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In Kosovo, a Teenage Girl’s Rape Case Stirs a #MeToo Fury

A young woman’s assault accusation against a teacher and a police officer has become a scandal in a country where gender-based violence is a rampant problem.
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Zuckerberg squares up to Europe's U.S.-hating 'tax lady'
Facebook's CEO is keen to send the message that his company is open to regulation and changes to its taxation.
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Tribeca Film Festival opening with doc ‘Jimmy Carter Rock & Roll President’
The film explores Carter’s lifelong passion for music and how it helped propel him, a former peanut farmer from Georgia, all the way to the White House.
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SpaceX rocket booster misses its landing
Monday’s launch went off smoothly, the company said, and its booster fell back through the atmosphere, slowing itself down by refiring its engine. But a camera on board the floating platform, known as an autonomous spaceport droneship, showed that the booster did not touch down.
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100-year-old granny is still singing a happy tune
Happy 100th birthday to this great-grandmother! The birthday girl, Letitia “Letty” Lancaster, dazzled family members in Stirling, England, with an upbeat rendition of Louis Armstrong’s “When You’re Smiling.” It’s easy to smile watching the century-old singer belt one out while wearing a festive tiara and b’day sash.   Subscribe to our YouTube!
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'McMillions' isn't your usual true crime docuseries. Here's how they made it
"McMillions," a new documentary series from HBO, reimagines "true crime" tropes to relate the $24-million scheme to defraud the McDonald's Monopoly game.
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John Beilein’s dreadful Cavaliers stint could already be ending
John Beilein’s foray into the NBA could already be over. Beilein was considering stepping away from the Cavaliers coaching job over All-Star weekend, according to ESPN, and is expected to meet with Cleveland GM Koby Altman on Monday. The 67-year-old made the jump to the pros this year after a long college career. He most...
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Brett Gardner files restraining order against obsessed fan
Yankees slugger Brett Gardner has reportedly asked a Bronx judge to keep a crazed fan — who calls herself the baseball player’s “future wife” — away from him and his family. An attorney for Gardner filed an order of protection against Gina Devasahayam last week in Bronx civil court, according to NJ.com, which reported Monday...
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UN says it will take months to verify high temp records in Antarctica
BERLIN — Record high temperatures reportedly measured in Antarctica will take months to verify, the UN weather agency said Sunday. A spokesman for the World Meteorological Organization said the measurements made by researchers from Argentina and Brazil earlier this month have to undergo a formal process to ensure that they meet international standards. “A formal...
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'Bachelor' contestant Victoria Fuller apologizes for 'White Lives Matter' clothing scandal
"Bachelor" contestant Victoria Fuller has apologized for her participation in a “White Lives Matter” clothing controversy. 
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Justin Bieber shaved his mustache to the delight of his wife and Beliebers
Fare thee well, Mustachio.
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Killing of 700-pound black bear with bow and arrow sets North American record
A hulking 700-pound black bear shot in New Jersey set a record for the largest ever killed with a bow and arrow in North America, a hunting organization announced. Hunter Jeff Melillo shot the bear in Morris County on Oct. 14 — topping a record set in 1993 by a hunter in California, according to...
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Some Americans who tested positive for coronavirus are under isolation in Japan
As coronavirus concerns grow on the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan, the U.S. has evacuated hundreds of Americans from the ship. For the over 40 Americans left behind in hospitals in Japan, the evacuation was tough to bear. CBS News foreign correspondent Debora Patta joined "CBSN AM" from Yokohama, Japan, with more.
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Americans evacuated from a quarantined cruise ship get stuck on buses with no bathrooms and fly 10 hours in cargo planes
More than 300 Americans quarantined on the Diamond Princess cruise ship for almost two weeks finally headed home. But their journey back to the US has been riddled with one ordeal after another.
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Hollywood therapist killed at her home, ex-boyfriend arrested
A Hollywood therapist once engaged to Drew Carey was killed this weekend -- and an ex-boyfriend has been arrested, police said.
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Cancer cases on the rise globally, but not equally, WHO report says
In the next two decades, the world could see a 60% increase in the number of cancer cases, according to a new report from the World Health Organization. In low- and middle-income countries, the increase could be as high as 81%.
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SpaceX launches 60 more satellites — but rocket booster misses landing
SpaceX has launched 300 Starlink satellites and will begin initial service after another 420 reach orbit later this year
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ISS astronauts getting delivery of cheese, skittles
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A cargo ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Saturday, carrying candy and cheese to satisfy the astronauts’ cravings. Northrop Grumman launched its Cygnus capsule from the Virginia seashore. The nearly 4-ton shipment should arrive at the orbiting lab Tuesday. It took three tries over the past week to get...
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Elton John says he’ll finish Australia, New Zealand tour after ending concert early
Illness caused the singer to lose his voice and cut short a performance.
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NHL trade deadline: These players could be on the move soon
The NHL trade deadline is at 3 p.m. ET on Feb. 24. Here's a breakdown of the players who are drawing the most interest - and could be on move soon.      
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British DJ and producer Andrew Weatherall dies at 56
British music producer and DJ Andrew Weatherall has died aged 56
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TikTok video shows Wendy's employee taking bath in kitchen sink
The employees involved were terminated for what a spokesman for the company described as an "egregious" violation of health regulations.      
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The 5 best Amazon deals you can get this Presidents Day
This Presidents Day, you can score incredible deals on blenders, tax software, down comforters, and more at Amazon.       
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Bloomberg once suggested farming, factory work doesn’t require much ‘gray matter’
Democratic presidential candidate and billionaire media mogul Michael Bloomberg suggested during a 2016 talk that farming and factory work require less “gray matter” than modern technology jobs. “I could teach anybody, even people in this room, no offense intended, to be a farmer,” Bloomberg told the audience at the Distinguished Speakers Series at the University...
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Landslide destroys homes on hillside in Tennessee
Authorities say two homes were destroyed when a hillside collapsed near a swollen river in western Tennessee. (Feb. 17)       
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Kroger shoppers in Indiana film deer running through aisles, jumping meat counter
Maybe she just wanted a late-night snack.
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Mom plays hero as otter attacks dog, bites girl in Florida home: 'Anything to save my kid'
An otter intrusion led to a dramatic scene at a Florida home. "There was blood on the floor, the otter was hissing, and my daughter was screaming."        
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Bodybuilding couple reunited after a year of deployment
Rebecca and Joe fell in love over their shared passion for bodybuilding. When she was deployed for a year, they had to work on the strengths of their hearts, too.        
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Coronavirus Update: Map Shows More Than 71,000 Confirmed Cases in 26 Countries
In the United States, 14 passengers who were evacuated from a Japanese cruise ship tested positive for the virus Monday.
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New York narcotic detective’s 1990 cold case murder gets new FBI review, $10G reward
The unsolved cold case of a New York narcotics detective who was murdered in a car bombing in front of his Long Island home 30 years ago is getting a fresh look from the FBI, investigators said Friday.
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Bloomberg scorches Sanders with video on ‘Bernie Bros’ threats
Michael Bloomberg and his campaign fired back at Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., with a scathing video on his fervent supporters after the democratic socialist accused of him of not being able to generate enough "excitement" to win in November.
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Virginia kennel owner charged after dead dogs discovered
A Virginia kennel owner has been charged with animal cruelty after authorities say they discovered more than 20 dead hunting dogs there
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Waiter falls while carrying four meals, doesn't drop a single plate
It was dinner AND a show!
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Passengers Quarantined on Two Cruise Ships Were Released, Then They Tested Positive for Coronavirus
“We anticipated glitches," an infectious disease specialist said, "but I have to tell you I didn’t anticipate one of this magnitude.'
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Getting rid of airplane contrails could help save the planet
When it comes to vehicles that have a serious impact on the environment, we all immediately think of gas-burning cars and trucks, but passenger aircraft can have a significant impact on the environment as well. One way that passenger jets can impact our planet is in producing those wispy white lines called contrails that we...
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Virginia's ban on assault weapons sales blocked in Senate committee
As four moderate Democrats joined Republicans, the committee voted to defer a vote until 2021 after the bill drew strong opposition from gun groups.       
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Donald Trump Jr. Claims Joe Biden Is 'All Of The Things They Say' About His Family: 'The Irony Is So Incredible'
The president's eldest son also said he believed his father's critics would say the president had dementia if he mixed up states.
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Pearl River's third-highest crest on record causes flooding in Jackson, Mississippi
The Pearl River in Jackson, Mississippi, reached its third-highest crest on record as flooding impacted hundreds of homes and businesses.
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AOC election challengers slam her far-left agenda: Our district doesn't want socialism
As Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y. revs up support for re-election, three of her challengers appeared on “Fox & Friends” Monday to voice concerns about the socialist firebrand's lack of engagement with her constituents in her New York City district. 
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Woman whose reclined airplane seat was punched tells full story after incident goes viral
The woman who said her reclined airplane seat was repeatedly punched by an airline passenger sitting behind her appeared on “Fox & Friends” on Monday to explain exactly what happened during the incident that went viral.
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This canine ad�ven�ture tale feels sloppy, like a big dog. But you can’t deny its gentle heart.
Harrison Ford stars in an adaptation of Jack London’s tale of the human-dog bond.
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Virginia lawmakers reject Northam's assault-weapons ban, as Dems balk
A bill backed by Gov. Ralph Northam that would ban the sale of assault-style weapons in Virginia failed on a committee vote Monday morning, setting back one of the biggest priorities for the newly minted Democrat-controlled government in the state. 
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780 million people in China face travel restrictions over coronavirus outbreak
Nearly half of China's population -- more than 780 million people -- are currently living under various forms of travel restrictions as authorities race to contain the spread of a deadly virus.
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Philip Rivers to the Colts? Chargers teammate Melvin Gordon thinks so
Chargers running back Melvin Gordon says a coaching connection could be key in leading Philip Rivers to sign with the Colts.        
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Americans evacuating from coronavirus-stricken Diamond Princess cruise arrive in US
The first plane landed around 11:30 p.m. Sunday local time at Travis Air Force Base in Northern California, while the second flight arrived at Lackland Air Force Base in Texas around two and a half hours later.
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'Assault Weapons' Ban Shelved by Virginia Senate Committee
The "assault weapons" ban that passed the Democrat-controlled Virginia House of Delegates last week was shelved Monday morning by the Senate's Judiciary Committee.
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Whitney Cummings and Miles Skinner end engagement
She's single again.
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How Travelers Around the World Are Dealing With ‘Voluntary’ Home Quarantines, To Help Slow Potential Coronavirus Spread
But the numbers in home quarantine are constantly changing and hard to pin down
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Man arrested in English school boy's cold case murder 25 years ago
Police in England announced on Monday an arrest in a sensational cold case—the strangulation murder of a 6-year-old school boy more than 25 years ago.
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