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Birth control: Past, present and future

cnn - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 11:26
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Is Ronda Rousey headed to WWE?

cnn - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 11:26
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The 'Mt. Rushmore' of WWE superstars

cnn - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 11:26
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Violent protests erupt on Georgia Tech campus after student is killed

cnn - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 11:05
A Georgia Tech senior who was fatally shot by police made the 911 call that brought officers to the scene, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation said Monday.
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Hurricane Maria hits Dominica with 160 mph winds

cnn - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 11:05
Hurricane Maria is forecast to rapidly strengthen over the next two days as it takes aim at Caribbean islands devastated by Hurricane Irma just days ago.
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Hurricane Maria strengthens to category five storm

bbc - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 11:00
The hurricane strengthens to category five, the highest level, as it nears Caribbean islands.
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Pentagon to fund medical treatment for transgender troops into March

japantimes - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:46
Transgender troops can continue receiving transition-related medical treatment for now, the Pentagon said Monday, amid mounting challenges to President Donald Trump’s effective ban on funding ...
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Trump Jr. asks Secret Service to scale back his protection

cnn - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:44
Donald Trump Jr. is seeking to scale back his Secret Service protection, four sources familiar with Trump Jr.'s Secret Service protection confirmed Monday.
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Manila: Three key Marawi siege leaders dead, two still fighting

japantimes - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:40
The Philippine military chief said Monday that three leaders of Islamic State-linked militants who besieged a southern city have been killed in months of fighting ...
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GOP lawmakers seen eying coveted mortgage interest, local tax deductions in fiscal overhaul

japantimes - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:32
Republicans straining to find about $1 trillion to finance sweeping tax cuts are homing in on two popular deductions that are woven into the nation’s ...
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Rebel photographer who immortalized motorsports

cnn - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:26
My father has always lived life in the fast lane. As a student in post-war Japan, he'd skip class to speed around abandoned sites in Tokyo with his biker friends. They'd time their laps to see if any of them had the makings of a pro racer.
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Genome of dry-zone food staple pearl millet sequenced for first time

japantimes - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:24
Scientists said Monday they had unraveled the genetic code of pearl millet, the staple food of an estimated 100 million people living in some of ...
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Opioid crisis took this 8-year-old's father away

cnn - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:07
It all started with pain killers after a dentist appointment. Now, Drake, a 32-year-old from Columbus, Ohio has struggled with opioid abuse for more than a decade.
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Hurricane Maria now catastrophic Category 5, growing as it roars toward already battered Caribbean isles

japantimes - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:06
Hurricane Maria intensified into a potentially catastrophic Category 5 storm Monday as it surged toward islands in the eastern Caribbean, and forecasters warned it might ...
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Yang: Spicer at the Emmys: The joke's on us now

cnn - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 09:58
You could be excused for mistaking last night's 69th annual Emmy Awards for a Comedy Central election-night special.
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Russian court snubs suit by kin seeking to learn fate of Swedish war hero Raoul Wallenberg

japantimes - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 09:46
A Russian court on Monday rejected a request to release classified documents about Swedish World War II hero Raoul Wallenberg, whose fate remains a mystery ...
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Analysis: Trump legal team reflects its chaotic client

cnn - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 09:45
Ty Cobb and other lawyers were supposed to impose discipline on an unruly White House as it confronted the investigation into President Donald Trump's possible collusion with Russians in the 2016 election. It appears the opposite has happened.
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St. Louis protests enter fourth day after 80 arrests amid unrest over 2011 racially charged police shooting

japantimes - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 09:42
A racially mixed crowd of demonstrators locked arms and marched quietly through downtown St. Louis Monday morning to protest the acquittal of a white former ...
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