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3 sailors assigned to USS George H.W. Bush commit suicide in same week

3 sailors assigned to USS George H.W. Bush commit suicide in same week

Three Navy sailors assigned to the USS George H.W. Bush aircraft carrier committed suicide last week in separate, unrelated incidents, officials announced Monday. “It is with a heavy heart that I can confirm the ...

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Sanders ups ante with higher wealth tax proposal than Warren’s: ‘Billionaires should not exist’

Sanders ups ante with higher wealth tax proposal than Warren’s: ‘Billionaires should not exist’

Sen. Bernie Sanders on Tuesday unveiled a massive tax on the wealthiest Americans that aims to diminish income inequality — a central theme of his campaign — and at least begin to ...

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San Francisco homeless crisis prompts neighborhood to put boulders on sidewalk to deter campers

San Francisco homeless crisis prompts neighborhood to put boulders on sidewalk to deter campers

A residential side street in San Francisco now resembles a scene out of the rocky West after a group of neighbors banded together to place about two dozen boulders along the sidewalk to try ...

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America ‘isolated’ at UN? General Assembly breaking with US on most votes, report finds

America 'isolated' at UN? General Assembly breaking with US on most votes, report finds

As President Trump prepares to address the U.N. General Assembly this week, a new State Department report shows that the world body is out of sync with U.S. interests in more than two-thirds of ...

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Climate change protests snarl DC traffic as bizarre scenes unfold in capital

Climate change protests snarl DC traffic as bizarre scenes unfold in capital

Climate activists demonstrating to coincide with the 2019 U.N. Climate Action Summit blocked intersections and snarled morning-commute traffic across Washington, D.C., Monday morning as they called on officials to take action on global warming. ...

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Ukraine controversy turns into double-edged sword for Biden

Ukraine controversy turns into double-edged sword for Biden

President Trump’s allies are leaning into the controversy over a phone call between Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, gambling that the increased attention to the story could actually hurt the president’s ...

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Trump says he’s not taking talk of impeachment over Ukraine seriously

Trump says he's not taking talk of impeachment over Ukraine seriously

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday shrugged off talk about impeachment over reports that he had asked his Ukrainian counterpart to launch an investigation that could damage Democratic political rival ...

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Biden urges investigation into Trump Ukraine call

Biden urges investigation into Trump Ukraine call

Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, a frontrunner for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, on Saturday called for an investigation into reports that President Donald Trump pressed his Ukrainian counterpart ...

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Six people injured in shooting in US city of Indianapolis

Six people injured in shooting in US city of Indianapolis

Six people were injured as a result of a shooting in the centre of the US city of Indianapolis, CBS4 WTTV reported on Sunday. The police confirmed that it was ...

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Three dead, four hospitalised due to ‘medical situation’ in Pittsburgh -police

Three dead, four hospitalised due to 'medical situation' in Pittsburgh -police

According to the police, the victims had attended a party or event at which they were given orange wrist bands. Three people died, while another four were taken to hospital ...

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