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ISIS destroys Mosul bridges as troops advance

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 12:29pm
ISIS has destroyed all five bridges crossing the Tigris River in Mosul, an attempt to slow the advance of Iraqi troops toward the western side of the city, according to Lt. Gen. Abdul Amir Rasheed Yarallah, the commander of Iraqi Forces in Nineveh province.
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42% of California no longer in drought

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 12:26pm
Thanks to the powerful storms that have drenched Northern California, 42% of the state is no longer in a drought.
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DOJ: Training and oversight lacking

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 12:24pm
Chicago police engage in a pattern of excessive force, US Attorney General Loretta Lynch says, citing a 13-month Department of Justice investigation.
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Vegan denied Swiss citizenship for her 'loud' views

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 11:46am
A vegan woman has twice had her application for Swiss citizenship rejected because annoyed locals object to her "loud" opinions about animal rights.
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Paul Ryan: Repeal and replace

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 11:38am
Paul Ryan could be the key to Donald Trump's success.
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What the last 48 hours told us about Trump's next 4 years

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 11:32am
President-elect Donald Trump went nose-to-nose Wednesday with a press corps itching to cross-examine him after more than five months at arm's length, while his top nominees faced off with senators during a strategic crush of confirmation hearings.
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US-Cubans react to policy change

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 11:30am
Laura Vianelo remembers the stories of young Cuban migrants who "threw themselves at the sea," only to die in a desperate attempt to set foot on American soil.
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Los Angeles Rams hire youngest head coach in NFL history

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 11:22am
The Los Angeles Rams have named their next head football coach, but this isn't just any hire.
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Taylor Swift teases to new music video with Zayn Malik

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 11:19am
It appears Taylor Swift's first music video in two years is about to drop.
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This smart billboard coughs if you smoke near it

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 11:11am
When smokers walk by a certain billboard in Stockholm, something strange happens: The billboard coughs at them.
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For the first time, a black Lady Liberty on a coin

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 11:08am
A new commemorative coin from the U.S. Mint and Treasury features a fresh depiction of Lady Liberty. With a crown of stars in her hair and a toga-like dress, she's as patriotic as ever. She's also, for the first time on an officially minted coin, portrayed as a black woman.
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New Chargers logo: Electric, or shockingly bad?

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 10:47am
The San Diego Chargers are moving up the coast to Los Angeles next season, but it looks like the lightning bolt that's been on players' helmets since 1960 isn't going with them.
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Audience member: Obamacare saved my life

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 10:44am
An audience member at CNN's town hall with House Speaker Paul Ryan said President Barack Obama saved his life through the Affordable Care Act.
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Why we fear Friday the 13th

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 10:16am
Why do we fear today above all other Fridays? On any other Friday, we hear the gleeful exclamation of "TGIF." The work week is almost over, and playtime is about to begin.
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Anger over white actor playing Michael Jackson

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 10:14am
The release of a trailer with Joseph Fiennes cast as Michael Jackson in a British TV production has reignited a year-long controversy.
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Donald Trump's other Supreme Court decision

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 10:08am
It's the most coveted legal post in Washington, but few people outside of the Beltway know it even exists.
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'Everything she worked for, she died for'

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 10:01am
The legacy of Master Sgt. Debra Clayton is one of compassion, hope, and inspiration.
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One step closer to using the world's strongest material?

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 9:33am
It has been 15 years since the discovery of graphene, an ultra-thin sheet of carbon that is thought to be the strongest material on the planet.
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Fiat Chrysler cheated on diesel emissions EPA says

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 9:32am
Environmental regulators accused automaker Fiat Chrysler of installing software on 100,000 diesel-powered cars and trucks in order to cheat emissions tests.
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Lindsey Vonn returns after 'hardest recovery of my career'

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 9:27am
She has had more than her share of setbacks, but Lindsey Vonn's fierce determination has driven her back into the World Cup starting gate this week.
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