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  • President Obama: Congress Made 'Mistake' Overriding His Veto of 9/11 Bill
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    President Obama: Congress Made 'Mistake' Overriding His Veto of 9/11 Bill

    President Obama said Congress made a "mistake" in overriding his veto of a bill that would allow the families of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia for its alleged role in the terrorist attacks. "If you're perceived as voting against 9/11 families right before an election, not surprisingly

  • More Attempts to Hack State Election Systems Detected, FBI Director Warns
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    More Attempts to Hack State Election Systems Detected, FBI Director Warns

    Over the past month, voter registration databases in states across the United States have continued to come under attack by hackers, FBI Director James Comey warned lawmakers today. "There have been a variety of scanning activities, which is a preamble for potential intrusion activities, as well

  • Two Aleppo Hospitals Attacked as Number of Injured Civilians Increases
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    Two Aleppo Hospitals Attacked as Number of Injured Civilians Increases

    Two of the largest hospitals in the besieged part of eastern Aleppo, Syria, have been attacked and are now out of service, as the number of wounded civilians continues to grow, according to a local medical group. The attack on one hospital, known as M2, an OBGYN and pediatric clinic, killed two patients

  • President Obama: 'If You Don't Vote, That's a Vote for Trump'
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    President Obama: 'If You Don't Vote, That's a Vote for Trump'

    President Obama has made it clear to voters: If you don't want Donald Trump as president, choose Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton instead. "If you don't vote, that's a vote for Trump," Obama stressed in a new line of attack during a radio interview with Steve Harvey

  • Shimon Peres: The Legacy of Israel's Last Surviving Founding Father
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    Shimon Peres: The Legacy of Israel's Last Surviving Founding Father

    Israel's longest serving statesman Shimon Peres died early Wednesday, leaving the country mourning the last of the state’s founding fathers and a man whose legacy as a would-be peacemaker is celebrated by supporters but eyed with skepticism by many Palestinians. The Sheba Medical Center in Tel Aviv

  • Number of Wounded Rises in Aleppo as Airstrikes Continue
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    Number of Wounded Rises in Aleppo as Airstrikes Continue

    Airstrikes continued to hit eastern Aleppo today, although the attacks were not as intense as in previous days, according to activists and locals. There are gases in the air from the attack,” Abu Rajab, a radiologist and managing director of a hospital in eastern Aleppo’s al-Sakhur neighborhood, told

  • Why Hillary Clinton Deleted 33,000 Emails on Her Private Email Server
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    Why Hillary Clinton Deleted 33,000 Emails on Her Private Email Server

    The bottom line: Clinton believed the deleted emails were not work-related. In late 2014, the State Department asked Clinton and other former secretaries of state to hand over any work-related emails they may have. By then, Clinton had already "deleted some [emails] over time as an ordinary user

  • Why Superpotent Synthetic Opioids Are 'Crazy Dangerous,' DEA Says
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    Why Superpotent Synthetic Opioids Are 'Crazy Dangerous,' DEA Says

    As the opioid epidemic has continued to grow in multiple parts of the country, extremely potent synthetic forms of the painkillers — especially fentanyl and carfentanil — have become more common among everyday users, according to U.S. authorities. Last week, the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) issued

  • Violent Crime Up as City Homicides Spur 11% Hike in Total Murders for 2015
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    Violent Crime Up as City Homicides Spur 11% Hike in Total Murders for 2015

    Cities across the country suffered an uptick in violent crime last year, including a nearly 11 percent jump in murders from the year before, according to new statistics compiled by the FBI. There were 1,197,704 violent crimes committed around the nation last year -- a 3.9 percent increase from 2014,

  • What Gary Johnson Will Be Up to When Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump Take the Debate Stage
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    What Gary Johnson Will Be Up to When Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump Take the Debate Stage

    When Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump take the debate stage at Hofstra University on Long Island in New York tonight for the highly anticipated first presidential debate of the general election, Gary Johnson will be watching on television some 30 miles away in Twitter's Chelsea office in Manhattan

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    Aleppo Sees Unprecedented Day of Airstrikes as UN Condemns Violence

    Eastern Aleppo saw what witnesses describe as an unprecedented and relentless offensive as United Nations diplomats demanded a halt to the violence Sunday. This morning airstrikes continued to hit the rebel-held part of Aleppo, say locals. “Six have died at the hospital so far since airstrikes started

  • The Impact of Debates? It's Debatable
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    The Impact of Debates? It's Debatable

    With the Hillary Clinton-Donald Trump debates upon us, the quadrennial question comes begging: Do these showdowns matter? Hillary Clinton, for her part, needs -– like Trump -– to ease questions about her trustworthiness, as well as to spark greater enthusiasm among her supporters. It will be tough:

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    Hillary Clinton Calls on Charlotte Police to Release Shooting Video

    Hillary Clinton has added her name to the growing list of people calling on police in Charlotte to release video of the shooting death of Keith Lamont Scott. "After further discussion with community leaders, we have decided to postpone Sunday's trip as to not impact the City's resources

  • Friend of Murdered UNC Student Describes Moment She Found Her Body
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    Friend of Murdered UNC Student Describes Moment She Found Her Body

    Marisol Rangel says she’s lived in fear since the day she discovered the body of her murdered friend Faith Hedgepeth. Hedgepeth, a 19-year-old sophomore at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, was found bludgeoned to death in her apartment on Sept. 7, 2012. Rangel and Hedgepeth’s roommate

  • Aleppo Airstrikes Kill 12 Members of Same Family, Observer Group Says
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    Aleppo Airstrikes Kill 12 Members of Same Family, Observer Group Says

    Even as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has renewed his plea for government and opposition forces to stop fighting in Syria, the country's city of Aleppo was pounded overnight and Friday morning by intense bombing. Among the victims were 12 members of the same family, including six children,

  • Boy Survives 3 Days Alone in Siberian Wilderness
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    Boy Survives 3 Days Alone in Siberian Wilderness

    The boy, Tserin Dopchut, disappeared on Sunday after wandering away from his house while playing with dogs in the small village of Khut in the Pyi-Khemskiy district in Russia's Tuva republic, the republic’s president wrote in a statement announcing the rescue. Local elite police units, as well as

  • Maryland Teen Who Was Pepper-Sprayed by Police Shares Her Side of the Story
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    Maryland Teen Who Was Pepper-Sprayed by Police Shares Her Side of the Story

    The 15-year-old girl who was pepper-sprayed by Maryland police has spoken out, sharing her account of what happened Sunday afternoon at a press conference with her mother and attorney Thursday night. Although the teen appeared at the evening press conference, her name has not been released and Ficker

  • Senators Slam Wells Fargo Over Arbitration Agreements in Scathing Letter
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    Senators Slam Wells Fargo Over Arbitration Agreements in Scathing Letter

    Arbitration, mandated in some if not all basic agreements that customers sign when they open accounts at the bank, "helps hide fraudulent schemes such as the sham accounts at Wells Fargo from the justice system, from the news media, and from the public eye," the senators wrote. Forced arbitration

  • Top Republican Says FBI Gave Top Clinton Aide Immunity in Email Investigation
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    Top Republican Says FBI Gave Top Clinton Aide Immunity in Email Investigation

    The top Republican on the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform says several Hillary Clinton staffers received immunity from the FBI in exchange for cooperating with the now-closed private email investigation. Cheryl Mills, Clinton's top aide and chief of staff at the U.S. State Department

  • Allergists Warn Against Using 'DIY EpiPen'
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    Allergists Warn Against Using 'DIY EpiPen'

    Online tutorials that teach people how to make their own EpiPens have been watched by tens of thousands, but experts warn that using a homemade injector could be dangerous. However, Dr. Lolita McDavid, pediatrician and medical director of child advocacy and protection at University Hospitals Rainbow