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New Orleans city government hit with cyberattack

New Orleans city government hit with cyberattackThe computer network that handles governmental operations for the city of New Orleans was shut down Friday by a cyberattack, city officials say. New ...

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Democrats threaten to skip next debate over labor dispute

All seven Democratic candidates who qualified for next week’s presidential debate in Las Vegas are threatening to skip it over a labor dispute at the university hosting the event. The ...

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Former Kentucky Gov. Bevin defends pardons on Twitter amid backlash

Former Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin (R) issued a series of tweets late Friday defending himself amid scrutiny of hundreds of pardons and commutations he issued before leaving office. Bevin, who ...

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Illinois man charged with threatening to shoot GOP congressman

A man in Illinois has been charged after allegedly threatening to shoot Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) and accusing the congressman of “backing the Russians.” Randall Tarr, 64, of Rochester, Ill., ...

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North Korea conducts ‘crucial test’ from rocket launch site

North Korea announced Saturday that it has conducted “another crucial test” from its satellite launch site, with Pyongyang saying it will use the results to bolster efforts for a strategic ...

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Employee shot and killed at a food-service container plant in Georgia

Georgia

A worker at a food-service container plant near Atlanta was shot and killed Friday, and the shooter was later caught in Alabama, Rockdale County Sheriff Eric Levett said. Gunfire was ...

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Senior Pentagon official sexually harassed 3 women on staff

Pentagon, sexually harassed

The Pentagon’s watchdog has found that a former top Department of Defense (DOD) civilian sexually harassed three women on his staff, frequently touching them and making sexual comments. The DOD ...

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House judiciary committee passes Trump impeachment charges

The US House Judiciary Committee has approved two impeachment charges against President Donald Trump, moving the process towards a full House vote. The articles, backed by Democrats and opposed by ...

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Trump congratulates Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson, Trump

President Trump on Friday congratulated British Prime Minister Boris Johnson after the Conservative Party won a majority of seats in the country’s Thursday elections, a large boost for Brexit supporters. ...

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U.S.: we don’t want to see ill-advised behavior by North Korea

US, North Korea

President Donald Trump wants to work with North Korea to help it develop its economy, but the United States does not want to see a resumption of “ill-advised behavior” by ...

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