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Florida man accused of trying to defraud Gaetz family in $25 million extortion scheme

A Florida man was accused Tuesday of trying to extort $25 million from Don Gaetz, the father of Rep. Matt Gaetz, in an alleged scheme…

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Caldor Fire: California, Nevada declare state of emergency

Firefighters in California continued to battle the swelling Caldor Fire, which had grown to more than 191,607 acres and was 16% contained on Tuesday morning….

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Iceland’s Soccer Federation Board Resigns In Uproar Over Sexual Assault Allegations

Last week, the federation’s chairman said he and other leaders weren’t aware of any reports of sexual assaults. The next day, a woman spoke up…

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M 4.8 – northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge

4.5+ Magnitude Earthquake Reported: M 4.8 – northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge Time 2021-08-31 22:54:49 UTC 2021-08-31 22:54:49 UTC at epicenter Location 29.827°N 42.689°W Depth 10.00 km…

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Trump national security adviser briefs House GOP on Afghanistan

Former Trump national security adviser Robert O’Brien spoke for over an hour with House Republicans on Tuesday, helping them develop their latest policy offensive on…

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M 5.2 – Scotia Sea

4.5+ Magnitude Earthquake Reported: M 5.2 – Scotia Sea Time 2021-08-31 22:40:28 UTC 2021-08-31 22:40:28 UTC at epicenter Location 61.182°S 39.106°W Depth 10.00 km (6.21…

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M 5.0 – northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge

4.5+ Magnitude Earthquake Reported: M 5.0 – northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge Time 2021-08-31 22:24:23 UTC 2021-08-31 22:24:23 UTC at epicenter Location 29.753°N 42.669°W Depth 10.00 km…

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M 4.7 – northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge

4.5+ Magnitude Earthquake Reported: M 4.7 – northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge Time 2021-08-31 22:02:47 UTC 2021-08-31 22:02:47 UTC at epicenter Location 29.842°N 42.737°W Depth 10.00 km…

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House Republicans to pressure Democrats against Taliban recognition

The largest block of House Republicans will try to use the annual markup of the federal defense spending bill starting Wednesday to message against any…

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Southern California Has Jobs For Incoming Afghans — But Not Much Affordable Housing

Afghans making their way to some California communities have run into a challenge that many residents face — affordable housing. Costs have made it difficult…

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What It Was Like Entering The Kabul Airport Alongside The Taliban

NPR’s Audie Cornish speaks with Nabih Bulos, Middle East correspondent for the Los Angeles Times, about the Taliban’s takeover of the Kabul airport. Source: https://www.npr.org/2021/08/31/1033002652/what-it-was-like-entering-the-kabul-airport-alongside-the-taliban…

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After 3 Failed Attempts To Flee Afghanistan, A Family Clings To Hope

NPR’s Leila Fadel talks with Syvash, one of the thousands of Afghans trying to leave the country. Over the last two decades, he’s worked on…

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WHO Weighs In On Countries Offering A 3rd Vaccine Dose

NPR’s Leila Fadel talks with Dr. Margaret Harris, spokesperson for the World Health Organization, about the organization’s position on booster shots. Source: https://www.npr.org/2021/08/31/1033002603/who-weighs-in-on-countries-offering-a-3rd-vaccine-dose Droolin’ Dog…

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A Granddaughter Struggles To Get Her Grandmother Out Of Afghanistan

NPR’s Audie Cornish talks with a woman desperately trying to get her grandmother out of a violent situation in Afghanistan. Source: https://www.npr.org/2021/08/31/1033002596/a-granddaughter-struggles-to-get-her-grandmother-out-of-afghanistan Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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Biden Speaks On The End Of War In Afghanistan And Evacuations

U.S. troops have left Afghanistan, ending America’s longest war. Biden has detailed outreach efforts to Americans in Afghanistan. Source: https://www.npr.org/2021/08/31/1033002588/biden-speaks-on-the-end-of-war-in-afghanistan-and-evacuations Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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Top FDA vaccine regulators are leaving right before agency’s big COVID-19 vaccine decisions

Two of the FDA’s top vaccine regulators, Marion Gruber and Phil Krause, are leaving the agency, which was first reported by BioCentury. Why it matters:…

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Biden: Ending mission in Afghanistan was “designed to save American lives”

President Biden said on Tuesday that ending the U.S. military mission in Afghanistan “was designed to save American lives.” Why it matters: While Biden said…

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California’s Caldor Fire nears South Lake Tahoe after thousands flee

Firefighters in California continued to battle the swelling Caldor Fire, which had grown to more than 191,607 acres and was 16% contained on Tuesday morning….

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Listen Live: Biden Addresses The Nation On The End Of The War In Afghanistan

Listen live to NPR’s coverage and analysis of President Biden’s remarks on the end of the war in Afghanistan. (Image credit: Jim Watson/AFP via Getty…

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The life and times of a ‘revolutionary hillbilly’

Hy Thurman is one of the founding members of the Young Patriots, a radical group of mostly white working-class Appalachians who, together with the Black…

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M 4.8 – South Sandwich Islands region

4.5+ Magnitude Earthquake Reported: M 4.8 – South Sandwich Islands region Time 2021-08-31 18:27:01 UTC 2021-08-31 18:27:01 UTC at epicenter Location 60.169°S 24.050°W Depth 32.43…

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M 5.4 – 22 km SSE of Wells, Nevada

4.5+ Magnitude Earthquake Reported: M 5.4 – 22 km SSE of Wells, Nevada ShakeMap – V DYFI? – IV Time 2021-08-31 17:21:10 UTC 2021-08-31 17:21:10…

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