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Nearly half of Americans breathe unsafe levels of air pollution

Nearly half of Americans breathe unsafe levels of air pollution

It can irritate the lungs of people who breathe it. Days when air quality reached into lower levels on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Air Quality Index were given greater weight in the a...

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Professor calls Barbara Bush 'amazing racist'; taunts 'I'll never be fired'

Professor calls Barbara Bush 'amazing racist'; taunts 'I'll never be fired'

Bush, is "probably really sad right now". "F*** outta here with your nice words", the professor tweeted . She is no longer an asset to the school. Bush's death and then acknowledged that there are ...

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Australian judge sentences Canadian 'cocaine babe' to 8 years in jail

Australian judge sentences Canadian 'cocaine babe' to 8 years in jail

The Australian court sentenced the woman, 24-year-old Melina Roberge , to eight years in prison. She said Roberge had partly been driven by a thirst for taking selfies in exotic locations and uploa...

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Trump says 'will walk out' if N. Korea talks not fruitful

Trump says 'will walk out' if N. Korea talks not fruitful

Japanese shares rose to seven-week high on Thursday, with investors relieved that no new US demands on trade came out of this week's summit between Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and US President...

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NY Governor Andrew Cuomo Moves to Restore Voting Rights to Paroled Felons

NY Governor Andrew Cuomo Moves to Restore Voting Rights to Paroled Felons

NY will be one of just 14 states that allow people to vote after they've served time in prison. When asked about labor unions leaving his stead, Working Family Party Founder Bill Lipton said t...

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The Reason Behind Turkey's President Calling For Snap Elections In The Country!

The Reason Behind Turkey's President Calling For Snap Elections In The Country!

This is nearly a year and a half earlier than the planned date - the elections in Turkey were held in November 2019. The polls will be the first since a referendum a year ago that transformed Turkey...

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ND Senator Heitkamp 1st Democrat to Support Pompeo For Secretary of State

ND Senator Heitkamp 1st Democrat to Support Pompeo For Secretary of State

Sen. Karl Rove said Wednesday that the decision by some Democrats to oppose the nomination of CIA Director Mike Pompeo to be secretary of state is "irresponsible stupidity". "Conjecture is b...

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Iran Lobby Criticises Action Against Assad's Chemical Weapons Attacks

Iran Lobby Criticises Action Against Assad's Chemical Weapons Attacks

The suspected April 7 gas attack on Douma, near Damascus , reportedly left more than 40 people dead and was blamed by Western powers on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime. However, U.N. sp...

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McKayla Maroney Questions Whether Gymnastics Career Was Worth It

McKayla Maroney Questions Whether Gymnastics Career Was Worth It

I don't want to tell anybody about this. "The people and organizations who are responsible need to accept responsibility for the pain they caused me and my sister survivors". This week, Maroney's team...

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Funeral arrangements announced for Barbara Bush

Funeral arrangements announced for Barbara Bush

George W. Bush says that during a recent visit with his mother, she told her doctor that her son "is the way he is" because she "drank and smoked when (she) was pregnant with him". Within eight month...

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Bon-Ton Chain Appears Likely to Liquidate, Report Says

Bon-Ton Chain Appears Likely to Liquidate, Report Says

Younkers was founded in Keokuk, Iowa in 1856 and opened its flagship store in Des Moines in 1874. The Bon-Ton bankruptcy papers can be seen here. As of late Monday, the auction had not concluded, ...

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Pakistani court bans airing of Sharif's 'anti-judiciary' speeches for 15 days

Pakistani court bans airing of Sharif's 'anti-judiciary' speeches for 15 days

The petitioners submitted that Sharif and his daughter had been severely criticizing the judiciary in their public speeches. Representing the regulator, Advocate Salman Akram Raja argued that the pe...

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Sean Hannity unmasked as Trump lawyer's mystery client

In court Monday, Cohen's lawyers argued over the status of records taken by the Federal Bureau of Investigation in a raid last week on Cohen's office, home and hotel room. "It was such a minor relat...

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VW replaces CEO Matthias Mueller amid group restructure

VW replaces CEO Matthias Mueller amid group restructure

However, analysts welcomed signs of genuine movement at Europe's largest automaker where changes to corporate structure have often been stifled by warring stakeholders. He said he would look at the ...

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Trump lawyer arranged payoff to Playboy Playmate for Republican fundraiser

Trump lawyer arranged payoff to Playboy Playmate for Republican fundraiser

Broidy was a vice chairman for the Team Trump campaign's joint fund with the GOP during the 2016 campaign, helping it raise more than $108 million. Daniels at the time of the payment was being rep...

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United States pledges additional $16 million to help Venezuelan exiles

United States pledges additional $16 million to help Venezuelan exiles

Pence met with Julio Borges, a Venezuelan opposition lawmaker and former speaker of the National Assembly, David Smolansky, former mayor of the city of El Hatillo, Carlos Vecchio, political coordinato...

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Pompeo Confirms US Forces Killed Russian Mercenaries

Pompeo Confirms US Forces Killed Russian Mercenaries

Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D., N.H.), during Pompeo's confirmation hearing to be the next secretary of state, questioned the adequacy of the Trump administration's actions in implementing sanctions agains...

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Russia: Syrian regime now controls rebel town hit in chemical attack

Russia: Syrian regime now controls rebel town hit in chemical attack

The president made the statement in a tweet Thursday morning. "But also, it's a very, very delicate circumstance, and we've got to make this judgment on a very careful, very deliberate, very well-th...

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Mattis: US 'still assessing' suspected Syria chemical weapons attack

Mattis: US 'still assessing' suspected Syria chemical weapons attack

The Kremlin on Thursday warned the US and its allies, who are weighing military strikes on Syria, to avoid any steps that could destabilize the situation there. "This is a complex area, I'll be the fi...

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Trump seems to row back on promise of strikes

Trump seems to row back on promise of strikes

The President will remain in the United States to oversee the American response to Syria and to monitor developments around the world". The New York Times reported late Tuesday that Trump demand...

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Rep. Gowdy Demands More Details on Scott Pruitt's First-Class Travel, Condo Deal

Rep. Gowdy Demands More Details on Scott Pruitt's First-Class Travel, Condo Deal

Writing to Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Chairman John Barrasso R-Wyo., fellow panel members Sheldon Whitehouse , D-R.I., and Thomas R. The EPA insisted that the timing of Carballo...

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Global community needs to respond after Syria attack, agrees May

Meanwhile, inspectors from the worldwide chemical weapons watchdog prepare to head into the country. Trump's new national security adviser, John Bolton, advocated that Trump stay in Washington in ...

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6 dead after small plane crashes at Arizona golf course

6 dead after small plane crashes at Arizona golf course

Versace King told the Arizona Republic he was helping his father load a truck near the airport and noticed the small plane take off. A plane crashed on Monday night at TPC Scottsdale. SPD reports...

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Trump, May, Obamas not invited to UK's royal wedding

Harry and Meghan are doing it their own way, that's for sure. Prince Harry and first lady Michelle Obama embrace during a visit to Fort Belvoir, Va., on October 28, 2015. Former prime minis...

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Masters champion Patrick Reed confronts negative headlines

Masters champion Patrick Reed confronts negative headlines

But while the golfer's parents Jeannette and Bill live in Augusta , they were not at the course to see their son's triumph. The most notable aspect of his immediate post round celebration wasn't wh...

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The Gender Wage Gap in OH is More Than a 'Paycheck Problem'

The Gender Wage Gap in OH is More Than a 'Paycheck Problem'

Over half a century after the United States passed the Equal Pay Act, American women still face a substantial gender wage gap across the spectrum. And the sluggish rate at which the gap is narrowing...

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Facebook CEO apologises for data misuse

Facebook CEO apologises for data misuse

Zuckerberg is also ready to take more questions about the use of Facebook by Russian operatives to manipulate the 2016 USA presidential election. Less clear is how Facebook will handle the threat ...

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UFC star's bail set at $50K following bus melee

UFC star's bail set at $50K following bus melee

Mixed martial arts fighter Cian Cowley, a friend of Conor McGregor , is led away by police. McGregor is charged with assault , criminal mischief, and reckless endangerment. If the image is leg...

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Iran's Rouhani warns Trump would regret withdrawing from nuclear deal

Iran's Rouhani warns Trump would regret withdrawing from nuclear deal

Seven Iranian military personnel were killed in Sunday's air strike on a Syrian air base, Tasnim news agency said, nearly double the number originally reported . Europe's E3, the UK, Germany and ...

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Meeting with Kim Jong Un to take place May or early June

Meeting with Kim Jong Un to take place May or early June

Kim gave his "profound analysis and appraisal" of the prospects for North Korea-U.S. dialogue at a meeting of the Politburo of the ruling party's Central Committee, the Korean Central News Agency repo...

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N.Korea tells U.S. it is prepared to discuss denuclearization

N.Korea tells U.S. it is prepared to discuss denuclearization

Last week, Trump told associates that he was looking forward to the summit, which he agreed to on the spot when presented the invitation from Kim. Regarding scepticism in Washington on the possibi...

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Spring to take a break over the weekend

Spring to take a break over the weekend

Some light rain and flurries will arrive late Sunday night , mainly after 10 PM. In any event, it appears that the endless March will persist into the second week of April, with another coastal-sto...

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U.S. sanctions target Putin's allies

U.S. sanctions target Putin's allies

On the list there are also the director of the Russian Institute for Strategic Studies Mikhail Fradkov, Tula Region's Governor, Aleksei Dyumin, presidential aide Yevgeny Shkolov, presidential repres...

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Australia, Canada, England win Commonwealth Games pool golds

Australia, Canada, England win Commonwealth Games pool golds

In the men's 4,000 meter Individual Pursuit, Manjeet Singh also failed to qualify forward after posting 4:39.744 to finish 24th out of 27 competitors. She couldn't get a valid lift. The 22-year-old ...

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Investigation continues in NYPD shooting of man in Crown Heights

Investigation continues in NYPD shooting of man in Crown Heights

Vassell's father, Eric Vassell , told the New York Daily News that his son was bipolar and had struggled with the disorder for years. Five New York Police Department officers responded to a se...

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