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Giant rotating ice disk draws attention, visitors

2 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald

WESTBROOK, Maine - Think of it as a crop circle, but in a river. A curious formation that's getting attention in Greater Portland is actually a spinning ice disk that is...
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Bank of China offers $300m loan to Sri Lanka

14 minutes ago   |   Al Jazeera

Offer comes as Colombo faces economic crisis triggered by political uncertainty in the South Asian island nation.
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2 Cambodian opposition politicians get bans dropped

54 minutes ago   |   My Sanantonio

PHNON PENH, Cambodia - A veteran Cambodian politician and his son have become the first among 118 opposition members banned from politics for five years to have the restriction...
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Olson Votes Against Ending Government Shutdown. Again

1 hour ago   |   DCCC

Vote once again signals no paychecks in sight for impacted workers Representative Pete Olson voted, once again, to continue the longest government shutdown in US history...
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Key moments in Iran's 1979 Islamic Revolution

1 hour ago   |   Miami Herald   |   2 articles

Forty years ago, Iran's ruling shah left his nation for the last time and an Islamic Revolution overthrew the vestiges of his caretaker government. The effects of the 1979...
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No talks scheduled as LA teacher strike enters day 3

1 hour ago   |   National Post

Los Angeles school administrators urged the union to resume bargaining as tens of thousands of teachers planned to walk picket lines for a third day Wednesday, after being...
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Craft beer taps squeezed as shutdown delays new releases

2 hours ago   |   National Post

MILWAUKEE - The nation's craft beer taps are being squeezed by the government shutdown, which has put new releases on hold, prevented new breweries from opening and stopped...
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Kyle Larson wins preliminary event at Chili Bowl

2 hours ago   |   NBC Sports

Kyle Larson advances to Saturday night's Chili Bowl Nationals with win.
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On the autofarm: China turns to driverless tractors, combines to overhaul agriculture

2 hours ago   |   Reuters

A brand new combine harvester buzzes up and down a field in eastern China without a driver on board, chopping golden rice stalks and offering a glimpse of what authorities say...
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The Latest: Kenyan president to speak about extremist attack

2 hours ago   |   ABC News

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta is expected to address the nation this morning about the extremist attack on a luxury hotel and shopping complex in Nairobi
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Teen dies after falling from Royal Caribbean cruise ship, landing on pier

Teen dies after falling from Royal Caribbean cruise ship, landing on pier

Officials say a teenager from the South Pacific died after falling from a cruise ship onto a pier in Haiti. Read more ...

Kirsten Gillibrand Launches 2020 Presidential Exploratory Committee

Kirsten Gillibrand Launches 2020 Presidential Exploratory Committee

The New York senator is the latest high-profile Democrat to confirm that she is seriously considering a bid to oust President Donald Trump. Read more ...

IRS recalling nearly 60 percent of its workforce to handle tax refunds...

IRS recalling nearly 60 percent of its workforce to handle tax refunds - without pay

The IRS is recalling 46,000 workers - nearly 60 percent of its workforce - from furlough to handle tax refunds without pay. Read more ...

College basketball upset leads to $150,000 donation to Boys & Girls Clubs

College basketball upset leads to $150,000 donation to Boys & Girls Clubs

A business owner posted on Facebook before the game that he would make the donation if the Syracuse Orange defeated No. 1-ranked Duke. Read more ...

Warriors score NBA record 51 points in first quarter vs. Nuggets

Warriors score NBA record 51 points in first quarter vs. Nuggets

The Warriors connected on 10 of their 14 3-pointers in the period, which was also a franchise record for a single quarter. Read more ...

Publisher sues Netflix for $25M over use of trademark catchphrase in new series

Publisher sues Netflix for $25M over use of trademark catchphrase in new series

A violent, interactive Netflix movie did not have permission to use the children's book publisher trademarked phrase "choose your own Adventure." Read more ...

Steven Spielberg casts unknown 17-year-old as Maria in 'West Side Story' remake

Steven Spielberg casts unknown 17-year-old as Maria in 'West Side Story' remake

Rachel Zegler recently went viral for some powerhouse vocals. Read more ...

Coast Guard receives $15 million donation for unpaid service members as...

Coast Guard receives $15 million donation for unpaid service members as shutdown continues

Members of the U.S. Coast Guard have not been paid during the government shutdown. Read more ...

Former Yankees closer John Wetteland arrested on child sex abuse charges

Former Yankees closer John Wetteland arrested on child sex abuse charges

John Wetteland, the former Yankees and Rangers closer, was arrested Monday on child sex abuse charges, the Dallas Morning News reported. The 52-year-old Wetteland is being... Read more ...

Judge Blocks White House From Adding Census Question

Judge Blocks White House From Adding Census Question

A federal judge in New York has barred the Trump administration from adding a question about citizenship to the 2020 census. US District Judge Jesse Furman said Tuesday that... Read more ...