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Russian balloonist’s flight sets record

A cold and exhausted 65-year-old Russian balloonist came back to Earth with a bruising thud in the Australian Outback on Saturday after claiming a new record by flying solo around the world nonstop in 11 days.

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Coup attempt in Turkey raises a nuclear concern

Several dozen American B61 thermonuclear warheads are kept at the Incirlik Air Force Base in Turkey. The base has been a linchpin in NATO’s southern flank for more than half a century. But the failed military coup against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has increased long-standing concerns about the military usefulness and security of the Incirlik armory.

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Clapton guitar auctioned for $45,000

A guitar owned by British singer-songwriter Eric Clapton has sold at auction for $45,000 and the proceeds will be used to pay the medical bills of a Texas musician whose wife recently died of leukemia.

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FRIDAY, JULY 22, 2016


Parting Shot — 9.26.16

A member of the debate staff snaps a photo of the podium to be used by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump during the presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, ...

Thanks for kid/fish photos

I already have more than I could ever hope to use. But we won't get down to making picks until Wednesday.

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