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Georgia man arrested in FBI sting for allegedly plotting to attack White House with rocket

Federal agents posing as potential terrorists and munitions sellers arrested a Georgia man in a plot to attack the West Wing of the White House            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, White House, Georgia, Fbi, Usa Today


Government shutdown: Coast Guard family starts GoFundMe to pay members

The family of a U.S. Coast Guard member has started a GoFundMe to raise money for the thousands of members who are working without pay.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Usa Today, Coast Guard, U S Coast Guard


Paris Jackson says she's taking 'a break from work' but is 'happy and healthy'

Paris Jackson is responding to reports that she checked in to a treatment facility, writing them off as a misrepresentation.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Driver who attacked a giant snowman suffered 'instant karma,' photo shows

A driver found out the Petersburg, Kentucky snowman's lowest snowball covered a stump when they attempted to run a vehicle into "Frosty."            [Author: USA TODAY]
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The lone Democrat who voted against denouncing Rep. Steve King sees censure effort fizzle

The lone lawmaker who prevented the House of Representatives from unanimously denouncing Rep. Steve King, due to worries that the measure didn't go far enough, saw his censure effort against the Iowa Republican fizzle on Wednesday.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Iowa, Usa Today, Steve King


UConn coach Dan Hurley, Tulsa's Frank Haith tossed after handshake

Dan Hurley and Frank Haith were ejected after shaking hands following a tense moment during Tulsa's win over UConn.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Usa Today, UConn, Tulsa, Dan Hurley, Dan Hurley Tulsa, Frank Haith


Trouble brewing? World's top coffee species at risk of extinction thanks to global warming

About 60 percent of the world's wild coffee species are at high risk of extinction, a new study suggests.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Cardi B blasts Trump over government shutdown: 'Our country is in a hellhole right now'

Cardi B's not having Trump's recent order for thousands of government workers to return to their job despite no pay,            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Hawk found barely alive, wedged in truck grill

A wild hawk hit a truck speeding down the highway, and veterinarians didn't think they could do enough to save it.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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'Fat lady' Duchess Meghan wears slinky sequined gown and Diana's bracelet to charity gala

Duchess Meghan stunned at a gala in a slinky blue gown and one of Princess Diana's bracelets. Earlier, she laughed when a fan called her a 'fat lady.'            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Diana, Usa Today, Meghan, Duchess Meghan


Oklahoma will grant QB Austin Kendall's transfer, now immediately eligible at West Virginia

After reports the school was blocking the transfer of Austin Kendall, the Oklahoma graduate will now be immediately eligible to play at West Virginia.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, West Virginia, Oklahoma, Usa Today, Austin Kendall


First look: United unveils new uniforms for 70,000 frontline employees

Uniforms have been in the works for more than a year, with designer Tracy Reese and retailers Brooks Brothers and Carhartt working behind the scenes.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Usa Today, United, Brooks Brothers, Tracy Reese


Gillette stirs controversy with ad that seems planned for Super Bowl but isn't

Gillette's new ad addresses issues such as sexual harassment, misogyny and bullying.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Berube’s Blues Playing Good Enough for Playoff Run

This is not Brayden Schenn’s first rodeo with a lot of things this season. It is his second time playing under Craig Berube as an interim coach and the third time his name has been prominent in trade speculation. For Schenn and the St. Louis Blues, those things are related. A bad start to the season cost coach Mike Yeo his job in November and started talk that just about anyone from Schenn to star winger Vladimir Tarasenko to young defenceman Colton Parayko could be dealt away. But over the past...
Tags: Usa, Washington, Sport, Ap, Blues, Philadelphia, Hockey, NHL, Philadelphia Flyers, Ryan O Reilly, Craig Berube, Reilly, Allen, Vladimir Tarasenko, St Louis Blues, Patrick Maroon


Netflix’s Midwestern Gothic ‘The Devil All The Time’ Has a Ridiculously Star-Studded Cast

It’s no exaggeration to call the cast of The Devil All the Time the “Avengers of casts” because, well, it’s got two Avengers and it’s just plain impressive. Netflix’s newest original film is a gothic drama directed by Antonio Campos (The Sinner, Christine) that boasts a ridiculously good cast including Tom Holland, Chris Evans, Mia Wasikowska, Robert Pattinson, and Bill Skarsgard. Netflix announced the super cast of The Devil All the Time, a Midwestern gothic drama directed by The Sinner‘s A...
Tags: Usa, Movies, Drama, Casting, Time, Western, Alabama, Netflix, Robert-Pattinson, Holland, Evans, Avengers, Christine, Golden Globe, Campos, Antonio Campos


Shutdown is building a wall — at TSA airport checkpoints

TSA was created after 9/11 attacks. Now airport security is being attacked in the name of a border problem far short of a national emergency: Our view            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Mariah Carey sues former assistant for allegedly blackmailing her with 'intimate videos'

Mariah Carey is suing her former executive assistant, who the songstress claims to be a "grifter and extortionist."            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Bob Costas and NBC Sports quietly, officially part ways

Veteran broadcaster reaches agreement to end 40-year career with NBC Sports, will continue to call baseball games for MLB Network.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Second Lady Karen Pence is stepping back into the classroom at a school that bans gay students

Second Lady Karen Pence, an illustrator and art therapy advocate, returns to the classroom at a school that bans gay students, workers            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Hedge fund’s ambition to dominate newspaper industry raises fear of a local news 'death spiral'

As Digital First Media makes hostile bid for newspaper industry dominance, here's how its ownership of the Denver Post has fared            [Author: USA TODAY]
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2019 NHL Draft: 10 Fallers from Fisher’s Top 217 for January

Fisher’s Top 217 for January Fisher’s Top 186 for December Fisher’s Top 186 for November Fisher’s Top 124 for October Fisher’s Top 124 Preseason Rankings Fresh off covering an entertaining World Junior Championship tournament, with the CHL Top Prospects Game on the horizon next week, here are 10 fallers from my January rankings for the 2019 NHL draft. RELATED: 10 Risers from Fisher’s Top 217 for January 1) Kirby Dach (RC/RW, Canada, Saskatoon WHL) DECEMBER RANKING: 4 JANUARY RANKING: 8 VARI...
Tags: Usa, Russia, Sport, Stars, Czech Republic, Canada, Finland, Dallas, Denmark, Kazakhstan, Hockey, NHL, Halifax, Hamilton, Finn, Los Angeles Kings


John Bogle, founder of Vanguard and 'father of index investing,' dies at 89

John Bogle, founder of the Vanguard Group, who revolutionized investing by inventing the index fund, has died. He was 89.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Report: North Korea's top negotiator to visit US for possible meeting with Pompeo

The visit by Kim Yong Chol, a high-level North Korean official, could signal progress in arranging a second summit between Trump and Kim Jong Un.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, North Korea, US, Usa Today, Trump, Kim Jong, Pompeo, Kim Yong chol


Uh, hackers have been mailing DNA test kits

Your cheat sheet to today's news. #TheShortList            [Author: USA TODAY]
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1,000 – San Jose Sharks Magic Number

In the NHL, the number 1,000 often connotes a milestone, whether it is points or games played or something else. The San Jose Sharks are hitting milestones with the number 1,000 quite frequently, including three time in their last three games. Joe Thornton’s 1,000 Milestone On Tuesday night, Joe Thornton, affectionately known as Jumbo to fans and teammates, played his 1,000th game as a member of the Sharks. Thornton scored in the game, his 10th goal of the season. It marked the 18th time...
Tags: Usa, Texas, Sport, San Jose, Las Vegas, Hockey, NHL, San Jose Sharks, Sharks, Ottawa, Burns, Brent Burns, Joe Thornton, Marc Edouard Vlasic, Patrick Marleau, Evander Kane


Netflix's 'Space Force' brings Steve Carell back to TV 'Office' comedy

"The Office" star Steve Carell is co-creating and starring in a Netflix comedy inspired by Trump's "Space Force."            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Furloughed workers to get back pay once government shutdown is over

President Donald Trump has signed legislation guaranteeing back pay to federal workers furloughed because of the partial government shutdown.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Bruins Should Pass on Ferland Trade

The Boston Bruins are reportedly interested in acquiring Micheal Ferland from the Carolina Hurricanes, according to Elliotte Friedman in his latest “31 Thoughts” column. Wait, a gritty forward who has had some success scoring recently is of interest to the Bruins? Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. Whether it’s been David Backes, Matt Beleskey, Chris Stewart, Wayne Simmonds or others, the Bruins have long been involved in just about any sort of rumor or report focused around a tough forwar...
Tags: Column, Usa, Washington, Sport, Hockey, NHL, Calgary, Wilson, Boston Bruins, Bruins, Washington Capitals, Carolina Hurricanes, Don Sweeney, Krejci, Sportsnet, Carolina


Watchdog: Federal property managers ignored whether Trump hotel lease violated Constitution

The General Services Administration didn't review the Constitution before leasing the Trump International Hotel to the president, a watchdog found.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Fake news? Activists hand out counterfeit copies of The Washington Post in D.C.

The paper, dated May 1, 2019, featured the splashy headline “UNPRESIDENTED: ENDING CRISIS, TRUMP HASTILY DEPARTS WHITE HOUSE.”            [Author: USA TODAY]
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