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Opinion: Simone Biles and her 'double double' should make you think

CNN - Sat, 10/12/2019 - 14:18
By now, the news that Simone Biles has won another championship and has gained two new skills named after her is about as surprising as the news that a competition occurred. Breaking even more barriers at the World Championships in Stuttgart, Germany, this week, becoming -- with 21 medals at Worlds (22, after winning the all-around competition with the largest margin ever) -- the most decorated female gymnast in history seems only what's expected.
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Boeing's board strips CEO of chairman role

CNN - Sat, 10/12/2019 - 14:16
Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg has been stripped of his role as chairman as the company struggles to get its grounded 737 Max jets cleared to fly again.
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Brooklyn shooting leaves at least four dead

CNN - Sat, 10/12/2019 - 14:12
At least four people are dead and at least three injured in a shooting in Brooklyn, a Fire Department of New York spokesman says.
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A Democratic governor in the deep South is on the verge of reelection

CNN - Sat, 10/12/2019 - 13:48
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards, a Democrat, is facing off against opponents from both political parties in Saturday's jungle gubernatorial primary, in which all candidates, regardless of party affiliation, run against each other. If Edwards can emerge with greater than 50% of the vote, he'll win reelection outright. If he doesn't, a runoff will be held in November between the two top vote getters.
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The climate activists preparing for arrest

CNN - Sat, 10/12/2019 - 11:30
Edward Latimer pauses mid-sentence to regain his composure. His black-tinted sunglasses, worn during a brief outbreak of autumnal sunshine in England's capital, cannot hide his reddening eyes.
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Man becomes first ever to run a marathon in less than two hours

CNN - Sat, 10/12/2019 - 10:45
Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge has successfully completed the first ever marathon under two hours in the Austrian capital of Vienna, two years since he fell 25 seconds short.
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Trump questions protections for whistleblower whose complaint prompted impeachment inquiry

CNN - Sat, 10/12/2019 - 10:35
President Donald Trump on Friday questioned why the US government is protecting the whistleblower whose complaint sparked House Democrats' impeachment inquiry.
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Five gang members sentenced for chasing 15-year-old and killing him with a machete

CNN - Sat, 10/12/2019 - 10:34
The five gang members who slashed a New York teen to death with a machete and knives last year after mistaking him for a rival have been sentenced to decades in prison.
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How to become one of the world's best professional gamers

CNN - Sat, 10/12/2019 - 10:32
Luka "Perkz" Perkovic still remembers the first time he picked up a computer mouse and keyboard.
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The far-right is changing the face of the EU's third biggest city

CNN - Sat, 10/12/2019 - 10:26
A far-right party is exerting its political influence in the Spanish capital of Madrid, starting with its Christmas lights.
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Raging fires and power outages. The new normal for California?

CNN - Sat, 10/12/2019 - 09:47
When the power went out for almost 800,000 Californians this week to prevent wildfires, it was not the first time. And many are left wondering whether it will be the last.
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Subtropical Storm Melissa is slowly pulling away from New England coasts

CNN - Sat, 10/12/2019 - 08:25
Subtropical Storm Melissa is moving away from the New England coasts, but flooding is still a concern, the National Hurricane Center said.
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Power is almost fully restored in Northern California

CNN - Sat, 10/12/2019 - 07:50
Power is back on for 98% of the Northern California customers left in the dark when Pacific Gas & Electric cut off electricity to prevent wildfires.
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'Batwoman' star Ruby Rose talks about her lifelong battle with depression

CNN - Sat, 10/12/2019 - 07:24
Actress Ruby Rose is sharing her journey with depression, saying she's struggled with a series of mental health issues her entire life.
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Oscar nominee Robert Forster dies at 78 after battling brain cancer

CNN - Sat, 10/12/2019 - 07:18
Oscar nominated actor Robert Forster has died after a battle with brain cancer.
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Family finds $600,000 worth of cocaine floating near a South Carolina beach

CNN - Sat, 10/12/2019 - 06:42
A family on vacation in South Carolina found more than just seashells and crabs while strolling along the beach.
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A Republican candidate for sheriff released a photo of himself in blackface

CNN - Sat, 10/12/2019 - 05:59
A Republican sheriff candidate in South Carolina is trying to own up to his "mistakes." But critics say he's missing a key component: an apology.
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At least one dead as Typhoon Hagibis approaches Japan

CNN - Sat, 10/12/2019 - 05:44
At least one person has been killed and several injured as Typhoon Hagibis approached central Japan with hurricane-force winds on Saturday.
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Typhoon Hagibis is moving quickly toward Japan

CNN - Sat, 10/12/2019 - 05:43
Japan is bracing for a monster storm expected to make landfall in the coming hours. CNN's Ivan Cabrera has the latest forecast ahead of Typhoon Hagibis.
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Why one area along the US-Mexico border saw drownings triple and water rescues skyrocket more than 1000%

CNN - Sat, 10/12/2019 - 05:42
Newly released data reveals a dramatic shift in the region along the Rio Grande over the past year -- and offers a window into the human toll of turmoil at the border.
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