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  • Doubts surface about key witness in Uranium One probe of Clinton

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    Federal officials have serious questions about the credibility of a key witness in congressional investigations of Hillary Clinton’s role in the Uranium One sale.

    Fri, 17 Nov 2017 15:36:14 -0500
  • Keystone XL Opponents On 210,000-Gallon Spill: We Warned You

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    In April 2016, just five months after President Barack Obama rejected the proposal to build the Keystone XL pipeline, the existing Keystone pipeline leaked 17,000 gallons of oil onto private land in southeastern South Dakota.

    Fri, 17 Nov 2017 17:51:31 -0500
  • Ohio Lawmaker Quits After Having 'Inappropriate Conduct' With Man In His Office

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    An Ohio lawmaker known for his devotion to “family values” has stepped down after allegedly engaging in “inappropriate conduct with another man” in his office.

    Fri, 17 Nov 2017 14:16:41 -0500
  • Florida fruit growers sour over NAFTA

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    With the fifth round of talks to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement underway, Florida fruit and vegetable growers are pressing for changes. All sides are trying to make their voices heard as negotiators from the United States, Canada and Mexico gather in Mexico City to continue the US-initiated effort to revamp the deal. Under NAFTA, exports to Canada and Mexico of food produced in the United States have jumped to $39 billion this year from $8.7 billion in 1992.

    Fri, 17 Nov 2017 14:19:25 -0500
  • Alt-right free speech event in Boston met with counter-protest

    A few dozen free speech advocates rallied peacefully Saturday on Boston Common but just like last summer's event, they were outnumbered by counter-protesters.

    Sat, 18 Nov 2017 18:30:37 -0500
  • Moore critic: Alabama Senate race a battle for nation's soul

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    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A leading figure among religious liberals says the candidacy of Republican Roy Moore for U.S. Senate is a struggle for the "soul of the nation."

    Sat, 18 Nov 2017 17:41:29 -0500
  • Russia Nixes Billionaire Plan to Turn the Tu-160 Bomber into the Ultimate Passenger Jet

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    Rich businessmen around the world want Russia to turn its Tupolev-160 strategic bomber into a private jet. A senior Tupolev executive claims that the aircraft manufacturer has turned down many requests to civilianize its Tu-160 (NATO codename Blackjack), a long-range strategic bomber that resembles America's B-1 Lancer, and its TU-22M3 Backfire bomber.

    Sat, 18 Nov 2017 20:39:00 -0500
  • Americans aged 18-34 most likely to oppose assault weapons ban, poll finds

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    The previous national federal ban on assault weapons lapsed more than a decade ago, and Congress has not renewed it. Resistance to a ban on military-style assault weapons is strongest among millennials, according to a new Quinnipiac poll released this week. It’s a finding that experts said might be driven by the popularity of first-person shooter video games such as Call of Duty and the increasing prominence of military-style guns in the consumer market.

    Sun, 19 Nov 2017 05:00:02 -0500
  • We Really Need To Stop Acting Like Heartless Jerks About Gender Identity

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    New York City’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority retired the use of “ladies and gentlemen” in its service announcements last week and began using gender-neutral terms like “passengers” and “everyone” to address riders.

    Fri, 17 Nov 2017 13:55:19 -0500
  • Helping the poor is a 'Passport to Paradise,' Pope says

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    By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis welcomed the poor, homeless and unemployed as guests of honor for a Mass and gourmet meal in the Vatican on Sunday, saying that helping the needy was one way of obtaining a "passport to paradise". Francis celebrated a Mass marking the Roman Catholic Church's first yearly World Day of the Poor, which the pope established to draw the attention of the world's 1.2 billion Catholics to the neediest. About 1,500 of them were having lunch with the pope in the Vatican's large audience hall and others were being taken to eat as guests in nearby pontifical colleges.

    Sun, 19 Nov 2017 06:01:39 -0500
  • Trump: 'Hillary, get on with your life'

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    President Trump attacks Hillary Clinton again after she questions the "legitimacy" of his win.

    Sat, 18 Nov 2017 09:26:49 -0500
  • Head Of Puerto Rico Power Utility Resigns As More Controversy Plagues Island

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    The head of Puerto Rico’s power utility resigned Friday while facing scrutiny for the slow progress being made on restoring the island’s power grid eight weeks after Hurricane Maria devastated the U.S. territory.

    Fri, 17 Nov 2017 18:50:24 -0500
  • Jay-Z Writes How ‘Probation Is A Trap’ In Powerful Meek Mill Op-Ed

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    Jay-Z continued to show his support for fellow rapper Meek Mill in a poignant New York Times opinion piece published Friday.

    Fri, 17 Nov 2017 16:03:07 -0500
  • Here Are the Best Black Friday Ads Retailers Have Announced

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    If you haven't made a game plan yet, you're already behind.

    Fri, 17 Nov 2017 14:59:00 -0500
  • Ousted Caracas mayor flees house arrest, heads to Europe

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    CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Ousted Caracas Mayor Antonio Ledezma said he plans to take his fight against Venezuela's socialist government to Europe after he escaped house arrest and fled to Colombia on Friday. The flight was an apparent embarrassment for security forces who had been keeping close watch over one of Venezuela's most prominent opposition leaders.

    Fri, 17 Nov 2017 18:07:55 -0500
  • They Came To Clear Roy Moore's Character. They Talked About Guns And Abortion.

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    ― A few dozen women gathered on the steps of the state Capitol on Friday to argue that those accusing former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore of sexual misconduct are liars, people who identify as transgender are awful, guns are good and abortion is bad.

    Fri, 17 Nov 2017 14:49:52 -0500
  • State Department defends reorganization, admits low morale

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    The State Department is hitting back at the growing bipartisan criticism of Rex Tillerson's leadership and accusations he is presiding over a debilitating brain drain of the nation's diplomatic corps

    Sat, 18 Nov 2017 15:27:19 -0500
  • How North Korean Weapons Could Start a War (in the Middle East)

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    On November 4, a ballistic missile exploded above King Khalid Airport near Riyadh after being intercepted by Saudi Patriot missiles. The attack, launched by Houthi rebels in Yemen, led the Saudi government to blame Iran for supporting the rebels, escalating tensions across the Middle East. Curiously, however, many of Yemen’s ballistic missiles came from North Korea—a design that North Korea, in turn, had acquired from Egypt.

    Sat, 18 Nov 2017 07:48:00 -0500
  • Freeport evacuating Indonesian mine worker families after shootings

    U.S. miner Freeport-McMoRan Inc is evacuating spouses and children of workers from its giant Indonesian copper mine after a string of shootings in the area raised security concerns. The move follows efforts by Indonesian authorities on Friday to evacuate villages near Freeport’s Grasberg mine in the eastern province of Papua that authorities said had been occupied by armed separatists. Freeport has asked family and household members of its employees to prepare over the weekend for a temporary relocation from the mining town of Tembagapura, about 10 km (6.2 miles) from Grasberg, company sources said.

    Sat, 18 Nov 2017 07:43:28 -0500
  • Trump puts decision to allow elephant hunting trophy imports 'on hold'

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    Despite Trump's statement, a Fish and Wildlife Service official confirmed that the ban on elephant hunting trophies from Zambia had been lifted effective Nov. 7. And the ban on trophies from Zimbabwe was lifted on Friday morning, about 11 hours before Trump’s tweet.

    Fri, 17 Nov 2017 21:21:52 -0500
  • The Funniest Tweets From Parents This Week

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    Kids may say the darndest things, but parents tweet about them in the funniest ways. So each week, we round up the most hilarious 140-character quips from moms and dads to spread the joy. Scroll down to read the latest batch and follow @HuffPostParents on Twitter for more!Mondays are hard. Mondays with kids are some type of human survival experiment.— Jennifer Lizza (@outsmartedmommy) November 13, 2017I enjoy doing nice things for my kids, and my kids enjoy making me regret my decisions. ...

    Fri, 17 Nov 2017 13:43:10 -0500
  • Man Accidentally Shoots Self, Wife During Gun Safety Discussion

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    A Tennessee man accidentally shot himself and his wife Thursday during a discussion at their church about gun safety concerns.

    Sat, 18 Nov 2017 17:53:20 -0500
  • David Cassidy 'conscious and surrounded by family' in hospital after organ failure

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    Actor and singer David Cassidy is “conscious and surrounded by family”, his spokeswoman has said after he was admitted to hospital for organ failure earlier this week. The Partridge Family star, 67, was rushed to a Florida hospital three days ago and requires a liver transplant following a tumultuous few years for the former teenage heartthrob. A spokeswoman for Cassidy told the Press Association: “He is now conscious and surrounded by family,” following reports he had been put into an induced coma.

    Sat, 18 Nov 2017 15:33:00 -0500
  • Florida Man Killed Ex, Her New Boyfriend and Her Parents -- Then Left His Son Alone With Their Bodies

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    On Thursday, a 32-year-old Florida man was convicted of the 2014 quadruple murders of his ex-girlfriend, her new boyfriend and her parents, according to news reports.

    Fri, 17 Nov 2017 18:37:41 -0500
  • Neighbor: Northern California gunman targeted victim, son

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    RANCHO TEHAMA RESERVE, Calif. (AP) — A neighbor's account indicates that a Northern California shooter who killed five people this week may have targeted an elementary school as part of his long-running feud with neighbors.

    Fri, 17 Nov 2017 19:37:47 -0500
  • 19 Asian-Americans Arrested At Paul Ryan's Office Pushing For Dream Act

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    Nineteen Asian-Americans protesting outside Speaker Paul Ryan’s office on Capitol Hill were arrested Wednesday while calling for him to move the Dream Act to a vote.

    Fri, 17 Nov 2017 19:17:57 -0500
  • A U.S. Warship Just Collided With a Tugboat in Japanese Waters

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    It's the fifth crash this year for the Navy's 7th Fleet

    Sat, 18 Nov 2017 15:57:59 -0500
  • Hunter mutilated in bear attack has face rebuilt in pioneering surgery 

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    A hunter left disfigured from a near-fatal bear attack has had his face rebuilt after undergoing months of surgeries. Lee Brooke’s nose and moustache were “ripped off” his face during the grizzly attack during a hunting trip in Wyoming in October last year. The 60-year-old told FOX 31 he came across an elk he had shot the day before on his excursion, but quickly realised a bear had already claimed the kill. He turned to leave when the bear suddenly attacked, knocking him unconscious. When he woke he found the aggressive animal standing over him. Mr Brooke recalled the shock of seeing his “nose and moustache laid out on the ground”, adding: “Now I knew what was wrong with my face.” He underwent months of surgeries  Credit: FOX31 Denver (KDVR-TV) He explained: “I felt her sniffing my cheek. I felt her whiskers. “I should’ve bled to death right there. I should’ve at least drowned on my blood.” With blood in his eyes blurring his vision, he managed to reach for a steak knife in his pocket, later joking: “I don’t know that I would have been brave enough to stab her if I could see her. “I had to lean in to stab her in the head. So I was [that] close to her nose.” He spent around an hour alone in the woods before help arrived, recalling: “I said ‘Lord I could do with a little help about now!’” His brother-in-law, George Neal, eventually found him and remembered seeing Lee’s torn-off nose and upper lip on the ground. He grabbed the body parts and stuffed them in Lee's pocket before calling 911. He said the bear “ripped his face right off”. A wild bear (not pictured) attacked him in Wyoming Credit: AP Mr Brooke underwent months of reconstructive surgery at the Swedish Medical Center’s Burn and Reconstructive Unit in Colorado. Dr Benson Pulikkottil and Dr Lily Daniali removed a fibula and a flap of skin from his leg, then used the bone and skin to rebuild his face. Doctors will eventually reconstruct his nose, possibly even using a part of his own nose they managed to preserve. “They were so confident and compassionate and communicated really well back and forth,” said Mr Brooke. “Everybody was phenomenal. They built me up and never let me down. They’re the best of the best.” Woman’s yoga session interrupted by bear licking her neck  

    Sun, 19 Nov 2017 08:35:48 -0500
  • Kellyanne Conway Says She Started The Discussion On Sexual Harassment

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    Kellyanne Conway would like to thank Kellyanne Conway for starting the sexual harassment discussion.

    Fri, 17 Nov 2017 11:25:50 -0500
  • At least five killed in Kenya as violence greets opposition leader's return

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    By Duncan Miriri and Thomas Mukoya NAIROBI (Reuters) - At least five people were killed on Friday as Kenyan police tried to disperse supporters accompanying opposition leader Raila Odinga from the airport to central Nairobi, police said. Police fired tear gas at the convoy in which Odinga was traveling and used water cannon as they tried to stop it reaching the capital's main business district. Some protesters threw stones at police.

    Fri, 17 Nov 2017 11:49:28 -0500
  • 23 Unique Gifts For Your Wife That Don’t Totally Suck

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    Finding the right holiday gift for your wife can be stressful. Everything’s either too cheesy, too pricey or just plain boring. 

    Fri, 17 Nov 2017 12:01:47 -0500
  • Some People Think Starbucks Is Promoting 'Gay Agenda' On Holiday Cups

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    It seems like outrage over Starbucks cups is almost as much of a holiday tradition as crowded malls, Mariah Carey and sappy movie marathons.

    Fri, 17 Nov 2017 16:17:37 -0500
  • Mom of 3-Year-Old Sherin Mathews, Found Dead Last Month, Charged With Abandonment

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    Her body was found in a culvert last month.

    Sat, 18 Nov 2017 15:48:50 -0500
  • World Toilet Day

    World Toilet Day is about inspiring action to tackle the global sanitation crisis. Today, 4.5 billion people live without a household toilet that safely disposes of their waste.

    Sun, 19 Nov 2017 07:31:29 -0500
  • Lebanon's PM Hariri says he will be in Beirut within days

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    PARIS (AP) — Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad Hariri said he will return home in the coming days from where he will declare a political stance for the first time since making a strange resignation announcement from Saudi Arabia that unleashed fears of a crisis in Lebanon.

    Sun, 19 Nov 2017 00:22:08 -0500
  • Tesla Revives Roadster for 2020

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    Tesla unveiled a reimagined Roadster on Thursday that is essentially a redesign of its very first vehicle but with amped-up promises for speed and performance, and a $200,000 price tag. "The poin...

    Fri, 17 Nov 2017 11:56:21 -0500
  • Dog 'dies of a broken heart' after being dumped at airport by her owner 

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    A dog who  was abandoned by her owner at an airport has died of a "broken heart". The dog, called "Nube Viajera'' or Wandering Cloud by the vets who treated her,  spent a month wandering around the terminal at Palonegro airport near Bucaramanga, Colombia hoping to be reunited with her owner. According to witnesses, she sniffed people at the airport before giving up the search and lying listlessly in a corner of the terminal. Nube viajera  Credit: CEN Both passengers and workers offered the dog, who was no more than two years old, food - but she refused to eat. "It is presumed that she had an owner and a home and that they abandoned her because the dog never left the airport," Dr Alejandro Sotomonte told Noticias RCN. Clearly malnourished she was taken to a shelter after somebody alerted an animal rescue group, the Mirror reported. By then the once healthy dog was so weak she was barely able to stand. According to vets despite being given food and medicine via intravenous injection, the dog's health deteriorated further into sadness and depression before dying.

    Fri, 17 Nov 2017 18:56:56 -0500
  • White House: The Difference Between Trump And Franken Is Franken 'Admitted Wrongdoing'

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    White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Friday that the allegations of sexual assault against Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) are different from those President Donald Trump has faced because Trump has denied any wrongdoing.

    Fri, 17 Nov 2017 16:38:41 -0500
  • Pakistan issues 'last warning' to Islamists blocking route into capital

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    By Asif Shahzad ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistani authorities issued a final warning on Friday to members of an Islamist party blocking a main road into the capital, raising fears of a violent clash. Hundreds of supporters of the Tehreek-e-Labaik Pakistan party have been blocking the route into Islamabad for nearly 10 days, demanding the minister of law be sacked for what they say is blasphemy. "After this final announcement, you all are being warned to end the illegal sit-in immediately." Tehreek-e-Labaik blames the minister, Zahid Hamid, for changes to an electoral oath that it says amount to blasphemy.

    Fri, 17 Nov 2017 11:28:24 -0500
  • Don't Be That Person Who Wastes Absurd Amounts Of Food On Thanksgiving

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    It’s time to put together your festive Thanksgiving menu ― but this year, try to  cook up a way to make sure that most of it actually gets eaten.

    Sun, 19 Nov 2017 05:46:57 -0500
  • Have You Ever Lived In One Of Jared Kushner's Apartment Buildings?

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    Daddy’s bright boy and White House son-in-law Jared Kushne has never had a reputation for being a particularly scrupulous landlord.

    Fri, 17 Nov 2017 11:55:03 -0500
  • A Dictionary Of All The Annoying Dating Trends Modern Singles Deal With

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    Not only do you have to sit through date after date with disappointing Tinder matches, there’s a whole new lexicon of dating terminology to keep up with.

    Fri, 17 Nov 2017 12:01:47 -0500
  • Notorious Mafia 'boss of bosses' Toto Riina dead at 87

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    ROME (AP) — Cosa Nostra's "boss of bosses," who was serving 26 life sentences as the convicted mastermind of dozens of murders of rivals for power on his Sicilian turf as well as prominent anti-Mafia heroes, died Friday in an Italian hospital prison ward.

    Fri, 17 Nov 2017 17:56:42 -0500
  • Iraqi forces retake last IS-held town in country

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    Iraqi government forces on Friday retook the last town in the country still held by the Islamic State group as the jihadists' self-proclaimed "caliphate" faced collapse on both sides of the border with Syria. The lightning recapture of the small Euphrates valley town of Rawa after a dawn offensive came as the jihadists also faced attack for a second day in the last town they still hold in Syria, Albu Kamal just over the frontier. The Islamic State group (IS) has lost 95 percent of the cross-border "caliphate" it declared in Iraq and Syria in 2014, the US-led coalition fighting it said Wednesday.

    Fri, 17 Nov 2017 14:33:28 -0500
  • Tesla Roadster Gets Revived for 2020

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    Tesla unveiled a reimagined Roadster on Thursday that is essentially a redesign of its very first vehicle but with amped-up promises for speed and performance, and a $200,000 price tag. "The poin...

    Fri, 17 Nov 2017 11:56:24 -0500
  • Woman with crude anti-Trump truck decal arrested

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    The driver of a pickup displaying an expletive-filled message to President Donald Trump and his supporters in the Houston area was arrested Thursday on an outstanding warrant.

    Fri, 17 Nov 2017 13:52:31 -0500
  • British publicist who arranged Donald Trump Jr's meeting with Russian lawyer breaks silence on collusion claims

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    The British music publicist who arranged a meeting between Donald Trump's inner circle and a Russian lawyer who claimed to have damaging information on Hillary Clinton has insisted he was a merely "useful idiot" who became inadvertently embroiled in the scandal. Rob Goldstone has agreed to be questioned by Special Counsel Robert Mueller about the meeting, which is at the heart of a probe into alleged collusion between Mr Trump presidential campaign and the Kremlin. The publicist emailed the US leader's son, Donald Trump Jr, last year offering "official" Russian documents he claimed would "incriminate" Hillary Clinton and "be very useful to your father".

    Sun, 19 Nov 2017 05:34:00 -0500
  • 10 Twists On Snickerdoodles You Weren't Expecting

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    Fri, 17 Nov 2017 17:32:06 -0500
  • Animal Welfare Groups Slam Proposal To Speed Up Poultry Plant Lines

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    Animal welfare advocates are joining worker rights and food safety groups in opposition to a poultry industry proposal to speed up portions of processing lines at chicken plants.

    Sat, 18 Nov 2017 13:59:13 -0500
  • Black Friday Shopping Experts Reveal Their Winning Strategies

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    Preparing for Thanksgiving dinner is a challenge, but gearing up for Black Friday is arguably worse.

    Sat, 18 Nov 2017 05:46:51 -0500
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