• Winnipeg Jets vs. Minnesota Wild - 4/13/18 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

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    I think we sat back a little bit more than we usually do. The franchise relocated to Winnipeg in 2011 and the Jets were also swept out of the playoffs by Anaheim in 2015. The Jets outshot the Wild 14-0 in the next several minutes and regained the lead. The Jets took game one by a score of 3-2. "We were able to give ourselves a chance a grab a lead there and even when it's tied we were still in good shape", Parise said.
  • United States offers $20 million reward for Mexican drug lord

    United States offers $20 million reward for Mexican drug lord

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    Rafael Caro Quintero, a well-known Mexican drug lord, now faces additional criminal charges unsealed in a federal court in Brooklyn, New York, and the government is offering a $ 20 million reward for information leading to his arrest. "The investigation of Kiki Camarena's death is still an open wound", said John C. Lawn, who led the agency from 1985 to 1990. Authorities say it's the first time that a suspect sought by the DEA has been added to the FBI's list.
  • Paul Ryan endorses Kevin McCarthy as next speaker

    Paul Ryan endorses Kevin McCarthy as next speaker

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    Nearly immediately after House Speaker Paul Ryan announced his retirement Wednesday, speculation over who would replace Ryan at the top of the House GOP kicked into high gear. "And then we got to keep the majority". "He and I are good friends", Scalise said. While Ryan may prefer McCarthy take over as speaker, several wild cards could derail the coronation.
  • Moscow calls on West to 'seriously consider' consequences of Syria threats

    Moscow calls on West to 'seriously consider' consequences of Syria threats

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    Before his tweets on Wednesday, and while commenting on the chemical weapons allegations, Trump said "If it's Russia, if it's Syria, if it's Iran, if it's all of them together, we'll figure it out", he said, adding that Russian President Vladimir Putin , "everybody's going to pay a price - he will, everybody will".
  • Pirates win/take series from Cubs

    Pirates win/take series from Cubs

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    He does not want to publicly declare a goal for home runs this season, but he would not mind maintaining a hot bat in the series finale. "I'm just going to keep playing my game". Baez's solo drive to the back of the bleachers in left gave the Cubs a 2-1 lead in the second, but the Pirates took over from there. Polanco's second homer of the game, a shot to left-center off Wilson with one out in the seventh, made it 3-1.
  • Regularly Having One Too Many Drinks Could Shorten Your Life

    Regularly Having One Too Many Drinks Could Shorten Your Life

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    The proposed new limits - based on an analysis of data from almost 600,000 drinkers in 19 countries - are significantly lower than the HSE's current guidelines . The findings support recently lowered guidelines in the United Kingdom, which suggest there is no safe level and recommend that both men and women's drinking should not exceed 14 units a week.
  • Ecuador's President Confirms Death of Kidnapped Journalists

    Ecuador's President Confirms Death of Kidnapped Journalists

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    As Moreno spoke, dozens of colleagues and friends of reporter Javier Ortega , photographer Paul Rivas and their driver Efrain Segarra gathered in mourning in a plaza outside the presidential palace under the slogan "Three Are Missing", the same one that has featured in candlelight vigils held nearly every night since their disappearance.
  • UN Security Council to visit Myanmar, Bangladesh, Iraq

    UN Security Council to visit Myanmar, Bangladesh, Iraq

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    Thousands of Rohingyas are living in India after fleeing what has been described as ethnic cleansing in their native Myanmar. Bangladesh, no stranger to the Myanmar military's paroxysms of ethno-nationalist violence, has historically provided shelter to the persecuted Muslim Rohingya minority from next door.
  • Liverpool protest held over withdrawal of toddler's life support

    Liverpool protest held over withdrawal of toddler's life support

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    Mr. Evans told the BBC that he and Alfie's mother, Kate James, are being accompanied by Polish doctors and have a private ambulance and jet ready to take their son to Italy, asserting that the hospital has no legal right to stop them. "How can this come to this?" However, the hospital believes that in Alfie's case "all treatable conditions have been diagnosed". They hope that specialists at Rome's Bambino Gesu Paediatric Hospital will be able to pinpoint what is wrong with their child.
  • Pompeo: US airstrikes in February killed 'a couple hundred Russians'

    Pompeo: US airstrikes in February killed 'a couple hundred Russians'

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    Throughout the hearing, he drew a sharp contrast with his ousted predecessor, Rex Tillerson. Menendez, the committee's top Democrat, appeared skeptical that Mueller would prohibit Pompeo from discussing the interview. Pompeo's response did not make much sense. But on Thursday, he strove to emphasize that he would work to "fix" the deal with skeptical European allies by a May 12 deadline.
  • Family missing after SUV seen driving into river feared dead

    Family missing after SUV seen driving into river feared dead

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    The California Highway Patrol contacted the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office in the early afternoon of Friday 4/6/18 regarding the availability of the Mendocino County Sheriff's Search and Rescue Dive Team to evaluate the possibility of vehicle recovery.
  • Justice Department inspector general says McCabe repeatedly mislead

    Justice Department inspector general says McCabe repeatedly mislead

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    Melissa Schwartz, McCabe's spokeswoman, wrote on Twitter that the timing of the document being handed over to Congress Friday was "fascinating", then added, "But no report transmission to Mr. "He LIED! LIED! LIED!" McCabe, the former F.B.I. deputy director, at the Capitol in December. "No collusion, all made up by this den of thieves and lowlifes!" The top headlines from JournalStar.com.
  • Tornado watch issued for Wyandotte County

    Tornado watch issued for Wyandotte County

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    A tornado watch has been issued for Wyandotte County from 2:20 p.m.to 9 p.m. on Friday, April 13, according to the National Weather Service. The storms will likely slow down as they move east increasing the flooding risk. Severe thunderstorms and wind speeds of 30 miles per hour are also possible, with a more than 50 percent chance of rain. Two tornado drills scheduled today, April 12, are created to refresh, remind and educate residents about the seasonal threats from severe weather.
  • Nikki Haley accuses Russian Federation of allowing chemical weapons use in Syria

    Nikki Haley accuses Russian Federation of allowing chemical weapons use in Syria

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    The suspected chemical attack has become the latest, and potentially most risky, dispute between Russian Federation and the U.S.as tensions between the countries have risen in recent weeks. Haley's comments came less than a week after Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces allegedly conducted a chemical attack that left dozens dead.
  • Pennsylvania school district gives teachers baseball bats to fight attackers

    Pennsylvania school district gives teachers baseball bats to fight attackers

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    The board also heard that special education teacher Mara Powers recently received High Reliability Teacher certification and became the school's first ENVoY certified teacher. She lives in Lake Havasu City, Arizona - and works in Needles, California. Her son, Lincoln second-grader Mathew Yepiz, said he joined the walk-in "to make teaching great again".
  • House Speaker Paul Ryan to retire

    House Speaker Paul Ryan to retire

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    Paul Ryan could have been one to lead these second-wave conservatives but, exhausted by the rigors of dealing with the man who broke up the fixed game and who can't quit looking for more furniture to break up, has no further stomach for the fight that follows.
  • Road rage case: Navjot Sidhu goes on the back foot

    Road rage case: Navjot Sidhu goes on the back foot

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    Sidhu, now the Local Bodies and Tourism Minister in the Amarinder Singh government, was acquitted along with co-accused Rupinder Singh Sandhu by the trial court in September 1999. "Similarly, in this case also, he is happy to be seen with Sidhu rather than the poor family that has lost an innocent member at his hands", SAD alleged.
  • Russian Federation spies Skripals for five years

    Russian Federation spies Skripals for five years

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    The Skripals were found unconscious on March 4 in the southern English city of Salisbury on March 4. Britain says they were poisoned with the nerve agent Novichok and blames Russian Federation. A British public inquiry concluded in 2016 that Russian President Vladimir Putin probably approved the killing. Britain says that means only a state with a sophisticated laboratory could have manufactured it.
  • Offa robbery: Police arrest 12 prime suspects

    Offa robbery: Police arrest 12 prime suspects

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    He explained that the investigation team deployed in Kwara State by the Inspector-General of Police, arrested the suspects, noting that some of them engaged the team in a shoot-out. It is recalled that it took six months before banking operations began in Offa after 2013 armed robbery attack. " Alexander Reuben 39yrs Native of Isoko LGA Delta state, He is a Notorious, Deadly and Hardened Bank robber from whom GMPGs, Rocket launchers and Several Rifles were recovered in 2015, He was released ...
  • Teachers line up early for Friday's education rally in Frankfort

    Teachers line up early for Friday's education rally in Frankfort

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    If every one of the 212 film projects approved so far this year gets made, the resulting bill to taxpayers would be enough to wipe out nearly all of the $500 million in new revenue the state expects to collect over the next two years from a tax overhaul plan lawmakers approved last week to help balance Kentucky's budget.
  • Dad who threw baby off roof to appear for attempted murder

    Dad who threw baby off roof to appear for attempted murder

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    Her biological parents legally separated three months later and Katie Pladl's mother found out her biological daughter was pregnant with Steven's child in May 2017, WTVD reported. "I can't believe this is happening", the mother said in the 911 call. She moved into her father's home, and the two soon began a sexual relationship.
  • Searchers find "personal items" of missing Valencia family in Eel River

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    According to the CHP, the crews were unable to find the vehicle or any people, but they found more items consistent with a Honda vehicle. Between the two search days, the Swift Water Rescue Teams were able to cover approximately 12 miles of the Eel river, just north of the town of Leggett in California.
  • Woman, son killed in accident while taking back husband's body

    Woman, son killed in accident while taking back husband's body

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    Her mother said the 26-year-old had received a letter for a job interview with the city. It all started with her childhood, where Bell recalled her obsession with movies from the age of six. "I was scared and insecure and I wasn't even sure how to live on my own at that point", Snipes said. "I was like "I haven't got anyone pregnant, wait how can I get anyone pregnant anyway", then I felt a bit bad because obviously she had the wrong number".
  • Semenya wins gold in 800m, sets new games record

    Semenya wins gold in 800m, sets new games record

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    Semenya shot to the front from the outset and never looked in trouble at Gold Coast's Carrara Stadium, swinging into the home straight to set a new Games record of 1:56.58. The night's last event, the women's 100m hurdles, was expected to be Australia's moment. "If I had left them behind they might not have pushed". With Pearson watching in the stadium, Oluwatobiloba Amusan of Nigeria won in a meet record 12.68 from Jamaicans Danielle Williams and Yanique Thompson.
  • Blizzard warning now covers much of Nebraska

    Blizzard warning now covers much of Nebraska

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    Sunday with a high near 34 degrees. Dux says rain during the day will change over to snow this evening.... The snow should let up Saturday afternoon and evening, with decreasing winds during the same period. A powerful spring snow storm is impacting the eastern plains of Colorado on Friday. "Crews will be clearing roadways as conditions allow but we urge drivers to take caution before leaving home and know before you go".
  • Cynthia Nixon: Marijuana is

    Cynthia Nixon: Marijuana is "Effectively Legal" For White People

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    The 52-year-old also says that legalizing would "generate millions of dollars in tax revenue" and "create new agricultural opportunities for New York's farmers". In a recent video she posted, Nixon explained: "I believe it is time for NY to follow the lead of eight other states and D.C., and legalize recreational marijuana".
  • Trump Agreed With 'Cooperative Approach' in Engaging With Mueller

    Trump Agreed With 'Cooperative Approach' in Engaging With Mueller

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    Politicians from both sides of the United States political divide have urged the president to allow Mr Mueller to continue his work. The fact that it was done by our own Department of Justice is astounding. The stalled talks were first reported earlier Thursday by NBC News. "Rosenstein could comply or refuse". It's an nearly laughably clumsy prelude to firing Rosenstein and bringing in someone else to clip Mueller's wings without actually having to fire Mueller directly.
  • Trump just tweeted that a strike on Syria is imminent

    Trump just tweeted that a strike on Syria is imminent

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    She said that United States officials are "continuing to assess intelligence" and are "engaged in conversations with our partners and allies ". The British government on Thursday agreed on the "need to take action" alongside the U.S. The US defence secretary, James Mattis , has said Washington is still looking for evidence on who carried out Saturday's chemical weapons attack in Damascus and said his main concern about a military response was how to stop it "escalating out of control".
  • Ghana MP denied entry into Palestine by Israel

    Ghana MP denied entry into Palestine by Israel

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    Israel accuses Hamas , the Islamist movement that runs Gaza and with whom it has fought three wars since 2008, of using the protests as cover to carry out violence. The military said demonstrators hurled an explosive device and several firebombs near the fence in what it said was an apparent attempt to damage it.
  • US Officials Claim to Have Blood Samples Proving Alleged Douma Attack

    US Officials Claim to Have Blood Samples Proving Alleged Douma Attack

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    US President Donald Trump on Thursday put off a final decision on possible military strikes against Syria after tweeting earlier that they could happen "very soon or not so soon at all". It also said Russian officers found no patients with chemical attack symptoms at a local hospital, and no indication of any burials having taken place of the victims.
  • Australian 'punk-haired' turtle facing extinction

    Australian 'punk-haired' turtle facing extinction

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    The EDGE of Existence program highlights and protects some of the most unique and wonderful species on the planet and has already added creatures like a blind snake, limbless lizard, and world's largest sea turtle to its list. However, the EDGE Reptile List highlights just how unique, vulnerable and incredible these creatures really are. Unfortunately, it is also one of the most endangered species on Earth.
  • New head for Swedish Nobel body after sex scandal

    New head for Swedish Nobel body after sex scandal

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    Eighteen women accused Jean-Claude Arnault, the husband of one of the members of the institution, of harassment and physical abuse in 2017. The newspaper alleged incidents took place at academy-owned and -funded properties over two decades and accused Arnault of leaking info on the prize victor on seven occasions.
  • Russia: Syria chemical attack 'fabrication by foreign power'

    Russia: Syria chemical attack 'fabrication by foreign power'

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    MP Tarek Radwan, head of foreign relations parliamentary committee, described on Thursday that U.S. President Trump's threat to launch air strikes against the Syrian army as highly questionable amid the recent military victories against terrorist groups on Syrian territories.
  • Police seek man who stole vehicle with child inside

    Police seek man who stole vehicle with child inside

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    The employee continued to follow the males in his vehicle and called 911. Patrol officers located the vehicle and discovered that it had been reported stolen out of Hamilton. Garfield Street. He was accompanied by a female wearing a purple dress and head covering as well as two girls of approximately 3 to 4 years old. 27-year-old Cody Davis of Lake Charles has been charged with obstruction of justice, aggravated flight from an officer, possession of a stolen firearm, possession of stolen ...
  • Kashmiri girl's rape and murder covered up?

    Kashmiri girl's rape and murder covered up?

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    The Jammu and Kashmir chief minister, Mehbooba Mufti, had ordered an investigation by the crime branch but the ethnic backdrop in the tragic incident is of importance because all the accused are Hindus while Asifa's people, the Bakarwals, are Muslim.
  • Gunners Survive Scare To Reach Last 4

    Gunners Survive Scare To Reach Last 4

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    Salzburg , who scored three times in five minutes on Thursday to beat Lazio 6-5 on aggregate and become the first Austrian side to reach a European semi-final since 1996, will fancy their chances of reaching the final. Arsenal reached the last four after surviving a scare against CSKA Moscow in Thursday's quarter-final second leg in the Russian capital. "It was not the plan".
  • Mother of child thrown off roof in police custody

    Mother of child thrown off roof in police custody

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    In that call, Steven's mother told the dispatcher her son had killed the baby. The wife also said that she learned her daughter was pregnant and that Steven was the father in May 2017 , after reading one of her other children's journal. However, the reunited family wasn't whole for long, as Katie Pladl's mother legally separated from Steven Pladl months later and moved out, according to warrants for the arrest of Steven and Katie that were reported by CBS 17.
  • MA cop serving warrant is shot, killed, experiences say

    MA cop serving warrant is shot, killed, experiences say

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    According to the post, Nero, who was shot in the head and neck, was stabilized at the scene of the Marstons Mills shooting by the Cape Cod SWAT Team and then taken to an emergency veterinary facility, where he was stabilized. Latanowich was taken into custody after a standoff with police. Prosecutors say 29-year-old Thomas Latanowich is scheduled to be arraigned Friday in Barnstable District Court in the death of Yarmouth dog officer Sean Gannon.