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U.S. team for PyeongChang largest of any nation in Winter Olympic history

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The United States has the largest Winter Games team ever, with 242 athletes , followed by Canada with 226. In biathlon, Belarus will be represented by 10 athletes. He highly assessed South Korea's readiness for the Games. Physically I'm stronger, mentally I'm stronger, that can only help you as an athlete. American alpine ski racer Lindsey Vonn has added a spot on FHM's Sexiest Women of 2017 to her list of achievements, while Olympic silver medalist Lindsey Jacobellis parades her bikini ... Read More »

Madden NFL 18 Predicts New England Patriots Win Super Bowl 52

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He's had, without doubt, an incredible career in sports broadcasting, having called multiple World Series matchups, as well as many Olympic Games and, as previously mentioned, nine previous Super Bowl games. Bagley said the reason this building was built was to host the Big Game. And I'm sure die-hard Eagles fans feel the same way about the Cowboys. "We're going to go out there and try to win it for you guys". Read More »

Trump to Turn State of the Union Address Into Live Fundraising Event

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John Lewis, D-Georgia, said he would not attend . And he will offer an update on the fight against terrorism and his view of global threats, including North Korea. Tuesday will be Trump's first formal time at bat. The major party in opposition traditionally broadcasts a rebuttal speech following the US president's annual state of the union address , which is delivered to a joint session of Congress and sums up achievements and goals. Read More »

Beware mainstream media's sudden narrative switch on NAFTA talks

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The signal from this round of NAFTA talks isn't that a deal is close, but that Mr. Trump's threats to withdraw might hang in the air for a long time - and Canada will have to get used to it. He had said, "This proposal, I think if the United States had made it, would be dubbed a poison pill". Guajardo said the countries are making progress with flexibility from all three nations. Read More »

Fitness tracking app pinpoints secret military bases across the world

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Strava, the app for tracking physical activities such as running , swimming and cycling , can reveal sensitive military data as well. Australian student Nathan Ruser . In an engineering blog post from November, Strava said the newest version of the map was built from one billion activities - some three trillion points of data, covering 27 billion km (17bn miles) of distance run, jogged, or swum. Read More »

More Big Names Spotted In Philadelphia Ahead Of The WWE Royal Rumble

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The pre-show begins 3:30 am IST, while the main show is all set to air live from 5:30 pm IST onwards. The victor of the Men's Royal Rumble Match will face either the Universal Champion or the WWE Champion at WrestleMania 34 and the victor of the Women's Royal Rumble Match will face either the RAW Women's Champion or the SmackDown Women's Champion at WrestleMania 34. Read More »

Trump 'tried to fire Mueller' from probe

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White House counsel Don McGahn refused to order the Justice Department to fire Mueller, the source said, because he disagreed with the President's reasoning. There is no bill to protect Mueller in the House of Representatives, where some vocal Republican lawmakers have said Mueller should step down because of what they allege are various levels of bias. Read More »

Federer blows away Korean giant killer for Aussie Open final

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World No.56 Chung , the first South Korean to advance into the singles semi-finals of a Grand Slam tournament, pulled the plug after feeling pain in his left foot, reports Efe. The Swiss was playing his 106th match at the event while Chung was competing in only the 100th of his entire career at the Tour level. 'Please understand. Read More »

Explainer: Turkey's military operation against Kurdish YPG in Afrin

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Turkey's air and ground operation in Syria's Afrin region, now in its fifth day, targets USA -backed Kurdish YPG fighters, which Ankara sees as allies of Kurdish insurgents who have fought in southeastern Turkey for decades. It is understood that on Tuesday he left with two others from London and Leeds to join the YPG and fight in Afrin , Syria, which borders Turkey . Read More »

Vikings fans are selling their Super Bowl tickets

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They are a tough team to outplay and out-coach as proven by Tom Brady and Bill Belichick making their eighth appearance in a Super Bowl together. - The most important factor when it comes to beating the greatest of all-time is pressure. The previous time these teams met in the Super Bowl, the Patriots were coming off a narrow championship victory over a different NFC South team, the Panthers . Read More »

North Korea slams United States sanctions as wild violation of int'l law

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The analyst added economic pressure in the form of wholesale embargoes, rather than targeted sanctions , has put the sanctions approach on overdrive, although the measures may be "too late" because of advancements in the nuclear program, which, in turn, leaves military pressure as the "last policy option standing". Read More »

'Padmaavat' violence: Karni Sena chief arrested

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The fate of Padmaavat has shrunk to the core and it seems Sanjay Leela Bhansali should have consulted an astrologer before starting the project. Padmaavat was first banned by BJP-ruled states like Rajasthan and Haryana, however, the Supreme Court lifted the ban against the movie. Read More »

Tiger Woods climbs Farmers leaderboard with hard-fought 70 in Round 3

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Tiger Woods is 10 shots off the lead after birdieing his final hole Friday to go to 1-under-par for the tournament, making the cut with no room to spare in his first PGA Tour event after a yearlong absence. Ryan Palmer had a chance to tie him for the lead until he came out of a wedge and missed the green to the right. "Everyone's so stacked up, anybody can win the tournament who makes the cut". Read More »

Democrats, Trump blamed equally for USA gov't shutdown

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Doug Jones was one of two Democratic Senators who were invited to meet with President Donald Trump Monday in the Oval Office to discuss immigration policy and issues of interest to Alabama , Jones' office said. That to me is a step forward. But, as Schumer told reporters on Tuesday, that offer, made Friday, was contingent on striking a more comprehensive deal that included DACA - a deal that has not materialized. Read More »

IPL Auction 2018: Uncapped players steal the show

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With each passing auction, teams have become smarter. "Therefore we're investing. There's no change in strategy". Retained: David Warner playing for Sunrisers Hyderabad . The Black Caps have the No.1 batsman (Colin Munro) and bowler (Ish Sodhi) in the T20 rankings, two more batsmen in the top 11 (Kane Williamson and Martin Guptill) and two more bowlers in the top 13 (Mitchell Santner and Trent Boult). Read More »

North Korea Is Pushing For Reunification With The South

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The U.S. Treasury Department's new North Korea sanctions are against nine entities, six shipping companies and ships, and 16 individuals who have connections with North Korea . The designation on Wednesday of two Chinese trading companies, Beijing Chengxing Trading Co. Mattis met Tuesday with Indonesian Defense Minister Ryamizard Ryacudu in Jakarta and discussed the security situation in the region, including North Korea and the South China Sea, the Defense Department said. Read More »

Solar Company Reacts To New Tariff

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Sen. But whatever the reason, the consequences probably won't be severe. They had slipped after news of the tariff plan this week. "The announcement falls on the heels of accusations made by Lighthizer that China made "unfair trade practices", including increasing Chinese capacity and production of solar cells and modules, as well as tariffs to 'dominate the global supply chain". Read More »

US army places NKorea on edge — Letter

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At a Wednesday morning meeting of a party committee on perceptions of the comfort women issue, all 15 lawmakers speaking opposed Abe's attendance on the grounds it would send South Korea the message that Japan is not committed to sticking to the deal. Read More »

SHUTDOWN VOTE: US Senate votes to fund government, end shutdown

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After vowing not to accept any funding bill that didn't protect Dreamers (and insisting on funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program, to boot), Senate Democrats ultimately agreed on a deal that included CHIP but didn't address the immigration issue at all, except for the promise from McConnell, which activists view as useless. Read More »

Children in California captivity case to be split up in foster care

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The couple has pleaded not guilty to torture and other charges. This includes a bar on all written or electronic communications, even if those communications are made through a third party, Hall said. During the court proceedings, Louise Turpin broke out into a wide smirk at one point after speaking to her lawyer. After their 17-year-old escaped the police responded quickly, and ended up arresting the parents and taking the 13 children into state custody. Read More »

Congress hears optimism, uncertainty in Trump's remarks on citizenship

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Lawmakers have until March 5, to broker a deal to ensure DACA does not lapse, and those protected by the program do not face deportation. In fact, according to a Quinnipiac Poll, 84 percent of Americans and 70 percent of Republicans believe Dreamers should be allowed to stay in America and gain legal status; three former Department of Homeland Security Secretaries called on Congress to act by mid-January in a letter, and a Federal District Court in San Francisco issued an injunction ... Read More »