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Johnson and Rahm to meet in Match Play final

Fisher managed to extend the match with back-to-back birdies at 14 and 15, but the game was up at the next as he was safe in the knowledge that he would be returning to Augusta National for the first time since 2012. Rahm will take on Charles Howell III, who won a sudden-death play-off against Rafa Cabrera Bello and Tyrrell Hatton on the fifth hole with a birdie from four feet to advance as the Group 10 victor. Read More

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Bill de Blasio Fundraising Investigation: No Charges Will Be Filed

Bill de Blasio Fundraising Investigation: No Charges Will Be Filed

Bill de Blasio addressed the media Thursday just hours after federal officials and the Manhattan District Attorney's office announced that the mayor will not face corruption charges. Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance, who had been investigating the 2014 Senate campaign, also announced that there would be no charges. Bradley Tusk, a political consultant who created a website that sought a rival to defeat de Blasio, said the prosecutors' decision all but ensured the mayor's re-election. Read More

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Grassley Slams Schumer, Says Supreme Court Has Been 'Poisoned'

Grassley Slams Schumer, Says Supreme Court Has Been 'Poisoned'

For months, Senate Republicans have threatened what is often called the " nuclear option " - exempting Supreme Court nominees from filibusters. Graham said he hoped that they would not have to change Senate rules. Thursday's first witness, the American Bar Association, gave Judge Gorsuch its highest rating of "well qualified". Republicans' only other option would be to invoke the so-called "nuclear option" and change Senate rules to abolish the filibuster for Supreme Court nominations. Read More

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Animal-masked people allegedly rob watch store in Bellagio

Animal-masked people allegedly rob watch store in Bellagio

They are still investigating what appears to be a burglary either at the store or in the world-famous casino itself. "It is like a movie, it's just insane", Las Vegas Metropolitan PD Lt. Guests thought it was an active shooter situation after one of the burglars fired a shot inside of the store. The suspects wore character masks during the incident, including a pig mask seen in photos from the scene posted on social media. Read More

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South Dakota State vs. Gonzaga Predictions: Over a good bet? 3/16/17

South Dakota State vs. Gonzaga Predictions: Over a good bet? 3/16/17

The Wildcats had the 11th-most three-point attempts of tourney teams this season (810 total, 23.8 per game ), and they made 37 percent of those shots. Daum came into the first round averaging 25.3 points per game . Gonzaga will win and they will score a ton of points here. Williams-Goss game has blossomed this season, earning several All-America honors to go with the WCC player of the year award. Read More

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'Significant progress' made with T-Mobile 911 glitch

'Significant progress' made with T-Mobile 911 glitch

On the fourth attempt when the babysitter called, she says she was on hold for 31 minutes. T-Mobile phones are reportedly spontaneously dialing 911, a recurring issue that's been happening since November. "There's really no apology", Alex said. She waited on hold for 55 seconds and hung up. Until then, he is calling for volunteers among city employees who want to receive training to handle 911 dispatches to help out. Read More

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Kyle Guy leads men's basketball past Pittsburgh in ACC Tournament

Kyle Guy leads men's basketball past Pittsburgh in ACC Tournament

Virginia led by as many as 11 in the first half as they connected on four of their first six 3-pointers, before knocking down seven of their 14 attempts in the half. So I'm just going out, having fun, trying to lead these guys. "We've been here before". We've played all these teams before. Salt iced the game with two rare free throws and a dunk to ignite Cavalier fans present in Brooklyn. Read More

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Hawaiian Airlines flight diverted after fight over cost of blanket

An outraged passenger caused a plane to be diverted-all over a $12 blanket fee. Then, during an in-flight call with an airline representative, the man said he "would like to take someone behind the woodshed for this", Pedregon said. "(The crew) took offence to the statement that he made. "It was just a business dispute", Pedregon said. Passenger Claudia Rodriguez, a Dallas resident, said the airline did not provide much information during the incident. Read More

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Off-duty LAPD officer fires gun during struggle with teens in Anaheim

Off-duty LAPD officer fires gun during struggle with teens in Anaheim

The Anaheim police confirmed that two teens were arrested, including the 13-year-old, who was arrested on suspicion of battery and making criminal threats. "Don't shoot! Whose streets, our streets!" Dorscht's father said their parents were treated rudely by Anaheim police. " It could have been me , my friend or someone from my family", Jocelyne Gutierrez, a 21-year-old protester, told The Los Angeles Times . Read More

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National Park Service waive entrance fees on Presidents' Day

As the first President of the United States, Washington's birthday marks a day when all presidents typically receive an indirect performance review of their term or terms served. "He's the father of our country". Washington should have a standalone holiday and if the country wished to extend a similar honor to Lincoln, it can be done with enough separation so as not to overlap each other. Read More

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Whittier Police Officer Dead, 1 Officer Injured In Shootout With Suspect

The victims were two Whittier Police Department officers and a suspect, said Deputy Juanita Navarro-Suarez of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Information Bureau. "It's extremely tragic", Corina said. In the midst of a pat down, Corina said the man pulled out a gun and started shooting. A sedan directly in front of the SUV had front end damage, and a weapon was visible on top of the car's trunk, the footage showed. Read More

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