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A No. 3 seed for the Tigers would be their highest seed in the NCAA Tournament at any point. The Tigers are now the No. 9 overall team, according to the committee, and are projected as the top No. The Tigers, now 20-4 overall and 9-3 in second-place in the ACC, were projected as a No. 3 seed in the Midwest Region of the bracket. Purdue, despite losing both of its games last week, is No.
  • Drones set a Guinness World Record at the Winter Olympics

    Drones set a Guinness World Record at the Winter Olympics

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    Wired explains it nicely: "After animators draw up the show using 3-D design software, each individual drone gets assigned to act as a kind of aerial pixel, filling in the 3-D image against the night sky". The Unmanned Aerial Vehicles themselves are fitted with LED lights to produce a virtually unlimited number of color combinations, with each 384mm x 384mm (15.1 inch x 15.1 inch) quadcopter weighing in at 330g (0.73lbs).
  • Modi reiterates support for Palestine

    Modi reiterates support for Palestine

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    Governor Heptulla said it was a historic and momentous occasion as Prime Minister visited Palestine to be honoured with the "Grand Collar", Palestine's highest order given to foreign dignitaries. Both sides signed agreements worth around USD50 million that includes setting up of a USD30 million super specialty hospital. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of the first Hindu temple to be built in United Arab Emirates' capital Abu Dhabi on Sunday.
  • Snowstorm hammers US Midwest, hundreds of flights canceled

    Snowstorm hammers US Midwest, hundreds of flights canceled

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    The storm is expected to continue bringing snow into Northern Pennsylvania, Upstate New York, Eastern Iowa, the Northern Rockies, Montana, Wyoming, Western South Dakota, and Nebraska throughout Friday night, making for tricky Saturday morning commutes in Chicago, Milwaukee, Detroit, Cleveland, and Buffalo, according to the Weather Channel's forecast.
  • One officer dead, two others shot while serving warrant near Atlanta

    One officer dead, two others shot while serving warrant near Atlanta

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    The Locust Grove officer died at the scene. Price said he was one of their better officers. The young police officer is the only one the police department has ever hired straight out of school. He said it happened as the officers were serving an arrest warrant that morning at a home in Locust Grove, about 40 miles (64 kilometers) southeast of Atlanta.
  • Flu Is On Track To Infect 34 Million People In The US

    Flu Is On Track To Infect 34 Million People In The US

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    One out of every 10 people who died in the United States last week died of flu or associated illness. These outbreaks can be vexing, because about 97 percent of long-term-stay residents in Minnesota facilities have been vaccinated, said Doug Bearsley, vice president of member services for Care Providers of Minnesota, a trade group for the state nursing home industry.
  • Attack against Benghazi mosque, 1 dead and 55 injured

    Attack against Benghazi mosque, 1 dead and 55 injured

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    An explosion hit a mosque in the Libyan city Benghazi on Friday, killing a worshipper and injuring 55 others, authorities said. "A auto bomb exploded near the mosque of Abu Huraia", wrote the website Al Wasat, quoting the television 'Libya Roha Al Watan".
  • Boy gets trapped in claw game vending machine

    Boy gets trapped in claw game vending machine

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    Frefighters had to pry the machine open to get Mason out, but managed not to cause major damage to the machine, USA Today reported . "He went head-first up into the box", Titusville fire and Emergency Services public information officer Greg Sutton told InsideEdition.com Thursday.
  • US Senate leaders reach budget deal on eve of shutdown deadline

    US Senate leaders reach budget deal on eve of shutdown deadline

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    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said she would oppose the deal because it does not include protections for the Dreamers, young undocumented migrants brought to the USA as children. Schumer said the deal would extend the Children's Health Insurance Program for 10 years, four more than the extension Congress just enacted. Democrats blocked a stopgap spending bill in January, triggering a three-day partial federal government shutdown , in part to protest Congress' inaction on ...
  • Cost of Trump's military parade could run into millions

    Cost of Trump's military parade could run into millions

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    White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Trump asked the Defense Department to "explore" the idea of a parade. In fact, when you think about any national military parade you can imagine, don't you offer up at least a little snicker? The news of Trump's call for a military parade in the U.S.
  • More than 100 pro-Syrian forces said killed after thwarted attack

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    He described Tuesday's bloodshed as the deadliest since efforts to broker a truce in Ghouta failed and the government intensified its operations against the enclave six weeks ago. The global chemical weapons watchdog, the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, expressed "grave concern" over the "credible allegations".
  • United States jets bomb 'pro-regime' forces in Syria

    United States jets bomb 'pro-regime' forces in Syria

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    Citing U.S. military sources, he reports that the coalition had been observing a slow buildup of pro-regime forces over the past week and alerted Russian officials of their presence in Kusham, Syria, via the "de-confliction" phone line "well in advance of the attack".
  • Several inches of snow falls on parts of the Rochester region

    Several inches of snow falls on parts of the Rochester region

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    Cold weather will move in in the wake of the storm, with another storm expected for Sunday. Heavy snowfall will create whiteout conditions and greasy roadways as people make their way home from work. There is still time for a slight shift in the snow axis, so we will continue to update you with the timing and amounts of snow as forecast models strive to pinpoint the storm's track.
  • Awkward! Donald Trump tries to grab Melania's hand again, fails

    Awkward! Donald Trump tries to grab Melania's hand again, fails

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    After Trump fails to make hand-to-hand contact, the pair awkwardly stop in their tracks for a moment before Trump moves to his wife's other side and later places his hand on her back, guiding her toward the plane. For many it was reminiscent of the famous hand-swatting incident last May, when a presumably peeved Melania pushed POTUS away. "He doesn't have a lot of friends in the media and of course he plays on that by constantly attacking the media - 'fake news, fake news, fake news, ' I ...
  • Two arrested for child porn that went viral on Facebook

    Two arrested for child porn that went viral on Facebook

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    Tuesday. Authorities said Monday night the victim has been located and is safe. The video in question, being circulated on Facebook and other social platforms, shows a young girl being forced to perform oral sex on an adult male. Moore is being held in Elmore County Jail facing 11 charges, including sexual assault of a child, additional charges are pending. The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department was one of several agencies that urged people not to share the video.
  • Taliban bomber kills 11 soldiers in Pakistan's Swat Valley

    Taliban bomber kills 11 soldiers in Pakistan's Swat Valley

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    The death toll could rise, the official said, in the attack as civilians watched the match. The suicide bomber reportedly blew himself up in a ground where the security personnel were playing volleyball. The Pakistani army had launched a large scale operation against the militants in the Swat valley in 2009 and destroyed their hideouts within two months.