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 2019-02-16 18:17 

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Kenya recalls ambassador to Somalia over water rights clash...

A top Kenyan official says the country has recalled its ambassador to Somalia and told the Somali ambassador to leave over an alleged land grab by Somalia...

 2019-02-16 17:54 

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No peanuts or Cracker Jack at the old ballgame in Hartford...

Sing all you want at the old ballgame, but nobody will be buying peanuts or Cracker Jack at this stadium...

 2019-02-16 17:42 

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Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 4 Midday' game...

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 4 Midday' game...

 2019-02-16 17:42 

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MD Lottery...

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 2019-02-16 17:42 

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Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Midday' game...

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Midday' game...

 2019-02-16 17:34 

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Former Cardinal McCarrick's defrocking for sex abuse both relieves and dismays Catholics in D.C. archdiocese he once led...

Although relieved, D.C. Catholics remain concerned about trust that has been broken with the church and the length of time it took to bring McCarrick to justice....

 2019-02-16 17:30 

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US military planes head for Venezuela with aid...

The U.S. Air Force has begun flying tons of aid to a Colombian town on the Venezuelan border as part of an effort meant to undermine socialist President Nicolas Maduro...

 2019-02-16 17:24 

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Police: Aurora gunman's firearm owner's ID card was revoked in 2014 after fingerprinting found Mississippi conviction...

Police: Aurora gunman's firearm owner's ID card was revoked in 2014 after fingerprinting found Mississippi conviction...

 2019-02-16 17:17 

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Pence urges E.U. to denounce Maduro and recognize Guaid as Venezuela's leader...

In address at annual Munich Security Conference, the vice president also scolded NATO members over growing interaction with Russia....

 2019-02-16 17:07 

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The Latest: Police say Aurora gunman had battery arrests...

Authorities say a fired worker who killed five people at a suburban Chicago manufacturing warehouse had six prior arrests locally...

 2019-02-16 17:06 

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Hezbollah leader blasts Trump over fight against IS...

The leader of Lebanon's militant Hezbollah group is blasting President Donald Trump for his expected declaration of victory against the Islamic State group in Syria...

 2019-02-16 16:58 

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Police: Aurora warehouse gunman had six prior arrests locally, including for domestic battery-related charges...

Police: Aurora warehouse gunman had six prior arrests locally, including for domestic battery-related charges...

 2019-02-16 16:51 

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CEO ousted amid probe into disabled woman's pregnancy...

A Florida facility for people with disabilities has suspended its CEO amid an investigation into a resident's pregnancy...

 2019-02-16 16:50 

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Catalan separatists march to proclaim innocence of leaders...

Thousands of Catalan separatists are marching in Barcelona to proclaim the innocence of 12 of their leaders who are on trial for their role in a failed 2017 secession bid...

 2019-02-16 16:44 

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Why Donald Trump Jr.'s 'loser teachers' comment was 'a chilling moment' for educators around the world...

Three teachers -- from the U.S., Canada and the Netherlands -- link his comment to other similar sentiments manifesting around the world....

 2019-02-16 16:43 

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Danish woman nominated to head UN Environment Program...

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says he intends to appoint Inger Andersen of Denmark as the new Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Program, which is based in Nairobi, Kenya...

 2019-02-16 16:42 

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North Macedonia police break up migrant smugglers ring...

Police in North Macedonia say they've broken up a criminal ring of migrant smugglers and filed charges against 21 people, including a police officer, for illegal trafficking...

 2019-02-16 16:39 

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Federal judge ends protections for Miami's homeless...

A federal judge has abolished a consent decree that prevented Miami police from arresting homeless people for loitering, sleeping on sidewalks or urinating in public...

 2019-02-16 16:37 

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Hezbollah denies US charges it has cells in Venezuela...

The leader of Lebanon's militant Hezbollah group has denied U.S. charges it has cells in Venezuela saying the Latin American nation does not need it...

 2019-02-16 16:36 

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In declaring a national emergency, Trump reminds Republicans: It's all about him...

For GOP lawmakers, loyalty with President Trump remains a one-way street. Having lost two rounds of negotiations, he dismissed their warnings and showed contempt for the separation of powers....

 2019-02-16 16:31 

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High-speed train in Germany evacuated after pistol is found...

German police say hundreds of passengers have been taken off a high-speed train at the Frankfurt airport station after a pistol was found in a toilet on board...

 2019-02-16 16:20 

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White House press secretary Sarah Sanders joins list of those interviewed by Mueller team...
 2019-02-16 16:12 

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Floors collapse at Russian university building...

Several floors of a university building in Russia's second-largest city have collapsed, but there is no immediate information on casualties...

 2019-02-16 16:09 

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Warren returns to Nevada, heart of 2008 economic crisis...

Democrat Elizabeth Warren, who made her name as a consumer advocate in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis, will make her first appearance Sunday as a presidential candidate in Las Vegas...

 2019-02-16 16:08 

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Russian officials say several floors of a university building in St. Petersburg have collapsed; casualties unknown...

Russian officials say several floors of a university building in St. Petersburg have collapsed; casualties unknown...

 2019-02-16 15:52 

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Blind man struck, killed while walking on street in Maryland...

Authorities say a blind man was struck and killed by a motorist at a Maryland intersection...

 2019-02-16 15:42 

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4 juveniles charged in Baltimore sexual assault...

Baltimore police say four juveniles have been charged with sexually assaulting a woman after she got off a bus...

 2019-02-16 15:28 

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Women filmmakers have record showing at Berlin Film Festival...

Women filmmakers had a record showing at the Berlin Film Festival, which wraps on Sunday...

 2019-02-16 15:13 

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Correction: Lithium Ion Batteries-Recycling story...

Correction: Lithium Ion Batteries-Recycling story...

 2019-02-16 15:11 

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Man kills five in warehouse shooting spree shortly after being fired, Illinois police say...

Five police officers were injured....

 2019-02-16 15:00 

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Winter food doesn't have to be heavy. These light and fresh recipes provide a little relief....

It's nice to have an antidote to the cold and all those "hearty" meals....

 2019-02-16 15:00 

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How a 7th-grader's strike against climate change exploded into a movement...

As students around the world plan for a March 15 climate strike, one leader says, "It's my future on the line."...

 2019-02-16 15:00 

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Measles: Why it's so deadly, and why vaccination is so vital...

Failure to vaccinate large groups of people is helping the dangerous disease to come back....

 2019-02-16 14:48 

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Russian court orders US investor Calvey held for 2 months...

A Moscow court has ordered a U.S. investment fund manager to be jailed for two months while facing fraud charges...

 2019-02-16 14:40 

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London Fashion Week: Alexa Chung shows quirky classics...

London Fashion Week is picking up pace with Alexa Chung, Jasper Conran and other designers offering catwalk shows Saturday, to be followed by the House of Holland and Simone Rocha...

 2019-02-16 14:34 

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Doggy massages and canine cheesecake: A reporter unleashed among Japan's pampered pooches...

Walking the dog, Japan-style: A stop at a canine spa, snack at a doggy cafe and maybe a new outfit....

 2019-02-16 14:32 

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Swiss actor Bruno Ganz, star of 'Downfall,' dies at 77...

Swiss actor Bruno Ganz, who starred as Adolf Hitler cooped up in his Berlin bunker in "Downfall" and played an angel in Wim Wenders' "Wings of Desire," has died...

 2019-02-16 14:32 

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South African activists try to protect endangered pangolins...

As World Pangolin Day is marked around the globe, Saturday, some conservationists in South Africa are caring for a few of the endangered animals that have been rescued from traffickers...

 2019-02-16 14:19 

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Merkel defends Iran deal, multilateralism but Pence resists...

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has robustly defended European powers' decision to stand by the Iran nuclear deal but U.S. Vice President Mike Pence promptly accused Europe of once again undermining the United States...

 2019-02-16 14:13 

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Ballpark mustard maker drops Indians' Chief Wahoo logo...

The maker of Cleveland's ballpark mustard is removing the Chief Wahoo logo from its branding and packaging to maintain longstanding ties with the Cleveland Indians baseball team...

 2019-02-16 14:06 

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Theodore McCarrick was just defrocked by the Vatican. But is it justice?...

Theodore McCarrick is believed to be the first cardinal -- a title he held until allegations surfaced last summer -- laicized for sexual misconduct, and one of just six bishops accused of similar crimes and dismissed....

 2019-02-16 14:00 

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I have a rare disease. Research on such illnesses can provide insights into more common ones....

Physicians, researchers and drug companies should pay attention to these "zebras."...

 2019-02-16 13:55 

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Trump's declaration of national emergency faces political and legal challenges...

Unsatisfied with the funding in a bill passed by Congress, President Trump took executive action to try to secure about $6.5 billion more for border barriers....

 2019-02-16 13:52 

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Climate change means more floods, great and localized...

Emergency management officials in South Carolina say they are preparing both for more massive floods like the state has seen in three of the past four years and smaller, but still destructive deluges...

 2019-02-16 13:30 

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Where the new law permits - and prevents - border barriers...

The 55 miles of new barriers authorized under the new government spending bill will be built in the easternmost section of the border, the Rio Grande Valley Sector. But there are some caveats....

 2019-02-16 13:30 

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Seeking the big picture of our planet? Check out satellite images on NOAA's site....

The agency draws on its data and presents them in a variety of formats, each packed with fascinating views of our planet from space....

 2019-02-16 13:28 

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Hearing into unresolved US House race could find winner...

Hearing by state Elections Board could reveal whether the nation's last undecided congressional election was either tainted by so much ballot tampering that a winner could not be declared...

 2019-02-16 13:18 

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Judge: Mississippi suit to cover all who lost voting rights...

A federal judge says a handful of former Mississippi convicts who are suing to have their voting rights restored can represent everyone who falls into that category...

 2019-02-16 13:00 

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Gone in a New York minute: How the Amazon deal fell apart...

When Amazon chose the Long Island City neighborhood of Queens to build a new campus, New York's top brass saw it as a major coup but what they didn't anticipate was the deal's eventual unraveling...

 2019-02-16 12:35 

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Egypt says deadly extremist attack hits Sinai checkpoint...

Egypt's military spokesman says extremists have attacked an army checkpoint in the troubled northern part of the Sinai Peninsula, resulting in 15 casualties, including the killing of at least one officer...

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