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There's No Stopping Toronto's 'Uber-Raccoon'

Sunday, September 16, 2018

Toronto is known for its raccoons' aggressive ability to get into garbage cans. The city spent millions trying to fight the gray menace — with mixed results.

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At Least 14 Dead In Carolinas And 'The Worst Flooding Is Yet To Come' In Some Areas

Saturday, September 15, 2018

Florence is now a tropical depression, but major flooding will continue, the National Weather Service says. At least 14 people have died in the storm and its aftermath. That number's expected to rise.

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Bobi Wine Is Willing 'To Die Trying' To Win Freedom For Uganda

Saturday, September 08, 2018

Ugandan politician and musician Bobi Wine says he was tortured by soldiers. He was allowed to come to the U.S. for medical treatment, but says he's going to return to Uganda, despite the risks.

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North Carolina Can Use Gerrymandered Map In November, Court Rules

Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Judges in North Carolina said Tuesday that there isn't enough time to approve a new map before a new session of Congress — despite finding the map to be unconstitutionally gerrymandered.

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Reuters Journalists In Myanmar Convicted, Sentenced To 7 Years

Monday, September 03, 2018

The journalists were convicted for violating a state secrets act. They were investigating violence against Myanmar's Rohingya. Reuters' editor-in-chief called it a sad day for press everywhere.

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California Lawmakers Pass Net Neutrality Bill

Saturday, September 01, 2018

The net neutrality protections, which advocates call the strongest in the country, now go to the desk of Gov. Jerry Brown.

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Trump Says Without Evidence That China Hacked Clinton Email Server

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

The president appeared to refer to a report by the right-wing Daily Caller, which cites two anonymous sources and points a finger at a Chinese-owned company based outside of Washington, D.C.

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Brazil Sends Military To Border To Cope With Flood Of Fleeing Venezuelans

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

The exodus of Venezuelans, trying to escape food and medicine shortages, has been called "one of Latin America's largest mass-population movements in history."

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7 Arrested In Protests Over Confederate Statue At UNC Chapel Hill

Sunday, August 26, 2018

Groups supporting and opposing the presence of a statue of a Confederate soldier gathered again on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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Tesla To Remain Public, Elon Musk Says

Saturday, August 25, 2018

Less than a month after suggesting he might take the electric car maker private, CEO Elon Musk says "most of Tesla's existing shareholders believe we are better off as a public company."

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David Pecker Of 'National Enquirer' Publisher Said To Have Immunity In Cohen Case

Friday, August 24, 2018

David Pecker, a longtime friend of Trump, reportedly helped the president's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, organize payments to Playboy model Karen McDougal and adult film star Stormy Daniels.

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Flooding Still A Threat To Hawaii As Hurricane Downgraded To Tropical Storm

Friday, August 24, 2018

Landslides and floods closed roads in parts of Hawaii's Big Island as Lane was downgraded to a tropical storm. Five tourists were rescued by emergency crews.

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Australia Gets A New Prime Minister

Friday, August 24, 2018

Scott Morrison was chosen as the country's new prime minister by members of Australia's Liberal Party. The outgoing Malcolm Turnbull said "a determined insurgency" in his own party brought him down.

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2 Killed In Knife Attack Outside Paris

Thursday, August 23, 2018

The French interior minister said the attacker had psychiatric problems and authorities are not treating the incident as terrorism, despite a claim of responsibility by the Islamic State.

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Powerful Hurricane Lane Lumbers Toward Hawaii As Residents Prepare

Thursday, August 23, 2018

The slowing storm has been downgraded to a Category 3 hurricane, as it makes its way toward the islands. Torrential rains have triggered mudslides, landslides and flash flooding across the Big Island.

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Ohio State Suspends Football Coach Urban Meyer For 3 Games

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Meyer's sanction comes along with a more than two-week suspension for Athletics Director Gene Smith over their response to allegations of domestic abuse against a former assistant coach.

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Australia's Prime Minister Faces Leadership Challenge

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Inter-party fighting among Australia's conservative Liberal Party could soon mean a new prime minister for Australia, which has suffered from political instability in recent years.

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Hawaii Braces For Hurricane Lane, Now A Category 4

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

The National Weather Service issued a hurricane warning for Maui and Hawaii's Big Island. Forecasters were predicting flash flooding and landslides.

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8 Restaurant Chains Agree To End 'No-Poach' Agreements Under Threat Of Lawsuit

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Washington state's attorney general says Applebee's, Church's Chicken, Five Guys, IHOP, Jamba Juice, Little Caesars, Panera and Sonic will stop using agreements that limit workers from changing jobs.

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Report Says Faculty At Connecticut School Sexually Abused Students For Years

Saturday, August 18, 2018

A law firm found sexual abuse by seven now-former staffers against 16 students — going back as far as 1969 and lasting until 1992.

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