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PV Sindhu beats Nozomi Okuhara to win Korea Open Superseries title

PV Sindhu beats Nozomi Okuhara to win Korea Open Superseries title

Wary of Mitani's abilities, Sindhu secured a big early lead of 9-2 in the third and never looked back. Playing her first final in South Korea, Sindhu edged past world champion Nozomi Okuhara in a game that lasted for one hour 23 minutes. Another wide shot later, Okuhara got two game point opportunities, which she failed to capitalise on - owing to a wide shot and a misjudgment - as Sindhu leveled at 20-20. Read More

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State Legislators pass bill to make California a 'sanctuary state'

State Legislators pass bill to make California a 'sanctuary state'

The bill, known as SB54, bans law enforcement officials from asking about the immigration status of people under arrest, and prevents local police from being "deputized as immigration agents", The Associated Press reports . In an emotional debate that brought lawmakers on both sides to tears, supporters said the law is needed now more than ever. The compromise helped shift the Police Chiefs Association's stance to "neutral". Read More

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Independence Cup 2nd T20

Independence Cup 2nd T20

Pakistan openers Fakhar Zaman and Ahmed Shehzad provided good start to the team as gathered 41 runs for the first-wicket partnership in 4.4 overs in the very next delivery, Samuel Badree took the wicket of Fakhar Zaman, who couldn't impress the spectators with his bat in the first T20 global against the World XI . Read More

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The NASA Cassini mission has ended. But what did it tell us?

The NASA Cassini mission has ended. But what did it tell us?

NASA has let one of its most valuable space exploration missions go up in smoke. Cassini's discoveries have fundamentally reshaped scientists' understanding of Saturn , and of the solar system's life-hosting potential. Spilker of JPL said if she could change one thing about Cassini , it would have been to add life-detecting sensors to sample these plumes. Better that, they figured, than Cassini accidentally colliding with a moon that might harbor life and contaminating it. Read More

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President Trump jumps into boat, rescues victims of Hurricane

President Trump jumps into boat, rescues victims of Hurricane

The hurricane has highly devastated the state, the hurricane death toll in Florida has touched the mark of 25as of Wednesday morning. Upon landing in Ft. Under mounting pressure from the right, Trump moved two weeks ago to begin dismantling Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, an Obama-era program that has allowed 690,000 dreamers to work and go to school without fear of deportation. Read More

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Uganda remains top in eastern region in latest Federation Internationale de Football Association ranking

Uganda remains top in eastern region in latest Federation Internationale de Football Association ranking

That was not enough to take them upwards, as they are now ranked fifth in Africa, according to the world football governing body. A position formally occupied by Cameroon, who just like the Eagles, dropped in the rankings. The Philippines remains the top-ranked football nation in Southeast Asia, with Vietnam coming in second at 130th in the world. After a disappointing 2017 - a year which has seen chances of World Cup qualification dip from promising to hanging by fingernails - Ireland have ... Read More

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Dennis Rodman Offers to 'Straighten Things Out' Between USA and North Korea

Dennis Rodman Offers to 'Straighten Things Out' Between USA and North Korea

When Morgan noted that both he and Rodman have spent a large amount of time with Trump , as both appeared on the reality show Celebrity Apprentice when the president helmed the series, Rodman began to chuckle. The Worm is clearly not keeping up with Trump's tweets. Last week, the United States president tweeted his views on resolving the North Korea issue: " Talking is not the answer! ". Read More

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Forecasters studying path of Hurricane Jose

Forecasters studying path of Hurricane Jose

At its peak the storm prompted evacuation orders for 6.5 million people in Florida, the largest evacuation in modern USA history. On that track Jose is forecast to be hundreds of miles east of the Georgia and SC coasts as a hurricane. Simmons said. Jose is now located about 400 miles north of the northern Leeward Islands and is moving northwest. Anything beyond those five days is nothing more than an educated guess, as a lot can happen in between now and then. Read More

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Texas A&M moves up in the US News College rankings

Texas A&M moves up in the US News College rankings

In other publications, CU Boulder recently ranked No. 43 among US institutions in 2017, according to the Academic Ranking of World Universities , also known as Shanghai Ranking . 78, among more than 700 accredited schools. Separate lists, such as best liberal arts colleges, best-value schools and best undergraduate business programs , are also distributed. Read More

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'Aung San Suu Kyi is in a hard position'

'Aung San Suu Kyi is in a hard position'

The Myanmar security forces responded with scorched-earth fury against Rohingya civilians. While most refugees are coming on foot, many are braving the sea. Boatloads of exhausted Rohingya continued to arrive in the Cox's Bazar region of neighbouring Bangladesh on Thursday. They have also been reported to enter Mizoram which shares a border with Myanmar. Read More

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Putin calls for involving North Korea in joint projects to ease tensions

The deployment of Thaad "does not help addressing the security concerns of relevant countries", Geng Shuang, a spokesman for China's foreign ministry, said at a briefing in Beijing on Wednesday. Some members of the ruling Democratic Party called to redeploy US tactical nukes on Thursday, as President Moon Jae-in struggles to find common ground between China and Russian Federation concerning an oil embargo on the Pyongyang regime in response to its latest nuclear test. Read More

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United States calls for UN Security Council vote on North Korea on Monday

United States calls for UN Security Council vote on North Korea on Monday

In reference to the United Nations vote , Japan is pushing for strong oil sanctions, while the US wants to ban textile exports and shut down the hiring of North Korean guest workers in other countries. "We have taken an incremental approach, and despite the best of intentions, it has not worked", Haley said. In its recent report to the UNSC, the panel said that when China announced its decision to halt coal imports from North Korea in February, Pyongyang started exporting its coal to other ... Read More

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Japan and South Korea Armed to The Teeth with New Weapons

Japan and South Korea Armed to The Teeth with New Weapons

Six police officers and 32 other people were injured, none seriously, in the clashes, said a fire department official in Seongju. The official spoke on condition of anonymity, citing office rules. The move reportedly came as a stern response to the reclusive nation's recent hydrogen bomb test - Pyongyang's sixth and most powerful test so far. Read More

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