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The Latest on Philadelphia police officers' social media posts :
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Trust in single power line played role in Argentine outage

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Experts say overconfidence in the transmission capacity of a coastal power line may have played a role in a massive power outage that left Argentina and parts of Uruguay and...
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Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping has departed for his state visit to North Korea

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China's Xi heads for NKorea for state visit, talks with Kim

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Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping has departed for his state visit to North Korea, which he has said will strengthen the countries' strategic ties
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N. Korean leader Kim Jong Un's months of ambitious summitry

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has engaged in ambitious summitry in the past year and half
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UN health agency to remove controversial opioid guidelines

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The World Health Organization says it will discontinue two publications calling for easier access to opioid painkillers
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Apple expands testing of Apple Card to its retail employees

Apple expands testing of Apple Card to its retail employees

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Heads up! We share savvy shopping and personal finance tips to put extra cash in your wallet. iMore may receive a commission from The Points Guy Affiliate Network. Apple Card...
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New Report Shows A Quarter of STEM workers in Mecklenburg County Are Immigrants

2 hours ago   |   Renew our Economy

Mecklenburg County, NC - Immigrant households earned nearly $4.9 billion and contributed over $1.2 billion in taxes in 2017, according to new research by New American Economy...
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The Unspoken Agenda at the Xi-Kim Meeting? Could Be Messaging Trump

2 hours ago   |   NY Times

A state visit between the leaders of China and North Korea comes as each is locked in a dispute with the United States, and both are looking for leverage over President Trump.
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Trump and Iran May Be on a Collision Course, and It Could Get Scarier

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They've behaved recklessly and given themselves no face-saving escapes.
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Study: More American women are using marijuana while pregnant

Study: More American women are using marijuana while pregnant

While the health effects of marijuana on a fetus have not yet been established, they could include developmental problems and low birth weight, according to the U.S. Centers... Read more ...

David Ortiz was not the intended target in murder-for-hire plot, prosecutor says

David Ortiz was not the intended target in murder-for-hire plot, prosecutor says

Dominican Republic authorities said Wednesday that David Ortiz was not the intended target of the murder-for-hire plot that led to the former Red Sox star being shot. Read more ...

Man arrested for running over pregnant woman, 2-year-old son, police say

Man arrested for running over pregnant woman, 2-year-old son, police say

Police in Jefferson City, Tennessee, have arrested a man they say intentionally ran over a pregnant woman and her 2-year-old son. Read more ...

David Ortiz was not the intended target in murder-for-hire plot, prosecutor says

David Ortiz was not the intended target in murder-for-hire plot, prosecutor says

Dominican Republic authorities said Wednesday that David Ortiz was not the intended target of the murder-for-hire plot that led to the former Red Sox star being shot. Read more ...

Capt. 'Sully' criticizes Boeing, says pilots need practice on simulators...

Capt. 'Sully' criticizes Boeing, says pilots need practice on simulators before flying 737 Max jets

Sullenberger, a U.S. Airways pilot in 2009 when he safely landed an Airbus jet on New York's Hudson River after bird strikes knocked out the engines, said all 737 Max pilots... Read more ...

Pittsburgh resident, Syrian man arrested on terrorism charges after planning...

Pittsburgh resident, Syrian man arrested on terrorism charges after planning attack on Christian church

Complaint alleges Syrian man plotted attacks in name of ISIS Read more ...

EPA rolls back Obama-era plan limiting coal-fired power plant emissions

EPA rolls back Obama-era plan limiting coal-fired power plant emissions

The Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday said states can set their own carbon emissions standards for coal-fired power plants - a rule that the agency itself says could... Read more ...

Hope Hicks won't answer questions about the White House in congressional...

Hope Hicks won't answer questions about the White House in congressional interview

White House attorneys are objecting to all questions related to the White House, Democrats say, all the way down to where Hicks sat in the West Wing. Read more ...

Dominican AG: David Ortiz Shooting Result Of Mistaken Identity

Dominican AG: David Ortiz Shooting Result Of Mistaken Identity

The Dominican Republic's lead prosecutor says the target was another man, dressed similarly to the former Red Sox slugger. Read more ...

'Hot weather means hot pavement!': Experts warn owners after dog's pads burn...

'Hot weather means hot pavement!': Experts warn owners after dog's pads burn off during walk

"Olaf walked over a mile on the Fish Trap Trail before his owner realized his pads were burned, and even then he wasn't whining or limping!" Read more ...