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Aug 23, 2019

California Says Its Cannabis Revenue Has Fallen Short Of Estimates, Despite Gains
The tepid results have prompted Gov. Gavin Newsom to revise his office's estimates of how much money the state will net from its cannabis industry.

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Aug 23, 2019

Keystone Pipeline's Alternate Route Gets The Go-Ahead From Nebraska Court
A group of activists, Native American tribes and local landowners had challenged the controversial pipeline's 2017 approval. But the state Supreme Court unanimously rejected that challenge Friday.

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Aug 23, 2019

Customs Agents Make 'Unusual' Seizure Of Nearly 53,000 Chinese Gun Parts
The illegal stocks, muzzles and other items were intercepted in recent months. "There was no attempt to hide the importation attempt," CPB spokesperson Jaime Ruiz told NPR.

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Aug 23, 2019

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Treated Again For Cancer
The 86-year-old justice just wrapped up weeks of treatment after a new cancerous tumor was found on her pancreas. Doctors say there's no evidence of cancer elsewhere.

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Aug 23, 2019

Lengthy Detention Of Migrant Children May Create Lasting Trauma, Say Researchers
The Trump administration is trying to legalize indefinite detention of migrant families. But detention can be emotionally crushing for kids, leading to long-term mental health problems like PTSD.

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Aug 23, 2019

The Amazon Rainforest, Ablaze In Brazil
There have been 74,155 fires in Brazil so far this year, mostly in the Amazon, and about half of which have ignited in just the past month. Some international leaders are raising the alarm.

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Aug 23, 2019

Brazilian President Bolsonaro May Send Army To Combat Amazon Rainforest Fires
International pressure has been steadily growing on President Jair Bolsonaro over his handling of the issue. He plans to meet with his ministers on Friday to discuss how to handle the crisis.

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Aug 23, 2019

What Do Greenlanders Think Of Trump's Interest In Buying Greenland?
The majority are Inuit. They laugh about it but also take it seriously. One says such talk is "extremely imperialistic and should not be something that we hear world leaders say in 2019."

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Aug 23, 2019

Work Cultures Clash When A Chinese Company Reopens An 'American Factory'
A new film chronicles what happens when a Chinese billionaire reopens a former General Motors plant in Ohio. John Powers says it's an old-school observational documentary in the very best sense.

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Aug 23, 2019

David Koch Dies; Conservative Billionaire Helped Reshape U.S. Politics
Koch and his brother, Charles, built one of the nation's largest private businesses and created a network of secretly funded organizations that attacked Democrats.

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Aug 23, 2019

More Rate Cuts? Powell Says Fed Is Ready To Help Economy Grow Amid Trade Tensions
The central bank will "act as appropriate" to sustain the economic expansion as the trade war with China takes a toll on global growth and parts of the U.S. economy, Fed Chairman Jerome Powell says.

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Aug 23, 2019

Wyoming Hopes To Use Medicaid To Reduce Air Ambulance Bills For All Patients
Frustrated with sky-high bills from air ambulance companies, Wyoming hopes to hammer down those charges with more regulation. The companies say such a proposal undermines free enterprise.

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Aug 23, 2019

Wyoming Strives To Use Medicaid To Reduce Air Ambulance Bills For All Patients
Frustrated with sky-high bills from air ambulance companies, Wyoming hopes to hammer down those charges with more regulation. The companies say such a proposal undermines free enterprise.

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Aug 23, 2019

Wyoming Wants To Use Medicaid To Reduce Air Ambulance Bills For All Patients
Frustrated with sky-high bills from air ambulance companies, Wyoming hopes to hammer down those charges with more regulation. The companies say such a proposal undermines free enterprise.

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Aug 23, 2019

Missy Elliott Drops 'ICONOLOGY,' Her First Original Project In 14 Years
The Virginia game-changer and Grammy winner drops a five-song EP ahead of being honored at the MTV Video Music Awards.

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Aug 23, 2019

Putin To Russian Military: 'Prepare A Symmetrical Response' To U.S. Missile Test
His remarks come after a U.S. Defense Department test of a modified Navy Tomahawk cruise missile, and the demise of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty between Washington and Moscow.

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Aug 23, 2019

The Invisible Children With Cancer
A study looks at the toll of cancer on children around the world. Co-author Dr. Lisa Force of St. Jude hospital says: "An important prognostic indicator for survival is where that child is living."

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Aug 23, 2019

Trade War Heats Up Again As China Sets Tariffs On $75 Billion In U.S. Goods, Autos
China says it will slap tariffs on autos and thousands of other U.S. goods. It's an escalation of a trade war that has rippled through the world economy and raised U.S. recession fears.

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Aug 23, 2019

Trump Lashes Out At China After Beijing Sets New Tariffs On U.S. Goods, Autos
President Trump promised to respond after China said it will slap tariffs on $75 billion autos and other U.S. goods. And he "ordered" U.S. firms to stop doing business with China. Stocks fell sharply.

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Aug 23, 2019

Returning To Lady: A Reflection On Two Decades 'In Search Of Billie Holiday'
Farah Jasmine Griffin's 2001 book on Billie Holiday posed a challenge to biographers and our understanding of Holiday. Here, she reflects on her changing connection to Lady Day since its release.

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Aug 23, 2019

Macron Urges G-7 Members To Put Amazon Fires At Top Of Agenda
In a tweet, the French president called the 2,500 active fires in the Amazon an "international crisis" and urged fellow G-7 members to "discuss this emergency first order" at their upcoming summit.

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Aug 23, 2019

Macron Urges G7 Members To Put Amazon Fires At Top Of Agenda
In a tweet, the French president called the 2,500 active fires in the Amazon an "international crisis" and urged fellow G7 members to "discuss this emergency first order" at their upcoming summit.

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Aug 23, 2019

Meltdown On Main Street: Inside The Breakdown Of The GOP's Moderate Wing
House GOP moderates clashed with the Republican Main Street Partnership following the 2018 midterms, leading many lawmakers to sever ties with an outside group that's been a fixture since the 1990s.

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Aug 23, 2019

As Texas Suburbs Diversify, Democrats See An Opportunity For 2020
As Republican retirements stack up, Democrats are bullish about gains in Texas, with rapid demographic shifts among Hispanics and Asians. Plus, a backlash against President Trump.

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Aug 23, 2019

Tide Rolls Back In: Alabama Hopes To Not Squander Last Year's Championship 'Failure'
Clemson walloped the University of Alabama in college football's national championship last season. Now perennial powerhouse Alabama is trying to learn from the loss.

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Aug 23, 2019

Nation's Largest Hispanic Journalist Group Drops Fox News Sponsorship
The conservative network ignored the group's concerns about its immigration coverage, NAHJ says. The break came when a Fox pundit compared migrants to Nazis who invaded Europe.

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Aug 23, 2019

Nation's Largest Hispanic Journalist Group Drops Sponsorship By Fox News
The conservative network ignored the Hispanic journalists group's concerns about its immigration coverage, NAHJ says. The break came when a Fox pundit compared migrants with Nazis who invaded Europe.

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Aug 23, 2019

YouTube Channels Suspended For 'Coordinated' Influence Campaign Against Hong Kong
The announcement by Google, which owns YouTube, comes days after Facebook and Twitter suspended accounts for an alleged campaign to manipulate public opinion about Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests.

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Aug 22, 2019

Phone Companies Ink Deal With All 50 States And D.C. To Combat Robocalls
In the plan, service providers will provide technology to combat a practice known as "spoofing" to aid state attorneys general in locating and prosecuting the fraudulent robocallers.

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Aug 22, 2019

A Dead Cat, A Lawyer's Call And A 5-Figure Donation: How Media Fell Short On Epstein
Why did it take some of the nation's biggest news organizations so long to take seriously the accusations against the late Jeffrey Epstein? Allegations about his behavior go back more than a decade.

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Aug 22, 2019

Did A Hong Kong Tycoon Hide A Protest Message In His Innocuous Newspaper Ads?
The ads by Li Ka-shing, a billionaire known as Hong Kong's richest man, seem to express bland sentiment. But at least one scholar says they secretly sound a note of support for the protest movement.

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Aug 22, 2019

Police Seize Rifles, High-Capacity Magazines From Man Wanting To 'Shoot Up' Workplace
Authorities say Rodolfo Montoya, 37, told a co-worker at the Long Beach Marriott that he was planning a mass shooting there.

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Aug 22, 2019

Tales Of Corporate Painkiller Pushing: 'The Death Rates Just Soared'
Washington Post journalist Scott Higham says recently released evidence shows the drug industry purposely shipped big quantities of opioids to communities without regard for how they were being used.

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Aug 22, 2019

70 Mayors Reject Trump Food Stamp Proposal, Saying It Puts Kids At Risk
Mayors from 70 American cities send a letter to the Trump administration, saying a plan to push millions of people out of the federal food stamp program would punish some of the country's neediest.

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Aug 22, 2019

Lack Of Diversity In Genetic Databases Hampers Research
Scientists around the world are working to correct a problem with genetic health information — too much of it is currently based on samples of Europeans.

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Aug 22, 2019

A Perfect Summer Book, 'Late Migrations' Reminds Us Of Life's Beauty And Fragility
Margaret Renkl's vivid and original essays capture the cycle of life in a new book that will make you want to stay put, reread and savor everything about the moment.

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Aug 22, 2019

Face Recognition Lets Palestinians Cross Israeli Checkposts Fast, But Raises Concerns
Israel has begun using the technology at its West Bank checkpoints to verify Palestinians' identities as they cross into Israel. The new system means shorter wait times but is drawing criticism.

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Aug 22, 2019

Look What They Made Her Do: Taylor Swift To Re-Record Her Catalog
The pop star said Thursday she plans to record new versions of her self-titled album, Fearless, Speak Now, Red and 1989.

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Aug 22, 2019

South Korea To Scrap Military Intelligence-Sharing Agreement With Japan
A South Korean security official says the pact "does not serve our national interest." Japan's foreign minister says Seoul's decision "completely misreads the security situation."

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Aug 22, 2019

What If You Could Change Your Child's Future In One Hour Every Week?
An educator and entrepreneur believes he's found an untapped resource to help more struggling students succeed in reading. The secret? Families.

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Aug 22, 2019

Fact Check: Did Harry Truman Really Try To Buy Greenland Back In The Day?
The Truman administration saw huge strategic value in the island as a geographic bulwark against the Soviet Union. Ultimately, the U.S. got access to Greenland without needing to purchase it.

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Aug 22, 2019

Mines No Safer Despite $1 Billion In Fines, Federal Audit Says
A Labor Department audit found no correlation between the federal system that fines mining companies for unsafe conditions and safety in mining operations.

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Aug 22, 2019

No Link Between Fines And Safety In Mines, Government Audit Says
A Labor Department audit found no correlation between the federal system that fines mining companies for unsafe conditions and safety in mining operations.

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Aug 22, 2019

Australia Joins U.S.-Led Maritime Force Protecting Persian Gulf Shipping
Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Canberra would commit a frigate, patrol plane and specialist defense force personnel to the security flotilla escorting commercial shipping from Iranian attacks.

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Aug 22, 2019

Scientists Attempt Controversial Experiment To Edit DNA In Human Sperm Using CRISPR
NPR visited the only lab in the world known to be trying to use the powerful gene-editing tool CRISPR to modify the DNA in human sperm. If successful, it could be used to prevent genetic disorders.

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Aug 22, 2019

Mental Health Toll Of Hurricane Maria Still Palpable In Puerto Rico
More than three million Puerto Ricans saw their communities — and families — devastated by the deadly Category 4 hurricane. Many people here are still emotionally fragile.

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Aug 22, 2019

In Vermont, A Case of One Man Whose Gun Was Seized Under Red Flag Law
While the political focus may be on mass shootings, states are far more often using red flag laws to prevent cases of individual gun violence, including suicide.

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Aug 22, 2019

Trump's 'Disloyalty' Claim About Jewish Democrats Shows He Doesn't Get How They Vote
"In my opinion, you vote for a Democrat, you're being very disloyal to Jewish people, and you're being very disloyal to Israel," Trump told reporters outside the White House Wednesday.

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Aug 22, 2019

Activists Push Democrats On Climate Change, A New Priority For Party's Base
The Sunrise Movement is holding rallies and registering voters, aiming to boost turnout among young voters. For the first time, polls show climate change is a top priority for the party's base.

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Aug 22, 2019

Addiction Clinics Market Unproven Infusion Treatments To Desperate Patients
Some addiction treatment clinics offer IV infusions of a mix of supplements — including something known as NAD. The treatment isn't proven to work and is not FDA-approved for addiction.

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Aug 22, 2019

In Soccer's Equal Pay Suit, A May 2020 Trial Is 'Good Overall,' Says Alex Morgan
The co-captain of the World Cup-winning U.S. Women's National Team says the earlier-than-expected trial date for the team's gender discrimination lawsuit won't be a distraction for players.

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Aug 22, 2019

WHO Study Finds No Evidence Of Health Concerns From Microplastics In Drinking Water
The World Health Organization says that the tiny particles of plastic found everywhere in the environment do not appear to pose any significant risk to human health.

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Aug 21, 2019

Gov. Jay Inslee, Who Ran On Climate Change, Withdraws From Presidential Race
"It's become clear that I'm not going be carrying the ball, I'm not going to be the president," Inslee said on MSNBC.

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Aug 21, 2019

Iceland's Prime Minister To Skip Meeting With VP Mike Pence
Prime Minister Katrin Jakobsdottir denies she means to snub Pence. Her scheduling decision was made before President Trump canceled his trip to Denmark.

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Aug 21, 2019

Captain Who Rescued Migrants At Sea Refuses Paris Medal, Calling It Hypocritical
"Your police [steal] blankets from people that you force to live on the streets, while you raid protests and criminalize people that are standing up for rights of migrants," said Pia Klemp.

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Aug 21, 2019

Miami Police Arrest Suspect In Shooting After He Reports His Gun Was Stolen
Police say Carlints St. Louis went to a police station hoping to create an alibi for a shooting he allegedly committed, but he ended up setting the stage for his own arrest.

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Aug 21, 2019

Tens Of Thousands Of Fires Ravage Brazilian Amazon, Where Deforestation Has Spiked
Researchers say there's been a huge rise in the number of fires compared to last year. That's likely linked with a similar leap in deforestation since President Jair Bolsonaro took office.

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Aug 21, 2019

'The Government Is Very Afraid': Meet Moscow's New Opposition Leader, Lyubov Sobol
Lyubov Sobol's tenacity in standing up to the authorities, combined with a savvy use of social media, has put her at the center of attention as a new protest leader.

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Aug 21, 2019

Tomato Truce: U.S. And Mexico Strike A Deal On Imports
The U.S. agreed to lift tariffs on imported tomatoes from Mexico. But importers warn that stepped-up inspections could still create bottlenecks, limiting supplies and raising produce prices.

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Aug 21, 2019

Teen Gets Life Sentence For Killing Police Officer In Baltimore County
Dawnta Harris was 16 when the stolen Jeep he was driving ran over Officer Amy Caprio, 29, in the spring of 2018. Harris will be able to seek parole.

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Aug 21, 2019

The Federal Budget Deficit Is Getting Bigger As Spending Grows
The deficit is expected to swell to $960 billion this year and average $1.2 trillion in each of the next 10 years, according to congressional budget forecasters. They also expect the economy to slow.

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Aug 21, 2019

Outlook Uncertain On Gun Policy As Trump Signals Openness — With NRA In His Ear
Trump and the White House aren't closing the door to new background checks for gun buyers or other shifts in policy — but it isn't clear how close they'll ever get to Democrats' proposals.

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Aug 21, 2019

Poll: Nearly 1 in 5 Americans Says Pain Interferes With Daily Life
How do Americans experience and cope with pain that makes everyday life harder? We asked in the latest NPR-IBM Watson Health Poll.

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Aug 21, 2019

Poll: Nearly 1 in 5 Americans Says Pain Often Interferes With Daily Life
How do Americans experience and cope with pain that makes everyday life harder? We asked in the latest NPR-IBM Watson Health Poll.

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Aug 21, 2019

Naked And Unafraid: 6 Wild Facts About Naked Mole Rats
Picture a hairless, wrinkly rodent about the size of a small sweet potato — kinda cool, kinda weird. They also are extraordinarily long-lived. Researchers are lining up to study their secrets.

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Aug 21, 2019

Subtle Differences In Brain Cells Hint at Why Many Drugs Help Mice But Not People
A detailed comparison of mouse and human brain tissue found differences that could help explain why mice aren't always a good model for human diseases.

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Aug 21, 2019

In The Brisk Horror-Comedy 'Ready Or Not,' Bluebloods Are Out For Blood
The film, about a wealthy clan who play a deadly game of hide-and-seek with a young woman (the fantastic Samara Weaving) marrying into the family, is fast, fun and not for the squeamish.

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Aug 21, 2019

Indian Relay Celebrates History And Culture Through Horse Racing
One of the ways Native tribes in the West celebrate their history and culture is through annual summer horse races. They're known as Indian Relays, and tribes call them America's first extreme sport.

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Aug 21, 2019

Court Limits Display Of South Africa's Old Apartheid Flag, Citing Hateful Legacy
Saying the flag immortalizes an era of racial segregation, the Equality Court rules that it is "a vivid symbol of white supremacy and black disenfranchisement and suppression."

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Aug 21, 2019

New Trump Policy Would Permit Indefinite Detention Of Migrant Families, Children
The new policy would end the Flores Settlement and allow the government to hold families with children without a deadline, in a change from the way cases are handled today.

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Aug 21, 2019

China Vows Sanctions On U.S. Firms For Arms Sales To Taiwan
The State Department approved an $8 billion sale of fighter jets and related equipment to the self-governing island. China views the sale as a violation of its sovereignty.

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Aug 21, 2019

Trump Says Russia Should Be Allowed Into G-7, Moscow Wants Talks To Continue
"I think it's much more appropriate to have Russia in," President Trump told reporters. In Russia, the foreign ministry spokeswoman said discussions should move from the media "to the expert level."

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Aug 21, 2019

Trump Says Russia Should Be Allowed Into G-7; Moscow Wants Talks To Continue
"I think it's much more appropriate to have Russia in," President Trump told reporters. In Russia, the Foreign Ministry spokeswoman said discussions should move from the media "to the expert level."

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Aug 21, 2019

'This Is It. I'm Going To Die': India's Minorities Are Targeted In Lynchings
"It's like they are trying to erase us — erase all of my people," says the widow of a Muslim dairy farmer who died after being assaulted by a mob while he was transporting cows.

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Aug 21, 2019

March For Our Lives, No Longer Protesting In Streets, Unveils Gun Control Plan
The group says its plan could prevent 200,000 gun deaths over 10 years. It calls for creating a national registry and starting a buyback program and creating a national gun czar.

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Aug 21, 2019

'Floating Coast' Reads Like A Eulogy To The Natural World — With A Sliver Of Hope
The triumph of this book is how Bathsheba Demuth pulls seemingly disparate threads together into a net of actions and consequences from which the whales, the Yupik, and our children can't escape.

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Aug 21, 2019

'The Outlaw Ocean': A Forgotten Frontier Where Slavery And Illegal Activities Abound
Ian Urbina combines stellar investigative reporting skills and straightforward writing to convey what lies on the other side of the ocean — opposite cruise-ship vacations to beautiful beaches.

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Aug 21, 2019

More U.S. Towns Are Feeling The Pinch As Recycling Becomes Costlier
The U.S. recycling industry is facing a quandary: Too much of the plastic we use can't be recycled, and taxpayers increasingly are on the hook for paying for all that trash to hit the landfills.

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Aug 21, 2019

Do Your Wurst. Food Pun Haters, The Yolk's On You
If you relish puns, then you'll love a new game that gives you two food-themed topics to blend into one deliciously bad joke. The food pun is so beloved, there's even one in the story of Adam and Eve.

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Aug 21, 2019

China Confirms British Consulate Employee Held On 'Administrative Detention'
Hong Kong resident Simon Cheng disappeared on Aug. 8 during a business trip to neighboring Shenzhen. A Chinese official confirmed his arrest on Wednesday, saying it is an internal matter for Beijing.

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Aug 21, 2019

How A Tip — And Facial Recognition Technology — Helped The FBI Catch A Killer
Even as civil libertarians warn about the increased use of facial recognition by federal authorities, the bureau is using it to track down some of its most wanted suspects.

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Aug 21, 2019

Buoyed By Fresh Support, Rep. Al Green Plans New Call To Impeach Trump
Green says he'll bring his articles of impeachment to the House floor for a fourth time. More than 120 House Democrats now say they support an inquiry.

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Aug 21, 2019

To Honor John McCain, His Wife Says, Americans Could Be Nicer To One Another
Cindy McCain, the Arizona senator's widow, marks the first anniversary of his death by asking Americans to engage in acts of civility. "We're missing John's voice of reason right now in so many ways."

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Aug 21, 2019

Florida Could Serve As Example For Lawmakers Considering Red Flag Laws
Florida adopted a red flag law last year after the shooting that killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Since then, courts there have approved about 2,500 risk protection orders.

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Aug 21, 2019

Employers Struggle With Hiring Undocumented Workers: 'You Cannot Hire American Here'
Unauthorized immigrants often do manual, low-paying jobs, and employers say they have no choice but to hire them. But the White House and advocates for lower immigration say the law is the law.

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Aug 21, 2019

Australian Court Upholds Sex Abuse Verdicts Against Cardinal Pell
The former archbishop of Sydney and high-ranking Vatican official was sentenced in March to six years in prison for abusing two 13-year-old choirboys in the 1990s.

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Aug 21, 2019

Trump To Skip Visiting Denmark After Prime Minister Says Greenland 'Not For Sale'
The president said he would postpone a planned trip to the Scandinavian country after Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen called his idea of buying the island "absurd."

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Aug 20, 2019

Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross Abruptly Resigns
An aide to Philadelphia's mayor said Ross failed to act on allegations of sexual, racial and gender harassment and discrimination in his department.

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Aug 20, 2019

Former Arkansas VA Doctor Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter In 3 Deaths
A former pathologist was under scrutiny after being found drunk on the job. A review of his work found more than 3,000 misdiagnoses of patients.

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Aug 20, 2019

Ex-MLB Players Luis Castillo, Octavio Dotel Linked To Alleged Dominican Drug Lord
The Dominican attorney general said Tuesday that the former professional baseball players supported a drug running and money laundering network led by César Emilio Peralta.

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Aug 20, 2019

Italy's Premier Resigns In Fight Within His Coalition Government
In a scathing speech to the Senate, Giuseppe Conte railed against his right-wing coalition partner Matteo Salvini, who wanted to hold a vote of no-confidence against him.

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Aug 20, 2019

Want To Know What's In Your Sweat? There's A Patch For That
Scientists are getting closer to developing a wearable patch that can measure hydration and other health markers — in sweat. The hope is it could give athletes more data to boost their performance.

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Aug 20, 2019

U.S. Recycling Industry Is Struggling to Figure Out A Future Without China
China is no longer taking the world's waste. The U.S. recycling industry is overwhelmed — it can't keep up with the plastic being churned out. This doesn't bode well for our plastic waste problem.

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Aug 20, 2019

2 Condos Were Illegally Converted Into 18 Micro Apartments In NYC
"The ceiling heights were 4.5 feet to 6 feet tall on each level, depending on where you were standing," says a spokesperson for the New York Department of Buildings.

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Aug 20, 2019

El Salvador Woman Who Lost Her Pregnancy Is Acquitted Of Homicide In Retrial
Evelyn Beatriz Hernández was originally sentenced to 30 years in prison in El Salvador, which has one of the strictest abortion laws in the world.

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Aug 20, 2019

Salvadoran Woman Who Lost Her Pregnancy Is Acquitted Of Homicide In Retrial
Evelyn Beatriz Hernández was originally sentenced to 30 years in prison in El Salvador, which has one of the strictest abortion laws in the world.

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Aug 20, 2019

Notre Dame Repair Crews Are Back To Work, But Paris' Lead Concerns Remain
Environmental and labor groups complain the cleanup should have begun sooner, and they are concerned about health risks in Paris.

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Aug 20, 2019

A Guide To What's Happening In Hong Kong
For months, Hong Kong has been at a boiling point, teeming with protesters and police officers. Here's an overview of what's been going on and why.

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Aug 20, 2019

Julián Castro Is 10th Democrat To Qualify For September Presidential Debate
The former HUD secretary made the cut just over a week before the deadline to hit polling and fundraising benchmarks. Less than half the field is likely to make it on stage in Houston next month.

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Aug 20, 2019

Ironic, Informal And Expressive, 'New Rules Of Language' Evolve Online
A lively new book by Gretchen McCulloch dissects the common vernacular that forms the cornerstone of online communication. Because Internet parses emojis, lols and punctuation — or lack thereof.

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