Willian opened the scoring for the league-leaders with a first half free-kick, but Jonathan Walters responded before the break by converting a penalty after Gary Cahill had fouled Walters.
The Blues stole a late three points as captain Gary Cahill - having earlier conceded a penalty - fired high into the roof of the net from close-range in the 87th minute for a vital three points.
Diego Costa picked up an early booking for dissent and in a bid to spark a reaction from the striker, Stoke players targeted Costa to try and get him sent off.
The Blues were given a helping hand to take the lead, with Willian's free-kick from wide on the left catching Stoke goalkeeper Lee Grant out at his near post, and he could not prevent it squirming across the line.
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte could extend Chelsea's gap at the top to 13 points as second-place Spurs don't play until Sunday.
Chelsea player ratings: Courtois 6, Azpilicueta 7, David Luiz 6, Cahill 5, Moses 4, Matic 5, Kante 8, Alonso 6, Pedro 5, Willian 6, Diego Costa 6. He was not affecting Bruno Martins Indi getting to the ball. The Costa of last season would certainly have taken the bait more easily.
Gary Cahill celebrates scoring the victor for Chelsea at Stoke.
Crystal Palace moved closer to preserving their Premier League status by earning their third successive victory with 1-0 home win over Watford.
Match Stat:Chelsea have only won two of their last seven games away to Stoke in all competitions.
Chelsea now hold a 13-point lead at the top of the with only 10 games to go - an advantage no side has ever squandered in Premier League history.
Stoke are ninth in the Premier League for a reason and Chelsea departed the bet365 Stadium pitch tired in the knowledge that their 22nd victory of this remarkable campaign was also one of the hardest to earn.
Only once in Premier League history have Stoke beaten the side who are top of the table.
However, the assistant's flag went up - possibly for offside against Saido Berahino, who could also have been punished for a push on Pedro.
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Theresa May rebuffed Nicola Sturgeon today by saying "now is not the time " for another Scottish independence referendum. Sturgeon said she was not turning back on further discussions should United Kingdom government change its mind.
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The revamped travel ban explicitly exempts holders of valid visas or legal permanent residents, as well as citizens of Iraq. Fourteen state attorneys general and 58 technology companies have filed amicus briefs supporting Hawaii's challenge.
African migrants often head to Yemen, as it is a transit point to Saudi Arabia, where they seek jobs and a better life. He says the helicopter then stopped firing but only after more than 30 Somalis had been killed.
He added, "If tension will increase (between the two countries) because of my visit, then let it increase". Turkish attempts to hold rallies in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and the Netherlands have been blocked.
Jim will also act as an executive producer on " Young Sheldon ", with child actor Iain Armitage nabbing the lead role. As previously reported, 9-year-old Iain Armitage will play the boy genius, and Zoe Perry will play his mother Mary.
Staples, Inc . ( SPLS ) revealed that results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended January 28, 2017. The company said earnings will be 15 cents to 18 cents a share in the first quarter, excluding some items.
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Michael Orozco is the most experienced right back, and Cameron also is a possibility - even though he plays in midfield for Stoke. Top young talent DeAndre Yedlin and Eric Lichaj would have made the roster if they were not now injured, a U.S.
The majority ruled the districts, drawn in 2011 , violated both the 14th Amendment and the federal Voting Rights Act . The panel found that Republicans had used race as a motivating factor in gerrymandering the districts.
Trump may have been attempting to somehow make light of either his own claims, or Merkel's history as a target of the NSA. The responsibility for housing refugees, Merkel added, was something the two leaders had "an exchange of views" on.
Of the remaining counties, all but Cape May will be under a winter storm warning from Monday evening through most of Tuesday. The markets affected include New York City , Newark, Boston, Washington D.C, Philadelphia and Baltimore.
The situation is such that in states like UP there are no tall leaders who can revive the party anymore. It seems the voters turn on the Congress in places where Rahul spearheads the party's poll campaign.
A witness, Pedro Tapiak, told the News and Observer of Raleigh that spreading flames caused a construction crane to collapse. By 1 a.m., the fire was under control with crews still spraying the burnt structure with water to extinguish any hot spots.
Frazier didn't rule out the possibility of a facial animation patch; BioWare plans several patches for the future. Ian Frazier , lead designer on Mass Effect Andromeda , updated fans about the game's day one patch on Twitter .
Asked about the deal at a news conference the White House spokesman Sean Spicer referred questions back to the Kushner Companies. According to details of a proposed agreement viewed by Bloomberg , Anbang appears ready to step in and save the day.
After leaving Tokyo , the king is to lead his entourage of more than 1,000 cabinet members and corporate executives on to China. The Saudi monarch arrived in Japan on Sunday after a visit to Malaysia and Indonesia that included a holiday stay in Bali.
The university and its football program faced NCAA sanctions in the fallout of Sandusky's charges and conviction. Penn State's overall costs related to the Sandusky scandal are reportedly approaching a quarter-billion dollars.
Officials attend a ceremony held beside the Airbus A330-200 after it touched down at Mehrabad Airport in Tehran. IranAir is also in talks to finalise a deal to buy 20 aircraft from European turboprop maker ATR.