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When a Starbucks closes in L.A., does anyone notice? This community does

In this predominantly black, L.A. neighborhood, this closing of the Starbucks that Magic Johnson opened is about more than getting coffee           GANNETT Syndication Service

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Mega Millions hits $1 billion jackpot — the largest Mega Millions prize ever — for Friday night's drawing

The jackpot in the Mega Millions continues to climb, to a record-setting $ 1 billion for the drawing Friday night at 11 p.m. EDT.           GANNETT Syndication Service

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How Stacey Abrams has gotten within one point of Georgia governor’s mansion

With one point separating her and Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp, Abrams could very well become not only the first black governor of Georgia, but the first black woman in America to ever lead a state. The razor-tight race has been accompanied by record early voting, national scrutiny, and heated controversy. Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

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Search for missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi expands to forest outside Istanbul

Dissident Jamal Khashoggi was last seen entering Saudi Arabia's diplomatic compound in Istanbul 17 days ago.           GANNETT Syndication Service

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Amid complaints of a rigged system, one woman's effort to end gerrymandering

The post that changed Katie Fahey’s life came to her a couple of days after the 2016 presidential election.  Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

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Ex-USA Gymnastics boss Steve Penny approached FBI agent about Olympic security job

Steve Penny, who was arrested Wednesday, suggested top Indianapolis FBI agent might want to be security head for U.S. Olympic Commitee.           GANNETT Syndication Service

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Highest-ranking GOP congresswoman faces closest race yet in 'year of the woman'

Cathy McMorris Rodgers, the highest-ranking GOP woman in Congress, faces a tight race for re-election. Her challenger? Another woman, of course.           GANNETT Syndication Service

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Meanwhile in … Afghanistan, fans are rejoicing over what’s being called the 'fairy tale' success story of the country’s cricket team

Afghanistan, fans are rejoicing over what’s being called the “fairy tale” success story of the country’s cricket team. In the United Arab Emirates last month, at the 2018 Asia Cup cricket tournament, Afghanistan became the talk of the tournament by trouncing Sri Lanka and Bangladesh and then tying the powerhouse Indian team. Afghanistan’s cricket team is performing way above expectations ...

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