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Pianos, Snowboards, Wine; Federal Spending Jumps As Agencies 'Use It Or Lose It' - WSB-TV Atlanta
At the end of every fiscal year, a spending spree of billions of federal tax dollars occurs in a matter of days. But not all of that money goes to essential items. We found examples of federal purchases for wine, snowboards, pianos, guitars and fancy gym equipment.
North Korea: The art of surviving sanctions - CBS News
CBSN Originals travels across three continents tracing a little-known revenue stream sought by North Korea, in which artistic propaganda helps them circumvent sanctions and keep foreign money flowing. 
How Far Is the N.Y.P.D. Willing to Go to Make a Pot Arrest? - New York Times
A traffic stop in New York led to a young black man being arrested for possession of marijuana. What happened? The New York Times obtained videos that offer a rare window into how far police may be willing to go to make an arrest.
Inside the Search for Nearly 1,000 People Missing From Cal Wildfire: Vice News
As the Camp Fire continues to burn, 12 days later, and at 66 percent containment, 77 deaths have been confirmed, and 993 are left unaccounted for. With over 151,000 acres burned, the search for the unaccounted is unprecedented. "We don’t normally have a process to deal with this many...
North Korea: The Art of Surviving Sanctions: CBS news
Behind the Kim regime's scramble to stay afloat through cultural means.
5 Nations Demand Facebook CEO Testify: CBS News
The U.K., Canada, Argentina, Ireland and Australia are demanding that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testify on misinformation and influence campaigns on the site. The international committee is unprecedented. CBS News investigative reporter Graham Kates and CNET senior producer Dan Patterson joined...
Nancy Pelosi Speaks After Democrats Take Control of House: Fox News
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi speaks after Democrats gain control of the House of Representatives.
Trump, CNN's Acosta Spar at Post-Election Press Conference: NBC
President Trump calls out CNN’s Jim Acosta at a White House news conference, saying, “The way you treat Sarah Huckabee is horrible.” Trump also tells NBC’s Peter Alexander, “I’m not a big fan of yours either."
Texas Officials Explain How Non-Citizens Can Vote: Project Veritas
Project Veritas has released undercover video of elections officials in Texas explaining how non-citizens can vote in the Nov. 6, 2018 election.  
Reporter Fired Over This Voicemail Left for GOP Candidate: YouTube
From Cristina Laila of Gateway Pundit: Huron Daily Tribune reporter Brenda Battel was caught on tape disparaging GOP Senate candidate John James when she called his campaign looking for an interview and thought she hung up the phone after leaving a voicemail.Brenda Battel was fired from...
What Iranian Oil Sanctions Could Mean for U.S. Pump Prices: WSJ
The price of a tank of gas has been rising, and coming U.S. sanctions on Iran mean drivers could be in for even more pain at the pump. But that’s not the whole story. WSJ’s Sarah Kent explains why global oil prices are on a knife-edge.
Russian Fighter Jet Intercepts a US Navy Plane: CNN
CNN's Barbara Starr reports a US Navy reconnaissance aircraft flying in international airspace over the Black Sea was intercepted by a Russian fighter jet Monday in an unsafe and unprofessional manner, according to three US defense officials and a statement from the Navy.
Learn How to Hide Guns at a Concealed Carry Fashion Show: Vice News
This fashion show comes with a trigger warning. It might not look like the runways of Milan Fashion week, but the influence of the Second Amendment Foundation’s Concealed Carry Fashion Show goes far beyond seasonal style trends. Strutting around the basement level of a Hyatt Hotel in Chicago,...
French Historian on Graffiti from WWI Soldiers: Daily Mail
These incredible images show dozens of inscriptions made by American soldiers inside twelve miles of secret tunnels in the forests of northern France during World War One. Troops from the 26th Infantry Division used the Froidmont quarry in Chemin des Dames to shelter from relentless German...
How Young Iranians Feel About U.S. Sanctions: New York Times
‘We’re Stuck in the Middle’: How Young Iranians Feel About U.S. Sanctions
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