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John Conyers Accuser Breaks Non-Disclosure, Says He Propositioned Her for Sex

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John Conyers III spoke to reporters early Wednesday outside his family's Detroit home, saying it's "very unfortunate to see him fight so long for so many people and to automatically have the allegations assumed to be true". BuzzFeed News reported last week that Mr Conyers had settled a complaint two years ago for 27,000 U.S. dollars (£20,000) with a female staffer who alleged she was sacked because she rejected his sexual advances. Read More »

Jury finds undocumented immigrant not guilty of murder of Kate Steinle

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Zarate was accused of finding a stolen gun on using it to shoot the 32-year-old woman while she was walking with her father in 2015. Jurors did find Garcia Zarate guilty of being a felon in possession of a firearm. After he was elected president, Trump signed an executive order to cut funding from cities that limit cooperation with USA immigration authorities, a policy that a federal judge in San Francisco permanently blocked Monday. Read More »

Bears Ears to be slashed by 85 percent, Grand Staircase by half

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Secretary Ryan ZinkeRyan Keith ZinkeReporter assaulted by Mont. congressman sends cease-and-desist letter Whitefish resumes fix work in Puerto Rico after being paid Let's be thankful for our national parks - before they're too expensive to visit MORE has proposed shrinking some monuments, including the 1.3-million-acre Bears Ears , but not eliminating any of them. Read More »

Trump 'To Recognise Jerusalem as Israeli Capital'

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The Associated Press reported that while he is likely to again sign the document, he may also declare Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Trump's announcement is expected next week and follows months of internal deliberations that officials described as growing particularly intense in recent days. Read More »

Rescue mission for Argentine submarine crew ends, search for sub continues

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In its final communication, the submarine reported it had overcome a mechanical breakdown that resulted from a short circuit due to the entry of water via the vessel's snorkel. A navy spokesman said this week that the blast could have been triggered by a "concentration of hydrogen" caused by the battery problem reported by the captain. Read More »

Pope urges world to act on Rohingya crisis

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Pope Francis had been urged not to use the name in Myanmar to avoid provoking hardline Buddhists and making the country's Catholics a target. Myanmar's government denies the Rohingya are an ethnic group, insisting they are "Bengali" immigrants who are not entitled to full citizenship. Read More »

Coalition: At least 801 civilians killed since start of anti-ISIS campaign

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Monitoring group Airwars insists the official count is well below the true civilian toll of the bombing campaign, estimating that nearly 6,000 innocent lives have been lost. "Its replacements have been called off", the coalition said in a statement. The group called all-Qastantiyyah Foundation called for attacks on children in the West - in particular the US, Australia and Europe - SITE, a group monitoring Islamist propaganda activities, reported on Wednesday. Read More »

Randi Zuckerberg Says Alaska Attendants Didn't Stop Harassment

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That extremely helpful advice didn't sit will with Zuckerberg, who wrote that she was "furious with Alaska Airlines for knowingly and willingly providing this man with a platform to harass women". She said: 'I nearly did until I realized. why should I have to move? A spokesperson for Alaska Airlines told NBC Bay Area that Zuckerberg's encounter is "very disturbing". Read More »

Michigan Attorney General Candidate Suggests Voting for the Candidate Without a Penis

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In the current political environment, Nessel's argument for the candidate who doesn't have a penis could well carry the day against her lone male opponent in the Democratic primary. "Well, I read the news, and I bet you do too". "Yes, I'm a woman", she concludes. Nessel is best known for representing a same-sex couple in a case that helped overturn gay-marriage bans in MI and other states. Read More »

White House defends Rex Tillerson - sort of

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The threat is real. "I think what he's done is elevate the conversation to talk about a real issue and a real threat". None of the videos retweeted by the president and posted by Fransen, the deputy leader of Britain First, a hate group that advocates against Muslim immigrants in Britain, have been verified by British authorities. Read More »

East Coast natural disaster rattles Staten Island

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ET. At this time, no damages are reported, in Delaware. A 4.4 magnitude natural disaster occurred Thursday afternoon in Dover, Del., and was felt across Maryland. Reports on the USGS website indicated shaking felt from Queens, New York south to Washington, DC. It struck at 4:47 p.m., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Read More »

BJP MP Kirron Kher stirs controversy, holds Chandigarh victim responsible for rape

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Kher made the comment in context to the alleged rape of a woman by an auto-rickshaw driver and two other men in Chandigarh on November 17. Chandigarh has negligible public transport. On Thursday, Kher clarified her stand. The MP said that those who are trying to play politics over her statement should be ashamed of themselves and urged asked everyone to talk constructively. Read More »

Beastie Boys' Adam Horovitz believes sexual misconduct allegations about his father

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It's also not Horovitz first time being accused of misconduct. "I would say we're certainly not planning any Israel Horovitz productions for the next year, and for the foreseeable future", Zinn said. Late Thursday morning , Gloucester Stage board President Liz Neumeier, emailed a statement to the Gloucester Daily Times saying Horovitz had resigned his position of ex-officio board member. Read More »

US Drone Strike Targets Militant Hideout Near Durand Line

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In an interview with Bloomberg , the prime minister said Pakistan would act against terrorists including the Haqqani network within its borders. Four people were killed in the attack but the identity of those killed is not known, security sources said. Read More »

Midler to Rivera: Apologize for alleged sexual assault

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Interestingly, Rivera has yet to comment on a recently unearthed interview between Barbara Walters and Bette Midler from 1991, during which Midler alleged that Rivera had once assaulted her. He referred to news as a "flirty business" in another , saying, "This issue is so red hot right now there is no room for any thought or opinion but hang em high". Read More »

Paul Manafort reached an $11 million bail agreement with Mueller's team

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Under the terms of the new bail package , Manafort will post four properties totaling $11 million dollars in value as bail. Under the proposal, Manafort would be able to travel in Virginia, New York, Florida, and Washington, D.C.; other domestic destinations would need the court's approval, Politico reported . Read More »

Cyclone Ockhi: Heavy rainfalls hit Kanyakumari, kill four

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Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan held discussions through video conferencing with the Collectors of Thiruvananthapuram , Kollam, Alapuzha, Pathnamthitta, Idukki and Ernakulam districts and gave them necessary directions to take steps by coordinating various government agencies. Read More »

November 30, 2017: Man Kicked Off Call-In Show For Questioning Fisher's Loyalty

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A fan who started to question Fisher's loyalty during his call-in show Wednesday night was shoved out, as shown in this video from the Orlando Sentinel . "It's the things we live with in our world all the time that other people don't always live with, things that we handle and deal with and have strategies we adhere to when the time is right". Read More »

Sherin Mathews showed abuse signs: Doctor

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The prosecution then asked the parents about Sherin allegedly having a broken femur, elbow and tibia, they however did not confirm the allegations. "Eventually, Wesley Mathews no longer felt a pulse on the child and believed she had died". Wesley Mathews waited to call police until 8 a.m. Sini Mathews' alibi is that she was sleeping for the entire time when her daughter first went missing. Read More »

Victim's Father Detonates Grenades At Ukraine Murder Trial, Killing Self, Injuring Seven

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The explosions rocked the courthouse in Nikopol, in the eastern Dnipropetrovsk region, and wounded at least seven people, The Sun reported , citing the Kyiv Post . The attacker later died at the hospital, police spokesman Hanna Starchevska told RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty . As BBC reported, the defendants in the murder trial are accused of opening fire on a auto and killing two passengers, which included the son of the father who detonated the two grenades. Read More »

Justin Bieber's Security Chief Arrested after Colliding with Police Car in Kendall

Justin Bieber's bodyguard was arrested early Thursday after allegedly driving drunk and crashing into a police auto in Miami , police authorities confirmed to Page Six. Cops found receipts in Arana's pocket showing he paid for various alcoholic beverages after midnight. He refused a blood test at the scene. Arana, 32, was arrested on scene and has been charged with leaving the scene of the crash and driving under the influence. Read More »

Israel strikes militant targets in Gaza after mortar barrage

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Some 15 mortar shells were fired Thursday from the Gaza Strip at the IDF post at the perimeter fence in the northern Gaza Strip, without casualties. However, The Israeli military later said the sirens were a false alarm. The mortars were fired exactly a month after Israel blew up an attack tunnel that led from Gaza into Israeli in which 14 militants were killed. Israeli forces fired four mortar shells at alleged Hamas military posts in the northern Gaza Strip on Thursday, following claims by ... Read More »

Palestinian fatally shot after throwing stones at Israeli teens

One of the settlers then opened fire, striking a Palestinian. The IDF added that security forces arrived at the scene to evacuate the Israeli group, treat those injured and disperse the protest. Israel insists a lot of them were attackers, but many were killed during clashes and protests against Israel's illegal occupation of Palestinian land. Read More »

Europe's Muslim population to grow, migration or not

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Even with the most immigration, Muslims would "still be considerably smaller than the populations of both Christians and people with no religion in Europe", the researchers concluded. The next largest sources of refugees - Afghanistan and Iraq - are also conflict zones, with overwhelming Muslim-majority populations. A "high" migration scenario imagines that record refugee flows into Europe between 2014-16 continue into the future with the same religious composition, along with regular ... Read More »

Atlantic hurricane season ends today

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The 2017 hurricane season will be remembered for its brutality and endurance, but also goes down in history as having the most accurate storm track forecasts since modern mapping of tropical cyclones began almost 50 years ago. There were 16 named storms in the Atlantic this year, according to the National Hurricane Center. Irma slammed through the Leeward Islands and grazed the northern coasts of Puerto Rico, Hispaniola and Cuba before turning north into Florida. Read More »

Franken groped breast during USO photo op, another woman says

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Leeann Tweeden, a Los Angeles-based news anchor, came forward with the allegations in an op-ed published by KABC radio on Thursday that detailed an encounter with Franken during a tour of the Middle East to entertain USA troops in 2006. Franken also disputed Tweeden's account that he kissed Tweeden without consent, but apologized on Monday, saying: "I feel you have to respect the women's experience". Read More »

Tinubu accompanies Buhari to EU-AU summit in Abidjan

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The images from CNN, showing an auction of migrants as slaves in Libya has triggered worldwide indignation, become one of the major topics of the summit in Abidjan . The plan emerged from a meeting of United Nations officials, European Union leaders and government representatives from Chad, Niger, Morocco, Congo and Libya that was called by France on Wednesday. Read More »

Clouds arrive however, showers hold off until late Thursday

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Tonight, we will have clear skies with no chance of rain. Expect highs in the mid 60s during the afternoon with morning lows in the 40s. Highs will be in the upper 40s on Saturday and then pop back into the low 50s on Sunday , which is around or slightly above seasonable levels for early December. Read More »

[Update] War crimes court winds down with defendant's stunning death

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Kolinda Grabar Kitarovic said in an address on Thursday that Slobodan Praljak " would rather take his own life than live as a convict for the acts he firmly believed he hadn't committed ", AP reports. A 5-member ICTY appeals bench upheld Praljak's conviction on charges of crimes against humanity over persecution, murders and expulsions of Bosnian Muslims from territory captured by nationalist Bosnian Croats and the brutal imprisonment of wartime detainees. Read More »