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Revocation Of Ex-CIA Director’s Clearance Draws Mixed Reaction From Congress

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Former CIA director John Brennan arrives at a May 2018 Senate hearing. President Trump revoked Brennan’s security clearance Wednesday, claiming Brennan was acting “erratic.”

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U.S. Sues Operators Of Pirate Texas Station Known As ‘Alex Jones Radio’

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An antenna tower is seen at the Orchard Plaza apartment building in Austin in 2014, the year the FCC imposed a penalty on the building’s owners for operating a pirate radio station.

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Monsoon Hammers India With ‘Unprecedented Flood Havoc,’ Killing Scores Of People

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An Indian woman watches as the floodwaters rise inside her house earlier this month in Kochi, in the Indian state of Kerala.

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Turkey Frees Honorary Chair Of Amnesty International Turkey After Year In Jail

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A poster of Taner Kiliç hangs on the fence of the historic French stock market building “Palais Brongniart” in Paris in June. On Wednesday, the honorary chair of Amnesty International Turkey was freed after more than a year in prison.

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With Scarce Access To Interpreters, Immigrants Struggle To Understand Doctors’ Orders

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Marlon Munoz still becomes emotional when he remembers having to tell his wife Aibi Perez that she had breast cancer because no other interpreter was available to share the news.

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How To Get Women To Trust The Police? ‘Gender’ Desks

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Deputy sergeant Mauwa Saleh is the coordinator of the seven Gender and Children desks in Zanzibar. These desks are staffed by police officers who have received training on how to interview victims and investigate reports of gender-based violence.

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Lunch Lady Larceny? Cafeteria Workers Allegedly Stole Half A Million Dollars

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Joanne Pascarelli and her sister Marie Wilson, seen in a pair of photographs released Monday by the New Canaan Police Department.

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Trump Campaign Targets Omarosa Manigault Newman Over Tell-All Book

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The Trump campaign claims that former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman violated an agreement she signed not to disparage Trump or disclose proprietary information.

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Nope, Those Aren’t Mailboxes: Paris Rolls Out Sidewalk Urinals

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A man stands at a Uritrottoir public urinal on the Île Saint-Louis in Paris.

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Congressman Accused Of Domestic Abuse By Former Girlfriend

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Democratic National Committee Deputy Chairman Rep. Keith Ellison , D-Minn., has been accused of domestic abuse by a former girlfriend, allegations that Ellison denies.

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Tens Of Thousands Of Romanians Protest Corruption, Demand New Government

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Anti-government protesters rally at Victoriei Square in front of government headquarters in Bucharest, Romania, on Sunday. Hundreds were injured during Friday’s mass demonstration.

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Surprise Taliban Attack Leads To Days Of Fighting, Hundreds Of Deaths

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Afghan volunteers carry an injured woman on a stretcher to a hospital in Ghazni province on Sunday. The Taliban assault on the city of Ghazni has resulted in intense gun battles and hundreds of casualties.

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