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January 14, 2020 - 6:00 am
The presidential race is tighter than ever heading into the seventh Democratic primary debate. On Tuesday night, six Democratic candidates will take the stage at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa for a debate hosted by CNN and the Des Moines Register, and hosted by CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer. To...
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Houston Manager AJ Hinch, general manager Jeff Luhnow
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AP
January 13, 2020 - 3:34 pm
Astros manager AJ Hinch and general manager Jeff Luhnow were fired Monday after the pair were suspended by Major League Baseball for the team's use of electronics for sign stealing during Houston's run to the 2017 World Series title and during the 2018 season.
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Iran Plane, Shot Down
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AP
January 10, 2020 - 7:25 am
In the pitch black, pre-dawn sky on the outskirts of the Iranian capital Tehran, a tiny fast-moving light can be seen racing up through the trees, as someone films from the ground. Then there is a flash of light as it seems to collide with something in the air. It is the ill-fated Ukrainian...
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
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AP
January 09, 2020 - 2:17 pm
U.S. officials said Thursday it was "highly likely" that an Iranian anti-aircraft missile downed a Ukrainian jetliner late Tuesday, killing all 176 people on board. They suggested it could well have been a mistake. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, whose nation lost at least 63 people in the...
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Facebook, Logo
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AP
January 09, 2020 - 10:41 am
Facebook has decided not to limit how political ads can be targeted to specific groups of people, as its main digital-ad rival Google did in November to fight misinformation. Neither will it ban political ads outright, as Twitter did last October. And Facebook still won't fact check them, as it's...
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Donald Trump, Address on Iran
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AP
January 08, 2020 - 10:54 am
President Donald Trump said Wednesday that Iran appears to be "standing down" and said no Americans or Iraqis were harmed in Iran's Tuesday ballistic missile strike on two Iraqi bases housing U.S. troops. Speaking from the foyer of the White House, Trump announced that the U.S. will immediately...
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Donald Trump Iran Address
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AP
January 08, 2020 - 8:36 am
President Donald Trump faces one of the greatest tests of his presidency after Iran launched ballistic missiles at Iraqi bases housing U.S. troops. It was Iran's most brazen direct assault on America since the 1979 seizing of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran. The strikes pushed Tehran and Washington...
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