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Fantasy sports giants ban employees from games over cheating concerns

Two of the biggest companies in the $1.5 billion business of fantasy sports, DraftKings and FanDuel, have banned employees from playing fantasy games for money amid claims that a worker may have used insider information to win a six-figure prize.

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US Gen.: We need new Afghanistan plan

The top commander of U.S. forces in Afghanistan said Tuesday he needs to adjust troop level recommendations because of recent developments in that country.

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Collateral damage: Mistaken US bombings

New details are emerging about the deadly U.S. bombing of a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Afghanistan in what the charity has called a "war crime."

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BP settles final Gulf oil spill claims for $20 billion

Oil giant BP will pay out more than $20 billion to settle claims against it for the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010.

The deal, announced by the U.S. Department of Justice on Monday, is the largest settlement with a single entity in the department'...

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NATO slams Russian violation of Turkish airspace

Russian involvement in the 4½-year-old Syrian civil war seems to be escalating, with NATO's secretary general confirming Tuesday a second incursion by Russian planes into Turkish airspace and saying Russian ground troops were in Syria as well.


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Snowden: 'I've volunteered to go to prison'

Edward Snowden says he's offered "many times" to go to prison in the United States as part of a deal to return from exile in Russia but is still waiting for an answer from the American government.

The former National Security Agency contractor who lea...

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South Carolina flooding: dams breached

The rain may have stopped, but South Carolina is grappling with a host of new concerns: Dam breaks. Billions of dollars in damage. And rivers that still haven't crested yet.

Here's the latest on the mammoth flooding tormenting the region:

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Coast Guard: El Faro ship lost propulsion

The missing container ship El Faro lost propulsion and was disabled at sea, a Coast Guard official said Tuesday, leaving it floundering in the path of Hurricane Joaquin.

The U.S. Coast Guard has concluded that El Faro, which was carrying 28 Americans...

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Pilot dies during American Airlines flight

Medical emergencies are rare, but hardly unprecedented in commercial flights.

It's far less common when they involve the plane's pilot -- and that pilot dies.

That's what happened Monday on an American Airlines flight between Phoenix and Boston.


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Scientists from Japan, Canada win physics Nobel

Two scientists have won the Nobel Prize in Physics for their groundbreaking work showing that neutrinos -- electrically neutral subatomic particles -- have mass, contrary to what had been thought.

The prize was awarded to Takaaki Kajita and Arthur B. ...

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