Air Force fires general for sexually suggestive comments about women, failure to report suicide attempts

WASHINGTON – The Air Force cashiered a rising star and grandson of a legendary World War II pilot for sexually suggestive comments he made in public, according to a recently released report. Brig. Gen. Paul Tibbets IV, namesake of the pilot who dropped the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima, was fired as deputy commander of the Air Force Global Strike […]

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Ex-New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman faces no criminal charges in physical abuse probe

Schneiderman horror used against Trump New York AG quit over alleged abuse. Former New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has escaped criminal charges after being accused of physically abusing several women, after a six-month investigation said the statute of limitations prevented any form of prosecution. Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas, who was appointed to probe the allegations of Schneiderman threatening, […]

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigns at Trump's request

Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigns U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has resigned at the request of President Trump. U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigned from his post with the Trump administration on Wednesday, at what he said was the request of President Trump. Continue Reading Below “At your request, I am submitting my resignation,” Sessions wrote in a memo. “Since […]

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Afghan election commission officials injured in blast near Kabul headquarters

KABUL (Reuters) – A suicide bomber detonated explosives near Afghanistan’s election commission headquarters in Kabul on Monday, injuring at least six people, officials said. At least four officials of the Independent Election Commission (IEC) and two policemen were wounded in the attack, said Najib Danish, a spokesman for the interior ministry in Kabul. The attack came as officials at the […]

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U.S. general confirmed wounded after Afghanistan shooting

KABUL (Reuters) – U.S. Army Brigadier General Jeffrey Smiley, was confirmed as one of two Americans wounded in Thursday’s attack that killed the police chief of the southern Afghan province of Kandahar, a spokeswoman for the NATO-led Resolute Support mission said. Smiley, commander of Resolute Support’s training and advisory mission in southern Afghanistan, was shot when a member of the […]

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Opinion poll shows some voters warming to Australia's new prime minister

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia’s new prime minister extended his party’s nascent recovery, one widely watched opinion poll showed on Monday, six days before a crucial by-election, but the main Labor opposition still holds a landslide-sized lead before elections due by May. The Newspoll, published in The Australian newspaper, showed the ruling Liberal-National coalition trailing Labor 47 percent to 53 percent […]

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Philippines' Duterte says he is free of cancer: acting interior minister

MANILA (Reuters) – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is clear of cancer after undergoing tests in a private hospital, the acting interior minister said on Tuesday. “He disclosed to us that the result of the test was negative, the one where they took samples from his intestines,” Eduardo Ano told reporters. Ano said Duterte made the disclosure during a cabinet meeting […]

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General Motors' Double-Digit Q3 Sales Plunge Is No Big Deal

Entering 2018, auto industry pundits expected U.S. auto sales to decline modestly for the second straight year. However, top domestic automaker General Motors (NYSE: GM) managed to defy that market forecast in the first half of 2018, with U.S. deliveries up 4.2% year over year. This contributed to solid earnings results at GM, despite a substantial headwind from rising commodity […]

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