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The popular HBO show Westworld has helped bring artificial intelligence into the mainstream. On the show, human-like robots welcome guests to a Wild West-inspired amusement park....
From: CNN | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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1. Italy rocked by referendum: Investors are on high alert and markets are volatile after Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said early Monday that he would resign following defeat in a referendum on constitutional reform. Italy now appears headed for...
From: CNN | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Sales of arms by American defense companies have declined for the fifth consecutive year in 2015, while European firms saw their sales jump.
From: CNN | Monday, December 5, 2016
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"Westworld," appropriately, had a maze at the center of its story, since its arcane and elaborate plot often resembled one. Yet while the HBO series departed from its source movie -- in ways both ambitious and occasionally frustrating -- the 90-minute...
From: CNN | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Energized by President-elect Donald Trump's victory, Europe's populist movements are on the cusp of sweeping far-right, nationalist and euroskeptic parties into power across the continent in a series of upcoming elections....
From: CNN | Monday, December 5, 2016
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A suspect from Salisbury, North Carolina carrying an assault rifle is in custody after he allegedly walked inside a popular pizzeria in Washington DC Sunday afternoon, Metropolitan Police spokeswoman Aquita Brown told CNN....
From: CNN | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday he's trying to stay "a thousand miles away from the (Donald) Trump transition process" while acknowledging neither the President-elect nor his transition team have consulted with the State Department prior to...
From: CNN | Monday, December 5, 2016
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The euro fell against the dollar and investors braced for a bumpy ride on Monday as Italy appeared headed for a period of political and financial turmoil....
From: CNN | Monday, December 5, 2016
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The Army will not approve an easement that would allow the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline to cross under Lake Oahe in North Dakota, the Army's assistant secretary for civil works announced Sunday....
From: CNN | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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President-elect Donald Trump is stacking his administration with members of the rich business elite, many of whom will likely be required to sell off some of their assets to avoid conflicts of interest....
From: CNN | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Donald Trump faces challenges in filling key global diplomatic posts. Might the President-elect add a Democrat or two to his Cabinet? And there's a debate swirling over who should lead the Republican National Committee....
From: CNN | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Anti-immigration candidate Norbert Hofer calls for unity in Austria after an apparent clear loss to independent Alexander Van der Bellen....
From: CNN | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Nineteen people were killed in airstrikes in the northwestern Syrian province of Idlib on Sunday, the Aleppo Media Center activist group said, as government forces kept pounding the neighboring city of Aleppo to try to retake it from rebels....
From: CNN | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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The 10-minute conversation between US President-elect Donald Trump and Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen was a major break in the accepted protocol -- something that evidently does not much bother Mr. Trump. It is, of course, too soon to guess whether it...
From: CNN | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Donald Trump is now considering more than four people for secretary of state, senior adviser Kellyanne Conway said Sunday....
From: CNN | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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David Petraeus made a last-ditch effort Sunday to show President-elect Donald Trump that his guilty plea for revealing classified information to his mistress and biographer shouldn't disqualify him from serving as America's top diplomat....
From: CNN | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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The leader of a local city council and two journalists were shot dead in an attack outside a restaurant in Finland, police said....
From: CNN | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Fidel Castro's remains were laid to rest Sunday morning in a private ceremony in Santiago de Cuba, the city where he launched his communist revolution, Cuban officials told CNN....
From: CNN | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Donald Trump anchored his presidential campaign on defying convention and flouting political norms, and it worked better than anyone ever expected....
From: CNN | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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President-elect Donald Trump has once again taken to Twitter to criticize "Saturday Night Live," this time slamming the show over a sketch about him compulsively tweeting....
From: CNN | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Back in 1959, Fidel Castro departed Santiago de Cuba in a victorious caravan across his country to Havana. Almost six decades later, his remains were carried on the same journey, in reverse....
From: CNN | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Through thick and thin, the small Brazilian town of Chapeco has stood by its football team....
From: CNN | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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President-elect Donald Trump's decision to buck diplomatic protocol and accept a call from the leader of Taiwan didn't necessarily reflect a shift away from the "One-China" policy, Vice President-elect Mike Pence says....
From: CNN | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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In picking General Jim Mattis, President-elect Donald Trump said Thursday night that he has found his "General George Patton." Yet that label may not really capture what makes Mattis a distinctive choice. Mattis has been sharply critical of President...
From: CNN | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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Donald Trump's campaign manager Kellyanne Conway said she believes the race would have been tougher for the President-elect had Hillary Clinton chosen Bernie Sanders as her running mate....
From: CNN | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Hillary Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook acknowledged the former secretary of state calling half of Donald Trump's supporters "deplorables" alienated voters, saying that's why the Democratic presidential nominee publicly expressed regret over the...
From: CNN | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Fresh off saving 800 Carrier factory jobs from being off-shored to Mexico, President-elect Donald Trump is renewing his threat against companies that move their operations to foreign countries....
From: CNN | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Italians on Sunday are casting their ballots in a crucial constitutional referendum that could drastically change the political landscape of the eurozone's third-largest economy....
From: CNN | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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More than 20,000 people are stranded at an airport in Chengdu, China, as flights were grounded by heavy smog and fog, Chinese state-run media reported....
From: CNN | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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1. Italy's referendum: On Sunday, Italians will vote on a major economic referendum that could lead to the biggest political shakeup since Brexit.
From: CNN | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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The leader of a North Caucasus ISIS branch was killed in a special operation conducted by Russian Federal Security Service forces in collaboration with the Ministry of Interior, the security service said in a statement Sunday....
From: CNN | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein said Saturday she is dropping her bid for a statewide election recount in Pennsylvania....
From: CNN | Sunday, December 4, 2016
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Seventeen people were killed and others were trapped in an explosion at a mine in northern China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region Saturday, the Chinese state-run news agency Xinhua reported, citing local authorities....
From: CNN | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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ESPN and Sirius-XM commentator Stephen A. Smith told CNN's Michael Smerconish Saturday that quarterback Colin Kapernick's decision to publicly reveal that he had not voted was "egregious to the highest order."...
From: CNN | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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If you're concerned about climate change, you're likely in full panic mode right now....
From: CNN | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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Iraq's military has disputed UN figures indicating that nearly 2,000 Iraqi troops were killed across the country in November, saying the number was "not accurate and much exaggerated."...
From: CNN | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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President-elect Donald Trump will face any number of thorny legal battles once he takes office in January, but if he decides to make good on his campaign pledge to "load up" the prison camp in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, with new domestic terror suspects caught...
From: CNN | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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One of the most prominent supporters of the Brexit movement Nigel Farage said Saturday he wants to use his close connection to President-elect Donald Trump to improve the relationship between the United State and the United Kingdom....
From: CNN | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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Adam Parkhomenko, a staffer for both of Hillary Clinton's presidential bids, is looking at running for office himself, seeking Virginia's lieutenant governorship in 2017....
From: CNN | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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The next possible US secretary of defense went by the military call sign "Chaos."...
From: CNN | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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A Pope and a pop star ruled Instagram this year, but they weren't the only popular figures on the social media platform. Olympic icons, caffeinated hastags, Oscar-winning actors and smiley faced emojis also pleased the crowd. Here's what else we learned...
From: CNN | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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President-elect Donald Trump told Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte that he is going about his controversial fight against drugs "the right way," Duterte said....
From: CNN | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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Continuing with the theme that paced his campaign, President-elect Donald Trump was anything but a traditional politician on Friday, holding a phone call with the President of Taiwan....
From: CNN | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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Nearly 600 patients who received dental care at a Wisconsin Veterans Affairs medical center may have been exposed to HIV, hepatitis B and C and now face an anxious wait to find out if they were infected....
From: CNN | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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The incoming Trump administration is being advised to train 100,000 hackers.
From: CNN | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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Walmart has agreed to pay $7.5 million to settle a suit that alleged the chain discriminated against gay employees.
From: CNN | Saturday, December 3, 2016
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American Airlines' flight attendants union called on the airline Friday to recall its new uniforms claiming the garments are to blame for a string of health problems including headaches, rashes and respiratory problems....
From: CNN | Friday, December 2, 2016
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President-elect Donald Trump spoke with the President of Taiwan on Friday, according to a statement from his transition team, a move that could trigger a diplomatic disagreement with China, which claims the island as part of its own country....
From: CNN | Friday, December 2, 2016
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President-elect Donald Trump said Carrier is "keeping 1,100 people" in jobs that won't be shifted to Mexico from a factory in Indianapolis.
From: CNN | Friday, December 2, 2016
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The world as we know it could come to an end this Sunday. Or it could be just another day. It depends on whom you talk to....
From: CNN | Friday, December 2, 2016
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