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There's no question that Philadelphia is better off because of his leadership. If elected, Krasner said his first steps in office would be for the city's prosecutors to stop seeking the death penalty, to recruit more talented individuals into the department and to end mass incarceration for "people who don't deserve to be in custody".
  • Russia Brokers 'De-Escalation' Zone Deal in Syria, Eases Fighting

    Russia Brokers 'De-Escalation' Zone Deal in Syria, Eases Fighting

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    Activist Ibrahim al-Idlibi, who is based in Idlib, said the situation was calm in the province, which has been the target of daily raids by regime and Russian planes for the past few months. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said there had been a reduction in fighting across Syria since the deal came into force, but warned it was too early to say whether it would last.
  • Trumpet star Blanchard: Confederate statue removal historic

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    But the situation was largely peaceful. New Orleans plans to remove a fourth monument soon, The Associated Press reported . Both of those were taken down in the early morning hours, a tactic that Landrieu has said is needed to protect the security of workers in the face of threats from some people who want to see the monuments stay up.
  • Online speculators increasing bets on early end to Donald Trump's presidency

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    But Green didn't consult with any of the Democratic leaders before making his statement. Democrats should not be trying to take political advantage of this. "And despite the short price on offer, money has poured in for the President to be impeached , leaving us with little option but to cut the odds". From there, the Judiciary Committee would have to vote on and create "articles of impeachment" that the full House of Representatives would then vote on.
  • Unemployment rate falls to 5.7 per cent

    Unemployment rate falls to 5.7 per cent

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    Negative real wage growth has occurred only twice since current records began two decades ago: during the global financial crisis, and across nine months in 2013-2014. "Wage price growth has been modest, to put it diplomatically, and when your wages are tight, those services that you rely on become more and more important to you".
  • Chelsea Manning set for release after 7 years in prison

    Chelsea Manning set for release after 7 years in prison

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    In a statement to ABC , Manning said, "I appreciate the wonderful support that I have received from so many people across the world over these past years". At trial, Manning's superior officer testified that he didn't pass that message onto military commanders because he "really didn't think at the time that having a picture floating around of one of my soldiers in drag was in the best interests of the intel mission".
  • New York craft brewers invited to compete head-to-head

    New York craft brewers invited to compete head-to-head

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    Chuck McGrady, told reporters that the N.C. Beer & Wine Wholesalers refused to let the legislation move forward with those provisions attached to the craft modernization bill. Hoppy beers have dominated the craft beer scene for years. He'd been working for Big Sky Brewing in Missoula and chose to move back to Spokane to open his own brewery.
  • Pulis explains West Brom stance after pulling out of Taylor deal

    Pulis explains West Brom stance after pulling out of Taylor deal

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    However, Leeds United are entitled to compensation, due to the fact that Taylor is under the age of 24. While Taylor's future is yet to be settled, Leeds confirmed that Pablo Hernandez's contract has been automatically extended thanks to the number of appearances he made this season (38).
  • Jeremy Corbyn brands War on Terror a failure

    Jeremy Corbyn brands War on Terror a failure

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    On a trip to the North East today, Mrs May accused Mr Corbyn of wanting a return to the "disastrous socialist policies of the 1970s". However, Nia Griffith, the Shadow Defence Secretary, whose support for the Trident nuclear deterrent is at odds with her leader, was notably absent from the event.
  • Andrew McCabe: Acting FBI Director

    Andrew McCabe: Acting FBI Director

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    Trump confidants say Bannon has been marginalized on major decisions, including Comey's firing, after clashing with Kushner. Meantime, Spicer denies that Trump asked Comey during a dinner to pledge his loyalty to the president. "Is it standard practice for the FBI to inform someone that they are not a target of an investigation?" she asked. Citing executive privilege, Nixon resisted a special prosecutor's demand for release of taped conversations needed for the Watergate criminal investigation.