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Trump meets his Magna Carta
Perhaps never before in the history of Presidents’ Day has the power of an American president been so openly challenged as it was during the holiday on Feb. 18. Thousands rallied nationwide to protest President Trump’s use of emergency powers to take money for a border wall. Many in Congress plotted countermoves.

Peaceful revolutionary: Can Armenia’s prisoner-turned-prime minister govern?
Eventually Pashinyan turned himself in when a general amnesty was announced for political prisoners. Pashinyan delivered a passionate lecture on how inappropriate a poster promoting assault rifles was for a judge’s office. In the end, the judge took the poster down and granted Pashinyan partial amnesty.

As global advocates, athletes grab baton from flagging governments
Appearing in a video shot on a snowy slope and shown to thousands of attendees, athletes from the International Luge Federation aired their concerns about climate change. Recommended: Test Your KnowledgeCould you pass a US citizenship test? More than just a cry of alarm, the video’s key message to winter sports fans generally is, “Don’t be of the mindset that little things don’t matter,” says Cameron Myler, an assistant professor at New York University’s Tisch Institute for Global Sport.

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Padres give Machado richest contract in U.S. sports
One half of the winter-long wait is over. Four-time All-Star Manny Machado has agreed to a 10-year, $300 million contract with the San Diego Padres.

Holmes called out for slow play during win, Kuchar jeered by fans, a promising weekend from Tiger and a golf legend dies: What you missed this weekend
Holmes, who played a total of 33 holes on Sunday, navigated the wind without issue (5.395 in strokes gained/approach) and, despite a couple head-shaking misses on the greens, lead the field in putting. It wasn't pretty, which is exactly how Holmes wanted it. “Always thought that would have been a better chance for me,” Holmes said of the nasty weather.

Kaepernick's settlement may not have been as significant as some believe
In the immediate aftermath of the announcement that the NFL had settled the collusion grievances filed by Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid, speculation emerged that Kaepernick and Reid cashed in, significantly. And while no one has yet to blab about the specific amount (it seems inevitable that someone eventually will), there are some indications that Kaepernick and Reid didn't strike it as rich as some believe. First, the fact that Kaepernick may continue to seek employment with the NFL — and that he could, if denied employment, file a fresh claim for retaliation arising from his settled collusion grievance — suggests that the payment wasn't a massive one.

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3 Top Stocks That Aren't on Wall Street's Radar
Wall Street analysts aren't paying enough attention to Qutoutiao, TransDigm Group, and Fluidigm.

Striking West Virginia teachers applaud after lawmakers shelve controversial education bill
Lawmakers in West Virginia shelved an education bill that drew the ire of public school teachers across the state who walked off their jobs Tuesday.

Statue Of Kissing Sailor Vandalized With '#MeToo' After Veteran's Death
A statue replicating the iconic World War II photo of a sailor kissing a nursewas found spray painted with the Me Too movement's hashtag in Sarasota,Florida, on Monday, authorities said

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Poland shuns Israel summit amid Holocaust row
Poland's prime minister on Monday cancelled Warsaw's participation in a Jerusalem summit, accusing an Israeli minister of "racist" comments about the actions of Poles during the Holocaust, further souring relations between the two nations. Mateusz Morawiecki's decision to scotch Poland's involvement in the summit of central European nations comes after the latest salvo in a long row between Poland and Israel over history.

Efforts to evacuate civilians from IS area in Syria resume
AL-OMAR OIL FIELD BASE, Syria (AP) — Dozens of trucks arrived Tuesday at the outskirts of a besieged enclave held by the Islamic State group in eastern Syria, signaling renewed efforts to evacuate hundreds of civilians trapped in the militants' last patch of territory along the Euphrates River.

Disgraced former congressman Anthony Weiner to register as sex offender after prison release
Disgraced former congressman Anthony Weiner has been released from federal prison after being convicted of having illicit online contact with a 15-year-old girl in 2017. The Federal Bureau of Prisons website shows the 54-year-old New York Democrat is currently in the custody of its Residential Re-entry Management office in Brooklyn, New York. The prison bureau, federal prosecutors in New York and Weiner’s lawyer didn’t respond to emails seeking comment.

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