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GOP Stands by Trump, Gingerly, After Diplomat’s Testimony

WASHINGTON — They pleaded ignorance, saying they'd not read the diplomat's damning statement. They condemned the Democrats' tactics as unfair. They complained that the allegations against President Donald Trump rested on second- or third-hand evidence. Wedn...

YouTube to Pay $170M Fine After Violating Kids’ Privacy Law

WASHINGTON — Google's video site YouTube has been fined $170 million to settle allegations it collected children's personal data without their parents' consent. "YouTube touted its popularity with children to prospective corporate clients. The company refus...
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Judge Approves New Weinstein Legal Team Led by #MeToo Critic

NEW YORK — A judge gave Harvey Weinstein the green light Thursday to shake up his defense team yet again — this time a mere two months before the disgraced movie mogul whose case inspired the #MeToo movement is due to stand trial in New York on sexual assault ...
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Catholic Bishops Approve New Sex-Abuse Reporting Hotline

BALTIMORE — U.S. Catholic bishops voted Wednesday to create a new national sex-abuse hotline run by an independent entity, a decision that represents one of the church's most tangible steps yet in confronting its sex-abuse crisis. "I can't imagine a bishop ...