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18-09-2018

SpaceX Will Fly a Japanese Billionaire (and Artists, Too!) Around the Moon in 2023

A Japanese billionaire and a coterie of artists will become the first private citizens ever to fly beyond low-Earth orbit just five years from now, if

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18-09-2018

Still want an iPhone SE? Here's where you can get one

Apple's beloved budget model (with headphone jack!) is still floating around out there. Use these tools to find them... cheap!

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18-09-2018

Hearing Set for Monday to Hear Kavanaugh and His Accuser

Brett Kavanaugh, the Supreme Court nominee, said he is willing to talk to the Senate Judiciary Committee about accusations from a woman who said he se

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18-09-2018

With Moon as His Muse, Japanese Billionaire Signs Up for SpaceX Voyage

Elon Musk shared a stage at a SpaceX factory on Monday night with Yusaku Maezawa, who will make a significant investment in the company’s next-gener

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18-09-2018

North Korea's Kim says he hopes for 'big outcome' at inter-Korean summit

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said he wanted to produce a "big outcome" as he began three days of summit talks on Tuesday with South Korea's Preside

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18-09-2018

Russian Military Aircraft Shot Down Off Syria Coast

Moscow said the plane was destroyed by Syrian antiaircraft missiles that were aimed at Israeli warplanes operating in the area and using it as a “sh

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18-09-2018

Battle For The Senate: Candidates In Key Races Respond To Kavanaugh Allegations

NPR reached out to candidates in the major 2018 Senate races, including Democrats facing pressure to support Brett Kavanaugh and GOP candidates raisin

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18-09-2018

Trump Orders Declassification Of FBI Documents Sought By House Republicans

In addition to documents related to former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page, the president has also ordered the DOJ and the FBI to release text mess

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18-09-2018

Florence leaves 'monumental disaster' -- with more trouble to come

Florence has left the Carolinas, but the death toll keeps rising as remnants of the storm generate rain, floodwater and tornadoes.

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18-09-2018

California deputy killed, another wounded after shootout with suspect

One sheriff's deputy was killed and another was wounded Monday after a shootout with a suspect in Sacramento County, California.

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18-09-2018

China says it will immediately retaliate when Trump tariffs take effect

Beijing has warned it will impose tariffs on $60 billion in American goods.

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18-09-2018

Apple's iPhone Xs and Max are the best phones you can buy, but skip them if you already have an iPhone X

The iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max are the best phones you can buy, but you probably don't need to upgrade if you have an iPhone X.

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18-09-2018

Trump Set to Impose More Tariffs on China

Mr. Trump said he will make an announcement on trade on Monday afternoon. Tariffs on another $200 billion worth of goods are expected.

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18-09-2018

TODDLER MISSING AFTER CAR CAUGHT IN FLOOD: 1-year-old missing after vehicle flooded by rising waters

TODDLER MISSING AFTER CAR CAUGHT IN FLOOD: 1-year-old missing after vehicle flooded by rising waters

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18-09-2018

Trump to Cap Refugees Allowed Into U.S. at 30,000, a Record Low

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the further cuts to an already scaled-back program reflected a “daunting operational reality.”

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18-09-2018

Video of shooting on repeat at Chicago cop's murder trial

Prosecutors on Monday showed jurors video of a white Chicago police officer opening fire on black teenager Laquan McDonald, saying the 2014 fatal shoo

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18-09-2018

Tornadoes rip through Virginia; one fatality reported

Several tornadoes were reported Monday afternoon in central and southern Virginia, the Storm Prediction Center said.

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18-09-2018

Trump orders documents relating to Russia investigation, Carter Page FISA warrant declassified

President Donald Trump ordered the declassification of various documents and text messages related to the Russia investigation that both the House Int

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18-09-2018

Emmy Awards 2018: Colin Jost and Michael Che host, while ‘Game of Thrones,’ SNL aim to win big

The show airs Monday night on NBC, as shows from “Game of Thrones” to “The Handmaid's Tale” battle for the trophies.

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17-09-2018

For Apple, U.S.-China Trade Fight Grows Riskier

The U.S.-China trade fight is becoming more perilous for Apple as the Trump administration’s tariffs threaten some of its gadget sales and as China

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17-09-2018

$2.5M bond set for Border Patrol agent accused of killing four

The Border Patrol agent accused of killing four sex workers in Webb County over a two-week period remained behind bars Sunday, held on a $2.5 million

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17-09-2018

‘We’re just getting prepared for the worst’: Florence pounds Carolinas with rainfall, floods rivers

Tropical depression Florence continued its march through the Carolinas, dumping torrential and historic amounts of rain.

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17-09-2018

‘Our democracy is in crisis’: Hillary Clinton takes aim at Trump in scathing new essay

“Trump and his cronies do so many despicable things that it can be hard to keep track,” the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee writes in the Atl

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17-09-2018

Typhoon Mangkhut: More Than 40 Bodies Found in Philippines Landslide

As Typhoon Mangkhut churned its way to China, emergency workers in the Philippines found the bodies of dozens of gold miners.

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17-09-2018

Kavanaugh accuser willing to testify, her attorney says; judge offers fresh denial

“She’s willing to do whatever it takes to get her story forth,” the attorney for Christine Blasey Ford said in a television interview.

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17-09-2018

Searchers find body of 1-year-old swept away by Florence floodwaters in Union County

Emergency officials rescued an adult and are trying to save a child swept away by a flood on a Union County highway near Charlotte NC. The region is d