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No Curry, no problem as Warriors rout Spurs

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We've discussed how Warriors small forward Kevin Durant always sees his usage rate rise whenever point guard Steph Curry is out of the lineup. Take Golden State to cover in a Game 1 rout. Will the Spurs start Rudy Gay? The Warriors double-teamed Aldridge almost every time he touched the ball to start a possession, daring anyone else on the Spurs to beat them. Read More »

Telegram unwavering after Russian Federation bans 18 million IP addresses

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The watchdog, Roskomnadzor, said on Monday it had begun blocking access to Telegram, implementing a decision by a Russian court. Roskomnadzor had threatened to block Telegram if it failed to comply with its data law. The Russian administration is now taking the ban further by requesting that thee Telegram app be removed from the regional App Store , so people simply can not download the app in the first place. Read More »

Police arrest suspect in convenience store robbery

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The suspect is described as a shorter white male, wearing jeans and a blue jacket. On Sunday night, for at least the seventh time in the previous week, Regina police officers responded to an armed robbery at a business. In the Friday robbery, the Handry Pantry near Carowinds Boulevard was robbed by a masked gunman, according to Faris and incident reports. They demanded money from staff before stuffing the cash down their pants on Saturday 17th March 2018. Read More »

Jets D leaves Game 3 after collision

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When things start to come undone offensively is when they fall into the over passing game. But it wasn't just the Jets playing poorer. Still, the Wild promised they'd respond, and they did Sunday night at the Xcel Energy Center with a 6-2 blowout win over the Jets. Read More »

Russia says Syria chemical attack 'staged'

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President Donald Trump has already threatened via Twitter that the United States will launch a missile into the heart of Damascus . Turkish forces and rebel allies control territory in northern Syria , while USA -backed Kurdish forces hold wide areas of the northeast, and pockets of Islamic State fighters remain. Read More »

Haley warns Assad: Trump 'watching,' United States work in Syria 'not done'

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Syria's capital has been rocked by loud explosions that lit up the sky with heavy smoke as U.S. President Donald Trump announced airstrikes in retaliation for the country's alleged use of chemical weapons . It was not clear when the visit would take place. He told reporters then that "sometimes it's time to come back home and we're thinking about that very seriously". Read More »

Trump blamed the chemical attack on Syria and Russian Federation

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Trump was reacting to a warning from Russian Federation on Tuesday that any U.S. missiles fired at Syria over the deadly assault on a rebel enclave would be shot down and launch sites targeted. Mr. Trump's early morning comments were remarkable in that he is, in some way, telegraphing the United States' response to a suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria , which is something he had previously criticized other leaders for doing. Read More »

Putin: Further Western strikes on Syria will lead to chaos -agencies

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U.S. ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said on Saturday: "We are prepared to sustain this pressure, if the Syrian regime is foolish enough to test our will". Those assertions have been denounced as lies by Western officials. "The American films have shown since the 1990s that Russian-made weapons are 'backward.' However, today we can see who is really lagging behind", Assad said of the Russian response to the attack. Read More »

Russia: Syria chemical attack 'fabrication' by foreign power

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Sergey Rudskoy, head of the General Operations Directorate of the Russian Staff, was reported to say that Russia may reconsider supplying S-300 missile defense systems to Syria . The Labour leader questioned whether the regime was responsible for the atrocity on 7 April, saying: "While much suspicion rightly points to the Assad government, chemical weapons have been used by other groups in the conflict". Read More »

Kristen's Monday Morning Forecast

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A Pacific Cold Front will then move across Wyoming tonight and Tuesday pushing snow and cooler weather across the region. Temperatures will stay around the low to mid-80s, according to NWS. Lows will be in the mid 20s, but it will easily feel like the teens with a brisk northwest wind in place. Winds increase in the afternoon. It will be breezy with a high around 80. Read More »

Deadline to File Taxes or Request Extension on Tuesday

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Since Monday is a holiday in Washington , D.C., everyone has until the Tuesday, April 17th, and while the heat is on, rushing on your taxes is risky. An extension can give you extra time to review IRA conversions to a Roth IRA. You can find the extension forms here . Two Plainfield tax preparers were arrested on Friday on charges of filing scores of fraudulent tax returns, according to U.S. Read More »

Syria struck, Trump exults

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In May 2003, President George W Bush stood on an aircraft carrier under a giant " Mission Accomplished " banner and declared that "major combat operations in Iraq have ended" - just six weeks after the invasion. Still, "this was not geared towards weakening Assad's conventional military capabilities", said Kamran Bokhari, a senior fellow with the Center for Global Policy in Washington . Read More »

All You Need To Know About The Airstrikes In Syria

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He added that he knew the media would "seize" on the phrase, but said it should be used often. The administration maintains that the airstrikes were not connected to the campaign against ISIS in eastern Syria . And the timing of the strike is far more suspicious. In a press conference at the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said she understood Russia's veto power at the UN Security Council prevented such a diplomatic resolution. Read More »

Very Warm Today, but Storms on Sunday

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The Yankees and Tigers were rained out Saturday in Detroit. Next shot of moisture looks to be with a system heading our way for Friday that could bring gusty winds and areas of rain/snow. "Pick up any lightweight objects around the yard and use caution on the roads". In western Kansas, winds gusting to 80 miles per hour are likely with a High Wind Warning in effect through tomorrow. Read More »

Trump puts off decision on Syria strikes

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Meanwhile, Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy of CT warned that an attack wouldn't help end the civil war in Syria and said Trump must seek approval from Congress before attacking Syria. Jim Inhofe, an Oklahoma Republican, said the USA should "go over and bomb". We are totally predictable. The French president, who said he was in daily contact with President Trump, said any strikes would go after Syria's "chemical capabilities". Read More »

Analysis of the US, France and Britain military action in Syria

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US President Donald Trump's sudden change of mind on the Trans-Pacific Partnership ( TPP ) is often referred to as a result of the US leader's unpredictability, but in actuality, the President's announcement falls in line with his broader strategy connecting trade and foreign affairs. Read More »

Trump slams 'witch hunt' as his lawyer's office is raided

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It links to an article titled, "Donald Trump Relied on Michael Cohen to Weather the Storm". Because of the sensitive interests involved and the inherent risks of damage to legitimate attorney-client relationships, the Department of Justice has established certain heightened procedures (" Searches of Premises of Subject Attorneys ") that must be complied with before seeking a warrant to search an attorney's premises. Read More »

Former substitute teacher faces charges for organizing "fight clubs" in his classroom

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Thousands of teachers, students and families march on the Capitol, talking to lawmakers and protesting inside and outside the Capitol building. She told her dad she wanted to go home. "It's a business, and they've proven it again". That's when she spoke up, because "teachers aren't supposed to hit kids", said Kailyn. Teachers are the sort that work within the rules. Read More »

Led coalition fired over 100 missiles, says Russian Federation

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They said that there had been a "full week of consultations" with White House national security team members and allied nations. The bombardment, including both cruise missiles and air-to-surface strikes, hit Syria around 4:00 am on Saturday (0100 GMT), jolting people awake in the capital's nearby residential neighborhoods. Read More »

Red Bull engine change "miraculous" - Horner

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The Australian driver made use of the good fortune and wasted no time in passing first Hamilton, then Vettel and finally Bottas to take the race lead. With the exception of Verstappen and Ricciardo the leaders were looking for a one-stop race and Bottas now had track position over Vettel. "Ferrari has had really good pace all weekend and I can't say honestly now that we're going to have their pace tomorrow but Mercedes definitely look within reach", he told reporters with nearly infectious ... Read More »

Mercedes blames 'tyre issue' for lack of pace

Reigning champions Mercedes were favorites to again be the dominant team coming into the new season, but are yet to win a race. The Briton, like Vettel a four times world champion, has won in Shanghai an unprecedented five times. Vettel had led the race's first stint before losing out to Valtteri Bottas in the pitstop sequence. It's been a great result and I am really happy for the team . Read More »

Trump declares Syria airstrikes 'mission accomplished'

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While describing Saturday's missile strikes in Syria as a "mission accomplished", US President Donald Trump warned that America and its allies would not hesitate to take further action should the "barbaric" Assad regime use chemical weapons again on its foes. Read More »

Facebook Will Stop Opposing A User Privacy Initiative in California

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Most recently, chief executive and founder Mark Zuckerberg has faced several days of questioning by the US Congress , though the value of the results has been questionable. "We're not", Long told Zuckerberg after issuing his warning about Congressional overreaction. - What are your thoughts on the Facebook data leak? The 33-year-old billionaire has apologised numerous times and promised to make meaningful reforms to protect data privacy. Read More »