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 2018-04-19 21:15 

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Senate confirms Jim Bridenstine as NASA administrator...

The Senate voted along party lines to confirm President Donald Trump's selection to lead the National Aeronautics and Space Administration....

 2018-04-19 21:12 

Reuters

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Lance Armstrong settles U.S. federal fraud case for $5 million: attorney...

(Reuters) - Former cycling champion Lance Armstrong on Thursday agreed to pay $5 million to settle a federal suit claiming he defrauded his sponsor, the U.S. Postal Service, by using performance-enhancing drugs, his attorney said....

 2018-04-19 21:11 

AP

The Latest: Student: Confederate flag theft sparked protests...

AUBURN, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on Confederate flag demonstrations outside of a Michigan high school (all times local):5:10 p.m.A student who led a two-day demonstration outside of his central ......

 2018-04-19 21:07 

Reuters Canada

Rakuten weighs $1.8 billion bond issue to launch mobile service: Nikkei...

Japanese e-commerce company Rakuten Inc will issue as much as 200 billion yen ($1.86 billion) to prepare for its entry into the country's mobile phone service market, the Nikkei business daily reported on Thursday....

 2018-04-19 21:07 

UPI

Hole in cow's skull may be proof of early medical experimentation...

More than 5,000 years ago, humans living in what's now France drilled a hole in a cow's head. Researchers think it's an example early medical experimentation....

 2018-04-19 21:06 

Reuters Canada

Lance Armstrong settles U.S. federal fraud case for $5 million: attorney...

Former cycling champion Lance Armstrong on Thursday agreed to pay $5 million to settle a federal suit claiming he defrauded his sponsor, the U.S. Postal Service, by using performance-enhancing drugs, his attorney said....

 2018-04-19 21:06 

AFP

Tens of thousands rally in France against Macron reforms...

Various groups have staged strikes and demonstrations against Macron over the past year, including a series of mass protests that have drawn hundreds of thousands onto the streets.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have ...

 2018-04-19 21:06 

AFP

Cuba marks end of an era as Castro hands over to Diaz-Canel...

Cuba marked the end of an era Thursday as Miguel Diaz-Canel was formally elected as the country's new president, becoming the first leader of the Caribbean island in six decades who is not named Castro.The global network of Agence France Presse covers...

 2018-04-19 21:05 

AP

4 children found in rubble of Missouri home after a fire...

LAKE OZARK, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say four children left alone at their Missouri home have been found dead following a fire at the house....

 2018-04-19 21:05 

AP

Raul Castro retires as Cuban president, outlines future...

HAVANA (AP) — Raul Castro stepped down as president of Cuba on Thursday, handing power to a 57-year-old successor he said would hold power until 2031, a plan that would place the state the Castro b......

 2018-04-19 21:05 

AFP

US, Russian nuclear shift as dangerous as NKorean threat: campaigners...

A recent shift in nuclear weapons policies in the United States and Russia, involving upgrades, modernisation and growing arsenals is as dangerous as North Korea's nuclear threat, campaigners warned Thursday.The global network of Agence France Presse ...

 2018-04-19 21:04 

AP

76ers center Joel Embiid now probable for Game 3 versus Heat...

MIAMI (AP) — Joel Embiid is apparently done with Philadelphia's latest process....

 2018-04-19 21:04 

AP

The Latest: Cuban-Americans in Miami expect little change...

HAVANA (AP) — The Latest on Raul Castro's handover of Cuba's presidency (all times local):4:30 p.m.Cuban-Americans in Miami aren't expecting much change as President Miguel Diaz-Canel takes ove......

 2018-04-19 21:01 

Reuters

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Wisconsin court allows lawsuit against gun sale website to proceed...

(Reuters) - A Wisconsin appeals court on Thursday ruled that the daughter of a woman killed in a 2012 mass shooting can sue the operator of a firearms classified ad website from which the killer illegally bought his gun....

 2018-04-19 21:00 

AP

Louisiana House advances budget with deep health care cuts...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — With only two votes to spare, the Louisiana House on Thursday backed a $27 billion state operating budget for next year that would steeply reduce spending on health services......

 2018-04-19 20:59 

AP

New York man awarded $10 million in wrongful conviction case...

GARDEN CITY, N.Y. (AP) — A New York man who spent 17 years in prison for murdering his parents before a court overturned his conviction has settled a civil case with Suffolk County on Long Island f......

 2018-04-19 20:58 

AP

Gronkowski buys stake in namesake horse ahead of Ky Derby...

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Rob Gronkowski has bought a stake in his namesake horse that is set to run in the Kentucky Derby next month....

 2018-04-19 20:58 

Reuters

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Wisconsin court allows lawsuit against gun sale website to proceed...

A Wisconsin appeals court on Thursday ruled that the daughter of a woman killed in a 2012 mass shooting can sue the operator of a firearms classified ad website from which the killer illegally bought his gun....

 2018-04-19 20:58 

AP

The Latest: McCabe lawyer says criminal referral unjustified...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on fired FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe (all times local):4:55 p.m.A lawyer for fired FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe says a criminal referral to prosecutors a......

 2018-04-19 20:57 

Reuters

North American first quarter cocoa grind shows weakest start in seven years...

North American cocoa grindings fell in the first quarter of 2018, marking the region's weakest start to the calendar year since 2011, data from the National Confectioners Association (NCA) showed on Thursday....

 2018-04-19 20:56 

AP

Americans reflect on pros, cons of legal pot ahead of 420...

America's marijuana supporters have a lot to celebrate on this 420 holiday : Thirty states have legalized some form of medical marijuana, according to a national advocacy group....

 2018-04-19 20:56 

Reuters

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Exclusive - China nears first Americas refining capacity as CNPC, Petrobras talks mature: sources...

Brazil's state-run oil company is nearing a deal in which China National Petroleum Corp Ltd (CNPC) would invest in an oil refinery in exchange for crude oil, two people with knowledge of the talks told Reuters, potentially giving China its first refin...

 2018-04-19 20:54 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-N. American Q1 cocoa grind shows weakest start in 7 years...
 2018-04-19 20:54 

Reuters

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UPDATE 1-N. American Q1 cocoa grind shows weakest start in 7 years...

(Recasts with milestone; adds NCA data, background)...

 2018-04-19 20:54 

UPI

Report: Opioid prescription volume declined 12% last year...

Prescription opioid dosage volume declined 12 percent in 2017, the largest annual drop in more than 25 years of measurement, according to a report....

 2018-04-19 20:54 

Reuters

Exclusive: China nears first Americas refining capacity as CNPC, Petrobras talks mature - sources...

Brazil's state-run oil company is nearing a deal in which China National Petroleum Corp Ltd (CNPC) would invest in an oil refinery in exchange for crude oil, two people with knowledge of the talks told Reuters, potentially giving China its first refin...

 2018-04-19 20:54 

Reuters

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Exclusive: China nears first Americas refining capacity as CNPC, Petrobras talks mature - sources...
 2018-04-19 20:54 

AP

South Carolina mother sues Secessionist Party over photo...

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A black woman is suing the Secessionist Party of South Carolina, saying two of her children were subjected to social media ridicule after they were photographed holding Conf......

 2018-04-19 20:54 

UPI

Cohen drops libel lawsuits against BuzzFeed, Fusion GPS...

Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's attorney, dropped a pair of libel lawsuits against BuzzFeed and Fusion GPS over the so-called Trump dossier....

 2018-04-19 20:54 

Reuters

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Sudan's president sacks foreign minister, state news agency reports...

Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir has issued a presidential decree relieving Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour of his position, state news agency SUNA reported on Thursday....

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