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RICHMOND, Va. (Reuters) – Virginia’s attorney general on Wednesday admitted he wore blackface at a college party, becoming the state’s third high-ranking Democrat caught up in scandal since the release of a racist photo from Governor Ralph Northam’s medical school yearbook. FILE PHOTO: Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring speaks at the Virginia Democratic Party’s annual
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump told Americans on Tuesday his administration had accelerated talks for a political settlement in Afghanistan, and would be able to reduce U.S. troops there as negotiations advance to end America’s longest war. FILE PHOTO: U.S. troops patrol at an Afghan National Army (ANA) Base in Logar province, Afghanistan August
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RICHMOND, Va. (Reuters) – Embattled Virginia Governor Ralph Northam’s political future, and the leadership of his state, remained in limbo on Tuesday amid mounting pressure for him to resign after the revelation of a racist photo on his 1984 medical school yearbook page. Virginia Governor Ralph Northam, accompanied by his wife Pamela Northam announces he
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(Reuters) – Proud Boys founder Gavin McInnes sued the U.S. Southern Poverty Law Center on Monday for defamation after it labeled his organization a hate group, alleging the designation was aimed at getting him kicked off social media platforms. FILE PHOTO: Co-founder of Vice Media Gavin McInnes leaves a group of protesters after giving a
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Smoke rises from a fire at PBF Energy Inc’s 175,000 barrel-per-day crude unit at its Delaware City, Delaware refinery in this still image taken from Delaware Department of Transportation traffic camera video in Delaware City, Delaware, U.S. February 3, 2019. Delaware DOT/Handout via REUTERS (Reuters) – PBF Energy Inc said a fire occurred around noon
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(Reuters) – Virginia Governor Ralph Northam on Saturday resisted mounting pressure from his Democratic party that he resign, denying that he appeared in a racist yearbook photo while admitting he once wore blackface in a dance contest. Northam, who took office a year ago, said he would stay in his job. “As long as I
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WASHINGTON/CHICAGO (Reuters) – Foxconn Technology said on Friday it will build a factory in Wisconsin after the company’s chairman spoke to U.S. President Donald Trump, following a Reuters report earlier this week that the Taiwanese company was reconsidering its plans. FILE PHOTO – Heavy machinery is seen before the arrival of U.S. President Donald Trump
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday temporarily prevented a Louisiana law imposing strict regulations on abortion clinics from taking effect in a case that presents a key test on the contentious issue following last year’s retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy, a pivotal supporter of abortion rights. FILE PHOTO: Anti-abortion marchers rally at
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