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South Carolina, UNC advance to 'Final Four'

Phil Ellsworth/ESPN Images(NEW YORK) -- The Final Four of the NCAA Tournament is set, with one more impressive victory after another filling out the final two spots.In Sunday's first game, seventh seeded South Carolina took on fourth seeded Florida in an SEC mathcup. By the end of the first half, the Gamecocks were down 40-33, but South Carolina's defense came alive in the second half.SC held the Gators to no three pointers and outscored them 44-30 in the second, to advance to their first Final ...

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Iowa fire department welcomes six babies in seven months

Brissey Photography(MEDIAPOLIS, Iowa) -- There must be something in the water at one Iowa fire station.Six volunteer fire fighters at the Mediapolis Fire Department welcomed six children in the last seven months."We didn't have a plan to do this," Captain Troy Garrison, who welcomed a daughter named Emma four months ago, with his wife Dina, told ABC News. "But I think the stars just kind of aligned and the timing for us individually as families just worked out."Along with Garrison, 36, firefighters Cody Tisor, Seth ...

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Hundreds of anti-corruption protesters arrested in Russia after mass demonstrations: state media

iStock/Thinkstock(MOSCOW) -- Hundreds of people have been arrested in Russia in a crackdown after thousands gathered for massive anti-corruption protests Sunday in the nation's capital.Huge crowds gathered in Moscow's Pushkin Square for a protest against the Russian government, and about 500 people were arrested in the wake of the protests, according to Interfax, a privately-held, independent Russian news agency.Protesters posted photos on social media, some of them selfies, showing people getting taken away by police. Some included playful or self-deprecating remarks.Привезли в автозак на Манежке. ...

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Ride-sharing app Lyft to help riders donate to charity

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The popular ride-sharing app Lyft will soon install a new feature that will allow users to donate extra change to charity.The company announed in a blog post that it will allow users to opt into the "Round Up & Donate" selection, which will be located on the app's Settings page. When users choose to opt in, their ride will be rounded up to the nearest whole dollar, and that extra change will be distributed across causes that include environmental and veteran ...

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Roger Stone: ‘I’ve had no contacts or collusion’ with Russia

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Political strategist Roger Stone, longtime friend and adviser to President Trump, doubled down on his defense against allegations that he or others in the Trump campaign may have colluded with Russia in its interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.“I have had no contacts or collusion with the Russians,” Stone told ABC News chief anchor George Stephanopoulos on “This Week” on Sunday. “There is no collusion, none -- at least none that I know about, in Donald Trump's campaign for president.”Stone also ...

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Cancer Research UK has launched major pancreatic cancer study

iStock/Thinkstock(LONDON) -- In an effort to improve survival rates of patients, the cancer research charity Cancer Research UK has launched a major study to find efficient and effective treatment for individual tumors according to a BBC News report.The study is called the PRECISION-Panc project.Researchers at Glasgow University in Scotland will receive over $12 million in funding, BBC reports.The project is presented amid a rise in pancreatic cancer rates in Scotland. The rate of diagnosis has increased 12% over the past 10 years according to ...

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Strong exit polls in German state mark positive development for Angela Merkel as bid for fourth term as chancellor continues

iStock/Thinkstock(BERLIN) -- Exit polls in the German state of Saarland suggest German Chancellor Angela Merkel has won that state's election with September's national vote approaching. Merkel is running for a fourth term as chancellor.The incumbent Christian Democrats (CDU) are projected to win 41 percent of the votes, ahead of Social Democrats (SPD), who currently sit at 29.5 percent. That marks a nearly six percent improvement from the 2012 elections in that state for Merkel's party, according to BBC News.The Social Democrats are led by nominee ...

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YTMT Logo Can Republicans get anything right?

Just as there is no such thing as a perfect business deal, there is no such thing as a perfect political deal. You’re still expected to perform.

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UT Health Logo Botox and Juvederm: Looking Younger Has Never Been Easier

At one time, looking older as we got older was inevitable. But not so much anymore. In the hands of a skilled practitioner, compounds such as Botox and Juvederm have made looking younger easier than ever. In this post to HealthConnection.TV, UT Health Northeast cosmetic surgery expert Dr. James Motlagh answers questions about these cosmetic medications.
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