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Baker Who Refused to Make a Gay Wedding Cake Sues Colorado Again Over a Gender Transition Celebration

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 09:19

The Colorado baker whose refusal to bake a wedding cake for a gay couple — citing religious beliefs — made it all the way to the Supreme Court is suing the state again.


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Jury Begins Deliberations in Trial of Ex Trump Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 08:49

Judge T.S. Ellis III sent the jury back Thursday shortly before 10 a.m.


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President Trump Says Media Is 'the Opposition Party' After 350 Newspapers Push Back on 'Fake News' Attacks

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 08:23

350 newspapers from Maine to Hawaii published editorials about free press


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Turkey's Economy May Be in Freefall, But Erdogan's Base Believes He Can Do No Wrong

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 08:18

The president's fervent supporters believe in "Erdoganism" — a nationalistic ideology rooted in Turkey's history with the president at the center


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President Trump Seizes on New York Governor's Statement That America 'Was Never That Great'

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 07:06

Trump said Gov. Andrew Cuomo is "having a total meltdown"


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5 Ways to Make Friends as an Adult, According to Science

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 07:06

After college ends, or you leave your first job, or you have kids and get sucked into a three-year vortex wherein your closest social contact is with the lovely receptionist at your pediatrician’s office, we...


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Anti-Vaxxers Worried About Autism Should Be More Concerned About DDT

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 07:00

A chemical banned in 1972 has repercussions today.


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Bayer Vows Stronger Roundup Defense as It Absorbs Monsanto

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 06:48

Bayer AG vowed to step up its defense against a wave of U.S. lawsuits over the herbicide Roundup as it began the formal integration of Monsanto Co., acquired for $66 billion in June. Because U.S. authorities insisted that the businesses operate separately until that sale was complete, Bayer said it previously had been barred from steering Monsanto’s legal strategy. Bayer is facing $289 million in damages after Monsanto lost the first court case stemming from claims that the weed killer causes cancer.


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ISIS Terrorist Killed Iraqi Police Officer Then Came to U.S. as Refugee, Justice Department Says

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 06:09

Omar Ameen was arrested in Sacramento


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The Teenage Miner, the Village and the 709-Carat Diamond That Changed Everything

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 06:00

The 'Peace Diamond,' sold by the government of Sierra Leone for $6.5 million, was found by a 16-year-old, and could change the industry


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President Trump Is Trying to Silence Critics by Revoking Security Clearance, ex-CIA Director John Brennan Says

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 05:22

"Trump clearly has become more desperate to protect himself and those close to him"


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Troops called to India's Kerala as flood toll rises

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 05:19

Helicopters airlifted stranded families from rooftops and dam gates were thrown open as incessant torrential rain brought fresh havoc Thursday to the Indian state of Kerala where about 100 people are feared dead.


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New AI system will help us discover the most effective behaviour change strategies

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 05:06

Changing people's behaviour is a huge challenge, but it is critical for good health and a sustainable planet.


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No Matter Who Becomes Arizona’s Next Senator, Trump Has Already Won

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 04:09

In the contest to represent Arizona in the U.S. Senate, The President has already won


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Turkey’s Erdogan Is in a No-Win Situation With Washington

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 04:05

Turkey’s President finds himself locked in a confrontation with Donald Trump, and he has shown himself willing to use economic weapons...


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What to Know About China's Crackdown on a Muslim Minority Group

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 04:01

The Uighurs, a primarily Muslim ethnic group originating in central Asia, make up roughly 40% of ­Xinjiang’s 19 million people.


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How the Airline Worker Who Stole a Plane in Seattle Exposed a Security Risk

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 04:00

Richard Russell flew around the Puget Sound area for about an hour, musing about the sunset over the Olympic Mountains


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Idlib Could Be the Last Major Battlefield of the Syrian Civil War. But Assad Won’t Take It Easily

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 03:53

For years, Idlib has been the dumping ground for Syria’s defeated rebel. As the government retook areas like Aleppo...


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Country Music Star Miranda Lambert Says She Has 'Made a Career Based on Telling the Truth'

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 03:50

The outspoken country star on the importance of women's voices, advice from Dolly Parton and why she still carries a handgun


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Gunmen Besiege Intelligence Facility in Kabul as Afghanistan Mourns Victims of Suicide Bombing

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 03:36

unmen besieged a compound belonging to the Afghan intelligence service in Kabul on Thursday, police said, as the city’s Shiite residents held funeral services for the victims of a horrific suicide bombing the previous day that left 34 dead.


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