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SHOTS FIRED! Joe Biden Says Trump Is "A Joke"

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The relevant segment began at the 5:30 mark. "They say it was tongue-in-cheek, Democrats can't take a joke", Cuomo explained. Trump's lawyers have advised him against agreeing to an interview with Mueller, according to The New York Times . Read More »

TIMEOUT: Critiques of This Year's Super Bowl Commercials

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While some Super Bowl ads were big hits, others, like the Diet Coke commercial fell flat. Sunday's historic Super Bowl victory by the Philadelphia Eagles averaged 103.4 million viewers on US television network NBC , a 7 percent drop from last year's football championship game, according to Nielsen ratings data released on Monday. Read More »

Hyderabad: Actress breaks fan's cell phone for requesting selfie, complaint lodged

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Hours after popular TV anchor Anasuya appeared in news for allegedly trashing the mobile of a kid in Tarnaka area of Hyderabad , her Twitter account appeared to have been deactivated. Anasuya was trolled heavily at her not acceptable behaviour. This is being seen as a move to escape criticism from netizens & further attenuate the focus of social-media and bring her back under the radar. Read More »

Israeli Warplanes Reportedly Strike Military Site Near Damascus

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The Israeli military had no immediate comment on the accusations. The Syrian media is reporting that Israeli warplanes conducted a military strike against an installation near the Syrian capital of Damascus. Since the start of the conflict, the Israeli Air Force has repeatedly attacked targets inside Syria. "The general command of the armed forces holds Israel fully responsible for the risky consequences of its repeated, aggressive and uncalculated adventures", the army warned. Read More »

White House senior aide to resign following abuse charges

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A Business Insider article in September called Porter "a little-known White House aide who has avoided getting caught up in any of the West Wing drama that has plagued the administration for the better part of seven months". The White House issued statements of support late Tuesday from Kelly, press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders and Sen. When the Daily Mail approached Hatch for comment on the Porter allegations, Hatch berated the outlet for publishing the claims and praised Porter ... Read More »

COLOMBIA: Restoring Democratic Path In Venezuela Is Urgent, Santos Says

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Banning sales of Venezuelan oil in the US and suspending refining of Venezuelan crude by American companies could further hurt the already suffering Venezuelan people, American businesses and Caribbean nations that depend on it. But he said he had had productive meetings on Venezuela with the heads of state of Mexico, Argentina, Peru and Colombia. Maduro's government says it is fighting a USA -led conspiracy determined to end socialism in Latin America, hobble Venezuela's economy and steal its ... Read More »

Alabama sues maker of OxyContin, Purdue Pharma

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In June of that year, Blue Cross and Blue Shield rated Alabama first in opioid abuse . "Purdue further knew, and has known for years, that with prolonged use, the effectiveness of opioids wanes, requiring increases in doses and markedly enhancing the risk of significant side effects and addiction", the lawsuit read. Read More »

South Korean intelligence says North Korean hackers possibly behind Coincheck heist

Yet both he and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson have conspicuously kept the door open to such an interaction, while simultaneously avoiding any suggestion that the USA was pushing or seeking to initiate one. "This raises worries that North Korea likely intends to use this Olympics as a propaganda tool rather than a possible opening to meaningful dialogue with South Korea". Read More »

Kim Jong-Un's Sister To Visit South Korea In Historic First

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A group of North Korean cheerleaders arrived in South Korea for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in what was their first appearance at an worldwide sports event in the last 16 years. But Washington will not let North Korean propaganda "hijack" the Olympics, he said in Tokyo Wednesday. "We will not allow North Korea to hide behind the Olympic banner the reality that they enslave their people and threaten the wider region". Read More »

Syrian air defense destroys Israeli missiles targeting military position in Damascus

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According to a brief statement from the General Command and the Syrian Armed Forces, the anti-air defense units intercepted, without quantifying number, most of the missiles fired by Israeli forces. "The general command of the armed forces holds Israel fully responsible for the unsafe consequences of its repeated, aggressive and uncalculated adventures", it added. Read More »

Ex-Pope Benedict Says He's Nearing the End of His Life

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Pope emeritus Benedict has sent a short letter to the editor of the Italian news daily Il Corriere della Sera . He thanked the readers for their concern, saying it was a "grace" to be surrounded by such love "on this final stretch of the road, that's sometimes hard". Read More »

Turkish General Staff on Operation Olive Branch

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We review the key developments in Syria, including doctors in Afrin warning that medical supplies are running low, Turkey and Russian Federation discussing the establishment of observation posts in Idlib, and continued shelling on Eastern Ghouta killing at least two people. Read More »

West Virginia vs. Oklahoma College Basketball Predictions 2/5/18

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The game was also a return of "Press Virginia", holding Kansas State to just one total point per minute in the second half, as well as only giving up five made field goals from inside the arc. Oklahoma plays at Iowa State on Saturday. Sample size can be your friend in a one-and-done tournament when you've got a player who can fill it up like Young can. Read More »

Two killed, 219 injured in Taiwan quake

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Four buildings have collapsed and one bridge has been damaged, Taiwan's National Fire Agency told ABC News . She said there have been "quite a few" earthquakes in the past couple of days but this was a lot bigger. The major focus of the emergency workers during the rescue operation was focused on a badly damaged 12-storey residential building, which was wedged into the ground at a roughly 40-degree angle. Read More »

Gunfire and crashes shut down northbound Interstate 95 in Palm Beach County

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Two people were injured in the three separate vehicle accidents, but none of the injuries appear to be life-threatening. The trooper tried to use a stun-gun on the suspect, described as a white male, but it didn't work. Northbound I-95 was closed between Lantana Road and Sixth Avenue in Lake Worth. Southbound traffic was initially closed from Lantana to Hypoluxo, but some lanes reopened for a short time. Read More »

Zuma not holding special cabinet meeting- Spokesman

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On Tuesday, opposition parties are set to meet with National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete to discuss the SONA. The Nelson Mandela Foundation called on Tuesday for Zuma to be ousted. Mr Ramaphosa is now the front runner to succeed him as president. In recent years his links to the wealthy India-born Gupta family, who are alleged to have influenced the government through their relationship with Mr Zuma, have caused his popularity to plummet. Read More »

It's 'Treasonous' to Not Clap for Me

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Describing the Democratic response, where many lawmakers sat and frowned as Trump spoke, the president added: "Can we call that treason? ". White House spokesperson Hogan Gidley said Tuesday that the remark was " tongue in cheek ". Read More »

Pence and Abe aim to maximize pressure on North Korea

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Pence leaves for South Korea on Thursday, and is scheduled to meet with President Moon Jae-in and attend the opening ceremony of the Pyongchang games. USA officials have declined to elaborate on the sanctions Pence mentioned, saying any further information could help countries that might try to get around the measures - an apparent oblique reference to Chinese vessels that have been caught on satellite trading oil with North Korean ships in violation of United Nations sanctions. Read More »

Macron to make USA state visit in late April

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Macron previously said that he was open to dialogue, however, he later ruled out making any changes to the constitution, thus effectively rejecting Corsicans' major demand that the Corsican language be given official status. "It's a sad night for Corsica", said Talamoni, saying he was "dismayed by the level of responses" given by Macron. The Corsican question has plagued French governments for decades. Read More »

Cornell fraternity suspended after 'pig roast' sex contest

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In response to the report , ZBT released a formal statement saying these events were not "chapter sanctioned activities nor ones that brothers were aware of". The university said it violated rules that fraternities must not "tolerate or condone any form of sexually abusive behaviour on the part of its members, whether physical, mental, or emotional". Read More »

Tide Pods must be changed to be less delicious looking, lawmakers say

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The call for legislation comes after teens have been eating laundry detergent pods as part of the "Tide Pod Challenge ". However, it seems unlikely these changes would dissuade teenagers from consuming the pods. Amazon, which sells the pods on its site, disabled comments from users who wrote the detergent capsules were "delicious", The Verge reported. "C$3 onsumers have a choice", Procter & Gamble said in a statement . Read More »

Judge: Baker can refuse to make same-sex wedding cakes

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That case is now before the Supreme Court. "A wedding cake is not just cake in Free Speech analysis", Lampe argued. "It is an artistic expression by the person making it that is to be used traditionally as a centerpiece in the celebration of a marriage", Kern County Superior Court Judge David Lampe wrote . Read More »

Meet Lucas! He's the First Gerber Baby With Down Syndrome

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Lucas' parents entered him in the contest after a relative pointed out an ad looking for submissions. Cortney Warren says she's never met someone who didn't meet her son, Lucas, and didn't smile. Lucas will also be featured on Gerber's social media pages. Lucas' dad, Jason, said he's hoping Lucas as a Gerber baby will shed a little light on the special needs community and "help more individuals with special needs be accepted and not limited". Read More »

Black Lives Matter Activist Who Snatched Confederate Flag Killed In New Orleans

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According to a 2015 New Yorker profile, D'Baha's mother is Baha'i, while his father is a Muslim and the family moved to SC from Poughkeepsie, New York when d'Baha was thirteen. We're not going to pass this on to another generation. The New Orleans Police Department's public affairs division did not immediately respond to Mic's request for additional information Wednesday morning. Read More »

Crazy Volume Spikes for: Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)

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Botty Investors Llc who had been investing in Apple Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $820.55 billion market cap company. The rating was maintained by Drexel Hamilton with "Buy" on Wednesday, July 27. FBR Capital has "Outperform" rating and $175 target. HSBC maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Wednesday, November 1 report. Read More »

Kim Jong Un's sister joins North Korean Olympic delegation

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In response, Pyongyang has also used balloons to send its own anti-South Korean fliers towards Seoul , where the colourful and tattered leaflets can sometimes be found in mountains or scattered in public places. USA officials have declined to elaborate on the sanctions Pence mentioned, saying any further information could help countries that might try to get around the measures - an apparent oblique reference to Chinese vessels that have been caught on satellite trading oil with North ... Read More »

11-year-old dies after falling through icy pond in Queens

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FDNY deputy chief George Healy said by the time they arrived to rescue Perez, it was already too late. The report further stated that Perez was a happy kid in his neighborhood which was 1000 feet to the North from Strack Pond. "He's not shy and he loves to help". "He's a nice little kid". "He's a good kid, he's a really great kid". "It used to be a baseball field before it was a pond, and they actually had to change it into a stinking pond". Read More »

USA to Unveil 'Toughest, Most Aggressive Ever' Sanctions against North Korea: Pence

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The two leaders held a meeting as they get set to attend the Olympic opening ceremony in South Korea on Friday. Though Russia and China have backed the sanctions, they have repeated their call to consider the so-called "double freeze" plan aimed to settle the situation on the peninsula, which urges North Korea to halt nuclear activities and calls on the US and South Korea to refrain from joint drills. Read More »

Justin Trudeau backtracks on 'peoplekind' comment, calls it a 'dumb joke'

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Others picked up on the fact he had used the phrase "peoplekind", saying it was overly politically correct and virtue signalling. A Canadian Press report notes how Trudeau "interjected cheerfully" into the woman's question - but does not mention that the woman was calling Trudeau to task for demanding that pro-life groups endorse the Liberal government's abortion policies if those groups want federal Canada Jobs funding. Read More »

Kylie Jenner reveals newborn daughter's unusual name

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The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star captioned the photo, " Stormi " with an angel emoji. Fans had been feverishly trying to guess the baby's name for days, with many believing it would be Butterfly , Monarch or Mariposa . The 20-year-old gave birth to her first child with Travis Scott on February 1. The baby girl was born at 4:43 pm weighing in at 8 lbs 9 oz. Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott started dating in April. Read More »