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Tillerson says he doesn't know Trump's decision on Iran deal

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesday that while President Trump has made a decision on the Iran deal, Tillerson doesn’t know what the commander-in-chief has decided.  “He has not shared that with anyone externally,” Tillerson said of Mr. Trump. “When he thinks it is useful to let you know,” …

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Youth tackle football declining amid health concerns

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Last Updated Sep 20, 2017 8:03 PM EDT A new study from Boston University found that playing tackle football before the age of 12 dramatically increases the risk of brain problems later in life.  Many moms and dads have already blown the whistle on the sport.  Parents in Highland Park, …

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Southern California battles hepatitis A outbreak

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SAN DIEGO — Southern California is battling an outbreak of hepatitis A, which attacks the liver and is highly contagious.  San Diego has had more than 400 cases and 16 deaths. Lines are long and constant at pop-up clinics in the area, where hundreds of people waited to get free …

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Amazon may unwittingly give tips to would-be bombers

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LONDON — British police made two more arrests Wednesday in last week’s London subway bombing. Five people are now in custody. Thirty people were hurt when the bomb partially exploded. Now, Amazon is reviewing procedures after it was revealed its website may unwittingly give tips to would-be bombers. The main explosive …

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Maria barrels into Puerto Rico as monster storm

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Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico early Wednesday as a powerful Category 4 storm with winds of 155 mph, and it was expected to punish the island with life-threatening winds for 12 to 24 hours, forecasters said. The storm weakened slightly overnight, but officials there predict entire towns will …

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Maria spurs floods, knocks out power in Puerto Rico

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Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico early Wednesday as a powerful Category 4 storm with winds of 155 mph, and it was expected to punish the island with life-threatening winds for 12 to 24 hours, forecasters said. The storm weakened by Wednesday evening to a Category 2, but officials …

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Frantic search at school as Mexico earthquake toll climbs

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MEXICO CITY — Police, firefighters and ordinary Mexicans dug frantically through the rubble of collapsed schools, homes and apartment buildings early Wednesday, looking for survivors of Mexico’s deadliest earthquake in decades as the number of confirmed fatalities climbed to 217. Officials said at one point that the toll had shot …

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Cities and states scramble to bid for Amazon's HQ2

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Cities and states across the country leaped to their feet when e-commerce giant Amazon (AMZN) announced it was looking for a second location. The online retailer wasn’t shy in describing exactly what it wanted. And what that is, in case anyone was wondering, is incentives. “[T]his is a competitive project,” …

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