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Asteroid samples tucked into capsule for return to Earth

Asteroid samples tucked into capsule for return to Earth

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A NASA spacecraft tucked more than 2 pounds of asteroid samples into a capsule for return to Earth after losing some of its precious loot because of a jammed lid, scientists said Thursday.
Tanzania's opposition says vote 'spit in face of democracy'

Tanzania's opposition says vote 'spit in face of democracy'

NAIROBI, Kenya — Whatever happened on Wednesday wasn't an election and was like “spitting in the face of democracy," Tanzania’s leading opposition candidate said Thursday, while the United States noted “credible allegations of significant election-re
US to use Iranian fuel sale proceeds to aid terror victims

US to use Iranian fuel sale proceeds to aid terror victims

The Trump administration plans to use proceeds from the sale of fuel confiscated from Iranian tankers to benefit victims of terrorism, officials announced Thursday. The U.S. government in August seized 1.

Wisconsin Republican Party says hackers stole $2.3 million

MADISON, Wis. — Hackers have stolen $2.3 million from the Wisconsin Republican Party's account that was being used to help reelect President Donald Trump in the key battleground state, the party's chairman told The Associated Press on Thursday.
Charlie Hebdo: Proud to provoke Islamists, despite violence

Charlie Hebdo: Proud to provoke Islamists, despite violence

PARIS — It’s been targeted again and again, threatened and firebombed and struck in an attack that killed a dozen staff members, but satirical French newspaper Charlie Hebdo won’t stop poking fun at Islamic extremism.
WHO: Europe now has more than 10 million COVID-19 cases

WHO: Europe now has more than 10 million COVID-19 cases

LONDON — The World Health Organization’s Europe director said Thursday that the 53-country region has again reached a new weekly record for confirmed cases, with more than 1.
VMI to remove statue of Confederate Gen. Stonewall Jackson

VMI to remove statue of Confederate Gen. Stonewall Jackson

LEXINGTON, Va. — The Virginia Military Institute’s board voted Thursday to remove a statue of Confederate Gen. Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson that currently stands in front of the historic barracks on campus, a school spokesperson said.
U.S. OKs extradition of 2 nabbed in ex-Nissan boss' escape

U.S. OKs extradition of 2 nabbed in ex-Nissan boss' escape

BOSTON — The U.S. State Department has agreed to turn over to Japan two American men accused of smuggling former Nissan Motor Co.
Report: US knew of problems family separation would cause

Report: US knew of problems family separation would cause

HOUSTON — Months before the Trump administration separated thousands of families at the U.S.
Letters, texts, caravans, parades: Advocates mobilize voters

Letters, texts, caravans, parades: Advocates mobilize voters

Sometimes her hand hurt, but Nancy Gehman kept writing. Every evening from July until mid-October, the 85-year-old retiree sat with a gel pen, writing notes imploring fellow Americans to find a way to vote. Then she mailed them: All 1,260 letters.
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