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Hornets trading Kobe Bryant to Lakers changed the course of NBA history

USA Today - January 26, 2020 - 3:35pm

Bryant, who spent his entire career with the Lakers, was actually drafted by the Hornets in 1996.

      
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'He has not paid the price, yet': Trump tweet about Schiff crossed the line, Democrats say

USA Today - January 26, 2020 - 3:26pm

Democrats said President Trump crossed a line Sunday, characterizing a tweet that said Adam Schiff "has not paid the price, yet," as a "threat."

      
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'I cannot believe this is real': Chrissy Teigen, Drake, more celebrities react to Kobe Bryant's death

USA Today - January 26, 2020 - 3:24pm

Just hours before the Grammy Awards, news broke that Kobe Bryant had died in a helicopter crash. Celebrities took to social media to share reactions.

      
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As Grammys face misconduct allegations and Diddy decries exclusion, CEO issues diversity plan

USA Today - January 26, 2020 - 1:18pm

Harvey Mason Jr. issued a memo on the morning of the Grammys detailing a five-step plan to make the Recording Academy more diverse and inclusive.

      
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The 'lost Corvettes' are revealed: Forgotten for decades, rare Corvette collection to be given away

USA Today - January 26, 2020 - 1:11pm

Thirty-six rare Corvettes, one for each of the first 36 years of the General Motors sports car, will be given away in a sweepstakes.

      
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Senate should remove Trump, majority of independent voters say in Fox News poll

USA Today - January 26, 2020 - 12:31pm

Overall, 50% of registered voters said in a Fox News poll that President Trump should be convicted and removed in the Senate; 44% said he should not.

      
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Bears' Twitter hacked: No, there's not new ownership and Khalil Mack wasn't traded for $1

USA Today - January 26, 2020 - 12:26pm

Group claiming to be a Saudi-based security company falsely announces Bears' change in ownership and agrees to trade Khalil Mack for $1.

      
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Facebook should ban Holocaust denial to mark 75th anniversary of Auschwitz liberation

USA Today - January 26, 2020 - 12:23pm

A 'Holocaust Revisionism' group promotes a 'Holocaust Deprogramming Course' to counter 'Holo-brainwashing.' This is anti-Semitism, not misinformation.

      
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Indiana 4-year-old dies after being accidentally shot while wrestling with his father

USA Today - January 26, 2020 - 12:13pm

A 4-year-old boy in Indiana died after he was shot accidentally by a handgun that discharged while he was wrestling around with his father.

      
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Ohio judge uses a hunch to call ICE on undocumented defendants: 'Haven't got one wrong yet'

USA Today - January 26, 2020 - 12:08pm

A judge said when he suspects a defendant is undocumented, he sets a high bond and calls ICE himself.

      
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2 dead, 7 injured in South Carolina bar shooting

USA Today - January 26, 2020 - 11:47am

Two people were killed and seven injured early Sunday when a gunman opened fire in a rural South Carolina bar, authorities said.

      
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Her family tried to poison her during the Holocaust. Today, she tells her story

USA Today - January 26, 2020 - 11:23am

Frances Malkin was 4 when her family took refuge. After decades of silence, she shares her survival story in her adopted country, America.

      
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Arizona driver busted with 'Skeletor' riding shotgun in HOV lane

USA Today - January 26, 2020 - 11:01am

Police in Arizona bust a driver with "Skeletor" riding in the front seat while in the HOV lane.

      
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John Prine, Yola and more pay tribute to Willie Nelson at pre-Grammys salute

USA Today - January 26, 2020 - 10:16am

John Prine, Yola and more hit the the Troubadour for the Americana Music Association's pre-Grammy tribute — this year, to the songs of Willlie Nelson.

      
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A 'transformation' for some. Meh for others: What it's like to share a name with 2020 candidate Pete Buttigieg

USA Today - January 26, 2020 - 10:14am

The surname Buttigieg has become an asset for some people who share the unusual name with presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg.

      
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White Sox outfielder Eloy Jimenez on phenom Luis Robert: 'The next Mike Trout'

USA Today - January 26, 2020 - 10:13am

Robert, one of the top prospects in baseball, signed a $50 million contract in January before even playing a major league game.

      
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Prince William gets new title from Queen Elizabeth amid Prince Harry, Duchess Meghan exit

USA Today - January 26, 2020 - 9:53am

Queen Elizabeth has appointed Prince William the Lord High Commissioner to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland.

      
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Third US coronavirus case confirmed in California as China death toll rises

USA Today - January 26, 2020 - 9:34am

A third U.S. case of the deadly new coronavirus that has killed more than 50 people in China has been confirmed in Southern California.

      
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49ers exec Martin Mayhew's regret as Lions GM: 'I wish I would have taken Aaron Donald'

USA Today - January 26, 2020 - 8:37am

Martin Mayhew won a Super Bowl as a Washington Redskins player and can get his first ring as an executive this week with the San Francisco 49ers.

      
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LeBron James opens up and reflects on Kobe Bryant after passing him on NBA scoring list

USA Today - January 26, 2020 - 6:01am

LeBron James didn't say much about Kobe Bryant all week. But James really opened up after passing Bryant for third on the NBA's career scoring list.

      
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