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Both running back Derrius Guice and offensive Akil Patterson allege that during the draft, representatives questioned their sexuality; for Patterson it was in 2007, for Guice, it was earlier this week. The Falcons haven't been accused of asking similar questions since. "Even though I know those things aren't true and they know those things aren't true, they'll still hit you with it to see how you'll react to it", he said.
  • Warren Buffett plays down rumours he is ready to step down

    Warren Buffett plays down rumours he is ready to step down

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    Operating earnings, which excludes some fluctuations in investments and derivatives, slumped 24 percent to $3.3 billion during the fourth quarter compared to the same period a year earlier. He said the conglomerate recorded a $29 billion paper gain because of the tax reforms Congress passed late previous year. Jain will now oversee all of the conglomerate's insurance businesses while Abel will oversee all of the conglomerate's non-insurance business operations.
  • Fed's Quarles says gradual United States rate hikes 'appropriate'

    Fed's Quarles says gradual United States rate hikes 'appropriate'

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    That marked a fourth straight losing session (http://www. marketwatch .com/story/the-nasdaq-just-logged-its-longest-losing-skid-in-more-than-a-year-2018-02-22) for the tech-heavy index, its longest losing skid since a nine-session slide ended November 4, 2016, according to WSJ Market Data Group.
  • Horrible! Mobile police officer loses his life in shooting last night

    Horrible! Mobile police officer loses his life in shooting last night

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    Nexstar affiliate News 5 has learned more about Officer Billa based on a 2016 honor naming him Officer of the Month. Police in Mobile say it happened just after midnight when they responded to a shooting on Avondale Court. "Billa has great attention to detail skills and shows commitment daily to providing a professional level of law enforcement service to the city of Mobile".
  • FCC Chairman under investigation for relationship with Sinclair Broadcasting

    FCC Chairman under investigation for relationship with Sinclair Broadcasting

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    Specifically, the panel has removed impediments to the company's plans to purchase Tribune Media; an acquisition that would give the broadcaster access to roughly three-quarters of U.S. Critics of the deal have argued the FCC revised its rules - which prevented a single company from controlling too many broadcast stations and from controlling more than a single broadcaster in the same market - because of Sinclair's friendly treatment of President Donald Trump.
  • Woman Claims She Flushed Hamster on Spirit Air's Advice

    Woman Claims She Flushed Hamster on Spirit Air's Advice

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    Panicked and needing to return home promptly to deal with a medical issue, Aldecosea was unable to rent a vehicle and agonised for hours. She claims, at this point, an airline agent suggested setting Pebbles free outside, or to flush her down the toilet.
  • Airline's profit falls 10.9% in Q4

    Airline's profit falls 10.9% in Q4

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    Noting its average daily volume at 0.42 million shares each day over the month, this signifies a pretty significant change over the norm. (NASDAQ: AAL ) has risen 40.65% since January 28, 2017 and is uptrending. Central Retail Bank stated it has 1.24% in Southwest Airlines Co . (NYSE: LUV ) on Tuesday, October 17. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.04 in 2017 Q3.
  • Wales begin Six Nations with thumping victory over Scotland

    Wales begin Six Nations with thumping victory over Scotland

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    This was Warren Gatland's 98th match in charge for Wales - equalling the record of a Six Nations coach in charge of one country. Warren Gatland's preparations for the tournament were disrupted by a number of key players being ruled out with various fitness concerns, including the likes of Sam Warburton, Taulupe Faletau, Dan Lydiate, Jonathan Davies and Liam Williams.
  • German carmakers spark outrage over diesel fumes test on humans. monkeys

    German carmakers spark outrage over diesel fumes test on humans. monkeys

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    These tests were said to have taken place between 2012 and 2015. According to the Stuttgarter Zeitung , the experiments were carried out at an institute of the University Clinic Aachen and involved the group having to breath in varying different concentrations of nitric oxide after which they were physically examined for any side-effects.