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EPA Spending On Scott Pruitt's Soundproof Phone Booth Broke Federal Law, Government Watchdog Finds

EPA Spending On Scott Pruitt's Soundproof Phone Booth Broke Federal Law, Government Watchdog FindsScott Pruitt, the Environmental Protection Agency administrator, broke the law



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Many Americans Still Don't Know Basic Facts About The Holocaust, Survey Finds

Many Americans Still Don't Know Basic Facts About The Holocaust, Survey FindsFindings of a survey released to coincide Holocaust Remembrance Day on



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Fewer Catholics Of All Ages Are Attending Mass, Gallup Study Finds

Fewer Catholics Of All Ages Are Attending Mass, Gallup Study FindsWeekly church attendance by American Catholics continues its decadeslong



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Mueller's team finds more Russia ties

Mueller's team finds more Russia tiesLawrence O'Donnell looks at the New York Times report that a key cooperating witness in the Mueller probe has ties to Russia – and the special counsel's newest tactics to get information.



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Stranger finds young girl’s letter to late father, helps her achieve a dream

Stranger finds young girl’s letter to late father, helps her achieve a dreamAfter the death of her father, 11-year-old Emily started writing a yearly letter and sending it skyward to him with a balloon. After one was found miles away, the kindness of a stranger helped Emily accomplish her dream.



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Jury Finds Adam Shacknai Responsible for Rebecca Zahau’s Hanging Death in San Diego Mansion

Jury Finds Adam Shacknai Responsible for Rebecca Zahau’s Hanging Death in San Diego MansionThe hanging death of Rebecca Zahau in the Spreckles Mansion created a long-lasting mystery.



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In Turkey's Kurdish heartland, anger over Syria war finds a stage

In Turkey's Kurdish heartland, anger over Syria war finds a stageBy Daren Butler DIYARBAKIR, Turkey (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of Turkish Kurds turned an annual cultural festival into a rare mass political protest on Wednesday against the government’s two-month-old military campaign against a Kurdish militia in neighboring Syria. At a rally to mark the spring festival of Newroz in the southern city of Diyarbakir, demonstrators said Ankara risked provoking violence at home if it pressed on with its Syria offensive. The event was the first major public demonstration against the campaign in Syria, in which the Turkish army has battled a Kurdish militia, the YPG, which Turkey says is an extension of the banned PKK, or Kurdistan Workers Party.



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Team backed by Microsoft co-founder Allen finds WWII wreck

Team backed by Microsoft co-founder Allen finds WWII wreckJUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The recent discovery of the USS Juneau in the depths of the South Pacific has provided some closure to people with connections to the ship, which was blown apart during World War II. Hundreds died, including the five Sullivan brothers from Waterloo, Iowa, whose story was chronicled in a 1944 movie.



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Probe finds deadly Niger mission lacked proper approval

Probe finds deadly Niger mission lacked proper approvalWASHINGTON (AP) — A military investigation into the Niger attack that killed four American service members concludes the team didn't get required senior command approval for their risky mission to capture a high-level Islamic State militant, several U.S. officials familiar with the report said. It doesn't point to that failure as a cause of the deadly ambush.



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Gun injuries decrease 20% during NRA conferences, study finds

Gun injuries decrease 20% during NRA conferences, study findsA new study has found that the number of firearm injuries in the US decreases dramatically during National Rifle Association conventions, casting doubt on the claim that most gun injuries are caused by inexperienced users. Researchers from Harvard Medical School and Columbia University reviewed 10 years of data on emergency department visits and hospitalizations during the NRA’s convention dates, as well as the three weeks before and three weeks after. The finding contradicts many gun advocates’ argument that firearm injuries are caused by poorly trained users.



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