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Gold coin in Guinness Book of Records stolen, worth as much as $4.5M

A massive gold coin worth millions of dollars vanished from a museum in the middle of the night, police in Germany announced Monday, saying a team of thieves managed to steal the 221-pound currency before cops could arrive. It’s listed in the Guinness Book of Records for its purity of 999.99/1000 gold, according to the Bode […]
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Iowa State class assignment: Imagine 9/11 from terrorist's perspective

9/11 was bad. But let’s pretend it wasn’t. That’s the challenge some International Studies students at Iowa State University faced in an assignment obtained by The College Fix. COLLEGE DIVERSITY COUNCIL APOLOGIZES FOR RACIST FLIERS ON CAMPUS “Write a paper that gives a historical account of 911 from the perspective of the terrorist network,” the project […]
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Family of US man killed in London attack thanks wellwishers

LONDON –  The family of an American slain in last week’s attack in London expressed gratitude Monday for the kindness of strangers as they insisted some good would come from the tragedy. Kurt W. Cochran from Utah was on the last day of a European trip celebrating his 25th wedding anniversary when he was killed […]
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5 Things to Start Your Week

Here are five news stories and events to start your week: The U.S. Army plans to deploy 200 more soldiers to Iraq to assist in the fight to rid Mosul of militants affiliated with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, according to multiple news reports Monday morning. If the deployment is approved […]
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Global Jewish group celebrates new Central Europe office

WARSAW, Poland –  The American Jewish Committee, a global Jewish advocacy organization, is celebrating the opening of a new Central Europe office. The AJC, a 111-year-old organization based in New York, has a long history of engagement in the region. It was the first Jewish organization to call for recognizing German unification after the fall […]
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Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards pays women $12,000 less than men

Louisiana Gov. Jon Bel Edwards (D.) called his state’s record on the gender pay gap “an embarrassment and an outrage,” but he has failed to attain gender pay equality in his own office, according to records of salaries paid in the governor’s office obtained by the Washington Free Beacon. Edwards has spent the past year pushing for a state gender […]
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First Read is a morning briefing from Meet the Press and the NBC Political Unit on the day’s most important political stories and why they matter After Health Care Defeat, Trump’s Options are Bad and Worse The biggest defeat of Donald Trump’s early presidency — the health-care reform effort getting pulled from the House floor […]
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Kin of U.S. Dad Killed in London Attack: We Bear No Ill Feelings Toward Terrorist

LONDON — Relatives of the American killed in the attack on the U.K. Parliament said Monday that they bear no ill will toward the terrorist. Instead, the family of Utah resident Kurt Cochran have been buoyed by the love and support they have received from all over the world. His wife, Melissa, was seriously injured […]
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Oklahoma officer critically hurt in traffic-stop shooting

TECUMSEH, Okla. –  Authorities say an Oklahoma police officer is in critical condition after he was shot during a traffic stop. Police say the suspected shooter was also wounded and taken to a hospital. Police say the traffic stop happened at about 11:30 p.m. Sunday in Tecumseh, about 35 miles southeast of Oklahoma City. Tecumseh […]
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Le Pen: I will quit office if French reject eurozone exit

PARIS –  Far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen says that if her plan to pull France from the euro currency is rejected by the French she will resign. Le Pen, speaking Monday on Europe 1 radio, reiterated her plan to hold a referendum on the euro issue if elected president, and “If it’s no, I […]