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After turmoil, Sanders, Michelle Obama, Warren thrill convention

Ending months of animosity, Bernie Sanders robustly embraced his former rival Hillary Clinton Monday night.

Why children of wealthy parents grow up to be wealthy

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A parent's social class impacts how his or her child is raised and whether the child will have a promising economic future. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Poll: Many Brazilians think Olympic Games cause more harm

A new poll says nearly two out of three Brazilians believe that hosting the Summer Games will cause the country more harm than good. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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IS group claims responsibility for train attack in Germany

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility Tuesday for an ax-and-knife attack on a German train that left at least five people injured, but authorities said it appears the 17-year-old Afghan... Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Goldman 2Q earnings jump, helped by lower legal expenses

Goldman Sachs' earnings jumped 78 percent from a year ago as the bank's legal expenses declined and its trading desks saw a surge of activity during Britain's vote to leave the European Union. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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US stock indexes pull back after a strong 3-week run

Stocks are mostly lower in early trading on Wall Street Tuesday as a three-week rally that brought indexes to all-time highs loses momentum. Netflix and other companies reported disappointing... Read more »

July 19, 2016

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India lifts ban but Kashmir papers not printing amid unrest

Authorities lifted a three-day publication ban in the Indian-controlled portion of Kashmir, but newspapers delayed print runs Tuesday due to uncertainties about the media restrictions imposed... Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Turkey fires 24,000 teachers, police in coup plotters hunt

The Turkish government on Tuesday escalated its wide-ranging crackdown against people it claims have ties to the alleged coup plotters, firing nearly 24,000 teachers and Interior Ministry employees... Read more »

July 19, 2016

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No charges for St. Louis officers who killed suspect in 2015

Two St. Louis police officers will not be charged in the fatal shooting of a 19-year-old suspect, after a special prosecutor ruled Tuesday that the officers acted in self-defense. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Friction over Trump between GOP, Utah Republicans shown at convention's day 2

Utah's 40 delegate votes went for Donald Trump at the Republican National Convention Tuesday, not for Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, the winner of the state's GOP presidential preference caucus. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Trump campaign dismisses criticism of Melania Trump speech

The Trump campaign on Tuesday dismissed criticism that Melania Trump directly lifted two passages nearly word-for-word from the speech that first lady Michelle Obama delivered in 2008 at the... Read more »

July 19, 2016

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GOP speakers fault Clinton on Benghazi deaths

The mother of a State Department employee killed in the deadly attacks in Benghazi, Libya, angrily lashed out at Hillary Clinton on Monday at the Republican National Convention, accusing Clinton of... Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Pro- and anti-Trump forces hold dueling rallies in Cleveland

With police on edge in this summer of bloodshed, hundreds of Donald Trump supporters and foes held dueling rallies a half-mile apart Monday in a tense but mostly peaceful start to the four-day... Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Former NFL star Tim Tebow issues a challenge to all Christians: 'We have been given a command'

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Thousands of Christians converged on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., on Saturday for "Together 2016," an event that organizers marketed as a "historic" gathering of Bible-believers from... Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Tensions with West rise as Turkey continues purge

The purging of thousands of alleged plotters of a failed coup raised tensions Monday between Turkey and the West, with U.S. and European officials urging restraint, while Ankara insisted that... Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Obama presents Vietnam War veteran with Medal of Honor

President Barack Obama awarded the nation's highest military honor to a Vietnam War veteran on Monday, stressing that the story of retired Lt. Col. Charles Kettles' bravery nearly 50 years ago... Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Party disunity: Trump team says Kasich 'embarrassing' GOP

Donald Trump's supporters promised party unity this week at the Republican National Convention. Then his campaign manager called the Ohio Republican Gov. John Kasich "embarrassing" and "petulant"... Read more »

July 18, 2016

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The 'show biz' in Trump's GOP convention far short of A-list

ow biz" in Donald Trump's Republican National Convention fell considerably short of A-list Monday, kicking off the first of four nights with reality TV hunter Willie Robertson of "Duck Dynasty," in... Read more »

July 18, 2016

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3rd officer acquitted in black man's police custody death

A judge further hollowed out the case against six police officers charged in the death of a young black man, delivering a third consecutive acquittal and ruling once again that prosecutors failed... Read more »

July 18, 2016

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'Sheer brutality': Police detail Baton Rouge shooting scene

The horrific scene unfolded in a matter of minutes, a black-clad man with military training stalking law enforcement officers and ignoring horrified onlookers as he shot anyone he could find... Read more »

July 18, 2016

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LDS Church missionaries in Russia now to be known as 'volunteers'

Missionaries serving for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Russia are to be called "volunteers," following a recent law there that focuses on anti-terrorism measures but also... Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Choir, orchestra said to have brought healing during European tour

Members of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir wrapped up their three-week, central European tour Friday by re-creating a photo shoot from a 1955 tour, when their predecessors posed in front of the famous... Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Franklin Graham reacts to 'God's Not Dead 2' billboard rejection: 'Another sign of the dangerous place we are at as a nation'

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Evangelist Franklin Graham took to his Facebook page on Saturday to proclaim that an advertising company's reported rejection of a "God's Not Dead 2" billboard is a sign of the "dangerous place we... Read more »

July 18, 2016

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A glance of police ambush killings in US and its territories

ties said Monday that police officers were clearly targeted and ambushed in this weekend's shooting in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, which killed three officers and wounded three others. It's the latest... Read more »

July 18, 2016

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These scientists bring saints back to life using the latest imaging technology

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Brazilian scientists are using 3-D printing technology to reconstruct the faces of Roman Catholic saints and other holy people, producing life-size busts of what they actually looked like hundreds... Read more »

July 18, 2016

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United Methodist groups divided after election of first LGBT bishop

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The head of the United Methodist Church’s Council of Bishops said the election of its first openly lesbian bishop last week “raises significant concerns and questions of church polity... Read more »

July 18, 2016

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El Paso evangelist sets up drive-thru prayer service

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July 18, 2016

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Melania Trump insists she's her own person. So who is she?

Trump insists she's her own person, more than window dressing in her husband Donald Trump's run for the White House. Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Online dating gets political, especially during election season

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Online daters are becoming more concerned about political compatibility, according to a new survey. Read more »

July 18, 2016

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US homebuilder sentiment slips in July

mebuilders are feeling slightly less optimistic about their sales prospects this month, though their outlook for the new-home market remains positive overall. Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Nice attacker recruited by Algerian IS member, uncle says

The uncle of the truck driver who killed 84 people on the French Riviera says his nephew was indoctrinated about two weeks ago by an Algerian member of the Islamic State group in Nice, as... Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Turkey economy facing fresh problems after coup attempt

Turkey faces the prospect of waning economic growth, a struggle to attract international investors and financial market volatility for months to come following the failed coup against Turkish... Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Clinton condemns shooting of Baton Rouge officers

Hillary Clinton on Monday called for an end to the "madness" after the death of three law enforcement officers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, condemning a series of recent shootings involving police... Read more »

July 18, 2016

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AP Exclusive: Confidential text eases Iran nuke constraints

Key restrictions on Iran's nuclear program imposed under an internationally negotiated deal will start to ease years before the 15-year accord expires, advancing Tehran's ability to build a bomb... Read more »

July 18, 2016

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US says fuel economy likely won't meet 2025 targets

The U.S. government says the nation's cars and trucks are well on their way to meeting fuel economy and emissions standards set for 2025, but cheaper gas prices could ultimately lower those targets... Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Documents: Pulse gunman repeatedly taunted for being Muslim

New documents show the gunman who killed 49 patrons at a Florida nightclub was repeatedly taunted for being Muslim in his job as a security guard at a Florida courthouse. Read more »

July 18, 2016

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16 tweets that sum up all the chaos from the Republican National Convention

The Republican National Convention went into chaos on Monday, and Twitter had no chill. Read more »

July 18, 2016

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GOP leaders approve convention rules, block insurgents (+video)

Over angry and prolonged objections from anti-Donald Trump forces, Republican Party leaders approved rules for their national convention on Monday and rejected a demand for a state-by-state roll... Read more »

July 18, 2016

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US reaches halfway mark in goal of accepting 10,000 refugees

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The United States has accepted 5,211 Syrian refugees as of June 12, reaching the halfway mark of President Barack Obama’s goal to accept 10,000 by Sept. 30, according to the U.S. Department... Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Former Cardinals exec sentenced to 4 years in prison for hacking Astros

A federal judge sentenced the former scouting director of the St. Louis Cardinals to nearly four years in prison Monday for hacking the Houston Astros' player personnel database and email system in... Read more »

July 18, 2016

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One economic fact is 'killing marriage,' but the parents still want kids

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A study led by Johns Hopkins University sociologist Andrew J. Cherlin points to one feature in the American economy that may be putting extra pressure on the institution of marriage, leading some... Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Why some college students have to choose between buying textbooks or going hungry

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The starving student is becoming a reality, well beyond the stereotypical college student living off ramen noodles. Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Navajo Nation works on Amber Alert in shadow of girl's death

After a young girl was abducted on the Navajo Nation and found dead the next day, tribal officials faced tough questions about why an Amber Alert system proposed years earlier was never implemented. Read more »

July 18, 2016

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What parents should know about the gummy-vitamin craze

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The vitamin aisle at the supermarket looks a lot like the candy aisle these days. Are gummy vitamins making us healthier or destroying our teeth? Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Reaction to Baton Rouge shooting includes calls for peace

Here's how Twitter reacted in light of the shooting in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, that left three officers dead and several wounded. Read more »

July 17, 2016

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Amazon's annual Prime Day is most likely here to stay

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Amazon's 2016 Prime Day made 60 percent more than the 2015 event to make it the company's biggest sales day ever. Read more »

July 17, 2016

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2 more arrests in Nice truck attack; 49 dead still not ID'd

French authorities detained two more people Sunday and released the estranged wife of the slain Nice truck attacker from custody as they tried to determine whether he had been an Islamic extremist... Read more »

July 17, 2016

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Stenson wins duel with Mickelson to claim British Open

Henrik Stenson is the champion golfer of the year, thanks to a final round for the ages. Read more »

July 17, 2016

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7 ways to use LinkedIn more effectively

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Seven tips to build a better LinkedIn, from getting recommendations to simply adding an email address. Read more »

July 17, 2016

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Would a Universal Basic Income help eradicate poverty in the US?

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Economic and political leaders around the world have rekindled the debate about whether a universal basic income would eliminate poverty, or if it would even be possible to implement within the... Read more »

July 17, 2016

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Ohio governor: no authority to revoke open carry gun law

asich responded Sunday to a request by the Cleveland police union president for the suspension of the law during the Republican National Convention, which begins Monday. Read more »

July 17, 2016

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