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World News Duke's AD says 'there are no eligibility issues' for Wendell Carter
Author: 0 Duke's AD says 'there are no eligibility issues' for Wendell Carter

VanVleet is one of numerous current and former college and professional players listed in the report. Apple Jones, the mother of former Kansas player Josh Jackson , received $2,700, and current Southern California player Bennie Boatwright or his father Bennie Sr., received at least $2,000, according to documents.

World News South Korea says North Korea willing to start direct talks with US
Author: 0 South Korea says North Korea willing to start direct talks with US

The White House has responded to North Korea's willingness to hold talks with the United States, saying in a statement Sunday that "there is a brighter path available for North Korea if it chooses denuclearization". She met Moon on Friday as part of a weekend trip leading the United States delegation to the closing ceremony. The North Korean delegation, led by former military intelligence chief Kim Yong Chol who is accused of being behind a deadly 2010 attack on a South Korean warship, is ...

World News Two weather-related deaths reported in area
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The National Weather Service says preliminary information from ongoing damage surveys in Logan County indicate the tornado Saturday had maximum-sustained winds of 135 miles per hour (217 kph) and a maximum width of 400 yards (366 meters).

World News North Korea open to talks with United States, South Korea says
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PYEONGCHANG, South Korea-U.S. President Donald Trump's daughter toured the 2018 Winter Olympics on Saturday, the morning after telling South Korea's president that she would use her visit to the Pyeongchang Games to advocate maximum pressure on North Korea to halt its nuclear program.

World News Japan: police finds missing woman's detached head
Author: 0 Japan: police finds missing woman's detached head

The pair reportedly met on a "social networking site" before making plans to arrange a trip, the woman told one of her friends. Authorities made a grisly and horrific discovery: A severed head allegedly inside the man's luggage. "It became impossible to locate the woman as the battery on her mobile phone went dead afterward", reported Asahi .com. The woman's mother reported her missing the following day, telling police that she was unable to contact her.

World News Parkland shooting survivor David Hogg exposes Dana Loesh's pro-gun rant
Author: 0 Parkland shooting survivor David Hogg exposes Dana Loesh's pro-gun rant

A spokeswoman for the National Rifle Association on Sunday (Feb. 25) pushed back against proposals to raise the age to purchase a semiautomatic weapon to 21, an idea that President Donald Trump has seemed to embrace in recent days. "Congress is in a mood to finally do something on this issue - I hope!" he said. "It's time to get it done and get it done right", the president said of gun legislation.

World News Ivanka Trump stands and claps for North and South Korean Olympic Athletes
Author: 0 Ivanka Trump stands and claps for North and South Korean Olympic Athletes

South Korean President Moon Jae-in is expected to meet the delegation during the visit, but talks between Gen Kim and USA representatives remain highly unlikely. As Moon was introduced at the start of the closing ceremony, Moon shook hands with Ivanka Trump, the daughter of US President Donald Trump , and Kim Yong-chol, the head of the North Korean delegation, at the stadium.

World News Delta, United join list of big companies pulling back from NRA
Author: 0 Delta, United join list of big companies pulling back from NRA

The speed with which the companies have abandoned the NRA is also a testament to how abruptly the school shooting in Parkland, Fla., has disrupted USA gun culture. Auto rental company Hertz and Symantec Corp ., the software company that makes Norton Antivirus technology, did the same. Wyndham Hotel Group LLC announced it was "no longer affiliated with the NRA".

World News Democrats release rebuttal to the Nunes Memo
Author: 0 Democrats release rebuttal to the Nunes Memo

Devin Nunes , R-Calif., the panel's chairman, addressed an annual gathering of conservatives. "This is the biggest reason Trumps Presidency is a complete failure". "FBI and DOJ officials did not "abuse" the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act process, omit material information, or subvert this vital tool to spy on the Trump campaign", Democrats said in the 10-page document was written by Representative Adam Schiff.

World News PM Modi asks people to become conscious, aware of their own safety
Author: 0 PM Modi asks people to become conscious, aware of their own safety

Attacking the Congress government in Puducherry , he said it had done injustice to its people by not focusing on the development, asking why the union territory is lagging other regions of India . "And here the human objective guides the outcome of the technology", said the PM. "India has always allowed mutual respect & co-existence of different religions & cultures".

World News Palestinian on boat from Gaza killed by Israeli fire
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According to an IDF spokesman, he also did not respond to calls from the Israeli naval vessel before it opened fire. It patrols the waters to stop arms from being smuggled into the enclave and to stop militants trying to attack or infiltrate its territory from the sea.

World News U.S. was told no Russians were involved in deadly Syria attack
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Yevgeniy Prigozhin was also in close contact with Russian officials before the attack and told a Syrian official that he had "secure permission" from a Russian minister for a "fast and strong" action that would happen in early February, according to intercepted communications seen by the Post.

World News Huge natural disaster strikes off Papua New Guinea
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The quake, which occurred at 1744GMT, had a depth of 35 kilometres (22 miles), it added. "Recent earthquakes in this area have caused secondary hazards such as tsunamis and landslides that might have contributed to losses", the USGS said.

World News North Korea 'very willing' to hold talks with the US
Author: 0 North Korea 'very willing' to hold talks with the US

At the opening ceremony earlier this month, Kim Yo Jong sat in the same VIP box with Moon and U.S. Vice President Mike Pence , creating some awkward moments. Pyongyang's foreign ministry praised the way the two Koreas had co-operated together during the Olympics, but said the USA had "brought the threat of war to the Korean peninsula with large-scale new sanctions" just as the Games were coming to a close.

World News 4 critically injured after Leicester blast
Author: 0 4 critically injured after Leicester blast

All four casualties were been taken to Leicester Royal Infirmary, East Midlands Ambulance Service said. The street is a mix of apartments and small shops, including a convenience store, a kebab restaurant and a Polish grocery. Cops were responding to a "major incident" about 110 miles from London after 7 p.m., Leicester police said. Media quoted local witnesses as reporting what sounded like an explosion and a video posted on Twitter appeared to show a fire in a building in a residential ...

World News Ivanka Trump claps for North, South Korean Olympians
Author: 0 Ivanka Trump claps for North, South Korean Olympians

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said he hoped relations between North Korea and South Korea would improve, and the North Korean delegation said that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un felt the same way, according to the spokesperson. But experts have cautioned that the latest developments do not put an end to underlying regional tensions, particularly following last year's nuclear and missile tests carried out by the North.

World News 'Massive explosion' reported as building flattened in Leicester
Author: 0 'Massive explosion' reported as building flattened in Leicester

Six fire engines have been requested and that the incident is now being treated as a search and rescue operation, The Telegraph reports. "Please avoid the area". There were unverified claims on social media that the blast may have happened at a Polish shop on Hinckley Road are around 7.10pm. This is a developing story and will be updated .

World News Labour Support A Customs Union With EU, Shadow Brexit Secretary Says
Author: 0 Labour Support A Customs Union With EU, Shadow Brexit Secretary Says

In a keynote speech early next week, the UK's Labor Party leader Jeremy Corbyn is expected to urge the party to support Britain's permanent membership of a customs union with the EU. May hosted an eight-hour meeting of her Brexit war committee last week in an attempt to forge a common position. Asked whether Labour would back the cross-party amendments, he said: 'We haven't made a final decision on that but they are so close to our amendments.

World News Delta, United ending group travel discount for NRA members
Author: 0 Delta, United ending group travel discount for NRA members

And SimpliSafe , which sells home security systems, said the same. Hertz has become the latest company to end a partnership with the NRA after the latest school shooting. "Much like AARP or AAA, the organization promotes its discounts for members as a selling point for why people should join", ThinkProgress wrote. And Chubb revealed Friday it had stopped underwriting a NRA-branded insurance policy for gun owners.

World News Woman stabbed to death with hunting knife in public library
Author: 0 Woman stabbed to death with hunting knife in public library

He ran cross-country and wrestled, but classmates told the newspaper that his behaviour became stranger in his last two years of school. A 77-year-old man suffered nonlife-threatening injuries attempting to help the woman, she said. One neighbour, a father of two young children who asked the newspaper not to use his name, said Yao had tried to "smash our door down" in a 3am incident a year ago.

World News Switzerland wins Alpine team event at PyeongChang Winter Olympics
Author: 0 Switzerland wins Alpine team event at PyeongChang Winter Olympics

The team, comprising Kang Young-seo, Kim Dong-woo, Gim So-hui and Jung Dong-hyun, failed to reach the semifinals after losing to top-seeded Austria 4-0 at Yongpyong Alpine Centre in PyeongChang, 180 kilometers east of Seoul. "For us skiers who usually are always doing an individual sport, to just do it all together like this for Team Switzerland, that was just unbelievable", said Yule.

World News Trump calls Schiff a 'bad guy,' Democratic memo 'a nothing'
Author: 0 Trump calls Schiff a 'bad guy,' Democratic memo 'a nothing'

Speaking to The Daily Signal moments after a Democrat memo was released Saturday, Rep. Devin Nunes , R-Calif., said the long-awaited document is so shocking because of what it reveals about the Obama administration, Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign, and Democrat operatives.

World News Sheriff says school cop never took on gunman
Author: 0 Sheriff says school cop never took on gunman

Sheriff Israel said Peterson was on campus, armed and in uniform when the shooting at the High School campus in Parkland began. As a outcome, Scot Peterson , on duty as the school resource officer at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, resigned from the department, said Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel , who earlier had suspended the officer from the force.

World News Record-breaker Marit Bjoergen sends Norway to top of final medal tally
Author: 0 Record-breaker Marit Bjoergen sends Norway to top of final medal tally

The skier, who turns 38 in March, finished nearly two minutes ahead of Finland's Krista Pärmäkoski as Bjoergen increased her Olympic medal haul to eight golds and 15 in total - the most of any Winter Olympian in history. The men's ice hockey win brought Russia's total gold medal haul to two, far behind their dope-tainted haul of 13 at Sochi. The cross-country legend won convincingly, 1min 49.5sec ahead of ahead of Finland's Krista Parmakoski , with Stina Nilsson of Sweden taking ...

World News Dalit girl burnt alive in UP village, police probing stalking angle
Author: 0 Dalit girl burnt alive in UP village, police probing stalking angle

They surrounded her and poured petrol over her. The police is trying to find out whether it was a case of stalking or family enmity. Her charred body has been recovered and sent for post-mortem. It is not yet clear if she committed suicide or was murdered, said reports. "Initial investigations suggest that she was burnt alive". A case has been registered and police has questioned several people in connection with the crime.

World News Syrian Kurd Leader Detained In Prague
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He said that three Turkish ministries - the foreign ministry, the interior ministry and the justice ministry - would be working with the Czech authorities to bring this about. Muslim still holds huge sway over the PYD even after his resignation from the party's leadership. Ankara sees the PYD and its militia affiliate, the YPG, as extensions of the Kurdish PKK movement that has waged a decades-long insurgency on Turkish soil - though the groups say they are independent.

World News These schools say arming teachers 'can be done right'
Author: 0 These schools say arming teachers 'can be done right'

Even Republican leaders fretted about the prospects for progress in Congress, which failed to pass gun control or background check legislation after the CT shooting and has long ground to a halt on issues such as health care and immigration.