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Asked again by ABC News' Tom Llamas Brooks repeats, "I believe that the Democrats will do great damage to our country on a myriad of issues". One woman said she was 14 years old when Moore initiated sexual contact with her. It denied "any sexual misconduct with anyone" by Moore. Moments before, Colbert displayed a photo of Moore speaking onstage with his arm outstretched and likened him to a "man demonstrating how tall you must be to date him".
  • Congresswoman warns of sexual harassment on Capitol Hill

    Congresswoman warns of sexual harassment on Capitol Hill

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    In order to fix the problem, members called for mandatory in-person sexual harassment training and a regular climate survey of members and staff. It's unclear whether either of the members is the same person mentioned by Comstock; neither Speier nor Comstock named them.
  • Freedom House: Governments' increasing use of social media undermining democracy

    Freedom House: Governments' increasing use of social media undermining democracy

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    Citizens are struggling to choose leaders based on factual news and authentic information because there's an influx of manipulated content appearing on their screens. "The effects of these rapidly spreading techniques on democracy and civic activism are potentially devastating." Internet in Venezuela was declared not free in the report due to decreased access, increased censorship along with blockades and technological attacks against media and non profits.
  • Iran Calls off Search for Quake Survivors After Intense Rescue Efforts

    Iran Calls off Search for Quake Survivors After Intense Rescue Efforts

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    The worst damage appeared to be in the Kurdish town of Sarpol-e-Zahab in the western Iranian province of Kermanshah. The official Iranian death toll sits at 530, with 7,817 injured. "Today, we sent our ambulances to villages in areas affected by the quake to help people rescued yesterday, including changing their bandages", he said.
  • US, Russia, Jordan Agreement Permits Iranian Positions 3 Miles from Israeli Border

    US, Russia, Jordan Agreement Permits Iranian Positions 3 Miles from Israeli Border

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    Tel Aviv has been pushing Washington and Moscow to deny Iran, Hezbollah, and Shia militias any permanent bases in Syria, and to keep them away from the border with the Golan Heights. The Iranian presence through proxies on Israel's border is seen "as a major strategic threat and - importantly - increasingly as one that can not easily be addressed by a paltry few kilometers of buffer near the Golan" he continued.
  • Iraq's KRG says respects court ruling banning secession

    Iraq's KRG says respects court ruling banning secession

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    The statement is seen as the latest efforts by KRG to start a dialogue with Baghdad that can lead to a peaceful breakaway. Immediately after the September 25 independence referendum, Baghdad asked all countries to stop flight operation to the two worldwide airports in the region:Erbil and Sulaymaniah.
  • Hate crimes against Muslims in U.S. doubled in three years

    Hate crimes against Muslims in U.S. doubled in three years

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    Almost 18 percent of the hate crime incidents in 2016 were a result of sexual-orientation bias. Also, approximately 84 percent of 4,100 known offenders were 18 years of age or older. The FBI avoids ranking states for multiple reasons including; population density and urbanization, economic conditions, effectiveness of law enforcement, and many other factors.
  • Prosecutor loses job after Uber meltdown threatening driver

    Prosecutor loses job after Uber meltdown threatening driver

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    Warner deactivated her Twitter account Monday, the same day former Dallas prosecutor Peter Schulte took to her defense. Before that, she was a prosecutor in Frizell's court. The driver asks the woman again, " Ma'am , please leave my vehicle..." But she refuses to accept that, claiming that he was " recklessly keeping " her from where she was going.
  • Chinese premier urges South Korea to remove obstacles in bilateral ties

    Chinese premier urges South Korea to remove obstacles in bilateral ties

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    He said differences in understanding between South Korea and China, North Korea's lone major ally, regarding the deployment of the U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (THAAD) system on South Koran soil had not been resolved. Meanwhile, the two agreed for Moon to visit Xi in China in December to hold another round of summit talks, while Moon invited Xi to South Korea during the Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games, which falls in February next year, the spokesman said.