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St. Lucia Quarantines Cruise Ship After Measles Case Occurs Onboard

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| The quarantined ship is reportedly owned and operated by the Church of Scientology. Some 300 passengers and crew are aboard.

Florida Approves Bill Allowing Classroom Teachers To Be Armed

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It will be up to districts whether they want to allow teachers to be armed. Critics of the bill said it could make classrooms more dangerous to students.

'Every Box Was Smashed': After Thousands Of Complaints, The Pentagon Is Reforming Military Moves

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The Pentagon is planning to hire a single private company to oversee the moving process for military families. The current system is plagued by delays, lost shipments, theft, and a lack of accountability.

ACLU: Border Agents Violate Constitution When They Search Electronic Devices

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U.S. border agents improperly look for broad evidence of crimes when they search international travelers' phones and laptops without probable cause, civil rights groups argue.

New Canadian Currency Features Civil Rights Activist, Wins Innovation Award

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The $10 bill is purple, contains polymers, and is vertically oriented. It features the first image of a Canadian woman on the country's currency.

The U.S. Public Will No Longer Have A Key Data Point About Afghanistan War

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A watchdog report says the U.S. military is no longer collecting — and therefore no longer releasing — one of the most concrete measures of the war's progress.

British Judge Sentences Julian Assange To 50 Weeks In Prison

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The WikiLeaks founder, who had lived in the Ecuadorian embassy in London since 2012, delayed justice, the judge said. He faces a hearing Thursday on an extradition request from the U.S. government.

Mueller Complained That Barr Summary Of Trump-Russia Probe Lacked 'Context'

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A letter from the special counsel to the attorney general may show a split over how the investigation's conclusions have been characterized.

2 Dead And 4 Injured In Shooting At University Of North Carolina Charlotte Campus

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Three of the injured are in critical condition. Authorities say they have one suspect in custody and there is no reason to believe anyone else was involved.