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Sixth-grader wins National Spelling Bee

However, after Rajeev misspelled the word " marram " in Round 20, Vinay went 2-for-2 on her next words to win. Marocain is a word of French origin that describes a type of dress fabric; but to Vinay, it will always mean victory. Ananya, a 12-year-old Californian, cheers for the Golden State Warriors. "It's like a dream come true, I'm so happy right now", Ananya said. Ananya Vinay , 12, beat 14-year-old Rohan Rajeev and became the 13th consecutive victor of Indian origin.

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Dominant Mexico cruise against Honduras in WCQ

Mexico have been in fine form of late, especially at their Azteca Stadium, but we don't think they will have an easy job against resurgent USMNT. Mexico is in first place in the group with 10 points. Mexico appears ready for its World Cup qualifying showdown vs. the United States . Hernandez is joined by the likes of Oribe Peralta, Raul Jimenez , Carlos Vela , Giovani dos Santos, Marco Fabian and Hirving Lozano - the Pachuca forward who has been linked with a close-season switch ...

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Georgia GOP congressional candidate stuns opponent with one question

Handel said , adding that a majority of his donors have come from California, Massachusetts and NY. Watch Atlanta television long enough and you're bound to see a young congressional candidate pledging to cut "wasteful spending" and make "both parties in Washington" be "accountable to you".

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Wisconsin to travel to Virginia in Big Ten/ACC Challenge

No date and times have been announced, but what we do know is that the Badgers will be back on the road for the nation's longest current conference rivalry event. 7) hosting Michigan , No. 3 Michigan State playing host to No. 21 Notre Dame and No. 5 Duke visiting Indiana . Florida State becomes the most hard opponent on the non-conference schedule based on last year's results.

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Ohio State makes offer to Creighton coach Greg McDermott

Big East coach contracts aren't made public, but per this USA Today infographic , McDermott was the second-lowest paid head coach of the seven Big East NCAA Tournament teams this past offseason. June 8, 2017Creighton coach Greg McDermott has been offered the head coaching job at Ohio State. And according to Jardy's report , the search remains on-going as of early Thursday morning.

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Cuomo unveils clean energy jobs program following Paris accord decision

Earlier in the day, Gov. Andrew Cuomo directed Kosciuszko Bridge and One World Trade Center to be lit green in support of the Paris Agreement. The 2015 State Energy Plan calls for a forty-percent reduction in the state's greenhouse gas emissions from 1990 to 2030, a commitment to source fifty percent of New York's electricity from renewable energy sources by 2030, and a 23 percent increase in energy efficiency by 2030.