Medvedev dumps Djokovic to make Monte Carlo final four

Novak Djokovic's bid for a third ATP Monte Carlo Masters crown came crashing down at the quarter-final stage on Friday, ousted in three sets by Russia's Daniil Medvedev.
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Is mirroring Obama and Clinton Biden's best chance at victory in 2020?

Joe Biden expected to jump into 2020 presidential race; reaction from Independent Women's Forum senior policy analyst Patrice Onwuka.

Crimson and Gray Game makes long-awaited return to Martin Stadium

The previous eight Crimson and Gray games were held at Spokane’s Joe Albi Stadium,
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Celtics can sweep; Warriors, Raptors, Blazers aiming at 3-1

Celtics looking to finish off a sweep, while Warriors, Raptors and Blazers trying to move 1 win away from advancing            [Author: AP]
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Eaglet welcomed as new addition at Dollywood

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (AP) — Dolly Parton’s Dollywood has welcomed a fluffy addition to the amusement park — an eaglet. Media outlets report the eaglet hatched Wednesday. The eaglet is part of the park’s Eagle Mountain Sanctuary, a 30,000-square-foot aviary. The park has a live cam labeled “Grant & Glenda” featuring the eaglet. Most Read […]
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Helvetica, The Iconic Font Both Loved And Scorned, Gets Its 1st Redesign In 36 Years

The updated font even has a new name: "Helvetica Now." But like many changes, some people are skeptical. (Image credit: Jim Davis/Boston Globe via Getty Images)

Yellow vest demonstrators, police clash in Paris

Clashes broke out between dozens of demonstrators and police in Paris on the 23rd Saturday of yellow-vest protests after authorities warned that rioters could return to the French capital to spark a new wave of violence. Dozens of black-hooded demonstrators threw rocks at police and some set fire to scooters and trash cans in the center of the French capital, according to Reuters TV footage. Police responded by firing tear gas and stun grenades.

Explosions kill at least 30 in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — At least 30 people were killed and nearly 300 wounded in near simultaneous blasts that rocked three churches and three hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, officials said. The blasts caused fatalities among worshippers and hotel guests, a security official said. Two of the blasts were suspected to have […]
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When Your Living Room Becomes A 2020 Campaign Stage, 'It's Pretty Surreal'

With Iowa caucuses still nine months away, candidates in the huge field of Democrats are looking to stand out. One way: show up in voters' homes.(Image credit: Clay Masters/Iowa Public Radio)

Guidance: Today's Foul Language

In a tweet this morning, the president uses the word "bullshit" to characterize some of the "statements made in the 'Report' about me."

Mariners Game Day: Live updates, how to watch as Marco Gonzales goes for his fifth win

Seattle Mariners (14-8, W1) at Los Angeles Angels (8-11, L4) 7:07 p.m. | Angel Stadium | Anaheim, Calif. TV: ROOT | Radio: 710 AM/97.3 FM | Stream: STARTING LINEUPS TO COME LHP Marco Gonzales (4-0, 3.19) vs. RHP Felix Pena (0-1, 3.65)
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'Fast Color' Celebrates A Supermom Who Literally Moves Heaven And Earth

Moms perform heroic tasks every day, but they rarely get portrayed as superheroes. Fast Color tells the story of three generations of black women and the supernatural powers they inherit.(Image credit: Jacob Yakob/Lionsgate)

Celtics beat Pacers 104-96 to take 3-0 series lead

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Jaylen Brown scored 23 points and Kyrie Irving added 19 to help the Boston Celtics beat the Indiana Pacers 104-96 on Friday night for a 3-0 lead in the first-round series. The Celtics can close out the Eastern Conference series Sunday in Indianapolis. Irving also had 10 assists and five rebounds. Tyreke […]
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'Time is short': Why experts warn Russian meddling detailed in Mueller report could happen again

The cyberattacks and other methods the Russians used to meddle in U.S. elections are the latest weapons in their years-long campaign to sow discord.            [Author: USA TODAY]

N. Korea Says Bolton Comments on Third Summit Are Foolish: KCNA

“We never expected anything logical from Bolton, but as national security adviser, he should at least know the context of dialogue that took place between the two leaders regarding a third summit before he says anything,” North Korea’s Foreign Ministry diplomat Choi Sun Hee was quoted by the news agency as saying.

Life out of tragedy: Organs donated by overdose victims are saving lives

Organs from those who have struggled with addiction are saving lives in Kentucky and across the nation.            [Author: Louisville Courier Journal]
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Democratic hopefuls demur on pursuing Trump post-White House

AMHERST, N.H. (AP) — Some Democratic presidential candidates aren’t saying whether they’d re-open investigations into President Donald Trump if they were to defeat him in 2020. Their fellow 2020 challenger, Elizabeth Warren, and some other liberals have increased the pressure on Democratic leaders to pursue impeachment following the release of a redacted version of the […]
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Tossed! Umpire flings fan who runs on field in Jays-A’s game

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — When a fan ran on the field during the Blue Jays-Athletics game, he got tossed by umpire Jeff Nelson. Quite literally, actually. Nelson put a swift end to the fan’s elusive romp at the Coliseum on Saturday, grabbing the man with both hands near second base and, aided by a security […]
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'New IRA' blamed for murder of young journalist Lyra McKee in Northern Ireland

The murder of 29-year-old Lyra McKee, who wrote for The Atlantic and BuzzFeed, is being considered a "terrorist act" by police in Northern Ireland.            [Author: USA TODAY]

Colbert donates $400K from book to NC hurricane relief

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — “The Late Show” host Stephen Colbert has donated proceeds from his Hurricane Florence-related book to disaster-relief efforts in North Carolina. The Raleigh News & Observer reported Thursday that the comedian sent a check for $412,412 to Gov. Roy Cooper. The governor posted a “thank-you” on Facebook. Colbert and his writing staff […]
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Anger followed Notre Dame grief for yellow vest protesters

PARIS (AP) — For many yellow vest protesters, the stinging sadness that came with the devastating fire at Notre Dame Cathedral has quickly given way to boiling anger.

In Notre-Dame's shadow, a 'village' faces uncertain future

The owners of restaurants and souvenir stores, flower stalls and gourmet food markets in an area known to residents simply as the "village", they have all been forced to close since Monday's devastating fire at the UNESCO World Heritage landmark. Few at the gathering Thursday morning in the Quasimodo cafe -- named after the hunchback in Victor Hugo's celebrated novel set at the cathedral -- seemed optimistic about the chances of re-opening in the near future. Police are letting only residents ...

Philadelphia beats Montreal 3-0 for 4th win in 5 games

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Cory Burke and Jamiro Monteiro scored in the Philadelphia Union’s 3-0 victory over the Montreal Impact on Saturday. Philadelphia (4-3-1) has won four of its last five games. Burke blasted a roller from outside the area just inside the far post to open the scoring in the 14th minute Monteiro, on loan […]
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Opinion: Rockets show they can win with James Harden at his worst

James Harden missed his first 15 shots from the field and finished 3-for-20, but he and the Rockets dug deep for a 104-101 road win over the Jazz.            [Author: USA TODAY]

Biden Is Expected To Officially Announce His Presidential Run Next Week

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden is expected to announce he’s running for president next week. That’s according to three people with knowledge of Biden’s plans. Biden will enter the race as a Democratic front-runner, although the 76-year-old faces questions about his age and whether his more moderate record fits with a party that has become more liberal. The announcement is expected as early as Wednesday and would cap months of deliberation over his political future. The peopl...
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US flu season is now the longest in a decade

This flu season has been officially going for 21 weeks, according to reports collected through last week and released Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.            [Author: Associated Press]
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AI-based WeaponLogic Ecosystem presented at LAAD 2019

Good news: your agency has just ordered a long-awaited batch of rifles and pistols to complement and eventually replace the current inventory in use. Bad news: you are given the Herculean task of keeping a detailed track and record of the weapons’ use, both in training and in actual operations, so that an adequate maintenance […] Read More … The post AI-based WeaponLogic Ecosystem presented at LAAD 2019 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Daily News, Guns & Gear, News, Other Gear & Gadgets, Pistols, Rifles, LAAD 2019, RFID, Tech, WeaponLogic Ecosystem

Mariners continue to live by the longball as they hit four more in 5-3 win over Angels

The Mariners hit four more home runs Friday night against the Angels resulting in a 5-3 victory.
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The perennial question: What if we could produce food without the ecological issues of annual crops?

The Land Institute might have a couple potential answers on the horizon: marketable perennial varieties of staple food crops, and a viable grain called Kernza.
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