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DC Mayor Bowser creates a task force on missing children after a public outcry – Washington Post

Washington Post DC Mayor Bowser creates a task force on missing children after a public outcryWashington PostD.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser said Friday that the city will dedicate more resources to city children who go missing. The mayor’s statement comes in the wake of a public outcry about the number of children, particularly teenage girls, who go missing in …Lawmakers ...

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‘Hello, Bob’: President Trump called my cellphone to say that the health-care bill was dead – Washington Post

Washington Post ‘Hello, Bob’: President Trump called my cellphone to say that the health-care bill was deadWashington PostPresident Trump called me on my cellphone Friday afternoon at 3:31 p.m. At first I thought it was a reader with a complaint since it was a blocked number. Instead, it was the president calling from the Oval Office. His voice was even, ...

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Graham Spanier found guilty of 1 count of child endangerment – ESPN

ESPN Graham Spanier found guilty of 1 count of child endangermentESPNFormer Penn State president Graham Spanier was convicted Friday of one count of child endangerment over his handling of a child sex abuse complaint against retired assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky. Jurors found Spanier not guilty of conspiracy …Former Penn State president Graham Spanier convicted of child endangermentWashington PostFormer Penn ...

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London attack: The victims – BBC News

The Independent London attack: The victimsBBC NewsFour people were killed, along with the assailant, in Wednesday’s attack in Westminster, close to the Houses of Parliament. At least 50 people from 12 different countries were injured, of whom 31 needed hospital treatment. Two remain in a critical …London attack inquiry focuses on radicalization of perpetratorCNNLondon Police Make ‘Significant’ Arrests in Attack ...

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Trump the Dealmaker Projects Bravado, but Behind the Scenes, Faces Rare Self-Doubt – New York Times

New York Times Trump the Dealmaker Projects Bravado, but Behind the Scenes, Faces Rare Self-DoubtNew York TimesAfter meeting with trucking executives, President Trump was told the health law vote was off. Credit Doug Mills/The New York Times. WASHINGTON — President Trump, the author of “The Art of the Deal,” has been projecting his usual bravado in public this …Trump Dares GOP ...

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Democrats Plan to Filibuster to Thwart Gorsuch Nomination – New York Times

New York Times Democrats Plan to Filibuster to Thwart Gorsuch NominationNew York TimesJudge Neil M. Gorsuch at his Supreme Court confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill on Wednesday. Credit Eric Thayer for The New York Times. WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats on Thursday vowed to filibuster the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Neil …Under pressure, Dems hold back Gorsuch supportThe HillWhat we learned ...

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Shooting Reported Outside UK Parliament – New York Times

New York Times Shooting Reported Outside UK ParliamentNew York TimesThe police cordoned off Parliament Square in London on Wednesday after reports of a shooting. Credit Stefan Wermuth/Reuters. LONDON — Members of the House of Commons found themselves under a lockdown on Wednesday afternoon after reports of a …UK police investigate ‘firearms incident’ near parliamentCNNUK parliament put on lockdown after reported shootingThe ...

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Former Trump Campaign Head Manafort Was Paid Millions By A Putin Ally, AP Says – NPR

NPR Former Trump Campaign Head Manafort Was Paid Millions By A Putin Ally, AP SaysNPRA Russian billionaire paid former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort millions of dollars to boost the interests of Russian President Vladimir Putin, the Associated Press reports. The new allegations arise months after Manafort resigned from the …First Read’s Morning Clips: Manafort and RussiaNBCNews.comTrump ex-aide Paul Manafort ...

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Gorsuch Is Grilled About Role in Bush-Era Torture Policy – New York Times

New York Times Gorsuch Is Grilled About Role in Bush-Era Torture PolicyNew York TimesWatch Live: Judge Neil M. Gorsuch, President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, is in his third day of confirmation hearings. Photo by Al Drago/The New York Times. Watch in Times Video ». embed. □ Judge Neil M. Gorsuch faced tough questions from …Neil Gorsuch regrets to inform the Senate ...

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Devices Banned on Flights From 10 Countries Over ISIS Fears – New York Times

New York Times Devices Banned on Flights From 10 Countries Over ISIS FearsNew York TimesAn Emirates plane at the Dubai airport in the United Arab Emirates. Credit Ullstein Bild, via Getty Images. WASHINGTON — Intelligence showing that the Islamic State is developing a bomb hidden in portable electronics spurred the United States and …Britain and US ban most electronic devices ...

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