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AP
CBS News
September 15, 2019 - 8:31 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House announced Saturday that Hamza bin Laden , the son of the late al-Qaida leader who had become an increasingly prominent figure in the terrorist organization, was killed in a U.S. counterterrorism operation in the Afghanistan-Pakistan region. A statement issued in...
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CBS News
September 15, 2019 - 7:55 am
The body of a black transgender woman was recovered from a torched car in Clewiston, Florida, last week. According to the Human Rights Campaign, Bee Love Slater is the 18th transgender woman to be killed in 2019. Hendry County investigators identified 23-year-old Slater several days after...
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Bureau of Labor Statistics
CBS News
September 06, 2019 - 1:47 pm
"Really Good Jobs Numbers!" President Donald Trump tweeted yesterday. Yes, they were good, but not "really good." Employers hired 130,000 people in August, the Labor Department said Friday in its monthly employment report. That's less than the 160,000 economists were predicting but still indicates...
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AP
August 15, 2019 - 7:35 am
MADRID (AP) — The United States moved on Thursday to halt the release of an Iranian supertanker detained in Gibraltar for breaching EU sanctions on oil shipments to Syria, thwarting efforts by authorities in London and the British overseas territory to defuse tensions with Tehran. The Gibraltar...
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AP
May 13, 2019 - 7:35 am
Stocks are plunging at the open on Wall Street Monday after China announced retaliatory tariffs against goods from the United States. China plans tariff hikes on $60 billion of U.S. imports after the Trump administration on Friday raised tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports from 10% to 25%...
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AP
December 07, 2018 - 4:39 pm
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — About 20 survivors gathered at Pearl Harbor on Friday to pay tribute to the thousands of men lost in the Japanese attack 77 years ago. They joined dignitaries, active duty troops and members of the public in observing a moment of silence at 7:55 a.m., the time the...
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Associated Press
September 09, 2018 - 9:34 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors are backtracking on their allegation that a Russian woman accused of working as a secret agent offered to trade sex for access, according to a Justice Department court filing. Prosecutors had earlier accused Maria Butina, a gun rights activist in U.S. custody...
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July 26, 2018 - 11:14 am
(KNX 1070) -- The U.S. is the "most dangerous place to give birth in the developed world." That's the conclusion of a recently released USA TODAY investigation . It found that every year in the U.S., more than 50,000 mothers are severely injured during or after childbirth and 700 die. The...
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Associated Press
June 24, 2018 - 9:47 am
(AP) - President Donald Trump says people who "invade" the U.S. must immediately be sent back to their countries and not be given a court hearing. Trump tweets Sunday that the U.S. immigration system is "laughed at all over the world" and is "very unfair" to individuals using legal avenues to gain...
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Associated Press
June 15, 2018 - 7:23 am
(AP) - China's government said Friday it will retaliate for U.S. President Donald Trump's tariff hike on Chinese goods by immediately imposing penalties of the "same scale" on American goods. The Commerce Ministry said it also is scrapping deals made with Washington in talks aimed at defusing a...
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