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Flash flood, flood watches remain for parts of Capital Region

3 hours ago   |   Times Union

A flash flood watch for portions of east central New York remains in effect from Friday evening through Saturday afternoon. With rain expected over the weekend, meteorologists...
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US awards $350M in research funds to fight opioid epidemic

4 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

By MATTHEW PERRONE WASHINGTON - U.S. health officials are giving $350 million to researchers in four states hit hardest by the deadly opioid epidemic. The study announced...
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The UK will age-block porn from July 15. This 'porn pass' is one way you'll be watching it in future

The UK will age-block porn from July 15. This 'porn pass' is one way you'll be watching it in future

7 hours ago   |   Business Insider

It's about to become much more difficult to watch porn in the UK. Porn in the UK will be age-blocked as of July 15, with porn sites having to bring in age-verification. One of...
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Modern fairy tale shines in ‘Teen Spirit'

Modern fairy tale shines in ‘Teen Spirit'

8 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

MOVIE REVIEW “TEEN SPIRIT” Rated PG-13. At AMC Loews Boston Common and suburban theaters. Grade: A In “Teen Spirit,” a young woman with a dream gets a boost from a seen-it-all...
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National Garlic Day: Health and Nutrition Facts About the Plant Shunned by the British Royal Family

10 hours ago   |   Newsweek

Garlic is found in many of America's favorite dishes, but how much do you know about the venerable cooking ingredient?
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Rasquin hits walk-off single, Columbia beats Hickory 4-3

11 hours ago   |   Saint Louis Today   |   3 articles

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Walter Rasquin hit a walk-off single with two outs in the ninth inning, as the Columbia Fireflies beat the Hickory Crawdads 4-3 on Thursday.
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Climate-Change Protesters in London Are Planning to Disrupt Heathrow Airport

12 hours ago   |   Time

LONDON - Environmental protesters who have blocked London roads and bridges for more than three days said Thursday they plan to take their civil disobedience campaign to...
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Black Columbia Student's Confrontation With Security Becomes Flashpoint Over Racism on Campus

14 hours ago   |   NY Times

A video of Alexander McNab being pinned down by security officers is adding to a broader conversation about how students of color are treated at one of the nation's most...
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Lens: Will Martin Parr's Photos Change the World? He Doesn't Think So

15 hours ago   |   NY Times

In documenting his homeland, the British photographer captures its contradictions and ambiguities with a sense of humor.
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Columbia biotech company that makes skin substitutes is sold to a London-based firm

17 hours ago   |   Baltimore Sun

The sale of one of Maryland's most promising , but also once-troubled biotechnology companies, Osiris Therapeutics Inc., to a British medical equipment maker is complete, the...
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Nadler says subpoena for full Mueller report coming 'in the next few hours'

Nadler says subpoena for full Mueller report coming 'in the next few hours'

House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler said Friday that he will subpoena the Justice Department for an unredacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller's report, as well as... Read more ...

'Not a good look': Misspelled school crosswalk raises eyebrows

'Not a good look': Misspelled school crosswalk raises eyebrows

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Trump slams Mueller report as ‘total bulls-t'

Trump slams Mueller report as ‘total bulls-t'

President Trump lashed out at the “Crazy Mueller Report” early Friday, apparently taking aim at former White House counsel Don McGahn, and suggesting that parts of it were... Read more ...

'It jumped on his back': Bobcat attacks golfer on Connecticut golf course

'It jumped on his back': Bobcat attacks golfer on Connecticut golf course

The man, in his late 60s, used a golf club to fight back. Read more ...

Post-mortem upgrade: Hurricane Michael now Category 5 storm

Post-mortem upgrade: Hurricane Michael now Category 5 storm

Weather forecasters have posthumously upgraded last fall's Hurricane Michael from a Category 4 storm to a Category 5. Read more ...

The total redactions in the Mueller report amount to between 6% and 12% of...

The total redactions in the Mueller report amount to between 6% and 12% of the 448-page document

There are some varying estimates of how much text in the special counsel Robert Mueller's final report on the Russia investigation is redacted. Of the 448 pages that comprise... Read more ...

Kremlin: No proof in Mueller's report of Russian meddling

Kremlin: No proof in Mueller's report of Russian meddling

MOSCOW - The Kremlin says that Special Counsel Robert Mueller's 400-page report has not offered any credible evidence of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential... Read more ...

Attorneys accuse police, prosecutors of leaking Robert Kraft spa video

Attorneys accuse police, prosecutors of leaking Robert Kraft spa video

A judge issued a temporary protective order Wednesday to keep the video footage from being released until the court can make a ruling on it. Read more ...

Deadly storms roll in today; some schools to close early

Deadly storms roll in today; some schools to close early

The U.S. Storm Prediction Center upgraded the Triangle's threat for severe weather on Friday to a level 4 of 5, which means the area is at a major risk for severe... Read more ...

Uber has raised $1 billion for its self-driving unit, which is now valued at...

Uber has raised $1 billion for its self-driving unit, which is now valued at more than $7 billion

Toyota, Softbank, and Denso corporation are investing $1 billion in Uber's self-driving car unit, the company said Thursday. The round values Uber's Advanced Technologies Group... Read more ...