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Trump will make Supreme Court appointment next week

The ninth seat on the nation's high court has been vacant since Scalia's death on February 13, 2016. Senate Republicans blocked Judge Merrick Garland, President Obama's nomination to fill the vacancy, moving the decision into the hands of the next administration.

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Tidal sells 33% stake to telecoms firm Sprint

Sprint said Jay Z will continue to run the streaming music service, and Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure will join the board of directors. The partnership between the two companies translates into Sprint customers will be offered exclusive content if they are Tidal subscribers.

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Nor'easter Descends on Tri-State, Bringing Powerful Winds, Heavy Rain

The storm should clear out tomorrow night. At the same time, winds will strengthen, with the potential for gusts 40-60mph... strongest and the coast, Cape and Islands. Minor, with isolated instances of moderate, coastal flooding is possible along the east-facing coastline during theMondaynight andTuesdaymorning high tides.

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Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Arizona Placed on Lockdown

MST with the word "LOCKDOWN" written three times in all-caps, followed by an alert of an "active shooter". It's unclear exactly what happened or if there had been a shooting. The base was placed on lockdown on Monday morning, January 23, because of "unconfirmed reports of gun shot sounds". "Seek shelter immediately. More updates to come".

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Winter storm on the way

Meteorologists say Flagstaff could see an additional 8 to 12 more inches of snow while parts of the Phoenix area could see 0.25 of an inch of rain. Up to 20 inches are expected above 7,500 feet for the Caribou Highlands and the Bear River Range, according to an NWS alert.

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Rex Tillerson wins support of McCain, Graham for secretary of state

Rex Tillerson for Secretary of State, according to a statement. Many Democrats and Republicans McCain, Graham and Sen. When Tillerson's nomination was announced, in a Wall Street Journal article, friends and associates said few US citizens were closer to Putin than Tillerson.