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Kim Jong Nam: Why would North Korea want him dead?
(CNN) Mystery still surrounds the sudden death of Kim Jong Nam, the eldest son of late North Korean dictator Kim Jong Il, in Kuala Lumpur airport last week. Police said Kim was assaulted from behind, and something may have been sprayed or held over his ...
TV Footage Appears to Show Moments Before Kim Jong Un Brother's DeathBloomberg
South Korea Calls Killing of Kim Jong-nam a 'Terrorist Act' by NorthNew York Times
Airport killing seen on CCTV, probe strains Malaysia-North Korea tiesReuters
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Posted: February 20, 2017, 7:40 am


A former Uber employee's disturbing claims of workplace sexism reignite calls to #deleteUber
Susan Fowler penned a devastating essay on her experience with sexism and sexual harassment at the ride-hailing service. by Johana Bhuiyan@JMBooyah Feb 20, 2017, 1:54am EST. tweet · share · Linkedin. Photo by Mike Windle/Getty Images for Vanity ...
Uber Investigating Sexual Discrimination Claims by Ex-EngineerBloomberg
Former Uber engineer says company ignored repeated reports of sexual harassmentTechCrunch
Uber CEO calls for investigation of sexual harassment claimsUSA TODAY
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Posted: February 20, 2017, 7:38 am

Los Angeles Times

Defense Secretary Mattis arrives in Iraq and makes clear the US is not there to take oil
Los Angeles Times
Defense Secretary James N. Mattis meets with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed al Nahyan of the United Arab Emirates in Abu Dhabi on Saturday. (United Arab Emirates News Agency / AFP / Getty Images). Defense Secretary James N. Mattis made an ...
'We're not in Iraq to seize anybody's oil.' Pentagon chief arrives in Iraq with a message of cooperationWashington Post
US Defense Secretary Mattis: No plan to seize Iraqi oilWHIO
Mattis to decide soon on troop levels in AfghanistanBusiness Insider
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Posted: February 20, 2017, 7:35 am

New York Times

DeMarcus Cousins trade FAQ: Key questions on huge deal
Marc Stein and Marc J. Spears break down the package the Pelicans offered to the Kings in exchange for DeMarcus Cousins, how the Pelicans are taking a risk by trading for Cousins now and New Orleans' selling points to get him to re-sign. (2:04 ...
Trade Grades: Pelicans Fleece Kings, Land DeMarcus Cousins In
Pelicans' Davis scores All-Star-record 52 points, and host team gets Cousins in tradeLos Angeles Times
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Posted: February 20, 2017, 6:56 am


New Zealand judge upholds Kim Dotcom extradition ruling
A New Zealand judge on Monday upheld an earlier court ruling that flamboyant internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom and three of his colleagues can be extradited to the U.S. to face criminal charges. The decision comes five years after U.S. authorities shut ...
​Kim Dotcom eligible for extradition to US in Megaupload caseCNET
Dotcom Claims Victory Even as Court Backs Extradition to USBloomberg
Megaupload Founder Kim Dotcom Can Be Extradited to the US, a New Zealand Court RulesTIME -KPRC Houston -U.S. News & World Report -Ars Technica
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Posted: February 20, 2017, 6:40 am


Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco are most congested US cities
Cheap gas and a surging economy are taxing the nation's roads and contributing to congestion that cost U.S. motorists almost $300 billion last year in wasted time and fuel, according to a new report. Los Angeles had the worst traffic in the world among ...
Traffic study ranks Los Angeles as world's most clogged cityCNBC
Surprising no one, Los Angeles is the most gridlocked city in the worldThe Verge
New study ranks Atlanta congestion among worst in the
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Posted: February 20, 2017, 5:08 am

Washington Post

The Latest: Trump invites Panama, Trinidad-Tobago leaders
Washington Post
WASHINGTON — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times EST):. 10:50 p.m.. President Donald Trump discussed what the White House calls “shared priorities” in phone calls to the leaders of Panama and the twin-island nation of Trinidad and Tobago ...
Immigration crackdown, beginnings of Obamacare repeal buoy supportersWashington Times
Sweden: It's 'unclear to us what President Trump was referring to'Los Angeles Times
Trump tries to explain remark about Sweden amid confusionBBC News
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Posted: February 20, 2017, 4:06 am

Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant appear to be avoiding each other before All-Star Game
Sunday's NBA All-Star Game is taking a backseat to the apparent drama between former teammates Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook. Though the two former Oklahoma City Thunder stars have mostly denied there are any hard feelings since Durant left ...

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Posted: February 20, 2017, 1:01 am

Fox News

Death toll in Somalia marketplace blast rises to 34
Fox News
MOGADISHU, Somalia – The death toll from a car bomb at a marketplace in Somalia's capital has risen to 34 with 52 injured, said a police officer. Many of the dead were carried away by their relatives soon after the blast, said Capt. Mohamed Hussein.
World Digest: Feb. 19, 2017Washington Post
Suicide Bombing in Somalia Kills Dozens at a MarketNew York Times

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Posted: February 19, 2017, 5:30 pm

SpaceX Launches 1st Private Rocket from Historic NASA Pad — Then Sticks a Landing
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX has launched the first private rocket from the same historic site that saw some of NASA's greatest space missions, then landed a booster nearby in a resounding success. The California-based company's Falcon 9 rocket ...
Historic launch pad back in service with thundering blastoff by SpaceXSpaceflight Now
SpaceX Launches Rocket Carrying Space Station CargoNew York Times
Elon Musk's SpaceX launches for first time from historic Kennedy Space Center padWashington Post
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Posted: February 19, 2017, 3:35 pm