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Mormon fighting to end youth interviews ousted from faith

Mormon fighting to end youth interviews ousted from faithSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Mormon man who led a campaign criticizing the church's practice of allowing closed-door, one-on-one interviews of youth by lay leaders that sometimes included sexual questions has been kicked out of the faith following a disciplinary hearing.



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Ousted EPA head Pruitt denies getting improper gifts, income

Ousted EPA head Pruitt denies getting improper gifts, incomeWASHINGTON (AP) — Scott Pruitt, the scandal-ridden former Environmental Protection Agency chief, denied on Wednesday that he had obtained any out-of-the-ordinary gifts as a result of his Cabinet-level post, dismissing allegations he received perks in office ranging from much-sought sport tickets to a job for his wife.



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Philippines' ousted Supreme Court chief lambastes Duterte

Philippines' ousted Supreme Court chief lambastes DuterteThe ousted Philippine Supreme Court chief justice launched a blistering attack on President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday, calling him a “self-styled savior who is willing to kill”, after she lost an appeal against her removal from office. Maria Lourdes Sereno, the first woman chief justice of the Philippines who Duterte denounced as an “enemy” for her opposition to some of his proposals, was ousted by fellow-judges allied with the president last month. “Our sights have been set low by the very leaders who should lead us to pursue lofty visions for our nation and our people,” Sereno said in a speech to her supporters after the court ruling.



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A Gay Marriage Opponent Just Ousted A GOP Incumbent in North Carolina

A Gay Marriage Opponent Just Ousted A GOP Incumbent in North CarolinaMark Harris, a Baptist pastor with a long history of social conservatism, won



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Ryan meets with House chaplain he ousted, then reinstated

Ryan meets with House chaplain he ousted, then reinstatedWASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan met Tuesday with the House chaplain he ousted last month, then reinstated after the chaplain complained a Ryan aide told him it might be time to put a non-Catholic in the job.



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Ousted VA Secretary David Shulkin Calls Washington 'Toxic, Chaotic' In Scathing Op-Ed

Ousted VA Secretary David Shulkin Calls Washington 'Toxic, Chaotic' In Scathing Op-EdLess than 24 hours after he was fired as Veterans Affairs secretary under the



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Congressman, ousted from ethics panel, asks it to investigate him

Congressman, ousted from ethics panel, asks it to investigate himLess than three days after he was removed from the U.S. House of Representatives Ethics Committee, Republican lawmaker Patrick Meehan asked the panel to investigate allegations he engaged in sexual harassment and misused official resources. The committee on Monday said it had become aware of public allegations about the misconduct and had received a written request from Meehan to investigate. The allegations published in the New York Times on Saturday led Speaker Paul Ryan to pull Meehan from the committee.



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Ousted Caracas mayor flees house arrest, heads to Madrid

Ousted Caracas mayor flees house arrest, heads to MadridLedezma, 62, had hours earlier crossed the border into neighboring Colombia, saying he intended to fly to Europe to organize resistance against Maduro’s rule, which has left millions of Venezuelans facing food and medicine shortages. The opposition leader boarded an Avianca flight from Bogota to Madrid, where he was scheduled to arrive early Saturday, airport sources at Bogota’s El Dorado airport said.



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Ousted Caracas mayor flees house arrest, heads to Europe

Ousted Caracas mayor flees house arrest, heads to EuropeCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Ousted Caracas Mayor Antonio Ledezma said he plans to take his fight against Venezuela's socialist government to Europe after he escaped house arrest and fled to Colombia on Friday. The flight was an apparent embarrassment for security forces who had been keeping close watch over one of Venezuela's most prominent opposition leaders.



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Venezuela's Ousted Chief Prosecutor Says President Nicolas Maduro Is Responsible for 8,000 Murders

Venezuela's Ousted Chief Prosecutor Says President Nicolas Maduro Is Responsible for 8,000 MurdersVenezuela's ousted chief prosecutor on Thursday asked the International Criminal Court to open an investigation into President Nicolas Maduro and four other senior officials for alleged crimes against humanity.



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