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Amid Sexual Harassment Probe, Democratic Rep. Ruben Kihuen Won't Seek Re-Election

Amid Sexual Harassment Probe, Democratic Rep. Ruben Kihuen Won't Seek Re-ElectionDemocratic Nevada Rep. Ruben Kihuen said on Saturday he won’t seek re-election in 2018 just one day after the House Ethics Committee said it would investigate allegations of sexual harassment from two women.


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15 Most Stressful Jobs in the World

Everyone has a bad day at work now and then. But if you have one of these 15 Most Stressful Jobs in the World, even one bad day can get you or someone else killed. From EMT to Coal Miner to Ice Road Trucker, these are the jobs that will keep you up at nights!


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last updated: Sun, 28 Aug 2016 22:01:00 GMT

Canal jumper released on bail
AN 18-year-old man who jumped into a canal at Surfers Paradise to avoid being arrested by police on Wednesday night has been granted bail.

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last updated: Sat, 16 Dec 2017 11:05:34 -0500

63 Percent Of Americans Believe Donald Trump Tried To Obstruct Russia Probe

63 Percent Of Americans Believe Donald Trump Tried To Obstruct Russia ProbeA new poll has found that 63 percent of Americans believe President Donald Trump has tried to “impede or obstruct” the investigations into Russian interference in the U.S. election and possible links between Trump’s campaign and the Kremlin.


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Mystery swirls around powerful North Korea official as Hwang Pyong-so remains missing

Mystery swirls around powerful North Korea official as Hwang Pyong-so remains missingA North Korean official widely deemed as the nation’s second most powerful figure has been missing for some time, raising speculation that he has been executed.


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Trump administration prohibits CDC from using certain words

Trump administration prohibits CDC from using certain wordsAccording to a Washington Post report, the Trump administration is banning the Center for Disease Control from using certain words in their official documents including fetus, transgender and diversity.


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This Cat Named D-O-G Helps Train Pups To Be Service Dogs

This Cat Named D-O-G Helps Train Pups To Be Service DogsNot many cats get to have a career as a dog trainer, but one Missouri feline is doing just that.


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Track Palin, son of politician Sarah Palin, arrested in Alaska

Track Palin, son of politician Sarah Palin, arrested in AlaskaThe elder son of former Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin was in jail on Sunday, facing assault and burglary charges in her home state of Alaska. Track Palin, 28, appeared in state court in Palmer, Alaska, earlier in the day, on a felony burglary charge and misdemeanor assault and criminal mischief charges, court records showed.


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Canadian billionaire couple found dead in their home

Canadian billionaire couple found dead in their homeCanadian police are investigating the mysterious deaths of Barry Sherman, founder of Canadian pharmaceutical firm Apotex Inc, and his wife, Honey, one of the nation's wealthiest couples whose bodies were found in their mansion on Friday.


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Relief, Bitterness And Frustration: Another Year Of Obamacare Enrollment

Relief, Bitterness And Frustration: Another Year Of Obamacare EnrollmentSince the first open enrollment period for the Obamacare exchanges began in the fall of 2013, these health insurance markets have been a godsend, a disaster or something in between for consumers.


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Cake for 'joyful' pope on his 81st birthday

Cake for 'joyful' pope on his 81st birthdayPope Francis celebrated his 81st birthday Sunday with a hero cake and a message urging the world -- and children in particular -- to join in the holiday mood and be joyful. The Argentine pontiff thanked the crowds gathered in Saint Peter's Square for the Angelus prayer as they sang happy birthday, and was expected to slice into his birthday cake after lunch. The artist -- whose real name is Mauro Pallotta -- famously depicted Francis as Superman in 2014 and has since begun supporting Vatican charitable projects by selling T-shirts bearing the flying pope.


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Amid Sexual Harassment Probe, Democratic Rep. Ruben Kihuen Won't Seek Re-Election

Amid Sexual Harassment Probe, Democratic Rep. Ruben Kihuen Won't Seek Re-ElectionDemocratic Nevada Rep. Ruben Kihuen said on Saturday he won’t seek re-election in 2018 just one day after the House Ethics Committee said it would investigate allegations of sexual harassment from two women.


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America's Oldest Zoo Polar Bear 'Coldilocks' Get's 37th Birthday Bash

America's Oldest Zoo Polar Bear 'Coldilocks' Get's 37th Birthday Bash'Coldi' has far outlived the average lifespan for her species in captivity.


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Trump defends $1.5 trillion tax cut bill

Trump defends $1.5 trillion tax cut bill“This will mostly benefit the middle class and jobs,” Pres. Trump told reporters before departing for Camp David on Saturday.


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California Has Nearly Hit A Record On Wildfire Spending -- Halfway Through Its Budget Year

California Has Nearly Hit A Record On Wildfire Spending -- Halfway Through Its Budget YearCalifornia’s state firefighting agency is within days of spending more to fight fires in a single year than ever before, and the fiscal year still has six months to go.


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British embassy worker found murdered in Lebanon: official

British embassy worker found murdered in Lebanon: officialA British woman employed at the UK embassy in Lebanon has been found murdered, a senior official said Sunday, adding that the crime did not appear to be political. According to her social media profiles, she was employed by the UK Department for International Development (DFID).


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Santa’s workshop comes to life in Brooklyn, New York

Santa’s workshop comes to life in Brooklyn, New YorkFifty years ago, Lou Nasti gained fame when he built a robot that landed him on the front page of the New York Times. Now his skill can be seen in his detailed animatronic Christmas workshop in Brooklyn, New York and on display all around the world.


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Firefighters Take Advantage of Calmer Winds to Dig In and Contain Californian Wildfires

Firefighters Take Advantage of Calmer Winds to Dig In and Contain Californian WildfiresThousands of firefighters tried Sunday to shield coastal communities from one of the biggest wildfires in California history.


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Atlanta's Hartsfield airport hobbled by power outage

Atlanta's Hartsfield airport hobbled by power outageThe partial shutdown at the start of one of the busiest travel weeks of the year forced the Federal Aviation Administration to hold back flights bound for Atlanta. The cause of the outage, which occurred just after 1 p.m. EST, was not immediately known, the airport said in a statement. It was working with crews from Georgia Power to identify the problem and fix it.


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The Vatican Bans Sales of Saints' Body Parts in Updated Relic Rules

The Vatican Bans Sales of Saints' Body Parts in Updated Relic RulesThe new rules govern how body parts and cremated remains are to be handled


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Mario Batali Apologizes For Sexual Harassment With Cinnamon Rolls

Mario Batali Apologizes For Sexual Harassment With Cinnamon RollsMario Batali, the former host of “The Chew” who stands accused of sexual misconduct, issued an apology to fans on Friday through his newsletter and inexplicably ended it with a recipe for cinnamon rolls.


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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte backs same-sex marriage

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte backs same-sex marriagePhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte has declared himself in favour of same-sex marriage in an about turn that will put him on a collision course with the country's powerful Catholic Church. Speaking at the weekend at a gathering of the LGBT community in his home city of Davao, southern Philippines, he vowed to protect their rights and invited them to nominate a representative to work in his government. "I am for (same) sex marriage if that is the trend of modern times," he said. "If that will add to your happiness, I am for it." Profile | Rodrigo Duterte Mr Duterte was quoted previously in the local media as opposing same-sex marriage, using the gender issue to attack liberal Western countries who allow it, especially those criticising his brutal war against drugs which has killed thousands of Filipino citizens. But according to the local Inquirer, Mr Duterte dramatically backtracked from earlier remarks in his latest speech, revealing that he had gay family members and joking that he once toyed with the idea of being bisexual. "Why impose a morality that is no longer working and almost passe," he said, adding that "there will be no oppression" during his term in office and that his government would recognise the LGBT community's "importance in society". His shift will put him at odds with the Catholic Church who have already strongly criticised his bloody crackdown on drugs. The country's powerful bishops earlier this year voiced concern about any moves to legalise same-sex unions. While most Western countries have legalised same-sex marriage, with Australia being the latest to do so, the LGBT community still faces widespread discrimination across Asia. Only Vietnam and Taiwan have made progress towards marriage equality but have yet to enshrine the right to marry a member of the same sex in law.


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Texas Senator Challenges Legitimacy Of Mueller Probe As Push For Firing Continues

Texas Senator Challenges Legitimacy Of Mueller Probe As Push For Firing ContinuesSenate Majority Whip John Cornyn (R-Texas) slammed former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder in a tweet, and indicated that special counsel Robert Mueller’s findings on possible Russian collusion with the Trump campaign will only be “legitimate” if Republicans like his findings.


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GOP 'civil war' in primaries will lose them midterms: Democrat senator

GOP 'civil war' in primaries will lose them midterms: Democrat senatorThe Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee chair joins "This Week" after Democrat Doug Jones' victory in Alabama.


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End of days comes for Ohio man's 'zombie Nativity' scene

End of days comes for Ohio man's 'zombie Nativity' sceneCINCINNATI (AP) — A ghoulish holiday tradition outside of Cincinnati will soon come to a close after an Ohio man said he won't put up his "zombie Nativity" scene after this year.


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93-Year-Old Woman Spends 2 Nights In Jail After Eviction From Senior Housing

93-Year-Old Woman Spends 2 Nights In Jail After Eviction From Senior HousingFlorida authorities released an elderly woman from jail on Thursday after police arrested her for allegedly not paying rent at the senior housing community where she had lived since 2011.


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Argentina navy chief sacked over sub tragedy

Argentina navy chief sacked over sub tragedyArgentina dismissed its naval chief on Saturday, the most high-profile officer to be fired a month after a submarine went missing with 44 crew members on board. It's a political decision," a navy officer told AFP on condition of anonymity about the decision to remove Admiral Marcelo Srur during an ongoing investigation into the sub's disappearance. Srur is the fifth senior officer to have been relieved of his functions so far over the ARA San Juan's disappearance.


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P&G appoints Peltz to board despite losing proxy battle

P&G appoints Peltz to board despite losing proxy battleProcter & Gamble Co said it appointed Nelson Peltz to its board despite the activist investor narrowly losing a months-long proxy fight, the biggest ever involving a U.S. company. Immediately after its annual meeting in mid-October, P&G said it beat Peltz by a slim margin, but a preliminary tally by an independent election inspector, released a month later, showed otherwise. "Because the election results were so close, and because a large number of shareholders voted for Nelson Peltz to be a director, the board has engaged in numerous discussions with Mr. Peltz regarding a board seat," P&G said on Friday.


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Third Sea Lion Attack in a Week Prompts Swimming Ban at San Francisco Park

Third Sea Lion Attack in a Week Prompts Swimming Ban at San Francisco Park"I haven’t had a single sea lion or wildlife attack like this."


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The Myth That Urbanization Means Prosperity

The Myth That Urbanization Means ProsperityWhen it comes to cities and urbanization, it is generally thought that bigger is better. But a pair of recent studies suggests that although industrialized nations may have benefited from larger cities, the same is not true for the rapidly urbanizing areas of the developing world. In these parts of the globe, there really might be such a thing as too much urbanization, too quickly.


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Former leader of Chile Sebastian Pinera returns to office after beating left-wing opponent 

Former leader of Chile Sebastian Pinera returns to office after beating left-wing opponent Former Chilean leader Sebastian Pinera on Sunday night became president elect for the second time after comfortably winning an election that was expected to came down to the wire. Mr Pinera, a conservative billionaire businessman who held office between 2010 and 2014, beat Alejandro Guillier, a journalist turned politician from the centre left.  With more than 90 percent of the vote in, Mr Guillier congratulated his opponent while conceding defeat with 45.4 percent of the vote to Pinera's 54.5 percent. “My rival knew how to adopt our flags,” Guillier said. “Chile has changed and that change is forever. But we have to be self-critical; we have received a hard defeat.” It was a defeat for Guillier  Credit: Claudio Reyes /AFP The 68-year-old's victory provides a mandate to reverse four years of economic and political reform put in place by President Michelle Bachelet whose previously popular presidency fell under a cloud when her daughter in law became embroiled in a corruption scandal in 2015. Both candidates promised to keep in place Chile's longstanding free-market economic model, but Pinera has promised lower taxes to boost growth  and create 600,000 jobs, ease industry regulations and narrow the budget deficit. Guillier wanted the government to press on with Bachelet's overhaul of education, taxes and labor. On Sunday evening, supporters gathered to celebrate Pinera's win at his Santiago campaign headquarters. The win signals the country's shift to the right in line with other Latin American nations in recent years. A decade ago, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Cuba, Ecuador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Uruguay and Venezuela were all governed by left-wing leaders. But in recent years, conservatives have come to power in Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay and Venezuela.


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Second Director Says Weinsteins Blacklisted Actress Mira Sorvino From Film

Second Director Says Weinsteins Blacklisted Actress Mira Sorvino From FilmA second director has stepped forward this week with claims that Harvey and Bob Weinstein blacklisted actress Mira Sorvino and prevented her from being cast in films.


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Pentagon admits it ran secret multimillion-dollar UFO programme between 2007 and 2012

Pentagon admits it ran secret multimillion-dollar UFO programme between 2007 and 2012The Pentagon has admitted it ran a secret programme tasked with investigating sightings of unidentified flying objects, or UFOs. Although the Advanced Aviation Threat Identification Programme ended five years ago, when US defence officials shifted attention and funding to other priorities, it remains unclear if it has continued to investigate sightings of mysterious vehicles. Most of the money went to an aerospace research company ran by Robert Bigelow, a billionaire entrepreneur and longtime friend of Mr Reid.


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AP PHOTOS: Best of 2017 for the Middle East

AP PHOTOS: Best of 2017 for the Middle EastIn 2017 the Islamic State group was driven from its last strongholds in Iraq and Syria at an enormous cost, Pakistanis broke their silence to speak about sexual abuse in Islamic schools, and the U.S. declaration of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel ignited widespread protests.


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Pastor Blasts Supreme Court’s Gay Wedding Cake Case In Unhinged Rant

Pastor Blasts Supreme Court’s Gay Wedding Cake Case In Unhinged RantA conservative pastor known for producing controversial Facebook videos is back with a blistering defense of Christian businesses who turn away same-sex couples.


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High and dry: Pakistan's penchant for hash

High and dry: Pakistan's penchant for hashNiaz Ali is a deeply religious man: He prays five times a day and visits the mosque as frequently as possible. A sacred intoxication," says Ali, who asked to use a pseudonym, after taking a fresh rip off a hookah packed with pungent hash in Pakistan's bustling northwestern town of Peshawar. While Ali freely acknowledges using hash runs counter to the tenets of Islam, he insists it has its advantages.


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Landslides kill 26 in storm-hit Philippine province: local officials

Landslides kill 26 in storm-hit Philippine province: local officialsAt least 26 people were killed while several residents were missing in an island province in central Philippines after tropical storm Kai-tak brought heavy rains that triggered landslides, local authorities and media said on Sunday. Kai-tak cut power supplies in many areas, forced the cancellation of several flights, stranded more than 15,000 people in various ports in the region and prompted nearly 88,000 people to seek shelter in evacuation centers. The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office of Biliran island said 26 residents had died, but the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) has yet to make any official announcement about fatalities.


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Spain Arrests Suspect Wanted in Italy for Multiple Killings

Spain Arrests Suspect Wanted in Italy for Multiple KillingsHe was arrested after three were killed in Spain, including two Civil Guards


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Camille Grammar Says She Was ‘Nervous’ About Getting Married After Her Divorce

Camille Grammar Says She Was ‘Nervous’ About Getting Married After Her DivorceCamille Grammer opened up about her engagement to lawyer David C. Meyer and how she was nervous about marriage after her split from famous ex Kelsey Grammer


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Chile Has Elected Former President Sebastian Pinera in a Return to the Right

Chile Has Elected Former President Sebastian Pinera in a Return to the RightThe former airline magnate previously governed Chile from 2010 to 2014


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US admits to running secret UFO programme 

US admits to running secret UFO programme The Pentagon ran a secretive five year program to investigate UFO sightings, spending $22 million before it was shut down due to cost, it has been revealed. For the first time, the Department of Defense has acknowledged the existence of the mysterious Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program run from an office in a quiet corner of its sprawling headquarters. There, between 2007 and 2012, a team of researchers working with experts in Nevada probed reports of alien life form and strange sightings over the US skies - a real life versions of the hit TV show The X Files. The enterprise was the passion project of Harry Reid, the retired Senate Majority leader. “I’m not embarrassed or ashamed or sorry I got this thing going,” Mr. Reid said in an interview with the New York Times who first reported the story. “I think it’s one of the good things I did in my congressional service. I’ve done something that no one has done before.” Stock image of a UFO However, although some of the unit's work remains classified, it is not thought any convincing evidence of extraterristrials was discovered. “If anyone says they have the answers now, they’re fooling themselves, Mr Reid said We do not know.” But, he added: “we have to start someplace.” Documents show how the unit, working with a Las Vegas aerospace company run by Mr Reid's long time friend Robert Bigelow, investigated sightings of aircraft moving at high speeds with no signs of propulsion or that hovered mysteriously. Officials with the program also studied videos of encounters between unknown objects and American military aircraft  including one released in August of a white oval object, about the size of a commercial plane, chased by two US Navy fighter jets from the aircraft carrier Nimitz off the coast of San Diego in 2004. Yet in 2012, the program was seemingly wound up to the frustration of many. Visitors to the International UFO Museum in Roswell, New Mexico examine a glass-encased alien prop used in the movie "Roswell" Thomas Crosson, a Pentagon spokesman said:“It was determined that there were other, higher priority issues that merited funding, and it was in the best interest of the DoD (Department of Defence) to make a change.” Some say the shadowy work continues despite the funding being cut off. Fornmer  military intelligence official, Luis Elizondo, who led the unit, claims he continued his research and continued to work from his office in teh Pentagon until October when he resigned in protest at what he descirbed as excessive secrecy and internal opposition. In his resignation letter to Defense Secretary James Mattis, he reportedly wrote: “Why aren’t we spending more time and effort on this issue?” U.F.O.s have been repeatedly investigated over the decades in the United States, including by the American military. In 1947, the Air Force began a series of studies that investigated more than 12,000 claimed U.F.O. sightings before it was officially ended in 1969.  The project, which included a study code-named Project Blue Book, started in 1952, concluded that most sightings involved stars, clouds, conventional aircraft or spy planes, although 701 remained unexplained. Robert C. Seamans Jr., the secretary of the Air Force at the time, said in a memorandum announcing the end of Project Blue Book that it “no longer can be justified either on the ground of national security or in the interest of science.”


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Israel to probe fatal shooting of Palestinian paraplegic

Israel to probe fatal shooting of Palestinian paraplegicGAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Israeli military said Sunday it has opened an investigation into the fatal shooting of a paraplegic Palestinian man who was shot in the head during a violent demonstration in the Gaza Strip last week.


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Second bitcoin futures debut could lure volume to wild market

Second bitcoin futures debut could lure volume to wild marketBitcoin investors expect futures volumes to perk up when CME Group Inc, the world's largest derivatives exchange operator, launches its own contract to wager on the cryptocurrency on Sunday. The second U.S. bitcoin futures launch is seen as another step towards big institutional investors warming up to a volatile asset that had until recently been accessible only via largely unregulated markets. Like the futures contract launched last week by rival Cboe Global Markets, CME's will be cash settled.


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'Stupid idea' propels trail-blazing Silk Road runner

'Stupid idea' propels trail-blazing Silk Road runnerThe world today is enough to make some people want to get up and just run to the ends of the Earth, so that's what Kai Markus decided to do. Troubled by what he sees as growing bigotry and division in the world, the German management consultant gave up a successful business to run the ancient Silk Road from Hamburg to Shanghai in a Quixotic quest to show that we are all one. Nine months, eight countries, 12,000 kilometres (7,500 miles) and two fractured heel bones later, Markus hobbled across a symbolic finish line in Shanghai on Saturday with a feeling of mission accomplished.


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Russia and NATO: Headed for a Missile Arms Race in Europe?

Russia and NATO: Headed for a Missile Arms Race in Europe?The NATO alliance is urging Moscow to return to compliance with the 1987 Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces bilateral U.S.-Russia treaty, which bans land-based missiles that have ranges between 500km and 5,500km. “Allies have identified a Russian missile system that raises serious concerns,” reads a statement from the alliance.


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Lorenzen Wright's Ex-Wife Has Just Been Charged With His 2010 Murder

Lorenzen Wright's Ex-Wife Has Just Been Charged With His 2010 MurderAuthorities say Sherra Wright, the ex-wife of former NBA player Lorenzen Wright, has been charged with first-degree murder in his death


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'Last Jedi' Director Explains How He Hid A Classic 'Star Wars' Easter Egg

'Last Jedi' Director Explains How He Hid A Classic 'Star Wars' Easter EggFollowing the release of “The Last Jedi,” some fans had a bad feeling the movie was missing one iconic staple.


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Check Out This Model S Wagon Rendering

Check Out This Model S Wagon RenderingOne collector has commissioned his own custom Tesla wagon. Here's what it'll look like.


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Hundreds of People Fell Sick on a Royal Caribbean Cruise

Hundreds of People Fell Sick on a Royal Caribbean CruiseSome passengers told local media they were happy to get off the ship


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Conservative ex-President Pinera easily wins Chile election

Conservative ex-President Pinera easily wins Chile electionSANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Billionaire former President Sebastian Pinera easily won Chile's presidential runoff election Sunday, moving the world's top-copper producing country back to the right in the footsteps of other Latin American nations.


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Correction: Israel-Palestinians story

Correction: Israel-Palestinians storyGAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — In a story Dec. 15 about deadly Israeli-Palestinian violence, The Associated Press erroneously referred to Jerusalem's Western Wall as Judaism's holiest site. The Western Wall is the holiest site where Jews can pray, while the neighboring hilltop compound known to Jews as the Temple Mount is the holiest site in Judaism.


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63 Percent Of Americans Believe Donald Trump Tried To Obstruct Russia Probe

63 Percent Of Americans Believe Donald Trump Tried To Obstruct Russia ProbeA new poll has found that 63 percent of Americans believe President Donald Trump has tried to “impede or obstruct” the investigations into Russian interference in the U.S. election and possible links between Trump’s campaign and the Kremlin.


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63 Percent Of Americans Believe Donald Trump Tried To Obstruct Russia Probe

63 Percent Of Americans Believe Donald Trump Tried To Obstruct Russia ProbeA new poll has found that 63 percent of Americans believe President Donald Trump has tried to “impede or obstruct” the investigations into Russian interference in the U.S. election and possible links between Trump’s campaign and the Kremlin.


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last updated: Mon, 20 Jun 2016 09:41:00 GMT

Response from Eddie, AFL not nearly enough
THERE'S so much wrong about the Eddie McGuire-James-Brayshaw-Danny Frawley pack mentality attack of Caroline Wilson. As was the AFL's insipid response on Monday.

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Secret tape not the only talking point
THE reasons behind a decision to release a secret expletive-laden recording of former Chief Justice Tim Carmody are almost as juicy as the tape is expected to be.

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The Top 10 Movies Of 2017, According To Everyone
The top 10 movies of the year, according to all the top 10 lists out there.

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Myanmar government says case against Reuters journalists can proceed
YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar's civilian President Htin Kyaw, a close ally of government leader Aung San Suu Kyi, has authorized the police to proceed with a case against two detained Reuters reporters accused of violating the country's colonial-era Official Secrets Act, a senior government spokesman said.

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last updated: Fri, 15 Dec 2017 21:49:19 -0500

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Diddy and Stephen Curry Want to Buy the North Carolina Panthers
Diddy tweeted that there are no African-American majority owners in the NFL

Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson, who is being investigated for alleged workplace misconduct, announced that he’ll sell the team after the 2018 season is completed. The new owner will be determined after what is sure to be a lucrative and lengthy bidding process, but hip-hop mogul Diddy has already said that he wants to purchase the team. And two-time NBA MVP Steph Curry, who is from North Carolina and is a huge Panthers fan, said he wants in on the deal.

Diddy noted on Twitter that there are no majority owners in the NFL who are African-American.

Curry responded to Diddy’s tweets with a succinct message of his own.

In a video he posted to Instagram shortly after the initial Tweet, Diddy said that one of his first orders of business would be to sign Colin Kapernick. Kaepernick remains a free agent despite throwing 16 touchdowns and four interceptions last season, and there’s belief that the reason he remains unsigned is because of his activism both on and off the field. Kaepernick is credited with starting the movement to protest racial injustice during the national anthem before NFL games.

Diddy, whose real name is Sean Combs, has amassed a fortune worth $820 millionthrough multiple business ventures on top of his music career. Diddy is the founder of Bad Boy Records, the Sean John clothing line and vodka manufacturer Ciroc.

Forbes valued the Panthers at $2.3 billion, meaning Combs, a native New Yorker, would likely have to partner with other investors to buy the team. Diddy and Curry are a duo that will certainly garner headlines, but it is unclear whether other NFL owners would sign off on having a current NBA player own part of a team.

Diddy wouldn’t be the first hip-hop star to invest in a sports franchise. Jay-Z famously owned a small portion of the Brooklyn Nets before he sould his share in order to avoid a conflict of interest with the sports agency he was founding, Roc Nation Sports.

This article originally appeared on Sports Illustrated.

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