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New Zealand complete 5-0 whitewash despite Pakistan's lower-order resistance

New Zealand complete 5-0 whitewash despite Pakistan's lower-order resistance Pakistan top order crumbled yet again after quick dismissal of three batsmen. New Zealand won the toss and elected to bat as they seek a series whitewash in the fifth and final one-day worldwide against Pakistan in Wellington on Friday. [Full Article...]

Turnovers, poor taking pictures doom MI in 72-52 loss to Nebraska

Turnovers, poor taking pictures doom MI in 72-52 loss to Nebraska With the win, the Huskers improve to 14-7 on the season and 5-3 in Big Ten Conference play, and they now hold an invaluable signature victory on their NCAA Tournament resume. This game also marked head coach Tim Miles' first double-digit win over a top-25 team as the head coach at Nebraska. Minnesota led 32-29 before Huerter hit a 3-pointer to spark the decisive run. [Full Article...]

Millennials are stuck in adolescence until the age of 24, experts reveal

Millennials are stuck in adolescence until the age of 24, experts reveal Puberty is biologically defined as the period when the part of the brain known as the "hypothalamus" starts releasing hormones that activate the body's pituitary and gonadal glands. The average age for a man to enter his first marriage in 2013 was 32.5 years and 30.6 years for women across England and Wales. Body continues to develop beyond the age of 20. [Full Article...]

Zimbabwe: Bennett, Wife Die in Helicopter Crash

Zimbabwe: Bennett, Wife Die in Helicopter Crash The group was heading to the Emery Gap Ranch, a sprawling, mountainous property that was purchased by Burnett in 2017. State Police, New Mexico Department of Game and Fish and the Colfax County Sheriff's Department were then sent to search for the crash site. [Full Article...]

Timeline: Hawaii false alarm missile scare

Timeline: Hawaii false alarm missile scare Wiley was visiting Hawaii to investigate why the mistaken alert was sent. They are now working on ways to improve the alert system, and say it could ultimately help improve other systems in the country. Within 15 minutes of the alert, the Hawaii Emergency Management issued a tweet confirming the alert was sent in error and after 40 minutes pushed an alert to residents' cellphones. [Full Article...]

All-round England go 2-0 in front

All-round England go 2-0 in front Joe Root - 9/10 - Excellent all-round performance. Root remained unbeaten on 46 while Woakes reaffirmed his batting abilities with a 27 ball 39 as England cruised home. Morgan exuded confidence in stating he would have bowled first even if he had not lost the toss. After just six overs of England's innings, Smith brought on the part-time off-spin of Head, underlining how the hosts had mi... [Full Article...]

Pence sets out on Mideast trip despite threat of government shutdown

Pence sets out on Mideast trip despite threat of government shutdown In the hours leading up to his global departure, Pence had been having conversations with members of Congress to avoid a shutdown, one source tells CNN. "The main theme for the vice president is going to be looking forward", the official said. Trump also announced that the US would move its embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv. [Full Article...]

Baby killed as vehicle hits crowd in Copacabana beach

Baby killed as vehicle hits crowd in Copacabana beach Rio de Janeiro police said at least 15 people had been rushed to hospital with injuries. Rio de Janeiro's municipal health department said that an Australian was among those injured in the Thursday night incident, though the Australian Embassy later said it was not aware that any of its citizens were hurt. [Full Article...]

Trump travel ban: Supreme Court to rule on legality

Trump travel ban: Supreme Court to rule on legality The legal fight over Trump's travel ban has simmered through his first year in office. The first executive order restricting travel was signed nearly a year ago, on January 27. Their best hope may lie with a close reading of conflicting provisions in immigration laws. "The immigration laws do not grant the President this power", Katyal said. [Full Article...]

Countdown on to avoid US shutdown

Countdown on to avoid US shutdown Since then, however, the president has engaged in a series of spats with Congress . Trump and conservatives in Congress have used the Dreamer fight to try and win tough new immigration controls, including the president's promised border wall. [Full Article...]

Twitter says Russia-linked accounts more widespread

Twitter says Russia-linked accounts more widespread The potential Russia-linked activity on Twitter is just one wrinkle in the comprehensive and wide-ranging influence campaign that boosted Donald Trump during the 2016 election. In addition to other findings, Twitter said it discovered 13,512 accounts engaged in what it believed to be "automated, election-related activity originating out of Russian Federation", bringing the total number of such acc... [Full Article...]

Even Eyelashes Freeze as Russia Sees Temperatures Hit Minus 67 C

Even Eyelashes Freeze as Russia Sees Temperatures Hit Minus 67 C Temperatures reached -67 degrees Celsius in the remote Yakutia region in Russian Federation on Tuesday (Jan 16), the Associated Press (AP) reported. But some media outlets published cold-weather selfies and stories about stunts in the extreme cold. [Full Article...]

Could you pass the mental test Trump took?

Could you pass the mental test Trump took? We now know more about President Donald Trump's health than maybe any other sitting president in history - thanks to an unprecedented press conference with a U.S. Petersen said he could not comment specifically on the president's cognitive health. The president's current roster of medicines includes a daily multivitamin; 10 milligrams of Crestor for his cholesterol; 81 milligrams of low-dose... [Full Article...]

Barkley: Conte said Chelsea's system is flawless for me

Barkley: Conte said Chelsea's system is flawless for me When asked why his players had dived, Conte replied: "I don't know, but I don't want an advantage". "Now we have to play in two days against Brighton at 12.30". But Jamal Lewis headed in Timm Klose's cross in the fourth minute of stoppage time for 1-1 and force extra time, when Pedro and Alvaro Morata were sent off. [Full Article...]

White House: Don't blame Trump if the government shuts down

White House: Don't blame Trump if the government shuts down On Wednesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell publicly deplored that he did not know what kind of funding legislation the President would support and anxious that the Senate was "spinning our wheels". The only bipartisan DACA bill in the Senate was tossed aside by Republican leadership earlier in the week. The last United States shutdown occurred in 2013 and lasted for 16 da... [Full Article...]

Tortured California siblings reportedly showered twice a year, ate once per day

Tortured California siblings reportedly showered twice a year, ate once per day The sheriff's office said they all appeared "malnourished" and "dirty". The 17-year-old girl called 911 from a de-activated cell phone after she escaped through a window, Fellows said. District Attorney explained that additional charges are possible as the investigation proceeds, especially of 17 years when the family lived in the state of Texas before moving to California in 2010. [Full Article...]

How well would you do on the cognitive test President Trump took?

How well would you do on the cognitive test President Trump took? And the clean bill of health he delivered was just what the president ordered. Twitter took exception to Gupta's professional opinion. "He has incredible genes , I assume". Where Dr. Harold Bornstein was shaggy and sensational, Jackson was all business, reading off test results in his blue and gold dress uniform. Here we go again! Sen. [Full Article...]

Mattis says a US govt shutdown would affect military operations

Mattis says a US govt shutdown would affect military operations He added: "The secretary also believes that we've been in strategy free environment for a long time". "Though we will continue to prosecute the campaign against terrorists that we're engaged in today, the great power competition, not terrorism, is now the primary focus of USA national security ", Mattis said in his opening statements at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Stu... [Full Article...]

Charlotte has winter weather advisory in effect. When could snow start?

Charlotte has winter weather advisory in effect. When could snow start? Snowflakes will start falling Tuesday afternoon, and by Wednesday morning forecasters expect there to be 4 to 7 inches of snow blanketing local yards thanks to a combination of two weather systems. Thursday night: Partly cloudy, low around 20. Additional snow accumulations of up to one inch are expected. Temperatures won't reach quite as high as they did last Friday , but it could still be uns... [Full Article...]

House Intelligence Committee Republican calls for release of FISA abuse memo

House Intelligence Committee Republican calls for release of FISA abuse memo Author, former Secret Service agent and former congressional candidate Dan Bongino tweeted: "Take it to the bank, the FBI/FISA docs are devastating for the Dems". Mark Meadows told Fox's Catherine Herridge. Details on the memo have not been released yet, but many people are saying that the memo's contents will be "explosive" with Florida Republican senator Matt Gaetz saying on Fox News , "... [Full Article...]


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