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Bookstore's Tweet On The Sale Of A Children's Book After 27 Years, Goes Viral

Sun, 11/18/2018 - 16:20

Broadhursts Bookshop in Southport, England sold the book about William the Conqueror after it sat on the shelf for eons. The store's tweet about the sale has inspired thousands of replies.

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Oh, The Places You'll Go: Toilet Signs Try To Help

Sun, 11/18/2018 - 15:00

Using toilets is not always intuitive. That's when a sign or two can be helpful — and sometimes hilarity-inducing.

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Six Years After Museum Heist, Missing Picasso Possibly Found In Romania

Sun, 11/18/2018 - 14:14

Thieves entered Rotterdam's Kunsthal in 2012 and made off with seven paintings, allegedly later burned in an oven by the ringleader's mother. Now the story has taken another strange turn.

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Republican Rick Scott Wins Florida Senate Race As Recount Comes To An End

Sun, 11/18/2018 - 14:09

Ultimately, even a hand recount didn't shift the final margin of the race too much. Scott's win means Republicans have picked up two Senate seats even as the GOP lost substantial ground in the House.

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Trump Says Of Midterm Losses, 'My Name Wasn't On The Ballot'

Sun, 11/18/2018 - 13:56

President Trump refused to admit any defeat in the midterm elections but in a rare move, acknowledged he made a mistake, and should have visited Arlington Cemetery on Veterans Day.

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Florida Recount Deadline Approaches; Scott Calls On Nelson To Concede

Sun, 11/18/2018 - 11:24

Results from a hand recount of votes are not expected to significantly change the dynamic of the contested Senate race, where Republican Gov. Rick Scott leads Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson.

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Science, Technology, Math, Engineering And Now Congress

Sun, 11/18/2018 - 07:00

"Somebody with a technical background might think in a little bit different than the way, for instance, that a lawyer would think," says Chrissy Houlahan, a new lawmaker with a STEM background.

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How A 'Court Records Nerd' Discovered The Government May Be Charging Julian Assange

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 18:30

One minute, Seamus Hughes was reading the book Dragons Love Tacos to his son. The next minute, he stumbled on what could be one of the most closely guarded secrets within the U.S. government.

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Reports: CIA Concludes Saudi Crown Prince Ordered Killing Of Jamal Khashoggi

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 18:26

Several news organizations, citing unnamed sources, report that the CIA has concluded that Mohammed bin Salman ordered Khashoggi's death. NPR's Lakshmi Singh speaks with California Democrat Eric Swalwell of the House Intelligence Committee.

California Offers Safe Space For Firefighters To Work Through Stress And Trauma

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 18:26

Now that wildfires are a year-round problem in California, officials are adding emotional support to the services they provide to firefighters in the field.

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Trump Blames Forest Management Again During California Visit

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 18:02

The President traveled to areas impacted by the fires in California, including the town of Paradise, which was virtually destroyed in the blaze.

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Democrat Andrew Gillum Concedes Florida Governor's Race To Ron DeSantis

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 17:39

Keeping Florida in the GOP column is a highlight for Republicans this year. While Republicans held onto the Senate, Democrats flipped the House and made major gains in the governor's contests, too.

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Trump Says Extraditing Turkish Cleric Fethullah Gulen Is 'Not Under Consideration'

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 17:02

News outlets had reported that the White House was looking to placate Turkey to ease pressure on the Saudis, after journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul.

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Missing Argentine Submarine Found In Deep Ocean Ravine

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 16:15

The submarine had 44 crew members when it lost contact with Argentina's military. Its disappearance has prompted protests by family members of those on board.

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Here's What You Need To Know About Brexit After A Tumultuous Week In The U.K.

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 15:02

After more than a year of negotiations, Prime Minister Theresa May presented a Brexit withdrawal agreement that seemed to unite British politicians across the spectrum in their hatred for it.

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Saudis Deny Reported CIA Conclusion That Crown Prince Ordered Khashoggi Assassination

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 10:47

The CIA found "nothing of this scale, an operation like this, could possibly have happened without the crown prince knowing about it and authorizing it," The Washington Post's Shane Harris told NPR.

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Migrant Kids Survive Hardship To Reunite With Parents. Then What?

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 07:47

Most children moving to the U.S. from Central America come without adults, hoping to join parents or family already living in the U.S. To succeed, psychologists say, these families need support.

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PHOTOS: Dust And Danger For Adults — And Kids — In Bolivia's Mines

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 07:00

When photographer Simone Francescangeli took pictures of the miners, he was struck by the dangerous environment — and the number of children he saw working in the mines.

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The Russia Investigations: Trump Says His Answers For Mueller Are Done. Now What?

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 07:00

The president told reporters that he wrote the answers to questions from the special counsel and that he did so "very easily." He also said he suspected some were designed to be a "perjury trap."

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Sign Here: Why Elections Officials Struggle To Match Voters' Signatures

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 07:00

Officials are still counting ballots from the midterm elections in several states — in part because of the signature verification process. But signatures change over time, especially young people's.

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