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Trump Foundation Made a Number of Donations to Veterans Groups Last Week

ABC/ Ida Mae Astute(NEW YORK) -- Of the 41 veterans groups Trump claims he has sent donations totaling $5.6 million, at least 14 said they received the money -- representing 35 percent of the total cash -- last week after questions were raised about where the cash was going.Of those 14 organizations, 11 said they had never received previous donations from or through Trump. Three of those groups, Achilles International, the Marine Corps-Law Enforcement Foundation and Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund -- said they had received ...

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Baby Born with Microcephaly in US to Woman Who Contracted Zika Elsewhere

iStock/Thinkstock(HACKENSACK, N.J.) -- A woman visiting the U.S. has given birth to a baby with microcephaly after contracting Zika elsewhere, officials said.The woman gave birth to the baby at the Donna A. Sanzari Women’s Hospital in Hackensack, New Jersey on Tuesday, according to Hackensack University Medical Center.The mother is receiving "exceptional" care, according to the hospital. Microcephaly is a condition where a baby is born with an abnormally small head and brain.This is the first baby born with microcephaly from Zika in the continental U.S. ...

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US Extends Europe Travel Alert Ahead of Euro 2016

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. has extended an alert for summer travel to Europe amid concerns that major public events could be targets for terror attacks.A continent-wide alert for Europe that was put in place in March and set to expire in June has been extended through the end of August. According to the State Department, "The large number of tourists visiting Europe in the summer months will present greater targets for terrorists planning attacks in public locations, especially at large events."The State Department highlighted the ...

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Thunder Forward Kevin Durant Thinking About Free Agency

Maddie Meyer/Getty Images(OKLAHOMA CITY) -- Kevin Durant could soon be a free agent.The Oklahoma City Thunder forward told ESPN Tuesday that he has started to consider free agency.According to ESPN, the seven-time All-Star and 2014 MVP said he decided to think about being a free agent after Game 7's loss to the Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference finals on Monday night.Durant would become a free agent on July 1 after spending nine years, his entire career so far, with the Thunder.Copyright ...

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General Mills Recalls Flour After CDC E. Coli Investigation

General Mills(NEW YORK) -- General Mills issued a major recall on Tuesday after its flour was linked to an E. coli outbreak across 20 states.The food company is voluntarily pulling some of its Gold Medal, Wondra, and Signature Kitchens flour off the shelves after an investigation by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that about half of the 38 cases of E. coli O121 had reported using those General Mills brands.According to General Mills, tests found that there was no E. coli in ...

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Costa Concordia Captain's Prison Sentence Upheld

Laura Lezza/Getty Images(ROME) -- An Italian appeals court upheld Costa Concordia Capt. Francesco Schettino’s conviction on Tuesday for his role in the cruise ship’s 2012 capsizing, which killed 32 people.Francesco Schettino has not yet begun his 16-year prison sentence, and he still has one more chance to appeal to Italy's highest court.The former captain was sentenced last year and his 16-year prison sentence includes 10 years for manslaughter, five years for causing a maritime accident, and one year for abandoning ship.The Costa Concordia capsized in ...

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President Obama Honors NCAA Men's Basketball Champion Villanova Wildcats

White House(WASHINGTON) -- President Obama welcomed the 2016 NCAA Men’s Basketball champions, the Villanova Wildcats, to the White House Tuesday, calling their March Madness performance “as memorable a run and as memorable a championship game as I can remember” and “maybe the best title game of all time.”“These Wildcats were about more than just one moment or one shot,” Obama said. “They had unbelievable defense.  They had great clutch-shooting.  A senior class that won more games than any group in Wildcats history.  They had a ...

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YTMT Logo What about the lessons of this event, Mr. President?

President Obama is visiting Hiroshima, Japan just weeks shy of the 71st anniversary of the U.S. dropping of the atomic bomb. He has no plans, however, to mark the 75th anniversary of the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor.

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UT Health Logo Curing Cancer: Dreaming or Doable?

In early 2016, President Obama called for an assault on cancer on the same scale as the Apollo Project to land men on the moon. But is a “moon shot” effort to cure cancer realistic?
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