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Rant & Rave: Walking without tripping shouldn’t be this rough

Readers rave about 12-step programs, good deeds, obit, Running Start, GoFundMe; rant about noisy soccer drummers, long leashes, bike lane, downtown drug users, rudeness at Customs
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Raptor Killer: Could Russia's S-500 Shootdown an F-22 Stealth Fighter?

We take a look.


The Latest: UN envoy condemns rocket attack on Israel

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on developments in Israel and the Palestinian territories (all times local):


Russian air force planes land in Venezuela carrying troops: reports

A flight-tracking website showed that two planes left from a Russian military airport bound for Caracas on Friday, and another flight-tracking site showed that one plane left Caracas on Sunday. Reporter Javier Mayorca wrote on Twitter on Saturday that the first plane carried Vasily Tonkoshkurov, chief of staff of the ground forces, adding the second was a cargo plane carrying 35 tonnes of material.


American Airlines to cancel 90 flights every day through most of April

The decision comes as a result of the FAA's decision to ground all Boeing 737 Max aircraft.


Joan Shelley – “I Would Be In Love (Anyway)” (Frank Sinatra Cover) & “Here In California” (Kate Wolf Cover)

The Louisville singer and songwriter Joan Shelley makes hushed, lovely, spartan acoustic music. She does that when she's recording her own songs, as on her great 2017 self-titled album, and she does it when she's recording other people's songs, too. Last year, Shelley released the covers EP Rivers & Vessels, which … More »
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The Ford Bronco Will Have a Removable Roof and Doors and Will Go on Sale in Late 2020

Ford gave new details about the retro SUV to dealers at a recent event.


May Faces Endgame as U.K. Leader Is Losing Control of Brexit

Theresa May will face up to her own desperately weak political position on Monday as members of Parliament move to take over Brexit policy and her own ministers plot to oust her. The U.K. prime minister is under pressure from colleagues inside her Cabinet to name a date when she will step down, with some arguing this would help her win support for her Brexit deal, people familiar with the matter said. May is hoping for one more chance to put the divorce agreement she’s negotiated with the Euro...


Erdogan moots renaming Istanbul's Hagia Sophia a mosque

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday mooted the possibility of renaming Istanbul's Hagia Sofia museum as a mosque, in comments during a television interview. Erdogan, who is a former mayor of Istanbul, is campaigning for votes for his Justice and Development Party (AKP) ahead of municipal elections on March 31. The former church and mosque, now a museum, often sparks tensions between Christians and Muslims over Islamic activities held there including the reading of verses from the ...


Parkland students mourn the deaths of two more after apparent suicides

Police investigate death of another teen who attended Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school and was said to have had PTSDA memorial for the victims of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school in Parkland, Florida, on 25 February 2018. Photograph: David Santiago/APStudents of a Florida high school where a gunman killed 17 people last year are mourning the deaths of what they consider two more victims of the tragedy – teenagers who apparently died in suicides one week apart.Police were ...


The 5 best Amazon deals you can get this Monday

Got the Monday blues? These top Amazon deals can turn that existential frown upside down.            [Author: Reviewed.com]
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There is only one perfect NCAA tournament bracket left entering Sweet 16

A bracket titled "Center Road" in NCAA.com's "Bracket Challenge" still has yet to be busted, accurately predicting each of the first 48 games.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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A bread pudding that's perfect for a relaxed brunch at home

This bread pudding is earthy, comforting, and perfect for a relaxed brunch at home.


Duchess of Cornwall reveals excitement over new royal baby during Havana walkabout with Prince Charles

Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall revealed her excitement at the imminent arrival of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s baby during a hectic walkabout through Havana’s old town with Prince Charles. Amid frenzied scenes, American tourist Mimi Ricketts asked the 71-year-old royal: “Are you excited about the new baby joining your family?” The beaming duchess, dressed in sky blue, told the 60-year-old from St Louis, Missouri: “Yes very much so”. Meghan is due to give birth next month. US tourist Mindy ...


Police Confirm Second Parkland Student Dies From 'an Apparent Suicide'

Tragedy striking the Parkland, Florida community yet again, as police confirm a second student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High has died from an apparent suicide. Nathan Rousseau Smith has the story.            [Author: Buzz60]
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How much did the Mueller report cost?

Robert Mueller has concluded his 22-month investigation, and while the special counsel’s full report remains under wraps, some elements of the probe are known to the public – including its cost. From the day the special counsel was appointed, his office has released statements of expenditures every few months detailing its spendings. Based on the published statements, plus an estimate of what is to come in the fourth statement, it appears likely that the Mueller investigation itself will have ...


Singer and songwriter Scott Walker, of the Walker Brothers, dies at 76

In addition to the Walker Brothers, Scott Walker later went on to produce numerous songs, movie scores and a number of solo albums.            [Author: The Associated Press]
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The definitive ranking of all 67 'Game of Thrones' episodes

From epic battles to annoying side characters, we rank all 67 episodes (to date) of HBO's "Game of Thrones" from worst (anything in Dorne) to best (Red Weddings, great battles, Hodor).            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Bette Midler reacts to Mueller report: 'Two more years of chaos, race-baiting' under Trump

After reading the summary of the Mueller report, Bette Midler tweeted, "We're not just sick at heart, but literally sick from (President Trump); from uncontrollable rage at the thought that he will get away with his crimes."            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Five killed as clashes erupt in Yemen's Hodeida

Clashes in Yemen's Hodeida have left five fighters dead, medical and military sources said Monday, despite a ceasefire agreement between warring parties in the port city. Fighting between Yemen's armed rebels, known as the Huthis, and pro-government forces erupted late Sunday in the eastern part of the city, a military official told AFP. Speaking on condition of anonymity, a doctor at Hodeida's main hospital said medics had received the bodies of three rebel fighters.


Police sergeant charged in murder of wife, librarian found shot to death in kitchen

Hilario Hernandez was arrested 100 miles north of the Mexico border Saturday, just hours after his wife's body was found.


English Bulldog wins Cadbury 'bunny tryouts'

The results are in, and the new star of Cadbury’s iconic "Clucking Bunny" commercial is Henri the English bulldog!            [Author: Buzz60]
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Researchers Say Aging Cheese Exposed To A Tribe Called Quest Tastes Better

The Swiss know a thing or two about cheese, and here's their latest conclusion: It tastes better under the influence of rap music. Specifically, longterm exposure to A Tribe Called Quest results in improved flavor, which sounds about right. More »
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NASA releases images of giant 'fireball' exploding over Earth last year

NASA released satellite images of a giant 'fireball' exploding over the Bering Sea last December. It was the most powerful observed since 2013.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Twitter slams Savannah Guthrie for 'biased' Sarah Huckabee Sanders interview on 'Today'

People on social media slammed "Today" show host Savannah Guthrie for her "biased" interview with White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Anti-stall system likely activated in crash: Ethiopian Airlines CEO

An anti-stall system believed to have caused a fatal October jet crash in Indonesia was probably also involved in this month's crash of an Ethiopian Airlines plane that killed all 157 people onboard, the carrier's CEO said on Monday. Tewolde GebreMariam told The Wall Street Journal an automatic anti-stalling system specific to the Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft was "to the best of our knowledge" activated on the fatal March 10 crash of Flight ET 302 minutes into its journey to Nairobi. Although he ...


US Navy Destroyer sails through politically sensitive Taiwan Strait ahead of Trump trade talks with China

The United States has once again sailed a pair of Navy warships through the politically-sensitive Taiwan Strait ahead of high-level trade negotiations between Donald Trump’s administration and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping. A spokesperson for the Navy’s Seventh Fleet confirmed the passage of the US Navy destroyer, the USS Curtis Wilbur and the US Coast Guard cutter, the USCGC Bertholf, through the region, saying “The ships’ transit through the Taiwan Strait demonstrates the US commitment t...


Twitter gives Savannah Guthrie mixed reviews for Sarah Huckabee Sanders 'Today' interview

People on social media slammed "Today" show host Savannah Guthrie for her "biased" interview with White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Tame your spaghetti monster with this easy garlicky dish

The late-night spaghetti monster will be tamed with this flavor-packed pasta that comes together quickly from pantry ingredients. The key here is making the most of the garlic.


Ogunbowale and Young show way as Irish rout MSU, 91-63

Arike Ogunbowale scored 23 points and two teammates had double-doubles as top-seed Notre Dame ran away from No. 9-seed Michigan State in the first half of a 91-63 victory in the NCAA Chicago Regional            [Author: AP]
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