Syria's Assad says Western plots against him foiled but war not yet won

20 Aug 2017, 2:03 pm
  1. Syria's Assad says Western plots against him foiled but war not yet won  Reuters
  2. Syria's Assad rejects security cooperation with the West  Washington Post
  3. Deadly rocket fire hits near Damascus trade fair  Daily Mail
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Second police officer in Florida shooting dies, suspect arrested

20 Aug 2017, 1:51 pm
  1. Second police officer in Florida shooting dies, suspect arrested  wwlp.com
  2. Person of interest sought in fatal shooting of Kissimmee officers  WESH Orlando
  3. 6 Police Officers Shot in Florida and Pennsylvania, 2 Killed and 4 Wounded  NBCNews.com
  4. The Latest: 2nd officer dies from shooting in Fla.  Sacramento Bee
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Train derails in northern India, killing at least 23

20 Aug 2017, 1:34 pm
  1. Train derails in northern India, killing at least 23  CT Post
  2. Utkal Express derailment: Railways says Rs 25 lakh as ex-gratia disbursed to victims so far  Firstpost
  3. Derailment: Prabhu asks authorities to fix responsibility  gulfnews.com
  4. Authorities hint negligence caused Muzaffarnagar train disaster  Economic Times
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Defense Secretary Says Trump Has Settled on an Afghan Strategy

20 Aug 2017, 1:28 pm
  1. Defense Secretary Says Trump Has Settled on an Afghan Strategy  New York Times
  2. Mattis tight-lipped on new Afghan policy  Politico
  3. Mattis tight-lipped on new Afghanistan war strategy  ABC News
  4. At stake in US military efforts to stabilize Afghanistan: At least $3 trillion in natural resources  CNBC
  5. White House: Latest News & Videos, Photos about White House | The Economic Times  The Economic Times
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The Latest: South Africa grants immunity to Zim first lady

20 Aug 2017, 1:18 pm
  1. The Latest: South Africa grants immunity to Zim first lady  Washington Post
  2. Zimbabwean first lady returns home after alleged assault on model  CNN
  3. Grace Mugabe returns home pursued by South Africa assault allegation  Reuters
  4. Zimbabwe illustrates how unchecked power corrupts  Independent Online
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Police: Barcelona suspect may have crossed French border

20 Aug 2017, 1:04 pm
  1. Police: Barcelona suspect may have crossed French border  CNN
  2. Barcelona attack: Spain terror cell had 120 gas canisters  BBC News
  3. As Spain Mourns, Hunt for Driver of Barcelona Van Intensifies  New York Times
  4. Terror in Spain Shows Islamic State Is Down Not Out  Bloomberg
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What Happens to Your Eyes If You Look Directly at the Sun During a Solar Eclipse?

20 Aug 2017, 1:01 pm
  1. What Happens to Your Eyes If You Look Directly at the Sun During a Solar Eclipse?  TIME
  2. No News Blackout on Total Eclipse Coverage By TV, Online Outlets  Deadline
  3. How to take in the solar eclipse without a pair of those elusive glasses  MLive.com
  4. On the road to the path of totality for the solar eclipse  Washington Post
  5. 9 Eclipses, 4 Continents, Never Tired of the Spectacle  New York Times
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No Powerball winner, lottery jackpot now $650 million (see smaller prizes won in NY)

20 Aug 2017, 12:59 pm
  1. No Powerball winner, lottery jackpot now $650 million (see smaller prizes won in NY)  Syracuse.com
  2. Powerball Jackpot Grows to $650M — Second-Largest in History  NBCNews.com
  3. The Powerball Jackpot Is Now Up to a Whopping $650 Million  TIME
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Legendary Comedian and Civil Rights Activist Dick Gregory Has Died at 84

20 Aug 2017, 12:30 pm
  1. Legendary Comedian and Civil Rights Activist Dick Gregory Has Died at 84  PEOPLE.com
  2. Stars mourn death of civil rights activist and comedian Dick Gregory  EW.com
  3. Dick Gregory, comedy legend and civil rights activist, dead at 84  New York Daily News
  4. Dick Gregory, Comedian and Civil Rights Activist, Dead at 84  RollingStone.com
  5. Dick Gregory, 84, Dies; Found Humor in the Civil Rights Struggle  New York Times
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Wreckage of USS Indianapolis, Lost for 72 Years, Is Found in the Pacific

20 Aug 2017, 11:48 am
  1. Wreckage of USS Indianapolis, Lost for 72 Years, Is Found in the Pacific  New York Times
  2. Lost WW2 warship USS Indianapolis found after 72 years  BBC News
  3. Researchers find wreckage of famed Navy cruiser Indianapolis, sunk in 1945  Los Angeles Times
  4. Wreckage of USS Indianapolis found in Philippine Sea  Indianapolis Star
  5. Researchers Announce Wreckage from USS Indianapolis Located - Navy.mil  Navy.mil
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The Daily Stormer was back online for a quick second

20 Aug 2017, 11:41 am
  1. The Daily Stormer was back online for a quick second  TechCrunch
  2. Banning neo-Nazis online may be slippery slope, tech group warns Silicon Valley  Washington Post
  3. Silicon Valley has finally found the one line that can't be crossed — now it has a bigger problem  Business Insider
  4. People Cheer Companies Kicking Nazis Off The Internet. But Who's Next?  HuffPost
  5. Neo-Nazis expose the Internet's big vulnerability: opinion  The Star Online
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GOP Rep: Bannon 'had to go' after undermining Trump

20 Aug 2017, 10:59 am
  1. GOP Rep: Bannon 'had to go' after undermining Trump  The Hill
  2. Trump ally blasts congressional leaders  Politico
  3. Steve Bannon says President Trump has the most divided administration in history  New York Daily News
  4. Bannon's departure is unlikely to calm the turmoil in Trump's White House  Washington Post
  5. Will Bannon's White House Agenda Survive Without Him?  New York Times
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Bears QB Mike Glennon doesn't silence critics after so-so outing

20 Aug 2017, 5:45 am
  1. Bears QB Mike Glennon doesn't silence critics after so-so outing  ESPN (blog)
  2. Bears will be patient as Mike Glennon continues to search for consistency  Chicago Tribune
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Kaepernick supporters call for NFL boycott

20 Aug 2017, 5:37 am
  1. Kaepernick supporters call for NFL boycott  Fox News
  2. Sports and society intersect, and we'll keep writing about it  San Francisco Chronicle
  3. NYPD officers rally to support Kaepernick: 'He's being railroaded for speaking the obvious truth'  For The Win
  4. Column: We need Kaepernick more than ever in troubled times  ABC News
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Protesters Flood Streets, and Trump Offers a Measure of Praise

20 Aug 2017, 2:09 am
  1. Protesters Flood Streets, and Trump Offers a Measure of Praise  New York Times
  2. Counterprotesters dwarf controversial rally in Boston  CNN
  3. Ivanka Trump praises counter-protesters after demonstrations  CBS News
  4. Gelzinis: 'Free Speech' folks take an empty stand in Cradle of Liberty  Boston Herald
  5. How Boston Counter-Protesters Organized Against “Free Speech” Rally  The UpTake
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MLB umpires to wear wristbands in protest of 'escalating verbal attacks' from players

19 Aug 2017, 7:59 pm
  1. MLB umpires to wear wristbands in protest of 'escalating verbal attacks' from players  CBSSports.com
  2. Ausmus rips umps for protesting Kinsler's 'leniency'  The Detroit News
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After Charlottesville, Republicans remain stymied over what to do about Trump

19 Aug 2017, 4:28 pm
  1. After Charlottesville, Republicans remain stymied over what to do about Trump  Washington Post
  2. The Memo: GOP fears damage done by Trump  The Hill
  3. Trump remarks could sidetrack Democrats from other issues  Miami Herald
  4. Is there anyone left willing to defend the president?  Los Angeles Times
  5. Heyer's mother says she won't speak to Trump  The Daily Progress
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Berlin neo-Nazi march monitored by heavily armed police

19 Aug 2017, 4:19 pm
  1. Berlin neo-Nazi march monitored by heavily armed police  The Mercury News
  2. In Berlin, neo-Nazis, counterprotesters take to the streets  STLtoday.com
  3. Police separate some 500 neo-Nazis, opponents at Berlin demo  Business Insider
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Fatal Knife Attack in Finland Is Investigated as Terrorism

19 Aug 2017, 3:40 pm
  1. Fatal Knife Attack in Finland Is Investigated as Terrorism  New York Times
  2. Finland stabbing attack was "a likely terror act," officials say  CBS News
  3. Finnish police investigating fatal stabbing an act of terrorism  Washington Post
  4. Spotlight: Finland investigates stabbings as possible terror attacks, warn against polarization  Xinhua
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Man arrested after three girls found dead in Prince George's home

18 Aug 2017, 9:36 pm
  1. Man arrested after three girls found dead in Prince George's home  Washington Post
  2. Police say man confessed to killing younger sister, 2 cousins  Fox News
  3. NJ sisters, 6 and 9, killed by cousin in stabbing spree, cops say  NJ.com
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