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Michigan Rep. John Conyers denies sexual harassment settlements

Longtime Michigan Rep. John Conyers on Tuesday denied settling a complaint in 2015 from a woman who alleged she was fired from his Washington staff because she rejected his sexual advances.
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2nd woman accuses Sen. Al Franken of inappropriate touching

A second woman has accused Minnesota Sen. Al Franken of inappropriate touching.
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FBI report on black ‘extremists’ raises new monitoring fears

An FBI report on the rise of black "extremists" is stirring fears of a return to practices used during the civil rights movement, when the bureau spied on activist groups without evidence they had broken any laws.
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Trump reverses ban on importing elephants killed as trophies

The Trump administration said it will allow the importation of body parts from African elephants shot for sport, contending that encouraging wealthy big-game hunters to kill them will aid the vulnerable species.
Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) talks to reporters after leaving his bribery trial on Nov. 13, 2017. (Photo: Associated Press)
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New Jersey Sen. Menendez’s bribery trial ends in a hung jury

The federal bribery trial of Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez ended in a mistrial Thursday with the jury hopelessly deadlocked on all charges against the New Jersey politician and a wealthy donor.
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Radio anchor says Franken groped, kissed her without consent

Minnesota Sen. Al Franken apologized Thursday and faced a likely Senate ethics investigation after a Los Angeles radio anchor accused him of forcibly kissing her during a 2006 USO tour.
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H2Go commissioner could seek probe on if utility funded messages for pro-RO candidates

Commissioner Gerken plans to bring up his request for investigation within the next board meeting or two.
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US House to require training to prevent sexual harassment

Speaker Paul Ryan has announced that the House will adopt a policy requiring all members of Congress and their staffs to undergo training to prevent sexual harassment.