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Indian court overturns rape conviction

CNN: World - Wed, 09/27/2017 - 6:10am
An acquittal in a high-profile rape case in India has reignited debate over the meaning of consent after a judge set aside the conviction of a Bollywood filmmaker, saying "a feeble 'no'" could still signal willingness on the part of an alleged victim.
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Court overturns rape conviction, says 'a feeble no' could mean yes

CNN: Top Stories - Wed, 09/27/2017 - 6:10am
An acquittal in a high-profile rape case in India has reignited debate over the meaning of consent after a judge set aside the conviction of a Bollywood filmmaker, saying "a feeble 'no'" could still signal willingness on the part of an alleged victim.
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Virginia park rangers helping clean up Florida parks

TriCities.com - Wed, 09/27/2017 - 6:10am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Several Virginia park rangers are in Florida helping that state clean up parks damaged by Hurricane Irma.
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Trump may open up exports of American guns

CNN: Business - Wed, 09/27/2017 - 6:09am
Gun companies are suffering a sales slump under the Trump administration.
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Did China just break its promise not to buy North Korean coal?

CNN: Business - Wed, 09/27/2017 - 6:08am
China unexpectedly started buying coal from North Korea again last month, raising questions about its commitment to cracking down on trade with Kim Jong Un's regime.
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A bad day for the Republican establishment

MSNBC: Politics - Wed, 09/27/2017 - 6:01am

In Alabama, Roy Moore defeated Sen. Luther Strange in a GOP runoff to fill the Senate seat left by current AG Jeff Sessions. This came as Bob Corker announced retirement. What does it mean for GOP?

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5 things you need to know today

CNN: Top Stories - Wed, 09/27/2017 - 5:59am
Ready for a vacay? Then check out the 10 most popular cities for international travelers. Now, here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get "5 Things You Need to Know Today" delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.)
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Danish minister posts screen grab of Muhammad cartoon

FOX News: Top Stories - Wed, 09/27/2017 - 5:58am
Denmark's integration minister has caused a stir by publishing a screen grab of a tablet showing a controversial cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad that caused outrage among Muslims around the world in 2006.
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Justices grant execution stay to consider juror racial bias

FOX News: Top Stories - Wed, 09/27/2017 - 5:57am
The U.S. Supreme Court granted a temporary stay of execution for a Georgia inmate whose attorneys argue that the 59-year-old black man's death sentence was tainted by a juror's racial bias.
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UN experts warn about impact of French counterterrorism bill

FOX News: Top Stories - Wed, 09/27/2017 - 5:55am
Two U.N. human rights experts are expressing concerns about a French counterterrorism bill being debated in parliament, warning of possible "discriminatory repercussions" especially for Muslims and other negative consequences for human rights.
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What happens to Obamacare now?

CNN: Politics - Wed, 09/27/2017 - 5:55am
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What happens to Obamacare now?

CNN: Business - Wed, 09/27/2017 - 5:55am
Obamacare lives on ... for now.
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Interpol approves 'State of Palestine' as member state

FOX News: Top Stories - Wed, 09/27/2017 - 5:54am
International police agency Interpol has voted to include the "State of Palestine" as a member, in a new boost to Palestinian efforts for international recognition.
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Russian court sends Crimean Tatar leader to prison

FOX News: Top Stories - Wed, 09/27/2017 - 5:54am
A Russian court has sentenced a prominent Crimean Tatar leader to two years in prison for his calls of separatism.
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EU regulators slap truck-maker Scania with hefty cartel fine

FOX News: Business - Wed, 09/27/2017 - 5:46am
European Union anti-trust regulators have slapped Swedish truck-maker Scania with an 880 million-euro ($1.03 billion) fine for price fixing.
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How Roy Moore won the first battle of the anti-McConnell war

CNN: Politics - Wed, 09/27/2017 - 5:46am
All the Republican establishment's money and muscle couldn't stop culture warrior Roy Moore from ousting Sen. Luther Strange here Tuesday night.
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North Korea has moved some of its jets

CNN: World - Wed, 09/27/2017 - 5:45am
North Korea has moved some of its jets to the east coast, showing military preparedness for battle. CNN's Paula Hancocks reports on what that means.
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US Defense Secretary Mattis arrives in Kabul, Afghanistan

CNN: Politics - Wed, 09/27/2017 - 5:40am
US Defense Secretary James Mattis made an unannounced visit to Kabul, Afghanistan, with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg Wednesday morning local time.
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Chelsea Handler's Netflix show a total flop?

FOX News: Top Stories - Wed, 09/27/2017 - 5:30am
Chelsea Handler $10 million to do her weekly talk show, “Chelsea.” So far it looks like money poorly spent.
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UK Labour leader Corbyn says party on 'threshold of power'

FOX News: Top Stories - Wed, 09/27/2017 - 5:25am
British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn says his party is ready to govern and to take over the task of negotiating the country's exit from the European Union.
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