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Border Patrol still searching for clues following mysterious death of agent

More questions than answers remain as investigators search for clues in how a Border Patrol agent was killed and his partner suffered severe head trauma. The FBI believes the two agents were probably attacked and not involved in an accident. Rogelio Martinez, 36, died Sunday after …

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Amazon gets cozier with US spy agencies

Amazon is partnering with U.S. government spy agencies to offer a new computer data storage service: Amazon Web Services Secret Region. This week, the Department of Defense cleared Amazon to offer the cloud storage service for some of the “military and Pentagon’s most sensitive, unclassified information.” “This further bolsters AWS …

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Priest: The church has ‘lost’ Christmas, must ‘abandon the word completely.’ But there’s more to it.

A Catholic priest in Ireland said the church across all denominations has “lost” Christmas and “should abandon the word completely.” “We need to let it go,” Father Desmond O’Donnell of Dublin told the Belfast Telegraph. “It’s already been hijacked, and we just need to recognize and …

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Former head of neurology at Drexel University pleads guilty to groping patients

A Pennsylvania neurologist pleaded guilty Tuesday to misdemeanor charges of groping seven patients in 2016 at a Philadelphia clinic. Dr. Ricardo Cruciani is the former chair of neurology at Drexel University. The university fired him in March following an internal investigation. Lawyers for Cruciani struck …

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Megyn Kelly shares a Charlie Rose encounter that left her angry

Host Megyn Kelly delivered a monologue Tuesday on her NBC show, “Megyn Kelly Today,” about her personal experience with newsman Charlie Rose, who stands accused of sexual harassment by at least eight women. Rose’s employers, CBS and PBS, suspended him in the wake of the accusations. What did Kelly say? Claiming that …

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Whistleblower: Personnel at Planned Parenthood clinics took fetal body parts without patient consent

In a new video released Tuesday by the pro-life Center for Medical Progress, a former StemExpress employee said she witnessed her colleagues working inside Planned Parenthood clinics collect fetal body parts following an abortion without obtaining consent from the patient who underwent the procedure. What …

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CBS fires Charlie Rose over sexual misconduct allegations

CBS fired  talk-show host and news journalist Charlie Rose over sexual misconduct allegations, the Los Angeles Times reported Tuesday. Rose has co-anchored “CBS This Morning” from 2012 to 2017. PBS also announced that it no longer will distribute the nightly talk show, “Charlie Rose,”  which Rose has …

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Girl Scouts: Don’t force kids to hug relatives for holidays — it sends wrong message about consent

The Girl Scouts of the USA have a message for parents for the upcoming holiday season: Don’t force your kids to hug relatives if they just don’t want to. Come again? The Girl Scouts of the USA, in a recent blog post titled “Reminder: Your Daughter …

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Female staffers of ‘Saturday Night Live’ release surprising statement about Al Franken

Female staff members of NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” released a statement Tuesday about the sexual allegations against former cast member and current Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.). Here’s the statement in full: “We feel compelled to stand up for Al Franken, whom we have all had the pleasure …

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LaVar Ball still won’t thank Trump for son’s release — but has no problem praising Chinese president

Spotlight-hungry sports dad LaVar Ball continues to refuse to thank Republican President Donald Trump for aiding the release of his son LiAngelo, a UCLA basketball player, from China after his arrest on suspicion of shoplifting — but has no problem praising Chinese President Xi Jinping. …

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