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Democrats call for harassment probe of U.S. Representative Conyers

Reuters US News - 6 hours 8 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - House of Representatives Democrats called for an investigation on Tuesday into 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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Trump defends Senate candidate Moore despite misconduct allegations

Reuters US News - 6 hours 10 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump defended embattled U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore on Tuesday, saying the Alabama Republican had denied allegations of sexual misconduct and emphasizing that he did not want Moore's Democratic opponent to win.
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Citi hit with $6.5 million in U.S. fines over student loans

Reuters US News - 6 hours 14 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) said on Tuesday it had ordered Citibank to pay $6.5 million for allegedly harming borrowers with student loan servicing failures.
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U.S. warns citizens against risks of travel to Saudi Arabia

Reuters US News - 7 hours 7 min ago
DUBAI (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department on Tuesday warned citizens to "consider the risks" when traveling to Saudi Arabia due to militant threats and the threat of ballistic missile attacks on civilians by rebels in Yemen.
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U.S. jury clears ex-Swiss banker of aiding tax dodgers

Reuters US News - 7 hours 23 min ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former Swiss banker was found not guilty on Tuesday of U.S. charges that he conspired to help Americans hide millions of dollars in offshore accounts to evade taxes.
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CBS News and PBS cut ties to Rose following sex allegations

AP US News - 7 hours 44 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. 2017-11-21T09:48:00-05:00 2017-11-21T14:48:38-05:00
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U.S. Rep. Conyers denies harassment allegation

Reuters US News - 8 hours 11 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - House of Representatives Democrats called for an investigation on Tuesday into 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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Nearly half of US cancer deaths blamed on unhealthy behavior

AP US News - 8 hours 44 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) — A new look at cancer in the U.S. finds that nearly half of cancer deaths are caused by smoking, poor diet and other unhealthy behaviors. 2017-11-21T07:29:00-05:00 2017-11-21T12:29:58-05:00
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CBS News fires Charlie Rose following sex allegations

AP US News - 8 hours 44 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) — CBS News fired morning show host 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. 2017-11-21T08:15:00-05:00 2017-11-21T13:15:01-05:00
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Michigan Rep. Conyers denies sexual harassment settlements

AP US News - 8 hours 44 min ago
DETROIT (AP) — Longtime Michigan Rep. John Conyers on Tuesday denied settling a complaint in 2015 from a woman who alleged she was fired from his Washington staff because she rejected his sexual advances. 2017-11-21T08:00:00-05:00 2017-11-21T13:00:11-05:00
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Smithsonian, Christo stole credit from top photographer, lawsuit says

Reuters US News - 8 hours 53 min ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Smithsonian Institution and the artist Christo were sued on Tuesday by a New York photographer who accused them of stealing credit for his photos of "Running Fence," a 1976 installation that remains one of Christo's best-known works.
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SEC charges N.Y. town, ex-official, with defrauding municipal investors

Reuters US News - 9 hours 41 sec ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday charged Oyster Bay, New York, and its former top elected official with defrauding investors in the town’s municipal securities offerings, the agency said in a statement.
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U.S. threatens to sue Harvard over admissions policies

Reuters US News - 9 hours 24 min ago
BOSTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department has threatened to sue Harvard University to force it to turn over documents as it investigates whether the Ivy League school's admission policies violate civil rights laws by discriminating against Asian-American applicants.
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Additional remains found of U.S. soldier killed in Niger

Reuters US News - 10 hours 26 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Investigators found additional human remains in early November of U.S. Army Sergeant La David Johnson, who was killed in an ambush last month in Niger along with three other U.S. soldiers, the Pentagon said on Tuesday.
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U.S. appeals court revives claims in $1.7 billion Iran terrorism lawsuit

Reuters US News - 10 hours 30 min ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal appeals court in New York on Tuesday revived part of a $1.68 billion lawsuit against Iran's central bank, Bank Markazi, by families of soldiers killed in the 1983 bombing of the U.S. Marine Corps barracks in Lebanon.
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CBS co-hosts on Charlie Rose: not the man I know

AP US News - 10 hours 44 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) — Charlie Rose's co-hosts on "CBS This Morning" sharply condemned their suspended colleague Tuesday after the airing of sexual misconduct allegations that included groping female staffers and walking around naked in front of them, saying that it's a time of reckoning in society. 2017-11-21T06:47:00-05:00 2017-11-21T11:47:49-05:00
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Michigan Rep. Conyers denies sexual harassment settlements

AP US News - 10 hours 44 min ago
DETROIT (AP) — Longtime Michigan Rep. John Conyers on Tuesday denied settling a complaint in 2015 from a woman who alleged she was fired from his Washington staff because she rejected his sexual advances. 2017-11-21T06:45:00-05:00 2017-11-21T11:45:51-05:00
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U.S. border officials violated court orders on travel ban: watchdog

Reuters US News - 11 hours 18 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Department of Homeland Security violated two court orders in the days after U.S. President Donald Trump issued a temporary travel ban on citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries, according to the department's watchdog.
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U.S. charges two with bribing African officials for China energy firm

Reuters US News - 12 hours 10 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States has charged a former Senegalese foreign minister and a former top Hong Kong government official with links to a Chinese energy conglomerate with bribing high-level officials in Chad and Uganda in exchange for contracts for the mainland company.
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Doubts linger after Florida's Scott pitches biggest budget

Reuters US News - 12 hours 22 min ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - After deep cuts in spending for Florida schools and other public programs following the Great Recession, outgoing Republican Governor Rick Scott this month proposed an $87.4 billion budget he says boosts spending on some depleted services to record levels.
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