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Joe Biden claims he once told Vladimir Putin ‘I don’t think you have a soul’

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden claims he once told Russian President Vladimir Putin he has no “soul.” During a fundraiser in New York on Thursday, Biden spoke of meeting with Putin while he was vice president during the Obama administration. FORMER STARBUCKS CEO HOWARD SCHULTZ ABANDONS 2020 PRESIDENTIAL AMBITIONS Recalling what he told Putin, Biden said, “I don’t think you have a soul ...

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Sarah Sanders plans memoir about her time as Trump's press secretary; release set for late 2020

Former White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is writing a memoir reflecting on her two-year tenure working for the Trump administration that is expected to be released in the fall of 2020, her publisher, St. Martin’s Press, announced Thursday. The book, which has yet to receive a title, will be about “the most dramatic and challenging moments” during her ...

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This Day in History: Sept. 5

On this day, Sept. 5 … 1972: The Munich Massacre: Palestinian terrorists kill 11 Israelis at the Munich Summer Olympics. Also on this day … 1698: Russia’s Peter the Great levies a tax on bearded men. 1774: The first Continental Congress meets in Philadelphia. 1905: The Treaty of Portsmouth, which ended the Russo-Japanese War, is signed at the Portsmouth naval base in New Hampshire. ...

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Ancient Denisovan finger bone seen as surprisingly 'humanlike,' scientists say

A Denisovan finger fossil holds a suprising feature that sheds light on the development of our ancestors. Paleogeneticist E. Andrew Bennett of Paris Diderot University and colleagues claim they have identified the rest of a finger bone, which came from the hand of a teenage female Denisovan, that was discovered a decade ago. The Denisovans are an extinct species or subspecies of ...

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Michigan bans flavored e-cigarettes, becoming the first state to do so, governor says

In a move to discourage teens and other young people from vaping, Michigan will become the first state to ban flavored e-cigarettes, the state’s governor said. Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer told The Washington Post the state on Wednesday will become the first to ban the flavored devices. The ban goes into effect immediately and applies to both retail and online ...

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Appeals judge upholds conviction against Uber driver over violent Facebook threats against Rahm Emanuel, others

An appellate judge upheld the 41-month prison sentence for a Chicago Uber driver who posted violent threats on Facebook detailing mass shootings he planned to carry out including one against the city’s former mayor, Rahm Emanuel. Defense attorneys for Mohammad Waqas Khan, who was arrested in May 2015, appealed a court’s conviction against the 29-year-old, arguing that Khan never intended to ...

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