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Kid Rock to Play the Q in February

Kid Rock to Play the Q in February

Said a news release: "The album ranges from country to classic rock, with a little rap sprinkled in between, and highlights Kid Rock's armory of talent, which transcends a single genre". The tour is in support of his upcoming album Sweet Southern Sugar , which will be released on November 3. 'Let's not let this divide us, ' Ritchie said he told Rosenberg. Read More

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Three Sick LeBron James Passes

Three Sick LeBron James Passes

The 35-year-old Wade is just 7 of 28 from the field and has committed nearly as many turnovers (8) as he has assists (10). LeBron James plays point guard a lot, but he last officially started at that spot on February 3, 2005. "It doesn't matter what position he plays", said Love, who had 20 points and 12 rebounds. Conversely, James is the only active player to notch 20-plus points and 10-plus assists at four starting positions, according to ESPN Stats & Information. Read More

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Dwight Freeney signs 1-year contract with Seattle Seahawks

Dwight Freeney signs 1-year contract with Seattle Seahawks

Seeking to add to their pass rush after putting Cliff Avril on Injured Reserve last week, the Seahawks on Tuesday night agreed to terms on a contract with veteran defensive end and likely future Hall of Famer Dwight Freeney . Frank Clark has been starting in place of Avril. Freeney could help take some of the load off of Bennett, who has played 84.38 percent of the team's defensive snaps this season despite the injury. Read More

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United Kingdom economy grows by 0.4% amid pressure for interest rate hike

The latest figures revealed that the manufacturing industry saw the sharpest spike at a 1% rise. Output from the dominant services sector grew by 0.4 per cent, the same rate as the previous quarter. "Yet if they do rise as expected, the move will be largely symbolic". Britain's budget watchdog has said it expects to chop its forecasts for productivity growth in coming years, suggesting the economy will have less room to grow without generating inflation - a diagnosis shared by BoE governor ... Read More

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Centre Approves Rs 2.11 Lakh Crore State Bank Recapitalisation Plan

Centre Approves Rs 2.11 Lakh Crore State Bank Recapitalisation Plan

During his week-long visit to the United States, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the Indian government is working on a plan to rebuild the capacity of the banking sector so that it could support growth. The news comes as a big relief to the banking sector. In a presentation made at the briefing, Economic Affairs Secretary S.C. Garg said inflation has consistently dropped since 2014 and will remain below four percent this fiscal. Read More

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Former FBI chief James Comey reveals secret Twitter account

Former FBI chief James Comey reveals secret Twitter account

The post shows Comey standing in the middle of a country road, "Gotta get back to writing. Will try to tweet in useful ways", a comment sure to be interpreted as a jab at his prolifically tweeting former boss. A special counsel has since been appointed to look into the allegations, which have been denied by the President. Speculation that Comey was going all in on Twitter ran rampant and today, the man himself put one of his giant shoes in front of the other and stepped out from behind ... Read More

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Case to compel Raila Odinga to run in repeat election flops

Case to compel Raila Odinga to run in repeat election flops

Three voters have moved to the Supreme Court seeking to stop the Thursday repeat presidential poll. Odinga, who has since the Kenya apex court nullified the initial election result and ordered for a re-run, continued to rally his supporters with the slogan "No reforms, No elections", is contending that the country's authorities had failed to reform the body which conducted the August's poll. Read More

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ACLU Petitions For Emergency Rehearing So Illegal Immigrant Can Get An Abortion

ACLU Petitions For Emergency Rehearing So Illegal Immigrant Can Get An Abortion

Texas , Arkansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma and SC all aligned their support behind the federal government's view, writing in supporting briefs "there will be no meaningful limit on the constitutional rights an unlawfully-present alien can invoke simply by trying to enter this country" in reference to if Doe is allowed an abortion as Judge Chutkan ruled . Read More

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Hope to fulfil expectations of government, J&K people: Dineshwar Sharma

Hope to fulfil expectations of government, J&K people: Dineshwar Sharma

India on Monday named a former chief of domestic intelligence to lead talks in Jammu and Kashmir, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi moves to defuse tension that has simmered in the occupied territory since July previous year. "People told us that the dialogue process should be started". He said the interlocutor should hold dialogue with all stakeholders including the separatists. Read More

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Modi inaugurates Ro-Ro ferry services in Gujarat

Modi inaugurates Ro-Ro ferry services in Gujarat

Prime Minister is also expected to travel aboard the Ro-Ro ferry accompanied by school children. It is a landmark project in the entire South-East Asian region because it is the first of its kind service. We have changed that in the last three years. Modi said this ferry service will not be restricted to this one route. Modi also stated that once successful, similar ferry services will be carried out to connect other coastal towns of Hazira in Surat, Pipavav, Jafrabad, Daman & Diu besides ... Read More

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Five former US Presidents join forces to aid hurricane survivors

President Donald Trump has recorded a video message for the hurricane relief concert that five former US presidents are attending Saturday night. He has a form of Parkinson's disease and appeared in a wheelchair at the event. Hurricane Harvey slammed into Texas and Louisiana Gulf Coast as a Category 4 hurricane on August 25, unleashing historic flooding in Houston and killing more than 80 people. Read More

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'Mersal' Row: Makers Release Statement Clarifying That They Spoke To BJP Leaders

'Mersal' Row: Makers Release Statement Clarifying That They Spoke To BJP Leaders

I have seen the clipping of the movie in which a question was asked on tax, in a democratic country every citizen has right to ask question", Congress leader Sushmita Dev told ANI. In a press release here on Saturday, DYFI president P.A. Mohammed Riyas said: "We can not understand why the BJP is so antithetical to cinema dialogues critical of its government. Read More

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Texas Town to Get Harvey Aid Only if Residents Won't Boycott Israel

Texas Town to Get Harvey Aid Only if Residents Won't Boycott Israel

The recovery fund, financed primarily by the municipality, is accessible only to applicants who verify that they "will not boycott Israel during the term of this [accord]". The clause in Dickinson's application seems to stem from a Texas state law passed earlier this year, which bans the state from contracting with entities that boycott Israeli companies or companies that do business in Israel or its settlements. Read More

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Policemen Killed In Clashes With Terrorists In Egypt

Policemen Killed In Clashes With Terrorists In Egypt

The agency, citing an unnamed security official, said that a number of militants were killed but gave no further details. The security sources put the death toll of policemen, including officers and conscripts, at over 50. A fake claim in the name of the small extremist group Hasm, reported by multiple local media, spread on social media soon after the attack. However, the group did not claim any affiliation to the Muslim Brotherhood. Read More

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Jacinda Ardern is New Zealand's latest Prime Minister

Jacinda Ardern is New Zealand's latest Prime Minister

The government's 100 days plan would stay "broadly stay the same" she said, and would include raising the student allowance by NZ$50, banning overseas speculators from buying existing houses, setting up ministerial inquiries into the mental health crisis and historic abuse of children in state care, and passing the healthy homes bill legislating that rental homes be dry and warm. Read More

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Rhode Island unemployment rates drops to 4.2 percent

Rhode Island unemployment rates drops to 4.2 percent

Jobless claims are also at lows not seen in a while. The Federal Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that MA has gained more than 62,000 jobs over the past year. Needless to say, employers are looking for workers at all levels. A survey of households found that Pennsylvania's civilian labor force shrank for the fourth straight month, this time by 15,000, after hitting a record high in May. Read More

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Nivea accused of racism over skin-lightening ads

Nivea accused of racism over skin-lightening ads

The image, which features Miss Nigeria, Omowunmi Akinnifesi , reads, "For visibly fairer skin ", thus implying that darker skin is not desired or seen as lovely. Nivea is pushing this racist ad in Africa. And if you don't take these down. Forced into action Beiersdorf spokeswoman told Quartz, emphasizing on the company's commitment to diversity said , "We recognize the concerns raised by some consumers regarding a Nivea product communication in Ghana and take them very seriously", she ... Read More

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Trump to visit Asia Nov. 3-14, focus on North Korea, alliances

Trump to visit Asia Nov. 3-14, focus on North Korea, alliances

Trump will "call on the worldwide community to join together in maximizing pressure on North Korea", the White House said in a statement, and will meet family members of Japanese citizens who have been abducted by North Korea. Rex Tillerson's deputy will hold strategic dialogue with Lim to discuss the situation with North Korea and reaffirm the South Korea-U.S. alliance ahead of President Trump's visit to Seoul early next month. Read More

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