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Saudi Arabia Releases 3 Women's Rights Activists From Prison, Others Still Held

Thu, 03/28/2019 - 17:43

Those who were freed were among activists who appeared in court on Wednesday. Several allege they've been subjected to sexual abuse and torture throughout their imprisonment. The trials are ongoing.

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Democrats Demand Full Mueller Report, Lay Out Argument For Continued Investigations

Thu, 03/28/2019 - 17:35

House Democratic committee chairs set an April 2 deadline for Attorney General Barr to give Congress the full Mueller report. Committee aides won't say if they will subpoena it if DOJ doesn't comply.

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Wells Fargo CEO Quits In Wake Of Consumer Financial Scandals

Thu, 03/28/2019 - 17:09

Wells Fargo announced Thursday that CEO and President Tim Sloan will step down immediately. The company's general counsel Allen Parker was elected to run the company until a new CEO is selected.

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Dozens Of Nonnative Marine Species Have Invaded The Galapagos Islands

Thu, 03/28/2019 - 16:52

The number of alien species, likely brought by ship traffic, stunned scientists. And they suspect that the foothold of such creatures may have been underestimated in other tropical habitats, too.

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Vaccination Push Underway To Contain Mumps Outbreak In Philadelphia

Thu, 03/28/2019 - 16:19

Temple University officials say the vast majority of students who are part of a mumps outbreak had been immunized previously with a vaccine that protects against measles, mumps and rubella.

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New York Lawsuit Claims Sackler Family Illegally Profited From Opioid Epidemic

Thu, 03/28/2019 - 16:19

New York State Attorney General is targeting one of America's richest families. A lawsuit filed Thursday claims the Sackler family, owners of Purdue Pharma, profited illegally in Oxycontin sales.

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Wow Air's Collapse Leaves Passengers Stuck — At Airports, And Without Travel Plans

Thu, 03/28/2019 - 15:15

Staff at Boston's Logan International informed customers of prolonged delays Wednesday night — only to eventually board the waiting Wow aircraft themselves, and shut the door.

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Russian Agent Maria Butina To Be Sentenced April 26

Thu, 03/28/2019 - 15:05

She faces a maximum of five years in prison and could be deported to Russia after finishing her sentence, according to a plea deal she made with prosecutors.

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