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New York Subway Station Reopens 17 Years After It Was Destroyed During 9/11 Attacks

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WTC Cortlandt subway station reopened in New York on Saturday, nearly 17 years after it was destroyed during the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001.

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Les Moonves Out At CBS After Harassment Allegations

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Les Moonves, chairman and CEO of CBS Corporation, faces accusations of sexual harassment from at least 12 women.

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Sweden Election: Ruling Party Scrapes A Win As Far-Right Gains Support

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Supporters of the Sweden Democrats react in jubilation during an election night event in Stockholm on Sunday, after an exit poll showed the anti-immigrant party making gains.

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Tesla Stock Takes A Hit — After Elon Musk Does The Same

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Tesla shares fell more than 6 percent on Friday, after top executives resigned and CEO Elon Musk appeared to smoke pot in a video.

It wouldn’t be the first time that investors were rattled by Musk’s unconventional ways, sending stocks haywire.

Musk, 47, appeared on The Joe Rogan Experience on Thursday night. Over 2 1/2 hours, Musk discussed technology, unsheathed a sword and accepted what Rogan, a stand-up comedian, described as marijuana inside of tobacco.

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Florence Forecast To Become A Major Hurricane; Risk To The East Coast Is Rising

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Tropical Storm Florence is expected to approach the U.S. East Coast next week. Emergency officials have told residents to expect immediate threats of ocean swells, dangerous rip currents and coastal flooding.

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Brazilian Candidate, Recovering From Stabbing, May Be Gaining An Advantage

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Brazilian presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro recovers in a hospital room at the Albert Einstein Hospital, in Sao Pauloon Saturday. He was stabbed on Thursday during a campaign rally.

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Angered Protesters In Basra Torch Iranian Consulate

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An Iraqi demonstrator poses outside the torched Iranian consulate on Friday, as protests over poor public services broke out in the city of Basra.

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Officials Find A Mass Grave In Mexico

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Mexican investigators found 200 garments at an undisclosed grave in the Gulf Coast state of Veracruz. The bodies were buried at least two years ago, Attorney General Jorge Winckler said Thursday.

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Judge Orders Florida Officials To Provide Sample Ballots In Spanish

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Pedestrians walk past a sign for a polling station at Miami Beach City Hall last month. On Friday, a federal judge ordered Florida officials to provide sample ballots in Spanish.

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Oscars Drops ‘Popular Film’ Category

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Don’t think of it as a reversal.

Think of it as the first act of a movie in which the lead — an incredibly attractive, symmetrically faced character — is up against seemingly insurmountable odds. Except in this version, that handsome-yet-relatable hero is the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The challenge it faces is trying to make the sluggish annual Oscar ceremony a bit more lively. Only, it’s meeting a lot of resistance.

On Wednesday, the Academy announced ...

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Kavanaugh Hearings, Day 3: Booker Has His ‘Spartacus Moment’; A Mulligan On Mueller

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Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., argues with Republican members of the Senate Judiciary Committee during the third day of Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings on Thursday.

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California Firefighting Agency Requests Another $234 Million For 2018

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Firefighters work on the Ranch Fire, part of the Mendocino Complex Fire on Aug. 7. On Thursday Cal Fire asked state lawmakers for an additional $234 million in funding to continue battling wildfires through the end of the year.

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