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Alaska earthquake: Anchorage rocked by aftershocks

Alaska earthquake: Anchorage rocked by aftershocks

A major 7.0 magnitude earthquake has struck Alaska, causing people to run from buildings and briefly prompting a tsunami alert for coastal areas. The quake was centred about seven miles ...

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Michelle Obama’s memoir Becoming breaks sales record in 15 days

Michelle Obama’s memoir Becoming breaks sales record in 15 days

Former First Lady Michelle Obama’s memoir Becoming has become the best-selling book released this year in the US just 15 days after publication. It has sold more than two million ...

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Migrants begin arriving at new Tijuana shelter

Migrants begin arriving at new Tijuana shelter

Some migrants have been shuttled to the new shelter in Tijuana where “better” accommodations include a “roof and a dry floor,” according to a Human Rights Watch researcher. “Much better ...

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More than 4 in 5 Americans angry or dissatisfied with Washington: poll

More than 4 in 5 Americans angry or dissatisfied with Washington: poll

A vast majority of Americans are frustrated with Washington less, according to a new Monmouth University poll released Tuesday. Over 80 percent say they are either angry or dissatisfied with ...

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Problem Solvers Dems urge Pelosi to publicly back three rules changes

Problem Solvers Dems urge Pelosi to publicly back three rules changes

Nine Democratic members of the Problem Solvers Caucus are urging prospective Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) to back three rules changes as she aims to drum up enough support to lead ...

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Anti-abortion groups in standoff with Trump over fetal tissue research

Anti-abortion groups in standoff with Trump over fetal tissue research

The Trump administration and its anti-abortion allies have found themselves in a rare feud. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is facing pressure from leading anti-abortion groups to ...

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Khashoggi’s daughters in op-ed: ‘His light will never fade’

Khashoggi

The daughters of slain Washington Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi penned an op-ed in their father’s former publication Friday. Noha and Razan Khashoggi wrote in the Post that their father’s “light ...

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Trump administration criticized over timing of climate change report

Trump administration criticized over timing of climate change report

Environmentalists, journalists and lawmakers are among those criticizing the Trump administration for releasing a dire federal climate change report the day after Thanksgiving, when fewer Americans are likely to read ...

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Alabama mall shooting leaves one dead, 2 injured

Alabama mall shooting leaves one dead, 2 injured

A Thanksgiving night shooting at a mall in Alabama left two people injured and a gunman dead, authorities said Thursday. The incident at the Riverchase Galleria in Hoover started with ...

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Refugee camp could become a mud pit as rain looms

Refugee camp could become a mud pit as rain looms

Wildfires that scorched more than 248,300 acres in northern and southern California are close to containment, officials say. But after firefighters spent nearly two weeks battling the flames, a lot of work ...

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