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Iraq protests death toll rises to 300 with nearly 15,000 injured

CNN - Sat, 11/09/2019 - 16:00
At least 301 people have been killed and nearly 15,000 have been injured in Iraq since the start of anti-government protests in October, the Independent High Commission for Human Rights of Iraq (IHCHR) said in a statement Saturday.
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NYT: Local TV bringing back late-night Anthem sign-off

CNN - Sat, 11/09/2019 - 15:44
The New York Times reports location TV stations are bringing back the patriotic sign-off of playing the National Anthem, saying it encourages unity at a time of deep division. CNN's Michael Smerconish discusses with musicologist Mark Clague.
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The world's billionaires lost a total of $388 billion in 2018

CNN - Sat, 11/09/2019 - 15:12
Billionaires took a hit in 2018.
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'Sesame Street' turns 50

CNN - Sat, 11/09/2019 - 14:58
There's a moment early in the "Sesame Street" special marking the program's 50th anniversary where host Joseph Gordon-Levitt, prompted by a curious Abby and Elmo, tells his two fuzzy friends that he's 38 years old, eliciting gaps from the duo.
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More vapers are making their own juice, but not without risks

CNN - Sat, 11/09/2019 - 14:55
Danielle Jones sits at her dining room table, studying the recipe for Nerd Lyfe (v2) vape juice. The supplies she's ordered online are arrayed before her: a plastic jug of unflavored liquid nicotine, a baking scale and bottles of artificial flavors that, combined, promise to re-create the fruity taste of Nerds Rope candy in vapor form.
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Giuliani's associates' money trail leads to this Florida city

CNN - Sat, 11/09/2019 - 14:53
As federal prosecutors pursue their case against a pair of South Florida businessmen at the center of an alleged plot to hijack the US political process, their trail is sure to lead here if it hasn't already.
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Mulvaney's court filing asking to join lawsuit

CNN - Sat, 11/09/2019 - 14:46
Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney asked to join a lawsuit testing House subpoena power, which, if allowed, could effectively derail him from giving testimony in the impeachment inquiry until a federal court decides the case.
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We read all 2,677 pages of impeachment inquiry testimony they've released to date. Here's what's clear.

CNN - Sat, 11/09/2019 - 14:27
To President Donald Trump, the whole flap with Ukraine is over a "perfect" phone call.
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Trump is making an appearance at his third major sporting event in two weeks

CNN - Sat, 11/09/2019 - 13:57
President Donald Trump is set to attend a major college football game between the University of Alabama and Louisiana State University on Saturday, marking his third time attending a major sporting event in two weeks.
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This drum major is an internet sensation

CNN - Sat, 11/09/2019 - 13:57
Justin Heideman is known as "Vanilla Funk" at his Alabama High School. His unique moves have gained him millions of views online.
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The one stock you want to own through an Elizabeth Warren presidency

CNN - Sat, 11/09/2019 - 12:58
Investing in Big Tech is a gamble. Senator Elizabeth Warren, the frontrunner Democrat for president, wants to break up Silicon Valley giants. But one tech stock might be insulated from that threat.
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Half a million people evacuated as cyclone approaches Bangladesh and eastern India

CNN - Sat, 11/09/2019 - 12:38
About 500,000 people have been evacuated from Bangladesh's coastal region, as the nation waits for Cyclone Bulbul to hit on Saturday evening -- according to the country's disaster management minister.
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How transcripts debunk GOP's impeachment talking point

CNN - Sat, 11/09/2019 - 11:52
In this weekend edition of The Point, Chris Cillizza and CNN national security reporter Kylie Atwood discuss the House Intelligence Committee's release of transcripts from the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.
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As the Berlin Wall was falling, one artist concocted a plan to create the world's longest outdoor gallery

CNN - Sat, 11/09/2019 - 11:36
Kani Alavi, a young Iranian artist living in Germany, witnessed history as the Berlin Wall was falling, and crowds rushed to set foot on free soil.
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Late-night host surprises college students with free tuition

CNN - Sat, 11/09/2019 - 11:35
"Tonight Show" host Jimmy Fallon surprised three University of Texas students by telling them Samsung would be paying for the remainder of their college tuition.
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Germany marks 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall

CNN - Sat, 11/09/2019 - 11:34
European leaders gathered in Berlin on Saturday to mark 30 years since the fall of the wall that divided East and West Berlin, where German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged Europe to defend democracy and freedom.
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This is the end of the beginning on impeachment

CNN - Sat, 11/09/2019 - 11:11
If the impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump were a play, the first act would now close.
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The latest from a busy impeachment inquiry week, including the possibility of revelations from Trump's ex-national security adviser

CNN - Sat, 11/09/2019 - 10:49
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