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Cleveland Browns pick Baker Mayfield No. 1 as NFL Draft sees run on quarterbacks

Baker Mayfield works out during the NFL combine last month in Indianapolis.  (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File) If 1983 will forever be known as The Year of The Quarterback in the NFL Draft, 2018 could at least be its equal. Beginning with the Cleveland Browns picking Oklahoma’s Baker Mayfield No.1 overall, four college signal-callers were selected with the first ten choices. ...

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Google swaps gun emoji for a water pistol

Following the lead of several other big tech companies, including Apple, Samsung, and Twitter, Google has changed the gun emoji on its platform to a water pistol. According to Emojipedia, the update is rolling out to Android devices now. Apple in 2016 became the first company to swap out its gun emoji for a toy version while Samsung and Twitter ...

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Construction worker fatally shot at job site by man seeking cigarette, police say; suspect still at large

Police released a photo of a person of interest: a black male, about 25 to 30 years old, wearing a dark-colored hoodie with gray pants.  (Kansas City Police) Authorities in Kansas City, Mo., were still searching Wednesday for a man who fatally shot a construction worker who reportedly couldn’t meet the passerby’s request for a cigarette. Police released a photo ...

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Ex-NFL cheerleaders offer to settle disputes for $1 in exchange for meeting with Goodell, report says

A lawyer representing two former NFL cheerleaders who have filed discrimination claims against the league reportedly proposed to settle the disputes for $1 in exchange for a meeting with Commissioner Roger Goodell. Sara Blackwell, the lawyer representing former New Orleans Saints cheerleader Bailey Davis and former Miami Dolphins cheerleader Kristan Ware, sent the proposal to the league Tuesday asking officials ...

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Judge gives Trump administration 90 days to explain move to end DACA

Pro-DREAM Act protesters march in Los Angeles this past January.  (REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson) A federal judge condemned President Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program as “unlawful,” saying its justification for doing so has been “virtually unexplained.” U.S. District Court Judge John Bates, the third federal judge and the first Republican appointee to rule against Trump ...

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