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Although the verdict was undoubtedly an embarrassment for the the Jann Wenner-founded magazine, Eramo had been seeking $7.5 million in damages, and sources tell THR that the publication's lawyers were privately relieved at the outcome. Soon after the story was published, people began poking holes in the account of the protagonist's - known as Jackie - story about being violently gang raped at a fraternity party.
  • Russia criticizes UK decision to cancel Johnson visit to Moscow

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    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said . An air strike by the United States airforce in response to a suspected chemical attack damaged or destroyed 20 percent of Syria's operational aircraft, USA defence secretary James Mattis says. We're not going to have you cover for this regime anymore. But Haley suggested there has been a shift in USA thinking. A Syrian man walks past posters of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on a shop front in the capital Damascus on January 3, 2017.
  • North Korea warns of nuclear strike if hit

    North Korea warns of nuclear strike if hit

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    The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) revealed on Tuesday that they are still waiting for North Korea's response regarding the neutral venue for their clash against Malaysia. "If there was an existential problem with the (ruling) Workers' Party of Korea and the political culture, then they wouldn't be convening so many people at one time in Pyongyang ", Madden said.
  • Britain to push for tough new sanctions on Putin

    Britain to push for tough new sanctions on Putin

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    Russia has been a staunch backer of Assad during Syria's ongoing civil war, and Russian spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Monday that support would continue. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson (R), Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson (C), and German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel attend roundtable talks during a G7 for foreign ministers in Lucca , Italy April 11, 2017.
  • Romney's 'binders full of women' are real binders after all

    Romney's 'binders full of women' are real binders after all

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    The Globe points out that several women in the binders actually did end up in state jobs, either under Romney or one of his successors. During the 2012 debate, when asked whether he supported equal pay for women, the Republican candidate told an anecdote from when he was hiring his cabinet during his time as the governor of MA.
  • Boko Haram increasingly using children as bombers

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    In a separate statement, UNICEF said it was concerned that children were being held by the Nigerian military for alleged association with Boko Haram militants. It said the Army's action was a major step towards protecting children affected by the insurgency. Last year, Amnesty International warned in a May report that children were dying in the Giwa barracks detention centre in Maiduguri , northeast Nigeria.
  • Blazers Ferguson in NHL Central Scouting final rankings

    Blazers Ferguson in NHL Central Scouting final rankings

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    He was the playoff MVP last season when the Wheat Kings won the league title. He had surgery in July for a sports hernia, played the first five games of the 2016-17 season, and was out until January 13. He had 30 points (13 goals, 17 assists) in 24 games with Green Bay of the United States Hockey League. Mittelstadt (6-1, 201) averaged 2.56 points per game in high school and was named Minnesota's Mr.
  • G7 foreign ministers seek new push to end Syria war

    G7 foreign ministers seek new push to end Syria war

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    The official said a drone operated by Russians was flying over a hospital as victims of the attack were rushing to get treatment. Yet the USA has no proof of Moscow's involvement, said the official, who wasn't authorized to speak publicly on intelligence matters and demanded anonymity.
  • EGYPT: State of emergency after deadly church attacks

    EGYPT: State of emergency after deadly church attacks

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    The two Coptic churches appear to have been chosen for their symbolic value. Security cameras showed the suicide bomber outside St. Mark's Cathedral in the coastal city of Alexandria before he killed 11 people. Attendance at the funeral ceremonies was limited to the relatives of the victims and church officials. They have said we are willing to suffer for Jesus sake.
  • Rihanna And Drake Reunite For A Kid's Birthday Party In LA

    Rihanna And Drake Reunite For A Kid's Birthday Party In LA

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    Through a mutual friend's Snapchat, a clip has surfaced online of the "Work" collaborators - and on-and-off rumored couple - occupy the same space since their alleged split last October. " Rihanna was photographed spending some time playing with a group of children in a ball pit", while Drizzy "crouched down on the sidewalk near the ball pit and posed for a few pictures with a young fan".