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Get Caught Up: Trump's Alleged Affair With Adult Film Star Stormy Daniels

NPR Headlines - Sat, 2018-01-20 06:35

In 2011, the actress and former Senate candidate told In Touch magazine about a years-earlier sexual encounter with Donald Trump. Now, she and the president both deny an affair.

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Eagles v. Hotel California: After Lawsuit, Band Reaches A Settlement

NPR Headlines - Sat, 2018-01-20 06:14

The rock band sued a hotel in Mexico that has the same name as the "lovely place" in their iconic 1976 song. That hotel was trying to trademark the phrase "Hotel California" in the U.S.

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Honduran congressman indicted in US for drug trafficking

Washington Post Headlines - Sat, 2018-01-20 05:58
A Honduran legislator has been charged in a U.S. federal court with participating in a drug trafficking conspiracy and related weapons offenses.
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Turkey faces balancing act amid border offensive in Syria

Washington Post Headlines - Sat, 2018-01-20 05:58
As Turkey threatens a bloody confrontation with a U.S.-backed Kurdish militia in the main Syrian Kurdish enclave in northwestern Syria, it faces the challenge of maintaining its old alliance with Washington and reinforcing a new rapprochement with Moscow.
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Not guilty verdict reached in Quebec train disaster trial

Washington Post Headlines - Sat, 2018-01-20 05:58
Three men charged in a criminal negligence trial stemming from a 2013 derailment that killed 47 people in the Canadian province of Quebec have all been found not guilty.
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Inside the theater of Moscow's metro

Washington Post Headlines - Sat, 2018-01-20 05:58
This underground theater is visually stunning, and its passengers seem to be from another era.
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U.S. backpedals on new Kurdish force as Turkey prepares for war

Washington Post Headlines - Sat, 2018-01-20 05:58
U.S. officials had described it as a “border security force.” Washington now says they “misspoke.”
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Jury Acquits Railroad Employees In Lac Megantic Fire Disaster

NPR Headlines - Sat, 2018-01-20 05:50

The Canadian panel found three men not guilty of criminal negligence in the derailment and explosion of a train carrying crude oil. The resulting firestorm killed 47 people.

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What Happens To The Military If The Government Shuts Down

NPR Headlines - Sat, 2018-01-20 05:18

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Michèle Flournoy, former Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, about the impact a government shutdown can have on the military.

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Indianapolis Union Leader Takes Stock Of What's Changed During Trump's First Year

NPR Headlines - Sat, 2018-01-20 05:18

A year ago, Indianapolis union leader Chuck Jones feuded with President Trump over his promise to save jobs at the Carrier plant in town. NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Jones to take stock of what's changed when it comes to American manufacturing during the first year of the Trump administration.

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White House Says It Doesn't Want A Government Shutdown, But Will Congress Reach A Deal?

NPR Headlines - Sat, 2018-01-20 05:18

The White House says it does not want a government shutdown. But it's unclear if a deal will be reached in time to avoid one.

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Why Women's March Organizers Are Focused On Polls In Nevada This Year

NPR Headlines - Sat, 2018-01-20 05:18

Organizers of the women's marches planned for this weekend, including a big expected one in Las Vegas on Sunday, discuss what's changed since last year and their hopes for this year.

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Where Each Party Stands As Government Shutdown Looms

NPR Headlines - Sat, 2018-01-20 05:18

As the government faces a potential shutdown, NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with David Brooks of The New York Times and Mathhew Yglesias of Vox about where the parties stand divided on issues contributing to the debate.

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With Hours Left, Congress Still Trying To Reach An Agreement To Fund The Government

NPR Headlines - Sat, 2018-01-20 05:18

Government funding runs out at midnight unless Congress can come to an agreement on spending, immigration and potentially other issues.

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Man Pulls 5 1/2-Foot-Long Tapeworm Out Of His Body, Blames Sushi Habit

NPR Headlines - Sat, 2018-01-20 04:59

A recent podcast episode shared, in grisly detail, the story of a California man who discovered a parasitic worm wriggling out of him. He and his doctor suspect raw salmon was the culprit.

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Sex Abuse Scandal Isn't The Only 'Pain' For The Pope In South America

NPR Headlines - Sat, 2018-01-20 04:56

Pope Francis was stung by a sexual abuse scandal in Chile, where the Church is losing sway and people are embracing social norms opposed by the Vatican.

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What Today's Headlines About Famine Get Wrong

NPR Headlines - Sat, 2018-01-20 04:14

Maybe you've heard that world hunger is at crisis levels — and climate change is largely to blame. A new book argues otherwise.

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Las Vegas Police: No Other Suspects In October Massacre, And No Motive

NPR Headlines - Sat, 2018-01-20 03:31

The lack of a motive and other suspects persisted despite looking into nearly 2,000 leads and sifting through thousands of hours of video, police say in a newly released investigation report.

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Puerto Rico finances under scrutiny amid plea for help

Washington Post Headlines - Sat, 2018-01-20 03:29
Top financial officials in Puerto Rico offered a peek Friday into why the U.S. territory is mired in an 11-year recession as a federal control board demanded more transparency and information about the island’s finances.
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European watchdog: More migrants heading to Spain by sea

Washington Post Headlines - Sat, 2018-01-20 03:29
Europe’s border watchdog says the number of migrants and asylum-seekers coming across the western Mediterranean Sea to Europe this year is likely to increase, after 2017 closed with more than twice the traffic of the previous year.
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