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Columbine-infatuated teen found dead in Colorado after hunt

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 14:37
A Florida teenager who authorities said was armed, dangerous and "infatuated" with the Columbine massacre was found dead in Colorado after she traveled to the state days before the 20th anniversary of the school attack, officials said on Wednesday.
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Dozens of doctors in Appalachia charged in opioid fraud bust

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 14:34
Dozens of medical professionals in Appalachia, a region hard-hit by the U.S. opioid crisis, have been charged with writing hundreds of thousands of illegal prescriptions and committing health care fraud, federal prosecutors said on Wednesday.
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U.S. advances review of Musk's Baltimore-Washington tunnel project

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 14:08
The U.S. Transportation Department on Wednesday issued a draft environmental assessment for a Washington, D.C. to Baltimore tunnel that would carry passengers between the cities at high speeds in autonomous electric vehicles, the first step in a joint federal-state review of the Elon Musk project.
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U.S. authorities investigate 'minor' American Airlines incident at JFK Airport

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 13:57
The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said Wednesday it is investigating an April 10 "minor" incident involving an American Airlines flight at New York's JFK Airport.
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Twenty years after Columbine, mass shooting survivors help others heal

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 13:06
Almost two decades separate the traumatic experiences of Michelle Wheeler and Chad Williams, who both survived mass shootings. But as they shared their stories one evening last July, 20 years seemed to evaporate in the crisp Colorado air.
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Indonesia's Widodo looks set for election victory - challenger says no

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 10:26
Indonesian President Joko Widodo appeared set for a second term as "quick count" results from Wednesday's election rolled in, but his challenger claimed that he had won the popular vote and urged supporters not to let his victory be snatched away.
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Indonesia's Widodo looks set for election victory - his challenger says no

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 08:22
Indonesian President Joko Widodo appeared set for a second term as "quick count" results from Wednesday's election rolled in, but his challenger claimed that he had won the popular vote and urged supporters not to let his victory be snatched away.
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Companies warn Trump: Census citizenship question could be costly

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 07:35
An array of U.S. companies have told the Trump administration that a citizenship question on the 2020 Census would harm business if it leads to an undercount of immigrants, undermining the data they use to place stores, plan inventory and plot ad campaigns.
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Indonesia's Widodo on course for victory as election results roll in

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 06:31
Joko Widodo appeared to be heading for victory in Indonesia's presidential election on Wednesday as "quick count" results from polling stations were posted, in line with opinion polls that had predicted a second five-year term for the low-key reformist.
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Columbine principal, haunted by 20-year-old massacre, still recites victims' names

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 06:15
Each morning for the last two decades, Frank DeAngelis has recited aloud the names of the 13 people killed at Columbine High School, where he served as principal during the 1999 massacre that marked a modern era of mass school shootings.
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Second wave of tornadoes, thunderstorms to pummel the U.S. South and Midwest

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 06:10
Tornadoes and thunderstorms will hit the U.S. South and Midwest for a second time this week, starting Wednesday afternoon and pushing eastward, forecasters said.
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Early results put Widodo comfortably ahead in Indonesia's election

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 05:31
Early results from Indonesia's election on Wednesday showed President Joko Widodo with a comfortable lead, in line with opinion polls that had predicted the low-key reformist was heading for a second five-year term.
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Denver area schools shut as police hunt armed woman 'infatuated' with Columbine

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 05:15
Public schools in Jefferson County, the site of Columbine High School, and nearby districts were closed on Wednesday as police hunted for an armed Florida woman "infatuated" with the Columbine massacre, three days before the 20th anniversary of that attack.
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Polls close in Indonesia, next president should be clear within hours

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 02:23
Polls closed in Indonesia on Wednesday in elections for president and parliament after a campaign across the sprawling equatorial archipelago that was dominated by economic issues but also marked by the growing influence of conservative Islam.
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Economy, conservative Islam in spotlight as Indonesia goes to the polls

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 00:08
Indonesians voted on Wednesday to pick a new president and parliament after a six-month campaign in the sprawling equatorial archipelago dominated by economic issues but also marked by the growing influence of conservative Islam.
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U.S. health officials probe multi-state Salmonella outbreak

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 23:43
U.S. federal health officials said on Tuesday an investigation is underway over a multi-state outbreak of Salmonella Newport infections linked to frozen ground tuna, which were imported into the United States by seafood retailer Jensen Tuna.
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Trump attorney general's ruling expands indefinite detention for asylum seekers

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 22:18
The U.S. Attorney General on Tuesday struck down a decision that had allowed some asylum seekers to ask for bond in front of an immigration judge, in a ruling that expands indefinite detention for some migrants who must wait months or years for their cases to be heard.
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FBI seeks woman 'infatuated with Columbine' in Colorado schools threat

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 21:57
A young woman described as "infatuated" with the 1999 Columbine High School massacre was sought by the FBI in Colorado on Tuesday while authorities issued a security alert to Columbine and dozens of other Denver-area schools, citing a threat of violence.
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In world's biggest one-day election, Indonesia votes for its president

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 21:11
Indonesians began voting in the world's biggest single-day election on Wednesday as polling stations opened across the sprawling equatorial archipelago following a six-month campaign to choose a new president and parliament.
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Minnesota student sues China's JD.com CEO Liu with allegation of rape

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 19:39
A University of Minnesota student who said she was raped last August by Richard Liu, the chief executive officer of China's e-commerce retailer JD.com Inc, filed a civil lawsuit against him in a Minneapolis court on Tuesday, nearly four months after prosecutors declined to press criminal charges.
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