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Several arrested as thousands block London bridges in climate rebellion image

Several arrested as thousands block London bridges in climate rebellion

Protesters close five main bridges across Thames over extinction crisis in huge act of peaceful civil disobedience
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Matthew Taylor, Damien Gayle [The Guardian (AU)]

2018-11-17T15:31:33Z


Pence's chief of staff, at age 36, eyed to replace John Kelly image

Pence's chief of staff, at age 36, eyed to replace John Kelly

A seasoned campaign veteran at age 36, Nick Ayers is emerging as a leading contender
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CBS/AP [CBS News]

2018-11-17T14:40:00Z


CIA concludes Saudi crown prince ordered Jamal Khashoggi's death, official says image

CIA concludes Saudi crown prince ordered Jamal Khashoggi's death, official says

The CIA has concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman personally ordered the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, despite the Saudi government's denials that the de facto ruler was involved, according to a senior US official and a source familia…
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Elise Labott, Veronica Stracqualursi and Jeremy Herb, CNN [CNN]

2018-11-17T14:10:25Z


Argentina's missing submarine found a year after it vanished with 44 aboard image

Argentina's missing submarine found a year after it vanished with 44 aboard

A missing Argentine naval submarine has been found, a year and a day after it vanished in the South Atlantic with 44 crew members on board, authorities said Saturday.
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Daniel Silva Fernandez, Ignacio Grimaldi and Laura Smith-Spark, CNN [CNN]

2018-11-17T12:47:00Z


Hard Brexit would be disastrous says German industry image

Hard Brexit would be disastrous says German industry

Britain crashing out of the European Union without a divorce deal would have disastrous consequences for companies and workers in Britain and across Europe, the head of the BDI German Federation of Industry said on Saturday.
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Reuters Editorial [Reuters]

2018-11-17T12:24:00Z


Jonestown massacre and a Long Island connection remembered, 40 years later image

Jonestown massacre and a Long Island connection remembered, 40 years later

In 1978, Richard and Harriet Tropp, natives of Westbury, died with more than 900 other followers of Jim Jones' cult in a remote Guyana settlement. For many, the shock, and questions, are still fresh.
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Robert Brodsky [Newsday.com]

2018-11-17T11:00:09Z


Florida Recounts Senate Votes Yet Again, and Nelson's Chances Dwindle image

Florida Recounts Senate Votes Yet Again, and Nelson's Chances Dwindle

A manual recount was underway in two still-undecided statewide elections in Florida, including the race for the Senate.
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[The New York Times]

2018-11-17T04:01:31Z


Report: Kanye West Makes Incredibly Generous Gesture Toward Family Of Slain Security Guard Jemel Roberson image

Report: Kanye West Makes Incredibly Generous Gesture Toward Family Of Slain Security Guard Jemel Roberson

Roberson was killed by police after he saved lives during a shootout.
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[Bet.com]

2018-11-17T03:43:33Z


Julian Assange Charge Raises Fears About Press Freedom image

Julian Assange Charge Raises Fears About Press Freedom

An explanation of legal dilemmas raised by the disclosure that the Justice Department has charged Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks founder, with a crime.
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[The New York Times]

2018-11-17T01:13:21Z


Dem struggle over Pelosi bid, with no end game in sight image

Dem struggle over Pelosi bid, with no end game in sight

Democrats won the majority. Now they just need a speaker of the House.
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LISA MASCARO, KEVIN FREKING, Associated Press [Startribune.com]

2018-11-17T01:10:58Z


Matt Whitaker faces new challenge in Supreme Court image

Matt Whitaker faces new challenge in Supreme Court

Trump has faced a growing backlash over his choice to appoint Matt Whitaker as acting attorney general after forcing Jeff Sessions to resign.
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Pete Williams [NBC News]

2018-11-16T22:20:24Z


DeVos proposals for campus sex misconduct rules are 'worse than we thought,' victims' advocates say image

DeVos proposals for campus sex misconduct rules are 'worse than we thought,' victims' advocates say

Advocates for sexual assault survivors say they're worried that the new proposed guidelines would only make campuses more dangerous and deter victims from coming forward.
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Erik Ortiz [NBC News]

2018-11-16T21:46:00Z


Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Captions Instagram Stories From DC For The Deaf Community image

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Captions Instagram Stories From DC For The Deaf Community

"I now caption all my IG stories so our deaf brothers and sisters can follow along too," the representative-elect wrote on Twitter.
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Kimberley Richards [The Huffington Post]

2018-11-16T20:03:34Z


Senators send letter to Mark Zuckerberg asking for more details on the opposition PR firm Facebook hired image

Senators send letter to Mark Zuckerberg asking for more details on the opposition PR firm Facebook hired

The New York Times reported earlier this week that Facebook, in the fallout from Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, hired Definers Public Affairs to downplay public statements and deflect public scrutiny onto rival tech companies.
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Sara Salinas [CNBC]

2018-11-16T19:34:33Z


New York City Needs Amazon as Much as Amazon Needs Us image

New York City Needs Amazon as Much as Amazon Needs Us

Wall Street has dominated New York’s economy for too long. Amazon’s HQ2 is a huge opportunity to diversify.
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[The New York Times]

2018-11-16T16:25:32Z