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Stacey Abrams Is Not Running For President, Instead Will Focus On Voter Protection

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

The former Georgia gubernatorial candidate is launching an initiative called Fair Fight 2020 which aims to ensure voter enfranchisement across twenty states.

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Retiring FBI Special Agent Reunited With Infant He Rescued 22 Years Ago

Sunday, August 11, 2019

After being reunited with his parents, the infant grew up to become a U.S. Marine Corps corporal. He attended FBI Special Agent Troy Sowers' retirement ceremony on Friday.

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Typhoon Lekima Makes Landfall In China, Killing Dozens

Sunday, August 11, 2019

At least 33 people have been killed and several remain missing. The storm prompted the evacuation of more than a million residents from China's coast and caused hundreds of homes to collapse.

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Hong Kong Police Fire Tear Gas As Demonstrations Continue

Saturday, August 10, 2019

Pro-democracy protests, now in their 10th straight weekend, are posing one of the biggest tests to China's leadership since the 1997 handover from Britain.

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Taliban Attack In Kabul Kills At Least 14

Wednesday, August 07, 2019

The bomb attack outside a police center came as talks continue between the U.S. and the Taliban, and sparked fresh security concerns in the lead-up to Afghanistan's presidential elections next month.

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Russia Says Trump Offered To Help Putin Fight Forest Fires In Siberia

Thursday, August 01, 2019

The two leaders spoke by phone Wednesday. The Kremlin said Putin "regards the US President's offer as a sign that it is possible that full-scale bilateral relations will be restored in the future."

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Hong Kong Charges Dozens Of Protesters With Rioting

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

If found guilty, the protesters reportedly could face up to 10 years in jail. Demonstrations began several weeks ago over an extradition bill and have grown to include other demands.

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Russian Opposition Leader Alexei Navalny Hospitalized With 'Severe' Allergic Reaction

Sunday, July 28, 2019

Navalny, a longtime critic of President Vladimir Putin, was recently arrested after calling for a mass protest in Moscow.

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Russian Police Arrest Hundreds Of Demonstrators At Moscow Protest

Saturday, July 27, 2019

Demonstrators are demanding fair elections for the City Duma and for opposition candidates to be allowed on the ballot.

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Hong Kong Protesters Occupy The City's Airport In 'Summer Of Discontent'

Friday, July 26, 2019

Demonstrators flooded the arrivals terminal, taking their demands for protection of Hong Kong's freedoms to an international audience.

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California Signs Deal With Automakers To Produce Fuel-Efficient Cars

Thursday, July 25, 2019

The agreement is different from plans expected to be announced by the Trump administration that would weaken national emissions standards.

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Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi Dies; Was Country's 1st Freely Elected Leader

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Essebsi rose to power in 2014 after the Arab Spring protests. But his political career spanned 70 years.

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South Korea Has Run-In With Russian Jet During Its Patrol With China

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

The skirmish occurred over disputed islands in the East China Sea during a joint China-Russia air patrol Tuesday morning.

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For Britain's Next Prime Minister, A High-Stakes Standoff With Iran Awaits

Sunday, July 21, 2019

The ruling Conservative Party will choose a new leader this week. The winner will inherit a full-blown international crisis, which erupted Friday after Iran seized a British-flagged oil tanker.

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Some Title X Recipients Will Have More Time To Comply With New Abortion Rules

Sunday, July 21, 2019

The rules block recipients of federal grants from referring patients for abortion. The Trump administration says groups working in "good faith" will have until Aug. 19 to provide written assurance.

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Trump Administration Revising U.S. Citizenship Test

Saturday, July 20, 2019

After a series of pilots, the administration says it will roll out the updated version by December 2020 or early 2021.

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U.K. Fears Iran Is Taking A 'Dangerous Path' After Seizure Of Tanker

Saturday, July 20, 2019

Iran took over the British-flagged vessel in the Strait of Hormuz on Friday and says it and its crew will remain in an Iranian port during a probe of an accident that Iran says led to the seizure.

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Heat Wave Blankets Much Of The U.S. This Week

Thursday, July 18, 2019

It is bringing dangerous, record-breaking temperatures to the Central and Eastern states.

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Civilians And Military Leaders Sign Power-Sharing Deal In Sudan

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

There is considerable disagreement over terms of the deal, which will be detailed in a second agreement yet to be signed.

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Founder Of African American History Museum Discovered Dead In Car Trunk

Sunday, July 14, 2019

Sadie Roberts-Joseph was a prominent civil rights activist and community leader in Baton Rouge, La. She founded the city's African American history museum in 2001.

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