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'Alleluja! Time to go back to work': Federal employees return Monday, will get back pay

Monthly Archives: January 2019

'Alleluja! Time to go back to work': Federal employees return Monday, will get back pay

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Jan 27,2019
National News

By USA TODAY The estimated 800,000 federal employees who have gone without paychecks during the government shutdown should almost all get their back pay by week’s end. …read more Source::

Pro Bowl live: Young stars Patrick Mahomes, Saquon Barkley on display

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Jan 27,2019
Sports

Follow all the action on and off the field from Orlando as some of the NFL’s biggest stars play in the Pro Bowl. …read more Source::

Maxine Waters: Trump put this country in danger

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Jan 27,2019
National News

Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) tells CNN’s Fredricka Whitfield that she is skeptical President Trump is prepared to negotiate on border security and that Democrats “don’t play threats” and are “together” on their position. …read more Source::

NATO chief says Trump's funding gripes having 'real results'

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Jan 27,2019
National News

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said Sunday that US President Donald Trump’s regular complaints about the alliance had not undermined it — adding that his criticism on defense spending was having a positive impact. Trump has frequently blasted members of the 29-nation western security partnership for not paying more into their national defense budgets. Before

Bulgaria’s Pernik scares off evil spirits with colorful carnival

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Jan 27,2019
Offbeat

Masked revelers in colorful hand-made costumes thronged the streets of Pernik in Bulgaria on Sunday, warding off evil spirits and celebrating the beginning of spring with hopes for good health and a… …read more Source::

Death toll climbs to 34 in Brazil mining dam burst

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Jan 26,2019
National News

The Minas Gerais state fire department also said 23 people have been hospitalized after the dam released a torrent of mud on Friday, leaving a roughly 150-meter-wide (500-foot-wide) wake of destruction. Firefighters focused their hopes for finding survivors on a bus, a train, mining offices and nearby homes that were buried on Friday in mud

Jordan Spieth and Patrick Reed hug it out before Farmers Insurance Open pairing

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Jan 26,2019
National News

By Golfweek Patrick Reed and Jordan Spieth, who had a falling out at the Ryder Cup, were paired for Round 3 of the Farmers Insurance Open and hugged it out. …read more Source::

Police: Lions’ Bates punches officer after arrest

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Jan 26,2019
Sports

Lions linebacker Trevor Bates was arrested in New York and, according to a police report, allegedly refused to be fingerprinted and punched an officer in the face. …read more Source::

Nearly 2,000 people join annual plunge into icy Danube

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Jan 26,2019
Offbeat

A record 1,917 hardy swimmers of all ages joined an annual 400-metre race in the icy Danube River in southern Germany on Saturday, a popular event now in its 50th year. …read more Source::

Ethics complaint against Andrew Gillum will proceed

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Jan 26,2019
National News

An ethics complaint against former Florida gubernatorial candidate and Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum will proceed after the state ethics commission found probable cause at a hearing Friday that he had accepted gifts, Gillum’s lawyer confirmed. …read more Source::