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|Report: Mueller Issued Subpoena To Trump Campaign For Russia Documents
Special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigators reportedly issued a subpoena to President Donald Trump’s campaign last month, requesting Russia-related documents from over a dozen top officials, reports the Wall Street Journal.
POSTED NOVEMBER 16, 2017 8:20 PM
|Doubts surface about key witness in Uranium One probe of Clinton
Federal officials have serious questions about the credibility of a key witness in congressional investigations of Hillary Clinton’s role in the Uranium One sale.
POSTED NOVEMBER 17, 2017 3:36 PM
|Senate Republicans Slip 'Flimflam' Paid Leave Proposal Into Tax Bill
Tucked inside the Senate Republicans’ latest tax bill is a proposal they’re touting as a paid family leave plan.
POSTED NOVEMBER 17, 2017 5:01 AM
|Ohio State University Suspends Most of Its Fraternities
The school is investigating nearly a third of its Interfraternity Council chapters for possible violations of the Code of Student Conduct.
POSTED NOVEMBER 17, 2017 11:12 AM
|School cancels Muslim speaker after teacher organising presentation receives threats
A teacher at Northeastern Middle School in Bristol, Connecticut, had invited a local Muslim woman to speak about her faith and sent a note to parents informing them of the event. The letter, which was posted online, introduced the speaker as a New York City native who resided in Connecticut and had founded an organisation devoted to “empowerment of Muslim women”. In a statement to NBC, Bristol Public Schools superintendent Susan Kalt Moreau said despite the cancellation “there was an outpouring of support for bringing a speaker in to support our curriculum which includes religions of the world”.
POSTED NOVEMBER 16, 2017 9:03 PM
|Ohio Lawmaker Quits After Having 'Inappropriate Conduct' With Man In His Office
An Ohio lawmaker known for his devotion to “family values” has stepped down after allegedly engaging in “inappropriate conduct with another man” in his office.
POSTED NOVEMBER 17, 2017 2:16 PM
|Injured defector's parasites and diet hint at hard life in N.Korea
Parasitic worms found in a North Korean soldier, critically injured during a desperate defection, highlight nutrition and hygiene problems that experts say have plagued the isolated country for decades. At a briefing on Wednesday, lead surgeon Lee Cook-jong displayed photos showing dozens of flesh-coloured parasites - including one 27 cm (10.6 in) long - removed from the wounded soldier's digestive tract during a series of surgeries to save his life. The parasites, along with kernels of corn in his stomach, may confirm what many experts and previous defectors have described about the food and hygiene situation for many North Koreans.
POSTED NOVEMBER 17, 2017 7:13 AM
|Why Mugabe Isn't Standing Aside (Or, When a Coup Is Not a Coup)
If the military does forcefully dislodge Mugabe, there would follow economic repercussions the country can ill afford
POSTED NOVEMBER 17, 2017 12:18 PM
|Mother's unique punishment for son suspended from school goes viral
Demetris Payne, from Louisiana, was forced into action after her 13-year-old son, Jadarien, was punished at school for talking back. At this point Ms Payne decided to take the punishment into her own hands.
POSTED NOVEMBER 17, 2017 5:20 PM
|Keystone XL Opponents On 210,000-Gallon Spill: We Warned You
In April 2016, just five months after President Barack Obama rejected the proposal to build the Keystone XL pipeline, the existing Keystone pipeline leaked 17,000 gallons of oil onto private land in southeastern South Dakota.
POSTED NOVEMBER 17, 2017 5:51 PM