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Chris Froome needs scientific proof for his Salbutamol spike

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Team Sky said the 32-year-old rider had suffered from asthma since childhood and had been affected by symptoms during the race, the Tour of Spain, which he went on to win. If the UCI decide to uphold the ruling and Froome either fails or decides not to challenge the test result, a lengthy ban could be issued. After a year of turmoil, including questions surrounding their historic use of therapeutic use exemptions and an ultimately inconclusive 12 month UK Anti-Doping investigation, a ban ... Read More »

JP: Another shot of cold air coming

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Highs in the mid to upper 50s. The cold front will move through midday with winds changing to be out of the northwest 10-25 miles per hour. Thursday will be cold as high temperatures only reach the upper 30s to near 40. Rain chance around 70%. The front has slowed some so the best chance for rain is now Monday and Tuesday . Highs in the low 60s. Monday , skies begin to clear and north winds stick around a little longer. Read More »

Kentucky lawmaker kills himself day after denying he molested girl, 17

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Johnson denied the accusations, which he said were spawned by his political opponent, former Democratic Rep. Linda Belcher. The Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting published the exposé detailing allegations of how the Republican, according to the Washington Post , "woke his daughter's friend during a sleepover in 2013 and forced himself on her, slipping his hands up her shirt and bra and putting his fingers in her vagina". Read More »

Muslims in Asia rally against Trump's Jerusalem move

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Violence In Jerusalem Follows Trump's Decision To Recognize City As Israel's Capital Palestinians demonstrated and clashed with Israeli troops in protest of President Trump's declaring the USA recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Read More »

Man strips naked, straddles vehicle after highway crash, police say

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He apparently broke the window of that truck and used a knife to stab the vehicle's roof . Gonzalez Flores got out of his vehicle and assaulted one of the drivers who was involved in the crash, officers said. Then, fully nude, he jumped off the truck and ran into a wooded area, Hussein said. According to police, the man was then taken to a nearby hospital for evaluation of non-life-threatening injuries. Read More »

Netflix responds to criticism over 'creepy' A Christmas Prince tweet

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The movie, which is Netflix's rather triumphant attempt to emulate the dumb magic of Hallmark and Lifetime Christmas movies, is getting a lot of attention lately for its achievement in the silly category. Netflix jokingly responded : "I just want to make sure you're okay". So, is this an attempt by the streaming service to create buzz and get more people to watch yet another mediocre Christmas flick? Something tells us the former. Read More »

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo: Reporter's question a 'disservice' to women

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Shortly afterward, his office released an updated schedule showing rapid-fire afternoon television appearances to discuss the blast, including interviews on MSNBC and CNN. That news came exactly one month before jury selection is to begin in the trial of Joseph Percoco, Cuomo's former campaign manager and right-hand man. Read More »

Facebook Says Russia Spent Less Than $1 Trying To Interfere In Brexit

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The three advertisements will also be given to parliament's department for media, culture and sport select committee, which is now undertaking its own probe into Russian interference in the 2016 referendum. There is further work to be done with these companies in response to our request for details of campaign activity on their platforms funded from outside the UK. Read More »

Rep. Mo Brooks Announces He Has Cancer

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Brooks is set to undergo surgery on Friday to allow for a recovery just in time for the holidays. "God works in mysterious ways", Brooks said. "In retrospect, and paradoxically", Brooks said, "losing the Senate race may have saved my life!" On Tuesday's election results in which Democrat Doug Jones upset Republican Roy Moore , Brooks says "I am very glad it is behind us". Read More »

GOP chairman: CHIP must be attached to next funding bill

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Medical care for all children is essential to a nation's health. Congress failed to reauthorize funding for CHIP on September 30th. The U.S. Senate Republicans' sweeping tax overhaul passed out of the chamber earlier this month, complete with changes not only to the American tax system, but also to the ACA, also know as Obamacare. Read More »

Bill Clinton 'saddened' by loss of friend, Mayor Ed Lee,

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He was a staunch supporter of San Francisco's sanctuary city policy toward immigrants, a stance he reiterated last month when a Mexican man who had been repeatedly deported was acquitted of murder in the 2015 killing of Kate Steinle. My thoughts are with his family". A San Francisco native who grew up in public housing and previously worked as executive director of the African American Art & Culture Complex, Breed won election in 2012 and was re-elected in 2016. Read More »

Iran Ready to Counter US' Non-Compliance with Nuclear Deal

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Under the terms of the 2015 nuclear agreement, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the commission is responsible for overseeing the implementation of the nuclear deal. Republican senators Bob Corker and Tom Cotton were working in October with the White house to find a way to amend Inara, so the president did not have to re-certify the deal every 60 days and also tighten the nuclear deal, addressing Trump's concerns. Read More »

Kyle Walker: 'Manchester City will not be complacent'

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Romelu Lukaku was on target as Manchester United responded from the derby loss with a 1-0 victory over Bournemouth at Old Trafford. Ultimately, neither team played their best soccer, none of the three goals were anything to fawn over, and at no point did City or United comprehensively dominate their opponent. Read More »

Native Advocacy Group's Redskins Name-Change Prank Fooled Tons Of People

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The WASHINGTON REDHAWKS is a team EVERYONE can cheer for. The release contained a new logo for the team as well as some quotes from Jay Gruden . Given that Snyder has been adamant that he wouldn't change the name for any reason and the team has been fighting for their name in the Supreme Court, a surprise script flip always seemed unlikely. Read More »

White House Withdraws Two Controversial Judicial Nominations

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Grassley told CNN that he is advising the White House to "reconsider" the nomination of Jeff Mateer , who was selected to become a federal judge in Texas. Neither the White House nor Talley responded to emailed questions from the Daily News . Cruz said on September 28 that Mateer's comments wouldn't shake his support . Read More »

Wreaths Across America Wreath-laying at Northern California Veterans Cemetery in Igo

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The Hampton event is part of Wreaths Across America, a nationwide campaign that includes ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery and 1,200 locations nationwide and overseas. "They actually laid wreaths on his grave", Thornton said. The event will be attended by veterans groups and others from York County, including several Scout groups, JROTC from Nation Ford High School in Fort Mill, an honor guard from VFW Post 2889, and dozens of volunteers who will place wreaths on the graves of ... Read More »

Israeli Soldiers Fire Missiles Into Gaza

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Tuesday's deaths came amid tensions between Palestinians and Israeli forces following US President Donald Trump's announcement he would move the American embassy in Israel to Jerusalem and recognise the city as Israel's capital. Gaza: Two Palestinian Islamic Jihad militants riding on a motorcycle in Gaza were killed in an explosion on Tuesday, health officials said. In late October, Israel blew up one of its tunnels stretching from the Gaza Strip into Israeli territory, killing at least ... Read More »

No evidence NY bomb suspect linked to Bangladesh militants: security chief

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Mayor Bill de Blasio said it was lucky the suspect didn't achieve his ultimate goals. U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said the attack emphasized the need for U.S. "They said 'suspicious package'". A video posted on social media shows a man walking through the crowded pedestrian tunnel and the bomb suddenly going off in a plume of white smoke. Read More »

Storm brings 3-6 inches of snow to Mid-Michigan today

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The National Weather Service is offering a great tip on how to measure snow like a professional! Snow accumulations of four to eight inches with localized amounts up to 10 inches are expected. A low pressure system from Canada is dipping into Metro Detroit and causing the snow and cold temperatures, Manion said. Highs in the upper 20s and lows in the upper teens. Read More »

The Worst Part of Donald Trump's Visit to the Civil-Rights Museum

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Bennie Thompson and other noteworthy Mississippians boycotted the ceremony citing what they called the president's lack of support for the spirit of the new institutions. The transition from the MS where the civil-rights workers Andrew Goodman, James Chaney, and Michael Schwerner were murdered, for trying to register black voters, to the state with the largest number of black elected officials in the country is a testament to the will of all those who risked death in the hope of creating a ... Read More »

Trump Signs Bill Banning Kaspersky Products on Government Computers

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The Trump administration issued a directive in September to abolish the use of Kaspersky Lab software from government offices within 90 days. "Though there have been media reports that Russian operatives may have reconfigured Kaspersky Antivirus to search for classified documents in addition to viruses, Kaspersky has denied witting involvement in any government scheme". Read More »

Pete King blasts 'disheveled drunk' Steve Bannon

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Republicans are lashing out at former White House strategist Steve Bannon after the party's stunning election loss in Alabama. "This guy does not belong on the national stage-he looks like some disheveled drunk that wandered onto the political stage". Read More »

Canada makes good on threat to drop Boeing fighter deal

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Government officials estimate the cost of the jets at between C$15 billion ($11.7 billion) and C$19 billion and say it is the biggest investment in the air force in 30 years. Jerry Dias, president of the Unifor union, said in a phone interview he did not think Boeing would react by cutting jobs. "If this is not a superficial, political assessment about whether or not the government of Canada likes this company or not, this will require bureaucratic time and effort to come up with a detailed ... Read More »

CBI court holds Jharkhand's ex-CM Madhu Koda, ex-Coal Secretary guilty

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Besides Koda, Gupta and the firm, the other accused in the case included ex-Jharkhand Chief Secretary A K Basu, two public servants - Basant Kumar Bhattacharya and Bipin Bihari Singh, VISUL's Director Vaibhav Tulsyan, Koda's alleged close aide Vijay Joshi and chartered accountant Navin Kumar Tulsyan. Read More »

Baby girl critically injured in Etobicoke assault, woman arrested

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Police say their investigation is ongoing. The baby was rushed to The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto via ambulance with life-threatening injuries. "She has been taken into custody and brought to a hospital to be treated". "Part of the event occurred in the lobby and we're looking to find out any other locations where something might have happen", he said. Read More »

Iraq is 'fully liberated' from ISIS, its military says

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The head of Iraq's Joint Operations Command set up to fight IS, General Abdel Amir Yarallah, gave an update on Saturday to announce that the desert valley of Al-Jazira was under the control of Iraqi troops and the Hashed all the way from Nineveh province in the north to Anbar in the west. Read More »