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Democratic Party sues Russia, Trump campaign and WikiLeaks alleging 2016 campaign conspiracy

The Democratic National Committee filed a multimillion-dollar lawsuit Friday against the Russian government, the Trump campaign and the WikiLeaks organization alleging a far-reaching conspiracy to disrupt the 2016 campaign and tilt the election to Donald Trump.<p>The complaint, filed in federal …

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Sandy Hook parents sue conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for defamation

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - The parents of two children killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook school massacre have sued conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for defamation, accusing him and his website InfoWars of engaging in a campaign of "false, cruel, and dangerous assertions."<p>The two lawsuits filed on Monday …

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SCOTUS nixes part of law requiring deportation of immigrants convicted of some crimes

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Supreme Court on Tuesday invalidated a provision of federal law that requires the mandatory deportation of immigrants who have been convicted of some "crimes of violence," holding that the law is unconstitutionally vague.<p>The case, Sessions v. Dimaya, had originated during the Obama …

Immigration

Judge Says Trump and Cohen Can’t Yet Review Materials Seized by FBI

A federal judge in Manhattan indicated on Monday that she was not prepared to grant President Trump exclusive first access to documents seized in F.B.I. raids on the office of his personal lawyer, and said that she was considering appointing an independent lawyer to assist in reviewing the seized …

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Trump, Having Denounced Amazon’s Shipping Deal, Orders Review of Postal Service

WASHINGTON — President Trump abruptly issued an executive order on Thursday demanding an evaluation of the Postal Service’s finances, asserting the power of his office weeks after accusing Amazon, the online retail giant, of not paying its fair share in postage.<p>In the executive order, issued just …

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Giancarlo Stanton makes the wrong kind of MLB history

Apr 8, 2018; Bronx, NY, USA; New York Yankees right fielder Giancarlo Stanton (27) reacts after his third strikeout of the game against the Baltimore …

2019 Chevy Camaro reveals radical new face

The V8 SS is much different from V6 and I4 models<p>Now that the sixth-generation Chevy Camaro is entering its third year on sale, Chevy felt it was time to give it an update. Like most midcycle refreshes, there aren't many major mechanical changes, though there is the addition of a new model. Unlike …

First foldable phones predicted to hit market this year, ahead of Apple’s rumored plans

Tech commentators are predicting that the first smartphones with foldable displays will hit the market by the end of the year.<p>Samsung, Huawei, LG, Oppo, Lenovo and ZTE all have patents relating to foldable phones, in addition to Apple …<p>As we know from countless Apple patent filings, they are a very …

Mobile

I don't think Apple can fix the iOS mess it's created

Apple has turned iOS from a sleek, streamlined, easy-to-use operating system into a ghastly horror show.<p><i>Apple knows iOS has deteriorated, but it</i> …

iOS

Blackview P10000 Pro spits in the face of everything else with ridiculous 11,000mAh battery

• Blackview’s P10000 Pro sports a huge 11,000mAh battery that promises seven days of use.<br>• The battery also promises 50 days of standby.<br>• That is more than the average laptop or tablet.<p>Thanks to more advanced processors, it has become harder for a smartphone to have truly horrendous battery life. Still, …

Trump declares that his voter-fraud conspiracy theory is ‘not a conspiracy theory’

President Trump was in West Virginia to talk about tax reform, so, naturally, he began talking about the results of the 2016 election, immigration, obstruction of justice and his idea that millions of people cast illegal votes.<p>The path he took to discussing voter fraud went like this. (This is not …

Government

Neanderthals were capable of ‘turbo breathing’, according to new study of their facial features

Since Neanderthals were recognised as a separate human species a century and a half ago their distinctive facial features have been a point of puzzlement and fascination.<p>Their wide noses, prominent brow ridge and jutting-out faces have prompted a number of theories as to what caused their evolution.<p>…

Israeli Military Kills 15 Palestinians in Confrontations on Gaza Border

JERUSALEM — Tens of thousands of Palestinians gathered along Gaza’s border with Israel on Friday to vent their pent-up frustration in a protest that quickly turned violent, with Israeli forces killing 15 at the border fence.<p>As many as 30,000 arrived early in the day at tent encampments on Gaza’s …

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Samsung Leak Reveals Significant Galaxy Note 9 Changes

Prepare to get excited about the Galaxy Note 9. Following some serious concerns, new information has broken from a top class source, which reveals the Samsung’s massive smartphone may be one of the year’s most exciting releases after all…<p>Encouragingly the new breaks via Ice Universe. The mysterious …

Phones

Sessions and Kushner Square Off, and Prisoners Hang in the Balance

WASHINGTON — In the final months of the Obama administration, the Justice Department announced a new approach to preparing prisoners for life beyond their cells. Officials created a prison school system, pledged money for technology training and promised to help prevent former inmates from …

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Stormy Daniels sues Trump lawyer, says he defamed her, broke campaign finance law

Stormy Daniels filed an amended lawsuit Monday that alleges Donald Trump's personal lawyer defamed her and violated campaign finance law by brokering a "hush agreement" just before the 2016 election.<p>The new filing in federal court in Los Angeles comes less than 24 hours after a television interview …

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After Stormy's big interview, Trump faces the storm alone

<b>(CNN) —</b> A primetime dish by Stormy Daniels about her alleged affair with Donald Trump is a reminder that there are some things even a president can't control.<p>The "60 Minutes" interview Sunday slammed into the White House just at the moment that Trump is acting to stamp his dominance on his …

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Put to Bed: These Are the Forgotten Pickup Trucks, Volume I

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What happened to the dual-clutch transmission?

Did this automatic manual gearbox miss the mark or change the industry?<p>The dual-clutch transmission (DCT) sounds like a nightmare to the uninitiated but in fact, it has no clutch pedal at all and both clutches are operated by a computer. All you do is put it in Drive or work the shift paddles and …

Class Action

Stormy Daniels’ lawyer drops another astounding bombshell in Trump lawsuit

Michael Avenatti, the lawyer for porn star Stormy Daniels, posted a photo of evidence against President Trump on his social media account in advance of a highly anticipated “60 Minutes” interview with his client.<p>Avenatti tweeted, “If “a picture is worth a thousand words,” how many words is this …

Villanova wins thriller over West Virginia to book Elite Eight spot

BOSTON (AP) Villanova's 3-point party rolled past the pressure of West Virginia to bring the Wildcats to the doorstep of another Final Four two …

Kansas Survives a Late Scare From Clemson to Advance, 80-76

OMAHA — Kansas’ most important player is the senior guard Devonte’ Graham. But entering Friday’s round-of-16 matchup against a physical Clemson team, the Jayhawks’ X factor was the sophomore 7-footer Udoka Azubuike, whose knee injury had kept him out of the Big 12 tournament and limited him in the …

College Sports

No. 2 Duke goes inside to defeat No. 11 Syracuse

OMAHA, Neb. — Second-seeded Duke made just 5 of its 26 3-point attempts against No. 11 Syracuse on Friday in the two ACC programs’ Sweet 16 …

NCAA tournament: Duke finds way past Syracuse in tense Sweet 16 matchup of ACC rivals

OMAHA – No. 2 Duke edged past an ACC rival, beating No. 11 Syracuse 69-65.<p><b>What happened</b><p>Duke outzoned – or at least outlasted – Syracuse. As happens to so many of Syracuse’s opponents, Duke struggled to score – and open three-pointers just wouldn’t drop. The Blue Devils were 5-of-26 from three-point …

College Basketball

No. 3 Texas Tech ousts No. 2 Purdue to reach first-ever NCAA tournament Elite 8

BOSTON — Keenan Evans had 16 points, including a three-pointer that ended any hopes of a Purdue comeback, as third-seeded Texas Tech beat the Boilermakers 78-65 Friday night to reach its first Elite Eight.<p><b>What happened</b><p>Purdue was playing without 7-2 center Isaac Haas, who fractured his right elbow …

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Keenan Evans closes strong (again) as Texas Tech advances past Purdue to Elite Eight

BOSTON — Second Half Keenan struck again on Friday night.<p>Keenan Evans scored 12 of his 16 points and handed out three of his four assists in the …

College Sports

NCAA tournament 2018: Another No. 1 seed falls as Florida State rallies past Xavier

NASHVILLE - Only two No. 1 seeds will be playing in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament.<p>No. 9 seed Florida State revenged its second-round loss to Xavier in the 2017 NCAA tournament with an 75-70 comeback win over the No. 1 seed Musketeers at Bridgestone Arena Sunday night.<p>The upset by the …

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Kansas State is the biggest villain of March Madness after knocking out UMBC

Kansas Jayhawks fans won't be the only college basketball fans to loathe the purple of Kansas State this week.<p>The ninth-seeded Wildcats sent home the NCAA tournament's most likable Cinderella on Sunday, just two days after No. 16 seed Maryland Baltimore County pulled off the biggest upset in NCAA …

College Football

Comeback for the ages: Nevada tops Cincinnati 75-73 in NCAAs

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nevada's Jordan Caroline sat in the Wolf Pack's locker room and shouted the three words that were being repeated in households across the country.<p>"What just happened?!?"<p>Only a comeback that matched the second-largest in NCAA Tournament history.<p>Nevada rallied from 22 points …

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