(Inter)national News

Contrib'City have international news reports on various topics.

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19-02-2018

Uber Eats driver charged with murder in the shooting death of a customer, police say

The victim, identified as Ryan Thornton, was shot after he received his meal order from the delivery driver, police say.

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20-02-2018

'Kim Jong-un is hitting on us!': my night out with Dear Leader (sort of)

Bar-hopping with North Korea’s teetotal supreme leader, albeit an Australian impersonator called Howard, is full of surprises

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20-02-2018

Pennsylvania Gets a New District Map

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court imposed a new congressional map for the state that appeared to give Democrats a big boost in their effort to retake the

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19-02-2018

Trump Adds Cautious Support to Changes to Background Checks for Gun Buyers

The White House press secretary said that Mr. Trump had spoken to Senator John Cornyn, Republican of Texas, about legislation to revamp background che

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19-02-2018

Dissecting 'Black Panther' and Its Most Impactful Moments

Ryan Coogler's superhero film is Marvel's most political (and many say, most entertaining) title yet — so let's give it a closer look.

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19-02-2018

Head bowed, Florida shooting suspect returns to court for hearing

A former student accused of last week's deadly shooting at a Florida high school returned to court for a hearing on Monday in a case that has galvaniz

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19-02-2018

Fergie: Anthem 'didn't strike the intended tone'

In a statement released Monday, Fergie said her rendition of "The Star-Spangled Banner" at Sunday's NBA All-Star Game "didn't strike the intended tone

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19-02-2018

Mueller's interest in Kushner grows to include foreign financing efforts

Mueller's interest in Kushner has grown to include his efforts to secure financing for his company from foreign investors during the presidential tran

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18-02-2018

Russia's shadowy world of military contractors: independent mercenaries, or working for the Kremlin?

The recent deaths of Russian fighters in Syria have, for the Kremlin, cast an uncomfortable spotlight on the world Russian military contractors that h

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19-02-2018

Netanyahu in deeper peril as more Israeli officials are arrested on corruption charges

Israeli police said Sunday that they arrested senior officials from the country's national telephone company as part of an investigation into alleged

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19-02-2018

GOP donor pledges to withhold money until new candidates support weapons legislation

Al Hoffman Jr., a prominent donor to Republicans, said he will no longer financially support candidates who won't support new gun legislation followin

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19-02-2018

Adam Rippon changes his mind and won't accept NBC job

American figure skater Adam Rippon agreed to become an NBC correspondent for the duration of the Olympic games, but then changed his mind overnight.

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19-02-2018

School shooting survivors hit NRA-friendly pols with ultimatum

The high schoolers are putting the politicians who have taken donations from the National Rifle Association on notice.

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19-02-2018

At Daytona, Austin Dillon and Darrell Wallace Jr. Break Through Behind Familiar Numbers

Driving the well-known No. 3 and No. 43 cars, Dillon and Wallace finished in the top two spots in a race that was packed with tantalizing story lines.

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19-02-2018

Trump’s Evolution From Relief to Fury Over the Russia Indictment

The president unleashed a two-day Twitter tirade that was unusually angry and defiant even by his standards.

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19-02-2018

Fergie’s NBA All-Star anthem performance got people talking, but not in a good way

Former Black Eyed Peas singer Fergie sang “The Star-Spangled Banner” Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, at the NBA All-Star Game in Los Angeles. Her national

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17-02-2018

Updates: Wintry mix and snow could create slick conditions this evening

Winter weather advisories are posted for areas to the north and west of the District, where accumulating snowfall is expected.

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17-02-2018

Military helicopter crashes in Mexico, killing 13 quake survivors on the ground

A military helicopter carrying top government officials assessing damage from a powerful earthquake crashed Friday in southern Mexico, killing 14 peop

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17-02-2018

Report: Tops Friendly Markets allegedly filing for bankruptcy

A recent report from Bloomberg states that the owners of Tops Friendly Markets, as well as Winn-Dixie, are preparing to file for bankruptcy.The report

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17-02-2018

Trump lashes out after Mueller indictment, downplays Russian plot

The president blasted the “fake news” media and quoted a Facebook executive as he insisted the Kremlin did not collude with his campaign or influe

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17-02-2018

Vatican investigator meets with Chile abuse victim in NYC

A key victim in the Chilean sex abuse scandal said he felt his story was finally heard after an hours-long meeting with a Vatican sex-crimes investiga

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17-02-2018

Florida student Emma Gonzalez to lawmakers and gun advocates: 'We call BS'

Emma Gonzalez, a senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, addressed a gun control rally on Saturday in Fort Lauderdale, days after a gunman ent

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17-02-2018

Keego Harbor woman kills husband, children before turning gun on herself

Keego Harbor Police have identified the four family members found dead in their home in a triple murder-suicide.

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17-02-2018

Girl, 4, fatally shot inside car; suspect arrested

Authorities say a suspect in the fatal shooting of a 4-year-old girl sitting in a car with young siblings and her grandmother in northeastern Ohio has

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16-02-2018

Analysis | The Daily 202: Immigration failure shows the ideologues are ascendant in the Trump White House

The president has lurched right this week on immigration, entitlements, guns, infrastructure and even Russia.

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16-02-2018

Coinbase blames Visa for glitch that overcharged users

While Coinbase has had its fair share of technical issues the last few months, it seems the latest one may not be its fault. Earlier today reports sta