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Midday Roundup: Woman survives six days below rubble in Kenya

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Remarkable rescue. Workers rescued a woman today from the rubble of a residential building that collapsed six days ago in Nairobi, Kenya. The six-story…

Midday Roundup: More evidence points to overdose in Prince’s death

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Cry for help. Prince’s family had concerns the singer was addicted to painkillers in the months before his death, The Minneapolis Star-Tribune reported today.

Midday Roundup: ISIS kills U.S. service member in Iraq

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy |  Combat death. Pentagon officials confirmed this morning that Islamic State militants killed a U.S. service member assisting Peshmerga fighters in…

Midday Roundup: Fire engulfs Manhattan church on Orthodox Easter Sunday

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Easter inferno. Fire destroyed a historic cathedral in Manhattan on Sunday evening, just hours after its Orthodox congregation celebrated Easter. The Serbian…

Midday Roundup: Police arrest 20 protesters at Trump rally in California

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Pulling no punches. Protesters clashed with police and Donald Trump supporters outside a campaign rally in Orange County, Calif. People in the crowd outside…

Midday Roundup: Airstrikes in Syria hit hospital, civilians

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Humanitarian crisis. Airstrikes in Aleppo, Syria, have killed at least 61 people, including some at a Doctors Without Borders (MSF) hospital. The Syrian…

Midday Roundup: Terror suspect extradited to France ‘ready to talk’

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Terror talk. Salah Abdeslam, the terror suspect captured in Belgium last month, has been transferred to France, where he eventually will stand trial on…

Midday Roundup: Federal judge upholds North Carolina voter ID law

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Legal limits. A federal judge ruled yesterday that North Carolina’s law requiring voters to show a picture ID at the polls is constitutional. “In sum,

Midday Roundup: More U.S. special forces headed to Syria

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Syrian deployment. President Barack Obama announced today he will send 250 more U.S. special operations forces to Syria—quadrupling the number of troops…

Midday Roundup: FBI hints at hefty bill for iPhone hack

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Entry fee. The FBI paid at least $1.3 million to contract hackers for breaking into the iPhone of San Bernardino terrorist Syed Farook, based on a statement…

Midday Roundup: Feds dig up longest drug smuggling tunnel yet

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Subterranean smuggling. U.S. officials have discovered a nearly half-mile-long underground drug tunnel—the longest ever found—connecting Tijuana, Mexico,

Harriet Tubman: Behind the face of the new $20 bill

By Onize Ohikere
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Newsworthy | Former slave and faith-driven abolitionist Harriet Tubman will be the face of the new $20 bill, becoming the first woman to appear on U.S. paper currency…

 
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