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Trump's opioid plan is about vengeance

cnn - Wed, 03/21/2018 - 03:44
Vengeance is not a public health policy. But it's implicit in a policy measure coming out of the White House, which would attempt to solve the opioid crisis with a plan that includes sentencing some high-intensity traffickers to death. It may feel good, and for some segment of the population, vengeance may even look good.
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Pro-Syrian regime forces gathering near US troops

cnn - Wed, 03/21/2018 - 03:42
The US-led coalition fighting ISIS has observed pro-Syrian regime forces once again conducting a slow build-up east of the Euphrates River near where US troops are present advising local allies, according to multiple US and coalition officials.
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Selena Gomez is happy and healthy

cnn - Wed, 03/21/2018 - 03:37
Selena Gomez has a message for the trolls who insist on having an opinion on her vacation pictures: give it up.
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Tapper to interview Comey

cnn - Wed, 03/21/2018 - 03:37
CNN's Jake Tapper will interview former FBI Director James Comey on April 19, the network announced Tuesday.
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Torpedoed US WWII warship found

cnn - Wed, 03/21/2018 - 03:36
Wreckage from the USS Juneau -- a World War II cruiser sunk by a Japanese torpedo in 1942 -- has been discovered by a team of explorers led by billionaire Paul Allen on the floor of the South Pacific off the coast of the Solomon Islands, the Microsoft co-founder announced on Monday.
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This is the most tweeted about movie ever

cnn - Wed, 03/21/2018 - 03:32
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NRA rips Florida GOP house speaker over gun control law

cnn - Wed, 03/21/2018 - 03:31
The National Rifle Association is criticizing Florida's Republican House Speaker Richard Corcoran for his comments lauding the passage of gun control legislation and accusing him of "betrayal."
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Opinion: Why does Facebook have so much control over the personal data of billions?

cnn - Wed, 03/21/2018 - 03:13
Facebook is under fire for allowing a Trump-affiliated firm, Cambridge Analytica, to access the private information of 50 million users. Facebook did not inform those users that their personal data was being harvested in an attempt to help Donald Trump win the 2016 election.
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Serena Williams: Mandy Minella says players 'not punished' for having children

bbc - Wed, 03/21/2018 - 03:13
Serena Williams' comeback should not result in a change to the seeding rules after maternity leave, says Mandy Minella.
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Reality Check: How many attacks did Turkey face from Afrin?

bbc - Wed, 03/21/2018 - 03:05
One of Turkey’s justifications for its January offensive into the Afrin region of Syria was that it had been attacked 700 times from there. Reality Check looks into that claim.
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Analysis: Trump is done playing nice with Mueller

cnn - Wed, 03/21/2018 - 02:51
There's been an important shift over the last few days in President Donald Trump's approach to the ongoing special counsel investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election as his rhetoric and his legal team have begun to reflect an increased focus on winning the fight for public opinion rather than cooperating with the actual probe.
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Rugby World Cup 2019: Spain lodge formal complaint after Belgium defeat

bbc - Wed, 03/21/2018 - 02:42
The Spanish Rugby Federation has lodged a formal complaint to World Rugby and Rugby Europe after the national team's defeat by Belgium.
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Male birth control pill one step closer to reality

cnn - Wed, 03/21/2018 - 02:19
For decades, birth control pills have exclusively been used by women. But a male birth control pill that is both safe and effective may be on the horizon, according to a new study.
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What happens to the species now

cnn - Wed, 03/21/2018 - 02:17
Sudan, the world's last male northern white rhino, has died.
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Russian diplomats leave UK amid spy row

bbc - Wed, 03/21/2018 - 02:12
Around 80 people, including 23 diplomats and their families, flew out of the UK on Tuesday.
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Kids 50 years ago almost never drew scientists as women. Now they do almost a third of the time

cnn - Wed, 03/21/2018 - 02:10
If you had asked a young child 50 years ago to draw a picture of a scientist, about 99% of the drawings would be of men.
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German city installs Karl Marx traffic lights

bbc - Wed, 03/21/2018 - 01:57
The communist thinker's home town chooses an unusual way to mark the 200th anniversary of his birth.
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Trump on Texas bombings: These are sick people

cnn - Wed, 03/21/2018 - 01:56
President Trump calls the series of bombings in Texas "terrible" and calls the bomb makers "sick people."
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