Colin Dwyer

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It's Checkmatey For Pirate Joe's: Canadian Grocery Reseller Lowers Its Sails

Friday, June 09, 2017

Break out the pirate pun of your choice, for an era has come to a close: After five years buying Trader Joe's products in the U.S. and reselling them in Vancouver, Pirate Joe's is shuttering the shop.

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A Man With A Bucket On His Head Ran To Unseat Theresa May. Why? Well ...

Friday, June 09, 2017

Tough to say, really. But Lord Buckethead was clear on his platform: Nationalize Adele and buy his lasers. Still, he got fewer votes in the U.K. election than a man in a fish stick costume.

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PHOTOS: In Marawi, A Siege Threatens To Grind Into Stalemate

Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Even as Philippine authorities report progress, large sections of the southern city remain under the control of ISIS-linked militants — who officials now believe have been planning for this moment.

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Death Toll In London Rampage Rises To 8 After Body Pulled From River

Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Though police haven't formally identified the victim, they're seeking information on Xavier Thomas, who has been missing since Saturday's attack. Officials say 10 people remain in critical condition.

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U.N. Security Council Unanimously Broadens Sanctions On North Korea

Friday, June 02, 2017

China, a longtime friend of the North, joined the rest of the Security Council members in penalizing the country for its missile tests, adding over a dozen people and entities to a blacklist Friday.

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Beloved Hayao Miyazaki Film Set To Get A Theme Park Of Its Own

Friday, June 02, 2017

My Neighbor Totoro has inspired a cult international following since its 1988 release. Now, Miyazaki's anime has inspired plans for a theme park, too — set to open in Japan in 2020.

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Protesters Killed During Demonstration Over Massive Bomb Attack In Kabul

Friday, June 02, 2017

Demonstrators had been marching on the presidential palace, protesting government failures after Wednesday's massive bombing and demanding the Afghan president's ouster. Then, police began to fire.

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Dozens Of Deaths Reported In Philippine Resort Attack

Thursday, June 01, 2017

Local media say bodies were found there after what police call a possible robbery attempt. Though ISIS claimed responsibility Friday, police continue to maintain that there's no evidence of terrorism.

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Philippines Errantly Kills At Least 10 Of Its Own Troops In Fight For Marawi

Thursday, June 01, 2017

The botched airstrike injured seven others. The violence marks the latest setback for a military that has been scrambling — and so far, failing — to reclaim the city from ISIS-linked militants.

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Trump Announces U.S. Withdrawal From Paris Climate Accord

Thursday, June 01, 2017

President Trump followed through on his campaign trail vow to exit the historic international agreement. But he said the U.S. would begin negotiations to possibly re-enter the pact or a similar deal.

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Brazil Levies Record $3.2 Billion Fine On Parent Of Meatpacking Giant

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

The holding company behind JBS has agreed to pay roughly $3.2 billion to authorities. The plea agreement implicated President Michel Temer in the vast corruption scandal now roiling the country.

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Ohio Sues 5 Major Drug Companies For 'Fueling Opioid Epidemic'

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

The state's attorney general filed the lawsuit Wednesday, alleging fraudulent marketing. "They knew they were wrong," Mike DeWine says, "but they did it anyway — and they continue to do it."

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As Venezuela Enters 3rd Month Of Protests, Anti-Maduro Ire Finds New Target

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Goldman Sachs has been accused of giving President Nicolas Maduro a lifeline with a $2.8 billion bond deal. Meanwhile, in Venezuela's streets, protests calling for his ouster show no sign of abating.

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For A Few Hours, A Sculpted Dog Was Urinating On The 'Fearless Girl'

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

The statue of a defiant girl has confronted Wall Street's Charging Bull for months, much to the chagrin of the bull's sculptor. Briefly Monday, another sculptor made clear which side he's on.

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Officer Who Killed Tamir Rice Fired For Rule Violations On Job Application

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Timothy Loehmann, the Cleveland police officer who shot and killed the 12-year-old in 2014, omitted key details "on his personal history statement." His partner was suspended for 10 days.

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Former Panamanian Dictator Manuel Noriega Dies At 83

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

General Manuel Antonio Noriega, who went from being a CIA informant to leading a nation and becoming a target of the U.S., has died. Noriega was ousted from power in 1989.

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Texas Lawmakers Trade Assault Allegations After One Calls ICE On Protesters

Monday, May 29, 2017

By the time the final day of Texas' legislative term had ended, Immigration and Customs Enforcement had been called and politicians on both sides of the aisle had accused each other of making threats.

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Tiger Woods Attributes Medication Reaction For DUI Charge In Florida

Monday, May 29, 2017

Woods was booked Monday morning in Jupiter, Fla., on suspicion of driving under the influence and released 4 hours later. In a statement he said, "I want the public to know alcohol was not involved."

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Frank Deford, NPR's Longtime Philosopher Of Sports, Dies At 78

Monday, May 29, 2017

The sportswriter was a mainstay on Morning Edition for 37 years, applying his keen wit and incisive eye to games of every stripe. Deford died Sunday, just weeks after hanging up his cleats with NPR.

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On Day 3 Of Cancellation Chaos, British Airways Edges Closer To Recovery

Monday, May 29, 2017

A "catastrophic" IT systems failure has disrupted roughly 75,000 British Airways passengers' flights since it struck the company Saturday morning. "We profusely apologize," the airline's CEO said.

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