Camila Domonoske

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England Unveils New 10-Pound Note Featuring Jane Austen

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

The note, which will enter circulation in September, was revealed on the 200th anniversary of Austen's death.

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Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert Transferred Out Of Prison

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Federal records show that Hastert, who has spent more than a year in prison, has been moved to a re-entry facility in Chicago. Hastert has admitted to paying hush money to cover up sexual abuse.

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Elon Musk Warns Governors: Artificial Intelligence Poses 'Existential Risk'

Monday, July 17, 2017

At a bipartisan governors conference in Rhode Island, the CEO of Tesla urged politicians to impose proactive regulations on AI development.

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In Wimbledon Finals, Venus Williams And Roger Federer Could Set Age Records

Friday, July 14, 2017

Either star could be the oldest Wimbledon winner of the Open era, and Williams could claim oldest Grand Slam title. Williams, 37, faces off with Garbine Muguruza; Federer, 35, plays Marin Cilic.

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New Jersey Museum Holds A Stash Of 221-Year-Old Madeira Wine

Friday, July 14, 2017

As it was doing an inventory of its wine cellar, the Liberty Hall Museum in New Jersey came across some eye-popping labels: "Imported 1796." The wine was ordered to celebrate John Adams' presidency.

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Judge Throws Out Conviction Of Woman Who Laughed At Jeff Sessions

Friday, July 14, 2017

Desiree Fairooz faced up to a year in jail after she was found guilty of unlawful conduct on Capitol Grounds. But at her sentencing, the judge called for a new trial.

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Rep. Steve Scalise In Fair Condition After Another Surgery For Infection

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Scalise was shot at a baseball practice for Republican members of Congress in mid-June. He was re-admitted to the intensive care unit last month, and required multiple new surgeries.

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Tears And Anger: World Responds To Death Of Chinese Dissident

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Chinese human rights activist Liu Xiaobo was diagnosed with liver cancer this year and died Thursday, partway through a prison sentence. Beijing did not allow him to travel abroad for treatment.

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U.S. Refugee Admissions Pass Trump Administration Cap Of 50,000

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

The Supreme Court's decision to allow part of President Trump's travel ban to take effect means that starting on July 13, many already-vetted refugees will be denied entry to the U.S.

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Japanese Blogger Points Out Timeline Flaw In Supposed Earhart Photo

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

An undated photo in the U.S. National Archives ignited speculation that Amelia Earhart survived a 1937 crash. But the same photo appears in a book published two years before Earhart disappeared.

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U.S. Distillers Brace For Possible EU Backlash Against Bourbon

Monday, July 10, 2017

The Financial Times reports that, if President Trump decides to limit U.S. steel imports, EU officials might retaliate against whiskey. EU member nations buy more than half of U.S. bourbon exports.

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8 Arrested In Beating Death Of 22-Year-Old American Visiting Greece

Monday, July 10, 2017

Bakari Henderson, a recent college graduate, was assaulted by a group of people outside a bar and died of his injuries. Two employees of the bar have reportedly been charged with murder.

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Prominent Cardinal Returns To Australia To Face Sex Abuse Charges

Monday, July 10, 2017

Cardinal George Pell, a high-ranking figure at the Vatican, is taking a leave of absence to return to his home country for a trial over allegations of "historical sex abuse."

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Sheila Michaels, Who Helped Bring Honorific 'Ms.' To The Masses, Dies At 78

Friday, July 07, 2017

Michaels did not coin "Ms.," but she played a key role in its adoption. She was inspired by a letter to her roommate Mary Hamilton — who, separately, won a battle for the right to be called "Miss."

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Illinois Lawmakers Override Governor, Pass Budget For 1st Time In 2 Years

Thursday, July 06, 2017

Unpaid bills have been piling up in Illinois since 2015. A deal that included a tax hike was vetoed by Gov. Bruce Rauner this week. Then a powdery substance at the Capitol caused even more delays.

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QVC Plans To Buy, Merge With Rival Shopping Network HSN

Thursday, July 06, 2017

QVC already owns a substantial stake in its rival. Now it plans to buy the remaining stake, in a $2.1 billion deal.

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Illinois Governor Vetoes Budget Deal; Legislators Begin Override

Tuesday, July 04, 2017

Illinois hasn't passed a budget for two years. The state has billions in unpaid bills. Lawmakers finally struck a deal, including a tax increase — but Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner isn't on board.

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Appeals Court Says EPA Can't Keep Delaying Obama-Era Methane Rules

Tuesday, July 04, 2017

The U.S. Court of Appeals for D.C. notes the EPA can choose to rewrite a rule designed to prevent leaks from natural gas facilities. But it can't just put it off for two years, the judges decided.

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Government Blows Up Mannequins In Annual Plea For Fireworks Safety

Tuesday, July 04, 2017

Every year, the Consumer Product Safety Commission reminds Americans that fireworks are dangerous — with some memorable demonstrations. And seriously, be careful with do-it-yourself displays.

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New Jersey, Maine Reach Budget Deals, Ending Government Shutdowns

Tuesday, July 04, 2017

State beaches and parks will be open in New Jersey — just in time for July 4 — after a $34.7 billion budget deal was reached Monday night. In Maine, a $7.1 billion deal was struck early Tuesday.

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