Monday , 19 February 2018

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Pope Francis Backs Down in Clash Over Nigerian Bishop

Pope Francis removed an unpopular Nigerian bishop amid protests by local priests, in an extraordinary reversal that showed the limits of the pope’s power over his own hierarchy and the continuing challenge of ethnic divisions in Africa, the church’s fastest-growing region. Source:: World News

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EPA postpones Israel trip amid scrutiny of administrator’s travel

By Anthony Pucik United States Environmental Protection Agency (WASHINGTON) — The head of the Environmental Protection Agency has canceled a scheduled trip to Israel amid scrutiny over his high travel costs. Documents released last week showed that Administrator Scott Pruitt racked up nearly $200,000 in travel expenses for him and his staff, including some chartered flights and upgraded tickets to …

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After Fergie’s polarizing rendition of the national anthem, Mariah offers advice

By Andrea Dresdale Allen Berezovsky/Getty ImagesFergie’s unconventional rendition of the national anthem at this weekend’s NBA All-Star game had Twitter losing its mind — in a bad way — and Mariah Carey offering support. Fergie performed a jazzy, sexed-up version of “The Star Spangled Banner,” perhaps in a 35th anniversary tribute to the late, legendary Marvin Gaye, who did something …

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Iranian Airline Bought U.S. Jet Parts Through Front Firms

An Iranian airline under sanctions by the U.S. for ferrying weapons and fighters into Syria repeatedly bought U.S.-made jet engines and parts through Turkish front companies over the past several years, most recently in December, federal investigators said. Source:: World News

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James Bay & “Stranger Things” actress share “Wild Love” in new video

By Andrea Dresdale Republic Records James Bay is out with the video to his new song “Wild Love,” co-starring Natalia Dyer, who plays Nancy Wheeler in Stranger Things. A clip of the video premiered on ABC’s Good Morning America Monday morning, before the full visual dropped. The clip opens with a huge close-up of James’ face and then pulls back …

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Students hold ‘lie-in’ at White House to protest gun laws

By Michael Dobuski iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Students from the Washington, D.C. area held a protest outside the White House Monday to call for lawmakers to reform gun laws after the shooting at a high school in Parkland, Fla. last week. In the protest, organized by a group called Teens for Gun Reform, 17 students lay on the ground for three minutes …

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Backlash after Trump fumes over Russia investigation, links it to Florida shooting

By Michael Dobuski iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump felt liberated Friday afternoon, sources close to him told ABC News, when the news broke that the special counsel probing interference in the 2016 presidential election unveiled a grand jury indictment of 13 Russian nationals and three Russian groups accused of meddling “with U.S. elections and political processes.” “Russia started their anti-US …

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Easiest Bracket Challenge Contest

The World’s Easiest Bracket Challenge 2018!   WIN $500 CASH! Mix 102.7 & Tune-Town are pleased to present the World’s Easiest Bracket Challenge! We’re giving 64 listeners a team to follow through this year’s college basketball bracket. ONE lucky winner out of the 64 entered will win the GRAND PRIZE of $500 CASH! The contestant with the winning college basketball …

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