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Anthony Bourdain's best bites

CNN Top Stories - 1 min 36 sec ago
Categories: News

Bitcoin: Electrifying Investment, Lousy Currency

WSJ US Business - 2 min 40 sec ago
It’s too soon to know whether bitcoin is a bubble ready to burst, but not too soon to conclude that it has failed in its mission to be a viable alternative to sovereign currencies like the dollar, Greg Ip writes.
Categories: Business

US helicopter window falls off mid-flight, injuring child

CNN Top Stories - 11 min 49 sec ago
The window of a US Marine Corps helicopter fell off mid-flight onto a school playing field, slightly injuring a child on the Japanese island of Okinawa. The incident is likely to fuel outrage among locals who view the US military footprint in southern Japan as both a pest and a danger.
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Moore releases video, refuses to concede

CNN Top Stories - 16 min 32 sec ago
Republican Roy Moore released a video following Alabama's US Senate election. He says he will not concede to Democrat Doug Jones.
Categories: News

Final GOP Deal Sets 21% Corporate Tax, Cuts for Top Earners

WSJ US Business - 23 min 12 sec ago
The highest-earning Americans will get a lower tax rate and corporations will pay slightly more than in previous plans under a deal House and Senate Republicans reached on the party’s competing tax-overhaul bills.
Categories: Business

White House reins in Tillerson's offer to start North Korea talks

CNN Top Stories - 51 min 33 sec ago
The White House and State Department both stated Wednesday that the US is not ready to begin talks with North Korea, a day after Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had suggested the two sides could start talks without preconditions.
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Kentucky Lawmaker Kills Himself Amid Sexual Assault Allegations, Officials Say

NY Times Home Page - 52 min 44 sec ago
Representative Dan Johnson, a first-term Republican, was accused of molesting a 17-year-old parishioner nearly five years ago at the evangelical church he led in Louisville.
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Fed Raises Rates, Sticks to Forecast for 2018 Increases

WSJ US Business - 53 min 9 sec ago
The Federal Reserve said it would raise short-term interest rates for the third time this year and remained on track to chart a similar path next year, signaling continuity as the central bank enters a leadership reshuffle.
Categories: Business

Opinion: How Black women saved democracy

CNN Top Stories - 57 min 41 sec ago
America, you were in danger, girl.
Categories: News

'Star Wars' locations that actually exist

CNN Top Stories - 1 hour 44 sec ago
Plenty of people dream of travel to other planets. But "Star Wars" fans can actually visit locations where many of the films' most famous scenes were shot.
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Kentucky lawmaker who was accused of molesting a teenage girl likely killed himself, coroner says

Washington Post Elections - 1 hour 1 min ago
Dan Johnson had denied the allegations against him in a now-deleted Facebook post, adding that “I cannot handle it any longer … BUT HEAVEN IS MY HOME.”
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