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Dec 14, 2017

Snow slams metro Detroit with 9 inches in places; dozens of school districts to close - Detroit Free Press

Detroit Free Press


Look outside, grab your snow shovel, and remember: It's not even winter yet. The first major snowstorm of this winter season pounced on metro Detroit Wednesday, leaving the region under a heavy blanket that caused the Detroit Public Schools Community
Lehigh Valley under winter weather advisory tonight; up to 4 inches of snow possibleAllentown Morning Call



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Dec 14, 2017

Kentucky lawmaker who was accused of molesting a teenage girl likely killed himself, coroner says - Washington Post

Washington Post


Days after allegations surfaced that Kentucky lawmaker Dan Johnson had molested a member of his church when she was 17, he was found dead, an official says. Bullitt County Coroner Dave Billings said the Republican state representative — and self
Kentucky state lawmaker kills himself after denying sexual misconduct allegations: reportThe Hill
State lawmaker in Kentucky facing sexual assault allegations kills himselfChicago Tribune
Kentucky lawmaker facing assault allegations kills himselfABC News
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Dec 14, 2017

Tavis Smiley's show dropped by PBS amid 'troubling allegations' of misconduct - USA TODAY

USA TODAY


PBS's late-night talk show Tavis Smiley was suspended late Wednesday after "multiple, credible allegations" of misconduct emerged about the popular host/producer. PBS sent a statement to USA TODAY declaring that the public broadcaster had "indefinitely
'Tavis Smiley' Talk Show Suspended After PBS Investigation Into Sexual Misconduct Claims Against HostDeadline
Tavis Smiley talk show suspended by PBS amid misconduct allegationsWashington Post
Tavis Smiley's show indefinitely suspended by PBS following sexual misconduct investigationEW.com
CBS News -Slate Magazine -

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Dec 14, 2017

For Trump, a Moment of Defeat but Maybe Not Recalibration - New York Times

New York Times


WASHINGTON — President Trump does not readily admit defeat. Knocked to the mat in Alabama with the stunning loss of a Senate seat, he got right back up on Wednesday and defiantly claimed that he had known his candidate would lose all along. He may
Alabama results remake 2018 election playbook for both partiesWashington Post
Republicans relieved by Moore loss in AlabamaThe Hill
How Republicans are experiencing 2010 in reversePolitico
USA TODAY -Los Angeles Times -TIME -

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Dec 14, 2017

Four Women Accuse Russell Simmons of Rape - Billboard

Billboard


Russell Simmons has been accused of rape by four women in incidents spanning from 1983 to 1996 in New York Times and Los Angeles Times reports both published Wednesday (Dec. 13). As well, another five women described episodes of sexual misconduct with
Music Mogul Russell Simmons Is Accused of Rape by 3 WomenNew York Times
Five more women accuse Russell Simmons of sexual misconduct across three decadesLos Angeles Times
Russell Simmons denies 9 new accusations of sexual misconductUSA TODAY
RollingStone.com -Variety -CBS News -

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Dec 14, 2017

Joe Biden Comforts Meghan McCain in Heartfelt Exchange on 'The View' - New York Times

New York Times


It lasted only a short time, and it hardly eclipsed the bitterness of partisan politics that has consumed the country. But for nearly five minutes on Wednesday morning, Joe Biden and Meghan McCain shared an emotional exchange about the aggressive form
John McCain, battling brain cancer, in Walter Reed from effects of treatmentWashington Post
Joe Biden consoles daughter of ailing John McCain on 'The View'Fox News
Doug Jones could make life harder for TrumpUSA TODAY
The Hill -CBS News -

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Dec 14, 2017

Trump: 'I Said Roy Moore Will Not Be Able to Win' in Alabama - New York Times

New York Times


Supporters of Roy S. Moore, the Republican candidate for the Senate seat in Alabama, at a campaign rally this week in Midland City, Ala. President Trump publicly endorsed Mr. Moore in the race.CreditAudra Melton for The New York Times. By Maggie
Alabama results remake 2018 election playbook for both partiesWashington Post
Republican civil war erupts anewPolitico
Alabama will keep working to 'drain the swamp' despite Moore's lossThe Hill
NBCNews.com -TIME -Chicago Tribune -

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Dec 14, 2017

John McCain, battling brain cancer, in Walter Reed from effects of treatment - Washington Post

Washington Post


Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) has been admitted to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center for recovery from the side effects of another round of treatment for brain cancer, according to his office. McCain, who missed a third straight day of Senate
Joe Biden Comforts Meghan McCain in Heartfelt Exchange on 'The View'New York Times
Joe Biden consoles daughter of ailing John McCain on 'The View'Fox News
McCain back in hospital for treatment related to cancer therapyThe Hill
CBS News -TIME -

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Dec 13, 2017

Omarosa Manigault's departure highlights lack of diversity in Trump White House - Washington Post

Washington Post


Omarosa Manigault, the former reality TV star who joined President Trump's White House as one of his most prominent African American supporters, resigned under pressure after a confrontation with Chief of Staff John F. Kelly that ended when she was
Omarosa to leave White HouseCNN
April Ryan: Omarosa fired by Kelly, escorted out of White HouseThe Hill
Omarosa Manigault Newman to Leave White House Job Next MonthNew York Times
CBS News -Fox News -

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Dec 13, 2017

Republican Lawmaker Dan Johnson Refuses to Resign Amidst Child Molestation Allegations - Complex

Complex


Julia Reiss is a writer and standup comedian alive and mostly well in New York City. Dec 13, 2017. Share; Tweet. Leaders from both parties are calling for Republican Kentucky lawmaker Dan Johnson to resign, amidst allegations he sexually assualted a 17
Rep. Dan Johnson Refuses To Resign. What Can Fellow Legislators Do?Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting



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Dec 13, 2017

Cuomo Takes Ungainly Dip Into Sexual Harassment Debate - New York Times

New York Times


ALBANY — Amid the ongoing national reckoning over sexual harassment, New York's junior senator, Kirsten Gillibrand, has been front and center in the debate, denouncing the unsavory actions of powerful men in all walks of life, from President Trump to
NY Gov. Cuomo tells reporter her question on sexual harassment is 'disservice to women'NBCNews.com
Cuomo suggests woman reporter's question on harassment is 'disservice to women'Albany Times Union
Cuomo defends hiring practices, blasts reporter amid FBI probeNew York Post
Daily Beast -Newsday -

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Dec 13, 2017

Republican Tax Bill in Final Sprint Across Finish Line - New York Times

New York Times


WASHINGTON — The day after suffering a political blow in the Alabama special Senate election, congressional Republicans sped forward with the most sweeping tax rewrite in decades, announcing an agreement on a final bill that would cut taxes for
Republicans say they have a tax cut deal but Democrats can't see itUSA TODAY
Trump makes last major pitch for GOP tax overhaulThe Hill
With tax victory in reach, Trump plays salesman-in-chiefPolitico
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Dec 13, 2017

Two people fatally shot in possible murder-suicide on Penn State University branch campus - New York Daily News

New York Daily News


Authorities investigate the scene of a shooting at the Penn State University campus in Beaver County on Wednesday. (Kevin Lorenzi/AP). BY Chris Sommerfeldt. NEW YORK DAILY NEWS. Updated: Wednesday, December 13, 2017, 6:59 PM. The estranged husband of a
2 dead in Penn State Beaver shooting; no students involvedTribune-Review
Two dead in apparent murder-suicide at Penn State Beaver; no ongoing threatPittsburgh Post-Gazette
Shots fired at Penn State Beaver in reported murder-suicide, local news outlets sayFox News
CBS News -TIME -

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Dec 13, 2017

Two dead in apparent murder-suicide at Penn State Beaver; no ongoing threat - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


Two people died in a shooting at Penn State Beaver on Wednesday afternoon, according to Beaver County dispatch. No students were involved in the on-campus shooting at 100 University Drive in Monaca, university spokeswoman April Johnston-Smith said. The
Officials: 2 dead in possible murder-suicide at Penn State Beaver campusCBS News
Two people fatally shot in possible murder-suicide on Penn State University branch campusNew York Daily News
Shots Fired at Penn State Beaver Campus, Officials SayTIME
Business Insider -The Times -

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Dec 13, 2017

Here's who'll benefit — and who might not — if net neutrality is repealed as expected - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times


A small group supporting net neutrality protests a plan by Federal Communications Commission head Ajit Pai on Dec. 7, 2017, in Washington. (ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS / AFP/Getty Images). By Samantha Masunaga and Jim PuzzangheraContact Reporters
Net neutrality ensures internet providers are not our gatekeepersThe Hill
Ajit Pai Nears His Biggest Win With Net Neutrality RepealNew York Times
AG Shapiro blasts FCC fake public comments, seeks delay of net neutrality votePhilly.com
The Verge -Politico -

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Dec 13, 2017

Two people fatally shot in murder-suicide on Penn State University branch campus - New York Daily News

New York Daily News


The estranged husband of a Penn State University cafeteria worker fatally shot his ex-wife in a campus parking lot before taking his own life Wednesday afternoon, officials said. The Penn State Beaver campus in Monaca was placed on lockdown after the
2 killed at Penn State's Beaver County campusPhilly.com
Two dead in apparent murder-suicide at Penn State Beaver; no ongoing threatPittsburgh Post-Gazette
2 People, Not Students, Reportedly Killed in Murder-Suicide at Penn State Satellite CampusPEOPLE.com
CBS News -Fox News -

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Dec 13, 2017

Shots Fired at Penn State Beaver Campus, Officials Say - TIME

TIME


(MONACA, Pa.) — Officials say shots have been fired near a dining hall at a Penn State satellite campus near Pittsburgh and a coroner is at the scene. Penn State Beaver issued an alert just before 4 p.m. Wednesday that shots were fired, adding that
At least 2 people killed in shooting at Penn State Beaver campusBusiness Insider



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Dec 13, 2017

Two dead in shooting at Penn State Beaver; no ongoing threat - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


Two people died in a shooting at Penn State Beaver on Wednesday afternoon, according to Beaver County dispatch. No students were involved in the on-campus shooting, university spokeswoman April Johnston-Smith said. The identities of the dead were not
2 People, Not Students, Killed in Shooting at Penn State Campus: 'a Tragic Act of Violence'PEOPLE.com
Officials: 2 dead in possible murder-suicide at Penn State Beaver campusCBS News
Multiple people killed after gunshots ring out on Penn State University branch campusNew York Daily News
Business Insider


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Dec 13, 2017

Justice Dept. Official Defends Mueller as Republicans Try to Discredit Him - New York Times

New York Times


WASHINGTON — Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein adamantly defended the character and impartiality of Robert S. Mueller III, the special counsel, as he came head-to-head on Wednesday with an increasingly aggressive campaign by Republicans to
Rod Rosenstein: No good cause to fire MuellerCNN
Republicans step up attacks on special counsel Robert MuellerNBCNews.com
Nadler steps up in fight over Mueller probePolitico
Fox News -NPR -Bloomberg

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Dec 13, 2017

Deputy AG defends Mueller amid charges of political bias - The Hill

The Hill


Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said Wednesday that he has no cause to remove Robert Mueller from the Russia investigation, even as Republicans stepped up charges of 'extreme' political bias on the special counsel's team. 'Based upon his
Justice Dept. Official Defends Mueller as Republicans Try to Discredit HimNew York Times



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Dec 13, 2017

NY Gov. Cuomo tells reporter her question on sexual harassment is 'disservice to women' - NBCNews.com

NBCNews.com


New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo told a female reporter she did "a disservice to women" on Wednesday after she asked what his administration was doing to deal with sexual misconduct in state government. Karen DeWitt, a public radio correspondent, asked the
Gov. Andrew Cuomo signs bill aimed at easing access to public recordsSyracuse.com
Governor Cuomo defends hiring practices amid FBI inquiryNewsday
New York Governor announces new gun ban which has existed for 20 yearsHot Air
New York Post -NPR


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Dec 13, 2017

Democrats call on GOP to hold off on tax bill until Jones is seated in the Senate - Washington Post

Washington Post


Democrats warned Wednesday that Republican plans to speed ahead with plans to revamp the nation's tax code could spell more electoral trouble for President Trump and his party next year — especially with young people and suburban families. Just hours
Alabama shocker threatens GOP agendaPolitico
Why Turnout Shifts in Alabama Bode Well for DemocratsNew York Times
5 Takeaways From The Stunning Alabama Senate ElectionNPR
The Hill -CNN -

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Dec 13, 2017

Two Trump judge nominees out after criticism - Politico

Politico


The White House is giving up on two of President Donald Trump's nominees for the federal bench. The president will not pursue the nominations of Brett Talley to a district court slot in Alabama and Jeff Mateer to a district court post in Texas, a White
Two controversial federal judge nominees will not be confirmed, Senate Republican saysWashington Post
WH withdrawing two controversial judicial nomineesThe Hill
White House: Nomination of Alabama Lawyer Brett Talley 'Will Not Be Moving Forward'NPR
NBCNews.com -Slate Magazine -

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Dec 13, 2017

Republicans' Tax Bill Nears the Finish Line - New York Times

New York Times


... • Republican leaders reached an agreement on a final tax bill, setting up final votes next week. • Lawmakers are expected to be briefed on the consensus deal later on Wednesday, ahead of a final vote next week. • Senator Susan Collins, Republican
Republicans say they have a tax cut deal but Democrats can't see itUSA TODAY
Here's Where the GOP Tax Plan Stands Right NowBloomberg
With tax victory in reach, Trump plays salesman-in-chiefPolitico
The Hill -NPR -Los Angeles Times -

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Dec 13, 2017

Joe Biden consoles daughter of ailing John McCain on 'The View' - Fox News

Fox News


Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., is awarded the 2017 Liberty Medal by former Vice President Joe Biden at Independence Hall in Philadelphia this past October. (REUTERS/Charles Mostoller). Former Vice President Joe Biden appeared Wednesday on ABC's "The View
McCain back in hospital for treatment related to cancer therapyThe Hill
John McCain hospitalized for "normal side effects" of cancer treatment, office saysCBS News
Senator McCain treated for side effects of cancer therapyReuters
Indianapolis Star -NewsBusters (press release) (blog) -

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Dec 13, 2017

A timeline of Omarosa Manigault's greatest — and worst — hits in the Trump White House - Washington Post

Washington Post


Omarosa Manigault: the villain, the honorable, the unemployed. After just under a year of serving as the White House's director of communications for the Public Liaison Office — while doing a scant amount of actual liaisoning — Manigault has left the
The Hill's 12:30 ReportThe Hill
Omarosa to leave White HouseCNN
Omarosa Manigault Newman to Leave White House Job Next MonthNew York Times
Daily Beast -Los Angeles Times -

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Dec 13, 2017

Grassley: Two controversial federal bench nominees won't be confirmed - Washington Post

Washington Post


The Senate Judiciary Committee's top Republican said Wednesday that two of President Trump's nominees for open seats on the federal bench will not be confirmed, just a day after urging the White House to 'reconsider' them. Sen. Charles E. Grassley (R
Two Trump judge nominees out after criticismPolitico
Plug pulled on Trump pick who called trans kids part of 'Satan's plan'NBCNews.com
Why the White House Is Withdrawing the Nominations of Its Two Worst Judicial PicksSlate Magazine
Reuters -U.S. News & World Report -

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Dec 13, 2017

Fed lifts rates but 2018 policy outlook unchanged - Reuters

Reuters


(Reuters) - The Federal Reserve raised interest rates by a quarter of a percentage point on Wednesday, as anticipated, but left its rate outlook for the coming years unchanged even as policymakers projected a short-term acceleration in U.S. economic
Fed Raises Interest Rates as Focus Turns to 2018New York Times
How the Fed interest rate hike could affect your walletUSA TODAY
Fed Raises Rates, Eyes Three 2018 Hikes as Yellen Era Nears EndBloomberg
Washington Post -CBS News -Los Angeles Time

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Dec 13, 2017

Alt-Right Hyped Sexual Harassment Hoax to Attack Schumer - Daily Beast

Daily Beast


The fake document accusing Sen. Chuck Schumer of sexual harassment copied language from a real document that exposed Rep. John Conyers. Kelly Weill. 12.13.17 3:09 PM ET. Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast. A forged document
Schumer reports fake sexual harassment charge to Capitol PoliceCNN
Chuck Schumer slams forged sex harassment documents as a 'phony allegation'NBCNews.com
Schumer pursuing legal action after fake sexual harassment accusationsThe Hill
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Dec 13, 2017

Alabama is strong evidence that Trump might want to ignore Bannon's political advice - Washington Post

Washington Post


The informal motto of Breitbart News, once again helmed by former White House strategist Stephen K. Bannon, is '#War.' The war sought is against the elites, the powers that be, the establishment. Here's Bannon on the subject at the Values Voters Summit
Alabama shocker threatens GOP agendaPolitico
5 Takeaways From The Stunning Alabama Senate ElectionNPR
Why Black Voters Backed Doug Jones: 'It's a Matter of Character for Us'New York Times
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Dec 13, 2017

Fed Raises Interest Rates as Focus Turns to 2018 - New York Times

New York Times


WASHINGTON — • The Federal Reserve, in a widely expected decision, raised its benchmark rate by a quarter of a percentage point, to a range between 1.25 percent and 1.5 percent. • The Fed also predicted stronger economic growth over the next three
Fed Raises Rates While Keeping Three-Hike Outlook for 2018Bloomberg
Fed raises rates, keeps forecast for 3 hikes in 2018USA TODAY
Fed raises interest rates, keeps 2018 policy outlook unchangedReuters
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Dec 13, 2017

Salma Hayek: Weinstein Threatened to Kill Me, Forced Me to Shoot a Full-Frontal Scene - Vanity Fair

Vanity Fair


In a searing personal essay for The New York Times, actress Salma Hayek writes that she too has several awful stories to share about Harvey Weinstein. Not only does she claim, like dozens of other women, that Weinstein allegedly asked her for sexual
Salma Hayek claims Harvey Weinstein threatened 'I will kill you, don't think I can't'EW.com (blog)
For years, he was my monster.New York Times
Salma Hayek accuses Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment: 'For years, he was my monster'USA TODAY
TIME -Entertainment Tonight -

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Dec 13, 2017

Trump judge nominee withdraws after criticism over White House ties - Politico

Politico


One of President Donald Trump's nominees for the federal bench has withdrawn from consideration after coming under criticism for a lack of experience and for failing to disclose that his wife works in the White House counsel's office. Brett Talley "has
Nomination of Brett Talley for federal judgeship in Alabama won't move forwardAL.com
2 Trump Judicial Picks Not Moving ForwardU.S. News & World Report
White House: Brett Talley withdrew his nomination for federal judgeshipWashington Examiner
Washington Times -Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


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Dec 13, 2017

Joe Biden and Meghan McCain deliver a feel-good moment of bipartisanship - Washington Post

Washington Post


Joe Biden and John McCain shared an award for civility last year. On Wednesday, Biden and McCain's daughter Meghan shared a TV moment that journalists — trained to be dispassionate — called 'heartbreaking,' 'powerfully emotional' and 'a real
'The View': Joe Biden tells Meghan McCain, 'If anyone can make it, your dad can'USA TODAY
Biden consoles an emotional Meghan McCain over father's cancerPolitico
Biden, Meghan McCain get emotional talking about her father's cancer diagnosisABC News
The Hill (blog) -U.S. News & World Report -

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Dec 13, 2017

Fed Raises Rates While Sticking to Three-Hike Outlook for 2018 - Bloomberg

Bloomberg


Federal Reserve officials followed through on an expected interest-rate increase and raised their forecast for economic growth in 2018, even as they stuck with a projection for three hikes in the coming year. 'Averaging through hurricane-related
Federal Reserve Interest-Rate Decision—Live AnalysisWall Street Journal
Janet L. Yellen, America's first female Fed chair, finishes to 'standing ovation'Washington Post
Fed Raises Interest Rates as Focus Turns to 2018New York Times
NPR -TheStreet.com -

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Dec 13, 2017

Schumer Files Police Report After Fraudulent Document Emerges - New York Times

New York Times


WASHINGTON — Here's a new way to fight back attempts to spread fake news: file a police report. That's what Senator Chuck Schumer's staff did on Tuesday in reporting to the Capitol Police the existence of a fraudulent document that described false
Chuck Schumer slams forged sex harassment documents as a 'phony allegation'NBCNews.com
Schumer pursuing legal action after fake sexual harassment accusationsThe Hill
Sen. Chuck Schumer exploring legal options over fake harassment documentCBS News
TheBlaze.com -Syracuse.com -

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Dec 13, 2017

Two controversial federal judge nominees will not be confirmed, Senate Republican says - Washington Post

Washington Post


The Senate Judiciary Committee's top Republican said Wednesday that two of President Trump's nominees for open seats on the federal bench will not be confirmed, just a day after urging the White House to 'reconsider' them. Sen. Charles E. Grassley (R
WH withdrawing Trump judicial pick who has never tried a caseThe Hill
White House: Nomination of Alabama Lawyer Brett Talley 'Will Not Be Moving Forward'NPR
Trump judge nominee withdraws after criticism over White House tiesPolitico
AL.com -Washington Examiner -

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Dec 13, 2017

Al Franken's Minnesota Seat to Be Filled by Tina Smith, a Democrat - New York Times

New York Times


ST. PAUL — Lt. Gov. Tina Smith will take over Al Franken's seat in the United States Senate, the governor of Minnesota announced Wednesday, keeping a Democrat in the seat for now but setting the stage for a freewheeling 2018 election that could shift
Minnesota governor will appoint his lieutenant, Tina F. Smith, to replace Franken in SenateWashington Post
Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith to replace Al Franken in the SenateCNN
Minnesota's Lt. Gov. Tina Smith has been named to fill Franken's Senate seatBusiness Insider
U.S. News & World Report -ABC News -

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Dec 13, 2017

'The View': Joe Biden tells Meghan McCain, 'If anyone can make it, your dad can' - USA TODAY

USA TODAY


Former Vice President Joe Biden's pump-up speeches are so inspirational, they even work across the political aisle. On Wednesday, the veteran politician, whose book Promise Me, Dad details his late son Beau's battle with glioblastoma, worked his
Biden consoles an emotional Meghan McCain over father's cancerPolitico
Biden, Meghan McCain get emotional talking about her father's cancer diagnosisABC News
Biden consoles Meghan McCain over father's cancer on 'The View'The Hill (blog)
CBS News -PEOPLE.com -

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Dec 13, 2017

Republicans step up attacks on special counsel Robert Mueller - NBCNews.com

NBCNews.com


WASHINGTON — Republicans in Congress redoubled their attacks on the integrity of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation Wednesday, in what analysts believe is a concerted political strategy designed to discredit any potential Mueller
Rod Rosenstein, deputy attorney general, sees no reason to dismiss Robert MuellerUSA TODAY
Rod Rosenstein: No good cause to fire MuellerCNN
Rosenstein defends Mueller as GOP lawmakers raise questions of bias in Russia probeWashington Post
Fox News -NPR -

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Dec 13, 2017

Rod Rosenstein tells Congress he hasn't seen 'good cause' to fire Robert Mueller - CBS News

CBS News


WASHINGTON -- Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, facing congressional questions about anti-Donald Trump text messages exchanged between two FBI officials assigned to the Russia probe, defended special counsel Robert Mueller on Wednesday and said



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Dec 13, 2017

Nomination of Brett Talley for federal judgeship in Alabama won't move forward - AL.com

AL.com


President Donald Trump won't be moving forward with his nomination of Brett Talley, the controversial candidate for a federal judgeship in Alabama who as a hobby wrote blogs and participated in ghost hunts, an administration official told NPR on



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Dec 13, 2017

Salma Hayek accuses Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment: 'For years, he was my monster' - USA TODAY

USA TODAY


Salma Hayek is the latest Hollywood star to come forward with allegations of sexual harassment against fallen movie mogul Harvey Weinstein. In a guest column for The New York Times Wednesday, the actress claims she said no to a list of unwanted
For years, he was my monster.New York Times
Hayek Says Rebuffing Weinstein Led to Nightmare on 'Frida'U.S. News & World Report
Salma Hayek Claims Harvey Weinstein Threatened To Kill Her In An Essay For 'The New York Times'Bustle
Daily Mail


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Dec 13, 2017

Republicans' Tax Bill Nearing the Finish Line - New York Times

New York Times


Right Now Republican leaders have reached an agreement on a final tax bill, setting up final votes next week. • The deal would lower the corporate tax rate to 21 percent and go into effect in 2018; it would lower the top individual tax rate to 37
Republicans strike deal on sweeping tax overhaulPolitico
Use this calculator and see how the tax bill will affect your paycheckCNN
Negotiators strike deal in principle on tax billThe Hill
NPR -Business Insider -Bloomberg -

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Dec 13, 2017

'A spiritual battle:' How Roy Moore tested white evangelical allegiance to the Republican Party - Washington Post

Washington Post


Roy Moore's failed run for Alabama's Senate seat tested white evangelicals' allegiance to the Republican Party. Would they vote for a candidate who shares their conservative views on social issues even though he was accused of sexual misconduct by
8 numbers out of Alabama that should terrify RepublicansCNN
Inside McConnell's slow-motion Alabama train wreckPolitico
Alabama is wake-up call for Trump and Bannon to look past the baseThe Hill
Bloomberg -TIME -

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Dec 13, 2017

Republicans Tax Bill in Final Sprint Across Finish Line - New York Times

New York Times


WASHINGTON — The day after suffering a political blow in the Alabama special Senate election, congressional Republicans sped forward with the most sweeping tax rewrite in decades, announcing an agreement on a final bill that would cut taxes for
GOP leaders reach tax deal, cutting corporate rate to 21% and top individual rate to 37%Los Angeles Times
Trump makes last major pitch for GOP tax overhaulThe Hill
Republicans reach compromise tax plan, expanding tax cuts for the wealthyWashington Post
Bloomberg -Politico -

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Dec 13, 2017

Rod Rosenstein: No good cause to fire Mueller - CNN

CNN


Washington (CNN) The second-highest ranking official at the Justice Department stepped back into the national spotlight Wednesday to say he believes there's no good cause for firing special prosecutor Robert Mueller and that to date no one has asked
Rosenstein defends Mueller as GOP lawmakers raise questions of bias in Russia probeWashington Post
Rosenstein stands by Mueller probe as Republicans fume over 'insider bias'Fox News
Rod Rosenstein, No. 2 official at Justice Department, is grilled by Republicans on House Judiciary CommitteeLos Angeles Times
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Dec 13, 2017

Republicans Say They Have a Deal on Tax Bill - New York Times

New York Times


WASHINGTON — House and Senate Republicans have reached an agreement, in principle, on a consensus tax bill on Wednesday, keeping the party on track for final votes next week with the aim of delivering a bill to President Trump's desk by Christmas
Use this calculator and see how the tax bill will affect your paycheckCNN
Negotiators strike deal in principle on tax billThe Hill
White House official says GOP has deal on tax cutsNBCNews.com
Politico -U.S. News & World Report -Business Insider -

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Dec 13, 2017

Minnesota governor will appoint his lieutenant, Tina F. Smith, to replace Franken in Senate - Washington Post

Washington Post


Minnesota's governor announced his intention to appoint Lt. Gov. Tina F. Smith, his former chief of staff, to fill the seat expected to be vacated by Sen. Al Franken — and she plans to run for election in November to finish out the term. 'I am
Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith Will Replace Al Franken In US SenateNPR
Al Franken's Minnesota Seat to Be Filled by Tina Smith, a DemocratNew York Times
Minnesota lieutenant governor to replace Franken in SenateReuters
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Dec 13, 2017

Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith Will Replace Al Franken In US Senate - NPR

NPR


Updated at 11:50 a.m. ET. Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith has been appointed to fill the U.S. Senate seat left vacant by Al Franken's upcoming resignation. Smith, a Democrat, will serve until January 2019. She also plans to run in a special election next
Minnesota governor will appoint his lieutenant, Tina F. Smith, to replace Franken in SenateWashington Post
Minnesota governor names Lt. Gov. Tina Smith as Franken replacementPolitico
Minnesota Lieutenant Governor to Replace Al Franken in SenateNew York Times
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Dec 13, 2017

Chuck Schumer slams forged sex harassment documents as a 'phony allegation' - NBCNews.com

NBCNews.com


WASHINGTON — A draft legal document accusing Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of sexual harassment is a forgery, the woman purported to be his accuser told NBC News on Tuesday night. The woman said that the allegations are false and that she has
Schumer pursuing legal action after fake sexual harassment accusationsThe Hill
Senate's Top Democrat Chuck Schumer Asks Police To Investigate Forged Document Framing Him As Sex CriminalNewsweek
Chuck Schumer asks Capitol Police for investigation after forged document circulates accusing him of sexual harassmentAOL
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Dec 13, 2017

NYC Weather Forecast: Snow Returns With 1 Inch Likely Thursday - Patch.com

Patch.com


NEW YORK, NY — Winter is here and the snow is on its way back. There's a 60 percent chance of flakes falling in New York City on Thursday morning, according to the National Weather Service's latest forecast. Up to an inch of snow is expected to fall



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Dec 13, 2017

Rosenstein defends Mueller as GOP lawmakers raise questions of bias in Russia probe - Washington Post

Washington Post


Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein defended special counsel Robert S. Mueller III in the face of critical questioning Wednesday from the House Judiciary Committee about whether bias might have infected Mueller's investigation of Russian meddling
Republicans Brickbat Mueller, FBI And Justice Department Over Charges Of BiasNPR
Rod Rosenstein, No. 2 official at Justice Department, is grilled by Republicans on House Judiciary CommitteeLos Angeles Times
Republicans ratchet up Mueller criticismCNN
USA TODAY -Politico -

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Dec 13, 2017

Dayton expected to name lieutenant governor as Franken replacement - Politico

Kansas City Star


Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is expected to name his lieutenant governor, Tina Smith, to replace resigning Sen. Al Franken in the Senate at a press conference Wednesday morning. Smith was Dayton's chief of staff during his first term in office and served
Minnesota Lieutenant Governor Tina Smith to replace Franken: reportReuters
Sources say Lt. Gov. Tina Smith to be named US Senator to replace Al Franken on WednesdayMinneapolis Star Tribune
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Dec 13, 2017

Why Sister Rosetta Tharpe Belongs in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame - RollingStone.com

RollingStone.com


We look back on the career of guitar-playing, gospel-singing force Sister Rosetta Tharpe, a new Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee. Credit: Tony Evans/Getty. By Will Hermes. 32 minutes ago. More News. Moody Blues' Justin Hayward on Hall of Fame Honor
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Pumps Brakes on Progressiveness With 2018 Induction Class: Op-EdBillboard
Bon Jovi Leads 2018 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductees: 'It's About Time'New York Times
Rock Hall To Induct Nina Simone, Bon Jovi, The Cars, Dire Straits And Moody BluesNPR
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Dec 13, 2017

Omarosa to leave White House - CNN

CNN


Washington (CNN) White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman, a former contestant on "The Apprentice," plans to leave the White House next month, according to a statement from press secretary Sarah Sanders. Manigault Newman, one of Trump's most high
Omarosa to leave the White HousePolitico
Omarosa Manigault Newman leaving the White House next monthThe Hill
Omarosa resigns from Trump administration jobFox News
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Dec 13, 2017

Former 'Apprentice' star Omarosa Manigault Newman to leave White House - Washington Post

Washington Post


Omarosa Manigault Newman, the former reality TV star who followed President Trump into national politics, has stepped down from her post as director of communications at the White House Office of Public Liaison. 'Omarosa Manigault Newman resigned
Omarosa to leave White HouseCNN
Omarosa to leave the White HousePolitico
Omarosa Manigault Newman, Trump's apprentice on television and at the White House, resignsUSA TODAY
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Dec 13, 2017

Schumer reports fake sexual harassment charge to Capitol Police - CNN

CNN


Washington (CNN) Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer reported a fake complaint accusing him of sexual harassment to Capitol Police, a spokesperson from his office confirmed Wednesday. Axios reported on Tuesday Schumer told the outlet he is the victim
Sen. Chuck Schumer alerts police to alleged plot to smear him with sexual harassment claimABC News
Schumer says Trump lacks policy smarts; 'he doesn't know the details'Washington Times
Schumer was victim of fake sexual harassment allegationsThe Hill
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Dec 13, 2017

As Democrats add Senate seat, GOP left to cast blame over Alabama failure - Washington Post

Washington Post


BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Stunned Republicans began casting blame Wednesday over their failure to hold a Senate seat in the Deep South, where Alabama Democrat Doug Jones stitched together just enough support amid voter backlash following accusations of
Measuring the 'Alabama earthquake': How Doug Jones wonCNN
Key Takeaways From Doug Jones's Alabama VictoryNew York Times
Who is Doug Jones? Civil Rights activist, attorney and University of Alabama alumniUSA TODAY
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Dec 13, 2017

Reality star Omarosa Manigault Newman leaves White House post - CBS News

CBS News


Last Updated Dec 13, 2017 10:06 AM EST. Former "Apprentice" reality star Omarosa Manigault Newman is leaving her post in the Trump administration. The White House issued a statement Wednesday morning, saying that Manigault Newman "resigned yesterday to
Former 'Apprentice' star Omarosa Manigault is leaving the White HouseBusiness Insider
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Dec 13, 2017

Original 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Script Called for a 'Ridiculous Amount of Sets' - Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter


Production designer Rick Heinrichs looks at how director Rian Johnson did some "trimming and cutting" to the planned 160 sets to make the shoot work. Everything is magnified when you're working on one of the most anticipated movies of the year. Just
Wookiee here: 'Star Wars' merchandise that will make you a (fashion) force to be reckoned withLos Angeles Times
Introducing football's next generation -- Star Wars: The Last Jedi-styleESPN (blog)
'Star Wars': John Boyega, Gwendoline Christie tease their brutal 'Last Jedi' grudge matchUSA TODAY
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Dec 13, 2017

Muslim nations urge recognition of East Jerusalem as Palestinian capital - BBC News

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The leaders of 57 Muslim nations have called on the world to recognise "the State of Palestine and East Jerusalem as its occupied capital". An Organisation of Islamic Co-operation communique declares US President Donald Trump's decision to recognise
Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas: No more role for US in Mideast peace processCBS News
Istanbul Hosts Summit Against Trump's Jerusalem RecognitionVoice of America
Palestinian president says no role for US in peace processSFGate
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Dec 13, 2017

Star Wars Prequel Ideas Abandoned by George Lucas - Vulture

Vulture


In the lead-up to Star Wars: The Last Jedi, we look back at the first Jedi (narratively speaking) with a series of stories about the much-beloved and never-disparaged prequel trilogy. Aside from the Star Wars Holiday Special, the prequels are easily
'Star Wars': John Boyega, Gwendoline Christie tease their brutal 'Last Jedi' grudge matchUSA TODAY
'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' will be a force but likely not enough to lift box office sales over last yearLos Angeles Times
With a lightsaber in hand, Daisy Ridley returns to Star WarsABC News
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Dec 13, 2017

Three Florida men charged in shark-dragging video - CNN

CNN


(CNN) Three Florida men seen in a viral video laughing and smiling as a shark gets dragged behind a high-speed boat have been charged with animal cruelty. Michael Wenzel, 25; Robert Lee Benac, 28; and Spencer Heintz, 23, were all charged with two
Officials charge 3 men linked to shark dragging video incidentCBS News
Florida men who dragged shark behind boat charged with animal crueltyABC News
'Sickening' Florida shark dragging video leads to charges for three menUSA TODAY
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Dec 13, 2017

The Daily 202: Six takeaways from Doug Jones's stunning win in Alabama's Senate race - Washington Post

Washington Post


With Breanne Deppisch and Joanie Greve. THE BIG IDEA: A Democrat will now hold Jeff Sessions's Senate seat in Alabama. Doug Jones's victory on Tuesday is every bit as shocking as when a Republican won the late Ted Kennedy's seat in a Massachusetts
Key Takeaways From Doug Jones's Alabama VictoryNew York Times
Trump tries to minimize stinging defeatCNN
Who is Doug Jones? Civil Rights activist, attorney and University of Alabama alumniUSA TODAY
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Dec 13, 2017

As Democrats add Senate seat, GOP left to bicker over what happened in Alabama - Washington Post

Washington Post


BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — As Democrats celebrated a stunning Senate win in Alabama, Republicans picked through the wreckage Wednesday after a blow that showcased voter backlash to sexual misconduct allegations and the limits of President Trump's political
Key Takeaways From Doug Jones's Alabama VictoryNew York Times
Trump tries to minimize stinging defeatCNN
First Read's Morning Clips: About last night in AlabamaNBCNews.com
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Dec 13, 2017

Texts show FBI agents fuming over Trump: 'Protect the country from that menace' - Fox News

Fox News


Hundreds of text messages released overnight between two FBI officials who worked on Robert Mueller's Russia probe show the agents exchanging a steady stream of anti-Trump feelings - and even discussing how to 'protect the country from that menace
Rod Rosenstein in the House Judiciary Committee hot seatCNN
Rosenstein on hot seat as parties allege FBI biasThe Hill
Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein to face hostile House panel about Russia investigationUSA TODAY
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Dec 13, 2017

Moody Blues' Justin Hayward on Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Honor: 'It's Amazing!' - RollingStone.com

RollingStone.com


"This induction is validating the music our fans really, really love," singer says. "I'm so pleased for all of them." Justin Hayward of The Moody Blues performs at The Greek Theatre on May 5, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. Credit: Jeff Golden/Getty
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Pumps Brakes on Progressiveness With 2018 Induction Class: Op-EdBillboard
Bon Jovi Leads 2018 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductees: 'It's About Time'New York Times
Bon Jovi, The Moody Blues, Nina Simone tapped for 2018 Rock Hall of FameUSA TODAY
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Dec 13, 2017

'He is a bully': Gillibrand hits back at Trump over demeaning tweet - Washington Post

Washington Post


A day after President Trump called her out in a tweet, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) hit back in an appearance on the 'Today' show, calling Trump a 'bully' and the tweet a 'sexist smear.' In Trump's Tuesday-morning tweet, he said Gillibrand used to
Trump's Combative Denials Again Draw Him Into the Sexual Harassment DebateNew York Times
The many layers of the Trump-Gillibrand feudCNN
Feud with Trump boosts GillibrandThe Hill
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Dec 13, 2017

Daily Digest: Dayton's choice - Minnesota Public Radio News (blog)



Good morning, and happy Hanukkah. It was quite a day in Alabama yesterday, with Doug Jones defeating Roy Moore. Here in Minnesota, Gov. Mark Dayton will announce his choice for an interim U.S. Senator today. Let's check the Digest for more. 1. It's



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Dec 13, 2017

Trump tries to minimize stinging defeat - CNN

CNN


(CNN) President Donald Trump woke to a self-inflicted political disaster Wednesday morning that even he could not chalk up to fake news, after Republican Roy Moore crashed to defeat in the Alabama Senate race. Completely disregarding the advice of top
As Democrats add Senate seat, GOP left to bicker over what happened in AlabamaWashington Post
Trump: 'I Said Roy Moore Will Not Be Able to Win' in AlabamaNew York Times
In stunning upset, Democrat Doug Jones is apparent winner over Roy Moore in Alabama Senate raceNBCNews.com
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Dec 13, 2017

Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein to face hostile House panel about Russia investigation - USA TODAY

USA TODAY


WASHINGTON — Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will face hostile Republicans at a hearing Wednesday on special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation. GOP members of the House Judiciary Committee are expected to confront Rosenstein about
FBI texts reveal anti-Trump, pro-Clinton commentsWashington Post
Senior FBI agent removed from Mueller's team repeatedly called Trump 'an idiot'ABC News
FBI agent removed from Russia probe called Trump an 'idiot'Newsday
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Dec 13, 2017

Jordan: Judaizing Jerusalem will bring violence and extremism - Arutz Sheva

Arutz Sheva


Jordanian, Saudi kings reiterate 'Palestinian right' to establish Jerusalem as capital of future 'Palestinian' state. Contact Editor. AFP, Chana Roberts, 13/12/17 14:16. Share. Jordan's King Abdullah II. Reuters. Speaking at an emergency meeting of the



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Dec 13, 2017

Window falls off US military copter, injures schoolboy - CBS News

CBS News


Last Updated Dec 13, 2017 7:07 AM EST. TOKYO -- Japanese officials said a boy was injured in Okinawa on Wednesday when a metal window frame fell from a U.S. military helicopter, the second such incident in the past week on the southern island. Ex-U.S
American helicopter window falls on Japanese school sports groundTelegraph.co.uk
US military helicopter window falls on Japan schoolgulfnews.com
Window falls from US Marine chopper onto Okinawa schoolThe Japan News
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Dec 13, 2017

Wookie here: 'Star Wars' merchandise that will make you a (fashion) force to be reckoned with - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times


With 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' in theaters on Friday, fans of the franchise once again have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the Star Wars world. And, thanks to the various licensing deals struck with fashion designers, shoe designers, watch
'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Review: About As Much Fun As You Could Have At The MoviesDeadline
What Critics Are Saying About 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' (and Porgs)New York Times
What Happened In 'The Force Awakens'? — Your Essential 'Star Wars' RecapHollywood Life
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Dec 13, 2017

Wookiee here: 'Star Wars' merchandise that will make you a (fashion) force to be reckoned with - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times


With 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' in theaters on Friday, fans of the franchise once again have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the Star Wars world. And, thanks to the various licensing deals struck with fashion designers, shoe designers, watch
Star Wars Prequel Ideas Abandoned by George LucasVulture
'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' London Premiere Is Royal Stormtrooper AffairDeadline
Make-A-Wish sends 7 kids to meet Star Wars stars at premiereABC News
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Dec 13, 2017

Sen. Chuck Schumer alerts police to alleged plot to smear him with sexual harassment claim - ABC News

Washington Post


Sen. Chuck Schumer's office says the Senate Democratic Leader was the target of an attempted smear campaign in which someone forged a sexual harassment claim against him and shopped phony court documents to major media outlets. Schumer's office told
Sen. Chuck Schumer exploring legal options over fake harassment documentCBS News
Who tried to smear Chuck Schumer with a phony sexual harassment complaint?Hot Air
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Dec 13, 2017

US Marine Helicopter In Okinawa Loses Windshield Over School - NPR

NPR


A 10-year-old boy at a school in Okinawa was slightly injured when a transport helicopter from a nearby U.S. Marine Corps base lost a windshield as it flew overhead. A statement from U.S. Forces, Japan, confirmed that a window from a CH-53H helicopter
US Marines Sorry Helicopter Window Injured a Child after It Fell on Japanese SchoolyardNewsweek
US helicopter part crashes on Japanese school in OkinawaBBC News
Window falls off US military copter, injures schoolboyCBS News
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Dec 13, 2017

What Critics Are Saying About 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' (and Porgs) - New York Times

New York Times


Movie critics who have seen 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' began publishing their reviews on Tuesday, and fans of the long-running series will be happy to hear that the initial impressions were mostly positive. The critics largely described a movie that
'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Review: About As Much Fun As You Could Have At The MoviesDeadline
Star Wars: The Last Jedi Review - Does The Rian Johnson's First Entry In The Series Hold Up?GameSpot
'Last Jedi' to be screened for space station crew, NASA saysFox News
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Dec 13, 2017

Winter Storm Warning today: 5-8 inches of snow expected in Metro Detroit - WDIV ClickOnDetroit

WDIV ClickOnDetroit


DETROIT - It's a chilly start in the teens and 20s with wind chills in the single digits as you head out. Bundle up and don't forget the snow scraper today. A Winter Storm Warning goes into effect mid morning with light snow and flurries coming in
Winter Weather Advisory Issued As Snow Closes In On Western Pa.CBS Pittsburgh / KDKA
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Dec 13, 2017

In stunning upset, Democrat Doug Jones is apparent winner over Roy Moore in Alabama Senate race - NBCNews.com

NBCNews.com


BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — In a stunning conclusion to a contest that received international attention, Democrat Doug Jones is the apparent winner over Republican Roy Moore in the Senate race in this deeply conservative state, according to an NBC News
Trump's stinging defeatCNN
The Note: Democrats can revel in Doug Jones' win, but more battles loomABC News
Alabama Senate race: Doug Jones wins, but Roy Moore isn't concedingCBS News
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Dec 13, 2017

Suspect to be arraigned after New York City pipe bomb attack - WABC-TV

WABC-TV


Authorities say 27-year-old Akayed Ullah is charged on five federal terrorism counts, including use of a weapon of mass destruction and bombing a place of public use. Ullah is still recovering at Bellevue Hospital where he will go before a judge



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Dec 13, 2017

Reports: Smith to replace Franken in Senate - WPLG Local 10

WPLG Local 10


Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith will fill the Senate seat to be vacated by Sen. Al Franken. Gov. Mark Dayton will announce Smith's appointment Wednesday, according to several news outlets. Franken, a Democrat, announced last week he will resign amid
I'm Not Convinced Franken Should QuitNew York Times



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Dec 13, 2017

Erdogan: World should recognise Jerusalem as Palestinian capital - BBC News

BBC News


Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has urged leaders of Muslim nations to recognise Jerusalem as the "occupied capital of the Palestinian state". Addressing a summit of the Organisation for Islamic Co-operation, he said the US decision to recognise
Abbas blasts Trump, says no role for US in Mideast peace pushFox News
Palestinian president says no role for US in peace processSan Francisco Chronicle
Turkey Says World Must Recognise East Jerusalem as Palestinian CapitalU.S. News & World Report
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Dec 13, 2017

GOP to Grill Rosenstein on Anti-Trump 'Bias' in Mueller's Probe - Bloomberg

Bloomberg


House Republicans plan to hit Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein with a barrage of questions about what they say is an anti-Trump bias at the FBI and Justice Department, in an attack aimed at undermining Special Counsel Robert Mueller's
Peter Strzok, FBI agent removed from Robert Mueller's Russia probe, called Trump an 'idiot'USA TODAY
Senior FBI agent removed from Mueller's team repeatedly called Trump 'an idiot'ABC News
Deputy AG To Answer Allegations Of Bias On Special Counsel's TeamNPR
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Dec 13, 2017

Text Messages in Hand, Republicans Plan to Accuse Justice Department of Bias - New York Times

New York Times


WASHINGTON — The release Tuesday night of F.B.I. officials' text messages describing the possibility of a victory by Donald J. Trump as 'terrifying' and saying that Hillary Clinton 'just has to win' is certain to fuel a Republican campaign to attack
Rod Rosenstein in the House Judiciary Committee hot seatCNN
Rosenstein on hot seat as parties allege FBI biasThe Hill
FBI texts reveal anti-Trump, pro-Clinton commentsWashington Post
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Dec 13, 2017

Review: Latest in 'Star Wars' saga fine, if familiar - Boston Herald

Boston Herald


If 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' (2015) was a nerdy, beat-for-beat reboot of the original 'Star Wars' (1977), 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' is a reboot of 'Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back,' (1980), except 'The Last Jedi' is longer, of course, and the
'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Review: About As Much Fun As You Could Have At The MoviesDeadline
'Last Jedi' to be screened for space station crew, NASA saysFox News
Astronauts onboard the ISS will watch Star Wars: The Last Jedi, confirms NASAThe Verge
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Dec 13, 2017

Florida men who dragged shark behind boat charged with animal cruelty - ABC News

CBS News


The three men seen dragging this shark behind their boat have been charged with animal cruelty. 0 Shares. Email. The three men in a viral video showing a shark being violently dragged behind a speeding boat have been charged with animal cruelty, among
Officials charge 3 men linked to shark dragging video incidentCBS News
3 Florida men charged in shark-dragging videoFox News
Shark-dragging video case results in three arrestsTampabay.com
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Dec 13, 2017

No Evidence NY Bomb Suspect Linked to Bangladesh Militants: Security Chief - U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report


Akayed Ullah, a Bangladeshi man who attempted to detonate a homemade bomb strapped to his body at a New York commuter hub during morning rush hour is seen in this handout photo received December 11, 2017. New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission
Akayed Ullah: What we know about the Manhattan explosion suspectCNN
'I Did It for the Islamic State,' Bombing Suspect Told InvestigatorsNew York Times
New York Pipe Bombing Suspect Charged With TerrorismVoice of America
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Dec 13, 2017

San Francisco's first Asian American mayor has died. Now London Breed is the city's first black female mayor. - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco native London Breed became the city's acting mayor Tuesday following the sudden death of Mayor Ed Lee, and is the first African-American woman to lead the city in the midst of a seemingly endless technology-driven



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Dec 13, 2017

An Upset In Trump Country: Democrat Doug Jones Bests Roy Moore In Alabama - NPR

NPR


Updated at 12:44 a.m. ET. Democrat Doug Jones has won the Alabama Senate special election, a victory that was a stunning upset in a deeply red state that voted overwhelmingly for President Trump. The president, who had backed Republican Roy Moore
Alabama election: Doug Jones scores stunning win, but Moore won't concedeCNN
Roy Moore's loss in Alabama was a self-inflicted wound by Senate GOPWashington Post
Alabama Senate race: Doug Jones wins, but Roy Moore isn't concedingCBS News
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Dec 13, 2017

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Dec 13, 2017

Tillerson says US ready to talk to North Korea; Japan wants pressure - Reuters

Reuters


WASHINGTON/SEOUL (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson offered to begin direct talks with North Korea without pre-conditions, backing away from a key U.S. demand that Pyongyang must first accept that giving up its nuclear arsenal would be
US Is Ready to Talk to North Korea 'Anytime,' Tillerson SaysBloomberg
Tillerson moves to change the narrative about him and stop rumors of a 'Rexit'Washington Post
Trumplomacy: Tillerson's New Year plans for North KoreaBBC News
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Dec 13, 2017

Once a Long Shot, Democrat Doug Jones Wins Alabama Senate Race - New York Times

New York Times


BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Doug Jones, a Democratic former prosecutor who mounted a seemingly quixotic Senate campaign in the face of Republican dominance here, defeated his scandal-scarred opponent, Roy S. Moore, after a brutal campaign marked by accusations
Doug Jones's victory scrambles the Republican congressional agendaWashington Post
Live results: Alabama Senate race - Doug Jones projected to winCBS News
Alabama election: Doug Jones scores stunning win over MooreCNN
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Dec 13, 2017

In Texts, FBI Officials in Russia Inquiry Said Clinton 'Just Has to Win' - New York Times

New York Times


WASHINGTON — Senior F.B.I. officials who helped investigate Donald J. Trump's presidential campaign last year wrote in text messages that Hillary Clinton 'just has to win' and described a potential Trump victory as 'terrifying,' according to texts
FBI Agent Removed From Russia Probe Called Trump an 'Idiot'Bloomberg
Senior FBI agent removed from Mueller's team repeatedly called Trump 'an idiot'ABC News
WH lawyer: Mueller's team completed interviews it requested with White House staff to dateCNN
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Dec 13, 2017

Moore, Jones neck-and-neck with most of the vote counted - Politico

Politico


Returns in Alabama's special Senate election show Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones locked in a neck-and-neck race, with both campaigns bracing for a long night. Moore had 49.6 percent and Jones had 48.9 percent with more than four-fifths of
Live results: Alabama Senate race and exit polls - voting polls closedCBS News
10 tough questions Senate Republicans will have to ask themselves if Roy Moore winsWashington Post
Majority of Ala. voters say Moore allegations were minor or no factor, exit polls indicateABC News
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Dec 13, 2017

In texts, FBI agents on Russia probe called Trump an 'idiot' - Politico

Politico


Two FBI agents assigned to the investigation into alleged collusion between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russia exchanged text messages referring to the future president as an "idiot," according to copies of messages turned over to Congress
FBI texts reveal anti-Trump, pro-Clinton commentsWashington Post
Rod Rosenstein discloses texts about Trump by ousted FBI agent Peter StrzokCBS News
Trump lawyer wants separate special prosecutor to probe DOJ-Fusion conflictsFox News
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Dec 13, 2017

Schumer was victim of fake sexual harassment allegations - The Hill

The Hill


Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer · Charles (Chuck) Ellis SchumerAmerica isn't ready to let Sessions off his leash Schumer celebrates New York Giants firing head coach: 'About time' GOP should reject the left's pessimism and the deficit trigger
Chuck Schumer asks Capitol Police for investigation after forged document circulates accusing him of sexual harassmentBusiness Insider
Schumer calls cops after forged sex scandal chargeHot Air
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Dec 13, 2017

Three Florida Men Charged With Animal Cruelty For Dragging a Shark Behind Their Boat - TIME

TIME


(TALLAHASSEE, Fla.) — Florida wildlife officials and prosecutors have charged three men connected to a video of a shark being dragged behind a speeding boat. A Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission news release says 21-year-old Michael



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Dec 13, 2017

Fire at a homeless encampment sparked Bel-Air blaze that destroyed homes, officials say - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times


The blaze that swept through the hills of Bel-Air last week, destroying six homes and damaging a dozen others, was sparked by a cooking fire at a homeless encampment in a nearby ravine, Los Angeles officials said Tuesday. The encampment was nestled in
The Latest: Homeless camp fire sparked Los Angeles blazeWashington Post
Illegal cooking fire caused devastating Skirball Fire in Southern Calif., officials sayCBS News
Illegal campfire caused 'Skirball' blaze that torched homes in Bel-Air, officials sayNBCNews.com
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