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TUZI, Montenegro (Reuters) – Dozens of environmental activists cycled from Montenegro’s capital to the Albanian border on Saturday to protest over the neighboring nation’s construction of a dam on the Cijevna river that flows through both countries. Debris is seen in the dried-out riverbed of the Cijevna River, in the village Dinosa, near Tuzi, Montenegro,
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The indictment on Friday of a Russian woman on charges of attempting to meddle in U.S. elections shows the need for “guardrails” on social media, the top Democrat on the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee said. Senate Intelligence Committee Vice Chairman Senator Mark Warner listens to testimony from Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump came under criticism on Friday from U.S. lawmakers and press organizations after praising a Montana congressman who body-slammed a reporter last year. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump rallies with supporters in a hangar at Missoula International Airport in Missoula, Montana, U.S. October 18, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo Trump’s
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(Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department has opened an investigation into child sex abuse by priests in Pennsylvania, four Roman Catholic Church dioceses said on Thursday. Storm clouds pass over a Roman Catholic church in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S. August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Jason Cohn The dioceses of Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Erie and Allentown told Reuters that they
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(Reuters) – North Dakota Democratic U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp, facing a tough re-election fight, opened her debate on Thursday with Republican challenger Kevin Cramer by apologizing for a recent ad that named sex assault survivors without their consent. FILE PHOTO: Senator Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) discusses farm policy with a reporter at Jamestown College, Jamestown, North
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(Reuters) – A federal judge ordered the U.S. government on Thursday to begin processing asylum claims for dozens of migrant parents and children that had been separated at the southern border under the Trump Administration’s zero tolerance immigration policy. FILE PHOTO: Activists protest to denounce the separation of children from their families at the U.S.
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(Reuters) – Steve Penny, the former USA Gymnastics president, was arrested on Wednesday night in Tennessee on charges he tampered with evidence in the case of Larry Nassar, the disgraced team doctor convicted of sexually assaulting athletes, the U.S. Marshals Service said. FILE PHOTO: Steve Penny, former president of USA Gymnastics invokes his 5th amendment
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(Reuters) – A brothel-owning Republican candidate for the Nevada state legislature who died this week will remain on the ballot and win his election in November, his campaign manager predicted on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Dennis Hof, who owned the Moonlite BunnyRanch legal brothel and was a Republican candidate for Nevada State Assembly District 36, poses
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican Congresswoman Martha McSally accused her opponent in the hotly contested U.S. Senate race in Arizona, Democratic U.S. Representative Kyrsten Sinema, of “being OK with treason” as the two faced off in their only debate. McSally has increasingly focused on Sinema’s past as an antiwar protester and progressive activist to get an
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. judge on Monday dismissed adult film actress Stormy Daniels’s defamation lawsuit against President Donald Trump and ordered her to pay his attorney’s fees, saying a tweet the president had written referring to her was protected by free-speech laws. FILE PHOTO: A combination photo shows Adult film actress Stephanie Clifford, also
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LYNN HAVEN, Fla. (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump got a first-hand look on Monday at the “total devastation” that Hurricane Michael brought to Florida, as rescuers searched for scores of missing people and hundreds of thousands of residents remained without power. Trump and first lady Melania Trump passed out bottles of water at an
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ORLANDO, Fla. (Reuters) – On the eve of the world’s largest business jet show, deals began in earnest as planemakers polished plans for supersonic jets and unveiled new luxury aircraft featuring high-speed WiFi and hot showers at 40,000 feet. The logo of Bombardier is seen during the Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition fair
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BOSTON (Reuters) – Harvard University discriminates against Asian-American applicants in order to limit how many it admits, a lawyer for a group suing the school said on Monday at the start of a trial that could have wider implications for the role of race in U.S. college admissions. Edward Blum, founder of Students for Fair
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EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump traveled to Florida’s storm-ravaged Panhandle on Monday to see the destruction caused by deadly Hurricane Michael. The president and first lady arrived at Eglin Air Force Base in the Panhandle, Florida’s northwestern region, and were to check out part
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