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13 Die After Helicopter Surveying Earthquake Damage Crashes In Mexico

43 min 47 sec ago

No deaths had been reported as a direct consequence of the 7.2 magnitude earthquake that struck central and southern Mexico earlier Friday.

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Pakistan: Zainab Ansari's Confessed Killer Sentenced To Death

3 hours 8 min ago

The world was moved by a viral photo of the 7-year-old girl, whose body was found on a trash heap in January.

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She Sentenced A Teen To 241 Years In Prison. Now She Wants Her Decision Overturned

Sat, 2018-02-17 21:08

Judge Evelyn Baker gave 16-year-old Bobby Bostic a life sentence after he was convicted of armed robbery, among other charges. Now, 20 years later, she wants the Supreme Court to overrule her.

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Did Pox Virus Research Put Potential Profits Ahead of Public Safety?

Sat, 2018-02-17 21:08

Privately funded scientists made a virus related to smallpox from scratch, hoping their version might lead to a better smallpox vaccine. But critics question the need — and worry about repercussions.

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Goodbye, Mr. Okra: New Orleans Remembers Its Singing Vegetable Vendor

Sat, 2018-02-17 21:00

Arthur James Robinson, known as "Mr. Okra," died this week. But New Orleans residents will never forget his distinctive inventory call and his brightly-painted truck, winding through the city.

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Mueller Indictment Of Russian Operatives Details Playbook Of Information Warfare

Sat, 2018-02-17 20:05

There were Facebook groups and events inciting both left and right; fake identities to pay real people involved with rallies; and stolen U.S. identities used to facilitate payments for digital ads.

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Rio Carnival: When Brazil Lets Out Its Mysterious 'Inner Chicken'

Sat, 2018-02-17 20:00

"There are people who go through life until they are 80 or 90 years old, desperate to let out their chicken. They die without doing so, which is a mistake," a Carnival reveler says.

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A Dr. Seuss-Like Poem About The Woman Who Pulled 14 Worms From Her Eye

Sat, 2018-02-17 20:00

Her story was so inspirational to readers that they literally sprung into verse, with a Dr. Seuss-inspired poem. What they created is the most joyful poem about eye worms ever written.

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The Russia Investigations: Mueller Indicts The 'Internet Research Agency'

Sat, 2018-02-17 20:00

Here are five takeaways from the indictment unveiled on Friday that charged a St. Petersburg troll farm and a number of individual Russians with waging "information warfare" against the United States.

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Should The Parkland Shooting Change How We Think About Phones, Schools and Safety?

Sat, 2018-02-17 19:00

Security experts say allowing students to have their phones with them during the school day is unlikely to make anyone safer. Maybe even the opposite.

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PHOTOS: Highlights Of Week 1 At The Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

Sat, 2018-02-17 18:02

By the end of the first week, Norway's team led in medals, with 19. Athletes from Team USA won eight medals, including five gold — the first of which went to 17-year-old snowboarder Red Gerard.

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Tribal Leaders: Infrastructure Bill Should Include Indian Country Priorities

Sat, 2018-02-17 18:00

"Tribal infrastructure is American infrastructure," the president of the National Congress of American Indians said in response to Trump's proposal for investing in U.S. infrastructure.

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'This Must Be Some Mistake,' Says Snowboarder After Winning Olympic Gold In Skiing

Sat, 2018-02-17 17:06

She went up the hill a snowboarder but came down an Olympic champion skier. That's one way to tell the story of Ester Ledecka, the Czech athlete who stunned the world in South Korea.

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Contingent Of Teenagers Rock Pyeongchang

Sat, 2018-02-17 15:19

Teens from all over the world made the cut to represent their countries at the Winter Games. Youthful energy and savvy social media have propelled many to Olympic stardom.

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Nathan Chen Turns Page, Makes Olympic History By Landing 6 Quads

Sat, 2018-02-17 13:33

In a huge comeback, Nathan Chen spun around four times in the air during six jumps on the second and final day of the men's singles figure skating competition.

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Alleged Ex-Trump Paramour Says 'Catch And Kill' Practice Kept Her Quiet

Sat, 2018-02-17 12:23

Karen McDougal spoke to The New Yorker, in her first on-the-record remarks about an agreement she signed with the National Enquirer's parent company about the alleged 2006 affair.

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Men's Figure Skating Forecast: Chilly With A Chance Of Pooh Rain

Sat, 2018-02-17 11:00

Fans showered the ice with Winnie the Pooh plush toys after Yuzuru Hanyu's performances this week. The A. A. Milne character has become an unofficial mascot for the Japanese skater.

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On Eve Of Olympics Debut, Jamaican Women's Bobsled Team Loses And Finds A Sled

Sat, 2018-02-17 08:38

As their head coach left the team, she threatened to take the sled with her. But Jamaican beer makers volunteered to pay for a new one just in time for training on site.

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Kentucky Teen Charged With Murder And Assault After January School Shooting

Sat, 2018-02-17 07:21

The identity of the 15-year-old suspect, who will be tried as an adult, had not been confirmed until Friday. Two students were killed in the attack and 14 others were wounded.

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Though 13 Russians Were Indicted For Election Meddling, The Investigation Isn't Over

Sat, 2018-02-17 07:02

President Trump and his aides are spinning the grand jury's indictment of 13 Russians linked to alleged attempts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election as an all-clear. Although that would appear to be overstating what the Special Counsel has actually said.

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