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State gets hot, advances in the tournament

State gets hot, advances in the tournament

So being sent to Dayton, Ohio , to meet fellow No. 11 seed Kansas State on Tuesday in the First Four is just fine with Manning. The Wildcats (21-13) advance to the first round to face Cincinnati on Friday at 7:27 p.m. "I think he just needed to shake off his jitters in the first NCAA Tournament game", Iwundu said. CLAMPING DOWN: Kansas State held its last three opponents to an average of 54.3 points and 36 percent shooting. Read More

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Trump expected to drop executive order slashing Obama-era climate regulations

Trump expected to drop executive order slashing Obama-era climate regulations

In his Sunday interview, Pruitt suggested that whether the United States opts out or remains in the agreement is unrelated to Tuesday's executive action. The U.S. government has sold just one coal leases since October 2012, though earlier this month it approved a transaction originally sought in 2005. Even without the EPA's Clean Power Plan in force because of the Supreme Court stay, using coal to generate electricity has been in decline as a result of previous pollution regulations and ... Read More

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Ivanka Trump to get West Wing office, access to classified information

Ivanka Trump to get West Wing office, access to classified information

President Donald Trump, who has already appointed senior advisers as "commissars" to make sure his cabinet officers are sufficiently loyal to him, will now have his daughter Ivanka Trump as his " eyes and ears " in the White House. "Ivanka into the White House? ". The First Daughter was present in the Cabinet Room when he delivered a talk not long after arriving to Washington, D.C. Read More

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David Rockefeller, banker and philanthropist, dies at 101

David Rockefeller, banker and philanthropist, dies at 101

Rockefeller died in his sleep at home in Pocantico Hills, New York, on Monday morning as a result of congestive heart failure, said a statement from the The Rockefeller Foundation. He set aside 1,000 acres of land next to Acadia National Park for a nonprofit, in honor of his 100th birthday in 2015. Forbes , which just published its billionaires' list , had estimated his net worth at $3.3 billion. Read More

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EUROPE MARKETS: European Stocks Advance Ahead Of Dutch Election, Fed Meeting Results

EUROPE MARKETS: European Stocks Advance Ahead Of Dutch Election, Fed Meeting Results

This, as the USA dollar hit a five-week low following the Federal Reserve's cautious message on interest rates, thus making bullion cheaper for holders of non-U.S. United States gold futures were down 30 cents an ounce at $1,226.80. EARNINGS POP: Tech giant Oracle jumped 7.1% to $46.12, notching the biggest gain in the S&P 500, after reporting stronger revenue and earnings for its latest quarter than analysts expected. Read More

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World stocks mixed as investors await Fed's likely rate hike

World stocks mixed as investors await Fed's likely rate hike

TALKING TRADE: China's top economic official sought to defuse tensions with the USA over trade in a news conference as the country's annual legislative session ended. The broader Topix gained 0.1 percent to 1,572.69 and the JPX-Nikkei Index 400 added 0.1 percent to 14,087.07. The contract lost 68 cents, or 1.4 per cent, to settle at $47.72 a barrel on Tuesday. Read More

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McDonald's goes after Trump, then says it was hacked — Twitter beef

McDonald's goes after Trump, then says it was hacked — Twitter beef

Several online commenters said they would now visit a branch of the fast food chain in support after seeing the tweet. Tweeting from an employer's account is the new email "reply all" office gaffe. account has 3.39 million. Trump (who, BTW, would not win any awards for insta food shots) uploaded a photo of himself enjoying his McDonald's burger and fries, but the fast food company was clearly not having any of it. Read More

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Despite US Rate Increases, the Dollar's Biggest Gains Look Done for Now

Despite US Rate Increases, the Dollar's Biggest Gains Look Done for Now

UK's benchmark FTSE 100 closed down by 0.1 percent, the pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 provisionally closes up by 0.07 percent, Germany's Dax ended down by 0.1 percent, France's CAC finished the day up by 0.1 percent. Meanwhile, USD/CAD held steady at 1.3324, off Thursday's two-week trough of 1.3274. Overnight, Wall Street was subdued following strong gains after the Fed's rate decision. Read More

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Yahoo hack: DOJ announces charges

Yahoo hack: DOJ announces charges

The hack targeted the email accounts of Russian and USA officials, Russian journalists, and employees of financial services and other businesses, officials said. At the time it was dubbed by some as "the biggest data breach in history" (although this was later overshadowed by the news that a separate data breach at Yahoo had occurred in 2014, impacting a staggering one billion users). Read More

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Winter storms impacting travel at OIA

Winter storms impacting travel at OIA

ET check of flight-tracking service FlightAware . Eight Emirates flights were cancelled to and from New York's JFK airport and Boston's Logan airport on Tuesday. As of 8:00am Tuesday morning one flight from Springfield, Missouri to Chicago had been delayed by more than an hour, and another flight was canceled. Read More

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US Federal Attorney Says Fired After Refusing to Submit Resignation

But one who refused to resign, outspoken Manhattan prosecutor Preet Bharara (pronounced buh-RAH'-ruh), was summarily fired by Trump, Bharara confirmed on Saturday. He has successfully prosecuted over a dozen state lawmakers, Democrats and Republicans alike. Montana's U.S. Attorney Mike Cotter said he received a phone call from a Justice Department official telling him "the president has directed this". Read More

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'Fearless Girl': New statue stares down Wall Street's bull

'Fearless Girl': New statue stares down Wall Street's bull

The aim of the Fearless Girl was to build what ad experts call a "brand experience" of a product or message , using some kind of creative, unique vehicle - in this case, a sculpture, created by artist Kristen Visbal. " SHE makes a difference", reads a plaque at the feet of the bronze statue named " Fearless Girl ", which drew crowds. "All women should relate to this work", Visbal said in a release. Read More

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