• Brandon Jennings to sign 10-day contract with Milwaukee Bucks

    Brandon Jennings to sign 10-day contract with Milwaukee Bucks

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    The Bucks originally selected him with the No. 10 overall pick in the 2009 National Basketball Association draft, and he spent four seasons with the franchise before it traded him to the Detroit Pistons. In four seasons with the team, he averaged 17.0 points and 5.7 assists while shooting at a 35 percent mark from distance. He appeared in 13 games, averaging 27.9 points, 6.8 assists, 5.1 rebounds and 2.7 steals per game.
  • United States eases way to more tariff exemptions under pressure By

    United States eases way to more tariff exemptions under pressure By

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    In any case, Australian steel makers largely avoided major damage during the Bush steel product tariffs of 2002. No wonder South Korea's steel exports to the U.S. Canadian smelters are also much more modern than their US counterparts. Chinese facilities date from the 2000s. During his 45-minute talk with the board, Ag Week said Perdue expressed annoyance with the lengthy clearance process and delays by the U.S.
  • White House promises federal aid to train armed teachers

    White House promises federal aid to train armed teachers

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    The plan forgoes an endorsement of comprehensive background checks for gun purchases, which the president, at times, seemed to embrace. The proposals came weeks after 17 people were killed at a mass shooting in Parkland, Florida . The NRA, the powerful gun industry lobbying group that spent $30 million toward Trump's election, has expressed support for both bills but is resisting more stringent measures.
  • No deal reached in Netanyahu's meeting with ultra-Orthodox parties

    No deal reached in Netanyahu's meeting with ultra-Orthodox parties

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    Read the full story here. Netanyahu was accompanied by his wife, Sara, Jerusalem Affairs and Heritage Minister Zeev Elkin and Israeli UN Ambassador Danny Danon. In response, UTJ leader Moshe Gafni said: "So there will be a Passover Eve without a finance minister". Early elections seemed all but unavoidable on Sunday evening, after the spiritual leaders of a major ultra-Orthodox party rejected a compromise on a conscription bill that has roiled the coalition.
  • Jurors to sit at rugby rape trial today

    Jurors to sit at rugby rape trial today

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    In cross-examination, Mr Jackson's lawyer, Brendan Kelly QC, put it to Mr McIlroy that the fly-half denied he invited him into the room. They both deny the charge, claiming any activity was consensual. Mr Hedworth put to him: "This is you attempting to give a version to police after your friends have been arrested in respect of a serious sexual offence and you then find yourself arrested".
  • 'If Europe won't fix Iran deal, U.S. will nix agreement'

    'If Europe won't fix Iran deal, U.S. will nix agreement'

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    During talks with Netanyahu at the White House last Monday, unnamed Israeli officials told the website that Trump vowed to withdraw the United States from the Obama-era accord unless the European countries fixed it. The nuclear deal, reached in 2015 between Iran on one side and the US, UK, France, Russia, China and Germany on the other, rolled back Tehran's nuclear enrichment program in exchange for relief from punishing sanctions.
  • Powerball results for 03/10/18; did anyone win the $380M jackpot?

    Powerball results for 03/10/18; did anyone win the $380M jackpot?

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    Overall, there were 1,003,610 winners in the drawing who won at least $4 each. The jackpot for the next drawing on Saturday, March 10, increases to an estimated $385 million. The drawing for the Rolling Cash 5 is each night at 7:35 p.m. The odds of winning Powerball are 1 in 292.2 million. Powerball draws on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 10:59 p.m.
  • Leicester City thrash West Brom; West Ham beaten by Burnley

    Leicester City thrash West Brom; West Ham beaten by Burnley

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    Noble said: "It is hard for me personally because I am a West Ham fan myself and the results affect me more than anyone else". Brooking also said that co-owner Sullivan was struck in the face by a coin after Burnley's third goal led to West Ham supporters directing their anger towards the directors' box.
  • No Brexit progress without Irish border solution — EU's Tusk

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    May is hoping a summit of EU leaders in two weeks will yield a transition deal after Brexit whereby the country remains in the single market and customs union for a period after Brexit day in order to ease the impact on business. May did put forward novel ideas for a bespoke deal in her speech last... Mr Tusk said the will of the Irish people, as well as the Good Friday Agreement, is as important as the decision by British voters.
  • Valverde dismisses talk of Neymar returning to Barca

    Valverde dismisses talk of Neymar returning to Barca

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    The tie was probably getting away from PSG anyway, but Marco Verratti's disastrous sending-off in the 66th minute sealed their fate. Belgium defender Thomas Meunier struck the first goal in the fifth minute, while 20-year-old midfielder Christopher Nkunku scored twice in quick succession to make it three goals in two league starts this season.
  • Browns trading QB Kizer to Packers for CB Randall

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    Reportedly, Hue Jackson wanted to get AJ McCarron , whom the team traded for a year ago before botching the transaction. But the more teams in need of quarterbacks this offseason, the better the 49ers' abilities to find some top-tier talent at No.
  • Lawrence Dallaglio Believes Ireland Could Give England A

    Lawrence Dallaglio Believes Ireland Could Give England A "Hiding" At Twickenham

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    Schmidt went about learning from the misfortune, understanding that Ireland's depth was not good enough. "You are not going to beat any top-10 team in the world with a statistic like that, especially away from home". Just last month they had gone eight matches without a win. To Ireland's credit, though, we put Scotland under a lot of pressure and that definitely played a part in the visitors' failure to execute skills at vital times.
  • White House demands age restriction on weapon sales

    White House demands age restriction on weapon sales

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    WASHINGTON — The White House said Sunday that the federal government will help provide "rigorous firearms training" for qualified volunteer school personnel as part of a package of policy changes he will propose after the February 14 mass shooting at Parklands Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
  • Hope Hicks reportedly tells House intel committee her email was hacked

    Hope Hicks reportedly tells House intel committee her email was hacked

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    Ms Hicks was seen as one of the only remaining Trump loyalists in the White House, following the departures of former presidential adviser Steve Bannon and Mr Trump's former personal bodyguard, Keith Schiller. The 29-year-old White House staffer refused to answer most of the committee's questions, but when Rep. Jim Himes (D-Conn.) asked her about her campaign correspondences, Hicks revealed that one of her email accounts had been hacked, several people present for the testimony told NBC ...
  • Lightning strike kills 16 in Rwanda church

    Lightning strike kills 16 in Rwanda church

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    He also said that up to 140 people had been taken to surrounding hospitals and district health centres, but many had already been discharged. "Doctors say that only three of them are in critical condition but they are getting better", he said.
  • Republicans to Trump on North Korea: Verify Before You Trust

    Republicans to Trump on North Korea: Verify Before You Trust

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    The "promises" on denuclearization and desisting from weapons tests were relayed to Trump by South Korean officials who had met with Kim Monday and brought his summit invitation to the White House. A big question will be whether Trump can accept a freeze of North Korea's nuclear weapons program rather than its elimination, said Koh Yu-hwan, a North Korea expert at Seoul's Dongguk University.
  • Trump again insults Maxine Waters' intelligence, says she's 'very low IQ

    Trump again insults Maxine Waters' intelligence, says she's 'very low IQ

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    In 1905, French psychologist Alfred Binet developed the first IQ test meant to identify children with learning disabilities, but many Americans soon began to use the exam to justify systemic discrimination. Waters, who is one of Trump's fiercest critics, accused Trump of being a "con man" who attacks women. "Trump pushes back against most criticism, but when it comes from a prominent black woman, the response is more aggressive, more interested in making a spectacle - and an example".