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Dem who left Congress after sexual misconduct allegations now seeks Las Vegas council seat

Disgraced former Democratic Rep. Ruben Kihuen, who was found to have sexually harassed women in during his time in Congress, announced Tuesday his bid for a Las Vegas city council seat.

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Dem who opposed Pelosi for speaker is blocked from Judiciary Committee seat

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi apparently doesn’t forgive fellow Democrats who cross her.

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Harry Reid swipes at Ocasio-Cortez tax hike proposal, saying Americans won’t accept ‘radical change quickly’

Former Democratic Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid took a swipe at Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s radical 70 percent top tax rate proposal, saying quick “radical change” doesn’t work in America.

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China warns state-run companies to refrain from travel to US, its allies amid arrest of Huawei top exec in Canada

China has advised officials from state-run enterprises to refrain travelling to the U.S. and its allies following the arrest of Huawei top executive in Canada on behalf of the American government, deepening the rift between the two countries.

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US Navy sub commander demoted after hiring prostitutes in Philippines

A Navy submarine commander was disciplined and demoted last summer after admitting to paying for female prostitutes in while stations in port in the Philippines.

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Paris bakery explosion kills 4 people, injures 47 with 10 in critical condition

A powerful blast caused by a gas leak at a Paris bakery Saturday killed at least 4 people and injured at least 47, sparking an all-out emergency response and evacuation of residents.

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Disgraced former Illinois lawmaker indicted on felony charges in revenge porn case

A former Illinois lawmaker has been indicted on a dozen of felony charges stemming from allegedly posting nude photos of two women.

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White House slams ‘hack’ Comey, ‘liar’ McCabe after report of secret FBI probe of possible Trump link to Russians

The White House lashed out against “disgraced partisan hack” James Comey and “known liar” Andrew McCabe on Friday after a report that the FBI — after President Trump fired Comey as the bureau’s director — opened a secret inquiry into whether Trump ha…

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Trump slams ‘total sleaze’ Comey, ‘corrupt’ FBI leaders, after report bureau launched probe after director’s ouster

The White House lashed out against “disgraced partisan hack” James Comey and “known liar” Andrew McCabe on Friday after a report that the FBI — after President Trump fired Comey as the bureau’s director — opened a secret inquiry into whether Trump ha…

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Germany’s new far-right party uses secret Nazi, anti-Semitic symbol as its logo

A German politician who left the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party after a racist tirade is setting up a new party that features a symbol adopted by Austrian Nazis and an anti-Semitic group in the 1930s.

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Japan’s Olympic head suspected of corruption in connection to awarding 2020 Olympic Games to Tokyo

The head of Japan’s Olympic Committee is under investigation is facing charges for suspected “active corruption” in connection with the awarding of the 2020 Olympic Games to Tokyo, France’s financial crimes office said Friday.

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Cuban government accused of censoring negative text message about new constitution

The Cuban government has been accused of censoring text communications that oppose the new proposed constitution.

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Ocasio-Cortez slammed for ‘hypocrisy’ after her campaign fined for not providing worker’s compensation coverage

New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’ campaign has been fined by the state for not providing workers’ compensation coverage for a month last year.

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4 men tied to Lebanese Mafia in Germany on trial over heist of $4M gold coin

Four men with ties to Lebanese mafia family in Germany went on trial on Thursday over the shameless heist of a giant 221-pound commemorative gold coin called the “Big Maple Leaf” valued at over $4 million.

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s past comments raise questions about Supreme Court retirement

Ruth Bader Ginsburg faced new speculation Wednesday on whether she might decide to hang up her robe soon, after the 85-year-old U.S. Supreme Court associate justice missed her third straight day of oral arguments following recent cancer surgery.

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California’s Gov. Newsom hits Trump over threat to pull FEMA money after fires, accuses president of playing ‘games with lives’

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has gone after President Trump, accusing him of playing “games with lives” after the order to stop sending money to the state to deal with forest fires due to poor management.

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Norwegian billionaire’s wife abducted, kidnappers demand $10M ransom for her life

Authorities are racing to save the life of a Norwegian billionaire’s abducted wife, with the kidnappers demanding $10 million ransom money in exchange for her life and freedom, a sum the police asked the family not to pay.

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Kamala Harris’ new book published with praise for ‘leadership’ of now-disgraced former aide

Kamala Harris’ new book may have gone to the printer just a bit too soon. It puts her in an awkward spot because it praises the “leadership” her now-disgraced former aide, Larry Wallace, who resigned in December over a $400,000 sexual harassment settle…

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Kamala Harris’ new book published with praise for ‘leadership’ of now-disgraced former aide

Kamala Harris’ new book may have gone to the printer just a bit too soon. It puts her in an awkward spot because it praises the “leadership” her now-disgraced former aide, Larry Wallace, who resigned in December over a $400,000 sexual harassment settle…

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Kamala Harris’ new book published with praise for ‘leadership’ of now-disgraced former aide

Kamala Harris’ new book may have gone to the printer just a bit too soon. It puts her in an awkward spot because it praises the “leadership” her now-disgraced former aide, Larry Wallace, who resigned in December over a $400,000 sexual harassment settle…

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