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Letitia Wright steals show in 'Black Panther' breakout role

32 min 12 sec ago
Letitia Wright still can’t believe she made the “Black Panther” poster.
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New York soldier killed in fire rescue honored with 2 valor awards

1 hour 7 min ago
A soldier who died while helping people escape an apartment fire in New York City that claimed 12 lives was honored at a ceremony where military and state officials presented his family with two valor medals.
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Navy sends 2 destroyers into the tense Black Sea region

1 hour 46 min ago
Two American destroyers sailed into the Black Sea over the weekend, the first time since 2014 that more than one U.S. warship has operated in this tense region other than in an exercise.
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Netanyahu confidant identified as scandals mount

2 hours 18 min ago
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, already reeling from a damaging police report into alleged corruption, faced yet another scandal on Tuesday — with allegations that a longtime confidant attempted to bribe a judge in exchange for dropping a corruption case against the Israeli leader's wife.
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133,000 veterans may qualify for refund on back taxes

2 hours 46 min ago
More than 133,000 veterans may qualify for a refund of federal taxes paid on disability severance pay dating back almost three decades.
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Woman arrested after fatally stabbing Marine

3 hours 1 min ago
Honolulu police arrested a 23-year-old woman early Monday morning in the Red Hill area after she allegedly stabbed a 24-year-old Marine who was pronounced dead after being taken to a hospital.
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Pentagon says 'soon' on Guantanamo prisoner transfer

3 hours 31 min ago
Ahmed Haza al-Darbi pleaded guilty in 2014 to charges that included conspiracy and attacking civilian objects. He may soon be heading home for Saudi Arabia.
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Students shaken by shooting focus on stopping gun violence

3 hours 41 min ago
Chris Grady was a theater kid counting down the days until he reported for duty in the U.S. Army this summer when a gunman opened fire at his Florida school. As he huddled in his classroom at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last Wednesday listening to shots nearby, what he felt wasn't fear, but anger.
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West Point posthumously admits shooting victim Peter Wang to Class of 2025

4 hours 9 min ago
The U.S. Military Academy is posthumously admitting Florida school shooting victim Peter Wang, who dreamed of attending the prestigious academy.
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Air Force has shortage of drone pilots as it faces 'war for talent'

4 hours 13 min ago
The Air Force finds itself in a “war for talent” competing against “more nimble” private-tech companies to fill science and technology positions, a top civilian service leader says.
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Ukraine's president signs bill on Russia-backed regions

4 hours 24 min ago
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed a bill aimed at reintegrating the territory in the country's east controlled by Russia-backed separatists.
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More than 100 killed in Syria assault on Damascus suburb

4 hours 49 min ago
Intense Syrian government shelling and airstrikes on rebel-held Damascus suburbs killed nearly 130 people in two days, marking some of the deadliest bombardment of the rebellious region in three years, a monitoring group and paramedics said Tuesday.
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World War II veteran, 96, is being evicted over Hurricane Irma repairs

4 hours 51 min ago
Lucien "Chet" Lebrun was recently given notice that he'll be evicted from his mobile home, which suffered significant damage to the roof and outside during Hurricane Irma in September. He hasn't had the means or ability to get it repaired.
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Airline boom times stoke push by pilots for lost retirement pay

5 hours 8 min ago
Airline pilots, still resentful over pensions yanked away in a wave of industry bankruptcies, see growing company profits as a chance to reclaim some of those lost benefits.
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Five-term Rep. Tom Rooney won't seek re-election in 2018

5 hours 16 min ago
Five-term U.S. Rep. Tom Rooney of Florida, an attorney who served in the U.S. Army JAG Corps and taught criminal and constitutional law at West Point, announced Monday he will not seek re-election this year.
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T-shirts, f-bombs and responding to Trump in kind

5 hours 20 min ago
The anger so flagrantly hurled at anyone with whom we disagree isn’t just a retreat from civility, it’s retreat from the idea — often espoused by progressives — that we share a common humanity.
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Special counsel files new charge in Russia probe

5 hours 20 min ago
The special counsel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election charged an attorney Tuesday with lying to federal investigators about his interactions with a former Trump campaign official.
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Crackdown in Egypt devouring el-Sissi regime

5 hours 22 min ago
As survivors of el-Sissi’s crackdown and the world’s most notorious prisons, we believe that we share a responsibility to call for more nuanced policies toward Egypt and the region.
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Republican candidates face a dilemma on Trump

5 hours 23 min ago
If Republican candidates in blue districts and states run away from Trump, some of the GOP base will stay home; if they wrap themselves around him, they risk energizing Democrats and alienating independents.
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Some media reports on guns misleading

5 hours 25 min ago
As much as people want to act on emotion, nothing will change unless people can discuss gun control and gun rights minus the histrionics. That would be easier if journalists are careful in their reporting.
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