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Trump awards Medal of Honor to Navy SEAL in Afghan assault

Trump awards Medal of Honor to Navy SEAL in Afghan assaultWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday inducted a new member into "the world's most exclusive club of heroes" by awarding a Medal of Honor to a Navy SEAL who led a daring assault and rescue mission on a snowy Afghanistan mountaintop in 2002.



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CalSTRS opts to engage assault weapon retailers, not immediate divestment

CalSTRS opts to engage assault weapon retailers, not immediate divestmentThe pension fund has already divested from firearms manufacturers, but the board said that with retailers, it preferred to take a high-profile engagement strategy. “Unlike other CalSTRS engagements, where our staff practices quiet diplomacy, this plan advances a more public approach, to leverage the public pressure that has been mounting in this country in response to recent tragic gun violence,” said Harry Keiley, CalSTRS’ Investment Committee Chair.



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'This is a game changer': Bill Cosby should steel himself for more sexual assault charges after guilty verdict, legal experts say

'This is a game changer': Bill Cosby should steel himself for more sexual assault charges after guilty verdict, legal experts sayBill Cosby’s sexual assault conviction could lead to a wave of new cases against the ageing actor, legal experts have said. The famed stand-up comedian and sitcom star was convicted in Pennsylvania on three counts of aggravated indecent assault against former basketball player Andrea Constand. Dozens of women have also publicly accused Cosby of sexually assaulting them.



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Bill Cosby Found Guilty on 3 Counts of Aggravated Incident Assault

Bill Cosby Found Guilty on 3 Counts of Aggravated Incident AssaultBill Cosby found guilty on all three counts of aggravated indecent assault of Andrea Constand.



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Assault on woman by Iranian cops sparks headscarves debate

Assault on woman by Iranian cops sparks headscarves debateTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A grainy video of female officers from Iran's morality police assaulting a young woman whose headscarf only loosely covered her hair has sparked a new public debate on the decades-long requirement for women in the Islamic Republic.



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Iran police's assault on woman over headscarf stirs debate

Iran police's assault on woman over headscarf stirs debateTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A grainy video of female officers from Iran's morality police assaulting a young woman whose headscarf only loosely covered her hair has sparked a new public debate on the decades-long requirement for women in the Islamic Republic.



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Kentucky Governor Blames Teacher Protest For Inevitable Assault Of Children Left Home Alone

Kentucky Governor Blames Teacher Protest For Inevitable Assault Of Children Left Home AloneKentucky Gov. Matt Bevin slammed protesting teachers with an outrageous



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49ers' Reuben Foster charged in assault against girlfriend

49ers' Reuben Foster charged in assault against girlfriendSAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster has been charged with felony domestic violence after being accused of dragging his girlfriend and punching her in the head, leaving her with a ruptured eardrum, authorities said.



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Sinclair TV host resigns after threatening to sexually assault Parkland survivor David Hogg

Sinclair TV host resigns after threatening to sexually assault Parkland survivor David HoggA conservative commentator at a Sinclair Broadcast Group-owned television station in St. Louis has resigned after a statement he made threatening to sexually assault David Hogg drew harsh criticism and sparked the beginnings of an advertiser boycott. Preparing,” read the March 26 tweet, which is too vulgar to print here in full, but was published as a screenshot by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, as the remark begun to draw more scrutiny in recent days. Advertisers, including Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse, St. Louis health center Palm Health, and local real estate office the Gellman Team all announced they would stop advertising on Mr Allman’s shows, spurred on by activists who took to social media to highlight the commentator’s remarks, as well as Democratic state lawmaker Stacey Newman and others.



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Sinclair News Show Axed After Host Threatens Sexual Assault On Parkland Survivor

Sinclair News Show Axed After Host Threatens Sexual Assault On Parkland SurvivorA conservative host for a station owned by the embattled Sinclair Broadcast



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