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Mexicans weigh the daunting prospect of deportee camps

AP - 16 min 43 sec ago
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Mexicans fear deportee and refugee camps could be popping up along their northern border under the Trump administration's plan to start deporting to Mexico all Latin Americans and others who entered the U.S. illegally through this country....
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New hope for Yazidi women raped and tortured by IS fighters

AP - 16 min 43 sec ago
DOHUK, Iraq (AP) -- It's been less than two weeks since Perwin Ali Baku escaped the Islamic State group, after more than two years in captivity, bought and sold from fighter to fighter and carted from Iraq to Syria and then back again....
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GOP members of Congress face Trump foes at town halls

AP - 1 hour 18 min ago
BLACKSTONE, Va. (AP) -- Republican U.S. Rep. David Brat, who rode voter anger to a historic political upset nearly three years ago, was on the receiving end of constituent angst about the Trump administration as he held a town hall in Virginia....
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In nearly 3 years on job, Phil Jackson hasn't fixed Knicks

AP - 1 hour 18 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) -- Carmelo Anthony had a half-season of clues about what Phil Jackson thought of him, and now it was his turn to evaluate his boss....
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Mexicans weigh the daunting prospect of deportee camps

AP - 2 hours 20 min ago
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Mexicans fear deportee and refugee camps could be popping up along their northern border under the Trump administration's plan to start deporting to Mexico all Latin Americans and others who entered the U.S. illegally through this country....
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Egypt activist out of prison but still only half free

AP - 2 hours 20 min ago
CAIRO (AP) -- It's that time of day - just before 6 p.m. to be exact - when Ahmed Maher must leave his family and spend the night in a tiny room in the local police station. It's a grim routine that will likely define the life of the iconic "revolutionary" for the next three years....
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Long road ahead for justice and accountability in Syria

AP - 3 hours 20 min ago
GENEVA (AP) -- A fresh round of Syrian peace talks is set to begin in Geneva on Thursday. And while the U.N-sponsored talks may represent the best opportunity in years to make progress toward an end to the conflict, the burning question for many Syria observers is whether justice will be sacrificed in the name of peace....
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Video shows Harrison Ford wrongly flying over airliner

AP - 4 hours 21 min ago
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) -- Video released Tuesday shows a plane piloted by Harrison Ford suddenly and mistakenly flying low over an airliner with 110 people aboard at a Southern California airport....
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Ex-Hong Kong leader gets 20 months in jail for misconduct - San Francisco Chronicle

Google - 5 hours 23 min ago

San Francisco Chronicle

Ex-Hong Kong leader gets 20 months in jail for misconduct
San Francisco Chronicle
Selina Tsang, center, wife of former Hong Kong leader Donald Tsang, is accompanied by her two sons, Simon Tsang Hing-yin, left, and Thomas Tsang Hing-shun, to walk out of the High Court in Hong Kong, Wednesday, ... more. Photo: Kin Cheung, AP.
Former Hong Kong Leader Jailed in What Judge Calls Fall From 'Such a Height'U.S. News & World Report
Hong Kong budget aims for tax cuts, tourism boost to revive growthCNBC
Ex-Hong Kong leader gets 20 months in prison for misconductMarketWatch
Channel NewsAsia -Hindustan Times -Times of India -Deutsche Welle
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Texas Judge Blocks Cutting Funds to Planned Parenthood in Sharp Rebuke - NBCNews.com

Google - Tue, 02/21/2017 - 23:19

NBCNews.com

Texas Judge Blocks Cutting Funds to Planned Parenthood in Sharp Rebuke
NBCNews.com
A federal judge in Texas ruled Tuesday that the state can't cut off funding for Planned Parenthood over secretly recorded videos taken by anti-abortion activists in 2015, which critics said were misleading and heavily edited. "A secretly recorded video ...

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Divisive political rhetoric a danger to the world, Amnesty says - BBC News

Google - Tue, 02/21/2017 - 22:22

News18

Divisive political rhetoric a danger to the world, Amnesty says
BBC News
Politicians who have used a divisive and dehumanised rhetoric are creating a more divided and dangerous world, says rights group Amnesty International. Its annual report singles out President Donald Trump as an example of an "angrier and more divisive ...
Amnesty Blames Trump, Others in Global Rollback of Rights.U.S. News & World Report
Amnesty International Report Raises Alarm at 'Us vs. Them' NarrativesVoice of America
Australia failing on multiple human rights fronts: Amnesty InternationalYahoo News
Reuters -RTE.ie -NEWS.com.au -Amnesty International USA
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Judge blocks Texas cutting Medicaid to Planned Parenthood

AP - Tue, 02/21/2017 - 22:14
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- A federal judge ruled Tuesday that Texas can't cut off Medicaid dollars to Planned Parenthood over secretly recorded videos taken by anti-abortion activists in 2015 that launched Republican efforts across the U.S. to defund the nation's largest abortion provider....
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Life expectancy to keep rising; S. Korean women could hit 91

AP - Tue, 02/21/2017 - 22:14
LONDON (AP) -- While most people born in rich countries will live longer by 2030 - with women in South Korea projected to reach nearly 91 - Americans will continue to have one of the lowest life expectancies of any developed country, a new study predicts....
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Judge blocks Texas cutting Medicaid to Planned Parenthood - Washington Post

Google - Tue, 02/21/2017 - 21:45

Newsweek

Judge blocks Texas cutting Medicaid to Planned Parenthood
Washington Post
AUSTIN, Texas — A federal judge ruled Tuesday that Texas can't cut off Medicaid dollars to Planned Parenthood over secretly recorded videos taken by anti-abortion activists in 2015 that launched Republican efforts across the U.S. to defund the nation ...
Judge Blocks Medicaid Cuts to Planned Parenthood in TexasNew York Times
A Judge Has Blocked Texas From Cutting Planned Parenthood FundingBuzzFeed News
US judge: Texas cannot oust Planned Parenthood from MedicaidMy Fox Boston
NBCNews.com -U.S. News & World Report -Texas Tribune
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Hundreds rescued from California floodwaters in San Jose

AP - Tue, 02/21/2017 - 21:13
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Grade the Trade: Lakers reportedly deal Lou Williams to Rockets for Brewer, 1st-rounder - CBSSports.com

Google - Tue, 02/21/2017 - 20:56

CBSSports.com

Grade the Trade: Lakers reportedly deal Lou Williams to Rockets for Brewer, 1st-rounder
CBSSports.com
The Los Angeles Lakers have reportedly traded Lou Wiliams to the Houston Rockets for Corey Brewer and a first-round pick, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical. The move adds another capable scorer to the Rockets' barrage of 3-point shooters and ...
Report: Los Angeles Lakers deal Lou Williams to Houston Rockets for Corey BrewerNBA.com
Sources: Lakers trade Lou Williams to RocketsYahoo Sports
Lakers trade Lou Williams to Rockets for Corey Brewer, draft pickUSA TODAY
LA Daily News -SLAM Online -KTRK-TV -Twitter
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Manfred gets confrontational over MLB union's resistance to pace-of-play changes - FOXSports.com

Google - Tue, 02/21/2017 - 20:27

FOXSports.com

Manfred gets confrontational over MLB union's resistance to pace-of-play changes
FOXSports.com
PHOENIX — I get the players' perspective. They worry about the game on the field changing too radically due to pace-of-play improvements. They worry, as one told me, that, “If you try to control the game, you turn us into robots.” These are legitimate ...
MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred: Union may have no say in 2018 rules changesUSA TODAY
Rob Manfred is ready for a fight if players won't budgeYahoo Sports
MLB commissioner will keep pursuing ways to speed up game — even if union objectsWashington Post
Kansas City Star (blog) -New York Daily News -SB Nation -New York Times
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Trump administration to change transgender student bathroom rules - USA TODAY

Google - Tue, 02/21/2017 - 19:59

USA TODAY

Trump administration to change transgender student bathroom rules
USA TODAY
The Trump administration is poised to issue new guidance outlining which restrooms transgender students can use, potentially sowing confusion in schools, angering LGBTQ rights groups and adding uncertainty to a widely discussed case due to come before ...
White House: States Should Get To Decide Whether To Discriminate Against LGBTQ StudentsHuffington Post
White House Signals Reversal in Transgender Bathroom PolicyNBCNews.com
White House: Change coming for federal stance on transgender restroom freedomUPI.com
STLtoday.com -SFGate -Washington Examiner -Politico
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Dramatic rescues in San Jose after relentless rain causes floods - CBS News

Google - Tue, 02/21/2017 - 19:42

CBS News

Dramatic rescues in San Jose after relentless rain causes floods
CBS News
The National Weather Service on Tuesday issued a flash flood warning east of Carson City, Nevada. Two to four feet of water could overwhelm parts of Lyon County. Floodwaters have already reached northern California after weeks of relentless rain.

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Nearly 200 Evacuated From Flooded Homes In South San Jose - CBS Local

Google - Tue, 02/21/2017 - 19:27

CBS Local

Nearly 200 Evacuated From Flooded Homes In South San Jose
CBS Local
SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — A flood emergency in South San Jose Tuesday left some neighborhoods completely underwater as fire crews helped evacuate hundreds of residents by boat. Coyote Creek raged over its banks Tuesday morning and continued to ...
Dramatic rescues in San Jose after relentless rain causes floodsCBS News
Rains fade but flooding prompts rescues of 225 people in San JoseSFGate
Herhold: Coyote Creek flood ravages homesThe Mercury News
BBC News -Voice of America
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