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Trump congratulates Putin on his re-election, then gets slammed by McCain

cnn - Wed, 03/21/2018 - 06:59
President Donald Trump said Tuesday he congratulated Russian President Vladimir Putin for winning reelection earlier this month, provoking a strong rebuke from GOP Sen. John McCain.
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John Oliver's parody book about Pence's gay bunny is sold out

cnn - Wed, 03/21/2018 - 06:49
John Oliver's parody book about Vice President Mike Pence's family pet has sold out.
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Cambridge Analytica: Facebook 'being investigated by FTC'

bbc - Wed, 03/21/2018 - 06:48
Claims that Cambridge Analytica misused Facebook users' data cause a furore and its chief is suspended.
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Melania Trump addresses critics of her anti-cyberbullying campaign head-on

cnn - Wed, 03/21/2018 - 06:38
First lady Melania Trump took advantage of an organized roundtable event with technology executives to address those who have criticized her for taking on a platform that includes cyberbullying.
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Japan to host early May summit with China and South Korea: sources

japantimes - Wed, 03/21/2018 - 06:26
Japan, China and South Korea have agreed in principle to hold a trilateral summit in early May, possibly on May 8 to 9, several diplomatic ...
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Trump calls Putin to congratulate him on re-election after winning poll GOP figures call a sham

japantimes - Wed, 03/21/2018 - 06:25
President Donald Trump called Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday to congratulate him on his re-election to a fourth term, and they discussed arranging a ...
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Rebels blamed as rocket attack on Damascus market kills 35 people

japantimes - Wed, 03/21/2018 - 06:24
Rockets fired on a market in a government-controlled neighborhood of Damascus on Tuesday killed 35 people and wounded more than 20 others, Syrian state-run media ...
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Sudan, the world’s last male northern white rhino, dies in Kenya at 45

japantimes - Wed, 03/21/2018 - 06:23
Sudan, the last male northern white rhino, has died in Kenya at the age of 45, after becoming a symbol of efforts to save his ...
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US school shooting: Gunman dies after being shot in Maryland

bbc - Wed, 03/21/2018 - 06:22
The attacker was killed in a gunfight with a security guard after he opened fire on two students.
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Texas bomber’s change in tactics seen pointing to adaptability and plans for more blasts

japantimes - Wed, 03/21/2018 - 06:21
The bombs were left on porches, then by the side of the road, then at a FedEx facility. The victims were black, then Hispanic, then ...
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Trump slams ‘sick people’ for Texas bombings after fifth blast

japantimes - Wed, 03/21/2018 - 06:20
U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday denounced a series of package bombings in Texas, calling those behind them “very, very sick” following an explosion Tuesday ...
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Drum roll please: It’s Sir Ringo as ex-Beatle gets knighted

japantimes - Wed, 03/21/2018 - 06:19
Call him Sir Ringo now, or Sir Richard to be more precise. Either way, it’s a fitting honor for the former Beatles drummer, who has ...
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Scrutiny reveals new travel costs embattled EPA head racked up

japantimes - Wed, 03/21/2018 - 06:18
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt spent more than $120,000 in public funds last summer for a trip to Italy that included a meeting of ...
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Doctors get paid to make opioid crisis worse

cnn - Wed, 03/21/2018 - 06:18
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Weinstein Co. files for bankruptcy, ends all nondisclosure agreements in move seen squelching suits

japantimes - Wed, 03/21/2018 - 06:16
U.S. film and TV studio The Weinstein Company, whose ex-Chairman Harvey Weinstein has been accused of sexual harassment and assault, filed for bankruptcy on Monday ...
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Stephen Hawking to join Isaac Newton and Charles Darwin in final resting place

japantimes - Wed, 03/21/2018 - 06:15
British physicist Stephen Hawking is to take his place among some of the greatest scientists in history when his ashes are interred inside Westminster Abbey, ...
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U.S. senators to press carmakers and regulators on Takata air bag recall as 30 million vehicles yet to be repaired

japantimes - Wed, 03/21/2018 - 06:14
A U.S. Senate panel on Tuesday will ask automakers and regulators why tens of millions of vehicles with faulty Takata air bag inflators remain on ...
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Ex-Playboy model wants to discuss alleged Trump relationship, sues owner of tabloid

japantimes - Wed, 03/21/2018 - 06:13
A former Playboy model who claimed she had an affair with President Donald Trump is seeking to invalidate an agreement that prohibited her from discussing ...
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Grab a bucket. The maple sap is running!

cnn - Wed, 03/21/2018 - 05:41
Is there anything more wonderful than a stack of buttermilk pancakes dripping with golden maple syrup?
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Container ships collide in Karachi

bbc - Wed, 03/21/2018 - 05:40
One ship scrapes against another as it tries to manoeuvre into a berth.
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