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A 'Netflix tax'? Yes, and it's already a thing in some states

USA Today - August 17, 2017 - 7:30am

Cities and states increasingly are looking to tax streaming services and downloaded content as a way to increase revenue.

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Trump attacks two Republican senators for criticizing his Charlottesville response

USA Today - August 17, 2017 - 7:27am

In another sign of deepening divisions within the Republican party, President Trump blasted two sitting GOP senators who have criticized his response to the Charlottesville attack.

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Powerball surges to $510 million after no winner drawn

USA Today - August 17, 2017 - 7:21am

The winning numbers for Wednesday's drawing were 9, 15, 43, 60, 64, and the Powerball was 4, according to the Powerball website.

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Seth Meyers slams Trump as 'a lying racist who's desperate for praise'

USA Today - August 17, 2017 - 7:18am

"(Trump) showed us again who he really is: a lying racist who's desperate for praise," Meyers said on Wednesday's 'Late Night.'

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Total eclipse events across the USA

USA Today - August 17, 2017 - 7:09am

These activities and festivals will be celebrated in the path of totality, where the eclipse will be total across the USA.

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The 'boneyard': Where airlines send old planes to be scrapped

USA Today - August 17, 2017 - 7:03am

The museum-like quality of the "boneyard" delights enthusiasts, though access is hard to get.

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Nobel laureate Malala wins a place at Oxford University

USA Today - August 17, 2017 - 7:02am

She will be studying philosophy, politics and economics.

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Natalee Holloway's dad having human remains found in Aruba DNA tested

USA Today - August 17, 2017 - 6:16am

Natalee disappeared in 2005 while on a post-graduation trip with friends. The 18-year-was last seen leaving a bar with Joran van der Sloot, who was raised Aruba.

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I'm a racist, but I want to change.

USA Today - August 17, 2017 - 6:16am

We need to have difficult conversations with the people we vehemently disagree with the most.

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10 great American breakfast destinations

USA Today - August 17, 2017 - 5:40am

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Florida airports battle over using the name 'Orlando'

USA Today - August 17, 2017 - 4:58am

There's a battle brewing among three Florida airports about who can use the word "Orlando" in their names.

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Why Merck's CEO says he left Trump's manufacturing council

USA Today - August 17, 2017 - 4:32am

Merck CEO Kenneth Frazier appeared to resign over President Donald Trump's immediate response to Charlottesville protest violence. Video provided by Newsy

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Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford: War with North Korea ‘horrific’ but nukes ‘unimaginable’

USA Today - August 17, 2017 - 4:16am

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said there would be no second war on the Korean Peninsula.

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5 things you need to know Thursday

USA Today - August 17, 2017 - 4:02am

The biggest news to start your day.

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Trump must confront white supremacist hate, even when it wears a MAGA hat

USA Today - August 17, 2017 - 4:00am

White supremacists see Trump as a vehicle for their ideology. He hasn't let them down. But he's failing America, with policies as well as words.

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South African 'slam' poet: She tells it like it is, and some don't want to hear it

USA Today - August 17, 2017 - 3:26am

In a society still healing from apartheid, 'slam' poet Koleka Putuma tackles touchy subjects with verse that inspires some to cheer, others squirm.

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Grace VanderWaal, now 13, was 'so nervous' to return to the 'AGT' stage

USA Today - August 17, 2017 - 3:11am

Go backstage with the Season 11 winner as she made her triumphant return to the Dolby Theatre.

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U.S. soldier killed in battle with ISIS in Afghanistan

USA Today - August 17, 2017 - 2:20am

The military said in a statement that several Afghan forces were also wounded in the fighting on Wednesday.

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Donald Trump: America’s horrible president

USA Today - August 17, 2017 - 2:15am

He has spit on our values, stood on the side of hatred and bigotry, and stained our country in ways that will be studied with sadness for centuries.

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Raw: Candles Around Jefferson Statue After Vigil

USA Today - August 17, 2017 - 1:06am

Many of the people who attended a vigil on the University of Virginia campus in Charlottesville placed candles around the statue of President Thomas Jefferson. Over the weekend, white nationalists with torches marched around the statue. (Aug. 17)

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