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Researchers Have Found Microplastics in Human Waste for the First Time

57 seconds ago   |   Time

A new study found microplastic particles in human waste for the first time, a worrying sign of the prevalence of plastic in the food chain, the Guardian reports. In the small...
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U.S. Begins First Cyberoperation Against Russia Aimed at Protecting Elections

12 minutes ago   |   NY Times

American operatives are messaging Russians working on disinformation campaigns to let them know they've been identified. It's a measured step to keep Moscow from escalating.
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Here's How Russia Runs Its Disinformation Effort Against The 2018 Midterms

Here's How Russia Runs Its Disinformation Effort Against The 2018 Midterms

20 minutes ago   |   NPR

Court documents, intelligence reports and other official accounts have now created the most comprehensive picture yet of one key aspect of the "active measures" targeting the West.
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Morning News Brief

20 minutes ago   |   NPR

Trump uses Houston rally to stoke fears about illegal immigration, and he plans to exit an arms control treaty with Russia. Turkey's president says he'll reveal what happened...
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Amid Arms Race Fears, The U.S., Russia And China Are Racing Ahead With A New Missile

Amid Arms Race Fears, The U.S., Russia And China Are Racing Ahead With A New Missile

20 minutes ago   |   NPR

So-colled hypersonic weapons are capable of travelling vast distances in mere minutes. They could change the face of warfare. (Image credit: Mike Cassidy/U.S. Air Force photo)
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Trump's adviser meets Russian defense minister in Moscow

38 minutes ago   |   ABC News

U.S. President Donald Trump's national security adviser is meeting with Russia's defense minister in Moscow just a few days after Trump announced that he intended to pull the...
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The 10 most important things in the world right now

The 10 most important things in the world right now

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Here's what's happening on Tuesday. 1. US P resident Donald Trump threatened to build up the US nuclear arsenal "until other nations come to their senses." Trump said he would...
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Russia pledges 'balance' if U.S. quits nuclear arms pact

3 hours ago   |   Union Leader

Russia said on Monday it would be forced to respond in kind to restore the military balance with the United States if President Donald Trump carried through on a threat to quit...
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Trump's missile treaty pullout could escalate tension with China

3 hours ago   |   Reuters

A U.S. withdrawal from a Cold War-era nuclear arms treaty with Russia could give the Pentagon new options to counter Chinese missile advances but experts warn the ensuing arms...
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Michael McFaul called out on trying to whitewash Obama's support for Saudi Arabia

Michael McFaul called out on trying to whitewash Obama's support for Saudi Arabia

5 hours ago   |   RT

With Donald Trump under fire for defending Saudi arms sales despite the Khashoggi murder, former US Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul said the Obama administration was less...
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Judge upholds Monsanto weed killer verdict, but cuts award to $78 million

Judge upholds Monsanto weed killer verdict, but cuts award to $78 million

A jury in August ruled the popular weed killer caused a California groundskeeper's cancer. Read more ...

One Milwaukee man's tweet sends millions to voter registration site

One Milwaukee man's tweet sends millions to voter registration site

A Twitter post from Marquette University's social media director has gone viral and become part of a national movement. Tim Cigelske saw an opportunity when Ariana Grande and... Read more ...

Cowboys try to save season with Amari Cooper blockbuster

Cowboys try to save season with Amari Cooper blockbuster

Jon Gruden is sending another talented weapon packing for another big return. The Raiders and Cowboys have agreed on a trade that will send Amari Cooper to the Cowboys for a... Read more ...

Supreme Court Blocks Commerce Secretary Questioning In Census Lawsuits For Now

Supreme Court Blocks Commerce Secretary Questioning In Census Lawsuits For Now

The Supreme Court granted the Trump administration's request to temporarily shield Wilbur Ross from facing questioning under oath in challenges to the 2020 census citizenship... Read more ...

The 'Wonder Woman' sequel has been pushed back 7 months, and Warner Bros...

The 'Wonder Woman' sequel has been pushed back 7 months, and Warner Bros. says it's because it wants a summer release

"Wonder Woman 1984," the sequel to the 2017 hit, "Wonder Woman," has been pushed back from next November to June 2020. Warner Bros. said it's because the first "Wonder Woman... Read more ...

Three takeaways from the Falcons' win over the Giants

Three takeaways from the Falcons' win over the Giants

Atlanta quarterback Matt Ryan played through pressure and pushed the Falcons to a 23-20 win over New York at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Read more ...

Mills jumper keeps James and Lakers winless

Mills jumper keeps James and Lakers winless

LOS ANGELES - Patty Mills hit a go-ahead jumper with 6.8 seconds left and the San Antonio Spurs kept the Los Angeles Lakers winless with LeBron James, rallying from a six-point... Read more ...

Explosive device found near Soros' NY home - report

Explosive device found near Soros' NY home - report

A bomb squad had to be called to the home of George Soros in Katonah, NY, after an explosive device was discovered near the billionaire's residence. Police have launched an... Read more ...

Cops searching for man they say killed University of Utah student

Cops searching for man they say killed University of Utah student

SALT LAKE CITY - Police are searching for a man they say shot and killed a University of Utah student outside of a dormitory on campus, the Salt Lake Tribune reported. The... Read more ...

Rantanen scored twice, leads Avalanche past Flyers 4-1

Rantanen scored twice, leads Avalanche past Flyers 4-1

PHILADELPHIA - Mikko Rantanen had two goals, Matt Nieto and Gabriel Landeskog also scored, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Philadelphia Flyers 4-1 on Monday night. Read more ...