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Trump Emoluments Case: A Blast Of Subpoenas And A Politically Risky Schedule

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 05:00

A lawsuit involving President Trump and his D.C. hotel could hit the headlines in the fall of 2019, prime time in the next presidential campaign.

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School-Based Counselors Help Kids Cope With Fallout From Drug Addiction

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 05:00

More than 50 Massachusetts schools are participating in a new program that brings counselors in to help children deal with the stress and trauma of living in families struggling with drug addiction.

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U. Of Maryland Hires Michael Locksley To Lead Football Team In Time Of Tumult

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 02:44

The new head coach is replacing DJ Durkin, who was fired after a player died under his watch. Now, Locksley must revive a program mired in controversy, though he has a spotty coaching past of his own.

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Magnitude 7.6 Earthquake Prompts Tsunami Warning For South Pacific Islands

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 01:12

The massive temblor struck the region Wednesday afternoon local time. Authorities warned that tsunami waves could soon follow for Vanuatu and the French overseas territory of New Caledonia.

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Michael Flynn Has Provided 'Substantial Assistance' In Russia Inquiry, Feds Say

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 21:07

Prosecutors said Flynn's cooperation since his guilty plea has been so valuable that a judge should be lenient at sentencing, but the full details still aren't public in a heavily redacted document.

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Sex Offender Jeffrey Epstein Settles Defamation Suit, Silencing Women's Testimony

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 21:02

The alleged victims' lawyer, Bradley Edwards, says the women will still get their day in court. They're seeking to overturn a 2008 plea deal negotiated by now-Labor Secretary Alex Acosta.

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Demonstrators Across Israel Protest Violence Against Women

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 19:15

The protesters honored women killed in 2018, and called for the government to take action. They used empty shoes and posed as victims in graphic displays.

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Democrats Weigh Options In Potentially-Tainted N.C. Congressional Race

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 18:49

State investigators appears focused on whether a Republican political operative violated the law by hiring people to collect mail-in ballots from voters. The GOP candidate won with a 900 vote margin.

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Journalist Flies Home To The Philippines To Face Arrest Warrant, Posts Bail

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 18:11

Maria Ressa, the head of Rappler, an online news outlet known to criticize the Philippine government, was charged with tax evasion. "I will do what I need to do to face all of this," she said.

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Satanic Sculpture Installed At Illinois Statehouse, Just In Time For The Holidays

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 17:46

There's a Nativity scene for Christmas, a menorah for Hanukkah, and something a little different: an arm holding an apple, with a snake coiled around it.

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Too Much Vitamin D In Dog Food May Have Poisoned Pets, Spurring Recalls And FDA Alert

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 17:33

The FDA says pet owners should watch out for vitamin D toxicity. Recalled brands include Abound, Nutrisca and Natural Life.

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Pentagon Will Train Recruits Holding Green Cards Following Court Order

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 17:16

A federal judge ruled that the Pentagon provided no rationalization for recruiting immigrants and then delaying their military service.

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6 Little Words Helped Make George H.W. Bush (A 1-Term) President

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 17:13

"Read my lips" succeeded at countering Bush's image problem. But if it improved his chances of being elected in 1988, it may have ruined his chances of being re-elected in 1992.

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Denmark's Latest Stand Against 'Undesirable' Migrants: Ship Them To An Island

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 16:54

Lawmakers have agreed to send rejected refugees or those with criminal records to an uninhabited island once used to test diseased animals.

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