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Offbeat Burger King to McDonald's: Let's make a McWhopper Burger King to McDonald's: Let's make a McWhopper
This probably isn't what the United Nations had in mind when it established the International Day of Peace: Burger King is asking McDonald's to join forces to create a "McWhopper."

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YouNews Smokey Sunset at Klipsan beach approach Smokey Sunset at Klipsan beach approach
Couldn't help rushing down to the Klipsan beach approach (Longbeach, Wa) the other night to catch this beautiful sunset, the colors were incredible.

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Local Gov. Inslee calls wildfires a 'slow-motion disaster' (Photo Gallery)
The massive fires burning in Washington state are a "slow-motion disaster," Gov. Jay Inslee said Thursday as he praised crews battling the blazes that have burned an area nearly the size of Rhode Island.

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Sports Legal showdown looms over the NCAA's ban on paying athletes
Fresh off a ruling that Northwestern University football players can't form a union, the NCAA is about to face a more direct challenge to its longstanding policy of not letting schools pay athletes like they're professionals.

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Home Thousands of bats take over school gym Thousands of bats take over school gym (Video)
Halloween is weeks away, but you wouldn't know it at an elementary school in Missouri. Bats -- thousands of bats -- are haunting the attic in the school gym. Kadee Brosseau reports the problem is so bad, students have to take P.E. somewhere else.
Home Hitting the road in a self-driving car Hitting the road in a self-driving car (Video)
The race is on to get the world's first commercial self-driving car on the road. Major automakers like BMW, Tesla and Audi are all vying to be first to the post. As CNN's Samuel Burke reports -- they've all turned to one cutting-edge Israeli start-up - to help get the self-driving revolution in gear.

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Politics Clinton likens GOP's views on women to those of terrorists Clinton likens GOP's views on women to those of terrorists
Hillary Rodham Clinton on Thursday drew parallels between terrorist organizations and the field of Republican candidates for president when it comes to their views on women, telling an Ohio audience her potential GOP rivals were pushing "out-of-date" policies.
Politics Trump proposals risk deepening GOP rift on immigration Trump proposals risk deepening GOP rift on immigration
Donald Trump has exposed anew the deep rift inside the Republican Party on immigration, a break between its past and the country's future the party itself has said it must bridge if the GOP ever hopes to win back the White House.
Politics Official: Oregon hemp industry not what was envisioned Official: Oregon hemp industry not what was envisioned
A state agriculture official said Tuesday that Oregon's hemp industry is not turning out the way lawmakers envisioned, so the department will recommend changes to the law regulating how it is grown.

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Technology Angry Birds maker Rovio plans layoffs in restructuring
Popular mobile games maker Rovio Entertainment said Wednesday it plans to lay off up to 260 people, or about a third of its workforce, because the company took on "too many things" during the past few years.
Technology Microsoft says Windows 10 now on 75 million devices
Microsoft said Wednesday that its new Windows 10 software is running on more than 75 million computers, tablets and other devices - in just under a month since the operating system was released.

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Politics Fox News chief: Donald Trump owes Megyn Kelly an apology
Fox News chief Roger Ailes said Tuesday that Donald Trump owes the network's Megyn Kelly an apology for an unprovoked Twitter attack that "is as unacceptable as it is disturbing," but Trump isn't backing down.
Politics Audit criticizes security at Oregon's state data center
Oregon technology managers never resolved known security vulnerabilities at a state data warehouse that stores a trove of sensitive information about Oregonians, state auditors concluded in a report released Tuesday.
Politics Bush hit from both sides on birthright citizenship
Jeb Bush came to the Veterans of Foreign Wars post to talk about veterans' affairs but two words hung over the town hall event in a Denver suburb Tuesday: anchor babies.

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Business Ruling could ease way for unionizing at fast-food chains
It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and working conditions on behalf of millions of workers at McDonald's, Burger King and other fast-food chains after a National Labor Relations Board ruling on Thursday.
Business U.S. economy's second quarter went from solid to stellar
The U.S. economy staged a far bigger rebound last quarter than first thought, outpacing the rest of the developed world and bolstering confidence that it will remain sturdy in coming months despite global headwinds.

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