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Bill targeting 'sanctuary cities' moves forward in Florida Senate

41 minutes ago   |   Orlando Sentinel   |   2 articles

TALLAHASSEE - An effort to ensure local governments in Florida fully comply with requests from federal immigration authorities passed a key Senate panel on Tuesday, after...
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New Illinois law puts state on track to be first in Midwest with $15/hour minimum wage

New Illinois law puts state on track to be first in Midwest with $15/hour minimum wage

53 minutes ago   |   WISN

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Tuesday signed a measure gradually hiking the state's minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2025, the highest in the Midwest.
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The Remarkable Scale of Turkey's "Global Purge"

1 hour ago   |   Foreign Affairs

In October of last year, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan spoke at a gathering of his Justice and Development Party about the steps that have been taken so far to...
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Key players in disputed congressional race in North Carolina

1 hour ago   |   My Sanantonio

RALEIGH, N.C. - The investigation into ballot fraud allegations in the nation's last undecided congressional race involves a mix of characters, including a nationally known...
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‘We take action:' Alberta investing $3.7B to move oil by rail, leasing cars

1 hour ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

EDMONTON - The Alberta government says it's investing $3.7 billion to move the province's land-locked oil to market by rail. It says 4,400 leased railway cars will move up to...
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Why Are Libertarians So Up In Arms About Amazon?

2 hours ago   |   Real Clear Politics

John Tamny , RealClearMarkets In describing a major driver of public-sector growth in his classic 1981 book, The Economy In Mind, Warren Brookes made the basic point that when...
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Michael Kay up big in ratings Mike Francesa could dispute

Michael Kay up big in ratings Mike Francesa could dispute

2 hours ago   |   New York Post   |   2 articles

Mike Francesa is looking up at Michael Kay after the first three innings of the winter ratings book. For January, Kay beat Francesa, 5.8-5.0, in the 25-54 male demographic...
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Nanopores make portable mass spectrometer for peptides a reality

3 hours ago   |   Science Daily

Scientists have developed nanopores that can be used to directly measure the mass of peptides. Although the resolution needs to be improved, this proof of principle shows that...
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Governor signs measure to hike Illinois minimum wage to $15

3 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   3 articles

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has signed a measure gradually hiking the state's minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2025, the highest in the Midwest. It was one of...
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Governor signs measure to hike Illinois minimum wage to $15

4 hours ago   |   Star Tribune   |   3 articles

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has signed a measure gradually hiking the state's minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2025, the highest in the Midwest.
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Here's what Manny Machado can buy with his $300 million

Here's what Manny Machado can buy with his $300 million

Manny Machado is about to be a very rich man - one of the richest players in sports history after agreeing to a 10-year, $300 million deal with the San Diego Padres. The... Read more ...

Judge orders Roger Stone to court due to Instagram photo with apparent gun...

Judge orders Roger Stone to court due to Instagram photo with apparent gun crosshairs

A federal judge has ordered Trump confidant Roger Stone to appear in court to address an Instagram post featuring a photo of the judge with what appears to be the crosshairs of... Read more ...

Razor blades found under cart handles at Walmart; one person injured, police say

Razor blades found under cart handles at Walmart; one person injured, police say

Police in North Carolina are looking for the people responsible for placing razor blades under the handles of shopping carts at a Walmart, injuring at least one person. Read more ...

Don Newcombe, star pitcher linked to Dodgers' Brooklyn past, dies at 92

Don Newcombe, star pitcher linked to Dodgers' Brooklyn past, dies at 92

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Burberry apologizes after sending noose sweatshirt down runway

Burberry apologizes after sending noose sweatshirt down runway

A model called out the brand's extremely "offensive" piece after walking show. Read more ...

Vandals spray-paint ' MeToo' on statue of WWII sailor kissing nurse

Vandals spray-paint ' MeToo' on statue of WWII sailor kissing nurse

Police want to know who spray-painted ” MeToo” on the leg of a statue depicting a sailor and a dental assistant kissing at the end of World War II. Read more ...

Netflix cancels 'Jessica Jones' and 'The Punisher'

Netflix cancels 'Jessica Jones' and 'The Punisher'

Netflix finally killed off the last of its Marvel shows. Read more ...

Despite Apology, Stone Faces Jail After Instagram Post

Despite Apology, Stone Faces Jail After Instagram Post

Roger Stone has apologized for the Instagram post that appeared to show crosshairs near the head of the federal judge who is presiding over his prosecution, but now he has to... Read more ...

Bernie Sanders announces he's running for president again in 2020

Bernie Sanders announces he's running for president again in 2020

Sen. Bernie Sanders on Tuesday announced he's running for president in 2020. Sanders' 2016 presidential campaign made him a household name, despite the fact he ultimately lost... Read more ...

Iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has died at age 85, French media report

Iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has died at age 85, French media report

The iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld is dead, French news site Pure People reported on Tuesday. The German-born couturier and photographer reportedly died in hospital in... Read more ...