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Headphones Designed for Kids May Not Be Safe

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 6:53am
A consumer products website's recent analysis of 30 children's headphones found that nearly half of the products advertised as having volume limits actually allowed sounds to play above safe levels.
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Standing Ovation and Tears as President Obama Thanks First Family

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 6:32am
Emotional scenes as Obama thanks Michelle Obama for her "grace and style" in a role she "didn't ask for".
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Tillerson to Face Grilling at Confirmation Hearing

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 6:05am
Secretary of State nominee Rex Tillerson will be grilled Wednesday, as members of both parties dissect President-elect Trump's foreign policy views.
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Cops: Trump, Clinton, Sanders Haven't Paid Their Bills

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 5:59am
At least three-dozen law enforcement agencies say the campaigns have ignored hundreds of thousands of dollars in bills stemming from event security.
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European Ex-Leaders Beg Trump to Stand Up to Russia

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 4:16am
Seventeen current and former senior European officials wrote an open letter to Trump saying it would be a 'a grave mistake' to end U.S. sanctions.
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Ex-NFL QB Manziel Charging $50 for Selfies

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 4:06am
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Dylann Roof Sentenced to Death for Charleston Church Massacre

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 3:50am
An admitted white supremacist was sentenced to death Tuesday for killing nine black worshipers who'd invited him to study the Bible with them at a South Carolina church in 2015, ending a two-phase federal trial that exposed the killer's hate-fueled motives and plumbed the chasms of grief left by the victims' deaths. The jury, the same that convicted Dylann Roof in the murders last month, announced its verdict after deliberating less than three hours.
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Eight Takeaways From President Obama's Farewell Address

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 1:10am
Amid all the speculation and apprehension, Obama gave one of the most memorable final major addresses from a president in recent history.
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Trump Briefing Materials Included Allegations of Russian Ties: Sources

Tue, 01/10/2017 - 11:57pm
Two U.S. officials with direct knowledge told NBC News on Tuesday that briefing materials prepared for President-elect Donald Trump included information that initially circulated among Trump opponents and was passed to U.S. intelligence agencies making damaging allegations about his dealings with Russians. Neither of the officials said the FBI was actively investigating the information, which has not been verified by U.S. agencies. President Obama told NBC News exclusively on Tuesday that he ordered the broader intelligence report 'to make sure that we're working effectively with our allies so that misinformation and cyber attacks don't end up undermining democratic structures around the world.'
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In Farewell Speech, President Obama Warns Against 'Challenges to Democracy'

Tue, 01/10/2017 - 11:41pm
'Change only happens when ordinary people get involved, get engaged, and come together to demand it,' Obama said Tuesday night
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In Farewell Speech, Obama Comes Full Circle

Tue, 01/10/2017 - 10:50pm
The president delivered his last major speech in his hometown on Tuesday night, where he made a forceful defense of his achievements while laying out a hopeful vision for the future.
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'Star Wars' Creator George Lucas Picks LA for Museum

Tue, 01/10/2017 - 9:32pm
The Star Wars creator is financing the museum and it will feature a personal collection including 40,000 paintings and film-related items.
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Deputy Suspended Amid Probe of Airport Shooting Video Leak

Tue, 01/10/2017 - 8:54pm
The video shows accused gunman Esteban Santiago pull a gun from his waistband and open fire at a Fort Lauderdale airport. Five people were killed.
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SCOTUS Temporarily Blocks N.C. Special Elections

Tue, 01/10/2017 - 7:25pm
The Supreme Court says its order will stay in place at least until the court decides whether to hear an appeal the state previously requested.
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Is This Painstakingly Prepared Pool Shot The Best Ever?

Tue, 01/10/2017 - 7:05pm
A pool and snooker club in Bristol, U.K., posted video of an incredible trick shot involving a flight of stairs, nine tables, bridges made of pool cue
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Anti-Vax Activist Says Trump Asked Him to Chair Vaccine Commission

Tue, 01/10/2017 - 7:00pm
Trump and Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. discussed vaccination policy, incoming White House press secretary Sean Spicer said.
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Anti-Vax Activist Says Trump Asked Him to Chair Vaccine Commission

Tue, 01/10/2017 - 7:00pm
Trump and Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. discussed vaccination policy, incoming White House press secretary Sean Spicer said.
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Dylann Roof Sentenced to Death Charleston Church Massacre

Tue, 01/10/2017 - 6:53pm
An admitted white supremacist was sentenced to death Tuesday for killing nine black worshipers who'd invited him to study the Bible with them at a South Carolina church in 2015, ending a two-phase federal trial that exposed the killer's hate-fueled motives and plumbed the chasms of grief left by the victims' deaths. The jury, the same that convicted Dylann Roof in the murders last month, announced its verdict after deliberating less than three hours.
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California Man Charged With Shooting U.S. Diplomat in Mexico

Tue, 01/10/2017 - 6:08pm
The FBI says Zia Zafar disguised himself in medical scrubs before shooting Christopher Ashcroft, a U.S. vice consul in Guadalajara.
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California Man Charged With Shooting U.S. Diplomat in Mexico

Tue, 01/10/2017 - 6:08pm
The FBI says Zia Zafar disguised himself in medical scrubs before shooting Christopher Ashcroft, a U.S. vice consul in Guadalajara.
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