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Sculptor of Wall Street's 'Fearless Girl' blocked from selling replicas

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 13:20
A federal judge in Manhattan has blocked the sculptor of the "Fearless Girl" statue that promoted gender diversity on Wall Street and in other companies from selling replicas, court papers released on Thursday show.
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Former Florida policeman guilty in killing of black motorist

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 12:39
A Florida jury on Thursday convicted a former police officer for manslaughter and attempted first-degree murder in the fatal 2015 shooting of a black motorist who was waiting for his car to be towed off the highway.
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U.S. senator wants criminal investigation of military base landlords

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 12:36
U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal called on Thursday for a criminal fraud investigation of private landlords who operate housing on U.S. military bases, following Reuters reports that showed how thousands of U.S. military families were subjected to serious health and safety hazards in on-base housing.
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Former Florida policeman found guilty in killing black motorist

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 11:38
A Florida jury on Thursday convicted a former police officer for manslaughter and attempted first-degree murder in the fatal 2015 shooting of a black motorist who was waiting for his car to be towed off the highway.
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U.S. officials track migrant caravan activists, journalists: NBC

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 10:43
The U.S. government has tracked activists and journalists involved in the migrant caravan from Central America at the end of 2018, NBC News reported on Wednesday.
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Singer R. Kelly's girlfriends say parents are lying for money

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 10:24
Two women who say they are in a relationship with R&B singer R. Kelly rejected criminal allegations that the performer sexually assaulted teenage girls, and in a tearful interview broadcast on Thursday accused their own parents of trying to extort money from him.
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Former Florida policeman convicted in shooting death of black motorist

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 10:01
A Florida jury on Thursday convicted a former police officer for manslaughter and attempted first-degree murder in the fatal 2015 shooting of a black motorist who was waiting for his car to be towed off the highway.
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Exclusive: For migrant youths claiming abuse, U.S. protection can be elusive

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 08:37
Growing up in eastern Honduras, Jose said his father would get drunk and beat him with a horse whip and the flat side of a machete. He said he watched his father, a coffee farmer whose crops succumbed to plague, hit his mother on the head with a pistol, sending her to the hospital for three days.
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Arizona monastery, motel turned into migrant shelters

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 07:12
A motel and a monastery are among pop-up shelters that have opened in the last six months in Arizona to house a rising number of migrants from Central America entering the United States to seek asylum.  
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Who is Martha McSally? Former fighter pilot in Senate reveals her rape

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 19:03
Martha McSally, who shook the U.S. Senate with an unprecedented statement describing her rape by a senior Air Force officer, took an unconventional path to what is sometimes known as the nation's "most exclusive club."
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U.S. bolsters 'Beagle Brigade' to sniff out deadly hog virus

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 18:57
The U.S. government will employ more dogs to sniff out illegal pork products at airports and seaports in an effort to keep out a contagious hog disease that has spread across Asia and Europe, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Wednesday.
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Democrats bar Fox News from moderating debates after reported Trump ties

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 18:39
The Democratic National Committee on Wednesday said it will not allow Fox News to host any of its candidates' political debates through 2020, citing a report this week about the conservative channel's ties to U.S. President Donald Trump.
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Ex-Trump attorney Cohen hands over new documents to Congress

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 18:28
President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen provided the U.S. House Intelligence Committee with new documents and may hand over more, the panel's chairman said after a day-long hearing behind closed doors.
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R. Kelly arrested for unpaid child support after interview denying sex charges

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 17:57
R&B singer R. Kelly was arrested for a second time in recent weeks on Wednesday - this time for failure to pay child support - hours after lashing out in a television interview against charges that he had sexually assaulted teenage girls.
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Cohen cooperative during second day of House intel hearings: chairman

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 17:46
U.S. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said on Wednesday former Trump attorney Michael Cohen provided additional documents and cooperative testimony during a second day of hearings with the panel, and Cohen will continue to cooperate with lawmakers.
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Responding to unsafe military housing, U.S. armed forces unveil tenant bill of rights

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 17:40
The U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines unveiled a proposed tenant bill of rights on Wednesday that would hand more power to military families facing housing hazards and place enhanced scrutiny on private landlords drawing billions in fees from their military partnerships.
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Former Trump lawyer Cohen testifies again before Congress, may be asked about pardon

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 17:40
President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen returned to Capitol Hill on Wednesday for closed-door testimony to the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee on subjects expected to include whether he was offered a presidential pardon.
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R. Kelly arrested for unpaid child support after TV interview denying sex charges

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 17:25
R&B singer R. Kelly was arrested on Wednesday - this time for failure to pay child support - hours after lashing out in a television interview against charges that he had sexually assaulted teenage girls.
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Senator McSally, an Air Force veteran, says she was raped by a superior officer

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 17:19
U.S. Senator Martha McSally, the first female combat pilot in the U.S. Air Force, said on Wednesday she had been raped by a superior officer but did not report it because she blamed herself and did not trust the system.
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Lawsuit against Germany over Namibian genocide is dismissed in New York

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 17:01
A U.S. judge on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit seeking to require Germany to pay damages over genocide and property seizures by colonists in what is now Namibia more than a century ago.
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