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Canadian man sentenced to death over drug smuggling charges in China

USA Today - 15 hours 36 min ago

A Chinese court sentenced a Canadian man to death in a sudden retrial in a case that is likely to escalate tensions between the countries.

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Government shutdown 2019: Five ways it's costing you money

USA Today - 15 hours 37 min ago

The partial government shutdown has not only cut critical services and left federal employees without a paycheck, but it's also wasting your money.

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Detroit auto show: Tech giants take the wheel in voice recognition systems

USA Today - 16 hours 36 min ago

After years of designing their own often-faulty voice recognition systems, auto companies are letting tech giants take the wheel.

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Takeda corruption probe sullies 2020 Tokyo Olympics and IOC

USA Today - 17 hours 53 min ago

Takeda corruption probe soils 2020 Tokyo Olympics and International Olympic Committee

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Serena Williams wins Australian Open return; Venus gets by

USA Today - 17 hours 54 min ago

Serena Williams beats Tatjana Maria 6-0, 6-2 in Australian Open return; Venus Williams needs 3 sets to win

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Kings' Shumpert stopped by security at Blazers locker room

USA Today - 18 hours 10 min ago

Kings guard Iman Shumpert was stopped from going into Portland's locker room by arena and Trail Blazers security after Sacramento's 115-107 victory

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Dumb job tips to unpaid federal workers could ruin careers and risk national security

USA Today - 18 hours 22 min ago

Painting, garage sales, dog walking? Stop already. It's not only insulting, it opens the door to quitting, conflicts of interest and security threats.

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For first time since 2010, South Korea defense report doesn’t refer to North Korea as 'enemy'

USA Today - 20 hours 12 min ago

It’s the first time since 2010, the same year 50 South Koreans were killed in attacks blamed on the North, that the enemy label hasn’t been applied, and a further sign of better ties between the rivals.

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Daughter's celebrity doll 'Qai Qai' holds special place in Serena Williams' family

USA Today - 20 hours 13 min ago

Serena Williams' daughter's doll has become a minor celebrity in the tennis world, but it also holds special meaning for the star as a mom.

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Trump honors Clemson with fast food feast

USA Today - January 14, 2019 - 11:51pm

President Donald Trump paid tribute to Clemson's football team for winning the national college championship at the White House Monday evening. Trump honored the players with a fast food feast that included hamburgers, pizza and french fries. (Jan. 15)

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Raiders to meet with Coliseum Authority about extending Oakland lease

USA Today - January 14, 2019 - 11:51pm

Raiders owner Mark Davis is set to meet with the Oakland Coliseum Authority to discuss extending his team's lease at the stadium.

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5 things you need to know Tuesday: 'Miracle on the Hudson,' Barr confirmation, Rep. King vote

USA Today - January 14, 2019 - 11:42pm

The biggest news to start your day.

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Kim Kardashian West confirms she and Kanye West are expecting baby No. 4 'soon'

USA Today - January 14, 2019 - 11:35pm

Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West are expecting their fourth child "very soon" via surrogate, the reality star confirmed Monday night.

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Australian Open glance: Rafael Nadal gets another Aussie

USA Today - January 14, 2019 - 11:32pm

A quick look at the Australian Open on Wednesday: Rafael Nadal will be testing the loyalty and support of Rod Laver Arena fans when he plays an Australian for the second time in a row

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Coliseum Authority to get update on Raiders lease

USA Today - January 14, 2019 - 11:31pm

The Coliseum Authority will meet to get an update on the possibility of whether the Raiders could stay in Oakland another year

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William Barr: 7 things to watch at Senate confirmation hearing for Trump's AG pick

USA Today - January 14, 2019 - 11:30pm

William Barr's position on Robert Mueller's investigation is one of several things to watch for at his Senate hearing to become attorney general

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Serena Williams rolls over fellow mom Tatjana Maria in 49 minutes at Australian Open

USA Today - January 14, 2019 - 11:26pm

The 16th-seeded Serena Williams, who's already won 10 majors since turning 30, captured the first set in 18 minutes.

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A bird found on Singapore Airlines flight to London ruffles some feathers on board

USA Today - January 14, 2019 - 10:54pm

About 12 hours into a flight last week, a stowaway bird flew into the Business Class cabin and made itself comfortable. (Without a ticket, of course.)

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UNC Chancellor Carol Folt resigns, approves removal of 'Silent Sam' Confederate statue

USA Today - January 14, 2019 - 10:25pm

The controversial Confederate monument called 'Silent Sam' was toppled by protestors last August, but its base and plaque remained.

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'The Bachelor' recap: Guest stars liven night of 'firsts'; four ladies sent home

USA Today - January 14, 2019 - 10:07pm

Guest stars were featured in this season's second episode, but the spotlight remained on Colton Underwood's virginity.

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