Things you should know today: 2/05/2018


    Foles outduels Brady to give Eagles their first Super Bowl

    Matt Slocum
    Philadelphia Eagles’ Nick Foles holds up the Vince Lombardi Trophy after the NFL Super Bowl 52 football game against the New England Patriots, Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, in Minneapolis. The Eagles won 41-33. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

    Nick Foles, quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles, led his team to a 41-33 victory over Tom Brady and the New England Patriots. Foles was originally a backup quarterback and replaced Carson Wentz after he sustained an ACL injury.

    US starts drawdown after declaration of victory over IS

    AP Photo
    FILE – In this Aug. 20, 2017 file photo, U.S. Army soldiers stands next to a guided-missile launcher, a few miles from the frontline, in the village of Abu Ghaddur, east of Tal Afar, Iraq. American troops have started to draw down from Iraq following Baghdad’s declaration of victory over the Islamic State group last year, according to western contractors at a U.S.-led coalition base in Iraq. (AP Photo/Balint Szlanko, File)

    Baghdad declared victory over the Islamic State group last year, causing American troops to begin to draw down from Iraq. Though the process of pullout from Iraq has begun, officials have stressed that it does not mean a complete withdrawal of U.S. forces.

    Bipartisan immigration bills surfaces, Trump knocks it down

    Pablo Martinez Monsivais
    FIlE – In this Jan. 30, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington. It’s beginning to look like Congress’ election-year battle over immigration could end up in stalemate or a narrowly focused bill. The kind of broader measure that Trump has proposed is running into trouble. The reasons: Deep gaps between the two parties, internal divisions particularly among Republicans and political incentives that might leave each side content with a minimal compromise or even nothing at all.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

    Republican Sen. John McCain and Democratic Sen. Chris Coons made plans to propose legislation on Monday that would allow the “Dreamers” to stay in the U.S., while also strengthening border security. However, President Donald Trump quickly knocked down the proposal via Twitter on Monday.

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