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Amid E. Coli Outbreak, Chipotle Closes 43 Restaurants In Washington, Oregon

Monday, November 02, 2015

Chipotle Mexican Grill is temporarily closing more than 40 restaurants in and around Seattle and Portland, Ore., as health officials investigate an E. coli outbreak that has gotten at least 22 people sick.

USA Today reports:

"Since Oct. 14, three people in Clackamas and Washington counties in ...

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With Cause Of Plane Crash Still Unknown, Russians Begin Identifying Remains

Monday, November 02, 2015

As the Russian government tries to determine what could have caused Metrojet Flight 9268 to break up in flight, some of the victims' bodies have arrived in St. Petersburg.

Russian forensic experts began trying to identify the remains of the passengers who were killed when an Airbus A321-200 crashed ...

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Appeals Court Refuses To Shut Down NSA Bulk Collection Program Early

Thursday, October 29, 2015

A federal appeals court has refused to put an early end to a National Security Agency program that collects data about Americans' telephone calls in bulk.

The American Civil Liberties Union had asked the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to issue a preliminary injunction against the program, because ...

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5 Headlines: Media Consensus Is That CNBC Was GOP Debate's 'Biggest Loser'

Thursday, October 29, 2015

The pundit world is still trying to decide which of the 10 Republican candidates for president won the third Republican debate of the 2016 race.

But it didn't take long for there to be consensus on one thing: CNBC was the night's "biggest loser."

On multiple occasions, the moderators ...

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The Third GOP Debate In 100 Words (And 3 Video Clips)

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

The third GOP debate was a heavyweight match but with quick footwork and well-orchestrated jabs that were responded to with masterful cross-counters. The surprise? Trump wasn't the only one punching. Bush went after Rubio for missing Senate votes. Kasich said Trump's platform was "fantasy." In a recurring theme, Cruz attacked ...

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Giant Surveillance 'Blimp' That Untethered, Now Down, Under Control

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Update at 4:10 p.m. ET. Blimp Is Down:

A runaway giant surveillance blimp that was tailed by F-16 fighter jets from Maryland to Pennsylvania is now down and under control, the North American Aerospace Defense Command said.

Nikki Krize, a reporter for WNEP-TV, tweeted a picture that showed ...

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Small California Town Gives Its Police Nunchucks As Non-Lethal Alternative

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

A small town in California is outfitting its police with nunchucks in order to give its officers another non-lethal alternative to subduing a suspect and also with hopes that it will change the perception that police officers are aggressive.

KRCR-TV reports that that Anderson Police Department has trained its ...

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In Speech To Police Chiefs, Obama Pushes For Tougher Gun Laws

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

In a speech to a meeting of police chiefs, President Obama defended the job of police departments across the country, called for tougher gun laws and said the United States criminal justice system needs reform.

"Too often, law enforcement gets scapegoated for the broader failures of our society and criminal ...

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Pentagon Chief Says U.S. Plans To Increase Tempo Of Air Attacks Against ISIS

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter says the U.S. will begin to increase the tempo of an air campaign against Islamic State targets in Syria and Iraq.

"We won't hold back from supporting capable partners in opportunistic attacks against ISIL, or conducting such missions directly whether by strikes from the air or ...

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Doctors Without Borders Says Facility In Yemen Destroyed By Airstrikes

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Doctors Without Borders says one of their small medical facilities in Saada, Yemen, was hit by an airstrike Monday night.

On Twitter, the organization said patients and staff were inside the facility when it was attacked, but the aid group's chief, Hassan Boucenine, told The Associated Press that no ...

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WATCH: China's State Media Goes Psychedelic To Explain 5-Year Plan

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

A video put out by China's official state media has been making the rounds this morning.

Not for the politics of it, as you might expect. Instead, for its form. It uses some well-worn American psychedelia to hawk the country's new five-year development plan.

The catchy chorus: "If you wanna ...

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Vice President Of Maldives Arrested Over Alleged Plot To Kill President

Saturday, October 24, 2015

Authorities in the Maldives have arrested the country's vice president for what they say is his involvement in a plot to kill the president.

You may remember that back in September, President Abdulla Yameen was unhurt when his speedboat was rocked by an explosion. Reuters reports that Vice President Ahmed ...

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NATO Investigators Deem Reports Of Civilian Casualties In Kunduz 'Credible'

Saturday, October 24, 2015

Investigators for the NATO coalition in Afghanistan said they have found credible evidence that a U.S. airstrike in Kunduz, Afghanistan, killed civilians.

Back in October, a U.S. gunship opened fire on a Doctors Without Borders hospital, killing 23 people.

In a statement, Gen. John Campbell, the commander of U.S. ...

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Patricia Now A Tropical Depression As It Moves Inland In Mexico

Saturday, October 24, 2015

As it contines to move across Mexico, Patricia has lost most of its strength. It is now a tropical depression with maximum sustained winds of 35 mph.

In the early morning hours of Saturday, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto delivered some very good news: The hurricane, which ...

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CHART: Is Hurricane Patricia The Strongest Hurricane Ever?

Friday, October 23, 2015

The qualifier "ever" always makes us journalists nervous. So when we started to hear that Hurricane Patricia had become the "strongest hurricane ever," we started digging.

So is it? It could very well be, but we have no definitive answer.

As Phil Klotzbach, a research scientist who helps put ...

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A Seventh Church Is Set On Fire In St. Louis

Thursday, October 22, 2015

The doors of a seventh church were set on fire in St. Louis early Thursday morning.

St. Louis Public Radio reports that "St. Louis Fire Department was able to put out the fire with a fire extinguisher," but the double wooden doors at the Shrine of St. Joseph's rectory ...

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U.S. Soldier Killed During Hostage Rescue Mission In Iraq

Thursday, October 22, 2015

An American soldier was injured during a hostage rescue operation in Iraq on Thursday and later died after receiving medical care, Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook said in a statement.

This is how Cook described what happened:

"Early today in Iraq, at the request of the Kurdistan Regional Government, ...

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Mexico Arrests 6 People In Connection With 'El Chapo' Guzmán's Escape

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Mexican authorities say they have arrested six people in connection with the escape of Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán, the country's biggest drug lord.

The Associated Press reports that among those captured are Guzmán's brother-in-law.

The wire service adds:

"Attorney General Arely Gomez said the alleged mastermind is a ...

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WikiLeaks Releases Documents Purportedly From CIA Director's Personal Email

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

WikiLeaks has released a cache of documents that the website says come from the AOL email account of Central Intelligence Agency Director John Brennan.

The documents purportedly include Brennan's security clearance application with personal information as well as the names, addresses and telephone numbers of many of his acquaintances, including ...

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Police Step Up Patrols In St. Louis Over String Of Church Fires

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Police in St. Louis have stepped up patrols after six churches in predominantly black neighborhoods were set on fire this month.

As St. Louis Public Radio has reported, the cases, which are being investigated by local and federal authorities, are being treated as arson. St. Louis Public Radio reports ...

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