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by | May 16, 2018 | 08:17

Thirty-three years later and they haven't moved up since. The Doncic-Ayton debate will rage on for the next month, but Ayton's historic freshman season at Arizona speaks for itself as to why he could be the top pick. Most will be participating in the draft combine, also happening in Chicago this week. The Villanova Bridges was a favorite around these parts for some time, but Philadelphia's playoff series against the Boston Celtics should call into question how sustainable the team can ...

by | May 16, 2018 | 08:13

In Cambridge Analytica's case it was more than 87 million people, so the amount doesn't sound that great. "To date, thousands of apps have been investigated and around 200 have been suspended - pending a thorough investigation into whether they did in fact misuse any data", the executive noted.

by | May 16, 2018 | 08:08

Mr Anwar, 70, was released from custody at Cheras Rehabilitation Centre in Kuala Lumpur, where he was recovering from a shoulder injury. Sivarasa Rasiah, a central committee member of the People's Justice Party, said the Royal Pardon Board "has already met and the (king) has ordered a full pardon for Anwar Ibrahim".

by | May 16, 2018 | 08:11

Referring to Mueller's appointment order, she said that the charges fell "squarely within that portion of the authority granted to the Special Counsel that Manafort finds unobjectionable: the order to investigate 'any links and/or coordination between the Russian government and individuals associated with the campaign.' (Manafort had also challenged the provision of the appointment order that said that Mueller could investigate matters "that arose or may arise directly" from the probe)".

by | May 16, 2018 | 08:11

Elsewhere, Rouhani noted the withdrawal of the USA from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, saying the move was against global obligations and Resolution 2231 of the United Nations Security Council; "the Islamic Republic of Iran will stay in the JCPOA as long as its interests are guaranteed by the negotiating parties", he added.

by | May 16, 2018 | 08:06

None of the plane's 119 passengers were injured and the aircraft safely landed at Chengdu Shuangliu Airport in southern China. Witnesses said that the people on the flight were screaming when the windshield broke, and that the incident occurred while the flight attendants were serving meals.

by | May 16, 2018 | 08:03

Seif is also under attack inside Iran. "OFAC is designating Valiollah Seif, Iran's Central Bank Governor, for assisting, sponsoring, or providing financial, material, or technological support for, or financial or other services to or in support of, the IRGC-QF", read a portion of the Treasury's statement on new sanctions.

by | May 16, 2018 | 08:07

The US Commerce Department slapped the sanctions on ZTE because of the tech giant's business in Iran , which was allegedly in violation of US sanctions against the country. Marco Rubio tweeted Monday . "They recommended that the United States should view with suspicion the continued penetration of the US telecommunications market by ZTE".

by | May 16, 2018 | 08:05

While all eyes are riveted on Iran and the Middle East, the pace of Chinese oil demand growth could be the most underappreciated story in oil markets right now, Bloomberg Opinion columnist David Fickling writes. After reaching a bottom in late February around $3 per barrel, the Brent-WTI spread reached $5.15 per barrel in April, which was the highest level for the spread since January.

by | May 16, 2018 | 08:03

The Palestinian president recalled his envoy to Washington following the death of dozens of Palestinians. The move came after Israeli troops killed at least 60 Palestinians during clashes and protests along the Gaza border against the USA embassy opening in Jerusalem on Monday - the conflict's bloodiest day in years.

by | May 15, 2018 | 13:55

Mr Sharif had publicly acknowledged in an interview that militant organisations are active in Pakistan and questioned the policy to allow the "non-state actors" to cross the border and "kill" people in Mumbai. In its annual report, the statement said that the World Bank estimates bilateral remittances between countries using the methodology summarised in the World Bank Working Paper 102 South-South migration and remittances by the authors of the report.

by | May 15, 2018 | 13:54

In a release from the Governor's Office, Rauner says he wants the death penalty re-instated for,"mass murderers and anyone who kills a law enforcement agent". "The death penalty should never be used as a political tool to advance one's agenda", Cullerton said in a statement. "It's appalling again in the light of this state's wrongful conviction problem that this would be proposed", said Karen Daniel, director of the Center on Wrongful Convictions.

by | May 15, 2018 | 13:53

All passengers were uninjured, China's Civil Aviation Administration will investigate the incident and captain Liu Chuanjian has been hailed as a hero. According to Sichuan Airlines, the co-pilot sustained scratches on the face and minor injuries on the waist; one female passenger also had minor injuries on the waist.

by | May 15, 2018 | 13:52

Two more fissures opened in the last 24 hours, to total 19. Places to stayKilauea volcano eruptions:Near-continuous eruptions. "It's down to one gravel road, that's what also pushed us over the edge", said Rob Guzman, who with his husband Bob Kirk chose to leave their home in the Kalapana Seaview Estates subdivision around 3.5 miles (5.6 km) south of Leilani Estates.

by | May 15, 2018 | 13:47

The reproduction of the story/photograph in any form will be liable for legal action. The German manager left Dortmund at the end of the 2016/2017 season. "He is strongly imbued with very strong principles of playing spectacular and clinical football that has always been the foundation of German football, especially on the global scene.

by | May 15, 2018 | 13:45

Although it's unclear how the Trump administration will achieve this goal, one idea is to publish a comparison of drug prices in the USA and other Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries to expose the differences.

by | May 15, 2018 | 13:34

The 23-year-old former Nippon Ham Fighters star in the Japan League used his deceptive slider to induce eight of the 20 swinging strikes he managed with impressive work from his fastball and breaking ball as well. Pujols struck out with runners on second and third to end the inning. The 24-16 Angels are one game back from the AL West leading Astros. He struck out six and made 92 pitches.

by | May 15, 2018 | 13:35

Pennsylvania has almost one million more Democratic voters than Republicans , another advantage for Democratic candidates in a swing state that President Donald Trump won by just 45,000 votes in 2016. Senate race in 2016. While both have announced their candidacy, the Green Party is still seeking ballot access in Pennsylvania , so it is unclear whether or not their names will be on the ballot.

by | May 15, 2018 | 13:27

The draft scheme on Cauvery to be submitted by the Centre tomorrow in the Supreme Court will provide justice to Tamil Nadu, Ganesan expressed hope, while talking to reporters here. The apex court allegedly made it clear that it will not go into the legality or the propriety of the scheme. According to the draft scheme, the proposed authority would be headquartered in Bangalore.

by | May 15, 2018 | 13:24

Meanwhile, Abdul Basir Salangi, provincial governor, confirmed heavy fighting in the city. An explosion has gone off in Afghanistan's capital, Kabul , injuring one person, a police spokesman said. He said 10 Taliban militants were killed. Security forces were able to rescue around 50 employees stuck in the building during the attack, he added. The province has been the scene of heavy clashes between Taliban and security forces over the past few months.