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India, France urge action against nations that back terror

Washington Post Headlines - 11 hours 44 min ago
India and France called Friday for global action against countries that support, finance or shelter terrorists.
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The Latest: Zimbabwe military supports anti-Mugabe rally

Washington Post Headlines - 11 hours 44 min ago
The Latest on Zimbabwe’s political turmoil (all times local):
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Coast Guard says it's $900 million short after 'all-hands-on-deck' hurricane response

Washington Post Headlines - 11 hours 44 min ago
The service is credited with rescuing more than 11,000 people affected by hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria.
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In the midst of Zimbabwe's crisis, China's influence comes under scrutiny

Washington Post Headlines - 11 hours 44 min ago
A Zimbabwean army chief's visit to Beijing sparks rumors of a plot.
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Suicide bomber strikes Kabul political gathering, killing at least 12

Washington Post Headlines - 11 hours 44 min ago
The meeting of the Jamiat-i-Islami party was to show support for a senior figure who has been critical of Afghanistan’s government.
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20 Injured As Massive Fire Tears Through Senior Living Center Near Philadelphia

NPR Headlines - 12 hours 28 min ago

At least 132 people were evacuated from the facility as the blaze spread quickly to multiple buildings. The fire seems to have started in a unit for residents with memory problems.

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Jesse Jackson Says He Has Parkinson's Disease

NPR Headlines - 12 hours 56 min ago

Jackson, 76, was diagnosed with the motor system disorder in 2015, according to the facility where he is undergoing treatment. "For me, a Parkinson's diagnosis is not a stop sign," he says.

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Young Men, Frequent Drivers Most Likely To Get Distracted While Driving

NPR Headlines - 12 hours 57 min ago

Distracted driving is a growing problem, accounting for at least 12 percent of road crashes worldwide. Phones don't help. But personality and gender may play a role, too, researchers say.

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Greece: Search continues for 6 still missing in flash floods

Washington Post Headlines - 13 hours 46 min ago
Hopes were diminishing as darkness fell Friday for six people reported missing in deadly flash floods that struck near Athens, killing 16.
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AP Interview: Russia must be more tolerant, candidate says

Washington Post Headlines - 13 hours 46 min ago
A celebrity Russian TV host who intends to run for president in next March’s election says she hopes to make the nations’ tightly-controlled political system more inclusive and democratic.
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Protesters march to US Embassy on uprising anniversary

Washington Post Headlines - 13 hours 46 min ago
More than 10,000 protesters were marching Friday to the U.S. Embassy in Athens to mark the anniversary of the 1973 crackdown on a student uprising against the military dictatorship then ruling Greece.
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London theater uncovers 20 allegations against Kevin Spacey

Washington Post Headlines - 13 hours 46 min ago
The “inappropriate behaviors” reportedly occurred when the actor was the artistic director at the Old Vic.
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A British explorer is ending his latest expedition with something he didn't want: A rescue

Washington Post Headlines - 13 hours 46 min ago
Benedict Allen had traveled to Papua New Guinea to seek out a remote tribe with no other contact with the outside world.
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Clues In That Mysterious Radioactive Cloud Point Toward Russia

NPR Headlines - 14 hours 10 min ago

Western scientists say they may never know the source of the cloud of ruthenium-106 that hovered over Europe last month. But what little data there is suggests a research facility inside Russia.

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Government Outlines When It Will Disclose Or Exploit Software Vulnerabilities

NPR Headlines - 14 hours 39 min ago

The Trump administration put out guidelines for how the government will decide what software vulnerabilities it will share with tech companies to fix, and which ones it will keep to itself for spying.

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Sarah Silverman Asks: 'Can You Love Someone Who Did Bad Things?'

NPR Headlines - Fri, 2017-11-17 23:46

In an emotional monologue, Silverman addressed "the elephant masturbating in the room" and plumbed the anger and sadness she feels about her friend Louis C.K.'s actions.

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Germany's Merkel, Weakened After Poor Election Showing, Struggles To Form Government

NPR Headlines - Fri, 2017-11-17 23:40

The unprecedented prospect of a repeat election looms as Merkel and her diverse would-be coalition partners try to surmount differences. "This could be the end of Angela Merkel," warns a commentator.

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Trump Enters Fraught Territory By Criticizing Al Franken

NPR Headlines - Fri, 2017-11-17 23:33

The president, who has been accused of sexually assaulting women, has not publicly commented on accusations against Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore.

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Tesla Unveils Its Electric 'Semi' Truck, And Adds A Roadster

NPR Headlines - Fri, 2017-11-17 23:06

Elon Musk unveiled the Roadster's return toward the end of an event that was supposed to be all about Tesla's new Semi trucks.

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Pakistani police warn Islamist rally to disband within hours

Washington Post Headlines - Fri, 2017-11-17 22:29
Pakistani police have warned an Islamist rally near the capital, Islamabad, to disband within hours to avoid a crackdown.
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