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Wildfire Prompts Evacuations In Oklahoma City

Wildfire Prompts Evacuations In Oklahoma City

A wild fire broke out in the U.S. state of Oklahoma which burned almost 600 acres, prompting authorities to evacuate hundreds of people in the nearby areas and part of adjoining state of Texas. A cause for the fire has not been released at this time. Red flag warnings have been issued for western Oklahoma, the Texas Panhandle and parts of West Texas. Read More

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IN coach Tom Crean accidentally tackled by Michigan's Moritz Wagner

IN coach Tom Crean accidentally tackled by Michigan's Moritz Wagner

IN kept the deficit close throughout a majority of the first. IN took advantage of 1-on-1 matchups in the post, but the Wolverines forced turnovers on 23% of Indiana's possessions which led to 20 points in the other direction. But Josh Newkirk dribbled the ball off of the foot of a MI player and the officials didn't see it. Caleb Swanigan had one of his most inefficient performances of the season, and Purdue's deadly three-point shooters never found their rhythm, finding little room to get ... Read More

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Performers And Presenters Announced For 59th Annual Grammy Awards

Beyonce is now a 21-time Grammy victor, picking up an award for best music video, while the late David Bowie won an award for his final album, beating out Prince. Predictably, Beyonce is the artist with the most nominations (9), and will be hoping to add to her 20 previous Grammy wins. People magazine has also reported that Kanye West and Justin Bieber might also not be there. Read More

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Where to Watch the 2017 Grammy Awards

If you don't live in one of the 153 markets that CBS can stream live TV online in, you may be out of luck if your only avenue to use CBS All Access is on a PC or Mac. But let's not forget Chance the Rapper , who has made Grammy history with seven nominations - five of which are for his digital mixtape "Coloring Book" - this is the first time the Academy has recognized such a release. Read More

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Pakistan's Senate Retaliates After US Denies Politician Visa

Pakistan has barred USA senators and Congressmen from visiting the Pakistan senate after deputy chairman Abdul Ghafoor Haideri was not granted a visa in time to attend a UN-sponsored event in NY. Hundreds of parliamentarians from every region of the world participate in it. Haideri himself was jailed in 2001 for five months for leading a protest movement against Pakistan aiding the US-led war in neighbouring Afghanistan. Read More

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Two more retailers have reportedly stopped selling Trump family merchanside

Two more retailers have reportedly stopped selling Trump family merchanside

USA retailers Sears and Kmart's websites no longer sell products from the Trump Home line, which is owned by the Trump Organisation, a Business Insider report said. "We welcome and pay close attention to feedback from our customers", the company said in the statement . "In [Conway's] attempt to do Trump's bidding, she may have crossed one of the people closer to Trump than herself-Ivanka Trump". Read More

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Stratcom Detects North Korean Missile Launch

Stratcom Detects North Korean Missile Launch

The missile, which sources said landed in the Sea of Japan, was sacked as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited President Trump in the United States. "This intermediate ballistic missile is certainly risky", he said. The missile launch was quickly condemned by South Korea, as well as France, Russia and Italy. Read More

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Chris Evans Gets Into Twitter Argument with Former KKK Leader

Captain America , however, wasn't to be dissuaded by that low-level reverse psychology. Duke is an anti-Semite who believes that the world is run by a small group of "Zionists". Now the Cap is at it again, taking on former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke . A couple of hours later, the actor shared his response and told his fans, "We can't let hatred be the loudest voice". Read More

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Trump Signs Executive Orders Giving More Power to Police

Sessions, who represented Alabama in the Senate for the last 20 years, was sworn in Thursday after being confirmed the night before. The Independent points out that the number of law enforcement officers killed on duty is at a five-year high after 135 police officers died on the job in 2016, which includes health-related and job-related causes such as heart attacks and traffic accidents. Read More

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22 train cars plunge into river after derailment in California

An investigation into the cause of the derailment is ongoing. Three people were onboard and no one was injured, he said. Emergency crews note that the area has some flooding and the trestle had some erosion on the bottom. Cosumnes Fire Department crews joined Union Pacific crews to begin assessing the damage left behind by the derailment. Traffic is backing up on Highway 99 because drivers are looking at the scene. Read More

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After snow storm, wintry conditions expected to continue

After snow storm, wintry conditions expected to continue

The heaviest precipitation was expected to occur between 9 p.m. and 2 a.m. before tapering off from around 6 a.m.to 9 a.m. Around two inches of the wintry mix may accumulate, according to the National Weather Service. Winds could gust as high as 55 miles per hour. Southwesterly winds 4-9mph. High: 38 (35-41). Look for winds increasing to northwest 25 to 35 mph Sunday night with gusts up to 45 miles producing visibilities as low as a half-mile at times, the Weather Service said. Read More

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The Justice Department Just Withdrew A Promising Trans Rights Request

The Justice Department Just Withdrew A Promising Trans Rights Request

These quiet moves are the clearest sign yet that the Trump administration will not seek to specify federal rights for transgender people and will instead leave that battle up to the states. "The parties are now considering how best to proceed in this appeal", the brief concluded. "Transgender students are entitled to the full protection of the United States Constitution and our federal nondiscrimination laws", Chad Griffin, president of the Human Rights Campaign, said in a statement . Read More

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Lowry and Power make flying starts at Pebble Beach

The satellite-TV provider also has teed up the "AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am Experience" showing a four-screen mix in HD. Spieth was up the hill on the 14th, doing what Spieth does - a six-foot par save. The following February, Spieth, who had already signed a sponsorship contract with the telecommunications company, finished 22nd in his AT&T debut on a sponsor's exemption, his second PGA Tour event. Read More

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Sen. Feinstein reacts to immigration raids

Sen. Feinstein reacts to immigration raids

So, with 60 or 70 being arrested in Georgia this week, that would be less than the average number of people arrested each week during the last complete Fiscal Year. There were several reports of people being detained by agents throughout the Austin area and the Mexican Consulate confirmed that 44 Mexican immigrants were detained towards the end of the week in Austin. Read More

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Missouri women's basketball looks to get back on track against Arkansas

Missouri women's basketball looks to get back on track against Arkansas

LSU controlled the first half and led for more than 15 minutes while holding Arkansas to 10-of-27 shooting (37.0 percent). Anton Beard had a 3-pointer and two foul shots. Blakeney scored eight of those 20 points.LSU pulled within six points at 62-56 on a basket by Sampson with 9:31 remaining in the game. As soon as the second half began, though, Arkansas began to take over, quickly drawing within 42-40 in the opening minutes, then taking a 62-52 lead with 10 minutes to play in the game. Read More

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Trump 'Opposes' Israeli Settlements

The Obama administration took a hard stance against settlements, going as far as abstaining from voting on a UN Security Council resolution that condemned the settlements, ultimately allowing it to pass. Recall, too, that Obama insisted on a complete "settlement freeze", including expansion within existing settlements, and later allowed the UN Security Council to declare the entire Israeli presence beyond the "1967 lines" - including the Jewish Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem - a ... Read More

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Tom Price confirmed as next Health Secretary after contentious Senate debate

Tom Price confirmed as next Health Secretary after contentious Senate debate

Price's nomination has been among Trump's most controversial, in part because of his hostility to government safety net programs, including Medicaid and Medicare. Their suspicions were deepened when it was revealed Price traded health care stocks while having oversight duties of the health care industry. In addition to Price, the Senate has confirmed Rex Tillerson as secretary of state, James Mattis as defense secretary, Jeff Sessions as attorney general, John Kelly as homeland security ... Read More

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Trump Hints At New Travel Order Coming Next Week

Trump Hints At New Travel Order Coming Next Week

The statement amounted to a victory for Abe, who came to Washington wanting to develop a sense of trust and friendship with the new US president and send a message that the decades-old alliance is unshakeable. Backstory 1: Trump is on his second day of meetings with Abe, flying to Florida on Friday after White House meetings and a joint press conference. Read More

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Charles Oakley Banned from MSG Even if He Has Ticket

Charles Oakley Banned from MSG Even if He Has Ticket

Oakley was arrested during the first quarter of Wednesday's game against the Los Angeles Clippers after a clash in the stands with arena security personnel near Dolan, who owns the Knicks. NY has had its fair share of controversy in recent weeks. I think that Charles has got a problem. "They need a jump". National Basketball Association players like LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, J.R. Read More

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Liberals and Democrats welcome EU-Mexico trade talks

In Europe, he explained, Mexico is seeking to update its trade agreement while in Asia many more opportunities are seen as a result of the collapse of the Trans-Pacific Partnership after U.S. -Mexico border, Videgaray said, "We are going to. maintain dialogue and we are going towards a process of negotiation". "We're going to stop the ridiculous trade deals that are taking everybody out of our country and taking companies out of our country and it's going to be reversed". Read More

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Penn State stops Badgers, 6-3

Penn State stops Badgers, 6-3

The Nittany Lions (14-12, 6-7 Big Ten) shot 56.9 percent from the field and finished 7 for 16 from 3-point range. The Illini were hoping to string together back-to-back Big Ten wins for the first time this season after their win in Evanston against Northwestern on Tuesday. Read More

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Greensboro Police Officer Shot During Traffic Stop

A man is dead and a Greensboro police officer is hospitalized Friday after an exchange of gunfire during a traffic stop. He said both people inside the vehicle got out and ran from the area. A female officer involved in the stop was shaken up but uninjured, police said. As the auto came to a stop, police said Blackman who was a passenger got out and ran away. Read More

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Groundhog Day: N. Korea launches more ballistic missiles

Groundhog Day: N. Korea launches more ballistic missiles

The official didn't want to be named, citing office rules. North Korea conducted its fifth test of a nuclear device previous year and was seen by experts and officials to be making progress in its weapons capabilities. Defence Secretary James Mattis when he travelled to South Korea earlier this month. The reports come as Trump was hosting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and just days before the North is to mark the birthday of leader Kim Jong Un's late father, Kim Jong Il. Read More

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Officer's Adorable Outtakes From Portrait With K-9 Partner Go Viral

Officer's Adorable Outtakes From Portrait With K-9 Partner Go Viral

He explained the photos were taken for the agency's archives, but he made a decision to post them to Facebook after noticing the affectionate exchange. After a few takes, the two got the photo right. K-9 Kenobi sniffs the side of Officer Knach's face, tipping his hat up to one side. They show the dog snuggling against Mr Knach and licking his cheek while the officer struggles to keep a straight face. Read More

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Another foot of snow on its way

Another foot of snow on its way

Baker also said there were reports of minor coastal flooding and several thousand power outages. A blizzard warning remains in effect for south coastal Rhode Island and MA. Governors in Connecticut, Rhode Island and MA are urging people to stay off the roads to keep them clear for plows and emergency vehicles as a powerful snowstorm is making its presence felt in southern New England. Read More

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