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Inflation pressures raising expectations for rate hikes
Economy
Published in 16-5-2018
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WASHINGTON - Inflation pressures appear to be building in the U.S. economy, a prospect that is heightening anxiety about potentially higher borrowing rates that could slow economic growth. The latest source of concern was a report Wednesday that showed a key measure of inflation rising in January by the sharpest rate in a year. The increase was led by higher prices for clothing, housing and auto i ...>>
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Lexus tops vehicle dependability study for 7th straight year
Economy
Published in 16-5-2018
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DETROIT - Lexus is the most dependable vehicle brand for the seventh consecutive year in J.D. Power's annual survey. Porsche, Buick, Infiniti and Kia round out the top five brands in the survey. The worst performers were Chrysler, Land Rover, Fiat, Jeep and Cadillac. The survey measures problems that vehicle owners experience after three years of ownership. For this year's survey, J.D. P ...>>
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Children's author Asher expelled from writer organization over harassment
Economy
Published in 16-5-2018
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NEW YORK - Best-selling children's author Jay Asher has been expelled from a prominent writers organization because of allegations about sexual harassment. Lin Oliver, executive director of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, said this week that Asher had violated the society's harassment code. He was banned last year, but the news only came to light with the ri ...>>
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Tax overhaul may mean more acrimonious divorce negotiations
Economy
Published in 16-5-2018
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NEW YORK - President Donald Trump's tax law could make divorce an even more miserable experience, according to a new survey of the nation's top matrimonial attorneys. Almost two-thirds of respondents said they expect divorce negotiations to become more acrimonious following a change to the tax treatment of alimony, a poll by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers showed. The new law ...>>
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Gambling point spreads for every 2018 Texans game
Sports
Published in 16-5-2018
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Las Vegas has a positive view of the Texans overall. The Texans are underdogs in just four games all season, which would put them in strong contention to bounce back and win the AFC South.

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Texans work out ex-Raiders long snapper Jon Condo
Sports
Published in 16-5-2018
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The Texans worked out former Oakland Raiders Pro Bowl long snapper Jon Condo, according to a league source not authorized to speak publicly.

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Texas sets home-and-home football series with Alabama
Sports
Published in 16-5-2018
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AUSTIN – Texas has agreed to play a home-and-home series with Alabama in 2022 and 2023, the school announced Wednesday morning. The last regular-season meeting between these two programs, each among the five winningest in Division I football history, came in 1922.

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Astros recall Tony Kemp to fill Jake Marisnick's roster spot
Sports
Published in 16-5-2018
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ANAHEIM, Calif. After optioning Jake Marisnick late Tuesday night, the Astros will recall Tony Kemp to take his spot on the 25-man roster on Wednesday.

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Not sure if it's 'Yanny' or 'Laurel'? J.J. Watt, Lance McCullers are here to help
Sports
Published in 16-5-2018
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It's this year's "Is this dress blue or gold?"

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New movies: Deadpool is back, and so is his mouth
Entertainment
Published in 16-5-2018
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A list of the new releases this weekend, including a rare look at the pope and talking dogs.
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Outside the Cineplex:
Entertainment
Published in 16-5-2018
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Here are the Houston arthouse movies showing May 18-24
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Society for the Performing Arts names Leslie Nelson interim director
Entertainment
Published in 16-5-2018
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Nelson replaces CEO and president June Christensen, who is retiring. Management Consultants for the Arts (MCA) will lead a national search for Christensen’s replacement.
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Aquaria talks Melania Trump, ‘Drag Race’ fans and the show’s increasing importance
Entertainment
Published in 16-5-2018
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Aquaria, currently competing on ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race,’ talks about her genius Snatch Game impersonation and what the show has taught her. She performs Sunday at Rich’s nightclub in Houston.
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Emissions of banned ozone-eating chemical somehow are rising
Entertainment
Published in 16-5-2018
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WASHINGTON (AP) Something strange is happening with a now-banned chemical that eats away at Earth's protective ozone layer: Scientists say there's more of it not less going into the atmosphere and they don't know where it is coming from. When a hole in the ozone formed over Antarctica, countries around the world in 1987 agreed to phase out several types of ozone-depleting chemica ...>>
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Science Says: Green-blooded lizards pose evolutionary puzzle
Entertainment
Published in 16-5-2018
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WASHINGTON (AP) For some lizards it's easy being green. It's in their blood. Six species of lizards in New Guinea bleed lime green thanks to evolution gone weird. It's unusual, but there are critters that bleed different colors of the rainbow besides red. The New Guinea lizards' blood along with their tongues, muscles and bones appear green because of incredibly large doses ...>>
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