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Anita Hill writes op-ed urging Senate to do better than they did in 1991

The 1991 Clarence Thomas hearings were a stain on the nation, and that stain looks no better with 27 years of distance. The prospective Supreme Court justice was credibly accused of a history of sexual harassment; the 1991 Senate Judiciary Committee, in th

Watson scores 21 to lead Providence past St. John's 78-59

Nate Watson scores 21 points, tying his career high, as Providence tops St. John's, 78-59

Dennis scores 18 to lead Wichita St. past Tulsa 81-60

Dexter Dennis registers 18 points and eight rebounds as Wichita State easily beats Tulsa, 81-60

Howard and John lead Marquette to 79-69 win over Butler

Markus Howard scored 28 points and Theo John added 15 points and 11 rebounds as No. 11 Marquette pulled away in the second half for a 79-69 victory over Butler

With Zion injured, No. 8 UNC routs No. 1 Duke 88-72

Luke Maye took full advantage of a freak injury to Zion Williamson, finishing with 30 points and 15 rebounds to lead No. 8 North Carolina past No. 1 Duke 88-72

Smits with 11, Valparaiso holds on to beat S. Illinois 55-52

Derrik Smits scored 11 points off the bench and Valparaiso held on to beat Southern Illinois 55-52

Barack Obama has been giving advice to Trump challengers, but will stay out of the primaries

Former President Barack Obama has preferred to keep a low profile since departing the White House, continuing the (perhaps flawed) bipartisan tradition of past presidents demurring when asked to weigh in on their successors. That's not to say he hasn't been l

Open thread for night owls: Gov't-paid research at later development stages would mean cheaper drugs

Dean Baker at Truthout writes—The Key to Cheap Drugs: Pay Research Costs Upfront: Drugs are almost invariably cheap to manufacture. But, if a drug company has a monopoly on a drug that can save a person from cancer or some other deadly or debilitating dis

PSBs gain on Rs 48,239 crore capital boost; Corporation Bank rallies 20%

Nifty PSU Bank index, the largest gainer among sectoral indices, was up nearly 1 per cent at 2,768 points, as compared to a marginal 0.01 per cent decline in the benchmark Nifty 50 index at 09:20 am.

These 3 stocks witness sharp jump in open interest ahead of weekly expiry

The highest addition in OI were seen in 10,750 CE (call option) and 10,650 PE (put option) in the weekly options.

Powering India’s AI push through sensible data localisation

India, with its population, massively used infrastructure, mobiles, e-commerce and now smartcities has humongous DATA volumes.

Rupee opens 4 paise higher at 71.07 against US dollar

The currency opened at 71.07, up 4 paise against the previous close of 71.11.

Galaxy Fold: Samsung's phone-tablet hybrid is the most exciting phone we've seen in years - CNET

Samsung's thrilling, dizzying Galaxy Fold debut makes one thing clear: Phones will never be the same.

Oscars 2019: No one cares about your speech, you just need to go viral - CNET

Commentary: Forget genuine emotion and thanking your peers -- the perfect Oscars speech is about easily tweetable GIFs.

Galaxy S10 vs. iPhone XS, Pixel 3: Every spec compared - CNET

How does Samsung's latest Galaxy S10 stack up against its Apple and Android rivals spec-by-spec?

Galaxy S10 Plus vs. iPhone XS Max, Pixel 3 XL: Specs compared - CNET

See how Samsung's behemoth Galaxy S10 Plus stacks up against its Apple and Android rivals spec by spec.

Galaxy S10E vs. iPhone XR: We compare every spec - CNET

Here's how Samsung's and Apple's affordable flagships stack up spec-by-spec.

This single bond bet involving Warren Buffet cost Deutsche Bank $1.6 bn

Deutsche Bank resisted for years reducing the value of those bonds and related derivatives on its books to a level that markets suggested they were worth

US arm-twisting & pipe dreams aside, Europe just won’t quit Russian gas imports

Austria will continue buying Russian gas despite US pressure and fear-mongering from Poland and Ukraine about dangers to European energy security. The cost of importing US gas is just not right, says its Chancellor Sebastian Kurz. Read Full Article at

Public sector banks, L&T, RIL and Tech Mahindra may hog the limelight

Here's a look at the top stocks that may remain in focus today -

10 trades we would like to see at the NHL trade deadline

In most years the idea of the NHL trade deadline and the anticipation of what could happen is often more exciting than what actually happens. In a salary cap league, teams are more protective of their young players and draft picks because they are a necessit

Government admits terrorist watchlist is widely shared with private sector

That terrorist watchlist initiated by the Bush administration and robustly continued since, known to be error-ridden and loaded with names of perfectly innocent people, has been shared with more than 1,400 private entities. That's after years of three separat

Market Ahead, Feb 21: Five stocks to watch out for in today's session

The domestic equities are likely to take cues from the minutes from the January Federal Reserve meeting, which were released on Wednesday.

MARKETS LIVE: Public sector banks in focus on capital infusion approval

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Tortoise Thought to Be Extinct for 100 Years Rediscovered in Galapagos Island

A rare species of giant tortoise not seen in 113 years and feared to be extinct has been found in a remote island in the Galapagos. An adult female Fernandina Giant Tortoise, or […] The post Tortoise Thought to Be Extinct for 100 Years Rediscovered in G

KeVaughn Allen drops 21 points, Florida upsets No. 13 LSU on road in OT

The Florida Gators stunned the No. 13 LSU Tigers in Baton Rouge behind freshman guard KeVaughn Allen's game-high 21 points.

Defense shines as Florida Gulf Coast defeats Lipscomb 67-61

Florida Gulf Coast holds Lipscomb to 61 points on 29.4 percent shooting and tallies 10 blocks on the way to a 67-61 win

Martin scores 43 to lift Memphis past Tulane 102-76

Jeremiah Martin posts a career-high 43 points as Memphis easily defeats Tulane, 102-76

Key leads Indiana State past Illinois State 73-50

Tyreke Key scored 21 points and grabbed five rebounds as Indiana State rolled past Illinois State 73-50

Golden and Gilyard lead Richmond past Fordham 72-69

Grant Golden scored 16 points that included a jumper with 20 seconds left to put Richmond ahead for good in a 72-69 victory over Fordham

No, New York Times, Medicare for all isn't 'radical'; it's what voters are ready to talk about

The New York Times is looking for trouble among Democrats and has settled on the obvious: healthcare reform, and how the nation is going to expand access to quality, affordable health care for everyone. In its reporting, we learn that the Medicare-for-all sin

Watch: Zion Williamson suffers injury on freak play

Duke star Zion Williamson was injured and left Wednesday’s game against North Carolina in the first minute. The play where it all happened was truly bizarre. When Williamson planted his left leg, the force of his foot literally broke his shoe. That’s not

Cooks scores 21 to lift NJIT past Stetson 82-77

Zach Cooks scores 21 points as NJIT narrowly defeats Stetson, 82-77

Stafford lifts North Alabama over Kennesaw State 76-61

Kendall Stafford posts 21 points plus 10 rebounds as North Alabama beats Kennesaw State, 76-61

Allen scores 21, Florida downs No. 13 LSU, 82-77

Kevaughn Allen highlighted a 21-point performance with a pair of 3-pointers late in overtime and Florida beat No. 13 LSU 82-77

Jack scores 20 to carry George Washington past UMass 79-67

Maceo Jack had 20 points as George Washington defeated UMass 79-67

Tejada scores 20 to lift Lehigh past Army 91-81

Lance Tejada scores 20 points as Lehigh beats Army, 91-81

Australian Rally launches new branding for 2019

The updated logo comes as part of an upheaval of the Australian Rally Championship that includes a more condensed schedule, comprising of two and even one-day events.“We’re really excited about the 2019 season, with interest among competitors and fans rea

Kentucky forward Travis to miss 2 weeks with sprained knee

Forward Reid Travis to miss at least 2 weeks for No. 4 Kentucky with sprained right knee

Syracuse beats No. 18 Louisville 69-49

Elijah Hughes scored 18 points and Oshae Brissett had 16 to lead four players in double figures as Syracuse beat No. 18 Louisville 69-49 on Wednesday night
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