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Salt Lake City Weekly
A chat with Ary FarajiAry Faraji is an entomologist who, for 18 years, has studied mosquitoes and the
A chat with Ary Faraji
Salt Lake City Weekly / Posted 8 minutes ago
Ary Faraji is an entomologist who, for 18 years, has studied mosquitoes and the diseases that they transmit. As assistant manager and entomologist with the Salt Lake City Mosquito Abatement District, he has been closely following news of the... Read more
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Ventura County Star
USOC to hire infectious disease specialists for ZikaThe U.S. Olympic Committee will hire two infectious disease specialists to advi
USOC to hire infectious disease specialists for Zika
Ventura County Star / Posted 12 minutes ago
The U.S. Olympic Committee will hire two infectious disease specialists to advise potential Olympians who are worried about the Zika outbreak in Brazil. USOC CEO Scott Blackmun sent a letter Wednesday to all possible Olympians, acknowledging the... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Hope Solo reiterates concerns over Zika at the OlympicsU.S. women's national team goalkeeper Hope Solo asserted that if the Olympics w
Hope Solo reiterates concerns over Zika at the Olympics
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 19 minutes ago
U.S. women's national team goalkeeper Hope Solo asserted that if the Olympics were held today, she would not go out of concern about the Zika virus. Solo's apprehension about the Rio Games this summer was first reported by Sports Illustrated this... Read more
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KY3 Springfield
USOC to hire disease specialists for ZikaThe U.S. Olympic Committee is hiring two infectious disease specialists to coun
USOC to hire disease specialists for Zika
KY3 Springfield / Posted 20 minutes ago
The U.S. Olympic Committee is hiring two infectious disease specialists to counsel any Olympians who might have concerns about the Zika outbreak in Brazil. USOC CEO Scott Blackmun sent a letter Wednesday to all possible American Olympians,... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
USOC to hire disease specialists for ZikaThe U.S. Olympic Committee is hiring two infectious disease specialists to coun
USOC to hire disease specialists for Zika
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 20 minutes ago
The U.S. Olympic Committee is hiring two infectious disease specialists to counsel any Olympians who might have concerns about the Zika outbreak in Brazil. USOC CEO Scott Blackmun sent a letter Wednesday to all possible American Olympians,... Read more
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KTVN Reno
AP Interview: IOC medical chief seeks to allay Zika fearsLONDON (AP) - Seeking to allay fears over the Zika outbreak, the IOC medical di
AP Interview: IOC medical chief seeks to allay Zika fears
KTVN Reno / Posted an hour ago
LONDON (AP) - Seeking to allay fears over the Zika outbreak, the IOC medical director said "everything that can be done is being done" to combat the virus in Brazil and provide safe conditions for athletes at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. In an... Read more
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Salon.com
AP Interview: IOC medical chief seeks to allay Zika fearsLONDON (AP) — Seeking to allay fears over the Zika outbreak, the IOC medical di
AP Interview: IOC medical chief seeks to allay Zika fears
Salon.com / Posted an hour ago
LONDON (AP) — Seeking to allay fears over the Zika outbreak, the IOC medical director said “everything that can be done is being done” to combat the virus in Brazil and provide safe conditions for athletes at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. In an... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Olympics medical chief seeks to allay Zika fearsLONDON (AP) — Seeking to allay fears over the Zika outbreak, the IOC medical di
Olympics medical chief seeks to allay Zika fears
The Seattle Times / Posted an hour ago
LONDON (AP) — Seeking to allay fears over the Zika outbreak, the IOC medical director said “everything that can be done is being done” to combat the virus in Brazil and provide safe conditions for athletes at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. In an... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
AP Interview: IOC medical chief seeks to allay Zika fearsLONDON (AP) - Seeking to allay fears over the Zika outbreak, the IOC medical di
AP Interview: IOC medical chief seeks to allay Zika fears
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted an hour ago
LONDON (AP) - Seeking to allay fears over the Zika outbreak, the IOC medical director said "everything that can be done is being done" to combat the virus in Brazil and provide safe conditions for athletes at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. In an... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
The Zika virus: Are you at risk?As we've been reporting on 69 News, there is now a confirmed case of the Zika v
The Zika virus: Are you at risk?
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted an hour ago
As we've been reporting on 69 News, there is now a confirmed case of the Zika virus at Lehigh University. So, are you at risk, and what can you do to protect yourself? WFMZ's Eve Tannery sat down wiht Dr. Luther Rhodes, an Infectious Disease... Read more
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The New Yorker
Cooties: A Medical Guide“Cooties” refers to a highly infectious disease. The word “cootie” derives from
Cooties: A Medical Guide
The New Yorker / Posted an hour ago
“Cooties” refers to a highly infectious disease. The word “cootie” derives from the Tagalog word “kutu,” or “parasitic biting insect.” The related word “kudis” translates to “playground death.” The spread of cooties is caused by physical contact... Read more
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Breitbart
Director of National Intelligence Adds Zika to List of U.S. Security ThreatsThe annual security briefing delivered to the Senate Intelligence Committee by
Director of National Intelligence Adds Zika to List of U.S. Security Threats
Breitbart / Posted an hour ago
The annual security briefing delivered to the Senate Intelligence Committee by Director of National Intelligence James Clapper has added the Zika virus to the list of infections diseases threatening the United States, on the same list as Middle East... Read more
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The Chronicle-Telegram
10 things to know, Thursday, Feb. 11Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that wil
10 things to know, Thursday, Feb. 11
The Chronicle-Telegram / Posted 2 hours ago
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: North Korea vows to immediately deport all South Korean nationals and freeze all of the South’s assets at a jointly run factory park in the... Read more
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ExtremeTech
Amazon’s terms of service now covers the zombie apocalypse When the zombie apocalypse is upon us, you’ll want to know: Who’s got your ba
Amazon’s terms of service now covers the zombie apocalypse
ExtremeTech / Posted 2 hours ago
When the zombie apocalypse is upon us, you’ll want to know: Who’s got your back? It turns out shopping giant Amazon has our backs if you are a customer of its Amazon Web Services (AWS).... Read more
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Pilipino Star
World’s first dengue vaccine now available in PhilippinesMANILA, Philippines – The world’s first ever dengue vaccine is now available in
World’s first dengue vaccine now available in Philippines
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines – The world’s first ever dengue vaccine is now available in the country, and doctors in several private hospitals are providing the vaccine against the potentially deadly dengue virus, the Pediatric Infectious Disease Society of... Read more
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The Medina County Gazette
10 things to know, Thursday, Feb. 11 — The Medina County GazetteYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that wil
10 things to know, Thursday, Feb. 11 — The Medina County Gazette
The Medina County Gazette / Posted 2 hours ago
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: North Korea vows to immediately deport all South Korean nationals and freeze all of the South’s assets at a jointly run factory park in the... Read more
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Hartford Courant
USOC Responding To Zika Virus By Hiring Specialists To Advise AthletesUSOC CEO Scott Blackmun sent a letter Wednesday to all possible Olympians, ackn
USOC Responding To Zika Virus By Hiring Specialists To Advise Athletes
Hartford Courant / Posted 2 hours ago
USOC CEO Scott Blackmun sent a letter Wednesday to all possible Olympians, acknowledging the growing worries over the virus. "I know that the Zika virus outbreak in Brazil is of concern to many of you," Blackmun wrote. "I want to emphasize that it... Read more
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ABC News
Zika Virus Outbreak Updates: Olympic Committee Hires Infectious Disease SpecialistsThe Zika virus outbreak continues to spread throughout the Western Hemisphere a
Zika Virus Outbreak Updates: Olympic Committee Hires Infectious Disease Specialists
ABC News / Posted 2 hours ago
The Zika virus outbreak continues to spread throughout the Western Hemisphere and concerns are growing for pregnant women because the mosquito-borne virus has been linked with a serious birth defect called microcephaly, characterized by an abnormally... Read more
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dna
Zika virus: Olympics-US to recruit disease experts ahead of Rio GamesThe United States Olympic Committee (USOC) is to ask two infectious disease exp
Zika virus: Olympics-US to recruit disease experts ahead of Rio Games
dna / Posted 2 hours ago
The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) is to ask two infectious disease experts to advise potential members of their Rio 2016 Games team who are concerned about the Zika virus outbreak in Brazil. "I know the Zika virus outbreak in Brazil is of... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
USOC to hire infectious disease specialists for ZikaThe U.S. Olympic Committee will hire two infectious disease specialists to advi
USOC to hire infectious disease specialists for Zika
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 2 hours ago
The U.S. Olympic Committee will hire two infectious disease specialists to advise potential Olympians who are worried about the Zika outbreak in Brazil. USOC CEO Scott Blackmun sent a letter Wednesday to all possible Olympians, acknowledging the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Brazil links 3 deaths to suspected Zika-related complicationsCould Zika prove fatal? Three deaths linked to suspected complications of the v
Brazil links 3 deaths to suspected Zika-related complications
Daily Mail / Posted 3 hours ago
Could Zika prove fatal? Three deaths linked to suspected complications of the virus, say Brazilian officials 3 people are thought to have died from Zika complications, officials say Brazilian scientists found the virus in body of woman, 20, who... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Brazil and University of Texas reach deal on Zika vaccineOhio reports second Zika virus case, local doctor says not to be alarmedOhio re
Brazil and University of Texas reach deal on Zika vaccine
WSMV Nashville / Posted 4 hours ago
Ohio reports second Zika virus case, local doctor says not to be alarmedOhio reports second Zika virus case, local doctor says not to be alarmed Two cases of the Zika virus have been reported in Ohio. The Ohio Department of Health says a 30-year-old... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
USOC to hire infectious disease specialists for ZikaThe U.S. Olympic Committee will hire two infectious disease specialists to advi
USOC to hire infectious disease specialists for Zika
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 4 hours ago
The U.S. Olympic Committee will hire two infectious disease specialists to advise potential Olympians who are worried about the Zika outbreak in Brazil. USOC CEO Scott Blackmun sent a letter Wednesday to all possible Olympians, acknowledging the... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
U.S. to recruit disease experts ahead of Rio GamesA municipal worker sprays insecticide at Sambodrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil,
U.S. to recruit disease experts ahead of Rio Games
Reuters Sports News / Posted 4 hours ago
A municipal worker sprays insecticide at Sambodrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, January 26, 2016. The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) is to ask two infectious disease experts to advise potential members of their Rio 2016 Games team who are... Read more
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The Medina County Gazette
USOC to hire infectious disease specialists for Zika — The Medina County GazetteThe U.S. Olympic Committee will hire two infectious disease specialists to advi
USOC to hire infectious disease specialists for Zika — The Medina County Gazette
The Medina County Gazette / Posted 4 hours ago
The U.S. Olympic Committee will hire two infectious disease specialists to advise potential Olympians who are worried about the Zika outbreak in Brazil. USOC CEO Scott Blackmun sent a letter Wednesday to all possible Olympians, acknowledging the... Read more
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The Chronicle-Telegram
USOC to hire infectious disease specialists for ZikaThe U.S. Olympic Committee will hire two infectious disease specialists to advi
USOC to hire infectious disease specialists for Zika
The Chronicle-Telegram / Posted 5 hours ago
The U.S. Olympic Committee will hire two infectious disease specialists to advise potential Olympians who are worried about the Zika outbreak in Brazil. USOC CEO Scott Blackmun sent a letter Wednesday to all possible Olympians, acknowledging the... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Unlocking intrinsically disordered proteins: an interview with Peter WrightPlease can you give an introduction to your research? I'm a professor in the D
Unlocking intrinsically disordered proteins: an interview with Peter Wright
News-Medical-Net / Posted 5 hours ago
Please can you give an introduction to your research? I'm a professor in the Department of Integrative Structural and Computational Biology at The Scripps Research Institute. I have been performing NMR research on proteins for nearly 40 years. In... Read more
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FOX News
Doctors puzzle over severity of defects in some Brazilian babiesNEW YORK/BRASILIA – Experts on microcephaly, the birth defect that has sparked
Doctors puzzle over severity of defects in some Brazilian babies
FOX News / Posted 5 hours ago
NEW YORK/BRASILIA – Experts on microcephaly, the birth defect that has sparked alarm in the current Zika virus outbreak, say they are struck by the severity of a small number of cases they have reviewed from Brazil. Consultations among doctors in... Read more
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FOX News
USOC to hire infectious disease specialists for ZikaThe U.S. Olympic Committee will hire two infectious disease specialists to advi
USOC to hire infectious disease specialists for Zika
FOX News / Posted 5 hours ago
The U.S. Olympic Committee will hire two infectious disease specialists to advise potential Olympians who are worried about the Zika outbreak in Brazil. USOC CEO Scott Blackmun sent a letter Wednesday to all possible Olympians, acknowledging the... Read more
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Northwest Herald
10 Things to Know for Feb. 11; Oregon ranchers standoff nears conclusion1. PYONGYANG REACTS STRONGLY TO SEOUL'S INDUSTRIAL FACILITY MOVE North Korea v
10 Things to Know for Feb. 11; Oregon ranchers standoff nears conclusion
Northwest Herald / Posted 5 hours ago
1. PYONGYANG REACTS STRONGLY TO SEOUL'S INDUSTRIAL FACILITY MOVE North Korea vows to immediately deport all South Korean nationals and freeze all of the South's assets at a jointly run factory park in the North. 2. RANCHERS STANDOFF NEARS... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
USOC to hire infectious disease specialists for ZikaThe U.S. Olympic Committee will hire two infectious disease specialists to advi
USOC to hire infectious disease specialists for Zika
Warren Times Observer / Posted 5 hours ago
The U.S. Olympic Committee will hire two infectious disease specialists to advise potential Olympians who are worried about the Zika outbreak in Brazil. USOC CEO Scott Blackmun sent a letter Wednesday to all possible Olympians, acknowledging the... Read more
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The Washington Times
U.S. Olympic Committee to hire infectious disease specialists for ZikaThe U.S. Olympic Committee will hire two infectious disease specialists to advi
U.S. Olympic Committee to hire infectious disease specialists for Zika
The Washington Times / Posted 5 hours ago
The U.S. Olympic Committee will hire two infectious disease specialists to advise potential Olympians who are worried about the Zika outbreak in Brazil. “I know that the Zika virus outbreak in Brazil is of concern to many of you,” Blackmun wrote. “I... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Zika virus can have substantial economic impact in Americas"Zika virus isn't going anywhere," says Frank Esper, MD, infectious disease spe
Zika virus can have substantial economic impact in Americas
News-Medical-Net / Posted 6 hours ago
"Zika virus isn't going anywhere," says Frank Esper, MD, infectious disease specialist at University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital. "If it's anything near what happened with SARS or with Ebola, people are going to be very hesitant to... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
UW-Madison research team starts work on Zika virus infectionIn October, when David O'Connor last visited Brazil as part of a decade-long re
UW-Madison research team starts work on Zika virus infection
News-Medical-Net / Posted 6 hours ago
In October, when David O'Connor last visited Brazil as part of a decade-long research program studying drug-resistant strains of HIV, one of his Brazilian collaborators had a request. "He asked about using some of the technologies we have developed... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
First case of Zika virus found in Ohio"This is not unexpected," says Frank Esper, MD, infectious disease specialist a
First case of Zika virus found in Ohio
News-Medical-Net / Posted 6 hours ago
"This is not unexpected," says Frank Esper, MD, infectious disease specialist at University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital in Cleveland, after learning of the first case of Zika virus in Ohio, found in a Cleveland woman who traveled... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
10 Things to Know for TodayYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that wil
10 Things to Know for Today
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 6 hours ago
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. PYONGYANG REACTS STRONGLY TO SEOUL'S INDUSTRIAL FACILITY MOVE North Korea vows to immediately deport all South Korean nationals and freeze... Read more
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WRCB Chattanooga
10 Things to Know for TodayBy The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events
10 Things to Know for Today
WRCB Chattanooga / Posted 6 hours ago
By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. PYONGYANG REACTS STRONGLY TO SEOUL'S INDUSTRIAL FACILITY MOVE North Korea vows to immediately deport all South... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
10 Things to Know for TodayYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that wil
10 Things to Know for Today
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 6 hours ago
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. PYONGYANG REACTS STRONGLY TO SEOUL'S INDUSTRIAL FACILITY MOVE North Korea vows to immediately deport all South Korean nationals and freeze... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
As Zika spreads, scientists race to learn more about virusMIAMI — In 2007, physicians working on a remote island in the western Pacific O
As Zika spreads, scientists race to learn more about virus
The Record Searchlight / Posted 6 hours ago
MIAMI — In 2007, physicians working on a remote island in the western Pacific Ocean reported an outbreak of an illness with flu-like symptoms similar to dengue fever, a debilitating viral disease transmitted by mosquitoes and well documented since... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
10 Things to Know for TodayApple co-founder Steve Wozniak is interviewed in San Francisco, Wednesday,… AP
10 Things to Know for Today
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 6 hours ago
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is interviewed in San Francisco, Wednesday,… AP News | 02/11/16 02:54 AM Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. PYONGYANG... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Hope Solo Reiterates Concerns Over Zika At The OlympicsFRISCO (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — U.S. women’s national team goalkeeper Hope Solo assert
Hope Solo Reiterates Concerns Over Zika At The Olympics
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 6 hours ago
FRISCO (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — U.S. women’s national team goalkeeper Hope Solo asserted that if the Olympics were held today, she would not go out of concern about the Zika virus. Solo’s apprehension about the Rio Games this summer was first reported by... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
10 Things to Know for TodayBy The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events
10 Things to Know for Today
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 7 hours ago
By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. PYONGYANG REACTS STRONGLY TO SEOUL'S INDUSTRIAL FACILITY MOVE North Korea vows to immediately deport all South... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
10 Things to Know for TodayYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that wil
10 Things to Know for Today
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 7 hours ago
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. PYONGYANG REACTS STRONGLY TO SEOUL'S INDUSTRIAL FACILITY MOVE North Korea vows to immediately deport all South Korean nationals and freeze... Read more
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Standard Democrat
10 Things to Know for TodayYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that wil
10 Things to Know for Today
Standard Democrat / Posted 7 hours ago
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. PYONGYANG REACTS STRONGLY TO SEOUL'S INDUSTRIAL FACILITY MOVE North Korea vows to immediately deport all South Korean nationals and freeze... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
10 Things to Know for TodayBy The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events
10 Things to Know for Today
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 7 hours ago
By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. PYONGYANG REACTS STRONGLY TO SEOUL'S INDUSTRIAL FACILITY MOVE North Korea vows to immediately deport all South... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
10 Things to Know for TodayYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that wil
10 Things to Know for Today
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 7 hours ago
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. PYONGYANG REACTS STRONGLY TO SEOUL'S INDUSTRIAL FACILITY MOVE North Korea vows to immediately deport all South Korean nationals and freeze... Read more
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Salon.com
10 Things to Know for TodayYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that wil
10 Things to Know for Today
Salon.com / Posted 7 hours ago
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. PYONGYANG REACTS STRONGLY TO SEOUL’S INDUSTRIAL FACILITY MOVE North Korea vows to immediately deport all South Korean nationals and freeze... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
10 Things to Know for TodayYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that wil
10 Things to Know for Today
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 7 hours ago
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. PYONGYANG REACTS STRONGLY TO SEOUL'S INDUSTRIAL FACILITY MOVE North Korea vows to immediately deport all South Korean nationals and freeze... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
10 Things to Know for TodayYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that wil
10 Things to Know for Today
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 7 hours ago
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. PYONGYANG REACTS STRONGLY TO SEOUL'S INDUSTRIAL FACILITY MOVE North Korea vows to immediately deport all South Korean nationals and freeze... Read more
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Daily Herald
10 Things to Know for TodayYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that wil
10 Things to Know for Today
Daily Herald / Posted 7 hours ago
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. PYONGYANG REACTS STRONGLY TO SEOUL'S INDUSTRIAL FACILITY MOVE North Korea vows to immediately deport all South Korean nationals and freeze... Read more
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