Opinion | Congress must reach across the aisle and protect the Grand Canyon

Opinion | Congress must reach across the aisle and protect the Grand Canyon

February 18, 2019

The Grand Canyon on Jan. 10. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) Cindy McCain is the widow of Sen. John McCain and chair of the Board of Trustees of the McCain Institute. Mark Udall, son of the late Rep. Mo Udall, served as a Democratic congressman and senator from Colorado. Every year, Americans of all political persuasions make pilgrimages…

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Chris Gayle to retire from ODIs after World Cup

Chris Gayle to retire from ODIs after World Cup

February 18, 2019

However Chris Gayle fares in the ODI series against England – and the World Cup that follows – it is unlikely to be a lack of confidence that holds him back. “You’re looking at a great man,” he said when asked whether he was satisfied with his career. “I’m the greatest player in the world.…

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Team LeBron comes back to defeat Team Giannis in high-scoring NBA All-Star Game

Team LeBron comes back to defeat Team Giannis in high-scoring NBA All-Star Game

February 18, 2019

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — LeBron James sure knows how to draft in this NBA All-Star format. Team LeBron had talent. James, Kevin Durant, James Harden, Kawhi Leonard, Kyrie Irving, Anthony Davis and Dwyane Wade have combined for six MVPs, seven Finals MVPs and seven All-Star MVPs among them. Throw in shooters Damian Lillard, Klay Thompson and Bradley…

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Bernie Sanders Stumbled With Black Voters in 2016. Can He Do Better in 2020?

Bernie Sanders Stumbled With Black Voters in 2016. Can He Do Better in 2020?

February 18, 2019

“The individual roles of African-American outreach staff members changed as the campaign grew and the calendar progressed, as they did in every department,” the senator’s campaign committee said. Advisers to Mr. Sanders say he is committed to having a more diverse campaign staff should he run again, and there have been signs he is trying…

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How a South Bend barber became the go-to guy for Notre Dame athletes – South Bend Tribune

How a South Bend barber became the go-to guy for Notre Dame athletes – South Bend Tribune

February 18, 2019

Tyler Newsome’s haircut went viral during the College Football Playoff semifinal on Dec. 29. As the Notre Dame punter walked on the sideline in the fourth quarter of the 30-3 Irish loss at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, ESPN cameras followed Newsome, helmet off and with a mullet that stole the spotlight. Pictures and videos…

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Follow along: Must-see moments from 2019 NBA All-Star Game

Follow along: Must-see moments from 2019 NBA All-Star Game

February 18, 2019

The NBA’s annual All-Star Weekend, taking place this year in Charlotte, N.C., is almost over, but there’s still plenty of fun left to be had. The main event — Team LeBron vs. Team Giannis — begins at 8 p.m. ET on TNT. This is the second year that the All-Star rosters were hand-selected by team captains, and…

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In Indian-controlled Kashmir, unprecedented attack puts focus on ‘homegrown’ militants

In Indian-controlled Kashmir, unprecedented attack puts focus on ‘homegrown’ militants

February 18, 2019

GUNDIBAGH, India — Just a few miles separate the place where Adil Ahmad Dar grew up from the place where he ended his life in an act of wanton violence. When Dar drove an SUV packed with explosives into a convoy of Indian security personnel on Thursday, he carried out the single deadliest attack in…

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Adam Silver On Tampering: Nobody In NBA Wants To Live In Police State – RealGM.com

Adam Silver On Tampering: Nobody In NBA Wants To Live In Police State – RealGM.com

February 18, 2019

Adam Silver was asked during his All-Star Game media availability about the issues of tampering and trade requests. The question posed whether there are sufficient tools available to the NBA on the issue. Both topics have been a topic of conversation of late due to the trade request of Anthony Davis. “I try to look…

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Opinion | How to screw up an emergency declaration in 10 easy steps

Opinion | How to screw up an emergency declaration in 10 easy steps

February 18, 2019

Jennifer Rubin Opinion writer covering politics and policy, foreign and domestic None other than Ann Coulter declared on Friday, “The only national emergency is that our president is an idiot.” She has a point. The president’s declaration, in the words of Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.), amounts to…

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In Bid to Conquer Oscars, Netflix Mobilizes Savvy Campaigner and Huge Budget

In Bid to Conquer Oscars, Netflix Mobilizes Savvy Campaigner and Huge Budget

February 18, 2019

Even so, Ms. Taback is the only one to work for Netflix, which has poured money into its hunt for Emmys and Oscars on a scale that Hollywood executives say they have rarely if ever seen before. Most studios, for instance, sent a couple of movies on DVD to voters for consideration this season. Netflix…

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