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Ex-NSA contractor now faces espionage charge

Forces opposed to IS near Mosul; first U.S. soldier dies in fighting

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Starbucks plans to double stores in China in 5 years

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Clinton, Trump point fingers over policy in final presidential debate

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Offensive in Iraq: Largest since 2003

Sexually transmitted diseases rise in U.S.

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Trump won’t say if he’d accept an electoral loss

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WikiLeaks founder’s web access is cut off

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Pentagon’s new telescope is designed to track space junk, watch out for asteroids


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