Peoria councilmembers cut police, firefighter positions

6 minutes ago   |   Miami Herald

The Peoria City Council has voted to eliminate 22 firefighter and 16 police positions as part of a move to close a $6 million budget hole. The council also voted...
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Re-signed Louis Smolka: UFC Beijing may be only chance to revive UFC career

6 minutes ago   |   MMAjunkie

Louis Smolka is thrilled to be back in the UFC after spending almost a year outside of the organization. However, he thinks he has to win in order to keep a spot on the...
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Jimmy Butler's Sixers Debut Shows Promising Fit With Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons

6 minutes ago   |   SI   |   2 articles

The Magic spoiled Jimmy Butler's Sixers debut, but the All-Star forward showcased a beautiful fit alongside Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons.
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Person hit, killed by train near Kissimmee, officials say

Person hit, killed by train near Kissimmee, officials say

6 minutes ago   |   WESH   |   2 articles

A person was kit and killed by a SunRail train near Kissimmee on Wednesday, according to the Osceola County Sheriff's Office.
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NBA free agency rumors: At least 3 teams could be interested in Carmelo Anthony if he's released

NBA free agency rumors: At least 3 teams could be interested in Carmelo Anthony if he's released

8 minutes ago   |   Sporting News

The Lakers, Trail Blazers and Pelicans all could have interest in Anthony if he parts ways with the Rockets, according to The Ringer.
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3 Days Stranded in Siberia? Flight Delays Don't Come Much Worse Than This

8 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Passengers on an Air France plane that was forced to land at Irkutsk airport in Russia endured a nightmare stay after a replacement plane also developed a fault.
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Lindsey Graham: Trump May Undo Bill Clinton Three Strikes Rule and Help Criminal Justice Reform

8 minutes ago   |   FOX News

South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham said it would be "ironic" to see President Trump undo a harsh criminal justice law passed by President Clinton in 1994.
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Central American migrants seeking asylum reach US border in Tijuana

10 minutes ago   |   ABC

Hundreds of Central American migrants traveling through Mexico, seeking asylum, have reached the U.S. border.
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Awaiting Amazon, 2 quiet real estate markets turn white-hot

10 minutes ago   |   ABC News

Thanks to Amazon, a pair of quiet real estate markets in NYC and Virginia turn white-hot
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Florida Department of State requests investigation into altered voter forms

10 minutes ago   |   ABC News

The forms, which by-mail voters use to correct problems with signatures accompanying their ballots, appeared to have instructed voters to return them late.
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Stormy Daniels' lawyer Michael Avenatti arrested for domestic violence

Stormy Daniels' lawyer Michael Avenatti arrested for domestic violence

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Fox News, other media outlets, join CNN fight over press access to White House

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Police: 44 dead dogs found in freezers at New Jersey home

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Jeff Flake Says He'll Oppose Trump Judicial Nominees Over Robert Mueller...

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He made the announcement shortly after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell objected to Flake's request to hold a vote on a bill shielding the special counsel. Read more ...

Deputy national security adviser bashed by Melania is reassigned

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