Colin Dwyer

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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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Heroin Epidemic Is Driving A Spike In Hepatitis C Cases, CDC Says

Thursday, May 11, 2017

From 2010 to 2015, the number of new infections leaped nearly 300 percent, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. And researchers appear confident of the cause.

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Former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown Convicted Of Stealing From Phony Charity

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Prosecutors alleged the Florida Democrat and her chief of staff pocketed hundreds of thousands of dollars they'd raised for scholarships — and jurors agreed, convicting her of conspiracy and fraud.

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Mormon Church Will Withdraw From Boy Scouts' Programs For Older Teens

Thursday, May 11, 2017

The church said that "young men ages 14 to 18 are not being served well" by those programs. Though the church has been resistant to the Scouts' recent LGBT policies, it didn't cite that as the reason.

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German Publishers' Lawsuit Against Google Threatens To Backfire

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

A publishers collective sued the tech giant for copyright payments — but a Berlin court kicked the case to the European Union, to weigh whether the 2013 German law cited by the suit is even valid.

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WATCH: Betsy DeVos Speaks Over Torrent Of Boos During Bethune-Cookman Speech

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

The lightning-rod secretary of education delivered her commencement address to the historically black university despite turned backs and loud shouts of "go home" from some graduates in the crowd.

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Police Evict Up To 1,600 Migrants From Makeshift Camp In Paris

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Authorities broke down camps that had arisen near a refugee center, citing unhealthy conditions and resettling residents. Meanwhile, the U.N. warns of tragedy unfolding in the Mediterranean.

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Brouhaha Breaks Out At Spirit Airlines' Ticket Counter. Here's The Back Story

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Flight cancellations in Florida sparked skirmishes between irate customers, Spirit staff and police on Monday. The fight caught fire on social media — but there's other drama behind this.

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Engineer In Deadly 2015 Amtrak Derailment Won't Face Criminal Charges

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Philadelphia prosecutors announced Tuesday that while evidence indicates Brian Bostian caused the crash, which killed eight people, it wasn't strong enough to file criminal charges against him.

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Nigerian President Heads to London For 'Follow-Up Medical Consultation'

Monday, May 08, 2017

But officials offered no further clarity on the illness that has repeatedly sidelined Muhammadu Buhari this year. In announcing the visit, a spokesman merely stated that "there is no cause for worry."

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Beware The Twist! Bill Clinton Plans To Pen A Thriller With James Patterson

Monday, May 08, 2017

The former president and fiction titan foisted a surprise on readers Monday, announcing they'll be releasing a novel named The President Is Missing in June 2018.

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Months After Plane Crash Killed Most Of Team, Chapecoense Wins Championship

Monday, May 08, 2017

The Brazilian soccer club lost 19 of its players in a November crash that killed 71 passengers. But they officially took home the state league title Sunday after finishing with a superior record.

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