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CNN Student News - August 22, 2016

August 22, 2016 Welcome to a new week of CNN Student News, and thank you for making us part of your day. Today’s international events coverage includes recent turmoil in Turkey, historic flooding in Louisiana, and the spread of the Zika virus in the continental U.S. We’re also explaining what happens to Olympic venues after

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Donald Trump: America's one-night stand

(CNN)On Thursday night, Donald Trump did the unthinkable. Sometimes, he admitted, I say “the wrong thing.” But Trump wants you to know he “regrets it … particularly where it may have caused too much personal pain.” At the end of the day, though, his apology doesn’t matter. Not just because Donald Trump hasn’t given us

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Irish women live-tweet journey to Great Britain for abortion

(CNN)An Irish woman live-tweeted her journey to the United Kingdom to have an abortion this weekend. The woman, and a friend who accompanied her, began posting early Saturday morning from the Twitter account Two Women Travel. Abortion is illegal in the Republic of Ireland, except in certain circumstances, and more than 165,000 women traveled from

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US at crossroads on drone ops

(CNN)While much of the debate over America’s security policy during this presidential campaign has centered on the response to specific attacks — Brussels, Orlando, Nice — a remarkable thing happened earlier this month. Quietly, without much attention, the Obama administration released an important policy document into the public domain, one that has previously been classified

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Rio 2016: Kevin Durant stars as US takes basketball gold

(CNN)The US swept aside Serbia 96-66 Sunday to claim its third straight Olympic men’s basketball crown, and the final gold medal of Rio 2016. Victory was never in doubt after a dominant second quarter, inspired by Kevin Durant, which saw the Americans pull 23 points clear at halftime. Durant’s teammate, Carmelo Anthony of the New

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Rio 2016 Olympics closing ceremony  live!

Rolling report: The Games close in Rio and the baton is handed on to Tokyo 2020. Join Tom Lutz for the latest news from Brazil Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/live/2016/aug/21/rio-2016-olympics-closing-ceremony-live