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Bowen's attorney, Jason Setchen, told reporters in November the Federal Bureau of Investigation had cleared Bowen of any wrongdoing. In an interview with ESPN's Jeff Goodman , he declared that he was unaware of such an arrangement. Louisville later determined it would not be re-joining its basketball program, which led Bowen to look for opportunities elsewhere. Bowen arrived in Columbia, South Carolina , over the weekend and was officially admitted on Monday.
  • Donald Trump denounces immigration from 's***hole countries'

    Donald Trump denounces immigration from 's***hole countries'

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    Anderson Cooper betrayed his usually unflappable and cool demeanor on Thursday when he addressed Donald Trump's reported comments about immigration from Haiti and African countries, places the president described as "shitholes". They're shithole countries ... We should have more people from Norway. The President then said, according to this person, why do we want all these people from "s***hole countries" coming here - and added that the United States should get more people from ...
  • Klansman convicted in 'Mississippi Burning' case dies in prison

    Klansman convicted in 'Mississippi Burning' case dies in prison

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    The events of that night in Mississippi inspired the critically acclaimed 1988 film " Mississippi Burning ", starring Gene Hackman and Willem Dafoe. Edgar Ray Killen was 92 years old. Killen, a part-time Baptist preacher and KKK kleagle (organizer), faced federal charges in 1967, but the trial ended in a hung jury after a hold-out juror said she couldn't convict a preacher.
  • Gov. Eric Greitens of Missouri Admits Affair but Denies Threats

    Gov. Eric Greitens of Missouri Admits Affair but Denies Threats

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    According to the Saint Louis CBS affiliate, the affair first began in March 2015, before Greitens became governor. Bennett, Greitens' attorney, said his client would be exonerated by any probe that may be opened. Greitens privately years ago when it happened ", Bennett said. The claims lend a new layer of gravity to the still-unfolding scandal embroiling the governor.
  • Black Caps thrash Pakistan to win ODI series

    Black Caps thrash Pakistan to win ODI series

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    New Zealand: Martin Guptill, Colin Munro , Kane Williamson (capt), Ross Taylor, Tom Latham, Henry Nicholls, Mitchell Santner, Todd Astle, Tim Southee, Lockie Ferguson, Trent Boult . New Zealand have kept the same line up and are full of confidence at home after winning all seven completed Test, ODI and Twenty20 matches against the West Indies before Pakistan's arrival.
  • White House physician says Trump in 'excellent health'

    White House physician says Trump in 'excellent health'

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    A reporter asked Trump on Thursday how he thought Friday's physical would go. The book did not receive almost as much attention as Michael Wolff's new Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House , which describes an ignorant but emotionally charged chief executive with deteriorating cognitive skills.
  • Dreamers Protection Has To Come With Border Wall

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    Flake is one of a group of six senators who have been meeting privately in hopes of crafting legislation that would prevent around 700,000 Dreamers from being subject to deportation after Trump ended a program providing them with temporary legal status and work permits.
  • England refrains from major changes for New Zealand tests

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    Prior said on BBC Five Live: "I think there are too many players at the moment earning their salaries, whatever they may be, floating around in county cricket having a nice life with actually very little ambition to push on". There was a small but important piece of history made in an otherwise low-key warm up game at the Drummoyne Oval when Claire Polosak became the first women to umpire an England men's cricket match.
  • North Korea 'likely' to attend Olympics in South, says official

    North Korea 'likely' to attend Olympics in South, says official

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    The official [North] Korean Central News Agency said Sunday that North and South Korea must "mutually" head toward cooperation, but the US insists that the pressure on the North must be maintained via sanctions . But Trump's remarks stand in stark contrast to his October Tweet that " only one thing will work " with North Korea and preceding claim that U.S.
  • Guardiola Backs Man City To Survive Liverpool Test, Continue Unbeaten Run

    Guardiola Backs Man City To Survive Liverpool Test, Continue Unbeaten Run

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    The club's undefeated record of 20-0-2 is still intact however as City faces one of its toughest tests of the season Sunday at Liverpool . It's a result, however, that stops some way short of telling the whole story of the game. Look closely enough and you begin to see there is sufficient evidence for Liverpool fans to be quietly confident ahead of Sunday. What a tantalising affair that will be if at the time football writers are still writing pointless columns about whether Manchester ...
  • California mudslides death toll rises, eight missing

    California mudslides death toll rises, eight missing

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    Most recently, the pair traveled to Puerto Rico to search for people still trapped in the rubble in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, CNN affiliate KEYT reported . The rains caused a monstrous mudslide that swept everything in its path. The heavy rains have been unsafe because vegetation is missing - burned away by the Thomas Fire - that would normally help channel the water and mud flow.
  • Awkward: Trump praises Martin Luther King, Jr. after his racist comments

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    Elijah E. Cummings said in a tweet . Altidor said Foreign Affairs Minister Antonio Rodrigue told him that the USA chargé d'affaires in Haiti , Robin Diallo, had been summoned to explain the reported slur. " They never took a thing from our federal government". "He said things about Haiti and El Salvador , and we should have more people from Norway ", Kilmeade said.
  • Loyal Dog Walks 40 Miles to Find Previous Owners

    Loyal Dog Walks 40 Miles to Find Previous Owners

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    Seminole Animal Shelter Treasurer Marta Mattingly said they want to be "very careful" finding Cathleen a new home. "Cathleen has travelled twice from Prague (about a 20 mile trip) and returned to her family in Seminole", Seminole Animal Shelter wrote on Facebook on Tuesday.
  • Outrage over racist remarks by Trump

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    The White House did not initially deny the remarks but Trump later denied using the controversial words in a tweet . The New York Times later reported the same comment, citing unnamed people with direct knowledge of the meeting.
  • Win Butler & other musicians respond to Trump's "shithole countries" comments

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    Asked how Trump's comments will affect immigration talks, Ryan responded, "We have to get it done". "Following comments by the President, I said my piece directly to him yesterday", Graham said. Trump's comments came as two senators presented details of a bipartisan compromise that would extend protections against deportation for hundreds of thousands of young immigrants - and also strengthen border protections, as Trump has insisted.
  • House Votes to Reauthorize FISA, Trump Causes Twitter Storm

    House Votes to Reauthorize FISA, Trump Causes Twitter Storm

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    Lawmakers shot down an amendment proposed by Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) to place new limits on when the government is able to spy on Americans. The NSA and Federal Bureau of Investigation have downplayed their collection and use of the materials on Americans. "I understand its importance to the intelligence agencies", he said.
  • Paul Ryan predicts no shutdown, says GOP won't 'tackle' Medicare, Social Security

    Paul Ryan predicts no shutdown, says GOP won't 'tackle' Medicare, Social Security

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    Adriano Espaillat (D-N.Y.), by dismissing immigrants from "shithole countries". Ryan explained that Trump's comments reminded him of stories relayed by relatives about discrimination his Irish ancestors faced upon arriving in America. Ryan said he didn't think there would be a government shutdown, adding that Republicans and Democrats are making progress on spending caps. "I think we'll get a down payment on some of these problems and keep fighting, keep working to get the rest of it done".
  • Durbin Calls Trump's 'Sh*thole Countries' Remark On Immigrants 'Heart

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    Trump reportedly asked why the USA would want immigrants from " s***hole countries " in Africa while meeting with lawmakers about a bipartisan immigration deal. Trump denied in a Twitter post this morning that he used the language attributed to him, but said the language he used in the meeting "was tough ".
  • Putin declares North Korea victor in standoff with South Korea, US

    Putin declares North Korea victor in standoff with South Korea, US

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    Pence will hold meetings with leaders in Seoul , South Korea and Tokyo, Japan where he will stress the USA commitment to stability in the region. He said the USA was open to talks with North Korea under the right circumstances. "I think that this is possible in the long run no matter how hard it may seem", he went on, focusing on the settlement of the Korean peninsula's nuclear problem.
  • Fireworks in Parl over Bhima-Koregaon strife

    Fireworks in Parl over Bhima-Koregaon strife

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    However, the situation on roads for the better part of the day belied Ambedkar's claim as incidents of road blockades, arson and stone-pelting were reported in Mumbai and elsewhere during the day. Police sources said that the bandh was near total in nearly entire region even as police teams continued to be on their toes rushing from one place to the other following reports of stone pelting from sensitive areas.
  • Iran holds out hope for survivors on burning oil tanker

    Iran holds out hope for survivors on burning oil tanker

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    Chinese CCTV says the tanker has drifted 25 miles south over the past two days due to high winds. Sanchi was carrying nearly one million barrels of highly flammable crude oil to South Korea with 32 crew members on board - 30 Iranians and two Bangladeshis.
  • Haitians proud on day of quake memorial, after Trump comments

    Haitians proud on day of quake memorial, after Trump comments

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    Trump said on Twitter on Friday that he merely used "tough" language when discussing a new immigration bill with a group of USA senators. He further noted that he said nothing derogatory about Haitians "other than" pointing out that Haiti is a "very poor and troubled country".
  • Rep. McSally Formally Announces Run for US Senate

    Rep. McSally Formally Announces Run for US Senate

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    McSally also compared her own political style to the president, saying in her announcement video, "Like our president, I'm exhausted of PC politicians and their BS excuses". McSally easily won her re-election by 14 points that same year. The bill, which is unlikely to survive the GOP-controlled Senate, also provides temporary legal status for young immigrants enrolled in DACA.
  • Mueller has not requested interview with Pence

    Mueller has not requested interview with Pence

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    Mueller's investigation". Past year when he was asked if he would testify under oath as part of Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian meddling in the election, Trump said yes "one hundred percent". The New York Times calls Trump's answer "a marked change from last June, when Mr. Trump.said he would "100 percent" be willing to give a sworn statement to Mr.
  • Trump hails China for cutting trade with North Korea

    Trump hails China for cutting trade with North Korea

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    Instead, only those countries that deployed troops as part of the United Nations during the Korean War between 1950 and 1953 have been invited to participate in the discussions, which China has blasted as "Cold War thinking". She reminded that the UN Security Council had adopted the resolution 2397, which stipulated new restrictions against North Korea over its nuclear program, less than a month ago.
  • It Is Not Time to Bomb North Korea

    It Is Not Time to Bomb North Korea

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    Earlier this week North Korean and South Korea engaged in public diplomatic meetings for the first time in nearly two years after Kim had suggested he was interested in sending athletes to the Winter Olympics in South Korea in February.
  • Schoolgirl declares that man with scissors cut her hijab

    Schoolgirl declares that man with scissors cut her hijab

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    The second attack happened after Khawlah, her brother and a group of children went to cross the light at Bay Mills Blvd. Khawlah Noman and her brother had only been walking for two minutes when she became aware a man was following them on their way to school Friday morning.
  • MLK Day events on Long Island

    MLK Day events on Long Island

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    Martin Luther King Jr .by taking to the streets of Manhattan. At 12:15 p.m. and 1:15 p.m. each day there will be high energy step performances by Gentlemen of Vision, a nationally recognized program which assists disadvantaged males complete high school.
  • Trump threatens that his upcoming physical exam 'better go well'

    Trump threatens that his upcoming physical exam 'better go well'

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    President Barack Obama walks with his physician Dr. Ronny Jackson, second from right, after visiting with troops at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on November 29, 2016. The doctor's 2016 letter said Trump's testosterone level, 441.6, was in the normal range, as were his PSA reading for prostate abnormalities and tests of his liver and thyroid.
  • Trump rejects senators' bipartisan 'Dreamer' immigration plan

    Trump rejects senators' bipartisan 'Dreamer' immigration plan

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    So was Senate Democratic Whip Dick Durbin of IL, who told reporters separately on Friday morning that Graham stood up to the president after he reportedly made derogatory comments about Haiti , El Salvador and African countries, and wondered aloud why the United States couldn't attract more immigrants from predominantly-white Norway.
  • China's 2017 trade boost shows shifting engines of growth

    China's 2017 trade boost shows shifting engines of growth

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    China's 2017 trade surplus with the US was $275.81 billion, the country's customs data showed Friday, according to Reuters. Imports grew an even slower pace of 4.5 percent year-on-year in December, the General Administration of Customs said, which was the weakest since they rose 3.1 percent in December 2016.
  • A US Ambassador Resigned Because He Can No Longer Serve Under Trump

    A US Ambassador Resigned Because He Can No Longer Serve Under Trump

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    John Feeley , a career diplomat who used to be a helicopter pilot in the Marine Corps , communicated his resignation to the State Department on December 27, indicating he felt he could no longer serve, according to Reuters . The announcement comes while President Trump is facing accusations of racism (again) after he allegedly referred to nations in Central America, the Caribbean, and Africa as " sh*thole countries ".
  • Israel Approves More than 1100 New Settler Housing Units in West Bank

    Israel Approves More than 1100 New Settler Housing Units in West Bank

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    In a statement , the mission said the European Union was troubled about the circumstances of the recent arrests of Palestinian minors Ahed Tamimi and Fawzi Muhammad al-Juneidi, Efe reported . Israeli settlements violate the Fourth Geneva Convention, which states that an occupying power can not transfer its population into the territory it occupies.
  • Kentucky becomes first state to receive approval for Medicaid wo

    Kentucky becomes first state to receive approval for Medicaid wo

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    Kentucky got the green light from the federal government Friday to require people who get Medicaid to work. However some IL patient advocates say they hope the state doesn't submit a proposal to make having a job a condition of Medicaid eligibility, citing fears it would leave people without health insurance.
  • NAACP and Anti-Fascists Plan to Protest Trump in Atlanta

    NAACP and Anti-Fascists Plan to Protest Trump in Atlanta

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    Still, they said, "we will not let the President's visit go without a response". The NAACP is asking people to wear white and hold anti-Trump signs. April 28, 2017 archive photograph, President Donald Trump gives a speech in the city of Atlanta , Georgia.
  • Texas father indicted on capital murder charges

    Texas father indicted on capital murder charges

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    A Dallas County grand jury handed down the indictment against Wesley Mathews in the death of his daughter Sherin Mathews on Friday. Last week, the Dallas County medical examiner ruled that Sherin Mathews died from homicidal violence , opening the door to her father's murder charge.
  • What To Know About The Flu Virus As Season Ramps Up

    What To Know About The Flu Virus As Season Ramps Up

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    Experts urge everyone 6 months of age and older get the flu shot , as it helps reduce the chance of illness from the flu and can also lessen the severity of the symptoms if you do get sick. We have seen an increase in the number of hospital visits around the state. Alcohol based gels are the next best thing if you don't have accessto soap and water.
  • Trump Lawyer Arranged $130000 In Hush Money For Porn Star

    Trump Lawyer Arranged $130000 In Hush Money For Porn Star

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    In October 2016, The Smoking Gun reported on Trump's alleged relationship with Clifford, including a photo of the two together posted on Clifford's MySpace page. Daniels ". Adult-film actress Stormy Daniels appears during an autograph signing for Wicked Pictures at the 2012 AVN Adult Entertainment Expo in Las Vegas on January 20, 2012.
  • Winter Storm Friday creates slick travel conditions with ice and snow accumulations

    Winter Storm Friday creates slick travel conditions with ice and snow accumulations

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    More counties in Arkansas are now set to go under a winter weather advisory as a system brings a wintry mix to the region. The National Weather Service predicts that freezing temperatures will last through Sunday . On Saturday snow will remain across most of New York State, and the far northern areas of New England. We are tracking active weather for the next 24 hours.
  • White House Dismisses Bipartisan DACA Deal From Senate Group

    White House Dismisses Bipartisan DACA Deal From Senate Group

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    Details of the plan were not immediately available and the proposal promptly met some resistance. Dick Durbin (D-IL), Robert Menendez (D-NJ), Michael Bennet (D-CO), Lindsey Graham (R-SC), and Cory Gardner (R-CO) - put out a statement lauding the deal shortly after White House officials made it clear they weren't on board.
  • Stone pelted on Bihar CM Nitish Kumar's convoy

    Stone pelted on Bihar CM Nitish Kumar's convoy

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    Nitish Kumar is now on a statewide tour called "Vikas Samiksha Yatra " from December 12 to ascertain the development situation in the state. The villagers were angry over the non-availability of basic amenities and alleged that no work had been done under the seven resolves for governance launched by the government in 2015 that promised piped drinking water, pucca internal roads, drains, among others, to alleviate their terrible living conditions.