Merrit Kennedy

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After Spain Attacks, Four Suspects Appear In Court

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Multiple suspects reportedly testified that an imam masterminded an initial plot to carry out a large-scale attack using explosives. The imam was killed in a blast before last week's vehicle attacks.

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Suspect In Finland Stabbing Rampage Identified As 18-Year-Old Moroccan

Monday, August 21, 2017

Police in Finland say the man suspected of killing two people and injuring six others in the city of Turku Friday is an 18-year old Moroccan citizen who was previously known to authorities.

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2 Dead In Stabbing Attack In Turku, Finland

Friday, August 18, 2017

Police say they have apprehended a suspect after shooting him in the leg, and it's not clear what his motivations were. Six other people were injured in the attack about 100 miles from the capital.

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Charlottesville Victim's Mother Says She Will Not Take Trump's Calls

Friday, August 18, 2017

"You can't wash this one away by shaking my hand and saying I'm sorry," Susan Bro told Good Morning America. Her daughter Heather Heyer was killed as she was protesting against white supremacists.

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South Africa Puts A 'Red Alert' At Its Borders For Zimbabwe's Grace Mugabe

Friday, August 18, 2017

A 20-year old South African model accusing Zimbabwe's first lady of beating her with an extension cord has rejected a proposed cash settlement, according to her legal team.

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Despite Rift, Saudi Arabia Says It Will Allow Qatari Pilgrims To Conduct Hajj

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Qatar has been isolated by neighboring countries in a heated diplomatic standoff. But Saudi Arabia has announced it plans to open its border to allow pilgrims from the tiny Gulf country.

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Chemists Say You Should Add A Little Water To Your Whiskey. Here's Why

Thursday, August 17, 2017

It's a common refrain from whiskey enthusiasts: Adding a few drops of water to a glass opens up the flavors of the drink. Chemists in Sweden provide a molecular explanation for why this works.

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Federal Appeals Court Says Arkansas Can Block Medicaid Payments To Planned Parenthood

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

It reversed earlier injunctions that forbade the state from suspending payments to the medical provider over a controversial leaked video of Planned Parenthood staff.

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British Columbia Will Ban Grizzly Bear Trophy Hunting

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

The policy still allows people to hunt the bears for food but blocks all hunting of grizzlies in the Great Bear Rainforest. Environmental groups are celebrating but concerned about possible loopholes.

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More Business Leaders Leave Trump's Manufacturing Council

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

"Racism and murder are unequivocally reprehensible and are not morally equivalent to anything else that happened in Charlottesville," says Campbell Soup CEO Denise Morrison.

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PHOTOS: Frantic Rescue Efforts Underway After 'River Of Mud' In Sierra Leone

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Nearly 400 bodies have been recovered. The toll is likely to rise — the Red Cross says hundreds of people are still missing. A local morgue is struggling to cope with the sheer number of dead.

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British Cybersecurity Expert Pleads Not Guilty To Federal Malware Charges

Monday, August 14, 2017

Before these allegations, 23-year-old Marcus Hutchins was known for his role in finding the kill switch to the WannaCry ransomware cyber-attack last May. He is accused of creating a malware scheme.

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Hundreds Feared Dead After Mudslide In Sierra Leone

Monday, August 14, 2017

Hundreds remain unaccounted for after torrential rains near Sierra Leone's capital, Freetown, caused a mountainside to collapse onto a residential community.

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Charlottesville Suspect To Remain In Jail After First Court Appearance

Monday, August 14, 2017

James Alex Fields Jr. is facing charges including second-degree murder after allegedly ramming his car into a crowd of people demonstrating against a rally held by white supremacists and others.

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PHOTOS: 'Almost Edible' 106-Year-Old Fruitcake Found In Antarctica

Monday, August 14, 2017

The dense dessert, found in one of Antarctica's first buildings, is believed to have been brought over in 1910 during the Terra Nova expedition of Robert Falcon Scott. It "looked and smelled edible."

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U.N.: More Than 600,000 Syrians Have Returned Home In 2017

Friday, August 11, 2017

The U.N. migration agency says that number is comparable to the number of returns spanning the entire year in 2016. But new displacements are considerably higher than returns.

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Europe's Egg-Contamination Scandal Spreads As Far As Hong Kong

Friday, August 11, 2017

Tainted eggs have been found in at least 16 countries in Europe. Millions of eggs have been pulled from European shelves over fears they are contaminated with fipronil, which is used to kill insects.

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NCAA Will Require Athletes And Coaches To Complete Sexual Violence Education

Thursday, August 10, 2017

In the wake of a series of sexual assault allegations, college athletes, coaches and athletics administrators at NCAA member schools must now complete annual training in preventing such attacks.

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U.K. Police Arrest Man Suspected Of Shoving Woman Into Path Of Bus

Thursday, August 10, 2017

The 50-year-old suspect, who is accused of causing the woman "grievous bodily harm," was arrested in the upscale Chelsea neighborhood on Thursday. The victim sustained minor injuries.

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ACLU Sues D.C. Metro After It Rejects Ad With Text Of 1st Amendment

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Conservative provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos, a health care group called Carafem that provides abortions and PETA are also suing. They say the advertising guidelines violate free-speech rights.

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