Merrit Kennedy

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Ex-NSA Contractor Who Stole Top Secret Documents Is Sentenced To 9 Years In Prison

Friday, July 19, 2019

Harold Martin committed the massive theft of government documents over decades, storing files in his car and Maryland home. "My methods were wrong, illegal and highly questionable," Martin said.

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VIDEO: Man Scrambles Down At Least 14 Stories Of High-Rise After Fire Reported

Friday, July 19, 2019

It's not clear why the Philadelphia man left the building this way, descending more than a dozen floors in about three minutes.

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Rep. Ilhan Omar Receives Resounding Welcome Home Amid Trump Attacks

Friday, July 19, 2019

"We are going to continue to be a nightmare to this president," she said into a megaphone, "because his policies are a nightmare to us. We are not deterred, we are not frightened, we are ready."

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Suspected Arson At Anime Studio In Japan Kills At Least 33 People

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said the apparently deliberate act in Kyoto is "too appalling for words." A suspect has been taken into custody.

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Pumpsie Green, 1st Black Player On The Boston Red Sox, Dies At 85

Thursday, July 18, 2019

The Boston Red Sox were the last Major League Baseball team to integrate, some 12 years after Jackie Robinson played his first game with the Brooklyn Dodgers.

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Streets A 'War Zone' As Protesters Call For Puerto Rico's Governor To Resign

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Some of the island's biggest stars attended, and tensions ratcheted up in San Juan when protesters burst through a barricade at the governor's mansion and security forces fired tear gas at the crowd.

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WHO Declares Ebola Outbreak In Congo An International Health Emergency

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

The current outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has killed more than 1,650 people, according to the World Health Organization. About 12 new cases are reported daily.

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U.S. Sanctions Senior Myanmar Generals Over Rohingya 'Ethnic Cleansing'

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

"The United States is the first government to publicly take action with respect to the most senior leadership of the Burmese military," the U.S. State Department said Tuesday.

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Scientists Desert USDA As Agency Relocates To Kansas City Area

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

The mandatory move imposed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture on most of the workers at two vital research agencies has been criticized as a "blatant attack on science."

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King Of The Hill: Guinness World Records Crowns Wales Street World's Steepest

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

The town of Harlech in Wales has ousted Dunedin, New Zealand, for the title of world's steepest street. Residents are elated about the title, which required a lengthy verification process.

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Netflix Cuts Controversial Suicide Scene From '13 Reasons Why'

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

The show is centered on the suicide of a teenage girl, and the first season's finale shows her taking her own life. Several organizations raised concerns that it could romanticize suicide.

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Yosemite Hotels Get Their Historic Names Back After Trademark Dispute

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

The Majestic Yosemite Hotel is back to its original name, The Ahwahnee. And a set of cabins that was temporarily called Half Dome Village now carries its historic name, Camp Curry.

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VIDEO: KFC Obliterated By Explosion In North Carolina

Friday, July 12, 2019

After a blast rocked the chicken restaurant in Eden, N.C., smoke and flames erupted from the ruined building and debris and sparks fell from the sky. The moment was captured on surveillance footage.

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Rippling Rainbow Map Shows How California Earthquakes Moved The Earth

Friday, July 12, 2019

NASA has mapped changes in the ground's position caused by the recent earthquakes — and it happens to look like beautiful, psychedelic art.

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Bet On The Bot: AI Beats The Professionals At 6-Player Texas Hold 'Em

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Six-player Texas Hold 'em has been too tough for a machine to master — until now. A bot named Pluribus crushed some of the world's best poker players using brash and unorthodox strategies.

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Brazil Judge Orders Mining Company To Pay For Damage From Dam Disaster

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Hundreds of people died when a ruptured dam unleashed a wave of mining waste in the town of Brumadinho in January. Mining giant Vale said it is committed to fixing the damage.

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Ross Perot, Billionaire Businessman And Former Presidential Candidate, Dies At 89

Tuesday, July 09, 2019

"In business and in life, Ross was a man of integrity and action," his family said in a statement. Perot, who had battled leukemia, died Tuesday at his home in Dallas.

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Apparent Airplane Stowaway Falls From Sky Into London Garden

Tuesday, July 02, 2019

London police suspect the person had been hiding in the landing gear of a Kenya Airways flight from Nairobi to Heathrow Airport. The body fell into the Clapham area of the city, shocking neighbors.

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ACLU Sues Over Florida Law That Requires Felons To Pay Fees, Fines Before Voting

Monday, July 01, 2019

The ACLU says the new law signed by Gov. Ron DeSantis creates "two classes of returning citizens: those who are wealthy enough to vote and those who cannot afford to."

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Freak Summer Hailstorm Hits Mexico's Guadalajara

Monday, July 01, 2019

"Hail more than a meter high, and then we wonder if climate change exists," said Enrique Alfaro Ramírez, the governor of Jalisco state. The Mexican army is helping to dig out the city.

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