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  • Travel Ban

    Thursday, Jun 29, 2017

    New Visa Rules Set as Trump Travel Ban Taking Effect

    New Visa Rules Set as Trump Travel Ban Taking Effect

    The Trump administration on Wednesday set new criteria for visa applicants from six mainly Muslim nations and all refugees that require a "close" family or business tie to the United States. The move came after...

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  • health care bill

    Wednesday, Jun 28, 2017

    40 Health Bill Demonstrators Arrested Outside Senate Offices

    40 Health Bill Demonstrators Arrested Outside Senate Offices

    The Republican Party's long-promised repeal of "Obamacare" stands in limbo after Senate GOP leaders, short of support, abruptly shelved a vote on legislation to fulfill the promise. The surprise development...

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  • vatican

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    Vatican Cardinal Denounces Sex Assault Charges Against Him

    Vatican Cardinal Denounces Sex Assault Charges Against Him

    Cardinal George Pell said he is taking a leave of absence as the Vatican's finance czar after Australian police charged him with multiple counts of "historical" sexual assault. Pell appeared before reporters on...

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  • snake on train

    Wednesday, Jun 28, 2017

    Video Shows Snake Slithering on NYC Subway Train

    Video Shows Snake Slithering on NYC Subway Train

    You can now add snake to the wide variety of people, animals and microorganisms that have come in contact with the city’s subway poles. A straphanger captured a snake wrapped around a rail handle on an L train...

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  • Uber

    Wednesday, Jun 28, 2017

    Group Sues Uber Over Lack of Wheelchair Access

    Group Sues Uber Over Lack of Wheelchair Access

    A Washington, D.C.-based civil rights group has filed a lawsuit against Uber under the American with Disabilities Act —which prohibits discrimination against those with disabilities— alleging that the ride-hail...

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  • Wednesday, Jun 28, 2017

    Man Hit By Bus, Flung Across Sidewalk Walks Away

    Man Hit By Bus, Flung Across Sidewalk Walks Away

    A bus in Reading, England, swerved around a corner and hit a pedestrian on June 24, sending the man sliding across the pavement. The man stood up and walked into the Purple Turtle pub without major injuries.

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  • Airlines

    Wednesday, Jun 28, 2017

    US Demands More Security on International Flights to US

    US Demands More Security on International Flights to US

    The Homeland Security Department is demanding that airlines around the world step up security measures for international flights bound for the United States or face the possibility of a total electronics ban for...

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  • 8 minutes ago

    Ahead of Trump Meeting, S. Korea Reveals Business With US

    Ahead of Trump Meeting, S. Korea Reveals Business With US

    South Korean companies say they plan to import more American shale gas and build new factories in the U.S. as the two countries' leaders prepare to hold summit talks in Washington. The Korea Chamber of Commerce...

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  • Michael McCarthy

    Wednesday, Jun 28, 2017

    Mom's Boyfriend Gets Life in Prison in 'Baby Doe' Case

    Mom's Boyfriend Gets Life in Prison in 'Baby Doe' Case

    A Boston man who was convicted of second-degree murder in the death of 2-year-old Bella bond was sentenced Wednesday. The judge sentenced Michael McCarthy, 37, to life in prison with the possibility of...

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  • travel ban

    Wednesday, Jun 28, 2017

    Syrian Doctor Caught in Travel Ban Gives Up, Moves to Canada

    Syrian Doctor Caught in Travel Ban Gives Up, Moves to Canada

    A Syrian doctor says he won't return to the United States to finish his studies at Brown University because of the Trump administration's travel ban. Khaled Almilaji said Wednesday there's too much uncertainty...

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