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Trump Business Deals In Southeast Asia Raise Conflict Of Interest Concerns

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 3:57am

Some analysts say any involvement by President-elect Trump in a project, even if just his name, can create a conflict of interest, complicating national security, foreign policy or economic concerns.

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DJ Khaled Throws Us The Keys

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 3:43am

The musician and Snapchat advice guru says his communication style is meant to resonate with young audiences. "Sometimes we've got to get somebody to translate in a different way," he says.

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After Prison, A Mom Finds Her Way Back Into Her Daughter's Life

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 3:37am

As a teenager, Kayla Wilson talked to her grandma about her mom's incarceration in 2006. Now an adult, she and her mom discuss those days and how the experience changed them.

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Poll: Most Americans Say Don't Repeal Obamacare Without A Replacement

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 2:01am

A poll finds that 75 percent of people want Congress to either leave the law alone or wait to repeal it until they have a new law. For most people, controlling high health care costs is top priority.

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4 More Prisoners Leave Guantanamo In Waning Days Of Obama Administration

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 12:57am

The four released detainees are from Yemen and have been accepted by Saudi Arabia. They were never charged and had been at the Guantanamo Bay prison for more than 14 years.

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Osama Bin Laden's Son Hamza Added To U.S. Terror Blacklist

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 11:47pm

The State Department on Thursday announced that Hamza bin Laden has been added to its Specially Designated Global Terrorist list. The action also imposes sanctions on the son of Osama bin Laden.

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U.S. Likely To Become Net Exporter Of Energy, Says Federal Forecast

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 5:28pm

The Energy Information Administration reports the shift will probably happen by 2030, and it credits domestic natural gas production. The agency says it is watching variables such as new technology.

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Sen. Jack Reed Outlines First Senate Hearing On Alleged Russian Hacking

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 5:19pm

NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Democratic Sen. Jack Reed, the ranking member on the Senate Armed Services Committee, about Thursday's hearing on Russia's alleged role in election year hacking.

Trump Deposed For 90 Minutes In Civil Case Involving Chef José Andrés

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 5:06pm

President-elect Donald Trump is preparing to take the oath of office, but as this deposition highlights, many business entanglements remain.

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Trump Reportedly Picks Ex-Senator, Banned From Russia, As His Intelligence Chief

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 4:42pm

Reports indicate that Dan Coats, a former Indiana senator, will be selected to be director of national intelligence. But Coats and the president-elect appear to have very different views of Russia.

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Regulators Say Jon Corzine Will Pay $5 Million Penalty Over MF Global Collapse

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 4:33pm

The former brokerage CEO and New Jersey governor has reached a civil settlement with the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission for his role in the company's 2011 bankruptcy.

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As A Syrian Refugee In Toledo Pines For His Family, A Brotherhood Forms

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 4:25pm

Mohammed Refaai, 23, is a Syrian refugee living Toledo, Ohio with three roommates. They see him as a brother, and since the election, worry about his family's chances of getting into the U.S.

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The Doctors Aren't In At Kenya's Public Hospitals

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 4:25pm

They went on strike a month ago, asking for a raise and better training and equipment. So far the government hasn't met their demands.

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A Big Fish Sells For Over Half A Million — But Other Big Questions Persist

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 4:06pm

For the sixth year in a row, Kiyoshi Kimura won a massive Pacific bluefin tuna at Tsukiji market's famed New Year auction. Conservationists are worried about the species' dwindling population.

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In This Surprisingly Mature Kids' Movie, 'A Monster Calls' And A Boy Answers

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 4:00pm

Screenwriter Patrick Ness adapts his YA novel about a monster who helps a boy deal with his mother's illness. The result is a film that confronts grief in a gratifyingly unsentimental way.

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Betwixt And 'Between Us': Hipster Newlyweds Struggle To Stay Cool

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 4:00pm

A couple takes pride in rejecting the trappings of a conventional married life — but the form their rejection takes is so marked by cliché that the film fails to sustain interest.

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Two Brothers Head Into 'The Ardennes' But Find Little That's Original

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 4:00pm

Belgium's submission for the 2017 best-foreign-film Oscar is a visually stylish but highly derivative crime drama.

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