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5 things for August 16: John Brennan, the Pope, Turkey & Qatar, migrants, overdoses

(CNN)A new study claims that about half the matter found herein the Milky Way came from outside the galaxy. So, does that mean we’re all made of stardust? Here’s what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get “5 Things You Need to Know Today” delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.) Brennan responded by saying Trump is trying to muzzle free speech and punish critics. “I will not relent,” he tweeted. The White House provided no evidence that…

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Here’s what happens when a fire is caused by arson

(CNN)There are 107 large fires raging in more than a dozen states nationwide — a majority of them in Alaska. Arson cases can be hard to prosecute Arson is described as the malicious and intentional setting of fires. With some fires erupting accidentally at locations such as campsites and homes, prosecutors must provide evidence that the suspected arsonist started a fire with the intention of harming and destroying. While witnesses to arson are rare and motives difficult to identify, it’s equally as hard to pinpoint the origin of the fire,…

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The man who stole a plane said he didn’t need much help: ‘I’ve played some video games’

( CNN) Before he crashed and succumbed, the airline employee who authorities said stole and flew a passenger plane in the Seattle area Friday had a wide-ranging discussion with air traffic control — at one point expressing confidence in his flying ability because “I’ve played some video games.” See stolen plane flying moments before crash

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