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Worldwide Wall St climbs after inflation data; volatility eases
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Speculators expected European stocks to open higher as they saw Britain's FTSE inching up 0.5 percent. Energy companies got some relief as oil prices turned higher. As bond yields rise, investors are likely to jump out of stocks and into bonds. The CBOE Volatility index was down at 20.27 points, slipping below 20 for the first time since February 5 and well below the 50-point mark it hit during last week's sell-off.

Worldwide Miami faces huge test with newly minted No. 1 Virginia in town
Author: 0 Miami faces huge test with newly minted No. 1 Virginia in town

After destroying Virginia Tech on the road back in early January by 26 points, it's a little puzzling that Virginia could turn around and lose to them at home a month later. "That's big for a young guy, and that's why he was starting again tonight", Allen said. Allen was on fire, reminiscent of his game against Michigan State on November 14, in which he scored a career-high 37 points.

Worldwide Iran President Hassan Rouhani arrives in Hyderabad on 3-day India visit
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Rouhani will address a congregation at the historic Mecca Masjid in Hyderabad after offering Friday prayers, the source said, adding that religious scholars from different schools of thought will also participate in the session. From Persian Gulf nation The President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Hassan Rouhani will pay a state visit to India at the invitation of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi from February 15 to 17, the press release from the website of Ministry of External Affairs ...

Worldwide Elizabeth Warren Hits Back at President Trump's Pocahontas Slur
Author: 0 Elizabeth Warren Hits Back at President Trump's Pocahontas Slur

It's been months since President Trump jabbed at Sen. But, as Warren puts it, " Pocahontas was not around to enjoy it;" Rolfe took Pocahontas to London to showcase his new wife as a " civilized savage ". By all accounts, my mother was a beauty. Warren, who was raised in Oklahoma, said her father's parents objected to her parents' marriage because her mother "was part Cherokee and part DE".

Worldwide Inflation dropped to 15.13% in January - NBS
Author: 0 Inflation dropped to 15.13% in January - NBS

On a month-on-month basis, the NBS said the Headline index increased by 0.80 per cent in January 2018, or about 0.21 per cent points higher from the rate of 0.59 per cent recorded in December 2017. "The Consumer Price Index which measures inflation started the year 2018 increasing by 15.13 per cent year-on-year in January 2018". The ONS said that smaller increases in food prices were offset by a pick-up in prices for recreation and culture.

Worldwide 'We don't communalise martyrs': Army hits back after Asaduddin Owaisi remark
Author: 0 'We don't communalise martyrs': Army hits back after Asaduddin Owaisi remark

Gen . Lt Gen Anbu said 185-200 militants in the south and 190-225 in north of the Pir Panjal range were waiting to infiltrate across the LoC and added that the Army will not be "cowed down by small incidents" like fidayeen attacks. In response to a question about an insiders role in the Sunjuwan terror attack and any plans to shift the training centre of the regiment from Srinagar, Anbu said, "I am in a uniformed force and do not distinguish the personnel under my command".

Worldwide Pakistan's army chief joins conference in Afghan capital
Author: 0 Pakistan's army chief joins conference in Afghan capital

According to the army's media wing, Commander US CENTCOM, Commander Resolute Support Mission (RSM) and Afghan Army Chief will also participate in the conference. Shedding light on the meeting, Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif had stressed the need to resolve Pak-Afghan issues bilaterally and said Pakistan "stands with its Afghan brothers in this hour of grief", referring to the recent spate of bomb-and-gun attacks in Kabul which claimed almost 200 lives.

Worldwide Pregnant Kerala Woman Kicked In Stomach Lost Baby, 7 CPM Supporters Arrested
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My husband rushed me to a hospital where the doctors informed us that there was blood clot in my placenta, following which they had to conduct an operation on February 2. The woman had repotedly called the police 15 minutes before the attack and asked for help. On Wednesday, the family held a sit-in protest outside the police station demanding the arrest of all the accused in the case.

Worldwide Turkey to U.S.: remove Kurdish fighters from anti-IS force
Author: 0 Turkey to U.S.: remove Kurdish fighters from anti-IS force

Canikli said he presented documents to Mattis proving "organic" links between the YPG and Kurdish rebels in Turkey . Ankara is "an important North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally and partner in the region", added Tillerson , who acknowledged that Turkey faces threats from within its border as well as from areas in Iraq and Syria .

Worldwide Here's your daily dose of cute from gay Olympian Adam Rippon
Author: 0 Here's your daily dose of cute from gay Olympian Adam Rippon

He said: 'Representing the U.S. is one of the greatest honors of my life and being able to do it as my authentic self makes it all so much sweeter'. That wasn't Rippon's only amusing quote. In January, Rippon condemned the decision to have Pence lead the 2018 US Olympic delegation to South Korea. " Adam went on to say he'd not go out of his way to meet Pence, "...

Worldwide Apple's new speaker making an unwelcome mark in some homes
Author: 0 Apple's new speaker making an unwelcome mark in some homes

Apple said in a support page : "It is not unusual for any speaker with a vibration-damping silicone base to leave mild marks when placed on some wooden surfaces". After you update to the latest iOS software, placing an iPhone or other iOS device near the HomePod causes a window to pop up with a picture of a HomePod and a Set Up button.

Worldwide Cavs had deal in place for DeAndre Jordan but it eventually collapsed
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The Cleveland Cavaliers heavily pursued Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan prior to the 2018 trade deadline, but one hefty contract ultimately prevented a deal from happening. In fact, conversations between the two teams were so serious that general manager Koby Altman brought a potential deal to LeBron James for his blessing.

Worldwide Hazard Targets EPL Top Four Finish with Chelsea
Author: 0 Hazard Targets EPL Top Four Finish with Chelsea

Giroud will be hoping to play more regularly than he did under Arsene Wenger. Cape Town - Chelsea star Eden Hazard has reiterated the importance of finishing the Premier League season in the top four, after an inconsistent run of form.

Worldwide Amit Shah's 'Yuva Hunkar' bike rally in Jind today
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Some media reports suggested there was some doubt whether Khattar was able to solve the problems or only put them off till after his boss's rally. The National Green Tribunal (NGT) is keeping a close watch and the Haryana government has assured the green court that only motorcycles with valid Pollution Under Control (PUC) certificates will be allowed in the rally.

Worldwide Bhagwat's remarks on Army in poor taste : Kerala CM
Author: 0 Bhagwat's remarks on Army in poor taste : Kerala CM

The Army did not have "hi-tech equipment" to reach there immediately as the attack was unexpected, the Union minister said. "Instead of trying to teach RSS nationalism, I would request CPI (M) to tell its secretary that his motherland is not China but India", Kummanam's post added.

Worldwide Kansas Official Puts Kibosh On Dog's Gubernatorial Campaign
Author: 0 Kansas Official Puts Kibosh On Dog's Gubernatorial Campaign

When six teenagers were found to be running for Kansas governor , despite some being too young to vote themselves, the state moved to close the weird gap in the law. The Hill on Tuesday reported that a dog who recently tried to launch a gubernatorial campaign was informed he is not eligible to run because he is a dog, which, rude.

Worldwide US Sends Conflicting Signals Over North Korea Diplomacy
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The idea on meeting with North Korea has been rejected by Washington for months, as the New York Times reported. The potential for diplomacy between the USA and North Korea has gained traction since the regime's leader, Kim Jong-un, offered to send a delegation to this month's Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea.

Worldwide Scott Baio Sexual Harrassment Allegations
Author: 0 Scott Baio Sexual Harrassment Allegations

Scott Baio has been accused of harassment and assault by his former " Charles in Charge " co-star, Alexander Polinsky . He remembered that he hopped on Baio's lap as well, "hoping to hear a story about Happy Days or Fonzie". Polinsky appeared with co-star Nicole Eggert , who came forward last month with claims that Baio sexually assaulted her when she was a minor on the set of the hit sitcom.

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