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Stormy Daniels’ lawyer threatens another claim against Trump – because of this tweet

The lawyer for adult film star Stormy Daniels said that he was considering adding to the lawsuit against President Trump over a tweet that the president posted on his social media account Wednesday. Here’s the contentious Trump tweet A sketch years

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WATCH: The VR therapy designed to help sexual assault survivors heal by facing attackers

"For rape victims, the idea is that in therapy we need to help people confront their fears, and one way is that we have to go places where we don't go normally," Dr. Stephane Bouchard said.

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The Aid Industry Labors Under Neocolonial Structures

The aid industry might be having its #MeToo moment, but sexual exploitation is just a symptom of a more fundamental issue: the neo-colonial structures through which most aid is delivered in disaster and conflict areas. If this is not addressed, no am

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FAA orders inspections for Boeing 737 engines after Southwest flight

The FAA on Wednesday ordered enhanced inspections of many Boeing 737 engines, in response to the emergency landing of a Southwest Airlines flight this week.

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The White Helmets Tried To Recruit Roger Waters With Saudi Money

During a Barcelona concert on April 13, Roger Waters denounced the Syrian White Helmets as “a fake organization that exists only to create propaganda for jihadists and terrorists.” Warning that the groups’ unveri

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Southwest Airlines pilot lauded as hero for handling crisis

The Southwest Airlines pilot being lauded as a hero in an emergency landing after a passenger was partly blown out of the jet's damaged fuselage is also being hailed for her pioneering role in aviation

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Here’s what happened to Colbert’s ratings when Comey visited – and compared to Trump’s

Former FBI Director James Comey is on a book tour, and the ratings are in for his visit to Stephen Colbert’s late night show on Tuesday. Here’s how the show rated with Comey’s appearance According to preliminary measures, Stephen Colbe

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WATCH: Pro surfer saves lives amid torrential Hawaii rain

Laird Hamilton and other locals rescued at least 70 people, including a group of more than a dozen girls, during the island's worst flooding in decades.

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Mexico faces power struggle as over 80 politicians and candidates killed since September

Since Mexico’s election season was launched in September, at least 82 candidates and politicians have been murdered according to Reuters and security consulting firm Etellekt. Most of the slain were local candidates, and most were shot to death in u

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Syracuse Theta Tau fraternity suspended for ‘extremely racist’ video

Syracuse University has suspended one of its professional fraternity chapters.

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Elderly priest dies after being tied up and left for dead by robbers

An 87-year-old retired priest died on Monday due to injuries caused from him being beaten and bound during a robbery committed against him weeks earlier. Reverend Canon Paul Wancura was found in his home in Shelter Island, New York, by the Rev. Charles M

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Blue-light special: Barbara Bush's hometown pays tribute

"City Hall will be bathed in light blue light in her memory," the mayor said.

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David Hogg begins new gun control effort – here’s what he’s planning

Vocal gun control advocate and Parkland high school massacre survivor David Hogg unveiled his newest effort to increase restrictions on gun in the U.S. Wednesday. Here’s what Hogg is planning Hogg tweeted that he’s co-writing a book whose proc

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House's farm bill to include ban on slaughtering dogs and cats for meat

The House Agriculture Committee approved an amendment to this year's farm bill that would ban dog and cat slaughter for meat.

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United Nations security team shot at in journey to chemical attack site

A United Nations security team was met with gunfire in Syria on Wednesday, during a reconnaissance mission ahead of a scheduled inspection by international chemical weapons experts. The team was traveling to Duoma, a town which Russia — Syria&r

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New rule allows newborns on Senate floor

Newborn babies will be allowed on the Senate floor, following a request from Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., who gave birth last month.

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911 operator jailed for hanging up on callers, once saying: ‘Ain’t nobody got time for this’

A former Harris County, Texas, 911 operator has been sentenced to jail after being found guilty of hanging up on “thousands” of citizens calling in emergencies. Crenshanda Williams will serve 10 days in jail and face 18 months of probation for

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New rule allows newborn babies on Senate floor

Newborn babies will be allowed on the Senate floor, following a request from Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., who gave birth last month.

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Trump’s presidency has hit liberal comedian Amy Schumer hard – here’s what she said

Liberal comedian Amy Schumer says that the “nightmare” of the Trump presidency has been so difficult on her that she’s doing less stand-up comedy. Here’s what Trump did to Amy Schumer In an interview with Time Magazine, Schumer t

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Bill Cosby defense witness stumbles in explaining discrepancies in testimony

The star witness for Bill Cosby's defense team was undermined during cross-examination on Wednesday when she conceded her testimony differed from previous statements.

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Houston 911 operator sentenced for hanging up on hundreds of calls

A former Houston 911 operator was sentenced to 18 months probation for systematically hanging up on hundreds of emergency callers.

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Missouri sheriff resigns after affair with employee who sued county for harassment

A Missouri sheriff resigned after court documents revealed he had an affair with an employee who had a pending sexual harassment lawsuit against the county.

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Jeff Bezos: Amazon exceeded 100 million Prime subscribers

Amazon has exceeded 100 million paid Prime subscribers, CEO Jeff Bezos said in a letter to shareholders Wednesday.

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The Latest: Parents of 2 kids killed by nanny seek new law

A man whose two small children were stabbed to death by their nanny at their New York home says he'd like to thank the judge and jurors at her murder trial, where she was found guilty

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19 years later, Columbine principal haunted by 'worst nightmare,' inspired by action

School shootings still occur at an alarming rate.

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New York City bans doors-off tourist helicopter flights

New York City will not allow doors-off tourist helicopter flights from the Downtown Manhattan Heliport, following a fatal crash last month.

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Mayor says Memphis didn't expect bicentennial funds

The mayor of Memphis, Tennessee, says state lawmakers' move to withhold funds for the city's bicentennial celebration as punishment for the removal of Confederate statues should not affect planning for the event

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Top bump stock manufacturer to stop sales next month

Slide Fire Solutions, a manufacturer of the bump stock accessory used to make semi-automatic weapons fire quicker, said it will stop selling the product.

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WATCH: Men arrested at Starbucks speak out

Rashon Nelson and Donte Robinson tell "GMA" what happened to lead to their arrest at a Philadelphia Starbucks, sparking backlash for the coffee chain.

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New details released in alleged multistate crime spree of woman accused of killing 2

Lois Riess, 56, is wanted in an alleged crime spree that spans 1,500 miles.

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