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Merrit Kennedy

Merrit Kennedy appears in the following:

Slam Dunk: Michael Jordan Wins Trademark Dispute In China

Thursday, December 08, 2016

China's top court has handed basketball legend Michael Jordan a victory in a long-running trademark dispute over the use of his name by a Chinese company.

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U.S.-Led Coalition Hits Main Mosul Hospital With Airstrike

Thursday, December 08, 2016

The U.S.-led coalition fighting ISIS says it launched the strike at the request of the Iraqi military, and that ISIS was using the hospital complex as a command and control center.

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Legal Win For Marine Who Used Classified Information In An Email Warning

Tuesday, December 06, 2016

A federal judge has overturned a military panel's decision to force Maj. Jason Brezler out of the Corps for including classified information in an email to his fellow Marines.

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Amazon To Open Convenience Store With No Lines

Tuesday, December 06, 2016

Instead, the company envisions customers at the store picking up whatever they want off the shelves — then simply walking out with it. The items are automatically billed to their Amazon accounts.

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Former Child Soldier Denies War Crimes In Trial At International Criminal Court

Tuesday, December 06, 2016

Dominic Ongwen, who was kidnapped by the Lord's Resistance Army when he was a boy, pleaded not guilty to 70 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity in Uganda. He was nicknamed the White Ant.

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Researchers Confident Mysterious Pair Of Mummified Knees Belonged To Queen Nefertari

Monday, December 05, 2016

Italian archaeologists found a pair of mummified knees in Nefertari's tomb in 1904. For the first time, tests indicate that the knees belonged to the great queen herself.

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Fake U.S. Embassy In Ghana Operated For A Decade, State Department Says

Monday, December 05, 2016

Turkish and Ghanaian organized crime rings are said to have issued legitimate and counterfeit visas for $6,000 to people from across West Africa. They bribed corrupt officials to look the other way.

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Prosecutors Agree To Drop Assault Charges Against Former Cleveland QB Johnny Manziel

Friday, December 02, 2016

Dallas County prosecutor agreed to drop assault charges against the former Browns quarterback, as long as meets conditions such as attending an anger management course and a substance abuse program.

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Andrew Sachs, Who Played Beloved Waiter Manuel On 'Fawlty Towers,' Dies

Friday, December 02, 2016

The actor is best known for his portrayal of the hapless waiter from Barcelona on the much loved British sitcom. He was 86.

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Will Gambia See Its First-Ever Peaceful Transfer Of Power?

Friday, December 02, 2016

Election officials say an opposition candidate has defeated Gambia's longtime leader in the country's presidential vote. It remains to be seen how the current president will react to the news.

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PHOTOS: Gambia Holds Presidential Election Amid Internet Blackout

Thursday, December 01, 2016

This vote marks the most serious challenge yet to the rule of President Yahya Jammeh. The president has ruled for 22 years since he led a coup, and has a dismal human rights record.

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French President Francois Hollande Says He Won't Seek Re-Election

Thursday, December 01, 2016

This marks the first time in 60 years that a sitting French president hasn't sought re-election. Hollande is extremely unpopular, and this opens up the candidate field for his Socialist Party.

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Obama Administration Appeals Judge's Ruling To Block Overtime Pay Rule

Thursday, December 01, 2016

The future of the rule is extremely uncertain. Even if the Obama administration wins its appeal, the incoming Trump administration has already threatened to scrap the measure.

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Princess Cruises Hit With Largest-Ever Criminal Penalty For 'Deliberate Pollution'

Thursday, December 01, 2016

The Department of Justice says Princess Cruise Lines will pay a $40 million penalty for "deliberate pollution of the seas and intentional acts to cover it up."

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U.S. Imposes Nationwide Ban On Smoking In All Public Housing

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

The Obama administration has issued a sweeping final rule banning smoking in all public housing units nationwide, extending a smoke-free environment to nearly a million units.

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PHOTOS: Mass Exodus From Aleppo's Rebel Stronghold As Regime Forces Close In

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

More than 50,000 people have fled eastern Aleppo in the past four days, according to a monitoring group. This battle for the city could mark a turning point in Syria's war, now in its sixth year.

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Pentagon Finds Human Errors Led To Strikes On Syrian Government-Aligned Troops

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

More than three dozen airstrikes hit what the coalition thought was an ISIS position in September. But they turned out to be killing troops loyal to the Syrian government, prompting an investigation.

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New Zealand Is Warming Hearts With A Nationwide Secret Santa

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Nearly 2,000 people in New Zealand are gearing up to spread a little joy by giving a gift to a stranger. The gift exchange is run by the country's postal service and is now in its seventh year.

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Suspected S.C. Serial Killer Charged With 3 More Murders

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

This is in addition to the four murder counts that Todd Kohlhepp is already facing. The 45-year-old real estate agent and registered sex offender has confessed to all seven.

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Protesters Across India Rail Against Countrywide Cash Crunch

Monday, November 28, 2016

They're opposed to a government decision to void the country's largest-denomination bank notes. The government says the move is designed to combat corruption and target the black market.

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