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The highlights (some unusual) from Trump's first foreign trip


President Donald Trump’s first trip abroad is finishing up, and he can count some successes. Even some critics praised Mr. Trump’s speech in Saudi Arabia on terrorism. He became the first sitting president to visit the Western Wall, and one of the first people ever to fly directly from Riyadh to …

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NASA astronaut Leland Melvin talks "Chasing Space"


NASA astronaut Leland Melvin is one of just over 550 people ever to travel to space, but his path into orbit sets him apart. He was a standout wide receiver at the University of Richmond and was drafted by the Detroit Lions in the 1986 NFL draft. Melvin tells his …

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How serious were concert bomber's ISIS ties?


Last Updated May 24, 2017 7:08 AM EDT MANCHESTER, England — However tragic the Manchester Arena bombing was, the terrorism investigation at least seemed straightforward at the beginning. Police said the bomber had acted alone. By Wednesday morning, however, CBS News correspondent Mark Phillips says British authorities were no longer …

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Ex-NFL star Cortez Kennedy found dead at 48


Last Updated May 23, 2017 2:33 PM EDT ORLANDO, Fla. — NFL Hall of Fame defensive tackle Cortez Kennedy was found dead in Orlando on Tuesday, police said. He was 48. The Orlando Police Department told CBS News that there is nothing suspicious to report surrounding Kennedy’s death. An investigation is …

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What it takes to overhaul a historic 90,000-ton warship


One of the most recognized ships in the U.S. Navy is ready for service again after a massive overhaul. The USS Abraham Lincoln just finished a four-year, $4 billion makeover in Virginia. The 90,000 ton USS Abraham Lincoln is one of the largest warships in the world. When the U.S. …

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Roger Moore, James Bond star, is dead at 89


Last Updated May 23, 2017 10:03 AM EDT Sir Roger Moore, the actor who played James Bond in seven 007 films, has died at 89.  His children, Deborah, Geoffrey and Christian, released a statement on Twitter saying that Moore passed away Tuesday in Switzerland after a “short but brave battle …

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Strangers offer stranded Manchester concertgoers place to stay


Kind-hearted strangers are reaching out to Ariana Grande concertgoers to offer them a place to stay after an explosion Monday night at Manchester Arena left 22 people dead and at least 59 others injured, Greater Manchester Police say. Shaken-up fans were left stranded after Manchester’s Victoria station was evacuated and …

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Farmers fear impact of U.S. exit from NAFTA


WASHINGTON – Some of the staunchest resistance to President Donald Trump’s threats to abandon the North American Free Trade Agreement could come from some of his staunchest supporters: farmers. Farm Country is on red alert over the Trump regime’s position on the pact, which the president has characterized as a …

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