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CAS slaps life ban on Russian doping 'mastermind'

CAS slaps life ban on Russian doping 'mastermind'

WADA has had two experts in Moscow " to ensure this independence", Reedie added. Russian Federation ratified the global convention against doping in sport in late 2006. The IAAF, has relaxed some of the restrictions on Russian athletes competing, if they can provide evidence that they are fully compliant. Lausanne-based CAS upheld the ban as part of an arbitration involving the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) and the Russian Athletics Federation, citing in a ... Read More

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Speed Limit Reductions, Travel Restrictions In Place For Tuesday Storm, PennDOT Says

Speed Limit Reductions, Travel Restrictions In Place For Tuesday Storm, PennDOT Says

Wolf's plan, issued as an official " Proclamation of Disaster Emergency ", calls on PennDOT to deploy additional equipment to the Lehigh Valley, Poconos and other eastern parts of the state that are expected to face the brunt of the storm. The governor announced Monday afternoon that almost 700 members of the Pennsylvania National Guard will be deployed during the storm. Despite the resources and manpower dedicated to prepare for and respond to the storm, Wolf said it's important for ... Read More

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Paul Ryan's problem with Obamacare

Paul Ryan's problem with Obamacare

It is still unknown whether these groups can have an impact on President Donald Trump's personal opinion on the American Health Care Act. Conservative Republicans loathe the former, while Democrats object to the latter. "We have to look at what's driving the cost, what's behind that". House Republicans have announced the long-awaited health care bill - the American Health Care Act (AHCA) - on Monday, March 6. Read More

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Lake effect snow warning issued

Lake effect snow warning issued

Lake effect snow could continue periodically throughout Tuesday. Cook, Lake, and DuPage counties will be under a Lake Effect Snow Warning issued by the National Weather Service that begins at 7 p.m. As the snow continues to accumulate, Tuesday will be windy and cold, with highs in the mid to upper 20s, and wind gusting upwards of 25 miles per hour. Read More

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Missing 6-year-old found safe in Tennessee

Missing 6-year-old found safe in Tennessee

The two had previously shared custody, but a judge granted temporary sole custody to Brian Cooney and reportedly issued an order of protection against Claire's mother. That's when the owner noticed Cooney and Bromen acting suspicious and called the police. He thought they resembled pictures he had seen on a flyer passed out by the private detective. Read More

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Vanderbilt falls in SEC Semis, 76-62 to Arkansas

Vanderbilt falls in SEC Semis, 76-62 to Arkansas

According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, Kentucky is the favorite in this game, as the Wildcats are getting odds of -8.5 points. NASHVILLE - Arkansas held Vanderbilt to 30.4 percent shooting and ran away from the seventh-seeded Commodores early in a 76-62 victory in the semifinal round of the Southeastern Conference Tournament at Bridgestone Arena on Saturday afternoon in Nashville, Tenn. Read More

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DOJ given until Monday to back up Trump's wiretapping claims against Obama

DOJ given until Monday to back up Trump's wiretapping claims against Obama

She added, "I'm not in the job of having evidence". "I wouldn't want to reach a conclusion at the outset of our investigation as to whether we're going to be able to demonstrate collusion", Schiff said on "This Week". John McCain shared a similar sentiment regarding Trump's serious allegation against Obama. Trump's top aide was being pressed to explain weekend comments that seemed to suggest the Obama administration ordered wide-scale surveillance of her boss. Read More

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Dozens gather to celebrate Irish heritage

Dozens gather to celebrate Irish heritage

Patrick's Day during their 15th Annual Irish Heritage Celebration Parade. "A cool pint of draft Guinness will give a good start to the evening and goes very well with an Ireland-inspired hot dog", says general manager Peter Feran. Traffic is expected to be heavy during the parade hours. The newest additions to this year's parade were several festive floats beautifully decorated to enhance the theme of the day. Read More

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S. New England Could See Up To 10 Inches Of Snow

S. New England Could See Up To 10 Inches Of Snow

The National Weather Service has issued a blizzard watch for the CT coast, Long Island and New York City area and expects up to 2 feet of snow could fall Monday night in Wednesday morning. HollywoodLifers , how are you preparing for Winter Storm Stella? Significant amounts of snow are forecast that will make travel risky. Boston also could get 12 to 18 inches, with isolated amounts of up to 2 feet across northeastern MA. Read More

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WNIJ's Gas Price Monday

WNIJ's Gas Price Monday

Gas prices have hovered around $2.15 a gallon around Tampa Bay for the last week or so, but an unlikely downward trend in prices is expected to continue through the busy spring break travel season, according to a press release. Just 16 states saw average gas prices rise versus last week, with Utah leading gainers with a rise of 8 cents. The Florida average of $2.27 on Monday was three cents less than the national average. Read More

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More Than 1500 Flights Cancelled Ahead Of Northeast Storm

More Than 1500 Flights Cancelled Ahead Of Northeast Storm

There were 217 cancelled flights out of Chicago-O'Hare International airport, FlightAware said . Several flights leaving from and arriving to and from the area Tuesday and Wednesday morning have already been cancelled. Southwest Airlines spokeswoman Melissa Ford said the airline anticipated canceling almost its entire Northeast schedule on Tuesday, according to USA Today . Read More

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Trump administration asks Bharara to resign

Trump administration asks Bharara to resign

A longer statement followed, with Bharara calling his seven years as as Southern New York's U.S. Attorney "the greatest honor of my professional life, no matter what else I do or how long I live". U.S. Attorney for Western Washington Annette Hayes, pictured in a Department of Justice photo. The resignation requests were confirmed by a Justice Department spokesperson, including Bharara whose office looks after some of the most critical business and criminal cases that pass through the ... Read More

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Spicer ambushed by woman in Apple Store

Spicer ambushed by woman in Apple Store

Shree Chauhan has identified herself as the video's poster to Britain's Daily Mail. As Spicer is accustomed to being hurled insulting questions by the media every day in the White House Press Briefing Room, these kinds of questions are probably not too much of a challenge. Read More

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2 teen girls, man fatally shot inside St. Charles condo

2 teen girls, man fatally shot inside St. Charles condo

Police tell the Associated Press that they believe Randall shot his family in what appeared to be a murder-suicide. Police arrived on scene and when they entered the apartment, the teens and the man were found dead. But, a memorial outside the condominium has signs paying tribute to Tiffany and Brittany. "She just felt like no one cared and all my friends in English tried to make her feel like she was cared about". Read More

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Judge won't rule on Trump's new travel ban

Judge won't rule on Trump's new travel ban

Lawyers for the state argued that "the new executive order is resulting in the establishment of religion in the State of Hawaii contrary to its state Constitution". It also halts the acceptance of refugees for four months, but does not indefinitely bar Syrian refugees as the previous order did. One of the legal troubles with the first travel ban seems to evaporate with this edited edition: the complaint that the order violates the Due Process Clause of the Fifth Amendment. Read More

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Another Sean Spicer Press Conference, Another Meme Series

Another Sean Spicer Press Conference, Another Meme Series

Spicer said . "Your pin's upside down", one reporter said at the first opportunity. According to the transcript, Spicer said, "There's ... millions of people who have to go into the single market". Spicer and reporters present laughed, though it wasn't immediately clear whether Trump was joking . Spicer denied that the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) and the CIA has a presidential mandate to root out "deep state" officials, however. Read More

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Jackrabbits Faces Gonzaga, UND Draws Arizona To Open NCAA Tourney

Jackrabbits Faces Gonzaga, UND Draws Arizona To Open NCAA Tourney

It is the 19th-consecutive NCAA Tournament for the Gonzaga Bulldogs , and it is the second time the Bulldogs have been awarded a No. 1 seed. Coach Mark Few's team is tops in the nation in scoring margin (+23 points), second in field goal percentage (52%), second in opponents field goal percentage (37%), eighth in fewest points allowed (61 per game), and tied for eighth in rebounding margin (+8 per game). Read More

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NCAA Tournament Predictions 2017: Final Four Picks

NCAA Tournament Predictions 2017: Final Four Picks

Over the last 11 tournaments, only twice have all four seeds failed to make it out of their region (2006: No. 3 Florida, No. 2 UCLA, No. 4 LSU and No. The Wildcats earned the top overall seed in the tournament, but were rewarded by getting Duke , Baylor and Florida in their region. The Wildcats had regular-season wins against Baylor and West Virginia , but they don't have the strongest RPI. Read More

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Floyd Mayweather 'officially out of retirement' to fight Conor McGregor

Floyd Mayweather 'officially out of retirement' to fight Conor McGregor

If you're getting your hopes up, though, it's more than likely there still will be some challenges in making Mayweather vs. McGregor happen. McGregor , 28, has demanded a guaranteed $100 million payday to face Mayweather . Though it wouldn't be the very first time a fighter from one combat discipline has ventured into another, it would most definitely be the first instance of someone personally starting that journey by taking on one of the best fighters in the history of boxing. Read More

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Joe Biden Delivers Tearful SXSW Speech About Curing Cancer

Joe Biden Delivers Tearful SXSW Speech About Curing Cancer

Vice President Joe Biden said on Sunday in one of his first major speeches since leaving office this year that he would have liked to have been the U.S. "Many of you are developing technologies and innovations for purposes large and small, fun and serious, entertaining and lifesaving, that have nothing to do with cancer - but you could make a enormous impact", he said, his voice booming. Read More

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Past 'phony' jobs numbers now 'very real'

Past 'phony' jobs numbers now 'very real'

But on Wednesday, Spicer preemptively sought to discredit the CBO before it released its analysis of the American Health Care Act - the Republican health care bill introduced in the House on Monday. 'I don't think that should come as a surprise'. Before the meeting, Portnoy told WTOP , he was told Comey meant to tell them "there was no truth" to Trump's accusations. Read More

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Cullman Daylight Savings Time Spring 2017

Cullman Daylight Savings Time Spring 2017

A recent survey done by Harris Polls for CareerBuilder found that only one in five US workers gets the recommended eight hours of sleep each night as it is, so losing an hour, even on the weekend, makes the problem worse. If you're a devout napper, make sure you only do so in the afternoon and for no more than 30 minutes. This year, Daylight Saving Time begins on Sunday and ends November 5th. Read More

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Waiting for Obamacare replacement

The flat credit will price many poor and vulnerable people out of the health insurance market. Ryan said that he " can't answer " how many will lose coverage under the new plan. And the annual premium for a family of three with about the same income would balloon by $7,568. About two weeks ago, a Kaiser Family Foundation survey found that support for Obamacare was at an all-time high, as 48 percent of Americans viewed the law favorably compared to 42 percent who viewed it unfavorably. Read More

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WBC scores 2017: Dominican Republic rallies to beat US, 7-5

WBC scores 2017: Dominican Republic rallies to beat US, 7-5

The bats will warm up for Team USA and most pitchers will have a hard time preventing them. For all the complaints about Major League Baseball's All-Star Game, the arguments about whether or not it should matter, the inability to play it as a true game (and end up with ties because both teams ran out of players), the World Baseball Classic is the flawless alternative. Read More

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Spring those clocks ahead an hour this weekend for daylight saving time

Spring those clocks ahead an hour this weekend for daylight saving time

One of the most important strategies is to continue the child's regular routine even though the time has shifted. Plenty of people expressed frustration on social media on Saturday, as the prospect of losing an hour's sleep loomed large. Under the Uniform Time Act, states can opt out of observing daylight saving time. There are plenty of fans of Daylight Saving Time: stores see more shoppers, needing more gas to get around. Read More

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Winter weather advisory: Snow

Winter weather advisory: Snow

Strong winds will lead to blowing snow, reduced visibility, and additional power outages. Millersville University meteorologist Eric Horst tweeted this morning that the storm will likely bring Lancaster County 6 or more inches of snow, which would be the largest snowstorm of the season. Read More

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Trump's New Muslim Ban

Trump's New Muslim Ban

Congressman Seth Moulton, D-Salem, said President Donald Trump's new executive order suspending travel from six Muslim-majority countries, meant to protect the nation from foreign terrorists, will actually make the country "less safe". Put simply, the Justice Department said in a court filing that the injunction issued by Judge Robart on February 3 "does not limit the government's ability to immediately begin enforcing the new executive order". Read More

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