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Chicago hospital shooting: Doctor, pharmacist and policeman mourned

A doctor who worked two jobs in medical college, a young cop and a newly graduated pharmacist died.

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Ivanka Trump used personal email for White House business

President Donald Trump's daughter used her own account to send hundreds of messages to officials.

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Lion Air: Some are looking where to place the blame, others wonder if their pilot can fly their plane

The passengers on the Lion Air 610 flight were on board one of Boeing's newest, most-advanced planes. The pilots were more than experienced and the ...

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U.S. and Brazil Chose Similar Leaders. It May Lead to Smoother Relations.

President-elect Jair Bolsonaro’s enthusiasm for closer ties with America is among the starkest signs that Brazil’s foreign policy is about to undergo ...

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A Metropolis of 200 Million Termite Mounds Was Hidden in Plain Sight

What amount to garbage piles — some are 4,000 years old — are spread over an area the size of Britain in a remote Brazilian forest.

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Tekashi 6ix9ine: What the latest charges could mean for the US rapper

New charges relating to his involvement with a violent gang could land him in jail for 32 years.

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Top Senate Democrat Wants Probe of Whitaker's White House Contacts

The top Democrat in the U.S. Senate, Chuck Schumer, called Tuesday for the Justice Department's internal investigator to review communications between acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker and the White House. Senate Minority Leader Schumer ...

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Trump Grants Pardons to Turkeys Peas and Carrots

In an annual Thanksgiving tradition, President Donald Trump has used the power of his office to keep a pair of turkeys off the holiday table.   Trump's poultry pardon means the two turkeys - a 39-pound bird named Peas and a 41-pounder named Carrots - will get to live the rest of their lives at a Virginia farm. Both were raised on a farm near ...

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Father sues McDonald's over 'advertising' of Happy Meals

A class-action lawsuit alleges McDonald's Happy Meals break local laws against marketing to children.

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First Pot Shops Open in Massachusetts

People lined up in the rain Tuesday morning to be among the first customers at the first two legal pot shops on the U.S. East Coast, more than two ...

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Rain Could Hamper Search for Victims of California Wildfire

It's been 12 days since Christina Taft started the frantic search for her mother Victoria, who refused to evacuate their Paradise home as flames ...

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Parkland Shooting Survivors Win Children's Peace Prize

The Parkland students who created an international movement to raise awareness for gun violence after a deadly school shooting were awarded the International Children’s Peace Prize on Tuesday. During a ceremony in Cape Town, South Africa, ...

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Kremlin: Opposition to Russian Candidate to Head Interpol is Election Meddling

The Kremlin says opposition to a Russian candidate to lead the global police group Interpol amounts to election interference. The election for a new leader is set for Wednesday at the end of Interpol's annual conference in Dubai. Four U.S. senators issued an open letter Monday urging President Donald Trump to oppose the candidacy of Russia's ...

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Cardi B fulfils 'childhood dream' of buying her mum a house

The rapper gives a tour of the house she's bought for her mother, saying it's the "happiest day of my life".

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Police line streets to honour fallen Chicago officer

A doctor, a pharmacist and a police officer were killed after a gunman opened fire at a hospital in Chicago.

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Elon Musk renames his BFR spacecraft Starship

The entrepreneur would not reveal why he had renamed the craft, which has still not yet been built.

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Aruba: Where Women Lead

The number of women in high positions in Aruba is striking, especially at a time when the rise of political leadership by women has flattened.

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What's gone wrong at Victoria's Secret?

A new boss has been named to lead the brand, which is grappling with declining sales.

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Ivanka Trump Often Conducted US Business on Private Email in 2017, Watchdog Says

Ivanka Trump, U.S. President Donald Trump's daughter and one of his key advisers, last year sent hundreds of messages to White House aides and government officials via her private email account, often in violation of federal records rules, a liberal Washington watchdog has concluded. American Oversight said that through much of 2017 Ivanka Trump ...

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Trump Due to Review Khashoggi Killing Report

U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to review a full report from his administration Tuesday about the killing of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Turkey last month. Multiple U.S. news agencies have cited U.S. intelligence officials saying the Central Intelligence Agency has concluded Saudi Crown ...

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Federal Judge Blocks Trump Order Limiting Asylum

A U.S. federal judge has granted a temporary restraining order preventing the Trump administration from carrying out new immigration rules that would ...

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African Immigrant Balancing Family, US Air Force

Immigrants have always been a vital part of the U.S. military. VOA’s Arzouma Kompaore has the story of an Air Force Captain from Cameroon who is ...

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Washington Post: US Preparing to Add Venezuela to Terrorism Sponsors List

The Trump administration is preparing to add Venezuela to a U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism, a move that would escalate Washington's ...

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Chicago hospital shooting: 'I was in the gunfire and had to duck'

Witnesses describe how they reacted after a gunman opened fire at a hospital in Chicago.

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Jim Acosta row: White House restores CNN reporter's pass

The White House backs down from a legal fight over the reporter but sets rules for news conferences.

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California wildfire destroys police officer's home

On patrol with a Paradise police officer, who is hunting for survivors and for bodies in the wreckage of his town.

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US Briefly Closes Major Border Crossing with Mexico

U.S. officials briefly shut down one of the world's busiest border crossings Monday to set up concrete blocks and barbed wire as Central American migrants arrive. The closure of the crossing between Tijuana, Mexico, and San Diego, California, kept ...

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