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        The big news closing the week was the unveiling of President Donald Trump's impeachment defense team and the release of more documents related to Lev Parnas, the indicted associate of Rudy Giuliani. And we'll have more on that in a moment.


    Entertainment News
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        "Real Time" host Bill Maher returned Friday night after a holiday break and weighed in on potential witnesses in the Senate impeachment trial of President Trump, including the possibility of former Vice President Joe Biden and his son Hunter Biden being brought in to testify -- as well as Rudy Giuliani associate Lev Parnas.

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        "Real Time" host Bill Maher on Friday night accused Elizabeth Warren of playing the "woman card" against Bernie Sanders during Tuesday's presidential debate in Iowa, suggesting it was a ploy designed to help the Massachusetts Democrat "save her campaign."

    Pelosi gleefully reminds Trump he's 'impeached forever' during appeara... - Fox 2 hours ago

        Not much seemed solemn or prayerful about Nancy Pelosi's appearance on "Real Time with Bill Maher" on Friday night.

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    Financial News
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        With the House having again approved permanent repeal of the estate tax, the issue now moves to the Senate, where, although Republicans are in the majority, enthusiasm for wiping out what conservatives like to call the "death tax" is considerably more muted.

    MCI Calls Qwest's Bid 'Superior' to Verizon's - Washington Post NEW!

        MCI Inc.'s board of directors embraced a cash-rich offer from Qwest Communications International Inc. after months of saying the company was a financially weaker and strategically less desirable merger partner than Verizon Communications Inc.-The Washington Post

    Investor Beware: The Con Is On - Washington Post NEW!

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    Commuter Consumer - Washington Post NEW!

        The daily ride has given rise to audio books, the travel mug and a 7-Eleven Inc. trademark, Dashboard Dining. The national motto has become grab and go, and legions of businesses work feverishly to fill a near-sacred space: the cup holder.


    Health News
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        (University of Manchester) University of Manchester scientists investigating a possible treatment for foetal growth restriction (FGR), a condition in which babies grow poorly in the womb, have urged further caution on the use of Viagra.The drug, commonly used to treat erectile dysfunction, as it enhances blood flow - has been undergoing trials as a potential treatment for FGR. However, in a recent study in mice, Viagra showed no improvement in foetal growth but did result in high blood pressure in the pups as they reached maturity.

    New tumor-driving mutations discovered in the under-explored regions o... - Eureka Alert 8 hours ago

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    Scurvy is still a thing in Canada - Eureka Alert 8 hours ago

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    Male sparrows are less intimidated by the songs of aging rivals - Eureka Alert 8 hours ago

        (Duke University) Few singers reach their sunset years with the same voice they had in younger days. Songbirds are no different. New research reveals that elderly swamp sparrows don't sound quite like they used to -- nor do they strike the same fear in other males who may be listening in. Humans are remarkably good at guessing a person's age by their voice. But this is the first time the phenomenon has been demonstrated in wild animals.

    Media alert: The Allied Genetics Conference (TAGC) 2020 - Eureka Alert 8 hours ago

        (Genetics Society of America) Reporters are invited to attend The Allied Genetics Conference (TAGC), to be held April 22-26, 2020 in National Harbor, Maryland, just 30 minutes from downtown Washington DC. TAGC 2020 will feature the latest discoveries from researchers at the leading edge of what is possible in the biological and biomedical sciences.


    Regional News
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        A former jailer in west Kentucky accused of using a Taser to intentionally injure an inmate entered a guilty plea on Friday.

    Nearly $430,000 in uncollected property taxes going back to McCracken ... - WPSD NEW!

        Nearly $430,000 of taxpayers dollars will go back to the communities they fund in McCracken County. Dozens of un-taxed property was discovered in McCracken County after Property Valuation Administrator Bill Dunn uncovered mismanagement by his predecessor.

    City leaders continue to talk about funding for the Aquatic Center - WPSD NEW!

        Paducah city leaders talk about the future and funding of the aquatic center.

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        Here is a look at where each Paducah elected official and candidate stands on the aquatic center.

    Kentucky Outdoor Life/Field and Stream Expo makes its way to Paducah - WPSD NEW!

        The Kentucky Outdoor Life/Field and Stream Expo has made its way to west Kentucky. It is being held at the Paducah Convention Center for the first time.


    Science News
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    Chemists allow boron atoms to migrate - Science Daily NEW!

        Organic molecules with atoms of the semi-metal boron are important building blocks for synthesis products to produce drugs and agricultural chemicals. However, the conversion of substances commonly used in industry often results in the loss of the valuable boron unit, which can replace another atom in a molecule. Chemists now introduce carbon-carbon couplings in which the boron atom is retained.


    Sports News
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        The Canadian network APTN is kicking off the first of six NHL games that will be broadcast in the Plains Cree language

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        The San Antonio Spurs host the Miami Heat in out-of-conference play

    Detroit faces Florida on 3-game losing streak - FOX Sports NEW!

        Detroit is looking to end its three-game skid with a win against Florida

    Cleveland takes on Chicago on 3-game slide - FOX Sports NEW!

        Cleveland heads into the matchup against Chicago as losers of three games in a row

    Oklahoma City faces Portland on 3-game home skid - FOX Sports NEW!

        Oklahoma City is looking to stop its 3-game home losing streak with a victory against Portland


    Technology News
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    Best gaming mouse: Find your perfect match - PC World NEW!

        The mouse is a simple tool: point and click. That’s it. But if you’re a PC gamer, you know that pushing virtual paper around on your desktop isn’t the same as fragging bots and shooting zombies. (Not even remotely.) What’s more, picking the right gaming mouse is an intensely personal decision. Every little detail—its overall shape and size, the shape and placement its buttons, its cable (or lack thereof), its weight, its materials—can change how you feel about it. More than any other peripheral, a mouse is the hardest to recommend, because there is no objectively perfect mouse. Everyone’s hands are different.That said, we can guide you on your search. Below are our recommendations for gaming mice, built on years of experience first and foremost as gamers, and second as writers here at PCWorld. To read this article in full, please click here

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    Google wants to bring Steam to Chromebooks - PC World 1 hour ago

        Chromebook fans have been able to get their game on ever since Google Stadia launched in November, but a new report from Android Police claims that more might be on the way. According to an interview with Kan Liu, Director of Product Management for Chrome OS, Google is working toward bringing Steam support to Chromebooks, too.Granted, this is Google we’re talking about, so it’s not all that surprising that they’re working on major features that may or may not get released. But taken at face value, this is a particularly interesting tidbit. It’s unclear whether Google is working in direct conjunction with Valve or if Steam support would even launch as an official feature, but Liu suggested Google is definitely serious about the project.To read this article in full, please click here

    Elder Scrolls Online's Skyrim-themed ‘Greymoor’ expansion is a mis... - PC World 2 hours ago

        I had a feeling it wouldn’t be too long before The Elder Scrolls Online played its Skyrim card, particularly since the last two expansions were set in places we never saw in the most popular mainline Elder Scrolls games. And sure enough, yesterday developer ZeniMax Online revealed a trailer and some facts about ESO’s upcoming Greymoor expansion, which takes place in the upper northwest corner of the Viking-themed realm.It looks like a fun romp, especially if you’re into vampires, werewolves, and other assorted favorite Halloween costumes. It also looks and sounds a little too familiar for anyone who’s played the game in the last couple of years, and that’s not just because of the setting. Considering that we’re rapidly approaching the 10th anniversary of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – one of the most popular RPGs of all time – I would’ve expected something a little more ambitious.To read this article in full, please click here


    US News
    Analysis: The US operation in Iraq could come to an embarrassing end. ... - CNN 1 hour ago

        Donald Trump hasn't pulled his troops out of Iraq, despite his pledge to end America's grinding wars. It turns out he may not have to. The US is facing the possibility of being kicked out, and that would be a big win for Iran.

    Gas heating is the biggest threat to Britain's climate goal - CNN 1 hour ago

        The United Kingdom made history last year when it became the first major economy to commit to pumping no more greenhouse gases into the atmosphere than it removes by 2050.

    Beyoncé's Ivy Park line for adidas selling out online but available i... - USA Today 2 hours ago

        Beyonce's "Adidas x IVY PARK" collaboration is quickly selling out online but will be released in select stores Saturday while supplies last.      

    Trump recounts minute-by-minute details of Soleimani strike to donors ... - CNN 2 hours ago

        President Trump recounted minute-by-minute details of the US strike that killed Iran's top military commander during remarks to high-dollar Republican donors at his South Florida estate, according to audio obtained by CNN.

    A 14-year-old girl was kidnapped and used Snapchat to alert her friend... - CNN 3 hours ago

        A 14-year-old girl who was kidnapped in Northern California used Snapchat to share her location with her friends, who then called 911, police said.


    World News
    To defuse palm row, Davos diplomacy likely between India, Malaysia - Reuters World 7 hours ago

        Trade ministers from India and Malaysia are likely to meet on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in Davos next week amid a palm oil spat between the two countries, a Malaysian government spokesman told Reuters on Friday.

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        Queen Bey's latest wardrobe arrived a day early and it's already breaking the internet.

    Iran says it's been banned from hosting international soccer matches - Fox News NEW!

        Iran has been banned from hosting international soccer matches, the country's soccer federation told Iranian media. 

    Morales' party names election runners for Bolivia vote - Reuters World NEW!

        A former foreign minister and a coca farmer are the front-runners to be on the ticket for exiled Bolivian President Evo Morales' political party in the May elections in the South American country, officials said on Friday.

    Honduras ends mandate for anti-corruption body - Reuters World NEW!

        Honduras on Friday effectively ended the mandate of an anti-graft body backed by the Organization of American States (OAS), dealing another setback to the fight against corruption in the region.



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