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Taco Bell launches Nacho Fries. And they are only a dollar

Taco Bell launches Nacho Fries. And they are only a dollar

Last month they added the $1 "Stacker", a quesadilla-like egg sandwich, to its Dollar All Day menu in efforts to compete against McDonald's lowered prices. Taco Bell promised it would play a leadin...

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Trump's pungent, profane insult to immigrants

Because this immigrant from a country the president might describe as a " shithole country " merely because its people are not as white as the Norwegians, went on to serve in the armed forces of his a...

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Analysts See $0.34 EPS for Green Bancorp, Inc. (GNBC)

The stock increased 5.58% or $3.09 during the last trading session, reaching $58.5. About 749,156 shares traded or 20.34% up from the average. (NASDAQ:GNBC) to report $0.34 EPS on January, 25.They ant...

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Ohio GOP Rep. Renacci Joins Senate Race Against Dems' Brown

Ohio GOP Rep. Renacci Joins Senate Race Against Dems' Brown

Mr. Renacci, 59, who is a former mayor of Wadsworth, has been highlighting his support of President Trump as a gubernatorial candidate, and a spokesman said earlier this week that he would switch his ...

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Chicago receives bittersweet news about the homicide rate in 2017

Chicago receives bittersweet news about the homicide rate in 2017

According to the Chicago Police Department, homicides citywide dropped by almost 16 percent - from 771 in 2016 to 650 in 2017. Thirteen large cities - population 250,000 or more - had higher murder ...

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Ford's First Performance-Enhanced SUV Joins the Lineup — Edge ST

Ford's First Performance-Enhanced SUV Joins the Lineup — Edge ST

In this mode the auto will have optimal engine and transmission performance. For example, the Blue Oval has chose to showcase there - in front of the worldwide audience of the North American Intern...

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Two sought in connection to armed robbery at convenience store in Salsibury

Two sought in connection to armed robbery at convenience store in Salsibury

Police later said the man was last seen wearing a black beanie, black hooded jacket, dark jeans, black shoes, black gloves and glasses. He was armed with a black automatic-style handgun at the time of...

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Bryan Fuller Developing Anne Rice's Vampire Chronicles Pilot

Bryan Fuller Developing Anne Rice's Vampire Chronicles Pilot

However, it's not yet known if Fuller will stay on as showrunner. Fuller's attachment was also announced on The Vampire Chronicles' Facebook page , in which Chris Rice, Anne's son, tells a story ab...

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Knesset, gov. to be in Jerusalem regardless of peace deal: Netanyahu

Knesset, gov. to be in Jerusalem regardless of peace deal: Netanyahu

Israel's state-owned defence contractor Rafael announced on January 3 that India had cancelled a $500 million order to buy its Spike anti-tank guided missiles. "It is what the American people want us ...

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Japan's Abe returns fire from Korea's Moon on 'comfort women'

Japan's Abe returns fire from Korea's Moon on 'comfort women'

In terms of bilateral economic relations, Abe said he wanted an agreement avoiding double taxation as soon as possible to develop investment between Japan and Estonia, and increase economic exchange. ...

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United Kingdom government confirms plastics waste initiatives

United Kingdom government confirms plastics waste initiatives

The Prime Minister said in her speech at London's Wetland Centre: "Today I can confirm that the United Kingdom will demonstrate global leadership". "Plastics should not be in the sea", adds the BPF, "...

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Eastward-looking Zeman is favourite as Czechs vote for president

Eastward-looking Zeman is favourite as Czechs vote for president

The former president of the Academy of Sciences, Jiri Drahos , and popular song writer Michal Horacek are considered major challengers. If no candidate wins a majority in the first round, the top t...

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California Rep. Darrell Issa to retire after the end of his term

California Rep. Darrell Issa to retire after the end of his term

Two of California's longest-serving Republicans in Congress announced plans to retire this week, joining a record number of House Republicans who are choosing to quit rather than face re-elect...

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Missouri governor admits to extramarital affair

Missouri governor admits to extramarital affair

The governor, who billed himself as a values-based family man , said in a statement that being unfaithful in his marriage was a "deeply personal mistake". Eric Greitens , who on Wednesday admitted ...

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Khamenei blames Iran's 'enemies' for unrest as US ups pressure

Khamenei blames Iran's 'enemies' for unrest as US ups pressure

Iranian authorities have sought to distinguish anti-regime protesters from what they see as legitimate economic grievances. US President Donald Trump , who has been tweeting daily in support of th...

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At least one Oregonian arrested in nationwide ICE raids

At least one Oregonian arrested in nationwide ICE raids

Part of the problem, Wood said, is the lack of "a consistent signal" between administrations that the US government will prosecute employers who hire immigrants without legal status. Store owners and ...

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Kim Jong-un tells how long Pyongyang can withstand sanctions

Kim Jong-un tells how long Pyongyang can withstand sanctions

ICBM tests would be an irritant and a propaganda opportunity for North Korea , but by themselves they should not derail talks or the prospects for reducing tensions", said Joseph Cirincione, presid...

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$55m Victorian Powerball jackpot victor yet to come forward

$55m Victorian Powerball jackpot victor yet to come forward

His winning numbers were 2-18-37-39-42, but he missed the Powerball number of 24. Reggie Pearne was already happy when he won $4 by matching the Powerball number. Mr Narang will find out whether...

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O'Keefe uncovers Twitter's 'shadow ban' on conservatives

O'Keefe uncovers Twitter's 'shadow ban' on conservatives

Project Veritas founder and president James O'Keefe went undercover with Haynes himself on January 7, 2018, at Morton's Steakhouse in San Francisco to try to confirm whether Twitter was really wor...

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'Unwieldy crown could break your neck,' says Queen

'Unwieldy crown could break your neck,' says Queen

The stones, including the Black Prince's Ruby and St Edward's Sapphire from the Imperial State Crown, were hidden beneath a sally port - a secure entryway to the castle - in two chambers. But once you...

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Pelosi: 'Five White Guys' Leading DACA Talks Should Open a 'Hamburger Stand'

Pelosi: 'Five White Guys' Leading DACA Talks Should Open a 'Hamburger Stand'

She confirmed House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R., Calif.) was one of the negotiators before referring to the "five white guys". "That same firm just told their employees that they're going to ...

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Nottingham train station evacuated after large fire

Nottingham train station evacuated after large fire

Emergency services have been called to the Nottingham station to deal with a fire. "We have a clinical manager and specialist paramedics at the scene". The station has been evacuated. The fire bro...

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Homicide suspect on-the-run with 3-month-old child

Homicide suspect on-the-run with 3-month-old child

A second infant was also found safe in the west Charlotte home, police said. Jonathan Bennett , 23, drove into the Charlotte-Mecklenburg police headquarters at around 11 p.m. Bennett was last seen ...

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Women are making football history in Saudi Arabia

Women are making football history in Saudi Arabia

The apps are "a lifeline to women with no independent way to get around the Kingdom", says the broadcaster. "I want to be there to help when someone is in need of a lift, and it is a attractive feelin...

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Pakistan erupts in protest following rape, murder of 7-year-old

Pakistan erupts in protest following rape, murder of 7-year-old

The protests turned violent on Wednesday when the police personnel opened fire on hundreds of protesters, outside DC Office in Kasur, killing two people. Pakistan does not have laws similar to India p...

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WikiLeaks' Julian Assange gets citizenship of Ecuador

WikiLeaks' Julian Assange gets citizenship of Ecuador

The British government said earlier on Thursday it had refused a request by Ecuador for Assange to be given diplomatic status as part of the South American country's efforts to resolve his dilemma. ...

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Four judges of India's top court criticise Supreme Court

Four judges of India's top court criticise Supreme Court

The Collegium is headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra and has four senior-most judges of the apex court - Justices J Chelameswar, Ranjan Gogoi, Madan B Lokur and Kurian Joseph . They also accused chie...

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Turkey warns citizens over traveling to US

Turkey warns citizens over traveling to US

The warning also pointed out the risk of "arbitrary arrests" of Turkish citizens, saying judicial decisions could be made by pre-established, unfounded claims and slander of the networks of USA -based...

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German coalition talks drag on, president warns Europe at stake

German coalition talks drag on, president warns Europe at stake

An aide said that her BMW hit a truck and then crashed into a guard rail near Potsdam, about 20 miles southwest of Berlin. Party leader Martin Schulz , Merkel's defeated challenger in September, ma...

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Dolly Everett's family deliver heartbreaking call to action after her funeral

Dolly Everett's family deliver heartbreaking call to action after her funeral

But as Everett grew into an awkward teenager, she was subjected to relentless online bullying. She was 14 years old when she committed suicide, her family announced Sunday. Her father said she would...

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Palestinians respond to Trump threat: 'We will not be blackmailed'

Palestinians respond to Trump threat: 'We will not be blackmailed'

Palestinian leaders fear a popular backlash if they agreed to talks in which Jerusalem was no longer even an issue for discussion. In threatening to cut off aid to the Palestinians , he seemed t...

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Meet Prakash Ambedkar, who is following in his grandfather's footsteps

Meet Prakash Ambedkar, who is following in his grandfather's footsteps

The Union Home Ministry on Thursday said it was keeping a close eye on violent incidents in Maharashtra and was in constant touch with the state government. "There is nothing new in ordering inqui...

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Political parties call for peace amid Dalit protests in Maharashtra

Political parties call for peace amid Dalit protests in Maharashtra

The bus services towards Baramati and Satara have been suspended so far. Stones were pelted at vehicles in parts of Goregaon, Jogeshwari, Powai, Bhandup, Chembur, Govandi and Andheri East in Mumba...

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Trump says will be 'flexible' on NAFTA ahead of Mexico's election

Trump says will be 'flexible' on NAFTA ahead of Mexico's election

But ahead of a cabinet retreat in London, Ontario, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wouldn't comment on the state of re-negotiations. Flags are pictured during the fifth round of NAFTA talks involvin...

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Brexit caused 37% fall in new London financial jobs in December

Brexit caused 37% fall in new London financial jobs in December

Staley told May and other industry executives meeting in London earlier Thursday that high taxes and burdensome regulation were making it hard for United Kingdom financial-services firms to compete ...

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Donald Trump's February 'working visit' to Britain cancelled

Donald Trump's February 'working visit' to Britain cancelled

Trump responded by tweeting directly to the prime minister that she should focus on tackling domestic terrorism. British MPs have repeatedly called for the offer of a state visit for Mr Trump to be ...

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Trump likely to meet Macron in Davos: White House

Trump likely to meet Macron in Davos: White House

During a phone call with Macron, Trump also discussed the French president's first visit to China this week and the two leaders agreed to step up denuclearization efforts toward North Korea. Other mem...

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Report on investigation into University Rochester released

Report on investigation into University Rochester released

After a University investigation and an appeal of that investigation found that Jaeger had not violated applicable University policies, the group filed a complaint with the U.S. For the period beg...

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Dozens missing after California mudslide

Dozens missing after California mudslide

Dozens more people were rescued on the ground, including a mud-caked 14-year-old girl who was pulled from a collapsed home in Montecito where she had been trapped for hours. "Such alerts have pose...

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East Hampshire MP Damian Hinds becomes Education Secretary

East Hampshire MP Damian Hinds becomes Education Secretary

Justine Greening was replaced as Secretary of State for Education during Theresa May's Cabinet reshuffle. Greening made a decision to resign from the Government after refusing another post she was of...

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