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Kentucky lawmaker who killed himself claimed he raised the dead

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 21:19:00 GMT

State Rep. Dan Johnson also declared that he watched the second hijacked plane slam into the World Trade Center from his hotel room.Kentucky State Rep. Dan Johnson addresses the public from his church on Dec. 12 regarding allegations that he sexually abused a teenager after a New Year's party in 2013.Kentucky State Rep. Dan Johnson addresses the public from his church on Tuesday regarding allegations that he sexually abused a teenager in 2013.


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Michigan police under fire for treatment of 11-year-old girl

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 23:33:00 GMT

The Grand Rapids cops were chasing a middle-aged white woman. They cuffed an 11-year-old black girl. Now they are under investigation.An investigation is underway after 11-year-old Honestie Hodges was held at gunpoint by police officers, handcuffed and thrown in the back of a police cruiser in Grand Rapids, Michigan.An investigation is underway after 11-year-old Honestie Hodges was held at gunpoint by police officers, handcuffed and thrown in the back of a police cruiser in Grand Rapids, Michigan.


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How Newtown is coping five years after massacre

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:40:54 GMT

Thursday will mark five years since Newtown became the unwilling epicenter of an ongoing national tragedy — the mass killing of innocents by gunmen armed with high-powered weapons.Mark Barden gets a hug while holding up a picture of his son Daniel who was killed in the Sandy Hook massacre during a vigil honoring the victims of the shooting in Las Vegas on Oct. 4 in Newtown, Connecticut.Phillip W. Mauriello of Watertown, Connecticut, left, who is not in favor of any changes to gun laws in Connecticut, speaks with Erin Nikitchyuk of Sandy Hook, Connecticut, right, who is for regulations to reduce gun violence, as they stand at a rally outside the National Shooting Sports Foundation headquarters in Newtown, Connecticut, on March 28, 2013.Dozens of people in Newtown, Connecticut, attended a vigil in October for the 58 people killed in the shooting in Las Vegas and called for action on gun control.The newly finished Sandy Hook Elementary School, shown on July 29, 2016, in Connecticut.


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NYPD opens investigation over Russell Simmons accusations

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:19:00 GMT

New York City police have opened a preliminary investigation into sexual assault allegations against hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons, two sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday.Russell Simmons speaks appears at the RUSH Philanthropic Arts Foundation's Art for Life Benefit in Water Mill, New York on July 18, 2015.Russell Simmons speaking at an event in New York on July 18, 2015.


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Prosecutor: Not enough evidence yet to charge officer who shot bride

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 23:54:16 GMT

County attorneys do not yet have enough evidence to file charges against a Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed an Australian bride-to-be in July, the prosecutor handling the case said on Wednesday.Johanna Morrow plays the didgeridoo during a memorial service for Justine Damond on August 11, 2017 at Lake Harriet in Minneapolis.A memorial service for Justine Damond on August 11, 2017 at Lake Harriet in Minneapolis.


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Firefighter killed battling powerful California wildfire

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 23:16:00 GMT

The raging Thomas Fire claimed the life firefighter on Thursday after charring nearly 250,000 acres of California since early December.In this photo provided by the Santa Barbara County Fire Department, firefighters keep an eye on flames as pockets of unburned vegetation flare up off Bella Vista Dr. in Montecito, Calif. on Dec. 13, 2017.In this photo provided by the Santa Barbara County Fire Department, firefighters keep an eye on flames as pockets of unburned vegetation flare up off Bella Vista Dr. in Montecito, Calif. on Dec. 13, 2017.


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4 times 'The Simpsons' eerily predicted the future

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 23:11:00 GMT

The long-running animated sitcom predicted that The Walt Disney Company would buy 21st Century Fox — almost two decades ago.Fox show "The Simpsons" caricatures Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in a short video published on YouTube parodying the "3 a.m. call" made famous by Clinton's 2008 campaign for president.


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Bargains lure millions to health care markets

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 22:32:44 GMT

Despite endless repeal efforts, millions are signing up for health insurance on the Obamacare markets in the final days of open enrollment, and finding bargainsCustomers wait to sign up for healthcare insurance through the Maryland Health Connection Exchange in Silver Spring, Maryland.Customers wait to sign up for healthcare insurance through the Maryland Health Connection Exchange at the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services in Silver Spring, Maryland.Healthcare navigators assist customers trying to sign up for healthcare insurance through the Maryland Health Connection Exchange in Silver Spring, Maryland.


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Will he testify? Time for Turkish banker in sanctions trial to decide

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 22:26:00 GMT

Turkish banker Hakan Atilla listened to gold trader Reza Zarrab testify against him for seven days in a U.S. sanctions case.People walk past a branch of the Turkish Halk Bank on Nov. 27, 2017 in Istanbul.U.S. prosecutors say Halkbank executives helped move Iranian money through American banks.Reza Zarrab in Istanbul in 2013.


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Tax bill kills health insurance mandate

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 22:19:00 GMT

The tax bill being considered in Congress kills the individual mandate - the unpopular Obamacare provision that required everyone to buy health insurance.Activists march around the U.S. Capitol to protest the Senate GOP health care bill, on Capitol Hill on June 28, 2017 in Washington, DC.


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Immigrants trusted NYC with their biggest secret. Now they fear deportation.

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 21:06:09 GMT

New York's undocumented came out of the shadows under Obama. Now, with Trump, they fear giving away personal details could have been a big mistake.Bianey Garcia, a transgender woman originally from Mexico and now a community activist in Queens poses for a recent photo.Mayor Bill de Blasio launches IDNYC at Queens Library on January 11, 2015.New York City mayoral candidate Nicole Malliotakis exits a polling station in the Staten Island borough of New York, Nov. 7, 2017.President Donald Trump waves on stage at a rally in Harrisburg, Pa., April 29, 2017.U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) acting director Thomas Homan addresses the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, July 27, 2017.


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U.S. jets use warning flares to chase away Russian jets over Syria

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 21:02:00 GMT

Russian planes have been breaching U.S. airspace in Syria up to eight times a day since early November, according to a military spokesman.A Russian Su-25 ground attack jet takes off at Hemeimeem Air Base in Syria on March 16, 2016.A Russian Su-25 ground attack jet takes off at Hemeimeem Air Base in Syria on March 16, 2016.


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New York woman accused of trying to send Bitcoin to ISIS

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 20:48:00 GMT

Zoobi Shahnaz of Brentwood is charged with trying to send $85,000 in bitcoin to ISIS fighters in Syria.A bitcoin illustration on a motherboard on Oct. 26, 2017.


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A younger Sulzberger to lead The New York Times

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 19:27:00 GMT

Arthur O. Sulzberger Jr. is stepping down as publisher of The New York Times, and his son, Arthur Gregg Sulzberger, 37, has been named his successorThe incoming publisher of the New York Times Arthur Gregg (A.G.) Sulzberger and his father Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr. pose for pictures at the New York Times in New York on Dec. 12.The incoming publisher of the New York Times Arthur Gregg (A.G.) Sulzberger and his father Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr. pose for pictures at the New York Times in New York on Dec. 12.Arthur Sulzberger Jr., chairman of The New York Times Co., speaks at a conference in 2016.


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Roy Moore slams U.S. 'immorality' in homophobic YouTube video

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 19:24:00 GMT

In the 4-minute video, Moore made disparaging comments toward the LGBTQ community and claimed "immorality sweeps over" America.Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore waits to be introduced to speak about the race at his election night party on Dec. 12, 2017 in Montgomery, Alabama.


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Hawaii case draws attention to same-sex child support issues

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 18:31:22 GMT

National gay rights advocates are watching how a child support fight between a divorced lesbian couple plays out in Hawaii.Hawaii Supreme Court building in Honolulu, Hawaii


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Nearly 1,000 kids under age 12 have died from guns since Sandy Hook

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 18:00:00 GMT

That means one child has been fatally shot in this country every 44 hours—the equivalent of every other day.Dozens of people attend a vigil remembering the 59 people killed in the shooting in Las Vegas and calling for action against guns on Oct. 4, 2017 in Newtown, Connecticut. The vigil, organized by the Newtown Action Alliance, was held outside the National Shooting Sport Foundation and looked to draw attention to gun violence in America.


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'Phony allegation': Schumer slams forged sex harassment documents

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:49:04 GMT

The attempted smear took the form of a fake legal document alleging inappropriate behavior by Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer toward a former staffer.Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer at a news conference in Bethlehem, New York, on Oct. 23.


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Russell Simmons accused of rape by three more women

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:37:50 GMT

Simmons denied the allegations, saying in a statement: "These horrific accusations have shocked me to my core and all of my relations have been consensual."Russell Simmons receives the Icon Award at the Culture Creators 2nd Annual Awards Brunch Presented By Motions Hair And Ciroc at Mr. C Beverly Hills on June 24, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California.Russell Simmons on July 17, 2017 in New York.


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Black passenger removed from Delta flight files bias lawsuit

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:33:00 GMT

Kima Hamilton, who is black, alleges that Delta Air Lines wouldn't have violated his civil rights during a flight in April if he were white.Kima Hamilton speaks during an interview in Milwaukee on Wednesday, April 26, 2017. A passenger was allegedly removed off a Delta flight from Atlanta to Milwaukee, Wisconsin on April 18 after he used a restroom as the plane taxied for takeoff, according to a series of videos posted to YouTube and a blogpost from the passenger who filmed them.


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Here are the men accused of sexual misconduct since Weinstein

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:56:00 GMT

Tavis Smily, Morgan Spurlock, Matt Lauer and Charlie Rose have become the latest public figures to be accused of sexual misconduct.Harvey Weinstein arrives for a screening at the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France on May 24, 2013.Director Morgan Spurlock speaks on stage during at the 14th annual Dubai International Film Festival on Dec. 11, 2017.Tavis Smiley officiates Courting Justice: Little Rock, Arkansas at Central Arkansas Library Ron Robinson Theatre on Sept. 23, 2016.From left, NFL Network's Heath Evans, Ike Taylor and Marshall Faulk.Ryan Lizza attends The 2009 New Yorker Festival: The Political Scene at City Winery on October 17, 2009 in New York.Celebrity chef Mario Batali speaks during an interview at his restaurant, Del Posto, in New York on April 11, 2006.James Levine, then-Boston Symphony Orchestra music director, conducts the symphony on its opening night performance at Tanglewood in Lenox., Massachusetts on July 7, 2006. Matt Lauer on NBC News' 'Today.'Charlie Rose speaks during the 2015 Winter TCA Tour on Jan. 12, 2016 in Pasadena, California.Glenn Thrush, chief White House political correspondent for the The New York Times, works in the briefing room of the White House in Washington on Feb. 24, 2017.Russell Simmons presents the Vanguard Award at the 46th NAACP Image Awards in Pasadena, California on Feb. 6, 2015.Jeffrey Tambor arrives at the "Transparent" special screening in Los Angeles in April, 2017.Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington on Oct. 4, 2011.Executive producer Andrew Kreisberg speaks onstage at The Executive Producers' panel discussion during the CW portion of the 2016 Television Critics Association Summer Tour at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on Aug. 11, 2016.Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate in Alabama Roy Moore speaks at a campaign rally on Sept. 25, 2017 in Fairhope, Alabama.Louis C.K. at Madison Square Garden in 2016.American actor Steven Seagal in Moscow.Ed Westwick arrives at the BAFTA Awards Season Tea Party at the Four Seasons Hotel in Los Angeles on Nov. 7, 2017.Brett Ratner arrives at Wolfgang Puck's in Beverly Hills in 2017.Dustin Hoffman arrives at the Hollywood Foreign Press Association Grants Banquet in Beverly Hills, California on Aug. 2, 2017.Jeremy Piven attends the Emmy Awards in Los Angeles on Sept. 17, 2017.Former Associated Press Vice President and Senior Managing Editor Mike Oreskes in 2015. Kevin Spacey attends the Build Series to discuss his new play "Clarence Darrow" on May 24, 2017 in New York.In this Aug. 11, 2016 file photo, author and producer Mark Halperin appears at the Showtime Critics Association summer press tour in Beverly Hills, Calif.Former President George H.W. Bush poses for a photo with the cast of AMC's series TURN on March, 29, 2014 in Houston.Terry Richardson sits in the front row at New York Fashion Week in 2017.Leon Wieseltier poses for a photograph on June 9, 2013 in Tel Aviv, Israel.James Toback attends the New York premiere of the HBO documentary film "Night Will Fall" on Jan. 15, 2015 in New York City.Chef John Besh attends a benefit in New York in 2015.Miramax co-founder Bob Weinstein appears at a premiere of "Sin City," in Los Angeles on March 28, 2005.Director Oliver Stone attends the premiere of the film "Snowden" in Manhattan, New York, U.S., Sept. 13.Roy Price, Director of Amazon Studios, poses during Amazon's premiere screening of the TV series "Transparent" at the Ace Hotel on September 15, 2014 in downtown Los Angeles.Ben Affleck arrives at the premiere of Warner Br[...]


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PBS suspends 'Tavis Smiley' show after 'troubling' allegations of misconduct

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:30:48 GMT

PBS announced it was suspending "Tavis Smiley" after an investigation that turned up "multiple, credible allegations." Smiley vehemently denied any wrongdoing.Author and talk show host Tavis Smiley speaks at Book Expo America in New York in this May 29, 2014 file photo.Tavis Smiley speaks at Book Expo America in New York in this May 29, 2014 file photo.


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2017 brings second-fewest death sentences and executions

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 05:05:21 GMT

The number of people sentenced to death or executed in 2017 was near historically low levels, according to the annual report of a group that tracks the death penalty.The gurney sits in the the execution chamber at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester in 2014.The gurney sits in the the execution chamber at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester in 2014.


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Kentucky lawmaker dies in apparent suicide after sexual assault allegation

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 03:39:00 GMT

Kentucky state Rep. Dan Johnson died of a gunshot wound in a probable suicide, the coroner said, days after a report quoting a woman who said he assaulted her.Kentucky State Rep., Republican Dan Johnson addresses the public from his church on Dec. 12, 2017, regarding allegations that he sexually abused a teenager after a New Year's party in 2013, in Louisville, Ky.Kentucky State Rep., Republican Dan Johnson addresses the public from his church on Dec. 12, 2017, regarding allegations that he sexually abused a teenager after a New Year's party in 2013, in Louisville, Ky.


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Salma Hayek calls Harvey Weinstein 'my monster'

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 03:30:54 GMT

Salma Hayek says Harvey Weinstein threatened to give her role in "Frida" to another actress if she didn't do graphic sex scene with Ashley JuddSalma Hayek at the Cannes Film Festival in France in May 2015.Salma Hayek at the Cannes Film Festival in France in May 2015.Ashley Judd and Salma Hayek in the movie 'Frida.'


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