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Israel adopts divisive Jewish nation-state law

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Although the law is largely symbolic, critics say the legislation is racist in origin and verges on apartheid.
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FBI Director Wray hints that he considered resigning

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 10:06pm
Asked by NBC News' Lester Holt at the Aspen Security Forum if he ever thought about quitting his job, FBI chief Chris Wray said, "I'm a low-key, understated guy, but that should not be mistaken for what my spine is made out of."
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Frustrated senators want answers on Trump's foreign meetings

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 8:12pm
Key senators are preparing to grill Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Russia and North Korea when he briefs them next week.
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Why the summer season can disrupt your sleep routine

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 7:59pm
Your diet, the temperature and a busy social calendar may be too blame for that afternoon slump.
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Baltimore bans sugary drinks from kids' menus

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 7:59pm
"The science is clear that a major contributor to childhood obesity is sugary drinks," said Baltimore health commissioner Dr. Leana Wen.
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White House says Trump did not intend to say Russia isn't targeting U.S. elections

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 7:54pm
For the second time in as many days, officials said the president did not hold the position he had appeared to embrace.
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Trump's EPA rolls back Obama-era coal ash regulations

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 7:35pm
Environmental groups say drinking water could be affected by new Trump administration rules on coal waste. A court challenge was being weighed.
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Initiative to split California into three parts removed from ballot

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 6:49pm
Proponents of the proposition have said that splitting the state into three would lead to better federal representation from lawmakers.
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Young adults are drinking themselves to death, doctors say

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 6:30pm
It doesn't take many years of drinking to permanently damage the liver, doctors say.
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Prosecutors: Russian agent tried to trade sex for influence

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 5:51pm
Previously, the FBI had said Butina was trying to establish relationships with a "gun rights organization," which NBC News has reported is the NRA.
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Can jerky affect mental illness? Study suggests it can

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 5:35pm
The study found that people hospitalized for mania were more likely to say they had eaten jerky or meat sticks.
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He risked his life playing 'The Game': A migrant's harrowing journey to the West

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 4:50pm
Zubair Nazeri fled Afghanistan for Europe in early 2016. His harrowing quest for asylum consumed 30 months as he traversed 11 borders, endured 5 arrests and employed a dozen or more people smugglers along the way.
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Hundreds of Nigerian soldiers unaccounted for after ISIS attack, say officials

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 4:46pm
Islamic militants disguised as Nigerian soldiers entered an army base and opened fire.
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Qanon conspiracy followers buy merch on Amazon

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 4:46pm
Shoppers are presented with over 1,000 results when they search Amazon for the term "Qanon."
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Democrats' Dianne Feinstein snub is scaring older incumbents. Good.

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 4:07pm
Democrats are overdue for a generational changing of the guard, but so far party leadership has refused to step aside.
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Facebook CEO uses Holocaust example to defend misinformation efforts

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 3:59pm
Zuckerberg volunteered the example of Holocaust deniers unprompted in the middle of a discussion on the Recode Decode podcast.
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Facebook CEO uses Holocaust example to defend misinformation efforts

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 3:59pm
Zuckerberg volunteered the example of Holocaust deniers unprompted in the middle of a discussion on the Recode Decode podcast.
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House passes resolution supporting ICE, denouncing calls for its abolishment

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 3:48pm
House GOP leaders had originally said they would bring up a Democratic bill that would do away with the agency for a show vote.
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Auto industry insiders question Elon Musk's leadership, amid bizarre rant over Thai rescue

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 3:39pm
The Tesla CEO's bizarre comments swiftly prompted a #muskmeltdown hashtag.
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'Springsteen on Broadway' to be Netflix Special

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 3:28pm
"We are thrilled to bring Bruce Springsteen to Netflix in this historic one man show," said Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos.
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