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The National Enquirer Paid $30,000 for a 'Rumor' About Donald Trump. Then It Spiked the Story

The National Enquirer Paid $  30,000 for a 'Rumor' About Donald Trump. Then It Spiked the StoryThe tabloid later decided the salacious story was false



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EPA chief reportedly paid $50 a night for Washington, D.C. condo linked to lobbyist

EPA chief reportedly paid $  50 a night for Washington, D.C. condo linked to lobbyistEPA Administrator Scott Pruitt paid for a single bedroom in the building on a leafy street about a block from the U.S. Capitol, according to reports.



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Tributes paid to passengers aboard helicopter which crashed into New York's East River killing all except pilot

Tributes paid to passengers aboard helicopter which crashed into New York's East River killing all except pilotAuthorities have named the five victims of a fatal helicopter crash in New York which killed everyone on board except the pilot. Richard Vance, 33, who was flying the helicopter, told authorities he believed a passenger’s bag might have hit an emergency fuel shutoff switch in the moments before the chopper went down. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said it would look at the switch, the chopper’s flotation devices and the photos on passengers’ cameras to figure out what caused the crash in the East River.



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Florida shooting survivor flawlessly refutes paid actor conspiracy theory

Florida shooting survivor flawlessly refutes paid actor conspiracy theoryIn the days following the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, many of the students who survived the carnage have become vocal about their desires for stricter gun control laws.



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Trump Lawyer Says He Paid Stormy Daniels From Own Money: NYT

Trump Lawyer Says He Paid Stormy Daniels From Own Money: NYTRachel Maddow reports breaking news that Donald Trump's personal lawyer Michael Cohen, responding to an FEC complaint, insists he paid $ 130,000 to adult performer Stormy Daniels from his own money, not Trump Org or Trump campaign money.



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Social Security Has Paid Benefits To My Dead Husband For A Year

Social Security Has Paid Benefits To My Dead Husband For A YearAnn Brenoff’s “On The Fly” is a weekly column about navigating growing older ― and a few other things.



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Ukraine kidnappers free bitcoin analyst after $1 mln ransom paid

Ukraine kidnappers free bitcoin analyst after $  1 mln ransom paidBy Pavel Polityuk KIEV (Reuters) – Kidnappers in Ukraine have released an employee at a United Kingdom-registered cryptocurrency exchange after getting more than $ 1 million in bitcoins as ransom, an adviser to the Ukrainian interior minister told Reuters on Friday. Pavel Lerner, a leading analyst and blockchain expert, was abducted by unknown masked people on Dec. 26, according to a statement by his company, EXMO Finance, on its website. “This is the first such case in Ukraine linked to bitcoins,” Anton Gerashchenko, an adviser to Interior Minister Arsen Avakov, said in a phone text message.



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Senate Paid Out $1.45 Million In Discrimination Settlements Since 1997, Data Shows

Senate Paid Out $  1.45 Million In Discrimination Settlements Since 1997, Data ShowsThe Senate paid nearly $ 1.45 million in taxpayer-funded discrimination settlements over the last two decades, according to data released on Thursday obtained by several news outlets.



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Here's How Much The House Has Paid In Recent Sexual Harassment Settlements

Here's How Much The House Has Paid In Recent Sexual Harassment SettlementsWASHINGTON ― Lawmakers in the House issued more than $ 100,000 in taxpayer-funded settlements to address sexual harassment claims from 2008 to 2012, according to new data released Tuesday. The Office of Compliance, where lawmakers and staffers file such claims, provided the numbers to the Committee on House Administration, which deals with the chamber’s rules and regulations, amid a recent cascade of sexual misconduct allegations against lawmakers that has forced congressional leaders to re-examine procedures for dealing with such incidents. According to the data, there were at least three settlements related to sexual harassment claims involving unnamed House members’ offices from 2008 to 2012, totaling $ 115,000.



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NBC Paid Staffer Severance After Accusing Chris Matthews Of Harassment

NBC Paid Staffer Severance After Accusing Chris Matthews Of HarassmentA former MSNBC employee was given separation compensation after accusing host Chris Matthews of making inappropriate jokes and comments about her in 1999, which according to one report were sexual in nature.



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