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Monday, April 25, 2022

Why U-Haul trucks all have Arizona license plates

There are around 175,000 white and orange U-Haul rental trucks in the United States and Canada for do-it-yourself movers. And they all have something strange in common: Arizona license plates with the word "apportioned" slapped on them.

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Wednesday, February 2, 2022

White House is no longer calling potential Russian invasion of Ukraine 'imminent'

The White House says it's no longer describing a potential Russian invasion of Ukraine as "imminent," suggesting the word sent an unintended message.

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Thursday, November 25, 2021

Britain and France escalate war of words after dozens drown in Channel tragedy

British and French leaders have ramped up a war of words over dangerous crossings of the English Channel after at least 27 people died making the sea journey Wednesday, bringing to a head simmering tensions in the migration crisis.

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Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Biden says Taiwan's independence is up to Taiwan after discussing matter with Xi

President Joe Biden made clear Tuesday evening he was not encouraging Taiwan's "independence" after using the word an hour earlier to describe the progress he made during a discussion of the island with his Chinese counterpart Monday evening.

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Sunday, November 14, 2021

How 1 word dramatically altered the COP26 climate agreement

CNN's Phil Black reports on the intense negotiations at COP26 around a global climate agreement.

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Saturday, October 30, 2021

France summons captain of seized British fishing boat to court as UK warns 'two can play that game'

The captain of a British fishing trawler detained in France was ordered to appear before a French court over allegations of illegal fishing, as the war of words between the two countries over post-Brexit fishing rights escalated on Friday.

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Friday, October 29, 2021

France summons captain of seized British fishing boat to court

The captain of a British fishing trawler detained in France was ordered to appear before a French court over allegations of illegal fishing, as the war of words between the two countries over post-Brexit fishing rights escalated on Friday.

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Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Jamie Dimon says worst of pandemic may soon be over

JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon is not known for mincing words or hiding his emotions. So the fact that the leader of America's largest bank sounds very upbeat about the health of the US economy is noteworthy.

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Sunday, October 10, 2021

US calls talks with Taliban 'candid and professional' following Doha meeting

The US State Department said Sunday that this weekend's talks with representatives of the Taliban in Doha, Qatar -- the first such gathering since the US withdrawal from Afghanistan at the end of August -- were "candid and professional" while emphasizing that the Taliban "will be judged on its actions, not only its words."

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Monday, September 27, 2021

Why Daniel Craig's body makes him a subversive 007

The year was 2006. Up on the cinema screen, Daniel Craig rose from the azure sea somewhere in the Bahamas, water clinging to abs and trunks alike. In the theater this writer was in, a woman, laboring over each word, let out what many others were thinking: "Oh. My. God." "Casino Royale" was 29 minutes into its run time, but in that moment a new James Bond was born.

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Monday, September 20, 2021

These four words are helping spread vaccine misinformation

Four little words — "do your own research" — are hurting the US pandemic response, CNN's chief media correspondent Brian Stelter said on "Reliable Sources" Sunday. And it is having real consequences as personalities from Nicki Minaj to Sean Hannity continue to promote the idea.

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Friday, July 30, 2021

Delta variant travel restrictions: Tourists wonder where they can go -- and whether they should

The 2021 summer travel season started out full of hope and promise, but by the day, two words are threatening to dismantle it all.

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Monday, May 3, 2021

Philippine foreign minister tells China to 'Get the F**k Out' over South China Sea dispute

The Philippine foreign minister on Monday demanded in an expletive-laced Twitter message that China's vessels get out of disputed waters, the latest exchange in a war of words with Beijing over the South China Sea.

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Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Why this will be the hottest airplane seat in 2021

Premium economy. The two words might seem a weird combination in airline terms, since it's a rare airline where economy seats feel premium these days. But these seats between coach and business class on international flights were heating up even before Covid-19, and as we all start to travel again in 2021, they're set to be a must-fly for many passengers.

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Saturday, January 2, 2021

Crowds celebrate New Year in Wuhan

Revelers celebrated 2021 in Wuhan, China, 12 months after the World Health Organization said it received word of an outbreak of coronavirus in the area.

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Sunday, December 20, 2020

Australia vowed to never let these men settle on its soil. Some just got visas

The day Farhad Bandesh turned 39, he heard the words he'd come to believe weren't possible, after almost eight years in Australian immigration detention facilities: "You're free to go."

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Monday, November 30, 2020

Afghan major who helped save US pilot begs Pentagon to 'keep their word' to protect his family and him

Mohammed Naiem Asadi and his wife, Rahima, haven't slept well in days. They are too nervous to eat much. They are trying to keep their fear in check for their 4-year-old daughter. But their bodies sometimes betray them.

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Why U-Haul trucks all have Arizona license plates

There are around 175,000 white and orange U-Haul rental trucks in the United States and Canada for do-it-yourself movers. And they all have ...