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Briana Koeneman

Digital Content Producer

Briana has the energy level of a child on a sugar rush, which comes in handy for her early mornings writing and producing at Newsy. She got her degree in magazine journalism from the University of Missouri, only to discover that multi-source online news videos were her true calling. On her off days, you can find Briana catching up on pretty much every show on Netflix, volunteering at the humane society, or catching up on the latest news, of course.

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The House And The Senate Just Revealed Their Blended GOP Tax Bill

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Child Abuse Report Finds 'Catastrophic Failures' In Catholic Church

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The FCC Just Voted To Scrap Net Neutrality Rules

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Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith.
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Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith Will Fill Al Franken's Senate Seat

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Trump Aide Omarosa Manigault Newman Is Leaving The White House

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Tillerson: The US Will Talk With North Korea 'Without Precondition'

British Prime Minister Theresa May shakes hands with U.S. President Donald Trump.
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US Ambassador To UK Says He Thinks Trump Will Visit Next Year

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Democratic Congresswomen Call For House Probe Into Trump Allegations

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San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee Dies At 65

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Trump Accusers Ask Congress To Investigate Sexual Misconduct Claims

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A Decades-Old Ban On Movie Theaters Will Be Lifted In Saudi Arabia

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California's Thomas Fire Is Now The 5th Largest In State History

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Trump Approves Emergency Declaration For California Over Wildfires

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker.
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The EU And Japan Finalize Negotiations On Massive Free-Trade Deal

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The UK And EU Made A Deal That Will Move Brexit Talks Forward

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Ex-USA Gymnastics Doctor Sentenced On Federal Child Porn Charges

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Powerful Winds Threaten To Make Southern California Fires Even Worse

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World Leaders Are Speaking Out Against Trump's Jerusalem Announcement

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Hamas Leader Calls For Uprising After Trump's Jerusalem Announcement

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6 Women Filed A Lawsuit Against Harvey Weinstein

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Russians Aren't Happy About The IOC's 2018 Winter Olympics Ban

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Federal Officials Are Considering Whether Bump Stocks Should Be Banned

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Trump To Recognize Jerusalem As Israeli Capital, Move US Embassy There

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The IOC Banned Russia From The 2018 Winter Games

U.S. President Donald Trump welcomes Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.
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Trump Tells Middle East Leaders He Might Move US Embassy In Israel

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Massive Southern California Brush Fire Is Still Burning Out Of Control

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Turkey Warns Trump Against Recognizing Jerusalem As Israel's Capital

British Prime Minister Theresa May shakes hands with President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker.
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The UK And The EU Failed To Reach A Highly Anticipated Brexit Deal

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Republicans Must Resolve This Big Issue Between Their Tax Bills