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In his Budget speech, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley , who has been stop-gap defence minister twice in the NDA government, talked up defence reforms. As a percentage of gross domestic product, defence expenditure has fallen steadily from 2.33 per cent of GDP in 2016-2017 to 2.23 per cent in the current year; and is pegged at 2.16 per cent in this Budget.
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    He has posted the two biggest comeback victories in Super Bowl history, including last year's rally from 25 points down to beat Atlanta. "I really believe he (Brady) is the greatest competitor of all-time in professional sports, with no disrespect to anybody else", Kraft said, as transcribed by WEEI.
  • Trump, Abe discuss Korean Peninsula, US base relocation over phone

    Trump, Abe discuss Korean Peninsula, US base relocation over phone

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    Robert Gallucci, a former U.S. State Department official who now teaches at Georgetown University and chairs the U.S. -Korea Institute at Johns Hopkins University, spoke in Manhattan on Thursday. Gallucci negotiated and signed the agreement that ended what he calls the first North Korean crisis in the fall of 1994. North Korea military drills were supposed to run from December to March 2018 but started at a later date, United States official told Wall Street Journal.
  • Eriksen spurs Tottenham over United; LeBron's late defence helps Cavs

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    Phil Jones allowed Harry Kane to win a header from the kick-off and, with the rest of the United defence caught flat-footed, Dele Alli pounced with a deft pass that Eriksen steered home from close-range. Every match until the end of the season is an important match for us because it is not just about the points. "If you tell me all six want to be champion and only one will be and the other five fail, I think it is too pragmatic a way to look at it because you can do positive work and not ...
  • Fractured finger rules du Plessis out of ODI, T20I series

    Fractured finger rules du Plessis out of ODI, T20I series

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    South Africa's six-wicket defeat to India in Durban went from bad to worse, when it was confirmed that skipper Faf du Plessis had fractured his right index finger during the loss at Kingsmead on Thursday night. South Africa Playing XI: Quinton de Kock (wk), Hashim Amla , Faf du Plessis (capt.), Aiden Markram , JP Duminy, David Miller, Chris Morris, Andile Phehlukwayo, Kagiso Rabada, Morne Morkel, Imran Tahir .
  • Two-Time Super Bowl Champ Eli Manning Talks With KSTP's Joe Schmit

    Two-Time Super Bowl Champ Eli Manning Talks With KSTP's Joe Schmit

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    If the New York Giants do decide to take a quarterback with the No. 2 overall pick in the 2018 NFL Draft , Eli Manning says he's "fine" with it. "Yes, in a sense". Of course, there are no guarantees that Manning will remain the starter if the Giants struggle again next season. Schmit even asked, jokingly, Manning if he'll be joining the contest victor for the festivities Saturday night into Sunday.
  • Fiona the hippo has made her Super Bowl prediction

    Fiona the hippo has made her Super Bowl prediction

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    So zoo officials switched this year to Acara, knowing she was more mature than her 8-year-old brother and figuring she's better suited to getting it right. They used shells for footballs and dived into two teams. Last year, Acara incorrectly picked the Atlanta Falcons to win the big game. Kijani's father, Chisulo, correctly picked the Patriots to win the Super Bowl previous year, and in 2016 Kijani's half-sister Zamaya rightly chose the Denver Broncos.
  • Gary Harris Beats OKC at the Buzzer

    Gary Harris Beats OKC at the Buzzer

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    As for the game itself, here is the buzzer-beater from Harris, which came with a generous 5-second count on the inbounds pass. It was a matchup full of incredible statlines. The furious Westbrook may have been wrong, but he still took his frustration out on the visiting Washington Wizards on Thursday night by dropping in a season-high 46 points in a 121-112 win.
  • TV Exec Reveals He Is Meeting With Mayweather To Talk MMA Fight

    TV Exec Reveals He Is Meeting With Mayweather To Talk MMA Fight

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    And this week he threw out four pretty huge names as potential opponents-including Floyd Mayweather . But ever since Mayweather defeated McGregor, the question has always been asked, "McGregor stepped into his world, why doesn't Mayweather come over to his?" McGregor is certainly taking Mayweather seriously.
  • Patriots' Gronkowski Expects To Play In Super Bowl

    Patriots' Gronkowski Expects To Play In Super Bowl

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    According to Belichick, Gronkowski was limited at Wednesday's practice and remains in the concussion protocol. Of course , the Eagles have assumed all along that Gronkowski would be able to play in the Super Bowl . "We're getting there", coach Bill Belichick said. The Patriots will practice again Thursday and Friday (Feb. 1-2). "I was progressing really good throughout the week, throughout practice week.