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Endangered North Atlantic right whales' progress to freedom slowly

1 hour ago   |   National Post

Efforts to free some endangered, entangled North Atlantic right whales continue, weather permitting, according to the federal government.
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Lawmakers, Advocates Push To Extend Medicare's Coverage Of Kidney Transplant Drugs

Lawmakers, Advocates Push To Extend Medicare's Coverage Of Kidney Transplant Drugs

1 hour ago   |   NPR

People under 65 who get kidney transplants can only rely on Medicare to cover three years of post-transplant treatment. There's a new call to extend coverage for meds that keep...
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In the news today, July 17

2 hours ago   |   National Post

Five stories in the news for Wednesday, July 17
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Trudeau to push trade pact in EU leaders' summit as France moves ahead on CETA

2 hours ago   |   National Post

MONTREAL - Lawmakers in France begin their ratification of the comprehensive trade agreement between the European Union and Canada as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau welcomes the...
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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: Manchester United Have 'Not Had Offers' for Paul Pogba

2 hours ago   |   Bleacher Report

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said Manchester United have " not had offers" submitted for Paul Pogba, and he added he can give the France international " a new challenge" at Old...
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ACTUALLY DERANGED: NRCC Doubles Down on Sexist Attacks While **Trying** to End “Crisis” of Women's Representation in GOP

2 hours ago   |   DCCC

Did you honestly expect anything less? Just one week after being roundly criticized for their failure to add another woman's voice to their caucus from North Carolina's 3 rd...
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10 things in tech you need to know today

10 things in tech you need to know today

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Wednesday. Facebook's cryptocurrency chief David Marcus testified before a Senate committee on Tuesday, hitting a wall...
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Tour de France 2019: Stage 11 Route, Distance, Live Stream and TV Schedule

4 hours ago   |   Bleacher Report

The 2019 Tour de France peloton will enjoy a final warm-up stage on Wednesday, before tackling the Pyrenees for four days of climbing and time-trialing...
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Manchester United vs. Leeds United: Odds, Live Stream, TV Schedule

4 hours ago   |   Bleacher Report

Manchester United continue their pre-season preparations on Wednesday with a friendly against Championship side Leeds United at the Optus Stadium in Perth, Australia...
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Video: LeBron James Invites Anthony Davis over for Taco Tuesday

4 hours ago   |   Bleacher Report

LeBron James is wasting little time bonding with his new teammate. The King invited Anthony Davis over to enjoy Taco Tuesday with his family and even gave the big man some...
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Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens dead at 99

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens dead at 99

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens - a strong proponent of abolishing the Second Amendment - has died, ABC News reported. He was 99. Appointed by Republican... Read more ...

US House votes to 'strongly' condemn Trump's tweets directed at...

US House votes to 'strongly' condemn Trump's tweets directed at congresswomen of color

The Democratic-led House has voted to condemn President Donald Trump's tweets telling four Democratic congresswomen of color to "go back" to their countries of origin. Read more ...

Phony Ferraris, 'Shamborghinis' seized at Brazil factory

Phony Ferraris, 'Shamborghinis' seized at Brazil factory

Police said the cars were being offered on social media for $45,000 to $60,000 - a small fraction of the price of the real thing. Read more ...

Police: 6-year-old girl fatally struck by her golfing dad's ball

Police: 6-year-old girl fatally struck by her golfing dad's ball

Authorities called the situation a “tragic accident.” Read more ...

Federal judge permanently blocks Trump admin from adding citizenship...

Federal judge permanently blocks Trump admin from adding citizenship question to 2020 census

A New York federal judge has issued an order definitively blocking the Trump administration from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census in any form, despite the... Read more ...

Huggies features dads on diaper box for first time

Huggies features dads on diaper box for first time

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Judge orders R. Kelly held in jail, prosecutors call him 'extreme danger to...

Judge orders R. Kelly held in jail, prosecutors call him 'extreme danger to minor girls'

A judge ruled Tuesday that R&B singer R. Kelly be held without bond on federal charges that he and his entourage recruited girls and women to engage in illegal sexual activity... Read more ...

No federal charges for NYPD officer accused of fatally choking Eric Garner

No federal charges for NYPD officer accused of fatally choking Eric Garner

Garner's words “I can't breathe” became a rallying cry for police reform activists, coming amid a stretch of other deaths of black men at the hands of white officers. Read more ...

Here's what 5 experts told us about the $1 billion worth of cocaine found on...

Here's what 5 experts told us about the $1 billion worth of cocaine found on a boat owned by JPMorgan

We spoke to the author of "Narconomics" and other experts about the estimated $1 billion worth of cocaine found on a ship owned by JPMorgan. They said the drugs are probably... Read more ...

'Chance the Snapper,' Chicago's alligator-on-the-loose, is finally caught

'Chance the Snapper,' Chicago's alligator-on-the-loose, is finally caught

Chance the Snapper, as he came to be known, had been on the loose in the park for almost a week - forcing a partial shutdown of the site. Read more ...