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  • Ex-U.S. presidents among mourners expected at Barbara Bush funeral

    (Reuters) - Several former U.S. presidents and hundreds of mourners are expected to gather at a Houston church on Saturday for the funeral of former first lady Barbara Bush, who died on Tuesday at the age of 92.

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  • US defends tough trade stance at global finance meeting

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States is resisting pressure to back off President Donald Trump's tough America First trade policy at a meeting of global...

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  • North Korea says will stop nuclear tests, scrap test site

    SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea will immediately suspend nuclear and missile tests and scrap its nuclear test site and instead pursue economic growth and peace, the North's state media said on Saturday, ahead of planned summits with South Korea and the United States.

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  • North Korea says will stop nuclear tests, scrap test site

    SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea will immediately suspend nuclear and missile tests and scrap its nuclear test site and instead pursue economic growth and peace, the North's state media said on Saturday, ahead of planned summits with South Korea and the United States.

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  • Starbucks isn't the only chain that's faced claims of racial bias

    Even though federal law outlaws discrimination in public restaurants and cafes, there are still incidents in which black customers wait longer to be served, are asked to pay before a meal or sometimes subjected to arrest. That's what happened most recently at a Starbucks in Philadelphia, where two black men were arrested for trespassing after they had asked to use the bathroom, but were told it was for paying customers only. The video of the arrest went viral, prompting a quick response from the...

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  • A small city in Georgia is fighting back against neo-Nazis in a novel way

    Newnan, a small city southwest of Atlanta, is rarely in the news, and the 33,000 folks who call it home prefer it that way. But this Saturday, it'll be hard for the city to avoid the spotlight when the National Socialist Movement, one of the largest neo-Nazi groups in the US, marches through downtown. Cops, wary of the kind of violence that broke out after Charlottesville, have asked businesses to put away anything that could be thrown, such as chairs and tables. Many shop owners decided they'll...

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  • Homework assignment asks students to list positive aspects of slavery

    A Texas charter school is apologizing after a teacher gave an assignment to an eighth grade American History class, asking students to list the positive aspects of slavery. "When I first read it, I thought, this was b.s.," said Great Hearts Monte Vista eighth-grade student Manu Livar. Students in the class were supposed to complete an assignment on the "positive aspects" and "negative aspects" of the life of slaves, giving a "balanced view." Manu said his teacher told them to draw on information...

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  • Feds say 'overwhelmed' mailman stashed 17,000 pieces of mail

    A postal worker in Brooklyn was charged after law enforcement officials discovered more than 17,000 pieces of undelivered mail in his possession, according to a criminal complaint. Aleksey Germash, 53, allegedly had pieces of undelivered mail in at his home, car and work locker. One of the pieces discovered by authorities was postmarked in 2005, the federal complaint states. Germash was charged with violating a federal law regarding the delivery of US mail. Germash's alleged mail hiding habit...

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  • North Korea Announces Plans to Scale Back Weapons Program

    Ahead of planned summits with both the U.S. and South Korea, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un announced that the country has suspended nuclear and long-range missile tests and plans to shut down a nuclear test site.

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  • Haley's response: 'I don't get confused' draws notice

    The public split between the White House and U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley this week over Russia sanctions threw a spotlight on her at-times uneasy relationship with President Donald Trump, even … Click to Continue

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  • Haley's response: 'I don't get confused' draws notice

    The public split between the White House and U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley this week over Russia sanctions threw a spotlight on her at-times uneasy relationship with President Donald Trump, even … Click to Continue

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  • Giuliani adds toughness, star power to legal team for Trump

    For weeks, President Donald Trump had grown increasingly frustrated with the cable news chatter that he couldn't hire a big-name attorney for his legal team. But the president boasted to … Click to Continue

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  • Giuliani adds toughness, star power to legal team for Trump

    For weeks, President Donald Trump had grown increasingly frustrated with the cable news chatter that he couldn't hire a big-name attorney for his legal team. But the president boasted to … Click to Continue

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  • Dems' lawsuit alleges conspiracy between Trump camp, Russia

    The Democratic Party sued Donald Trump's presidential campaign, Russia, WikiLeaks and Trump's son and son-in-law Friday, accusing them of an intricate conspiracy to undercut Democrats in the 2016 election by … Click to Continue

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  • Macron, Trump to dine at Mt Vernon, cradle of French-US amity

    The Trumps, it seems, have not forgotten their intimate meal with the Macrons on the second floor of the Eiffel Tower last July. They return the favor...

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  • Apple offers battery replacement for some MacBooks after flaws reported

    (Reuters) - Apple Inc on Friday said component failure in a limited number of MacBook Pros has caused built-in battery to expand, adding, it will offer worldwide free replacement for such batteries.

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  • Missouri governor charged with felony computer data tampering

    (Reuters) - Missouri Governor Eric Greitens, already facing an invasion-of-privacy trial next month in connection with an extramarital affair, was charged separately on Friday with felony computer tampering tied to his political fund-raising.

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  • Israeli troops kill four more Palestinians in border protest

    GAZA (Reuters) - Israeli troops shot dead four Palestinians on the Gaza-Israel border on Friday, bringing to 35 the death toll in recent weeks among Palestinian protesters demanding the right to return to their former homeland.

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