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    New England to play Atlanta in Super Bowl LI

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) _ Tom Brady leads the Patriots back to Super Bowl with 36-17 rout of Pittsburgh Steelers. New England will play Atlanta. The match up will be in Houston February 5.

  • The fire alarm went off at the Hilton Hotel at Logan Airport in Boston around 3:40 a.m. Sunday. The Pittsburgh Steelers were staying there before playing the New England Patriots. (CNN)

    False Alarm at Pittsburgh Steelers hotel early Sunday morning

    (CNN) — If the Pittsburgh Steelers seem a little groggy Sunday in their AFC Championship game against the New England Patriots, they’ll have a good excuse. Sometime after 3 a.m. on game day, someone pulled a fire alarm at their hotel in Boston. All the guests were evacuated. The alarm was false. Police said they have charged a Boston man with disturbing the peace, setting off a false alarm and disorderly conduct, CNN affiliate station WFXT reported. Fans on both […]

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    At least 12 people killed in Georgia following severe weather

    (CNN) — At least 12 people were killed in severe weather that struck southern Georgia on Saturday night and Sunday, bringing the weekend death toll from storms to 16 across the Southeast. The deaths were confirmed by Georgia Emergency Management Agency spokeswoman Catherine Howden. She said the agency was working to assess the damage. GEMA said eight people died in Cook County, and two each in Berrien and Brooks counties, in a largely rural area along I-75 between Albany, Georgia […]

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    Trump to begin to renegotiating NAFTA with Canada and Mexico

    WASHINGTON (CNN) — President Donald Trump said Sunday he will begin renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement when he meets with the leaders of Canada and Mexico. A central promise of Trump’s campaign was that he would revamp the 23-year-old trade pact. At a White House event Sunday, Trump said he had scheduled meetings with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto. “We’re going to start some negotiations having to do with NAFTA,” Trump said. […]

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    British Prime Minister Theresa May to visit Washington

    LONDON (CNN) — British Prime Minister Theresa May has said she will visit US President Donald Trump in Washington on Friday, likely making her the first foreign leader to meet with the newly inaugurated president. Speaking in a televised interview with the BBC’s Andrew Marr, May said she would discuss the countries’ future trade relations, the importance of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and the Syrian conflict. “What I think is important is that when I sit down, I […]

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    Madonna delivers R-rated speech during Women’s March on Washington

    (CNN) — Ever the provocateur, Madonna dropped a trio of f-bombs and admitted that she’s “thought an awful lot about blowing up the White House” during a speech at the Women’s March on Washington on Saturday. “It took this horrific moment of darkness to wake us the f–k up,” she told the crowd. “It seems as though we had all slipped into a false sense of comfort, that justice would prevail and that good would win in the end.” “Well, […]

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    Protesters fill streets across the globe

    (CNN) — Hundreds of thousands of people marched through Washington, D.C., and cities across the globe on Saturday to show how upset and angry they are about the election of President Donald Trump. The Women’s March drew members of Congress, world-famous actresses and countless citizens like Joanne Gascoyne of Albany, New York, a 78-year-old retired teacher who traveled to New York City with her daughter and two granddaughters. “I feel people are afraid to vote for a woman for president,” […]

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    Protesters rally worldwide with the Women’s March on Washington

    (CNN) — Protesters in the United States and around the world joined marches Saturday to raise awareness of women’s rights and other civil rights they fear could be under threat under Donald Trump’s presidency. The key focus of the day was the Women’s March on Washington, which organizers say may have attracted a quarter of a million participants. But there were also hundreds of “sister marches” around the United States, with some of the biggest in Boston, New York, Chicago […]

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    President Trump’s CIA pick Mike Pompeo tells Congress he will consider bringing back waterboarding

    WASHINGTON (CNN) — President Donald Trump’s pick to run the CIA, Rep. Mike Pompeo, has told Congress that he would consider bringing back waterboarding and other enhanced interrogation measures under certain circumstances. In a series of written responses on Wednesday to questions from members of the Senate intelligence committee, Pompeo said that while current permitted interrogation techniques are limited to those contained in the Army Field Manual, he expressed an openness to making changes to that policy. “If confirmed, I […]

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    Louisiana first year officer shot and killed trying to help apparent accident

    (CNN) — A Westwego, Louisiana, police officer driving home from work early Friday was shot and killed after he stopped to check on what he thought was a car accident. The suspect shot himself later Friday; his condition was not immediately known. Officer Michael Louviere, 26, observed an apparent traffic accident and pulled over to assist, Westwego Police Chief Dwayne Munch Sr. told CNN. Louviere instead discovered a woman on the ground, shot multiple times. When Louviere checked on a […]

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    Trump signs executive order on Obamacare

    WASHINGTON (CNN) — Within hours of taking the oath of office, President Donald Trump on Friday night signed an executive order aimed at trying to fulfill one of his most impassioned campaign promises: Rolling back Obamacare. The multi-part executive order stated that the administration’s official policy is “to seek the prompt repeal” of the Affordable Care Act — but at the same time emphasized that his administration must continue to uphold the law. With his signature, Trump sent a powerful […]

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    Large crowds attend Inaugural Parade in Washington, D.C.

    WASHINGTON (CNN) — President Donald Trump promised a new era guided by one principle — “only America first” — moments after being sworn in as the nation’s 45th commander-in-chief. But Friday’s transfer of power from President Barack Obama’s Democratic administration to Trump’s nationalist Republican presidency featured many more symbolic moments from the former and new presidents and their families. Here are memorable moments from Inauguration Day: Trump takes the oath of office At noon Friday, Trump placed his left hand […]