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Source: New York Times

‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Season 1, Episode 15: Wrapping Up

Monday 20:01 GMT

2. I hope next season we get to learn more about the Discovery crew members, assuming that’s where most of the action takes place.

The season ends with many unanswered questions, including an overarching one that never quite got an answer: At some point, we know something significant happens with Sarek and Burnham’s relationship. This is why for decades, through multiple Trek franchises, we have never heard Sarek, Spock’s father, mention Burnham.

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Source: CBS News

Grand Canyon helicopter crash witness: "It's just horrible"

Tuesday 09:56 GMT

Four survivors of a deadly tour helicopter crash onto the jagged rocks of the Grand Canyon were being treated at a Nevada hospital while crews tackled difficult terrain in a remote area to recover the bodies of three other people.

Six British tourists and a pilot were on board the Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters chopper when it crashed under unknown circumstances on Saturday evening on the Hualapai Nation's land near Quartermaster Canyon, by the Grand Canyon's West Rim.

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Source: NBC News

First Read's Morning Clips: Dems win special election in Florida

Thursday 11:47 GMT

Here’s what Marsha Blackburn’s spokeswoman had to say about it all: “Anyone who thinks Marsha Blackburn can’t win a general election is just a plain sexist pig.

Criminal justice reformers are going local by targeting local district attorney races, writes Jon Schuppe in a special report for NBCNews.com. Leigh Ann Caldwell writes that midterm politics are sidetracking the immigration debate.

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Source: CBS News

Pence says White House could have handled Porter issue better

Thursday 19:07 GMT

Vice President Mike Pence says that the White House could have handled the eventual resignation of former staff secretary Rob Porter "better" than it had. In a conversation with Axios' Mike Allen on Wednesday, Pence said the Trump administration has "no tolerance" for domestic violence."

Pence's displeasure with the White House's handling of the Porter situation comes in contrast to Kelly's assessment, who told The Wall Street Journal in an interview on Monday that the situation "was all done right."

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Source: NBC News

Prospects of new bipartisan DACA agreement remain uncertain

Thursday 20:57 GMT

As the Senate struggles to find an immigration bill it can pass, two new bipartisan proposals are being rolled out, both containing some of President Donald Trump’s demands but parting dramatically on others.

Further tipping the scales against any bipartisan measure, Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, told reporters Wednesday that the last vote Republicans are expected to bring up is the Grassley proposal, ensuring that Republicans will likely hold their votes for any proposal voted on before it.

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Source: Fox News

Multiple immigration plans blocked in Senate, after Trump calls one proposal a 'total catastrophe'

Friday 05:11 GMT

Senators on Thursday blocked all four plans dealing with immigration as President Trump torpedoed one proposal as “a total catastrophe” and his Department of Homeland Security lambasted it as the “end of immigration enforcement in America.”

The effort to pass immigration legislation comes as Democrats insist on protecting young illegal immigrants brought to the country as children and Trump demands funding for a border wall.

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Source: NBC News

Outspoken pro-Trump pastor Mark Burns jumps in race for Gowdy seat

Saturday 06:05 GMT

Outspoken President Donald Trump supporter and televangelist pastor Mark Burns is running for Rep. Trey Gowdy’s seat in South Carolina's conservative-leaning 4th Congressional District, his campaign announced in a video late Thursday night.

The pastor from South Carolina joins a crowded field of Republicans and Democrats who hope to succeed Gowdy in representing the Palmetto State in Congress. The House Oversight chairman announced he would not run for re-election earlier this month, adding his name to a growing list of Republican lawmakers leaving Congress during Trump's first term in office.

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Source: Global News

How experts clean burnt pots and pans

Saturday 10:50 GMT

Author and cleaning expert Becky Rapinchuk of the Clean Mama blog based in Chicago, says when it comes to burnt pots and pans, most people don’t clean them right away.

Rapinchuk has a solution for cleaning cast iron skillets, and she says to make things easier, always clean your cast iron as soon as possible — preferably when it is warm. Simply mix all the ingredients in the pan, bring it to boil, and scrub away all the gunk.

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Source: Global News

Curling has changed, say veteran players, after burned rock singes Canada’s fortunes

Saturday 23:41 GMT

Two of the key players in a legendary curling controversy during the 1972 world men’s championship say the removal of a burned rock by Canada’s skip in a game against Denmark shows how much the game has changed over the years.

Orest Meleschuk, who was the skip of Team Canada in the 1972 world men’s curling championship, hasn’t seen the play but he suggested a burned rock should only be removed if it dramatically alters the outcome.

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Source: Global News

B.C. to fight NEB ruling allowing Trans Mountain to bypass Burnaby bylaws

Sunday 19:59 GMT

In the latest shot fired over the controversial project, the B.C. government says it is appealing a National Energy Board (NEB) ruling from December that allowed the pipeline project to ignore some Burnaby bylaws.

Rachel Notley wants action on Trans Mountain pipeline impasse by next week. The bylaws in question would require Kinder Morgan subsidiary Trans Mountain Pipeline ULC to have preliminary plans and tree-cutting permits for project-related work approved by the city.

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