IOC not promising Olympic places to Russian appeal winners

President Vladimir Putin meets with Russian athletes competing in 23rd Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang

San Francisco Will Clear Thousands of Marijuana Convictions Dating Back to 1975
A bill requiring all California district attorneys to follow in Gascon's footsteps is being evaluated by California legislators. Brown, who's from the local NAACP chapter, says this will be especially welcome in San Francisco's communities of color.

SC Rep. Trey Gowdy announces he won't run for re-election
Gowdy is the latest, but one of the most high-profile, of a slew of Republicans to announce they would leave Congress. Trey Gowdy ( R-S.C), pictured on Capitol Hill on January 18, is chairman of the House Oversight Committee.

LA Clippers agree to trade Blake Griffin to Detroit Pistons
Griffin has spent his entire career with the Clippers , being selected with the team's No. 1 overall pick in the 2009 NBA Draft. The Clippers have small-forward depth with the addition of Harris and will likely insert him into the starting lineup.

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The domestic net interest margin was 3.53% and the overall net interest margin was 3.14% in the third quarter, the bank said. The gross NPA ratio came down to 7.82% at December 31, 2017 from 7.87% at September 30, 2017.

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Putin suggested that sports have become mixed up with politics and apologised for not being able to shield the athletes from that. Russian Federation was left with only three eligible women's speedskaters, including Graf.

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The more than 600-page report examined the health consequences of e-cigarettes with regards to the population as a whole. You may not see more definitive results until additional animal testing in a year, and much longer than that for humans.

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On air, there will be substantial pay cuts for some men, and pay rises for some men and women. BBC Women has submitted written evidence on 14 such cases to lawmakers.

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Feb 01, 2018 - 00:50
At the Dow's low end, Apple dropped 0.5% after a downgrade to market perform, from outperform, from BMO Capital Markets. Brent crude, used to price worldwide oils, dropped 44 cents, or 0.6 percent, to close at $69.02 a barrel in London.

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Whether or not the production electric motorcycle looks like LiveWire remains to be seen, the new bike doesn't even have a name. But soon after, the company started a series of layoffs including 118 US workers in April, followed by another 180 in July.

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Jan 31, 2018 - 06:11
According to the UVA Center for Politics Crystal Ball , New Jersey's 11th Congressional District has now moved to a toss-up . Republicans are optimistic about holding on to the 11th District, which has long backed Republicans.

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One of the women who removed her headscarf and waved it on a stick staged her protest in the Tehran's busy Enqelab Street. Writing on her Facebook page, Sotoudeh said that women should be given the right "to manage" their own bodies.

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There are conflicting reports on what exactly WWE has planned for Rousey, who has signed a full-time contract with the company. The former champion looked in good form and even performed some of her in-ring moves and even elimated Mickie James.

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Day made birdie on the first hole played Monday to win his first title since the 2016 PLAYERS Championship. But there won't be any spectators allowed at Torrey Pines today.

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Jan 30, 2018 - 01:10
The Terriers are winless in 11 meetings in all competitions since a 1-0 home victory in Division Two in 1959 (D3, L8). Jurgen Klopp could lose consecutive league fixtures as a Liverpool manager for the first time.

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Justices Clarence Thomas, Samuel Alito and Neil Gorsuch were opposed to the stay, according to the order issued Thursday evening. A law enacted in Alabama a year ago eliminates the ability of judges to override juries' recommendations in capital cases .

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Investments within Saudi Arabia include a 16.2 percent stake in lender Banque Saudi Fransi 1050.SE. By midweek, 95 people were still being held, though several more were released over the weekend.