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Stormy Daniels testifies on Avenatti: ‘He lied to me and betrayed me’
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Stormy Daniels testifies on Avenatti: ‘He lied to me and betrayed me’

Stormy Daniels, an adult-film actress who was allegedly defrauded by Michael Avenatti, testified Thursday in federal court as part of the criminal trial against the celebrity attorney. Daniels testified that Avenatti said he was going to get “a big payday” from winning her lawsuit against then-President Donald Trump and a crowd funding legal defense fund…MORE

Pentagon commits to do more to prevent civilian deaths in military operations
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Pentagon commits to do more to prevent civilian deaths in military operations

The US military has committed to doing more to prevent civilian deaths following the release of a damning report that found the Pentagon had failed to consistently identify, investigate and share lessons learned when civilians have been harmed in US military operations. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin will implement a 90-day review of the military’s…MORE

Andy Parker, father of journalist slain on live TV, running for Congress in Virginia
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Andy Parker, father of journalist slain on live TV, running for Congress in Virginia

Andy Parker, whose daughter Alison, a TV reporter, was fatally shot during a live broadcast in 2015, announced Thursday that he’s running for Congress. “In 2015, my 24-year-old daughter, Alison Parker, was shot and killed on live television. I had a choice to retreat into my grief or honor Alison’s life through action. I chose…MORE

Top US spy warns too many government secrets harms national security
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Top US spy warns too many government secrets harms national security

Over-classification of government secrets both undermines national security by blocking the intelligence community’s ability to share critical information and “erodes the basic trust that our citizens have in their government,” the US director of national intelligence, Avril Haines, said in a letter to Congress obtained by CNN. The statement from the nation’s top spy chief…MORE

Supporters of the ERA push for publication despite lingering legal questions
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Supporters of the ERA push for publication despite lingering legal questions

Backers of the Equal Rights Amendment are pressuring the Biden administration and the US archivist to publish the amendment, arguing that the ERA should be taking effect on Thursday. Believing that the ERA has satisfied all the necessary constitutional requirements, supporters are demanding that US Archivist David Ferriero, who’s set to retire in April, publish…MORE

Biden commits to nominating nation’s first Black female Supreme Court justice as he honors retiring Breyer
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Biden commits to nominating nation’s first Black female Supreme Court justice as he honors retiring Breyer

President Joe Biden committed to nominating the nation’s first Black female Supreme Court justice, as he honored retiring Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer at the White House on Thursday. “The person I will nominate will be someone with extraordinary qualifications, character, experience and integrity. And that person will be the first Black woman ever nominated…MORE

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