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White House Factions Fight Over Trump's Next Homeland Security Secretary

Mon, 10/21/2019 - 18:16

White House staffers have told President Trump he can't choose two immigration hard-liners for a top job because of federal vacancy laws, according to two people familiar with the conversations.

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A Soccer Team In Denmark Is Using Facial Recognition To Stop Unruly Fans

Mon, 10/21/2019 - 17:39

Past matches between archrivals Brondby and Copenhagen have resulted in mayhem and arrests. So the Brondby team has begun screening fans to make sure banned spectators aren't allowed in the stadium.

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Justice Department Announces Plan To Collect DNA From Migrants Crossing The Border

Mon, 10/21/2019 - 17:20

Immigrant advocates are denouncing the proposal, arguing that collecting genetic information of border crossers could have implications for family members residing in the U.S.

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Trump Says Republicans Need To 'Get Tougher And Fight' On Impeachment

Mon, 10/21/2019 - 17:18

The president went off on members of his own party during a Cabinet meeting on Monday, while saying at least Democrats are united in their pursuit of trying to remove him from office.

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Nordstrom Bets On A Big NYC Store As Other Retailers Close Across U.S.

Mon, 10/21/2019 - 17:09

The luxury department store chain is opening a 320,000- square-foot store in Manhattan as retailers such as Barneys and Forever 21 file for bankruptcy and more competition comes from online brands.

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'We Have A Big Responsibility': Facebook Rolls Out New Election Security Measures

Mon, 10/21/2019 - 16:55

The social network is fighting foreign efforts to manipulate and mislead its users ahead of the 2020 presidential election. CEO Mark Zuckerberg called election security one of his "top priorities."

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Violent Protests Continue In Chile As Government Imposes New Curfew

Mon, 10/21/2019 - 16:53

Demonstrations against wealth inequality have persisted, despite the fact that President Sebastián Piñera suspended transit fare hikes. There have been at least eight deaths reported.

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National Parks Trying To Get A Handle On E-Bikes

Mon, 10/21/2019 - 16:27

Electric assisted bicycles are on trails in the national parks. Enthusiasts think that's a great thing, but some traditional riders and environmentalists see big problems ahead.

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Scientists Create New, More Powerful Technique To Edit Genes

Mon, 10/21/2019 - 16:09

A new technique, dubbed 'prime editing,' appears to make it even easier to make very precise changes in DNA. It's designed to overcome the limits of the CRISPR gene editing tool.

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A Tornado Struck Overnight. Now Dallas Is Assessing The Damage

Mon, 10/21/2019 - 15:51

Extensive structural damage was apparent by sunrise, but no fatalities or injuries have been reported, Mayor Eric Johnson said early Monday.

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Benjamin Netanyahu Abandons Bid To Form Government Amid Israel's Political Deadlock

Mon, 10/21/2019 - 15:19

Israel's longtime prime minister had been given a mandate to form a governing coalition after last month's close elections. The mandate now falls to his chief rival, Benny Gantz.

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Some U.S. Troops May Remain In Northeast Syria To Protect Oil Fields

Mon, 10/21/2019 - 13:43

Other U.S. troops will pivot to fighting ISIS in Iraq, rather than immediately heading home. Some 300,000 people have reportedly been displaced since Turkey's offensive began.

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Mitt Romney, 'Pierre Delecto' And The Strategy Of Anonymously Criticizing Trump

Mon, 10/21/2019 - 12:37

The Utah senator outed himself over the weekend as the owner of a mostly nondescript Twitter handle that defended Romney and was critical of President Trump.

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Keeping Your Blood Sugar In Check Could Lower Your Alzheimer's Risk

Mon, 10/21/2019 - 12:07

Diabetes can double a person's chances of developing Alzheimer's. Now researchers are beginning to understand the role of brain metabolism in the development of the dementia.

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Opioid Trial: 4 Companies Reach Tentative Settlement With Ohio Counties

Mon, 10/21/2019 - 09:28

Four defendants, including three big U.S. distributors, have struck a deal with Summit and Cuyahoga counties. It doesn't resolve thousands of other lawsuits filed against the firms across the U.S.

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Opioid Trial: 4 Companies Reach Tentative Settlement With Ohio Counties

Mon, 10/21/2019 - 09:28

Four defendants, including the three big U.S. distributors, have struck a deal with Summit and Cuyahoga counties. It doesn't resolve thousands of other lawsuits filed against the firms across the U.S.

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Which Countries Do Best — And Worst — At Keeping Big Tobacco Out Of Politics

Mon, 10/21/2019 - 05:01

The first-ever Global Tobacco Industry Interference Index points to the creative rules that some nations use — and what happens when contact isn't policed.

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Save The .... McDonald's? One Franchise In France Has Become A Social Justice Cause

Mon, 10/21/2019 - 05:00

McDonald's employees in Marseille are fighting to save their restaurant. For them, McD's isn't a capitalist giant; it's a vital community anchor in an under-resourced immigrant neighborhood.

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Get Your Flu Shot Now, Doctors Advise, Especially If You're Pregnant

Mon, 10/21/2019 - 05:00

Pregnant women and people with chronic health conditions such as asthma, diabetes and heart disease are particularly vulnerable to flu complications yet lag the elderly in getting vaccinated.

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Crash Victim's Family Pushes To Keep Boeing 737 Max From Flying Again Too Soon

Mon, 10/21/2019 - 05:00

The death of Samya Stumo in an Ethiopian Airlines crash stirred her parents to take action against regulators and Boeing. Victims' families want regulators to order a complete review of the 737 Max.

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