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Fact-checking President Trump's first congressional address

President Trump opened his first congressional speech Tuesday night by addressing the fatal Kansas shooting and anti-Semitism, but he provided mixed promises about immigration, the economy, as well as other issues. The Daily News took a look at some of Trump’s claims through fact-checking. IMMIGRATION TRUMP: “According to the National Academy of Sciences, our current immigration system costs America’s taxpayers ...

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Trump falls short of powerful speech in first Congress address

The first thing I look for during presidential addresses is whether the President “showed” leadership. In other words, was the President’s presentation consistent with his words? Was what he said supported by how he said it? In tonight’s speech before a joint session of Congress, my assessment is he failed more than he succeeded, but just sticking to the script ...

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DeMarcus Cousins' First Mardi Gras In NOLA … PANTIES AND HENNY!! (VIDEO)

2/28/2017 10:33 AM PST [embedded content] He’s only been in town for a week, but DeMarcus Cousins is fitting right in with the New Orleans culture … sportin’ panties on his head and drinking from a bottle of Hennessy in the Mardi Gras parade. Boogie and Pelicans teammate Anthony Davis were honorary grand marshals … throwing out beads and giving ...

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Trump to pledge ‘renewal of American spirit’ in first address

WASHINGTON — President Trump will use his first address to Congress to promise the “renewal of the American spirit” — and try to reset some Americans’ vision of his own presidency after a disruptive and chaotic first 40 days in the White House. The speech comes after a short, dark inauguration address that focused on “American carnage” and a tumultuous ...

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'Will fulfil all fantasies' Europe's first sex doll brothel to be opened

The Lumidolls club, on the mezzanine of an old building down a side street close to La Rambla in the heart of the city, has opened its doors which offers the ‘services’ of four hyperrealistic human-like dolls. The dolls cost around £4,300 (€5,000) each to make and the club charges £68 (€80) for an hour-long session with one of the ...

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Luis Severino takes first step to show he still has ace potential

TAMPA — In some ways Luis Severino was responsible for the Yankees’ commitment to a rebuild last year, such was the impact of his rather shocking failure to deliver on his ace potential. After all, if the young righthander had pitched anywhere close to expectations, GM Brian Cashman almost surely wouldn’t have been able to justify pulling the plug and ...

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Mahershala Ali becomes the first Muslim actor to win an Oscar

There’s no Muslim ban at this year’s Academy Awards. Mahershala Ali, accepting the best supporting actor trophy on Sunday for his turn in “Moonlight,” became the first Muslim actor to take home an Oscar. The Oakland native closed out his acceptance speech with a shoutout to his wife, Amatus Sami-Karim, who spent awards season in her third trimester. “We just ...

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Mets’ Neil Walker feels good after first game since back surgey

PORT ST. LUCIE – He was hitless in two at-bats and struck out in one of those plate appearances Sunday, but Neil Walker was nothing but upbeat after playing in his first game since September back surgery to repair a herniated disc. “Good to get back out there, get the first couple at-bats out of the way, move around. Felt ...

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Kurt Busch wins first career Daytona 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Decked in Monster gear, chugging a tall boy of the energy drink as he was flanked by scantily clad models, Kurt Busch celebrated the biggest race win of his career. It was Monster Madness! Busch used a last-lap pass to win the crash-filled Daytona 500 on Sunday in the opening race of Monster Energy’s new role ...

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Father of first military member killed under Trump wants answers

Yet another person wants answers about the death of Navy SEAL William (Ryan) Owens: His father. The grieving dad of the first U.S. military member killed in action during the Trump administration has joined the calls for a probe into whether the deadly mission was put together properly. He even admitted that he refused to meet President Trump after his ...

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