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Posted: 2019-02-20 16:30:36
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The Southern Poverty Law Center says many groups are driven by white supremacist ideology and the "hysteria over losing a white-majority nation." Critics say the group of overblowing the threat.
Posted: 2019-02-20 16:01:00
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Five books remain in the running: Tommy Orange's There There' Tayari Jones's An American Marriage; David Chariandy's Brother; Jennifer Clement's Gun Love; and Friday Black by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah.
Posted: 2019-02-20 15:21:52
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Analysts weigh the possible offers North Korea's leader could make later this month in Vietnam.
Posted: 2019-02-20 13:02:46
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As Pope Holds Sex Abuse Summit, U.S. Catholics Not Hopeful For 'Bold Moves'
American Catholics have become disappointed as Pope Francis described the meeting as featuring "prayer and discernment" — hardly an ambitious vision for what could have been a momentous event.
Posted: 2019-02-20 12:57:16
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Supreme Court Blocks Texas From Executing Mentally Disabled Man
Justices criticized a state appeals court for using outdated medical standards when it determined that a murderer wasn't intellectually disabled and could therefore be executed.
Posted: 2019-02-20 12:48:00
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In Garlic Capital, Tariffs And Immigration Crackdown Have Mixed Impacts
Gilroy, Calif., is known as the garlic capital of the world. Two Trump administration policies — one on trade, the other on immigration — are affecting the town in starkly different ways.
Posted: 2019-02-20 11:06:32
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Russia Intelligence Seeks To Extend Detention Of Ex-U.S. Marine Accused Of Spying
Michigan resident Paul Whelan has been held in a Russian prison since he was arrested in December on suspicion of spying. His family says he was just attending a friend's wedding in Moscow.
Posted: 2019-02-20 11:06:32
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Russia Intelligence Seeks To Extend Detention Of Ex-U.S. Marine Accused Of Spying
Michigan resident Paul Whelan has been held in a Russian prison since he was arrested in December on suspicion of spying. His family says he was just attending a friend's wedding in Moscow.
Posted: 2019-02-20 10:01:14
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Insurers Hand Out Cash and Gifts To Sway Brokers Who Sell Employer Health Plans
Independent brokers help employers choose health benefits for their staff, but are paid by the health insurance industry, creating financial incentives to sell more without regard to cost.
Posted: 2019-02-20 10:01:00
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'You Get Paid For Doing Therapy': Stand-Up Comedians On Anger
For centuries, people have turned to jesters for relief from the miseries of life. As it turns out, some stand-up performers turn pain and rage into their own coping and catharsis.

Posted: 2019-02-20 16:30:36
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The Southern Poverty Law Center says many groups are driven by white supremacist ideology and the "hysteria over losing a white-majority nation." Critics say the group of overblowing the threat.
Posted: 2019-02-20 16:01:00
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Five books remain in the running: Tommy Orange's There There' Tayari Jones's An American Marriage; David Chariandy's Brother; Jennifer Clement's Gun Love; and Friday Black by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah.
Posted: 2019-02-20 16:01:00
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Five books remain in the running: Tommy Orange's There There' Tayari Jones's An American Marriage; David Chariandy's Brother; Jennifer Clement's Gun Love; and Friday Black by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah.
Posted: 2019-02-20 15:21:52
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What To Expect From North Korea At The Next Trump-Kim Summit
Analysts weigh the possible offers North Korea's leader could make later this month in Vietnam.
Posted: 2019-02-20 13:02:46
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As Pope Holds Sex Abuse Summit, U.S. Catholics Not Hopeful For 'Bold Moves'
American Catholics have become disappointed as Pope Francis described the meeting as featuring "prayer and discernment" — hardly an ambitious vision for what could have been a momentous event.
Posted: 2019-02-20 12:57:16
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Supreme Court Blocks Texas From Executing Mentally Disabled Man
The high court criticized a state appeals court for using outdated medical standards when it determined that a murderer wasn't intellectually disabled, and could therefore be executed.
Posted: 2019-02-20 12:57:16
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Supreme Court Blocks Texas From Executing Mentally Disabled Man
Justices criticized a state appeals court for using outdated medical standards when it determined that a murderer wasn't intellectually disabled and could therefore be executed.
Posted: 2019-02-20 12:48:00
www.npr.org
In Garlic Capital, Tariffs And Immigration Crackdown Have Mixed Impacts
Gilroy, Calif., is known as the garlic capital of the world. Two Trump administration policies — one on trade, the other on immigration — are affecting the town in starkly different ways.
Posted: 2019-02-20 12:48:00
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In Garlic Capital, Tariffs And Immigration Crackdown Have Mixed Impacts
Gilroy, Calif., is known as the garlic capital of the world. Two Trump administration policies — one on trade, the other on immigration — are affecting the town in starkly different ways.
Posted: 2019-02-20 11:06:32
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Russia Intelligence Seeks To Extend Detention Of Ex-U.S. Marine Accused Of Spying
Michigan resident Paul Whelan has been held in a Russian prison since he was arrested in December on suspicion of spying. His family says he was just attending a friend's wedding in Moscow.

Posted: 2019-02-20 15:43:01
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Lorries are seen leaving the Syrian village of Baghuz, where 200 families were reportedly trapped.
Posted: 2019-02-20 15:39:45
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The Chanel and Fendi designer, who died on Tuesday, remained a polarising figure in the fashion world.
Posted: 2019-02-20 14:38:43
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The Swiss bank is found guilty of helping French clients hide billions from French tax authorities.
Posted: 2019-02-20 14:28:38
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How many IS foreign fighters are left in Iraq and Syria?
More than 40,000 jihadists from 110 countries are thought to have travelled to Syria and Iraq.
Posted: 2019-02-20 14:28:38
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How many IS foreign fighters are left in Iraq and Syria?
More than 40,000 jihadists from 110 countries are thought to have travelled to Syria and Iraq.
Posted: 2019-02-20 14:15:59
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Russia bans smartphones for soldiers over social media fears
The decision comes after social media use by soldiers raised national security issues.
Posted: 2019-02-20 13:23:37
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Adriana Rivas: Aide of Pinochet-era spy chief held in Australia
Police in Australia arrest Adriana Rivas, wanted in Chile for an alleged Pinochet-era kidnapping.
Posted: 2019-02-20 13:15:47
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Oscar-nominated film Capernaum, shows real people in Beirut
From Beirut's slums to Norway, Oscar-nominated film Capernaum changed its star's life dramatically.
Posted: 2019-02-20 12:35:55
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Fang Fenghui: China's ex-top general jailed for life
Many officials have been jailed in what President Xi Jinping says is an anti-corruption drive.
Posted: 2019-02-20 11:57:49
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Venezuela Aid Live: Why is Branson being told to 'back off'?
He is organising a benefit concert on the Colombian border - but it's already raising eyebrows.

Posted: 2019-02-20 16:00:04
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A winter storm swept across much of the U.S. Midwest and East Coast on Wednesday, hampering air travel and prompting officials to close federal offices in Washington and several large public...
Posted: 2019-02-20 15:47:06
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West Virginia teachers were on strike for a second straight day on Wednesday, canceling classes for about 270,000 students and keeping up pressure against a bill that would allow the state's...
Posted: 2019-02-20 15:40:13
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In a decision that may curb the rise of financial penalties and property seizures in the U.S. criminal justice system, the Supreme Court on Wednesday for the first time ruled that the U.S. Constitution's...
Posted: 2019-02-20 15:18:04
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U.S. high court buttresses constitutional ban on 'excessive fines'
Ruling for the first time that the U.S. Constitution's ban on "excess fines" applies to states as well as the federal government, the Supreme Court on Wednesday sided with an Indiana man who...
Posted: 2019-02-20 14:46:01
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Teen in Lincoln Memorial protest sues Washington Post for $250 million
A high school student from Covington, Kentucky, sued the Washington Post for defamation on Tuesday, claiming the newspaper falsely accused him of racist acts and instigating a confrontation with...
Posted: 2019-02-20 13:47:45
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North Carolina hearing on alleged election fraud enters third day
North Carolina election officials were to hear a third day of testimony about an investigation into an alleged election fraud scheme led by a Republican operative to sway a close and still unsettled...
Posted: 2019-02-20 12:52:17
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Trump plans to nominate Jeffrey Rosen as Justice Dept. No. 2: senior official
President Donald Trump plans to nominate Jeffrey Rosen as the next deputy U.S. attorney general, the White House said on Tuesday night, the latest shuffle in the Justice Department at a time...
Posted: 2019-02-20 12:49:28
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Schools shut, flights canceled as storm sweeps U.S. Midwest, East Coast
A winter storm swept across much of the U.S. Midwest and East Coast on Wednesday, hampering air travel and prompting officials to close federal offices in Washington and several large public...
Posted: 2019-02-20 12:42:30
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West Virginia teacher strike heads into second day in charter schools fight
A union for West Virginia teachers carried its strike into a second day on Wednesday, despite a retreat by the state legislature on one of their key demands.
Posted: 2019-02-20 12:42:30
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West Virginia teacher strike heads into second day in charter schools fight
A union for West Virginia teachers carried its strike into a second day on Wednesday, despite a retreat by the state legislature on one of their key demands.

Posted: 2019-02-20 15:25:00
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Watch VideoRussian President Vladimir Putin warned his country will target the U.S. if Washington launches new intermediate-range missiles in Europe.During his annual address to Parliament,...
Posted: 2019-02-20 15:11:00
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Watch VideoOregon is considering lowering its voting age to 16. One of the measure's sponsors announced the move at a press conference on Monday. "It's time to...
Posted: 2019-02-20 15:09:00
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Watch VideoThe Trump administration has launched an initiative to stop the criminalization of same-sex relations worldwide.NBC News reports the strategy will likely include working with...
Posted: 2019-02-20 13:36:00
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Minimum-Wage Workers In Illinois Are Getting A Raise
Watch VideoIllinois is on track to be the first state in the Midwest to offer its minimum-wage workers $15 an hour."For nine long years, there were many forces that were arrayed against...
Posted: 2019-02-20 13:36:00
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Minimum-Wage Workers In Illinois Are Getting A Raise
Watch VideoIllinois is on track to be the first state in the Midwest to offer its minimum-wage workers $15 an hour."For nine long years, there were many forces that were arrayed against...
Posted: 2019-02-20 13:23:00
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Govt. Canceling Federal Funds For California's High-Speed Rail Grants
Watch VideoThe Trump administration says it's canceling $929 million in federal grant funds meant to help pay for California's High-Speed Rail project... and it wants the $2.5...
Posted: 2019-02-20 13:23:00
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Govt. Canceling Federal Funds For California's High-Speed Rail Grants
Watch VideoThe Trump administration says it's canceling $929 million in federal grant funds meant to help pay for California's High-Speed Rail project... and it wants the $2.5...
Posted: 2019-02-20 11:33:00
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Trump To Nominate Jeffrey Rosen As Deputy Attorney General
Watch VideoThe White House says President Donald Trump plans to nominate Jeffrey Rosen as the next deputy attorney general.If confirmed by the Senate, Rosen will replace Rod Rosenstein, who is expected...
Posted: 2019-02-20 11:33:00
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Trump To Nominate Jeffrey Rosen As Deputy Attorney General
Watch VideoThe White House says President Donald Trump plans to nominate Jeffrey Rosen as the next deputy attorney general.If confirmed by the Senate, Rosen will replace Rod Rosenstein, who is expected...
Posted: 2019-02-20 01:43:00
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Why 'The Carlton' And The 'Milly Rock' Can't Legally Be Copyrighted
Watch VideoHave you seen this dance before? What about this one? These "Fortnite" dances look a lot like the iconic "Milly Rock" and "The Carlton” dance, right? "I...