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Headline inflation dropped to 1.2 percent in February, while "core" CPI excluding food and energy remained at just 1 percent. These uncertainties overshadowed a monetary policy announcement by the European Central Bank , in which it hinted it is closer to withdrawing a key economic stimulus program.
  • Female drunk driver accused of killing a man and unborn kid

    Female drunk driver accused of killing a man and unborn kid

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    The 22-year-old pleaded guilty on Monday to intoxication manslaughter with a vehicle and intoxication assault with a vehicle. Shana Elliott pleaded guilty March 5 in the 2016 drunk driving crash that killed Fabian Guerrero-Moreno, 23, and injured his pregnant wife, Kristian Guerrero.
  • Debut films sparkle in state film awards

    Debut films sparkle in state film awards

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    The Best Character Actor award was won by Pauly Valsan for her performances in two movies - Ee.Ma.Yau and Ottamuri Velicham . The film also took away best awards for the cinematographer, adapted screenplay and sound editing. Veteran music director M K Arjunan ( Arjunan Master ), for the first time, won the State award for the best music director for all his songs in the film Bhayanakam , directed by Jayaraj.
  • First fighters evacuated from Syria's Ghouta as food goes in

    First fighters evacuated from Syria's Ghouta as food goes in

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    Reports of malnourishment were also rampant and many of Eastern Ghouta's residents were living in poorly equipped basements for some respite from almost incessant shelling. It said the lull was result of local negotiations brokered by unnamed Damascus businessmen with the government to try and reach a solution that would secure the exit of fighters and civilians from eastern Ghouta.
  • COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Louisville will try to get off the NCAA Tournament bubble

    COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Louisville will try to get off the NCAA Tournament bubble

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    No. 5 NC State vs. Tuesday noon victor (ESPN/ACC Network), 2 p.m. During the conference season, the Cardinals won 9 conference games. Virginia comes into this game at -7.5 over the Louisville Cardinals on Thursday. Duke will play its quarterfinal game at 7 p.m. Thursday. The Cavaliers had trailed by as many as 13 points in the second half before staging the furious rally.
  • Robotti Robert Trims Stake in WPX Energy Inc (WPX)

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    It has outperformed by 45.78% the S&P500. WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE: WPX ) touched its 1-Year High price of $16.09 on 01/25/18 and its 1-Year Low price of $ 8.39 on 06/21/17. They expect $0.68 EPS, up 4.62% or $0.03 from last year's $0.65 per share. The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $0.02. The oil and gas producer reported ($0.02) EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.08) by $0.06, Bloomberg Earnings reports.
  • Teacher suspended after telling students not to date African-Americans

    Teacher suspended after telling students not to date African-Americans

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    He will face a 10-day unpaid suspension after the investigation found merit to all the complaints. In addition to being accused of using the N-word, a female student said Swinyar caused her to feel uncomfortable because he allegedly "makes female students uncomfortable by staring at their breasts and other parts", the investigation uncovered.
  • Mother being picked up by Border Patrol officials caught on camera

    Mother being picked up by Border Patrol officials caught on camera

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    Perla Morales-Luna was arrested Saturday in National City, Calif., near San Diego, as she was walking with her daughters to pay rent. Morales-Luna is in Border Patrol custody and is awaiting transfer to ICE for deportation. Morales-Luna's lawyer, Andrés Moreno II, said that Morales-Luna had no history of criminal behavior, and is the single parent to three daughters who are USA citizens.
  • Widow of jailed wildlife expert prevented from leaving Iran

    Widow of jailed wildlife expert prevented from leaving Iran

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    Tehran, Mar 8 Tehran has barred the widow of an Iranian-Canadian environmentalist who died in prison from leaving the country, drawing protests from Ottawa and her family. Freeland, who called his mother after she was barred from boarding the plane in Iran on Thursday. Ms. Freeland has also asked to speak directly with her Iranian counterpart, Mr.
  • Dem Intel Member: Lewandowski Avoided Trump Questions

    Dem Intel Member: Lewandowski Avoided Trump Questions

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    Tom Rooney, Florida Republican, said recently. The former Trump campaign manager would not talk about the production of a false statement about the June 2016 Trump Tower meeting between top campaign officials and a Russian lawyer. The committee has had similar trouble with other recent witnesses, including longtime Trump aide Hope Hicks, who refused to answer questions from the time period after Trump's inauguration.
  • Florida senate implements stronger gun controls

    Florida senate implements stronger gun controls

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    This past week, classes resumed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School . She arrived at the scene of the shooting shortly after it happened and spent a lot of time with the families of the victims and the surviving students. "Do you want them in that close proximity to the students?" The funding would go to state and local governments to help increase safety measures in schools.
  • Ford speaks to supporters in Barrie

    Ford speaks to supporters in Barrie

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    Ford served alongside his late brother Rob Ford when he was mayor from 2010 to 2014, says he's been contacted by scores of members. "They went online and it said someone had used their PIN number", said Ford, who demanded the party extend voting by a week, due to delays in verification numbers being mailed out to members.
  • Britain to finalise Typhoon plane order talks with Saudi

    Britain to finalise Typhoon plane order talks with Saudi

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    The deal has been under discussion for years but has proven tough to seal. "This is a positive step towards agreeing on a contract for our valued partner". Prince Mohammed's itinerary was largely private, including meetings with bankers, executives and lawmakers, and he did not speak publicly at any point during the trip.
  • Obama in talks to produce shows for Netflix

    Obama in talks to produce shows for Netflix

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    Both Apple and Amazon are also interested in getting Obama on shows on their own streaming services, the Times reported . A Netflix show provides direct access to almost 118 million global subscribers. But Netflix doesn't seem like too far a stretch for the Obamas, who have shown a desire to remain publicly engaged. They recently signed a joint book deal for over $65 million.
  • 'The Sopranos' Creator David Chase Developing Movie Prequel

    'The Sopranos' Creator David Chase Developing Movie Prequel

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    Mr. Chase along with Lawrence Konner has written the screenplay of the film and would be producing it. The movie is set back in the 1960s when the riots were happening in Newark, New Jersey . Amongst those gangsters, you'd imagine, will be Tony's dear old dad, Giovanni "Johnny Boy" Soprano and his mum, the aforementioned Livia. New Line is working with The Sopranos creator David Chase on a prequel movie to his HBO mob drama The Sopranos .
  • GOP Senator: Justice Kennedy Is Retiring This Summer

    GOP Senator: Justice Kennedy Is Retiring This Summer

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    Rumors have floated around Washington since June 2016 that Kennedy would retire, but the justice hasn't addressed those rumors publicly. Clinton took 47.9 percent of the vote in Nevada a year ago, edging out President Donald Trump's 45.5 percent.
  • Colin Firth's wife Livia Giuggioli admits affair with 'stalker' journalist

    Colin Firth's wife Livia Giuggioli admits affair with 'stalker' journalist

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    He also claims to have received "hundreds" of love messages, diary entries, photos and videos from her during their time together, and insisted the marriage between Firth and Giuggioli had "been over for years". From playing Mr. Darcy to King George VI, Colin Firth seems like he'd be too dignified to find himself mired in any kind of entertainment world scandal or intrigue.
  • 'Pharma Bro' Shkreli sentenced to 7 years for defrauding investors

    'Pharma Bro' Shkreli sentenced to 7 years for defrauding investors

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    The recommendation in a filing in federal court in Brooklyn came after lawyers for the convicted former pharmaceutical company CEO sought to portray him as a misunderstood eccentric who never meant any harm to investors. The price increase for the generic drug, which is used by HIV patients to ward off parasitic infections, won derision from patients, physicians, and many executives at other pharmaceutical companies.
  • China exports soar, but trade war may be nigh

    China exports soar, but trade war may be nigh

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    Outbound shipments amounted to $171.6 billion (€138.3 billion), while imports reached $137.9 billion in February, marking a 6.3-percent rise on the year. But Washington has shown little interest in negotiating, with Liu's visit resulting in few major breakthroughs beyond a commitment to further talks on trade issues.