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Suspected gunman dead after shooting 2 Michigan State Police troopers

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Two Michigan state police officers were shot on Wednesday while serving a search warrant related to a cold case investigation, officials said. When troopers arrived on scene, they announced their presence. Kriste Kibbey Etue said he's "doing remarkably well for the seriousness of his injury". Our partner, the Battle Creek Enquirer , is reporting the detective was talking and is expected to recover. Read More »

IL interstate shuts down after cash crash

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MAHOMET - A two-vehicle crash about midday Tuesday left cash scattered across Interstate 74 near Mahomet. The driver who was carrying it lost control, hit a guard rail and spun into another auto. Lillard said the driver of the Ford vehicle was cited for driving too fast for conditions. Police on the scene reported that the driver of the vehicle carrying the cash was taken to hospital but only suffered minor injuries. Read More »

African leaders at Davos 2018 say We are ready'for business'

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President Donald Trump , according to Portuguese Finance Minister Mario Centeno. "We believe that isolation won't help us". European leaders warned at the World Economic Forum against a return to nationalism, with France's Emmanuel Macron and Germany's Angela Merkel calling for more global cooperation to harness the forces of globalisation. Read More »

Gymnastics doctor sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison

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The school's attorneys have insisted Michigan State officials did not mishandle prior complaints, and asserted Nassar's methods of abuse - which many of his accusers acknowledge they didn't realize was not legitimate medical treatment until after an Indianapolis Star story in September 2016 - were particularly insidious and hard to detect. Read More »

Trump 'has a rockin' bod,' says his SNL doctor

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During a press briefing on Thursday, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said that despite Republicans having control of Congress and the White House , people should blame Democrats for a shutdown . He was kept on by Trump when he took office past year. Jackson acknowledged he had spoken with the president about "diet, exercise and weight loss", and said a nutritionist would be working with the president to change his eating habits. Read More »

Obama's Former Secretary of State Reportedly Delivered Stunning Private Message to Palestinians

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The Jerusalem Post picked up the Ma'ariv story in English. According to the report, Kerry asked Agha to tell Abbas to "hold on and be strong". Trump was 70 when he was sworn into office past year. When asked about his advanced age, he said he was not much older than Trump and would not have an age problem. Kerry also told the Lebanese scholar that Trump - whose administration is under investigation for possible collusion with Russian Federation - will likely not be in the White House much ... Read More »

Federer eases past Berdych to storm Open semi

Federer admitted Berdych's hot start had left him feeling the heat and in search of a different strategy. Federer got himself fired up arguing with the umpire over a HawkEye review that could not be shown on the screen because of a technical fault and saved two set points before turning the match around. Read More »

Wind Advisory 11 AM to 7 PM Tuesday

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Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 33. South southwest wind 9 to 13 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 20 miles per hour. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible. and 3 p.m., according to the National Weather Service , with a a much greater chance of thunderstorms and showers later in the evening. Temperatures will moderate into the mid-30s south to mid-20s to near-freezing on Friday as an area of high pressure moves closer. Read More »

J&K should become bridge of friendship between India, Pakistan: CM

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He said as a matter of principle, the secretary-general's good offices are always available but the two sides (Pakistan and India) must agree to his mediation. Pakistani troops opened fire and lobbed mortars at Indian positions along the global border and the Line of Control in three sectors of Jammu and Rajouri districts on Sunday night, a Border Security Force officer said. Read More »

US Government Shutdown Ends, With New Deadline Looms

The Senate vote was 81-18 - well above the 60 votes needed. But using a single issue to shut down the government is going too far. Trump signs H.R. Democrats gambled that with a CNN poll finding that 84 percent of Americans want DACA extended, they'd be safe in demanding that in a budget deal. Read More »

Bank of America Corporation (BAC) Position Decreased by ING Groep NV

As the P/E goes up, it shows that current investor sentiment is that the company is worth more. The institutional investor held 70,274 shares of the major pharmaceuticals company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.24 million, down from 126,337 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Read More »

Angelique Kerber: never in doubt at 2018 AusOpen

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Vithun: This match really could go either way, as I do not recall the last time there was such a defensive semi-final line-up. Keys , serving to stay in the tournament, opened with two double faults and moments later Kerber was back in the semi-finals where she will face either top seed Simona Halep or sixth seed Karolina Pliskova . Read More »

CNN host Don Lemon blames Trump for threats against network

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Because you're going to have to do it. Let's hope it doesn't happen. The term "fake news" has become a frequent rallying cry for Trump and his supporters. According to a federal affidavit, the caller who threatened to kill CNN employees made his threat using these words: 'Fake news. In his continued defense of Trump, Graham said the President is a businessman, not a politician and "he talks a certain way" to get his point across. Read More »

Nomination of Sam Brownback to be Religious Freedom Ambassador Advances

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Brownback served in the U.S. Senate from 1996 through 2010, when he ran for governor. Wednesday's vote took a dramatic turn when the Senate's sharp partisan divide and two key Republican absences forced Pence's trip to the Capitol. By comparison, Vice President Joe Biden cast no tiebreaking votes in the Senate during the eight years of the Obama presidency. Senate rules require an appointee who hasn't received a confirmation vote by the end of the year to be nominated again. Read More »

Senate confirms Azar as Secretary of Health and Human Services

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Block granting was a controversial component of Republicans' attempts to repeal the Affordable Care Act this past summer, and a public outcry over potential Medicaid cuts helped to derail the plan. Wyden additionally lashed out at a current presidential official request planned to make it less demanding for individuals to get meager, cheap wellbeing designs that don't meet ACA scope necessities. Read More »

Gay couple sues State Department after 1 twin's U.S. citizenship denied

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Andrew Dvash-Banks, a USA citizen, and Elad Dvash-Banks, an Israeli citizen, argue both twins should be given U.S. citizenship since each has an American parent. Supreme Court's landmark ruling legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide. "But the converse is also true and every same-sex couple will be asked that". Read More »

Barcelona holds farewell ceremony as Mascherano leaves

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Mascherano will receive "an institutional farewell" from Barcelona tomorrow, in a tribute to his 334 appearances since his 2010 arrival from Liverpool . "I'll just remember the day-to-day work with the lads, enjoying unique moments and having been able to play with the best players in the world". The club earlier this month signed Colombia global Yerry Mina to boost its defense. Read More »

Pearl Jam adds Missoula show to summer "Away" series

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Tickets for the Seattle, Missoula, Chicago and Boston concerts will be made available through a Ticketmaster Verified Fan® registration and ticket presale, a Ten Club presale for eligible members and a general public ticket sale . If you meet that criteria, the next morning you'll receive a text message with a personal access code allowing you to log in for tickets. A pre-sale period for the band's "Ten Club" fan club will begin February 7th at 10am Pacific. Read More »

Botox scandal: Camels disqualified from annual Saudi beauty contest

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The National reported that 12 camels have been disqualified from the second annual King Abdulaziz Camel Festival (basically the Coachella of camel festivals) for using Botox. The annual contest has been moved from its previous venue in the desert to the outskirts of the capital Riyadh, where a jury rates tens of thousands of camels based on their appearance. Read More »

Disney to give 125000 employees $1000 cash bonus

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DIS traded at an unexpectedly low level on 01/23/2018 when the stock experienced a -0.62% loss to a closing price of $110.41. It has underperformed by 7.44% the S&P500. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of CMCSA in report on Friday, July 7 with "Buy" rating. On Thursday, February 2 the stock rating was upgraded by Peel Hunt to "Buy". Read More »

Pope says serpent temptation in Bible 'first fake news'

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VATICAN CITY-Pope Francis is denouncing "fake news" as evil and is urging journalists to make it their mission to search for the truth. In his address , titled "The truth will set you free - Fake news and journalism for peace ", the pope said fake news relies on the "manipulative use of the social networks and the way they function" to spread. Read More »

Alcatraz Inmates May Have Survived 1962 Escape, Letter Suggests

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The fate of the escapees has been the subject of much speculation over the decades, thanks in no small part to the 1979 Clint Eastwood movie based on their getaway, Escape From Alcatraz . The Marshals Service, which took over the probe in 1979, closed the case without merit. From there, they shoved off in a makeshift raft made from more than 50 raincoats. Read More »

Melania Trump cancels plans to fly with Trump to Davos

Instead, she reported the decision to not attend the World Economic Forum was related to complications with her schedule. The comments came days after Trump slapped tariffs on solar panels and washing machines. "Fortunately you didn't invite anybody skeptical of global warming this year", Macron, glancing over at WEF founder Klaus Schwab, said to laughs. Read More »

Erdogan threatens to extend Afrin operation to Manbij

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The government is set to inform lawmakers at the Turkish parliament next week about a military operation in northwestern Syria , a senior official from Turkey's ruling party, said Tuesday. Kurdish leaders have demanded that the United States rein in Turkey, a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally, and vowed to resist its cross-border operation. Read More »

Attackers storm NGO office in Afghan city, clashes underway

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Clashes between the attackers and security forces are still ongoing, he said. At least one assailant then stormed the building and was later killed by security forces, Khogyani said. Save the Children bosses said they were "devastated" by the attack today. Nick Kay, the United Kingdom ambassador to Afghanistan, called the attack an outrage and crime against humanity. Read More »

Member of Germany's far-right AfD party 'converts to Islam'

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AfD supporters have regularly held anti-Islam rallies, and in last year's federal elections the party used posters depicting housewives in niqab (face veils) to press home its message. In that role, the AfD heads several committees and is facing pressure to portray itself as a more moderate, solutions-focused political movement. Polling at 14 percent, the AfD is only four points adrift from the second biggest party in Germany-the Social Democrats, Politico reported. Read More »

No punishment for Panthers over Cam Newton concussion protocol handling

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The NFL sided with Carolina in its statement, insisting Newton's eye injury was "apparent from the video footage of the tackle and was confirmed by all the medical personnel that treated Mr. Players who display either of these signs at any time shall be removed from play and may not return to the game. Allen Sills, the NFL's chief medical officer, told the Observer that Newton could not fully bend his right knee, which caused him to go to the ground "in a somewhat awkward fashion". Read More »

President Macron Calls For 10-Year Plan To Strengthen EU

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Meanwhile, the Chief Executive of IDA Ireland has said the recent corporate tax cut in the USA will not have a bearing on the IDA's operations in securing USA foreign investment. pull out of global treaties on trade and the environment. The compact would see governments, companies and investors finance "the common good", Macron said. Read More »

The 'Field of Dreams' diamond in Iowa damaged by a vandal

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The owner of the Dyersville, Iowa, baseball diamond that served as the iconic setting made famous in " Field of Dreams " has launched a GoFundMe campaign to help fix thousands of dollars worth of damage done by vandals Monday night, according to the Telegraph Herald in Dubuque, Iowa. Read More »

United Kingdom won't be Europe's lapdog during transition period, says David Davis

Giving evidence to the Commons Brexit committee, Mr Davis was forced to admit that he had changed his mind on membership of the European Union customs... Davis replied that in the future Britain would no longer be bound by the rules of membership of the EU's custom union that are now preventing it from negotiating trade deals with nations outside the EU. Read More »

Hear The First Single From Sting & Shaggy's Collaborative Album

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The full album is due on the extremely fitting date of April 20 and I, for one, am fucking stoked. Sting , like many British artist of his age, were heavily influenced by reggae an ska (see: " Roxanne "), and Shaggy , born in Kingston, embodies the duo's direct lineage to Jamaica. Read More »

Tammy Duckworth to be first serving U.S. senator to give birth

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Ms. Duckworth's announcement came less than a week after the prime minister of New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern, said she and her partner were expecting a child . Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), Rep. Linda Sanchez (D-Calif.) and Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.) - who've had babies in office. Duckworth also revealed to the Sun-Times that during her 2016 Senate campaign, she suffered a miscarriage. Read More »

Lockdown ends at high school in Germantown; 2 students in custody

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Police obtained a search warrant and found a loaded gun underneath the student's bed. The girl claimed she didn't have a backpack, but a teacher in the classroom pointed out the bag to the deputy. "The school staff and our school resource deputy did an outstanding job quickly locating and confiscating the weapon", said Sheriff Grady Judd. The school was placed on a soft lockdown during the investigation. Read More »