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Pelosi calls Republican debt limit stance 'irresponsible beyond words'

During an interview on Sunday, House spokeswoman Nancy Pelosi criticized the Republican leadership for its stance on how to deal with the US debt ceiling.

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An elderly man tried to bomb phone stores in a crusade to stop the spread of porn and 'cursing,' prosecutors say

A man believed to be John Douglas Allen carrying a box with an explosive device in it outside an AT&T store. The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
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John Allen Douglas, 75, planted homemade explosives in front of phone shops, Michigan court documents show.
He al...

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A video shows a man of 75, struggling to breathe due to COVID-19, was coaxed to leave hospital by an anti-vaxxer. He died days later, say reports

Clinicians work on intubating a COVID-19 patient in the intensive care unit at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital in Lake Charles, Louisiana on August 10, 2021. Mario Tama / Getty Images
Joe McCarron, 75, died of COVID-19 after being persuaded by anti-Vaxxers to leave the hospital.
A video shows an a...

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Fireball that ‘skimmed’ the North Carolina coast Friday was caught on video, NASA says

A fireball that flew over the North Carolina coast on Friday shot through the sky across the state.
NASA Meteor Watch said the fireball - which is an "exceptionally bright" meteor - "flew over the North Carolina coast" at 7:40 pm. and became "visible 48 miles above the ocean in front of Camp Leje...

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Mayorkas: 12,000 Migrants Released into U.S. from Del Rio Camp, Number Could Rise

Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas confirmed in an interview with Fox News Sunday that approximately 12,000 migrants who arrived in Del Rio, Texas in the past two weeks have been released in the United States.
Host Chris Wallace noted that of the 30,000 migrants who came to Del Rio, M...

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Erdoğan defiant about acquiring Russian missile defense system

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said his administration intends to stand up to the US and push ahead with the purchase of another Russian anti-aircraft missile defense system.

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The Marines Reluctantly Let a Sikh Officer Wear a Turban. He Says It's Not Enough.

First Lt. Sukhbir Toor in Darwin, Australia, August 8, 2021. (Helen Orr / The New York Times)
For five years, 1st Lt. Sukhbir Toor the uniform of the U.S. Marine Corps dressed. On Thursday he was also allowed to wear the turban of a loyal Sikh.
It was a first for the Marine Corps, which almost ne...

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Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison defends submarine deal with U.S., U.K.

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said a deal with France "would not have done the job Australia had to do".

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Hurricane Sam intensifies to Category 4 with 145-mph winds. Could it take Superstorm Sandy's path?

Hurricane Sam stormed west through the Atlantic Basin on Sunday, a strong Category 4 storm that forecasters hoped would stay far enough from land to avoid major damage, with its 145 mph winds and heavy rainfall.
AccuWeather forecasters said traveling west through the northern islands of the Carib...

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A pioneer ghost town that was submerged underwater for more than 60 years has resurfaced because of a drought

Utah has been in a drought for several months. Justin Sullivan / Getty Images
A drought has exposed the foundations of a forgotten city in Utah's Rockport Reservoir.
The city was abandoned in the 1950s after the federal government announced plans to build a dam.
The reservoir is at its lowest lev...

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Venezuelans cross from Bolivia to Chile despite deportation threats

Hundreds of migrants, many with children, most of them Venezuelans, come to Chile through secret border crossings with Bolivia, despite the Chilean government announcing that it will resume deportations of illegal immigrants.

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'Sea-level rise won't affect my house' – even flood maps don't sway Florida coastal residents

Floods in Fort Lauderdale as a result of Hurricane Irma. Shutterstock.com/FotoKina
Advertisers understand that providing facts to consumers will not sell products. To make people stop and pay attention, successful advertising delivers information simply and with an emotional hook, so that consume...

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Forget the Meteor. We Should Be Talking About Biblical Rape Culture in the Sodom Story.

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If the hand of God reached out and hit people, it could look like a meteor. Or at least, if a meteor crashed the earth, people might think it was the hand of God. This is the argument of an article published this week in the prestigious scientific journal Nature. The a...

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The 13 most cringeworthy moments in 'Dear Evan Hansen' - from the lack of chemistry between Evan and Zoe to the odd portrayal of mental health

Ben Platt in "Dear Evan Hansen". Universal images
"Dear Evan Hansen" has come under fire because Ben Platt is a 27 year old student.
It has also come under fire for an irresponsible portrayal of mental health issues.
The film, starring Amandla Stenberg and Amy Adams, was released in theaters on F...

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Irving man beat to death 2-year-old child because boy wiped feces on him, police say

A 23-year-old Irving man is accused of beating a 2-year-old boy to death in an Irving home earlier this week after the child wiped him with feces, Irving police said Friday.
Arturo Santiago Pena-Almanza Jr. hit the boy several times during the incident on Tuesday at 300 block of Brown Drive, Irvi...

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I flew American Airlines to Europe for the first time during the pandemic and found it's back to normal with bad food, uncomfortable seats, and free alcohol

American Airlines are flying from New York to Madrid, Spain during the pandemic. Thomas Pallini / Insider
American Airlines is one of four US airlines flying overseas to Europe and has recently started increasing its services as more countries open to American tourists.
Transatlantic flights are ...

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She Bought Her Dream Home. Then a 'Sovereign Citizen' Changed the Locks.

Shanetta Little at her home in Newark, NJ on Sunday, July 11, 2021. Little was surprised one day to discover that the locks on her new home in Newark had been changed by a man who claimed he was the rightful owner. (Bryan Anselm / The New York Times)
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News anchor suspended in dispute about Gabby Petito and women of color coverage, reports say

Gabby Petito speaks to the camera in her only YouTube upload. YouTube / Nomadic Statics
News anchor Frank Somerville was dismissed over an argument over reporting on Gabby Petito.
Somerville wanted to highlight the differences between coverage of missing white women and women of color.
The anchor...

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Open: This is "Face the Nation," September 26

Today at Face the Nation, confusion plagues the COVID-19 booster rollout and challenges continue to challenge Biden's presidency.

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Democrats' criticisms of Biden are actually a reminder of why the GOP is such a danger to our democracy

President Joe Biden. Drew Angerer / Getty Images
The Democrats have held Joe Biden accountable for his handling of COVID and the withdrawal from Afghanistan.
Republicans, on the other hand, refuse to challenge Donald Trump's lies and mistakes.
The difference underscores how much the GOP poses a t...

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Extended Interview with Turkish President on "Face the Nation"

In an exclusive interview, Margaret Brennan sits down with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to talk about his relationship with President Joe Biden, the situation in Syria and more.

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Michael Cohen advises Mary Trump on how to make her uncle's $100 million lawsuit backfire

Michael Cohen (L), Donald Trump (R) Getty / Getty
Donald Trump is suing his niece Mary Trump and the New York Times for covering his taxes.
Michael Cohen suggested that the lawsuit could backfire if Donald Trump is forced to testify.
Cohen said his former boss's testimony was "the stupidest writt...

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Lava destroys homes as volcano becomes explosive

"Volcanic monitoring measurements that have been carried out since the eruption began showed the most energetic activity to date on Friday afternoon," said rescue workers.
The volcano has spewed thousands of tons of lava, destroyed hundreds of homes and forced the evacuation of nearly 6,000 peopl...

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Indra Nooyi on women's place in business

Work and life are not a balancing act, but a juggling act, says Indra Nooyi. For 12 years she was CEO of PepsiCo - one of the few female executives at a Fortune 500 company. Nooyi talks to correspondent Mola Lenghi about her memoir, "My Life in Full: Work, Family and Our Future," and about her mi...

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A gangster standing trial for murder was shot dead in a courtroom by 2 rivals disguised as lawyers, say police

A police officer guarded an entrance gate to the Rohini District courtroom in New Delhi on September 24, 2021 after a notorious Indian gangster was killed by gunmen disguised as lawyers
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A notorious "gangster" was shot dead in an Indian courtroom on Friday, CNN reported.
The gangster was kill...

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Nature: Arizona's painted desert

"Sunday Morning" takes us to the picturesque rocky badlands of northern Arizona. Videographer: Brad Markel.

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I traveled to Iceland as a vaccinated American and the entry and exit process was tedious, but easy if you understand the rules

Icelandair ticket booth at New York-JFK Taylor Rains / Insider
I traveled to Iceland as a vaccinated American and the process was simple but tedious.
Vaccinated US travelers are required to present their vaccination card, negative COVID test, and form prior to arrival.
Reykjavik has a number of t...

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Caught on camera: Kremlin releases photos of Putin's Siberian fishing trip

By Vladimir Soldatkin
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin spent several days hiking and fishing in Siberia in early September, the Kremlin said on Sunday when it posted pictures of the president on the holiday.
A caption under one of the 20 images posted on the Kremlin website say...

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Powerful Sam stays the course as Category 4 hurricane amid track shift

Mighty Sam remains on course as a Category 4 hurricane amid a lane shift
Atlantic hurricane season is nearing the bottom of the list of major storm names in 2021, with Sam chugging through the ocean as a Category 4 major storm. Sam continues to track west and is currently quite a long way from an...

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20th annual Tunnel to Towers 5k kicks off

Frank Siller, Chairman and CEO of Tunnel to Towers, celebrates the start of the annual Fox & Friends event.

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