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After ninth ascent of Mount Everest, Lhakpa Sherpa wants to inspire other women

16 minutes ago   |   The Morning Call   |   2 articles

The most successful female Everest climber said after finishing her ninth ascent of the world's highest mountain that she wants to inspire all women so they too can achieve...
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Las Vegas strike would have far-reaching effect

44 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald

LAS VEGAS - Ripple effects are likely to be felt if 50,000 workers employed at more than 30 world-famous casino-hotels in Las Vegas go on strike. Analysts declined Wednesday to...
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The World's Greatest Female Everest Climber Has a New Challenge: Inspiring Other Women to Strive

50 minutes ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

The most successful female Everest climber said after finishing her ninth ascent of the world's highest mountain that she wants to inspire all women so they too can achieve...
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The spy capital of the world appears to support Putin, worrying intel experts

1 hour ago   |   NBC News

A pro-Moscow party is responsible for Austria's intelligence services, raising fears that Western secrets might be leaked to Vladimir Putin's government.
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Chicago now home to one of the largest Rohingya refugee populations in the U.S

1 hour ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - A mass exodus of Rohingya people from the northern province of Myanmar is now the world's fastest-growing refugee crisis, according to the UN, and as a result Chicago...
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Philip Roth's pitiless take on the Sexual Revolution

Philip Roth's pitiless take on the Sexual Revolution

2 hours ago   |   New York Post

Philip Roth's storied career - which took off with the publication of “Goodbye Columbus” in 1959 and came to a close 32 books later with 2010's “Nemesis” - is in part a story...
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WATCH: Endangered turtles released from captivity in Lake County

2 hours ago   |   ABC

On World Turtle Day, 88 Blanding's turtles finally went home after months in captivity.
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Klay Thompson, Andre Iguodala Questionable for Game 5 Due to Knee, Leg Injuries

2 hours ago   |   Bleacher Report   |   5 articles

The Golden State Warriors are in a world of hurt as Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals approaches. According to an updated injury report released Wednesday, Klay Thompson ...
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Three German organizers of 2006 World Cup indicted for tax evasion

2 hours ago   |   NBC Sports

Three German organizers of the 2006 World Cup have been charged with tax evasion linked to a payment to FIFA.
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Pompeo out of sync with Trump on North Korea

3 hours ago   |   Politico

Perhaps no Trump administration official is more invested than Mike Pompeo in the U.S. effort to strike a nuclear deal with North Korea. The new secretary of state has been...
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Milwaukee police release video showing arrest of Bucks guard

Milwaukee police release video showing arrest of Bucks guard

The Milwaukee Police Department just released bodycam video that shows the January arrest and use of a stun gun on Milwaukee Bucks guard Sterling Brown. Read more ...

Federal judge rules Trump can't block people on Twitter because it violates...

Federal judge rules Trump can't block people on Twitter because it violates their First Amendment rights

A federal judge on Wednesday ruled President Donald Trump can't block people on Twitter because it violates their First Amendment rights. The judge ruled that the president's... Read more ...

Uber shuts down self-driving car program in Arizona

Uber shuts down self-driving car program in Arizona

Uber is shutting down its self-driving car program in Arizona following the death of a pedestrian, the company confirmed to VentureBeat today. “We're committed to self-driving... Read more ...

NFL adopts new policy addressing anthem protests

NFL adopts new policy addressing anthem protests

Commissioner Roger Goodell says team and league personnel on the field shall stand and show respect for the flag and the anthem. Read more ...

Milwaukee Police Disciplined For Tasing, Arrest Of NBA Player

Milwaukee Police Disciplined For Tasing, Arrest Of NBA Player

Police tased and arrested Sterling Brown, a rookie with the Milwaukee Bucks, in January. On Wednesday, Milwaukee's police chief said that the officers had acted inappropriately. Read more ...

Jared Kushner Clears a Big FBI Milestone

Jared Kushner Clears a Big FBI Milestone

It took a while, but presidential son-in-law and top adviser Jared Kushner has received his permanent security clearance, reports the New York Times. Kushner had been stripped... Read more ...

Man pleads guilty in deadly airport shooting in exchange for life prison...

Man pleads guilty in deadly airport shooting in exchange for life prison sentence

The plea deal was struck after prosecutors announced they wouldn't seek the death penalty. Read more ...

Head Of Southern Baptist Seminary Removed Over Remarks On Rape, Abuse Of Women

Head Of Southern Baptist Seminary Removed Over Remarks On Rape, Abuse Of Women

Paige Patterson has been under fire for past counsel to women of abuse to simply pray for their husbands. On Tuesday, a new allegation surfaced that he advised a student not to... Read more ...

Trump says MS-13 is entering the country disguised as ‘unaccompanied alien...

Trump says MS-13 is entering the country disguised as ‘unaccompanied alien minors'

During a round-table immigration event on Wednesday afternoon, President Trump stated that MS-13 gang members were abusing “glaring loopholes” in the U.S. immigration system... Read more ...

North Korea calls Pence remarks ‘stupid,' says it's still willing to pull...

North Korea calls Pence remarks ‘stupid,' says it's still willing to pull out of summit

TOKYO - A top North Korean official says recent comments by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence were “stupid” and “ignorant” and again warns the country is willing to pull out of a... Read more ...