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Obama celebrates World Series champion Chicago Cubs

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama celebrated the World Series champion Chicago Cubs on Monday and spoke about the power sports has to unite people. “Throughout our history, sports has had this power to bring us together even when the country is divided,” Obama said at a White House ceremony for his hometown team. “Sports […]

Ecomomic Minster of Mexico: Ildefonso Guajardo

Mexico warns Trump on tariffs: We’ll respond ‘immediately’

Mexico’s economy minister sent Donald Trump a fighting message: We will retaliate right away if you hit us with a “major border tax.” “It’s very clear that we have to be prepared to immediately be able to neutralize the impact of a measure of that nature,” economy minister Ildefonso Guajardo said Friday on a Mexican […]

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3 lawsuits, 5 wheelbarrows, 298,745 pennies: One man’s quest to stick it to the Department of Motor Vehicles

Nick Stafford paid a sales tax at the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) in Lebanon, Virginia. with nearly 300,000 pennies as a form of protest. Eventually, the DMV’s coin counting machine started to jam, and employees had to count the unrolled pennies by hand.  There’s principled, and then there’s whatever you may want to call […]

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‘Yes We Did,’ Obama Says in Farewell Address, but Warns of Threats to Democracy

“Yes we can. Yes we did. Yes we can.” With these words, President Obama wrapped up the farewell remarks of his presidency with the same soaring rhetoric of hope that he rode into the White House eight years ago. He took the opportunity of the speech to a crowd in his adopted hometown of Chicago […]

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Woman Arrested in Craigslist Rape Fantasy Plot was Framed by Ex-Boyfriend’s Wife

Craigslist Rape Fantasy: A California woman who authorities claimed had recruited men on Craigslist to rape her ex-boyfriend’s wife has been cleared of all charges related to the case — and officials allege the man’s wife herself was behind the whole thing. Michelle Hadley, of Ontario, was arrested in July, accused of harassing Angela Diaz, 31, […]

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Samsung shows off electric car battery that gives a 310 mile range on a 20 minute charge

Samsung has unveiled a battery that can give electric cars a driving range of up to 500 kilometers (310.7 miles) on a 20 minute charge, promoting technology that could be key to the future of autonomous driving. The South Korean conglomerate’s battery division known as Samsung SDI (Korea Stock Exchange: 640-KR), announced the cell on […]

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Dylann Roof sentenced to death for killing 9 church members

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — An unrepentant Dylann Roof was sentenced to death Tuesday for fatally shooting nine black church members during a Bible study session, becoming the first person ordered executed for a federal hate crime. A jury deliberated for about three hours before returning with the decision, capping a trial in which the 22-year-old […]

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Teen to Reunite With Birth Parents After Allegedly Being Abducted By Woman She Thought Was Her Mom

Family and friends are shocked that the child that Gloria Williams raised since she was a baby is not her own as the teen waits to reunite with her birth parents. Williams, 51, allegedly abducted Kamiyah Mobley, whose name is now Alexis Manigo, when she was just 8-hours old after posing as a nurse on July […]

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The homeless need urgent prayers in cold winter months, Pope says

Vatican City, Jan 8, 2017 (CNA/EWTN News).- On Sunday Pope Francis announced that his “urgent” prayer for the month of January is for all those who live on the streets with no shelter, expecially during the cold winter weather. “During these very cold days, I think of and I invite you to think of all […]

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Pope to diplomats: when it comes to politics, peace must be more than a theory

Vatican City, Jan 9, 2017 (CNA/EWTN News).- Following a year marred by war and terrorism, Pope Francis told diplomats Monday that for 2017, peace has to be more than just an idea or a nice theory, but must be actively pursued with concrete policies aimed at promoting the common good and the dignity of the […]

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Egypt: New Church Law Discriminates Against Christians

Authorities Fail to Prevent, Punish Violent Attacks (Tunis) – A long-awaited new law maintains restrictions over the construction and renovation of churches and discriminates against the Christian minority in Egypt. The law, passed by Egypt’s parliament on August 30, 2016, applies only to Christian houses of worship. Recent incidents of anti-Christian violence that left one […]

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Donald Trump on Russia hacking sanctions: ‘It’s time to move on’

President-elect Donald Trump seemed to dismiss the White House announcement of sanctions against Russia by saying that Americans should get on with their lives. Russia Hacking: on Thursday, the Obama administration announced public and secret measures against Moscow for alleged meddling in November’s presidential election. US intelligence agencies have accused Russia of hacking the Democratic […]

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