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The Military Is Partnering With Universities and Start-Ups

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| To keep up with potential adversaries such as China, the Pentagon is teaming with civilian technological innovators and trying to adopt some of the practices of the private sector.

Bootleg Liquor Kills Scores In India's Latest Mass Outbreak Of Alcohol Poisoning

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Indian authorities say at least 93 people have died and some 200 others are hospitalized after drinking tainted alcohol. About 100 people died from the same thing in a nearby state earlier this month.

R. Kelly Charged With 10 Counts Of Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse In Illinois

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The R&B star singer has been dogged for decades by allegations that he has sexually abused underage girls and women. Now, Kelly faces 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse.

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Trump Administration Proposes Sweeping Changes To Federal Family Planning Program

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Any organization that provides or refers patients for abortions will be ineligible for Title X funding to cover STD prevention, cancer screenings and contraception.

Florida Police: Robert Kraft, Owner Of Patriots, To Face Solicitation Charges

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The charges are part of a sting on a local spa. Kraft is being charged with two counts of soliciting another to commit prostitution, a misdemeanor, tied to two different visits to the spa.

Migrant Youth Go From A Children's Shelter To Adult Detention On Their 18th Birthday

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In two-thirds of over 1,500 cases from April 2016 to February 2018, Immigration and Customs Enforcement put migrant youth into detention when they turned 18, according to government data.

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Sons Of 'El Chapo' Indicted On Drug Conspiracy Charge

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The indictment alleges Joaquin Guzman Lopez and Ovidio Guzman Lopez "conspired to import and distribute cocaine, methamphetamine, and marijuana from Mexico and elsewhere" into the U.S.

When Sheriffs Won't Enforce The Law

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Some sheriffs in Washington state say they won't enforce a new gun law. It's the latest example of sheriffs exercising what some regard as their duty to resist "government overreach."

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A Fatal Public Health Problem In Africa That Flies Under The Radar

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Over 100,000 people in the continent die each year from foodborne illnesses. A new report looks at the reasons the toll is so high.