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Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro
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Kim Glovas
November 16, 2018 - 1:50 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The U.S. Department of Education is proposing new rules on handling sexual assault and harassment on college campuses. Advocates for sexual assault victims say the change helps the accused, not the victims. "I don't think this new guidance is particularly helpful for...
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President Donald Trump acknowledges applause as speaks during a conference supporting veterans and military families through partnership at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018.
AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta
November 16, 2018 - 1:22 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he has answered written questions from special counsel Robert Mueller but hasn't yet submitted them. Trump told reporters in the Oval Office on Friday that he answered the questions "very easily" this week but added that "you have to always be careful...
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Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker speaks at the Dept. of Justice's Annual Veterans Appreciation Day Ceremony, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, at the Justice Department in Washington.
AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais
November 16, 2018 - 11:48 am
By Mary Clare Jalonick and Mike Balsamo, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker has told Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham in a meeting that special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation will proceed, according to a person familiar with the meeting. The meeting...
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In this Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018 file photo, a home burns as the Camp Fire rages through Paradise, Calif.
AP Photo/Noah Berger
November 16, 2018 - 11:06 am
By Martha Mendoza, Associated Press PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — There's a sweet legend about this town: On a blazing summer day in the 1850s, a lumber mill crew with wagon and ox took a break under a grove of tall evergreens. The air was cool, the pine needles fragrant. "Boys," said the team boss, "...
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Joseph DiRuzzo is the attorney representing disgraced school deputy Scot Peterson.
Mike Stocker/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, Pool
November 16, 2018 - 10:07 am
By Terry Spencer and David Fischer, Associated Press SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — For months, members of the panel investigating Florida's high school massacre have called the sheriff's deputy assigned to guard the campus "a coward" for hiding and not rushing inside in an attempt to stop the shooter. Given...
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In this Sept. 17, 2018 photo, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos speaks during a student town hall at National Constitution Center in Philadelphia.
AP Photo/Matt Rourke
November 16, 2018 - 10:00 am
By Collin Binkley, Associated Press Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Friday proposed a major overhaul to the way colleges and universities handle sexual misconduct complaints, adding protections for students accused of assault and harassment and narrowing which cases schools would be required to...
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Investigators recover human remains at a home burned in the Camp Fire, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, in Magalia, Calif.
AP Photo/John Locher
November 16, 2018 - 7:30 am
UPDATED: 12:42 p.m. By Kathleen Ronayne and Brian Melley, Associated Press CHICO, Calif. (AP) — The potential magnitude of the wildfire disaster in Northern California escalated as officials raised the death toll to 63 and released a missing-persons list with 631 names on it more than a week after...
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California Wildfire
John Locher/AP via CNN
November 15, 2018 - 8:28 pm
By Maegan Vazquez, CNN (CNN) -- President Donald Trump will travel to California on Saturday to meet with people affected by the wildfires burning across the state, the White House announced Thursday. Hundreds of people remain unaccounted for and 58 people have died in the conflagrations, which...
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Cesar Sayoc
Broward County Sheriff's Office via AP, File
November 15, 2018 - 3:46 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Florida man accused of sending pipe bombs to prominent critics of President Donald Trump pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges carrying a potential penalty of life in prison. Cesar Sayoc entered the plea through his lawyers during his appearance in Manhattan federal court. U.S...
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Former FBI director Robert Mueller
Alex Wong/Pool/Sipa USA
November 15, 2018 - 2:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge has refused to dismiss a special counsel indictment against a Russian company accused of interfering in the 2016 presidential election. The decision by U.S. District Judge Dabney Friedrich, an appointee of President Donald Trump, allows the criminal case against...
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