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May, 13, 2019

Minimum Wage Would Be $33 If It Had Kept Pace With Wall Street Bonuses

Minimum Wage Would Be $33 If It Had Kept Pace With Wall Street Bonuses

While financial sector workers enjoy a bonus bonanza, low-wage workers haven't gotten a raise in nearly a decade.



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Ex-Michigan state trooper sentenced to prison for teen's ATV stun gun death

Ex-Michigan State Trooper Sentenced To Prison For Teen's ATV Stun Gun Death

Mark Bessner will be eligible for parole after serving five years



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Woman says hospital leaked personal info to her alleged rapist, who then attacked her again

Woman Says Hospital Leaked Personal Info To Her Alleged Rapist, Who Then Attacked Her Again

A federal lawsuit claims Atchison Hospital in Kansas and an X-ray technician violated privacy rights.



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Elizabeth Warren Pledged To Replace Betsy DeVos With A Former Public School Teacher If She Wins In 2020

Elizabeth Warren Pledged To Replace Betsy DeVos With A Former Public School Teacher If She Wins In 2020

"I'll just be blunt: Betsy DeVos is the worst Secretary of Education we've seen," Warren told supporters.



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Soldiers 'out of control' at Ballymurphy, inquest told

Soldiers 'out Of Control' At Ballymurphy, Inquest Told

Anyone on the streets during the Ballymurphy shootings in west Belfast was considered to be associated with the IRA and liable to be shot, a former British soldier told the inquest into the deaths of ten civilians in 1971.



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IPhone owners can sue Apple for monopolizing App Store, Supreme Court rules

IPhone Owners Can Sue Apple For Monopolizing App Store, Supreme Court Rules

Supreme Court allows antitrust lawsuit against Apple to go forward



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'I can't breathe': Officer faces CCRB trial in Eric Garner death

'I Can't Breathe': Officer Faces CCRB Trial In Eric Garner Death

Eric Garner, a black man, died nearly five years ago after police placed him a fatal chokehold.



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Skin graft experiments performed on Inuit in the 1970s without their consent, several say

Skin Graft Experiments Performed On Inuit In The 1970s Without Their Consent, Several Say

Inuit remember researchers in Igloolik, Nunavut, removing pieces of their skin and grafting it on other people. The procedures are outlined in a 2005 memoir by a well-known Canadian physician who later became recognized as an expert in medical ethics.



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The moon may be tectonically active, and geologists are shaken

The Moon May Be Tectonically Active, And Geologists Are Shaken

A new look at Apollo-era seismic data revealed that the moon's insides might be warmer than scientists thought possible.



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Boy calls 911 to report he was left in hot car with 6 kids

Boy Calls 911 To Report He Was Left In Hot Car With 6 Kids

A boy called 911 to report that he and six other children had been left in a car in Maryland with the windows rolled up and the motor not running.



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White House Admits Trump Is Lying About His Trade War

White House Admits Trump Is Lying About His Trade War

All those claims about how much China is paying us? They're total B.S., says top economic adviser Larry Kudlow.



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Planet Fitness is moving into old Toys 'R' Us and Sears stores

Planet Fitness Is Moving Into Old Toys 'R' Us And Sears Stores

Retailers like Toys "R" Us and Sears are vanishing. Planet Fitness is stepping in to fill the abandoned spaces they left behind.



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A man who threatened Appalachian Trail hikers last month is now suspected of attacking 2 with a knife

A Man Who Threatened Appalachian Trail Hikers Last Month Is Now Suspected Of Attacking 2 With A Knife

A man who allegedly threatened hikers on the Appalachian Trail in Tennessee last month has been charged with killing a hiker and wounding another during knife attacks last weekend on a remote stretch of the trail in southwestern Virginia.



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Deepest-ever sub dive finds plastic waste

Deepest-ever Sub Dive Finds Plastic Waste

An American explorer finds plastic waste on the seafloor while breaking the record for the deepest ever dive.



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Fishing for trash: One father-son idea to start a new sport for environmental cleanup

Fishing For Trash: One Father-son Idea To Start A New Sport For Environmental Cleanup

The son wanted a boat. The father wanted to do good. Thus: Trash fishing.



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More than 800 cases of measles in US, with NY outbreak continuing to lead

More Than 800 Cases Of Measles In US, With NY Outbreak Continuing To Lead

The number of measles cases in the US is now at 839 for the year, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's weekly measles update. Of the 75 new cases, 66 were reported in New York.



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Supreme Court deals Apple major setback in App Store antitrust case

Supreme Court Deals Apple Major Setback In App Store Antitrust Case

The Supreme Court, ruling 5-4, allows iPhone users to pursue their antitrust lawsuit against Apple in a case involving its signature electronic marketplace, the App Store.



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A decade after the recession, 40% of U.S. families still struggling

A Decade After The Recession, 40% Of U.S. Families Still Struggling

Steady economic growth hasn't lifted the fortunes of millions of Americans amid mounting housing and medical costs



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How Does Donald Trump Keep Getting Away with It?

How Does Donald Trump Keep Getting Away With It?

Hint: From Congress to the courts, people keep treating Trump like a 'normal' president. It's time to stop.



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Dow plunges 600 points as China hits U.S. with $60B in tariffs in response to Trump

Dow Plunges 600 Points As China Hits U.S. With $60B In Tariffs In Response To Trump

"I love collecting BIG TARIFFS!" Trump tweeted over the weekend, challenging Beijing to strike a trade deal.



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