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World News Malcolm Butler Tells Boston Herald Everything About Super Bowl Benching
Author: 0 Malcolm Butler Tells Boston Herald Everything About Super Bowl Benching

Tennessee was set to go into next season with five-year veteran Logan Ryan , second-year man Adoree' Jackson, and then a slew of players who'd seen inconsistent, if any, playing time in the NFL. Newly hired Lions head coach Matt Patricia , who was the Patriots defensive coordinator during Super Bowl LII, spoke highly of Butler when asked to comment about why Butler did not play on defense in the loss to the Eagles .

World News I will not seek asylum in Poland: Ukraine opposition leader Saakashvili
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Poland's border guards said on the agency's website that Saakashvili was admitted to Polish territory Monday at the request of Ukrainian immigration authorities. He had previously been deprived of his Georgian citizenship. Mr Saakashvili and many Ukrainians saw this as a politically motivated attack, however, and it came as reformist deputies and civil society groups accused the billionaire Mr Poroshenko of protecting the interests of a corrupt elite.

World News Missing Indiana woman found dead in Ogle County
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Sumire was pronounced dead at the scene. The couple was reported missing to the Indiana State Police at about 8 PM central time on Monday. Officials do not suspect foul play. "Purdue University and the world have lost a dear friend in the death of Sumire Negishi". Negishi and another Japanese scientist Akira Suzuki, along with American chemist Richard Heck, professor emeritus at the University of DE, shared the 2010 Nobel Prize in chemistry for their work on reactions to create complex ...

World News Philippines' Duterte tells soldiers to shoot female rebels' genitals
Author: 0 Philippines' Duterte tells soldiers to shoot female rebels' genitals

New York-based Human Rights Watch noted it was not the first time that Duterte has made "misogynist, derogatory and demeaning statements" about women. President Rodrigo Duterte has no plans to cease the government's war on drugs even with the International Criminal Court's (ICC) impending preliminary investigation against him.

World News Donald Trump eyes massive tariffs on China tech sector
Author: 0 Donald Trump eyes massive tariffs on China tech sector

Trade Act of 1974 that started previous year during August, could come soon. A source said told Reuters the tariffs were associated with an investigation into intellectual property theft, which is a big issue with China. Trump came to office on a protectionist agenda and his first action as president was to pull the United States out of the 14-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).

World News Marans discharged in phone scam case
Author: 0 Marans discharged in phone scam case

Passing orders on petitions filed by the accused seeking to be discharged, the XIV Additional Sessions Judge (Special Court for CBI Cases) S Natarajan said he did not find sufficient material to frame charges against the Maran brothers and others in the case.

World News 25 killed as Buhari leaves Plateau
Author: 0 25 killed as Buhari leaves Plateau

No fewer than 24 persons have again been killed in a night attack on Dundu village of Kwal district in Bassa Local Government area of Plateau State. A correspondent of NAN, who visited the village, observed that smoke was still billowing from some of the houses set ablaze, while many residents had fled to villages considered safer.

World News 'We had your backs': Trudeau on country's steel and aluminum workers
Author: 0 'We had your backs': Trudeau on country's steel and aluminum workers

However, the key word is "temporary", particularly as NAFTA renegotiation efforts continue and the US hopes to win concessions from its NAFTA peers. "We are very concerned about the actions taken by China and the dumping of steel and aluminum on the global market", he declared, in remarks that could just as well have come from Trump.

World News Oklahoma to use nitrogen gas to execute death row inmates
Author: 0 Oklahoma to use nitrogen gas to execute death row inmates

Oklahoma is turning to nitrogen after it, and other states, have been unable to acquire drugs required for lethal injections due to opposition from manufacturers to their products being used for capital punishment. If approved, gas inhalation would reportedly be the state's primary execution method. In addition to six death row inmates whose executions have been stayed, 12 death row inmates have exhausted all of their appeals and are eligible to be scheduled for executions.

World News All smiles in Finland as country tops global happiness index
Author: 0 All smiles in Finland as country tops global happiness index

Of the 141 countries that had enough data from both 2008-10 and 2015-17 to measure how their happiness had changed, the United States ranked 107th, with a drop of 0.315 in its average happiness rating. Wiking explained that while people in Nordic nations pay some of the highest taxes in the world, that price is well worth it for the levels of personal freedom and social security their countries give them.

World News Palestinian Factions Blame Each Other for Bomb Attack on PA Convoy
Author: 0 Palestinian Factions Blame Each Other for Bomb Attack on PA Convoy

Gen. Yoav Mordechai, Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories, but also representatives of a number of Arab countries with which Israel doesn't have diplomatic relations, including Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, Oman and Qatar, which is close with Hamas, the terrorist group that rules Gaza.

World News China: Trade war with USA would be disastrous
Author: 0 China: Trade war with USA would be disastrous

Malmstroem suggested that the real problem is how countries will handle an oversupply of steel on the global stage. "I look forward to hearing directly from workers about how we can work together to address these issues and help our steel and aluminum industries grow and succeed".

World News SA Government Slams Australia's Plan To Fast-Track Visas For White Farmers
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Australia is considering fast-tracking visas for white South African farmers so they can flee their "horrific circumstances" for a "civilised country". Dutton said that Australia has a number of refugee, humanitarian and other visa programmes which could possibly used to help these South Africans. The Department of International Relations and Cooperation (Dirco) said on Wednesday that it was regrettable that the Australian government did not use diplomatic channels to raise its concerns.

World News Navy jet crashes near Key West, two ejected from plane
Author: 0 Navy jet crashes near Key West, two ejected from plane

A spokesman with Naval Air Forces Atlantic, Cmdr. - A Navy jet has crashed near Naval Air Station Key West off the coast the Florida Keys, the US Navy said. An eyewitness, Barbie Wilson, told Military.com the crash "looked like something out of a movie". "In the air, I saw fire". A helicopter that appeared to be part of the search mission was circling overhead, she added.

World News Trump Says Tariffs Are Needed To Protect Vital Industries, But Are They?
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Brazil has said it will seek exemption from the newly imposed tariffs. Prior to announcing the exemption, Trump said he would lift the tariffs off of Canada and Mexico only if a new NAFTA deal were signed. There is no better security partner in the world. Moreover, even if the over-reliance on steel imports were truly "weakening the internal economy" and "shrinking [US] ability to meet national security production requirements in a national emergency", as stated in the report, it's ...

World News United Kingdom government considers phasing out 1p and 2p coins and £50 notes
Author: 0 United Kingdom government considers phasing out 1p and 2p coins and £50 notes

There has been a sharp decline in the use of 1p and 2p coins, a change noted in a government's consultation paper released as part of the Chancellor's spring statement . Officials also suggest there is a "perception among some that £50 notes are used for money laundering, hidden economy activity, and tax evasion". Sarah Coles, personal finance analyst at Hargreaves Lansdown, said: "The writing looks to be on the wall for 1ps and 2ps".

World News Ravens cutting Jeremy Maclin after one down season
Author: 0 Ravens cutting Jeremy Maclin after one down season

Former Indianapolis Colts receiver Donte Moncrief, who was rumored to be on the Ravens' radar, is signing with the Jacksonville Jaguars, according to reports. Considered the top wide receiver available at the time, Maclin had averaged 68 catches, 900-plus receiving yards and six touchdowns in the first seven seasons of his National Football League career.

World News Kirk Cousins deal with Vikings is 'done,' source says
Author: 0 Kirk Cousins deal with Vikings is 'done,' source says

Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles' new extension, three years and $54 million with $26.5 million guaranteed, appears to be an apt comparison. Keenum took over and led Minnesota to the NFC Championship Game. CHIEFS: Kansas City will add wide receiver Sammy Watkins and middle linebacker Anthony Hitchens, filling two glaring needs. If Cousins signs the contract, he will be the highest quarterback annually in the National Football League ahead of San Francisco 49ers' Jimmy Garappolo's $27.5 ...

World News Hearing Date Set for Stormy Daniels Lawsuit Over Alleged Trump Affair
Author: 0 Hearing Date Set for Stormy Daniels Lawsuit Over Alleged Trump Affair

Daniels says she has to pay for attorney's fees, other costs related to the lawsuit and potential arbitration, security, and any damages she might have to pay if she speaks out and ends up losing the lawsuit. Cohen, though, did sign and has countered that the NDA is enforceable, filing arbitration to silence her from talking about Trump at all. "But unfortunately, I do not have the vast resources to fight Mr Trump and Mr Cohen alone".

World News Congress MLAs suspended for 3 years
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After the war of words escalated, Congress MLA Pratap Dudhat lost his temper and attacked BJP counterpart Jagdish Panchal with a belt. "In fact, later when we were out of the House, Congress MLA Baldev Thakor threatened to break my legs". Madam, however, insisted on speaking. Earlier this week, two Congress members were expelled from the Telangana Assembly for disrupting the Governor's speech.

World News Court blocks 56 billion rand in South Africa renewable projects
Author: 0 Court blocks 56 billion rand in South Africa renewable projects

Dr Dom Wills, the CEO of solar project developer SOLA Future Energy, said in a statement on Tuesday that renewable energy should be seen as an opening for South African business. "The combination of all these factors will have dire consequences for the working class and the poor". According to Martin, these include a goal-directed transition away from coal-fired power, the creation of new jobs in this transition, a direct contribution to SA's carbon emissions reduction targets, and ...

World News Barack Obama has Kentucky losing in the second round
Author: 0 Barack Obama has Kentucky losing in the second round

His Final Four? Virginia, UNC, Villanova and Michigan State. Obama has Michigan State winning the men's title and - no surprises - UConn winning the women's championship. 5 seed in the East. Obama's picks aren't too shocking, but he does have five of the eight SEC men's teams winning their first-round games. UConn beats longtime rival Notre Dame in the national semifinals and Mississippi State for the title.

World News Tusk tells Trump: Make trade, not war
Author: 0 Tusk tells Trump: Make trade, not war

McKinsey & Company explain that most producers "lack the cash for investments needed to remain viable in the long run". A confrontational approach, however, stands to do much damage to Mr. Making steel that way is like using the oven to bake a couple of cupcakes instead of a full batch. Do the math. While imported steel will cost more, imports will drop from one-third to one-fifth of all steel used here.

World News Russell Westbrook's 100th triple-double puts him in exclusive NBA company
Author: 0 Russell Westbrook's 100th triple-double puts him in exclusive NBA company

Here's a quick breakdown of Westbrook's 100 triple-doubles, via sports data provider Opta . "I like winning", Westbrook said . "I'm just happy to be a part of the crew with those guys". While OKC will be wise to be cautious with George, as groin injuries are easily worsened by rushing back, they do find themselves in something of a precarious position in such a hotly contested Western Conference.

World News Bomb Kills Four, Wounds 20 In Pakistan
Author: 0 Bomb Kills Four, Wounds 20 In Pakistan

DIG Ashraf said body parts of the suicide bomber were recovered from the explosion site and sent to the forensic lab for further examination. The police camp was set up for the security of an ongoing congregation of Tableeghi Jamaat . In July previous year, 26 people, including nine policemen, were martyred and 58 others were injured in a suicide hit on Ferozepur Road. The group was also behind the massacre of more than 150 people at a Peshawar school in December 2014 and the October ...

World News Khaleda Zia finally gets interim bail for four months
Author: 0 Khaleda Zia finally gets interim bail for four months

Bangladesh opposition leader Khaleda Zia is set to be released from jail after a court on Monday granted her bail, her lawyer said. A court convicted Zia on Feb 8 on charges of misusing her power and embezzling about $250,000. "Hopefully, we will be able to file it tomorrow (Tuesday)", he told media at his Supreme Court office after today's ruling. Quader, also the general secretary of the ruling Awami League, said their party has no intention to keep BNP away from the election.

World News Chinese reporter's epic eye roll is Internet's favourite meme of the day
Author: 0 Chinese reporter's epic eye roll is Internet's favourite meme of the day

According to unverified reports, Liang had been reprimanded by her network and stripped off her press pass. Liang didn't hide her disdain as Zhang went on for 40 seconds and later turned her face away in disgust. This year's Two Sessions will most likely be remembered for the near-unanimous passing of a constitutional amendment that rescinded term limits for its president.

World News New Emails Reportedly Show Ben Carson Personally Picked Out $31000 Dining Set
Author: 0 New Emails Reportedly Show Ben Carson Personally Picked Out $31000 Dining Set

Another email shows a HUD staffer writing Carson's wife, Candy Carson , to ask if she was available to meet with a designer about "bringing in new furniture". The company confirmed a few days after CNN reported the purchase that the agency officially canceled the order on March 1. "I made it known that I was not happy about the prices being charged and that my preference would be to find something more reasonable".

World News Met Office issues snow warning for London this weekend
Author: 0 Met Office issues snow warning for London this weekend

The cold snap may well last into next week and there is likely to be at least some snow in parts of the UK. A spokesman for the Met Office said: "High pressure over Scandinavia will feed a very cold easterly airstream across the country during this weekend".