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The decision ends the NFL's 21-year absence in Los Angeles. What will the Chargers decide? The team's message: Hey, St. Louis Rams fans. The person requested anonymity because they had not been authorized to speak publicly. Kroenke , a land developer with the second highest net worth among the NFL's 32 owners, is considered an astute businessman who could bring a winning product to California.
  • North Korea To Stop Nuclear Testing If US Signs Peace Treaty

    North Korea To Stop Nuclear Testing If US Signs Peace Treaty

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    Deputy Secretary of State Tony Blinken is also scheduled to visit China next week for discussions also expected to focus on  DPRK . It marked the highest-level group consultations among the regional powers since the North's January 6 nuclear test, which the reclusive nation claims to have been hydrogen-based.
  • The Rams and Chargers (Probably) Are Moving to Los Angeles Next Year

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    Fabiani did not respond when asked if he and Spanos had met with Kroenke on Tuesday night to discuss a deal to be either a partner or a tenant in Inglewood. Could San Diego even now be in play? A wistful Ellis recalled how in the late-1990s, Bowlen was part of the league's Los Angeles working group that along with NFL employees named Goodell and Ellis toured the Hollywood Park site that Kroenke will now use for his new stadium.
  • Flint, Michigan water contamination: Obama declares emergency

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    Locals and citizens around the world have been outraged at the Governor - not only because the lead poisoning nightmare occurred on direct orders from one of his appointed emergency managers, but because evidence reveals the Governor knew of the problem with Flint's water months ago, and instead of declaring a state of emergency, chose instead to placate the masses and recommend residents continue using the toxic water.
  • Tennessee Powerball winners plan to return to work Monday

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    The Florida winner's share of the jackpot comes to $528.6 million, the lotto says. When asked what they would do with the money, one of the first things that  John  and Lisa said was they would pay off their daughter  Tiffany's  student loans.
  • OPEC's oil basket price drops to $25 a barrel

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    Before rebounding, global crude benchmark Brent broke below $30 a barrel for a second straight day. While U.S. shale oil production reacts to price changes faster than does conventional oil, it is not almost as reactive as OPEC. Several have predicted that prices will fall below $30 a barrel and even approach $20 a barrel. While crude oil prices are breaking down, Wall Street analysts anticipate further weakness ahead.
  • Anglican Communion suspends Episcopal Church over same-sex marriage

    Anglican Communion suspends Episcopal Church over same-sex marriage

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    In this Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013 file photo, the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby conducts a service at the All Saints Cathedral in Nairobi, Kenya. It's tempting to regard the fissures in the Anglican Communion as peculiar to that collection of churches, which trace their existence to the Church of England that separated from Roman Catholicism in the 16th century.
  • Meet The Tennessee Couple Who Are $533 Million Richer After Powerball Win

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    Their ticket  was one of three that will split the  $1.5 billion Powerball jackpot . Their prize is roughly $533 million before taxes, and $327.8 million if they choose the lump-sum payment, the show reported. But that's still more than $500 million to each party. The couple's potential winning ticket has not yet been verified by Tennessee officials, although the lottery did announce that one of the three winning tickets was purchased in Munford .
  • Walmart Closing 154 U.S. Stores and 269 Stores in All

    Walmart Closing 154 U.S. Stores and 269 Stores in All

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    It wasn't immediately known if the closures will affect plans to build a new Walmart in Desert Hot Springs, though the company said it plans to open more than 300 stores worldwide in the coming fiscal year, which starts February 1. The stores will close January 28th. Walmart, the world's largest retailer, announced on Friday it would shutter 269 stores, of which over half are based in the US with another larger number in Brazil, which has become a challenging market.
  • Pentagon: 2 US Navy Boats With 10 American Sailors Held by Iran

    Pentagon: 2 US Navy Boats With 10 American Sailors Held by Iran

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    Statements released by the U.S. Navy said that the sailors were not harmed in any way and were provided with food and blankets while detained. "Following their apology, they have been released to worldwide waters in the Gulf". A Pentagon spokesman, Commander Gary Ross, said the video appeared to be authentic, "but we cannot speak to the conditions of the situation or what the crew was experiencing at the time".
  • David Bowie: Carnegie Hall to Have Tribute Concert

    David Bowie: Carnegie Hall to Have Tribute Concert

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    David Bowie fans can pay their own personal tribute to the Thin White Duke by adding an Aladdin Sane flash to their Facebook profile using the Examiner's generator. A spokesman for Bowie said he died on Sunday but declined to say where or from what type of cancer. For the model however, it was more of a slow burn but she said that he succeeded in changing her mind.
  • 'Harry Potter' star Daniel Radcliffe pens touching tribute to co-star Alan Rickman

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    Rickman was born in Acton, west London, in 1946. The two actors previously appeared in a popular but critically derided production of Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra at the National Theatre in 1998. The 25-year-old actress was later accused of "using the death of your friend to push your agenda" after she tweeted a quote from Rickman saying: "There is nothing wrong with a man being a feminist- I think it is to our mutual advantage".
  • Oil prices crash to below $30 per barrel

    Oil prices crash to below $30 per barrel

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    In addition, the bearish sentiment in the oil market is still strong due to global oversupply and concerns that Iran's expected return to the oil market could come sooner than most had anticipated. "Iran's going to put 500,000 barrels per day more on the market", at a time when global supplies already exceed demand for oil by about 2 million barrels a day, said James Williams of WTRG Economics.
  • Welcome Alex The First 2016 Atlantic Hurricane

    Welcome Alex The First 2016 Atlantic Hurricane

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    Weathermen have described Hurricane Alex as a rare and "weird" storm because it is very abnormal for a Hurricane to form in the North Atlantic ocean in the middle of winter. The archipelago, which Portuguese navigators discovered uninhabited in 1427 and is home to the USA air base at Lajes Field, has a subtropical climate, with temperatures hovering year-round between 57 and 71 degrees F.
  • Who won Thursday's Republican presidential debate?

    Who won Thursday's Republican presidential debate?

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    Americans who watched Thursday night's Republican debate on the Fox Business Network expressed deep disappointment that the billionaire Donald J. Trump and Texas Senator Ted Cruz did not actually punch each other's faces in the course of the contest.
  • NFL Divisional Playoffs Predictions

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    With the first weekend of the NFL Playoffs in the books, the teams who survived can now take a little bit of a breather as they prep for the Divisional Round of action. Here is the way I see it going this weekend, Pittsburgh is coming off of a physical game and big Ben is banged up giving advantage to the Broncos. The Vikings losing to the Seahawks meant that Seattle punched a ticket to Carolina next weekend, sending the victor of the Packers-Redskins game to Arizona.
  • Military Helicopters Crash Over Hawaii

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    Alan Kirby, principal of Stayton High School, told The Oregonian/Oregon Live that he coached Hart in football and was his American government teacher. Scott Carr. "Please note the location and call the Coast Guard at 808-535-3333". One of the Marines reported missing after two helicopters collided off Hawaii is from Hingham, state police said.
  • Britain's Prince George Starts Nursery School

    Britain's Prince George Starts Nursery School

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    The Duchess of Cambridge has photographed Prince George during his first day at a nursery in Norfolk. "The Duke and Duchess are of course very fortunate to have private homes where photographers cannot capture images of their children", said Jason Knauf, communications secretary for the Cambridges.
  • Bernie Sanders Clips Hillary's Lead to 7 Points

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    Left unsaid in the commercial, but shouted by Hillary and her allies everywhere else , is that Sanders isn't with Obama on guns. The health-care plan was not included. Hillary doubled down on her daughter's remarks. Now, her narrow lead is within the margin of error. They are candidates of dissatisfaction and disaffection, of frustration and irritation; they are avatars of anger and alienation, embodying the sense that the system isn't working - or, at the very least, that it isn't ...
  • $638146 Powerball ticket sold in Irwindale

    $638146 Powerball ticket sold in Irwindale

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    Lottery officials report three winning tickets, purchased in California, Florida and Tennesse for Wednesday's drawing , matched all the numbers drawn, with each being worth $528.8 million. The other two winning tickets were sold in California and Tennessee . Get this: The winning ticket was gifted to a 62-year-old nurse and mother of seven who, when she found out she'd won, still finished her shift.
  • El Niño storms threaten drought-stricken California

    El Niño storms threaten drought-stricken California

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    The current El Nino is the most powerful since 1998 and is likely to take the top three most powerful episodes. The ocean-water-quality advisory issued Thursday came as the latest storms moved east after pummeling the region with heavy rainfall.
  • Tennessee Powerball victor says she'll keep job after winning $528 million: 'I

    Tennessee Powerball victor says she'll keep job after winning $528 million: 'I

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    That ticket is worth $1.586 billion, the largest lottery award in history. The Today show averages about 5 million viewers a day. Neighbors say John and Lisa Robinson live in the small town of Munford. "I'm a firm believer in tithing to my church", Robinson said. Robinson did say that he had signed the back of the ticket, showing his ownership of it.
  • Hurricane Alex ready to whip Azores

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    Alex is a "Category 1" hurricane , the weakest rating on the five-tier Saffir-Simpson scale. Alex is the first named storm to form in the Atlantic in January since 1978, the first January-born hurricane since 1938, and just the fourth known storm to arrive in the month since records began in 1851.
  • Loser John Kasich, Of All People, Says Bernie Sanders Has No Chance

    Loser John Kasich, Of All People, Says Bernie Sanders Has No Chance

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    In it, she declares "It's time to pick a side, either we stand with the gun lobby, or we join the president and stand up to them". Clinton said, replying to a question on whether Sanders can win the presidency, reports ABC News . Galbraith, Dean Baker, co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research in Washington, DC., Brad Miller, former U.S. Congressman from North Carolina, and William K.
  • US sailors detained by Iran freed

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    However, Iran state television took care to release humiliating photos of the Americans with their hands on their heads. He said Tehran did not consider the U.S. In an earlier incident, in late December, Iran launched a rocket test near USA warships and boats passing through the narrow Strait of Hormuz, the route for about a fifth of the world's oil.
  • How the 'Harry Potter' cast members are reacting to Alan Rickman's death

    How the 'Harry Potter' cast members are reacting to Alan Rickman's death

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    The British actor shot to stardom in 1988 as Bruce Willis's adversary Hans Gruber in Die Hard , and went on to gain a new generation of fans as Professor Severus Snape in the Harry Potter series of films. On Broadway, he earned two Tony Award nominations for Best Actor for "Les Liaisons Dangereuses" and "Private Lives". "He leaves a multitude of fans and friends".
  • Celine Dion's husband, Rene Angelil, dies of cancer at 73

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    Together, Angélil and Celine have three children, Rene-Charles, and twins, Nelson and Eddy . Rene Angelil was a former singer-turned-manager when he received an audiotape of a 12-year-old singer from her mother. In Angelil's hometown of Montreal, Mayor Denis Coderre said flags at city hall would fly at half-mast to honor the man who "influenced the world with Quebecois music and the culture of our nation".
  • People are going crazy over this shirt worn by 'El Chapo'

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    Both shirts appear to be the same ones the Los Angeles store sells. Call them the "most wanted shirt", available in a "wild paisley design" or "abstract pattern", as the Barabas website says. It's a favorite retail brand of many Mexican musicians, but they don't know how Guzman was able to buy his shirt. One wonders why a drug lord on the run would want to wear a shirt designed for standing out.