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And much of the East Coast shivered through bitter cold and snow. An area of severe storms roared into South Florida early this morning with reports of tornadoes, wind damage, and flooding.
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    On Kloppenburg's claims that Donald twice supported Bradley, let's look at the instances cited by Kloppenburg's campaign. "The fact is Rebecca Bradley brings a very partisan background with her onto the court", Kloppenburg said. Scott Walker's hand-picked Supreme Court justice is expected to advance from Tuesday's high court primary. The Court ought to be a place where justice is done without fear or favor.
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    A divided country elected this president and this Senate. The news sent shockwaves through the White House race, as Republican and Democratic candidates absorbed the implications of the surprise, potentially course-altering opening on the court.
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    Yes, Sanders’ backers say they’re frustrated with a system they believe is rigged for the wealthy. Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders clashed sharply in a debate on Thursday over their support for President Barack Obama, with Sanders accusing Clinton of "a low blow " after she compared him to Republicans.
  • 'Deadpool' review: Ryan Reynolds changes the superhero game

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    Deadpool also has an excellent video game to his name that manages to mix together humour and mayhem with elan. Deadpool is a 2016 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name. However, as anyone who's seen the Deadpool trailers would know, the humor has a very particular tone. We wanted you to hear Deadpool's voice and his comedic commentary, so we really embraced dialogue.
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    The Duchess is said to be on her 12th week of pregnancy. The report added that Middleton and her husband, Prince William were not planning to have a third baby. 3. According to the site, Kate is not even pregnant. William and Kate , as famous as they are, and with all the resources they have, don't have quite the same luxuries that other very high-profile individuals have, in the sense that they're representatives of the palace, and must, in a certain "What would the Queen do?" way, ...
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    Of those 12, Pyongyang claims eight have died and four never entered the country. Pyongyang shocked the world last month and earned a global rebuke when it announced it had successfully tested a hydrogen bomb . On Wednesday, South Korea suspended operations at the Kaesong industrial zone as punishment for the rocket launch and nuclear test. The zone, just inside North Korea, had operated for more than a decade.
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    The double shooting occurred at Independence High School in Glendale shortly before 8.30am local time (3.30pm GMT). The school itself remained on lockdown. A Glendale Union High School District spokeswoman didn't immediately return a call for comment. According to 12News, the school has just over 2,000 students.
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    Dana Milbank is a political reporter and columnist for The Washington Post . The 69-year-old former president is highly popular in the Republican Party and particularly among South Carolina Republicans, who supported his 2000 and 2004 races for president.
  • Donald Trump polls today - latest numbers before New Hampshire primary vote

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    Wary of upsetting a race trending his way, Mr. Sanders stuck to core campaign themes as he addressed cheering supporters in Nashua. Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright said over the weekend that there was "a special place in hell" for women who don't help women, while writer and famed feminist Gloria Steinem suggested women backing Sanders were doing so to meet boys.
  • Large waves crashing into 'Anthem' cruise ship during storm

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    Nelson is the top Democrat on the Senate Commerce Committee, which oversees the NTSB. The ship hit hurricane force winds up to 150-miles per hour. Royal Caribbean said Anthem of the Seas encountered rough seas off Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, while sailing Sunday from the NY area to Port Canaveral, Florida, in what was intended originally to be a seven-day voyage to the Bahamas.
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    The massive ship took off from Bayonne, New Jersey, with a destination of the Bahamas. He said the ship handled the weather very well. The company said it knew of the oncoming weather, but hadn't anticipated its strength.
  • Two university students charged in death of 13-year-old girl

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    Police also arrested Eisenhauer's girlfriend, Maryland resident Natalie Keepers , for allegedly helping to dispose of the body, Associated Press reported. Nicole's body has been taken to a medical examiner's office for an autopsy. "This is a sad day for the Blacksburg community", Rordam said in a statement .
  • Bernie Sanders Joins 'SNL' Cast During Skit With Larry David

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    Those murmurings were confirmed by SNL on Friday , and fans across the country shrugged on their powder-blue Bernie 2016 shirts and tuned in at 11:30 Saturday night to see the favorite take the stage. Still, Sanders' ascendancy without regard to his faith is truly a testament to how our nation inspiringly moves forward. Shockingly, Sanders did not appear in a political sketch, as many were probably expecting.
  • US Presidential polls: Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders win in New Hampshire

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    Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders are the favourites for their parties. Drop This Fact: Iowa historically is a good gauge for the country's next leader - only one presidential candidate since 1980 (Bill Clinton) has gone on to win without taking the Iowa and New Hampshire primaries, or both, according to Vox .
  • Ziku virus reported in Indiana, Ohio

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    Although most people become infected from mosquito bites, the virus has been spread through blood transfusions and sexual contact. Most people who are infected won't develop symptoms , but some will get a mild illness that can include fever, rash, joint pain and pink eye.
  • Zika virus confirmed in Indiana, Ohio

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    Symptoms are usually mild , and the majority of people who contract Zika, which is spread by some species of tropical mosquitoes, don't develop any symptoms, so they might not know they are infected. Couples in which a man resides in or has traveled to an area of active Zika virus transmission who are concerned about sexual transmission of Zika virus may consider using condoms consistently and correctly during sex or abstaining from sexual activity.
  • Trump, Sanders lead in latest New Hampshire poll

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    Cruz apologised to rival Ben Carson over an email his campaign sent on Monday night, implying Carson was dropping out of the race and his Iowa backers should switch to Cruz. Carson told Fox News on Wednesday that while he accepts Cruz's apology, "the question is what's being done about it". Cruz, reacting hours later to Trump's calls for an entirely new election in Iowa, added that Trump's tweets on Wednesday morning showed no more maturity than Cruz's two young daughters, aged 5 ...
  • Beyonce, Bruno Mars heat up Coldplay's Super Bowl halftime

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    After the halftime show, the dancers took a photo once more with their fists raised in the air in solidarity. Dressed in a leotard and wearing plenty of leather, she wowed the crowds at the annual championship game of the National Football League, one of the biggest events of the year in USA sport, which this time saw the Broncos defeat the Panthers 24-10.
  • Eli Manning's hilarious reaction to brother Peyton winning Super Bowl 50

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    His father, mother and others cheered wildly. But Eli stood with a stony expression that looked like disappointment. The win was the second Super Bowl title for Peyton, tying him with Eli. "It's been an emotional week, emotional night". Carolina's offensive line was a poor match for the pass rush of DeMarcus Ware and Miller, who pressured Newton.
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    May the Year of the Monkey attract all the good wishes this year? From Sydney to Lisbon, and NY and London, there were processions and fireworks to welcome the New Lunar Year. Cutting through the social resonance of western sporting phenomena, the Super Bowl, Asia struck back with a tonne of brand engagement on the turn of its New Year.
  • The first positive case of Zika virus has been confirmed in Austin

    The first positive case of Zika virus has been confirmed in Austin

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    The Zika virus has been declared an emerging public health threat by the World Health Organization. The mosquito that carries Zika is endemic to Central Texas. The brain could have some problem in its development during the baby's stay inside the womb, or it could also stop from growing after the child is born.
  • 1 case of Zika virus confirmed in St. Johns County

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    The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016, that it has found the strongest evidence so far of a possible link between a mosquito-borne virus and a surge of birth defects in Brazil.
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    Somalia's transport minister, Ali Jama Jangali, said at a press conference Saturday that investigators concluded that a bomb caused the hole and was meant to cause the Dubai-based Daallo Airlines jet to crash. The airline company Daallo Airlines has been in business even when there was no government. "The attack is believed to have been coordinated by a network of individuals, many of whom have been arrested and are being investigated", a Somali security official, who asked not to be named, ...
  • Jeb Bush and Chris Christie Hanging on in New Hampshire

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    Chris Christie said he thinks he succeeded in showing that Sen. After his impressively strong third-place finish in the Iowa caucuses on Monday, Sen. Christie accused Rubio of resorting to "a memorized 30-second speech". "He's a great speaker", Bush said of Rubio, his one-time political protégé, on Fox News Sunday .