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Braun Strowman destroys The Miz

The groans coming from social media were almost audible when WWE halted a ‘Best Of 7 Series’ between Sheamus and Cesaro only to form a tag-team with both men last summer. The series didn’t have a proper conclusion; the only explanation came from then-Raw GM Mick Foley, who felt Sheamus and Cesaro would be better […]

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England give Steve Finn more time

England will give injured pace bowler Steve Finn a couple more days before making a decision on whether to keep him in the Ashes touring squad, coach Trevor Bayliss said on Tuesday. The 28-year-old quick, a 2010-11 and 2013-14 Ashes tourist, missed the opening tour match in Perth because of a knee injury and will […]

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Goan football’s slow death due to lure

Salu Sawant turned out for Seza FC by day, and took to the stage for Zagor — Goa’s traditional colourful, musical folk theatre — by night. ‘Feast in the morning, football in the afternoon, drama in the evening’ was the Goan way of life. Paddy fields that form the state’s bordering landscape when the sea […]

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MC Mary Kom enters Asian Championships

MC Mary Kom remains on course to win a fifth gold medal in the Asian Boxing Championships as she beat Japan’s Tsubasa Komura on Tuesday. Mary Kom, who is a five-time world champion, won by a unanimous 5-0 verdict to make the summit clash for the fifth time in only six appearances in the tournament. […]

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This model is increasingly having an influence

News reports of the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) activities abound in most countries across the globe yet there is little consensus in the literature as to the effectiveness of the IMF’s work. The purpose of this study is to provide a systematic review of the IMF literature that identifies the effects of IMF bailouts from […]

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Webster’s Dictionary defines a model

Webster’s Dictionary defines a model as “a simplified description of a complex entity or process” ­ such as a “computer model” of the circulatory and respiratory systems. The term comes from the Latin root modus, which means “a manner of doing or being; a method, form, fashion, custom, way, or style.” More specifically, the word […]

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World politics analysis

South Korean police were on high alert in Seoul on Tuesday to monitor protests by both critics and supporters of President Donald Trump as the U.S. leader arrived in the country amid concerns over North Korea’s nuclear threats. Surrounded by thousands of police officers and a tight perimeter created by buses, hundreds of anti-Trump protesters […]

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House tax panel adopts GOP changes after day of bickering

After a day of partisan bickering over whether the Republicans’ sweeping tax plan would truly help the middle class, a key House panel on Monday approved late changes. Lawmakers restored the tax exemption for employees receiving child care benefits from their companies, but also put new requirements on a tax credit used by working people […]

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London tower block fire: Death toll climbs to 30

What was the cause of the London tower fire? The deadly Grenfell Tower blaze started in a Hotpoint fridge freezer – model number FF175BP. It is suspected that a fault caused the appliance to catch alight in a fourth floor flat. Prime Minister Theresa May ordered an immediate examination by experts of the fridge freezer […]

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Stagehand dies in tragic accident

Another stagehand is in a ‘critical condition’ at hospital. A stagehand has died in a tragic accident on Avenged Sevenfold‘s latest tour. The incident occurred shortly after the band’s recent gig in Stuttgart, Germany. Another stagehand is understood to be in a “critical condition” as a result of the accident. “We have some very sad […]