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February 18, 2017 11:30 PM Fedor Emelianenko’s Bout Against Matt Mitrione Is Canceled

A mixed martial arts fight between the heavyweights Fedor Emelianenko and Matt Mitrione, scheduled for Saturday night in San Jose, Calif., was canceled hours before the event because Mitrione became ill, Scott Coker, the president of Bellator MMA, announced via Twitter on Saturday afternoon. The type of illness was not disclosed, but Mitrione posted 18

February 18, 2017 9:48 AM Trump Always Calls Out Chicago, but City Closest to Mar-a-Lago Had Comparable Crime Rate in 2015

Chicago is the poster city for violent crime to President Trump, but he's got some mean streets right in his Florida backyard. The city of West Palm Beach, which sits just across the Intracoastal Waterway from Trump's palatial Mar-a-Lago Resort — aka the Winter White House — on exclusive Palm Beach, had a violent crime rate in 2015 that was equal to that of the Windy 9

February 17, 2017 5:09 PM 'Game of Thrones' star to headline Comicpalooza

during Comicpalooza, at the George R. Brown Convention Center, Saturday, June 18, 2016, in Houston. The cast's Saturday afternoon panel was heavily-attended and the stars were busy at their signing tables before and after. Andrew Dansby, left, Houston Chronicle arts writer dressed as the Eleventh Doctor, poses for a photo with his daughter, Hazel Britton 16

February 15, 2017 6:27 PM Robert Reich: Repealing Obamacare Makes the Rich Richer

Don’t be fooled by Trump’s and Republican promises to “repeal and replace” Obamacare. They could repeal it, but they can’t and won’t replace it. They’ve tried for years to come up with a replacement that keeps at least as many people covered. Their “replacement” never appears. So why do Republicans want to repeal Obamacare and leave millions without 16

February 14, 2017 7:21 AM VK Sasikala And O Paneerselvam: What's The Mystery Behind Their Educational Qualification

New Delhi: Recently VK Sasikala and O Paneerselvam have been two names that have dominated the news circle in India. These are the two names which have emerged as the star players in the political sky of Tamil Nadu after Jayalalitha's death. With the curtain being drawn on Sasikala's bid to become the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, the propensity of O Paneerselvam 12

February 13, 2017 4:21 PM Duchess Kate Middleton Wows At The BAFTAs In Strapless Floral Gown

Prince William looked handsome, as well. Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, arrived fashionably late to the 2017 British Academy of Film and Television Arts on Sunday night. While William looked dashing in a sharp tux and black loafers, all eyes were naturally on Kate’s gorgeous Alexander McQueen dress. The off-the-shoulder 20

February 12, 2017 6:21 AM Holly Holm can't take down Germaine De Randamie at UFC 208

Germaine De Randamie became the UFC’s first women’s featherweight champion Saturday, wrecking Holly Holm’s hope to become the fourth two-division champion in organization history. De Randamie defused Holm’s plans to take her down, continually remaining upright, and she also impressively made Holm’s punches and kicks miss while landing the more impressive 25

February 11, 2017 7:30 PM Yale Will Drop John Calhoun’s Name From Building

Online, some students found inspiration in a quotation from Ms. Hopper, who died in 1992. “Humans are allergic to change,” she once said. “They love to say, ‘We’ve always done it this way.’ I try to fight that.” Calhoun, the nation’s seventh vice president, attended Yale and was its valedictorian. The name of the college incited controversy almost as soon as it opened 15

February 10, 2017 6:33 PM Activision Scores Despite ‘Call of Duty’ Fatigue

Franchise still packs a punch as videogame publisher posts surprisingly strong results Activision Blizzard Inc. has shown there is life beyond “Call of Duty”—not that it’s in a big rush to get there. The videogame publisher reported earnings for what should have been a difficult year. The latest iteration of its key franchise—“Call of Duty: Infinite

February 9, 2017 2:21 PM Arts contribute big to Texas economy

Its ammunition: The 2017 State of the Arts Report showing the increasing importance of arts and culture industries to the Texas economy. Those industries now generate $5.5 billion annually, up from $5.1 billion in the 2015 report and $4.3 billion in 2005; and also contribute nearly $343 million in state sales tax revenues. Texas has 10,100 arts and culture 17