• Gillibrand: Bill Clinton should have resigned over Lewinsky affair

    Gillibrand: Bill Clinton should have resigned over Lewinsky affair

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    As first lady, Hillary Clinton created a children's health insurance program that continues to provide health care to millions of American children; as a USA senator she secured the billions of federal dollars necessary to right the great damage done to the New York City and its residents after 9/11.
  • Belgium court postpones decision on Puigdemont extradition to Spain

    Belgium court postpones decision on Puigdemont extradition to Spain

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    Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel met Rajoy on the sidelines of the Gothenburg summit, though sources said they talked about "the future of the EU" and other issues - not Catalonia. The extradition has created tension between Spain and Brussels. Spain said the Catalan government members - who are being sought for rebellion, sedition and embezzlement - would be incarcerated at the modern Estremera prison outside Madrid.
  • Bill Gates praises Andhra for using tech to help farmers

    Bill Gates praises Andhra for using tech to help farmers

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    After arriving in a chartered aircraft at 3 pm, he will attend as chief guest the valedictory of the three-day AP AgTech Summit being organised jointly by Andhra Pradesh , the Confederation of Indian Industry and Dalberg, a strategy and policy advisory body.
  • Murray splits with coach Ivan Lendl for 2nd time

    Murray splits with coach Ivan Lendl for 2nd time

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    It has spawned a number of imitations and the era of the so-called supercoach, and its success can hardly be denied as it was while they were together that the British No 1 took all three of his Grand Slam titles, not to mention his two Olympic golds.
  • New families celebrate National Adoption Day at Orange County Courthouse

    New families celebrate National Adoption Day at Orange County Courthouse

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    You can read their biographies here . After fostering and adopting seven children, they decided a year ago to make more room in their home for two more foster teens. We were actually with family when my ex took that call. We love them as if they were our own because they are our own. Baby Tucker and the fifteen other children at today's ceremony now have a place they can call home.
  • Texas graduate students to get tax increase in House GOP tax reform

    Texas graduate students to get tax increase in House GOP tax reform

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    I'm a graduate student at M.I.T., where I study the neurological basis of mental health disorders. The Tax Policy Center , a progressive research group affiliated with the Brookings Institution and Urban Institute, said that the top 1 percent of taxpayers would receive 47 percent of the benefits , more than the 36 percent that would flow to the bottom 60 percent.
  • Fort Bragg sees number of reported sexual assaults grow

    Fort Bragg sees number of reported sexual assaults grow

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    The Pentagon also reported Friday that prevalence rates of sexual assault in the military have continued to decline. The numbers reported on Friday reflect allegations by people of sexual assaults by people unrelated to them. These FOIA request increases could have been due to the recent cases of sexual misconduct against powerful men in Hollywood, media and politics. Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay had 12 reports last year, tied with the year before and lower than 2013 or 2014.
  • Trump updates list of prospective Supreme Court judges

    Trump updates list of prospective Supreme Court judges

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    Circuit Court of Appeals, Judge Kevin Newsom of the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals and Judge Brett Kavanaugh of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. Dianne Feinstein about her Catholic faith during Senate hearings. "President Trump will choose a nominee for a future Supreme Court vacancy, should one arise, from this updated list of 25 individuals", the statement read.
  • Fire rips through Manhattan's Hamilton Heights apartment building

    Fire rips through Manhattan's Hamilton Heights apartment building

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    The fire appears to have engulfed almost the whole building and smoke can be seen high above the blaze. Residents said the blaze quickly spread, but as CBS2's Carlin reported there were no serious injuries. Dramatic footage shows large plumes of smoke coming from the building as well as the entire roof on fire. Debris could be seen falling from the building as firefighters scaled ladders to battle the blaze.
  • High school science teacher arrested for improper sexual relationship with student

    High school science teacher arrested for improper sexual relationship with student

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    The investigation into Day's conduct was prompted by a complaint from local parents who had come to suspect that the teacher was having an illicit sexual relationship with their son. At the point when police entered her home, she was sitting alone with the lights killed, with candles incompletely lighting the dim room, as indicated by the news station.
  • Sessions Jokes About Russian Meetings In Speech To Lawyers

    Sessions Jokes About Russian Meetings In Speech To Lawyers

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    In October, Sessions instructed federal prosecutors that the department would no longer interpret a 1964 federal civil rights law as protecting transgender workers from employment discrimination. Before I get started here, any Russians? Federal and congressional investigators are looking into the connections between Trump associates and Russian Federation.
  • Sarah Huckabee Sanders: Franken admitted wrong doing, Trump hasn't

    Sarah Huckabee Sanders: Franken admitted wrong doing, Trump hasn't

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    Trump has long insisted that all of the sixteen women who come forward to accuse him of sexual misconduct were lying, a position Sanders affirmed from the White House podium on Friday. "I think that's a very clear distinction". "I shouldn't have done it". Sanders was asked repeatedly by reporters about Moore, who has been accused of sexual misconduct.
  • Meghan Markle's Body Double Posts an Emotional Goodbye to Suits

    Meghan Markle's Body Double Posts an Emotional Goodbye to Suits

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    The actress has to resort to FaceTime to stay in touch with the labrador-shepherd cross and beagle, who make regular appearances on her Instagram feed. "He made his mind up a while ago", an insider told Us. They were waiting for Gabriel Macht to sign. Meghan's character Rachel Zane is set to Wednesday Mike Ross, played by Patrick Adams, in the latest series of the popular legal drama.
  • Conte does not rule out taking Italy job

    Conte does not rule out taking Italy job

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    Former Manchester City and Inter tactician Mancini - who won the Premier League and Serie A having earned 36 worldwide caps for Italy - has emerged as one of the candidates to fill the void, along with countrymen Carlo Ancelotti , Fabio Capello and Fabio Cannavaro.
  • Rain today through Saturday morning, but no hazardous weather expected

    Rain today through Saturday morning, but no hazardous weather expected

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    Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 28. Sunday: Sunny - high near 45 with northwest wind 5 to 8 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Low around 35. Southeast wind 6 to 11 miles per hour. Wind chill values will make it feel like the low 30s for most of the day.
  • DHS Official Quits Over Past Offensive Remarks

    DHS Official Quits Over Past Offensive Remarks

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    In a statement to CNN before his resignation, Johnson said, "Having witnessed leaders from the entire faith spectrum work to empower their communities I now see things much differently". Again, it should be noted, this was a guy who was put in charge of community outreach. Johnson also said during his radio appearances from 2008 to 2016 that Islam's only contribution to the world was oil and "dead bodies", and that terrorism represented the "true meaning" of Islam.
  • No link between dual citizen's case, United Kingdom debt: Iran's FM

    No link between dual citizen's case, United Kingdom debt: Iran's FM

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    Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been locked up since April 2016 on trumped up propaganda charges. Concerned by reports that Mrs Zaghari-Ratcliffe is unwell, Dr Rowan continued: "The Iranian Government understands there is a role for religious leaders in public life and it's a role which has to do with fundamental moral issues".
  • Defecting North Korean soldier critical after escape

    Defecting North Korean soldier critical after escape

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    South Korean surgeons operating on a North Korean defector who ran across the Demilitarized Zone between the two countries under a hail of gunfire on Monday have found a parasite in the man's stomach unlike any other they had seen. The UN Command chief has the authority to disclose any video or photos taken by surveillance equipment in the JSA. "This means that patient will generally be in a weaker state so any wounds and surgery will become more unsafe", said Professor Preiser.
  • Democratic Senator Says Bill Clinton Should Have Resigned After Lewinsky Affair

    Democratic Senator Says Bill Clinton Should Have Resigned After Lewinsky Affair

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    She added, "I think in light of this conversation, we should have a very different conversation about President Trump and a very different conversation about allegations against him than what has been had to date". Old justifications seem insufficient in the context of new attitudes. A reckoning is at hand. Over 20 yrs you took the Clintons' endorsements, money, and seat.
  • Macron invites Hariri, family to France

    Macron invites Hariri, family to France

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    A source in the Elysee Palace said Hariri was expected in France "in the coming days", adding that his family was also invited. The official was not authorized to be publicly named. Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri was on Friday preparing to leave Saudi Arabia for France, a move aimed at defusing political turmoil sparked by his shock resignation in Riyadh.
  • Democratic Gov Candidate Brags About Sexual Escapades to Save Oppo Researchers Time

    Democratic Gov Candidate Brags About Sexual Escapades to Save Oppo Researchers Time

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    In the post , O'Neill, who announced his plans to run for governor in OH in October, claims to have slept with "approximately" 50 women in the past 50 years. Senate Judge Roy Moore is facing accusations from several women, the youngest of whom was 14 at the time of the alleged assault. . But O'Neill might still be considering a run given a Facebook post put up midday Friday.
  • Person questioned in murder of 24-year-old Joliet bartender

    Person questioned in murder of 24-year-old Joliet bartender

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    She had been shot once in the head. The sheriff's office did not give the exact location where Kearns' body was found. Authorities said they believe Kearns had met Boshears four weeks ago while working at Woody's Bar in Joliet . There, they say the 24-year-old's body was found dead in the back of the vehicle with a single gunshot wound to the head. It was reported to the Joliet Police Department that she was last seen tending bar at Woody's Bar located at 1005 E.
  • Steyer Launches Second Multimillion-Dollar Campaign Calling for Trump's Impeachment

    Steyer Launches Second Multimillion-Dollar Campaign Calling for Trump's Impeachment

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    The ad's release was timed to coincide with a House vote on the GOP's tax measure. In the new piece, the 60-year-old Steyer sits outdoors at his ranch and talks into the camera, recalling the 2008 financial crash. Clinton said last month that "we know everything we need to know" in the Russian Federation investigation as Mueller brought charges against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his business associate Rick Gates.
  • Graphic: Navy admits to being involved in obscene skywriting

    Graphic: Navy admits to being involved in obscene skywriting

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    But just to make it clear, the photo at the end of this article may not be suitable for work or underage viewers. The jet specialises in electronic warfare and can travel at almost twice the speed of sound. One mother told local station KREM she was upset the drawings might force her to have a conversation about male anatomy she wasn't prepared for.
  • Ohio State suspends all fraternity activity during hazing investigation

    Ohio State suspends all fraternity activity during hazing investigation

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    The announcement sent to Greek students reads, in part: "Our expectation is that each chapter will develop a plan and implementation timeline to ensure that the culture of their organization is aligned with the stated values of Ohio State's Greek community, responsibilities outlined in the university's Code of Student Conduct and expectations of their respective national or global organization".
  • Mehbooba pays tributes to cop killed by militants in Srinagar

    Mehbooba pays tributes to cop killed by militants in Srinagar

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    He said while the combing operation was going on, the security personnel came under fire from the militants. He said that the militants were travelling in a vehicle when intercepted by government forces at a checkpoint. A local militant Zakir Musa was made the chief of Ansar Ghazwatul Hind. The slain militant belonged to Parimpora area of Srinagar . The DC also ordered closure of all schools and colleges in Srinagar tomorrow.
  • Salvatore 'Toto' Riina dead: Notorious Sicilian Mafia boss dies aged 87

    Salvatore 'Toto' Riina dead: Notorious Sicilian Mafia boss dies aged 87

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    On Thursday night, Italian Justice Minister Andrea Orlando allowed Riina's wife, Ninetta Bagarella, and three of his sons (another one is in jail for Mafia-related crimes) to pay him a final visit at the hospital. Prosecutors accused Riina of masterminding a strategy, carried out over several years, to assassinate Italian prosecutors, police officials and others who were going after Cosa Nostra when he allegedly held the helm as the so-called "boss of bosses".
  • Russian 'foreign agent' media law attack on free speech: HRW

    Russian 'foreign agent' media law attack on free speech: HRW

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    On Monday, RT America registered as a foreign agent in the United States at the demand of the U.S. Department of Justice under the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA), following months of controversy. "The requirements to register as "foreign agents" will obviously impose additional administrative burdens upon the concerned media organizations and would stigmatize them and their journalists", the OSCE quoted him as saying.
  • Discussion on church shootings at Tennessee church leads to 2 accidentally shot

    Discussion on church shootings at Tennessee church leads to 2 accidentally shot

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    The man pulled the weapon out of its holster, took the magazine out and cleared the chamber. He then reloaded it, put a round in the chamber and put it back in his pocket, Parks said. Churches across the state and nation have been meeting with law enforcement and reviewing their security since 26 people were killed in the November 5 shooting at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas.
  • New Groping Allegation Against Bush Sr. Has Big Difference

    New Groping Allegation Against Bush Sr. Has Big Difference

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    She says she was upset by a spokesman's statement that Bush's arm sometimes "falls on the lower waist of people" when he is in his wheelchair. Once other accusers started piling up, however, she chose to come forward. McGrath further stated that Bush tells his joke "to put people at ease", and he occasionally has "patted women's rears in what he meant to be a good-natured manner".
  • French Foreign Minister arrives in India on two-day visit

    French Foreign Minister arrives in India on two-day visit

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    The French minister is on a two-day visit to India to strengthen bilateral ties between the two countries. On Wednesday, Lebanese President Michel Aoun said in a tweet on the official Lebanese presidency account that Hariri had remained in detention in Saudi Arabia since he had announced he was stepping down in a televised speech during a visit to Riyadh on November 4.
  • Delhi government to launch home delivery service for 40 public services

    Delhi government to launch home delivery service for 40 public services

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    Filmmakers and writers should be allowed to enjoy freedom of speech and expression and there can't be restrictions put on this, the Supreme Court said on Thursday as it rejected a petition seeking to block the release of film An Insignificant Man based on Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal.
  • Casualties reported after United Kingdom mid-air collision

    Casualties reported after United Kingdom mid-air collision

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    Bucks and MK Fire service said: 'Firefighters now assisting other emergency services at scene of air accident near Waddesdon. No one on the estate was harmed and the Manor will be open as usual tomorrow. The local fire brigade assists the other services at the point of the incident while the Air Accident Authorities have been informed accordingly. "Air Accidents Investigation Branch informed".
  • Gillibrand: Bill Clinton should've resigned over sex affair

    Gillibrand: Bill Clinton should've resigned over sex affair

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    Liberal writers and commentators, though, have in recent days sought to revisit the claims of sexual misconduct against Bill Clinton , as numerous figures in the media and entertainment and politics face sexual harassment and assault allegations.
  • Turkey withdraws troops from North Atlantic Treaty Organisation drills in Norway

    Turkey withdraws troops from North Atlantic Treaty Organisation drills in Norway

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    The development comes just hours after Erdogan had announced that he had ordered 40 Turkish troops to be removed from the exercise , saying that he saw such act as offensive. Erdogan said it was chose to withdraw all 40 Turkish soldiers from a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation drill "immediately", adding that even the removal of those names would not change the decision.
  • Pak troops open fire in Poonch along LoC, India retaliates

    Pak troops open fire in Poonch along LoC, India retaliates

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    According to the official, schools falling in the affected areas have been closed as a precautionary measure. The incident comes two days after Pakistani troops resorted to unprovoked mortar shelling in Shahpur sector of Poonch district. And both sides maintain that their troops gave befitting reply. A high-powered panel of officials of the Union ministry of home affairs led by special secretary (internal security) Rina Mitra met villagers living close to the Line of Control (LoC) in the ...
  • NASA supporter electrocuted while running from police

    NASA supporter electrocuted while running from police

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    Two people have been shot dead as Kenyan police tried to disperse opposition supporters marching from an airport alongside the convoy of opposition leader Raila Odinga, a Reuters witness says. Nasa politicians plan to lead a "million man" march to escort Mr Odinga from the airport. Odinga has called for a "National Resistance Movement" to protest the outcome of a repeat presidential election, which was ordered by the Supreme Court after it annulled the results of an August poll over ...
  • Two Wounded In Gush Etzion Ramming Attack — TERROR

    Two Wounded In Gush Etzion Ramming Attack — TERROR

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    Gush Etzion junction, next to a major Israeli settlement in the southern West Bank, has been the site of multiple attacks during that time. "The Israeli citizen [who was allegedly struck by the car] suffered moderate injuries and was rushed to a hospital", he added.