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‘It’s called the First Amendment’: Pundits decry Trump call for ‘retribution’ against ‘SNL’

‘It’s called the First Amendment’: Pundits decry Trump call for ‘retribution’ against ‘SNL’

February 17, 2019

CLOSE Alec Baldwin appears in the opening sketch of ‘SNL’ as President Trump. USA TODAY Many politicians and pundits reacted harshly Sunday after President Donald Trump railed against the media on Twitter sparked by a “Saturday Night Live” sketch that mocked his performance at a Friday White House news conference where declared a national emergency at the…

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Tim Tebow’s personal hitting coach on MLB chances: ‘I would never doubt that guy’

Tim Tebow’s personal hitting coach on MLB chances: ‘I would never doubt that guy’

February 17, 2019

When Tim Tebow signed with the New York Mets in September 2016, he seemed like a longshot to even make it past instructional league. Fast-forward to February 2019 and Tebow, likely to start in Class AAA, is one step away from making the major leagues. And his personal hitting coach, former MLB outfielder Jay Gibbons,…

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Vigil set for victims of gun rampage at Henry Pratt Company in Aurora, Illinois

Vigil set for victims of gun rampage at Henry Pratt Company in Aurora, Illinois

February 17, 2019

CLOSE Police say the fired worker who killed five people at a warehouse in Aurora, Illinois, was able to buy the gun he used because an initial background check didn’t catch that he had a prior felony conviction in Mississippi. (Feb. 16) AP AURORA, Ill. — The victims of a gunman’s rampage at a local…

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Openly gay NBA executive decides to participate in All-Star Weekend in Charlotte

Openly gay NBA executive decides to participate in All-Star Weekend in Charlotte

February 17, 2019

CLOSE The NBA All-Star game returns to Charlotte after a controversial relocation in 2017 due to North Carolina’s bathroom bill. So the question is, was the time right for the NBA to return? USA TODAY CHARLOTTE — Up until a few months ago, Rick Welts, the most prominent openly gay NBA executive, was unsure if…

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Woman gives birth mid-flight to baby boy on JetBlue plane named ‘Born To Be Blue’

Woman gives birth mid-flight to baby boy on JetBlue plane named ‘Born To Be Blue’

February 17, 2019

CLOSE JetBlue is offering a free trip to 50 travelers and their companions in exchange for volunteer work. Time A JetBlue flight from San Juan, Puerto Rico, to Fort Lauderdale landed with an extra passenger after an expectant mother gave birth to a baby thousands of feet in the air.  Spokeswoman Jen Dang told USA TODAY…

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Payless liquidation sale prices: What you need to know about store closing sales

Payless liquidation sale prices: What you need to know about store closing sales

February 17, 2019

CLOSE The discount shoe retailer Payless ShoeSource is set to close all of its stores when its files for bankruptcy later this month. Veuer’s Mercer Morrison has the story. Buzz60 Payless ShoeSource began a liquidation sale Sunday after confirming Friday that it will close its 2,100 stores in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. The giant…

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NASCAR has a problem, and drivers aren’t sure how to fix it

NASCAR has a problem, and drivers aren’t sure how to fix it

February 17, 2019

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Brad Keselowski knows he has to be part of the solution. Aside from winning races and contending for championships, the 2012 Cup Series champion feels pressure “all the time” to provide exciting racing and attract new fans to NASCAR, and he’s not the only one. “The sport’s going through its own set…

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Hundreds of passengers stranded ‘with no explanation’ as British airline Flybmi collapses

Hundreds of passengers stranded ‘with no explanation’ as British airline Flybmi collapses

February 17, 2019

The Associated Press Published 12:32 p.m. ET Feb. 17, 2019 CLOSE On Thursday, AirlineRatings.com released its annual list of the world’s safest airlines. Time LONDON (AP) — Hundreds of passengers throughout Europe have been stranded by the abrupt collapse of the British regional airline Flybmi. British Midland Regional Limited, which operates as Flybmi, said it’s…

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John Calipari tells Kentucky fans to stop ‘overrated’ chant against Tennessee

John Calipari tells Kentucky fans to stop ‘overrated’ chant against Tennessee

February 17, 2019

“They’re not overrated,” Kentucky coach John Calipari said after the Wildcats dominated No. 1 Tennessee. “They’re probably underrated.”

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Vice President Pence met with silence after mentioning Trump in a speech

Vice President Pence met with silence after mentioning Trump in a speech

February 17, 2019

MUNICH, GERMANY – FEBRUARY 16: US vice president Michael Pence gives a speech during the 55th Munich Security Conference (MSC) on February 16, 2019 in Munich, Germany. The annual conference, which brings together political and defense leaders from across the globe, is taking place under heightened tensions between the USA, together with its western allies,…

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