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'Shut up!' Why Duke's Coach K yelled at his own fans

2 hours 52 min ago
Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski is apologizing, at least in part, to students after berating the Cameron Crazies fan section during the team's game against the University of Pittsburgh.
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The Trump Economy is looking a lot like the Obama Recovery

3 hours 4 min ago
The Trump Economy is looking a lot like the Obama Recovery.
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UN warns ISIS is reasserting under new leader believed to be behind Yazidi genocide

3 hours 7 min ago
ISIS has begun reasserting itself in Iraq and Syria under a new leader assessed to be an Iraqi operative who was a driving force behind the terror group's genocide against the Yazidi people, according to a report submitted to the UN Security Council which was made public on Wednesday.
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Bats, the source of so many viruses, could be the origin of Wuhan coronavirus, experts say

3 hours 10 min ago
Scientists have said that a type of snake may be the original source of the Wuhan coronavirus. However, other infectious disease experts say the ultimate culprit is more likely to be the bat.
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First detailed images of the turbulent surface of the sun, thanks to a new telescope

3 hours 15 min ago
The surface of our sun is a wild, violent place and now we can see it in exquisite detail, thanks to the first images returned by the National Science Foundation's Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope based in Hawaii.
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Is 2020 the end of the road for MotoGP's biggest ever star?

3 hours 42 min ago
MotoGP's factory Yamaha team has ended speculation about one of the sport's brightest young talents and hinted at the end for arguably its biggest ever star.
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People injured in LA high-rise fire as at least one may have jumped

3 hours 45 min ago
Several people have been hurt Wednesday in a fire that's still burning at a high-rise residential building in Los Angeles, according to a city fire department spokesman and video from the scene.
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White House issues formal threat to Bolton to keep him from publishing book

4 hours 2 min ago
The White House has issued a formal threat to former national security adviser John Bolton to keep him from publishing his book, "The Room Where It Happened: A White House Memoir," sources familiar with the matter tell CNN.
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Boeing posts first annual loss in 22 years because of the 737 Max crisis

4 hours 5 min ago
Boeing reported its first annual loss since 1997 as the cost of the 737 Max crisis continued to climb.
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Rescued owl 'too fat to fly' after bingeing on mice

4 hours 30 min ago
Holiday overindulgence may not be an exclusively human weakness -- as a team of falconers discovered after rescuing an owl that was too fat to fly.
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'Mighty Ducks' actor accused of breaking into man's garage while high on meth

4 hours 32 min ago
Actor Shaun Weiss has been charged with burglary and being under the influence of methamphetamine, police in Northern California say.
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The memory of SARS looms over the Wuhan virus. Here's how they compare

5 hours 4 min ago
The Wuhan coronavirus has sparked alarm around the world, but in Asia, it's also brought up memories of a deadly virus.
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Toddler's adorable song about ill-fated dinosaurs in love goes viral

5 hours 13 min ago
With almost 25,000 followers on Twitter and nearly twice that on Instagram, musician Tom Rosenthal is no stranger to social media.
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Snake venom can now be made in a lab and that could save many lives

5 hours 34 min ago
If you're unlucky enough to have a poisonous snake sink its fangs into you, your best hope is an antivenom, which has been made in the same way since Victorian times.
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Eminem's surprise album debuts at No. 1

Wed, 01/29/2020 - 23:58
Eminem dropped a surprise album Thursday night and it's already landed at the top of the Billboard 200 chart.
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There's only one US state with no commercial airline service. That's about to change

Wed, 01/29/2020 - 23:47
Small but mighty, the state of Delaware has a long and proud history as one of the original 13 colonies, becoming a state in 1776 two months after the signing of the US Declaration of Independence.
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Trump's plan gives Israel a green light to annex part of the West Bank. Here's what that looks like

Wed, 01/29/2020 - 23:32
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was in no doubt. January 28, 2020, would be as historic an occasion as May 14, 1948, the day Israel declared independence and was recognized as a state by then-US President Harry Truman.
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BBC slashes 450 newsroom jobs

Wed, 01/29/2020 - 23:02
BBC News is cutting 450 jobs as part of a modernization plan that will shift resources from television production to digital services.
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