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November 17, 2018 - 4:53 pm
ORLANDO, Florida (AP) — "Star Wars" fans will soon be able to pilot the Millennium Falcon and face off against Kylo Ren in battle. Disney on Saturday announced some details of the new "Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge" lands, opening in 2019. It also announced that composer John Williams, creator of the...
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Jamal Khashoggi
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November 17, 2018 - 3:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration denied on Saturday that it had reached a final determination about Jamal Khashoggi, whose murder in the Saudi Consulate in Turkey was ordered by the kingdom's crown prince, according to a U.S. official. After President Donald Trump called his CIA chief and...
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Joe and Jill Biden
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November 17, 2018 - 3:27 pm
By Sophie Tatum (CNN) -- Former Vice President Joe Biden has a new four-legged addition to his family: a German Shepherd named Major. "We are so happy to welcome Major to the Biden family, and we are grateful to the Delaware Humane Association for their work in finding forever homes for Major and...
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President Donald Trump
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November 16, 2018 - 9:49 pm
CHICO, Calif. (AP) — Nearly 1,300 people remain unaccounted for and the death toll from the country's deadliest wildfire in a century climbed to 76, authorities said Saturday, hours after President Donald Trump surveyed what remained of a decimated Northern California community. Butte County...
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Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman
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November 16, 2018 - 8:23 pm
By Elise Labott and Veronica Stracqualursi, CNN (CNN) -- The CIA has concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman personally ordered the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, despite the Saudi government's denials that the de facto ruler was involved, according to a senior US official...
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California now has the most polluted cities in the world.
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November 16, 2018 - 6:14 pm
By Arman Azad (CNN) — Due to the wildfires raging in Northern California, San Francisco, Stockton and Sacramento were the world's three "most polluted cities" on Friday morning, according to Berkeley Earth , a nonprofit that aggregates data from air-quality monitoring sites. PurpleAir , which has a...
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The scooter-sharing startup Lime continues to clash with its suppliers amid questions about the safety of its scooters.
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November 16, 2018 - 6:05 pm
By Matt McFarland, CNN Business (CNN) -- The scooter-sharing startup Lime continues to clash with its suppliers amid questions about the safety of its scooters. Chinese company Okai is pushing back on claims that it's the source of flawed Lime scooters. Earlier this month, Lime said it removed all...
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The conservative public affairs firm that worked for Facebook, and spread opposition research about its critics and competitors, tried to get one journalist to do a story suggesting the editors of Apple's news application were biased against Republicans.
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November 16, 2018 - 3:28 pm
By Donie O'Sullivan, CNN Business (CNN) -- The conservative public affairs firm that worked for Facebook, and spread opposition research about the social media company's critics and competitors, tried to get at least one journalist to do a story suggesting that the editors of Apple's news...
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Former first lady Michelle Obama greets the audience as Tracee Ellis Ross watches at the "Becoming: An Intimate Conversation with Michelle Obama" event at the Forum on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, in Inglewood, Calif.
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November 16, 2018 - 3:03 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — First day sales for Michelle Obama's "Becoming" topped 725,000 copies, making it one of the year's biggest debuts. Crown Publishing told The Associated Press on Friday that the figures include sales and pre-orders for the former first lady's memoir include hardcover, audio and e-...
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Robert Indiana
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November 16, 2018 - 2:58 pm
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The estate of artist Robert Indiana, creator of the iconic LOVE series, auctioned off two paintings that belonged to him to raise money to defend against a lawsuit and to stabilize his deteriorating island home off the Maine coast. Christie's Auction House sold the two works...
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