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New York Times

Joe Barton, Senior Texas Republican, Apologizes for Explicit Photo
New York Times
WASHINGTON — The heightened scrutiny of sexual impropriety on Capitol Hill has swept up a senior House Republican who on Wednesday apologized for a sexually explicit photo that wound up on the internet. Representative Joe Barton of Texas, who was ...
GOP congressman Barton apologizes for nude selfiePolitico
Texas Rep. apologizes for not having 'better judgment' after anonymous tweet of graphic imageCNN
Farewell to night? Light pollution reducing darkness worldwideUSA TODAY -Slate Magazine (blog) -The Hill
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Two More Women Accuse Sen. Al Franken Of Inappropriate Touching
One woman told HuffPost that Franken had grabbed her backside at an event honoring women. By Jenavieve Hatch and Zachary Roth. Bloomberg via Getty Images. That makes it four women who have accused Sen. Al Franken of groping them.
Two additional woman accuse Franken of gropingThe Hill
Democrats wrestle with alleged misconduct in their own
Robinson: Congress should investigate Trump's alleged sexual misconductChicago Tribune
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Washington Post

Trump's name is coming off his SoHo hotel as politics weigh on president's brand
Washington Post
President Trump's company has agreed to remove the Trump name from its hotel in Lower Manhattan and give up management of the property, the most visible sign yet of the toll his presidency has taken on his brand. The decision, announced by the ...
Trump Organization Will Exit From Its Struggling SoHo Hotel in New YorkNew York Times
Trumps Can Never Really Check Out of SoHo HotelBloomberg
Trump Organization Cuts Ties To Controversial SoHo HotelNPR
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CBS News

Man found burned to death in San Diego was once imprisoned in North Korea
CBS News
SAN DIEGO -- A man who was found on fire in San Diego is a former prisoner of North Korea who was freed with the help of former President Jimmy Carter. Police on Tuesday said the death of Aijalon Gomes appears to be either an accident or suicide.
American Man Once Held Prisoner in North Korea Dies After He's Found Burning in San Diego ParkKTLA

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Washington Post

Tens of thousands with outstanding warrants purged from background check database for gun purchases
Washington Post
Tens of thousands of people wanted by law enforcement officials have been removed this year from the FBI criminal background check database that prohibits fugitives from justice from buying guns. The names were taken out after the FBI in February ...
Jeff Sessions Orders Review of Gun Background Check SystemU.S. News & World Report
Attorney general orders review of gun background check
Sessions orders review of background check system for gunsFox News
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Facebook will help some users figure out if they saw Russian propaganda during the 2016 US presidential election
Facebook is trying to alert some U.S. users that they fell victim to Russian propaganda during the 2016 presidential election. In the coming weeks, the social giant plans to roll out a new tool so that users can check if they followed or “Liked” pages ...
You Can Soon Check If You've Interacted With Russian Trolls on FacebookFortune
Facebook will let some of its users see if they interacted with Russian propagandaBusiness Insider
Facebook Will Tell You If You Liked or Followed Content Made by Russian Trolls During the 2016 ElectionSlate Magazine (blog)
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Remembering The 'Monstrous' Legacy Of Ratko Mladic
I have covered many wars during my years at NPR, but never did I encounter such a monstrous man as Ratko Mladic, the Bosnian Serb army commander likely to spend the rest of his life in prison. 'Butcher Of Bosnia' Ratko Mladic Guilty Of Genocide, Crimes ...
The Latest: Top Bosnian Serb leader slams Mladic verdictWashington Post
Genocide conviction of ex-Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic fuels hopes for future accountabilityLos Angeles Times
North Korea, Zimbabwe, Ratko Mladic: Your Thursday BriefingNew York Times
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Escape from North Korea: video shows defector under fire
SEOUL (Reuters) - A North Korean border guard briefly crossed the border with the South in the chase for a defector last week - a violation of the ceasefire accord between North and South, a video released on Wednesday by the U.N. Command (UNC) in ...

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CBS News

Cops: Victim stabbed over 100 times, decapitated in brutal MS-13 killing
CBS News
WHEATON, Md. -- Police in suburban Washington, D.C. say they've made an arrest in the brutal gang-linked killing of a man found stabbed to death in September in a Maryland park. The victim's body was found in a grave Sept. 5 in Wheaton Regional Park, ...

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Los Angeles Times

Here are the five officials who will decide the controversial changes to net neutrality rules
Los Angeles Times
Proponents of net neutrality protest against Federal Communication Commission Chairman Ajit Pai outside the American Enterprise Institute before his arrival May 5 in Washington. (Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images). By Jim PuzzangheraContact Reporter.
Slower Netflix streaming? The FCC aims to make it possible.USA TODAY
The backlash is building over the plan to gut net
If Portugal is a net neutrality nightmare, we're already living in itThe Verge
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