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Minneapolis Plans to Keep the Party Going Long After Super Bowl

Super Bowl LII is slated to be many things: the coldest ever played (projected to be 2° F); the most expensive (according to StubHub reports putting tickets at an average of $6,598 compared, to last year’s rate of $4,068); and—at an estimated 1.35 billion prepared—a record-setting day of chicken wing consumption. U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, the site…

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Key parts of memo – and what it means

Image copyright Getty Images After days - weeks - of breathless anticipation, the secret memo is a secret no more. Was it a bomb or a dud? Written by House Intelligence Committee chair Devin Nunes and his staff, the memo was being billed by some conservatives as revealing misdeeds "worse than Watergate" and offences "a…

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Temptations singer Dennis Edwards dies

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Dennis Edwards was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1989 Dennis Edwards, who performed as lead singer for the Motown group the Temptations, has died at aged 74. He died in Chicago, his family told CBS News. They did not disclose the cause of death.…

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Dow sees sharpest drop since June 2016

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption The Dow sank by nearly 1.4% on Tuesday The blue chip Dow Jones Industrial Average suffered its steepest decline since June 2016 on Friday, amid wider losses in US markets. The fall came after a string of disappointing earnings reports from giants such as Apple. Strong wage growth in the…

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