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Opposition leader returns to Zimbabwe amid talks to form transitional government

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 19:46
Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe's decades-long grip on power appears to be loosening as a military takeover of the capital stretched into its second day, unchallenged either by Zimbabweans themselves or African leaders.
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Olympic ban possible as doping body labels Russia still 'non-compliant'

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 19:44
Russia is a step closer to facing a possible ban of its athletes from the Winter Olympics in South Korea after the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) upheld its decision that the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) remains non-compliant.
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California gunman held 2 neighbors hostage, police say

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 19:08
A man who killed five people in Northern California this week was "deranged and paranoid," and was under investigation for a stabbing involving two neighbors, authorities say.
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NFL concussions Fast Facts

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 18:17
Here's some background information about concussions in the National Football League. A concussion is a type of traumatic brain injury caused by a blow to the head.
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Rubio gives Trump pointers on how to drink water

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 18:09
Sen. Marco Rubio had a chance at payback Wednesday, when President Donald Trump noticeably sipped from a water bottle multiple times during a speech -- a move Trump had mocked Rubio for during the 2016 campaign.
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Yes, that was Taylor Swift in Target

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 17:43
If you were at a Target in Nashville late Tuesday and thought you spotted Taylor Swift, you are not crazy.
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As judiciary nominees come quick, Democrats cry foul

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 16:04
Republican Senators continued their forward march to reshape the judiciary Wednesday, holding hearings for six federal judgeships while also aiming to discredit the nonpartisan review board that has cast doubt on the qualifications of some of President Donald Trump's young and often deeply conservative nominees.
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Children prescribed codeine, despite warnings

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 15:33
Codeine prescriptions for children who have had their tonsils and adenoids removed have decreased since the Food and Drug Administration began requiring a black box warning on the products four years ago, according to a new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics. However, some children continue to be prescribed codeine, and other opioid prescriptions for children have continued to rise since then.
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Chinese envoy heads to N. Korea for talks

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 15:13
A senior Chinese diplomat will travel to North Korea on Friday as a "special envoy" of Chinese president Xi Jinping amid growing pressure on Pyongyang to curtail its nuclear and missile program.
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Citrus trees, private jets and other special-interest wins in GOP tax bill

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 14:55
On Tuesday, the Senate Finance Committee unveiled the latest version of a GOP tax plan, which includes a proposal to repeal Obamacare's requirement that most people have health care coverage or pay a fine. That's the most notable new provision in the revised tax overhaul, but it is far from the only one.
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Trump dossier made without paid sources, firm says

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 14:54
The ex-British intelligence agent who authored the opposition research dossier on President Donald Trump and Russia did not pay the sources he used to compile the document, Fusion GPS co-founder Glenn Simpson testified to congressional Russia investigators, multiple sources familiar with the matter told CNN.
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Cards Against Humanity buys land on Mexican border to stump Trump's wall plan

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 14:53
Cards Against Humanity, an irreverent card game company known for its attention-seeking pranks, says it bought land on the U.S.-Mexico border to block President Trump from building his wall.
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House Dems introduce articles of impeachment

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 14:52
House Democrats introduced articles of impeachment Wednesday against President Donald Trump, though they acknowledged their efforts have no chance of success while Republicans control both houses of Congress.
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TV show creator suspended after allegations

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 14:41
"One Tree Hill" creator Mark Schwahn has been suspended from his current series, E!'s "The Royals," following accusations of sexual harassment by colleagues who've worked with him in the past and on his latest series.
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Analysis: Trump's dry-mouthed victory lap

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 13:03
Donald Trump got back from Asia on Tuesday night. By Wednesday afternoon, he was taking a victory lap.
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Conviction overturned after 29 years

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 13:00
Arthur Brown, 66, was wrongfully convicted of arson and double murder in 1990 in Chicago. On November 14, 29 years later, Brown was released from prison.
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NFL: Jerry Jones is hurting the league

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 12:50
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Hepatitis A emergency fueled by vaccine shortage

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 12:49
The battle against Hepatitis A outbreaks across the US is being stymied by a national shortage of the vaccine needed to combat it.
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