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Matt Picht

General Assignment Editor

Matt graduated from the University of Tulsa with an English degree, and he still can't believe he found a job this awesome with those credentials. When he's not scouring the web to bring you the best news possible, Matt enjoys reading and playing video games. His typical news beats are world news, tech stories and anything involving puns.

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Bitcoin Price Dives After Regulators Raise Red Flags

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens
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Members Of His Own Party Are Asking Missouri's Governor To Resign

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Navy Charges 2 Commanders After Pacific Ship Crashes

Pope Francis
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Pope Francis Asks For Forgiveness In Chile

Louise Anna Turpin and David Allen Turpin
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Police Investigating How Calif. Parents Allegedly Held Kids Captive

Simone Biles
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Simone Biles Says Former Team USA Doctor Abused Her

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
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Turkey Says It'll Wipe Out A US-Backed Force In Syria

President Trump
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Trump Gives The Iran Deal One Last Lifeline

U.S. Ambassador to Panama John Feeley
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US Ambassador Steps Down, Says He Can't Work 'Faithfully' For Trump

Rep. Elijah Cummings speaks.
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Rep. Elijah Cummings' Health Struggles Continue With Knee Infection

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The US Is Reportedly Freezing Funds To The UN Palestinian Aid Agency

Roy Moore
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One Of Roy Moore's Accusers Just Lost Her House In A Fire

Paul Haggis
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Filmmaker Paul Haggis Accused Of Sexual Assault

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The US And South Korea Put Off Military Drills Until After Olympics

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US Cuts Off Security Aid To Pakistan Over Terrorism Fight

Asylum-seekers in Israel
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Israel Plans To Deport Thousands Of Asylum-Seekers

Peter Thiel
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Peter Thiel's Venture Capital Company Is Apparently Big Into Bitcoin

U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley
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US Says It Supports 'Completely Spontaneous' Iran Protests

Huma Abedin
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State Dept. Releases Huma Abedin Emails From Clinton Investigation

Wichita Deputy Police Chief Troy Livingston

Wichita Police Say 'Swatting' Prank Led To Man's Fatal Shooting

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GOP Tax Reform Could Cost Banks Billions — At First

Rose Marie
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'The Dick Van Dyke Show' Star Rose Marie Dies At 94

President Trump
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Trump Hits Out At China For 'Allowing' North Korean Oil Smuggling

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IRS Says You'll Need 2017 Paperwork To Keep 2017 Tax Benefits

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Donald Trump
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Trump Could Get An Israeli Train Station Named After Him

President Donald Trump
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Trump's Voter Fraud Commission Clears Legal Challenge

Putin critic Alexi Navalny
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Russia Won't Let Prominent Putin Critic Run For President After All

Pope Francis
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Pope Francis' Christmas Address Urges Israeli-Palestinian Peace

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FBI Arrests Former Marine Accused Of Planning Christmas Terror Attack

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New UN Sanctions Might Not Dissuade North Korea's Nuclear Program