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Wayne Barrett, tenacious NYC reporter of Trump, dead at 71Journalist Wayne Barrett, whose tenacious coverage of New York politicians and personalities _ including a 1992 biography of Donald Trump _ earned him a reputation as a tough but fair investigative reporter, died Thursday at age 71
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Sacramento Kings forward Anthony Tolliver, left, guards Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 13, 2017, in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
Cavs star forward Kevin Love sidelined with back spasmsCavaliers star forward Kevin Love is sidelined with back spasms and will not play Thursday night against Phoenix
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This image made available by the Italian Guardia di Finanza finance police shows the avalanche inside the Rigopiano Hotel, near Farindola, Italy, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017. Rescue workers reported no signs of life Thursday at a four-star hotel buried by an avalanche in the mountains of earthquake-stricken central Italy.  (Guardia di Finanza/ANSA via Finance Police)
Italy crews work through night after avalanche hits hotelRescue crews who reached the four-star mountain resort on skis found only eerie silence Thursday after a huge avalanche flattened the hotel and trapped more than 30 people inside
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The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee's ranking member Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash. listens as Energy Secretary-designate, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, at his confirmation hearing before the committee. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Energy pick vows to boost agency he had pledged to eliminateFormer Texas Gov. Rick Perry, tapped by President-elect Donald Trump to head the Energy Department, vowed to be an advocate for an agency he once pledged to eliminate and promised to rely on federal scientists, including those who work on climate change
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FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2014 file photo, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is escorted to a helicopter in handcuffs by Mexican navy marines at a navy hanger in Mexico City. According to Mexico's Foreign Ministry, Guzman has been extradited to the United States on Thursday, Jan. 19 2017.  (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo, File)
Mexico says drug lord 'El Chapo' Guzman extradited to USMexico's government has extradited drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to the United States, where he is wanted on drug trafficking and other charges
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Judge blocks Texas from cutting off Planned Parenthood fundsA federal judge has temporarily blocked Texas from ousting Planned Parenthood from the state's Medicaid program over secretly recorded videos taken by anti-abortion activists in 2015
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Visitors arrive for a party at a nightclub in Moscow, Russia, on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017.  Twenty-four hours before Donald Trump is to be sworn in as president of the United States, people gathered at a Moscow nightclub to celebrate his inauguration.(AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)
Moscow nightclub hosts early inauguration party for TrumpTwenty-four hours before Donald Trump was to be sworn in as president of the United States, several dozen people packed a Moscow nightclub to celebrate his inauguration
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In this Jan. 18, 2017, photo, President Barack Obama taps the podium as he concludes his final presidential news conference in the briefing room of the White House in Washington. Eight tumultuous years at the helm of American power have come and gone, and for Obama, this is finally the end. The president is spending his last full day at the White House on Thursday before becoming an ex-president. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
On Obama's last day, a low-key end to fast-paced presidencyWith a few final moves and a round of goodbyes, President Barack Obama is quietly closing out his presidency and preparing for life as a private citizen, as the country readies itself for President-elect Donald Trump
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US Skating prez says Russia should be banned from OlympicsU.S. Figure Skating President Sam Auxier says Russia should be banned from the 2018 Olympics because of accusations of a mass doping cover-up at the Sochi Olympics three years ago
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  • Mourning a brother, family asks for help solving D.C.'s first homicide of the year

    Lewis tried that day and on many other occasions to get his brother to stop panhandling, to sleep somewhere safe at night, to take the medications that kept his schizophrenia under control. But early in the morning on Oct. 2, Richard Lewis was outside a Metro station again, this time Union Station. The Washington Post, Wed, Jan 18 2017 @ 10:27 AM
  • Loudoun residents develop a palate for gourmet donuts

    Aside from Dunkin' Donuts and prepackaged boxes of Krispy Kreme at the grocery store, Loudoun residents haven't had many donut options in recent years, with the exception of nearby Duck Donuts in Herndon. Loudoun Times, Sun, Jan 15 2017 @ 01:37 PM
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