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Romanians protest new corruption law

CNN: World - Thu, 02/02/2017 - 6:03am
Protesters filled Bucharest's Victory Square on Wednesday night after the Romanian government adopted an emergency law that decriminalizes corruption.
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Delaware inmates release 2, still hold 2 hostages at prison

TriCities.com - Thu, 02/02/2017 - 6:01am
SMYRNA, Del. (AP) — Authorities negotiated into the evening for the release of the last two of four corrections department workers taken hostage by inmates at a Delaware prison.
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No future for Iraqis who worked with US troops

CNN: World - Thu, 02/02/2017 - 6:00am
Two prosthetic legs lean against the wall in the bedroom, black shoes protruding from the trousers. In another corner sit several suitcases, packed, stacked and ready to go.
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Iraqis: Travel ban ignores our service to US

CNN: Top Stories - Thu, 02/02/2017 - 6:00am
Two prosthetic legs lean against the wall in the bedroom, black shoes protruding from the trousers. In another corner sit several suitcases, packed, stacked and ready to go.
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The 'doctor' behind the Alkaline Diet is facing jail time

FOX News: Health - Thu, 02/02/2017 - 6:00am
The creator of the alkaline diet—a favorite of celebrities like Kate Hudson and Jennifer Aniston—is in the news again, and not in a good way.
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The Gorsuch pick: High praise, even on the left, but also politics and payback

FOX News: Politics - Thu, 02/02/2017 - 6:00am
There is a surprisingly strong consensus that Neil Gorsuch is a smart, thoughtful and gifted Supreme Court nominee, but that’s not what the debate is going to be about.
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Japan's Abe to propose major job-creating plan to Trump, reports say

FOX News: Politics - Thu, 02/02/2017 - 6:00am
Angling to pre-empt complaints over Japan's perennial trade surplus with the U.S., Prime Minister Shinzo Abe reportedly plans to propose a sweeping economic cooperation initiative meant to create hundreds of thousands of jobs in the U.S. when he meets with President Donald Trump later this month.
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NBCBLK28: Khoudia Diop: The Melanin Goddess

MSNBC: Top Stories - Thu, 02/02/2017 - 5:58am
"I really want to be an inspiration for young girls. I don't want anybody to feel the way I felt when I was younger."
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NBCBLK28: Khoudia Diop: The Melanin Goddess

MSNBC: Top Stories - Thu, 02/02/2017 - 5:58am
"I really want to be an inspiration for young girls. I don't want anybody to feel the way I felt when I was younger."
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Mother sold daughter, 12, to man aged 70

CNN: World - Thu, 02/02/2017 - 5:51am
When she was 12, Muneera Begum was sold into "marriage" with a 70-year-old man. Police say there are hundreds of cases like hers in Hyderabad, India.
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Girls sold to sex tourists for sham marriages

CNN: Top Stories - Thu, 02/02/2017 - 5:51am
"That night he took me with him. He forced himself on me. I was crying. [He said] I've bought you, I can do whatever I want. I've given your parents money, I can use you for as long as I like. Keep your mouth shut."
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How a year in space changed his body

CNN: World - Thu, 02/02/2017 - 5:49am
What happens to the human body after a year on the International Space station, floating in zero gravity? The Twins Study -- comparing data from before, during and after astronaut Scott Kelly's mission in space with those of his identical twin brother, retired astronaut Mark, back on Earth -- is giving researchers a better idea than ever before.
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Twins study: How one-year mission affected astronaut's health

CNN: U.S. - Thu, 02/02/2017 - 5:49am
What happens to the human body after a year on the International Space station, floating in zero gravity? The Twins Study -- comparing data from before, during and after astronaut Scott Kelly's mission in space with those of his identical twin brother, retired astronaut Mark, back on Earth -- is giving researchers a better idea than ever before.
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After one year in space, Scott Kelly's body changed

CNN: Top Stories - Thu, 02/02/2017 - 5:49am
What happens to the human body after a year on the International Space station, floating in zero gravity? The Twins Study -- comparing data from before, during and after astronaut Scott Kelly's mission in space with those of his identical twin brother, retired astronaut Mark, back on Earth -- is giving researchers a better idea than ever before.
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Facebook loses $500 million Oculus lawsuit

CNN: Business - Thu, 02/02/2017 - 5:38am
A jury has awarded game development firm ZeniMax $500 million in its lawsuit against Facebook-owned Oculus.
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Judge orders halt to Trump's ban for immigrant visa holders

FOX News: Politics - Thu, 02/02/2017 - 5:34am
A federal judge in Los Angeles has ordered the U.S. government to allow people holding immigrant visas from seven majority-Muslim nations into the United States despite President Trump's executive order banning them.
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Federal utility expected to close trial over pollution claim

FOX News: Business - Thu, 02/02/2017 - 5:20am
The Tennessee Valley Authority is expected to conclude a trial in which environmental groups accuse the utility's power plant outside Nashville, Tennessee, of illegally polluting the Cumberland River with coal ash.
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Rare Australian gem revealed to public

CNN: World - Thu, 02/02/2017 - 5:16am
The world's finest uncut opal, a 998-gram gem called the Fire of Australia, has gone on permanent public display for the first time since its discovery more than 60 years ago.
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