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Minnesota Vikings give fan playoff tickets for her 100th birthday

Minnesota Vikings give fan playoff tickets for her 100th birthday

A 99-year-old Minnesota Vikings fan is going to her first playoff game on Sunday, thanks to the National Football League team and her granddaughter who will be accompanying her to the new U.S. Ashley ...

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Malaysian opposition names 92-year-old Mahathir as PM choice

Malaysian opposition names 92-year-old Mahathir as PM choice

The decision means the 92-year-old, a hugely divisive figure criticised for ruling with an iron fist during his long reign, could return as premier 15 years after stepping down. Malaysia's political l...

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Oprah Winfrey gives a master class for 2020 candidates

Oprah Winfrey gives a master class for 2020 candidates

Trump was the first-ever billionaire president, and if Winfrey does manage to nab both the nomination and the 2020 election, she would be the second. Even though Donald Trump's White House says th...

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USA and Britain fail to cause Iran unrest

USA and Britain fail to cause Iran unrest

Meanwhile, Iranian lawmaker Mahmoud Sadeghi claimed that the number of people arrested in the protests is far higher than given by authorities. Iranian students protest at the University of Tehran ...

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And then 'forgets' words to national anthem

And then 'forgets' words to national anthem

His right hand over his heart, U.S. President Donald Trump seemingly butchered the national anthem while standing near the 40-yard line before the college football championship game in Atlanta on ...

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Saudi Arabia Arrests 11 Princes Protesting Over Bills, Okaz Says

Saudi Arabia Arrests 11 Princes Protesting Over Bills, Okaz Says

After the 2014 oil market crash, Saudi Arabia as well as the neighbouring United Arab Emirates announced a five percent value-added tax on most goods and services which took effect at the start of t...

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American man charged with Calgary swatting incident

American man charged with Calgary swatting incident

Patrol and tactical unit officers were dispatched to a home in the 2300 block of 17B Street SW after the call came in from a man who said he shot his dad and was holding his mom and younger brother ho...

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Malloy proposes

Malloy proposes "bump stock" ban as first legislative proposal of 2018

As state leaders, we should have the courage to pass commonsense, anti-violence legislation to help avoid the types of tragedies that we experienced here in CT and that we see continuing throughout th...

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New Hampshire House passes marijuana legalization bill

New Hampshire House passes marijuana legalization bill

Originally scheduled for a House vote Wednesday, Tuesday's passage of HB 656 allows New Hampshire to join MA and ME ( hopefully ) as recreational states in the New England region. "It is better to k...

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Durant (calf) to miss third straight game vs. Nuggets

Durant (calf) to miss third straight game vs. Nuggets

Golden State has won seven of eight since. He mentioned Jokic's ability to communicate when he gets the ball in the post, "telling us to cut or telling us where he wants us to be, so he can make a pas...

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Trump team anxious about his fitness for office - Michael Wolff

Trump team anxious about his fitness for office - Michael Wolff

He has no clothes". "That's the background to the perception and the understanding that will finally end. this presidency". Michael Wolff , the author of " Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White Hou...

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City Honors VPD for Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

City Honors VPD for Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

He targeted FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, accusing him of being compromised because of his wife's ties to prominent Democrats. "We deal with a lot of negative out there but for somebody to say th...

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UC sued for demanding $10K Richard Spencer speech security fee

UC sued for demanding $10K Richard Spencer speech security fee

The room Spencer associate and Georgia State University graduate student Cameron Padgett attempted to rent would have cost only $500 if security was unnecessary, the suit states. Lawsuits are also p...

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Chris Christie Says He 'Absolutely' Would Be President if Trump Hadn't Run

Chris Christie Says He 'Absolutely' Would Be President if Trump Hadn't Run

A bill now working its way through New Jersey legislature is promising a $3 billion tax break to Amazon if the online retail giant brings at least 30,000 jobs to the state. Poll participants gave C...

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Sonam Kapoor and Akshay Kumar react on Padmavat clashing with PadMan

Sonam Kapoor and Akshay Kumar react on Padmavat clashing with PadMan

The CBFC had, in December 2017, suggested a few modifications to the controversial movie, after which it would be given a U/A certificate. Our film is very simple and sweet, and honestly, I am just ha...

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The moment a giant humpback whale saves diver from shark

The moment a giant humpback whale saves diver from shark

It was only when she saw the animal moving its tail left to right, instead of up to down, that she realized it was not a whale but, rather, a potentially unsafe animal swimming towards her. I stayed c...

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Julian Assange's stay in London embassy 'untenable' - Ecuador

Julian Assange's stay in London embassy 'untenable' - Ecuador

Assange moved into Ecuador's embassy in London five years ago to avoid arrest over charges of rape and sexual assault in Sweden . Assange, who denies the allegations, feared Sweden would hand him o...

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Israel to Approve 1300 New Settler Homes in West Bank

Israel to Approve 1300 New Settler Homes in West Bank

Both Israelis and Palestinians consider the ancient city to be their rightful capital. The attack was hailed by the Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of the Palestinian Islamist group Hama...

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Jimmy Kimmel 'Deduces' Why Jeff Sessions Hates Marijuana

Jimmy Kimmel 'Deduces' Why Jeff Sessions Hates Marijuana

Our state attorney general, local and state law enforcement and the state's US attorney have teamed up on multiple operations to bust illegal grows and distribution rings and bring federal charges whe...

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Bread bandits busted in maxi German-Italian mafia sting

Bread bandits busted in maxi German-Italian mafia sting

The powerful organized crime syndicate based in southern Italy had infiltrated businesses across Italy as well as in Hesse and Baden-Württemberg. Its members face charges including blackmail, money ...

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Ball State online programs rank among best-qualified in nation

Ball State online programs rank among best-qualified in nation

This is te fifth consecutive year that the program, the top among Virginia universities, landed at No. 2 in this annual ranking. A central focus for the 2018 rankings was measuring the effectiveness...

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White House: China can convince Pakistan about crackdown on terror

White House: China can convince Pakistan about crackdown on terror

Days after Trump's announcement, Washington cut security aid to Islamabad. Beijing says Islamabad has made sacrifices and done a fabulous job in fighting terrorism. Last week, a U.S. official said Chi...

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DOJ move on marijuana policy leaves questions

DOJ move on marijuana policy leaves questions

President Barack Obama instituted policy that prevented federal law enforcement from interfering with the sale and consumption of marijuana in states where it was legal. But the memo didn't explicit...

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Disney "Browns Up" Actors Aladdin

Regardless this isn't the only headache Disney has had to deal with while filming Aladdin . The new project, directed by Guy Ritchie ( The Man from UNCLE, Sherlock Holmes ) is reportedly using ...

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Egypt denies 'tacit' acceptance of US Jerusalem move

Egypt denies 'tacit' acceptance of US Jerusalem move

British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson told his Palestinian counterpart that Jerusalem will be the "shared capital of the Israeli and Palestinian states ". Egypt on Sunday denied a US media report ...

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Trump orders more mental health care options for veterans

Trump orders more mental health care options for veterans

Shulkin identified veteran suicide as one of the administration's top priorities, stating that veterans who left the military within a year are almost twice as likely to commit suicide as any other ag...

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Colin Cowherd calls Alabama QB Tua Tagovailoa a 'left-handed Russell Wilson'

Colin Cowherd calls Alabama QB Tua Tagovailoa a 'left-handed Russell Wilson'

In fact, Alabama may just be getting started and that's a scary proposition for the rest of the sport. ATLANTA-Tua Tagovailoa, Alabama's backup quarterback, got the starting nod in the second half, ...

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Were Analysts Bearish The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) This Week?

About 138,130 shares traded. Vetr downgraded Walt Disney from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating and set a $113.39 price target for the company.in a research note on Wednesday, January 3rd. Garde Cap...

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Trump team mulls giving North Korea a

Trump team mulls giving North Korea a "bloody nose"

He is also no doubt trying to drive a wedge between South Korea and the United States, which under President Donald Trump has warned it will attack North Korea , perhaps even pre-emptively, if Mr. ...

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Boiled Alive: Hundreds of Fruit Bats Battered by Australian Heat

Boiled Alive: Hundreds of Fruit Bats Battered by Australian Heat

A Facebook post by the charity Help Save the Wildlife and Bushlands in Campbelltown described how the heatwave affected a flying fox colony, killing hundreds who were either found dead on the ground o...

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Azar talks list prices, mandatory Medicare pilots

Azar talks list prices, mandatory Medicare pilots

Azar, who until past year was president of the USA subsidiary of drug giant Eli Lilly, previously served as general counsel and deputy secretary of HHS during the administration of President George W...

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Theresa May under pressure to make big shake-up as cabinet reshuffle continues

The party had tweeted "Congratulations to Chris Grayling following his appointment as Conservative Party Chairman" before deleting it. He named Matt Hancock, the new culture secretary, Damian Hi...

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Spokesman: Senior Hamas official shot himself in the head

Spokesman: Senior Hamas official shot himself in the head

Alami is the latest in a series of Hamas operatives who have been injured or killed as a result of their involvement with the terror group, with several similar operational mishaps purportedly occurri...

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North Korea to send athletes to the Olympic games

The hope this year is that North Korean figure skaters Ryom Tae Ok and Kim Ju Sik will change that. The head of the North Korean delegation, Ri Son Gwon, said in opening remarks: "We came to this ...

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Rain and snow in the forecast

Rain and snow in the forecast

Clouds increase Wednesday afternoon with skies becoming overcast Wednesday evening as a warm front moves towards the region from the southwest. and 8 a.m. Today Mostly sunny, with a high n...

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Iran firm says there may be survivors from tanker crash

Iran firm says there may be survivors from tanker crash

Research on the most unsafe seas in the world carried out by German newspaper Die Welt a year ago found the South and East China Seas the worst, likening the area to the notorious Bermuda Triangle ...

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'Ask this guy' - Thailand's PM avoids media with freakish life-sized cardboard cut-out

'Ask this guy' - Thailand's PM avoids media with freakish life-sized cardboard cut-out

Prayuth Chan-ocha turned on his heels and walked out of a press conference, leaving his cardboard self to take the media's questions. He then watched as an aide set up the cardboard image of himself...

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President Donald Trump arrives at 2018 national championship

President Donald Trump arrives at 2018 national championship

Trump is a controversial figure in Atlanta , a liberal bastion in a mostly conservative states. Trump kept his hand over his heart during the national anthem, and appeared to have sang along to parts...

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Children among 4 dead in Oshawa house fire

Children among 4 dead in Oshawa house fire

The age and identities of the deceased have not been released. The condition of the three people taken to hospital was not known, he said. It is also unclear whether there were working smoke alarm...

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Democrats want Senate to release Trump dossier firm's testimony

Democrats want Senate to release Trump dossier firm's testimony

It was released by the ranking Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee , Sen. The top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee has released a transcript from an interview with the co-founder...

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