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Four California elected officials named in huge dump of sexual harassment claims

Four California elected officials named in huge dump of sexual harassment claims

California’s legislature released years’ worth of records detailing sexual harassment investigations of elected officials and staff. The toppling of powerful men in the worlds of entertainment, media and politics has reverberated through California’s ...

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What do we know about the GOP memo?

What do we know about the GOP memo?

The contents of the controversial Republican memo alleging abuses of government surveillance powers at the FBI and Justice Department have been hotly debated, and now the American public is now ...

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F.B.I. condemns push to release secret republican memo

F.B.I. condemns push to release secret republican memo

Senior Democrats have warned President Donald Trump not to use a controversial memo as a “pretext” to fire the special counsel investigating alleged Russian involvement in the US election. They ...

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Moazzam Begg: I was a Guantanamo detainee – this is what I think of Trump’s plan to keep it open

Moazzam Begg: I was a Guantanamo detainee – this is what I think of Trump’s plan to keep it open

Moazzam Begg is a former Guantanamo prisoner, and the present Director of Outreach for CAGE, advocating for the rights of those held unjustly in the War of Terror. Here is ...

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Rand Paul support releasing The Nunes memo

Rand Paul support releasing The Nunes memo

Sen. Rand Paul, a Republican from Kentucky who recently was attacked by a neighbor while working on his lawn, said he believes the anger and polarization around the coun try ...

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US president hosts North Korean defectors in Oval Office

US president hosts North Korean defectors in Oval Office

US President Donald Trump welcomed six North Korean defectors to the Oval Office on Friday, a high profile and potentially provocative show of support. The group — whose stories Trump ...

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Trump’s nuclear doctrine isn’t different from his predecessors

Trump’s nuclear doctrine isn’t different from his predecessors

The Trump administration on Friday announced it will continue much of the Obama administration’s nuclear weapons policy, but take a more aggressive stance toward Russia. It said Russia must be ...

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Nunes memo proves nothing but the fact Republicans will do anything to undermine Robert Mueller’s Trump-Russia Probe

Nunes memo proves nothing but the fact Republicans will do anything to undermine Robert Mueller’s Trump-Russia Probe

One of the most hotly-anticipated political documents of recent years was finally made public and it told us an awful lot, while also telling us very little. One thing it ...

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Father lunges at disgraced gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar

Father lunges at disgraced gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar

A father whose three daughters were abused by disgraced US gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar has tried to attack him in a Michigan courtroom. Randall Margraves had to be restrained by ...

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US military proposed diversifying its nuclear arsenal and developing new, smaller atomic bombs to counter Russia

US military proposed diversifying its nuclear arsenal and developing new, smaller atomic bombs to counter Russia

The US military has proposed diversifying its nuclear arsenal and developing new, smaller atomic bombs, largely to counter Russia. The latest thinking was revealed in a Pentagon policy statement known ...

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