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Germany: Leadership race for Angela Merkel’s replacement

5 minutes ago   |   Al Jazeera

One of the candidates is Merkel’s former rival who left politics after being sidelined by her nearly 10 years ago.
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Flow of migrants remains a challenge for Mexico's newly-elected progressives

Flow of migrants remains a challenge for Mexico's newly-elected progressives

9 minutes ago   |   Think Progress

MEXICO CITY - In Mexico's capital, optimism for sweeping social and economic changes abounds, especially among the progressive political leaders who are coming into power...
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Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith Apologizes ‘To Anyone Offended' For Being A Racist

11 minutes ago   |   News One

S en. Cindy Hyde-Smith and Mike Espy debated last night for the Nov. 27 runoff election for Mississippi senator. Hyde-Smith is wildly racist, and she once again proved how much...
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In a year of historic firsts, our highest elected offices are still nowhere near reflective

In a year of historic firsts, our highest elected offices are still nowhere near reflective

29 minutes ago   |   Think Progress

As the dust from the U.S. midterm election has settled, champions of inclusivity celebrate a seeming slew of women and people of color elected to the highest offices at a...
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Black Republican Mia Love Loses After Playing The Race Card

42 minutes ago   |   News One

Utah's Republican Rep. Mia Love , who's Black, tried everything-including playing the race card against Democrats-to retain her congressional seat. But she still came up...
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Netflix docu-series ‘Dogs' lovingly serves up the human bond

59 minutes ago   |   National Post

NEW YORK - In these heated and oft-difficult times, do we need dogs more than ever? Do we need to rescue them, let them run free, accept their precious help with our most...
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FLOTUS to attend Liberty University town hall on opioid epidemic

59 minutes ago   |   Politico

First lady Melania Trump will travel to Lynchburg, Va., next week to participate in a town hall-style event at Liberty University on the opioid epidemic, three people familiar...
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Embattled Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith Apologizes for ‘Public Hanging' Comment, But Says Her Words Were ‘Twisted'

1 hour ago   |   Time

A white Republican senator from Mississippi has made a partial apology after publicly saying that she would “be in the front row” of a “ public hanging ” if invited by a...
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How to Salvage Any Politics Talk at Thanksgiving By Making It About Sports

1 hour ago   |   SI

Use this helpful guide to pivot any conversation about politics into one about sports.
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Mark Zuckerberg Says He Wants to Work With Sheryl Sandberg for Decades

1 hour ago   |   Time

Mark Zuckerberg said Tuesday he will not be leaving Facebook and threw his support behind chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg, following reports on the company's...
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Police: Driver on way to work killed by concrete chunk thrown from overpass

Police: Driver on way to work killed by concrete chunk thrown from overpass

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'We need hundreds': Fire victims' families urged to give DNA

'We need hundreds': Fire victims' families urged to give DNA

Authorities are using a rapid DNA test that produces results in just two hours to help identify the scores of people killed in the Northern California wildfire. Read more ...

Americans are avoiding romaine lettuce after another E. coli outbreak - and...

Americans are avoiding romaine lettuce after another E. coli outbreak - and it reveals one of the most dangerous grocery-store habits

The CDC recommended on Tuesday that Americans avoid all forms of romaine lettuce. At least 32 people in 11 states have been infected with E. coli after consuming romaine - but... Read more ...

Trump Thanks Saudi Arabia For Low Gas Prices After Jamal Khashoggi's Killing

Trump Thanks Saudi Arabia For Low Gas Prices After Jamal Khashoggi's Killing

Trump said Saudi Arabia is still a U.S ally, despite evidence the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the assassination of the journalist. Read more ...

Former Toys R Us workers to get $20M in hardship fund

Former Toys R Us workers to get $20M in hardship fund

Two private equity owners of the iconic Toys R Us toy chain will be handing over a $20 million hardship fund to the thousands of former workers left jobless and without... Read more ...

Tech giants plunge again, pushing market into red for year

Tech giants plunge again, pushing market into red for year

Stocks dropped again Tuesday as losses mounted for the world's largest technology companies. Read more ...

American missionary slain by volley of arrows from ‘world's most dangerous...

American missionary slain by volley of arrows from ‘world's most dangerous tribe'

An American man has been killed on a remote island by hunter-gatherers from the Sentinelese community, believed to be the last pre-Neolithic tribe who have avoided contact with... Read more ...

CDC warns against eating any type of romaine lettuce due to health risk

CDC warns against eating any type of romaine lettuce due to health risk

So far, the CDC reports, at least 32 people have contracted E. coli in 11 states. Read more ...

Researchers Find 115 Plastic Cups In Dead Whale's Stomach

Researchers Find 115 Plastic Cups In Dead Whale's Stomach

The following items were among those found in the animal's stomach: 19 pieces of hard plastic, two sandals, four plastic bottles, 25 plastic bags, and about seven pounds of... Read more ...

Trump wanted to order the Justice Department to prosecute James Comey and...

Trump wanted to order the Justice Department to prosecute James Comey and Hillary Clinton

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump told the White House counsel in the spring that he wanted to order the Justice Department to prosecute two of his political adversaries: his... Read more ...