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China's Communist Party Further Elevates Xi Jinping - Bloomberg


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China's Communist Party Further Elevates Xi Jinping
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China's ruling Communist Party approved a revised charter that enshrined President Xi Jinping's name under its guiding principles, elevating him to a status that eluded his two immediate predecessors. The amended constitution voted on by the party on ...
China's Communist Party inserts Xi's name, ideology into constitution in symbol of his power Chicago Tribune
Xi Jinping 'most powerful Chinese leader since Mao Zedong' BBC News
Xi Jinping becomes most powerful leader since Mao after change to China constitution The Guardian
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Rock dropped from overpass kills passenger in car; teens charged - CNN


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Rock dropped from overpass kills passenger in car; teens charged
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(CNN) Five teenagers from Michigan have been charged with second-degree murder after being accused of throwing a rock off an overpass that killed a man, according to the Genesee County Sheriff's Office. Kenneth White, 32, was a passenger in a van that ...
Five Teenagers Charged as Adults After Young Father Was Killed from Rock Allegedly Thrown From Michigan Overpass PEOPLE.com
Teens charged after man killed by rock thrown from Michigan overpass Fox News
5 Michigan Teens, 15 – 17, Charged With 2nd Degree Murder For Throwing Rock From Overpass Hollywood Life
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The Latest: Sheriff says gunman may have set fire - Sacramento Bee


The Latest: Sheriff says gunman may have set fire
Sacramento Bee
The Latest on a shooting in Lake County, California (all times local):. 6 p.m.. Investigators believe a gunman arrested for a series of Northern California shootings that killed two people started a fire as he tried to flee. Sixty-one-year-old Alan ...

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Father of missing 3-year-old Sherin Mathews arrested after changing story, police say - Washington Post


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Father of missing 3-year-old Sherin Mathews arrested after changing story, police say
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The father of a missing 3-year-old has been arrested and charged Monday after changing his story about her disappearance, Texas police said. Wesley Mathews provided “an alternate statement of events” about his adopted daughter Sherin to detectives ...
Sister of Sherin Mathews, Texas girl feared dead, to stay in foster care for now CBS News
The Latest: Father of missing girl back in police custody ABC News
Police say father of Sherin Mathews re-arrested: 'It was not what he told us originally' WFAA
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Government report calls on Trump to act on climate change - CNN


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Government report calls on Trump to act on climate change
CNN
Washington (CNN) A government report released Monday is sounding an alarm over the threat of climate change, and the government's response. The US government has spent more than $350 billion over the past decade in response to extreme weather ...
A Congressional Watchdog Is Warning Washington to Prepare for Costly Climate Change TIME
GAO: Trump should craft strategy to deal with economic harm of climate change Washington Examiner

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Good news, earthlings! Puerto Rico telescope still guarding the galaxy despite Maria - Miami Herald


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Good news, earthlings! Puerto Rico telescope still guarding the galaxy despite Maria
Miami Herald
While the vast majority of Puerto Ricans are living in a technologically deprived state without power and poor communications, there's one high-tech oasis on the island that wasn't blown back to the dark ages by Hurricane Maria. The Arecibo Observatory ...
Small Montana firm lands Puerto Rico's biggest contract to get the power back on Washington Post
Montana-based firm will help repair electrical infrastructure in Puerto Rico Washington Examiner
Senate presses ahead on $36.5B disaster relief package Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
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Kate Steinle case that led to debate over US sanctuary cities, Trump's call for wall is under way in court - Fox News


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Kate Steinle case that led to debate over US sanctuary cities, Trump's call for wall is under way in court
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Laura Wilkerson, whose son was killed by an illegal immigrant, discusses the highly-publicized trial. Kate Steinle's murder fueled national outrage and became a flashpoint in the divisive debate over the twin issues of illegal immigration and U.S ...
Politically charged murder trial of Mexican immigrant starts in San Francisco Reuters
Murder Trial Starts for Man Who Stoked US Immigration Debate U.S. News & World Report
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Top US general reveals new info on Niger ambush - CNN


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Top US general reveals new info on Niger ambush
CNN
Washington (CNN) The US troops attacked in Niger were on their way back to their operating base when they were ambushed by 50 ISIS fighters, according to Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford, who provided a timeline of the attack on Monday.
Caught in a deadly ambush, US troops in Niger waited an hour for French air power to arrive Washington Post
'He died fighting for his brothers,' Niger ambush survivor says of fallen US soldier ABC News
McCain calls for war powers debate after Niger attack Politico
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Comey Fesses Up, Claims Ownership Of Suspected Twitter Account - NPR


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Comey Fesses Up, Claims Ownership Of Suspected Twitter Account
NPR
Update at 3:05 p.m. ET: The Des Moines Register reports Comey was in Iowa for a family party. Look who's talking. Former FBI Director James Comey, who has cultivated a low public profile since his surprise firing last May, confirmed Monday that he is ...

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Gold Star widow Myeshia Johnson said Trump stumbled recalling her husband's name - Washington Post


Washington Post

Gold Star widow Myeshia Johnson said Trump stumbled recalling her husband's name
Washington Post
Weeks after her husband was killed in action in Niger, the widow of Sgt. La David Johnson said she is still seeking answers to two questions that haunt her: Why couldn't President Trump remember her husband's name during a condolence call, and why has ...
Trump disputes military widow's account of condolence call CNN
Honor the Truth, John Kelly New York Times
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