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Newlyweds receive surprise congratulations from Trump, first lady

Brianna and Timothy Dargert pose with their letter from the president and first lady.  (Brianna and Timothy Dargert via Fox 32 Chicago) ORLAND PARK, Ill. –  A suburban Chicago couple was not surprised that President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump were not able to attend their 2017 wedding. However, Brianna and Timothy Dargert of Orland Park decided to mail ...

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Jacksonville Jaguars QB Blake Bortles silences his critics

JACKSONVILLE — Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles likely earned more than just a win over the Pittsburgh Steelers and an opportunity to play in the AFC Championship game next Sunday against the New England Patriots. Bortles likely earned himself a lucrative multi-year, mega-million dollar contract as well. The fourth-year Jaguars quarterback’s future with the franchise was very much up in ...

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Missing California woman, whose sister was killed in wrong-way crash, found dead in car; ex-boyfriend sought

Karen Garcia, left, was found dead in her car in a parking lot. Police are searching for her ex-boyfriend Salvador Garcia Jr.  (Facebook/Colusa PD) The body of a missing California woman — whose sister was killed in an unrelated wrong-way crash a week before — was found in a car, authorities said on Sunday, as they hunted for her ex-boyfriend ...

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Spotify opts for an unusual way of going public

FOR seasoned bankers and starry-eyed entrepreneurs alike, doing an IPO, or initial public offering, is synonymous with the very idea of taking a firm public. No wonder, then, that the decision by Spotify, a music-streaming service, to opt for an unconventional alternative called a “direct listing” has prompted debate. Instead of paying investment banks hefty fees to arrange an IPO, ...

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How John Young smuggled a corned-beef sandwich into space

John Young (left) and Gus Grissom flew on the first crewed Gemini flight, Gemini 3, on March 23, 1965. Here, they’re shown in the spacecraft simulator at the McDonnell plant in St. Louis. One additional “passenger” on the real flight was a corned-beef sandwich that Young smuggled aboard in his pocket.  (NASA/MSFC Archives) While John Young, who died on Jan. ...

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Minnesota Vikings shock New Orleans Saints with final-play TD

Stefon Diggs runs into the end zone for the winning touchdown with no time left on the clock.  (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) If you believe in omens, if you believe in redemption, if you believe in destiny, then you might just believe in the Minnesota Vikings. Case Keenum hit Stefon Diggs on the game’s final play and Diggs — with the ...

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