• Don Rickles, king of insult comedy, dies at 90
Don Rickles, king of insult comedy, dies at 90

His most memorable - and ubiquitous - performances were on late night talk shows. In May 2014, Rickles was honored by other comedy icons, such as David Letterman and Jerry Seinfeld in the Spike TV special "One Night Only: An All-Star Comedy Tribute to Don Rickles ".

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  • Cadiz Lion's Club community Easter Egg Hunt set for April 8
Cadiz Lion's Club community Easter Egg Hunt set for April 8

Its three stores sell "thousands" of Easter goodies every year. The Cadiz Lions Club Annual Community Easter Egg Hunt will be 1 p.m. Saturday, April 8th in West Cadiz Park. Union St.in Kokomo, from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, April 7. Several Abilene churches have scheduled Easter egg hunts. Don't forget to bring your basket.

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  • Ralph Lauren to shut down Fifth Avenue Polo store
Ralph Lauren to shut down Fifth Avenue Polo store

Alpha One also gave news stories about Ralph Lauren Corp an impact score of 69 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. The closure, scheduled for April 15, is part of a restructuring plan created to save the company $140 million a year, CNBC reported . They are in...

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  • Trump cuts funding to United Nations agency over forced abortion support
Trump cuts funding to United Nations agency over forced abortion support

The cut amounts to at least $32.5 million for the 2017; the department said it will redirect the funds to the U.S. Agency for International Development, which provides medical care to families across the world, the Associated Press reports .

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  • US Withdraws Funding For UN Population Fund
US Withdraws Funding For UN Population Fund

The administration said it does not want the funds to go to China's government to support population controls or coercive abortions under its "two-child policy", despite a lack of evidence of United Nations support for forced abortions or sterilization in China.

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  • Lawmakers introduce bills to regulate marijuana on federal level
Lawmakers introduce bills to regulate marijuana on federal level

With a supermajority of American voters supporting medical cannabis and over a strong majority favoring marijuana legalization, it makes sense that we would start seeing more support for sensible reform legislation in the halls of Congress.

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  • Police aim to curb texting while driving during April initiative
Police aim to curb texting while driving during April initiative

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month and ODOT is trying to slow the growing problem . In 2015, 3,477 people were killed and 391,000 injured in crashes involving distracted driving, according to research from the United States Department of Transportation.

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  • If not Patrick Ewing at Georgetown will it be Dan Hurley?
If not Patrick Ewing at Georgetown will it be Dan Hurley?

Jon Rothstein of fanragsports.com reports the Hall of Famer has already been in talks with Georgetown and "has already been interviewed multiple times by Georgetown". Not saying that Ewing has to be Thompson, but no one would mind him also creating a legacy as one of college basketball's greatest coaches. As the Georgetown head coaching search c...

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  • At long last, Raiders have NFL's full attention
At long last, Raiders have NFL's full attention

Nevada brothel owner Dennis Hof plans a brothel inspired by the Las Vegas Raiders. Questioned numerous times regarding the NFL's position on gambling since its approval of the Las Vegas Raiders franchise, Goodell stated that the subject matter had not been discussed with any owners.

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  • Guardiola hopes Gabriel Jesus can return this season
Guardiola hopes Gabriel Jesus can return this season

Good to see Guardiola is an admirer of English talent though. Pep Guardiola insists winning trophies is more important than instilling a philosophy at Manchester City. The City boss said: "I want to congratulate Jesus Navas who was excellent against one of the best players in the world in Alexis Sanchez". Liverpool now boast a six-point cushi...

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  • Troika statement on South Sudan
Troika statement on South Sudan

The two Indians from Tamil Nadu were kidnapped by the Sudan People's Liberation Army-In Opposition, a rebel outfit in the oil-rich country, on March 7. The ministry also engaged the ICRC in Islamabad and Juba, South Sudan, in its efforts to secure Jamali's release, it added. Earlier, SPLA-IO spokesman William Gatjiath Deng claimed that the Indian...

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  • Japan kills 333 whales in annual Antarctic hunt
Japan kills 333 whales in annual Antarctic hunt

The International Whaling Commission imposed a commercial ban on whaling in 1986, but Norway objected. In January, Australia said it was " deeply disappointed " that Japan continued its hunt after what seemed to be a positive meeting on the issue between Prime Ministers Malcolm Turnbull and Shinzo Abe, Reuters reported.

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  • President Trump To Host China's President Xi Jinping At Mar-a-Lago
President Trump To Host China's President Xi Jinping At Mar-a-Lago

The president said that the U.S could no longer afford massive trade deficits and job losses. "Do you think they look like each other?" the tweet asked. "It will be the first meeting between the heads of state of China and the United States since the new US administration took office", Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Zheng Zeguang told a press br...

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  • Ford to invest $1.2-billion in Canada, create Ottawa R&D centre
Ford to invest $1.2-billion in Canada, create Ottawa R&D centre

The union did not breakdown the Windsor investment between Windsor Engine and Essex Engine, but most, if not all of the investment, is expected to go toward the Essex plant. Wynne met last Friday with key auto industry leaders to talk about how Ontario can support the industry's growth in Canada and to talk about the importance of free trade for th...

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  • Majority Of Americans Want A Bernie Sanders Single-Payer Healthcare System
Majority Of Americans Want A Bernie Sanders Single-Payer Healthcare System

Senator Bernie Sanders will introduce a bill that would establish single-payer, Medicare-for-all healthcare. Sanders tried again two years later, introducing a Medicare-for-all type single-payer system which was accompanied by Rep. "Deductibles are too high", Sanders said . Tomorrow never comes. It is not up to him to decide if single payer ca...

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  • Central Texas counties again rank among healthiest in state
Central Texas counties again rank among healthiest in state

Oakland County enters the top 10 for the first time since the rankings began in 2003. Hennepin County ranked 38th out of 87, and Ramsey 64th. Neighboring Delaware County ranks healthiest in OH and Pike County, in southcentral OH, is the least healthy county in the state, according to a national study.

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  • Scientists Prove That Your Cat Really Does Love You Back
Scientists Prove That Your Cat Really Does Love You Back

So how do researchers know that? The study involved 50 adult cats taken from two populations: pet and shelter. The researchers left the cats without human interaction, food and toys for several hours. The study titled Social interaction, food , scent or toys? Translation: their reputation as fierce, unloving rulers of their domain is so st...

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  • Unemployment rates drop in Lima area
Unemployment rates drop in Lima area

Two counties had unemployment rates at or above 10 percent in February. "There are thousands of good-paying jobs now available throughout Indiana". The jobless rates in the north country went up in February compared to a year ago at the same time. Indiana's labor force rose by 7,912 over the previous month with a 6,394 increase in employmen...

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  • Many governors welcome demise of GOP health care bill
Many governors welcome demise of GOP health care bill

It is exploding right now. The law has its problems - but it is far from "exploding", using any reasonable definition of the word. All four states expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act . However, the law doesn't appear to have played a big part in slowing that growth. Republican leaders late on Friday afternoon pulled their legisla...

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  • Tree nut allergy: Avoiding all tree nuts 'may not be necessary'
Tree nut allergy: Avoiding all tree nuts 'may not be necessary'

You should see an Allergist or 'Immunologist who can assess the reactions that you have had, perform diagnostic tests such as skin prick and blood tests, and discuss with you the risks of continuing to avoid all nuts versus reintroducing some nuts.

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