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Salvador Dalí Etching Stolen From San Francisco Gallery In 'Snatch And Run'

Tue, 10/15/2019 - 17:39

Surveillance footage shows a young man casually walking away with the $20,000 work, one in a series that's seen as poking fun at both Pablo Picasso and the Spanish tradition of bullfighting.

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How The 3 Nobel Winners For Economics Upended The Fight Against Poverty

Tue, 10/15/2019 - 17:05

How does their approach work in practice? And why is it considered so ground-breaking?

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After Dorian's Wrath: Little Miracles Amid A Painful Recovery

Tue, 10/15/2019 - 16:44

Just over a month after Hurricane Dorian slammed into the northern Bahamas, parts of the island nation are still in ruins, thousands remain displaced and rebuilding efforts have only just begun.

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Then-National Security Advisor Called Rudy Giuliani 'A Hand Grenade' On Ukraine

Tue, 10/15/2019 - 16:42

Former White House aide Fiona Hill told impeachment investigators on Monday that she and former Trump advisor John Bolton were troubled by actions by the president's private lawyer.

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Fort Worth Interim Police Chief 'Deeply Sorry' For Fatal Shooting

Tue, 10/15/2019 - 16:07

Atatiana Jefferson, 28, was shot and killed in the confines of her own home by police officer Aaron Dean, who resigned Monday. Dean has been charged with murder.

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Back From China, LeBron James Speaks Out On NBA Controversy

Tue, 10/15/2019 - 15:33

James said he believed Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey "wasn't educated on the situation at hand" when he expressed support for pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong.

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British Family Detained By ICE After Unlawfully Entering U.S. From Canada

Tue, 10/15/2019 - 14:11

Eileen and David Connors say they accidentally crossed the U.S.-Canada border while vacationing. The couple and their 3-month-old son have been in a federal immigration facility since Oct. 3.

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Grown At High Altitudes, Bolivia's Wines Are Rising Stars

Tue, 10/15/2019 - 11:23

There's not a ton of room to grow grapes in Bolivia; many of its vineyards are located in mile-high mountain valleys and foothills. The country's wine output may be small, but it's winning big awards.

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Exclusive: Turf War Blocked CFPB From Helping Fix Student Loan Forgiveness Program

Tue, 10/15/2019 - 10:52

The Trump administration blocked the nation's top consumer protection agency from digging into problems with a program designed to help police, firefighters and other public service workers.

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Your Guide To The Massive (And Massively Complex) Opioid Litigation

Tue, 10/15/2019 - 09:05

The largest-ever federal action related to the U.S. opioid crisis is on the cusp of its first trial next week — and it's complicated. So here's a brief(ish) explainer breaking it all down.

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Whitney Houston, Notorious B.I.G. Among 16 Nominees For Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame

Tue, 10/15/2019 - 08:09

Other first-time nominees include Dave Matthews Band, Soundgarden and The Doobie Brothers.

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Japan Draws On Emergency Fund To Pay For Aftermath Of Typhoon

Tue, 10/15/2019 - 05:14

The government says the death toll from Typhoon Hagibis, which struck over the weekend, was at least 53. It brought record rainfall to parts of the country and forced tens of thousands into shelters.

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How Julie Andrews Made Herself At 'Home' In Hollywood

Tue, 10/15/2019 - 05:01

In a new memoir, the actress writes about the films and creative collaborations — like Mary Poppins and The Sound of Music — that marked the height of her fame.

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'Queer Gym' Empowers LGBTQ+ Clients, Both Physically And Mentally

Tue, 10/15/2019 - 05:01

A Massachusetts pop-up gym aims to strengthen the bodies and spirits of LGBTQ+ clients, who haven't always been made to feel comfortable in other workout spaces.

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Everything You Need To Know About Tuesday's Democratic Debate

Tue, 10/15/2019 - 05:00

Twelve candidates will take the stage at 8 p.m. ET. Here is what to expect and how you can follow along.

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U.S. Imposes Sanctions On Turkey For Invasion Of Syria

Tue, 10/15/2019 - 04:43

The announcement from the White House comes little more than a week after President Trump appeared to acquiesce to Ankara's decision to target U.S.-allied Kurdish fighters in Northern Syria.

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Harold Bloom, A Rare Best-Selling Literary Critic, Dies At 89

Mon, 10/14/2019 - 23:27

Over a redoubtable career, Bloom wrote scores of books, edited many more and irritated innumerable intellectuals. He died Monday in New Haven, Conn.

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Former Fort Worth Officer Charged With Murder In Fatal Shooting Of Woman In Her Home

Mon, 10/14/2019 - 20:56

Aaron Dean fired through the window of Atatiana Jefferson's home and killed her after responding to a call that a neighbor placed about an open front door, authorities say.

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Overturned Cargo Ship In Georgia Stuck On Side, Leaking Fuel

Mon, 10/14/2019 - 15:54

A 400-person, 70-vessel recovery effort is working to minimize the potential environmental damage from a capsized cargo ship off the Georgia coast.

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Trump Is Trying Hard To Thwart Obamacare. How's That Going?

Mon, 10/14/2019 - 15:54

Though polls show Affordable Care Act protections remain popular in the U.S., President Trump still threatens to drastically change the law if he can't repeal it. Here are five changes he's made.

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