• Barcelona hold on for draw at Celta Vigo
Barcelona hold on for draw at Celta Vigo

Messi came on in the 60th minute for Coutinho and by the 64th, Barca were ahead. Lionel Messi came off the bench in the second half to give the league leaders a boost but Sergi Roberto was sent off about 10 minutes later to allow Celta to equalize and almost pull off the victory.

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  • Congress Considers Rewriting the Post-9/11 Authorization for Use of Military Force
Congress Considers Rewriting the Post-9/11 Authorization for Use of Military Force

Democrats and Republicans in Congress want to update the 2001 Authorization for the Use of Military Force that granted President George W. Bush the power to go after al Qaeda and other worldwide terrorist organizations. The president has to inform Congress of actions, Congress then includes a 60-day window to try to eradicate the presidentrsquo;s p...

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  • Taylor Swift's alleged stalker had rope and knife
Taylor Swift's alleged stalker had rope and knife

Winning a "Shake It Off" lawsuit doesn't entitle Taylor Swift to a legal fees shakedown, a California judge has ruled. Police say the man told officers that he owned three handguns, was on probation in his home state and had driven from Broomfield, Colorado to Swift's Beverly Hills home .

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  • World Surf League cancels Margaret River Pro due to shark activity
World Surf League cancels Margaret River Pro due to shark activity

The WSL maintains strong and constantly-improving safety, monitoring and support infrastructure and protocols, and we would normally have a high degree of confidence in our ability to protect our athletes. The event is part of the world title race, with the result crucial to many surfers in the hunt for a world crown. "If we chose to continue t...

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  • Cuba proposes Miguel Diaz-Canel as next president
Cuba proposes Miguel Diaz-Canel as next president

Wednesday's announcement confirms the long-held expectation that Diaz-Canel would take over from Castro in a transition meant to ensure that the country's single-party system outlasts the aging revolutionaries who created it. Cuba is also facing economic difficulties after Castro initiated market-style reforms that were agreed to in 2011. A brigh...

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  • Odorizzi struggles as Twins, Indians put on a show in Puerto Rico
Odorizzi struggles as Twins, Indians put on a show in Puerto Rico

An island-wide blackout hit Puerto Rico on Wednesday as the us territory struggles to fix an increasingly unstable power grid almost seven months after Hurricane Maria. A spokesman for Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority told CBS News's David Begnaud that he also did not know the cause. The Associated Press reported on Wednesday that the...

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  • Wildfires continue burning in western Oklahoma
Wildfires continue burning in western Oklahoma

National Weather Service meteorologist Doug Speheger says such conditions haven't been seen in at least a decade. Temperatures reached 99 degrees (37 Celsius) Tuesday at Woodward, with humidity as low as 4 percent and wind gusts of up to 51 miles per hour (82 kph).

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  • Ariana Granda teases new single
Ariana Granda teases new single "No Tears Left to Cry"

It comes roughly a month before the first anniversary of the appalling Islamist terror attack that claimed the lives of 22 concert-goers attending Grande's gig at Manchester Arena on May 22nd a year ago, injuring several hundred more. At last, those pesky drip emojis finally have context, and the wait is nearly over! She got numerous other star...

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  • First Saudi Arabian movie theater screens film
First Saudi Arabian movie theater screens film

Saudi Arabia is launching its first commercial movie theater on Wednesday as it ends a almost 40-year ban on cinemas under a push by the crown prince to open up the deeply conservative Muslim kingdom. It is learnt that within months three more screens to be added. The Vision project seeks to revive cinema as a way to give citizens the ability to...

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  • McKayla Maroney questions if gymnastics was worth it
McKayla Maroney questions if gymnastics was worth it

And he didn't say it in a way that was, like, mean or anything like that. Nassar, who worked for more than 20 years as the United States team physician, was sentenced to up to 175 years in prison after pleading guilty to child pornography charges and 10 counts of sexual assault of minors.

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  • Presidents, First Ladies Praise Barbara Bush's Dedication
Presidents, First Ladies Praise Barbara Bush's Dedication

She was known for standing by the sides of her husband, George H.W. Bush, and son, George W. Bush , throughout their political and presidential career. Demand was particularly strong for Bush's signature three-strand choker, he said. "Barbara remains an example to all of us of kindness and patriotism, and will fondly be remembered for her cour...

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  • Alert over 'malicious' Russian cyber attack
Alert over 'malicious' Russian cyber attack

The announcement has come amid heightened tensions between the two countries and Russian Federation. The US and Britain said they wanted to warn organizations they may be affected and call on them to inform authorities if they discover breaches.

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  • Just when you thought Sean Hannity couldn't sink any lower …
Just when you thought Sean Hannity couldn't sink any lower …

He also arranged a $1.6 million payoff to silence a former Playboy model who was impregnated by Trump fundraiser Elliot Broidy. This goes far beyond just Sean Hannity ghostwriting Donald Trump's disgusting Twitter account. A federal judge disagreed. "We have now entered a risky phase", Hannity said on TV on the day of the raids, without mention...

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  • Last-Minute Tax Filers Take Down IRS Payment Sites
Last-Minute Tax Filers Take Down IRS Payment Sites

The IRS said that the problem was most likely related to a hardware issue and was not the result of a cyberattack. But the IRS struggled with numerous technical issues, as the service taxpayers use to file online was partly down for several hours.

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  • Google Rolls out Chrome 66 for Android, iOS, Windows and Linux Users
Google Rolls out Chrome 66 for Android, iOS, Windows and Linux Users

The update, according to Google, would ensure that autoplay occurs only when a user wants "media to play, and respect users' wishes when they don't". That means users will no longer be bombarded with unwanted audio from videos when browsing with Chrome .

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  • Syrian Air Defenses Target Missiles Over Homs, Damascus
Syrian Air Defenses Target Missiles Over Homs, Damascus

The news agency did not give further details and it was unclear who was behind the attack, which Syrian state television branded as an "aggression". Six missiles targeted the Shayrat airbase in the central province of Homs and the Syrian air defences intercepted a lot of them, Xinhua reported citing the report, adding that three other missiles ta...

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  • Fairbanks listed among most polluted areas
Fairbanks listed among most polluted areas

The report also found that Louisiana had fewer days when short-term particle pollution has reached unhealthy levels, continuing a statewide trend. Only six of the 25 most polluted cities are located east of the Mississippi River: New York City, Philadelphia, Hartford, Connecticut , Chicago, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, and Atlanta.

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  • More snow: winter storm watch issued for Wednesday
More snow: winter storm watch issued for Wednesday

Meanwhile, Johnson and Iowa counties are expecting one to three inches of snow and remain under a winter weather advisory until 7 p.m. John Lantz of Rockford takes his dog, Monroe, out for a morning walk in the snow April 9 in Spring Grove.

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  • Prison clashes in SC leaves 7 inmates dead; 17 injured
Prison clashes in SC leaves 7 inmates dead; 17 injured

In 1993, nine inmates and a corrections officer were killed in the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility, a maximum security prison in Lucasville, Ohio. It was the deadliest US prison riot since 1993, when nine inmates and one corrections officer died at the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility in Lucasville, said Steve Martin, a prisons expert and no...

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  • Turkey: Erdogan Announces Early Election Date
Turkey: Erdogan Announces Early Election Date

Leader of the country's Nationalist Movement Party Devlet Bahceli has recently made a statement urging the Turkish government to hold snap parliamentary and presidential elections. The MHP chief's intervention surprised commentators since the government led by Erdogan has repeatedly insisted there will be no early elections.

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