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U.S. campaign destroys $80m of Taliban drug money in AfghanistanU.S. campaign destroys $80m of Taliban drug money in Afghanistan

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 22:15:22 -0500

(image) A U.S.-led coalition in Afghanistan destroyed $80 million in narcotics money as part of a campaign to target Taliban revenue streams.(image) A U.S.-led coalition in Afghanistan destroyed $80 million in narcotics money as part of a campaign to target Taliban revenue streams.


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These personality traits may help you live longerThese personality traits may help you live longer

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 21:15:51 -0500

(image) Stubbornness and optimism may be keys to a long life, a new study suggests.(image) Stubbornness and optimism may be keys to a long life, a new study suggests.


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AI could soon be used to detect breast cancerAI could soon be used to detect breast cancer

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 21:12:31 -0500

(image) Artificial intelligence is assuming a greater role in many walks of life, with research suggesting it may even help doctors diagnose disease.(image) Artificial intelligence is assuming a greater role in many walks of life, with research suggesting it may even help doctors diagnose disease.


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Study: Emergency workers not ready to handle nuclear attackStudy: Emergency workers not ready to handle nuclear attack

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 21:09:55 -0500

(image) Emergency medical workers are trained to handle a wide range of traumas and disasters, but they aren't prepared to deal with a nuclear attack.(image) Emergency medical workers are trained to handle a wide range of traumas and disasters, but they aren't prepared to deal with a nuclear attack.


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Police, protesters clash over seizure of artwork in CataloniaPolice, protesters clash over seizure of artwork in Catalonia

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 20:57:49 -0500

(image) Police clashed with protesters in Catalonia as 44 pieces of artwork were removed from a Catalan museum.(image) Police clashed with protesters in Catalonia as 44 pieces of artwork were removed from a Catalan museum.


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Appeals court upholds ban on new mining claims in Grand CanyonAppeals court upholds ban on new mining claims in Grand Canyon

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 20:50:00 -0500

(image) The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a ban on new uranium mining in the Grand Canyon on Tuesday.(image) The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a ban on new uranium mining in the Grand Canyon on Tuesday.


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North Korea aims to become 'the world's greatest nuclear power'North Korea aims to become 'the world's greatest nuclear power'

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 20:43:19 -0500

(image) North Korean leader Kim Jong Un pledged his regime would become "the world's greatest nuclear and military power" at an arms industry conference on Tuesday.(image) North Korean leader Kim Jong Un pledged his regime would become "the world's greatest nuclear and military power" at an arms industry conference on Tuesday.


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'SNL' taps Michael Che, Colin Jost as co-head writers'SNL' taps Michael Che, Colin Jost as co-head writers

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 20:00:54 -0500

(image) Michael Che and Michael Che are the new co-head writers for "Saturday Night Live," which is now in its 43rd season.(image) Michael Che and Michael Che are the new co-head writers for "Saturday Night Live," which is now in its 43rd season.


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Survey: Religious observance of Christmas in America on declineSurvey: Religious observance of Christmas in America on decline

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 19:52:38 -0500

(image) Religious aspects of the Christmas holiday are less emphasized than they have been on the past, a Pew Research Center survey found.(image) Religious aspects of the Christmas holiday are less emphasized than they have been on the past, a Pew Research Center survey found.


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Trumps offer warm wishes for a happy HanukkahTrumps offer warm wishes for a happy Hanukkah

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 19:34:44 -0500

(image) U.S. President Donald Trump and his daughter Ivanka Trump bid all who observe Hanukkah a happy holiday.(image) U.S. President Donald Trump and his daughter Ivanka Trump bid all who observe Hanukkah a happy holiday.


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Netflix renews 'The Punisher' for a second seasonNetflix renews 'The Punisher' for a second season

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 18:43:56 -0500

(image) Netflix says it has renewed its comic-book adaptation, "Marvel's The Punisher," for a second season.(image) Netflix says it has renewed its comic-book adaptation, "Marvel's The Punisher," for a second season.


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Kirsten Gillibrand calls Donald Trump tweet 'sexist smear'Kirsten Gillibrand calls Donald Trump tweet 'sexist smear'

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 18:39:42 -0500

(image) Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand described a tweet by President Donald Trump on Tuesday, which said she would "do anything" for campaign donations, as a "sexist smear."(image) Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand described a tweet by President Donald Trump on Tuesday, which said she would "do anything" for campaign donations, as a "sexist smear."


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Kawhi Leonard: San Antonio Spurs star forward will make season debut vs. Dallas MavericksKawhi Leonard: San Antonio Spurs star forward will make season debut vs. Dallas Mavericks

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 18:33:09 -0500

(image) San Antonio Spurs star forward Kawhi Leonard will be on a minutes restriction when he makes his season debut on Tuesday night against the Dallas Mavericks.(image) San Antonio Spurs star forward Kawhi Leonard will be on a minutes restriction when he makes his season debut on Tuesday night against the Dallas Mavericks.


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The 70th Primetime Emmy Awards set for Sept. 17The 70th Primetime Emmy Awards set for Sept. 17

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 18:27:44 -0500

(image) The 70th Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony is slated to take place Sept. 17.(image) The 70th Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony is slated to take place Sept. 17.


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Former NHL defenseman Zarley Zalapski dies at 49Former NHL defenseman Zarley Zalapski dies at 49

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 18:25:44 -0500

(image) Former NHL defenseman Zarley Zalapski, who was involved in one of the most lopsided trade deadline deals in league history, died on Tuesday. He was 49.(image) Former NHL defenseman Zarley Zalapski, who was involved in one of the most lopsided trade deadline deals in league history, died on Tuesday. He was 49.


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New England Patriots want to quickly forget Monday night loss to Miami DolphinsNew England Patriots want to quickly forget Monday night loss to Miami Dolphins

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 18:20:31 -0500

(image) The defending champion New England Patriots (10-3) had been cruising toward this Sunday afternoon's trip to Pittsburgh for a showdown with the Steelers (11-2).(image) The defending champion New England Patriots (10-3) had been cruising toward this Sunday afternoon's trip to Pittsburgh for a showdown with the Steelers (11-2).


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'Homeland' Season 7 gets trailer, premiere date'Homeland' Season 7 gets trailer, premiere date

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 18:18:43 -0500

(image) Season 7 of "Homeland," the political thriller starring Claire Danes and Mandy Patinkin, is to premiere on Showtime on Feb. 11.(image) Season 7 of "Homeland," the political thriller starring Claire Danes and Mandy Patinkin, is to premiere on Showtime on Feb. 11.


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Kenny Britt close to deal with New England Patriots after release from Cleveland BrownsKenny Britt close to deal with New England Patriots after release from Cleveland Browns

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 18:13:25 -0500

(image) Kenny Britt is close to getting another shot, and with the defending Super Bowl champions no less.(image) Kenny Britt is close to getting another shot, and with the defending Super Bowl champions no less.


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'Trolls,' 'She-Ra,' 'Boss Baby' animated series to debut on Netflix in 2018'Trolls,' 'She-Ra,' 'Boss Baby' animated series to debut on Netflix in 2018

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 17:37:02 -0500

(image) Netflix and DreamWorks Animation Television said they are collaborating on six cartoons that are scheduled to be ready for streaming in 2018.(image) Netflix and DreamWorks Animation Television said they are collaborating on six cartoons that are scheduled to be ready for streaming in 2018.


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Hunter Sharp: New York Giants sign WR, OL Damien MamaHunter Sharp: New York Giants sign WR, OL Damien Mama

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 17:33:37 -0500

(image) The New York Giants have signed wide receiver Hunter Sharp and offensive lineman Damien Mama.(image) The New York Giants have signed wide receiver Hunter Sharp and offensive lineman Damien Mama.


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Charles Jenkins, U.S. soldier who defected to North Korea, dead at 77Charles Jenkins, U.S. soldier who defected to North Korea, dead at 77

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 17:16:53 -0500

(image) Charles Jenkins, a U.S. Army soldier who defected to North Korea and remained captive there for 40 years, died at the age of 77 on Tuesday.(image) Charles Jenkins, a U.S. Army soldier who defected to North Korea and remained captive there for 40 years, died at the age of 77 on Tuesday.


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Russia withdraws diplomats from YemenRussia withdraws diplomats from Yemen

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 17:09:49 -0500

(image) All of Russia's diplomatic staff has left Yemen due to deadly clashes in the capital of Sanaa, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said.(image) All of Russia's diplomatic staff has left Yemen due to deadly clashes in the capital of Sanaa, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said.


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France to ban students from using cellphones next yearFrance to ban students from using cellphones next year

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 16:42:14 -0500

(image) French students in primary and secondary schools will be forbidden from using phones during the school day starting next year.(image) French students in primary and secondary schools will be forbidden from using phones during the school day starting next year.


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Hubble reveals star cluster Messier 79 doing snow globe impressionHubble reveals star cluster Messier 79 doing snow globe impression

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 16:34:18 -0500

(image) A Hubble Space Telescope image features the star cluster Messier 79 doing its best snow globe imitation. The mass of stars is a 'globular' cluster, after all.(image) A Hubble Space Telescope image features the star cluster Messier 79 doing its best snow globe imitation. The mass of stars is a 'globular' cluster, after all.


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Postmenopausal women should avoid hormone therapy: Task ForcePostmenopausal women should avoid hormone therapy: Task Force

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 16:23:35 -0500

(image) Yet again, the nation's leading authority on preventive medicine says postmenopausal women should avoid hormone replacement therapy.(image) Yet again, the nation's leading authority on preventive medicine says postmenopausal women should avoid hormone replacement therapy.


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