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  • Obamacare Repeal Depends On 3 GOP Senators Breaking Their Word

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    The fate of health care for millions of Americans appears to rest on the shoulders of a trio of Republican senators who split with their party and voted to block Obamacare repeal two months ago.

    Thu, 21 Sep 2017 05:46:11 -0400
  • Trump fires back after Clinton calls U.N. speech 'dangerous'

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    President Trump lashed out at Hillary Clinton on Twitter after his former election opponent called his speech to the United Nations General Assembly “very dark” and “dangerous.”

    Wed, 20 Sep 2017 08:18:12 -0400
  • Puerto Rico Powerless, Flooded After Storm

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    Luis Rivera Marin, secretary of state of Puerto Rico, talks with Rachel Maddow about the ravaged condition of Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria and the efforts to rescue and help the storm's victims.

    Wed, 20 Sep 2017 14:35:08 -0400
  • Illinois Father Strangled 2 Sons Before Setting House on Fire and Killing Himself While His Wife Slept

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    An Illinois man strangled his two sons to death early Tuesday morning and then set his home on fire before killing himself while his wife slept, PEOPLE confirms

    Thu, 21 Sep 2017 10:20:45 -0400
  • Black Cornell Student Allegedly 'Bloodied Up' In Racially Charged Attack

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    Less than two weeks after someone chanted “build a wall, build a wall” near the Latino Living Center on Cornell University’s campus, a white student was arrested after allegedly assaulting a black student in front of his home and yelling racial slurs at him.

    Thu, 21 Sep 2017 10:20:47 -0400
  • Cassini captured mysterious 'glitch' on Saturn's rings before death dive

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    Cassini sent home one last batch of photos from Saturn before plunging to its death Friday and among them was an attempt to record a mysterious object embedded in the planet's rings, otherwise known as "Peggy."

    Thu, 21 Sep 2017 15:12:15 -0400
  • George W. Bush's Ethics Chief: This 'May Be What Puts An End To This White House'

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    If it turns out it was to block the Russia investigation, that would be obstruction, Painter said on MSNBC on Wednesday. “The president once again has the right to fire the FBI director,” Painter said on MSNBC.

    Thu, 21 Sep 2017 00:35:00 -0400
  • Will Barcelona secede from Spain? Catalan independence is up for a vote — and Russia is stirring the pot

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    At issue is a wave of Catalan nationalism culminating in a referendum on secession, scheduled for Oct. 1.

    Wed, 20 Sep 2017 18:21:18 -0400
  • 10 Things to Know for Today

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    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

    Thu, 21 Sep 2017 09:05:49 -0400
  • Virginian Charters Jet To Rescue 300 Pets Stranded On Virgin Islands After Irma

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    When Hurricane Maria took aim at the U.S. Virgin Islands last week, Sali Gear knew she had to move fast. Gear, the co-founder of Virginia Beach’s Island Dog Rescue, grew up in the islands. To make this happen, Gear initially aimed to fly 20 animals to the continental U.S. every day for one week, according to The Virginian-Pilot.

    Thu, 21 Sep 2017 00:25:52 -0400
  • Bipartisan health care fix dies in Senate

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    The Senate’s rejection of bipartisan health bill is a dispiriting moment for world’s greatest deliberative body.

    Wed, 20 Sep 2017 19:59:07 -0400
  • Greenpeace boards ship in bid to halt delivery of UK-bound VW diesel cars

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    By Costas Pitas LONDON (Reuters) - Greenpeace activists boarded a ship arriving in Britain on Thursday to stop the delivery of more than 1,000 Volkswagen cars from Germany while others sought to immobilise vehicles at a port in anti-diesel protests. VW admitted cheating diesel emissions tests in 2015, triggering political and consumer pressure that has caused a slump in sales of diesel cars in major markets, with governments announcing plans to ban vehicles powered by conventional combustion engines. Greenpeace said its volunteers had boarded the ship in the Thames Estuary in an attempt to stop it unloading at the port of Sheerness in the southeast of England.

    Thu, 21 Sep 2017 11:59:28 -0400
  • Former Arkansas Teacher Accused Of Having Sex With Students

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    A former art teacher at an Arkansas high school is accused of having sexual relationships with four students and reportedly slept with two of them at her apartment on the same day.

    Thu, 21 Sep 2017 09:40:59 -0400
  • Navy Hospital Staffers Removed After Sharing Disturbing Photos Of Newborns

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    Two staffers at a Florida Navy hospital face disciplinary action after disturbing videos and photos surfaced showing them forcing a newborn to dance and referring to babies as “mini Satans.”

    Wed, 20 Sep 2017 09:46:59 -0400
  • GE to sell corporate jets in cost-cutting move

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    General Electric plans to sell its corporate jets in a cost-cutting move amid sluggish activity in key industrial divisions, a spokesperson said Wednesday. "As we have said, we are executing on a plan to take out $2 billion in cost by the end of 2018," the GE spokesperson told AFP. The company plans to sell the fleet, the spokesperson said.

    Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:51:42 -0400
  • Rescue workers race to find survivors at collapsed Mexico City school

    Rescue workers search for students at the Enrique Rebsamen school after an earthquake in Mexico City.

    Thu, 21 Sep 2017 11:48:40 -0400
  • The U.S. Is Giving $32 Million To Assist Rohingya Refugees

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    The United States will dispense about $32 million in humanitarian assistance to the Rohingya ethnic minority facing persecution in Myanmar’s Rakhine state, the State Department said Wednesday. “Through this support, the United States will help provide emergency shelter, food security, nutritional assistance, health assistance, psychosocial support, water, sanitation and hygiene, livelihoods, social inclusion, non-food items, disaster and crisis risk reduction, restoring family links, and protection to over 400,000 displaced persons in Burma and in Bangladesh,” according to the press release.

    Wed, 20 Sep 2017 09:20:22 -0400
  • How North Korea Could Start World War III: A War Between Russia and America

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    Ultimately, while American attempts to shoot-down a North Korean missile are unlikely to trigger an accidental nuclear war, it might not be good idea stress the Russian early warning system. The best option—time permitting—would be to forewarn Moscow of any attempt to shoot down a North Korean missile. If the United States decides to attempt to shoot down future North Korean intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) tests using the Ground-Based Midcourse Defense (GMD) system, it is likely that Russia’s early warning system will not mistake the interceptors for a potential nuclear attack.

    Thu, 21 Sep 2017 19:57:00 -0400
  • A Lot Of Americans Don't Know That Puerto Ricans Are Americans, Too

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    Maria “will essentially devastate most of the island,” Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló said earlier this week. “After Irma, the people of Puerto Rico stood up and helped others,” he said, according to USA Today. Fewer than half of Americans, however, even realize that Puerto Ricans are American citizens.

    Wed, 20 Sep 2017 13:15:43 -0400
  • Presidential paranoia: Does Mueller have a mole in the White House?

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    President Trump has long spoken in conspiratorial terms about a range of topics. It appears this is partly responsible for fostering a culture of distrust and paranoia in the White House.

    Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:37:31 -0400
  • The Hepatitis Outbreak Has Hit Los Angeles, a Week After the Disease Sickened Hundreds in San Diego

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    Here's how this highly contagious infection is transmitted and what you can do to avoid getting it.

    Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:35:22 -0400
  • The Latest: White man facing murder charges on suicide watch

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    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of a 23-year-old white man accused of killing two black men in Baton Rouge (all times local):

    Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:47:08 -0400
  • Linked By Their Choice To Become Single Mothers, Two Women Share Their Stories

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    Welcome to ”The Story We Share,” a series of Q&As that profile two people with similar identities ― but who live in very different places.

    Wed, 20 Sep 2017 09:07:24 -0400
  • Oil up 2 percent despite U.S. crude build; set for best third quarter since 2004

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    By Julia Simon NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil prices settled up 2 percent on Wednesday despite a rise in U.S. crude inventories, with the market heading for its largest third-quarter gain in 13 years after the Iraqi oil minister said OPEC and its partners were considering extending or deepening output cuts. Brent crude futures rose $1.06, or 1.9 percent, to $56.20 a barrel, while U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures gained 93 cents, or 1.9 percent, to $50.41. U.S. crude oil stockpiles jumped last week as imports and production increased, the U.S. Energy Information Administration said, as operations resumed from the impact of Hurricane Harvey which hit the Gulf Coast on Aug. 25.

    Wed, 20 Sep 2017 19:50:24 -0400
  • 1-Year-Old in 'Extremely Critical Condition' After Being Thrown From Vehicle

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    Police say he was thrown from a vehicle during a fight between his parents

    Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:21:31 -0400
  • John McCain Can Stop This Health Care Bill

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    WASHINGTON ― The fate of health care for millions of Americans may, once again, come down to Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.).

    Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:51:22 -0400
  • Russia Claims to Kill 850 Jihadists; U.S. Targets ISIS

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    Russian and U.S. allies are battling insurgents and jihadists trying to topple the Syrian government, but the latter wants to reshape the nation.

    Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:37:57 -0400
  • Thousands rally in Philippines, warn of Duterte 'dictatorship'

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    Thousands of Filipinos rallied on Thursday to denounce Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte and warn of what they called an emerging dictatorship, in a major show of dissent against the controversial but hugely popular leader.

    Thu, 21 Sep 2017 18:37:07 -0400
  • Trump's 'horrible' handshake with Melania suggests 'their marriage is in jeopardy': Body language expert

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    President Donald trump made waves last week when he greeted his wife on stage with an "awkward" handshake, and a body language expert says the move made the first couple "look horrible."

    Thu, 21 Sep 2017 04:45:00 -0400
  • Obama: It's 'Frustrating' To Have To Convince Lawmakers Not To Inflict 'Real Human Suffering'

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    Former President Barack Obama said it’s “frustrating to have to mobilize” so often to keep lawmakers from repealing the Affordable Care Act. Speaking at a Gates Foundation event on Wednesday, Obama addressed a health care bill Republicans are trying to hurry through Congress that could have major ramifications for millions of people. “When I see people trying to undo that hard-earned progress for the 50th or 60th time, with bills that would raise costs or reduce coverage, or roll back protections for older Americans or people with pre-existing conditions ... for whom coverage would, once again, be almost unobtainable, it is aggravating,” Obama said.

    Wed, 20 Sep 2017 14:03:04 -0400
  • Kansas shooting suspect owes almost $400,000 in unpaid taxes

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    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A man suspected in the shooting of a Kansas Department of Revenue employee in Wichita was under investigation by the agency and owed nearly $400,000 in sales taxes related to his construction business, according to police and records.

    Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:42:15 -0400
  • Student's Twitter Plea For Free Birthday Drinks Quickly Spirals Out Of Control

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    A student in northern England appealed to strangers over Twitter to send free birthday drinks for his friend on Wednesday afternoon.

    Thu, 21 Sep 2017 08:12:29 -0400
  • Breathtaking shots of king penguins marching in golden sunrise

    Wildlife photographer Wim van den Heever, 45, visited the Falkland Islands this year to shoot pictures and scout the area for future tours. Wim’s breathtaking images show a small group of king penguins before they head out to sea at sunrise. Wim said: “The sunrise created beautiful vibrant colors and amazing reflections.

    Thu, 21 Sep 2017 10:34:16 -0400
  • Puerto Rico Could Be Left Without Electricity for Months. Here's What to Know

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    A combination of crumbling infrastructure, financial woes and damage caused by an earlier hurricane, Irma, makes restoring power a daunting prospect

    Thu, 21 Sep 2017 01:54:42 -0400
  • These Were The Most Popular Baby Names In England And Wales

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    In May, the Social Security Administration released the list of most popular baby names in the U.S. Now, our neighbors across the pond are sharing their data.

    Thu, 21 Sep 2017 09:57:50 -0400
  • U.S. seeks up to 27 months in prison for ex-Congressman Anthony Weiner

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    U.S. prosecutors on Wednesday sought a prison sentence of 21 to 27 months for former U.S. Congressman Anthony Weiner, who admitted to sending sexually explicit messages to a teenage girl in a “sexting” scandal that played a role in last year’s U.S. presidential election. "Weiner, a grown man, a father, and a former lawmaker, willfully and knowingly asked a 15-year-old girl to display her body and engage in sexually explicit conduct for him online," prosecutors said in a filing in Manhattan federal court. "Such conduct warrants a meaningful sentence of incarceration." A lawyer for Weiner, who is scheduled to be sentenced by U.S. District Judge Denise Cote next Monday, could not immediately be reached for comment.

    Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:57:47 -0400
  • Russia warns US, says special forces helping Syrian troops

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    Russia on Thursday issued a stern warning to U.S. forces and their allies in Syria, saying it has deployed Russian special forces alongside Syrian government troops in the battle for the oil-rich Deir el-Zour province and that Moscow would retaliate if the Russians come under fire.

    Thu, 21 Sep 2017 12:01:03 -0400
  • Tiffany Trump faces her father's political adversaries, Sally Yates and Ruth Bader Ginsburg, in law school career

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    In Tiffany Trump's first few weeks at George Law, she's shared the campus with some of the president's most renowned critics -- Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates.

    Thu, 21 Sep 2017 12:42:41 -0400
  • Muslims More Likely Than Americans Overall To See Discrimination Against Black People

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    Muslims are more likely than Americans overall to acknowledge the discrimination that black Americans face in the country, a Pew Research Center study suggests.

    Wed, 20 Sep 2017 14:53:59 -0400
  • Starbucks Armed Robber Suspect Might Sue Customer Who Stopped Him

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    After a failed robbery attempt, the suspect Ryan Flores is considering sueing the customer, who intervened at the time of the robbery and attacked Flores with a chair from behind.

    Wed, 20 Sep 2017 09:29:46 -0400
  • Lawrence O'Donnell Lost His Mind Over A Malfunctioning Earpiece

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    On Wednesday, Mediaite published a full eight minutes of outtakes from the MSNBC host’s Aug. 29 broadcast of “The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell.” Apparently O’Donnell’s earpiece was acting up that night, a malfunction he repeatedly sounded off about between segments. This has been updated with O’Donnell’s comments on Twitter.

    Wed, 20 Sep 2017 18:47:33 -0400
  • Why the Rapture Won't Happen on September 23, According to NASA

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    No, Nibiru isn't real. Stop it.

    Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:24:00 -0400
  • California condors return to the skies after near extinction

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    BIG SUR, Calif. (AP) — In a remote, rugged valley overlooking the Pacific Ocean, researchers closely monitor an endangered icon: the California condor.

    Wed, 20 Sep 2017 15:01:03 -0400
  • Here’s What’s Leaving And Arriving On Netflix In October 2017

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    Things are getting stranger on Netflix in October, but you might want to hold off before celebrating.

    Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:22:26 -0400
  • Turkey, Iran and Iraq warn of 'counter-measures' against Kurd vote

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    Turkey, Iran and Iraq on Thursday urged Iraq's Kurdistan region to abandon a planned referendum on independence, threatening unspecified "counter-measures" if it goes ahead with the vote. The foreign ministers of Turkey, Iran and Iraq held a rare trilateral meeting Wednesday in New York on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, days ahead of the non-binding September 25 referendum. Ankara and Tehran fear independence for the Kurds of northern Iraq would embolden their own Kurdish minorities, and Baghdad has bitterly opposed the plebiscite.

    Thu, 21 Sep 2017 05:29:45 -0400
  • Storm Maria brings fear, pain and shock to Puerto Ricans

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    By Dave Graham and Robin Respaut SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - Miguel Cruz awoke to the descent of Hurricane Maria on his home on Wednesday morning when the massive storm peeled off most of the roof, sent his belongings flying in all directions, but left intact an icon of Jesus hanging above his bed. Cruz was one of thousands of Puerto Ricans picking through the wreckage left by Maria after the hurricane devastated basic services on the debt-laden U.S. territory, pitching most of its 3.4 million residents into darkness as night fell. Crashing into Puerto Rico as a Category 4 storm on the five-step Saffir-Simpson scale, Maria flipped the tops off buildings, knocked out phones and electricity across the island and turned low-lying roads into swollen rivers awash with debris.

    Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:35:58 -0400
  • Trump issues new sanctions on North Korea and claims China is following

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    Donald Trump has issued a new executive order that expands US sanctions on North Korea’s shipping, banking, ports and manufacturing. Trump also claimed China’s banking system had shut down business with the country. Reuters reported earlier in the day that China’s central bank had ordered financial institutions to implement UN sanctions rigorously after frequent complaints from Washington that Beijing was leaving open too many loopholes.

    Thu, 21 Sep 2017 15:37:49 -0400
  • Virginia Republican Flip-Flops Almost Immediately On Opposing GOP Health Care Bill

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    Ed Gillespie, Republican candidate for governor of Virginia, walked back comments opposing the congressional Republican health care bill mere minutes after he made them Tuesday night. In a televised debate with his Democratic opponent, Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam (D), Gillespie said he did not support the Graham-Cassidy bill, which is the latest attempt by congressional Republicans to repeal the Affordable Care Act. “Virginia cannot be punished in any legislation for not being an expansion state and for being fiscally prudent with our Medicaid dollars,” Gillespie said.

    Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:32:56 -0400
  • 8 Wellness Travel Destinations You Shouldn’t Miss

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    Thu, 21 Sep 2017 08:00:00 -0400
  • Police Shoot and Kill Deaf Man Holding Metal Pipe as Neighbors Shout 'He Can't Hear You'

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    The two officers did not hear witnesses shouting, "He can't hear you."

    Wed, 20 Sep 2017 21:15:00 -0400
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