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Despite the odds, I became a rocket scientist. Other women can do the same

CNN - Sat, 10/19/2019 - 12:24
One of the most enduring lessons I learned as a Girl Scout growing up in poverty in Las Cruces, New Mexico, is that once you believe you can do something and you develop the courage and confidence to persevere, you can be fearless.
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The burial of Atatiana Jefferson has been delayed after her father was granted a temporary restraining order so he could be more included in the funeral arrangements

CNN - Sat, 10/19/2019 - 12:07
The burial of Atatiana Jefferson, who was fatally shot by a Fort Worth police officer, has been delayed after her father was granted a temporary restraining order, according to court records.
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PG&E fire-preventing power shutoffs could continue for a decade, CEO says

CNN - Sat, 10/19/2019 - 11:48
Power outages to prevent fires in Northern California may continue for a decade, the state's biggest utility said Friday.
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First commercial non-stop flight from New York to Sydney departs JFK airport

CNN - Sat, 10/19/2019 - 11:40
And we have takeoff. A research flight set to test human limits on long-haul flights during what will be the first commercial flight to travel non-stop from New York to Sydney has departed John F. Kennedy International Airport.
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Corbyn: Johnson's Brexit deal will 'lead to a Trump trade deal'

CNN - Sat, 10/19/2019 - 11:26
Lawmakers are holding the first Saturday parliamentary sitting in 37 years to debate and vote on the Prime Minister's new Brexit deal. Johnson is legally obliged to request a Brexit extension from the EU if he can't pass his plan.
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England secures place in Rugby World Cup semifinal with emphatic victory over Australia

CNN - Sat, 10/19/2019 - 11:23
England dismissed any lingering doubts surrounding its Rugby World Cup credentials with a dominant 40-16 victory over Australia to reach the semifinals.
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From Ferguson to Fort Worth, police reform moves in fits and starts

CNN - Sat, 10/19/2019 - 09:53
Less than two weeks ago, S. Lee Merritt hailed the murder conviction of a former Dallas police officer who fatally shot her neighbor as a "huge victory" for "black people in America."
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Hong Kong leader defends police use of force

CNN - Sat, 10/19/2019 - 09:53
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Saturday said the police have used "appropriate force of weapon" to respond to protesters in large-scale events and that the government will not tolerate any unlawful or violent acts, even by the police.
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Weapons seized from alleged neo-Nazi leader in Washington state

CNN - Sat, 10/19/2019 - 08:24
A man who Seattle Police say is the Washington cell leader of a neo-Nazi group isn't allowed to own any guns for one year, according to a court order.
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A school resource officer and a nurse saved a student after his heart stopped

CNN - Sat, 10/19/2019 - 07:04
M.J. Crumity was just an ordinary eighth-grade boy playing dodgeball in his gym class in Florida on October 1 when his pacemaker quit working. What happened next was extraordinary.
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A burglar hid in a Costco for hours then stole $13K in jewelry after store closed, police say

CNN - Sat, 10/19/2019 - 06:44
A burglar in the Atlanta area gave new meaning to the phrase "patience is a virtue" -- but not in a good way.
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Prince estate releases unheard acoustic track

CNN - Sat, 10/19/2019 - 05:26
The Prince estate decided to bless fans with unreleased music in honor of the 40th anniversary of the singer's self-titled second album.
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Chicago's top cop drank before officers found him asleep on his car, mayor says

CNN - Sat, 10/19/2019 - 03:30
Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson had "a couple of drinks with dinner" before he was found asleep on his car, the mayor says.
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Cooper mocks White House press secretary's Mulvaney story

CNN - Sat, 10/19/2019 - 03:29
CNN's Anderson Cooper points out the flaws in White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham's account of Mick Mulvaney's quid pro quo statements that Grisham went on "Fox & Friends" to defend.
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Opinion: Trump is hanging Israel and Netanyahu out to dry

CNN - Sat, 10/19/2019 - 02:52
With a single stroke, President Donald Trump has effectively brought a newly resurgent and potent triad—Syria, Russia and Iran—to the very doorstep of their declared enemy, Israel, and given aid and comfort to Israel's longtime and persistent foe, Hezbollah, in Lebanon.
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Meghan Markle, holding back tears, says, 'Not many people have asked if I'm OK'

CNN - Sat, 10/19/2019 - 02:50
Meghan, Duchess of Sussex gave a rare glimpse into her personal life when she admitted that she has struggled to deal with the repercussions of being a new mother in the spotlight.
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Driver in fatal Indiana bus stop crash found guilty of homicide

CNN - Sat, 10/19/2019 - 02:46
A 25-year-old Indiana woman was found guilty of reckless homicide in the 2018 deaths of three siblings at a school bus stop in rural Rochester, Indiana, CNN affiliate WNDU reported.
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A security guard asked a student to stop calling him the n-word. It cost him his job

CNN - Sat, 10/19/2019 - 01:53
An African American security guard told a student to stop calling him the N-word. It cost him his job.
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Trump called ceasefire 'amazing.' Video shows what's really happening

CNN - Sat, 10/19/2019 - 01:50
President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw troops from Syria has already had an immense impact on the region. CNN's Nick Paton Walsh reports.
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