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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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Amazon is building a domestic robot, report says

File photo: Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos laughs as he talks to the media while touring the new Amazon Spheres during the grand opening at Amazon’s Seattle headquarters in Seattle, Washington, U.S., January 29, 2018. (REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson) If a “top-secret” Amazon plan comes to fruition, the online retail giant’s next big thing might be home robots. Citing unnamed sources ...

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Waffle House shooter stole BMW, escaped after police chase days before deadly rampage, police say

The suspect in the killings of four people at a Waffle House restaurant in Tennessee had an encounter with law enforcement days before the rampage, when he stole a BMW, led cops on a chase, but ultimately got away, authorities revealed Monday. The Nashville Metro Police Department said Travis Reinking, 29, stole a BMW from a dealership in Brentwood on ...

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US builds drone base in Niger, crossroads of extremism fight

AGADEZ, Niger –  On the scorching edge of the Sahara Desert, the U.S. Air Force is building a base for armed drones, the newest front in America’s battle against the growing extremist threat in Africa’s vast Sahel region. Three hangars and the first layers of a runway command a sandy, barren field. Niger Air Base 201 is expected to be ...

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