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'Empire' actor goes from victim to accused felon in 3 weeks

'Empire' actor goes from victim to accused felon in 3 weeksCHICAGO (AP) — The whispers about "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett started with reports that he had not fully cooperated with police after telling authorities he was attacked in Chicago by two men who hurled racist, anti-gay slurs and looped a rope around his neck.



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Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker goes head to head with Democratic lawmakers on

Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker goes head to head with Democratic lawmakers onDemocrats go after acting Attorney General Whitaker over his treatment of the Mueller probe.



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Let Me Finish, review: Chris Christie goes easy on Trump in new tell-all book but hits out at Steve Bannon

Let Me Finish, review: Chris Christie goes easy on Trump in new tell-all book but hits out at Steve BannonWhen Chris Christie first met Donald Trump, over dinner at the Manhattan restaurant Jean-Georges in 2002, the developer ordered for both of them. Mr Trump had waiters bring Mr Christie the seared scallops and the roasted lamb loin.



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US goes after Venezuela's oil to hit Maduro

US goes after Venezuela's oil to hit MaduroThe United States announced sanctions against Venezuela’s state oil company Monday in a coordinated effort with the main opposition leader to cripple embattled President Nicolas Maduro’s power base. The measures against state-owned PDVSA were presented as a way of preventing the leftist strongman from looting the coffers in his economically ruined country before he is replaced by the man Washington says is the rightful interim president — opposition leader Juan Guaido. “The purpose of sanctions is to change behavior,” Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told reporters at the White House.



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Israel increasingly goes public with its strikes in Syria

Israel increasingly goes public with its strikes in SyriaJERUSALEM (AP) — Israel on Monday claimed responsibility for a series of airstrikes on Iranian military targets in Syria, drifting further away from its longstanding policy of playing down or covering up its military activities in the war-torn country.



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May to Brief Cabinet on Where She Goes Next: Brexit Update

May to Brief Cabinet on Where She Goes Next: Brexit Update(Bloomberg) — Theresa May is preparing to set out where Brexit goes next after the overwhelming rejection of her deal a week ago. She’s due to present a plan to Parliament on Monday, where members are already working on plans to take control of the process.



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Government shutdown: US federal workers turn to pawn shops for cash as stalemate goes on

Government shutdown: US federal workers turn to pawn shops for cash as stalemate goes onUS federal workers who are not getting paid during the longest government shutdown in the country’s history are increasingly turning to pawnbrokers for short-term loans, according to shop owners. The turnout is small – a few people per day – pawnbrokers said, but many expect the numbers to increase amid the stalemate. About 800,000 federal workers have missed a paycheck during the nearly month-long shutdown.



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Omaha airport reopens after Southwest Airlines plane goes off runway

Omaha airport reopens after Southwest Airlines plane goes off runwayThe airport tweeted out a statement Friday afternoon about the incident, and followed up with several additional tweets.



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Procter & Gamble goes big on connected beauty for CES 2019

Procter & Gamble goes big on connected beauty for CES 2019Connected beauty products are fast becoming the wellness industry’s hottest new trend, and lifestyle giant Procter & Gamble is doubling down on the concept. The personal care company is introducing multiple new connected devices from several of its brands at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas this week, it has announced. The move is part of the company’s strategy to leverage innovative technologies across its health and beauty portfolio.



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Mitt Romney goes after Trump in op-ed and Twitter is ready with plenty of jokes about frowning politely

Mitt Romney goes after Trump in op-ed and Twitter is ready with plenty of jokes about frowning politelyThe government remains partially shut down and on Tuesday night a scathing  op-ed written by Mitt Romney, former Republican presidential nominee and current senator-elect, was published in The Washington Post. In the 13-paragraph editorial, Romney unleashed his brutally honest criticisms of President Trump, saying his “character falls short” of that needed to successfully shape the nation. Here we go with Mitt Romney, but so fast! Question will be, is he a Flake?



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