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CVS apologizes after a pharmacist refused to fill a transgender woman's prescription

Associated Press - 12 hours 3 min ago
Hilde Hall says she went straight from her doctor's office in April to a CVS pharmacy in her Phoenix suburb, eager to fill her first hormone therapy prescription.
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Mexico president-elect writes Trump, urging swift conclusion to NAFTA talks

Reuters - 12 hours 5 min ago
Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador sent U.S. President Donald Trump a letter calling for a swift conclusion to NAFTA negotiations and pledging his wish to reset relations between the two countries, Mexican officials said on Sunday.
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Uber and Lyft drop driver for livestreaming his interactions with passengers

Associated Press - 12 hours 9 min ago
Uber and Lyft have suspended a driver following a report that he livestreamed passengers without their expressed consent.
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He just graduated from college at 11 and wants to be an astrophysicist

Associated Press - 12 hours 18 min ago
He can't vote. He's not even old enough to drive. But William Maillis already has a college degree.
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What a shot! 23 amazing sports photos

Associated Press - 12 hours 31 min ago
Take a look at 23 amazing sports photos from July 16 through July 22.
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Source says 17 killed in duck boat tragedy weren't wearing life jackets when found

Associated Press - 12 hours 50 min ago
The 17 people who died in the duck boat tragedy last week in southwestern Missouri were not wearing life jackets when found, a source with knowledge of the investigation told CNN Sunday.
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G20 finance chiefs talk unity despite trade war

Associated Press - 12 hours 59 min ago
It was harmony not war.
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France's Macron orders shake-up of presidency after bodyguard scandal: source

Reuters - 13 hours 21 min ago
French President Emmanuel Macron ordered a shake-up of his office after acknowledging failings in the way the presidency handled a scandal over his top bodyguard who was filmed beating a protester on May Day, a source close to the Elysee said.
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Syrian state television says Israel struck military post in Hama province

Reuters - 13 hours 44 min ago
Syrian state television said on Sunday an Israeli air strike had hit a military post in the city of Misyaf in Syria's Hama province but caused only material damage.
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Syrian state television says Israel struck military post in Hama province

Reuters - 13 hours 47 min ago
Syrian state television said on Sunday an Israeli air strike had hit a military post in the city of Misyaf in Syria's Hama province but caused only material damage.
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Greek anarchist group throws paint at foreign ministry in Athens

Reuters - 13 hours 57 min ago
Greek self-proclaimed anarchists threw red paint at the facade of the foreign ministry in Athens and flyers on the streets outside the nearby parliament on Sunday, police said.
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Cuba economic growth weak, president says, as lawmakers approve new constitution

Reuters - 13 hours 59 min ago
Cuba's economy grew less than expected in the first half of 2018 and an ongoing liquidity crisis will force fresh belt tightening, President Miguel Diaz-Canel said on Sunday.
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See wave of garbage off the Dominican Republic

Associated Press - 14 hours 54 sec ago
Video taken by "Parley for the Oceans" on July 14 shows a "dense garbage carpet" covering the water in Santo Domingo.
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Macron to reorganize private office after bodyguard scandal: source

Reuters - 14 hours 10 min ago
French President Emmanuel Macron has ordered a reorganization of his office after acknowledging failings in the way the presidency handled a scandal over Macron's top bodyguard who was filmed beating a protester on May Day, a source close to the presidency said on Sunday.
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Brazil rightwing candidate slams centrists, softens tone in campaign launch

Reuters - 14 hours 16 min ago
Brazil's far-right presidential hopeful, Jair Bolsonaro, officially kicked off his campaign on Sunday, excoriating the political center but softening his incendiary stance on gays and blacks three months before wide-open October elections.
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What's happening this week

Associated Press - 15 hours 32 sec ago
You've probably seen those waving Japanese cat figures, right? Take a little trip to Tokyo to learn exactly how -- and why -- these trendy felines were created. And here's what else you need to know to Start Your Week Smart. (You can also get "5 Things You Need to Know Today" delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.)
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Opinion: US and EU need a trade ceasefire

Associated Press - Sun, 22/07/2018 - 23:54
Every week, I offer a glimpse of the kind of intelligence assessments that are likely to come across the desk of the President of the United States. Modeled on the President's Daily Briefing, or PDB, which the director of national intelligence prepares for the President almost daily, my Presidential Weekly Briefing focuses on the topics and issues the President needs to know to make informed decisions.
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