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At Rally and Without Evidence, Trump Says Democrats Back Caravan

President Donald Trump suggested without evidence Thursday that Democrats or their allies are supporting a “caravan” of Central American migrants who are traveling north aiming to enter the United States. Addressing thousands of supporters at a campaign rally in Montana, Trump said immigration is now one of the leading issues in the 2018 ...

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Russia footballers charged with assault and hooliganism

Aleksandr Kokorin and Pavel Mamaev face up to seven years in jail in a hotly discussed court case.

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Ex-USA Gymnastics President Indicted in Texas

Former USA Gymnastics president Steve Penny was arrested Wednesday after a Texas grand jury indicted him, alleging he tampered with evidence in the ...

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Indian minister MJ Akbar resigns amid sexual assault allegations

A series of allegations of sexual harassment and assault has prompted the resignation of an Indian government minister, the most prominent public ...

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Police say video proves white Missouri man lied about Black man assaulting him

Thanks to surveillance video, police in Florissant, Missouri have been able to disprove an account on social media about an alleged assault at a gas ...

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Student Gunman Kills 19 and Wounds Dozens at a College in Crimea

The lone attacker detonated an explosive device, then opened fire at his classmates, in the deadliest school assault in Russia since the Beslan ...

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3 Arrested in New York Violence After Far-Right Speech

Three people were arrested in New York City following violent clashes after a speech by the founder of a far-right group, and police said Saturday they were reviewing video of the clashes and could make additional arrests. The violence Friday ...

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Navy admiral under review for waiting to reassign officer accused of sexual assault

Adm. John Richardson waited four months before removing an officer who, while dressed as Santa, was accused of sexual assault.

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Debating the Future of Handguns: The Canada Letter

Readers offer their views on a proposal to ban handguns and assault weapons in Canada and a look at a novel, multimedia project involving young women worldwide.

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Melania Trump Says She Loves Trump, Ignores Cheating Rumors

Melania Trump says she loves President Donald Trump and has "much more important things to think about" than allegations he cheated on her with a ...

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Alaska Natives to Congress: Expand Violence Against Women Act

On his Facebook page, a father grieves the loss of his 10-year-old daughter, whom he had affectionately nicknamed “Dimples.” Her body was found last ...

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Bitter Battle Over Kavanaugh Adds Fuel to Midterm Showdown

Less than four weeks before U.S. congressional midterm elections, the bitter confirmation battle over Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh has galvanized activists in both major political parties. But its ultimate impact remains ...

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EXCLUSIVE: Michaela Coel on finding joy after sexual assault and new Netflix film ‘Been So Long’

There are so many reasons to admire actress, Michaela Coel, and her fantastic new musical for Netflix, Been So Long, is only one of them. The star of another Netflix series, Chewing Gum, is showing off her singing skills in the romantic flick that hits the streaming service on October 26. Set in London, Coel plays Simone; a […] The post ...

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Judge dismisses one of the charges against Weinstein

Prosecutors say actress Lucia Evans gave a witness a different version of the alleged sex assault.

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BREAKING: Manhattan DA drops part of Harvey Weinstein sexual assault case

NEW YORK (AP) — Manhattan’s district attorney has decided to drop part of the criminal case against Harvey Weinstein. The development was announced in court Thursday with Weinstein looking on. The tossed charge involves allegations made by one ...

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Judge Wants Sentencing for Manafort Before Cooperation Ends

The judge in one of Paul Manafort's criminal cases threw a wrench Thursday into special counsel Robert Mueller's plans for the former Trump campaign ...

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Syrian Rebels Withdraw Heavy Weapons to Spare Idlib From Assault

Turkey secured the rebels’ agreement to pull back the weaponry, staving off a Syrian government offensive on the heavily populated rebel stronghold.

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Fabolous indicted by grand jury for alleged attack on Emily B

Rapper Fabolous has been indicted by a New Jersey grand jury on four felony charges related to his alleged assault on reality show star Emily B, mother of his two children, TMZ is reporting. The grand jury last week handed down the indictment that includes one count of domestic violence with significant bodily injury, two counts […] The post ...

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Melania Trump: Women Accusing Men Should 'Show the Evidence'

First lady Melania Trump says women who make accusations of sexual abuse "need to be heard'' and supported, but so do men. She says when there are accusations there needs to be "really hard evidence" and accusers should "show the evidence."   Mrs. Trump was interviewed on her Kenya trip by ABC, which aired portions Wednesday on "Good Morning ...

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Katt Williams being sued by limo driver after assault and remains in jail

Katt Williams is being sued for attacking a limo driver with his dog. —Teacher accused of calling Black student n-word and hitting him with a clipboard— On Saturday Williams was arrested in Portland after limo driver Wali Kanani reported that he picked up the controversial comedian at the Portland International Airport on Friday and ...

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Kavanaugh Hears First Arguments as New US Supreme Court Justice

The newest member of the U.S. Supreme Court, Brett Kavanaugh, took his seat Tuesday and heard his first arguments, just days after he narrowly won ...

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Trump Kavanaugh: President apologises for 'unfair' treatment

He says the new Supreme Court justice, who has faced sex assault claims, has been treated unfairly.

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Trump: Kavanaugh sex assault claims were 'all made up'

The president condemns Democratic calls to impeach the judge as an "insult to the American public".

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Cosby lawyers, refusing to give up, seek overturn of sentence

Lawyers for disgraced actor Bill Cosby are asking a Pennsylvania court to overturn his conviction on sexual assault charges. The motion, filed by ...

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Brett Kavanaugh 'caught up in a hoax' - Trump

President Trump says sex assault claims against his new Supreme Court Justice were "all made up".

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Trump Claims Democrats Desire to Impeach New Supreme Court Justice

Hours prior to a ceremonial swearing-in of the newest U.S. Supreme Court justice, President Donald Trump accused opposition Democrats of already plotting to remove Brett Kavanaugh from the bench. Kavanaugh, who survived a bruising Senate confirmation process amid allegations of sexual assault in his youth, was “caught up in a hoax set up by the ...

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Manchin Scorched from Both Sides after Kavanaugh Vote

Danielle Walker cried on Joe Manchin's shoulder after she shared her story of sexual assault in the senator's office. She thought he listened. The 42-year-old Morgantown woman said she was both devastated and furious when Manchin became the only ...

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