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Hatch: Romney has my support if he runs

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 2:27pm
Utah Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch said Wednesday that he would support Mitt Romney if the 2012 GOP presidential nominee decides to enter the race to replace him when he retires at the end of his term.
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Why does the 'most mysterious star in the universe' act this way?

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 2:04pm
More than 1,000 light-years away, there is a star that has been baffling astronomers since it was first observed in data collected by the Kepler mission. KIC 8462852 is 50% bigger than our sun, and 1,000 degrees hotter.
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Read Trump's complete statement about Bannon

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 2:02pm
The White House on Wednesday released a 266-word statement from President Donald Trump slamming former chief strategist Steve Bannon after excerpts adapted from a new book quoted Bannon as calling the June 2016 Trump Tower meeting "treasonous." Read Trump's statement:
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Disney hotels take down 'Do Not Disturb' signs

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 1:42pm
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President explodes as book quotes his ex-adviser Bannon saying a Trump Jr. meeting was 'treasonous'

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 1:41pm
President Donald Trump excoriated his former chief strategist Steve Bannon in a statement Wednesday, claiming that Bannon "lost his mind" after being pushed out from the White House.
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Nissan working on mind-reading cars

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 1:24pm
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Opinion: It's not Twitter's job to silence Trump

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 1:20pm
I was preparing to appear on CNN Tuesday night when the breaking news alert came that President Trump had tweeted about the size of his nuclear "button" -- as a response to North Korea's Kim Jong Un's statement about having a nuclear "button" on his own desk.
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Justin Timberlake announces new album

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 1:15pm
Justin Timberlake is finally back.
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Analysis: Donald Trump's huge golf hypocrisy

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 12:58pm
On Tuesday afternoon, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders was asked about President Donald Trump's penchant for playing golf. Specifically, a reporter wanted to know, what was "the single biggest thing the President has accomplished for the American people during his time on the golf course?"
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Inside Japan's 'suicide forest'

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 12:51pm
A controversial video by YouTube star Logan Paul shows what appears to be a body hanging from a tree in Japan's Aokigahara forest, known throughout the country for the suicides that happen there.
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Two phones, two years, two calls: How North and South Korea reconnected

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 12:51pm
At 3.30 p.m. on Wednesday, a phone rang in a room in an uninhabited village in the demilitarized zone separating North and South Korea.
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Prosecutors want 'swatting' suspect moved

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 12:40pm
Los Angeles prosecutors are scheduled to file a warrant Wednesday that could send a California suspect to Kansas to face charges in the "swatting" death of a Wichita man.
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Republicans in South Carolina want to honor black Confederate soldiers. There's just one problem...

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 12:33pm
At a time when people are battling over whether to take down Confederate War statues and memorials, a pair of state lawmakers in South Carolina want to put one up.
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What it actually takes to launch a nuclear strike

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 12:32pm
President Donald Trump warned North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Tuesday that he has a nuclear "button" on his desk at all times and boasted that the US has "much bigger & more powerful" nuclear weapons -- a stunning threat that has once again raised questions over what it takes to actually launch a nuclear warhead.
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Why Twitter won't block Trump over nuclear threats

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 12:28pm
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The #MeToo link between 2 new senators

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 12:27pm
Two recently elected senators who were sworn into office Wednesday -- Doug Jones of Alabama and Tina Smith of Minnesota -- have one thing in common.
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A bomb cyclone and other cool cold-weather terms to know this winter

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 12:10pm
If you're feeling abnormally chilly lately, go ahead and blame the bomb cyclone. It's the hottest cold-weather term at the moment, probably because it combines two already alarming words.
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Analysis: Bannon is 100% right about Russia and Trump campaign

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 12:02pm
In a new book detailing the wild first year of Donald Trump's presidency, former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is quoted blasting top operatives in the 2016 campaign for their naivete and idiocy in their dealings with the Russians.
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