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Pompeo at odds with Lebanese officials over Hezbollah

Pompeo at odds with Lebanese officials over HezbollahBEIRUT (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday called on the Lebanese people to stand up to Hezbollah's "criminality, terror and threats," and claimed U.S. sanctions on Iran and its Lebanese Shiite ally were working and that more pressure on them was forthcoming.



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U.S., Turkey at odds over Kurdish fighters in Syria

U.S., Turkey at odds over Kurdish fighters in SyriaThe disagreement, played out in rival tweets, is the latest consequence of U.S. President Donald Trump’s Dec. 19 decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria, potentially leaving the Kurdish militia under threat as Turkey weighs a new offensive there. U.S.-Turkish relations have been strained by U.S. support for the Kurdish YPG, which Turkey views as a terrorist group and an extension of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) that has for decades waged a separatist insurgency in Turkey. The Kurdish YPG has been a U.S. ally in the fight against the Islamic State (ISIS) jihadists and it controls swaths of northern Syria.



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Republicans and Democrats at odds over border wall funding inclusion in spending bill

Republicans and Democrats at odds over border wall funding inclusion in spending billCongress struggles to agree on a spending bill as shutdown deadline approaches; reaction and analysis from the 'Special Report' All-Star panel.



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Mega Millions, Powerball prizes come down to math, long odds

Mega Millions, Powerball prizes come down to math, long oddsDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — For all the anticipation about whether someone will finally snag the gigantic Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots, the games come down to two things: simple math — and very long odds.



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Mega Millions jackpot hits $1.6B, thanks to worsening odds

Mega Millions jackpot hits $  1.6B, thanks to worsening oddsDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — If it seems like lottery jackpots are getting larger and larger, it's because they are getting larger and larger.



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The Latest: Alaska governor seeks to boost Begich's odds

The Latest: Alaska governor seeks to boost Begich's oddsJUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on the Alaska governor's race (all times local):



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Kids’ lack of sleep linked to higher odds of heart disease, health risks, study warns

Kids’ lack of sleep linked to higher odds of heart disease, health risks, study warnsA study in the journal Pediatrics links lack of sleep to higher odds for heart disease, high blood pressure, and obesity. It found that less than a third of kids get the recommended amount of sleep.



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Experts say Trump's Russia policy is at odds with itself

Experts say Trump's Russia policy is at odds with itselfAt a meeting of the Helsinki Commission, experts said President Trump obfuscates his administration’s policy toward the Kremlin by making pronouncements that contradict the positions of the U.S. intelligence community and diplomatic corps.



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Odds to favor wet weather for 150th Belmont Stakes making for a soggy Triple Crown

Odds to favor wet weather for 150th Belmont Stakes making for a soggy Triple CrownA storm seems destined to bring rain to Belmont Park, New York, to complete a soggy third leg of the 2018 Triple Crown.



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Stanley Cup odds: Vegas still gives Nashville best chances to win it all

Stanley Cup odds: Vegas still gives Nashville best chances to win it allSixteen teams entered, but only eight remain.



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