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Iraqi Government Is in Control of Fallujah, Pentagon Says

iStock/Thinkstock(BAGHDAD) -- The Iraqi government has recaptured the city of Fallujah from ISIS after a five-week campaign, the Pentagon said Monday.Iraqi security forces have "100 percent control" of Fallujah, located 40 miles west of Baghdad, Pentagon officials said. Fallujah was the first city taken over by ISIS in January 2014."I congratulate Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi and the Iraqi people for their progress in freeing the city of Fallujah from the grip of ISIL," Defense Secretary Ash Carter said in a statement released today by the ...

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Two Dead in Shooting in Oregon; Suspect at Large

iStock/Thinkstock(SALEM, Ore.) -- Police are searching for a gunman after 2 people were killed and 2 others were injured in a shooting in Oregon, the Marion County Sheriff's Office said.Marion County is located about 70 miles south of Portland.Additional details were not immediately available.This story is developing. Check back for more updates.Copyright © 2016, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.

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US Stocks Continue Sell-Off for Second Day After Brexit Vote

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A second straight day of losses for global markets as the world reacts to Britain's vote to leave the European Union.The Dow sunk 260.51 (-1.50 percent) to close at 17,140.24.The Nasdaq tumbled 113.54 (-2.41 percent) to finish at 4,594.44, while the S&P dropped 36.87(-1.81 percent) to close at 2,000.54.Crude oil sunk about 2 percent with prices hitting over $46 a barrel.Brexit: Stocks slumped for another day after Brits voted in a referendum to leave the European Union last week. The sell-off has ...

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Elizabeth Warren as Big of a Draw in Ohio as Hillary Clinton

ABC News(CINCINNATI) -- There's no doubt Hillary Clinton is a huge draw for Ohio Democrats when she comes to the state, but it was a surrogate who joined her Monday in Cincinnati who had many voters cheering their hearts out.Elizabeth Warren, the progressive champion and possible vice presidential pick for Clinton, showed she has the ability to bring out voters who normally would have stayed home or out of the process altogether.“I’m here as a newbie. I’ve been a Republican all my life and I’m ...

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American Red Cross Apologizes for Poster That Some Found Racist

Danuta Otfinowski/American Red Cross(NEW YORK) -- The American Red Cross issued an apology Monday for a poster that some people found offensive because it appeared to portray what appear to be white children as "cool" and children of color were "not cool."The poster, entitled "Be Cool, Follow the Rules" -- meant to promote pool safety -- labeled children as "cool" or "not cool" depending on whether they followed pool rules.The issue that many pointed out, however, was that all of the children labeled "cool" were ...

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Tour de France to Use Thermal Cameras to Detect 'Mechanical Doping'

iStock/Thinkstock(PARIS) -- The Tour de France will use thermal cameras this year to detect hidden motors used by cyclists to gain an unfair advantage, French officials announced Monday.The new technology will crack down on so-called "mechanical doping," and attempt to maintain the integrity of professional cycling, a sport that has been plagued in the past with doping scandals involving performance-enhancing drugs.Earlier this year, the International Cycling Union (UCI) discovered that Belgian cyclist Femke Van den Driessche concealed an electric motor in her bike during the ...

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Wildfire Spreads Over 45,000 Acres in California as Search Through Destruction Continues

iStock/Thinkstock(KERN COUNTY, Calif.) — Many residents in Kern County, California, have lost their homes in a deadly fire still burning through the area, while others have been denied access to their houses amid the catastrophic destruction left behind.Two people have died and at least 200 homes have been destroyed in the Erskine fire, which has spread to over 45,000 acres. Officials continue to search through the charred rubble using a team of cadaver dogs, which they expect to extend for about three more days. On ...

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YTMT Logo Exactly what about this choice is hard for you?

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UT Health Logo Congestive Heart Failure: More Common & More Serious Than You Think

Congestive heart failure affects one in five people and one in nine will die from it. It’s the condition that took the life of Nancy Reagan.
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