Colin Dwyer

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Venezuela Erupts In 'Mother Of All Protests' As Anti-Maduro Sentiment Seethes

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Outraged by shortages and what they see as a dictatorial regime, demonstrators across the country rallied against the Venezuelan president. Clashes with police left more protesters killed.

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Bill O'Reilly Is Out At Fox News

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Amid a sexual harassment scandal, 21st Century Fox has announced it's parting ways with the host of cable news behemoth The O'Reilly Factor. Tucker Carlson will take O'Reilly's old time slot.

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An Asteroid Is Swinging By Earth Today For Its Closest Visit In 400 Years

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Don't worry: Astronomers say asteroid 2014 JO25, which is more than a third of a mile wide, will fly harmlessly past our planet. Still, it should come close enough to be visible with small telescopes.

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Mexico Catches One Of Several Fugitive Former Governors After A Half-Year Hunt

Monday, April 17, 2017

Javier Duarte, former governor of Veracruz state, was finally apprehended in Guatemala this weekend. He's just one of nearly a dozen ex-governors either on the lam, under investigation or in prison.

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Ousted South Korean President Park Geun-hye Is Formally Indicted

Monday, April 17, 2017

Park, who was impeached and removed from power, faces charges that range from bribery to the leaking of state secrets. The bribery charge alone carries a possible life sentence in prison.

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Federal Court Blocks 7 Executions Set For 11-Day Span In Arkansas

Friday, April 14, 2017

The federal judge's injunction echoes earlier orders from a county and the state's supreme court. The larger case challenges lethal drugs. The other argues that the inmate is not sane.

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Aaron Hernandez Acquitted On Double Murder Charges

Friday, April 14, 2017

The former New England Patriots tight end, who is already serving a life sentence on a separate murder conviction, was found not guilty of charges that he killed two men in a 2012 drive-by shooting.

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PHOTOS: As Anti-Maduro Protests Swell In Venezuela, Death Toll Mounts

Friday, April 14, 2017

The fifth protester in roughly two weeks has died from injuries sustained in clashes with riot police. But demonstrators against President Nicolas Maduro have vowed to continue filling the streets.

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Steelers Chairman Dan Rooney, 'One Of The Finest Men' In NFL History, Dies At 84

Thursday, April 13, 2017

During Rooney's time steering the team his father founded, the Pittsburgh Steelers reached the heights of the NFL. Off the field he also spearheaded efforts to diversify the league's hiring practices.

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Trump Signs Law Giving States Option To Deny Funding For Planned Parenthood

Thursday, April 13, 2017

The legislation rolls back an Obama-era rule that prohibited states from withholding certain federal funds from organizations that provide legal abortions.

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U.S. Marshals Say They've Rounded Up 'The Last Of The Cocaine Cowboys'

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Gustavo Falcon, his brother and their associates were indicted in 1991 for smuggling 75 tons of cocaine into the U.S. His partners were caught and convicted, but Falcon roamed free — until Wednesday.

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OK Google, Burger King Hijacked Your Speakers ... And Failed Pretty Quickly

Thursday, April 13, 2017

The fast-food chain launched an ad Wednesday meant to wake viewers' Google Home speakers and use them for a makeshift promo. Sadly for Burger King, it wasn't long before the ploy hit some speed bumps.

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Sculptor Of Wall Street Bull Says 'Fearless Girl' Horns In On His Work

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Arturo Di Modica is not happy that the Fearless Girl now staring down his Charging Bull has effectively turned it into a villain. He and his lawyer are now asking that the new statue be removed.

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Amid Backlash From Advertisers, Bill O'Reilly Takes A Spring Break

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

When he announced his vacation Tuesday, O'Reilly carefully noted it had been planned for a while. Still, the trip comes at a conspicuous time for O'Reilly, who is facing sexual harassment allegations.

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Prosecutor Sues Florida Governor For Pulling Her From 23 Murder Cases

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Aramis Ayala, the state attorney for Orange and Osceola counties, says Gov. Rick Scott acted unconstitutionally when he removed her from 23 cases for refusing to pursue the death penalty.

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After Outcry, USDA Stops Using 'Cyanide Bombs' In Idaho — For Now

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

An M-44 spit sodium cyanide on a boy and his dog in Idaho last month, killing the dog and drawing petitions for removal of the devices. The USDA's Wildlife Services agency has acceded to that request.

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Before Their Tete-A-Tete, Tillerson And Russians Trade Verbal Tit-For-Tat On Syria

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Before the secretary of state even touched down in Moscow, heated words were already flying between the two sides over Syrian President Bashar Assad and the U.S. missile strike last week.

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U.S., Canada And Mexico Declare Combined Bid To Host The World Cup

Monday, April 10, 2017

With their powers combined, the three countries aim to return the World Cup to North America in 2026. Under the proposal the U.S. would host 60 matches, with 10 apiece hosted by Canada and Mexico.

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Syria Casts Long Shadow Across Rex Tillerson's Big Trip To Italy And Russia

Monday, April 10, 2017

The secretary of state is meeting with G-7 diplomats, then heading to Moscow on Tuesday for some rather tough discussions. All the while, the U.S. strike on Syria is likely to be Item 1 on the agenda.

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Here Are The Winners Of The 2017 Pulitzer Prizes

Monday, April 10, 2017

Among the winners were Colson Whitehead's The Underground Railroad for fiction, The Washington Post's David Fahrenthold for national reporting and The East Bay Times for breaking news reporting.

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