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Florida State University to relocate statue of founder who owned slaves, supported Confederacy

USA Today - July 19, 2018 - 10:14am

FSU President John Thrasher will move ahead on recommendations on B.K. Roberts and Francis Eppes on campus

       
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'NCIS': Pauley Perrette to be replaced by recurring guest star Diona Reasonover

USA Today - July 19, 2018 - 9:56am

On Wednesday, CBS announced that recurring guest star Diona Reasonover will join the cast full time as the new forensic scientist in Season 16, which went into production this week. She replaces original cast member Pauley Perrette, who left the series in May.

       
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Olympic figure skater, medalist Denis Ten dies after stabbing in Kazakhstan

USA Today - July 19, 2018 - 9:39am

Kazakh figure skater and Olympic medalist Denis Ten died Thursday after being stabbed in the streets of the country's largest city, a top Kazakh official confirmed on social media. Ten, 25, won bronze at the 2014 Sochi Games.

       
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Maria Butina: Accused Russian spy who allegedly offered sex for power

USA Today - July 19, 2018 - 8:24am

Here is what we know about the Russian national Maria Butina, an American University graduate, NRA activist and gun rights advocate.

       
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg clarifies comments on Holocaust deniers

USA Today - July 19, 2018 - 8:22am

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg clarified comments he made during a podcast in which he debated the motives of people who deny the Holocaust happened.

       
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Putin warns of 'forces' in the US trying to undermine successful talks with Trump

USA Today - July 19, 2018 - 8:20am

Russian President Vladimir Putin, in his first public comments since the Helsinki summit, echoed President Donald Trump's view that the talks were successful, but warned of "forces" in the U.S. that are trying to undermine the results.

       
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Police identify Russian suspects in UK nerve agent attack, report says

USA Today - July 19, 2018 - 8:16am

Police think several Russians were involved in the attempted murder of Sergei Skripal, a former spy, and his daughter Yulia in March, the Press Association news agency reported.

       
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Raw: Anti-Trump demonstration in Times Square

USA Today - July 19, 2018 - 8:14am

Demonstrators gathered in New York City's Times Square on Wednesday evening to denounce President Trump. Protesters held signs accusing the President of treason and chanting "we the people say you are fired." (July 19)

       
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Why is Trump open to letting Russia interrogate Americans, including former U.S. ambassador McFaul?

USA Today - July 19, 2018 - 8:12am

The controversy over Trump's meeting with Vladimir Putin and comments about Russian meddling in elections has now extended to include a former U.S. ambassador and a Chicago-born businessman.

       
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Just in time for Shark Week, Florida scientists discover deepwater shark species 'Genie's Dogfish'

USA Today - July 19, 2018 - 8:11am

Scientists recently discovered a new species of shark that has large eyes and spends most of its time in the depths of the ocean. Shark finning and overfishing are leading fisheries to search deeper waters for their catch, according to scientists.

       
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An earlier dinner can lower your risk of cancer

USA Today - July 19, 2018 - 8:11am

Cancer is a fear for many, especially if it’s in your family history. But a new study shows there’s a easy way to lower your risk. Veuer's Natasha Abellard has the story.

       
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I miss Barack Obama. His Johannesburg speech was a reminder of what the voice of reason sounds like.

USA Today - July 19, 2018 - 8:09am

There was the voice of a former U.S. president delivering an eloquent but forceful lecture about global ills and inequality, and pillars of democracy.

       
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12 of Danica Patrick's best, worst jokes from 2018 ESPYS monologue

USA Today - July 19, 2018 - 8:05am

Danica nailed several jokes, but her comedic timing was a little off on others.

       
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Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh votes one way but sees both sides

USA Today - July 19, 2018 - 8:01am

From gun control to birth control,  President Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court has been a reliable conservative vote on his federal appeals court. But Brett Kavanaugh has displayed a degree of understanding that often borders on empathy for the policy goals of those he rules against.

       
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Disney wins bidding war for Fox assets, as Comcast to focus on Sky

USA Today - July 19, 2018 - 7:59am

Comcast is abandoning the bidding war with Disney to acquire Twenty-First Century Fox assets including its movie and TV studios, and stake in streaming service Hulu.

       
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2018 NFL record projections: Will Patriots falter on road to Super Bowl LIII?

USA Today - July 19, 2018 - 7:12am

USA TODAY Sports releases it annual NFL record projections, which suggest the Patriots and Seahawks will falter in 2018 on the road to Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta.

       
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Scott Walker said he doesn't know accused Russian spy Maria Butina who allegedly offered sex for influence

USA Today - July 19, 2018 - 7:11am

Scott Walker said he talked only briefly with a woman now accused of being a Russian spy, saying he had his photo taken with her just as he does with supporters.

       
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Led by Aly Raisman, more than 140 Larry Nassar victims accept Arthur Ashe Courage Award at ESPYS

USA Today - July 19, 2018 - 7:09am

More than 140 victims of Larry Nassar's sexual abuse joined together on the stage at the ESPYS on Wednesday to accept the Arthur Ashe Courage Award.

       
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Stormy Daniels to officer in newly released video of her arrest: 'No one told me' about Ohio's no-touch law

USA Today - July 19, 2018 - 6:57am

No one had told her about Ohio's prohibition against touching patrons, the porn actress told Columbus police in newly released body camera footage. And it wasn't posted in the club nor mentioned in her contract.

       
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HangTime coaster review: Knott's Berry Farm leaves you hanging

USA Today - July 19, 2018 - 6:30am

The ride straight up the veritcal lift hill is disarming, but it's what happens at the apex of the lift hill that truly makes HangTime unique.

       
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