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Uppdaterad: 8 timmar 39 minuter sedan

British Police Reportedly Identify Russian Suspects In Nerve Agent Attack On Skripals

10 timmar 18 minuter sedan

Citing a source close to the investigation, the Press Association reports that police used closed-circuit television to identify multiple Russians who participated in the attack.

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Kategorier: Amerikanska

Behind The Campaign To Get Teachers To Leave Their Unions

11 timmar 14 minuter sedan

Conservative groups are spreading the word: Teachers no longer have to support the union that represents them.

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Kategorier: Amerikanska

Republicans Force Democrats To Go On Record Over Immigration Agency

11 timmar 42 minuter sedan

Democrats denounced the nonbinding House Republican resolution backing the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency as a "stunt" and many voted "present" to avoid taking a position.

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Kategorier: Amerikanska

Why Did Russia Attack The 2016 Election? This Week's Whirlwind Offers New Clues

11 timmar 43 minuter sedan

Russian President Vladimir Putin's preoccupation with two individuals he has singled out for blame suggests how strongly the Russian leader viewed his 2016 attack on the U.S. as simple turnabout.

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Kategorier: Amerikanska

In Interview, Trump Appears To Question NATO's 'Collective Defense' Clause

12 timmar 24 minuter sedan

On Fox News, the president answered a hypothetical question about an attack on member Montenegro by wondering aloud about the alliance's founding agreement that "an attack on one is an attack on all."

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Kategorier: Amerikanska

FBI Director Says Russia Still Seeking To Interfere In U.S. Democracy

17 timmar 58 minuter sedan

"Russia attempted to interfere with the last election and ... it continues to engage in malign influence operations to this day," Christopher Wray said at a national security forum.

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Kategorier: Amerikanska

A Spike In Liver Disease Deaths Among Young Adults Fueled By Alcohol

20 timmar 41 minuter sedan

Deaths due to liver disease have increased among the young — and heavy drinking is to blame.

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Kategorier: Amerikanska

White House Names Steven Dillingham To Head Census Bureau

20 timmar 43 minuter sedan

The agency has not had permanent leadership since July 2017. If confirmed by the Senate, Steven Dillingham will oversee the 2020 census and inherit six lawsuits challenging a citizenship question.

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Kategorier: Amerikanska

Ex-Teacher Sentenced To Prison After Firing Gun In Georgia High School

22 timmar 11 minuter sedan

Jesse Randall Davidson pleaded guilty to charges related to the shooting that occurred just two weeks after the Parkland, Fla., massacre. Davidson's attorney said he didn't want to hurt any kids.

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Kategorier: Amerikanska

Student Walked Over A Dozen Miles To New Job, Admirers Give Him Car And Cash

ons, 07/18/2018 - 23:50

Walter Carr's car broke down. He set out to make a grueling 20-mile walk to his first assignment. It turned into an odyssey of kind gestures and generosity.

Kategorier: Amerikanska

AI Innovators Take Pledge Against Autonomous Killer Weapons

ons, 07/18/2018 - 23:26

"We will neither participate in nor support the development, manufacture, trade, or use of" artificial intelligence that is used to kill people, leading AI researchers vowed.

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Kategorier: Amerikanska

Physicists Go Small: Let's Put A Particle Accelerator On A Chip

ons, 07/18/2018 - 22:43

A tiny accelerator could be useful in medicine as well as basic science. Instead of speeding up beams of electrons through giant tunnels, the aim here is to build accelerators on semiconductor chips.

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Kategorier: Amerikanska

Sean Spicer Praises Successor Sanders: 'She Understands What The President Wants'

ons, 07/18/2018 - 22:42

The former White House press secretary has a new book coming out. Spicer tells NPR that he regrets dressing down the press for reporting on the crowd size at Trump's inauguration.

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Kategorier: Amerikanska

'Lifeline' Stretch Of California's Highway 1 Reopens 14 Months After Massive Mudslide

ons, 07/18/2018 - 22:28

More than 1 million tons of earth had come crashing down on the road in the rugged Big Sur area. Motorists can now drive uninterrupted along the coast between LA and San Francisco.

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Kategorier: Amerikanska

Trump's 'No' About Russian Interference Requires Yet More Clarification

ons, 07/18/2018 - 19:36

The White House asserted that Trump believes Russia is still targeting the U.S., despite his apparent answer to a reporter's question. Trump also told CBS he holds Putin personally responsible.

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Kategorier: Amerikanska

Elon Musk Apologizes To Diver In Cave Rescue For Words 'Spoken In Anger'

ons, 07/18/2018 - 19:12

The tech entrepreneur apologized after tweeting a personal attack on Vern Unsworth — the diver who used a vulgar comment to dismiss Musk's offer of help in the Thai cave rescue.

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Kategorier: Amerikanska

Justice Department Calls Russian Woman, Maria Butina, A Flight Risk

ons, 07/18/2018 - 17:47

The Russian woman living in the U.S. has been charged with working as an unregistered foreign agent. The Justice Department wants her detained until trial.

Kategorier: Amerikanska

Commercial Plane Flies From Ethiopia To Eritrea For First Time In 20 Years

ons, 07/18/2018 - 17:34

After two decades of deadly conflict, the neighboring countries are rapidly reconciling. Demand was huge for the historic commercial flight, which was marked with champagne and roses.

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Kategorier: Amerikanska

Judge Orders Maria Butina, Linked To Russian Spy Agency, Jailed Ahead Of Trial

ons, 07/18/2018 - 17:33

A federal magistrate judge ordered a Russian woman charged with serving as a foreign agent into custody ahead of her trial after prosecutors said she was a flight risk.

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Kategorier: Amerikanska

Marriott Follows Starbucks In Dropping Plastic Straws

ons, 07/18/2018 - 17:28

The giant hotel chain became the latest company to announce it will stop using plastic straws, saying it would remove them from its more than 6,500 properties by next July.

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Kategorier: Amerikanska