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Supreme Court refuses to block dark money court ruling

Dark money groups will be required to disclose the identities of some anonymous donors after the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to stop a lower court’s ruling from taking effect.

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US appeals court rules for bartenders, waiters in tip fight

Restaurants must pay waiters and bartenders minimum wage when they are engaged in tasks such as cleaning toilets that are unrelated to their main jobs and do not offer tips, a divided U.S. appeals court ruled Tuesday.

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Cape Cod shark attacks show need for better cell service

More than a century ago, the Italian inventor Guglielmo Marconi pioneered long distance, wireless communications from Cape Cod’s famous coastline.

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Pakistan’s Khan in Saudi Arabia on maiden foreign visit

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan arrived in Saudi Arabia Tuesday on his first foreign visit since coming to power, with speculation swirling that he may be seeking economic assistance from the oil-rich ally.

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Seven inmates die after Brazil prison riot

Seven inmates died Tuesday after a riot at an overcrowded prison in the northern Brazilian state of Para following a failed escape attempt, authorities said.

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Anchor who called Trump a white supremacist leaving ESPN

Outspoken ESPN personality Jemele Hill announced Friday that she is leaving the company after 12 years as a commentator, anchor, reporter and writer.

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Monster typhoon barrels closer to north PH, China

Typhoon Mangkhut retained its ferocious strength, gained speed and shifted slightly toward more densely populated coastal provinces on Friday as it barreled closer to the northeastern Philippines, where a massive evacuation was underway.

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Israeli troops kill 3 Palestinians, including boy, in Gaza

Three Palestinians, one of them a 12-year-old boy, were killed by Israeli fire Friday as thousands of protesters gathered along Gaza’s perimeter fence with Israel, health officials said.

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Typhoon ‘Ompong’ affects 4.2-M people

National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) spokesperson Edgar Posadas said Friday the number of individuals affected by the weather disturbance is 4.2 million, not 5.2 million as earlier reported.

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Belgian tourist found dead at White Sands National Monument

New Mexico authorities are investigating the death of a Belgian tourist at White Sands National Monument.