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  • How Pilot Remembers Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo Crash

    The pilot who miraculously parachuted to safety after Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo disintegrated over the Mojave Desert last year felt as though something was trying to rip his helmet off as he fell to the ground. Peter Siebold’s interview was included in a release today by National…

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  • Donald Trump's Ex-Wife Ivana Disavows Old 'Rape' Allegation

    Donald Trump's first wife, Ivana Trump, said today that she is "the best of friends" with her ex-husband, responding to a report in the Daily Beast on Monday that cited her 1989 divorce case deposition in which the former Mrs. Trump claimed Trump allegedly raped her once. "I have recently read…

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  • What You Need to Know About Outbreak Linked to Cilantro

    A surge of outbreaks related to a microscopic parasite has officials from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration banning all cilantro imported from a Mexican state. Cilantro farms in Pubela have been blamed for causing repeated cyclospora outbreaks in the U.S. in recent years, according to the U.S.…

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  • Algae Invasion Turns Yellow Sea Green

    It's beach time as usual for people on vacation in eastern China -- despite a thick layer of green algae appearing at popular resorts.More than 13,500 square miles of water along the Qingdao coast have been affected by the phenomenon, Chinese media reported, and it's been a recurring event since…

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  • Terrorism on Agenda as Ethiopia Welcomes President Obama for Historic Trip

    President Obama kicked off his first full day in Ethiopia as he heads into the second half of his historic trip to East Africa. Obama arrived on Monday morning at the National Palace in Addis Ababa, where he was greeted by Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn.

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  • President Obama: Mike Huckabee's Iran Comments an Attempt to 'Push Mr. Trump Out of the Headlines'

    On his first day in Ethiopia, President Obama waded into the 2016 presidential campaign, criticizing Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee for suggesting the president is trying to push Israelis to the "door of the oven" with Iran nuclear deal. “The particular comments of Mr. Huckabee…

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  • Why Attorney General Says ISIS Is More of a Threat Than al Qaeda

    The nation’s top law enforcement official says the threat from ISIS is so great because the terror group's technologically advanced tactics are “still new to us," and the U.S. government is “still trying to determine the scope” of efforts to radicalize Americans and others around the world. “It's…

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  • Attorney General Loretta Lynch faces potential minefield with Hillary Clinton email investigation

    The latest controversy over Hillary Clinton's use of a personal email system while secretary of state is not only a possible drag on her presidential campaign, but it also creates a potential headache for Attorney General Loretta Lynch. The inspectors general for the State Department and…

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  • President Obama Urges Kenya to End Corruption, Oppression of Women

    President Obama spoke to thousands of Kenyans who packed a sports arena in Nairobi today, telling them his personal connection to his father’s homeland makes him want to help with their success but also urging the country to end corruption and the oppression of women. "We are going to stand…

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  • Inside Kenyan School Where Everything Is Named Barack Obama

    Barack Obama is a fairly unique name in the United States, but there’s one place here in Kenya where it's very common. In the village of Kogelo, where Obama’s father was born and buried, two schools are named after the younger Obama -- the Senator Obama Kogelo Primary School and Senator Obama…

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  • President Obama Kicks Off Personal Trip to Kenya

    “I'm proud to be the first U.S. president to visit Kenya,” the president said at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit. His first full day in Kenya culminated in a news conference with the country's president, Uhuru Kenyatta, outside the state house where they discussed gay rights, terrorism, and…

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  • President Obama Reunites With Family in Kenya Over Dinner

    It was a big family reunion when President Obama arrived here in Kenya today. He sat next to his half-sister Auma and step-grandmother Sarah Obama, who was the third wife of the president's paternal grandfather. Obama’s half-sister Auma was among the first people to greet President Obama as he…

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  • New Horizons Catches Dark Side of Pluto

    New Horizons continues to yield a bounty of discoveries, with NASA today showing stunning new photos, including haze and flowing ice on Pluto. Taken seven hours after New Horizons made its closest pass by Pluto, an image released today shows the dwarf planet shrouded in darkness and surrounded by…

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  • Hillary Clinton: IG's Urge Justice Department to Probe Her Emails

    An internal government review of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's controversial private email account concluded that some of those messages contained classified information, senior government officials confirm to ABC News. The inspectors general for the State Department and Intelligence…

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  • How Your Grocery Trip Could Change If Congress Bans GMO Labels

    The House of Representatives has approved a bill that would block states from passing laws requiring manufacturers to label items that contain genetically modified organisms (GMOs).Here’s a look at how your grocery shopping could change if the bill, officially named the Safe and Accurate Food…

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  • 'Brain-Eating' Amoeba Reappears in Louisiana Parish's Water Supply

    A potentially deadly amoeba has been found in the water supply of a parish outside New Orleans for the second time in two years, officials said. Water from St. Bernard Parish, five miles outside of downtown New Orleans, has tested positive for Naegleria fowleri and the Louisiana Department of…

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  • Special Ops General: ISIS Leader Preparing for Own Demise

    The leader of ISIS appears to be preparing for his own demise by looking for an heir to the terror throne, the chief of U.S. special operations said today."I think he's trying to be resilient. I think he's trying to develop some level of follow-on leadership so in the event something happens to him…

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