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Second Ebola death in Uganda after outbreak crosses border

KAMPALA, Uganda — Uganda’s health ministry says a second person infected with the Ebola virus has died after a family exposed to the disease quietly crossed the border from Congo. The first cross-border cases in this Ebola outbreak have prompted a World Health Organization expert committee to meet on Friday to discuss whether to declare...
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Opinion: Rays' Montreal play has huge ripples - and likely means end of MLB in Tampa
With the Rays exploring the option of playing games in Montreal in the future, it creates a significant ripple effect on the baseball landscape.       
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Trump will ‘think about’ inviting NBA champ Raptors to White House
With Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau seated steps away, President Trump said Thursday that he’d “think about” whether to invite the NBA champion Toronto Raptors to the White House. “They played phenomenal basketball,” he said about Canada’s first NBA champs. “I watched a little bit of it. They were really terrific. Congratulations … that was...
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Why Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Are Leaving the Charity They Share With Prince William and Kate Middleton
There's a simple explanation for the split
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Girls in Tech Catalyst inspires women not to be ‘hidden figures’
The Girls in Tech Catalyst conference featured speakers who wanted to inspire women to excel in technology jobs. They told women not to be "hidden figures."
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Roy Moore is running again for U.S. Senate
The announcement brings a new level of uncertainty and attention to the GOP fight for Democratic Sen. Doug Jones' seat.       
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Sex Harassment Laws Toughened in New York: ‘Finally This Is Happening’
The #MeToo movement, along with a year of advocacy by former staffers who had reported harassment, helped usher in the changes in Albany.
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Google is giving up on tablets
If you're someone who saw the potential in the Pixel Slate, despite its software issues, we have some bad news. Google is no longer planning to make any tablet hardware going forward and will put all its resources behind laptops in the future. In a s...
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Rays looking into splitting season between Tampa and Montreal
And you thought the Islanders had it bad. Major League Baseball’s executive council has given the Rays the “permission to explore” a split season between Tampa Bay and Montreal, commissioner Rob Manfred announced at the conclusion of the owners’ meetings Thursday in Midtown. “The purpose of a split season would be to preserve baseball in...
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Google's Not Going to Make Tablets Anymore
Google has no future plans to release additional tablet devices and has even canceled two models that were in development, the company confirmed to Computerworld today. Google has not released a tablet in 2019, but did come out with the Pixel Slate in 2018. Google was working on two smaller tablets, but ultimately decided to stop focusing on the tablet form factor in favor of laptops. The Pixel Slate was Google's first Pixel-branded tablet offering, and as Computerworld clarifies, Google considers a tablet to be a device that detaches completely from a keyboard base or has no physical keyboard at all. Google considers its two-in-one convertible devices like the Pixelbook to be laptops, not tablets. Google announced its plans to discontinue work on tablets to employees yesterday, and those working on tablet-related projects will be reassigned.A Google spokesperson directly confirmed all of these details to me. The news was revealed at an internal company meeting on Wednesday, and Google is currently working to reassign employees who were focused on the abandoned projects onto other areas. Many of them, I'm told, have already shifted over to the laptop side of that same self-made hardware division.It's not clear why Google has ultimately decided not to pursue the tablet form factor, but the company may be finding it difficult to compete with Apple and Samsung, the top two tablet vendors worldwide. Apple's iPad is responsible for the most worldwide shipments, and over the course of the last few years, Apple has been aiming to hit all price points with the 6th-generation iPad, iPad mini, iPad Air, and iPad Pro models. Google plans to continue offering support and updates for the Pixel Slate until June 2024, and the Chrome OS team will continue to focus on tablets and laptops in its software development. Though Google is discontinuing its own tablets, there are other manufacturers who produce Chrome-based tablets. Google will be shifting focus to laptops, with a laptop-oriented Pixelbook product planned before the end of the year, and will also continue focusing on its Pixel line of phones.Tag: GoogleThis article, "Google's Not Going to Make Tablets Anymore" first appeared on MacRumors.comDiscuss this article in our forums
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Ajit Pai tries to kill San Francisco’s attempt to spur broadband competition
S.F. ordinance lets ISPs reuse broadband wires in multi-unit buildings.
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5 negotiating tips girls can learn for a brighter future
Girls facing tough situations can feel powerless, and it's easy to understand why. They're young and likely just beginning to find their voice. What's more,  they may feel like they're at the will of the people around them.  Enter: negotiation. Being able to negotiate can make all the difference for girls, both now and in the future. If they can learn to leverage these skills at a young age, it'll start to feel more natural as they grow older.  "Whether girls are fighting to be in the classroom or the board room, to make informed choices about their futures, they need to be able to negotiate and effectively communicate," said Dr. Geetha Murali, CEO of the non-profit Room to Read. Read more...More about Social Good, Negotiating Tips, Negotiating For Girls, Room To Read, and Social Good
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Janelle Monáe wears rainbow-striped thong bikini on vacation
From black and white to rainbow bright.
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Roy Moore takes another shot at US Senate seat
Alabama Republican Roy Moore announced he will be running for the US Senate following his failed bid in 2017 after three women alleged he sexually abused them when they were teenagers decades ago. Moore has denied the allegations and claimed that there was a "political conspiracy" against him.
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This suit makes you like a real-life Iron Man — Future Blink
UK-based company Gravity Industries has built these body-controlled, jet-powered “Iron Man”  suits. Read more...More about Mashable Video, Iron Man, Jetpack, Future Blink, and Tech
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Auto-repair mogul gets five years for postal-truck repair scam
A New York auto repair magnate who was convicted of tax fraud has been sentenced to five years in prison for running a $30-million scheme in which he bribed US Postal Service employees to get postal truck repair jobs. Ibrahim “Tony” Issa, 57, who owns First Star Auto Repair in The Bronx and shops in...
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Depth of Field: The Metaphor of Trump and the MAGA Hat
Mandel Ngan's photo from Trump's rally on Tuesday says a lot about the president's grip on his own message.
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Are You Really Going to Grow a Horn From Slouching Over Your Smartphone?
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An Archbishop told a Jesuit school to fire a gay teacher. They said no
A Jesuit high school in Indiana can no longer call itself "Catholic" because it employs a teacher engaged in a same-sex marriage, a violation of Catholic teaching, the Archbishop of Indianapolis said.
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Supreme Court to decide case involving Puerto Rico
The justices said Thursday they expect to take up the issue in October.
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GOP firebrand Roy Moore announces 2020 bid for the US Senate
Judge Roy Moore, the controversial conservative firebrand, announced Thursday he will again compete for the GOP nomination to challenge his former rival in 2020.
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Frankie Dettori’s roll of pure gold has Royal Ascot in raptures | Greg Wood
Victory on Stradivarius sets up another wonderful effort but bookies breath again as Turgenev is just pippedAfter the second winner, they gave Frankie Dettori the top jockey’s armband. After the third, he said: “It doesn’t get better than this.” But it did.Caught in a pocket on Stradivarius with just over a furlong to run, Dettori managed to find room to launch a winning run on the even-money favourite. For the next 40 minutes, the bookmakers were staring into the abyss. Continue reading...
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Tour bus catches couple getting down while driving
This tour bus’ hilarious highway experience sure doesn’t leave much to the imagination. While driving down a highway, the group immediately noticed a couple in the car next to them having sex. While the location of the bizarre encounter is unclear, even the bus driver’s loud honking couldn’t embarrass the smiling duo.   Subscribe to...
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Digital Trends Live: Alexa monitors for heart attacks, robot fish, and more
On this episode of DT Live, we discuss the biggest tech stories of the day, including Alexa’s new skill to monitor for cardiac arrest, a possible leak for a Nintendo Switch Mini, a Nest Home security flaw, robot fish, and more.
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Alabama Republican Roy Moore launches 2020 Senate bid despite party opposition
Alabama Republican Roy Moore, whose 2017 U.S. Senate bid was derailed by allegations of decades-old sexual misconduct involving teenage girls, said on Thursday he would run again for the seat next year, defying his party's leadership.
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Chris Froome transferred to Monaco rehabilitation unit in 'first step' to recovery from crash
Britain's four-time Tour de France champion Chris Froome says he has taken the "first step" in his recovery after being transferred to a rehabilitation unit in Monaco.
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Georgia protests: ‘Thousands storm parliament’ over Russian MP
Protesters have attempted to storm Georgia’s parliament over the appearance of a Russian MP.
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In Navy SEAL War Crimes Case, Key Witness Says He Killed Captive ISIS Fighter
The stunning testimony may upend the murder trial of Navy SEAL Chief Edward Gallagher.
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Microsoft wants to make 'Minecraft' easier for kids to read
Microsoft is bringing its Immersive Reader to Minecraft: Education Edition. The tool will let users expand the text in character dialogue, settings and boards. Immersive Reader will dictate each word as it is highlighted, so users can follow along, a...
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HomeStreet defeats activist Roaring Blue Lion in proxy contest
HomeStreet Inc defeated Roaring Blue Lion Capital Management's campaign to unseat one director and install its own candidate, ending a two-year standoff between the financial services company and the...
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Watch Aubrey Plaza pour milk into her nose on 'Hot Ones'
The sarcastic legend herself, Aubrey Plaza, is the latest guest on Hot Ones. Please enjoy watching her try to keep a straight face while battling up against some of the hottest wings known to humankind.  Host Sean Evans starts out by asking if Plaza believes in ghosts or spirits, in anticipation of her upcoming movie, Child's Play. She responds that her cat got hit by a car, yet later on mysteriously crawled out of the cemetery and right back home. Whether or not the story is legit, Plaza keeps up her poker face.  The two also discuss her meteoritic rise to fame, including being tricked into performing standup following a set by Adam Sandler, and her iconic role on Parks and Rec. Read more...More about Aubrey Plaza, First We Feast, Hot Ones, Culture, and Celebrities
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Always Check Your Automatic Bill Payments
Automating your finances fixes everything, right? Well, only if you’re still monitoring your money on a regular basis, it turns out. The Wall Street Journal interviewed a handful of money experts about the biggest ways people waste money. And we won’t talk about what they said about that, because this Lifehacker…Read more...
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Why each AFC South team will go over and under their Vegas win total in 2019
Vegas win totals are set for the 2019 season. With teams through their offseason workout program, it’s time to consider where each team will land. The true NFL offseason is officially upon us. Mandatory minicamp has come to a close and players from all 32 teams have gone their separate ways. Most players will get some vacation time in while continuing to work out in preparation for the return to training camp in late July. Once training camp arrives, the road to Super Bowl 54 begins in earnest. Each year, sports bettors are able to wager on where they think each team will finish up in the win column. Sportsbooks release a number for a team’s win total and you can bet over or under that number. If you land on the number, it’s a push, or tie. Below are win totals for the four teams in the NFC West. The number in parenthesis is the juice on the over and the under. For example, if you bet the over on 10 wins for the Colts, the payout is +130 (you bet $100 to win $130). If you bet the under, the payout is -150 (you bet $150 to win $100). That means the under is the favorite. Sportsbooks are not predicting each team will win the number of games on the win total. Rather, they are setting a number so that they can get a similar amount of money on both sides of the wager. They do not want an extensive liability on one side or the other since then they would be relying on a specific outcome. With even money on both sides of a wager, the house will profit more often than not. Now that roster overhauls are mostly complete and teams have finished up spring workouts, we took a few minutes to chat with site managers from each SB Nation team blog. They offered reasons why their team could end up over the win total and why their team could end up under the win total. The sites pay close attention to their teams and have more insight than your average national reporter. Indianapolis Colts: 10 (+130, -150) — Stampede Blue Why over: The Colts ended the 2018 regular season as arguably the hottest team in football. The snap count for rookies and second-year players was astronomical and it took some time for a new coaching staff to start hitting its stride. This year, all but one starter has returned from both sides of the ball, the rookie and second-year players who took a step forward in the back half of the season will be entering their second seasons in the Colts new offensive and defensive schemes. No franchise used more draft picks on defense in 2019 than Chris Ballard did for the Colts. He also signed free agent wide receiver Devin Funchess and drafted speedy rookie Parris Campbell. Jack Doyle will return to the field after injuries derailed his 2018 campaign. The prospect of Ebron and Doyle taking the field for an entire season is rather exciting for the offense. The Colts have one of the best offensive lines in the NFL, return all of their starters, and project to be even better in pass protection and run blocking with the return of Howard Mudd to the staff. Andrew Luck is entering the off-season training program healthy for the first time in three years. Frankly, no team has more reason to believe that it should improve its record from a season ago than the Colts. They won ten games last year. Why under: The Colts struggled considerably to compete against teams with good offenses in the early part of the 2018 season. This year, the offensive power they will face will be considerably stronger for much of the season. Winning difficult games against marquee NFL quarterbacks is always a challenge and these games can often go either way. If you consider that losing a game or two in the division is almost an annual certainty and throw in road games against the Los Angeles Chargers, Kansas City Chiefs, Pittsburgh Steelers, and New Orleans Saints, you’re dealing with a rather small margin for error. Philip Rivers, reigning NFL MVP Patrick Mahomes, Ben Roethlisberger, and Drew Brees will test the Colts young defense. Getting to ten wins in 2019 will be harder than it was a year ago. Houston Texans: 8.5 (+130, -150) — Battle Red Blog Why over: The Texans face some big questions after a tough offseason, but this is still a team that won 11 games last year. Even with some regression, there is a decent-sized cushion to stay above .500. They remain in a division with two teams (Titans, Jaguars) that have plenty of their own question marks heading into the season. Most importantly? They are running DeShaun Watson back out there. They invested in their offensive line, which was badly needed after a 62-sack season last year for Watson. There are plenty of questions between veteran Matt Kalil and rookies Tytus Howard and Max Scharping, but they shot their shot with free agency dollars and a first and second round pick. If the line shows even a little bit of improvement, over 8.5 wins seems eminently reasonable. Why under: DeShaun Watson was pummeled last season, to the tune of 62 sacks. He still put together eye-popping numbers, but he cannot continue at that rate. The Texans drafted offensive tackles Tytus Howard and Max Scharping in the first two rounds of the NFL Draft and signed Matt Kalil to play left tackle, but all three come with question marks. If the offensive line does not show significant improvement from last year, this offense could be in trouble. On the defensive side of the ball, they lost safeties Tyrann Mathieu and Andre Hal, and cornerbacks Kareem Jackson and Kevin Johnson. They replaced them with Tashaun Gipson and Bradley Roby, but they are downgrades in the secondary. The Texans face a host of strong offenses in 2019, including the Patriots at home and the Saints and Chargers on the road. Jacksonville Jaguars: 8 (+115, -135) — Big Cat Country Why over: The 2018 season for the Jaguars was a staggering disappointment, but the team wasn’t bad at everything. It still had one of the NFL’s most elite defenses, finishing No. 4 in points allowed. What dragged the team down was an offense that was decimated by injuries — especially along the offensive line — coupled with poor play at quarterback. Nick Foles doesn’t need to play like a Super Bowl MVP to get Jacksonville back on track. As long as he’s efficient and avoids mistakes, the Jaguars can lean on their running game and defense to replicate their 2017 success. Why under: The issues for the Jaguars that caused them to bottom out went way beyond quarterback. The defense wasn’t its self last year and will go into 2019 without Malik Jackson, Tashaun Gipson, and Barry Church — three players who played huge parts in the 2017 dominance. The Jaguars also traded away Dante Fowler, Jr. and will likely be without Telvin Smith. And aside from the poor play of Blake Bortles and Cody Kessler, the offense dealt with a horrible season from Leonard Fournette, a staggering lack of talent at receiver, and injuries along the offensive line. Signing Nick Foles — an inconsistent quarterback who is notorious for checking down short of first downs — isn’t going to come close to solving all those issues. Tennessee Titans: 8 (+110, -130) — Music City Miracles Why over: Injuries are one consistent aspect of the NFL, but predicting who will get hurt is not a simple task. Marcus Mariota has dealt with numerous injuries throughout his concern, which is concerning. However, the Titans upgraded at backup quarterback, swapping in Ryan Tannehill for Blaine Gabbert. The Titans went 9-7 in spite of Mariota dealing with an elbow issue much of last season. They have a better option in case Mariota deals with a significant injury, which offers some insurance on the over. The team made significant upgrades on offense with guard Rodger Saffold and wide receiver Adam Humphries. Cameron Wake could add some punch to a pass rush that struggled with consistency. They face a tough schedule with the NFC South and AFC West, but they get the Chargers, Chiefs, and Saints at home. If they can get through a tough first four games (@ Cleveland, vs. Indianapolis, @ Jacksonville, @ Atlanta) with a pair of wins, they’ll be in great shape. Why under: Guard Rodger Saffold upgrades the offensive line and guard Nate Davis offers upside, but question marks remain. If the line does not improve on a shaky 2018, Marcus Mariota’s health could be more likely to come into play. Tannehill is better than Gabbert, but he’s still not a great option. Otherwise on offense, can Corey Davis take the next step in his development. The addition of free agent Adam Humphries could help, but it’s possible Humphries is nearing his ceiling and Davis proves more flash. If they both don’t take a step forward for Mariota, it could make for tough sledding for the offense. The defense could be what carries this group, but they need to see more from the pass rush. They ranked 22nd in adjusted sack rate, and need Cameron Wake and Harold Landry to beef it up. If they don’t step up, this defense could be left spinning its wheels to a certain extent.
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Woman claims to find dead, petrified bird in canned spinach
A Pennsylvania woman preparing dinner for her family last week was shocked when she allegedly opened a can of veggies only to find a dead and petrified bird at the bottom of the can. Cherie Lyons says she was making dinner in her Franklin County home on June 12 when she opened a can of...
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A US attack could be imminent after Iranians shoot down drone over international waters
The Pentagon has called Iran's downing of a drone over international waters a "dangerous and escalatory attack," suggesting a retaliatory strike is coming.       
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S&P 500 upside could be limited - Gabriel
The S&P 500 climbed to a record high Thursday, but Thomson Reuters Stocks Buzz analyst Terence Gabriel tells Reuters' Fred Katayama the index could run into resistance just north of 3000.
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Are US child migrant detainees entitled to soap and beds?
Judges question the claim that migrant children are being held in "safe and sanitary" US facilities.
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Trump suggests a 'loose and stupid' Iranian officer shot down US drone – video
President Donald Trump did not escalate Iran's shooting down of an American drone, saying that it might have been a mistake executed by 'a general or somebody' being 'loose and stupid'. Trump told reporters on Thursday that the incident was a 'new wrinkle' in escalating tensions between the US and Iran.Trump suggests 'loose and stupid' Iranian officer attacked US drone Continue reading...
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Why Kurt Cobain has a producer credit on Lil Nas X's new song
Lil Nas X isn't trying to be a one-hit wonder.
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Slack Skyrockets to $21 Billion Valuation After Unusual Listing
Slack Technologies Inc. saw its shares soar as it went public without an IPO
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Women's World Cup Live: Follow the action from USWNT vs. Sweden
The U.S. women play Sweden in the final Group F game of the Women's World Cup in what will be the first accurate read on the Americans’ title chances.       
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UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia unlawful, court rules
British arms sales to Saudi Arabia were unlawful because they did not properly consider whether the weapons would be used to commit "serious violations of international humanitarian law," the UK Court of Appeal ruled Thursday.
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Pieces of Apollo 11's history are up for auction
An auction house is selling a number of autographs, hardware and flown artifacts from the Apollo 11 mission just in time for the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing.
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Murray returns with impressive doubles win at Queen's
Andy Murray comes through his first match after a career-saving hip operation with victory in the doubles at Queen's.
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More Roy Moore: He's running again for U.S. Senate
The announcement brings a new level of uncertainty and attention to the GOP fight for Democratic Sen. Doug Jones' seat.       
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Trump’s summit to build peace between Israelis and Palestinians is making things awkward for Arab allies
The Bahrain summit is forcing some Arab countries to choose between Trump and their pro-Palestinian citizens.
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Roy Moore, Polarizing Republican, Will Again Run for Senate in Alabama
The former chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court wants a rematch with Doug Jones, who defeated him in a special election in 2017. Many Republicans are hostile to his plans.
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House holds first congressional hearing on reparations in 12 years
The House of Representatives held a hearing on a bill that would commission a study on possible financial reparations for descendants of slaves. Errin Haines Whack, national writer for The Associated Press, joins CBSN to discuss.
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