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WEATHER: Cloudy and wet thru Monday

WEATHER: Cloudy and wet thru Monday

There's a chance of rain on Friday and Saturday . Between a quarter and a half-inch of rain is possible. Storms should start popping sometime after 1 p.m., but the bigger action might start to occur near or after the sunset hour. Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Expect roads to be at least wet and slushy at times, for much of the day. Temperatures will dip back into the low 50s during this period. Read More

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White House will court moderate Democrats on tax plan: Priebus

White House will court moderate Democrats on tax plan: Priebus

Ryan sounded a note of caution: The health bill's failure "does make tax reform more hard", he said , "but it doesn't in any way make it impossible". Brady said the committee plans to move on the bill in the spring. Asked if Trump will stick to the Obamacare program, Press Secretary Sean Spicer insisted, "No!" Other in the White House point to Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, the former RNC chairman, who they say was insufficiently persuasive to the Republican rank and file. Read More

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NFL owners revamp video replay for officiating

One sometimes tricky call for the referee has been made easier by the league, which outlawed a "leaper" bounding over the top of the offensive line in an attempt to block a kick. By Competition Committee; Makes it Unsportsmanlike Conduct to commit multiple fouls during the same down created to manipulate the game clock. By Competition Committee; Liberalizes rules for timing, testing, and administering physical examinations to draft-eligible players at a club's facility for one year only. Read More

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Arkansas Reconsiders Letting Guns Into Facilities

Arkansas Reconsiders Letting Guns Into Facilities

Arkansas' governor says he has signed legislation expanding the locations where concealed handguns are allowed in the state to include colleges, some bars, government buildings and even the state Capitol. "It will kill the campus carry bill we just passed", Republican Sen. "I've learned that our state legislators - and even our governor - listen to the gun lobby over their constituents and the people who will be directly affected by this legislation", said Austin Bailey. Read More

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Bill Clinton gives impassioned eulogy at Martin McGuinness' funeral

There were no IRA symbols on show and the service was also attended by the leader of the Democratic Unionist leader, Arlene Foster, who was praised by Clinton for her attendance despite criticism by some families of IRA victims. The funeral procession stopped and the coffin was then handed over to be carried by members of Sinn Fein leadership, including Gerry Adams and Michelle O'Neill. Read More

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Senate votes to undo privacy rules that protect user data

Senate votes to undo privacy rules that protect user data

The resolution would undo privacy rules that ensure consumers control how their most sensitive information is used. Forty-six Democratic senators and two independents voted against. Sen. Bill Nelson, a Florida Democrat, said the vote marked a rout for consumers. Flake has said that the rollback will "protect consumers from overreaching Internet regulation ", Ars Technica reports. Read More

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Halliburton Company: Buy the Dip?

The company's expected revenue in the current quarter to be 4.21 Billion, seeing a projected current quarter growth of 85.7%, and per annum growth estimates over the next 5 year period of around 24.88%. The ex-dividend date was Monday, February 27th. This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.42%. Relative strength index (RSI-14) for Halliburton Company (HAL ) is at 31.82. Read More

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World Health Organization issues ethics guidance to protect rights of TB patients

World Health Organization issues ethics guidance to protect rights of TB patients

An estimated 480,000 people developed multidrug-resistant TB (MDR-TB) that year, according to the WHO. "Resistance to anti-TB drugs is a global problem that threatens to derail efforts to eradicate the disease". Multi-drug resistant tuberculosis reflects the meeting of an ancient and under-addressed disease - tuberculosis - with an emerging modern threat - antimicrobial resistance. Read More

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March is colorectal Cancer Awareness Month in US

March is colorectal Cancer Awareness Month in US

Reaching 80% by 2018 would avoid 453 new cases of colorectal cancer and 332 deaths by in the District by 2030. The program will deploy community health workers/patient navigators to work with Ward 5 residents, building community-based partnerships to deliver colon cancer education, perform risk assessments and distribute easy-to-use fecal immunochemical tests (FIT) to use at home. Read More

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Weather: Rain, Freezing Rain, and Sleet Overnight into Monday

Weather: Rain, Freezing Rain, and Sleet Overnight into Monday

It's a 22News Storm Team Weather Alert Day Monday , due to the chance for some freezing rain through mid-morning. Those hoping for spring conditions will have to wait at least a few more days. Monday night, with a few lingering showers along the Cape and the Crown of ME, it will still remain cloudy with temperatures only dropping into the upper 30s south, lower 30s to 20s north. Read More

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Air India cancels Shiv Sena Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad's Mumbai-Delhi ticket

Air India cancels Shiv Sena Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad's Mumbai-Delhi ticket

Besides Air India, the airlines which won't allow Gaikwad to fly as FIA members are IndiGo, Jet Airways, SpiceJet and Go Air. Asserting that all MPs need to attend Parliament diligently and can not always travel by train, Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan today called for resolving the issue of Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaekwad's "flying ban" by several airlines through amicable talks. Read More

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Two Police Officers Shot in Miami

Two Police Officers Shot in Miami

The officers are listed in stable condition, police said. He confirmed two officers had been shot, but didn't have any other details. The wounded officers were rushed to the hospital in the bed of a pickup truck and were able to limp inside with the help of their colleagues, ABC affiliate WPLG reported. Read More

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Canada to legalise marijuana by 2018

Just south of the Canadian border, in the United States, the conversation around recreational marijuana is quite different. Canadians who want to grow marijuana themselves will be limited to four plants per household. In the U.S., voters in California, Massachusetts, Maine and Nevada voted past year to approve the recreational use of the drug, joining Colorado, Washington, Oregon and Alaska. Read More

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Here's how to use barrel-aged maple syrups

Here's how to use barrel-aged maple syrups

The Farnham Farm connection is doubly significant considering there are the only two maple ambassadors chosen by a panel of judges in a statewide essay contest every April. Free sugar shack tours will be held between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. March 25-26. "It is really fun to see my friends". In terms of production, ME goes back and forth with NY for No. Read More

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Raiders get National Football League green light to move to Las Vegas

Raiders get National Football League green light to move to Las Vegas

Miami owner Stephen Ross coast the only "no" vote. 27th that the Oakland Raiders have been approved to relocate to Las Vegas and this could be the most exciting news in the history of American sports... "It truly is an exciting time to be from Las Vegas". "I'm originally from Los Angeles, so I used to watch them at the coliseum, and I know what we are going through now", Medina said. Read More

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'Notable bulges' on April the giraffe's left side, baby is 'extremely quiet'

The zoo said the staff will spend time Monday trying to expedite the thaw in the yard so animals can get outside. "We just think she was giving him a hoof (hand) out the door". "It has definitely broadened the general awareness of the park". April has never lost a calf nor had a stillborn. Whalen said the park also has received separate donations, but she said she didn't know how much. Read More

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President Trump Hits the Golf Course For the 13th Time

President Trump Hits the Golf Course For the 13th Time

All Trump's likely golf outings have come on Saturdays or Sundays. If he were to continue at this pace, Trump would play golf approximately 300 times in his four-year term. Trump owns several golf courses around the world and has worked out of some since the inauguration. This time , the White House kept press pool reporters in the dark about Trump's activities at the club, keeping the media contingent confined to the club's indoor tennis facility and proving no information about why ... Read More

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Oakland Leaders React to NFL's Approval of Raiders Move to Las Vegas

Oakland Leaders React to NFL's Approval of Raiders Move to Las Vegas

The Raiders have been in Oakland in 45 of the franchise's 58 seasons, including the last 22. "We work very hard and never want to see the relocation of a franchise". In the National Football League, shiny new stadiums become obsolete in a hurry. " The Raiders were born in Oakland , and Oakland will always be part of our DNA", said Davis, dressed in an ill-fitting black suit and white tie. Read More

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Lance Statement on the American Health Care Act

Ryan says he is proud of the bill they produced and that it would make a dramatic improvement in healthcare. "There's been a lot of outreach from members of both sides [of the political aisle] about this idea", Spicer said. The move received mixed reactions from many who had a lot at stake under the bill. The change to the American Health Care Act, as the legislation is called, would compel each state to decide on the kinds of medical services that health plans must include. Read More

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Girl ends up with 3rd-degree burns from homemade slime

Girl ends up with 3rd-degree burns from homemade slime

Kathleen Quinn, 11, noticed her hands felt "really hot and tingly" after she brewed the concoction of glue, water and Borax, or sodium borate, at her home, CBS News reported. According to WCVB , Kathleen Quinn made some homemade slime last weekend. "We made it a million times, too, and nothing else happened". Slime-making was a hobby Kathleen Quinn's mother encouraged until she realized how it could hurt her child. Read More

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Last-shot practice pays with Final Four for North Carolina

Last-shot practice pays with Final Four for North Carolina

Villanova was a slight favorite before the tournament started and Gonzaga emerged as a slight favorite after the first week. OR takes the last spot after downing Kansas with a hail of blocks and three-pointers. Here are four players who could become unsung heroes. Luke Maye hit a jumper with 0.3 seconds left, and top-seeded North Carolina held off Kentucky 75-73 to earn the Tar Heels' second straight trip to the Final Four and 20th all-time in Sunday's showdown of college ... Read More

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