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Tony Romo confirms CBS Sports move with tweet

The former Cowboys quarterback will be the lead National Football League game analyst at CBS, where he'll be paired with lead announcer Jim Nantz and sideline reporter Tracy Wolfson on the network's...

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Kendall Jenner Pepsi ad prompts Twitter backlash

Kendall Jenner's new ad for Pepsi has fallen flat. A new Pepsi ad - which features Kendall Jenner using a can of soda to end a stand-off between cops and a group of young, multi-racial "prote...

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Russian investigators detain six on terror suspicion, no links to bomb attack

Every corner at the ornate, Soviet-built Sennaya Square station was covered with red and white carnations yesterday. Russia's health minister on Tuesday raised the death toll from 11 to 14 and said...

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Theresa May laughs off Gibraltar 'war' question

Some British newspapers discussed a weakened Royal Navy, but assured concerned readers the Navy still had the power to "cripple" Spain. Asked if that would include ultimately sending a naval task fo...

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Arab League chief says Syria attack 'major crime'

Arab League chief says Syria attack 'major crime'

President Donald Trump denounced the attack as a "heinous" act that "cannot be ignored by the civilized world". It asks UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to report monthly on whether the Syri...

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Bay Area businesses mark Equal Pay Day by offering 20 percent discounts

The news comes as the United States marks Equal Pay Day , highlighting the disparity between men and women's wages. Although women make up about half of the college-educated workforce, females are ...

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Saint Petersburg metro driver hailed as hero after blast

Saint Petersburg metro driver hailed as hero after blast

Petersburg subway station, Vosstaniya Square by the Moscow railway station, Russia's National Anti-Terrorist Committee said. "It was Akbarjon Djalilov", a statement by the committee said, addi...

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US Senate clashes over Trump Supreme Court pick

The Senate became a "breeding ground for filibusters", according to Senate .gov. Filibusters of the past, even the unsuccessful ones, have marked political movements. That the only option after J...

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EU legislators tell UK on Brexit: no parallel talks

EU legislators tell UK on Brexit: no parallel talks

During the debate in Strasbourg Manfred Weber, chairman of the largest group of MEPs, the centre-right European People's Party, said: "Cherry-picking will not happen". The Brexit talks have already ...

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Civil rights groups alarmed over retreat on police reforms

Civil rights groups alarmed over retreat on police reforms

Davis made an oblique nod to his concern about Trump and company as it pertained the consent decree, and many councilpersons made their opposition to Trump known, particularly Brandon Scott. There are...

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US F-16 crashes near Joint Base Andrews

US F-16 crashes near Joint Base Andrews

Officials are still trying to gather details such as whether the aircraft was on take-off or landing. Multiple reports say the plane was an F-15, though it was originally believed to be an F-16. Hom...

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French presidency frontrunner Macron tells rival Le Pen nationalism means war

French presidency frontrunner Macron tells rival Le Pen nationalism means war

Discussions on a possible coalition between the two left-wing candidates for France's presidential election appear to have broken down. The two leading candidates, Macron and Le Pen, clashed sharply...

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South Korea: North Korea fires ballistic missile off east coast

South Korea: North Korea fires ballistic missile off east coast

A retired four-star US general warns that a pre-emptive strike on North Korea may be the only real solution to address the North Korean nuclear threat. "I would not be at all surprised if we did som...

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May suggests free movement could continue during Brexit implementation

May suggests free movement could continue during Brexit implementation

If you would have asked me that the day after the election. However May said that by the time Britain leaves the European Union , "it's right that everybody should know what the future arrangem...

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Smiling Kim Jong-Un inspects North Korea tank competition

Smiling Kim Jong-Un inspects North Korea tank competition

Malaysia has never directly accused North Korea of being behind the murder, but many say the weapon - VX nerve agent , a banned chemical weapon - suggests the North must have orchestrated it. Japanes...

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United States military confirms N. Korea fired missile into Sea of Japan

The 60 kilometers is a relatively short flight compared with the distances that other North Korean missiles flew. The isolated regime conducted 24 ballistic missile tests during 2016, and experts sa...

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Mourners gather in Derry to remember Martin McGuinness

Mourners gather in Derry to remember Martin McGuinness

Opening the funeral mass - Bishop of Derry Donal McKeown he says the best legacy to Martin McGuinness is the congregation of all faiths and backgrounds. Unionist leaders have acknowledged the importan...

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Children Killed in Suspected Chemical Attack on Idlib, Syria

Children Killed in Suspected Chemical Attack on Idlib, Syria

Israeli leaders, led by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, condemned the attack and the Assad regime and called upon the worldwide community to act, but this is not enough. The tweet was in reference ...

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LIST: Schools and Businesses Early Dismissals, Closures Wednesday Due to Storms

LIST: Schools and Businesses Early Dismissals, Closures Wednesday Due to Storms

The early dismissal is due to the National Weather Services' prediction of severe weather in the early afternoon hours on Wednesday that will include severe thunderstorms, high winds, hail and possibl...

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'All evidence' suggests Assad responsible for chemical attack

'All evidence' suggests Assad responsible for chemical attack

Damascus has denied responsibility, and Russian Federation, a staunch ally of the Assad regime, said the gas contamination was the result of a leak from a rebel chemical weapons depot hit by governmen...

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Netanyahu Sends Condolences to Russia Following Deadly Subway Bombing

News agencies reported that the suspect, Jalilov, had lived in Russian Federation for six years and was from the city of Osh in southern Kyrgyzstan. Putin offered condolences to the families of the ...

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NATO chief condemns Syria attack

NATO chief condemns Syria attack

NAN reports that the UN Security Council will meet at 10:00 EDT (1400 GMT) on Wednesday to be briefed on the suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria that killed dozens of people, including 11 c...

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White House woos GOP lawmakers with revised health care bill

Under the ACA, insurers are required to offer comprehensive health plans to everyone and charge them the same price regardless of whether they have a pre-existing condition. "This is the first time ...

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Tillerson Talked About Safe Zone Plan With Turkey

Adelman says Turkish announcement also takes attention away from the fact that many extremists entered Syria from Turkey. "That means the Euphrates Shield is over and any potential actions, if necessa...

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Donald Trump on Russian Federation metro blast

Both leaders recognized that terrorism can not be defeated exclusively by military force and pledged to explore ways to address the economic, social, political, and ideological factors that fuel terro...

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Former National Security Adviser Rice denies leaking names of 'unmasked' Trump officials

Another ex-Trump adviser, Jack Kingston, would jump into the fray to allege that former Obama administration official Evelyn Farkas said she wanted to get political information out there. "When it...

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Petersburg bombings: Suspect named as Kyrgyzstan man Akbarzhon Jalilov

Petersburg bombings: Suspect named as Kyrgyzstan man Akbarzhon Jalilov

No one immediately claimed responsibility for the attack, but Russian state media outlet Interfax is reporting metro security cameras have footage of the suspected bomber. Khasiyev rushed across St....

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Russia was 'certainly' involved in US Presidential polls: Nikki Haley

Russia was 'certainly' involved in US Presidential polls: Nikki Haley

Nikki Haley, the usa ambassador to the United Nations, said Sunday "there's no love" between the United States and Russian Federation, particularly since there's "no question" Russian Federation meddl...

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Paul Ryan addresses new GOP health care plan

The Post reports that Representative Chris Collins, another member of the Tuesday Group, was not sold on getting rid of the " community ratings " provision, though he suggested that he would be o...

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Federal budget lays out plans for future-proof workforce

Federal budget lays out plans for future-proof workforce

The 2017 budget is here and it's obvious the federal Liberal government isn't planning on balancing Canada's books anytime soon. "They've gift wrapped last year's budget". The Liberals clearly see a n...

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Car bomb kills at least 7 at restaurant in Somalia's capital

Police said the blast took place near the compounds housing the security and sports ministries. No group has so far claimed responsibility for the attack, but bombings are commonly carried out by So...

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Syria chemical attack death toll now at 72; new strikes hit

Syria chemical attack death toll now at 72; new strikes hit

We couldn't stand up. Israel has largely stayed out of the fighting in neighboring Syria, though it has carried out airstrikes on suspected arms shipments to Syrian ally Hezbollah. The WHO said it w...

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Saudi embassy confirms UK Parliament attacker had been in Saudi Arabia

Saudi embassy confirms UK Parliament attacker had been in Saudi Arabia

Masood was shot dead by police on the scene on Wednesday. The Daily Mail newspaper said he was brought up by his single mother in the town of Rye on England's south coast, later converting to Isla...

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South Africa President Jacob Zuma gets backing from ANC

South Africa President Jacob Zuma gets backing from ANC

He also rubbished claims that several members of the National Executive Committee were asked to apologise to President Jacob Zuma. Mr Zuma has been under growing pressure since sacking respected Fin...

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World leaders react to North Korea firing missile into Sea of Japan

World leaders react to North Korea firing missile into Sea of Japan

The missile fired from land in the area of the eastern coastal city of Sinpo on Wednesday morning flew about 60 kilometers (37 miles), according to a South Korean military statement. Many weapons expe...

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