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 2017-11-18 00:30 

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Donald Trump's highly abnormal presidency: the week of Nov. 13... +

Sign up for a weekly newsletter about President Donald Trump to be delivered to your inbox every Friday. Donald Trump made it clear at the beginning of his campaign that he wasn't going to follow the normal rules or tone of politics. We're keeping...

 2017-11-18 00:15 

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Even Republicans slammed Trump's hurricane relief plan as "wholly inadequate"... +

The Trump administration asked Congress Friday for just $44 billion dollars in hurricane relief for victims of Harvey, Irma, and Maria — a lot less money than officials say they need to rebuild. And they're not happy. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, a R...

 2017-11-17 20:01 

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How this rare white moose escaped a death sentence... +

Ferdinand is a famous white moose living in Sweden who gained notoriety after local politician Hans Nilsson caught him on film last August. But like many a star, his time in the spotlight hasn't been easy. A few months after he shot to stardom, his st...

 2017-11-17 17:40 

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Silicon Valley's most powerful black woman is leaving Apple... +

There are very few black faces among the leadership of Silicon Valley's top companies, and one of the longest-serving will be leaving her post at Apple by the end of 2017. Denise Young Smith, Apple's vice president of inclusion and diversity, is s...

 2017-11-17 16:55 

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The guy in charge of Puerto Rico's power steps down while 50% are still in dark... +

The head of Puerto Rico's state-run power company stepped down Friday as more than 50 percent of the island remains in the dark and controversy swirls over the $300 million Whitefish contract. Ricardo Ramos, the executive director of PREPA since March...

 2017-11-17 15:34 

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An 8-year-old girl, a Saudi airstrike, and an American-made bomb... +

SANA'A, Yemen — Eight-year-old Sara is sitting on the floor next to her mother when she spreads her arms out and reenacts the moment a Saudi coalition airstrike, using an American-made bomb, left her pinned under the rubble of her family's h...

 2017-11-17 15:30 

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The Manafort indictment is killing D.C.'s secret lobbying business... +

For years, there's been an open secret in Washington power circles: It's highly profitable, if morally dubious, to secretly promote the interests of foreign governments, dictators, or oppressive regimes. Then came Paul Manafort's indictment. A...

 2017-11-17 15:15 

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Those headlines about a baby's weed overdose death are totally wrong... +

The death of an 11-month-old baby boy in Colorado has been blamed on a fatal overdose of marijuana — a shocking conclusion that experts and advocates said isn't exactly the case. The infant died in 2015 after he was admitted to a Colorado hospit...

 2017-11-17 14:45 

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Trump DHS official steps down after racist comments surface... +

The head of community outreach at the Department of Homeland Security resigned Thursday after a report surfaced several racist comments he made as recently as 2016. The Rev. Jamie Johnson, who led the Center for Faith-Based & Neighborhood Partnerships at ...

 2017-11-17 14:24 

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15 men were framed by corrupt Chicago cops. Now they're being exonerated.... +

In what's said to be the first mass exoneration in history, an Illinois judge has thrown out the convictions of 15 men who were framed by a corrupt ex-police sergeant and several of his officers in the Chicago Police Department between 2003 and 2008. ...

 2017-11-17 13:39 

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You can now mine cryptocurrency to pay for people's bail... +

With bitcoin surging past $8,000 Friday, the cryptocurrency gold rush is on. But one charity is trying to use interest in cryptocurrencies for a higher calling: pay bail for people who can't afford it. Bail Bloc is a project which aims to utilize spar...

 2017-11-17 13:00 

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Thanks to climate change, this part of Canada could be an island in 20 years... +

The sliver of land connecting an entire province to the rest of Canada could be flooded in the next two decades, making Nova Scotia an island. More than 250 years ago, French colonists known as the Acadians built dikes between two provinces on Canada'...

 2017-11-17 12:32 

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Mugabe rolls up at a graduation ceremony — in the middle of a coup... +

Robert Mugabe took time out from the ongoing political coup Friday to appear at a university graduation ceremony, the 93-year-old's first appearance since Zimbabwe's military placed him under house arrest. The president was not accompanied at the ...

 2017-11-17 08:45 

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Donald Trump's highly abnormal presidency: the week of Nov. 13... +

Sign up for a weekly newsletter about President Donald Trump to be delivered to your inbox every Friday. Donald Trump made it clear at the beginning of his campaign that he wasn't going to follow the normal rules or tone of politics. We're keeping...

 2017-11-17 07:15 

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North Korean defector riddled with "enormous number" of parasites... +

A North Korean defector who was shot fleeing the country Monday is struggling to recover due to the "enormous number" of parasites in his intestines, doctors say. "We are struggling with treatment as we found a large number of parasites in the...

 2017-11-17 06:43 

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Two Alabama Senior Women Tell Heartbreaking Truth About Roy Moore Allegations and Our Past... +

These senior voters spoke candidly about an era where the exploitation of women was completely normalized. A new video by Vice News features two women who live at a senior home in Huntington explaining the realities of an era where behavior like Roy Moore...

 2017-11-17 06:38 

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Is Trump really playing 3D chess? We asked the masters... +

Donald Trump supporters love to tout his ability to stay moves ahead of his political adversaries. Even after some of his more baffling policy decisions or tweets, they claim Trump is playing 3-D or 4-D chess, making moves massively more complicated and c...

 2017-11-17 01:24 

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Climate change is killing this Alaskan village... +

For decades, a small village in Alaska has been disintegrating and falling into the surrounding river. And for decades, the village's residents, most of them native Alaskans, have been asking state and federal agencies for the help and funding they ne...

 2017-11-17 00:19 

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Republicans can't agree on what to do with Roy Moore... +

Two women have now publicly accused GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore of sexual assault. Six more have said he propositioned them with dates in the late 1970s and '80s, when he served as a 30-something assistant district attorney in Alabama and they were...

 2017-11-16 22:42 

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Find out which glacier could put your city under water... +

Glaciers melting in Greenland would cause sea levels in Los Angeles to rise more than those in Alaska, according to new research from NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab. That sounds counterintuitive, but earth's oceans aren't like a bathtub with a sing...

 2017-11-16 21:02 

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U.S. airstrikes on Somalia have soared under Trump... +

During his last two years in office, President Obama dramatically increased the number of airstrikes on Islamic militants in Somalia. Donald Trump is making that increase look paltry. The U.S. has launched at least 25 airstrikes on Somalia in the first te...

 2017-11-16 20:48 

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How one doctor's letter from 1980 helped create the opioid crisis... +

The raging opioid crisis killing tens of thousands of Americans a year shows no sign of slowing down, but it started much more subtly, according to journalist Sam Quinones — with one five-sentence letter. In his new book, "Dreamland," Quinon...

 2017-11-16 20:16 

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A Canadian cop has died of a fentanyl overdose... +

A drug squad officer has died of a fentanyl overdose, Toronto police announced on Thursday, marking the first instance of a Canadian law enforcement official falling victim to the deadly opioid overdose crisis killing thousands across the country. Const. ...

 2017-11-16 19:17 

VICE

Quebec doesn't want people to grow their own weed... +

Quebec's government tabled its law to regulate recreational weed sales on Thursday that would prohibit people from growing cannabis at home, even though federal regulations will allow adults to grow up to four plants for personal use. So far Quebec is...

 2017-11-16 18:10 

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Some women are voting for Roy Moore because assault is "part of life" in Alabama... +

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama — When Marjorie Reese, a 91-year-old retired secretary, was young, she didn't think much of being sexually assaulted by men much older than her. "Teachers touched us inappropriately, but we just didn't say anything,&#...

 2017-11-16 17:40 

VICE

Twitter is still trying and failing to solve its white supremacy problem... +

Twitter hasn't quite figured out how it's going to deal with white supremacists and hate speech on its platform. But it's going to start small: taking away blue checkmarks. On Thursday, Twitter began removing the blue "verification4; si...

 2017-11-16 17:31 

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Kevin Spacey now facing a new batch of harassment complaints... +

An investigation conducted by London's famed Old Vic theater yielded 20 new complaints against actor Kevin Spacey, who has been accused of serial sexual harassment and misconduct dating back decades. The theater, where Spacey was artistic director fro...

 2017-11-16 17:00 

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All the women who have made allegations against Roy Moore... +

Two more women have come forward to accuse Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore of sexual assault, including one woman who said he forcefully kissed her after a date. The women, Gena Richardson and Becky Gray, are the seventh and eighth to accuse...

 2017-11-16 16:47 

Raw Story

'That was part of life': Elderly Alabama voters say Roy Moore's teen molestation used to be considered normal... +

As allegations of sexual misconduct continue to plague Roy Moore's Senate candidacy, Vice News reporter Alexandra Jaffe went to Alabama to talk with two elderly voters who each said that it used to be incredibly common to see older men make sexual adv...

 2017-11-16 16:47 

VICE

Sen. Al Franken groped and kissed radio host without permission, she says... +

A radio news anchor says Senator Al Franken of Minnesota kissed and groped her without her consent while they were doing a USO tour together in 2006, something the senator has since apologized for, explaining it was "intended to be funny." Leeann ...

 2017-11-16 10:19 

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Burmese military "committed widespread rape" of fleeing Rohingya women... +

Hala Sadak, a 15-year-old Rohingya girl from the village of Sin Thay Pyin in Myanmar, was taken from her home, dragged naked behind a tree, and raped by ten men. Fatama Begum, from the village of Chut Pyin, was stabbed and raped by five men. Moments befor...

 2017-11-16 08:45 

VICE

Donald Trump's highly abnormal presidency: the week of Nov. 13... +

Sign up for a weekly newsletter about President Donald Trump to be delivered to your inbox every Friday. Donald Trump made it clear at the beginning of his campaign that he wasn't going to follow the normal rules or tone of politics. We're keeping...

 2017-11-16 07:33 

VICE

Mugabe's time is up — he just hasn't accepted it yet... +

Even under house arrest, President Robert Mugabe was still attempting to cling to power Thursday, a day after the military seized control of Zimbabwe. But all signs indicate the former independence hero's 37-year reign is over. Generals have confined ...

 2017-11-16 03:06 

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Alabama seniors say Roy Moore's alleged actions were normal back then... +

Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore defied mounting calls to resign Wednesday as a fifth woman came forward with accusations of sexual harassment against him. The allegations — including charges he pursued a relationship with and undressed...

 2017-11-16 02:40 

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This exiled Chinese billionaire uses YouTube to wage a war on corruption... +

Guo Wengui sits in self-imposed exile in a $68 million apartment overlooking Central Park. The billionaire Chinese property tycoon has been waging a media war against his homeland's government. Guo says he's trying to stamp out corruption and graf...

 2017-11-15 23:38 

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Another woman came forward while Roy Moore's lawyer was demanding proof... +

Roy Moore went on the offensive Wednesday, attempting to discredit one of the six women who have accused him of sexually assaulting them when he was a 30-something district attorney and they were teenagers. Moore's attorney, Phillip L. Jauregui, did n...

 2017-11-15 22:40 

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Scientists found another Earth-like planet, and even more are coming... +

A planet about a third bigger than Earth that could support life as we know it was found just 11 light years away, researchers announced on Wednesday. More than a dozen potentially habitable planets have been identified so far in 2017, and scientists are ...

 2017-11-15 21:24 

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Russia takes aim at CNN and foreign media after RT crackdown... +

Here's one more thing the Kremlin and Trump share: A distaste for CNN. Russian lawmakers approved sweeping new restrictions on foreign media on Wednesday in response to U.S. moves against Moscow's RT television network. CNN, Voice of America, and ...

 2017-11-15 21:07 

VICE

United Nations calls out Canadian mining companies for catastrophic spills... +

The United Nations is calling out mining companies worldwide for spilling toxic chemicals into the environment, with the 2014 Mount Polley disaster in B.C. cited as an example of corporate irresponsibility. More than 40 spills from mining operations have ...

 2017-11-15 19:53 

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Toronto cop who killed Sammy Yatim arrested for breaching bail conditions... +

The Toronto cop convicted of attempted murder in the streetcar shooting death of Sammy Yatim was arrested on Wednesday for breaching his bail conditions. Constable James Forcillo, who was out on bail while appealing his attempted murder conviction for the...

 2017-11-15 19:24 

VICE

The murder Trump exploited to win the White House... +

The trial of Jos Garca Zarate, which wrapped up this week in San Francisco, has brought renewed attention to a killing that gave Donald Trump's improbable presidential campaign an early boost. On July 1, 2015 — just two weeks after Donald Trump ...

 2017-11-15 19:22 

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Terry Crews names the Hollywood agent who allegedly assaulted him... +

Actor Terry Crews has identified Adam Venit, a high-powered Hollywood executive, as the man who allegedly sexually assaulted him last year. In an interview Wednesday with Good Morning America, the "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" star described the experience...

 2017-11-15 19:20 

VICE

A journalist could get 60 years in prison for covering Trump inauguration protests... +

Jury selection began Wednesday in the first of what's been referred to as the "J-20 Trials," a group of 230 people who were arrested and are being tried on charges linked to the riots that roiled Washington, D.C. during the inauguration of Don...

 2017-11-15 17:55 

VICE

A record opium boom is America's latest epic failure in Afghanistan... +

Add a record-high opium boom to the list of alarming metrics coming out of Afghanistan. Poppy cultivation grew by 63 percent in 2017, according to a new U.N. report published Wednesday. The report casts more doubt over the strength of Afghanistan's go...

 2017-11-15 17:52 

VICE

A record opium boom is America's latest epic failure in Afghanistan... +

Add a soaring opium production to the list of alarming metrics coming out of Afghanistan. Poppy cultivation grew by 63 percent in 2017, according to a new U.N. report published Wednesday. The report casts more doubt over the strength of Afghanistan's ...

 2017-11-15 16:34 

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One bitcoin is selling for almost $14,000 in Zimbabwe... +

Think bitcoin's price of over $7,000 is absurd? Have a look at Zimbabwe. As the country's military seized power Wednesday, putting 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe under house arrest, the price of one bitcoin on a local exchange surged as high ...

 2017-11-15 14:37 

VICE

DC is freaking out over sexual harassment allegations in Congress... +

Congress is finally being forced to look its sexual harassment problem in the mirror. In late October, Democratic Rep. Jackie Speier of California Tuesday spoke out about a moment when, as a congressional aide, her boss "held my face, kissed me, and s...

 2017-11-15 12:39 

VICE

A violent psychopath is on the loose in California after escaping a Hawaii mental facility... +

If you come across a middle-aged man in the San Francisco Bay Area with a black jacket, aloha shirt, and fresh-off-the-islands tan, you should turn and walk away. He might be a violent, psychopathic necrophiliac who escaped a mental hospital in Hawaii on ...

 2017-11-15 11:19 

VICE

How the Right made antifa into the boogeyman... +

To some, the name antifa evokes swarms of black-clad anarchists hurling Molotov cocktails at police and lining their pockets with money from the Clinton Foundation. To others, antifa is a false flag, a right-wing conspiracy whose goal is to destabilize th...

 2017-11-15 08:45 

VICE

Donald Trump's highly abnormal presidency: the week of Nov. 13... +

Sign up for a weekly newsletter about President Donald Trump to be delivered to your inbox every Friday. Donald Trump made it clear at the beginning of his campaign that he wasn't going to follow the normal rules or tone of politics. We're keeping...

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