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Aug. 23 (UPI) -- The Trump administration denied $96 million in economic aid and delayed $195 million in military aid to Egypt Tuesday due to the country's poor human rights record. "We have serious concerns regarding human rights and governance...
Aug. 22 (UPI) -- House Speaker Paul Ryan criticized President Donald Trump's remarks regarding the violent protests in Charlottesville, Va. this month during a CNN town hall in Racine, Wis. Monday. In response to a questioner who asked if Ryan...
Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Members of an Obama-era presidential arts advisory committee resigned their service under President Donald Trump on Friday in response to his comments about racial violence in Charlottesville, Va. The 17-member Presidential Committee on Arts & Humanities...
Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Hurricane Harvey made landfall near the city of Corpus Christi, Texas, Friday night as a Category 4 storm, the National Hurricane Center said. In its 10 p.m. advisory update, the NHC said the eye of the...
Aug. 24 (UPI) -- Christopher Cantwell, a white supremacist featured in a Vice documentary about the Charlottesville, Va. protests, turned himself into authorities in Virginia Wednesday night. Cantwell had warrants for his arrest on two felony counts of illegal use...
Sept. 4 (UPI) -- Drug overdose deaths in the United States skyrocketed 21 percent in 2016 from the previous year, accounting for the deaths of approximately 64,000 people, according to numbers from the Centers for Disease Control. Several states saw...
Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Healthcare insurer Aetna inadvertently revealed thousands of people's HIV statuses in a mailing about new medication options to about 12,000 people last month, according to the Legal Action Center and the AIDS Law Project of...
Aug. 18 (UPI) -- The man responsible for Orange County, Calif.'s, deadliest mass shooting avoided the death sentence Friday after a judge ruled prosecutorial misconduct made such a determination impossible. Instead, Scott Evans Dekraai was sentenced to eight consecutive life...
Aug. 29 (UPI) -- A Utah mother guilty of child abuse by starving her 12-year-old son until he weighed 30 pounds, and locked him up in a feces-covered bathroom for more than a year, has been sentenced to a...
Oct. 19 (UPI) -- President Donald Trump on Thursday nominated antitrust attorney Joseph Simons to be chairman of the Federal Trade Commission. The White House also announced consumer protection advocate Rohit Chopra will fill the commission's open Democratic seat. Noah...

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