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Aunt: 13 captive children denied contact with relatives – ABC News

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

New York Daily NewsAunt: 13 captive children denied contact with relativesABC NewsThese Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018, photos provided by the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department show Louise Anna Turpin, left, and David Allen Turpin. Authorities say an emaciated teenager led deputies to a Perris, Calif., home where her 12 brothers and …How a malnourished teen escaped a house full of chains and freed her 12 siblingsWashington PostIn Perris, a house of horrors hidden in plain sightLos Angeles TimesAunts of 13 captive children reveal years of secrecy and concernsCNNNBCNews.com -SFGate -New York Daily News -New York Postall 7 news articles »

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Scott Walker calls Dem victory in GOP-leaning Wisconsin Senate seat ‘a wake up call’ – Politico

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

PoliticoScott Walker calls Dem victory in GOP-leaning Wisconsin Senate seat ‘a wake up call’PoliticoA Democrat’s victory in a special election to fill a vacant seat in the Wisconsin state Legislature is a “a wake up call for Republicans in Wisconsin,” Gov. Scott Walker wrote on Twitter on Tuesday night. The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reported that …Democrats flip traditionally conservative Wisconsin senate seat, kicking off 2018 election seasonChicago TribuneDemocrats Flip Traditionally Conservative Wisconsin DistrictBloombergScott Walker warns GOP to ‘wake up’ after Dems flip deep-red Wisconsin districtThe HillMilwaukee Journal Sentinel -Madison.com -Vox -Charlotte Observerall 57 news articles »

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Scarborough questions White House doctor’s report of Trump’s weight – The Hill

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

The HillScarborough questions White House doctor’s report of Trump’s weightThe Hill”Morning Joe” co-host Joe Scarborough questioned President Trump · Donald John TrumpDems flip Wisconsin state Senate seat Sessions: ‘We should be like Canada’ in how we take in immigrants GOP rep: ‘Sheet metal and garbage’ everywhere in Haiti MORE’s …The Note: Under Trump, ‘fake news’ takes on new meaningABC NewsTrump’s cognitive test was created by a Lebanese immigrant to CanadaWashington PostGood genes? How can Trump eat a lot of fast food, exercise little and be healthy?USA TODAYFox News -Los Angeles Times -Salon -Washington Examinerall 610 news articles »

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Arizona Republican Sen. Jeff Flake blasts Trump for attacks on press in fiery Senate floor speech – Fox News

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

Fox NewsArizona Republican Sen. Jeff Flake blasts Trump for attacks on press in fiery Senate floor speechFox NewsOutgoing Arizona Republican Sen. Jeff Flake launched a fiery attack on President Trump Wednesday over Trump’s criticisms of the media — alleging that the president pushes “pernicious fantasies,” uses Stalinist language and causes global instability by …Jeff Flake rips Trump: A president ‘who cannot take criticism … is charting a very dangerous path’CNNFlake rips Trump over ‘shameful’ attacks on pressThe Hill (blog)Sen. Jeff Flake delivers searing condemnation of Trump’s war on the pressCNBCWashington Examiner -Hollywood Life -Raw Storyall 70 news articles »

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Email campaign urges no bail for Blaze Bernstein’s suspected killer – CBS News

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

CBS NewsEmail campaign urges no bail for Blaze Bernstein’s suspected killerCBS NewsSANTA ANA, California — Orange County residents started an email campaign to urge no bail for the suspected killer of 19-year-old Blaze Bernstein, CBS Los Angeles reports. Sam Woodward, the 20-year-old arrested in connection with Bernstein’s death …Blaze Bernstein’s parents say killing may have been anti-gay hate crimeThe Times of Israelall 25 news articles »

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DC-area forecast: Cold today with light snow tapering this morning, and then a welcome warming trend – Washington Post

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

Washington PostDC-area forecast: Cold today with light snow tapering this morning, and then a welcome warming trendWashington Post… * Winter weather advisory until 9 a.m. | School delays and closings *. 7:55 a.m. Update: Here are some snow totals reported by the National Weather Service: Severna Park (1.0″), BWI Airport (1.0″), Columbia (1.3″), Gaithersburg (0.9 …Taste of February Coming – Accumulating Snow Early Next Week?Minneapolis Star TribuneThe Latest: Ice to Keep Biggest Texas School System ClosedU.S. News & World ReportWinter Storm Inga Brings More Snow to the South After Hitting the Plains, Midwest (PHOTOS)The Weather ChannelPittsburgh Post-Gazette -Dallas Newsall 231

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Ann Curry “not surprised” by Matt Lauer allegations, says harassment was pervasive at NBC – CBS News

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

CBS NewsAnn Curry “not surprised” by Matt Lauer allegations, says harassment was pervasive at NBCCBS NewsLast Updated Jan 17, 2018 8:40 AM EST. In her first television interview since leaving NBC, former “Today” show host Ann Curry is speaking out about the firing of her former co-host Matt Lauer and the pervasive “verbal sexual” harassment during her …Ann Curry ‘not surprised’ by Matt Lauer allegations: ‘Climate of verbal harassment’ existed at NBCFox NewsAnn Curry breaks silence on Matt Lauer: ‘I’m not surprised by the allegations’USA TODAYAnn Curry on Her Reaction to the Matt Lauer Scandal: I Was ‘Outraged’PEOPLE.comDeadline -Page Six -ABC

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Adult-film star reportedly spoke to journalist in 2016 about Trump settlement, fearing he wouldn’t pay up – Washington Post

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

Washington PostAdult-film star reportedly spoke to journalist in 2016 about Trump settlement, fearing he wouldn’t pay upWashington PostAn adult-film star who was reportedly paid to remain silent about a sexual relationship with Donald Trump a decade before he became president spoke to a journalist because she feared he would not pay up, according to a new account. Stephanie Clifford …and more »

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US-Backed Force Could Cement a Kurdish Enclave in Syria – New York Times

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

New York TimesUS-Backed Force Could Cement a Kurdish Enclave in SyriaNew York TimesBEIRUT, Lebanon — A plan to create a new American-backed, Kurdish-led border force in northeastern Syria has raised alarms in the region that the United States may be helping to cement an autonomous Kurdish enclave that could further divide the …Syria crisis: Why Turkey is poised to attack Kurdish enclave AfrinBBC NewsTurkey Warns US That Border Force Could Irreparably Harm TiesBloombergTurkey says US ‘stabbed us in the back’ by aligning with Kurds on Syrian borderLos Angeles TimesChicago Tribuneall 240 news articles »

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Focus on drug policy: Sessions’ pot fight contradicts Trump, public, conservatism – Tribune-Review

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

Focus on drug policy: Sessions’ pot fight contradicts Trump, public, conservatismTribune-ReviewCustomers purchase marijuana at MedMen in West Hollywood, Calif., Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018. The California state law legalizing Marijuana went into effect on Jan. 1. (David Crane/Los Angeles Daily News via AP). Email Newsletters · Sign up for one of our …and more »

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Australian actress Jessica Falkholt dies after car crash – Washington Post

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

NME.comAustralian actress Jessica Falkholt dies after car crashWashington PostSYDNEY — Australian actress Jessica Falkholt died in a Sydney hospital on Wednesday, three weeks after a two-car collision that had already claimed four lives including three members of her family. The 29-year-old, who played Hope Morrison in more …Jessica Falkholt dies following crash: Tragic toll of failed road lawsDaily TelegraphJessica Falkholt’s generosity of spirit shone through in everything she did, says heartbroken friendMirror.co.ukAustralian Actress Jessica Falkholt Dies at 29 — Weeks After Car Crash Killed Her FamilyPEOPLE.comSBS -The Epoch Times -Daily Star -NME.comall 104 news articles »

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Minister for loneliness appointed to continue Jo Cox’s work – BBC News

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

BBC NewsMinister for loneliness appointed to continue Jo Cox’s workBBC NewsA minister for loneliness, a project first started by the late MP Jo Cox, has been announced by Downing Street. Tracey Crouch MP said she was proud to take on the “generational challenge” to tackle an issue affecting about nine million UK people, young …Britain appoints ‘minister for loneliness’ to tackle social isolationNBCNews.comMay appoints minister to tackle loneliness issues raised by Jo CoxThe GuardianUK appoints ‘minister for loneliness’The HinduHindustan Times -ITV News -Daily Sabah -Telegraph.co.ukall 35 news articles »

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North Korea to send cheerleaders to Olympics but Japan sees little to applaud – Reuters

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

ReutersNorth Korea to send cheerleaders to Olympics but Japan sees little to applaudReutersSEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea will send a 230-strong cheering squad to the Winter Olympics in the South next month, Seoul said on Wednesday after both sides held talks amid a thaw in inter-Korean ties and as Japan urged caution over the North’s “charm …North and South Korea hold new round of talks centered on OlympicsABC NewsNorth Korea’s ‘army of beauties’ will be under close scrutiny at Winter OlympicsThe GuardianUS, Japan warn North Korea playing for time as talks press onCNNAsia Times -The Korea Heraldall 1,672 news articles »

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Divers find ‘amazing’ underwater tunnel network that could unravel mysteries of Mayan civilisation – The Independent

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

The IndependentDivers find ‘amazing’ underwater tunnel network that could unravel mysteries of Mayan civilisationThe IndependentA team of divers have discovered what is believed to be the biggest flooded cave on the planet in eastern Mexico. By connecting two underwater caverns, the Gran Acuifero Maya (GAM) project identified the 216-mile (347km) cave after months of exploring …World’s biggest flooded cave found in Mexico, explorers sayTimes LIVESacred Mayan Underwater Tunnel Rediscovered in YucatanteleSUR EnglishWorld’s biggest ever underwater cave filled with ancient Mayan artefacts has just been discoveredInternational Business Times UKDaily Mailall 15 news articles »

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One year later, why Trump is still polarizing the polls – Fox News

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

Fox NewsOne year later, why Trump is still polarizing the pollsFox News’MediaBuzz’ host Howard Kurtz weighs in on the mainstream media neglecting to cover the booming stock market news while opting instead to cover Trump’s dwindling poll numbers. The Dow roared past 26,000 for a time yesterday, and President Trump wants …and more »

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Israeli leader gives surprising time scale for US Embassy move – CBS News

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

CBS NewsIsraeli leader gives surprising time scale for US Embassy moveCBS NewsJERUSALEM — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he’s certain that the U.S. Embassy will be moved to Jerusalem in the coming year, much sooner than Trump administration officials have estimated. Netanyahu told Israeli reporters traveling …Trump’s Jerusalem embassy move to happen this year: Israel leaderNew York Daily NewsNetanyahu’s reception in Gujarat highlights countries’ strengthening tiesThe Jerusalem PostIsrael’s Netanyahu says US embassy could move to Jerusalem within a yearFRANCE 24The Indian Express -NDTV -International Business Times, India Edition -Scroll.inall 399 news articles »

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Saudi Arabia Offers $2 Billion to Aid Yemeni Rial Sapped by War – Bloomberg

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

BloombergSaudi Arabia Offers $2 Billion to Aid Yemeni Rial Sapped by WarBloombergSaudi Arabia will send $2 billion to Yemen’s central bank to bolster the country’s currency which has plummeted in value since Saudi-led forces launched their offensive there almost three years ago, a fall that contributed to a humanitarian catastrophe …Saudi Arabia pumps $2 billion into Yemen’s central bankCNBCSaudi Arabia to transfer $2 billion after urgent Yemen pleaFox NewsSaudi Arabia announces $2 billion bailout for Yemen governmentRapplerSaudi Gazette -Pakistan Today -Financial Times -Daily Mailall 179 news articles »

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Ahead of his awards, a list of Trump’s own ‘fake news’ controversies – New York Daily News

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

New York Daily NewsAhead of his awards, a list of Trump’s own ‘fake news’ controversiesNew York Daily NewsPresident Trump is expected to hand out his “fake news” awards on Wednesday, and will likely use the term he popularized to bash journalists attempting to cover his White House. Mystery around the potential ceremony has led to speculation about who …FOX NEWS FIRST: Trump pressures Dems on immigration with terror report; Who will win ‘Fake News Awards’?Fox NewsThe Fake News Awards are another escalation in Trump’s assault on press freedomsLos Angeles TimesJimmy Fallon, Stephen Colbert ridicule President Trump, his ‘Fake News

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The Memo: Trump’s volatility scrambles prospects of a deal on DACA – The Hill

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

The HillThe Memo: Trump’s volatility scrambles prospects of a deal on DACAThe HillThe search for a deal on spending and immigration has been pitched into chaos by the controversy over President Trump · Donald John TrumpDems flip Wisconsin state Senate seat Sessions: ‘We should be like Canada’ in how we take in immigrants GOP rep …and more »

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‘Bookkeeper of Auschwitz’ former Nazi officer denied mercy plea – CNN

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

CNN’Bookkeeper of Auschwitz’ former Nazi officer denied mercy pleaCNN(CNN) A former Nazi officer known as “the bookkeeper of Auschwitz” has been told he must serve out his four-year prison sentence, despite lodging an appeal for clemency. Oskar Groening’s plea for mercy was denied by German prosecutors in Lueneberg on …’Bookkeeper of Auschwitz’s’ plea for mercy rejected – German mediaReutersClemency plea denied for convicted Auschwitz guard, 96Jewish Telegraphic AgencyPlea for Mercy by ‘Bookkeeper of Auschwitz’ Is Rejected by German CourtHaaretzExpress.co.ukall 18 news articles »

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‘New California’ movement seeks to divide the Golden State in half – Fox News

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

Fox News’New California’ movement seeks to divide the Golden State in halfFox NewsNew California Movement seeks to separate rural California from the coastal cities. (Facebook Photo – New California Movement). Two men have launched a campaign to divide rural California from the coastal cities, motivated by what they referred to as a …’New California’ campaign aims to separate rural counties from coastal citiesSFGate’New California’ wants to break off from rest of stateNew York Daily NewsWhat Is New California? This Group Wants The Golden State To Split In TwoBustleThe Denver Post -The San Diego Union-Tribune -Complex -USA TODAYall 44 news articles »

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Bright Light, Sonic Boom As Likely Meteor Streaks Across Southern Michigan – NPR

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

CBS NewsBright Light, Sonic Boom As Likely Meteor Streaks Across Southern MichiganNPRMichigan residents got a surprise Tuesday night when a suspected meteor punched through the clouds with an explosive flash and powerful enough to register on seismic instruments. At about 8:05 p.m. ET, dash cams and security video caught the object as …Watch this spectacular meteor explode over the night sky in MichiganThe Verge’Rare’ meteoroid lights up Metro DetroitThe Detroit NewsMeteor over Michigan explodes in brilliant fireball, causes mild earthquakeChicago TribuneABC News -U.S. News & World Report -MassLive.com -TIMEall 278 news articles »

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Nuclear war, extreme weather top list of 2018 threats in global survey – USA TODAY

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

USA TODAYNuclear war, extreme weather top list of 2018 threats in global surveyUSA TODAYNuclear war, cyberattacks and environmental disasters top the list of man-made threats to global stability in 2018, according to a survey of 1,000 international leaders from business, government, education and service groups. Another global financial …As Trump heads to Davos, survey points to rising risk of warReutersThe biggest risks facing the world in 2018CBS NewsWorld to be riskier place in 2018: WEF SurveyEconomic TimesBloomberg -CNBC -Fortune -Deutsche Welleall 62 news articles »

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Bitcoin drops below $10000 with $36 billion of value wiped off in a day as cryptocurrency sell-off deepens – CNBC

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

CNBCBitcoin drops below $10000 with $36 billion of value wiped off in a day as cryptocurrency sell-off deepensCNBCThe world’s largest cryptocurrency was trading at $9,958.31 at about 6:50 a.m. ET on Wednesday, according to CoinDesk. The last time bitcoin fell below the $10,000 mark was November 30. In the last 24 hours, more than $36 billion of value was wiped off …Bitcoin jolted by regulation worries, falls 7 percent on extended selloffReutersWhat Could Kill the Bitcoin BoomBloombergBitcoin dips below $10000BBC NewsCointelegraph (Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency and Blockchain News) -Fortune -Business Insider -Newsweekall 650 news articles »

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Macron Meets May With French Seeking Support on Calais Migrants – Bloomberg

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

BloombergMacron Meets May With French Seeking Support on Calais MigrantsBloombergThat’s the message President Emmanuel Macron and British Prime Minister Theresa May will send Thursday when they meet near London to discuss a raft of bilateral issues that have little to do with Britain’s decision to leave the European Union …Emmanuel Macron agrees to loan Bayeux Tapestry to BritainThe GuardianAfter 950 years, France to lend Bayeux Tapestry to Britain – reportsReutersBayeux Tapestry: Emmanuel Macron agrees to loan 950-year-old work to BritainABC OnlineTelegraph.co.uk -CTV News -CNN -Sky Newsall 102 news articles »

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Goldman Sachs Ends Horrible Bond-Trading Year With Big Tax Loss – TheStreet.com

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

TheStreet.comGoldman Sachs Ends Horrible Bond-Trading Year With Big Tax LossTheStreet.comThis year has seen price swings in bonds and has seen other assets drop to unusually low levels, keeping investors on the sidelines and leaving few opportunities for traders at banks to score gains on big market moves. And nowhere has the downturn been …Goldman Sachs posts EPS of $5.68 vs. est. of $4.91CNBCGoldman Sachs Posts First Quarterly Loss in Six YearsWall Street Journalall 29 news articles »

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Justice will ask Supreme Court to intervene, allow Trump administration to end DACA – Washington Post

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

Washington PostJustice will ask Supreme Court to intervene, allow Trump administration to end DACAWashington PostThe Justice Department on Tuesday said it would take the “rare step” of asking the Supreme Court to overturn a judge’s ruling and allow the Trump administration to dismantle a program that provides work permits to undocumented immigrants raised in the …Trump to ask Supreme Court for ruling on ‘Dreamers’ as Congress works for a dealLos Angeles TimesJustice Dept., Fighting to Kill DACA, Asks for Supreme Court ReviewNew York TimesDOJ says it plans to ask Supreme Court to allow it to end DACAABC NewsThe Hill -NPR -Politico -USA

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Perfect storm builds against Republicans in California – The Hill

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

NBCNews.comPerfect storm builds against Republicans in CaliforniaThe HillSACRAMENTO, Calif. — If Democrats are to reclaim the majority in the House of Representatives this year, they will almost certainly do so with the help of Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi · Nancy Patricia D’Alesandro PelosiDemocrats search for 51st net …Federal budgeting is so broken only earmarks might fix itPoliticoHow three elections are snarling the immigration fightCNNHouse GOP Bid to Avert Shutdown Gains Steam as Deadline NearsBloombergNational Review -Philly.com -The Week Magazine -Washington Postall 389 news articles »

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The Note: Under Trump, “Fake news” takes on new meaning – ABC News

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

FortuneThe Note: Under Trump, “Fake news” takes on new meaningABC NewsPresident Donald Trump speaks at the Conversations with the Women of America event at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex, Jan. 16, 2018. more +. Shares. Email. The TAKE with Rick Klein. Interested in The Note? Add The …Intel Dem decries White House ‘gag order’ after Bannon testimonyThe HillWH directs Bannon to avoid answering Hill queries in Russia probeCNNLawmakers vow to force answers from Bannon in Russia probe after he defies subpoenaPoliticoNew York Times -NBCNews.com -Fortune -USA TODAYall 947 news articles »

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No, Trump’s approval among black Americans hasn’t doubled – Washington Post

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

Washington PostNo, Trump’s approval among black Americans hasn’t doubledWashington PostOver the course of 2017, SurveyMonkey conducted 605,172 interviews of Americans. A quirk of statistical analysis is that the precision of poll results from a survey of 605,000 people vs. only 1,000 people is small; the former has essentially no margin …Trump’s first-year report card: Voters say he’s no geniusPoliticoTrumplomacy: Has Trump made the world more dangerous?BBC NewsTrump tweeted his black approval rating has doubled. It hasn’t.CNNFox News -The Hill -Newsweek -Newsmaxall 77 news articles »

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