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Karen McDougal wants to be released from an agreement mandating her silence, NYTimes reports

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 19:28:46 GMT

A former Playboy model who allegedly had a nine-month affair with President Donald Trump is suing the company that kept her original account from publication, The New York Times reported Tuesday.(image)

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Judge lets 'Apprentice' contestant's defamation case continue

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 18:45:47 GMT

A New York judge on Tuesday denied an attempt by lawyers for President Donald Trump to dismiss a defamation case against a former "Apprentice" contestant who claims Trump groped her a decade ago.(image)

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Is Stormy Daniels more media savvy than Trump?

Sun, 18 Mar 2018 17:42:47 GMT

Is adult film star Stormy Daniels beating the president at his own media game? Jeff Greenfield and Alicia Menendez discuss how Daniels has kept her case in the news spotlight ahead of her "60 Minutes" interview on March 25.(image)

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How Melania is handling Stormy Daniels news

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 01:17:23 GMT

CNN's Randi Kaye takes a look at how first lady Melania Trump keeps a low profile after porn star Stomy Daniels' claims of an alleged sexual encounter with President Trump.(image)

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Evangelicals' mulligan defense of Trump is 'complete hypocrisy,' says former WH official who served under Reagan and the Bushes

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 18:55:11 GMT

He served under Presidents Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush, and George W. Bush, but under Donald Trump's presidency, Peter Wehner says things are different.(image)

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Polygraph: Stormy Daniels was being truthful

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 20:04:50 GMT

Stormy Daniels was "truthful about having unprotected vaginal intercourse with Donald Trump in July 2006," according to a polygraph test report from 2011.(image)

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McCain: US presidents don't congratulate dictators after sham elections

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 18:58:27 GMT

President Donald Trump said Tuesday he congratulated Russian President Vladimir Putin for winning reelection earlier this month, provoking a strong rebuke from GOP Sen. John McCain.(image)

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Trump: I congratulated Putin

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 16:48:07 GMT

While meeting with Saudi Arabia's crown prince, President Donald Trump said he spoke with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the phone and that they will be meeting soon.(image)

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Analysis: Trump is done playing nice

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 17:51:53 GMT

There's been an important shift over the last few days in President Donald Trump's approach to the ongoing special counsel investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election as his rhetoric and his legal team have begun to reflect an increased focus on winning the fight for public opinion rather than cooperating with the actual probe.(image)

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Tapper to interview Comey

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 18:37:07 GMT

CNN's Jake Tapper will interview former FBI Director James Comey on April 19, the network announced Tuesday.(image)

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Ex-Solicitor General Olson will not join Trump legal team

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 18:59:11 GMT

Former Solicitor General Ted Olson will not join President Donald Trump's legal team, a partner of Olson's legal firm said Tuesday.(image)

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Sanders is asked about Russia

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 19:12:56 GMT

When asked about the fairness of the Russia election, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders says the US does not get to dictate how other countries operate.(image)

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GOP senator blocks top spy lawyer's confirmation

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 18:28:56 GMT

Last week, quietly and without fanfare, Iowa Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley blocked President Donald Trump's nominee to be the intelligence community's top lawyer, the General Counsel of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, Jason Klitenic.(image)

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Analysis: How Mark Zuckerberg went from 2020 darling to political scourge

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 20:00:49 GMT

Less than a year ago, here's how Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg's potential political aspirations were being treated by the media.(image)

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Resource officer's quick action stopped school shooter within seconds

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 19:25:56 GMT

The school shooting was over in seconds. But it could have dragged on longer and proven deadlier were it not for the rapid response of a school resource officer.(image)

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Pro-Syrian regime forces gathering near US troops

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 18:42:21 GMT

The US-led coalition fighting ISIS has observed pro-Syrian regime forces once again conducting a slow build-up east of the Euphrates River near where US troops are present advising local allies, according to multiple US and coalition officials.(image)

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Torpedoed US WWII warship found

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 18:36:37 GMT

Wreckage from the USS Juneau -- a World War II cruiser sunk by a Japanese torpedo in 1942 -- has been discovered by a team of explorers led by billionaire Paul Allen on the floor of the South Pacific off the coast of the Solomon Islands, the Microsoft co-founder announced on Monday.(image)

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Priest wishes for Pope's quick death in homily

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 18:10:17 GMT

A Catholic priest from Poland is facing rebuke after calling Pope Francis a "foreign body" in the church and implying the Pope should pass away soon if his views on refugees and non-Christian beliefs don't change.(image)

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'Stranger Things' stars to get major raise

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 13:19:59 GMT

The stars of Netflix's "Stranger Things" are set for a major pay raise for season three of the hit show.(image)

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Selena Gomez is happy and healthy

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 18:37:30 GMT

Selena Gomez has a message for the trolls who insist on having an opinion on her vacation pictures: give it up.(image)

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See Queen's letter about Harry's marriage

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 09:35:36 GMT

Prince Harry's marriage to Meghan Markle required approval by the Archbishop and Harry's grandmother, Queen Elizabeth, in part because Markle is divorced. CNN's Max Foster explains the Royal protocol.(image)

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'He was a gentle giant'

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 16:41:00 GMT

The world's last male northern white rhino has died leaving only two females left to save the species from extinction.(image)

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What happens to the species now

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 17:17:48 GMT

Sudan, the world's last male northern white rhino, has died.(image)

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Tinder profile was created to help save species

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 07:37:49 GMT

An endangered rhino is now on Tinder hoping to find a mate to keep his species from becoming extinct. CNN's Michael Holmes reports.(image)

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Zoo cuts off horns to protect rhinos

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 07:03:38 GMT

A zoo in the Czech Republic has made a difficult decision to protect an endangered animal from poachers. CNN's Robyn Curnow reports.(image)

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Royal couple reveals details of wedding cake

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 12:26:26 GMT

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle revealed who will make the cake for their May 19 wedding.(image)

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Video shows cops confront Costco thieves

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 13:47:32 GMT

Police received a tip about a shoplifting in progress at a Seattle Costco, and after waiting outside for the thieves to exit, cameras captured the cops busting the suspects.(image)

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Trump's opioid plan to kill drug dealers is about vengeance

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 18:44:53 GMT

Vengeance is not a public health policy. But it's implicit in a policy measure coming out of the White House, which would attempt to solve the opioid crisis with a plan that includes sentencing some high-intensity traffickers to death. It may feel good, and for some segment of the population, vengeance may even look good.(image)

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In March for Our Lives, don't forget Trayvon Martin

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 15:30:30 GMT

Students of all ages last week joined their courageous and eloquent peers from Parkland, Florida in protest. They are showing us that the damage from school shootings is not only the tragic loss of young lives, but also the pervasive fear that exists in modern American schools, where "active shooter" drills embed terror the way that "duck and cover" once did.(image)

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Why Zuckerberg needs to testify before Congress

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 13:18:41 GMT

Facebook's latest secrecy problem is not going to get a lot of "likes."(image)

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Kushner and MBS: A tale of two princes

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 12:06:06 GMT

Jared Kushner has a vast foreign policy portfolio, including brokering an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal, as well as managing relations with both Mexico and China.(image)

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A family affair: Susan Pompeo's active role raising debate within the CIA

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 00:35:34 GMT

Susan Pompeo, wife of Central Intelligence Agency chief Mike Pompeo, has taken on an unusually active role for a CIA spouse in agency affairs since he started the job in January 2017, regularly spending her days at the agency, traveling with her husband, and attending agency social events -- seven sources with knowledge of the matter told CNN.(image)

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Rep. Gaetz calls for an end to Russia probe

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 02:11:45 GMT

Rep. Matt Gaetz tells CNN's Anderson Cooper that Attorney General Jeff Sessions should renounce his recusal and fire special counsel Robert Mueller.(image)

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John Oliver trolls Pence with a gay bunny book

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 14:07:47 GMT

Late-night host John Oliver trolls VP Mike Pence by releasing a children's book about his version of Marlon Bundo, Pence's family pet. The book released before a Pence family book about a day in the life of their rabbit. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.(image)

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Trump heralds Clinton Foundation program in opioid speech

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 01:29:38 GMT

President Donald Trump, who as a candidate used the Clinton Foundation to slam his opponent Hillary Clinton, heralded an opioid program backed by the Clinton family foundation on Monday in New Hampshire.(image)

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Male birth control pill one step closer to reality

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 17:19:49 GMT

For decades, birth control pills have exclusively been used by women. But a male birth control pill that is both safe and effective may be on the horizon, according to a new study.(image)

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Kids 50 years ago almost never drew scientists as women. Now they do almost a third of the time

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 17:10:52 GMT

If you had asked a young child 50 years ago to draw a picture of a scientist, about 99% of the drawings would be of men.(image)

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How food could help fight depression and stress

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 09:43:41 GMT

Do you find that food deeply affects your mood? Science is beginning to back up such gut feelings.(image)

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'Big Little Lies' stars share Season 2 preview

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 11:25:40 GMT

The filming for the second season of "Big Little Lies" has started, and some of the stars are stoking the excitement.(image)

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Lin-Manuel Miranda's March for Our Lives song

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 21:08:39 GMT

Two of Broadway's most popular voices have joined forces for a song to benefit March For Our Lives.(image)

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Renée Zellweger as Judy Garland is uncanny

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 16:20:04 GMT

Producers behind an upcoming biopic about Judy Garland have released the first image of Renée Zellweger as the late screen icon and it is striking.(image)

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Ben Affleck's massive back tattoo mocked

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 12:23:08 GMT

Remember that huge back tattoo Ben Affleck said was fake?(image)

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Grab a bucket. The maple sap is running!

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 14:53:13 GMT

Is there anything more wonderful than a stack of buttermilk pancakes dripping with golden maple syrup?(image)

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Cherry blossoms peaking soon

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 21:04:31 GMT

It's a Washington tradition that isn't subject to partisan bickering or a lobbyist's best efforts to influence.(image)

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