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Newlyweds hid during Istanbul attacks

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 8:09am
Less than a week ago, they were newlywed lovebirds, enjoying a honeymoon. But amid automatic gunfire and screaming victims, Steven Nabil and Narneem Shorees became convinced that their recent nuptials would soon be followed by funerals.
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Stevens' sister blames Benghazi on ...

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 7:44am
The sister of the U.S. ambassador to Libya killed in Benghazi said she doesn't blame Hillary Clinton for Chris Stevens' death, instead pointing to Congress for under-budgeting the State Department.
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Can we save our oceans from plastic?

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 7:43am
The Great Pacific Garbage Patch has become the stuff of legend. This hotspot of marine waste, created by the spiral currents of the North Pacific Gyre, has been described as a floating trash island the size of Russia.
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Lindsey Vonn can't get a date

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 7:28am
Lindsey Vonn wants to start a family but says she needs to find a guy first.
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Ex-NFL player accidentally kills self

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 7:23am
Former Indianapolis Colts running back Zurlon Tipton died of an accidental gunshot wound. He was 26.
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Sharapova attends Harvard

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 7:21am
She might be serving a two-year doping ban, but tennis star Maria Sharapova won't be twiddling her thumbs during that enforced sabbatical after enrolling for a course at the prestigious Harvard Business School.
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EgyptAir 804: Smoke alert verified

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 7:18am
The flight data recorder on doomed EgyptAir Flight 804 indicates possible lavatory and avionics smoke before the plane plummeted into the Mediterranean Sea, the nation's civil aviation ministry said Wednesday.
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Duterte inaugurated as Philippines president

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 6:58am
Rodrigo Duterte has been sworn in as the Philippines' 16th president, but the traditional "honeymoon" stage for the tough-talking, anti-crime crusader has already soured.
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How Iceland's heroes inspired a nation

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 6:43am
He's just won a presidential election -- now he's targeting the European Championship finals.
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Hollywood grande dame to celebrate 100th birthday

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 6:36am
She was pretty and demure, and usually played sympathetic heroines with ladylike airs in a movie career that spanned three decades.
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Why this nation gets naked at work

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 6:29am
Alexander Lukashenko -- often called "the last dictator in Europe" -- certainly has well-disciplined citizens.
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5 things to know today

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 6:17am
Searching for suspects. Ripping the rivals. Scouting the skies. It's Thursday, and here are the 5 things you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door.
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Michael Phelps qualifies for record fifth Olympic Games

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 5:40am
Michael Phelps qualified for a record fifth Olympic Games by claiming victory in the 200m butterfly at the U.S. Swimming trials in Omaha, Nebraska.
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Brexit front man deserted by bandmates?

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 1:00am
It's been almost a week since the British public went to the polls and set in motion one of the most traumatic periods in the country's recent history.
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Hong Kong's Brexit ambitions

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 12:42am
Hong Kong has its own legal system, government, currency, flag and Olympic sports team.
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Trump vs. the GOP: Candidate rips rivals who broke pledge

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 11:46pm
Republicans are trying to embrace Donald Trump -- but he isn't making it easy.
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Upset victory: Win for Cruz, tea party

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 9:58pm
A tea party-backed candidate won the Republican nomination in Colorado's Senate race Tuesday night, completing a stunning upheaval in one of the most chaotic races this cycle that could help Democrats in November.
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Air Force official: Targeting of ISIS could be better

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 9:53pm
The Air Force's intelligence chief gave the US-led airstrikes targeting ISIS a failing grade in an exclusive interview with CNN.
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