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This Week, 2,000 Children Ran A Race Through The Gray Smog Of Delhi

1 hour 29 min ago

Even though the Delhi government has urged folks not to exercise outdoors, a "Race for Children" still took place. The Twittersphere was outraged!

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China Reports 2 Cases Of The Most Dangerous Type Of Plague

1 hour 38 min ago

Authorities have censored Chinese-language news of the hospitalization of a couple who traveled from Mongolia to Beijing for treatment, perhaps to tamp down fears.

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Russian Opposition Leader Navalny Links Moscow Prosecutor To Luxury Properties Abroad

2 hours 40 min ago

Alexei Navalny, a prominent critic of President Vladimir Putin, runs an anti-corruption organization that Russian authorities accuse of being a "foreign agent." This week, he hit back.

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NFL Is Poised To Discipline Myles Garrett For Hitting Steelers QB With His Own Helmet

2 hours 49 min ago

Garrett will likely face a lengthy suspension for breaking an assortment of the NFL's most serious rules, from egregiously roughing the quarterback and fighting to striking someone in the head.

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READ: Former Ambassador To Ukraine Yovanovitch's Opening Statement To Congress

2 hours 59 min ago

The remarks were part of an opening statement in the impeachment inquiry into President Trump.

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The White House Just Released A Log Of Trump's First Call with Zelenskiy

3 hours 12 min ago

The White House has released a log of a congratulatory phone call the U.S. president made to Ukraine's just-elected leader in April, which Trump has called "more important" than the July call.

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READ: President Trump's April 21 Call With Ukraine's Zelenskiy

3 hours 25 min ago

The 16-minute call was conducted from Air Force One and came two months before the now-infamous July 25 conversation between the two men that prompted the impeachment inquiry into Trump.

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Kavanaugh Hailed At Federalist Society As Protesters Attempt Disruption

7 hours 55 min ago

One year after his contentious confirmation battle, protesters outside Justice Brett Kavanaugh's speech played Christine Blasey Ford's testimony on a large video screen.

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Why Even Universal Health Coverage Isn't Enough

7 hours 55 min ago

As U.S. presidential candidates prep for their next debate, a doctor-to-be asks them, and us all, to remember that even universal access to health care won't fix other disparities that hurt health.

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The U.S. Natural Gas Boom Is Fueling A Global Plastics Boom

7 hours 55 min ago

America is now the world's biggest exporter of ethane, a part of natural gas that's a building block for making plastics. That's helping fuel the fast-growing global plastics industry.

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Betsy DeVos And The High-Stakes Standoff Over Student Loan Forgiveness

7 hours 55 min ago

The Education Department narrowly avoids a subpoena in a fight with House Democrats over forgiving the loans of defrauded student borrowers.

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Impeachment Hearings Continue With Marie Yovanovitch, Ex-Ambassador To Ukraine

7 hours 55 min ago

Yovanovitch was recalled from her post after a campaign to push her out led by President Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani. She is now appearing for the second day of open hearings in the inquiry.

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As Border Apprehensions Decline For 5th Consecutive Month, Migrants Change Too

Thu, 11/14/2019 - 22:18

Officials say a Trump administration initiative requiring asylum-seekers to "remain in Mexico" is deterring border-crossers.

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Watchdog Report: Trump Official Punished Public Servant Over Her Iranian Heritage

Thu, 11/14/2019 - 21:12

The State Department's inspector general released a report concluding that Trump officials demoted a national security expert over her Iranian roots and the perception that she was disloyal to Trump.

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Amazon Appeals Pentagon's Choice Of Microsoft For $10 Billion Cloud Contract

Thu, 11/14/2019 - 19:27

Amazon cited "unmistakable bias" as it prepares to challenge its loss in federal court. This starts a new chapter in the contentious battle over the biggest U.S. cloud-computing contract, called JEDI.

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Trump Asks Supreme Court To Block New York Subpoenas For His Tax Records

Thu, 11/14/2019 - 19:10

The president and his lawyers are fighting two separate legal battles to gain access to his tax records. The other involves a subpoena for the documents issued by the House of Representatives.

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Rep. Jordan On Giuliani's Role In Ukraine Strategy: Trump Can 'Have Who He Wants'

Thu, 11/14/2019 - 19:05

The Ohio Republican fiercely defended President Trump, arguing that he has the right to involve his personal lawyer in diplomacy. Rudy Giuliani has become a key figure in the impeachment inquiry.

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Activists Protest USDA Changes That Threaten Free School Lunch

Thu, 11/14/2019 - 18:08

Activists delivered a petition with 1.5 million signatures to the agency in an effort to stop a rule change that would end automatic enrollment in free school lunch for nearly 1 million kids.

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Following Days Of Destructive Floods, Italy Declares A State Of Emergency In Venice

Thu, 11/14/2019 - 17:56

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said an emergency fund of 20 million euros ($22 million) was approved. The money will help the city cover the damages done to homes and businesses.

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Hong Kong Police Say Protesters Are Shooting Arrows From Universities

Thu, 11/14/2019 - 17:30

Police are also accusing protesters of tossing Molotov cocktails off bridges. Authorities said on Thursday that they've arrested 224 people since the previous day.

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