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Radio anchor says Franken groped, kissed her without consent

Sexual Harassment Franken

Minnesota Sen. Al Franken apologized Thursday after a Los Angeles radio anchor accused him of...

National

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, Nov. 20, the 324th day of 2017. There are 41 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 20, 1947, Britain’s future queen, Princess Elizabeth, married Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, at Westminster Abbey. On this date: In 1620, Peregrine White...


Business

Justice Dept. sues to stop AT&T's $85B Time Warner deal

Justice AT&T

NEW YORK (AP) — The Justice Department is suing AT&T to stop its $85 billion purchase of Time Warner, setting the stage for an epic legal battle with the telecom giant. It could also create a new headache for President Donald Trump, whose public statements have raised suspicions that he might have...


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Manson has endured as the face of evil for nearly 50 years

Obit Charles Manson

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Other killers snuffed out far more lives than Charles Manson did in 1969. Yet he has endured for nearly a half century as the personification of evil, even in an age in which mass shootings leave dozens dead at a time. Manson, the hippie cult leader who died Sunday at 83,...


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CBS suspends Rose, PBS halts his show following allegations

Sexual Misconduct Rose

Charlie Rose is the latest public figure to be felled by sexual misconduct allegations, with PBS halting distribution of his interview show and CBS News suspending him Monday following a Washington Post report with the accusations of eight women.


National

Investigators: Roy Halladay performed turns before crash

Halladay Plane Crash

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Retired star pitcher Roy Halladay sped his small sports plane low over the Gulf of Mexico minutes before his fatal crash two weeks ago, climbing sharply in the final seconds before diving into the water, federal investigators said in a preliminary report released Monday....


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Pancho Segura, bowlegged tennis champion of the 1940s and '50s, dies at 96

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Pancho Segura, a bowlegged tennis player who rose from poverty in Ecuador to become one of the finest tennis players of the 1940s and ‘50s, sporting a powerful two-handed forehand and a tactical brilliance that he later employed as the coach for a young Jimmy Connors,...


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Lolita Zinke played key role in Secretary Zinke's event planning, travel plans, records

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s wife, Lolita, played a key role in arranging aspects of her husband’s official events during the first few months of the administration, according to documents obtained by a Montana-based advocacy group under the Freedom of...


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FBI not likely to seek a legal battle over locked Texas iPhone

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. The FBI is unlikely to try to make a federal legal case out of a locked iPhone used by a lone Texas gunman who fatally shot more than two dozen churchgoers two weeks ago, according to U.S. officials. Some officials at both the FBI and the Justice Department are...


National

CBS News suspends Charlie Rose, PBS to halt production and distribution of show following

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS News suspends Charlie Rose, PBS to halt production and distribution of show following sexual harassment report .


National

Hunters are livid over Trump's elephant trophy decision

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. President Donald Trump’s announcement that he is delaying a decision on allowing elephant hunting trophies from Zimbabwe drew an angry reactions from hunting groups and reignited a heated debate over whether killing iconic animals is the best way to manage their...


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