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    ‘Saturday Night Live’ Writer Suspended Over ‘Insensitive’ Barron Trump Tweet

    (CNN) — A writer for “Saturday Night Live” has been suspended for a tweet that ridiculed Barron Trump, the youngest son of President Donald Trump. The “SNL” writer, Katie Rich, has been suspended indefinitely, according to a person familiar with the situation. NBC, which airs “SNL,” had no comment on the suspension. During Trump’s inauguration on Friday, Rich sent out a tweet that mocked Barron Trump, who is 10 years old. The tweet was widely criticized by many on social […]

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    Apple Supplier Foxconn Could Create 50,000 Jobs In U.S.

    (CNN) — One of Apple’s biggest suppliers says it may spend more than $7 billion to build a new factory on U.S. soil that would create tens of thousands of jobs. Foxconn is famous for its enormous iPhone assembly plants in China. Its potential investment in the U.S. came to light last month when Softbank (SFTBF) CEO Masayoshi Son was photographed leaving a meeting with Donald Trump. Son was holding a document suggesting Foxconn could create 50,000 jobs. Over the […]

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    White House Press Secretary Holds Rapid-Fire First Press Briefing

    WASHINGTON (CNN) — President Donald Trump has “a healthy respect for the First Amendment” and believes Saturday’s mass protest in Washington was a “beautiful” demonstration of US freedoms, his press secretary said on Monday. At the same time, Sean Spicer downplayed the cohesion of the demonstrators, who he said weren’t all in Washington to protest the same issue. “This is what makes our country so beautiful is that on one day you can inaugurate a president, on the next day […]


    Study: Facebook Can Make Us More Narrow-Minded

    (CNN) — On the surface, it seems like social media has the boundless potential to expand our world, connecting us to ideas and people we otherwise would never have found. However, a new study claims just the opposite: Social media actually isolates us, creating and facilitating confirmation biases and echo chambers where old — and sometimes erroneous — information is just regurgitated over and over again. If it sounds bleak, it’s because it kind of is. The findings were published […]

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    Sierra Nevada Beer Issues 36-State Recall Over Chipped Glass

    Sierra Nevada is recalling its beer in 36 states because glass can break off and fall into the bottle. The company said an inspection of its brewery in Mills River, North Carolina, “detected a very limited number of bottles with a flaw that may cause a small piece of glass to break off and possibly fall into the bottle, creating a risk for injury.” The recall applies to beer sold from Maine to Florida and across the Midwest, as far […]

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    A List Of Everything The Trump Administration Has Done So Far

    WASHINGTON — Much of President Donald Trump’s first weekend in the White House was driven by criticism from Trump and press secretary Sean Spicer of media coverage over the size of his inauguration crowd. But the new administration is also driving policy changes that will have far more long-term significance. Here’s a list of the Trump administration’s actions in its first 72 hours: Taken over running of the entire federal government. Issued an executive order aimed at rolling back former […]

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    Trump Signs Executive Order To Withdraw From Trans-Pacific Partnership

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (CNN) — President Donald Trump on Monday will start to unravel the behemoth trade deal he inherited from his predecessor, as he signed an executive action to withdraw from the negotiating process of the Trans-Pacific Partnership. That executive action sends signals to Democrats and leaders in foreign capitals around the world that Trump’s rhetoric on trade during the campaign is turning into action. Trump vowed during the campaign to withdraw the US from the Pacific trade deal, commonly […]

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    Former President George H.W. Bush To Be Moved Out Of ICU; Barbara Bush Released From Hospital

    President George H.W. Bush will be moved out of the Houston Methodist Hospital Intensive Care Unit on Monday but he will remain in the hospital for now, his doctor said in a news conference. Former First Lady Barbara Bush has been discharged from the hospital, her doctor said at that same news conference. Both Barbara and George H.W. were admitted to the hospital last week. Jim McGrath told CNN that the 41st president has been hospitalized at Houston Methodist Hospital since […]

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    Falcons, Patriots Advance To Super Bowl LI

    ATLANTA (CNN) — The Atlanta Falcons spent 25 years playing in the Georgia Dome, and they saved their best for last. Led by a four-touchdown passing performance by Matt Ryan, the Falcons ended their tenure in this stadium with their biggest home win in franchise history, routing the Green Bay Packers 44-21 in the NFC Championship Game to advance to Super Bowl LI. “For the fans, for this city and for the teams that rocked this place for 25 years, […]

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    UPDATE: United Airlines Resumes Domestic Flights After Temporary Ground Order

    CHICAGO (CNN) — United Airlines resumed operations Sunday (Jan. 22) night after a computer problem temporarily grounded all domestic mainline flights, two sources familiar with the incident told CNN. “The ground stop has been lifted,” the airline announced on Twitter. “We’re working to get flights on their way. We apologize for the inconvenience to our customers.” UPDATE: The ground stop has been lifted. We’re working to get flights on their way. We apologize for the inconvenience to our customers. — […]

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    Georgia Dome’s Final NFL Game Has Super Bowl Significance

    ATLANTA (CNN) — The NFC Championship Game between the Green Bay Packers and Atlanta Falcons is Sunday (Jan. 22) and the noise level from football fans at the Georgia Dome likely will be at an all-time high. It also will be the last time for Falcons fans to make that noise in the stadium. After 25 years, the Falcons will say goodbye to the Georgia Dome, and the building’s final NFL game is a big one. The winner advances to […]

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    11 Dead In Georgia Storms

    ATLANTA (CNN) — Eleven people were killed in severe weather that struck southern Georgia in the overnight hours Saturday (Jan. 21) into Sunday (Jan.22). The deaths were confirmed by Georgia Emergency Management Agency spokeswoman Catherine Howden. She said the agency was working to assess the damage. Gov. Nathan Deal declared a state of emergency in seven south Georgia counties. He said the state will seek federal assistance, as well. “These storms have devastated communities and homes in South Central Georgia, and […]