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Second Overboard Case In Less Than 2 Months For Norwegian Cruise Lines

It is not clear how the woman went overboard from the Norwegian Cruise Star, but the Adriatic's warm water is credited with helping keep her alive for 10 hours until rescue arrived.

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The MTV VMAs Celebrate Camila Cabello And Cardi B, While Madonna Celebrates Madonna

Cabello won the night's two biggest prizes, while Nicki Minaj, Jennifer Lopez and Ariana Grande gave splashy performances. And then there was Madonna, whose Aretha Franklin tribute went sideways,

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Michigan Health Director To Stand Trial For Involuntary Manslaughter In Flint Deaths

Michigan's state health department director Nick Lyon will stand trial for involuntary manslaughter tied to the Flint water crisis, Judge David Goggins ruled Monday.

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Emus Swarm Town As Australia's Drought Worsens

The tough conditions are drying up huge swathes of land, leaving farmers struggling. Groups of thirsty emus recently showed up in an outback mining town looking for water.

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Trump Calls ICE Opponents 'Big Loudmouths,' Praises Agents As 'Great Patriots'

At a White House ceremony, the president also asked an agent, Adrian Anzaldua, who discovered a tractor-trailer containing about 80 immigrants, to speak. "He speaks perfect English," Trump noted.

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Trump 'Not Thrilled' With Fed Chairman Over Interest Rate Hikes

It was the second time in a month that President Trump had taken aim at the Fed. In a Reuters interview, he also accused China and Europe of manipulating their currencies to gain leverage in trade.

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iPad Battery Malfunction Leads To Apple Store Evacuation In Amsterdam

Local media said the battery exploded, releasing chemical fumes. Firefighters were called to the scene as a precautionary measure, and three employees were treated for respiratory issues.

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Why Are Black And Latino Kids More Likely To Die Of Certain Cancers?

There's a big survival gap between white and minority children when it comes to some childhood cancers. It turns out growing up in poverty explains a lot of the difference.

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Activists Have A New Strategy To Block Gas Pipelines: State's Rights

Oil and gas pipeline opponents have a new legal strategy. They're encouraging states to exercise rights granted in the Clean Water Act to stop new pipeline construction.

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Venezuela, Racked With Hyperinflation, Rolls Out New Banknotes

The country is responding to its currency's alarmingly rapid devaluation with an unlikely solution — by devaluing it further. But many economists are not impressed.

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Another Wave Of Ex-National Security Officials Criticize Trump

For the third time in recent days, former national security officials have signed a letter criticizing President Trump's decision to revoke the security clearance of former CIA director John Brennan.

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As The President Tweets Attacks, Melania Trump Speaks Out Against Cyberbullying

In her speech, the first lady said children are often "more aware" than adults about the risks and benefits of social media.

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PHOTOS: Separated North And South Koreans Meet For 1st Time In Decades

Tens of thousands of South Koreans have registered to meet with long-lost relatives in the North. For years the reunions were on pause, but now they have resumed, with scores of reunions this week.

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PepsiCo Breaks Out The Bubbly With $3.2 Billion Deal For SodaStream

It's the latest foray into more-healthful offerings for the food and beverage giant, which has shifted away from its roots in cola toward products such as hummus and kombucha.

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Beer, Drinking Water And Fish: Tiny Plastic Is Everywhere

Plastic trash less than 5 millimeters long is in the things we eat and drink, and the air we breathe. Scientists are just beginning to study where it comes from and how it might affect our health.

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Taliban Answers Afghanistan's Cease-Fire Offer With Ambush, Abductions

Since a brief truce in June, attacks by the militant group have left hundreds of people dead. President Ashraf Ghani is angling for a new peace deal, but the Taliban hasn't taken him up on it.

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'New York Times' Reports Asia Argento Paid Off An Accuser Of Her Own

Argento has accused disgraced producer Harvey Weinstein of rape. According to documents leaked to the Times, she also paid $380,000 to a man who accused her of sexually assaulting him when he was 17.

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What Ending Bailout Means For Greece

Greece is formally exiting its bailout loan program today after eight years of austerity and financial reforms. Many ordinary Greeks have very little to celebrate.

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Pope Francis On Clergy Sex Abuse: 'We Showed No Care For The Little Ones'

The pontiff's comments were in a letter penned nearly a week after a Pennsylvania grand jury report detailed decades of alleged child abuse and cover-ups. "We abandoned them," Francis wrote.

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Vacation Days Piling Up? Here's How To Get The Most Out Of A Short Vacation

Americans forfeited about 200 million days of paid vacation leave last year. And many U.S. workers now take shorter, partial week vacations. But even a mini-break can be good for your health.

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