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Toyota to expand plant in Brazil's Sao Paulo state, joining Volkswagen, GM

15 minutes ago   |   Reuters

Toyota Motor Corp on Thursday announced a 1 billion reais expansion at a plant in the Brazilian state of Sao Paulo, joining Volkswagen and General Motors in new investments in...
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San Francisco to Get Environmental Violation for Homelessness, Trump Says

17 minutes ago   |   NY Times

President Trump said that San Francisco was in “total violation” of environmental rules because needles used by homeless people were ending up in the ocean.
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Contaminated tap water could lead to 100,000 cases of cancer in the US if people drink it their whole lives. Here's how worried you should be

Contaminated tap water could lead to 100,000 cases of cancer in the US if people drink it their whole lives. Here's how worried you should be

19 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

A study from the nonprofit Environmental Working Group found that contaminants in US drinking water could lead to nearly 100,000 cases of cancer among people who drink it for a...
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The U.S. Says the Attack on a Saudi Oil Site Was an Iranian ‘Act of War'

37 minutes ago   |   Time

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday called the attack on Saudi Arabia's oil installations an “act of war” against the kingdom by Iran, as...
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Woman convicted in boyfriend's suicide to face state parole board

Woman convicted in boyfriend's suicide to face state parole board

55 minutes ago   |   WCVB

Michelle Carter, 22, recently filed an appeal with the U.S. Supreme Court over her involuntary manslaughter conviction.
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St. Cloud Hate Crimes Forum Postponed Due To Safety Concerns

59 minutes ago   |   CBS

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Officials have postponed a forum on hate crimes in St. Cloud over safety concerns. The Minnesota Department of Human Rights and the St. Cloud Area Regional...
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Anti-vaccine protesters are comparing themselves to civil rights activists

Anti-vaccine protesters are comparing themselves to civil rights activists

1 hour ago   |   New York Post

White moms in California are protesting against the state's vaccine mandates - and comparing themselves to civil rights activists, according to a new report. During a recent...
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‘It Makes Me Appreciate Her A Lot More': Twin Cities National Guard Families Prepare For Deployment Separation

‘It Makes Me Appreciate Her A Lot More': Twin Cities National Guard Families Prepare For Deployment Separation

1 hour ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - Hundreds of Minnesota families are cherishing these last few days before their loved ones head overseas to serve our country. Nearly 700 soldiers from the...
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Judge denies Missouri request to allow 20-week abortion ban

1 hour ago   |   Star Tribune

A federal judge has denied a request by Missouri to allow a ban on abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy to go into effect while the state waits for further court action.
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DHS: About 35K Minnesotans To Lose Food Stamps Under New Trump Administration Rules

1 hour ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - Thousands of Minnesotans could be kicked off food stamps under new Trump administration rules. State officials have until next week to file objections to the plan...
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Justin Trudeau Admits to Wearing Blackface Makeup During High School...

Justin Trudeau Admits to Wearing Blackface Makeup During High School Performance Following TIME Report

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized Wednesday night for wearing brownface at a 2001 “Arabian Nights”-themed party-less than two hours after TIME published a... Read more ...

Maine mother rubbed drugs on daughter's gums before her death, court...

Maine mother rubbed drugs on daughter's gums before her death, court documents say

Police say a baby's death nearly a year ago was caused by fentanyl, leading to charges against the mother. Read more ...

Hospice nurse accused of stealing morphine from dying veterans

Hospice nurse accused of stealing morphine from dying veterans

As a result of her actions, at least one veteran experienced increased suffering in his final days, investigators said. Read more ...

Merriam-Webster announces new additions including nonbinary pronoun ‘they'...

Merriam-Webster announces new additions including nonbinary pronoun ‘they' and ‘dad joke'

Merriam-Webster has officially added the nonbinary pronoun "they" as an entry in its dictionary. Read more ...

New York, Michigan approve bans on sale of flavored e-cigs

New York, Michigan approve bans on sale of flavored e-cigs

States have responded to severe respiratory problems linked to vaping, implementing bans on the sale of flavored e-cigarettes. Read more ...

Trump Names New National Security Adviser

Trump Names New National Security Adviser

President Trump has named hostage negotiator Robert O'Brien to be his new national security adviser, reports the AP. Trump tweeted Wednesday that he has "worked long & hard... Read more ...

Trump says US is barring California from setting stricter fuel standards

Trump says US is barring California from setting stricter fuel standards

California officials and environmental groups have pledged a legal counter amid the president's announcement. Read more ...

President Trump reveals new national security advisor choice

President Trump reveals new national security advisor choice

President Donald Trump announced his new national security advisor choice Wednesday morning. Read more ...

A company will pay a Stephen King fan $1,300 to watch 13 of his scariest...

A company will pay a Stephen King fan $1,300 to watch 13 of his scariest films by Halloween

If you're chosen, you'll need to record the number of scares that make you jump, your heart rate during the blood-chilling bits and the amount of sleep you get . Read more ...

Pennsylvania state senator resigns amid child porn charges

Pennsylvania state senator resigns amid child porn charges

State lawmaker charged after investigators search his home in Lebanon County, Pa. Read more ...