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What abandoned Olympics sites look like today

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Preparations for the Olympic games cost billions, bringing athletes and fans to a single city for two weeks every four years. But what happens when the ceremonies end?
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The US Is Flooding the Planet With High Tech Weapons; What Could Go Wrong?

The US Is Flooding the Planet With High Tech Weapons; What Could Go Wrong?

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As Donald Trump might put it, major weapons contractors like Boeing, Raytheon, and Lockheed Martin cashed in “ bigly ” in his first year in office. They raked in tens of billions of dollars in Pentagon contracts, while posting sharp stock price increases and healthy profits driven by the continuation and expansion of Washington's post-9/11 wars. But last year's bonanza is likely to be no more than a down payment on even better days to come for the military-industrial complex.
President Trump moved boldly in his first budget, seeking an additional $54 billion in Pentagon funding for fiscal...
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Russia-China trade volume exceeds expectations, hitting $84bn

Russia-China trade volume exceeds expectations, hitting $84bn

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Trade turnover between Russia and China has increased by 20.8 percent year-on-year, reaching $84.07 billion in 2017. The two major partners have recently set a goal to boost trade to $80 billion by 2018 and $200 billion by 2020.
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Asthma costs the US economy more than $80 billion per year

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Asthma costs the US economy more than $80 billion annually in medical expenses, missed work and school days and deaths, according to new research.
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132,000+ Lbs. Of Ground Beef Recalled Over E. Coli Concerns

132,000+ Lbs. Of Ground Beef Recalled Over E. Coli Concerns

WASHINGTON - The USDA is recalling ground beef products sold nationwide that are believed to be responsible for several illnesses and one death. The recall impacts 132,606... Read more ...

Security breach prompts lockdown at Orlando Melbourne International Airport

Security breach prompts lockdown at Orlando Melbourne International Airport

According to an airport official, a student boarded a commercial jet unauthorized. Read more ...

Police: Jogger stabbed to death in 'random' attack one week after getting...

Police: Jogger stabbed to death in 'random' attack one week after getting engaged

Investigators said they have not determined a motive, but believe it is likely the attack was random. Read more ...

12-year-old boy shoots, kills mom's husband during fight

12-year-old boy shoots, kills mom's husband during fight

"It appears that this is going to be a situation of the juvenile coming to the defense of his mother." Read more ...

2 shot at retirement community near Philadelphia, reports say

2 shot at retirement community near Philadelphia, reports say

Two people were shot at a retirement community near Philadelphia, according to multiple reports. Read more ...

Report: Maroon 5 to headline next year's Super Bowl halftime show

Report: Maroon 5 to headline next year's Super Bowl halftime show

The band's latest hit is this summer's "I Like It" with Cardi B. Read more ...

Man targets ex-wife, then kills parents at Pennsylvania retirement home...

Man targets ex-wife, then kills parents at Pennsylvania retirement home, police say

Bruce Rogal found dead after Chester County manhunt, chase Read more ...

NH Primary Source: Booker heads to Iowa, but no plans for NH stops - yet

NH Primary Source: Booker heads to Iowa, but no plans for NH stops - yet

New Jersey U.S. Sen. Corey Booker, who's very much in the conversation as a potential presidential candidate, hasn't been to New Hampshire yet, but he's increasingly in demand. Read more ...

Volkswagen agrees pull-out from Iran to comply with US sanctions - reports

Volkswagen agrees pull-out from Iran to comply with US sanctions - reports

Weeks of negotiations with the Trump administration have ended with carmaker Volkswagen agreeing to cease most of its operations in Iran, said US Ambassador to Germany Richard... Read more ...

4 Pittsburgh-area residents arrested on suspicion of looting in North...

4 Pittsburgh-area residents arrested on suspicion of looting in North Carolina following Hurricane Florence

According to police, the group was supposed to be helping clean up debris but instead helped themselves to cigarettes from a Speedway store in Holly Ridge. Read more ...