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WP-Bloomberg correction: FILM-MOTHER-REVIEW-ADV15

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. This correction refers to the slug FILM-MOTHER-REVIEW-ADV15 (Ann Hornaday, Post), which moved Sept. 13. --- A Washington Post review of the movie “Mother!” incorrectly implied that cinematographer Matthew Libatique also shot the 2010 film “The Fighter.” That film was...


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WP-Bloomberg correction: HOOPER-OBIT

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. This correction refers to HOOPER-OBIT (Harrison Smith, Post), which moved Aug. 28. --- A Washington Post obituary of film director Tobe Hooper incorrectly reported his birth name. It was Willard Tobe Hooper, not William Tobe Hooper. - - - The Washington Post News...


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Taxpayers bear most Superfund oversight, cleanup costs

(c) 2017, Special to The Washington Post. PHOENIX - Over the past 20 years, American taxpayers have spent more than $21 billion in cleanup and oversight costs for properties polluted by dangerous wastes, known as Superfund sites, while hundreds of companies responsible for contaminating water paid...


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Captain: Oklahoma City man killed by police was deaf

Police Involved Shooting Oklahoma City

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma City police officers who opened fire on a man in front of his home as he approached them holding a metal pipe didn’t hear witnesses yelling that he was deaf, a department official said Wednesday. Magdiel Sanchez, 35, wasn’t obeying the officers’ commands before one...


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Puerto Rico entirely without power as Hurricane Maria hammers island

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Hurricane Maria delivered a destructive full-body blow to this U.S. territory on Wednesday, ripping off metal roofs, generating terrifying and potentially lethal flash floods, knocking out 100 percent of the island’s electrical grid, and...


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Manafort offered to give Russian billionaire 'private briefings' on 2016 campaign

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Less than two weeks before Donald Trump accepted the Republican presidential nomination, his campaign chairman offered to provide briefings on the race to a Russian billionaire closely aligned with the Kremlin, according to people familiar with the discussions. Paul...


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After liver transplant, Maryland's House speaker is back to serving

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. All winter, it was clear Maryland House Speaker Michael Busch’s health was deteriorating. His stride was slower; his face was becoming gaunt. He’d lost almost 50 pounds in six months, and by the end of the legislative session in mid-April, lawmakers were quietly...


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'You've got to go': How the GOP convinced Trump to campaign in Alabama

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. President Donald Trump had formally given Sen. Luther Strange his “complete and total endorsement.” But as recently as last week, his advisers were deeply divided on whether the president should risk jetting to Alabama to prop up the Republican, who was trailing in...


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Mueller casts broad net in requesting extensive records from Trump White House

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - The special counsel investigating Russian election meddling has requested extensive records and email correspondence from the White House, covering the president’s private discussions about firing his FBI director and his response to news that the then-...


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Amid North Korea rhetoric, one thing is missing: a US ambassador

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. NEW YORK - President Donald Trump and his top aides say they’re doing everything in their power to pursue a diplomatic and peaceful resolution to the North Korea nuclear threat. But eight months into Trump’s tenure, he has yet to nominate a U.S. ambassador to South...


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