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Jenifer Lewis wants to help Kanye West

Associated Press - Wed, 17/10/2018 - 21:44
Speaking to CNN about Kanye West, actress Jenifer Lewis broke down in tears.
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More Honduran migrants seek to join U.S.-bound group in Guatemala

Reuters - Wed, 17/10/2018 - 21:42
More Honduran migrants tried to join a caravan of several thousand trekking through Guatemala on Wednesday, defying calls by authorities not to make the journey after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to cut off regional aid in reprisal.
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May faces EU leaders as Brexit talks stall

Reuters - Wed, 17/10/2018 - 21:42
British Prime Minister Theresa May said she believed a Brexit deal was still possible as she arrived in Brussels on Wednesday to meet her European Union counterparts, three days after talks stalled over how to manage the Irish border.
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Trump reluctant to abandon Riyadh over journalist disappearance, wants to see evidence

Reuters - Wed, 17/10/2018 - 21:33
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he did not want to abandon close ally Saudi Arabia over the disappearance of a Saudi journalist and government critic, and he needed to see evidence to prove Turkish claims he was killed by Saudi agents.
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Radio host Delilah shares the pain over her teen son's suicide

Associated Press - Wed, 17/10/2018 - 21:33
A little more than a year after her 18-year-old son died by suicide, radio star Delilah Rene is sharing her pain.
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Sober start as recreational marijuana becomes legal in Canada

Reuters - Wed, 17/10/2018 - 21:31
Canada became the first industrialized nation to legalize recreational cannabis on Wednesday, but a lawful buzz will be hard to come by in its biggest cities like Toronto and Vancouver, where stores are not yet open.
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Brexit deal will need clear approval by UK parliament: Raab

Reuters - Wed, 17/10/2018 - 21:31
Britain's parliament must provide unequivocal approval for any Brexit deal the government reaches with the European Union, or risk creating uncertainty for businesses and citizens, Brexit minister Dominic Raab said.
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Mattis to seek more resilient U.S. ties with China's military

Reuters - Wed, 17/10/2018 - 21:28
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will seek more resilient military ties during talks with his Chinese counterpart in Singapore slated for Thursday, a U.S. official said, as both militaries attempt to navigate mounting tensions.
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Presidency 'within reach,' Brazil's Bolsonaro is on 'cruise control'

Reuters - Wed, 17/10/2018 - 21:27
Brazilian far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro said on Wednesday that electoral victory was "within reach" and his campaign team said it had now switched to "cruise control" as it seeks to avoid hiccups and glide to the finish line.
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The 40 most outrageous lines in Trump's AP interview

Associated Press - Wed, 17/10/2018 - 21:22
As part of a media blitz leading up to the 2018 midterm election, President Donald Trump sat down with the Associated Press for a wide-ranging interview. (Sidebar: Are there any other kinds of interviews? Like a narrow-ranging interview?) It was Trump at his most Trump-y, as the President bragged and belittled in equal measure all while demonstrating his now well-known disregard for facts.
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Suspect in Bulgarian murder case extradited from Germany

Reuters - Wed, 17/10/2018 - 21:16
Germany has extradited the suspect in the killing of Bulgarian television journalist Viktoria Marinova to Bulgaria, an Interior Ministry official said on Wednesday.
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U.S. reliance on sanctions 'out of control': Iran foreign minister

Reuters - Wed, 17/10/2018 - 21:08
U.S. reliance on sanctions is "out of control", Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday.
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Family makes last-minute plea to keep 9-year-old on ventilator

Associated Press - Wed, 17/10/2018 - 21:04
The parents of Payton Summons, who was declared brain-dead, have been granted more time to keep their 9-year-old on a ventilator at a Fort Worth, Texas, hospital.
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Why GOP calls Democrats a mob

Associated Press - Wed, 17/10/2018 - 21:00
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Guatemala president rejects 'conditions' after Trump aid threats

Reuters - Wed, 17/10/2018 - 20:59
Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales said Wednesday his government rejects "conditions" placed on foreign aid, after threats this week from U.S. President Donald Trump to cut assistance if a Central American migrant caravan is not stopped by local authorities.
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The new 'Wonder Years'?

Associated Press - Wed, 17/10/2018 - 20:59
As a sitcom producer, Tim Doyle has a history of leaning into hot-button issues. He masterminded the "Ellen" coming-out episode in the late '90s, and helped bring Tim Allen's conservative politics into "Last Man Standing."
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Iraq PM-designate to present new cabinet for approval next week: statement

Reuters - Wed, 17/10/2018 - 20:57
Iraq's prime minister-designate Adel Abdul Mahdi said on Wednesday he would present a new cabinet to parliament for approval next week.
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Drug-resistant salmonella from chicken sickens nearly 100

Associated Press - Wed, 17/10/2018 - 20:51
At least 92 people in 29 states have been infected with a strain of multidrug-resistant salmonella after coming into contact with a variety of raw chicken products, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday. Twenty-one of the sick patients have been hospitalized, though no deaths have been reported.
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WHO says Congo Ebola outbreak not an international public health emergency

Associated Press - Wed, 17/10/2018 - 20:28
The ongoing outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo does not meet the criteria of a public health emergency of international concern, the World Health Organization said Wednesday.
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We need 'much more time' to reach Brexit deal: EU's Barnier

Reuters - Wed, 17/10/2018 - 20:22
The European Union's chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, said on Wednesday much more time was needed to secure an exit deal for Britain, but that officials would work calmly and patiently in the coming weeks.
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