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Its data was mediocre to poor, nonexistent, wrong. "I had to inject money into it - the DNC - to keep it going". "Private mode be damned, this is too important", former Director of Data Science Andrew Therriault began in a tweet responding to Clinton's slur.
  • Former Penn State president gets jail time for failing to report Sandusky

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    Former Vice President Gary Schultz , former President Graham Spanier and former Athletic Director Tim Curley will all spend at least two months in jail on child endangerment charges. Multiple legal proceedings have demonstrated that some members of the Penn State community had not just a moral but also a legal duty to inform authorities about their knowledge regarding Sandusky's illegal activities.
  • Girls testify about sex abuse by man who got them as 'gift'

    Girls testify about sex abuse by man who got them as 'gift'

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    One of the children, now 15, said she began having sex with Kaplan when she was 11 or 12 because that's what wives did for their husbands. Authorities allege the 52-year-old fathered two children with one of the girls, who was 14 when she was "gifted" to him by her parents, because Kaplan helped the couple out financially.
  • Friday events and exhibits remember victims of gun violence

    Friday events and exhibits remember victims of gun violence

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    People in our area came out at rallies to support the Wear Orange campaign that are happening as part of Gun Violence Awareness Day. "They were children, they were little children in school in a place that's supposed to be the safety place for your children other than at home".
  • Could Trump muzzle Comey? A look at executive privilege

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    What Comey is allowed to say publicly will be constrained by the ongoing federal investigation, which is now being led by special counsel and former FBI director Robert Mueller . The court ruled that President Richard Nixon's audio recordings of White House conversations should be turned over to prosecutors. The Senate panel also plans to hear at some point from Mr Jared Kushner, Mr Trump's son-in-law and one of his closest White House aides.
  • Trump pulls United States out of Paris climate agreement

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    The U.S. now joins the only two countries that did not sign the agreement originally to cut greenhouse gas emissions: Syria and Nicaragua . Bill Peduto said he stood with the French capital instead of the U.S. President Trump has repeatedly called climate change a hoax. Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris Climate deal on Thursday night came as a shock to the public and was one which did not go down well in many quarters.
  • Kathy Griffin pushes back on Trump family 'beatdown'

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    She replied with this quote: "The devil whispered in my ear, 'you're not strong enough to withstand the storm.' Today I whispered in the devils ear, 'I am the storm'". She also holds the world record for starring in the most stand-up comedy TV specials. Kathy Griffin says she is receiving death threats over her photo shoot in which she posed with the likeness of President Donald Trump's severed head.
  • Trump criticises Germany after Merkel questioned USA reliability

    Trump criticises Germany after Merkel questioned USA reliability

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    The eurozone's big three economies, Germany, France and Italy , are sharply at odds with the United States over climate change, the future of worldwide trade and the management of mass migration. "For that reason it's important to us that we make progress on the German-Indian, or rather EU-Indian free trade agreement", she said at a Berlin business forum where she shared a platform with Modi.
  • Kushner ties to Russian Federation are questioned

    Kushner ties to Russian Federation are questioned

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    Despite Trump's campaign to convince America that Obama was born in Kenya and thus ineligible to serve as president, it's possible-if not likely-he didn't even believe this to be true. "I would not be concerned about it". And his Homeland Security head defended the idea of establishing that kind of communication as a "smart thing" and said he didn't see "any big issue here" for Kushner.
  • City of Austin files challenge against 'sanctuary cities' bill

    City of Austin files challenge against 'sanctuary cities' bill

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    Rinaldi's actions, along with other statements from his GOP colleagues that characterized immigrants as unsafe criminals and a threat to public safety throughout the debate over SB 4, could come back to haunt the state as it defends the law in court, says MALDEF regional counsel Marisa Bono.
  • US National Spelling Bee Contest: 12-Year-Old Girl Wins $40k Prize

    US National Spelling Bee Contest: 12-Year-Old Girl Wins $40k Prize

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    Competitors age 6 to 15 emerged from early spelling bees involving more than 11 million youths from all 50 USA states, US territories from Puerto Rico to Guam, and several countries, from Jamaica to Japan. She called the win "really awesome". She finally ventured a guess, which was just barely wrong, at least according to the President's spelling of the non-word.