to power at UK Labour conference

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    Corbyn said a transitional period should last as long as necessary but it would not be as long as a decade. Jeremy Corbyn has come under pressure to soften his policy on Brexit , with dozens of senior party figures and a majority of its membership calling for a Labour government to keep the United Kingdom in the EU single market and customs union.
  • Rouhani: Iran to boost missile capabilities

    Rouhani: Iran to boost missile capabilities

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    The missile can reach much of the Middle East, including Israel. The Khorramshahr missile was paraded, despite warnings from the United States against Iran's weapons program, in the presence of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and senior military leaders.
  • Southern California students, teachers sue over DACA

    Southern California students, teachers sue over DACA

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    That particular lawsuit includes several state attorneys general as plaintiffs, with Attorney General Xavier Becerra leading the charge. "I just want the public to have a better understanding of what it actually looks like". Although the state of California and the University of California have filed suits over the proposed rescission of DACA, the latest suit is believed to be the first filed by actual DACA recipients.
  • The Trailer of Golmaal Again breaks all records in just 24 hours!

    The Trailer of Golmaal Again breaks all records in just 24 hours!

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    Even Parineeti Chopra also enters the scene sitting on the hood of a sporty vehicle. If one were to only take into consideration the Youtube numbers, it garnered over 15 million views. We didn't want to cheat the audience with a bad story under the Golmaal brand. Both the films are releasing around Diwali. Apart from the above-mentioned cast, it also stars Neil Nitin Mukesh, Prakash Raj, Johnny Lever and Sanjay Mishra.
  • Hurricane Maria to bring unsafe winds and swells to U.S. coast

    Hurricane Maria to bring unsafe winds and swells to U.S. coast

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    Maria is not a threat to any land for the next few days, although will continue to generate large swells and rip currents that will be felt up and down the East Coast through early next week. 24, there are no coastal watches or warnings in effect. For more information, consult your local weather office at www.weather.gov . Meanwhile, Hurricane Maria was moving away from the Turks and Caicos Islands late Friday afternoon and was staying generally east of the Bahamas.
  • Hokies bounce back after slow start, trounce ODU 38-0

    Hokies bounce back after slow start, trounce ODU 38-0

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    Virginia Tech started slowly for the second consecutive game, leading just 3-0 after the first quarter, but scored on four consecutive drives after getting untracked. How many people before the season would have guessed that after four games? "Defense played well. We got something going offensively and we scored enough to win the game", head coach Justin Fuente said.
  • Mexico quake death toll rises to 319

    Mexico quake death toll rises to 319

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    Mexico City Mayor Miguel Angel Mancera told Saturday's press conference that rescue efforts were continuing at seven of the 38 residential and office buildings which collapsed in the city. In some places, the dogs had to crawl, getting much deeper into the rubble than rescuers could.' Frida, along with the other rescue dogs were brought to Mexico City with hopes to detect more signs of human life among the ruins.
  • 3.4 magnitude natural disaster detected in North Korea - China quake Networks Center

    3.4 magnitude natural disaster detected in North Korea - China quake Networks Center

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    After six nuclear tests and a succession of missile tests, the consensus is that Pyongyang is close. China was widely condemned for a similar test with a missile that exploded over its Lop Nur test site in the country's west in 1966. "Would we really start a war over such an act?" "I think that was clever for them to specify the worst-case test while still leaving room to walk away from it", Narang told CNN.
  • Iran Tests New Medium-Range Ballistic Missile

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    He also linked the action to recent aggressive moves by North Korea. Iranian media outlets are calling the new missile "long-range" - but by most standards, it would be considered a medium-range ballistic missile. Paris "calls on Iran to cease all activities destabilizing in the region and to comply with all the provisions of resolution 2231, including the call to not proceed to this type of activity in ballistic", the Quai d'orsay.
  • Auto bomber targets North Atlantic Treaty Organisation convoy in Afghanistan

    Auto bomber targets North Atlantic Treaty Organisation convoy in Afghanistan

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    Global forces were all safe, however, the attack let a number of civilians wounded, according to security officials. AFP news agency reported that the Taliban had claimed responsibility for the attack. The alliance's mission in Afghanistan is focused on training, advising and supervision of domestic security forces to counter the Taliban insurgents - who oppose the Western-backed government of President Ashraf Ghani - and the Islamic State group.
  • Iran tests new missile, defies U.S. warnings

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    That is what its aspiring to. But Iran has strongly rejected the United States allegations that it has violated the UN resolution and that the missiles are not created to carry nuclear warheads. "They are also working with North Korea (sic)", he tweeted. "France will consider ways, with its European and other partners, to get Iran to stop its destabilising ballistic activities".
  • At least 6 injured in shooting at church near Nashville

    At least 6 injured in shooting at church near Nashville

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    The shooter is among those wounded, the fire department says . Nashville police are on the scene of a shooting at a church in Antioch. They also said that "all of the wounded except for one is over the age of 60". We don't yet know how many people were shot, though. There is no word on a motive and authorities have not released any additional information. The church, which has a weekly service at 10 a.m., is located at 3890 Pin Hook Road.
  • Trump takes on McCain over health care vote

    Trump takes on McCain over health care vote

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    Let Arizona down!" Trump began Saturday morning. Then: "Large Block Grants to States is a good thing to do". The initials referred to Sen. McCain said in a statement that he can not "in good conscience vote for the Graham-Cassidy proposal", saying he favors a collaboration between Republicans and Democrats instead.
  • Hurricane Maria death toll now 27

    Hurricane Maria death toll now 27

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    Risky surf and rip currents driven by the storm were expected along the southeastern coast of the United States mainland for several days, the National Hurricane Center said. A hurricane warning remained in effect for those islands as well as the southeastern Bahamas. Booher said there were about 5,000 emergency personnel in Puerto Rico, including some staff permanently assigned to the island.
  • Former Egypt Muslim Brotherhood leader Akef dies in Cairo

    Former Egypt Muslim Brotherhood leader Akef dies in Cairo

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    The MB statement stressed that the group will retaliate for the death of Akef and called on all members to organize a funeral in and outside of Egypt. Akef had suffered from chronic problems linked to old age. In the 1980s, he left to Saudi Arabia and Germany, where he ran an Islamic center in Munich.
  • MK Stalin asks Centre to order CBI inquiry into Jayalalithaa's death

    MK Stalin asks Centre to order CBI inquiry into Jayalalithaa's death

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    We lied that Amma is eating sambar, chutney, tea, etc, so that you believed that she is improving. "I seek pardon from you". It is common that sisters, who fight inside the house, appear friendly outside. The Minister "admitted" that all their claims like "Amma consumed idli , juice and she smiled at the team of doctors" were a series of lies. Though O Panneerselvam, who succeeded her as Chief Minister had ordered a probe into the demise of Jayalalithaa, he was ousted from office and ...
  • North Korea Stages Anti-US Rally in Battle With Trump

    North Korea Stages Anti-US Rally in Battle With Trump

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    The last aboveground nuclear detonation in the world was China's atmospheric test of a hydrogen bomb on October 16, 1980. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has vowed to take the "highest-level" of action against "mentally deranged" US President Donald Trump's threat to " totally destroy " Pyongyang over its nuclear and missile programmes, a state-media report said on Friday.
  • US, Russian Generals Meet to Discuss Deir El-Zour Tensions

    US, Russian Generals Meet to Discuss Deir El-Zour Tensions

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    Syrian troops supported by Iranian-backed militias have also crossed to the eastern side of the river, which runs through the city of Deir Ezzor, increasing their presence in an area where US-backed fighters have also advanced. Abu Khawla, an SDF commander, told Reuters that the Syrian army and its allied militias are within four kilometres of SDF positions. If reports are true the field will be a major gain for the SDF, a group of Arab and Kurdish militias who this month have been ...
  • Anger after thousands of Aussies receive 'Vote Yes' text

    Anger after thousands of Aussies receive 'Vote Yes' text

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    Another angered person added: 'Wish the YES campaigners would back off!' Mr Greenwich said the campaign was trying to reach millions of Australians and would be matched with more traditional campaigning. Privacy expert Anna Johnston said "spamming is a surefire way to get the undecideds to distrust your campaign like they distrust politicians". On Friday, a Tasmanian man was charged for head butting former Prime Minister Tony Abbott.