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Death toll in California mudslides rises to 20 as crews search for the missing

Death toll in California mudslides rises to 20 as crews search for the missing

By Elizabeth Elizalde and Leonard Greene | New York Daily News

January 16, 2018


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A somber candlelight vigil Sunday drew thousands of people who paid tribute to victims of devastating mudslides that have already killed at least 20 people in a Southern California town ravaged by water and muck.

AT&T drops plans to carry Huawei smartphones after concerns raised over Chinese spying

AT&T drops plans to carry Huawei smartphones after concerns raised over Chinese spying

By Melissa Repko | The Dallas Morning News

January 10, 2018


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Huawei is the third largest smartphone brand in the world behind Samsung and Apple, but it remains virtually unknown in the U.S.

State Department officials still can’t explain who or what sickened U.S. diplomats in Cuba

State Department officials still can’t explain who or what sickened U.S. diplomats in Cuba

By Tracy Wilkinson | Los Angeles Times

January 9, 2018


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More than a year after American diplomats in Cuba began suffering hearing loss, dizziness and other ailments from what the U.S. has called "deliberate attacks."

Accused 9/11 plotter declares secret prison’s groin searches are sexual harassment

Accused 9/11 plotter declares secret prison’s groin searches are sexual harassment

By Carol Rosenberg | Miami Herald

January 8, 2018


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"We be under sexual harassment today for search in being here," Khalid Sheikh Mohammed announced in broken English in court.

Repeal of net neutrality rules rankles business community

Repeal of net neutrality rules rankles business community

By Liora Engel-Smith | The Keene Sentinel, New Hampshire

January 6, 2018


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Business owners said that the new rules could also create an Internet environment where content from bigger companies drowns that of smaller businesses.

Trump says there won’t be a DACA deal if a border wall isn’t funded

Trump says there won’t be a DACA deal if a border wall isn’t funded

By Bill Allison and Margaret Talev | Bloomberg News

January 6, 2018


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"We all want DACA to happen, but we also want great security for our country," Trump said, adding that "in some form, Mexico will pay for the wall."

The Marines returned to Helmand province. Is their mission a blueprint for Trump’s Afghanistan strategy?

The Marines returned to Helmand province. Is their mission a blueprint for Trump’s Afghanistan strategy?

By Shashank Bengali | Los Angeles Times

November 16, 2017


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The war was going badly in Helmand, one of Afghanistan's most volatile provinces and the deadliest for international forces in 16 years of hostilities.

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