Cuba says Trump administration pressured Bolivia to worsen ties

A day after Bolivia suspended diplomatic relations with Cuba, Havana accused its interim government of having sought to sabotage bilateral ties ever since it took power last year, partly under pressure from the Trump administration. Communist-run Cuba was a key ally of Bolivia's former leftist President Evo Morales - who resigned amid a political crisis and protests in November - and has supported his assertion that he was toppled in a foreign-backed "coup". Bolivia's conservative interim Pres...
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Winners, losers at NHL All-Star weekend: Tkachuk brothers, Green Day expletives, Kane cheered

Brothers Matthew, Brady Tkachuk had a great weekend in St. Louis; Patrick Kane got cheered and booed after scoring for Central Division.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Loomis Woman Accused Of Using Counterfeit Bills At Rocklin Clothing Store Has Been Arrested

ROCKLIN (CBS13) — A woman accused of using counterfeit bills at a Rocklin clothing store in early January has been arrested, authorities said. The Rocklin Police Department said on Thursday that they arrested Jenna Williams, of Loomis, in connection with the crime that happened on January 7. Police said the suspect was identified on social media and then contacted by the investigating officer. The department said Williams’ case will be forwarded to the Placer County Sheriff’s Office for charges....
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‘Saturday Night Live’: Adam Driver Plays Jeffrey Epstein in Hell With Jon Lovitz as Alan Dershowitz

The 45th season of “Saturday Night Live” has been on hiatus for a month, and what a month it has been. The last episode aired just days after Donald Trump was impeached, and this week alone saw House impeachment managers presenting their case on why it would threaten the country’s security for him to stay […]
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‘Saturday Night Live’: Adam Driver Plays Jeffrey Epstein in Hell With Jon Lovitz as Alan Dershowitz (Watch)

The 45th season of “Saturday Night Live” has been on hiatus for a month, and what a month it has been. The last episode aired just days after Donald Trump was impeached, and this week alone saw House impeachment managers presenting their case on why it would threaten the country’s security for him to stay […]
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GAME RECAP: 76ers 108, Lakers 91

Tobias Harris scores 29 points and eight boards as Philly get rid of Los Angeles, 106-91.
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6 Wild Things Said In The Secret Recording Of Trump’s Dinner

Trump floated plans for a "see-through" border wall and boasted he could've beat former President Barack Obama in 2012.
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In pictures: The Wuhan coronavirus outbreak

The deadly Wuhan coronavirus is spreading through Asia and across the world.
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'Buy now, pay later' users almost double

Deals allowing customers to spread payments interest-free are increasing but charities warn of building debts.
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The rapid rise of 'Buy now, pay later'

Deals allowing customers to spread payments interest-free are increasing but charities warn of building debts.
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Developers looking ahead to PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X, GDC survey shows

A survey revealed that video game developers are already looking ahead to the PlayStation 5 and the Xbox Series X.
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Patrick Kane’s love-hate relationship with St. Louis fans highlight of 2020 NHL All-Star Game

ST. LOUIS - Patrick Kane has been booed all weekend in St. Louis and the nine-time Blackhawks All-Star poked a little bit of fun at Blues fans for their, shall we say, warm welcoming. On one hand, Kane is an arch rival in St. Louis. On the other, he represented the Central Division and was teammates with the four Blues All-Stars (Jordan Binnington, Ryan O'Reilly, David Perron and Alex Pietrangelo).
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No. 1 Baylor stifles Florida 72-61 for 16th straight victory

No. 1 Baylor was surprised to learn it was a slight underdog on the road against Florida. The Bears raised their eyebrows, shook their heads, shrugged their shoulders and decided to treat it as bulletin-board material. MaCio Teague and Devonte Bandoo scored 16 points apiece and Baylor extended its winning steak to 16 with a 72-61 victory over the Gators in the Big 12/SEC Challenge on Saturday night.
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GAME RECAP: Thunder 113, Timberwolves 104

Dennis Schroder leads the way with 26 points and four rebounds as the Thunder get rid of the Timberwolves, 113-104.
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Notre Dame coach Mike Brey rants about officiating after loss at FSU

After watching his team fall, 85-84, on Saturday night at No. 5 Florida State, Notre Dame head coach Mike Brey gave a one-minute press conference, ripped into the ACC officials and then left without taking any questions. Brey suggested that the Fighting Irish, who fell to 11-8 on the season and 2-6 in Atlantic Coast Conference play, don't get the calls that other league members get because their football team is not a full member. "Sometimes we're treated by the officials like we haven...
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Hertl scores game-winner as Pacific edges Atlantic

San Jose Sharks forward Tomas Hertl scored the game-winning goal as Team Pacific defeated Team Atlantic 5-4 to win the NHL All-Star Game on Saturday night in St. Louis. Vancouver Canucks forward Elias Pettersson scored twice in the victory and Edmonton Oilers forward Leon Draisaitl had a goal and an assist. David Pastrnak and Jonathan Huberdeau had each a goal and an assist for Atlantic.
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U.S. to evacuate consulate staff, some citizens from Wuhan

The U.S. State Department said on Sunday it will evacuate personnel from its Wuhan consulate to the United States and will offer a limited number of seats to private U.S. citizens on a flight out of the epicenter of China's coronavirus outbreak. The State Department, in an emailed statement, said some private U.S. citizens will be able to board a "single flight" leaving Wuhan on Jan. 28 bound for San Francisco, requesting those interested to contact the U.S. embassy in Beijing with their perso...
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Russell Simmons Documentary Premieres Amid Controversy

The filmmakers behind “On the Record” thanked Sundance for “standing strong and never blinking” after Oprah Winfrey backed out as an executive producer.
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What Happens if a Battleship and Submarine Had a Baby?

It's been tried before.
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Coronavirus: from one food market to global panic

China was praised for its early response to the diseaseIn the final days of 2019, Xia Qingqing joined her parents for a late-night dinner just 200 metres away from the now-notorious South China seafood market, in the central Chinese city of Wuhan.It has since been identified as the source of the new coronavirus that has infected more than 1,400 people worldwide, killed more than 40 and plunged China into chaos. Just as hundreds of millions of people should be reuniting with their families to cel...
Tags: Science, China, World news, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Wuhan, South China, Coronavirus outbreak, Xia Qingqing

Australia Day: Indigenous mourning, protests and citizenship ceremonies – in pictures

As Scott Morrison welcomed new citizens and many celebrated the national holiday, thousands took to the streets to mark Invasion Day Continue reading...
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Curtis Blaydes stops Junior dos Santos in UFC on ESPN+ 24 main event

PNC Arena in Raleigh, North Carolina played host to Saturday's UFC Fight Night: Blaydes vs. dos Santos event. A heavyweight bout between No. 3 ranked Curtis Blaydes and former champion Junior dos Santos headlined the 12-bout fight card. Blaydes, an accomplished wrestler, was expected to try and take the fight to the ground the first chance that he got.
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Bruins' David Pastrnak named All-Star Game MVP

Boston Bruins forward David Pastrnak has earned the title of 2020 All-Star Game MVP, scoring four goals and six points during the contest. While serving as the fan-voted captain of the Atlantic Division, Pastrnak led his team to a victory over the Metropolitan, but was unable to overcome the Pacific in the final game of the evening. Despite the result, the 23-year-old showed enough to be crowned MVP during his second All-Star appearance.
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‘On the Record,’ Documentary About Russell Simmons’ Rape Accusations, Premieres to Thunderous Standing Ovation

“On the Record,” a devastating look at many of the women who came forward to accuse music mogul Russell Simmons of rape and harassment, premiered to not one, but two thunderous standing ovations at the Sundance Film Festival on Saturday. The warm reception came as the film has become engulfed in a media firestorm, one […]
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Brandon Kintzler, Cubs most consistent reliever in 2019, signs with Marlins: report

Brandon Kintzler officially won't be back on the North Side in 2020. Saturday, ESPN's Jesse Rogers reported Kintzler has agreed to a one-year, $3 million deal with the Marlins. Kintzler was the Cubs' most consistent reliever in 2019, sporting a 2.68 ERA and 1.02 WHIP (both career highs) in 62 appearances.
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Kenya suffers worst locust infestation in 70 years as millions of insects swarm farmland

UN urges immediate action as east African nations already experiencing devastating hunger see large areas of crops destroyedThe worst outbreak of desert locusts in Kenya in 70 years has seen hundreds of millions of the insects swarm into the east African nation from Somalia and Ethiopia. Those two countries have not had an infestation like this in a quarter century, destroying farmland and threatening an already vulnerable region with devastating hunger.“Even cows are wondering what is happening...
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Las Vegas Raiders can use Tom Brady to build business, Jay Glazer says

While Derek Carr was in Las Vegas for the Raiders' official rebranding this week, speculation about Tom Brady joining the Silver and Black continues to simmer. Two weeks ago, The Athletic's Jay Glazer said that Brady to the Raiders is a "no-brainer" because it would help with ticket sales, among other things. On Friday, Glazer added a bit more context when asked again about where Brady will play next season.
Tags: News, Raiders, Derek Carr, Tom Brady, Las Vegas, Glazer, American Football, Brady, Silver and Black, Jay Glazer, Las Vegas Raiders

Kvitova fights back to reach Australian Open last eight

Seventh seed Petra Kvitova comes from a set down to defeat Greek Maria Sakkari 6-7 (4-7) 6-3 6-2 and reach the Australian Open quarter-finals.
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Michael Chiesa bests RDA, calls out Colby Covington

After going the distance with former lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos at UFC on ESPN+ 24 on Saturday, Michael Chiesa wasted no time in his post-fight interview, quickly calling out Colby Covington for his next fight. "It feels good, but I'd like to cut this interview short and announce my next opponent, Colby Covington, I'll see you in July." UFC officials have yet to confirm the bout, but it would be a solid next step for Chiesa, while Covington is coming off of a loss to UFC wel...
Tags: News, Ufc, Espn, Rafael dos Anjos, RDA, Covington, Chiesa, Mixed Martial Arts, Michael Chiesa, Colby Covington

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