Singapore says it will buy 4 F-35 jets in fleet upgrade

SINGAPORE (AP) — Singapore plans to buy four F-35 fighter jets from the U.S. with the option of purchasing eight more to replace its fleet of F-16s. Defense Minister Ng Eng Hen said Friday that the city-state will put in a request for the Lockheed Martin jets, which would be subject to U.S. congressional approval. […]
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Grounded ship leaks 80 tons of oil near Pacific UNESCO site

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — An environmental disaster is unfolding in the Pacific after a large ship ran aground and began leaking oil next to a UNESCO World Heritage site in the Solomon Islands, Australian officials said Friday. Footage taken this week shows little progress has been made in stopping the Solomon Trader ship from […]
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Man rode his bike for half-hour to seek help after being bit by rattlesnake

Jim Watkins, 75, initially thought he was stung by a bee after he fell from his bike and was bitten.            [Author: Arizona Republic]
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Richardson scores 4 goals in Coyotes’ 5-2 win over Canucks

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Brad Richardson scored four goals to power the Arizona Coyotes to their fifth straight victory with a 5-2 win over the Vancouver Canucks on Thursday night. Alex Galchenyuk also scored for the Coyotes, who completed a four-game season sweep of the Canucks. Vinnie Hinostroza and Richard Panik had three assists apiece […]
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Yikes! Singapore Airlines passenger finds a human tooth in his inflight meal

A Singapore Airlines passenger got a stomach ache over someone else's toothache.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Simpson leads South Dakota over North Dakota St. 75-65

VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) — Triston Simpson had 20 points as South Dakota defeated North Dakota State 75-65 on Thursday night. Tyler Peterson had 15 points for South Dakota (12-16, 6-9 Summit League). Stanley Umude added 13 points. Brandon Armstrong had 12 points for the home team. Tyson Ward tied a career high with 28 points […]
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For South Korean Leader, Collapse of Trump-Kim Talks Is Surprising Setback

President Moon Jae-in had been so sure of a summit breakthrough bolstering his ambitious plan for inter-Korean relations that he planned a major speech about it.
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Don Lemon: This may be the worst Black History Month ever

CNN's Don Lemon discusses the plethora of racially insensitive incidents by American politicians and brands during this year's Black History Month, calling it "the worst Black History Month ever."
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Williford lifts SIU-Edwardsville over Tennessee Tech 76-68

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Tyresse Williford came off the bench to score 16 points to carry Southern Illinois-Edwardsville to a 76-68 win over Tennessee Tech on Thursday night. Brandon Jackson had 16 points and eight rebounds for Southern Illinois-Edwardsville (10-19, 6-11 Ohio Valley Conference). Cameron Williams added 13 points and seven rebounds. David McFarland had […]
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3A boys state: Paolo Banchero, O’Dea do enough to hold off Marysville-Pilchuck, RaeQuan Battle

The Tomahawks were behind by 21 points, but they rallied behind the play of the UW signee. The Fighting Irish still move with the 63-53 win.
Tags: News, Sports, High School Sports, UW, Paolo Banchero O'Dea, Marysville Pilchuck RaeQuan Battle

Hogan, Gable lead SE Missouri over Tennessee St. 89-74

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Skyler Hogan had 15 points to lead five Southeast Missouri players in double figures as the Redhawks beat Tennessee State 89-74 on Thursday night. Isaiah Gable added 14 points for the Redhawks. Jonathan Dalton chipped in 13, Sage Tolbert scored 10 and Ledarrius Brewer had 10. Michael Littlejohn had 18 […]
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Australia: What lies ahead for the financial advice industry post Banking Royal Commission? - Corrs Chambers Westgarth

The Commission's final report made more than 16 recommendations that impact on the Australian financial advice industry.
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GAME RECAP: Rockets 121, Heat 118

James Harden finishes with 58 points and 10 assists as Houston comes from behind to beat Miami.
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United States: Proposed Legislation Would Expand The Reach Of Massachusetts Anti-Discrimination Statute To Professional Investors - Bowditch & Dewey

Legislation currently pending in the Massachusetts Senate would expand the reach of the Commonwealth's employment discrimination statute
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'Internet warriors' are pushing India and Pakistan onto dangerous ground

As tensions escalate between India and Pakistan, two nuclear-armed states, even more pressure is being applied by commentators on both sides on Twitter, Facebook and WhatsApp.
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George Pell: Cardinal argues 'irregularity' in sexual abuse conviction

The ex-Vatican treasurer is challenging his conviction for child sexual abuse in Australia.
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The Shows That Made HBO a Cultural Force

From “Sex and the City” to “Game of Thrones,” HBO served up several hits under its chief executive, Richard Plepler, who recently stepped down.
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Hands propels UCLA past USC 93-88 in overtime

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jaylen Hands had 21 points and 10 assists, hitting a crucial 3-pointer that beat the shot clock with 22 seconds left in overtime, and UCLA hung on to beat Southern California 93-88 on Thursday night for its third straight win. The Bruins (16-13, 9-7 Pac-12) gained a split in the crosstown […]
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Jussie Smollett attack: Brothers reportedly involved in alleged hoax speak out

The pair of brothers reportedly involved in allegedly staging an attack on "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett have broken their silence.
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3A state notebook: Corrals take annual family trip to Tacoma Dome

The family has been a big part of the program's success over the year -- and it's even more so this season.
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South Africa: The Collaboration Between Franchising And Social Media - KISCH IP

Over the past decade or so, social media has transformed from an entertaining pastime and means for social networking into a modern-day marketing tool
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New Zealand: Tikanga Māori in the law and the Māori-Crown relationship in New Zealand - Chapman Tripp

To reinforce a commitment and dedication to Māori culture, Chapman Tripp has released their formal te reo Māori policy
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United States: A Review Of Key 2018 False Claims Act Recoveries And Developments - Dickinson Wright PLLC

In December, the Department of Justice announced that it recovered more than $2.8 billion in False Claims Act judgments and settlements for fiscal year 2018.
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Pressure is on Kim Jong Un after failure in Hanoi

There were encouraging signs leading up to the second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. For his part, Trump signaled a subtle but important shift in his approach toward North Korea's denuclearization -- repeatedly saying, "Speed is not important to me" and "I'm in no rush." This indicated Trump finally was beginning to accept what most nonproliferation experts have been saying all along: That denuclearization of North Korea will be a long and complex proc...
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Graves carries Sacramento St. over E. Washington 59-56

Marcus Graves posts 19 points and 10 rebounds to lift Sacramento State to a 59-56 win over Eastern Washington            [Author: AP]
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HBO CEO Resigning Amid AT&T Restructuring

HBO Chairman and Chief Executive Richard Plepler said he is stepping down, a move that comes as new owner AT&T Inc. is looking to put its own stamp on the premium cable channel that was part of its $80 billion acquisition of Time Warner.
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Chris Cuomo challenges GOP to stop enabling Trump

CNN's Chris Cuomo challenges Republicans to stop enabling President Donald Trump to go easy on authoritarian leaders.
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Cuomo blasts GOP silence on Trump's trust of strongmen

CNN's Chris Cuomo challenges Republicans to stop enabling President Donald Trump to go easy on authoritarian leaders.
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Israel: Imposing Instructions On A Direct Importer To Support Parallel Import - Herzog Fox & Neeman

Last year, the Israeli parliament, the Knesset, passed a reform to Israeli competition law.
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Nigeria: Court Of Appeal Rules On A Tax Authority's Powers To Distrain Taxpayers - Andersen Tax LP

On 26 November 2018, the Court of Appeal held that the Ekiti State Board of Internal Revenue cannot make an ex-parte application to distrain a taxpayer's property or issue a warrant of distress in the absence of a final and conclusive tax assessment.
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