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Pilots, civilians given life terms over Turkey’s 2016 coup

A Turkish court sentenced several military and civilian personnel at an air base to life prison sentences Thursday, proclaiming them guilty of involvement in...

Culled mink resurface after burial in Denmark

Some of the thousands of mink culled to minimize the risk of them re-transmitting the new coronavirus to humans have risen from their shallow graves in...

EU is willing to be “creative” to get a Brexit trade deal

The European Union on Wednesday committed to be “creative" in the very final stages of the Brexit trade negotiations but warned that whatever deal emerges, the United...

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Texas State football player shot, killed; 2 suspects arrested, search on for others: police

At least two suspects have been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a Texas State University football player, who was killed during a drug deal gone wrong...

Black Lives Matter flag becomes issue in Florida community

As demonstrations against police brutality roiled the country earlier this year, Antoine Mickle began noticing the flags going up in his Jacksonville neighborhood declaring...

Coronavirus delays national math, reading tests until 2022

National reading and math tests long used to track what U.S. students know in those subjects are being postponed from next year to 2022 over concerns...

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Nevada now has one COVID-19 case a minute, one death per two hours

The coronavirus is spreading so fast in Nevada that one person is diagnosed with it every minute and someone is dying from it every...

Trump administration kills plans for Alaskan gold mine

The Trump administration denied a permit to build a massive gold and copper mine in Alaska that could have put the world’s largest sockeye...

Barack Obama to receive PEN America’s Voice of Influence award

Former President Barack Obama is set to receive a PEN America award following the release of his best-selling memoir “A Promised Land.” The free speech activist group announced...

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Barack Obama to receive PEN America’s Voice of Influence award

Former President Barack Obama is set to receive a PEN America award following the release of his best-selling memoir “A Promised Land.” The free speech activist group announced...

Jim Hanifan, offensive line coaching great, dies at 87

Jim Hanifan, the former St. Louis Cardinals coach who returned to the city as offensive line coach to help the Rams win the Super...

Bogdan Bogdanovic’s free-agency saga ends with hard Kings decision

Shooting comes at a price in the NBA, but it was too rich for the Kings to keep one of their own. Bogdan Bogdanovic’s restricted...

Twitter will reopen applications for blue checkmark verifications next year

Twitter said it will reopen applications for its famous blue checkmark verification process early next year after a more than three-year hiatus. The bright blue...

Now Snapchat has a TikTok copycat, too

For years, social media platforms have blatantly copied some of Snapchat's most creative features. Instagram and parent company Facebook ripped off Stories -- posts that disappear after 24...

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