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Pope: Abortion is ‘white glove’ equivalent to Nazi crimes

June 16, 2018 - 11:12am

Pope Francis denounced abortion on Saturday as the “white glove” equivalent of the Nazi-era eugenics program and urged families to accept the children that God gives them.

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Stuck on what to give dad for Father's Day? These gift cards come with bonuses

June 16, 2018 - 10:38am

The summer holiday gift card promotion season, which traditionally ends with Father's Day Sunday, offers a rare chance to save on gift cards to many popular chain restaurants including Applebee's, Buffalo Wild Wings, Carrabba's and more.

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Kashmir protesters, Indian security forces clash

June 16, 2018 - 10:13am

One protester was killed on Saturday and at least 12 more injured as Indian security forces clashed with hundreds of anti-India protesters who took to the streets after special Eid al-Fitr prayers in Indian-administered Kashmir. (June 16)

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UN special envoy on way to Yemen to broker a ceasefire

June 16, 2018 - 10:10am

United Nations special envoy Martin Griffiths arrived in Sanaa on Saturday in an effort to broker a ceasefire as part of a peace plan to end the three-year Yemen conflict. (June 16)

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How one former football player is keeping $208 million from being distributed to athletes

June 16, 2018 - 10:10am

Athletes waiting for checks from scholarships case that could average $6,000 hoping appeal will be withdrawn by former Western Michigan wide receiver Darrin Duncan, or rejected by judges.

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Watch Iceland score its first-ever World Cup goal against Argentina

June 16, 2018 - 10:07am

Sergio Aguero gave Argentina the lead in the 19th minute but just four minutes later, Iceland's Alfred Finnbogason pounced on a ball in the penalty area

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Pence heckled in Ohio while touting tax cuts

June 16, 2018 - 10:06am

Vice President Mike Pence was heckled more than once during a speech in Ohio Friday touting 'Tax Cuts to Put America First." (June 15)

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Messi misses penalty, Iceland holds Argentina to 1-1 draw

June 16, 2018 - 10:05am

Lionel Messi had a penalty kick saved and Iceland held on for a 1-1 draw against Argentina at the World Cup

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Personal pensions: Here’s how Millennials can buy retirement income

June 16, 2018 - 10:02am

Two-thirds of working Millennials say they have nothing saved for retirement. The fault isn’t all their own: Close to half have no retirement plan at work and only 10% have access to a defined benefit plan like a pension, according to The Pew Charitable Trusts.

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Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Kimmel imagine Sarah Huckabee Sanders leaving the White House

June 16, 2018 - 9:54am

Late night hosts didn't hesitate in talking about the reports Sarah Huckabee Sanders is leaving the White House during their shows Friday.

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23-foot-long python swallows Indonesian woman

June 16, 2018 - 9:26am

A 23-foot-long python has swallowed a woman in central Indonesia, a village official said Saturday. The victim, 54-year-old Wa Tiba, went missing while checking her vegetable garden near her village on Muna island in Southeast Sulawesi province on Thursday evening.

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The tech dad really covets, plus some free gift ideas

June 16, 2018 - 8:56am

What dad wouldn't want an Amazon Echo speaker to control home automation or a new soundbar?

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Dangerous mass of hot, humid air triggers heat advisories in Midwest, targets East

June 16, 2018 - 8:33am

Chicago set for heat wave as forecasts call for three days of high temperatures in the Southern and Central Plains as well as the Midwest. Temperatures will be in the 90s to low 100s.

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World Cup 2018: Proposed bill would make it illegal to criticize Russia's national team

June 16, 2018 - 7:35am

A controversial Russian politician thinks that such criticism lowers national morale

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Today in History for June 16th

June 16, 2018 - 7:15am

Highlights of this day in history: Abraham Lincoln says America cannot remain divided over slavery; Valentina Tereshkova becomes the first woman in space; Deadly Soweto riots erupt in South Africa; Ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev defects. (June 16)

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Road trip essentials: Clean utensils and a deck of cards?

June 16, 2018 - 7:00am

When you travel, it's easy to remember the big things, like a change of clothes, or a passport. But spare a thought for the little ones.

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Not just credit cards: More retail apps are offer ways to get cash back

June 16, 2018 - 7:00am

It's not a way to make a quick buck: It can take days or even weeks for a purchase to be verified before the money is added to an account. But the money can add up over time. Here's a look at some cash back apps.

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Highly touted Belgium starts with World Cup newcomer Panama

June 16, 2018 - 6:48am

The celebration after Panama qualified for the World Cup was wild and emotional, enough that Panama City essentially shut down in honor of reaching soccer's showcase event for the first time

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Germany starts title defense with rematch against Mexico

June 16, 2018 - 6:41am

No one doubts Germany has a wealth of talent at its disposal for the World Cup _ so much that Leroy Sane didn't even make the squad

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Trump may win second term because his supporters say 'they still don't hear us'

June 16, 2018 - 6:00am

Those who recoil at Trump winning a 2nd term need to understand people who voted for him in 2016. Otherwise, Trump will shock the world again in 2020.

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