Colin Dwyer

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UK Raises Threat Level To 'Critical'; Attack 'May Be Imminent'

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

"It is a possibility we cannot ignore that there is a wider group of individuals linked to this attack," Prime Minister Theresa May said of the bombing that killed at least 22 people in Manchester.

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Duterte Declares Limited Martial Law As Bloodshed Breaks Out In Marawi City

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

An attempt to arrest a local militant group's leader went awry in Marawi City on Tuesday. By nightfall, militants occupied public buildings and the Philippine president cut his Russia trip short.

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'Like A God,' Google A.I. Beats Human Champ Of Notoriously Complex Go Game

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

"Last year, it was still quite humanlike when it played," the world's No. 1 Go player, Ke Jie, said after losing the first in a three-match series. "But this year, it became like a god of Go."

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Richard Oakes, Who Occupied Alcatraz For Native Rights, Gets A Birthday Honor

Monday, May 22, 2017

The late activist and Google doodle honoree stormed the island with dozens of other activists in 1969, citing a century-old treaty in claiming it for Native Americans. He would have been 75 on Monday.

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Here's The Deal With That Glowing Orb — And Plenty Of Notes On What It Isn't

Monday, May 22, 2017

It seemed an innocuous gesture: President Trump joined two other world leaders in laying their hands on a lit-up globe at an event in Saudi Arabia. Then, Twitter caught wind of it.

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At $110.5 Million, Basquiat Painting Becomes Priciest Work Ever Sold By A U.S. Artist

Friday, May 19, 2017

With the sale Thursday night in New York City, the late Jean-Michel Basquiat's 1982 untitled painting is also said to be the sixth-most expensive work sold in world history.

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Sweden Drops Rape Investigation Of Julian Assange — But He's Not In The Clear

Friday, May 19, 2017

The WikiLeaks founder has been at the Ecuadorean Embassy in London to avoid extradition. Swedish prosecutors halted the probe, but London police quickly said they'd still enforce their arrest warrant.

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1 Person Killed, 22 Injured After Car Plows Into Crowd In Times Square

Thursday, May 18, 2017

The NYPD commissioner identified the driver, who was taken into custody, as a 26-year-old man with multiple DWI arrests. Authorities say there is no indication the incident was related to terrorism.

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When Iran Heads To The Polls, A Stark — If Limited — Choice Awaits

Thursday, May 18, 2017

President Rouhani's re-election bid has hit a steep challenge from hard-liner Ebrahim Raisi. Though Ayatollah Khamenei will remain supreme leader, the choice still marks a crossroads. Here's a primer.

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Death Of Chris Cornell, Powerhouse Voice Of Soundgarden, Ruled A Suicide

Thursday, May 18, 2017

A medical examiner has determined the cause of Cornell's death Wednesday night to be suicide by hanging. The powerhouse frontman helped forge not just a distinctive sound, but an entire genre.

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Puerto Rico Embarks On Historically Huge Debt Protection Hearings

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Between its public-sector debt and what it owes pension funds, the U.S. territory's bills exceed $120 billion. That makes for some difficult decisions in court, which opened hearings Wednesday.

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Ivory Coast, Soldiers Reach Deal To End Days-Long Mutiny

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

The former rebels who once brought President Alassane Ouattara to power had taken to the streets against his government last week, protesting delayed bonus payments. Their demands were met Tuesday.

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Shaken By Protests, Venezuela Sees Casualties Mount As Showdown Deepens

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

For more than six weeks, demonstrators have taken to the streets against President Nicolas Maduro. But even as the number of deaths passes three dozen, neither side is indicating it will back down.

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1st Man Prosecuted For Federal Hate Crime Targeting Transgender Victim Gets 49 Years

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Joshua Brandon Vallum's sentence, which was rendered Monday, comes on top of the life sentence he is already serving under state law. The case was unprecedented for the Justice Department.

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Syria Has Been Burning Bodies To Hide Prison Executions For Years, U.S. Says

Monday, May 15, 2017

"We believe that the building of a crematorium is an effort to cover up the extent of mass murders taking place" in a military prison outside Damascus, a State Department official said Monday.

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After Surprise Announcement, Gunfire Erupts Once More In Ivory Coast

Monday, May 15, 2017

A spokesman for disgruntled soldiers, who settled a mutiny months ago in return for promised payments, recently said they'd dropped their demands. This clearly came as news to the soldiers.

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At Least 1 Person Dies Of Ebola In Democratic Republic Of The Congo

Friday, May 12, 2017

The World Health Organization says one case was confirmed and nine people total were suspected of contracting the virus. The cases were "in a very remote zone ... so we are a little lucky," WHO says.

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Harry Potter And The Burgled Prequel: Rare, Handwritten Copy Stolen In U.K.

Friday, May 12, 2017

The 800-word prequel, which was scrawled on a postcard by J.K. Rowling herself, went missing from a property after a burglary in mid-April. Now, Rowling and the police are calling on fans to help.

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Sessions Tells Prosecutors To Seek 'Most Serious' Charges, Stricter Sentences

Friday, May 12, 2017

The move, which was announced in a memo, reverses an Obama-era recommendation that asked federal prosecutors not to hit low-level drug offenders with charges that carry mandatory minimum sentences.

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After Conflict-Of-Interest Flap, No China Meetings For Kushner Companies This Weekend

Friday, May 12, 2017

A pitch by Jared Kushner's sister to Chinese investors last weekend drew questions over whether the family company was capitalizing on connections to the White House. This weekend, they're lying low.

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