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Abbas, Haley exchange strong criticism over Middle East at UN Security Council

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NCAA denies Louisville's appeal, rules Cardinals must vacate 2013 national title

Louisville must vacate its 2013 national championship and 2012 Final Four appearance after the NCAA denied its appeal of what the school described as "Draconian penalties" from last year.

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Seventh-grader shoots self at Ohio middle school; no one else hurt

No other students were injured in the shooting that occurred in the bathroom of Jackson Memorial Middle School.

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Poll: Majority blames Congress, Trump for not doing more to prevent mass shootings

A majority of Americans blame Congress and President Donald Trump for not doing more to prevent mass shootings, a new Washington Post/ABC News poll finds.

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Trump is helping to undermine US democracy. That's just what Russia wants

Wittingly or not, President Donald Trump spent the Presidents Day weekend doing the Kremlin's work.

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The Latest: UNICEF Decries Killings in Rebel Damascus Suburb

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School shooting survivors want to talk about gun control with Florida's lawmakers

Under the rallying cry of #NeverAgain, dozens of students and staff who survived the Florida school shooting will head for the state capital Tuesday.

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Why Wakanda matters

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A Facebook Executive Apologizes To His Company—And To Robert Mueller

When Facebook ad executive Rob Goldman sounded off about Russia's use of the platform, he went against the company line—and Robert Mueller's indictment.

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'Kim Jong-un is hitting on us!': my night out with Dear Leader (sort of)

Bar-hopping with North Korea’s teetotal supreme leader, albeit an Australian impersonator called Howard, is full of surprises

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For the weary White House, Florida shooting offered a 'reprieve' from scandals

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Laughing? Not so much. Most Russians just wish the election-tampering story would go away

President Trump tweeted Sunday that Moscow was laughing about Friday's indictments charging 13 Russians with meddling in the U.S. presidential elections. In fact, most Russians say they aren't laughing, because they don't believe the allegations.

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Florida school shooting: Trump 'supportive' of better gun background checks

There are growing calls for gun control reform after 17 people died in a Florida school shooting.

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Trump Adds Cautious Support to Changes to Background Checks for Gun Buyers

The White House press secretary said that Mr. Trump had spoken to Senator John Cornyn, Republican of Texas, about legislation he helped introduce to revamp background checks.

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Trump Jr. to give foreign policy speech while on 'unofficial' business trip to India

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Trump expresses support for senators' gun bill

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How Unwitting Americans Encountered Russian Operatives Online

With imperfect English and tireless posting on Facebook and Twitter, Russian trolls summoned Americans to rallies, praised Donald J. Trump and played on political divisions.

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Trump slams 'insecure' Oprah

President Donald Trump described Oprah Winfrey as "very insecure" and accused her of "biased and slanted" after an interview on CBS's "60 Minutes" that addressed his presidency.

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Trump To Talk About 'School Safety,' But Will He Do Anything About Guns?

The president has meetings scheduled with students and teachers centered on safety after the latest mass shooting at a high school in Florida. But so far, he has avoided addressing guns.

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Iran plane crash: Agonising wait continues for relatives

All 66 people aboard a plane that crashed on Sunday are feared dead, as a search is set to resume.

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Team LeBron storms back to defeat Team Steph in revamped NBA All-Star Game

The NBA got exactly what it wanted with its revamped All-Star format.

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Fergie's NBA All-Star anthem performance got people talking, but not in a good way

Former Black Eyed Peas singer Fergie sang “The Star-Spangled Banner” Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, at the NBA All-Star Game in Los Angeles. Her national anthem performance got roasted on Twitter.

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Former Trump aide Richard Gates to plead guilty; agrees to testify against Manafort, sources say

Former Trump campaign official Rick Gates is about to reach a plea deal with Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller III

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Trump Says FBI Missed 'Signals' Of Florida School Shooting Because Of Russia Probe

Trump's flurry of weekend tweets about the Russia investigation and the latest school shooting drew condemnation from both sides of the aisle.

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Fact-checking Trump's error-filled tweetstorm about the Russia investigation

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Iran plane crash: 65 killed as commercial flight goes down in southern Iran

A twin-engine turboprop used for short-distance regional flying went down near its destination of the southern Iranian city of Yasuj

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Trump Weekend Tweetstorm Responds to Mueller Indictment

President Donald Trump used Twitter over the weekend to respond to the latest moves by special counsel Robert Mueller, repeating that his campaign didn’t collude with Russia. He also played down the impact that Russian actions had on the election.

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'They are laughing their asses off in Moscow': Trump takes on the FBI, Russia probe and 2016 election

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Trump lashes out over Russia probe, attacks FBI over Florida shooting

"They are spending too much time trying to prove Russian collusion with the Trump campaign - there is no collusion," Mr. Trump tweeted late Saturday

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Israel strikes Gaza after soldiers hurt, two Palestinians dead

Israeli fire killed two Palestinian teenagers in Gaza, local health officials said on Sunday, after Israel launched attacks against 18 targets belonging to militant groups in the enclave in response to an explosion that wounded four Israeli soldiers.

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Passenger plane crashes in Iran mountains

Passenger plane carrying at least 60 people crashes in mountainous area of central Iran - local media.

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Florida school shooting: Trump links FBI's missteps to Russia investigation

The US president says the agency is 'spending too much time trying to prove' Russia-Trump ties.

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NJ weather update: When will the snow stop, how much will we get?

Parts of N.J. could see up to 8 inches of snow tonight into Sunday, Feb. 18, as a winter storm system races across the region.

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What Trump Still Gets Wrong About How Russia Played Facebook

The president's quote tweet of Facebook executive Rob Goldman misses how the Russians really influenced the election online.

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Trump responds to Mueller indictment news

The White House continues to vehemently deny collusion with Russia a day after multiple indictments of Russian nationals and entities were announced by the Justice Department in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 US election.

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Florida student Emma Gonzalez to lawmakers and gun advocates: 'We call BS'

Emma Gonzalez, a senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, addressed a gun control rally on Saturday in Fort Lauderdale, days after a gunman entered her school in nearby Parkland, killing 17 people.

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Updates: Wintry mix and snow could create slick conditions this evening

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Russian Trolls Were Sloppy, but Indictment Still 'Points at the Kremlin'

When Russian trolling techniques were exported to the United States, it seems to have been done with a lack of discipline and secrecy. But that does not mean the operation lacked high-level support.

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DC-area forecast: Rain and snow arrive this afternoon; some accumulation possible into tonight

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Russian Influence Operation Allegedly Ran Like a Propaganda Startup

The alleged Russian campaign to manipulate the U.S. presidential election was orchestrated by what amounted to a propaganda startup, with finance and graphics departments, performance targets and a sophisticated social-media strategy.

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Snow bears down on Northeast; record warmth to follow

Snow bears down on Northeast; record warmth to follow

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The Russia Investigations: Mueller Indicts The 'Internet Research Agency'

Here are five takeaways from the indictment unveiled on Friday that charged a St. Petersburg troll farm and a number of individual Russians with waging "information warfare" against the United States.

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Russia-Trump inquiry: President says 'no collusion' as FBI charges Russians

Special counsel Robert Mueller indicts 13 Russians and three firms over election meddling.

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Mueller: Russians entered US to plot election meddling

Democrats say the indictment proves Russian meddling is no 'hoax,' while Trump allies say charges of Trump campaign collusion with the Kremlin remain baseless.

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Strong 7.2 Mexico quake cuts power and damages homes; no deaths reported

A prolonged 7.2 magnitude quake that rocked Mexico on Friday left nearly a million homes and businesses without power in the capital and four southwest states, the federal electricity commission said, but no deaths were reported.

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Travel advisory issued as snow expected to slam NYC this weekend

NEW YORK — NYC Emergency officials have issued a hazardous travel advisory for Saturday evening through Sunday morning due to snow that is expected to slam the area. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for New York City in effect from 7 p.m. Saturday-7 a.m. Sunday.

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13 Russians Indicted as Mueller Reveals Effort to Aid Trump Campaign

The indictment does not allege collusion but reveals in painstaking detail how Russians posed as American activists to boost Mr. Trump’s campaign.

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Russia-Trump inquiry: Full text of Mueller's indictment

A group of Russians posed as Americans and spent thousands of dollars in political advertising, the document says.

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Kelly makes changes to White House security clearance process after abuse allegations against top aide

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Police responding to 'reports of gunfire' on Highline College campus in Washington state

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