Camila Domonoske

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Fear And Fury In Venezuela, As Strike Protesting 'Dictatorship' Begins

Thursday, July 20, 2017

President Nicolas Maduro plans to rewrite Venezuela's Constitution. As a general strike begins, the Organization of American States expresses fear that security forces might start a "bloodbath."

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Moon Dust Bag, Accidentally In Private Hands, Auctioned For $1.5 Million

Thursday, July 20, 2017

NASA lost track of a bag that was used to carry samples during the first moon landing. A woman in Illinois bought the artifact for less than $1,000; on Thursday, it was sold for $1.5 million.

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In Poland, Effort To Take Control Of The Courts Inspires Protests

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

The ruling Law and Justice party has already tipped Poland's system of checks and balances. A new effort has sent protesters to the streets and prompted warnings of possible EU sanctions.

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BBC Salaries Ignite Debate Over Appropriate Pay, Gender Equity

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

The BBC released on-air salaries for the first time, at the British government's behest. The top seven salaries all go to men. The highest pay: more than $2.8 million for a radio host.

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Woman In Saudi Arabia Arrested For Wearing Skirt, Crop Top In Video

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

The Snapchat video went viral over the weekend. The woman's outfit would be unremarkable in the U.S., but Saudi Arabia has a conservative dress code for women. The woman has since been released.

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Boston Launches Anti-Islamophobia Poster Campaign

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

A poster offers advice on how a bystander can help someone experiencing anti-Muslim harassment — without challenging the harasser. "Education is key to fighting intolerance," the mayor says.

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England Unveils New 10-Pound Note Featuring Jane Austen

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

The note, which will enter circulation in September, was revealed on the 200th anniversary of Austen's death.

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Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert Transferred Out Of Prison

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Federal records show that Hastert, who has spent more than a year in prison, has been moved to a re-entry facility in Chicago. Hastert has admitted to paying hush money to cover up sexual abuse.

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Elon Musk Warns Governors: Artificial Intelligence Poses 'Existential Risk'

Monday, July 17, 2017

At a bipartisan governors conference in Rhode Island, the CEO of Tesla urged politicians to impose proactive regulations on AI development.

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In Wimbledon Finals, Venus Williams And Roger Federer Could Set Age Records

Friday, July 14, 2017

Either star could be the oldest Wimbledon winner of the Open era, and Williams could claim oldest Grand Slam title. Williams, 37, faces off with Garbine Muguruza; Federer, 35, plays Marin Cilic.

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New Jersey Museum Holds A Stash Of 221-Year-Old Madeira Wine

Friday, July 14, 2017

As it was doing an inventory of its wine cellar, the Liberty Hall Museum in New Jersey came across some eye-popping labels: "Imported 1796." The wine was ordered to celebrate John Adams' presidency.

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Judge Throws Out Conviction Of Woman Who Laughed At Jeff Sessions

Friday, July 14, 2017

Desiree Fairooz faced up to a year in jail after she was found guilty of unlawful conduct on Capitol Grounds. But at her sentencing, the judge called for a new trial.

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Rep. Steve Scalise In Fair Condition After Another Surgery For Infection

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Scalise was shot at a baseball practice for Republican members of Congress in mid-June. He was re-admitted to the intensive care unit last month, and required multiple new surgeries.

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Tears And Anger: World Responds To Death Of Chinese Dissident

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Chinese human rights activist Liu Xiaobo was diagnosed with liver cancer this year and died Thursday, partway through a prison sentence. Beijing did not allow him to travel abroad for treatment.

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U.S. Refugee Admissions Pass Trump Administration Cap Of 50,000

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

The Supreme Court's decision to allow part of President Trump's travel ban to take effect means that starting on July 13, many already-vetted refugees will be denied entry to the U.S.

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Japanese Blogger Points Out Timeline Flaw In Supposed Earhart Photo

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

An undated photo in the U.S. National Archives ignited speculation that Amelia Earhart survived a 1937 crash. But the same photo appears in a book published two years before Earhart disappeared.

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U.S. Distillers Brace For Possible EU Backlash Against Bourbon

Monday, July 10, 2017

The Financial Times reports that, if President Trump decides to limit U.S. steel imports, EU officials might retaliate against whiskey. EU member nations buy more than half of U.S. bourbon exports.

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8 Arrested In Beating Death Of 22-Year-Old American Visiting Greece

Monday, July 10, 2017

Bakari Henderson, a recent college graduate, was assaulted by a group of people outside a bar and died of his injuries. Two employees of the bar have reportedly been charged with murder.

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Prominent Cardinal Returns To Australia To Face Sex Abuse Charges

Monday, July 10, 2017

Cardinal George Pell, a high-ranking figure at the Vatican, is taking a leave of absence to return to his home country for a trial over allegations of "historical sex abuse."

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Sheila Michaels, Who Helped Bring Honorific 'Ms.' To The Masses, Dies At 78

Friday, July 07, 2017

Michaels did not coin "Ms.," but she played a key role in its adoption. She was inspired by a letter to her roommate Mary Hamilton — who, separately, won a battle for the right to be called "Miss."

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