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With the midterm election just months away, the massive package aimed at funding programs represents more than just a typical funding bill. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made to Collins past year. That is a sticking point for Democrats, who argue that Republicans are injecting a partisan fight into the legislation. Aides and members say lawmakers are scrambling to resolve a host of policy disagreements from a controversial rail program between NY and New Jersey to a health care market ...
  • Colts Lose Linebacker Jon Bostic to Steelers

    Colts Lose Linebacker Jon Bostic to Steelers

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    The big question is whether Bostic can make the move to middle linebacker. Bostic said that prior to his back injury with the Bears, he hadn't missed a game due to injury since he was in ninth grade. "I just really haven't had a chance to show that off as well". "He wanted me to play baseball", said Bostic. While numerous top ILB's on the market have already signed for overpriced deals, there are still plenty of quality safeties available for Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert to ...
  • Liverpool captain Henderson ponders Salah and Suarez comparison

    Liverpool captain Henderson ponders Salah and Suarez comparison

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    Henderson played alongside Suarez when the Uruguay star fired Brendan Rodgers' Liverpool to the cusp of the Premier League title in 2013-14. Even in the super-ego environment of a Premier League dressing room there comes a point when you just have to acknowledge a special talent and Salah's four goals and assist at Anfield was that moment.
  • The Cleveland Browns must draft a Quarterback with the top pick

    The Cleveland Browns must draft a Quarterback with the top pick

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    The Jets were unsuccessful in their bid to land free-agent quarterback Kirk Cousins , who signed a three-year, $84 million deal with the Vikings. By moving up to No. There's also a strong possibility that the Buffalo Bills make a big move up the draft to also get a quarterback. Charlie Frye was named the starter, but he was benched during the season-opening loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers and traded to the Seattle Seahawks two days later.
  • Analysts See $2.37 EPS for International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

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    Weaver C Barksdale Assocs invested in 7,817 shares or 1.27% of the stock. The stock decreased 2.07% or $3.31 during the last trading session, reaching $156.95. Therefore 93% are positive. Finally, Legal & General Group Plc lifted its holdings in International Business Machines by 2.5% in the third quarter. On Friday, July 31 the stock rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with "Hold".
  • Eagles, Vikings to play Thursday in Week 1 opener

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    In 2010, the Vikings lost 14-9 at New Orleans after having been defeated by the Saints 31-28 in overtime in the 2009 NFC Championship Game. The Vikings will come in with a brand new starting quarterback, but one who is very familiar with the Philadelphia Eagles.
  • Penny Hardaway to become coach at Memphis, report says

    Penny Hardaway to become coach at Memphis, report says

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    Memphis' hire looks to add some life to a program that has struggled in the latter years of the Tubby Smith regime. He has been the head coach of the Team Penny grassroots program and East High School in Memphis. Hardaway played for the Magic for six seasons, averaging 19 points, 6.3 assists, 4.7 rebounds and 1.95 steals. He clashed with then-coach Brian Hill in 1997, taking part in a player revolt that led to the former coach's firing.
  • Sunderland suspend Darron Gibson for drink driving

    Sunderland suspend Darron Gibson for drink driving

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    Police responded to reports of a auto crash in Dovedale Road in Sunderland just before midday on Saturday. The Republic of Ireland global had only recently been allowed back on the road after a 20-month driving ban for hitting a cyclist while driving, also with "excess alcohol" in his system on that occasion.
  • Manchester United players 'stunned by bullying of Luke Shaw' - Telegraph report

    Manchester United players 'stunned by bullying of Luke Shaw' - Telegraph report

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    United's 2-0 win over Brighton and Hove Albion in the FA Cup quarterfinals on Saturday kept alive their only realistic chance of winning a trophy this season after their exit from the Champions League last week. Shaw has endured a hard time at United having been put on a personal fitness program while under Van Gaal and then suffering a double leg break in the Champions League that ruled him out for the whole of the 2015-16 campaign.
  • Floyd Mayweather Applying for MMA License Wants 6-8 Months to Train

    Floyd Mayweather Applying for MMA License Wants 6-8 Months to Train

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    He is set to train alongside UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley, though he admitted it may take him up to eight months to get ready for the big showdown. There have been rumblings of the UFC booking a rematch between Mayweather and McGregor. "I can wrestle. My wrestling game is not that bad", Mayweather said.
  • West Ham face playing behind closed doors if trouble persists

    West Ham face playing behind closed doors if trouble persists

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    With fans gathering below the directors' box to rail against the board, Sullivan was hit by a coin and both he and Gold were asked to leave early for their own safety. "If he plays in the last eight games of the season for West Ham he'll be on 28 games, that's not a disaster, it's not like he hasn't played, that's two third of a season".
  • Young Boy Dies 5 Years After Freak Accident

    Young Boy Dies 5 Years After Freak Accident

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    The mother of Tripp Halstead , the boy who won the hearts of millions across the world, was open and honest about the triumphs and setbacks her little boy faced after a life-changing accident back in 2012. They also said his oxygen levels were low and carbon dioxide levels were high. 'There are no words to express how Bill and I are feeling at this moment, ' she wrote .
  • Barca need Iniesta for many more years, says goalkeeper Ter Stegen

    Barca need Iniesta for many more years, says goalkeeper Ter Stegen

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    With his team's Copa del Rey final berth already booked and their place in the Champions League quarter-finals confirmed, Valverde is not shying away from talk of winning on all three fronts. "We know what a great person he is, how important he is to the club and we have to try and keep him here". "It's a personal decision and we're going to support him whatever he does.
  • BBC pays John McEnroe ten times more than me, says Martina Navratilova

    BBC pays John McEnroe ten times more than me, says Martina Navratilova

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    Navratilova says while her Wimbledon gig is a part-time job for her, it isn't fair that she gets paid so much less than her male counterpart. After all, since Wimbledon decided in 2007 that the men and women's championship should offer the same prize money - becoming the last major tournament to do so - we can say men and women's grand slam titles are more-or-less equally comparable.
  • Homes razed as bushfires rage in Australia

    Homes razed as bushfires rage in Australia

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    And in New South Wales , the seaside town of Tathra has been left devastated after a fast-moving bush-fire ripped through dozens of home and businesses. On Sunday, about 280 firefighters were battling the blazes, with assistance from 29 aircraft. Mr Andrews said police investigators were working to confirm what caused the fires.
  • Ali to embrace 50th England Test

    Ali to embrace 50th England Test

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    Moeen will be unhampered for his recovery mission, because he is adamant there is "nothing wrong" with the spinning finger which is once again showing signs of wear and tear from the Kookaburra seam but is not preventing him bowling at his best as it did in the Ashes.
  • Joe's student goes missing in Bermuda

    Joe's student goes missing in Bermuda

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    A police flyer circulated throughout Bermuda on Sunday night said he was last seen in khaki trousers, black shoes and a green shirt. The Bermuda Police Service is searching for missing 19-year-old St. "He was last seen at approximately 12 a.m. Sunday morning local time". Mark Dombroski was last seen at The Dog House in Bermuda early Sunday. "Police are appealing to members of the public who have witnessed these incidents or may have information pertaining to them to contact their ...
  • Tosin Adarabioyo enjoying Man City camp in Abu Dhabi — EXTRA TIME

    Tosin Adarabioyo enjoying Man City camp in Abu Dhabi — EXTRA TIME

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    Speaking to BT Sport, Scholes said: "He [Salah] has had a great season but I think Liverpool in general have had a good season". They are the top two scorers in the Premier League , with City finding the net 85 times in 30 games. "They've got a big Champions League coming up against City and if he can stay in that sort of form they'll have a great chance of going through". "It's going to be a hard one because we know each other very well, so it makes it even more hard".