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Niki Lauda, Formula One great, has died at 70

The Austrian won 2 of his world titles after a horrific crash that left him with serious burns, then went on to become prominent in the aviation industry
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Melania Trump next in long line of first ladies to visit India
For decades, America's first ladies have made India an essential global visit, a sort of rite of passage for the job, either alone or in a supporting role with the president.
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Former DEA agent arrested in alleged money-laundering scheme with Colombian cartel
A former Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) agent known for his lavish lifestyle was arrested Friday on charges of conspiring to launder money for the same Colombian drug cartel he was supposed to be investigating.
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Trump blasts reports of Russian meddling; Richie Jackson's new book: Gay Like Me.
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Friday had its cold hours, but in Washington it’s still a warm winter
A little (very little) snow fell here, too, according to the National Weather Service.
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Reports: Lakers to waive DeMarcus Cousins to make room to sign Markieff Morris
Last week it was thought DeMarcus Cousins could see the court for the Lakers in the playoffs. Now he'll have to continue his rehab as a free agent.       
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Red-hot Rangers rip Hurricanes as Igor Shesterkin shines again
RALEIGH, N.C. — Maybe it doesn’t matter all that much if Henrik Lundqvist is on the bench or up in the stands as he watches the Rangers play. But it was jarring as the Blueshirts’ legendary goaltender was in street clothes as his team played their biggest game in probably two years. The start went...
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Michael Loftus: Calling Trump racist for praising 'Gone With the Wind' is 'end stage' of 'Trump derangement'
Comedian and Fox Nation personality Michael Loftus told "Tucker Carlson Tonight" Friday that media figures calling out President Trump for his critique of Oscar-winning South Korean film "Parasite" as well as his praise for the classic "Gone With The Wind" are suffering from "end-stage" Trump Derangement Syndrome.
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Surveillance and police body camera video in Jersey City kosher market shooting released
Newly released surveillance and police body camera video of the December 2019 shooting at a kosher supermarket in Jersey City, New Jersey, shows a law enforcement response within minutes, as well as an officer exchanging shots from a school across the street.
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'Friends' reunion special has Michelle Pfeiffer, Sarah Hyland and more stars losing it: 'Excuse me?!'
Just hours after it was revealed that the "Friends" crew will officially be reuniting for an exclusive "unscripted cast reunion special," celebrity fans of the beloved series could not contain their excitement.
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FDA approves non-statin drug to treat high cholesterol
The US Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved a drug to treat high cholesterol that works differently than statins, according to Esperion Therapeutics, the company that makes the drug.
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Yes, America needs a National Women’s History Museum
After all, this year marks the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, guaranteeing women’s right to vote.
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Cooper: Any candidate would say what Sanders said
CNN's Anderson Cooper discusses Russian election interference in 2016 and now 2020, and how Sen. Bernie Sanders reacted to meddling compared to President Trump.
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Tucker Carlson warns that America is being attacked by its own 'ruling class'
Tucker Carlson took on the "ruling class" Friday blasting them for negatively impacting America and highlighting their tactics as they lose their "grip on power."
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Blagojevich declares himself a 'political prisoner' in heated interview
Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich on Friday declared himself a "political prisoner" in a contentious interview with CNN's Anderson Cooper over the substantial evidence prosecutors used to convict him on a host of public corruption charges.
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South Korea coronavirus infections surge past 350
The novel coronavirus is spreading rapidly around the world, with Iran reporting a spike in numbers and Italy reporting its first death.
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HBO Max Wants To Know, How You Doin'? As It Teases 'Friends' Reunion
WarnerMedia announced the six principle cast members of 'Friends' will reunite for an unscripted special in May 2020 — 16 years after the iconic sitcom went off the air.
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The NFL and MLB want to expand their playoffs for a simple reason: $$$
Both the National Football League and Major League Baseball are considering changing their playoff formats, according to reports by ESPN and the New York Post.
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On GPS: What happens when the forever wars end?
Former diplomat Laurel Miller tells Fareed that the Taliban will want some degree of power in Afghanistan, but it's unclear what their political vision is.
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Couple honored for keeping up officer's memorial
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Medical marijuana facility would be county's first
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Employees caught stealing from Packers Pro Shop
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Most Americans will need a new ID to fly, starting in October
On October 1, 2020, travelers will need a "REAL ID-compliant" driver's license, US passport, US military ID or other accepted identification to fly within the United States.
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Lori Vallow held on $5M bail, extradition hearing set
Lori Vallow, the Idaho mother who fled to Hawaii amid questions about the disappearance of her two children, was ordered held on $5 million bail on Friday.
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American Media lays off entire Men’s Journal editorial staff
Men’s Journal, acquired by American Media in mid-2017, is laying off its entire editorial staff and moving the magazine to Carlsbad, California, by the end of May. About 20 editorial staffers are estimated to be getting pink-slipped as the magazine will be moved into the same offices in California where Transworld Snowboarding and other titles...
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WWE Friday Night SmackDown Results: Who Will Face Bayley at Super Showdown?
Goldberg and The Bella Twins are scheduled to appear.
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MSNBC's Joy Reid says Trump is 'allowing an attack on our country' from Russia amid reports of election interference
MSNBC host Joy Reid declared on Friday night that President Trump is "allowing an attack" from Russia amid reports that the Kremlin is attempting to interfere in the upcoming 2020 election. 
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Israel Adesanya says he'll face backup fighter if Yoel Romero misses weight at UFC 248
Making 185 pounds isn't easy for Yoel Romero, but Israel Adesanya isn't willing to do him any favors ahead of their matchup at UFC 248.       Related StoriesMichael Chiesa respects Geoff Neal's callout, but he's aiming higher at welterweightOff Guard: Eric Nicksick explains importance of being on 'same wavelength' as Dan Ige, othersBellator's Leslie Smith speaks out after Dana White's appearance at Trump rally 
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Queens woman struck and killed by driver while crossing the street
A Queens woman was fatally by struck by a turning driver just blocks from her home Friday morning, police said. Masae Takeda, 66, was attempting to cross Van Horn Street in Elmhurst at 11:17 a.m. when a male driver of a black Infinity SUV collided with her as she attempted to turn right onto 57th...
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The winner of Iran’s latest election: Donald J. Trump
Iran’s “supreme leader,” Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, declared it the “religious and patriotic duty” of people to vote in Friday’s elections, demanding a high turnout to strike a victory over “US propaganda” that seeks “to create a division between the Islamic establishment and the people.” Oops: Looks like this is another election President Trump won. The...
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Students and teachers said California didn't have a plan to teach kids to read. Now, the state has to pay $53 million
A handful of students, teachers, advocacy groups and parents sued the State of California two years ago, alleging the state deprived students from disadvantaged communities the opportunity to learn basic reading and writing skills.
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Twitter is suspending 70 pro-Bloomberg accounts, citing 'platform manipulation'
Twitter said it would suspend 70 accounts posting content supporting the Michael Bloomberg campaign in a pattern that violates company rules.
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Man convicted of killing 2 who intervened in hate tirade
A young Somali immigrant wearing a hijab said Jeremy Christian yelled "F*** Muslims" at her before the deadly attack
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New Bill Would Give Nearly Every Californian $1,000 a Month, Similar to Andrew Yang's Freedom Dividend Plan
A proposed California law would give almost every adult in the state $1,000 per month, similar to the universal basic income plan of former presidential candidate Andrew Yang.
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How the underrated, but never unfunny, 'Fresh Off the Boat' said goodbye in its series finale
Spoiler alert! ABC's underappreciated family sitcom "Fresh Off the Boat" aired its series finale Friday. Here's how it ended for the Huangs.        
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Actually, Putin would prefer a President Bernie — but it’s America’s voters who’ll decide
Russia’s overarching goal in all its overseas disinformation work is to destabilize its rivals. That was true with its meddling in the 2016 US campaign — and it’s just as true for 2020. So it was maddening to see media coverage last week suggesting that the US intelligence community had determined that Vladimir Putin’s hackers...
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Can the Military Fix Base Housing?
Privatization has ushered in mold, mismanagement and worse.
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Boyfriend of deceased Georgia college student Anitra Gunn charged with murder
A man who had been arrested for damaging the property of a female college student whose body was found Tuesday night is now accused of her killing.
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Meghan Markle, Prince Harry reveal details of royal transition
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are one step closer to officially stepping back as senior members of the royal family.  
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Report: Trump's 'Remain in Mexico' Stopping Anchor Baby Schemes
President Trump's "Remain in Mexico" policy at the United States-Mexico border is ensuring pregnant migrants are not using their court dates in the U.S. to then deliver their children on American soil, thus securing them birthright citizenship. 
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Column: Astros can't steal Dodgers veteran Clayton Kershaw's love for baseball
The sport Clayton Kershaw's loves fostered an environment which allowed con men to steal a prize he's pursued his entire career. Still, Kershaw loves the game.
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Cripple the Intelligence Agencies? Not Smart
What happens when intelligence officials warn that Russia is meddling in American politics again? Donald Trump gets mad — at the intelligence officials.
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Mother of 2 children missing since September appears in court; bail set at $5 million
Lori Vallow appeared in Hawaii court Friday. Her children, Joshua "JJ" Vallowand Tylee Ryan, were last seen in September, police say.       
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Author who sparked 'American Dirt' scandal is escorted away from Long Beach teaching job
Myriam Gurba, the novelist and Long Beach high school teacher who sparked a row in U.S. publishing over the bestselling novel "American Dirt," has been placed on administrative leave and was escorted from her school on Friday.
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Lois Smith, a Broadway Treasure, Talks About 'The Inheritance,' Another Treasure, and More
Lois Smith, who has starred in movies, television and theater for over 60 years is giving a (relatively) small but Tony-worthy performance in Broadway's "The Inheritance."
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This week on "Face the Nation," February 23, 2020
Former Vice President Joe Biden and National Security Adviser Robert O'Brien will appear on "Face the Nation" this Sunday
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On GPS: Will millennials reshape American politics?
Author Charlotte Alter tells Fareed that millennials are "defined by a sense of precariousness" and about the events that shaped their political outlook.
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Coronavirus fears grow as global cases spike
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Bernie Sanders is blatantly wrong: We’re far better off than in 1975
A record-high number of Americans, 90 percent, say they are satisfied with their personal lives, according to Gallup. And 74 percent are optimistic they will continue being financially satisfied. Needless to say, the United States will never be a utopia, but for the vast majority of its citizens, most things are going in the right...
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