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Trump’s biggest campaign money recipient is family acquaintance

Trumps campaign spent $11m in August and $8.3m in July on the services of Giles-Parscale, a little-known web firm with no experience in political advertising The biggest recipient of Donald Trumps presidential campaign war chest is a little-known San Antonio-based digital marketing company, with no experience in political advertising but …

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Yale denies expelling basketball captain to prove tough on sexual assault

No criminal charges were ever filed against Jack Montague, who says school used him to prove tough on sexual misconduct Yale University has denied it was trying to make an example of a former basketball captain, Jack Montague, when it expelled him over an allegation of sexual assault. The school …

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‘All-star team of the worst of the worst’: alleged leaders of Hobos gang go on trial

Prosecutors say the defendants murdered, maimed and tortured their way into controlling the most lucrative drug markets on Chicagos south side Six purported leaders of the Hobos street gang went on trial Wednesday in a case that is expected to provide a rare look inside the criminal activity fueling gun …

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Hillary had a terrible weekend. The alternative is still far, far worse | Richard Wolffe

Just as she looked like she was heading for a landslide, the combination of a deplorable gaffe and a hot wobble has thrown the campaign into disarray This should not be news. But in todays febrile world of Twitter-fed headlines, it bears repeating: there are two old people running for …

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Bill Cosby drops remainder of lawsuits against women accusing him of assault

The comedian dropped the remaining counts on Thursday, claiming they violated the terms of a confidential settlement in another lawsuit Comedian Bill Cosby on Thursday dropped the remaining counts of a lawsuit he filed against one of the women accusing him of sexual assault, along with several others, claiming they …

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‘On this side of town they harass you’: the Baton Rouge where Alton Sterling died

There are two sides to Louisianas second-largest city where the father was killed by police as the mostly black north seems a world away from the whiter south While most people are finishing up their work week, 47-year-old Terrell Griffin and his 19-year-old nephew Xavier Coleman are still working hard …

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Police walk off job after Minnesota Lynx players wear Black Lives Matter shirts

Four off-duty officers walked off the job after Minnesota Lynx players wore pregame warm-up jerseys supporting the Black Lives Matter movement A police union official says four off-duty Minneapolis officers working a WNBA game on a freelance basis walked off the job at the citys Target Center arena Saturday after …

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Ex-altar boy who killed himself mourned in church where he was molested

Brian Gergely, who died at 46, battled alcoholism from the age of 10, amid what a grand jury concluded was widespread rape and abuse in Pennsylvania Brian Gergelys body lay at his funeral mass just feet from where, in the same church, his revered priest had shattered his innocence and …

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