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Falcons draft pick drops f-bomb in passionate tribute to his late grandmother, tells NFL 'Fine me later!'

NFL Network The Atlanta Falcons selected Takkarist McKinley with the 26th pick of the NFL Draft, and afterwards, the defensive end from UCLA gave a passionate interview for the ages. McKinley went on stage with a large photo of his late grandmother, repeatedly yelling “this is who I do it for!” After posing for photographs on stage with commissioner Roger Goodell, Deion ...

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Senate Democrats block quick vote on short-term spending bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Mark Wilson/Getty Images WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats late Thursday blocked a quick vote on a short-term spending bill to keep the government open, roiling Washington with brinkmanship less than 30 hours before a midnight Friday deadline for a shutdown and President Donald Trump’s 100th day in office. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pressed for an ...

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South Korea rebuffs Trump's $1 billion use-charge for a US missile-defense system

The Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system. Thomson Reuters President Donald Trump hinted at stipulations for the US deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system that is being activated in South Korea. Trump said that he wanted South Korea to pay for the anti-missile defense system, which he estimates to cost $1 billion, and also intended to renegotiate ...

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Elizabeth Warren: I'm 'troubled' by Obama's $400,000 speech

Elizabeth Warren. AP Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren said she is “troubled” by news that former president Barack Obama is getting a lucrative paycheck for an upcoming speech to a Wall Street firm. Obama is set to earn $400,000 for a speech in September to investment bank Cantor Fitzgerald, according to a recent report. “I was troubled by that,” Warren said ...

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A Heineken commercial puts Pepsi's 'protest' ad to shame

A pair discuss feminism in the new Heineken ad Youtube screenshot via Heineken Heineken released a new ad targeting social awareness issues that puts Pepsi’s Kendall Jenner “protest” ad to shame. The ad, titled “World’s Apart,” pairs people who hold opposing views on hot-button social issues like feminism, climate change, and transgender rights. The pairs, who aren’t privy to each ...

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Arkansas moves forward with 4th lethal injection in 8 days

0SHARESShare Inmate Kenneth Williams is shown in this booking photo provided March 21, 2017. Williams is scheduled to be executed in Arkansas, US, April 27, 2017. Courtesy Arkansas Department of Corrections/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo VARNER, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas won approval from the nation’s highest court to execute its fourth inmate in eight days Thursday night, allowing the state to ...

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The Kremlin says Putin is 'ready to discuss' meeting Trump

Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a signing ceremony following the talks with his Slovenian counterpart Borut Pahor at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, February 10, 2017. Reuters/Alexander Zemlianichenko Russian President Vladimir Putin is ready to start working on arranging a meeting with President Trump, according to the Kremlin. “We are ready to discuss different options, but no concrete agreements have ...

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Here's the 'other drug problem' in America that's making health care more expensive for everyone

Boxes of unused medication tumble into the mouth of an incinerator at Curtis Bay Medical Waste Services in Baltimore, Maryland Matt Roth for ProPublica Every week in Des Moines, Iowa, the employees of a small nonprofit collect bins of unexpired prescription drugs tossed out by nursing homes after residents died, moved out or no longer needed them. The drugs are ...

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Sundar Pichai just hinted at how Google will make money from maps, and it sounds like lots of ads (GOOG, GOOGL)

Google CEO Sundar PichaiBeck Diefenbach/Reuters Google Maps is one of the company’s most popular services, but when it comes to bringing in revenue, Maps is not pulling its weight.  That’s by design — Google admits it has been slow to monetize the app. “We take a long term view,” Google CEO Sundar Pichai told a Wall Street analyst who inquired about potential ...

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Trump is finally almost done with resigning from his businesses

President-elect Donald Trump speaks at a news cenference at Trump Tower on January 11, 2017 in New York City. This is Trump’s first official news conference since the November elections. Spencer Platt/Getty Images This story was co-published with WNYC. At a press conference before he took office, then-President-elect Donald Trump said he had signed paperwork “turning over complete and total ...

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