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Flu Season in the U.S. Is Getting Worse

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"This is a season that has a lot more steam than we thought"


from https://www.yahoo.com/news/flu-season-u-getting-worse-160710262.html

'Grab 'Em by the Midterms': The Women's March on Washington rallies for the 2018 elections

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The Women's March on Washington returned, one year after President Trump's inauguration. This time, women came organizing for the 2018 midterm elections.


from https://www.yahoo.com/news/grab-em-midterms-womens-march-washington-rallies-2018-elections-010442321.html

The Latest: Pope departs Peru, concluding South America trip

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LIMA, Peru (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to Peru (all times local):


from https://www.yahoo.com/news/latest-pope-greets-prisoners-residence-peru-144004343.html

Airstrikes pound Syria's Afrin as Turkey launches 'Operation Olive Branch'

By Mert Ozkan and Ellen Francis HASSA, Turkey/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Turkey opened a new front in Syria's nearly seven-year-old war on Saturday, launching airstrikes against a U.S.-backed Kurdish militia in Afrin province that raise the prospect of a further strain on relations between Ankara and Washington. The operation, dubbed "Operation Olive Branch" by Ankara, pits Turkey against Kurdish fighters allied to the United States at a time when ties between Turkey and Washington - NATO allies and members of the coalition against Islamic State - appear dangerously close to a breaking point.


from https://www.yahoo.com/news/turkey-air-strikes-hit-syrias-afrin-province-push-154848233.html

Craft and tech mingle at French couture house Fournie

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PARIS (Reuters) - At his Paris workshop, haute couturier Julien Fournie is surveying the final tucks and tweaks to his outfits as models try on his hand-stitched silk gowns, bringing to life creations he first sketched on a tablet. 

from http://www.reuters.com/article/us-fashion-paris-couture-fournie/craft-and-tech-mingle-at-french-couture-house-fournie-idUSKBN1FB0YO?feedType=RSS&feedName=entertainmentNews

Pope targets corruption in politics ahead of final Peru mass

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Pope Francis took a tough stand against political corruption on Sunday, and wrapped up his Latin American trip with a mass at an air base before more than a million faithful. It was the second time since arriving in Peru on Thursday that the leader of the world's Catholics attacked the "virus" of graft. "What is wrong with Peru, that when one finishes being president one ends up behind bars?" Francis wondered aloud.


from https://www.yahoo.com/news/pope-targets-corruption-politics-ahead-final-peru-mass-022034090.html