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Bob Dole to lie in state Thursday at the US Capitol

Bob Dole to lie in state Thursday at the US Capitol

Former Senate majority leader and 1996 Republican presidential nominee Bob Dole will lie in state in the US Capitol Rotunda on Thursday, congressional leaders said in an announcement. “Senator Dole was an extraordinary patriot, who devoted his entire life to serving our nation with dignity and integrity,” said House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, in a joint…MORE

Ghislaine Maxwell said Jeffrey Epstein needed to have sex three times a day, woman testifies

Ghislaine Maxwell said Jeffrey Epstein needed to have sex three times a day, woman testifies

A woman who has accused Jeffrey Epstein of sexual abuse testified Monday that Ghislaine Maxwell set up their meetings and spoke often about sexual topics — including Epstein’s carnal needs. “She said that he needed to have sex about three times a day,” the woman told the court. The woman, testifying under the pseudonym “Kate,”…MORE

Justice Department closes investigation into Emmett Till killing after failing to prove key witness lied
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Justice Department closes investigation into Emmett Till killing after failing to prove key witness lied

The Justice Department has officially closed its investigation into the infamous of killing Emmett Till for a second time, two sources familiar with the investigation said, leaving only more questions after a potentially significant claim from one of the last living witnesses led investigators on a fresh hunt for evidence. In 2017, Professor Timothy Tyson…MORE

This social justice buzzword is Dictionary.com’s Word of the Year
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This social justice buzzword is Dictionary.com’s Word of the Year

Dictionary.com has chosen a term new to its online reference service for its Word of the Year — a word that, it says, “acts as a powerful prism through which to view the defining events and experiences of 2021.” “Allyship” is Dictionary.com’s 2021 Word of the Year, the online dictionary announced Monday. It’s the first…MORE

Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo, whose tenure included George Floyd’s murder, will retire in January
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Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo, whose tenure included George Floyd’s murder, will retire in January

Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo, whose tenure will be remembered for his handling of the George Floyd murder investigation, announced Monday that he will retire in mid-January. “After much personal reflection and thoughtful discussions with my family and Mayor Frey, I have made the decision that I will not be accepting a new term as…MORE

Biden administration unveils new strategy to counter corruption
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Biden administration unveils new strategy to counter corruption

The Biden administration on Monday announced a new strategy to counter corruption and illicit finance, as well as new steps from the Treasury Department to tackle how illegal actors abuse the real estate market in the United States to hide their wealth. This week, the Treasury Department will also announce new sanctions against corrupt individuals…MORE

The Washington Post’s longtime editorial page editor dies at 66

The Washington Post’s longtime editorial page editor dies at 66

Fred Hiatt, The Washington Post’s longtime editorial page editor, died on Monday morning. He was 66 years old. The Post’s newsroom was informed of Hiatt’s death on Monday afternoon by publisher Fred Ryan. The Post said in its obituary that Hiatt had cardiac arrest on November 24 while visiting his daughter in New York and…MORE

2022 is when investors will finally return to value stocks. Really
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2022 is when investors will finally return to value stocks. Really

Stop us if you’ve heard this before: Market strategists are predicting that 2022 will finally be the year when investors choose value stocks -— like banking, oil, consumer, industrial and healthcare companies — over Big Techs, such as Apple, Amazon and Facebook owner Meta. It’s been a common refrain among stock pickers for several years.…MORE

Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit dies at Santa Anita
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Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit dies at Santa Anita

Kentucky Derby-winning horse Medina Spirit died Monday at Santa Anita racetrack in Southern California, according to the California Horse Racing Board (CHRB). Medina Spirit collapsed near the finish line just as he was completing a workout and died immediately, the CHRB told CNN. “Following the completion of a routine morning workout, Medina Spirit collapsed on…MORE

Malala Yousafzai meets with Blinken, calls on US to take action for Afghan women and girls
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Malala Yousafzai meets with Blinken, calls on US to take action for Afghan women and girls

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai met Monday with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and called on the United States to take action to ensure that Afghan girls and women are able to return to the classroom and the workplace in the wake of the Taliban’s takeover of Afghanistan. Yousafzai, a Pakistani activist for…MORE

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