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Wells Fargo CEO Should Resign Over ‘Egregious Fraud’ With Fake Accounts, Lawmakers Say

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK – U.S. lawmakers called for Wells Fargo & Co chief John Stumpf to resign on Thursday and a top House Democrat demanded the bank be broken because it is too big to manage. Stumpf’s second …

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Exxon Mobil Sued Over Climate Change Cover-Up

The environmental advocacy group Conservation Law Foundation has made good on its threat to sue Exxon Mobil Corp., filing what it says is the first U.S. legal action aimed at holding the oil giant accountable for …

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The Supreme Court Will Decide If This Band’s Name Is Too Offensive To Be Trademarked

The frontman of The Slants doesn’t like the name of Washington’s NFL team. He thinks the term is “an inherent racial slur” that is demeaning to Native Americans. And yet Simon Tam, who is Asian American, is an …

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GOP Congressman’s Bill Would Subject Heroin Dealers To The Death Penalty

A Republican congressman introduced legislation this week that would punish some heroin dealers with the death penalty or life in prison ― a measure critics say would be an ineffective throwback to draconian “tough …

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Ex-girlfriend of rich creep who only got community service for secretly filming their sex romps files suit

The rich creep who got a slap on the wrist for secretly filming his girlfriend may not be done paying for the crime. One of John Kelly’s victims filed suit against him in Manhattan Supreme Court Thursday seeking …

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The Saudi 9/11 Bill Is A Gross Stunt That Empowers Conspiracy Theorists

WASHINGTON ― Congress offered a rare show of unity Wednesday when Republicans and Democrats in both chambers overwhelmingly voted to override President Barack Obama’s veto of a bill that allows the families of Sept. …

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Alabama Chief Justice Stands Trial For Blocking Same-Sex Marriage

Alabama’s Court of the Judiciary tried Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore on Wednesday for violating ethics when he ordered state judges not to issue same-sex marriage licenses. If the court finds Moore liable, it could …

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Fox News Could Still Face Court Battle Over Roger Ailes Sexual Harassment Claims

Former Fox News host Andrea Tantaros is pushing to litigate her sexual harassment claim against ex-Fox News chief Roger Ailes in court and has new documents that bolster her case, her lawyer said Wednesday. Tantaros has …

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The dangerous state laws that are punishing pregnant women

By Lynn M. Paltrow and Lisa K. Sangoi On August 31, 2016, Purvi Patel walked out of the Indiana Women’s Prison, after fighting a conviction and 20-year sentence for attempting to have an abortion. By the time she won …

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Brooklyn juvenile detention center aide faces 16 years in prison for ‘repeatedly’ abusing, raping teen girl

An aide at a Brooklyn juvenile detention center was convicted Wednesday on charges of raping and sexually abusing a teenage girl in his care. Barry Proctor, 47, of the Bronx, faces up to 16 years in prison for taking …

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