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200 million eggs recalled after nearly two dozen sickened with salmonella

Eggs

Federal officials say nearly 207 million eggs have been recalled because of fears that they may...

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Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, April 19, the 109th day of 2018. There are 256 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On April 19, 1993, the 51-day siege at the Branch Davidian compound near Waco, Texas, ended as fire destroyed the structure after federal agents began smashing...


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Fortune just named the 'World's 50 Greatest Leaders.' Only one current U.S. elected

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Fortune Magazine released its fifth annual list of who it deems the “World’s 50 Greatest Leaders,” and for the first time, there’s not a single name at the top of the list. Rather than naming a CEO, a pope or a baseball executive to top the annual ranking, Fortune...


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First marijuana-derived drug poised for FDA approval after winning support from advisers

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Food and Drug Administration advisers on Thursday unanimously supported the first government approval of a medication made from cannabis, paving the way for agency clearance by the end of June. The drug, Epidiolex, would be administered in a syrup form and is made...


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AT&T's CEO took the stand in the Time Warner trial. Here's what he said.

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - In the end, it was always going to be Time Warner. In his most detailed comments to date about how the AT&T-Time Warner merger came to be, AT&T chief executive Randall Stephenson said Thursday that he spent hours in his home office during the summer of...


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2 black men arrested at Starbucks get an apology from police

Starbucks Black Men Arrested

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rashon Nelson initially brushed it off when the Starbucks manager told him he couldn’t use the restroom because he wasn’t a paying customer. He thought nothing of it when he and his childhood friend and business partner, Donte Robinson, were approached at their table and were...


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Judge questions 'rush' to move American ISIS suspect held 7 months in Iraq without

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - A federal judge in Washington expressed strong reservations Thursday about allowing the government to immediately transfer to another country an American citizen imprisoned without charges by the U.S. military in Iraq. Attorneys for the detainee, who has...


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Trump attorney Michael Cohen withdraws libel lawsuits over Russia dossier

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Lawyers for President Donald Trump’s longtime attorney Michael Cohen have withdrawn defamation lawsuits against BuzzFeed and the political research firm Fusion GPS related to a dossier that included claims Cohen helped organize Russian interference into the 2016...


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Man who dressed as superhero while washing hospital windows sentenced in child

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. He was known to the patients and staff of a Nashville, Tennessee, children’s hospital as Spider-Man, washing the building’s windows while masquerading as a superhero. Now, the 36-year-old will probably spend the rest of his life in prison for filming himself sexually...


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Earth's mammals have shrunk dramatically, and humans are to blame

Special To The Washington Post. Life on Earth used to look a lot more impressive. Just a little more than 100,000 years ago, there were sloths as long as a giraffe is tall, monstrous bears whose shoulders were six feet off the ground, and Bunyanesque beavers that weighed as much as an NFL...


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Grassley pitch on bill protecting Mueller: it's not about Trump

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley said Thursday he’s determined to hold a committee vote next week on a bill to protect Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s job, but his path to getting a vote by the full Senate may rely on convincing Republican leaders that the measure...


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