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Russians finally celebrate gold at Olympics after scandals

TownHall - 50 min 37 sec ago
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — After two weeks of Olympic competition, the "Olympic Athletes from Russia" finally have a gold medal.Alina Zagitova won the women's figure skating title Friday to become the first Russian to win a Winter Olympic eve

German Olympian slammed for skating to Schindler's List

Daily Mail - 51 min 49 sec ago
The film became a trending topic on Twitter as users accused 21-year-old Nicole Schott of insensitivity and tastelessness over her music choice.

Shots fired at North Korea-linked group HQ in Japan

TownHall - 53 min 7 sec ago
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese police arrested two men on Friday after several bullets were fired at the Tokyo headquarters of a group linked to North Korea, a spokesman and media said. The men pulled up at the complex housing the pro-Pyongyang G

Minnie Driver criticizes Matt Damon for mansplanning abuse

Daily Mail - 53 min 11 sec ago
She also spoke about the comments made by her ex and Good Will Hunting co-star Matt Damon, who last year suggested that there should be a degree of severity assigned to acts of misconduct.

The Latest: Russians dominate women's figure skating

TownHall - 57 min 34 sec ago
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local):4:30 p.m.The Russians have come to dominate women's figure skating and they showed it by sweeping the top two medals at the Pyeongchang Olympics.

First National Bank to halt production of NRA credit card

Daily Mail - 59 min 27 sec ago
The nation's largest privately-owned bank holding company will stop producing credit cards for the National Rifle Association in response to customer feedback, a spokesman said Thursday.

Rinne earns 300th win as Predators rout Sharks 7-1

TownHall - 1 hour 1 min ago
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — For a guy who was drafted 258th overall in 2004, Pekka Rinne has put together quite a career.Rinne made 33 saves in his 300th NHL win and the Nashville Predators routed the San Jose Sharks 7-1 on Thursday night.Aft

Djibouti seizes control of DP World's container terminal

TownHall - 1 hour 6 min ago
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Djibouti has seized control of a container terminal run by Dubai-based port operator DP World, the latest move in a long-running legal dispute over the facility in the East African nation.The nationalization of

Af-Pak officials inaugurate long-awaited gas pipeline

TownHall - 1 hour 7 min ago
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's president and Pakistan's prime minister have launched a 1,814 kilometer (1,130 miles) gas pipeline that will feed Turkmenistan gas to Afghanistan, as well as Pakistan and eventually to India.The first part

Modi hugs Trudeau, amid Indo-Canada invitation embarrassment

TownHall - 1 hour 15 min ago
NEW DELHI (AP) — Prime Minister Narendra Modi has greeted his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau with a hug, a day after embarrassed Canadian diplomats had to rescind a party invitation for a man convicted of attempting to kill an Indian politician du

US figure skating has worst showing in modern history

Daily Mail - 1 hour 17 min ago
It was a rough day for the US women's Olympic figure skating team when Mirai Nagasu (left), Bradie Tennell (top right) and Karen Chen (bottom right) botched their free skating routines.

Police: No survivors following small plane crash in Indiana

TownHall - 1 hour 17 min ago
ROSSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Indiana State Police say there are no survivors after a small plane carrying at least three people crashed in southern Carroll County.Carroll County Sheriff Tobe Leazenby says a Cessna plane crashed about three miles north

Thursday's College Basketball

TownHall - 1 hour 19 min ago
EASTDrexel 85, Delaware 83LIU Brooklyn 81, St. Francis Brooklyn 76Monmouth (NJ) 91, Rider 77Mount St. Mary's 72, Robert Morris 53Northeastern 80, Towson 75Purchase 70, Mount St. Vincent 63Sacred Heart 94

Curry scores 44, Warriors hold off late rally by Clippers

TownHall - 1 hour 22 min ago
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Draymond Green wants the Golden State Warriors to be rolling into the playoffs again this spring.Steve Kerr is looking for ways to spark the defending NBA champions to make sure that happens, to bring the high-flying Warri

Ratings slip 'causes tension at NBC over Lester Holt'

Daily Mail - 1 hour 25 min ago
The slip in NBC's ratings have caused tension at the network and even Lester Holt's (pictured during the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang) position at NBC Nightly News is reportedly in jeopardy.

Fifth-grader volunteers to block door in a shooter drill

Daily Mail - 1 hour 50 min ago
Tanai Benard, from Houston, recounts how Dez, 10, told her his school held an active shooter drill, and shared what he had learned he should do in the emergency.

Trump tweets claim that CNN's town hall was scripted

Daily Mail - 1 hour 53 min ago
President Donald Trump slammed CNN Thursday night in a tweet that included a claim that Parkland shooting survivor, Colton Haab 'quit' the network's town hall over a 'scripted question'.

Trump says raise age for buying semi-auto rifles

Daily Mail - 1 hour 58 min ago
Trump's statements on Thursday bucked his loyal supporters in the National Rifle Association amid America's public reckoning over gun violence.

Woman performs a musical cover letter in viral video

Daily Mail - 2 hours 24 min ago
Page Kemna, a talented singer, wrote a song including a list of her talents which has been viewed over 800,000 times on LinkedIn.

Gabby Giffords' Group Raises $1.2M in Week After Parkland Shooting (Sam Stein/The Daily Beast)

Memeorandum - 2 hours 24 min ago

Sam Stein / The Daily Beast:
Gabby Giffords' Group Raises $1.2M in Week After Parkland Shooting  —  The outpouring of activism around gun control in the wake of the shooting in Parkland last week has resulted in a windfall for those groups pushing for more restrictive measures.  Giffords, the organization founded …


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