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McDonald's is going green

cnn - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 03:27
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DHS chief denies hearing Trump say 'shithole' at meeting

cnn - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 03:21
Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen told senators Tuesday she "did not hear" President Donald Trump say the specific word "shithole" during a meeting with lawmakers last week that she attended.
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Anthony Joshua laughs off Joseph Parker's 'king of steroids' claim

bbc - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 03:19
Anthony Joshua laughs off claims of drug use after Joseph Parker dubbed him the "king of steroids".
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Trump Russia: Bannon 'ordered to testify to grand jury'

bbc - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 03:19
The ex-Trump aide is summoned to testify before a grand jury in the US Russia inquiry, reports say.
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Seething Cory Booker admonishes DHS chief

cnn - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 03:19
Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) admonishes Secretary of Homeland Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen for forgetting President Trump's comments in which he is reported to have referred to Haiti and African nations as "shithole countries," saying her "silence and amnesia is complicit."
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Dow roars past 26,000

cnn - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 03:15
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Opinion: Biles is champ -- that's what matters

cnn - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 03:10
As the #MeToo movement continues to grow, American gymnast Simone Biles is the latest woman to come forward with a horrific story alleging sexual exploitation. Biles joins a long list (more than 140 to date) of other athletes who have accused former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar of sexual abuse. Biles and other gymnasts also say that USA Gymnasts pressured them into silence and allowed the abuse to continue -- allegations that USA Gymnastics denies.
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Aziz Ansari is either guilty of assault or being just a really bad date

cnn - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 02:49
Is Aziz Ansari guilty of assault or of being just a really bad date?
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Margaret Atwood faces feminist backlash for #MeToo op-ed

bbc - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 02:44
The Handmaid's Tale author said she was depicted as "a rape-enabling Bad Feminist" after her column.
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America is missing out on a tourism boom

cnn - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 02:39
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Man sneezes, blows hole in throat

cnn - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 02:20
If you are about to sneeze -- even if you are in a quiet place -- doctors would advise you to let it rip. A 34-year-old unnamed man in Britain learned that lesson the hard way and had to spend two weeks in the hospital due to his resulting injury. That's according to a case report with the cringe-inducing title "Snap, crackle and pop: when sneezing leads to crackling in the neck." The report was published Monday in the medical journal BMJ Case Reports.
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Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan's death 'not suspicious,' say police

cnn - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 02:15
The death of Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan is not being treated as suspicious, London's Metropolitan Police said Tuesday.
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Larry Nassar case: Victims confront 'repulsive' predator

bbc - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 02:10
Nearly 100 women and girls are testifying against the ex-Team USA gymnastics doctor.
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Venezuela helicopter pilot Oscar Pérez killed in raid

bbc - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 02:06
The Venezuelan government confirms that the rogue pilot died in a nine-hour siege.
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Opinion: Pros/cons if Trump talks to Mueller

cnn - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 02:03
The Washington Post reported last week that special counsel Robert Mueller has told President Donald Trump's legal team that his office will likely seek an interview with the President. Trump indicated he might be willing to be interviewed by Mueller's team, but more recently, he said, "We'll see what happens."
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Manafort trial could come before midterms

cnn - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 01:47
The midterm elections this year might be haunted by allegations of Russian meddling in Donald Trump's presidential campaign, after a federal judge said Tuesday that Trump campaign officials Paul Manafort and Rick Gates may face their criminal trial just before November.
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Turpins: The 'happy family' at centre of torture allegations

bbc - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 01:44
From their pictures, the couple arrested in California seemed to preside over a happy American family.
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1,463-foot long bridge collapses, kills 10

cnn - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 01:42
A bridge under construction near Bogota, Colombia, partially collapsed, killing at least 10 people.
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