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Aftershocks Rattle Italy

Strong aftershocks rattled residents and rescue crews alike Friday as hopes began to dim that firefighters would find any more survivors from Italy's earthquake. The first funerals were scheduled to be celebrated for some of the 267 dead

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks to supporters at a rally at John Marshall High School on August 17, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio.

Clinton: Trump 'Taking Hate Groups Mainstream'

Hillary Clinton did not mince words at a rally in Nevada, where she argued that Donald Trump is "taking hate groups mainstream and helping a radical fringe take over" the Republican Party

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EpiPen Maker to Offer Discounts to Some Customers

Mylan pharmaceuticals will offer a discount of up to $300 on EpiPens for patients whose health plans require "higher out-of-pocket costs." This could cut the costs of the medication in half for some patients

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Boost for Assad as Syria Regime Clears Town of Daraya

Syrian government forces and rebel troops arrived at an agreement this week for the latter to evacuate the besieged city of Daraya, along with thousands of trapped civilians. The deal will allow 700 fighters to relocate to rebel-held Idlib

Brazil Faces New Health Epidemic As Mosquito-Borne Zika Virus Spreads Rapidly

Hong Kong Reports Its First Case of the Zika Virus

A woman in Hong Kong has been diagnosed with the Zika virus this week, the global financial hub's first case of the mosquito-borne disease that has spread rapidly across the Americas and parts of Africa over the past year

Trump at the future site of Trump Tower in 1980

What Trump Knew About Undocumented Workers

Donald Trump has long denied employing undocumented workers when he built Trump Tower in the 1980s but thousands of pages of documents, including reams of testimony and sworn depositions reviewed by TIME, tell a different story

Quarterback Tony Romo of the Dallas Cowboys leaves the field after being injured during a preseason game against the Seattle Seahawks in Seattle, Washington, on Aug. 25, 2016.

Cowboys' Tony Romo Leaves Preseason With Back Injury

Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo left Thursday’s preseason game against the Seahawks with an apparent back injury after being sacked. He walked off under his own power and was examined at length by training staff

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North Korea Could Deploy Submarine Missiles 'Within Weeks'

Recent and apparently successful test launches of ballistic missiles from North Korean submarines has Seoul fearing the weapons may be deployed within months or even weeks. The weapons could allow Pyongyang to strike U.S. bases in Japan

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Rousseff Impeachment Trial Gets Under Way

Brazil's Senate began deliberating whether to permanently remove President Dilma Rousseff from office, the final step in a leadership fight that has paralyzed Congress and cast a pall over a nation in the midst of a severe recession