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Putin Invites Trump To Help End Syrian War As Russia Bombs Civilian Targets

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 15:47

At their joint news conference, President Putin said Russia and the U.S. can work together to alleviate suffering in Syria. Russia continues to attack civilian targets in support of the Syrian regime.

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'They Wanted To Kill Us All': Nicaragua Reels After Bloody Church Siege

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 15:31

Human rights groups say nearly 300 people have died since demonstrations over a now-rescinded pension change in April. Protests turned deadly Friday as student protesters took refuge in a church.

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Feds Charge Russian Student, Linked To NRA, With Conspiracy

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 14:59

Prosecutors accused Maria Butina of conspiring to violate a law that requires foreign agents to register with the U.S. government. Authorities said she was working for Russia.

Feds Charge Russian Graduate Student With Conspiracy To Violate U.S. Law

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 14:59

Prosecutors accused Maria Butina of conspiring to violate a law that requires foreign agents to register with the U.S. government. Authorities said she was working for Russia.

Rising Seas Could Cause Problems For Internet Infrastructure

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 14:53

The Internet relies on a network of cables, many buried underground along U.S. coastlines. A new analysis finds sea level rise could put thousands of miles of cable underwater in the next 15 years.

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FCC Chairman Pai Cites 'Serious Concerns' About Sinclair-Tribune Deal

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 14:29

The news could put in jeopardy plans by Sinclair – already the nation's largest TV station owner – to grown even bigger.

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Transcript: Trump And Putin's Joint Press Conference

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 13:09

After meeting one-on-one for two hours in Helsinki on Monday, President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin answered questions from reporters.

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Architect Unveils Design For Emanuel AME Church Memorial

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 12:50

The memorial honors the nine worshippers murdered by a white supremacist at the church in Charleston, S.C., in June 2015. It is designed by the architect behind the Sept. 11 memorial in New York City.

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China Files WTO Complaint Over U.S. Tariffs On $200 Billion Of Imports

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 09:25

The complaint comes less than a week after the Trump administration published a preliminary list of more than 6,000 Chinese products that it wants to hit with new tariffs.

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Fewer Homeless Veterans On LA's Streets

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 07:38

The city's most recent homeless count showed that the veteran homeless population had declined 18 percent. But some advocates caution that veteran homelessness is an ever-changing dynamic.

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Angered By Attack, Mob Slaughters Hundreds Of Crocodiles In Indonesia

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 06:44

Following the funeral of a local resident killed by a crocodile after apparently straying into a local wildlife sanctuary, the mob slaughtered nearly 300 of the reptiles.

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Scared Of Math? Here's One Way To Fight The Fear

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 06:00

Kids and grown-ups can both experience anxiety when it comes to math. One college professor has an assignment to help banish the dread.

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Poll: Where You Watch TV News Predicts Your Feelings On Immigration

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 05:09

On some questions, people who get their TV news primarily from Fox News or CNN are even further apart than Republicans and Democrats. Viewers of the other big TV networks are somewhere in between.

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Heat Making You Lethargic? Research Shows It Can Slow Your Brain, Too

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 05:09

Hot weather can influence cognitive performance, according to new research. Young adults living in non-air-conditioned dorms during a heat wave performed worse on math and attention tests.

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Worried About Dementia? You Might Want to Check Your Blood Pressure

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 05:09

One of the nation's top brain doctors says controlling high blood pressure is one of the best ways to keep your brain sharp. He aims to lead by example.

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Trump, Putin To Meet After New Charges Over Russia's 2016 Election Interference

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 05:00

President Trump is set to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland, on Monday amid new allegations of Moscow's interference in the U.S. presidential election.

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Immigration Poll Finds Deep Divide Over Trump's Agenda

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 05:00

None of the president's major immigration policies get majority support in a new NPR-Ipsos poll — but Republicans strongly back the border wall, the travel ban, and changes to legal immigration.

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Exploring, Not Explaining, The Mind Of Robin Williams

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 05:00

Robin Williams is the subject of a new HBO documentary called Come Inside My Mind. Using clips and interviews, it documents his unusual process and his complicated life.

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Elon Musk And British Diver Exchange Harsh Words Over Thai Cave Rescue

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 04:42

British diver Vern Unsworth, who helped rescue 12 boys from a cave in northern Thailand called Musk's mini-sub a "PR stunt." The billionaire fired back, called the diver a "pedo guy."

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Sacha Baron Cohen Is Hit-And-Miss In 'Who Is America?'

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 19:41

Sacha Baron Cohen likes to dress up and try to get people to say dumb things, and in one case in his new Showtime series, he finds success. But other times, the show falls flat.

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