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McMaster Says Evidence of Russia Interference 'Incontrovertible'

The national security adviser broke with what has been President Trump's script about the F.B.I. investigation into Russian interference in the election.

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13 Die After Helicopter Surveying Earthquake Damage Crashes In Mexico

No deaths had been reported as a direct consequence of the 7.2 magnitude earthquake that struck central and southern Mexico earlier Friday.

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Spacewar: Fanatic Life and Symbolic Death Among the Computer Bums

Developed by early computer engineers in their spare time, improved in University comp-sci labs, and ultimately sold in coffeeshops for ten cents per game. Inside one of the most influential games ever played.

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Pakistan: Zainab Ansari's Confessed Killer Sentenced To Death

The world was moved by a viral photo of the 7-year-old girl, whose body was found on a trash heap in January.

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Donald Trump, a Playboy Model, and a System for Concealing Infidelity

One woman’s account of clandestine meetings, financial transactions, and legal pacts designed to hide an extramarital affair.

Ronan Farrow | New Yorker | Feb 2018
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Alleged Ex-Trump Paramour Says 'Catch And Kill' Practice Kept Her Quiet

Karen McDougal spoke to The New Yorker, in her first on-the-record remarks about an agreement she signed with the National Enquirer's parent company about the alleged 2006 affair.

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Kentucky Teen Charged With Murder And Assault After January School Shooting

The identity of the 15-year-old suspect, who will be tried as an adult, had not been confirmed until Friday. Two students were killed in the attack and 14 others were wounded.

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Commerce Department Urges Crackdown On Imported Steel And Aluminum

President Trump is considering imposing tariffs or quotas on imported steel and aluminum. The Commerce Department says action is needed to protect the domestic industries vital to national security.

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The Agency

An investigation into the Russian troll farm called the Internet Research Agency.

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N.Y. College Says Forgotten Book Reveals Lock Of George Washington's Hair

Union College believes the hair made its way from Alexander Hamilton's family to its archives and remained buried between the pages of a book until a librarian stumbled across it.

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FBI Received A Tip Last Month About Florida Shooting Suspect — But Nothing Was Done

The caller specifically mentioned the potential for Nikolas Cruz to carry out a school shooting. But the information was never forwarded to the FBI's Miami field office for investigation.

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The Sound and the Fury: Inside the Mystery of the Havana Embassy

More than a year after American diplomats began to suffer strange, concussion-like symptoms in Cuba, a U.S. investigation is no closer to determining how they were hurt or by whom, and the FBI and CIA are at odds over the case.

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The Sound and the Fury

What we know (and don’t), more than a year after American diplomats began to suffer strange, concussion-like symptoms in Cuba.

Tim Golden | ProPublica | Feb 2018
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As An American Tragedy Unfolds, Russian Agents Sow Discord Online

On Twitter, Russian trolls, bots, and influencers are seeking to deepen divides after the latest school shooting.

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The Final, Terrible Voyage of The Nautilus

Journalist Kim Wall was murdered aboard a homemade submarine while reporting on the ‘Rocket” Madsen, the designer of the vessel.

May Jeong | Wired | Feb 2018
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Tillerson Tries To Ease Tension With Turkey

The U.S. and Turkey differ over Syria. The U.S. supports and arms Kurdish fighters in northern Syria, seeing them as key allies against ISIS. Turkey considers them terrorists.

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A Chinese Company Has Conquered a Piece of America

Dead construction workers, a corrupt political family, and the “impossibly lucrative casino” on the island of Saipan where Chinese gamblers can game on U.S. soil.

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Oxfam Chief Asks Forgiveness For Sexual Exploitation By Aid Workers

In an interview with the BBC, the humanitarian group's executive director, Winnie Byanyima, also says she will appoint an independent commission to investigate the claims.

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Oxfam Chief Asks Forgiveness For Sexual Exploitation By Aid Workers

In an interview with the BBC, the humanitarian group's executive director, Winnie Byanyima, also says she will appoint an independent commission to investigate the claims.

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High-Level Affair Erupts Into Open Conflict Between Australian Premier And His Deputy

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's public criticism of his deputy, Barnaby Jones, over an adulterous affair with a former staffer, threatens to tear apart the country's coalition government.

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