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Former NY Times editor Jill Abramson accused of plagiarism

Former NY Times editor Jill Abramson accused of plagiarism

Former New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson said Wednesday that she is standing by her work amid allegations that she plagiarized material for her new book, “Merchants of Truth.” ...

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Schiff: Americans should have ‘no confidence’ in Whitaker’s control of Mueller probe

Schiff: Americans should have 'no confidence' in Whitaker's control of Mueller probe

Rep. Adam Schiff, the incoming chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, on Thursday warned that Americans “can have no confidence” in any decision acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker makes regarding ...

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Trump: ‘I miss New York’

Trump set for tumultuous ride with Congress

President Donald Trump, a born-and-raised New Yorker, misses his hometown and plans to return there after his presidency, he said this week. Trump said in an interview with the New ...

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350 U.S. news outlets condemn Trump in coordinated fightback

350 U.S. news outlets condemn Trump in coordinated fightback

Hundreds of US news outlets have synchronised their editorials in an effort to hit back at Donald Trump, following his repeated attacks on the media. The unprecedented move is a collective response to ...

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Russian trolls watched ‘House of Cards’ to learn about US politics

Russian trolls watched ‘House of Cards’ to learn about US politics

Yahoo correspondent Michael Isikoff said that Russians who worked for a St. Petersburg “troll factory” were required to watch Netflix’s “House of Cards” to help them write messages that would ...

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Republicans demand more aggressive military intervention in Middle East

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Foreign policy hawks seized on the Paris terrorist attacks to argue for more aggressive military intervention in the Middle East, as national security issues assumed centre stage in the US ...

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12 things we learned from Democratic debate

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The second Democratic debate is through. Here’s a summary of what we learned: The debate began with a half-hour discussion of the Paris attacks and national security. Former secretary of ...

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Presidential candidates face off on foreign policy in light of Paris attacks in second Democratic debate

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The aftermath of the terrorist atrocities in Paris failed to deter surprisingly intense policy clashes between the Democrat presidential rivals on Saturday, as Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and Martin O’Malley ...

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Ben Carson stands by ‘best friend’ who pleaded guilty to healthcare fraud

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Ben Carson is continuing to stand by his business associate and “best friend” Alfonso Costa following revelations that Costa pleaded guilty in federal court in 2007 to healthcare fraud. Costa, ...

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Ben Carson says he will make Isis ‘look like losers’ as a president

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Ben Carson would make Isis “look like losers” by “destroying their caliphate”, he told the Republican debate on Tuesday in language that strongly echoed his rival candidate Donald Trump. When ...

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