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22-09-2018

12 Women Come Forward in Drugging and Sexual Assault Case Against California Couple

The authorities believe Grant Robicheaux, a surgeon, and Cerissa Riley, a teacher, worked together to lure women, drug them and rape them.

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22-09-2018

Rosenstein Is Said to Have Discussed Invoking 25th Amendment Against Trump

The 25th amendment provides for the removal of a president who’s unfit for office.

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22-09-2018

The Kavanaugh nomination is another big step in the politicization of the Supreme Court

The judicial branch was never free of politics, but things are different today and the Kavanaugh fight underscores it

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22-09-2018

Bodies recovered from capsized boat in Tanzania as death toll reaches 207

Divers continue to search and and around the wreck of an overcrowded Tanzanian ferry that capsized on Lake Victoria on

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22-09-2018

Beto O’Rourke could lead a blue wave in Texas — even if he loses his Senate race

This could be the difference between a very conservative Texas and a bipartisan one.

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22-09-2018

These six — yes, six — siblings of a Republican congressman just endorsed his opponent

“I’m not going to break bread with a racist," said David Gosar, brother of Rep. Paul A. Gosar (R-Ariz.).

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22-09-2018

25 killed in attack on Iranian military parade

At least 25 people were killed and 60 others injured in an attack on a military parade in Iran's southwestern city of Ahvaz on Saturday, according to

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22-09-2018

US-China trade talks stall amid tariff standoff

Negotiations between the United States and China have stalled after President Donald Trump ordered new tariffs on Chinese goods.

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22-09-2018

Trump HUD Secretary Ben Carson claims Kavanaugh allegations are part of a centuries old socialist plot

The former neurosurgeon turned housing secretary also warned that sexual assault allegations like the one made against Trump's Supreme Court nominee c

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22-09-2018

Florence Fall-Out Threatens to Release Waste Stored in Dozens of North Carolina Hog Lagoons

As of noon Wednesday, the Department of Environmental Quality had identified 21 flooded lagoons actively releasing hog waste into the environment

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22-09-2018

Sacramento authorities arrest UC Berkeley employee as NorCal Rapist suspect - Los Angeles Times

Sacramento County authorities announced on Friday the arrest of a man they say is the "NorCal Rapist," who was responsible for carrying out a series o

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22-09-2018

China Cancels Trade Talks With U.S. Amid Escalation in Tariff Threats

China scotched trade talks with the U.S. that were planned for the coming days, according to people briefed on the matter, further dimming prospects f

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22-09-2018

Minnesota state lawmaker ends reelection bid amid daughter's allegations of inappropriate touching

Minnesota state Rep. Jim Knoblach announced Friday that he would be ending his reelection campaign amid allegations he inappropriately touched his adu

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22-09-2018

Rep. Gosar's siblings endorse Dem. opponent David Brill in new ad campaign

In an explosive new political ad campaign, an Arizona Congressional candidate is getting the endorsement of his opponent's own siblings.

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22-09-2018

Surprisingly Close Texas Senate Race Sparks Testy Debate For Cruz, O'Rourke

Republican Sen. Ted Cruz and challenger Beto O'Rourke sparred on immigration, health care, gun control and national anthem protests. The race could ti

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22-09-2018

Rod Rosenstein Suggested Secretly Recording Trump and Discussed 25th Amendment

In the turbulent days after the firing of James B. Comey, the deputy attorney general appeared conflicted about his role and wanted to expose administ

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22-09-2018

New Jersey governor calls on sheriff to resign after 'appalling' racially charged remarks captured on tape

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy called on a sheriff to resign Thursday after he was caught on tape making racially charged remarks about African Americans

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22-09-2018

Ted Cruz and Beto O’Rourke Set for First Debate Friday Night

The Texas political rivals have spent weeks preparing for the debate, the first of three in their Senate race, which is one of the tightest and most h

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22-09-2018

Flood Shuts Down N.C. Power Plant, Sweeps Waste Into River

River flooding caused the shutdown Friday of a natural-gas plant near Wilmington, N.C., and some waste tied to the facility’s past as a coal-fired p

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22-09-2018

Three Infants, Two Adults Stabbed at Possible Birthing Center in Queens

A woman stabbed three infants and two adults at a Queens residence suspected of being a birthing center before turning the blade on herself, according

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22-09-2018

Cody Wilson, 3-D Printed Gun Proponent, Is Arrested in Taiwan on Sex Assault Charge

Mr. Wilson was arrested in Taipei and delivered to the National Immigration Agency. Police in Austin, Tex., had asked the U.S. Marshals Lone Star Fugi

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22-09-2018

Trump, at Missouri campaign rally, says Democrats are 'dangerous,' 'crazy'

President Trump held a rally on Friday night in Springfield, Missouri in support of state Attorney General Josh Hawley, who is attempting to unseat De

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22-09-2018

Manhunt ends for Pennsylvania man who allegedly threatened Trump

The manhunt for a Pennsylvania man who allegedly threatened to “put a bullet” in President Trump’s head has finally ended, officials said Friday

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22-09-2018

Trump questions credibility of Kavanaugh accuser as Senate panel issues ultimatum on her testimony

The Judiciary Committee set a deadline for Christine Blasey Ford to decide whether to testify..

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22-09-2018

Brexit Talks at ‘Impasse,’ Theresa May Says, After a Rancorous Summit

The bloc’s leaders rejected her proposals at an unexpectedly bitter meeting that cast doubt over the prospects of reaching an agreement.

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21-09-2018

Dianne Feinstein Rode One Court Fight to the Senate. Another Has Left Her Under Siege.

Ms. Feinstein has exposed herself to withering criticism over her handling of accusations against Judge Brett Kavanaugh, a case with echoes of Clarenc

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21-09-2018

5 People, Including 3 Infants, Stabbed at NYC Day Care; Butcher Knife, Meat Cleaver Found at Scene

A 52-year-old day care worker allegedly stabbed five people, including three baby girls no more than a month old, at an overnight facility in Queens e

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21-09-2018

Tanzanian Ferry Capsizes, Killing More Than 90

The precise number of those aboard the vessel when it capsized in Lake Victoria just a few meters from the dock was hard to establish.

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21-09-2018

Britain’s May Says Brexit Negotiations Have Reached ‘an Impasse’

British Prime Minister Theresa May warned that Brexit talks had hit a deadlock and called on European leaders to present new proposals as negotiations