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  • US extends troop deployment at Mexico border

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    The Pentagon said Monday it would extend until September 30 the deployment of active-duty soldiers and Coast Guard members at the US-Mexico border, while expanding the mission to include surveillance and detection. "DoD will continue to provide aviation support," the statement added, referring to the Department of Defense.

    Mon, 14 Jan 2019 22:27:19 -0500
  • California college student found dead, fraternity suspended

    IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California college student has been found dead in a home near campus and his fraternity has been suspended, authorities said Monday.

    Mon, 14 Jan 2019 17:10:46 -0500
  • Two women rescued after being taken hostage at UPS warehouse in New Jersey

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    Two women have been rescued after being taken hostage at a UPS facility in New Jersey, a local prosecutor has said. The women, both UPS employees, were not seriously injured during the hours-long standoff, Gloucester County Prosecutor Charles Fiore said at a news conference. The suspect has been apprehended after the incident at the UPS processing facility in Logan Township.

    Mon, 14 Jan 2019 13:03:00 -0500
  • Ireland Says ‘Not Much’ Room for More Talks: Brexit Update

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    Lawmakers who favor a second referendum are discussing how to secure their aim. Corbyn’s decision to propose a no-confidence vote in May’s government doesn’t just damage the prime minister -- it exposes his own Brexit policy to scrutiny he would probably rather avoid.

    Wed, 16 Jan 2019 11:37:03 -0500
  • Terrified civilians hide, send farewells, during Nairobi siege

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    When an explosion and gunfire rang out at an upmarket hotel complex in Nairobi, people hid under desks, cowered in bathrooms or hunkered down in their cars, some of them all through the 20-hour siege. Here are some of the stories from survivors of the attack claimed by the Somali Islamist group Al-Shabaab on an upmarket hotel complex in the Westlands district of the Kenyan capital. "Please tell my family I love them," 38-year-old Ronald Ng'eno wrote on Twitter in what he believed was his final goodbye.

    Wed, 16 Jan 2019 08:40:15 -0500
  • Worst is over for winter storm that clobbered U.S. Midwest, D.C. and New England

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    All Washington D.C. federal offices would be closed on Monday, but train and bus service in the metro D.C. area would resume after being shut down on Sunday, officials said. "There's some digging out to do," Jim Hayes, a forecaster with the National Weather Service's Weather Prediction Center in College Park, Maryland, said early Monday. "In Virginia, D.C. and Maryland, 6-to-12 inches of snow fell with some places getting 13 inches," he said.

    Mon, 14 Jan 2019 12:26:03 -0500
  • Robert Mueller’s spokesman is a man of mystery

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    Peter Carr, spokesman for special counsel Robert Mueller, has made a virtue of saying nothing at all.

    Tue, 15 Jan 2019 10:52:42 -0500
  • Here's your guide to the 'super blood wolf moon eclipse' that's coming this weekend

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    Sure, you may know the 'super blood wolf moon eclipse' is coming to a sky near you this weekend. But what does it mean?

    Mon, 14 Jan 2019 13:09:01 -0500
  • Procter & Gamble’s Toxic Sanctimony

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    Recognized around the world as a symbol of manly civility for more than a century, Gillette will now be remembered as the company that did itself in by sacrificing a massive consumer base at the altar of progressivism. In case you hadn’t seen or heard: Parent company Procter & Gamble launched a Gillette ad campaign blanket-demonizing men as ogres and bullies. At home and at work, in the boardroom, on the playground, and even while barbecuing in the backyard, Gillette sees nothing but testosterone-driven trouble.

    Wed, 16 Jan 2019 06:30:40 -0500
  • Mike Pence: Democrats refuse to compromise on border wall funding to end the shutdown

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    The American people deserve better. Only the willfully blind — or politically blinded — could fail to see the scope and scale of our border crisis.

    Tue, 15 Jan 2019 22:53:24 -0500
  • Charter school educators back striking Los Angeles teachers

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    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles school administrators urged the union to resume bargaining as thousands of teachers walked picket lines for a second day Tuesday, joined for the first time by some of their counterparts from independent charter schools.

    Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:38:33 -0500
  • Three children dead after being 'trapped in freezer' in Florida

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    The bodies of three children – aged 1, 4 and 6 —have been discovered in a chest freezer left outside a home in Suwanee County, Florida. Deputies from the Suwannee Country Sheriff's Office said they responded to a 911 call at a residence where three children were found not breathing. Adults were reportedly performing CPR on the children when the deputies arrived at the scene.

    Mon, 14 Jan 2019 15:16:00 -0500
  • Graham: I have no doubt Barr with investigate deep state, FBI and Justice Department corruption

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    South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham give his thoughts following attorney general nominee William Barr's confirmation hearing.

    Tue, 15 Jan 2019 22:01:22 -0500
  • A Look at the 2020 BMW 7-series

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    Wed, 16 Jan 2019 04:55:00 -0500
  • Saudi urges 'fair' energy transition, defends oil

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    Top oil exporter Saudi Arabia called Tuesday for a "fair" and gradual global energy transition as it unveiled an ambitious domestic renewable energy programme. Experts say energy output from renewables, especially solar and wind, is growing faster than anticipated, threatening to displace oil, gas and coal as the world's main sources of power. "Balancing greenhouse gas emissions will take decades," he said at Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week.

    Tue, 15 Jan 2019 09:45:23 -0500
  • UK's Labour calls on May to try a Brexit compromise to get deal passed

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    May's Brexit deal suffered a crushing defeat in parliament on Tuesday, triggering political chaos that could lead to a disorderly exit from the EU, a reversal of the 2016 decision to leave or a compromise deal of some sort. The Labour Party's finance policy chief, John McDonnell, said Labour would support May if she agreed to stay in a permanent customs union with the EU, a close relationship with its single market and greater protections for workers and consumers. "We will support a deal that brings the country back together, protects jobs and supports the economy," McDonnell said.

    Wed, 16 Jan 2019 07:13:58 -0500
  • Pound Sentiment Improves in Traders' Positioning for Brexit Vote

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    A gauge of relative demand for bullish or bearish options on sterling has climbed to the highest since April even as the U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit plan faces almost certain defeat in a House of Commons vote Tuesday. The pound may extend its rebound to above $1.30 should the Brexit deadline be delayed from the end of March, said Yuji Kameoka, chief foreign-exchange analyst at Daiwa Securities Co. in Tokyo.

    Tue, 15 Jan 2019 04:27:49 -0500
  • F-22 vs. F-35: Which Stealth Fighter Wins in a Shootout?

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    The U.S. Air Force’s original plan was for the F-22 to be its high-end air superiority fighter while the F-35 was designed to be primarily an air-to-ground strike aircraft, but one which could defend itself.

    Tue, 15 Jan 2019 08:00:00 -0500
  • Barr draws a line for Trump: ‘I will not be bullied’

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    President Trump's nominee for attorney general promises that he will abide by his sense of what is right and will not be susceptible to pressure from the president or from whatever quarter.

    Tue, 15 Jan 2019 14:13:53 -0500
  • California governor, lawmakers confront utility bankruptcy

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    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The announcement by the nation's largest utility that it is filing for bankruptcy puts Pacific Gas & Electric Co.'s problems squarely in the hands of Gov. Gavin Newsom and state lawmakers, who now must try to keep ratepayer costs down, ensure wildfire victims get the money they're owed and rethink California's energy picture in the face of climate change. 

    Tue, 15 Jan 2019 01:43:58 -0500
  • Woman caught drinking wine from Pringles can is banned from Walmart

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    A woman who was caught chugging wine out of a Pringles can while riding an

    Mon, 14 Jan 2019 13:34:38 -0500
  • LA teachers go on strike over wages, class size

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    Tens of thousands of Los Angeles teachers went on strike Monday after contentious contract negotiations failed in the nation's second-largest school district. (Jan. 14)

    Mon, 14 Jan 2019 12:08:43 -0500
  • Massive US teachers' strike affects half million pupils

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    More than 30,000 public school teachers in Los Angeles walked off the job on Monday to press their demands for better pay, smaller class sizes and more educators. The strike -- the first in 30 years -- is affecting some 500,000 students in the nation's second largest school district, with intense negotiations in past weeks failing to lead to a breakthrough. "Here we are on a rainy day in the richest country in the world, in the richest state in the country, in a state that's blue (Democrat) as it can be -- and in a city rife with millionaires -- where teachers have to go on strike to get the basics for our students," Alex Caputo-Pearl, the head of the United Teachers Los Angeles union, told a news conference.

    Mon, 14 Jan 2019 16:19:58 -0500
  • Snowstorms to be followed by Arctic outbreak in eastern half of nation

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    Following a pair of snowstorms set to deliver a one-two punch to the midwestern and northeastern United States into this weekend, the coldest air so far this winter season has its sights set on the eastern half of the nation.

    Wed, 16 Jan 2019 06:13:04 -0500
  • Parliament strikes down Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal by 230 votes

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    British lawmakers defeated Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit divorce deal by a crushing margin on Tuesday.

    Tue, 15 Jan 2019 14:49:38 -0500
  • 2020 Ford Explorer Gets Evolutionary, High-Tech Redesign

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    Ford has completely redesigned the Explorer for 2020, but you might not realize it from the photos. The exterior styling is so familiar that it would be easy to overlook the extensive re-engineer...

    Tue, 15 Jan 2019 09:28:41 -0500
  • Delta growth to slow further in first quarter as shutdown weighs

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    Delta Air Lines Inc on Tuesday forecast a further decline in revenue growth per mile flown in the first quarter, hit by a partial government shutdown.

    Tue, 15 Jan 2019 10:03:22 -0500
  • McConnell Condemns King's Comments on Race as ‘Unworthy’

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    The Kentucky Republican is the highest ranking Republican to condemn King’s rhetoric amid the latest controversy surrounding his racist or anti-immigrant comments. Senators Tim Scott of South Carolina and King’s fellow Iowans Joni Ernst and Chuck Grassley also have denounced King’s rhetoric.

    Mon, 14 Jan 2019 19:29:48 -0500
  • Kosovars remember 45 killed by Serb forces 20 years ago

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    RECAK, Kosovo (AP) — Thousands gathered Tuesday in the southern Kosovo village of Recak to mark 20 years since 45 ethnic Albanians were slain by Serb forces in a mass killing that sparked international anger.

    Tue, 15 Jan 2019 09:10:27 -0500
  • The Latest: Grandfather: Suspect 'backed off from crowds'

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    BARRON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the kidnapping of 13-year-old Jayme Closs (all times local):

    Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:34:51 -0500
  • Navajo Code Talker Alfred K. Newman, among the last of the World War II heroes, has died

    Alfred K. Newman was among 400 Navajos who helped defeat the Japanese during World War II by developing an unbreakable code using the Dine language.

    Tue, 15 Jan 2019 08:38:15 -0500
  • American citizen killed in Nairobi attack: official

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    A US citizen was killed Tuesday in an attack by Islamist militants on an upmarket hotel and office complex in Nairobi, a US official said. An AFP photographer in Nairobi saw the bodies of five victims and a police source said he had seen as many as 14 dead. Al-Shabaab, the Al-Qaeda-linked Somali group that assaulted a Nairobi shopping mall in 2013, claimed responsibility for Tuesday's attack on the DusitD2 compound, which includes a 101-room hotel, spa, restaurant, and offices for local and international companies.

    Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:50:17 -0500
  • Boeing's F-15X Could Be a Killer in the Sky (But It Won't Have Stealth)

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    Is that a problem?

    Tue, 15 Jan 2019 07:00:00 -0500
  • In-Depth Photos of the 2019 Subaru STI S209

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    Mon, 14 Jan 2019 13:12:00 -0500
  • Los Angeles teachers strike, claiming 'existential battle' over schools

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    More than 30,000 Los Angeles teachers demanding pay raises and smaller classes walked off the job in America's second-largest school system on Monday, marching downtown in the rain after negotiations over a new contract broke down. Students arriving for classes at some 900 campuses across the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) were met by their teachers carrying picket signs in the city's first teachers' strike in three decades. "It's an existential battle for the future of public education," teacher Mike Finn told Reuters outside John Marshall High School in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Los Feliz.

    Mon, 14 Jan 2019 16:57:58 -0500
  • Will May Survive Her Brexit Defeat?

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    The only meaningful unity that the United Kingdom has seen in the past two years has been opposition to the Brexit deal Prime Minister Theresa May negotiated with the European Union. The defeat, as predicted, has prompted Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to propose a vote, expected to be held on Wednesday, of no confidence in the government. When future historians consider Brexit, they will surely marvel at May’s obstinate capacity for survival in the face of unending political humiliation.

    Tue, 15 Jan 2019 17:48:10 -0500
  • On US-Mexico border, Trump's wall stirs mixed feelings

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    Mexico is just minutes away on foot, the time it takes to walk across one of the bridges that span the Rio Grande, intimately connecting Laredo, Texas to its Mexican sister Nuevo Laredo. The wall Donald Trump promises to build would slice through that, and here as elsewhere in America opinions are divided over whether it's needed. It's a sensitive subject in a city that is more than 95 percent Hispanic and many Laredo inhabitants politely decline to comment.

    Mon, 14 Jan 2019 18:39:34 -0500
  • Mega Gallery: Every Photo from 2019 10Best Trucks and SUVs

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    Wed, 16 Jan 2019 08:40:00 -0500
  • AP sources: Gillibrand moving toward 2020 bid in coming days

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    WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is expected to move toward launching a 2020 presidential campaign within days by forming an exploratory committee, according to several people familiar with her plans.

    Mon, 14 Jan 2019 16:23:28 -0500
  • Ford, VW form alliance to develop commercial vans, pickups globally for 2022

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    Ford, VW announce Tuesday a plan to deliver medium pickup trucks for global customers starting in 2022 and then with commercial vans in Europe.

    Tue, 15 Jan 2019 09:08:02 -0500
  • UK business braces for Brexit vote

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    Eleventh-hour warnings on the financial fallout of a no-deal Brexit and a cap on trading in pounds -- British business on Tuesday braced itself for the UK parliament's vital vote. "As MPs prepare to vote on the government's Brexit deal, we urge them to remember they hold the future of the British automotive industry -- and the hundreds and thousands of jobs it supports -- in their hands," said the Mike Hawes, chief executive of UK car industry body the SMMT. "Brexit is already causing us damage -- in output, costs and jobs, but this does not compare with the catastrophic consequences of being cut adrift from our biggest trading partner overnight," he added in a statement.

    Tue, 15 Jan 2019 06:27:06 -0500
  • Al-Shabab extremists claim deadly attack on Nairobi hotel

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    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Extremists stormed a luxury hotel in Kenya's capital on Tuesday, setting off thunderous explosions and gunning down people at cafe tables in an attack claimed by Africa's deadliest Islamic militant group. A police officer said at least 15 people had died.

    Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:16:21 -0500
  • The Shutdown Is Disrupting Travel at America's Biggest Airports. And It's Probably Going to Get Worse

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    TSA workers have not been paid for the pay period that ended last Friday

    Mon, 14 Jan 2019 19:31:48 -0500
  • Edward Lifesciences pays Boston Scientific $180 million to end patent row

    Boston Scientific and Edwards Lifesciences have been embroiled in a number of legal cases for several years involving heart valve replacement systems, including transcatheter aortic valves, in the United States and Europe. All pending cases or appeals in courts and patent offices will be dismissed, the companies said in a joint statement on Tuesday. The valves are used in a relatively new procedure called transcatheter aortic valve replacement, or TAVR, in which the original heart valve is not surgically removed.

    Tue, 15 Jan 2019 08:50:59 -0500
  • Considerations Before Maxing Out Your 401(k)

    You probably already know that contributing to your 401(k) plan will improve your retirement finances. There are some circumstances when it makes sense to pay down debt and build up some savings outside of your 401(k) before boosting your 401(k) withholding. Here's what you should think about before increasing your 401(k) contributions.

    Mon, 14 Jan 2019 11:53:31 -0500
  • Defying Trump, U.S. Senate advances measure critical of easing Russia sanctions

    The result marked a rare break from President Donald Trump. Eleven of Trump's fellow Republicans joined Democrats to vote 57-42 in favor of a motion to proceed to the resolution of disapproval. To take effect and block the plan to lift the sanctions, it must pass the Senate, where Republicans hold a 53-47 majority, as well as the House of Representatives, controlled by Democrats.

    Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:07:41 -0500
  • Thailand to make it rain as pollution chokes Bangkok

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    Thailand is set to deploy rainmaking planes to seed clouds in an effort to tackle the pall of pollution that has shrouded the capital in recent weeks. "The Department of Royal Rainmaking and Agricultural Aviation... expects the rainmaking to be done tomorrow (Tuesday) but it depends on wind and humidity levels," Pralong Dumrongthai, director-general of Thailand's Pollution Control Department, told reporters. As Thais woke up Monday morning to another day of murky air blanketing its bustling construction-filled capital, environment group Greenpeace said Bangkok was currently the 10th most polluted in the world, rivalling some cities in China.

    Mon, 14 Jan 2019 15:51:03 -0500
  • May Loses Brexit Vote in Landslide, Faces Confidence Vote

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    Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal was rejected by Parliament in a humiliating defeat, her plan for leaving the European Union all but dead. The House of Commons voted 432- 202 against the divorce she painstakingly brokered with the EU over 18 months. The largest parliamentary loss in over a century not only prompted the main opposition Labour Party to make its move to try force an election, it also hardened the EU’s position.

    Tue, 15 Jan 2019 17:34:12 -0500
  • The New Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Uses the Same Supercharger as the Chevrolet Corvette ZR1

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    Put down your fists; it's not as bad as it sounds.

    Mon, 14 Jan 2019 14:00:00 -0500
  • Frontier Airlines has introduced a tipping system for its flight attendants

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    Should you tip flight attendants?

    Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:42:49 -0500
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