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President Donald Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court once wrote that sitting presidents should be immune from criminal investigation because their job is too important and prosecution would be a burdensome distraction. He said he looks forward to the confirmation process beginning. Schumer pledged to use all the weapons in his arsenal to stop Kavanaugh from joining the Supreme Court .
  • American Gods season 2 teaser announces start of filming with new showrunner

    American Gods season 2 teaser announces start of filming with new showrunner

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    It was said that Fuller and Green parted ways with the Starz drama after clashing with producer FremantleMedia over budget and creative direction for the second season of the series. It seems Season 2 will see Wednesday gather the Old Gods to discuss their plan to stop the New Gods . With its premiere directed by Hannibal and Star Trek Discovery alum Chris Byrne, the eight-episode second season of American Gods is expected to air in 2019, as Whittle says in the BTS clip.
  • Trump Thanks Kanye West for Supportive Tweet

    Trump Thanks Kanye West for Supportive Tweet

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    West opened a torrent of criticism when he tweeted videos of Trump supporter Scott Adams, the creator of the Dilbert cartoon series, on his Twitter account Monday. Mr Trump personally responded to West's endorsement, tweeting "Thank you Kanye , very cool" and "MAGA!" in reference to the red hat picture. Not long before President Trump's inauguration, the two met at Trump Tower in a meeting to discuss how to address growing violence in West's native city of Chicago.
  • Senate minority leader proposes to decriminalize marijuana

    Senate minority leader proposes to decriminalize marijuana

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    NewscomToday Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer announced that he will introduce legislation aimed at repealing the federal ban on marijuana by removing it from the list of controlled substances. Marijuana is also making health care advances this week. GOP lawmakers fear the ballot measure would boost Democratic turnout in November, reports the Detroit News.
  • Alfie Evans' parents lose legal bid in attempt to save son

    Alfie Evans' parents lose legal bid in attempt to save son

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    The apology comes as Alfie's parents today lost their legal battle at the Court of Appeal in London to take their terminally ill son to Italy for further treatment. Shortly after the statement, Evans posted a video on Facebook of Alfie's hospital room, from which he said patients could only hear the noise outside if the window was opened.
  • Japan's top envoy visits Korea after a long time

    Japan's top envoy visits Korea after a long time

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    In a growing rapprochement on the Korean peninsula kickstarted by the South's Winter Olympics, Mr Kim is set to meet South Korean President Moon Jae In on April 27. Kono emphasized that Tokyo seeks a resolution to the North Korean nuclear and missile problem and the issue of the abductions of Japanese citizens by North Korean agents in the 1970s and 1980s, according to a senior Foreign Ministry official in Seoul .
  • Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak leaving Facebook over privacy concerns

    Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak leaving Facebook over privacy concerns

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    In the tech pioneer's opinion, Zuckerberg obviously values his privacy far more than he does of Facebook's users, considering how he lives his personal life. "You know, I find that argument, that if you're not paying that somehow we can't care about you, to be extremely glib and not at all aligned with the truth", Zuckerberg told Vox .
  • Man drives van into restaurant in Germany, killing two plus himself

    Man drives van into restaurant in Germany, killing two plus himself

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    Local media have described the 48-year-old as a psychologically instable man. The Interior Ministry in North Rhine-Westphalia, where Muenster is located, would neither confirm nor deny the Sueddeutsche report . While this incident is eerily reminiscent of three well-publicised terrorist attacks - the first at Nice in France in 2016, where dozens of people were killed when a lorry driven by Mohamed Lahouaiej-Bouhlel, a 31-year-old Tunisian man, ploughed into a large crowd watching a fireworks ...
  • Is the 'Condom Snorting Challenge' a Real Teen Trend?

    Is the 'Condom Snorting Challenge' a Real Teen Trend?

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    The condom snorting challenge has recently gained momentum, perhaps as teenagers have moved on from the ubiquitous Tide Pod challenge , which was recently banned from YouTube . The report also cites an article from 2013 , which says that one of the most alarming risks of inhaling a condom is the possibility that it goes down the wrong pipe, and end up to your lungs.
  • Pakistan expats celebrate National Day

    Pakistan expats celebrate National Day

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    The High Commissioner is also hosting a reception on the occasion of Pakistan's National Day for which invitations have been extended to Kashmiri separatists, politicians, intellectuals and journalists. Pakistan Army tanks Al-Khalid and Al-Zarrar, radar systems, NASR missile, Shaheen, Ghauri and the Babur cruise missiles and other weapons equipped with military technology were also rolled out.
  • HOG CENTRAL: Poor Shooting Dooms Arkansas In NCAA Opening Round

    HOG CENTRAL: Poor Shooting Dooms Arkansas In NCAA Opening Round

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    Arkansas never led again. The victor of today's game will face the victor of No. 2 Purdue and No. 15 Cal State Fullerton. Even without Haas, Purdue will be a big hurdle for the Bulldogs to get into the Sweet 16. "I thought that was really kind of what spurred us on". But it didn't. Give them credit. "As the stats say, they only turn it over like nine or 10 times a game".
  • Percent Increase in Roseville Gas Prices Since 2016

    Percent Increase in Roseville Gas Prices Since 2016

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    Average retail gasoline prices in Chattanooga declined last week by another 2.5 cents per gallon, dropping to an average $2.21 per gallon on Sunday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 170 gas outlets in Chattanooga. Falling crude oil inventories and steady prices for crude remained the rule for the week ended March 9. Ohio's gas prices have gone up 4.2 cents since last week.
  • Right to die with dignity: SC allows passive euthanasia with guidelines

    Right to die with dignity: SC allows passive euthanasia with guidelines

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    Guidelines issued by the five-judge bench will be in place until the federal government enacts a law on mercy killing or passive euthanasia . It is now legal in India for terminally ill patients to refuse medical treatment. The court specified that family members of terminally ill patients can seek passive euthanasia for a patient by petitioning the court, which would then appoint a committee of doctors to evaluate the necessity of the petition.
  • India drub Ireland to finish fifth

    India drub Ireland to finish fifth

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    The world's top-ranked team finished the tournament, which included Commonwealth Games opponents England, Malaysia and India, with six wins from six games. A foot foul by defender Dipsan Tirkey saw India concede a penalty corner only 15 seconds prior to the half-time hooter but Suraj Karkera was on top of his job to keep India's lead.
  • Sexton savours Irish Six Nations title win

    Sexton savours Irish Six Nations title win

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    But at the same time, the scrum-half believes that a big away result is the obvious next phase in the evolution of this group of players. The Irish began their campaign with a nerve-wracking last second win over France and have secured three successive bonus point wins - for scoring at least four tries - since, all at Lansdowne Road over Italy , Wales and then the Scots.
  • E-cigarette use exposes teenagers to toxic chemicals says new study

    E-cigarette use exposes teenagers to toxic chemicals says new study

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    A new study from researchers at the University of California San Francisco showed that teens who used e-cigarettes are inhaling potentially cancer-causing compounds. E-cigarettes, or vape pens, consolidate seasoned liquid and nicotine to convey a less unforgiving type of smoking. The National Center for Biotechnology Information says,"Acrylonitrile is a highly poisonous compound used widely in the manufacture of plastics, adhesives and synthetic rubber".
  • More than 1400 New York-area flight cancellations

    More than 1400 New York-area flight cancellations

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    The storm's high winds and snowfall has sparked hundreds of cancellations at local airports. The storm has also impacted traveling conditions for many as thousands of flights have been canceled throughout the country. John F. Kennedy Airport announced on Twitter that approximately 467 Wednesday flights have been canceled due to the nor'easter. Rail travelers scheduled to take impacted journeys should contact Amtrak or visit the company's official website to check the status of their ...
  • Heavy drinking biggest risk factor for dementia: Lancet

    Heavy drinking biggest risk factor for dementia: Lancet

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    Analysis revealed that alcohol use disorders were linked to a threefold increased risk for all types of dementia and "were the strongest modifiable risk factor for dementia onset" (adjusted HR = 3.34 [95% CI, 3.28-3.41] for women; HR = 3.36 [95% CI, 3.31-3.41] for men).
  • AAA Reports Gas Prices Down Six Cents

    AAA Reports Gas Prices Down Six Cents

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    The biggest monthly drop came in MI, where a gallon of gas cost 19 cents less, followed by IL and OH, where it's 13 cents lower, and then Kentucky, where motorist are paying 10 cents less than in January, according to AAA . Patrick DeHaan of GasBuddy.com said gas prices are catching up to a decline in crude oil prices. Experts say the decrease is due to an increase in both oil and gasoline production.
  • Take it slow: linger over your lunch to lose weight, says study

    Take it slow: linger over your lunch to lose weight, says study

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    And when compared with fast eaters, normal-speed eaters and slow eaters had reductions in waist circumference of 0.21cm and 0.41cm respectively, the authors found. The study linked changing behaviours, including eating speed, to a lower chance of obesity and a shrinking waistline. Waist circumference was found to be directly proportional to eating speed as well.
  • Aubameyang on Arsenal pal Mkhitaryan: A good friend, like a brother

    Aubameyang on Arsenal pal Mkhitaryan: A good friend, like a brother

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    That Henrikh Mkhitaryan (acquired from Manchester United in a swop deal for Alexis Sanchez) had already moved to the Emirates adds to Arsenal's optimism. However, while there was plenty of change in attacking areas for the North London giants, one area that Arsenal failed to strengthen, albeit not due to a lack of effort, was their defence .
  • North Korea violated sanctions, earned $200 million, United Nations report alleges

    North Korea violated sanctions, earned $200 million, United Nations report alleges

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    The UN Security Council in 2016 and 2017 adopted a series of resolutions to expand bans on North Korea exports created to cut off revenue to Pyongyang's nuclear and ballistic missile programs. The Security Council has slapped sanctions on seven vessels for illegally transferring coal and petroleum. The same inspectors added that multinational oil companies, which remained nameless in the report, were also subject to investigation for their participation in the supply chain of petroleum ...
  • Cleveland Indians are dropping the Chief Wahoo logo from their uniforms

    Cleveland Indians are dropping the Chief Wahoo logo from their uniforms

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    As a result, Manfred has been outspoken in trying to get Dolan to eliminate the logo. Baseball commissioner Robert Manfred said in a statement that the league had held "constructive conversations" with the team about the logo over the past year, and that the team "ultimately agreed" to remove the logo from on-field uniforms.
  • AfDB predicts growth for Nigeria

    AfDB predicts growth for Nigeria

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    AfDB President, Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina, said the institution remains grateful to the Federal Government for providing land the building and the continuous show of solidarity to the bank. You can tell by the level of our investments in Nigeria to the tune of $6 billion. He announced that the Bank would organise the Africa Investment Forum on November 7-8, 2018 in Johannesburg, South Africa, to mobilise funds for infrastructure development, to bridge an estimated funding gap of $130-$170 ...