• Cavaliers survive after blowing big lead against Magic

    Cavaliers survive after blowing big lead against Magic

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    After starting six of seven from three, the Cavs hit just three of their last 27 from beyond the arc. Cleveland was ahead by 23 Thursday and flushed it all down the drain, same as in the 131-127 win for the Cavs in Orlando. He scored eight of his game-high 21 points in the fourth quarter. He needs 25 points to become the 7th player in National Basketball Association history with 30,000 points.
  • EC disqualifies 20 Aam Aadmi Party MLAs for holding office of profit

    EC disqualifies 20 Aam Aadmi Party MLAs for holding office of profit

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    Under the Constitution, the President is bound to act in accordance with the EC's recommendation. October 9, 2017: The Election Commission issues notice to the AAP legislators, seeking their explanation in the "Office of Profit" case. June 13, 2016: Then President Pranab Mukherjee refuses to give his assent to the Delhi Members of Legislative Assembly (Removal of Disqualification) Bill.
  • Auto slams into back of tow truck on on snow-covered freeway

    Auto slams into back of tow truck on on snow-covered freeway

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    As the tow truck driver worked to secure a vehicle onto the truck from an earlier crash, another auto can be seen speeding down the ramp before slamming into the truck. Thankfully, the trooper and the tow truck driver were not injured. Luckily the tow truck driver, the state trooper and the two drivers involved in the accident all walked away unharmed.
  • Court Ruling Reinstates DACA Renewals for Time Being

    Court Ruling Reinstates DACA Renewals for Time Being

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    Following their joint statement in which they both said they couldn't recall the president saying those words, both men today claimed reports of the president's comments were misrepresented. Trump ended the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals , or DACA, late previous year but gave Congress until March 5 to pass legislation extending the initiative created by President Barack Obama .
  • Winter Weather Advisory Issued for Entire Midlands Due to Ice on Roads

    Winter Weather Advisory Issued for Entire Midlands Due to Ice on Roads

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    Some colleges also canceled classes, including Wichita State University in Kansas, where wind chill values were expected to drop as low as minus-13 degrees, the National Weather Service said. The arctic air will continue to spill into North Texas and any moisture left behind the front will transition to a wintry mix Monday evening. Breezy, with a southwest wind 18 to 21 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 32 miles per hour.
  • Sunday shows preview: Fallout over Trump's 's---hole' comment

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    Trump has insisted he is not racist following an worldwide outcry over an offensive comment he is accused of making about some African, central American and Caribbean countries. "I, as President, want people coming into our Country who are going to help us become strong and great again, people coming in through a system based on MERIT".
  • The Rise of the Anti-Trump "Girthers"

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    Secretary of Health and Human Services, and Vice President Mike Pence on. The questioning of Trump's health happened in real time in the briefing room, with reporters asking if Jackson was holding any information back. Even if Trump has, for years, been a notorious and noxious commenter on the shape of other peoples' bodies, especially women's bodies , there is nothing honorable about these attempts to fat-shame a fat-shamer.
  • Snow expected around midnight in KC; second round could fall Sunday night

    Snow expected around midnight in KC; second round could fall Sunday night

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    While it pales in comparison to the " bomb cyclone " that those on the east coast have had to deal with, snow in central and southeast Texas is somewhat of a rarity - averaging about . Earlier forecasts called for a little more than 2 inches. In north Arkansas, a winter weather advisory was already in effect for light snow expected on Monday morning.
  • May aims for Brexit goodwill in Macron talks

    May aims for Brexit goodwill in Macron talks

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    France has also agreed to commit troops to the UK-led North Atlantic Treaty Organisation battlegroup in Estonia in 2019, building on the successful joint deployment which the Prime Minister and President Macron visited together previous year.
  • I am not a racist, says Trump

    I am not a racist, says Trump

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    Lindsey Graham said on Tuesday. Trump's comments were met with widespread consternation in Africa, with an African Union spokeswoman saying the union was "frankly alarmed". I understand that. But I'll tell you this: I stand by every word I said about what was said and what happened". Troy Media columnist and political commentator Michael Taube is also a Washington Times contributor, Canadian Jewish News columnist, and radio and TV pundit.
  • Times Square Protestors Denounce Alleged Trump Remarks on Haiti

    Times Square Protestors Denounce Alleged Trump Remarks on Haiti

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    Trump issued a fresh denial on Monday, saying: "Senator Dicky Durbin totally misrepresented what was said at the DACA meeting". According to reports, Trump decried immigration from " shithole countries ", like Haiti and African nations, questioning why the US should admit people from such countries over immigrants from countries like Norway.
  • CM accepts resignation of minister

    CM accepts resignation of minister

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    The Chief Minister said he would be now be forwarding Mr Gurjit's resignation to the Governor for the necessary formalities. Confirming the acceptance of resignation of Power and Irrigation Minister Rana Gurjit Singh from the Cabinet, Capt.
  • Israel one of four countries which likes Trump more than Obama

    Israel one of four countries which likes Trump more than Obama

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    Disapproval rates for the USA have changed accordingly, beginning at 34 percent in Bush's last year and then dropping into the 20s throughout the Obama administration, and now spiking to 43 percent after year one under Trump. Gallup says in its report that 2017 was not without successes for the United States and its allies, noting the beating back of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.
  • Pope Francis arrives in crisis-hit Peru

    Pope Francis arrives in crisis-hit Peru

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    They previously tied the knot in a 2010 civil ceremony but were unable to follow through with their plans for a church ceremony in their native Santiago because of the devastating natural disaster that struck their country the same year. Hugo Alcaman, the president of the Enama Mapuche group, said: "Saying that we should be respected, that we have a right to exist and be recognised, is all very strong".
  • African Union demands retraction from Trump over racist remarks

    African Union demands retraction from Trump over racist remarks

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    The African ambassadors issued the statement late Friday following an emergency meeting after Trump used vulgar language to reject an immigration bill, asking why the U.S. I am shocked by President Trump's comments on Haiti and Africa. The "President has the right to make whatever remarks he wants and we respect the President", Goldstein said, but he noted that diplomats had been instructed to "reaffirm that the U.S.
  • Michelle Obama thanks Barack for flowers in touching birthday post

    Michelle Obama thanks Barack for flowers in touching birthday post

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    The card was addressed to "Miche", a sweet nickname, and signed, "Happy birthday, B". Mrs. Obama also thanked the American people for all the birthday love. "Happy Birthday, @MichelleObama." The post has since accumulated over 1.5 million likes. Both the posts served as "relationship goals" and went on to melt millions of hearts.
  • DnB Asset Management AS Acquires 2800 Shares of Southwest Airlines Co (LUV)

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    Southwest Airlines ( LUV ) traded up $0.60 on Wednesday, reaching $66.07. Energy Focus, Inc. (NASDAQ:EFOI) has declined 46.37% since January 15, 2017 and is downtrending. Financial Bank Of Mellon has 5.96 million shares for 0.09% of their portfolio. Since October 17, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 selling transactions for $2.23 million activity.
  • Tillerson Says Russia Isn't Implementing Sanctions Against North Korea

    Tillerson Says Russia Isn't Implementing Sanctions Against North Korea

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    The rogue regime's Rodong Sinmum newspaper took issue with the January 3 tweet where Trump wrote that he has a "bigger & more powerful" nuclear button than North Korea's Kim. Earlier in Tuesday's news conference, Tillerson said the United States relationship with African nations remains strong following Trump's reported use of the phrase "shithole countries" to describe them.
  • House GOP push plan to avert shutdown without Democratic support

    House GOP push plan to avert shutdown without Democratic support

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    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said the Senate would take up the short-term funding bill as soon as the House of Representatives approves it. "There's no good reason to punish children", said House Republican Conference Chairwoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) on Wednesday night. In Nevada, the program pays for health services for 27,515 children on Nevada Check Up, the state's version of the CHIP, and 13,076 children on Medicaid, for a total of 40,591 children.
  • The absurdity of government 'shutdowns'

    The absurdity of government 'shutdowns'

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    House Republican leaders have included a six-year renewal in a short-term budget bill in an effort to woo Democrats. The House is set to vote Thursday night on a government funding bill, but it is unclear if they have the votes to pass it.
  • So What Now? Missouri Lawmakers Chart A Path Forward

    So What Now? Missouri Lawmakers Chart A Path Forward

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    Up to this point, Greitens and his legal team have insisted that they're paying entirely for the governor's defense against allegations of blackmail. Greitens has also not publicly committed to attending the annual meeting of the National Governors Association in Washington, D.C., which is scheduled for February 23-25.
  • Trump pushes back against aide over border wall

    Trump pushes back against aide over border wall

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    The strategy, crafted by the party's congressional leadership, was to pass a bill that would receive enough Republican support to overcome unified Democratic resistance in the House and then jam Senate Democrats into either grudgingly voting for the bill or forcing a politically fraught shutdown over protections for undocumented immigrants.
  • Palestinian killed, two Zionist soldiers injured in Jenin shootout

    Palestinian killed, two Zionist soldiers injured in Jenin shootout

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    The Palestinian-led "Free the Tamimis" campaign said Ahed Tamimi was trying to drive the soldiers out of her courtyard shortly after troops shot and gravely injured a boy named Nabi Salah during a protest in their village. Appearing in court on Wednesday, Ms Tamimi, whose father is a prominent Palestinian activist, appeared defiant, smiling and waving at her father who sat at the back of the courtroom, as he was forbidden to get close to his daughter.
  • TCU guard Fisher has another knee injury, may miss season

    TCU guard Fisher has another knee injury, may miss season

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    According to Wilson, Fisher underwent surgery on Thursday to fix the damage. Vladimir Brodziansky had 26 points and No. 24 TCU snapped a three-game losing streak with a 96-73 win over Iowa State on Wednesday night, when the Horned Frogs played for the first time without injured point guard Jaylen Fisher .
  • Trump predicts mandate repeal will kill ObamaCare, spur replacement plan

    Trump predicts mandate repeal will kill ObamaCare, spur replacement plan

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    Representative Martha Roby (R-Ala.) celebrated final House passage of H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. "But, he should have Plan B ready to go, because that is likely to fall apart nearly immediately". The Democratic Party does not promote self-reliance. Sure, workers may have to give a lot of that back to the government the next tax year, but that won't be until April 2019, well after the midterms.
  • Sisi shows concerns over GERD, Ethiopian PM reassures

    Sisi shows concerns over GERD, Ethiopian PM reassures

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    Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn said Thursday at talks in Cairo they were opposed to any "conflict" over the sharing of Nile waters. Egyptian officials say this would violate an agreement signed by all three countries in 2015 meant to ensure diplomatic cooperation. The reservoir, he emphasized, will not have any negative impact, on the country, it will contribute to the development of all the countries of the Nile basin, especially Egypt ...
  • Take the 10-minute Mental Health Test That Trump Passed

    Take the 10-minute Mental Health Test That Trump Passed

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    Jackson said Trump is healthy and should remain so for the remainder of his presidency. Dr Jackson said Mr Trump himself had requested to sit the test after questions about his mental health and was found to have "no cognitive issues whatsoever".
  • O'Neill contract agreed - Delaney

    O'Neill contract agreed - Delaney

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    There have been many approaches to Martin in his time since he has joined us as manager. He came in last night and he agreed terms. He said the manager was given time to reflect on his future plans after the shattering 5-1 play-off loss to Denmark in November.
  • Alabama Basketball knocks off #17 Auburn, 76-71

    Alabama Basketball knocks off #17 Auburn, 76-71

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    Alabama will be without star point guard Collin Sexton against No. 17 Auburn on Wednesday night as he deals with an abdominal injury. "We did not execute our game plan at all against him defensively", Pearl said. made a switch in the second half, placing freshman Herbert Jones at the point when Ingram needed a spell - the first point guard he'd played since his high school days.
  • City Council members push for DACA Day of Action

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    Garcia was brought to the US illegally as a child and has lived in the United States for 30 years, but he is not eligible for the DACA program because he was too old to qualify for it, as USA Today writes . They are actually not necessarily young people; everyone talks about young - you know, they could be 40 years old, 41 years old, but they're also 16 years old.
  • Schumer: 'I totally believe' Durbin over Trump

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    Durbin has misrepresented what happened in White House meetings before", Cotton opined. Lindsey Graham were mistaken in indicating that was the case. Trump has been accused of using an expletive to describe African countries during an Oval Office meeting Thursday with a bipartisan group of six senators in which the president also questioned the need to admit more Haitians to the USA, according to people briefed on the conversation but not authorized to describe it publicly.
  • Turkey making final preparations for Syria offensive

    Turkey making final preparations for Syria offensive

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    Separately, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg late Tuesday and said his country will take all necessary measures to counter any threats to its national security. He added that the operation will be carried out in cooperation with moderate Syrian rebels supported by Ankara. Tensions over Syria's Kurds have tested relations between the US and Turkey for the past three years nearly to breaking point.
  • Mother of 13 malnourished children was 'perplexed' when deputies arrived, captain says

    Mother of 13 malnourished children was 'perplexed' when deputies arrived, captain says

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    Louise and David Turpin have been charged with torture and child endangerment and their children, whose ages range from two to 29, have been placed in protective care. She was happily home-schooled, as were other staff members of her organization. "But I never, ever expected there to be 13 kids back there". The parents of 13 siblings who were allegedly held captivity in their family's California home have been charged with torture and abuse.
  • Trump appeals judge's ruling on young immigrants

    Trump appeals judge's ruling on young immigrants

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    Under normal circumstances, the Supreme Court disfavors parties from bypassing lower court proceedings and asking for direct review, but the Trump administration says the step is necessary. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit. The Homeland Security department announced on Saturday that it would once again start processing applications for renewal of DACA permits because of Alsup' ruling .
  • Abbas: US is no longer suitable mediator of peace process

    Abbas: US is no longer suitable mediator of peace process

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    Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas, who has openly cursed Trump over his Jerusalem decision, showed just how deep the gap is between him and the United States after Trump's decision. His Hashemite dynasty derives political legitimacy from its historic role as custodian of Jerusalem's main Muslim shrine, the Al-Aqsa mosque, which is Islam's third holiest site and located in East Jerusalem.
  • I am not a 'racist', says Trump

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    Certain Republicans have rallied behind Trump, casting doubt on what he said at the meeting with Republican and Democratic lawmakers. "And then he went on when he started to describe the immigration from Africa...calling the nations they come from "sh*tholes, '" Durbin told reporters on Friday ".