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Silence from Trump as Moore-Alabama storm grows louder

Alabama Senate Moore

President Donald Trump dodged questions about the turmoil in the Alabama Senate race on Wednesday,...

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Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, Nov. 19, the 323rd day of 2017. There are 42 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 19, 1997, Iowa seamstress Bobbi McCaughey (mihk-KOY‘) gave birth to the world’s first set of surviving septuplets, four boys and three girls. On this date: In...


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Driver in Japan dies in crash with truck driven by US Marine

Japan US Military Traffic Accident

TOKYO (AP) — Police on the southern Japanese island of Okinawa are investigating a fatal traffic accident that occurred Sunday when a truck driven by a U.S. Marine collided with a small truck at an intersection, killing the Japanese driver of the other vehicle. The Marine was slightly injured in...


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2nd round of Mugabe exit talks as party begins to oust him

APTOPIX Zimbabwe Political Turmoil

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Clinging to his now virtually powerless post, longtime Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe on Sunday was set to discuss his expected exit with the army commander who put him under house arrest, while the ruling party opened an emergency meeting to recall the world’s oldest head...


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New report paints Virginia economy as hostage to the federal government

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Virginia’s new governor may have won in part by defying President Donald Trump, but he’d better find a way to work with the White House and the Republican-led Congress or the state’s economy could go down the drain, according to a new report from economists at Old...


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A dying vet needed CPR. Hidden video shows his nurse laughing instead.

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. By the late winter of 2014, James Dempsey had served in a world war, raised children, buried a wife and seen the best of his health behind him. As he prepared for a stay at a nursing home on the outskirts of Atlanta, the 89-year-old began to feel nervous. So his...


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Powerful group lauds approach to stacking courts with conservative judges

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. The first time the Trump campaign talked with officials of The Federalist Society about judicial nominations, White House Counsel Donald McGahn II told the conservative legal group’s annual conclave Friday night, McGahn said the campaign was going to come up with two...


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House fire in southern Beijing suburb kills 19, injures 8

China Beijing Fire

BEIJING (AP) — A fire at a building advertising low-cost rental apartments in a southern Beijing suburb killed 19 people and injured eight others, official media reported Sunday. Firefighters put out the fire at Xinjian Village in the district of Daxing by 9 p.m. Saturday, three hours after it was...


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Defiant Alabama digs in for Moore

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. BRENT, Ala. - Embattled Senate candidate Roy Moore is pinning his hopes for victory on Alabama’s long-held tradition of sharp defiance to perceived threats from forces outside the state. That rebellious spirit, which dates to long before the state’s segregationist Gov....


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Wall's status in doubt for Sunday's Wizards game at Toronto

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. TORONTO - For the second time this month, John Wall’s playing status is in doubt as a sore left knee could keep him out for the Washington Wizards’ game Sunday against the Toronto Raptors. Wall, who has been limited with swelling in the knee, is “questionable” to play...


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'I had to be there': The Museum of the Bible opens in the nation's capital

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - The world’s most famous book - the one at the center of three religions and two millennia of conflict - got its own museum Saturday in the heart of Washington. The $500 million Museum of the Bible, largely funded by the evangelical billionaires who own...


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