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Will Israel Charge Soldiers In Gaza Civilian Deaths?

Sat, 2015-05-16 03:47

Israel is investigating potential criminal actions by its troops last summer during the war against Hamas in Gaza, including three attacks that killed nearly 50 civilians taking refuge in schools.

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Words Of Wisdom: Commencement Speeches Are Back

Sat, 2015-05-16 03:13

Grad speeches are underway. Kanye West, Mary Karr and Michelle Obama offer advice on expressing opinions, fear and being black in America.

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What If Americans Ate Like South Africans And Vice Versa?

Sat, 2015-05-16 03:03

In a two-week diet swap, they got burgers and fries. We got kale salad and corn porridge. Guess whose bowels fared better?

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Egyptian Court Sentences Ousted President Morsi To Death

Sat, 2015-05-16 02:09

Morsi was sentenced to death over his part in a mass prison break that took place during the 2011 uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarak.

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All 8 Bodies Recovered From U.S. Helicopter Crash In Nepal

Fri, 2015-05-15 23:12

The bodies of six U.S. Marines and two Nepalese soldiers were recovered near the crash site in remote mountains northeast of Kathmandu where it was delivering earthquake relief aid.

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Clintons Earned $30 Million From Paid Speeches And Book Sales

Fri, 2015-05-15 17:34

The Clinton campaign revealed just how much the former president and secretary of state made in 2014 and 2015.

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Boston Bomber's Attorney Is A Strident Opponent Of Death Penalty

Fri, 2015-05-15 15:58

Judy Clarke has defended everyone from the Unabomber to Arizona shooter Jared Lee Loughner. Until Friday's sentence for Dzhokar Tsarnaev, she had saved her high-profile clients from the death penalty.

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Inside The Obama And Biden Financial Disclosures

Fri, 2015-05-15 15:39

The president continues to earn royalties on each of his books. And the Bidens got a better mortgage than the Obamas did: 30 years at 3.375 percent.

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Big 3 Airlines Say Foreign Competitors Are 'Dumping' Seats In U.S.

Fri, 2015-05-15 15:18

The chief executives of Delta, United and American airlines say Qatar Airways, Emirates Airlines and Etihad received subsidies from their governments. The Gulf carriers reject the accusations.

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Investigators Examining Whether Amtrak Train Was Struck By Object

Fri, 2015-05-15 14:38

An assistant conductor on the train that derailed Tuesday says she heard a radio transmission from the engineer that the locomotive had been struck. The derailment killed eight people.

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USDA To Certify Non-GMO Foods With New Label

Fri, 2015-05-15 13:34

The government runs organic and antibiotic-free labeling programs, but has stayed out of the non-GMO labeling fray. That is, until a food company asked the USDA for help, and the agency obliged.

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She's Not A Candidate, So Why Do So Many People Have An Opinion Of Her?

Fri, 2015-05-15 13:31

Emily Farris is not running for anything and has no national profile or political aspirations. Yet, a quarter of GOP primary voters in one poll had an opinion of her. What's going on? Pseudo-opinion.

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Politics Rewind: Between Iraq And A Hard Place

Fri, 2015-05-15 13:10

Jeb Bush's shifting positions on the Iraq War gave an opening to Republican rivals for the presidential nomination. And will Hillary Clinton answer questions directly on her trip to Iowa next week?

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First In Fish: 'Fully Warm-Blooded' Moonfish Prowls The Deep Seas

Fri, 2015-05-15 12:53

"It's hard to stay warm when you're surrounded by cold water but the opah has figured it out," a NOAA Fisheries biologist says.

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What Should Liberia Do With Its Empty Ebola Treatment Units?

Fri, 2015-05-15 12:31

Now that Liberia is Ebola-free, it has to figure out what to do with 21 Ebola treatment units built during the outbreak.

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Reactions To Death Penalty For Boston Bomber

Fri, 2015-05-15 12:23

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh said he hopes the verdict "provides a small amount of closure to the survivors, families" and others affected by the 2013 marathon bombing.

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Massive Antarctic Ice Shelf Will Be Gone Within Years, NASA Says

Fri, 2015-05-15 12:01

What's left of the Larsen B shelf, two-thirds of which underwent a spectacular collapse in 2002, will disappear by the end of the decade, according to a new study.

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Colombia Will End Coca Crop-Dusting, Citing Health Concerns

Fri, 2015-05-15 11:05

The U.S.-funded aerial spraying program has been aimed at killing the coca plants that feed the cocaine industry. Colombia says one of the chemicals in the spray may cause illnesses.

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Jury Reaches Verdict In Boston Marathon Bomber Trial

Fri, 2015-05-15 10:48

The verdict on whether convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will receive the death penalty will be read at 3 p.m. ET. The 2013 bombing killed three people and left 264 others wounded.

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Why No One Wants The Rohingyas

Fri, 2015-05-15 10:39

As thousands of members of the persecuted minority flee Myanmar and Bangladesh on rickety boats, the rest of Southeast Asia is showing a distinct reluctance to take them in.

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