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Aug 20, 2018

Report: MeToo activist Asia Argento settled sex assault complaint
The New York Times reports that Italian actress Asia Argento _ one of the most prominent activists of the #MeToo movement _ recently settled a complaint filed against her by a young actor and musician who said she sexually assaulted him

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Aug 19, 2018

USA Gymnastics president provides update on mediation
Kerry Perry called the talks "not only productive but continuing to move us down the path of resolution."

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Aug 19, 2018

White doctor arrested at Orlando airport complains of being treated like a ‘black person'
"I was making a point," the doctor told a local news station.

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Aug 19, 2018

Catholics consider withholding donations amid scandals
The calls for a financial boycott come as the Catholic Church faces two major scandals in as many months.

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Aug 17, 2018

A Colorado man is accused of killing his pregnant wife and their two daughters. Here's the latest.
After his wife and daughters were reported missing and before he was arrested, Christopher Watts stood on his porch and lamented to reporters how much he missed them.

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Aug 17, 2018

Miss America: Leadership bullied, manipulated, silenced me
"Let me be blunt: I strongly believe that my voice is not heard nor wanted by our current leadership."

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Aug 17, 2018

Whale capsizes 20-foot boat off New Jersey
"Charges against the whale are pending its apprehension," police joked on Facebook.

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Aug 16, 2018

Elizabeth Warren wants to make capitalism great again
The Massachusetts senator has a bold, new economic bill that has people talking. Here's what it does.

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Aug 16, 2018

Elizabeth Warren's new bill has people talking. Here's what it would do.
The Massachusetts senator has a bold, new economic bill that has people talking. Here's what it does.

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Aug 16, 2018

Colorado husband arrested in deaths of pregnant wife, 2 little girls
After their disappearance, Christopher Watts, 33, lamented to reporters how much he missed them.

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Aug 16, 2018

Trump criticizes Boston Globe in wake of editorials supporting the free press
President Donald Trump criticized The Boston Globe in the wake of a push from hundreds of newspapers around the country condemning the president's attacks on the news media.

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Aug 16, 2018

U.S. newspapers to Trump: We're not enemies of the people
The Boston Globe, which set the campaign in motion by urging the unified voice, had estimated that some 350 newspapers would participate.

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Aug 13, 2018

Florida state House candidate faked her diploma, university says
"We have no such record of a degree."

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Aug 13, 2018

Utah man flies plane into his home after a fight with his wife, police say
The pilot, Duane Youd, died. His wife and a child who were in the home survived.

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Aug 12, 2018

Uber and Lyft are making traffic jams worse, not better
Have you heard that Uber and Lyft are helping alleviate traffic congestion by getting us to give up our personal cars?

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Aug 12, 2018

Average US price of gas rises 2 cents per gallon to $2.93
The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline has risen 2 cents a gallon over the past two weeks, to $2.93

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Aug 12, 2018

Church abuse report, 2 years in works, may soon be released
A report into allegations of decades of child sexual abuse and efforts to cover it up in some of Pennsylvania's Roman Catholic dioceses is expected to be released in the coming days

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Aug 12, 2018

NASA spacecraft rockets toward sun for closest look yet
NASA has launched a spacecraft to the sun that will fly closer to our star than anything ever before

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Aug 11, 2018

Commandeered plane in Seattle sets off security concerns
"I don't know how he achieved the experience he did."

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Aug 11, 2018

Plane stolen by 'suicidal' employee crashes near Seattle
Officials say a "suicidal" airline mechanic stole an empty Horizon Air plane and took off from Sea-Tac International Airport in Washington state on Friday night before crashing into a small island

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Aug 09, 2018

Meet the newest U.S. citizens: Melania Trump's parents
Viktor and Amalija Knavs, both in their 70s, took the citizenship oath at a private ceremony in New York City.

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Aug 09, 2018

Police: College basketball coach threw punch killing NYC tourist
Wake Forest assistant coach Jamill Jones attacked digital marketing guru Sandor Szabo around 1:15 a.m. Sunday in Queens, causing him to fall and hit his head on the sidewalk, police said.

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Aug 08, 2018

Man shoots woman to death in New York hospital bed, then kills self
"There appears to be some type of family relationship between the two victims and a murder-suicide-type situation."

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Aug 08, 2018

A dream crushed on a mountain road: The cyclists and the Islamic State militants
"There's magic out there, in this great big beautiful world."

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Aug 08, 2018

South Carolina woman tells police she's a 'very clean, thoroughbred, white girl'
Lauren Elizabeth Cutshaw, 32, was jailed on charges including drunken driving, speeding and marijuana possession.

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Aug 06, 2018

An invasive new tick is spreading in the U.S.
At the moment, public health experts say they are concerned, but not alarmed.

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Aug 05, 2018

Baby's body pulled from water near Brooklyn Bridge
Police say no parent or guardian was at the scene and the child showed no signs of trauma.

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Aug 05, 2018

Reward for missing University of Iowa student hits $260,000
Reward for the safe return of missing University of Iowa student jumps to $260,000

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Aug 04, 2018

Newseum says it made a mistake and pulls Fake News shirts
"A free press is an essential part of our democracy and journalists are not the enemy of the people."

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Aug 03, 2018

'I just saw dozens and dozens of goats chewing up my neighbors' yards'
"I just saw dozens and dozens of goats chewing up my neighbors' yards."

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Aug 02, 2018

States vow to press fight against Trump's car fuel rules
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said the Trump administration's efforts to weaken car fuel standards would imperil the state's efforts to curb greenhouse gases and clean up some of the nation's most polluted air

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Aug 02, 2018

Police: Girl, 4, dead after being thrown into Florida river
Authorities say a 4-year-old girl is dead after a woman believed to be her mother threw her into a Florida river

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Aug 02, 2018

Wisconsin man has legs and hands amputated after contracting rare infection from a dog's lick
Greg Manteufel remains hospitalized at a Milwaukee area hospital.

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Aug 02, 2018

Wayward manatee that traveled to Cape Cod dies in Florida
Ilya, famous for his lengthy travels, died in the Florida Keys after being hit by a boat.

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Aug 02, 2018

What is QAnon? The internet conspiracy theory that showed up at a Trump rally, explained.
Q has attracted people — the exact number is hard to know — eager to consume his "breadcrumbs," or new details in a sprawling web of conspiracy theories.

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Aug 01, 2018

Former valedictorian accused of stealing cryptocurrency
Authorities say Joel Ortiz, 20, of Allston, orchestrated a complex scheme that stole $5 million by hijacking identities of some 40 victims.

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Jul 31, 2018

These identical twin sisters are marrying identical twin brothers
"I'm in disbelief sometimes of just how everything happened."

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Jul 31, 2018

Investigators still baffled by disappearance of Iowa student
Mollie Tibbetts, a 20-year-old University of Iowa student, hasn't been seen since going for an evening jog on July 18 in Brooklyn, Iowa.

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Jul 31, 2018

Facebook finds 'sophisticated' efforts to disrupt U.S. elections
The company said it removed 32 accounts from Facebook and Instagram because they were involved in "coordinated" political behavior and appeared to be fake.

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Jul 31, 2018

A shark stolen with a baby stroller is back at the San Antonio Aquarium
Miss Helen, the 16-inch-long gray horn shark, was returned to the San Antonio Aquarium on Monday night.

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Jul 31, 2018

Police in suburban Denver kill resident who shot intruder
Aurora police described the scene in a statement as "very chaotic and violent."

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Jul 31, 2018

'Calling it something like a wholphin doesn't make any sense'
"Calling it something like a wholphin doesn't make any sense."

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Jul 31, 2018

NYC murder suspect used Tinder to prey on women, police say
"If you look at the body of work, what just took place, it's not much of a stretch unfortunately to think that there are going to be other victims."

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Jul 30, 2018

‘Lopping,' ‘tips,' and the ‘Z-list': Bias lawsuit explores Harvard's admissions secrets
The plaintiffs say that the personal rating — which considers an applicant's character and personality — is the most insidious of Harvard's admissions metrics.

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Jul 30, 2018

Ex-WWE star Brian Christopher Lawler dies at age 46
Authorities say the son of WWE Hall of Fame wrestler Jerry "The King" Lawler was found hanging in his jail cell on Saturday.

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Jul 29, 2018

3 dead, 7 wounded after gunmen in New Orleans fire on crowd
Police say 3 people killed, 7 wounded in New Orleans shooting

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Jul 28, 2018

2 children, great-grandmother perish in California wildfire
Massive Northern California fire claims lives of two young children and their great-grandmother, bringing death count to 5

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Jul 28, 2018

Snorkeler in Florida finds college ring missing for 23 years
The ring had the name of Elizabeth Engel engraved on it.

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Jul 28, 2018

Woman and 5 of her kids die in Michigan motel fire
Authorities say a fire that swept through a motel in southwestern Michigan overnight killed a woman and five of her children

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Jul 28, 2018

California wildfire destroys 500 structures, nearly levels community
In the small California community of Keswick, only a handful of homes remain

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Jul 27, 2018

Michigan State halts payments to Larry Nassar's abuse victims
The university halted payments from a $10 million fund it set up for counseling services for victims.

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Jul 26, 2018

Katherine Clark is making a move for a top Democratic leadership position
The Massachusetts congresswoman is the first official candidate for the party's fifth-ranking position.

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Jul 26, 2018

Katherine Clark is running to be one of the highest-ranking House Democrats
The Massachusetts congresswoman is the first official candidate for the party's fifth-ranking position.

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Jul 25, 2018

Nia Wilson had big plans. Then she was killed in a BART station.
"She was so beautiful, so inspirational, had dreams. I'm supposed to be planning her graduation, not her funeral."

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Jul 25, 2018

1 hen, 76 ducklings: What's the deal with this picture?
"It was mind blowing," the photographer, Brent Cizek, said.

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Jul 25, 2018

Trump's Hollywood Walk of Fame star destroyed with pickax
The star was previously vandalized by a man swinging a sledgehammer and pickax days before the November 2016 election.

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Jul 25, 2018

WBUR announces new hosts for ‘On Point'
Meghna Chakrabarti and David Folkenflik will share the responsibilities of hosting the NPR call-in program.

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Jul 25, 2018

A driver in Nebraska was pulled over — then she drove 142 mph, police say
The 31-year-old Iowa woman was arrested on suspicion of willful reckless driving after she was stopped again.

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Jul 25, 2018

Heiress charged with aiding alleged cult, free on $100M bond
Clare Bronfman, 39, a daughter of the late billionaire philanthropist and former Seagram chairman Edgar Bronfman Sr., surrendered to the FBI and pleaded not guilty to racketeering charges.

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Jul 24, 2018

Where guns go to be reincarnated
For years, firearms at so-called gun melts have served as an inexpensive supply of scrap metal that can be turned into bars of high-grade steel.

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Jul 24, 2018

D.C. burger chain apologizes for tweet featuring James Foley execution photo
The post featured a photoshopped meme of the slain New Hampshire war reporter.

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Jul 23, 2018

Husband of Stormy Daniels seeks divorce
Glendon Crain filed the petition for divorce on July 18.

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Jul 23, 2018

Fox News mistakenly booked a Massachusetts state senator, and got an unexpected message
"Good morning, I'm actually here to speak directly to Donald Trump."

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Jul 23, 2018

This 78-year-old walks 2.2 miles every day for undocumented immigrants and their families
"I'll walk until the day comes that I'm physically unable to walk."

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Jul 22, 2018

Bus crash in Pittsburgh leaves more than 20 ballet students injured
Downtown Pittsburgh bus crash injures more than 20 ballet students

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Jul 22, 2018

Grandmother shot, hostages held at supermarket; 1 woman dead
Police say they're trying to determine what prompted a man to shoot his grandmother and then run into a busy Los Angeles supermarket and hold dozens of people hostage for hours

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Jul 21, 2018

Nine of her family members on a Missouri duck boat died. Somehow, she survived.
"Going home, I already know it's going to be completely, completely difficult."

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Jul 21, 2018

Survivors recount deadly Missouri duck boat sinking
An Illinois woman died while saving her granddaughter's life.

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Jul 20, 2018

Grandfather arrested after boy shoots 2-year-old cousin
Authorities have arrested the grandfather of a 2-year-old girl accidentally shot and killed by her 4-year-old cousin in Southern California

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Jul 20, 2018

George H.W. Bush's former doctor fatally shot while biking near hospital
"Mark was a fantastic cardiologist and a good man."

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Jul 20, 2018

NYT: Michael Cohen secretly recorded Trump talking about payments to ex-Playboy model
The newspaper says the FBI seized the recording during an April raid on Cohen's office.

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Jul 20, 2018

Missouri duck boat accident: What we know
Authorities said Thursday that stormy weather likely made the boat capsize.

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Jul 19, 2018

Sheriff: 11 people dead after Missouri tourist boat accident
The boat reportedly sank on Table Rock Lake with more than 30 people on board.

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Jul 19, 2018

Sheriff: 8 people dead after Missouri tourist boat accident
The boat reportedly sank on Table Rock Lake with more than 30 people on board.

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Jul 19, 2018

This California congressman spent thousands of bucks on Celtics tickets last year
Devin Nunes's office says the tickets were perfectly legal and "properly reported" — even if the Republican House member's NBA fandom might be controversial in his home state.

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Jul 19, 2018

Devin Nunes spent nearly $15,000 in political donations on Celtics tickets last year
Devin Nunes's office says the tickets were perfectly legal and "properly reported" — even if the Republican House member's NBA fandom might be controversial in his home state.

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Jul 18, 2018

Maria Butina, suspected secret agent, used sex in covert plan, prosecutors say
In a dramatic two-hour hearing in U.S. District Court, prosecutors said that Butina was the point person in a calculated, long-term campaign intended to steer high-level politicians toward Moscow's objectives.

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Jul 18, 2018

Suspected secret agent used sex in covert plan, prosecutors say
In a dramatic two-hour hearing in U.S. District Court, prosecutors said that Butina was the point person in a calculated, long-term campaign intended to steer high-level politicians toward Moscow's objectives.

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Jul 18, 2018

2 children suffer bites in possible shark attacks off New York's Fire Island
"I saw something next to me and I kind of felt pain and I saw a fin, I don't know how to describe it, and then I ran out of the water because I felt it."

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Jul 18, 2018

Harvey Weinstein asks judge to dismiss Ashley Judd lawsuit
Harvey Weinstein's lawyers say Ashley Judd's allegations that he tried to hurt her career after she rejected him sexually are baseless, and they have asked a judge to dismiss her lawsuit against him

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Jul 18, 2018

Marty Walsh is heading to the Rust Belt to campaign for Democrats
"I care too deeply about the future of our country to sit on the sidelines."

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Jul 16, 2018

Elon Musk's social media conduct may be bad for his business
Whether it's investors betting against his stock or reporters who ask tough questions, Elon Musk has fought back on Twitter. But when he called a British diver involved in the Thailand cave rescue a pedophile to 22.3 million followers, he may have gone one tweet too far.

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Jul 16, 2018

Lava crashes through roof of Hawaii tour boat, injuring 23
"As we were exiting the zone, all of a sudden everything around us exploded."

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Jul 16, 2018

Lava flies through roof of Hawaii tour boat, injuring 13
The people were aboard a tour boat that takes visitors to see lava plunging into the ocean.

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Jul 16, 2018

Mom, son reunited: 'We should be treated as human beings'
The Brazilian mother and her 9-year-old son were separated for more than a month before being reunited at Boston's Logan International Airport.

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Jul 16, 2018

How local politicians are reacting to Trump's press conference with Putin
"He is Putin's puppet & his remarks are an utter disgrace."

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Jul 16, 2018

Vladimir Putin says he wanted Trump to win in 2016, but didn't interfere
Trump and Putin "spent a great deal of time" discussing allegations of Russian election meddling as they met for several hours Monday, the U.S. president said.

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Jul 16, 2018

A national women's group is endorsing in the 3rd District race
"We believe the House could use a mom on a mission right now."

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Jul 16, 2018

Mother accused of killing baby with drug-laced breast milk
Samantha Jones was charged Friday with criminal homicide.

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Jul 15, 2018

Eighth animal dies after jaguar escapes Audubon Zoo habitat
No people were hurt and the zoo was reopened Sunday.

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Jul 15, 2018

Elizabeth Warren is preparing for 2020. She's not the only one.
But it's the Massachusetts senator currently taking the most concerted strides, both public and private.

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Jul 15, 2018

John Cynn of Indiana claims World Series of Poker title, wins $8.8M
Indianapolis resident John Cynn claims World Series of Poker title, wins $8.8M

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Jul 15, 2018

‘See ya later, suckas!': The obituary of a 5-year-old boy in his own words
"Funerals are sad," Garrett Matthias' obituary said. "I want five bouncy houses (because I'm 5), Batman and snow cones."

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Jul 14, 2018

Firefighter killed in wildfire near Yosemite National Park
Fire officials said it had burned about 150 acres.

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Jul 14, 2018

25 injured after bus overturns on Los Angeles freeway
Authorities say 25 people have been injured after a bus overturned on a Southern California freeway but most of the passengers had minor injuries

Boston.com National News
Jul 13, 2018

Here's the AP's look at what didn't happen this week
NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

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Jul 13, 2018

12 Russians accused of hacking Democrats in 2016 U.S. election
The indictments were announced Friday by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.

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Jul 12, 2018

$550 million awarded in lawsuit linking cancer, baby powder
A St. Louis jury has awarded $550 million to nearly two dozen women who claimed asbestos in Johnson & Johnson's talcum powder caused their ovarian cancer.

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Jul 12, 2018

The Peter Strzok hearing went off the rails and Stephen Lynch strangely got caught in the crossfire
The Massachusetts congressman was confused with the combative Texas Republican during Thursday's hearing with FBI agent Peter Strzok.

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Jul 12, 2018

Stephen Lynch wants you to know that he is not Louie Gohmert
The Massachusetts congressman was confused with the combative Texas Republican during Thursday's hearing with FBI agent Peter Strzok.

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