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Bob Gates: 'Everybody in this town leaks'

Bob Gates: 'Everybody in this town leaks'Former Director of the CIA Bob Gates joins Chuck Todd for an exclusive interview to talk about the problem with conspiracy theories in Washington, D.C.



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‘We have reached a point of no return': Cape Town set to run out of water despite contingency plans

‘We have reached a point of no return': Cape Town set to run out of water despite contingency plansAs drought continues and water levels plummet in Cape Town’s dams, residents are facing a slew of new emergency measures.



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Bernie Sanders’ ‘Medicare For All’ Online Town Hall Draws Over 1 Million Live Viewers

Bernie Sanders’ ‘Medicare For All’ Online Town Hall Draws Over 1 Million Live ViewersSen. Bernie Sanders’ televised town hall on Tuesday night to promote single-payer health care, or “Medicare for all,” drew a live audience of about 1 million people ― all of whom viewed the event exclusively online.



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Leaders to meet with white separatist town official in Maine

Leaders to meet with white separatist town official in MainePORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Leaders in a Maine town said Sunday they will meet with their town manager, who has come under fire for espousing white separatist views.



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Most of mudslide-stricken California town told to empty out

Most of mudslide-stricken California town told to empty outMONTECITO, Calif. (AP) — Most residents of mudslide-ravaged Montecito were under orders to clear out Friday as the search for victims dragged on and crews labored to clean up massive debris and repair power, water and gas lines.



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Poverty Lingers in Town Where Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Will Wed

Poverty Lingers in Town Where Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Will WedA local leader asked police to remove the homeless from the streets of Windsor in time for the nuptials, a request that sparked outrage — and a digital petition, with 80,000 signatures demanding police leave them alone.



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Protests hit Tehran, two demonstrators reported killed in Iran town

Protests hit Tehran, two demonstrators reported killed in Iran townStreet protests hit Iran for a third day running on Saturday, spreading to the capital Tehran with crowds confronting police and attacking some state buildings, and a social media report said two demonstrators had been shot dead in a provincial town. Saturday’s protests, in fact, coincided with state-sponsored rallies staged across the Islamic Republic to mark the final suppression of the 2009 unrest by security forces, with mass pro-government events in Tehran and Mashhad, Iran’s second city. Pro-government rallies were held in some 1,200 cities and towns in all, state television reported.



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Racial dispute at beloved bakery roils liberal college town

Racial dispute at beloved bakery roils liberal college townStudents at Oberlin College have long enjoyed pastries, bagels and chocolates from Gibson's Bakery, a century-old, family-owned business near campus. That sweet relationship has turned bitter amid hotly disputed accusations of racism, roiling a school and town long known for their liberal politics.



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After Backlash, Tennessee Town Drops Planned Ban On Drag Shows

After Backlash, Tennessee Town Drops Planned Ban On Drag ShowsA Tennessee town’s controversial plan to ban drag shows is dead on arrival.



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Syria troops, allies retake most of last IS-held town: monitor

Syria troops, allies retake most of last IS-held town: monitorSyrian troops and allied fighters advanced Saturday to capture most of Albu Kamal, a monitor said, in a tug-of-war over the Islamic State group’s last urban stronghold in the country. The town in Syria’s oil-rich Deir Ezzor province has changed hands several times, with government troops announcing its capture but losing it to a blistering IS counter-attack a week ago. Syria’s army and Lebanese, Iranian and Iraqi loyalists re-entered Albu Kamal two days ago and by Saturday had taken most of it from IS, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.



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