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Yale University to rename Calhoun College following protests over slavery controversy

Yale University to rename Calhoun College following protests over slavery controversy

Yale University announced Saturday it is stripping the name from one of its colleges that honors a former white supremacist politician and slave owner - reversing a decision previous year to keep t...

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Winter Storm Expecting to Drop 5 to 12 Inches of Snow

Winter Storm Expecting to Drop 5 to 12 Inches of Snow

Parts of central Pennsylvania had already picked up 8 inches early Thursday, with northern Jersey hit with up to five inches, The Weather Channel reported. that the snow in New York City appea...

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Neil Gorsuch Supreme Court Nomination Will be a Bloody Fight

With that in mind, Schumer said he spent a great deal of time asking Judge Gorsuch "straightforward and direct questions ", not about specific cases but about constitutional principles that wou...

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Homeland Security Chief Admits Failures in Travel Ban Rollout

Kelly spoke about border security and President Trump's recent refugee ban. Yet he repeatedly denied that any "chaos" ensued at customs entry points as a result. "The desire was to get it out, the thi...

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Ann Coulter: Trump Should Withdraw Funding from Any School with Speech Codes

Police "were equipped to shoot rubber bullets or what have you, and they really didn't do anything". They were a part of a kind of group that was organized and ready to create the kind of tumult and d...

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GOP senators suspend committee rules to advance Trump EPA pick Scott Pruitt

ABC News reported that Trump has more unconfirmed Cabinet nominees two weeks into an administration than all previous presidents combined. In the case of DeVos, the Democrats have picked up two Rep...

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Betsy DeVos Facing Tight Confirmation Vote

Betsy DeVos Facing Tight Confirmation Vote

One of those votes came from Moran's Kansas colleague, Sen. "It's going to be a wild ride". Collins indicated that some of DeVos' answers during her confirmation were insufficient for an education s...

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Google's Doodle welcoming the Year of the Fire Rooster

Google's Doodle welcoming the Year of the Fire Rooster

The next time it will be the year of the rooster is 2029, as this is in 12 years' time . This year the fire element, one of the five elements of Chinese astrology , comes to the fore as well. ...

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Head of Border Patrol Union Says Misplaced Agents Delaying Security Measures

Gil Kerlikowske , a former commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, which oversees the Border Patrol, told the Post that the union never supported Morgan for the job and was likely behind...

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Albright says she'll register as Muslim

I stand ready to register as Muslim in #solidarity". Albright, who was the first ever female Secretary of State, added that America should remain open to people of different faiths and backgrounds...

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Whoa: Giant alligator takes a stroll through central Florida nature reserve

Whoa: Giant alligator takes a stroll through central Florida nature reserve

Nature at its best", Joiner captioned the video. In the video you can see four other people recording the surprise encounter, and not from a far distance. Hunchback. Last year, a golfer was playing ...

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UC Davis protesters go berserk, force cancellation of Milo Yiannapoulos event

UC Davis protesters go berserk, force cancellation of Milo Yiannapoulos event

Hundreds of students petitioned to have the event canceled. Though there were rumors of violence and broken windows, police say this isn't true. Milo Yiannopolus is scheduled to speak at Berkely...

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Burr Reverses Course: Intel Panel Will Probe Russian Ties to Trump

Burr Reverses Course: Intel Panel Will Probe Russian Ties to Trump

Richard Burr, R-N.C., chairman of the committee and Sen. The probe will review the intelligence community's assessments and also other assessments, "including any intelligence regarding links betw...

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Omaha city officials, others outline their plans for possible ice storm

Omaha city officials, others outline their plans for possible ice storm

One quarter to three quarters of an inch of ice is in the forecast. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch is possible. An ice storm heading for the central United States is threatening to...

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Thousands attend funeral for NYPD Detective McDonald in Manhattan

Thousands attend funeral for NYPD Detective McDonald in Manhattan

The NYPD officer was paralyzed in 1986 after being shot three times - in the neck, wrist and right eye - while investigating a spate of bike thefts in Central Park. "But our friends and family, they c...

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Auburn Will Not Interview Art Briles For Open OC Job

Benedict was previously the second man in charge in the Tigers' athletic department before coming to UConn, perhaps he sees Lashlee as the ideal coach-in-waiting and implied as such during the hiring ...

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American Red Cross issues emergency call for blood

American Red Cross issues emergency call for blood

The Red Cross says they had issues in December as well as almost 100 blood drives were canceled across the country because of severe weather. "Hospital patients need lifesaving blood this winter, an...

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Confirmation Hearing Delayed for DeVos, a Favorite of Orthodox Education Activists

Confirmation Hearing Delayed for DeVos, a Favorite of Orthodox Education Activists

President-elect Donald TrumpDonald TrumpObama invites Trump to White House before inauguration Spicer: Dems should be held "accountable" for Sessions protests Top GOP senator pushes back against Obama...

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Eagles end season with win over playoff-bound Cowboys, 27-13

Eagles end season with win over playoff-bound Cowboys, 27-13

Other than pride, the game against the Philadelphia Eagles means little to nothing at all. This game will allow the Cowboys to gauge their depth at offensive line, defensive line, and at linebacke...

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Rain showers forecast New Year's Eve

Rain showers forecast New Year's Eve

Temperatures will fall Sunday, with high temperatures in the single digits and lows below zero, Monday through Friday. The Myrtle Beach area saw warm temperatures part of this week, but a chill has ...

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Cam Newton shares lovely moment with young Auburn fan in hospital

Cam Newton shares lovely moment with young Auburn fan in hospital

Newton flew to Atlanta on his day off Tuesday to show up at the boy's hospital room. Newton's visit came a day before Austin was scheduled to undergo a risky procedure, but it was a dream come true....

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Charleston Shooter Won't Call Witnesses, Offer Evidence During Penalty Phase

Roof's comments came during a pre-trial hearing in the case in advance of sentencing proceedings. The defense did not call any witnesses during the guilt phase after Gergel ruled that evidence abou...

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Snow Coming Thursday And Friday -- Or Not

Snow Coming Thursday And Friday -- Or Not

On the other end of the snow spectrum are towns in northern MA, which are expected to get about a foot of snow, with the chance of Monroe, Mass. getting 15 inches, the weather service said. We remain ...

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Hawai'i Bowl Fake Punt: Hawai'i vs Middle Tennessee

It was a insane game for a lot of reasons, not least of which being that Hawai'i turned around a season-long trend in terms of turnovers in the win. I do feel a little connected to it, but I'd like to...

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North And South Dakota Hit By Second Day Of Blizzard Conditions

Meanwhile, an ice storm warning also went into effect in central South Dakota , southwest North Dakota and central Minnesota, with as much as a 1/2 inch of ice expected. The weather service offic...

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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from The Dream Shake

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from The Dream Shake

African-Americans in these areas prefer "Happy Holidays" and evangelical whites prefer "Merry Christmas ", according to past polling , so while "Merry Christmas " is very popular in these communiti...

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Match Reports: Hull City 0-3 Manchester City

Match Reports: Hull City 0-3 Manchester City

Although it was a quiet first half at the KCOM Stadium , Pep Guardiola was hit with another set back after £50million summer signing John Stones was forced off the field after picking up an injury. H...

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DC-area forecast: A comfortable Christmas Day, some showers possible Tuesday

Monday night will be mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Tonight , we can expect partly cloudy skies, with a low around 71. This round will have the potential to produce damaging wind gusts up to...

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Miles Teller and girlfriend involved in frightening vehicle crash

Miles Teller and girlfriend involved in frightening vehicle crash

The War Dogs actor was driving in the San Fernando Valley area of Los Angeles when the incident occurred. Although Teller and Sperry managed to walk away without injuries, two passengers in the Ube...

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Suspect Arrested In Road Rage Homicide Of 3-Year-Old Boy

He is being held without bond at the Pulaski County jail, facing one count of capital murder and two counts of committing a terroristic act. Investigators have been searching this vehicle, right out...

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National Weather Service: Snow Expected For Holiday Weekend

National Weather Service: Snow Expected For Holiday Weekend

Travel on snow covered roads will be challenging. The hazardous weather outlook affects St. Clair, Sanilac, Huron and Tuscola counties in the Thumb. A week later, more than nine inches was dumped on...

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Four people arrested in connection with Berlin market attack

After he was freed, he entered Germany in July 2015 through the city of Freiburg and was nearly immediately on the radar of the intelligence and security services. Amri arrived in Europe via Italy - w...

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IN mother charged with beating sons for opening gifts early

IN mother charged with beating sons for opening gifts early

Officers say Collins told them she "lost it" when she woke up and saw every Christmas present open. The sister told police she had gone Christmas shopping with her mother the night before and they h...

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MS triple murder suspects captured in Kansas

MS triple murder suspects captured in Kansas

Sheriff Wolf said a deputy tried to pull over a Dodge Charger on I-70 near mile marker 311 for having no tags displayed. The suspects exited the interstate at McDowell Creek Road and turned onto Roese...

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Police officer helps college student tie a necktie

Police officer helps college student tie a necktie

An officer with the Menomonie Police Department went beyond the call of duty when he stopped a UW-Stout student for speeding. So he rushed to the friend's house before the presentation, but had to kee...

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