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Pregnant Islamic State bride wants to return home to Britain

In her homeland, the electrifying reappearance of a young woman once mourned as the child victim of a cultlike group has triggered an enormous outcry, much of it in the form of furious condemnation.
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Ionescu helps No. 3 Oregon beat No. 9 Oregon St 77-68

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Sabrina Ionescu had 29 points and nine assists, and No. 3 Oregon beat No. 9 Oregon State 77-68 Friday night for its 17th straight win. Ruthy Hebard added 21 points and 11 rebounds for the Ducks (24-1, 13-0 Pac-12), who have the longest active winning streak in the nation. Oregon improved […]
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Suspects in alleged attack on 'Empire' actor released

Suspects arrested in connection with an alleged racist and homophobic assault on "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett in Chicago were released on Friday, police said. "Due to new evidence as a result of today's interrogations, the individuals questioned by police in the Empire case have now been released without charging and detectives have additional investigative work to complete," the Chicago Police Department said in a email to Reuters. The individuals are no longer being classified as suspect...
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Nico Hischier scores in OT as Devils rally to beat Wild 5-4

Nico Hischier scores in overtime as New Jersey Devils rally past Minnesota Wild 5-4            [Author: AP]
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Jussie Smollett case: Two men released after police interrogation reveals 'new evidence'

Chicago police arrested two men they previously identified as "potential suspects" for the Jan. 29 attack on "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett. The men were released Friday.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Molina, Hristova lead Washington State over Washington 94-61

Chanelle Molina had 18 points and 10 assists, Borislava Hristova added 18 points, five rebounds and seven assists, and Washington State beat Washington 94-61            [Author: AP]
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2 arrested in connection with attack on 'Empire' star Jussie Smollett are released

Two suspects have been arrested in the attack on "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett, Chicago Police Department said Friday.
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The USA's most artsy city is ...

Providence, Rhode Island, is the biggest city in America's smallest state, and it often gets lost between two of its neighbors, bustling Boston and elegant Newport. But coming to New England and skipping this city is a major travel mistake.
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Scott Morrison says people smugglers will ‘have a crack’ if Labor is elected

Bill Shorten dismisses PM’s comments, saying it’s possible to have strong borders and treat people humanely The prime minister, Scott Morrison, has sent out a fresh message on border security, saying “people smugglers know they won’t get through me and Peter Dutton” but would “have a crack” if Bill Shorten became prime minister.Morrison said the government had “increased the strength, resource and capability again of Operation Sovereign Borders” after the asylum seeker medevac legislation passed...
Tags: Labor, Australia news, Australian immigration and asylum, Migration, Coalition, Australian politics, Bill Shorten, Labor party, Tasmania, Scott Morrison, Peter Dutton, Morrison


AOC Slams The ‘Racial Injustice’ Of The Cannabis Business As White Men Profit

She suggests "affirmative-action licensing" to mitigate the "racial wealth gap" in areas that faced the war on drugs.
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Kneeling protester Kaepernick agrees to confidential NFL settlement

Colin Kaepernick, whose kneeling protests sparked a firestorm of controversy, has reached a settlement with the NFL over his collusion grievance against the league, his attorneys said Friday. Kaepernick and former San Francisco 49ers teammate Eric Reid both filed a lawsuit against the NFL saying owners and officials colluded to keep them off NFL rosters for their decision to make a kneeling protest during the US anthem. Reid signed a one-year deal as an injury replacement last season with the Ca...
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Bulls' Lauri Markkanen shines and shows off what a potential Markkanen-Luka Doncic combo would look like in 2019 Rising Stars Challenge

Bulls' Lauri Markkanen shines and shows off what a potential Markkanen-Luka Doncic combo would look like in 2019 Rising Stars Challenge originally appeared on nbcsportschicago.com The Rising Stars Challenge is a fun showcase for the young stars of the NBA to show off their skills in a fast-paced game with little-to-no defense. So while you can't gain much in terms of serious scouting information from this game, you can get a better picture of where a youngster ranks among the hierarchy...
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India's most important election in decades in looming. Here's what you need to know

India is just months away from general elections, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party facing what looks like an increasingly close contest.
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2 Men Detained in Jussie Smollett Case Are Released by Police

The two brothers who had been arrested by the Chicago police were freed late Friday. The police said they were no longer considered suspects.
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Kuzma wins MVP, US tops World in Rising Stars 161-144

All-Stars in training: Kuzma scores 35 to win MVP, and U.S. tops the World 161-144 in Rising Stars game            [Author: AP]
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Saudi crown prince delays visit to Pakistan by a day

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani officials say the visit of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has been delayed by a day. Without giving any explanation for the delay, the Foreign Ministry says Prince Mohammad will now arrive in Islamabad on a two-day visit on Sunday and that his program remains unchanged. The crown prince is […]
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Austin Hill earns first career Truck Series victory in wild Daytona opener

Austin Hill blocked his way to his first career Truck Series victory in a crash-marred season-opener Friday night at Daytona International Speedway.           
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Fired factory worker goes on shooting rampage at Aurora, Illinois, plant, killing five

Heavily armed police swarm to industrial valve company in southwest Chicago suburb of Aurora.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Payless is closing all of its US shoe stores

Payless is the latest retail chain to close up shop in the United States.
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Shooter who opened fire in workplace where 5 died had lost his job, police say

The gunman at the Illinois manufacturing business where five employees were killed and five police officers were wounded was being let go by the company, Aurora Chief of Police Kristen Ziman told reporters Friday night.
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Wampler scores 29, Wright St. ties Norse for 1st in Horizon

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Bill Wampler scored a career-high 29 points and Wright State rallied to beat Northern Kentucky 81-77 on Friday night and join the Norse in a first-place tie in the Horizon League. Wampler was 10-of-14 shooting and made four 3-pointers for the Raiders (16-11, 10-4). Loudon Love added 20 points on 8-of-12 […]
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No. 10 Stanford bounces back with 65-51 win at UCLA

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alanna Smith scored 22 points, and No. 10 Stanford rebounded from its worst loss under coach Tara VanDerveer with a 65-51 victory over UCLA on Friday night. The Cardinal came into the game with three losses in their last five games — including a 40-point defeat to No. 3 Oregon last […]
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Snow is melting, but it still left its mark on state swimming championships

At some school districts, the snowy weather wiped out a week of practice, which swimmers would have used to in preparation of the state meet.
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Williams scores 14 to lift Marist over Quinnipiac 63-61

Austin Williams had 14 points off the bench to lead Marist to a 63-61 win over Quinnipiac            [Author: AP]
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AFL-CIO open letter to gave devs: things won't get better until you unionize

In the wake of Blizzard/Activision's announcement of mass layoffs following record profits, Liz Shuler of the AFL-CIO has published an open letter on Kotaku addressed to workers in the notoriously abusive video game industry, calling on them to unionize as the only path to a fair deal. My question is this: what have you gotten in return? While you’re putting in crunch time, your bosses are ringing the opening bell on Wall Street. While you’re creating some of the most groundbreaking produc...
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State wrestling: Debut of 32-person brackets at Mat Classic gets mixed review

Snow caused the cancellation of the regional wrestling tournaments, giving the WIAA a chance to see what a larger Mat Classic would look like.
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AFL-CIO open letter to game devs: things won't get better until you unionize

In the wake of Blizzard/Activision's announcement of mass layoffs following record profits, Liz Shuler of the AFL-CIO has published an open letter on Kotaku addressed to workers in the notoriously abusive video game industry, calling on them to unionize as the only path to a fair deal. My question is this: what have you gotten in return? While you’re putting in crunch time, your bosses are ringing the opening bell on Wall Street. While you’re creating some of the most groundbreaking produc...
Tags: Post, Games, News, Labor, America, Class War, Kotaku, AFL CIO, Bobby Kotick, Andrew Wilson, Late Stage Capitalism, Liz Shuler, Largest Labor Organization, Blizzard-activision, Liz Shuler Kotaku


Archaeologists discover Incan tomb in Peru

Peruvian archaeologists discovered an Incan tomb in the north of the country where an elite member of the pre-Columbian empire was buried, one of the investigators announced Friday. The discovery was made on the Mata Indio dig site in the northern Lambayeque region, archaeologist Luis Chero told state news agency Andina. Archaeologists believe the tomb belonged to a noble Inca based on the presence of "spondylus," a type of sea shell always present in the graves of important figures from the I...
Tags: News, Peru, Lambayeque, Mata Indio, Luis Chero, Andina Archaeologists


Employee being fired fatally shoots 5 co-workers with 'laser-sighted pistol' in Illinois

A 15-year employee being fired from a suburban Chicago manufacturing company opened fire with a laser-sighted pistol on Friday, killing five co-workers and wounding five police officers before he was killed by police, authorities said. Aurora, Illinois, Police Chief Kristen Ziman said 45-year-old Gary Martin "was being terminated" before he started shooting at the Henry Pratt Co. - which makes valves for industrial purposes - in the city about 40 miles west of Chicago. She told a news conference...
Tags: News, White House, Chicago, Illinois, Aurora, Probst, Gary Martin, Sarah Sanders, John Probst, Henry Pratt Co, Kristen Ziman, Ziman, Aurora Illinois Police, Bev Horne Daily Herald



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