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Briana Koeneman

Digital Content Producer

Briana Koeneman is a digital content producer for the daily news team. She joined Newsy in 2013 after graduating from the University of Missouri with a bachelor's degree in journalism. Briana strives to provide Newsy's audience with straightforward, fact-driven stories each and every day.

  Recent Work
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U.S. ArmyU.S.

Nearly 800 Soldiers Return Home After Sudden Deployment To Middle East

Leo Varadkar
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Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar Resigns

Richard Grenell
U.S. Embassy and Consulates in GermanyPolitics

Meet Richard Grenell, Trump's Pick For Acting Intelligence Chief

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Associated Press / U.S. Border PatrolPolitics

Judge Rules In Lawsuit Over Arizona Border Patrol Conditions

David Nangle
The General Court of the Commonwealth of MassachusettsPolitics

Massachusetts Lawmaker Charged With Embezzling Campaign Funds

Rod Blagojevich
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Blagojevich Returns To Chicago After Trump Commutes Prison Sentence

Benjamin Netanyahu
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Israeli Court Sets Date For Netanyahu's Corruption Trial

Boris Johnson
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Boris Johnson Aide Resigns Over Controversial Comments

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Pier 1 Imports Files For Chapter 11 Protections

Farmer in Maryland
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U.S. Watchdog To Look Into Trump's $28B Farm Bailout

Operation Sophia ship
European UnionWorld

EU Ends Mission To Crack Down On Migrant Smuggling In Mediterranean

Soldier in Afghanistan
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U.S. Reportedly Reaches Truce With Taliban In Afghanistan

Ricky Davis holds up a shirt with the logo of the Innocence Project after he was released from custody.
AP / Rich PedroncelliU.S.

Calif. Man Exonerated After Years In Jail, Thanks To Genetic Genealogy

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China's Coronavirus Cases Surge As Researchers Eye New Treatment

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Education Department Looking Into Foreign Donations To Harvard, Yale

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Va. House Approves Bill To Give Electoral Votes To Popular Vote Winner

Deval Patrick
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Deval Patrick Ends 2020 Presidential Bid

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FTC To Examine Small Acquisitions Made By Big Tech Companies

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte
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Philippines To Scrap Security Agreement With U.S.

Attorney General William Barr
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DOJ Sues New Jersey And A Washington County Over Sanctuary Laws

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4 Chinese Military Members Charged In 2017 Equifax Data Breach

President Donald Trump
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White House Unveils $4.8 Trillion Budget Proposal

Syrian rebels drive toward government positions.
AP / Ghaith AlsayedWorld

Turkey Sends More Reinforcements Into Syria Amid Idlib Offensive

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White House Confirms Death Of Al-Qaeda Leader In Yemen

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Getty ImagesPolitics

DHS Bars New Yorkers From Trusted Traveler Programs

Iowa caucus-goers
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Iowa Democratic Party Releases Nearly All Caucus Results

Iowa caucus-goers
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Iowa Democratic Party Is Slowly Releasing Caucus Results

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Ukrainian Commercial Jet Crash Renews Calls For Conflict Alert System

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Lawmakers Say CBP Admitted 'Mistakes' In Targeting Iranian Travelers

People ride motorcycles next to a Turkey Armed Forces convoy in the northern town of Sarmada in Idlib province.
AP Photo / APTNWorld

Soldiers Killed In Clashes Between Syrian, Turkish Forces