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The North's claim Wednesday that it tested a hydrogen bomb, which is potentially much more powerful than its previous plutonium or enriched uranium weapons, has dramatically raised the stakes in the rocky effort to convince Pyongyang to end its nuclear program.
  • Aaron Rodgers shows why he's the best in a playoff loss

    Aaron Rodgers shows why he's the best in a playoff loss

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    Arizona would've won the first toss, too. Everybody thought the loss of Davante Adams was a crushing blow for the Packers offense considering they struggled passing the ball even with him healthy. With Patrick Peterson and Rashad Johnson on each side of him, Janis came down with the ball for the touchdown, sending the game into overtime. However, following an overtime coin toss done twice after the coin failed to flip first time around, Fitzgerald secured a dramatic victory for Arizona.
  • Marine helicopters collide off Hawaiian coast

    Marine helicopters collide off Hawaiian coast

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    Marines, including a 21-year-old OR native, who were involved in a training crash off the north coast of Oahu late Thursday evening. There was no immediate word on the fate of those aboard or what caused the accident.
  • Donald Trump: Ted Cruz a 'very nasty guy'

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    Every day I've been in the U.S. and I have stood against the cronyism, and the Washington cartel. And of all those two, the best command presence last night was Donald Trump and Marco Rubio. He recycles the "undisclosed loan" attack based on a New York Times story , even though Cruz did disclose the unremarkable (and since repaid) loan prior to his 2012 elections.
  • Google launches local version of YouTube in Pakistan

    Google launches local version of YouTube in Pakistan

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    In Google's most recent transparency report , the company said that YouTube received more than 12,000 takedown requests from governments during the second half of 2014. "In addition, the management of YouTube will have to pay more attention to the government's demands making it easier for the government to censor content", he said.
  • Surprising Facts about Martin Luther King Jr

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    The chief civil rights organization in SC has wrapped up its first King Day at the Dome rally after winning its long fight to have the Confederate flag removed from Statehouse grounds. Many attendees at the service today said equality in the work place and racism are still prevalent issues they want to see continue to diminish.
  • SpaceX successfully launches rocket, fails to make landing

    SpaceX successfully launches rocket, fails to make landing

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    Even though SpaceX landed one of their rockets last month, they did so on solid ground. However, SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket successfully launched on Jason-3 satellite into low-Earth orbit from the launch pad of Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.
  • Novak Djokovic: Serb reveals he was approached for match-fixing in 2007

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    The secret files indicate that, over the past decade, 16 players who have been ranked in the world's top 50 have been repeatedly flagged to the Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) over suspicions they have thrown matches. Australian Nick Kyrgios won his match, as well. The American's troublesome knee forced her to pull out of the Hopman Cup last week and she was pictured taking treatment during a practice session in Melbourne on Saturday.
  • Microsoft to stop supporting older versions on new processors

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    It's also worth noting that the survey - which polled 1,000 PC-owning adults in the United States - was carried out in September of past year. Both Microsoft and Intel had collaborated on this latest processor to leverage each other, and the results are impressive.
  • Obama tears on gun control were real: Doanld Trump

    Obama tears on gun control were real: Doanld Trump

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    During the hour-long meeting, the president chastised the lobby group's "over the top, and so overheated" rhetoric, adding that he would be "happy to meet with them... "We do run background checks if you buy online", Bean said. With the political weight of a reelection race gone, Obama threw his support behind a bipartisan gun-control proposal drafted by Senators Joe Manchin, a Democrat from West Virginia, and Pat Toomey, a Republican from Pennsylvania in Sandy Hook's aftermath.
  • Rejoice! The First 2016 Ford Focus RS Has Been Built

    Rejoice! The First 2016 Ford Focus RS Has Been Built

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    Focus RS pioneers Ford's Performance All-Wheel Drive with Dynamic Torque Vectoring for increased handling, grip, cornering, and overall control. It promises exceptional, potentially class-leading performance, while offering various drive modes including an industry-first "drift" mode.
  • Election 2016 Polls: Before Fourth Democratic Debate, Where Do The Candidates Stand?

    Election 2016 Polls: Before Fourth Democratic Debate, Where Do The Candidates Stand?

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    The debate setting lends poignancy to the political dog fight. The debate will feature all three remaining Democratic candidates (including Martin O'Malley), but all the focus will be on the tightening race between Sanders and Clinton. She promises to build upon his health care law, take up his push to overhaul immigration laws and curb gun violence. Initially, the bill would have included a seven-day waiting period.
  • South Korea launches propaganda barrage at North

    South Korea launches propaganda barrage at North

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    South Korea has unleashed propaganda across its border with North Korea following the nuclear hydrogen bomb test announced by Pyongyang. North Korea, led by Kim Jong-un, has claimed that it has successfully tested a miniaturized hydrogen bomb - a move that has caused alarm in the west.
  • Pep Guardiola reveals setback in Premier League move

    Pep Guardiola reveals setback in Premier League move

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    The 20-time Premier League champions have been on a torrid run of form of late and United's official kit maker Adidas seem to be plotting a shocking move to help get the club back to its glory days. Bundesliga leaders Bayern, who have already confirmed Carlo Ancelotti will succeed Guardiola, return from the winter break against Hamburg on Friday 22 January.
  • Stella McCartney commemorates Bowie at her fashion show

    Stella McCartney commemorates Bowie at her fashion show

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    Kate Hudson at Stella McCartney Autumn 2016 Collection Event held at Amoeba Music Hollywood on January 12h, 2016. Music aficionados know that walking between the bins of CDS and vinyl records at Amoeba Music on Sunset Boulevard is always bound to turn up something of interest, but Tuesday night took things to a whole new level, with the sales floor of the independent record store feeling like a fame-meets-fashion fever dream.
  • Spillway of swollen Mississippi River open near New Orleans

    Spillway of swollen Mississippi River open near New Orleans

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    The Bonnet Carre Spillway was opened on Sunday to prevent flooding in New Orleans. The Mississippi Department of Transportation is closing state road 465 in Warren County and USA 149 to state road 16 in Yazoo County due to rising water in the Mississippi River.
  • David Bowie tributes pour in

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    Bowie had kept his terminal liver cancer secret for over a year, sharing the information with only those closest to him, Belgian theatre director Ivo van Hove said. I wasn't, however, prepared for it", he wrote on Facebook . It is in admiration of that inspiration that we showcase just a small sample of the countless creative works made in his honor.
  • Walmart closing 154 U.S. stores, but none are in Southwest Florida

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    Wal-Mart locations being closed, 102 of them are Wal-Mart Express stores, the company's smallest-format stores that had been in the pilot stage since 2011. Walmart expects top open 200 to 240 stores worldwide in the coming year. According to a statement from Walmart, 95% of the affected stores are within 10 miles of a second Walmart location and  associates  will be placed in these other locations.
  • US searching for two military helicopters after reported crash

    US searching for two military helicopters after reported crash

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    The Coast Guard was notified of the crash by a civilian on a beach who saw the aircraft flying then disappear and a fireball. The US Coast Guard was searching for two military helicopters that reportedly crashed off the Hawaiian island of Oahu while carrying a total of 12 people, a spokeswoman said today.
  • Alex becomes first January hurricane to occur in Atlantic since 1955

    Alex becomes first January hurricane to occur in Atlantic since 1955

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    The storm is  expected  to dump 3 to 5 inches of rain on the islands, with 7 inches possible in isolated areas. As of 8 a.m. local time, the  National Hurricane Center  reported sustained winds around Alex reached 85 miles per hour, well above the 74 miles per hour mark needed to be classified as a Category One  hurricane .
  • League of Legends' Jhin sounds like the ultimate carry

    League of Legends' Jhin sounds like the ultimate carry

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    Jhin's list of passive abilities is definitely not traditional. His Q is the Dancing Grenade , which is literally a grenade that dances and increases in damage if it kills an enemy minion or champion. What's notable about the patch is the implementation of the new champion select , where Team Builder will be saying goodbye to the game. As if all that weren't enough, League of Legends Patch 6.1 delivers the usual cornucopia of bug fixes we've come to expect from new updates.
  • Rachel Maddow confronts Clinton over Sanders attack: You're 'casting

    Rachel Maddow confronts Clinton over Sanders attack: You're 'casting

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    Clinton downplayed the significance of earlier polls in the race that initially showed her with larger leads, calling them "artificial". "Sanders, has articulated how she's going to pay for the proposal", Chelsea Clinton said. The Democratic race has increased in intensity. Fallon also goaded Clinton into a comment on Donald Trump by telling the former senator that the Republican front-runner has been talking about her on the campaign trail.
  • Tennessee couple talks about winning Powerball jackpot

    Tennessee couple talks about winning Powerball jackpot

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    A Tennessee family of four claimed Friday they had one of the three winning Powerball tickets from Wednesday's record-breaking $1.6 billion drawing. The winning numbers were 4, 8, 19, 27, 34 and the Powerball was 10. "I knew that I wanted to get an accountant". The record jackpot will be split by tickets sold in California , Florida and Tennessee .
  • Blistering Republican Debate in Offers Three Big Takeaways

    Blistering Republican Debate in Offers Three Big Takeaways

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    Cruz was born to an American mother, making him a USA citizen, but Donald Trump has raised questions about where his birthplace makes him ineligible. "You blew it", Christie told Rubio as the Florida senator tried to interject. "And I think Trump raising it was politically expedient possibly, but also resonated with people".
  • At Least 3 Injured in Massive House Fire in New Jersey

    At Least 3 Injured in Massive House Fire in New Jersey

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    The fire was brought under control around 7:27 a.m. but firefighters remain on the scene to watch for possible flare ups from hot spots. The fire, which broke out around 5:30 a.m., spread itself over four homes on St. One person sustained burns, while the other two were being treated for smoke inhalation. St. Mary Street has been closed down and Capt. James Lawrence Elementary School, which is located in the area of the fire scene, is closed for the day, according to officials on scene.