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'They didn't betray us yet,' says stranded Afghan ally with enduring hope of US rescue

Wakil's eyes fill with tears. He has no idea whether he and his family will get out of Afghanistan, and fears that if they don't the Taliban will hunt him down and kill him.

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Australian police offer A$1 million reward for missing 4-year-old Cleo Smith
The Western Australian government has offered a 1 million Australian dollar ($750,000) reward for information that leads to the whereabouts of a 4-year-old girl missing for six days in a remote coastal area.
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Australian police offer A$1 million reward for missing 4-year-old Cleo Smith
The Western Australian government has offered a 1 million Australian dollar ($750,000) reward for information that leads to the whereabouts of a 4-year-old girl missing for six days in a remote coastal area.
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Tesla Made a Smart Bet in China. It’s Paying Off
Elon Musk’s strategy of using a less expensive, more practical battery is now being rolled out globally. Getting more cars on the road faster ultimately will win the EV race.
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Movies: Denis Villeneuve's 'Dune'
The director of 'Blade Runner 2049' brings his vision of Frank Herbert's sci-fi literary classic to the screen.
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Knicks’ Obi Toppin has strong start to his second season
Obi Toppin looked every bit like the player who flashed promise and potential in the playoffs and was the talk of training camp in the Knicks’ thrilling, 138-134, double-overtime victory over the Celtics.
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NYT: Agreement reached to scrap race as a factor in NFL concussion settlements
The National Football League and lawyers for Black players who accused the league of discrimination have filed a joint proposal to "scrap the use of a race-based method to evaluate dementia claims made by former players in the league's concussion settlement," according to a New York Times report.
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2 Chicago cops shot after officer accidentally fires gun during struggle with suspect: report
Two Chicago police officers suffered minor injuries Wednesday night after another officer reportedly accidentally fired their gun during a tangle with a suspect.
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Commentary: Center field has been a tough learning curve for Dodgers' Gavin Lux
Dodgers center fielder Gavin Lux is taking a crash course at a new position in the heat of the playoffs.
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Florida porn star sentenced in death of man found in shallow grave
Lauren Wambles, also known as Aubrey Gold, was sentenced to 10 years in prison for her role in the July 2020 shooting death of Raul Guillen.
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More people are getting boosters than new Covid-19 vaccinations. And others could soon become eligible for an additional shot
People looking to boost their Covid-19 vaccinations have surpassed the number of people looking to begin them and the additional doses may soon be made available to a greater proportion of the US.
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NY Times’ Tom Friedman says Democrats struggling because they've ‘gone too far to the left’
New York Times columnist Tom Friedman spoke candidly Wednesday night about why he believed Democrats were struggling in election campaigns in states like Arizona and Virginia.
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Ingraham: There's no shortages of these kinds of turkeys
Laura Ingraham went after Democrats and Joe Biden for tanking the U.S. economy, causing heightened inflation, and tearing down freedom on 'The Ingraham Angle.'
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With the Return of the ‘90s, Burberry Tries to Be Cool Again
The brand has found a new CEO to steer its turnaround plan. Can Jonathan Akeroyd work his Versace magic?
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Meet the UAE’s Royal Troubleshooter — and Maybe Next Big Boss
The de facto ruler’s brother, Sheikh Tahnoon bin Zayed, has emerged from obscurity to handle sensitive diplomatic tasks and oversee an exploding business empire
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China wipes Boston Celtics from NBA broadcasts after Enes Kanter slams Tibet abuses
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Democrats resurrect 'defund the police' with vaccine mandates against law enforcement: James Craig
James Craig, the former police chief in Cincinnati and Detroit, slammed Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan over vaccine mandates for law enforcement on Wednesday's "Tucker Carlson Tonight."
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FOX Bet Super 6: NFL Week 7 picks, how to win $100,000 for free
Week 7 of the 2021 NFL season is shaping up to be a wild one. There are multiple games with double-digit point spreads and several more in which the favorite is expected to win by more than a touchdown.
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Eddie Rosario misses out on cycle, but hits two homers to power Braves' win
Eddie Rosario missed chance to become only the second player in MLB history to hit for the cycle in a playoff game in Braves' 9-2 win in NLCS Game 4.
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Hannity: US in a 'dangerous state of decline' under Biden
Fox News host Sean Hannity decried the "dangerous state of decline" under President Biden in his monologue Wednesday.
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Hernández: An absence of offense during postseason could be Dodgers' undoing
The Dodgers' offense has been non-existent during the postseason and that's inexcusable for a team leading the NL in scoring, writes columnist Dylan Hernández.
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Frustrated Dodgers facing elimination in NLCS again after Game 4 loss to Braves
Julio Urías struggles and doesn't get much help from his defense or offense as the Dodgers lose 9-2 to the Atlanta Braves in Game 4 of the NLCS.
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NIH Contradicts Fauci, Admits Funding Gain-of-Function Research at Wuhan Lab
Ebright posted a letter showing the NIH did fund gain of function research at the Wuhan Institute of Virology, contrary to what Fauci said.
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Plaschke: What happened? Dodgers go from miracle comeback to three hours of collapsing cringe
The Dodgers' comeback in NLCS Game 3 was supposed to give them the momentum they needed to win the series. Instead, the Braves dominated Game 4.
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North Korea's state media release images of its submarine-launched ballistic missile
The UN Security Council called an emergency meeting after North Korea said it successfully test-fired a new ballistic missile from a submarine. However, experts say in order for this system to be a real operational threat, North Korea has to demonstrate the ability to keep those submarines safe. CNN's Will Ripley reports.
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When Biden and China's Xi Meet, Leverage Will Be Everything
If everything is a priority, then nothing is.
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What to watch on Wednesday: ‘The Girl in the Woods’ on Peacock
Wednesday, October 21, 2021 | “The First 48” returns on A&E
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Julius Randle provides big proof that Knicks remain his team
Julius Randle grabbed the ball, took a couple of high, exaggerated dribbles, and then fired an underhanded heave the length of the floor and into the crowd. It was his way of exhaling, his way of saying the Knicks had finally won the damn thing. An emotionally spent Garden crowd was saying it right along...
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Mayor Eric Garcetti to Unvaccinated L.A. City Workers: Get Vaccinated or 'Lose Your Job'
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Wednesday threatened to fire any city employee who refuses to take the coronavirus vaccine by December 18, saying they “should be prepared to lose their job.”
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Michael Jackson's son Prince hosting 'Thriller Nights' charity costume party at Jackson family estate
Michael Jackson's son Prince Jackson is hosting the annual "Thriller Nights" at the Jackson family estate this year after skipping last year due to the pandemic.
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Sinema pans tax hikes, throws new wrench in Dem spending plan: Report
Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) has come out against raising tax rates on corporations, the wealthy and capital gains -- forcing her Democratic colleagues to scramble to find new ways to pay for their massive social spending plan, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday.
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Shouting, threats, negative billboards and an influx of cash. This year's school board races are like none before
School board races traditionally have low interest and low turnout. But passions around mask mandates and race equity have created a new and vitriolic atmosphere.
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School board elections turn hostile over the pandemic
Shouting, threats, negative billboards and dark money; this year's school board races are like none before. CNN's Evan McMorris-Santoro reports.
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Kristin Cavallari, Jay Cutler 'went on a couple dates' after split, reality star reveals
"The Hills" star Kristin Cavallari opened up about life after her divorce from Jay Cutler and admitted that they briefly dated after splitting up.
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Tool for police reform rarely used by prosecutors
Prosecutors can use Brady Lists to shine a light on troubled officers and refuse to put forward cases from those officers with tarnished histories. But the AP found that prosecutors sometimes don't even compile the lists or make them public. (Oct. 21)      
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Rep. Cori Bush Says Rahm Emanuel Confirmation Hearing Shows 'Disregard for Black Lives'
Bush tweeted that the hearing shows "how much the Senate values Black lives."
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Knicks send fans home happy after crazy, roller-coaster win
The folks who had come to cram Madison Square Garden on this high holy basketball night weren’t sure what to do as the final seconds finally, mercifully, blissfully melted off the clock. They had been through a ringer, then a grinder, then a gauntlet. They had gotten their money’s worth for three hours. And now...
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FDA Approves Moderna, Johnson & Johnson Booster Shots for Elderly, High-Risk Americans
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has now approved the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson booster shots for the vulnerable.
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Atlanta crime witnesses became video voyeurs instead of calling 911, mayor says
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms spoke out Wednesday after a shooting in the city left two people dead, claiming members of the public had responded by taking videos at the scene instead of calling 911.
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Ex-porn star in Florida sentenced in murder case
A 24-year-old former porn star accused of being an accessory after the fact to second-degree murder reportedly pleaded no contest on Tuesday and was sentenced to 10 years in prison.
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How greed fueled Lebanon's deadly milk and medicine shortage
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Human remains found in Florida park likely Brian Laundrie, family lawyer says
Steven Bertolino, the Laundrie family lawyer made the shocking statement on CNN, saying the "probability is strong" the remains belong to Brian Laundrie.
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Sen. Kennedy slams Biden's chaotic crises response
Sen. John Kennedy torches Biden on 'Hannity' over the administration's chaotic handling of American crises: 'try harder not to suck.'
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Deer Dives Into a Crowd of Bicyclists in a Jaw-Dropping Video
The animal itself went soaring, front hooves over hind legs, through the sky, past the other bikers.
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Braves rock Dodgers, Julio Urias, take command of NLCS with a Game 4 blowout
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Democrats grapple with pared down Build Back Better agenda
Forced to pare down their bill to expand the social safety net, Democrats are now having to make tough calls on what they can cut from the proposal, prompting fresh concerns from members who had been working for years on provisions that once had been included in President Joe Biden's Build Back Better agenda and now may be on the chopping block.
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Biden sees American credibility on the line as he races to lock down climate action ahead of Glasgow
President Joe Biden wanted the stakes to be perfectly clear when he sat down with nine liberal Democrats in the Oval Office Tuesday to discuss ongoing legislative negotiations.
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Bannon case and stalled voting rights bill show how GOP has given up on democracy
One of America's great parties -- the GOP -- is putting the amassing of power and the need to protect and impress a leader with autocratic ambitions above basic democratic fundamentals.
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Carolyn Hax: How much time does a boyfriend need to get over his divorce?
A divorced boyfriend seems to miss his old life. How much time should his new partner give him to adjust?
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