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National Teacher's Union Cuts Ties With Wells Fargo Over Bank's Ties To NRA, Guns

The American Federation of Teachers, the largest teacher's union in the country, says it's ending its relationship with Wells Fargo because the bank does business with the gun industry and the NRA.

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Arizona Teachers Vote To Strike, Sparking First-Ever Statewide Walkout

The governor's plan to raise teachers' salaries by 20 percent is meeting with resistance from critics who say it is unrealistic.

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Bottlenose Dolphins Spotted Off Canada's Pacific Coast For The First Time

This was a bizarre sight because this kind of dolphin has never before been spotted in this northern area. They like the warmer waters farther south. About 200 were swimming in the group.

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Missing Nazi Submarine Found Near Denmark; Spoiler: Hitler Is Probably Not Onboard

Researchers said they located a German U-boat that went "on the run" from British forces as the war ended. The discovery ends speculation that Adolf Hitler used it to escape to South America.

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Save The Children International Chair Resigns, Saying 'Challenges' Call For Change

Sir Alan Parker's resignation comes after Save the Children abuse claims against former leadership and as reports of misconduct roil the wider aid sector.

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Lance Armstrong To Pay U.S. Government $5 Million To Settle Fraud Claims

Authorities said the disgraced cyclist had defrauded his sponsor, the U.S. Postal Service, out of millions. He faced $100 million in possible penalties — but this settlement averts his looming trial.

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E.Coli Outbreak Linked To Romaine Lettuce Spreads To 16 States

A report by the CDC said the bacteria has infected at least 53 people, including 31 who have been hospitalized. The agency's advice: Throw out pre-cut romaine lettuce grown in Yuma, Ariz.

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Men Arrested At Philadelphia Starbucks Speak Out, Police Commissioner Apologizes

Commissioner Richard Ross said he was taking responsibility for making the incident "worse," after initially saying officers did nothing wrong.

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New Study Says Ancient Humans Hunted Big Mammals To Extinction

As humans spread around the globe, other big mammals vanished. Researchers believe it's because they were tasty.

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Kauai Struggles With Severe Flooding, As More Rain Is In The Forecast

A storm dropped record rainfall on the island this past weekend. Residents are assessing the damage — and bracing for even more rain. There's a flash flood watch in place for all of Hawaii.

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911 Operator Who Reportedly Cut Thousands Of Calls Short Is Sentenced To 10 Days

"Ain't nobody got time for this. For real," Williams was recorded saying after ending a call in which a security guard had tried to report two cars racing at high speeds on the interstate.

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To Curb Ocean Pollution, U.K. May Ban Plastic Straws, Stirrers And Cotton Swabs

Prime Minister Theresa May called plastic waste "one of the greatest environmental challenges facing the world." The government said it will work with industry to develop alternatives.

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'Fearless Girl' Statue Will Face Down Stock Exchange, Not 'Charging Bull'

The statue — installed in 2017, on a temporary basis, to honor International Women's Day — will stay in New York City permanently. But it will relocate, shifting around the corner from the bull.

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Cuba, Long Led By Castros, Hails A New President Outside The Family

When Raul Castro passed Miguel Diaz-Canel the job, the Communist Party stalwart became Cuba's first president not named Castro in 59 years. Still, Diaz-Canel says he isn't planning radical reforms.

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Alabama Serial Bomber Walter Leroy Moody, 83, To Be Executed Thursday

Moody killed a federal judge at his home in Alabama and a civil rights attorney at his office in Georgia. He would be the oldest U.S. inmate executed since the death penalty was reinstated in 1976.

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Case Against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens Can Proceed, Judge Rules

Many of Gov. Eric Greitens' fellow Republicans have urged him to resign, after he was accused of photographing the woman he had an extramarital affair with without her consent. He has refused.

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Top Stories: FAA Seeks Jet Engine Checks; Some GOP Lawmakers Want Mueller Protected

Also: The students who created the National School Walkout; Facebook will offer users a privacy opt-out; and after Sen. Duckworth (D-Ill) gives birth, the Senate votes to allow babies on the floor.

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FAA Orders Inspections Of Engine Type That Blew Apart On Southwest Flight

The Federal Aviation Administration says CFM engines, which power many Boeing 737s, need to be ultrasonically inspected after a certain number of takeoffs and landings.

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Ex-'Playboy' Model Settles Suit With 'National Enquirer' Over Alleged Trump Affair

The settlement frees Karen McDougal to speak publicly about the alleged 10-month affair that she says ended in 2007 after the publisher bought her story and then never ran it.

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Facebook To Offer Users Opt-Outs That Comply With New European Privacy Rules

The social media giant will ask users worldwide if they want to continue sharing data for ads as well as personal information such as political and religious leanings and relationship information.

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