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Exclusive: Wells Fargo loses teachers union AFT over ties to NRA, guns

USA Today - 6 hours 47 min ago

The American Federation of Teachers will drop drop the bank as a recommended mortgage lender. The union had asked it to cut off the NRA and gun makers.

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New boss, same Castro Cuba, for now

USA Today - 6 hours 50 min ago

Miguel Diaz-Canel rose to the Cuban presidency by executing orders, not by showing creativity or independence: Our view

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Former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe's case referred to federal prosecutors

USA Today - 6 hours 50 min ago

The Justice Department's inspector general has asked federal prosecutors to review findings that former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe misled investigators about his role in providing information to the media before the 2016 election, a person familiar with the matter said Thursday.

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Could domestic violence get its own #MeToo moment?

USA Today - 6 hours 52 min ago

While #MeToo is changing the way we think about sexual violence, domestic abuse has been largely absent from the conversation.

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Southwest passengers could collect millions after deadly ordeal

USA Today - 6 hours 54 min ago

Despite the praise Southwest Airlines is drawing for the valiant efforts of its crew during the deadly ordeal of Flight 1380, the airline still faces tens of millions of dollars in legal damages, experts say.

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Michigan high school closes after Confederate flag-bearing trucks park outside for two days

USA Today - 7 hours 14 min ago

Officials say a potential threat has forced the closure of a Michigan high school where students parked their trucks adorned with Confederate flags.

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Professor who called Barbara Bush 'racist' posts Arizona State crisis line as her personal number

USA Today - 7 hours 30 min ago

California professor Randa Jarrar who called Barbara Bush "racist," among other insults, posted the ASU crisis hotline as her personal number.

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Seat belts, oxygen masks: Pay attention during those pre-flight safety instructions

USA Today - 7 hours 50 min ago

Southwest Flight 1380's emergency landing may mean we should heed airplane safety standards for things such as seat belts, tray tables and cellphones.

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The best place to start a business? Check Amazon's 2nd HQ list

USA Today - 8 hours 5 min ago

Why you might want to consider starting a business in cities on the company's short list of possible HQ sites.

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Time's 2018 Most Influential People list has record number of women, people under 40

USA Today - 8 hours 8 min ago

Those on the list include Tarana Burke, Roger Federer, Tiffany Haddish, Donald Trump, Jodi Kantor, Chadwick Boseman and Donald Trump.

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How the Barbara Bush cartoon took on a life of its own

USA Today - 8 hours 26 min ago

Jenna Bush Hager, Barbara Bush's granddaughter, shared Marshall Ramsey's cartoon. He also received messages from parents who lost their children.

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Kafkaesque 'red flag laws' strip gun owners of their constitutional rights

USA Today - 8 hours 28 min ago

Red flag laws let police confiscate guns without due process. Suspending the Constitution in a secret hearing is a Rubicon from which there is no return.

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The top 20 U.S. cities to buy a second home

USA Today - 9 hours 12 min ago

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Summer fun! The Obamas are reportedly getting a pool

USA Today - 9 hours 13 min ago

Barack and Michelle Obama have decided they're going swimming this summer! According to TMZ, they're building a new pool at their D.C. home.

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Stop eating all romaine lettuce for now, Consumer Reports warns

USA Today - 9 hours 17 min ago

A new outbreak of E. coli in 11 states has been linked by government investigators to bagged, chopped romaine lettuce grown in Yuma, Ariz. Consumer Reports is recommending—for the second time since January—that consumers avoid all romaine lettuce for

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Reds face crucial crossroads after firing manager Bryan Price

USA Today - 9 hours 17 min ago

After firing Bryan Price, the Reds want to make a splash, and the sexiest name in Cincinnati is Barry Larkin, the Hall of Fame shortstop.

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Prince's death: Superstar didn't know he was taking fentanyl; no one charged with a crime

USA Today - 9 hours 22 min ago

Just before the two-year anniversary of Prince's death, authorities announced there's no evidence on how he got the opioid that killed him.

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Ted Cruz lauds Donald Trump as 'flash-bang grenade,' two years after angry primary fight

USA Today - 9 hours 24 min ago

Apparently, all is forgiven between Ted Cruz and Donald Trump -- at least as far as Cruz is concerned. Two years after an angry presidential primary battle, the Texas senator authored a rhapsodic account of Trump's presidency for the current issue of Time magazine.

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Hurricanes hire ex-agent Krepelka as VP of hockey operations

USA Today - 9 hours 25 min ago

The Carolina Hurricanes have hired Paul Krepelka as a vice president of hockey operations

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