• Rebuilding Marlins open against formidable Cubs

    Rebuilding Marlins open against formidable Cubs

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    Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo , who attended Stoneman Douglas, told the Chicago Tribune he was impressed with the actions of students who have spoken out on the nation's gun laws. While expectations are low for the Marlins, the Cubs hope to get off to the kind of start that propelled them all the way to a championship in 2016.
  • Pope Francis washes feet of 12 prisoners during Holy Thursday Mass

    Pope Francis washes feet of 12 prisoners during Holy Thursday Mass

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    Elliot explained. On Good Friday, Christians will mark Jesus' death by crucifixion. But what about Maundy Thursday? This year, Maundy Thursday falls on March 29. The feet washing tradition, however, ended in the 18th century under King James II. Francis urged priests to be spiritually close to worshipers and warned them not to idolize church law and doctrine.
  • LeBron James Ties Michael Jordan's Double-Figures Points Streak

    LeBron James Ties Michael Jordan's Double-Figures Points Streak

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    The Hornets are on the verge of failing to make the playoffs for the fifth time in seven seasons since Walker arrived in 2011. After signing a four-year, $48 million contract with the team in 2015, Walker has been named to the All-Star team in consecutive seasons and is now averaging 23 points and 5.7 assists per night.
  • Anna Hazare Ends Hunger Strike After Government Assurance

    Anna Hazare Ends Hunger Strike After Government Assurance

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    Mr Hazare had been protesting at the Ramlila Maidan in the heart of Delhi - the same ground where his stir for an anti-corruption body seven years ago caught the country's imagination. A delegation of ministers led by Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis met Hazare March 29 evening and informed him that the Prime Minister's Office was "positive" about the demands to establish a Lokpal at the Center and Lokayuktas in the states, implementation of the M.S.
  • Easter: Cleric tasks Christians on moderate celebration

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    Showers are expected in Northland and the Bay of Plenty today but it will be mostly dry across the rest of the country. Easter service on Sunday will be followed by an Easter egg hunt and egg drop from a fire department ladder truck. Whether Jesus actually physically died on the cross or not, is not important. One of his followers Nicodemus wrapped the Christ's body with a mixture of spices like an embalm and on the third day, which is celebrated as Easter Sunday , the son of God rose ...
  • Fans send letters and money to Parkland shooting suspect

    Fans send letters and money to Parkland shooting suspect

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    Another woman sent Cruz nine suggestive photos, the newspaper reported. A man with a gray mustache sent pictures of himself sitting in a convertible. "We read a few religious ones to him that extended wishes for his soul and to come to God", Finkelstein said. The foundation helped and has been in touch with the family of Christopher Hixon, the athletic director killed in the Parkland High School shooting.
  • Turkey sees no

    Turkey sees no "fair attitude" signal from European Union at Varna's summit: PM

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    Tusk said that the Varna meeting had "demonstrated that while our relationship is going through hard times, in areas where we do cooperate, we cooperate well". The PKK is listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey as well as the US and the EU. Erdogan said Turkey would do "what is necessary" if the Iraqi operation failed, raising the prospect of a possible direct Turkish military operation.
  • Russian Federation hits back at U.S. by expelling 60 diplomats

    Russian Federation hits back at U.S. by expelling 60 diplomats

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    Lavrov also said Moscow will retaliate for the US decision to shut the Russian consulate in Seattle by closing the USA consulate in St. Petersburg. In Washington, the State Department said there was no justification for the Russian move and that the United States "reserves the right to respond".
  • Oklahoma Approves Tax Hike To Avert Teachers' Strike

    Oklahoma Approves Tax Hike To Avert Teachers' Strike

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    Mary Fallin (R) said after the Senate approved the bill, 36-10 - barely meeting the state's constitutional requirement of three-fourths majorities for tax increases". "Lawmakers have left funding on the table that could be used immediately to help Oklahoma students", she wrote. "If we actually want to be able to buy textbooks and reduce class sizes, $50 million isn't enough", says Morejon.
  • Judge rejects Stormy Daniels' bid for Trump to give evidence

    Judge rejects Stormy Daniels' bid for Trump to give evidence

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    Porn star Stormy Daniels , who claims to have had an affair with Donald Trump , has filed a motion seeking to depose the President . Daniels wants to end an agreement from October 2016, the month before Trump was elected president, under which she received $130,000 United States in what she called hush money to keep quiet about a relationship she claimed to have begun with Trump in 2006.