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Midday Roundup: New Yorkers vote in primary today

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Casting ballots. Voters in New York are lining up at polling places across the state to cast ballots in the Democratic and Republican presidential…

Midday Roundup: Aid effort begins in quake-ravaged Ecuador

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Plea for help. The Spanish Red Cross estimates as many as 100,000 people may need help after a magnitude-7.8 earthquake devastated coastal Ecuador over the…

Midday Roundup: Democratic debate turns up the heat in New York

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | New York minute. Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders sparred over Wall Street, the minimum wage and guns in a contentious debate Thursday at the Brooklyn Navy…

Midday Roundup: CDC confirms Zika causes microcephaly

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Zika link. Officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have confirmed the link between the Zika virus and severe birth defects. While…

Midday Roundup: Chinese court rules in first same-sex marriage case

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Marriage matters. A Chinese court upheld existing marriage laws in the country’s first lawsuit over same-sex marriage. A court in the Furong District, where…

Midday Roundup: Poll shows Clinton crushing Trump in November

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Unfavorable odds. A just-released Associated Press-GfK poll of more than 1,000 adults suggests Americans prefer Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary…

Midday Roundup: Springsteen boycotts N.C. over restroom bill

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | No-show. Bruce Springsteen fans in Greensboro, N.C., were disappointed this weekend after “The Boss” canceled a concert to protest a new state law. The…

Midday Roundup: Two dead in Air Force base shooting in Texas

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | On-base tragedy. Police are investigating an apparent murder-suicide at an Air Force base in San Antonio. Two bodies were found in a room at Joint Base San…

Midday Roundup: Danes arrest four suspected ISIS recruits

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Terror recruits. Police in Denmark arrested four men today suspected of being Islamic State (ISIS) recruits. After taking the men into custody, investigators…

Midday Roundup: New tax rules nix big pharma merger

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Big pharma breakup. Pharmaceutical companies Pfizer and Allergan canceled their much anticipated $160 billion merger today after the Obama administration…

Midday Roundup: Wisconsin primary could upset front-runners

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Tight race. Wisconsin voters go to the polls today in the state’s presidential primary. Traditionally, Wisconsin has voted for front-runner candidates, but…

Midday Roundup: Data leak shows where Putin’s cash is stashed

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Shady finances. A trove of leaked data from a secretive law firm in Panama has revealed the financial secrets of some of the world’s most powerful people,

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