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Rio rethinks favela tourism amid wave of violence

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 9:18pm
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Sessions open to idea of Clinton Foundation special counsel

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 8:18pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Attorney General Jeff Sessions is leaving open the possibility that a special counsel could be appointed to look into Clinton Foundation dealings and an Obama-era uranium deal, the Justice Department said Monday in responding to concerns from Republican lawmakers....
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Sessions open to idea of Clinton Foundation special counsel

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 7:09pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Attorney General Jeff Sessions is leaving open the possibility that a special counsel could be appointed to look into Clinton Foundation dealings and an Obama-era uranium deal, the Justice Department said Monday....
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Harvey's 'Biblical' rainfall is getting more likely

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 7:09pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The chances of a hurricane flooding parts of Texas, like Harvey did, have soared sixfold in just 25 years because of global warming and will likely triple once again before the end of the century, a new study says....
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Arrivederci Italy: Azzurri lose World Cup playoff to Sweden

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 7:09pm
MILAN (AP) -- Players from both teams slumped to the ground, the Swedes in exhausted ecstasy, the Italians in losers' agony....
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Report: Trump Jr. messaged with WikiLeaks during campaign

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 5:04pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Atlantic is reporting that President Donald Trump's oldest son communicated with the Twitter account behind WikiLeaks, exchanging direct messages during the 2016 election about leaked emails from Democrat Hillary Clinton's campaign and other issues....
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Half of US adults have high blood pressure in new guidelines

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 1:56pm
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- New guidelines lower the threshold for high blood pressure, adding 30 million Americans to those who have the condition, which now plagues nearly half of U.S. adults....
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Could anyone stop Trump from launching nukes? The answer: No

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 12:55pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Here's a question rarely raised before Donald Trump ran for the White House: If the president ordered a pre-emptive nuclear strike, could anyone stop him?...
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Trump turns to drug industry for his new health secretary

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 12:55pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Turning to an industry he's rebuked, President Donald Trump on Monday picked a former top pharmaceutical and government executive to be his health secretary....
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Half of US adults have high blood pressure in new guidelines

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 12:55pm
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- New medical guidelines lower the threshold for high blood pressure, adding 30 million Americans to those who have the condition. That means now nearly half of U.S. adults have it....
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Saudi walks back escalation as dramatic moves backfire

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 11:53am
BEIRUT (AP) -- Saudi Arabia's dramatic moves to counter Iran in the region appear to have backfired, significantly ratcheting up regional tensions and setting off a spiral of reactions and anger that seem to have caught the kingdom off guard....
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Bill Gates gives $50 million to combat Alzheimer's

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 11:53am
SEATTLE (AP) -- Bill Gates says he's giving $50 million to help fight Alzheimer's disease....
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Trump choosing white men as judges, highest rate in decades

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 10:51am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump is nominating white men to America's federal courts at a rate not seen in nearly 30 years, threatening to reverse a slow transformation toward a judiciary that reflects the nation's diversity....
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UK Scrabble group bans star player for breaking tile rule

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 10:51am
LONDON (AP) -- The Association of British Scrabble players banned one of its star players for three years after an independent investigation concluded that he had broken rules in the popular word game....
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Stalled in Congress, LGBT rights advance at the local level

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 9:51am
At the U.S. Capitol and in most statehouses nationwide, supporters of LGBT rights are unable to make major gains these days. Instead, they're notching victories in seemingly unlikely venues, such as Morgantown, West Virginia, and Birmingham, Alabama....
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Stalled in Congress, LGBT rights advance at the local level

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 8:51am
At the U.S. Capitol and in most statehouses nationwide, supporters of LGBT rights are unable to make major gains these days. Instead, they're notching victories in seemingly unlikely venues, such as Morgantown, West Virginia, and Birmingham, Alabama....
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Colin Kaepernick named GQ magazine's citizen of the year

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 8:51am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Free agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick has been named GQ's magazine's "Citizen of the Year" for his activism....
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Trump names former drug exec as new health secretary

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 7:51am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Turning to an industry he's rebuked, President Donald Trump on Monday picked a former top pharmaceutical and government executive be his health and human services secretary, overseeing a $1 trillion department responsible for major health insurance programs, medical research, food and drug safety, and public health....
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US-targeted IS in Somalia could be a 'significant threat'

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 2:49am
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) -- The Islamic State group's growing presence in Somalia could become a "significant threat" if it attracts fighters fleeing collapsing strongholds in Syria and Iraq, experts say, and already it seems to be influencing local al-Shabab extremists to adopt tactics like beheadings....
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