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NBA roundup: Harden's 54 carries Rockets

9 hours ago   |   National Post

James Harden delivered another exceptional scoring performance, and the Houston Rockets swept a brief two-game swing against Eastern Conference opponents, cruising past the...
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Campus free speech - for everyone

10 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Many college students have a fickle relationship with free speech - they want their own expression to remain unfettered, but will often vehemently oppose conservative speakers...
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WATCH Geminid meteor shower send off 2019 in dazzling light show - here's how not to miss it

WATCH Geminid meteor shower send off 2019 in dazzling light show - here's how not to miss it

14 hours ago   |   RT

The yearly Geminid meteor shower has once again arrived to Earth's skies, offering a remarkable sight for those lucky enough to catch it. This time around, however, stargazers...
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EU leaders show brief unity in family photo, without UK

16 hours ago   |   ABC News

Leaders from across the European Union have posed together for a “family photo” for the first time in years
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Here's what's in, what's out of U.S.-China trade deal

Here's what's in, what's out of U.S.-China trade deal

17 hours ago   |   Politico   |   4 articles

The United States and China may have turned down the heat on their trade war on Friday, but pressing pause on more tariffs is just the first step in ending a protracted dispute...
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Bipartisan Group Of 77 Lawmakers Defends Indian Child Welfare Act

Bipartisan Group Of 77 Lawmakers Defends Indian Child Welfare Act

18 hours ago   |   The Huffington Post

The landmark law, which is being challenged in court, is constitutional and protects the "best interests" of Native children, reads their amicus brief.
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US envoy briefs Pakistan leaders on peace talks with Taliban

21 hours ago   |   ABC News

A U.S. peace envoy is in Pakistan where he has briefed its leaders on his talks with the Taliban last week
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Trump says US, China have reached deal; Sunday tariffs off

23 hours ago   |   WGN TV   |   4 articles

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump said Friday that the U.S. has canceled plans to impose new tariffs on $160 billion worth of Chinese imports Sunday as part of a modest...
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Trump Says U.S. and China Have Reached Trade Deal, Drops Tariffs Scheduled for Sunday

23 hours ago   |   Time   |   13 articles

China and the U.S. agreed on the text of a phase one trade deal that includes the removal of tariffs on Chinese goods in stages, Vice Commerce Minister Wang Shouwen said, as...
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Danny Aiello, ‘Do The Right Thing' star, dies at 86

23 hours ago   |   WGN TV   |   5 articles

NEW YORK - Danny Aiello, the blue-collar character actor whose long career playing tough guys included roles in “Fort Apache, the Bronx,” “The Godfather, Part II,” “Once Upon a...
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After two kids killed amid Arizona flooding, third child's body recovered

After two kids killed amid Arizona flooding, third child's body recovered

Searchers found the body of another child Friday in Arizona close to where floodwaters swept away and killed two other kids. Read more ...

Where will Joe Burrow rank among the biggest Heisman voting blowouts?

Where will Joe Burrow rank among the biggest Heisman voting blowouts?

The question is not whether Joe Burrow will win the 2019 Heisman Trophy; it's whether the LSU quarterback will set the record for the biggest landslide in voting history. Read more ...

A baby was born at 12:12 p.m. on 12/12

A baby was born at 12:12 p.m. on 12/12

The birth was not only a numeric coincidence, but also coincided with the peak of the last full moon of the decade. Read more ...

China confirms preliminary trade deal with U.S

China confirms preliminary trade deal with U.S

The Chinese government confirmed Friday that it has reached a preliminary trade deal with the U.S., but stopped short of saying it will meet President Donald Trump's demand of... Read more ...

T-Mobile CEO John Legere ditched his historic $17.5 million Manhattan...

T-Mobile CEO John Legere ditched his historic $17.5 million Manhattan penthouse and bought a $16.7 million mansion in Florida

T-Mobile CEO John Legere bought a $16.7 million mansion in Naples, Florida, in October . According to a December report from The Wall Street Journal's Katherine Clark, he sold... Read more ...

Videocast: Dry But Cold Weekend

Videocast: Dry But Cold Weekend

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Patrick Reed hatred spills over into Presidents Cup caddie-fan altercation

Patrick Reed hatred spills over into Presidents Cup caddie-fan altercation

MELBOURNE, Australia - Captain America is not having a good week at the Royal Melbourne Golf Club. Not only has Patrick Reed lost all three matches in which he has played, his... Read more ...

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Three Takeaways From the Would-Be...

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Three Takeaways From the Would-Be U.S.-China Trade Deal

At least the United States will avoid more tariffs, but if the deal actually happens it will skirt the real issues and have little to do with Trump's campaign promises. Read more ...

Blue-collar character actor Danny Aiello has died at age 86

Blue-collar character actor Danny Aiello has died at age 86

Danny Aiello, the actor whose career playing tough guys included roles in “Fort Apache, the Bronx,” "Moonstruck" and “Once Upon a Time in America” and his Oscar-nominated... Read more ...

China is cautiously welcoming the new 'Phase One' deal struck with the US...

China is cautiously welcoming the new 'Phase One' deal struck with the US, but the trade war is far from over

The US and China agreed a preliminary "Phase One" deal in their ongoing trade war on Friday. The deal will mean reduced tariffs on both sides, and China will buy up more... Read more ...