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Weather Update: Thursday Morning, March 23, 2017

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Rare emeralds discovered in 400-year-old shipwreck set to fetch millions

(CNN) – Cleopatra wore them. Elizabeth Taylor loved them. Egyptians believed they could bring eternal life. Though diamonds enjoy the reputation of being a girl’s best friend, emeralds in fact are more rare — and more valuable. “Sought after for their rich color, regal history and identifiable look, emeralds are one of the most iconic gemstones […]
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Texas bill would fine men $100 each time they masturbate

(CNN) – A Texas lawmaker has proposed a bill that would fine a man $100 each time he masturbates. The bill also imposes a 24-hour waiting period if a guy wants a colonoscopy or a vasectomy, or if he’s in the market for some Viagra. Rep. Jessica Farrar, a Democrat, knows her bill isn’t going to […]
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House intel chairman: Still no evidence of Trump Tower wiretapping

(CBS) WASHINGTON – On the eve of FBI Director James Comey’s testimony on Capitol Hill, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, R-California, said Sunday — after he received information on the subject from the FBI — that there is still no reason to suspect Trump Tower was wiretapped during the 2016 campaign. On Thursday, Nunes, […]
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Meetup leaps into the Trump resistance movement

(CBS) NEW YORK – Meetup is taking a leap into the Trump resistance. The New York-based networking site will unveil plans in the coming days to partner with a labor group — under the guidance of a former Hillary Clinton aide — to coordinate protests among more than 120,000 activists already involved with anti-Trump Meetup groups. […]
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In an Israeli warehouse, clues about Jesus’ life and death

BEIT SHEMESH, Israel (AP) – In a cavernous warehouse where Israel stores its archaeological treasures, an ancient burial box is inscribed with the name of Jesus. Not THAT Jesus. Archaeologists in Israel say Jesus was a common name in the Holy Land 2,000 years ago, and that they have found about 30 ancient burial boxes […]
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Welcome to the happiest country on Earth

(CBS) – With this year’s updated U.N. rankings due out tomorrow, the country that’s defending its title as the world’s champion of happiness is, quite possibly, NOT your first guess: Faith Salie reports our Cover Story:  When you picture the happiest place in the world, you might imagine white-sand beaches and swaying palm trees. But […]
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Man fatally wounded by deputy; family says Facebook Live captured chaos

(CNN) – Authorities in Tennessee are investigating the shooting death of an unarmed man by sheriff’s deputies, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said. Rodney James Hess, 36, of New Orleans was streaming on Facebook Live when he was shot Thursday afternoon, his family said in their own Facebook posting. Rodney Hess’ video does not show the […]
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Jimmy Breslin, chronicler of Wise Guys and Underdogs, dies

NEW YORK (AP) – Author-columnist Jimmy Breslin, the Pulitzer Prize-winning chronicler of wise guys and underdogs who became the brash embodiment of the old-time, street smart New Yorker, died Sunday. He was 88. Breslin died at his Manhattan home of complications from pneumonia, his stepdaughter, Emily Eldridge, said. Breslin was a fixture for decades in […]
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Paul Ryan says he’ll seek changes to GOP health care bill to help older people

(CBS) WASHINGTON – House Speaker Paul Ryan said Sunday that he will seek changes to a divisive GOP health care bill to provide more help to older people hard hit by the plan. A Congressional Budget Office analysis last week concluded that older people would likely pay higher premiums under the proposal to repeal and […]