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Democrats, too, coming to grips with political hot-potato of sexual harassment

japantimes - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 07:53
Democrats have been quick to support the “me too” chorus of women — and some men — who have stepped up to allege sexual misconduct ...
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Ex-Mugabe enforcer ‘Crocodile’ Emmerson Mnangagwa stages cheerful return to Zimbabwe

japantimes - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 07:52
Zimbabwe’s incoming leader Emmerson Mnangagwa, made a triumphant return Wednesday, telling cheering supporters that the country is witnessing “a new and unfolding democracy.”“I appeal to ...
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Cosmic Thanksgiving repast awaits ISS astronauts: Pouches of turkey and trimmings

japantimes - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 07:52
Astronauts at the International Space Station will feast Thursday on pouches of Thanksgiving turkey.The three Americans, two Russians and one Italian will also rip into ...
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Terror-wary Big Apple boasts new layers of security for 91st Thanksgiving Day Parade

japantimes - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 07:52
Sand-filled sanitation trucks and police sharpshooters will mix with glittering floats and giant balloons at a Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade that comes in a year ...
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No sanctions but U.S. declares Myanmar carrying out ‘ethnic cleansing’ against Rohingya

japantimes - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 07:52
The United States declared the ongoing violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar to be “ethnic cleansing” on Wednesday, threatening penalties for military officials engaged in ...
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Winter exposure threat looms for asylum seekers stranded in primitive crowded camps on Greek isles

japantimes - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 07:51
Winter could bring death to asylum seekers stranded on crowded Greek islands with only summer tents for shelter, aid groups said on Wednesday, urging a ...
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In surprise about-face, Lebanese leader Hariri puts resignation on hold

japantimes - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 07:51
Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri announced on Wednesday that he was putting his resignation on hold to give way for more consultations, nearly three weeks ...
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U.N. court finds ‘Butcher of Bosnia’ Ratko Mladic guilty of genocide and war crimes, jails him for life

japantimes - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 07:50
U.N. judges on Wednesday sentenced former Bosnian Serbian commander Ratko Mladic to life in prison after finding him guilty of genocide and war crimes in ...
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Moore's communications director resigns

cnn - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 07:50
The communications director for controversial Senate candidate Roy Moore has resigned from his position on the campaign, senior campaign adviser Brett Doster tells CNN.
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Malta journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia's family sue police

bbc - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 07:43
Daphne Caruana Galizia's family wants the senior officer overseeing the investigation to be removed.
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If Trump can change his mind on elephants...

cnn - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 07:22
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Paris St-Germain 7-1 Celtic

bbc - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 07:18
Celtic open the scoring in France but are then overwhelmed by Paris St-Germain, who register their biggest Champions League win.
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'Relentless' search for missing sailors

cnn - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 07:17
CNN's Barbara Starr reports on a U.S. Navy plane crash near Japan.
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Congressman's nude image was tweeted

cnn - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 07:09
Texas Republican Rep. Joe Barton on Wednesday apologized for not using "better judgment" while separated from his wife and in consensual relationships with women.
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Are men really clueless about sexual harassment?

cnn - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 06:52
Six weeks after the first stories broke alleging that Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein engaged in a decadeslong pattern of sexual harassment (he denies it), the list of men accused of similar acts keeps getting longer. Some offer denials, but others offer more nuanced "explanations":
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Erica Hill: Staying silent not an option

cnn - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 06:46
HLN's Erica Hill delivers an emotional monologue recalling instances of harassment throughout her career.
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Anthony Joshua v Joseph Parker bout 'won't happen at 35%', says Eddie Hearn

bbc - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 06:45
Anthony Joshua "would love to fight" Joseph Parker but Eddie Hearn says the New Zealander will not receive 35% of the revenue.
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Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa promises jobs in 'new democracy'

bbc - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 06:44
The incoming leader hails a new era and praises the army for removing Robert Mugabe peacefully.
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The happiest cities in America

cnn - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 06:34
I've spent my life traveling the world in the pursuit of health and happiness.
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Syria war: Putin unveils plan for peace congress

bbc - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 06:26
Russia's leader wins the backing of Iran and Turkey to host a new initiative to end the civil war.
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