Merrit Kennedy

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Driver In Crash That Killed 7 Motorcyclists Pleads Not Guilty

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Prosecutors say that Volodymyr Zhukovskyy was driving a pickup truck and veered over the center line of a rural road in New Hampshire, striking and killing a group of motorcyclists.

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Catholic School Fires Gay Teacher To Stay In Indianapolis Archdiocese

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

The school says not terminating the teacher would have resulted in "our forfeiting our Catholic identity." Last week, a nearby Jesuit school decided to split with the archdiocese instead.

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Thousands Of ISIS Fighters Must Be Tried Or Let Go, U.N. Rights Chief Says

Monday, June 24, 2019

Also, the family members of suspected fighters "should be repatriated, unless they are to be prosecuted for crimes" according to international standards, Michelle Bachelet said.

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Iran Says Trump's New Sanctions Have Ended Diplomacy

Monday, June 24, 2019

Tehran says Trump's sanctions to cut off the country's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei marks "the permanent closure of the path of diplomacy."

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Explosions At Philadelphia Oil Refinery Send A Giant Ball Of Fire Skyward

Friday, June 21, 2019

The blasts were the result of a fire that is "confined and being addressed, but it is not under control," a Philadelphia fire official said. The incident prompted a brief shelter-in-place order.

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A 747 Carried 2 Beluga Whales From China To Iceland

Friday, June 21, 2019

Naturally, transporting the whales — each about 13 feet long — was a huge logistical headache. Trainers have been preparing the belugas for the journey and for their new life in open water.

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What Dropping 17,000 Wallets Around The Globe Can Teach Us About Honesty

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Scientists used "lost" wallets to test whether people are more likely to be dishonest when they might profit. The results were puzzling — so they put more money in the wallets.

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Boaty McBoatface, Internet-Adored Sub, Makes Deep-Sea Discovery On Climate Change

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Since the delightful snafu that led to the research vessel's goofy moniker, the autonomous submarine has been off gathering deep-sea data on the effects of Antarctic winds.

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Deposed Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi Dies, State TV Reports

Monday, June 17, 2019

The ousted leader asked to speak in court, according to the public prosecutor. After speaking, Morsi reportedly fell to the ground and died before he arrived at the hospital.

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6 People Shot, 1 Fatally, At Graduation Party In Philadelphia

Monday, June 17, 2019

Four of the people injured were teenagers. "It's just another case of wanton and senseless violence that we can't get our brains around," the city's police commissioner said.

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Bald Eagle Caught Elegantly ... Swimming?

Friday, June 14, 2019

A viral video shows another side of the U.S. national bird. As it turns out, bald eagles frequently swim, moving through the water using an avian-style butterfly stroke.

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'Wages. Time. Respect': Swiss Women Go On Strike

Friday, June 14, 2019

The action comes 28 years after the country's first national strike for women's rights. Estimates suggest Swiss women make about 20 percent less than men, and many women say they're fed up.

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Street In Front Of NASA Headquarters Renamed To Honor 'Hidden Figures'

Thursday, June 13, 2019

The name pays tribute to the legacy of African American women who played a major role in the space race but were long overlooked by history.

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Why Your Local Weather Forecast Is Going To Get Better

Thursday, June 13, 2019

"Virtually any aspect of the weather forecast — whether it is temperature, or precipitation — will see overall improvement with this upgrade," a National Weather Service scientist said.

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Sara Netanyahu Agrees To Pay $15,000 Over $100,000 Catering Scandal

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

The wife of Israel's prime minister will pay the money as part of a plea deal. She was accused of ordering meals from fancy restaurants on the public's dime for years even though she had a cook.

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Protesters Demand Resignation Of Haitian President Over Corruption Allegations

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

This scandal involves accusations that Haitian officials stole millions of dollars from a development fund. Port-au-Prince has been flooded with protests, and some have turned violent.

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10 State Attorneys General Sue To Block T-Mobile, Sprint Merger

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

"When it comes to corporate power, bigger isn't always better," New York Attorney General Letitia James said. The plaintiffs say the proposed merger would limit competition and lead to higher prices.

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Helicopter Crashes On Roof Of New York City Skyscraper

Monday, June 10, 2019

The New York City Fire Department said at least one person died in the crash Monday afternoon. Officials say they believe the person killed was the pilot. It's not clear what caused the incident.

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U.N. Says At Least 95 People Killed In Attack On Mali Village

Monday, June 10, 2019

It's the latest in a spate of deadly attacks in a region that has seen escalating tensions between ethnic groups. The U.N. says a group of armed men poured into the village Sunday evening.

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U.N. Says More Than 4 Million People Have Left Venezuela

Friday, June 07, 2019

The pace of the exodus is escalating, as Venezuela suffers from political chaos, food shortages and hyperinflation. The U.N. says 1 million people have left just since November 2018.

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