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Temperatures rise, seeds fall at Australian Open

Temperatures rise, seeds fall at Australian Open

Sharapova, still working her way back from a 15-month ban for taking the performance-enhancing substance meldonium, showed glimpses of the tennis that made her a five-time major victor. This time, he ...

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The world's view of the United States has plummeted since Trump took office

The world's view of the United States has plummeted since Trump took office

Global approval ratings for the USA rose from a poor 37 percent in the last year of W.'s administration to 49 percent in Obama's first year, then remained in the 40s (rising again to 48 percent in Oba...

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Bitcoins tumbles 20% as fears of cryptocurrency crackdown linger

Bitcoins tumbles 20% as fears of cryptocurrency crackdown linger

The rebound back to the previous peak concluded in mid-February of 2017. The digital currency has gained 69.2% in the past 24 hours, according to Coinmarketprice. "Trade volumes were very noisy yester...

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Republicans box Democrats into a corner

Republicans box Democrats into a corner

Unique to the possible shutdown on Friday is the fact that there has never been a shutdown during which employees were placed on furlough while one party controlled both chambers of Congress and Whi...

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Trump not want CHIP in short-term budget deal

Trump not want CHIP in short-term budget deal

The legislation also extends the Children's Health Insurance Program ( Chip ) for six years as an incentive for Democrats to support it but does not address the so-called "Dreamers ", undocumented ...

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How A Federal Government Shutdown Would Affect The Northwest

How A Federal Government Shutdown Would Affect The Northwest

At the peak of the 2013 government shutdown , about 850,000 employees were furloughed per day, according to the Office of Management and Budget. Anyone traveling this weekend or in the forese...

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Greens congratulate the Prime Minister and Clark Gayford

Greens congratulate the Prime Minister and Clark Gayford

Ardern acknowledged she's "lucky" her partner, a well-known television fishing show presenter, could take time off to travel with her while he cared for the baby. "That's made this news a fantastic su...

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House Passes Funding Bill with 6-Year CHIP Renewal

They joined 30 other Democrats and a handful of Republicans in opposing the bill. That has been their stated position: Nothing for hundreds of millions of Americans and no healthcare for nine million ...

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U.S. military's competitive edge 'eroded': Mattis

U.S. military's competitive edge 'eroded': Mattis

The most dominant theme in his strategy is for the U.S.to regain its competitive edge with China and Russian Federation, according to an 11-page, unclassified version released by the Pentagon. The str...

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Do more: USA reiterates demand for action against Hafiz Saeed

Do more: USA reiterates demand for action against Hafiz Saeed

He said there was no case against him in Pakistan . "Time has come for the world to cooperate and India needs to take a leading role with us in orchestrating a global response on Pakistan to take c...

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PM Karen Karapetyan to attend Davos World Economic Forum

PM Karen Karapetyan to attend Davos World Economic Forum

The presidential end-of-year balance sheet is indeed not as bad as many at Davos had expected. Talking about his global approach, the Prime Minister who recently hosted his Israeli counterpart in ...

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Google, Tencent eye collaboration on new technologies

Google, Tencent eye collaboration on new technologies

On January 19, Google agreed a patent licencing deal with Tencent, marking the search giant's first such deal with a Chinese tech firm. Google effectively withdrew its search engine from China's h...

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Trump takes on US Senator Durbin on 'racial slur'

Trump takes on US Senator Durbin on 'racial slur'

Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., angrily criticized Nielsen's comments, telling her during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing: "Your silence and your amnesia is complicity". On Friday, Durbin said: "I can ...

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Man got huge tapeworm from eating sushi

Man got huge tapeworm from eating sushi

As in 5½ feet long. The patient was horrified at the idea of his intestines coming out, but found relief when he pulled and realized what it actually was. But when fish isn't frozen for long enough,...

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Egypt, Ethiopia united against 'conflict' over Nile

Egypt, Ethiopia united against 'conflict' over Nile

Sudanese-Egyptian relations have recently been witnessing remarkable tensions because of a number of issues, including the dispute over the issue of GERD, which Ethiopia is building on the main reache...

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Bannon Given More Time to Sort Out with White House

Bannon Given More Time to Sort Out with White House

Lawmakers will be closely watching another interview later this week to see how the White House responds. The special counsel is also investigating whether Trump sought to obstruct justice when he f...

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Doctor: Trump is healthy, did very well on cognitive test

Doctor: Trump is healthy, did very well on cognitive test

Navy doctor Ronny Jackson, who administered Trump's first presidential physical last week, said Trump received a ideal score on a test created to detect early signs of memory loss and other mild cog...

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The plane that just set a new transatlantic record

The plane that just set a new transatlantic record

Flight captain Harold van Dam told The Times of London he thinks he could've made the trip in even faster time. It was the fastest transatlantic flight recorded on a subsonic commercial aircraft, ac...

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Nice Friday and Saturday with a rain chance Sunday

Nice Friday and Saturday with a rain chance Sunday

Mostly clear, with a low around 32. South southwest wind 5 to 10 miles per hour becoming west in the afternoon. The temperature early this morning ( Wednesday ) was expected to drop to 6 degrees w...

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Trump's cognitive ability is normal, says White House doctor

Dr Jackson admitted that he would work with the President in the coming year to improve his diet and increase the amount of physical activity he does, although he said that he considers being on the...

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Russia Wont Support US Attempts to 'Fix' Iran Nuclear Deal, FM Says

Russia Wont Support US Attempts to 'Fix' Iran Nuclear Deal, FM Says

Secretary-General Guterres also expressed concern that trust between Moscow and Washington "continues to ebb" on nuclear and other issues including "vital strategic arms reduction measures establish...

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First Super Blue Blood Moon in over 150 years is coming

First Super Blue Blood Moon in over 150 years is coming

On this day, the total lunar eclipse , the Supermoon, and the blue moon will take place simultaneously. On Wednesday at 3:52 a.m. the moon enters the penumbra of the Earth's shadow where the Earth ...

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Mark Dayton proposes $1.5 billion for construction projects

Mark Dayton proposes $1.5 billion for construction projects

The bonding bill recommendation released Tuesday includes $542 million for projects at the University of Minnesota and Minnesota State campuses. Years of underinvestment have shortchanged our econ...

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Trump's Strategy for Avoiding a Shutdown: Head to Mar-a-Lago

While lawmakers in the House of Representatives last night passed another short-term bill in the hopes of averting a shutdown, a majority of Democratic and a small number of Republican senators have i...

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Leganes vs Real Madrid: Asensio nets victor for Zidane's men

Leganes vs Real Madrid: Asensio nets victor for Zidane's men

Varane captained the team for the first time as they ended a three-match winless run thanks to Marco Asensio's late volley. "This season we aren't playing worse but things aren't going so well,...

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