• Earnhardt Jr.:
Earnhardt Jr.: "If I win championship, I'll consider retirement"

Perhaps the most memorable part of Jarrett's win (also the first Daytona 500 victory for team owner Joe Gibbs) was the call from the TV booth, by his father, Ned. "I would be out because I love what I do, but I love lots of other things and I also love life and I'm too young to have it be over, so it's a good lesson for a lot of people and a good...

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  • Dylann Roof Went to Second Church After Massacre, Records Show
Dylann Roof Went to Second Church After Massacre, Records Show

After the June 17, 2015 attack that left nine black parishioners dead, Roof left Mother Emanuel and traveled to the Branch AME Church according to ABC News affiliate WCIV , which cited Global Positioning System data that was not presented during his trial.

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  • Thousands evacuate homes as flood waters swamp San Jose
Thousands evacuate homes as flood waters swamp San Jose

The water rose Tuesday, suddenly, relentlessly, flooding homes and apartments. Thousands of people were ordered to evacuate their homes as floodwaters inundated neighborhoods and forced the shutdown of a major highway. It was not immediately clear how many homes suffered flood damage. There is also extreme flooding in the area of East San Ferna...

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  • Dallas surgeon sentenced to life in prison for maiming elderly patient
Dallas surgeon sentenced to life in prison for maiming elderly patient

Prosecutors said his actions were deliberate, but his lawyers argued that he was an incompetent surgeon rather than a criminal. According to federal prosecutors, the defendant was a lousy surgeon who carried out delicate surgeries as if he were a carpenter operating in a medical theatre.

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  • Shia LaBeouf Relaunches Anti-Trump Livestream Project in New Mexico
Shia LaBeouf Relaunches Anti-Trump Livestream Project in New Mexico

In a statement on the exhibit's website, LaBeouf and collaborators Nastja Sade Ronkko and Luke Turner said they would move their "He Will Not Divide Us" project to Albuquerque and accused the Queens museum of demonstrating a "lack of commitment" to the project.

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  • Renegade cow being moo-ved back to slaughterhouse after jaunt in Queens
Renegade cow being moo-ved back to slaughterhouse after jaunt in Queens

ABC 7 reported that by 11 a.m. police had cornered the bull in the backyard of a home on Marsden Street near 118th Avenue. Police corralled the animal in a backyard in Jamaica, Queens, after a chase that lasted more than an hour. They shot the bull with tranquilizer darts, but the animal still ran for quite a while before the drugs took eff...

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  • Why Presidents Day isn't really a national holiday
Why Presidents Day isn't really a national holiday

The day is a state holiday in most states, with official names including Washington's Birthday, Presidents' Day, Presidents' Day, and Washington's and Lincoln's Birthday. Some of them were real duds. "An interesting thought. According to Snopes.com , a bill was introduced in Congress called the Washington-Lincoln Recognition Act of 2001 ".

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  • Milo Yiannopoulos officially dis-invited from CPAC after video firestorm; see statement
Milo Yiannopoulos officially dis-invited from CPAC after video firestorm; see statement

At the same time, it's a rare apology from a man who generally counters criticism only with mockery. He made the comments in an online livestream . The Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) kicks off on Tuesday and boasts a list of right-wing speakers ranging from low-level members of Congress to President Donald Trump.

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  • Officer killed, another wounded in Southern California
Officer killed, another wounded in Southern California

Paramedics dispatched at 8:17 a.m.to Colima Road and Mar Vista Street rushed three people to an area hospital, where their conditions were not immediately known, according to a county fire department dispatcher. The two officers were taken to LA County-USC Medical Center, where one was declared dead. The two police officers and the suspect were a...

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  • Trump supporter who salutes
Trump supporter who salutes "cardboard Trump" everyday, gets on stage with POTUS

A movement like has never been seen before in our country or probably anywhere else. Even the playlist rung a few bells - with a favourite from the campaign You Can't Always Get What You Want by the Rolling Stones blasting from the speakers.

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  • Historians rank Obama 12th best president in new survey
Historians rank Obama 12th best president in new survey

Former President Barack Obama enters the ranks for the first time in the No. 12 position. Using a database of C-SPAN programming, 91 historians and presidential scholars evaluated the 44 presidents by giving them a score between one and 10 on 10 different leadership qualities such as "economic management", "crisis leadership", "moral authority"...

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  • Deadly storm slams Southern California
Deadly storm slams Southern California

The 55-year-old man was electrocuted after a power line fell Friday afternoon in Van Nuys, Los Angeles police Officer Drake Madison said. Homes were evacuated in some areas due to the potential for mudslides and debris flows, while more than 300 flights to and from Los Angeles International Airport were delayed or cancelled.

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  • House plan would end federal funds for Medicaid expansion
House plan would end federal funds for Medicaid expansion

President Donald Trump said in a tweet early Friday that repeal and replace of the ACA is "moving fast" and House Speaker Paul Ryan said earlier this week he expects legislation to be introduced possibly as early as next week. Lawmakers are eager to have something to show constituents. House GOP leaders also sent rank-and-file Republicans ...

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  • Man with rifle and spray paint sparks freaky standoff in Oakland
Man with rifle and spray paint sparks freaky standoff in Oakland

In the freaky footage he sprayed what looks like a pair of breasts on the garage of the house next door, before sprawling a penis on a neighbouring auto. The suspect was transported to a hospital and is listed in serious condition. Those injuries were not considered to be life-threatening. After a standoff with the police, Enjaian was shot and woun...

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  • Sonoma County Airport (STS) and American Airlines Opens Ticketing and Check-In Facility
Sonoma County Airport (STS) and American Airlines Opens Ticketing and Check-In Facility

The Southwest plane had a very minor leak in a wing fuel tank, Fire Department spokesman Rob McDade said. The Southwest flight was scheduled to continue to Denver later that night. The Southwest aircraft was taxiing after landing and the Frontier aircraft was pushing back from its gate when the incident occurred. The plane was going to go to Denv...

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  • ICE conducts immigration raids in Las Cruces
ICE conducts immigration raids in Las Cruces

Under Obama, almost 90 percent of the illegal immigrants deported by ICE were convicted criminals. The briefing followed the arrest of more than 680 people during a series of enforcement actions by ICE across the country over the past week.

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  • ICE Arrests Undocumented Domestic Violence Victim Moments After Obtaining A Protective Order
ICE Arrests Undocumented Domestic Violence Victim Moments After Obtaining A Protective Order

She said similar pamphlets were distributed in the 1990s after agents started asking students' immigration status near Bowie High School, which lies within shouting distance of the Mexican border. Garcia said a man in Sparks, a colonia in far East El Paso County, was arrested Wednesday by ICE agents after they approached him with a photo of anoth...

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  • Boulder police: Missing woman's remains may be in Shreveport are
Boulder police: Missing woman's remains may be in Shreveport are

The arrest affidavit has been sealed by the court. "There are concerns that some of the victim's body parts may have been discarded in a variety of communities the suspect passed through after the homicide", police said in a statement. -Densmore leaves Conway the morning of February 15 and stops in Okmulgee, Oklahoma before he is arrested in Tuls...

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  • Senate Republicans Rush To Confirm Scott Pruitt For EPA, Bypassing Court Order
Senate Republicans Rush To Confirm Scott Pruitt For EPA, Bypassing Court Order

Every Republican save Susan Collins (and John McCain, who did not vote on the measure) voted to confirm Pruitt, as did (coal-rich) West Virginia Democrat Joe Manchin and (oil-rich) North Dakota Democrat Heidi Heitkamp . Democrats moved to delay the confirmation vote, asking Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to do so and making a motion on the fl...

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  • Washington State Supreme Court rejects anti-gay florist's appeal
Washington State Supreme Court rejects anti-gay florist's appeal

If the Supreme Court agrees to hear this case, it will be a test of whether the highest court in the land decides to reverse course on basic civil rights protections and privilege "religious freedom" over the freedoms of every other American citizen.

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