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  • Marco Rubio Urges Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin To Scrap Saudi Arabia Trip

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    Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) is calling on Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to

    Sun, 14 Oct 2018 12:20:14 -0400
  • More dead expected in destroyed Florida Panhandle towns after Michael

    Dozens of people remained missing on Sunday in Florida Panhandle communities reduced to ruins by Hurricane Michael as rescuers said they expected the death toll to rise and survivors grappled with power outages and shortages of food and water. Already at least 18 deaths in four states have been blamed on the hurricane as rescue crews using cadaver dogs and heavy equipment searched through collapsed homes in small towns such as Mexico Beach and Panama City for more victims. "If we lose only one life, to me that's going to be a miracle," Mexico Beach Mayor Al Cathey told local media.

    Sun, 14 Oct 2018 20:49:42 -0400
  • Recovery of Nepal climbers delayed by mountain's remoteness

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    KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Rescuers hampered by difficult, remote terrain took two days to recover the bodies of nine climbers, including one of the world's best, who hoped to map a new route to a Himalayan peak in Nepal that hasn't been scaled in eight years.

    Mon, 15 Oct 2018 13:42:44 -0400
  • Best Bites: Brie and cheddar apple beer soup

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    Welcome to Best Bites, a twice-weekly video series that aims to satisfy your

    Mon, 15 Oct 2018 08:00:00 -0400
  • Cat Rescued From Trash 'Minutes' Before Pile Tossed Into Garbage Compactor

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    A cat just minutes away from possibly getting thrown into the jaws of a trash

    Sat, 13 Oct 2018 18:41:08 -0400
  • Pope canonises murdered Salvadoran Archbishop and Pope who enshrined Church opposition to contraception

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    Pope Francis has canonised Pope Paul VI and Salvadoran archbishop Oscar Romero, two of the most contested figures of the Catholic Church in the 20th century, who both had a powerful influence over his papacy.   In a ceremony on Sunday that drew more than 70,000 people to St Peter’s Square, Francis also presided over the canonisation of five other, including the German founder of a religious congregation, the Spanish founder of another order, two Italian priests and a teen-ager.   “All these saints, in different contexts, put today’s word into practice in their lives, without lukewarmness, without calculation, with the passion to risk everything and to leave it all behind,” Pope Francis said in his homily.   A Latin American icon, Archbishop Romero vocally opposed military oppression of El Salvador's right-wing government and was gunned down during Mass in a hospital chapel in March 1980.  He was remembered by Francis in his homily as a man who “left the security of the world, even his own safety, in order to give his life according to the Gospel, close to the poor and to his people, with a heart drawn to Jesus and his brothers and sisters.” Romero was shot dead by gunmen linked to right-wing death squads, a day after telling an army made up largely of peasants that they were killing their own people.  Paul VI guided the Church trough one of its most turbulent modern periods and was the first Pope who travelled abroad, starting a new tradition for his successors.  Faced with the issue of whether to change the Church’s longstanding opposition to artificial birth control, Paul VI issued his landmark encyclical Humanae Vitae in 1968, delivering a strong “no” to change and reaffirming the Church’s position on contraception.

    Sun, 14 Oct 2018 13:09:26 -0400
  • US is loser by abandoning Iran nuclear deal: Rouhani

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    Iran's president boasted Sunday that the United States has lost against the Islamic republic's "righteousness and wisdom" by walking out of the landmark nuclear deal. "Everyone knows that America has lost legally and politically by giving up on its international obligations and that we have achieved victory," said President Hassan Rouhani in a speech at the University of Tehran to mark the beginning of the school year. "There are but a few countries in the world that would call the US withdrawal from the JCPOA (nuclear deal) a good move," he added.

    Sun, 14 Oct 2018 06:55:48 -0400
  • Flash floods tear through southwestern France

    Flash floods tore through towns in southwest France, turning waterways into raging torrents that killed at least 13 people, nine of them in just one town, authorities said Monday. The rains that swept in from the Mediterranean killed nine people there, Interior Ministry spokesman Frederic de Lanouvelle said. He told BFMTV that the floods in the Aude region also killed four other people in other locations, left one person missing and seriously injured five others.

    Mon, 15 Oct 2018 11:02:42 -0400
  • Th Air Force Plans to Arm Stealth F-22s and F-35s with the Ultimate Weapon

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    The Air Force and DARPA are now testing new hardware and software configured to enable 4th-Generation aircraft to command drones from the cockpit in the air, bringing new levels of autonomy, more attack options and a host of new reconnaissance advantages to air warfare.

    Sun, 14 Oct 2018 08:18:00 -0400
  • Rubio: U.S. credibility is undermined if we don’t condemn allies that murder

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    Sen. Marco Rubio said America would need to call out Saudi Arabia if it’s proven that its government was behind the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

    Sun, 14 Oct 2018 11:07:58 -0400
  • Weekend Rewind: Hurricane Michael leaves mass destruction

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    Over 1,700 search and rescue personnel are in Florida searching for survivors of the Category 4 storm.

    Mon, 15 Oct 2018 09:13:48 -0400
  • Trump touts his dealmaking skills after meeting American pastor freed from Turkey

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    President Trump, welcoming the Rev. Andrew Brunson on his return to the United States after a two-year imprisonment in Turkey, took credit for his release and blamed President Obama for not getting him out sooner.

    Sat, 13 Oct 2018 22:25:06 -0400
  • Sears Didn't 'Die.' Vulture Capitalists Killed It.

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    If you've been following the impending bankruptcy of America's iconic retailer

    Mon, 15 Oct 2018 13:19:11 -0400
  • Michigan Woman Learns Mom Survived Hurricane Michael After Seeing TV News Interview

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    "Once I saw her, I started crying," Casey Stacey said.

    Mon, 15 Oct 2018 11:03:46 -0400
  • 3 arrested in clashes following speech by far-right leader

    NEW YORK (AP) — Three people were arrested in New York City following violent clashes after a speech by the founder of a far-right group, and police said Saturday they were reviewing video of the clashes and could make additional arrests.

    Sat, 13 Oct 2018 20:36:25 -0400
  • Guatemala Fuego eruption is over: officials

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    The eruption of Guatemala's Fuego volcano ended, an official source said, with locals escaping a repeat of June's eruption that killed 190.

    Sat, 13 Oct 2018 18:13:16 -0400
  • Palestinian shot dead trying to stab Israeli soldier - military

    Israeli soldiers shot dead a Palestinian who tried to stab one of them in the occupied West Bank on Monday, the military said. "A Palestinian attempted to stab a soldier at the site. Israel's Shin Bet internal security service said the assailant, whom it did not name, was a resident of the West Bank village of Biddya and had no record of anti-Israeli activity.

    Mon, 15 Oct 2018 07:36:14 -0400
  • Mourners Pack Funeral for 8 of 20 Killed in New York Limo Crash

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    Five teddy bears lay by the urns, one for each young child who lost a parent

    Sun, 14 Oct 2018 10:31:11 -0400
  • British cyclist shot dead by hunter in French Alps

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    A British mountain biker has been shot dead in the French Alps after he was mistaken for an animal by a local hunter. Marc Sutton, 34, originally from south Wales, died on Saturday evening after being struck by a single bullet while cycling in thick woods near the ski resort of Les Gets. The 22-year-old gunman, who has a firearms licence, was with a group of around 20 other hunters when the tragedy occurred. He had to be admitted to hospital after suffering from deep shock following the incident. Mr Sutton, a chef, had lived in the Alps for a number of years and owned and ran a restaurant with his girlfriend near the village of Morzine. Marc Sutton was a keen and experienced mountain biker  Credit: Facebook Amie Henderson, 38, a friend and neighbour of the of the couple told the Telegraph: “This is a very tight-knit expat community and we are all deeply shocked. There is anger too because every year there are hunting accidents.” Ms Henderson, who runs a local magazine for holidaymakers called Morzine Source, added: “Marc had a lot of friends in the area. We’ll all miss him.” Another local wrote on Facebook:  "This is absolutely devastating. Everyone in our community will be affected by last night’s accident. So very sad for Marc and everyone with him." Les Gets - locator map A source involved with the police investigation said: "He died instantly after being hit with a single bullet. The accident happened on Saturday evening in thick woods. The shooter went into deep shock when he realised what he had done." The source added: "He was riding a mountain bike on a popular and well used track, but it was difficult to get to and would not have been busy as darkness approached. The hunter may have mistaken him for an animal.” Marc Sutton with his partner Jo Watts Credit: Facebook But local prosecutor for the Thonon-Les-Bains region said: "Couldn't be confused with game, as he had a coloured helmet and a coloured mountain bike", suggesting the weapon might have gone off accidentally. It is understood local police are treating the matter as aggravated manslaughter for which the gunman could be prosecuted and jailed. “He was riding a mountain bike on a popular and well used track, but it was difficult to get to and would not have been busy as darkness approached. The hunter may have mistaken him for an animal.” Marc Sutton was shot dead on Saturday evening The Foreign Office said it was in contact with the local authorities and was ready to provide assistance to the man's family. It is the latest in a series of hunting accidents in which people have been killed or severely wounded. Last year a 59-year-old hiker was shot dead by a hunter in the Drôme and a 13-year-old boy died when he was accidentally shot by his grandfather. In 2017 a woman who had been sitting in her garden was killed after a stray hunter's bullet passeds through her garden hedge. In 2016, there were 18 fatal hunting accidents reported in France.

    Sun, 14 Oct 2018 08:31:12 -0400
  • Duchess Meghan And Prince Harry's Baby May Not Be Prince Or Princess

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    The poor baby ― Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's child on the way will not be

    Mon, 15 Oct 2018 08:20:12 -0400
  • 6 Of The Wildest Moments From Donald Trump's '60 Minutes' Interview

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    President Donald Trump spoke to CBS' Lesley Stahl about everything from his

    Sun, 14 Oct 2018 20:35:39 -0400
  • The Design Lover's Guide to Berlin

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    Mon, 15 Oct 2018 10:26:29 -0400
  • Social Security Changes Coming in 2019

    Social Security recipients will get 2.8 percent bigger checks in 2019. Get ready for these Social Security changes coming in 2019. The average Social Security benefit for retired workers is expected to climb by $39 to $1,461 per month as a result of this change.

    Mon, 15 Oct 2018 10:36:57 -0400
  • Bavarian voters punish Merkel allies in state election

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    German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative allies lost their absolute majority in Bavaria's state parliament by a wide margin in a regional election.

    Sun, 14 Oct 2018 20:18:08 -0400
  • Glock vs. Sig Sauer: Glock 17 vs. P226 (Which Gun Is Better?)

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    We take a look. 

    Sun, 14 Oct 2018 10:10:00 -0400
  • Crowbars, cadaver dogs in search for survivors, bodies after Florida hurricane

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    Search and rescue volunteers have located hundreds of people reported missing in the Southeast after Hurricane Michael tore through their Florida Panhandle.

    Sat, 13 Oct 2018 19:32:29 -0400
  • Lewinsky affair not an abuse of power, says Hillary Clinton

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    Hillary Clinton has said her husband Bill's affair with former White House intern Monica Lewinsky was not an abuse of power and he was right to not resign from the US presidency in the wake of the scandal. Some, like New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, have said that Clinton should have stepped down after he was impeached by a Republican-controlled House in late 1998 for lying about the affair.

    Mon, 15 Oct 2018 04:49:36 -0400
  • Larry Kudlow on U.N. climate change report: 'I don't think we should panic'

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    National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow is interviewed by George Stephanopoulos on "This Week."

    Sun, 14 Oct 2018 09:38:28 -0400
  • Alyssa Milano Marks 1 Year Of Me Too With Heart-Wrenching Message To Her Daughter

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    Alyssa Milano shared a powerful and emotional message for her 4-year-old

    Mon, 15 Oct 2018 14:30:02 -0400
  • Trump And His Supporters Seem Primed To Accept Saudi Denials Over Jamal Khashoggi

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    President Trump jumped on the bandwagon of conservatives who argue that he should not risk a serious rupture with Saudi Arabia over a missing journalist.

    Mon, 15 Oct 2018 13:29:52 -0400
  • Maria Menounos on her brain tumor journey: 'I look back and I don’t feel like I even went through this'

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    The best ideas are born from hands-on experience and exposure, whether it

    Mon, 15 Oct 2018 15:42:34 -0400
  • Google launches Motorbike Mode navigation in Kenya, first for Africa

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    Google, said on Monday it would offer Motorbike Mode on Google Maps in Kenya, offering the voice navigation service for bike riders in Africa for the first time. Google, part of the U.S. firm Alphabet Inc, already provides the service in Asian nations, such as India. "For over a million Kenyans, boda bodas are a convenient and affordable way to move and transport goods from one place to another," Google said in a statement.

    Mon, 15 Oct 2018 06:01:09 -0400
  • Buffer zone brings fragile calm to Syria's rebel-held Idlib

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    BEIRUT (AP) — A month after Russia, Turkey and Iran came together in a last-ditch effort to avert a potentially catastrophic Syrian government offensive in Idlib, they appear to have succeeded in creating a buffer zone around the northern rebel-held province, defusing tensions in a major flashpoint area.

    Sun, 14 Oct 2018 15:28:31 -0400
  • Brooklyn Witches Plan to Put a Hex on Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh

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    They've hexed President Donald Trump three times

    Sun, 14 Oct 2018 15:14:46 -0400
  • Four shot dead at one-year-old's birthday party in Texas

    A 37-year-old man is suspected of shooting five men with a handgun early Saturday evening in the backyard of a home in the small town of Taft, north of Corpus Christi, said Sgt. Nathan Brandley of the Texas Department of Public Safety. Police were searching on Sunday for the suspected gunman, Ronnie Rodriguez Sr., and have also arrested his son, Ronnie Rodriguez Jr., 20, in connection with the shooting, Brandley said.

    Sun, 14 Oct 2018 14:08:36 -0400
  • The moment a Belgian mechanic accidentally destroys an F-16 fighter jet with cannon

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    ABelgian mechanic destroyed a multi-million pound fighter jet after he accidentally fired a Vulcan cannon while carrying out repairs at an air force base. The £15m plane quickly caught fired and exploded, according to Belgian broadcaster RTL.  The mechanic was working with a colleague on two F-16s in a hangar near the control tower.  It is understood that the third jet, which they inadvertently destroyed after firing the cannon, was just out of their line of sight.  Both mechanics were injured during the incident, which occurred on Thursday at the Florennes air base, 60 miles south of Brussels. A maintenance worker accidentally fired a 20mm Vulcan cannon from an F-16 jet he was working on at Belgium’s Florennes Air Force Base earlier this week, destroying another F-16 while damaging another aircraft nearby, according to Scramble Magazine Boris Morenville, head of the Belgian defence trade union, said there was little doubt that the plane's demise was an accident, albeit a vastly expensive one. "We may be thinking about human fault or technical failure, but in any case we have not yet been warned of an intentional act," he said. The smoke from the incident could be seen from afar Around 30 firefighters were called to the scene along with ambulances and other emergency workers. Colonel Didier Polome, the base commander, said he was relieved that only two people were injured when the plane exploded. A maintenance worker accidentally fired a 20mm Vulcan cannon from an F-16 jet he was working on at Belgium’s Florennes Air Force Base earlier this week, destroying another F-16 while damaging another aircraft nearby, according to Scramble Magazine  “You can’t help thinking of what a disaster this could have been," he said. A Belgian Air Force spokesman said: "On October 11, 2018, at approximately 2:10 pm, a fire broke out during maintenance work on an F-16 on the Florennes Base. The plane burned. A second aircraft suffered collateral damage.' A maintenance worker accidentally fired a 20mm Vulcan cannon from an F-16 jet he was working on at Belgium’s Florennes Air Force Base  Credit: Scramble Magazine Belgium's Federal Prosecutor's Office and the Ministry of Defence's (MoD's) Aviation Safety Directorate are investigating the bizarre incident.

    Sun, 14 Oct 2018 11:57:12 -0400
  • British royals arrive on landmark trip Down Under

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    Prince Harry and Meghan touched down in Sydney on Monday, kicking off a bumper Pacific tour that is the British royals' first major outing abroad as a couple. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex made a low-key arrival to a wet and wintery Australia after a weekend spent celebrating the marriage of their relative Princess Eugenie and following an overnight commercial flight with Qantas. Queen Elizabeth II is still the head of state in Australia although there is significant support for the country becoming a republic.

    Sun, 14 Oct 2018 22:48:37 -0400
  • German bus crashes on Swiss highway, 1 dead and 14 injured

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    BERLIN (AP) — A German bus crashed into a metal post on a highway in southern Switzerland Sunday, leaving one woman dead and another 14 people injured, police said.

    Sun, 14 Oct 2018 16:03:33 -0400
  • President Trump: 'Rogue killers' may be involved in journalist's disappearance

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    Trump suggested "rogue killers" may be involved in journalist's disappearance after Saudi Arabia's king denied "any knowledge of what took place."

    Mon, 15 Oct 2018 12:54:44 -0400
  • Trump Unsure If Defense Chief Jim Mattis Will Step Down: 'He's Sort Of A Democrat'

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    President Donald Trump suggested to CBS' "60 Minutes" that Secretary of

    Sun, 14 Oct 2018 11:02:54 -0400
  • Aerion's supersonic business jet to meet U.S. noise standards

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    Aerion Supersonic, the developer of a $120 million supersonic business jet, said on Monday it would be able to take off and land without regulatory changes in the United States, a potential boost to efforts to bring back faster air travel. General Electric's GE Aviation unit has completed initial designs for the new Affinity turbofan engine, which will be used in Aerion's AS2 jet, the companies said on the eve of the world's largest business jet show. "We're on track to fly in 2023, and before that year is out cross the Atlantic at supersonic speed, which will be the first supersonic crossing since the Concorde's retirement 20 years earlier," Aerion chief executive Tom Vice said ahead of the Oct. 16-18 NBAA event in Orlando, Florida.

    Mon, 15 Oct 2018 13:25:18 -0400
  • Iran's president seeks to downplay US oil sanctions

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    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's president on Sunday tried to downplay U.S. sanctions targeting the country's vital oil and gas sector that are set to be restored next month.

    Sun, 14 Oct 2018 08:32:20 -0400
  • Princess Eugenie Wowed In Her 'English Rose' Wedding Reception Gown

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    Princess Eugenie of York and Jack Brooksbank have released four official

    Sat, 13 Oct 2018 22:22:26 -0400
  • Trump says family separations deter illegal immigration

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    Trump also claimed, without providing evidence, that immigrants were "grabbing children and they're using children to come in to our country in many cases." 

    Sat, 13 Oct 2018 20:43:40 -0400
  • MIT unveils new $1 bn college for artificial intelligence

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    The Massachusetts Institute of Technology announced plans Monday to create a new college of artificial intelligence with an initial $1 billion commitment for the program focusing on "responsible and ethical" uses of the technology. The prestigious university said it would add 50 new faculty members and create an interdisciplinary hub for work in computer science, AI, data science, and related fields. A large part of the new funds will come from a gift from Stephen Schwarzman, chairman and co-founder of the financial giant Blackstone, after whom the new college will be named.

    Mon, 15 Oct 2018 10:01:50 -0400
  • Walmart expands lingerie offering with the help of Bare Necessities

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    You could soon be able to pick up your favorite Calvin Klein underwear from Walmart. The retail giant is doubling down on intimates with the acquisition of the lingerie retailer Bare Necessities, which it is adding to its online offering in the US. Bare Necessities, which counts more than 100,000 stock keeping units from more than 160 brands, will also continue to operate its own standalone site.

    Mon, 15 Oct 2018 09:17:37 -0400
  • Taliban attack Afghan army base, killing 17 soldiers

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban have attacked an army base in western Afghanistan, killing 17 Afghan soldiers and abducting 11 others, officials said Sunday.

    Sun, 14 Oct 2018 08:58:41 -0400
  • Once mighty US retailer Sears files for bankruptcy

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    Sears, the venerable chain that once dominated the American retail sector but had been in decline since the advent of the Amazon era, filed for bankruptcy Monday and announced it was closing almost 150 stores. With a history that stretches back to 1886, the company was a pioneer of departmental stores that sold all things to all people and by the mid-twentieth century had built a vast empire that stretched across North America. "The Company and certain of its subsidiaries have filed voluntary petitions for relief under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York," a statement by Sears Holdings Corporation said.

    Mon, 15 Oct 2018 05:00:55 -0400
  • March to the Polls rally in Chicago draws thousands

    Thousands of people have marched through downtown Chicago to express their displeasure at President Donald Trump and encourage voters to go to the polls for next month’s midterm election.

    Sat, 13 Oct 2018 17:48:39 -0400
  • GM Adds Optional Extended Warranty That Lasts Up to Six Years

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    But buyers get only one chance to add the extra coverage.

    Mon, 15 Oct 2018 16:15:00 -0400
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