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|Merkel's Allies Falter In Regional Elections, As Rivals Gain On Left And Right|
Sun, 14 Oct 2018 16:43:08 -0400
The German chancellor's center-right sister party has long been a juggernaut in Bavaria, but they didn't look like it Sunday.
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|Saudis Vow To Retaliate With 'Greater Action' If Hit With Sanctions|
Sun, 14 Oct 2018 13:15:53 -0400
The kingdom's state news agency dismissed suspicions of journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder as "falsehoods" '- and pledged Saudi Arabia's "total rejection of any threats and attempts to undermine it."
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|'SNL' Spoofs Kanye West, Welcomes Back Paul Simon|
Sun, 14 Oct 2018 13:14:00 -0400
The cold open revisited West's bizarre White House soliloquy, while Simon performed an emotional rendition of "Bridge Over Troubled Water."
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|With Europe's Hamsters At Risk, Better Call The 'Hamster Commish'|
Sun, 14 Oct 2018 10:41:02 -0400
Vienna had a problem: A key construction site threatened the habitat of dozens of hamsters '- yes, common hamsters, a protected species in Austria. Here's how the developers saved the little animals.
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|Oscar Romero, Pope Paul VI Elevated To Sainthood|
Sun, 14 Oct 2018 10:39:15 -0400
In a ceremony at St. Peter's Square in the Vatican, Pope Francis declared the sainthood of the murdered Salvadoran archbishop, the former pontiff and five other people.
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|Old-Growth Forests May Help Songbirds Cope With Warming Climate|
Sun, 14 Oct 2018 09:44:48 -0400
Songbirds have been in decline for decades, and it's becoming clear that climate change is a factor. Scientists are finding that old-growth forests may help the birds cope with rising temperatures.
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