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World leaders: Brexit is a 'serious risk to growth'

World leaders are warning about the damage a British exit from the European Union could do to the global economy.

The possibility of Britain choosing to leave the world's biggest single market is a "serious risk to growth," leaders of G7 nations said ...

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Trump to finally account for veterans' fundraiser

Donald Trump told CNN on Thursday that full accounting of a veterans' fundraiser in January will be released on Monday, Memorial Day.

Trump said repeatedly that the fundraiser, held in lieu of Trump participating in a Fox News Republican presidential ...

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More tornadoes could touch down Thursday

It's been a dark and stormy week for a swath of the Plains.

A streak of heavy thunderstorms, hail, flooding and tornadoes have been reported across the central states since Monday and continued into Friday.

The threat of floods was rising over parts o...

Trump in Bismarck

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Trump vows energy independence, slams Clinton

Donald Trump on Thursday pledged to make the United States fully energy independent as president by reducing U.S. dependence on foreign oil and rolling back environmental regulations restricting oil and natural gas exploration.

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Why did the U.S. bomb Hiroshima?

President Barack Obama on Friday will become the first sitting American president to visit Hiroshima, the first city ever to be devastated by a nuclear weapon. Here's why the President's visit to the Peace Memorial Park is such a historic event.


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Obama at Hiroshima: What to watch for

Seven decades after the U.S. launched an atomic attack in Hiroshima, President Barack Obama will become the first sitting president to visit the city Friday, traveling there to offer a reconciliatory balm for the still-painful knowledge of the devast...

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Facebook, Microsoft to build cable under ocean

Facebook and Microsoft are working together on an unusual project. The two tech behemoths want to bury a 6,600 km cable deep under the Atlantic Ocean, stretching all the way from Virginia to Spain.

The companies deal with a tremendous amount of data e...

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On this day: May 27

1896 St. Louis tornado destruction

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A tornado nearly wipes out St. Louis, the Chrysler Building and the Golden Gate Bridge open, the Sex Pistols court controversy with "God Save the Queen," and Arsenio Hall signs off, all on this day.

Famous people who made it to age 100

Herman Wouk

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With author Herman Wouk celebrating his 101st birthday on Friday, take a look at some other famous centenarians.

On this day: May 26

1908 Ford Model T car

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Bram Stoker's "Dracula" is published, John Wayne and Miles Davis are born, Ford stops making the Model T, and the King of Pop marries Elvis' daughter, all on this day.

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