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U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., poses for a photo with Alyssa Benson, of Mason City, Iowa, right, and her daughter Jersey, center, during a meet and greet with local residents at the First Congregational United Church of Christ, Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, in Mason City, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
February 08, 2019 - 11:31 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — On his first trip to Iowa as a presidential candidate, New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker urged Democratic activists and black leaders on Friday to heed his call for social justice and apply it to the fight for universal health care coverage and a fair criminal justice system. In a...
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FILE- In this Sept. 13, 2018, file photo Jeff Bezos, Amazon founder and CEO, speaks at The Economic Club of Washington's Milestone Celebration in Washington. Jeff Bezos, the world’s richest man and CEO of Amazon, is publicly accusing The National Enquirer in a blog post of trying to blackmail him by threatening to release more intimate photos of him unless he calls off an investigation into how that information was obtained in the first place. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)
February 08, 2019 - 7:17 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — First it was a heart-wrenching tweet that he and his wife were getting a divorce after 25 years. Then a tabloid revealed that he'd been having an affair, releasing texts and photos of him and his mistress. As if either of those weren't distracting enough, now Jeff Bezos — the world'...
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FILE - In this Jan. 23, 2019 file photo, White House senior adviser Kellyanne Conway talks with reporters outside the White House in Washington. Conway says she was grabbed and shaken by a woman at a Mexican restaurant in Bethesda, Maryland, late last year. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
February 08, 2019 - 1:07 pm
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — A Maryland woman faces charges that she assaulted White House counselor Kellyanne Conway in front of her teenage daughter during a confrontation last year at a restaurant in a suburb of Washington, D.C. Mary Elizabeth Inabinett, 63, of Chevy Chase, was charged in November...
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Jeff Bezos
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February 08, 2019 - 12:42 pm
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos says the National Enquirer is threatening to publish revealing photographs of him unless his private investigators back off the tabloid.
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Ivanka Trump speaks during a roundtable on the Women's Global Development and Prosperity Initiative in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex, Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
February 08, 2019 - 9:45 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's daughter, Ivanka, says she knew "literally almost nothing" about the Trump Organization's work to possibly build a hotel, office and residential building in Russia while her father was running for the White House. Ivanka Trump also tells ABC News in an...
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FILE - In this May 7, 2014 file photo, Rep. John Dingell, D-Mich. is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington. Dingell, the longest-serving member of Congress in American history who mastered legislative deal-making and was fiercely protective of Detroit's auto industry, has died at age 92. Dingell, who served in the U.S. House for 59 years before retiring in 2014, died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, at his home in Dearborn, said his wife, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell. (AP Photo/Lauren Victoria Burke, File)
February 08, 2019 - 8:01 am
DETROIT (AP) — Reaction to the death of former U.S. Rep. John Dingell, the longest serving member of Congress in U.S. history, who died Thursday at the age of 92: "It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of John David Dingell, Jr., former Michigan Congressman and longest-serving...
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President Trump
AP Photo/Alex Brandon
February 07, 2019 - 5:43 pm
WASHINGTON (WCBS880/AP) — President Donald Trump has predicted that the Islamic State group will have lost by next week all the territory it once controlled in Iraq and Syria. He said the U.S. will not relent in fighting remnants of the extremist organization despite his decision to withdraw U.S...
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Cindy McCain
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February 07, 2019 - 2:02 pm
Phoenix police confirmed that McCain requested a welfare check but "there was no evidence of criminal conduct or child endangerment.''
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Michael Cohen
AP Photo/Richard Drew
February 07, 2019 - 1:00 pm
But Judge William H. Pauley III ruled Thursday that some parts of the documents should stay secret because making them public could jeopardize ongoing investigations, "including those pertaining to or arising from Cohen's campaign finance crimes.''
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Bill Cosby
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February 07, 2019 - 12:49 pm
The move last week comes after the 81-year-old actor spent about four months in special housing as he acclimated to the SCI-Phoenix in suburban Philadelphia.
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