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Illegal immigrant held in NFL star death

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Jackson was signed by the Colts in January 2016 An NFL star's death by an alleged drunk-driver has sparked a political row after it emerged the suspect was in the US illegally. Indiana police say the driver who killed NFL player Edwin Jackson was a Guatemalan who had been…

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23 Post-Super Bowl Episodes By The Numbers

1. Friends (NBC, Jan. 28, 1996) NBC Brooke Shields and Matt LeBlanc. 52.9 million viewers(Dallas beat Pittsburgh, 94.1 million viewers) The Cowboys beat the Steelers in a close game, which made this Super Bowl the most-watched sporting event of all time (at the time). And NBC had stacked the deck of this two-part Friends with…

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Britain hits back at Trump over public health system tweet

A placard portraying Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May, center, is held by protesters during a march calling for an end to the "crisis" in the state-run National Health Service (NHS), in central London on Feb. 3. (Photo: AFP) LONDON — Prime Minister Theresa May and other British politicians defended this nation’s beloved, taxpayer-funded public health…

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Fatal Amtrak Crashes Spotlight Delayed Safety Equipment Upgrades

The third fatal Amtrak crash in less than two months has thrown a spotlight on delays installing congressionally mandated technology designed to automatically slow trains and prevent collisions. A collision Sunday outside Columbia, South Carolina, between passenger and freight trains would not have happened if that section of track had been equipped with Positive Train…

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