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Trump says he should have left UCLA players in Chinese jail

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After UCLA player's father minimized President Donald Trump's involvement in winning players'...

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How two decisions in Washington could turn AT&T into a uniquely powerful company

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. The future of AT&T could be shaped by two big decisions in Washington this week, with the Justice Department suing the telecom giant on Monday to block its $85 billion purchase of Time Warner and the Federal Communications Commission announcing a plan Tuesday to roll...


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Report claims sugar industry hid connection to heart disease for decades

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. In the 1960s, a debate began over the effect of sugar and fats on cardiovascular disease. Researchers say that the sugar industry, wanting to influence the discussion, funded research to look into sugar consumption. And when it found data suggesting that sugar was...


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Judge rejects Democrats' request to block certification of Virginia races but leaves door

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. RICHMOND, Va. - A federal judge refused Wednesday to issue a temporary restraining order to stop Virginia’s Board of Elections from certifying the results in two House of Delegates races in which as many as 300 voters were apparently assigned to the wrong races. It is...


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Jon Hendricks, master of vocalese and 'poet laureate of jazz,' dies at 96

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Jon Hendricks, a singer and composer who developed an intricate style of vocal gymnastics to match his tongue-twisting lyrics and whose Grammy-winning vocal trio, Lambert, Hendricks & Ross, is widely regarded as the most influential singing group in jazz history, died...


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Detective was shot with his own gun

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. A Baltimore police detective was shot in the head with his own gun at close range while struggling with a man and died with his radio still clutched in his left hand, the city’s top law enforcement official said Wednesday. Detective Sean Suiter’s death came a day...


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Police: MS-13 members in Maryland stab man more than 100 times and decapitate him

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. As many as 10 members of the MS-13 street gang lured a man into a park in Wheaton, Maryland, spoke with one another over walkie-talkies as he arrived, stabbed him more than 100 times, decapitated him and then cut out his heart, according to police documents made...


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A vinyl revival in the District's suburbs

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. FALLS CHURCH, Va. - Vinyl records had their day. Then they nearly died. Then they were revived. Now investors are so confident in the resiliency of the revival that they are investing millions of dollars so the record industry can keep spinning in abundance. And a big...


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Investigation of fake net neutrality foes has been stymied by the FCC, N.Y. attorney

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. The reports started trickling out in May, in the weeks after the Federal Communications Commission had begun soliciting public comments on a proposal to repeal net neutrality rules that govern the flow of information on the Internet. A large number of messages...


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Jon Hendricks, master of vocalese and 'poet laureate of jazz,' dies at 96

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Jon Hendricks, a singer and composer who developed an intricate style of vocal gymnastics to match his tongue-twisting lyrics and whose Grammy-winning vocal trio, Lambert, Hendricks & Ross, is widely regarded as the most influential singing group in jazz history, died...


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Elections board fines Hogan campaign for fundraising email

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Maryland’s Board of Elections has fined Republican Gov. Larry Hogan’s reelection committee for an email soliciting donations on behalf of the campaign during the annual legislative session, when fundraising for state elections is prohibited. The board, which explained...


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