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Backlash on North Korea's participation in PyeongChang Olympics

Backlash on North Korea's participation in PyeongChang Olympics

As for forming a unified women's ice hockey team, which the government may have thought was sufficiently leftfield to upset nobody, a poll by Korea Research earlier this month showed that 72.2 percent...

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US House passes stopgap spending bill to avoid government shutdown

US House passes stopgap spending bill to avoid government shutdown

The US Senate is racing to avert a government shutdown ahead of a midnight deadline with no agreement on funding in sight and both parties squabbling over who's to blame for the impasse. They are ...

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Michael Wolff's 'Fire and Fury' ticketed for TV

Michael Wolff's 'Fire and Fury' ticketed for TV

The deal made by Endeavor Content is said to be in seven figures, and while they do intend to make the book crossover into television, no network has been attached as of yet. Quotes from Ivanka Trum...

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President Trump tweets he wants 'merit based' immigration system

President Trump tweets he wants 'merit based' immigration system

Trump and Congress are attempting to reach a deal on comprehensive immigration reform as part of a federal spending bill that Congress must pass by Friday to avoid a government shutdown. The biparti...

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The president's doctor just shut down reporters begging for bad news

The president's doctor just shut down reporters begging for bad news

Although Trump denied he said anything wrong about Haiti, he never denied calling " shithole countries " to El Salvador and African nations. "I think you'll see the President roll out an infrastru...

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White House officials says they're preparing for Schumer government shutdown

White House officials says they're preparing for Schumer government shutdown

Chuck Schumer emerged from a one-on-one with the president and suggested that progress had been made, but he admitted that they still have a ways to go. McConnell rejected that idea. The White H...

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Cleveland Cavaliers vs Orlando Magic

Cleveland Cavaliers vs Orlando Magic

Though it'll go down as a much-needed notch in the win column, Thursday's victory won't come without criticism after the defending Eastern Conference champions almost blew a 20-point halftime lead to ...

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World's regard for U.S. leadership hits record low in Gallup poll

World's regard for U.S. leadership hits record low in Gallup poll

His approval rating stood at 41 percent in last month's poll . The New York Times reports a rise from 37% approval of the law when it was passed in December, to 46% support today - a 9% rise that...

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Instagram Announces Crackdown on Hate Speech Following Criticism

Instagram Announces Crackdown on Hate Speech Following Criticism

Germany , on the other hand, enacted a law previous year that allows the government to fine social network companies up to €50 million (around $61 million) if they fail to remove hate speech from thei...

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Trump sees 'progress' as shutdown approaches

Trump sees 'progress' as shutdown approaches

Steve Cohen, tweeted late Thursday night after the White House distributed an advisory that included Trump's travel plans. Florida state restaurant inspectors found food safety issues and buildi...

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Hannity: Democrats Putting Illegal Immigrants Before the American People

In a dramatic late-night session, senators blocked a bill to extend government funding through February 16. The House passed the bill, known as a continuing resolution (CR), in a 230-197 vote. The...

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Government names nine new cities under 'Smart Cities Mission': Here's the list

Government names nine new cities under 'Smart Cities Mission': Here's the list

In the Round Four of the national smart cities challenge, Silvassa in Dadar and Nagar Haveli topped the list of 15 cities competing for the 10 spots, followed by Erode (Tamil Nadu), Diu (Daman and Diu...

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The possibility of a government shutdown was avoidable

The possibility of a government shutdown was avoidable

The Republican-controlled House passed two spending bills with amendments aimed at crippling the law: one that would have repealed the medical device tax , and another that would have delayed the imp...

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Huge 6.5 magnitude quake hits Gulf of California

Huge 6.5 magnitude quake hits Gulf of California

The United States Geological Survey reported the quake struck at a depth of 6 miles. No damage was immediately reported. It was picked up some 50 miles north-east of the town of Loreto. The countr...

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What will Trump speak about in Davos next week?

South Africa is going to the WEF meeting just weeks after Ramaphosa was elected leader of the governing party, the African National Congress, positioning him as a possible president of the country aft...

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Nextera Energy Partners LP (NEP) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages

It has outperformed by 2.15% the S&P500. Ken Heebner decreased its stake in Marriott Intl Inc New (MAR) by 25.93% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. 5,240 are owned by Hillto...

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Trump physical sparks 'girther' movement questioning President's height and weight

Trump physical sparks 'girther' movement questioning President's height and weight

Trump even demonstrated above-average exercise capacity despite his famous aversion to physical activity other than golf, Jackson said. "It's called genetics", Jackson said. To be fair, some expert...

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USA conducts Somali airstrike against al-Shabab, kills four

USA conducts Somali airstrike against al-Shabab, kills four

Al Shabaab said government forces, accompanied by drones, had attacked the school in Middle Shabelle region. The Somali government said no children were killed in the rescue. This came as African Unio...

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'Exercise? I get more than people think,' Donald Trump says

Navy doctor Ronny Jackson said at a press conference in the White House that Donald Trump received a ideal score on a test created to detect early signs of memory loss and other mild cognitive...

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President Trump in excellent health despite high cholesterol and being overweight

President Trump in excellent health despite high cholesterol and being overweight

Jackson said Trump has a history of elevated cholesterol. but he's taking Rx to control it. Jackson also said Trump's taking Propecia for his legendary and much maligned hair. "He is fit for duty", D...

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Jeff Merkley: Democrats willing to do short-term funding to keep government open

Jeff Merkley: Democrats willing to do short-term funding to keep government open

Schumer is suggesting passing a spending bill that would last for a few days instead, so that they can hash out a deal on the program known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals or " DACA ". "...

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Army soldier, BSF trooper among 4 killed in cross-border firing

Army soldier, BSF trooper among 4 killed in cross-border firing

The official said a BSF head constable Jagpal Singh sustained serious injuries in Pakistani troops firing in Samba district. All schools in areas close to the International Border were closed ...

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Kerala: Mother strangles teen son for 'teasing', sets body on fire

Kerala: Mother strangles teen son for 'teasing', sets body on fire

The woman had, three days back, approached the local police stating that her son was missing but it was only on Wednesday that police located Jeethu's half-burned body near their house in a rubber est...

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Is Chrissy Teigen having a boy or a girl?

Is Chrissy Teigen having a boy or a girl?

Model and presenter Chrissy , 32, unloaded her bare chest while preparing to film a live show of Lip Sync Battle , which she co-hosts with United States rapper LL Cool J. "If you have a name idea, s...

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Comey to Teach College Course on Ethical Leadership

Comey to Teach College Course on Ethical Leadership

Comey will teach the course in fall 2018, spring 2019 and summer 2019 with executive assistant professor Drew Stelljes. His book "A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies in Leadership" is due out in May, an...

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Powerful gale lashes Europe, 7 dead amid traffic chaos

Powerful gale lashes Europe, 7 dead amid traffic chaos

A massive winter storm killed at least two people in Europe as powerful winds toppled trees, ripped roofs off of buildings and caused chaos in the streets. As the national weather service raised its w...

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MSU board of trustees give vote of support to Lou Anna Simon

We have our voices, and we are not going anywhere", Raisman said. "The tables have turned , Larry", Raisman said. As you know, Larry Nassar is being sentenced this week after more than 140 ...

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Suspect in attempted assault on officer captured

Suspect in attempted assault on officer captured

The suspect accused of trying to run over a North Dakota police officer with his vehicle is now in custody. Grand Forks Police Lt-Derick Zimmel says the Blue Alert program is only a few years old and ...

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North Korea cancels Hyon Song Wol delegation, provides no explanation

North Korea cancels Hyon Song Wol delegation, provides no explanation

It was supposed to be led by the art troupe's leader Hyon Song Wol. North Korea issued a notice delivered under the name of Ri Son Gwon, chairman of the Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of...

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Olympics: In rarity for Games, Pyeongchang preparations run smoothly

Olympics: In rarity for Games, Pyeongchang preparations run smoothly

On Wednesday, North Korea agreed to allow a joint women's ice hockey team to participate at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics (February 9-25) and march together as one with their southern neighb...

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Stock In Spotlight: Pepsico, Inc. (NYSE:PEP)

The stock of KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY) earned "Outperform" rating by BMO Capital Markets on Wednesday, September 9. While for the Next 5 years, the company could expect a growth of 7.66% per annum, whereas i...

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USS Fitzgerald returns to MS for repairs

USS Fitzgerald returns to MS for repairs

The USS Fitzgerald was damaged in a June 17th collision with a container ship off Japan which killed seven sailors . The Fitzgerald collision and a similar incident involving the USS John ...

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Is Jeff Flake thinking about challenging Trump in 2020?

Is Jeff Flake thinking about challenging Trump in 2020?

Jeff Flake (left) sat down with ABC News" Jonathan Karl, who wanted to know if Flake had any presidential ambitions of his own. Karl pressed Flake, asking if he would be " more likely to run for t...

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Congressional spending battle ensnares CHIP funding

Congressional spending battle ensnares CHIP funding

Democrats have supported reauthorizing the insurance program. With another government shutdown looming over talks in Washington, fears that health insurance for millions of children could be taken ...

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Eleven Gulf Power employees to help in Puerto Rico

Eleven Gulf Power employees to help in Puerto Rico

The camera looks into classrooms where pupils could be seen jumping up and down with joy and teachers can also be seen ringing bells. A small sample on what life on the island is like: This week, a sc...

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Government shutdown a possibility as Friday deadline approaches

Government shutdown a possibility as Friday deadline approaches

Lawmakers are scrambling and headlines are screaming Friday as the USA government heads towards a shutdown . But the facts aren't supporting their attempts to blame Democrats , especially when the...

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Winter Storm Watch Issued for 19 Minn. Counties, Twin Cities Included

Winter Storm Watch Issued for 19 Minn. Counties, Twin Cities Included

Impacts may not be with high snow totals , though that's a good possibility, but may include freezing rain and wintry mix that keeps snow totals on the lower end but still create risky conditions o...

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Trump, Schumer meet in effort avoid shutdown

Trump, Schumer meet in effort avoid shutdown

Administration officials said Trump had been actively engaged, calling lawmakers late into the night Thursday. Sen. Bob Casey says the GOP is mishandling the budget impasse. Officer of Managem...

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Donald Trump's administration appeals 'Dreamer' immigrant ruling to top court

Donald Trump's administration appeals 'Dreamer' immigrant ruling to top court

The appeal comes as President Donald Trump is attempting to negotiate a DACA deal with congressional Democrats to avoid a government shutdown. Throughout the lengthy legal battle, the conservati...

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Anti-Abortion 'March for Life' Brings Thousands to DC

Anti-Abortion 'March for Life' Brings Thousands to DC

Vice President Mike Pence introduced Trump as the "most pro-life president in history", noting his accomplishments. "It is wrong, it has to change", Mr. And groups like the SBA List are boosting t...

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