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Stevens Capital Management LP Invests $283000 in Vera Bradley, Inc. (VRA)

Teton Advisors Inc. bought a new position in Vera Bradley during the 2nd quarter worth $102,000. (NASDAQ: VRA ). Quantbot Technologies Lp reported 669 shares. (NASDAQ: VRA ) rating on Thursday, Sept...

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Stirling, McCarthy lead Irish to series-levelling victory

Stirling, McCarthy lead Irish to series-levelling victory

Medium pacer Barry McCarthy finished with a career best 5-46 as only opener Javed Ahmadi could offer any resistance with a patient 67-ball 48. In the backdrop of Afghanistan's 138-run win over Ire...

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Hirohito wartime memoir sells for $275000

Hirohito wartime memoir sells for $275000

It is thought to have been written at the request of General Douglas MacArthur, who was administering occupied Japan at the time. Japan's Emperor Hirohito did not veto his advisers' decision to decl...

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Antonio Giovinazzi will get his Ferrari F1 chance: Sergio Marchionne

Antonio Giovinazzi will get his Ferrari F1 chance: Sergio Marchionne

However, both Haas and now Sauber have turned down the chance give him a seat for 2018, Sauber opting to go with fellow Ferrari Academy driver Charles Leclerc to partner Marcus Ericsson. Leclerc now a...

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Kate Middleton steps out wearing lovely Diana hand-me-down

Kate Middleton steps out wearing lovely Diana hand-me-down

It was originally made for Queen Mary in 1914, then passed down to Queen Elizabeth II, Princess Diana and now the Duchess of Cambridge . Kate dazzled for the occasion, which Queen Elizabe...

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Três pessoas morrem em tiroteio em escola no Novo México — EUA

Três pessoas morrem em tiroteio em escola no Novo México — EUA

Duas das vítimas são estudantes e a outra é o suspeito que abriu fogo. De acordo com a polícia local, as três vítimas são provavelmente estudantes da Aztec High School, sem especificar se o atirador...

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College Football Playoff is an imperfect response to an unanswerable question

College Football Playoff is an imperfect response to an unanswerable question

This debate has become a national pastime, repeated every December. Here's a fact of life: If Penn State fans suspect you have slighted their team, they do not mind advising you of this viewpoint....

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Structures destroyed, mandatory evacuations in place from quickly growing Lilac fire

Structures destroyed, mandatory evacuations in place from quickly growing Lilac fire

California Highway Patrol officers were stopping traffic along I-15 and Old Highway 395. The brush fire prompted road closures and evacuations as it roared up a hillside, consuming everything in its ...

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Maioria da Executiva do PMDB apoia fechar questão sobre reforma — Jucá

Maioria da Executiva do PMDB apoia fechar questão sobre reforma — Jucá

Sobre o PSDB, independentemente de uma definição formal da legenda, Jucá disse esperar que o partido possa "dar maciçamente" os seus votos favoravelmente às mudanças da aposentadoria. A expectativa ...

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Câmara aprova lei que aumenta pena para motorista alcoolizado que causar morte

Câmara aprova lei que aumenta pena para motorista alcoolizado que causar morte

Com isso, quem receber pena máxima poderá ser preso em regime fechado. Pelo texto, a punição para o crime será de reclusão de cinco a oito anos. "Tem muito juiz que não aceita enquadrar como homicíd...

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Irish PM Leo Varadkar surges in polls after tough Brexit stance

Irish PM Leo Varadkar surges in polls after tough Brexit stance

Voters are clearly on his side, with 36 per cent of people now supporting Fine Gael - a climb of five points. But the Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI poll shows that support for Fianna Fail has dropped by fo...

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Reps. Bennie Thompson, John Lewis not attending museum opening

Reps. Bennie Thompson, John Lewis not attending museum opening

Lewis, a veteran of the '60s civil rights campaign, was scheduled as a featured speaker for the event. "President Trump's disparaging comments about women, the disabled, immigrants, and National Foo...

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Turkish gold trader says he paid $45000 bribe to USA prison guard

Turkish gold trader says he paid $45000 bribe to USA prison guard

Reuters was not immediately able to reach Aslan for comment. The inmate, who is in his early 60s, "felt helpless and unable to fight off the younger and stronger" man, the suit says, adding that the...

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Umno is not racist, our track record proves it: Najib

Umno is not racist, our track record proves it: Najib

Najib, who is also Umno president, said he was confident that Muslims would never accept the decision by the USA to recognise the city, one of the three holiest places after Mecca and Medina. Jerusale...

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Pope Francis appeals to respect Jerusalem's 'status quo'

The Pope has said the Roman Catholic Church should adopt a better translation of the phrase "lead us not into temptation" in the 'The Lord's Prayer.' The Pope said he "cannot keep silent" over the ...

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Hearthstone's Kobolds & Catacombs Goes Live, Twitch Challenge Now Open

Hearthstone's Kobolds & Catacombs Goes Live, Twitch Challenge Now Open

The Kobolds & Catacombs set launches this week but depending on what your region of choice is for Blizzard's card slinging game you might be opening cards a bit later than everybody else. Hearthstone ...

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British foreign minister set to visit Iran

British foreign minister set to visit Iran

Her plight, however, was made worse when Johnson, the Foreign Secretary, erroneously suggested she had been in the country training journalists. Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a project manager with the...

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Drinking and flying a drone could soon be illegal in New Jersey

Drinking and flying a drone could soon be illegal in New Jersey

The regulations on operating drones are part of a broader bill that would also require lifetime parole supervision for convicted sex offenders and pedophiles. It would also make using a drone to hun...

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White House slams 'ridiculous' Trump health questions

White House slams 'ridiculous' Trump health questions

Sanders's comments came hours before his colleague, Sen. "The full physical that most presidents go through, that will take place at Walter Reed, and those records will be released by the doctor...

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'Overwatch's' Winter Wonderland Event Returns Next Week

'Overwatch's' Winter Wonderland Event Returns Next Week

Overwatch's Winter Wonderland seasonal event returns December 12, bringing with it old and new holiday-themed character skins as well as a new Brawl, Mei's Yeti Hunt. This considered a "boss fi...

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2 Brand New Game Worlds That No One Has Ever Seen Before

2 Brand New Game Worlds That No One Has Ever Seen Before

He said: "At least two games are brand-new game worlds that no one has ever seen before". This does not mean that it will be two games that are entirely new IPs, but they are game worlds that not ma...

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Lewandowski: Trump Campaign Should Have Been Alerted Manafort Was 'Potential Crook'

Lewandowski: Trump Campaign Should Have Been Alerted Manafort Was 'Potential Crook'

Camerota also asked Lewandowski about Trump's frequent dinner choice of Two Big Macs, two Filet-O-Fish sandwiches and a chocolate milkshake and if he was concerned about the president. "And that was j...

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Vehicle hits pedestrians in lower Manhattan, NYPD says

Vehicle hits pedestrians in lower Manhattan, NYPD says

The three pedestrians suffered non-life-threatening injuries, according to preliminary reports from police. An NYPD spokesperson says a preliminary investigation indicates the Lincoln hit one vehicl...

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DeepMind Chess: Google's AlphaZero AI Beats Champion Software

DeepMind Chess: Google's AlphaZero AI Beats Champion Software

AlphaZero was developed at Google's DeepMind labs and is a more generic version of AlphaGo Zero , the AI that ousted the human champion of Go, a Chinese board game considered to be the most hard...

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Harold Ford, Jr. responds to report about firing, misconduct allegations

Harold Ford, Jr. responds to report about firing, misconduct allegations

Harold Ford Jr . stands on stage at the Stonewall Democratic Club February 24, 2010 in New York City. The unnamed woman - who doesn't work at Morgan Stanley but had professional interactions with Fo...

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House approves bill granting gun owners hide and carry reciprocity

House approves bill granting gun owners hide and carry reciprocity

But advocates for changing the law say that it eliminates criminal penalties for law-abiding citizens who travel out of state and are unaware that concealed carry permits do not transfer across state ...

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Liberia court says presidential runoff vote can go ahead

Liberia court says presidential runoff vote can go ahead

The National Elections Commission has been ordered to clean up its voter rolls before the second round can be held. NEC in its ruling, upheld by the Board of Commissioners dismissed the claims of ma...

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Dying Light: Bad Blood is Techland's take on battle royale coming 2018

Dying Light: Bad Blood is Techland's take on battle royale coming 2018

Since Bad Blood was inspired by fan requests, we want player feedback to be an integral part of our development. Dying Light Bad Blood will have a global playtest on PC, which will be absolutely...

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Alibaba, Ford in search for new retail business

However, in the current unfinalized version of the deal, financing will be provided through Alibaba's affiliate Alipay rather than Ford Motor Credit Co., according to Reuters , which broke the news...

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Uganda Begins Somalia Troop Withdrawal

AMISOM now has 20,000 soldiers serving with the organisation and Uganda the biggest contributor has 6,000 soldiers in total serving with the mission. Uganda on Monday announced the withdrawal of 281...

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