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Let's talk about your peace plan

Let’s talk about your peace plan

CLOSE Rep. Rashida Tlaib’s 90-year-old grandmother has offered to host President Trump if and when his Israel-Palestine peace plan is put forth. USA TODAY BEIT UR AL-FAUQA, West Bank – Rep. Rashida Tlaib’s 90-year-old grandmother says that when President Donald Trump releases his long-awaited plan for peace between Israelis and Palestinians he is welcome to visit …

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Curry says he’ll play for Team USA at Tokyo 2020

Warriors star Stephen Curry has never played Olympic basketball, but he wants to give it a go. Curry told ESPN’s Rachel Nichols in an interview published Wednesday morning that he plans to join Team USA at Tokyo 2020. The Americans finished seventh in the FIBA World Cup earlier this month, its worst finish ever, with …

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Smith donates $34 million to pay off loans

Smith donates $34 million to pay off loans

CLOSE A billionaire technology investor and philanthropist says he will provide grants to wipe out the student debt of the entire graduating class at Morehouse College – an estimated $40 million. (May 19) AP, AP Turns out the ultimate graduation gift – paying the education loan debt of nearly 400 graduates – costs $34 million. Four months after …

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Donald Trump threatens EPA action over San Francisco homelessness

Donald Trump threatens EPA action over San Francisco homelessness

CLOSE The Los Angeles Industrial District BID is one of the few organizations working to maintain’s one of densest homeless districts in the country. Harrison Hill, USA TODAY WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened to use his Environmental Protection Agency to warn San Francisco that the city’s ongoing struggle with homelessness is violating environmental rules.   …

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Imelda rains, flooding 'worse than Hurricane Harvey'

Imelda rains, flooding ‘worse than Hurricane Harvey’

CLOSE Texas leaders fear Imelda’s flooding may be “worse than Harvey.” About 1,700 combined rescues in one Texas county took place in just one day. USA TODAY A swath of East Texas remained under a flash flood watch early Friday as the remnants of Tropical Depression Imelda drifted north after killing at least two people. Rainfall intensity …

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Humberto, Jerry, Kiko set record for most storms

Humberto, Jerry, Kiko set record for most storms

CLOSE September is the peak month for hurricane and tropical storm activity in both the Atlantic and Pacific, NOAA reports. USA TODAY Sure, it’s the middle of hurricane season. But this is ridiculous. The six named storms whirling at once this week in the Atlantic and Pacific hit a record first set in 1992, forecasters …

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