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But it seems that is exactly what has happened. Sydney's other new ferries, on the other hand, have been named after the likes of famous Australian doctors, beaches and sportspeople. But the UK's Natural Environment Research Council decided not to use the name, instead choosing instead " Sir David Attenborough ". The title was shut down, in the end, and given to a small research submarine instead.
  • Two dead after shooting at Cousin Stizz concert; rapper issues statement

    Two dead after shooting at Cousin Stizz concert; rapper issues statement

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    Police said the other two suffered non-life threatening wounds to their feet and ankles. One person died at the scene and the other at the hospital, officials said. ".I'm in shock and at a loss for words for the senseless violence". This incident at the Stizz show is just the latest in what feels like a barrage of violent outburst across several American states.
  • Mookie Betts Rolled A Perfect Game

    Mookie Betts Rolled A Perfect Game

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    He called the feat the most important ideal game he has ever rolled. The 25-year-old star made his PBA World Series debut in 2015, when he averaged a 190 score. He has been an All Star and a Gold Glove victor for the Red Sox each of the past two seasons. According to a spokesperson from the PBA, Betts is planning to rejoin the professional tour on February 4 so he can compete in the annual Houston based Chris Paul Celebrity Invitational.
  • Hardik Patel says viral video is morphed, BJP is playing dirty games

    Hardik Patel says viral video is morphed, BJP is playing dirty games

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    It roughly translates as, " Now filthy politics is being down.It's one thing to defame me, but women of Gujarat are being defamed here'. The video is being shared on social media, with the message that the man is Hardik Patel . Hardik had said then that the BJP would be responsible, and that they would do so for electoral gain. "This is proof that BJP thinks Hardik Patel has become so big that he is a force".
  • Green Beret discovered SEALs' illicit cash. Then he was killed

    Green Beret discovered SEALs' illicit cash. Then he was killed

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    However, the SEALs apparently didn't realize that an autopsy would determine if alcohol or drugs were found in Melgar's system. Melgar, a Green Beret, was allegedly offered to join the racket in which the two Navy SEALs allegedly kept military money that was supposed to be used to pay informants.
  • 501 players make it to HBL PSL draft

    501 players make it to HBL PSL draft

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    They also roped in Tamim Iqbal and Evin Lewis , albeit as supplementary players . Supplementary players: Angelo Mathews , Mitchell McClenaghan , Gulraiz Sadaf . Peshawar Zalmi have picked all-rounder Saad Nasim and batsman Taimur Sultan. Supplementary players: Alex Hales , David Willey , Mohammad Hasan and Mohammad Hasnain .
  • Morocco and Tunisia qualify for World Cup 2018

    Morocco and Tunisia qualify for World Cup 2018

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    Morocco needed just a point from the game to qualify. Morocco have qualified for a first World Cup since 1998 after beating their closest Group C challengers Ivory Coast 2-0 away from home on Saturday, and Tunisia joined them in securing passage as they drew 0-0 with Libya.
  • Long Island weather: Rain likely, highs in mid 40s

    Long Island weather: Rain likely, highs in mid 40s

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    Winds will pick up for Tuesday with gusts to near 25 miles per hour possible. Dry weather returns for tonight and Tuesday but plenty of clouds will linger over the area, the service says. We are waking up to a few more showers this morning here in the Coastal Bend. A more significant front approaches on Thursday , wind will increase from the south pushing the temperature up to near 50 degrees, with a chance of showers, perhaps mixed with snow in the mountains.
  • One of three missing Chinese students found, Toronto police say

    One of three missing Chinese students found, Toronto police say

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    Liu was last seen on Friday in the Yonge Street and Finch Avenue W area. Investigators say they are concerned for the safety of the three global students. Anyone with information on any of the disappearances is asked to contact police or Crime Stoppers. Ke "Jaden" Xu, 16, was last seen Thursday morning in the Eglinton and Midland avenues area.
  • Modi, Trump likely to meet at ASEAN summit today

    Modi, Trump likely to meet at ASEAN summit today

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    PM Modi, who arrived in Manila on Sunday for a three-day visit, briefly met Trump at a Sunday gala dinner. The two leaders are expected to deliberate on a number of key issues of mutual interest including the evolving security situation in the Indo-Pacific region where Washington favours a greater role by India.
  • Pakistan paying price for security vacuum on Afghan side: DG ISPR

    Pakistan paying price for security vacuum on Afghan side: DG ISPR

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    However, the ISPR added that during the exchange of fire with terrorists, courageous sons of soil Captain Junaid Hafeez and Sepoy Raham embraced shahadat while four soldiers got injured. "More efforts required on Afghan side by all stake holders". Operation Khyber-4 was aimed at securing the worldwide border with Afghanistan by preventing Daesh and other local militants on Afghan side of the border from infiltration.
  • Israel warns Islamic Jihad not to take revenge

    Israel warns Islamic Jihad not to take revenge

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    He told The Associated Press that his group "made a decision to respond" with "a response that Israel is not used to". Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned on Sunday that the country would respond harshly to any attack against it no matter where it comes from.
  • House 'Committed' to Retaining Some State and Local Tax Deductions, Chairman Says

    House 'Committed' to Retaining Some State and Local Tax Deductions, Chairman Says

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    The GOP is moving urgently on the first rewrite of the USA tax code in three decades, but key differences promise to complicate the effort. Conservatives often see that as an unfair advantage to the mostly Democratic locales with higher local taxes, a position President Donald Trump articulated in October - though states with high local taxes also tend to be net contributors to the federal budget.
  • Bangladeshi students in the U.S. for higher education

    Bangladeshi students in the U.S. for higher education

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    As per Open Doors data, in 2016-17, 62,537 got the F1 Visa, down from 74,831 students in the previous year, a 16.43% decline. "State Department exchange programs such as the Fulbright and Gilman Scholarship programs and our global network of EducationUSA advising centers in more than 170 countries are key to achieving these goals".
  • Party Causes Apartment Floor To Collapse In Denton

    Party Causes Apartment Floor To Collapse In Denton

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    Police said between 10 and 12 people received minor injuries in the collapse. Video posted to social media Saturday night captured the jaw-dropping moment the third floor of a Denton apartment caved in during a party packed with college students, CW33 in Dallas reports .
  • Dry most of this week after Monday morning showers

    Dry most of this week after Monday morning showers

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    Showers move out Saturday morning but temperatures will only reach the 40's for highs. Highs temperatures will top out around 60 in the afternoon. Thanks to the extra clouds we are looking at highs warming only into the lower 60s across the Mid-South on Sunday .
  • #FeesCommission: Free higher education for all not feasible

    #FeesCommission: Free higher education for all not feasible

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    Zuma set up the commission in response to protests by university students demanding free education. "At no stage did he plan to make any announcements that would undermine the work of the Commission", spokesman Bongani Ngqulunga said. Should the student fail to reach the required income threshold‚ government bares the secondary liability. Students were planning a national day of action as their demands for Zuma to release the much-awaited Fees Commission Report intensified.
  • India, US, Japan, Australia hold first quad talks on Indo-Pacific cooperation

    India, US, Japan, Australia hold first quad talks on Indo-Pacific cooperation

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    Earlier, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump held discussions on the sidelines of the ASEAN summit . Indicating the simmering regional tension with China and Beijing's assertiveness over the South China Sea issue, a statement from the Australian Foreign Ministry informed that freedom of navigation figured at the 'Quad.' It said, "upholding the rules-based order in the Indo-Pacific and respect for global law, freedom of navigation and overflight; increase (d) ...