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Bitcoin tops $15,000, surging 25 percent in 36 hours

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Last Updated Dec 7, 2017 9:17 AM EST Bitcoin reached a record price of more than $15,000, with the virtual currency surging more than $3,000 in 36 hours. That places the value of the entire crytocurrency market at more than $400 billion, according to Coinmarketcap.com. At the same time, a …

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Lawmakers criticize Trump's tweets about Russia investigation

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WASHINGTON — Democrats and Republicans alike decried President Trump’s tweet about the Russia investigation on Capitol Hill Friday. “It certainly sounds like the president is adding Rod Rosenstein to the enemy’s list along with Bob Mueller and James Comey and an ever increasing number of people,” Sen. Adam Schiff, a …

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American doctors work to save lives, and hospitals, inside Syria

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In the civilized world, hospitals are off-limits in war. But in Syria, the dictatorship of Bashar al Assad is hitting hospitals, relentlessly, killing more than 800 doctors and medical workers. On assignment for “60 Minutes,” Scott Pelley and his team traveled into Syria with American doctors who volunteer to risk …

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The dangers of Rep. Steve Scalise's injuries

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NEW YORK — House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, who was critically wounded during a baseball practice shooting in Virginia, underwent his third surgery on Thursday.  CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook spoke with Scott Pelley on “CBS Evening News” about the nature of the congressman’s injuries.  “We know that the bullet …

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Shooter left behind a trail of bitterness

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BELLEVILLE, Ill. — James T. Hodgkinson, 66, died from his wounds Wednesday, and left behind a trail of bitterness directed at the rich, the Republicans and the president. James Tom Hodgkinson was born and raised in Belleville, Illinois, one of three children. He married and lived in the town with his wife. …

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"Gentlemen's club" teaches life lessons to elementary students

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GREENVILLE, S.C. — At Thomas E. Kerns Elementary in Greenville, South Carolina, some students are getting more than a textbook education and that starts with what you wear, how you wear it and how to eat. Welcome to the “Gentlemen’s Club.” The school’s most sought-after group of 48 fourth and …

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After Manchester bombing, concerts worldwide ramp up security

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NEW YORK — In Manchester, England, security is ramped up for Sunday night’s all-star concert benefitting the victims of last month’s terror bombing. The attack at an Ariana Grande concert left 22 people dead and more than 100. Grande, Justin Bieber, Coldplay, and Katy Perry are all performing tomorrow at …

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Demonstrations held for and against Trump across the U.S.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Demonstrators were on the march Saturday from coast to coast. At rallies in Washington D.C. and Fountain Valley, California — crowds applauded President Trump’s decision this week to pull out of the Paris Climate Accord.  Anti-Trump protesters took to the streets in New York and Denver – …

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