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Musk's Falcon Heavy rocket prepares to blast off

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After years of delays and missed deadlines, SpaceX is finally ready to send its Falcon Heavy rocket into orbit. Musk detailed the rocket's mission : After launch, it will coast for six hours , straight to geosynchronous Earth orbit, which is an orbit that follows the Earth's rotation so a satellite stays in the same place. Read More »

Centurion ODI: Upbeat India look to dominate du Plessis-less side

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Being put in to bat first, South Africa made a cautious start to their innings, but just as Quinton de Kock and Hashim Amla were starting to up the ante, Amla was caught behind off the bowling of Bhuvneshwar Kumar for 23. Duminy watched from the other end for 16 deliveries before his turn came. Fans were left bemused after umpires called lunch with India two short of their target - with nine wickets and 31 overs to spare - in the Centurion ODI . Read More »

Former Bronco Brian Dawkins Elected To Hall Of Fame

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Brazile, 64, becomes the fourth player from Jackson State to represent the school in the Hall of Fame, joining Jackie Slater, Walter Payton and Lem Barney. Urlacher, a first-time, spent his entire career with the Chicago Bears from 2000 to 2012. During his time with the Eagles , Dawkins was a four-time First-team All-Pro and elected to seven Pro Bowls. Read More »

Foles, Eagles outshoot Patriots to win first Super Bowl, 41-33

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Nick Foles became a superstar on Sunday night. The three points coming off the leg of Stephen Gostkowski marked the first time the Patriots had scored in the first quarter of a Super Bowl under Belichick and Brady. On fourth down, Clement took a direct snap, pitched to tight end Trey Burton, and the former Florida QB hit an uncovered Foles. Emmitt Smith: "The best quarterback ever to play the game is Tom Brady , in my opinion". Read More »

Korea Olympic skaters begin training in South; 1 injured

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The Games get underway on Friday. The physical facilities may have been satisfactory, but the internet service was slow, despite North Korea charging the visitors $4.60 every 30 minutes, said the pool report, with some journalists giving up on using it altogether. Read More »

Eagles take 22-12 lead over Patriots into halftime of Super Bowl

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They needed a historic comeback to avoid a blowout in last year's Super Bowl. The Eagles ranked 15th in the league with 38 sacks, well behind the Jaguars (55) and Titans (43), but their pressure leads to errant throws and turnovers. Stephon Gilmore got a hand on it and juggled it before it wound up in the hands of Harmon. The Pats gambled on fourth down and Brady's pass to Gronkowski was incomplete, giving the Eagles the ball at their own 35-yard line. Read More »

Tom Brady drops pass on Patriots trick play

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Bank Stadium on fire. It was the first Super Bowl title for Philadelphia (16-3), which went from 7-9 last season. The 74 combined points are the second-most ever in a Super Bowl. Yo, Philly, you really did beat Tom Brady and the New England Patriots in a thrilling Super Bowl that rewrote the offensive record book. Yet, Nick Foles looked solid on the Philadelphia Eagles' first drive and then broke the game open offensively with a deep bass into the end zone as Alshon Jeffery ... Read More »

JACL: State of the Union Speech Continues Attack on Immigrants

Luis Gutierrez said this week. "They Resist, Blame, Complain and Obstruct - and do nothing", Trump tweeted on Thursday morning . Trump urged the Republicans to "pass immigration reform that protects our country, defends our borders and modernizes our immigration rules to serve the needs of American workers and of American families". Read More »

From 'New American Moment' to Same Partisan Rancor

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When Rep. Eric Cantor, R-W.Va., lost his seat the following year to a tea party candidate, immigration was dead in the water for the Republican Party. "From what I've heard it also affects the hospital staff on base, because civilians can't work when there's a shutdown because they aren't getting paid". Read More »

Patriots-Eagles Super Bowl LII News, Notes & Fun Facts

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It's cool that Jeffery is confident. That's 130 percent more than their National Football League counterparts for scoring a victory at the championship game. But they are much more than that. Make sure to check back throughout the day leading up to the big game for the latest updates on Eagles coverage. Read More »

A few points for Trump: Letter to the editor

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In each case, Mr. Trump focused on average Americans, real people. The proposal echoes one made in 2015 by a nonprofit group called Common Good, which recommended limiting litigation around infrastructure permitting - one of the main reasons approvals get delayed - and putting one person in charge of environmental review. Read More »

Trump claims GOP memo totally vindicates 'Trump'

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Democrats also warned that any attempt by Trump to use the memo to remove Special Counsel Robert Mueller and short-circuit the Russian Federation investigation would trigger a constitutional crisis. The FBI on Wednesday had expressed " grave concerns about material omissions of fact " in the document and urged that it not be made public. And Democrats said the memo, which makes public material that is ordinarily considered among the most tightly held national security information, ... Read More »

DACA and the American Way

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All by keeping out immigrants . "Because Americans are dreamers, too". It was also a cheap pandering pitch to folks who think that those undocumented young people - who pop up on television and get invited to attend the State of the Union - are having all the fun. Read More »

Local takeaways from the State of the Union Address

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Government funding runs out on February 8, and Democrats don't have much incentive to continue voting for those spending bills without the assurances they were already given on immigration . Senate Republican Conference Chairman John Thune, R-S.D., told reporters Thursday that a bill addressing DACA recipients and border security alone "may be the best we can hope for". Read More »

Athletes' Villages for Pyeongchang Olympics Open

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As confirmed by Travelstart and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines on Friday, February 2nd, 2018, the two partners have joined forces to fly the flag carrying team to South Korea to aid their quest for gold. Joseph Yun, the United States special envoy on North Korea, said on Thursday that he did not think the administration was close to triggering military action. Read More »

India thrashesAustralia to win fourth U19 World Cup

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Kalra was in splendid form as he hammered the Australian bowlers. He was not afraid to either create space for his shots or loft the ball in a match played in front of broadcast cameras. "The boys have done so well, and I am sure they will work hard and climb the ladder and represent the senior team in the future", he added. Team India head coach Ravi Shastri echoed the words of the captain , saying: "Great performance boys". Read More »

North Korean flag flies in South before Olympic Games opens

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Several United States cities flirted with making a bid for the 2018 Winter Olympics , but ultimately didn't, including Denver, Colorado, Reno-Lake Tahoe, Nevada-California, Salt Lake City, Utah. Looking to join Greubel Poser and Parke in that rare company will be Kirkpatrick, who makes his Olympic debut for Canada in the four-man bobsled. Read More »

On Twitter, Trump Pressures Democrats to Bargain on DACA

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Trump has unraveled the program, which protects immigrants whose parents brought them to the country illegally, and tasked Congress with finding a solution before DACA permits begin to expire in March. We need to end chain migration, and we need to cancel the bad visa lottery. Trump has proposed a 10- to 12-year track to citizenship for around 1.8 million younger immigrants protected by DACA or eligible for its guarantees. Read More »

North Korea: White House is Racist Billionaires' Club

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Understandably, the Pyeongchang "thaw" has attracted major headlines. While on a National Security Council conference call with other USA officials, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis were reportedly heard expressing concern about what was described as signals that meetings scheduled by the council to discuss options for North Korea showed the effort was becoming too aggressive. Read More »

Super Bowl Ads Over The Years

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On Level 1, North, the Bloomington Bold North, Cold Cash Sweepstakes is taking place, where fans can sign up and win a grand prize of a $1,000 Visa MOA gift card. When Super Bowl LII kicks off Sunday, football fans will be watching the field but thousands of police officers and other law enforcement will be watching everything else. Read More »

US confident in Olympics security despite NKorea tensions

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The Koreas' Olympics-inspired reconciliation steps came after an extended period of animosity and diplomatic stalemate over North Korea's advancing nuclear and missiles programs. As Newsweek writes in an article "HOW WOULD TRUMP ATTACK NORTH KOREA?" "They are in dialogue, at least as it concerns the Olympics , and that's a good thing, not a bad thing", Trump said. Read More »

Bypolls results: Counting in Rajasthan, West Bengal begins, security beefed up

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This act of seeking Pilot's aashirwaad sums up what the Congress has achieved through its 3-0 win in the elections to Alwar, Ajmer and Mandalgarh on Wednesday. "Young people in this country have realised that the politics of polarisation doesn't work", he said. For Pilot, the win in Ajmer was extra special since in 2014, it was he who had lost the election from here to Sanwarlal Jat, who passed away previous year. Read More »

Rex Tillerson: China, Russia Roles In Americas 'alarming'

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Four of the five countries on Tillerson's itinerary - Mexico , Argentina, Peru and Colombia - comprise the so-called "Lima Group", which has expressed its opposition to the socialist government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, said Daniel Ozuna. Read More »

Microsoft's Cloud Continues to Develop as It Chases Amazon

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Microsoft's stock dropped almost 3%, before rebounding, even as it beat Wall Street estimates and announced strong cloud revenue growth for its fiscal second quarter . LinkedIn contributed revenue of $1.3 billion during the quarter with sessions growth over 20% for the 5th consecutive quarter. Office 365 saw 12 per cent and a 10 per cent bumps in for consumer and commercial use, respectively, while an 18 per cent year-on-year per hike in server and cloud services is better still. Read More »

Trump State of Union ratings below Obama

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These high approval ratings - both then and now - have much to do with who actually watches State of the Union speeches . Though details of his immigration plans will be hammered out during negotiations, implications for India are unclear except for the fate of its nationals brought here illegally as children - generically called Dreamers . Read More »

BYRON YORK: On immigration, Trump goes for it all

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Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, the leading immigration hard-liner in the House, said the president's plan amounts to "amnesty" for dreamers. "We are here in Fall River, Massachusetts - a proud American city, built by immigrants", he said. "I'm asking that the framework we submitted, with great flexibility, great flexibility working with both parties, that something very positive will come out of it for our country", Trump said about the Senate vote. Read More »

Trump's First SOTU Contains The Typical Falsehoods, Avoids The Typical Madness

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During the speech, a completely different portrait of America emerged: a booming economy, record low unemployment, and victories overseas against terror. And the Trump Administration continues to use the specter of gangs and criminality to justify sweeping and unconstitutional crackdowns against immigrant youth and asylum-seekers. Read More »

Apple Launches iPhone 7 Repair Program for 'No Service' Issues

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This price premium hasn't stopped the iPhone X from topping Apple's sale charts. Apple has failed now and in the past to give any explanation as to why their older iPhones become a lot more sluggish after a new iPhone comes out. "Soft iPhone sell-through suggests a saturated market and the lack of gross margin upside reduces our view of potential profit growth", KeyBanc Capital Markets analyst Andy Hargreaves wrote in a note to clients, according to CNBC. Read More »

Trump and the Memo

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That's also the tack taken by House Oversight Chairman Trey Gowdy, who's also the only Republican on the House Intelligence Committee who's seen the classified intelligence used to write the memo . But conservative media is pointing to the memo as proof that the FBI has anti-Trump bias and didn't disclose that their investigation began due to the Steele dossier . Read More »

Trump painted a dark picture of immigrants, despite the facts

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Republicans now control both chambers of Congress, but are nine seats short in the Senate of the 60 needed to override filibusters. "The tax bill is part of a bigger theme that we're going to call The Great American comeback", said Representative Steve Stivers of OH, is chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee, the campaign arm of the House GOP. Read More »