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NBC benches Olympics analyst over remarks deemed offensive to Koreans

Joshua Cooper Ramo was benched after NBC said his on-air remarks Friday were seen to have ‘insulted’ Koreans.  (LinkedIn) NBC has sidelined one of its Olympic analysts for saying that the Japanese occupation of the Korean peninsula was an important moment in South Korea’s economic transformation, drawing swift backlash online. The analyst, Joshua Cooper Ramo, made the remark during NBC’s ...

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Eagles, Foles rally to stun Patriots in Super Bowl LII

Feb 4, 2018; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Philadelphia Eagles tight end Zach Ertz (86) scores a touchdown over defender New England Patriots free safety Devin McCourty (32) during the fourth quarter in Super Bowl LII at U.S. Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports – 10588477  (USA TODAY Sports) This time, the New England Patriots were the victims of a ...

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Shutdown enters third day as McConnell calls for bipartisan compromise: 'Step back from the brink'

The Senate adjourned Sunday without reaching an agreement to end the government shutdown as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell called for both parties to “step back from the brink.” “The shutdown should stop today,” McConnell, R-Ky., said on the Senate floor Sunday evening. “And we’ll soon have a vote that will allow us to do that.” Senate Majority Leader Mitch ...

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Trump lawyer files defamation suits against BuzzFeed, Fusion GPS over Russia dossier

Michael Cohen, one of President Trump’s personal attorneys, filed a “defamation action” Tuesday against BuzzFeed News and its editor-in-chief over allegations about him that were published in the now-infamous “Trump-Russia dossier” compiled by a former British spy. Cohen also filed a federal defamation lawsuit against Fusion GPS, the research firm that hired former MI6 agent Christopher Steele to compile the ...

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GOP unveils final $1.5T tax reform bill '31 years in the making'

Congressional Republicans unveiled the most sweeping overhaul of the nation’s tax code in three decades Friday evening with an eye toward final passage next week after two key GOP senators endorsed the legislation. “This is happening. Tax reform under Republican control of Washington is happening,” House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., told rank-and-file members in a conference call. “Most critics out ...

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Judicial Watch sues FBI for records about Strzok removal

The conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch announced Thursday it had requested FBI records related to the demotion of Peter Strzok from Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe of Russian activities during the 2016 presidential campaign. Strzok, a former deputy to the assistant director for counterintelligence at the FBI, was reassigned to the bureau’s human resources division over the summer after Mueller ...

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Senate passes tax reform bill: Here's how it affects you

The U.S. Senate voted just before 2 a.m. ET Saturday to pass a sweeping tax overhaul worth roughly $1.4 trillion, putting the Trump White House a big step closer to its first major legislative victory – and many Americans closer to a tax cut. The vote was 51-49, with Republican Bob Corker of Tennessee the only member of the GOP ...

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