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Domino World Record Attempt In Germany Is Disrupted By A Fly

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 6:55am

The world record for the longest chain of mini dominoes was in the process of coming together. It takes a day to set up 4,000 tiny tiles. The record was thwarted when a fly triggered the dominoes.

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Some People In LA Are Vandalizing Shared Electric Scooters

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 6:24am

In some cities, people have fallen in love with motorized scooters. The Los Angeles Times reports some people in that city have damaged scooters, throwing them off balconies or in the ocean.

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NPR's Criticized For Interview With White Supremacist Jason Kessler

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 5:06am

Friday's interview with the organizer of last year's deadly white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., stirred controversy. Critics argue NPR erred by giving Kessler a platform for his views.

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W.Va. House To Consider Impeaching State Supreme Court Justices

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 5:06am

The West Virginia House of Delegates Monday considers the impeachment of four state Supreme Court justices who are accused of corruption. The fifth has already resigned and is facing federal charges.

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Hawaii Gov. David Ige Is A Step Closer To A Second Term

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 5:06am

Hawaii Governor David Ige headed off a challenge from Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa in the state's Democratic primary. Voter turnout was once again low in this solidly blue state.

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Fact-Checking Trump's Tweets On The Economy

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 5:06am

David Greene checks in with David Wessel, director of the Hutchins Center at the Brookings Institution, for context and comment on President Trump's latest tweets on trade and the economy.

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Viral Video: Baltimore Officer, Seen Pummeling Man, Resigns

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 5:06am

The Baltimore Police Department announced on Sunday that it has accepted the resignation of an officer who was seen in a video posted on social media repeatedly punching a man on the street.

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White House Blasts Omarosa Manigault Newman For Tape's Release

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 5:06am

Last December, the ex-White House aide secretly audio taped her firing over the alleged misuse of a government car. The recording was played Sunday during her appearance on NBC's "Meet the Press."

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'Frontline' Series With Thomas Erdbrink: 'Our Man In Tehran'

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 5:06am

David Greene talks to Thomas Erdbrink of "The New York Times" about the series he produced for "Frontline" documenting life inside Iran which airs Monday and Tuesday night on PBS.

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Trump Tariffs Strain Relations Between U.S. And Turkey

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 5:06am

Noel King talks to author Elmira Bayrasli about the U.S. raising tariffs last week on Turkish steel and aluminum.

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Donations Grow For Funds That Pay To Get Migrants Out Of ICE Detention

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 5:06am

Outrage over the administration's policy of family separations at the border prompted an outpouring of donations to bond funds. People are giving so detained immigrants can post bond and be released.

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More Than A Dozen Are Killed In Arms Depot Blast In Syria

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 5:06am

There's been a deadly explosion at an arms depot in rebel-held Syrian town of Idlib. At least 12 children are reported among the dead. Dozens of people are missing.

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Morning News Brief

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 5:06am

The administration takes aim at a law designed to protect military members from shady lending practices. Former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman says she secretly audio taped her firing.

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With Syria's War Nearly Over, Victims Take The Battle To European Courts

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 5:06am

Syria's President Bashar Assad is on the verge of winning the war. But refugee activists are waging new battles against the regime from Europe.

(Image credit: Michael Kappeler/AFP/Getty Images)

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To Fix That Pain In Your Back, You Might Have To Change The Way You Sit

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 5:06am

In the past century, many Americans have lost the ability to sit in a way that doesn't strain their backs. Specialists say we could take a lesson from excellent sitters from other cultures.

(Image credit: Lily Padula for NPR)

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NPR Criticized For Interview With White Supremacist Jason Kessler

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 5:06am

Friday's interview with the organizer of last year's deadly white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., stirred controversy. Critics argue NPR erred by giving Kessler a platform for his views.

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Airstrikes Have Pounded Yemen And This Time Children Paid The Price

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 12:31pm

Rachel Martin speaks with NPR's Ruth Sherlock about another terrible turn in the war in Yemen – with images of bloodied children after an airstrike Thursday that killed dozens.

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Chicago Battles Its Image As Murder Capital Of The Nation

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 7:17am

Despite news about violence in Chicago, the city's crime rate is well below other cities. Even so, officials realize they still must fight the murder capital perception.

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Prosecutors In Manafort Fraud Trial Called Nearly A Dozen Witnesses

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 7:10am

Jurors in the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort have heard about how he misrepresented his income in order to get bank loans. Prosecutors could wrap their case as early as Friday.

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Heat Waves In U.K. Reminds Andean Flamingos Of Their Natural Habitat

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 6:43am

The birds laid eggs for the first time in 15 years. The eggs weren't fertilized so they didn't hatch but officials replaced those eggs with viable ones from Chilean flamingos, to raise as their own.

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