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Embattled Florida Sheriff Scott Israel Suspended for Response to Deadly Parkland Shooting

Embattled Florida Sheriff Scott Israel Suspended for Response to Deadly Parkland ShootingIsrael served two terms as Broward County Sheriff



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Trump agrees to shut down his embattled charity

Trump agrees to shut down his embattled charityPresident Donald Trump has agreed to shut down his personal charity, the Trump Foundation, the New York attorney general said Tuesday, accusing it of engaging in a “shocking pattern of illegality” to advance his political and business interests. State Attorney General Barbara Underwood said the family foundation would be dissolved and its remaining assets distributed to other charities under her supervision. “This amounted to the Trump Foundation functioning as little more than a checkbook to serve Mr. Trump’s business and political interests,” she said in a statement.



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Embattled Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith Apologizes for 'Public Hanging' Comment, But Says Her Words Were 'Twisted'

Embattled Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith Apologizes for 'Public Hanging' Comment, But Says Her Words Were 'Twisted'The Mississippi runoff is the last midterm battle of 2018



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The Latest: Embattled Florida elections official to resign

The Latest: Embattled Florida elections official to resignTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Florida's election recount (all times local):



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Embattled archbishop may be considering resigning

Embattled archbishop may be considering resigningCardinal Donald Wuerl said he plans to travel to the Vatican to discuss resigning after his name was mentioned in the alleged coverup of sexual abuse cases. ABC News' David Wright reports.



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Elderly Pakistani couple quit Syria's embattled Ghouta

Elderly Pakistani couple quit Syria's embattled GhoutaAn elderly Pakistani man and his wife have fled Syria’s embattled Eastern Ghouta, it emerged Thursday, the only known civilians to have left since a “humanitarian pause” took effect. The rebel enclave outside Damascus has seen some of the worst bombardment and fighting of the Syrian civil war since Russia-backed government forces launched an assault on February 18. Mohammad Fadhl Akram, 73, and his wife Saghran Bibi, 10 years younger, were evacuated on Wednesday afternoon, a medical source with the Syrian Red Crescent said, but were devastated to be leaving 17 family members behind in the battered region.



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Embattled Israeli drugmaker Teva fined for foreign bribes

Embattled Israeli drugmaker Teva fined for foreign bribesIsrael’s justice ministry said Monday it had fined pharmaceutical giant Teva $ 22 million for bribing foreign officials in a settlement that spares the company a potential criminal trial. The deal signed on Sunday comes a month after Teva announced plans to cut 14,000 jobs globally, triggering strikes in Israel and pressure from the government and the powerful Histadrut labour union. Israeli authorities had launched their own investigation “to examine the ramifications of the affair in Israel”, the ministry said.



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Embattled Israeli drugmaker Teva fined for foreign bribes

Embattled Israeli drugmaker Teva fined for foreign bribesIsrael’s justice ministry said Monday it had fined pharmaceutical giant Teva $ 22 million for bribing foreign officials in a settlement that spares the company a potential criminal trial. The deal signed on Sunday comes a month after Teva announced plans to cut 14,000 jobs globally, triggering strikes in Israel and pressure from the government and the powerful Histadrut labour union. Israeli authorities had launched their own investigation “to examine the ramifications of the affair in Israel”, the ministry said.



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Embattled Nunes Paralyzes House Intel Committee

Embattled Nunes Paralyzes House Intel CommitteeCongressman Jim Himes, a member of the House Intelligence Committee, talks with Rachel Maddow about how Committee Chairman Devin Nunes has not kept the committee updated on intelligence he talked with the media and White House about and more.



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Embattled Trump returns to strong suit: campaigning

Embattled Trump returns to strong suit: campaigningWith his presidency in turmoil and political adversaries baying for blood, Donald Trump is trading the Washington mud pit for more soothing surroundings: a campaign stage and crowds of thousands chanting his name. Trump hits the campaign stump for a rally in Melbourne, a city on Florida’s famed Space Coast, at 5:00 pm (2200 GMT), not as candidate but the nation’s commander-in-chief seeking to reconnect with his tribe of largely white, male middle-class voters. The rally locale had all the flair and anticipation of a campaign event from 2016: Thousands of supporters in line, women wearing red “Make America Great Again” hats, men in “Bikers for Trump” shirts, toddlers asleep on parents’ shoulders, and plenty of Trump merchandise for sale.



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