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Trump links death of Dwyane Wade's cousin to black vote

Donald Trump tweeted Saturday that tragedies like the death of NBA star Dwyane Wade's cousin are one of the reasons African-Americans will vote for the Republican nominee.

"Dwayne Wade's cousin was just shot and killed walking her baby in Chicago. Jus...

Steve Bannon

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Trump aide's ex-wife claims he made anti-Semitic remarks

Donald Trump's new campaign CEO, Steve Bannon, once told his ex-wife he didn't want his daughters attending a girls school under consideration because of the number of Jews who attended it, she said in a court statement.

"He said he doesn't like Jews...

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'Dark twin' of Milky Way galaxy discovered

Welcome to the dark side of the universe. In a direct contrast with the beautifully bright Milky Way galaxy, a "dark twin" called Dragonfly 44 has been discovered 300 million light-years away in the Coma constellation, according to a new study.

Italy earthquake Aug 25

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Italy earthquake: Country in mourning begins burying the dead

Italy began the painful task of burying its dead Saturday following a massive earthquake, as aftershocks rattled the heart of the country and the death toll climbed to 290.

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Residents, rebels leave besieged Syrian city

Buses packed with people rumbled past bombed-out buildings in the Damascus suburb of Daraya Saturday.

An evacuation agreement reached between the government and rebels gave thousands of civilians and hundreds of fighters safe passage out of the besieg...

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Kyrgyz workers killed in Moscow blaze

A blaze swept through a printing plant in Moscow Saturday, killing at least 17 Kyrgyz workers, Russian government officials said.

Donald Trump Charlotte, NC, rally

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In presidential elections, size doesn't always matter

It's the most deceptive sign in politics.

Every four years, a presidential candidate gazes out over a vast crowd and convinces themselves the White House is there for the taking.

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Deadly quake shatters central Italy

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A powerful 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck Italy about 100 miles northeast of Rome early on the morning of Aug. 24. The damage was significant and the death toll is climbing.

On this day: August 27

Mary Poppins movie, Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke

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Krakatoa blows its top, The Guinness Book of World Records debuts, "Mary Poppins" premieres, The Beatles meet The King, and a guitar great dies, all on this day.

France's battle over burkinis: What to know

(img6)FRANCE A CLOSER LOOK AT THE BURKINI DEBATE

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France's highest administrative court ruled that mayors do not have the right to ban burkinis. Here is what you need to know about this ongoing and contentious battle.

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