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Seeking To Bounce Back From Nassar Fallout, USA Gymnastics Names New President

Li Li Leung, a former gymnastics competitor, will now head an organization in turmoil, as USA Gymnastics seeks to recover from the widespread sex abuse scandal.

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In Spain, Far-Right Populists Rise On Anti-Separatist Sentiment

The country had been a holdout from a trend already sweeping other parts of Europe and beyond. Now the right-wing Vox party shares power in Spain's largest region.

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Houston Police To Cease 'No Knock' Warrants, Chief Announces After Deadly Raid

"I'm very confident that we're going to have criminal charges on one or more police officers" from a raid that left two suspects dead, Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo said.

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Trump Pushes Ahead With 'Space Force' Despite Hurdles

It would be under the umbrella of the Air Force to try to simplify the process. This represents a shift –Trump had stated that he wanted a Space Force that is "separate but equal" from the Air Force.

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Andrew McCabe: FBI Investigations Into Trump 'Were Extraordinary Steps'

"We don't have a lot of experience with investigating presidents of the United States," McCabe says. "There is not a standard S.O.P. on the shelf that you pull down to say, 'Here's how it's done.' "

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The Real 'Favourite' Of Queen Anne's Era? Tea, And The Gossip That Swirled Around It

The Oscar-nominated film has reignited interest in the life (and love interests) of a corpulent, gouty, queen who liked chocolate more than tea. So why are Queen Anne and tea-drinking so closely tied?

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Trump Officials Tried To Rush Nuclear Technology To Saudis, House Panel Finds

Whistleblowers told the Oversight committee that efforts by some national security officials to try to transfer sensitive nuclear technology to the Saudi government potentially violated the law.

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Roger Stone Ordered To Appear In Court Following Post That Criticized Judge

Judge Amy Berman Jackson has scheduled a hearing for Thursday, during which Stone must show cause as to why she shouldn't alter the gag order she has imposed or reconsider Stone's bail.

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Netflix Just Canceled 'Jessica Jones' and 'The Punisher'

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The final two shows of the streaming service's Marvel partnership got the axe.
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White House Plan To Stop HIV Faces A Tough Road In Oklahoma

Trump's plan includes a focus on fighting HIV in the rural Midwest and South. But there are doubts in Oklahoma, where the state's uninsured rate and stigmatization of HIV are high.

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Is That Dagobah? No, Just a Real-Life Magical Forest

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Neil Burnell's photographs of Wistman's Wood in Devon, England evoke comparisons to 'Star Wars' and 'The Lord of the Rings'.
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Eat. Breathe. Do Science. Sleep Later.

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Eat. Breathe. Do ccience. Sleep later. That's the motto of Derrick Pitts, NASA Solar System Ambassador.
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Would You Pay $6,000 For Vision-Quality VR?

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The VR-1, from Finnish company Varjo, isn't exactly chump change, but its resolution is so high that companies in multiple industries await it eagerly.
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Karl Lagerfeld Dies; A High Priest Of High Fashion

Karl Lagerfeld brought Fendi to new heights in the 1960s and revamped Chanel in the 1980s. He also was famous for his wit — and had a knack for making outrageous comments.

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The Government's New Weather Model Faces a Storm of Protest

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The National Weather Service will soon introduce a new forecasting model, but meteorologists are saying it's worse than its predecessor.
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Evenflo Gold Smart Convertible Car Seat Review: Safety First

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We know you would never leave your child unattended in the car. But if you did, this seat would tell you—over and over again.
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Sailor In Iconic WWII Photo Dies

George Mendonsa claimed to be the sailor kissing a woman in Times Square — a photo that defined the jubilation of Victory over Japan Day. The two had never met.

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Will AI Achieve Consciousness? Wrong Question

Wired Top Stories - 8 hours 50 sec ago
We should not be creating conscious, humanoid agents but an entirely new sort of entity, rather like oracles, with no conscience, no fear of death, no distracting loves and hates.
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Bernie Sanders Enters 2020 Presidential Campaign, No Longer An Underdog

The Vermont independent became an ideological leader in the Democratic Party after his 2016 campaign against Hillary Clinton. He faces a far more crowded and liberal field this time.

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Poll: 6-In-10 Disapprove Of Trump's Declaration Of A National Emergency

A new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll finds the majority of Americans oppose the president's national emergency declaration, don't believe there is an emergency and believe Trump's misusing his power.

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