Merrit Kennedy

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O.J. Simpson Granted Parole

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Speaking to the parole board, the former NFL star stressed that he has been a model inmate during his time at the Lovelock Correctional Center. He has served nearly nine years for armed robbery.

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Burundi High School Robotics Team Reported Missing In D.C.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Two of the teens — 16-year-old Don Ingabire and 17-year-old Audrey Mwamikazi — have been seen leaving the U.S. and heading into Canada, according to the Metropolitan Police Department.

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Salem Memorializes Those Killed During Witch Trials

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

The memorial stands at the site where 19 innocent women and men were hanged. It opened on the 325th anniversary of the first mass execution of five women.

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WATCH: Security Camera Footage Reveals Rogue Goat At Colorado Office

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

It's worth noting that the goat seems to have no interest in actually entering the office belonging to the polyurethane manufacturer. But it did brazenly destroy two of the office doors.

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Supreme Court Allows 'Grandparent' Exemption To Trump Travel Ban

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Justices upheld a lower court order that said grandparents and other relatives qualify as close family and are exempt from the Trump travel ban for citizens of six Muslim-majority countries.

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Dozens Convicted Of Human Trafficking In Landmark Thai Trial

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Thailand has come under international criticism for years over human trafficking in the country. A Thai army general was convicted, which is a rare occurrence under the military-led government.

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Chipotle Stock Dips After Some Va. Customers Report Illness

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Chipotle temporarily closed a Sterling, Va., restaurant to sanitize it. A company representative told NPR that the reported symptoms were consistent with norovirus.

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Bodies Found In Swiss Glacier Believed To Be Couple Missing Since 1942

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Two bodies have been discovered in a shrinking glacier by a worker from a ski lift company, according to Swiss media, and they are believed to be a couple who disappeared some 75 years ago.

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Prosecutor Says Former Cincinnati Police Officer Will Not Be Tried A Third Time

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Murder and manslaughter charges against former University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing have ended in two mistrials over his fatal shooting of black motorist Sam DuBose.

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White House Highlights 'Made In America' Products From Each State

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Some of the products showcased at a White House event were clearly iconic, like Stetson cowboy hats from Texas. Some were less obvious, like door hinges from Missouri.

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Grandparents Eligible For Visas Under Expanded Instructions On Travel Ban

Monday, July 17, 2017

The State Department has issued new instructions to U.S. embassies about which citizens from the countries covered by the Trump administration's travel ban are still eligible for visas.

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British Polar Guides Get Hitched In Antarctica

Monday, July 17, 2017

It's said to be the first official wedding in Antarctic territory claimed by the U.K. They took photos outside in 15 degree temperatures after the ceremony, and then zipped away in a sno-cat vehicle.

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Russia And U.S. To Discuss Russian Compounds Closed By U.S. Authorities

Monday, July 17, 2017

In retaliation for Russian meddling in the 2016 election, U.S. authorities seized the two Russian luxury estates in December because they were allegedly being used for intelligence activities.

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Ravens Surprise Scientists By Showing They Can Plan

Thursday, July 13, 2017

As recently as 10 years ago, humans were thought to be the only species with the ability to plan. Turns out ravens can, too, on a par with great apes.

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Amnesty Says U.S.-Led Coalition May Have Committed War Crimes In Mosul

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

The forces aligned with Iraq's government allegedly used crude, imprecise weapons that caused an unnecessary level of civilian casualties in the fight against ISIS, the U.K.-based rights group says.

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Pope Francis Announces New Path To Sainthood

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

The new category recognizes those who sacrifice their lives for others. The pope announced the pathway on Tuesday, and it is seen as one of the biggest changes to the process in centuries.

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U.N. Says Gaza Is 'De-Developing' Even Faster Than Expected

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

In 2012, it estimated that the Gaza Strip would be unlivable by 2020. "Gaza's 2 million people are seeing faster and faster decline in their living conditions," says the U.N.'s Gaza Coordinator.

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Amnesty International Says Turkey Detained Its Country Director

Thursday, July 06, 2017

The rights group's Turkey chair was taken into custody last month, and Amnesty says it is the first time in its history that a country has detained its chair and director at the same time.

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EU And Japan Strike Trade Deal, Call It 'Strong Message To The World'

Thursday, July 06, 2017

The European Union and Japan have reached an agreement in principle for a new free trade deal. It would lower barriers to trade between two of the world's most important economic areas.

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U.K. To Temporarily Waive Immigration Rules For Those Impacted By Tower Fire

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

The government says it is loosening the restrictions for a 12-month period on foreign nationals directly impacted by last month's enormous blaze in London. At least 79 people were killed.

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