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Away luggage CEO Steph Korey says bowing to pressure was a mistake and is keeping her job after all

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Controversial CEO Steph Korey, who founded luggage company Away, told employees Monday that she was not giving up the top job at the company despite announcing last month she would step down following intense online criticism of her management style. In a message to employees Monday, Korey said she had......
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North Korea-U.S. relations: China and Russia propose easing some United Nations sanction against North Korea

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United Nations — Russia and China proposed to the United Nations Security Council that it ease some economic sanctions against North Korea, according to a U.N. resolution obtained by CBS News on Monday. This comes despite the fact that North Korea “is threatening to conduct an escalated provocation, refusing to......
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Texas execution today: Travis Runnels executed for killing prison supervisor in 2003

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Travis Runnels seen in this undated photo provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Texas Dept. of Criminal Justice A Texas inmate was executed by lethal injection Wednesday evening for killing a supervisor at a state prison shoe factory in Amarillo nearly 17 years ago. Travis Runnels, 46, was......
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“Set your price for a slave”: Missouri teacher on administrative leave over question about slave trade on assignment

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An elementary school teacher in Missouri was placed on administrative leave after asking students to set a price on slaves. The question was part of an assignment given to fifth graders Blades Elementary School in St. Louis last week. One of the 12 questions read as follows: “You own a plantation or......
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National security podcast: Intelligence matters, CBS News

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Download, rate and subscribe here:  iTunes, Spotify and Stitcher. “Intelligence Matters” is a weekly podcast about national security and policy hosted by former CIA acting director and CBS News national security contributor Michael Morell. Each week, users can listen to conversations between Morell and some of the world’s leading intelligence and national......
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Michael Alexander Brown arrested: Marine deserter accused of murder arrested in Virginia today – live updates

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Authorities are expected to hold a press conference on the arrest of Michael Alexander Brown at 11 a.m. ET. Viewers can watch it in the player above. A Marine deserter suspected of killing his stepfather was arrested Wednesday morning after more than two weeks on the run, authorities confirmed to......
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Myles Garrett attack on Mason Rudolph: Cleveland Browns star’s indefinite suspension upheld after appeal, NFL says today

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The NFL’s indefinite suspension of Cleveland Browns star Myles Garrett for hitting an opposing quarterback with his helmet was upheld Thursday. The defensive end struck Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph at the end of last Thursday night’s game. Garrett appealed the punishment to an official jointly appointed by the league......
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Tom Steyer announces he is not running for president in 2020

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Billionaire Tom Steyer announced he would not launch a presidential bid Wednesday at a press conference in Des Moines, Iowa, declining to join the wide field of Democratic candidates who have announced or are likely to announce their candidacy for the 2020 presidential contest. Steyer is a billionaire and longtime......

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