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Pete Shelley, co-founder of punk band the Buzzcocks, dies at 63

USA Today - December 6, 2018 - 7:37pm

Buzzcock members confirmed Pete Shelley's death "with great sadness" and called him "one of the U.K.'s most influential and prolific songwriters."

       
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'The Bachelor:' Meet the 30 ladies competing for Colton Underwood's heart and a rose

USA Today - December 6, 2018 - 6:51pm

Here are the 30 ladies, from dog walker to self-proclaimed sloth, who are vying for Colton Underwood's heart on "Bachelor" Season 23.

       
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Border Patrol agent accused of killings could face execution, but victims' families rebuke death penalty

USA Today - December 6, 2018 - 6:18pm

Some victims' family members don't support the death penalty and prefer to see him get a life prison sentence. Others would like to see him executed.

       
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Storm dumps rain, snow on Southern California

USA Today - December 6, 2018 - 6:16pm

Storm dumps rain, snow on Southern California

       
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Three more blood pressure drugs recalled over cancer concern: Here's what you need to know

USA Today - December 6, 2018 - 6:16pm

Mylan Pharmaceuticals has recalled three common blood pressure medications over concerns they could include small amounts of a cancer-causing impurity.

       
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Bush arrives at presidential library for burial

USA Today - December 6, 2018 - 6:13pm

Former President George H.W. Bush's casket has arrived for burial in his family's plot on the grounds of his presidential library in Texas. (Dec. 6)

       
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US priest accused of abuse in the Philippines

USA Today - December 6, 2018 - 6:13pm

The U.S. attorney for Ohio's southern district says an American priest accused of sexual abuse in the Philippines lived with multiple boys and insisted they bathe with him. (Dec. 6)

       
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Trump celebrates Hanukkah with Holocaust survivors

USA Today - December 6, 2018 - 6:12pm

President Donald Trump celebrated Hanukkah in the company of eight Holocaust survivors, saying they've endured "evil beyond description." The audience erupted into chants of "four more years" when Trump mentioned the US embassy move to Jerusalem. (Dec. 6)

       
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Lights shine on Capitol Christmas Tree

USA Today - December 6, 2018 - 6:12pm

The U.S. Capitol Christmas tree is lit by House Speaker Paul Ryan with the assistance of Brigette Harrington of Hillsboro, Oregon who won an essay contest about Oregon's outdoors and the role to light the tree. (Dec. 6)

       
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Prosecutors in Laquan McDonald coverup trial say Chicago cops failed to obey the law

USA Today - December 6, 2018 - 6:04pm

Prosecutors said three Chicago cops accused of covering up the death of Laquan McDonald broke the law. Defense attorneys called the cops victims of an overzealous prosecution.

       
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As U.S. cuts refugee numbers, African teens find brotherhood on a Texas soccer team

USA Today - December 6, 2018 - 6:04pm

In Houston, African refugee teenagers find strength and brotherhood through soccer.

       
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The most popular subscription boxes people bought this year

USA Today - December 6, 2018 - 5:56pm

Subscription boxes make great gifts. But what are the top options of 2018? We've got the answer.

       
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Dana White downplays uproar over Rachael Ostovich, Greg Hardy sharing UFC card

USA Today - December 6, 2018 - 5:46pm

Rachael Ostovich, an abuse victim, didn't mind sharing card with alleged domestic abuser Greg Hardy, UFC's Dana White says: "That's all that matters."

       
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Lame-duck GOP power grabs show contempt for voters

USA Today - December 6, 2018 - 5:35pm

Worse, legislature majorities in Wisconsin, Michigan and North Carolina are built on gerrymandering, like a cancer on the body politic: Our view

       
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Ocean Cleanup fail? System deployed to Great Pacific Garbage Patch not holding plastic

USA Today - December 6, 2018 - 5:30pm

It turns out clearing out millions of tons of plastic from the world's oceans is harder than it looks.

       
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Lawyer alleges Trump National hired undocumented immigrants, calls for investigation

USA Today - December 6, 2018 - 5:27pm

A New Jersey attorney called for state and federal officials to investigate the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster.

       
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Oscars host Kevin Hart blasted on social media for past homophobic comments

USA Today - December 6, 2018 - 5:21pm

Kevin Hart is set to host the Oscars, however the announcement has been met with some criticism after his homophobic tweets resurfaced.

       
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Best gifts for runners: The 20 best gifts runners actually want

USA Today - December 6, 2018 - 3:18pm

From the marathon runner to 5k enthusiast—a gift for every runner in your life

       
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Here are the lyrics to 'Baby, It's Cold Outside,' the Christmas song facing a radio ban

USA Today - December 6, 2018 - 3:15pm

The 1944 Christmas tune "Baby, It's Cold Outside" has been banned by radio stations for lyrics that some say are inappropriate in the wake of #MeToo.

       
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Phoenix: No more 'street pricing' for airport restaurants

USA Today - December 6, 2018 - 3:14pm

The Phoenix City Council repealed a decades-old rule that capped the amount airport restaurants could charge above their street counterparts.

       
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