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Hawaii missile alert sender who believed an attack was imminent has been fired

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| A missile defense drill enacted during a shift change at the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency included the words "This is not a drill," the Federal Communications Commission report finds.

Cleveland Indians will remove 'Chief Wahoo' from uniforms in 2019

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For decades, Native Americans and their supporters have protested the baseball team's logo, a bright red caricature of a Native person. It's coming off uniforms — but staying on fan merchandise.

Pentagon reviews GPS policies after soldiers' Strava tracks are seemingly exposed

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The Pentagon says it's looking at adding new training and policies to address security concerns, after researchers see potential security breaches in Strava's Heat Map of jogging and cycling routes.

IKEA founder, Ingvar Kamprad, dies at 91

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The Swedish entrepreneur, whose company brought affordable, Scandinavian design to living rooms around the world, died Saturday.

Two kids, same parents but only one child gets US citizenship

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The children were born to two married, same-sex couples with one parent who's a U.S. citizen and one parent who's foreign-born.

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Parents of gymnasts respond to Nassar abuse scandal

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At Silver Stars Gymnastics in Maryland, parents say they won't let the stories of sexual abuse by a prominent doctor ruin the sport for their kids.

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Nutella riots rock France

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Brawls broke out at supermarkets after the price of the chocolate hazelnut spread was temporarily reduced by 70%.

Thousands march in San Francisco anti-abortion event

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Thousands of people who want to outlaw abortion have gathered in San Francisco in the 14th annual Walk for Life.

USOC tells USA Gymnastics' board to resign within 6 days

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USA Gymnastics said it "completely embraces the requirements" set by the U.S. Olympic Committee. Sexual abuser and former team doctor Larry Nassar was sentenced to up to 175 years in prison this week.