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CBS News and PBS cut ties to Rose following sex allegations

AP US News - 47 min 57 sec ago
NEW YORK (AP) — CBS News and PBS both cut ties to Charlie Rose on Tuesday, less than 24 hours after several women who worked with him on his PBS interview show alleged a pattern of sexual misconduct, including groping and walking naked in front of them. 2017-11-21T16:45:00-05:00 2017-11-21T21:45:33-05:00
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Indictment returned against man in NYC bike path attack

AP US News - 47 min 57 sec ago
NEW YORK (AP) — A 22-count indictment was returned Tuesday against a New Jersey man in the slayings of eight people during a truck attack on a bike path in New York City. 2017-11-21T13:34:00-05:00 2017-11-21T18:34:31-05:00
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U.S. wants PLO's Washington office to stay open: State Department

Reuters US News - 1 hour 7 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States wants the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) to keep its Washington office open and is in talks with Palestinian officials about the issue despite a U.S. decision that could trigger its closure, the State Department said on Tuesday.
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David Cassidy, teen heartthrob of 'The Partridge Family,' dies at 67

Reuters US News - 1 hour 13 min ago
(Reuters) - David Cassidy, a singer and actor whose androgynous features and jaunty voice made him a 1970s teen heartthrob on the television show "The Partridge Family," died on Tuesday at age 67, his publicist said.
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Conyers confirms harassment settlement; ethics probe opens

AP US News - 1 hour 47 min ago
DETROIT (AP) — John Conyers has dealt with various ethics investigations and a public corruption case that landed his wife in prison during a U.S. House career spanning more than five decades — longer than any other current member. 2017-11-21T14:27:00-05:00 2017-11-21T19:27:32-05:00
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FBI: Border agent's death a 'potential assault '

AP US News - 1 hour 47 min ago
DALLAS (AP) — An FBI official said Tuesday that the bureau is investigating the death of a border patrol agent and severe injuries to another as "potential assault," but he wouldn't rule out that they could have been hurt in some other way. 2017-11-21T14:13:00-05:00 2017-11-21T19:13:15-05:00
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White House personnel investigated for improper foreign contact: Washington Post

Reuters US News - 1 hour 50 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Three U.S. military personnel allegedly had improper contact with foreign women while traveling with President Donald Trump on his trip this month to Asia, the Washington Post reported on Tuesday.
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Many in Haiti thank U.S. for renewal, not end, of protected status

Reuters US News - 2 hours 32 min ago
PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - The U.S. decision to end from July 2019 a scheme that protects some 59,000 Haitians from deportation from the United States was viewed positively on Tuesday in Haiti, where many were pleased that the program would last for another 20 months.
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American, United settle World Trade Center developer's 9/11 claims

Reuters US News - 3 hours 47 min ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The developer of the World Trade Center in New York has reached a $95.2 million settlement of all claims against American Airlines Group Inc, United Continental Holdings Inc and other aviation defendants stemming from the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, which involved the carriers' hijacked planes.
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Man charged with terrorism, murder in New York truck attack

Reuters US News - 4 hours 12 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal grand jury on Tuesday indicted Sayfullo Saipov on terrorism and murder charges stemming from last month's truck attack in Lower Manhattan in which eight people were killed, the U.S. Justice Department said in a statement.
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Ex-New York prison guards found guilty of charges over 2013 beating

Reuters US News - 4 hours 16 min ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two former New York state jail guards were found guilty by a Manhattan jury on Tuesday of federal charges related to the 2013 beating of an inmate who suffered life-threatening injuries, prosecutors announced.
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House ethics panel investigating allegations against U.S. Rep. Conyers

Reuters US News - 4 hours 58 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The House of Representatives Ethics Committee said on Tuesday it was investigating allegations of sexual harassment against U.S. Representative John Conyers, who said his office had resolved a harassment case with a payment but no admission of guilt.
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U.S. wants PLO's Washington office to stay open -State Dept

Reuters US News - 5 hours 2 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States wants the Palestine Liberation Organization to keep its Washington office open and is in talks with Palestinian officials about the issue despite a U.S. decision that could trigger its closure, the State Department said on Tuesday.
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Death of Border Patrol agent in Texas may have been assault: FBI

Reuters US News - 5 hours 21 min ago
AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - A U.S. Border Patrol agent who died while patrolling a remote part of West Texas may have been assaulted, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said on Tuesday in a case that prompted U.S. President Donald Trump to renew his call for a border wall.
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Virginia election results face delay, possible recounts

Reuters US News - 5 hours 33 min ago
(Reuters) - Two Virginia House of Delegates election races remain in question two weeks after the vote after a state board delayed certification of the results over an alleged ballot mix-up.
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CBS News and PBS cut ties to Rose following sex allegations

AP US News - 5 hours 47 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) — CBS News and PBS both cut ties to Charlie Rose on Tuesday, less than 24 hours after several women who worked with him on his PBS interview show alleged a pattern of sexual misconduct, including groping and walking naked in front of them. 2017-11-21T10:18:00-05:00 2017-11-21T15:18:40-05:00
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Michigan Rep. Conyers acknowledges sex harassment settlement

AP US News - 5 hours 47 min ago
DETROIT (AP) — Longtime Michigan Rep. John Conyers acknowledged Tuesday that his office settled a harassment complaint involving a former staffer but said he "vehemently" denies the allegations against him. 2017-11-21T11:43:00-05:00 2017-11-21T16:43:35-05:00
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Feds threaten to sue Harvard over Asian-American admissions

AP US News - 5 hours 47 min ago
BOSTON (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department has threatened to sue Harvard University to obtain a trove of records as part of an investigation into the school's admissions practices following a lawsuit from a group of Asian-American students. 2017-11-21T11:19:00-05:00 2017-11-21T16:19:14-05:00
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The Latest: FBI says officer's death a 'potential assault'

AP US News - 5 hours 47 min ago
DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on the death of a U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent in Texas (all times local): 2017-11-21T11:40:00-05:00 2017-11-21T16:40:28-05:00
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Second U.S. judge halts Trump ban on transgender troops

Reuters US News - 6 hours 10 min ago
(Reuters) - A second federal judge on Tuesday blocked President Donald Trump from banning transgender people from serving in the U.S. military, ruling that the prohibition likely amounted to unconstitutional discrimination.
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