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Rant & Rave: Search for ring finds hearts of gold

Readers rave about TSA, pets, Metro Night Stop, hardworking immigrants, metal detector helpers, Seattle Children's valet parking; rant about not acknowledging gifts, garbage at Cheasty Greenspace, Green Lake runners, inattentive parents
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Curtain rising Sunday night on total lunar eclipse

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The celestial curtain will be rising soon on a lunar extravaganza. Sunday night, the Earth will slide directly between the moon and the sun, creating a total lunar eclipse. There won’t be another until 2021. It will also be the year’s first supermoon, when a full moon appears a little […]
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Cardi B Claps Back at Tomi Lahren

Cardi B had social media buzzing and make headlines last week after an Instagram post where she spoke out on the partial U.S. government shut down. Clearly frustrated, the Grammy-nominated star was in support of the 800,000 workers, who were ordered back to work without pay. Along with over 14 million views, Cardi’s video post caught the attention of all the major media outlets like CNN and MSNBC. The viral moment appears to have triggered right-wing commentator Tomi Lahren, who took to Twitt...
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Sunday Best: No criticism for these colorful looks at the Critics’ Choice Awards

Sumptuous red-wine-colored velvet, a gorgeous floral gown and a giant orange sash popped at Sunday's ceremony.
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Daytona 500: Brad Keselowski is the early favorite to win NASCAR season-opener

But what are NASCAR's other top drivers' early chances?            [Author: For The Win]
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Trump proposes wall-for-DACA in bid to end shutdown

Giving no ground on his demand for $5.7 billion to fund a U.S.-Mexico border barrier as part of any bill to fully reopen the government, Trump's package sought to pile pressure on Democrats by appealing to immigrants they have tried to help. In a speech from the White House, Trump offered three years of protections for the young undocumented immigrants known as "Dreamers," as well as for holders of temporary protected status (TPS), another class of immigrants to the United States.
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UK police speak to Prince Philip about not wearing seatbelt

LONDON (AP) — British police have spoken with Prince Philip after the husband of Queen Elizabeth II was photographed apparently driving without wearing a seatbelt — just two days after he was involved in a car crash. Norfolk Police said late Saturday “suitable words of advice have been given to the driver”. The photograph published […]
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World’s oldest man, 113, dies at his home in northern Japan

TOKYO (AP) — The world’s oldest man has died at his home — a hot springs inn — in northern Japan at the age of 113. His family said Masazo Nonaka died in the early hours of Sunday while sleeping at home in Ashoro on Japan’s northern main island of Hokkaido. The family said he […]
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'Black Monday,' Cheadle Win A Big Windfall By Shorting Subtlety

NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans says the new comedy about the stock market crash of 1987 is heavy-handed, profane and outrageous — and completely worth your time.
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‘I’ve been robbed by the state:’ Zimbabwe, in chaos, mourns

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Before the family of Kelvin Tinashe Choto knew he had been killed, social media in Zimbabwe was circulating a photo of his battered body lying on the reception counter of a local police station. Angry protesters had left him there. The 22-year-old was shot in the head, one of at least […]
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Adam Long wins Desert Classic for first PGA Tour title

Adam Long made a 14-foot birdie putt on the final hole to win the Desert Classic for his first PGA Tour title            [Author: AP]
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Rights group criticizes Italy, EU’s Libya migrant policy

CAIRO (AP) — Human Rights Watch is urging Italy and the European Union to condition their support to Libya on tangible improvements in detention conditions for migrants, refugees and asylum seekers. The New York-based rights group says in a report Monday that unquestioning foreign support for Libya’s coast guard leads to migrants being held in […]
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Deep freeze grips eastern United States, 12-year-old dies in Chicago

Temperatures fell to single-digits Fahrenheit (about -20 C) from New York City to Boston and through northern New England and froze melting snow late on Sunday and early Monday, said Marc Chenard at the National Weather Service's Weather Prediction Center in College Park, Maryland. "Boston will be just 3 degrees (Fahrenheit) this morning, with wind chills of minus 12 or more," he said. "New York City and D.C. will be in that same range, maybe hitting the teens later today.
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Harden scores 48 points, Rockets beat Lakers 138-134 in OT

James Harden scored 48 points, Eric Gordon added 30 and the Houston Rockets overcame a 21-point deficit to beat the Los Angeles Lakers 138-134 in overtime            [Author: AP]
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Pink Hats Flooded Washington Again, but Controversy and Competition Made for a Much Smaller Women's March

“I would like it if they resigned, but this is bigger than them."
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Clashes in Athens as tens of thousands protest Macedonian name deal

Clashes broke out between police and a group of masked protesters in Athens on Sunday as tens of thousands demonstrated against a name change deal with neighbouring Macedonia that the Greek parliament is due to ratify in days. The violence flared as Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras attempts to face down a political storm over his championing of a landmark agreement with Macedonia aimed at ending a 27-year dispute with Athens over the country's name. Police estimates put the number of demon...
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Patriots, Rams earn Super Bowl berths with OT wins

NFL Playoffs            [Author: AP]
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Israel Conducts Strikes Against Iranian Targets In Syria

Israel struck Iranian military targets in Syria, killing at least 11 people. The Israeli military's admission broke precedent, as its spokespersons have avoided revealing military activities in Syria.
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Black journalist Alice Allison Dunnigan is an inspiration to female journalists like me

Dunnigan never gave up despite hardships and prejudice. She’s a special inspiration to me and to generations of female journalists of all races.            [Author: Opinion contributor]
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Neyla Pekarek Strikes Out On Her Own In New Album Drawing On Colorado Folklore

NPR's Melissa Block talks to Neyla Pekarek, formerly of The Lumineers, about her debut solo album, Rattlesnake, which was inspired by an actual frontierswoman named "Rattlesnake Kate."
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Congo’s court upholds election victory of Felix Tshisekedi

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo’s residents headed to church Sunday and the capital was calm after the Constitutional Court confirmed the presidential victory of Felix Tshisekedi and runner-up Martin Fayulu called for non-violent protests against the ruling. Tshisekedi said early Sunday that the court’s decision to reject claims of electoral fraud and declare him president […]
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The Latest: 1 day, 5 1st-time quarterfinalists in Australia

Stefanos Tsitsipas has become the fifth player on Day 7 of the Australian Open to reach a Grand Slam quarterfinal for the first time            [Author: AP]
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GOP senators try to figure how out closely to run with Trump

DENVER (AP) — Republican Sen. Cory Gardner helped mastermind the GOP’s midterm strategy of pushing Senate candidates closer to President Donald Trump. But heading into his own 2020 re-election bid in Colorado, he’s allowing more distance with the not-so-popular president. And he’s not alone. Sen. Thom Tillis of North Carolina is reviving his proposal for […]
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Two feet of snow, -40 degrees possible as storm roars East

A blast of winter that dropped more than a foot of snow in parts of the Midwest grew more angry as it roared east on Sunday.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Disruptions Expected As Furloughed IRS Workers Called Back To Work Without Pay

Thousands of IRS workers have been called back to work without pay. NPR's Melissa Block speaks with Danny Werfel, acting IRS commissioner during the 2013 shutdown, about a shutdown's effect on operations.
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Damage from EF2 tornado reported in Wetumpka, Alabama

Severe thunderstorms rumbled across the Deep South on Saturday afternoon, with one storm producing a tornado that caused extensive damage in the town of Wetumpka, Alabama.
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez responds to Aaron Sorkin’s demand for newly elected Democrats ‘stop acting like young people’

The youngest woman ever elected to Congress has responded to producer Aaron Sorkin’s demand that the new intake of Democrats ‘stop acting like young people’ - saying if politicians do not show up and fight for them, they cannot expect their vote. Speaking on CNN, where he was promoting his Broadway production of To Kill a Mockingbird on Broadway, the 57-year said he liked the newly elected young Democrats in Congress, but suggested they needed to act differently. “I really like the new crop of...
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Trump Offers Democrats A New Plan In Hopes Of Opening The Government

As the partial government shutdown drags on, Rachel Martin talks to GOP strategist Scott Jennings about the options his party has to move forward and break the stalemate.
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Thailand commits to policy of not detaining migrant children

BANGKOK (AP) — Advocates for the protection of refugees and asylum seekers lauded a commitment by Thailand on Monday to release children held in its immigration detention centers. The U.N. refugee agency, UNHCR, said Thai government ministries involved with the issue signed a memorandum of understanding providing a framework to meet a 2016 pledge by […]
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