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Monday, Nov. 13, The San Marcos Police Department was dispatched to Millennium Apartments at 1651 Post Road. Medics responding to a 911 call pronounced him dead about an hour and a half later, San Marcos police said. "I think it's super unsafe and these things have happened before, so I think it's definitely the right and the smart move", said Texas State Senior Stephanie Cloyd.
  • Senate committee considers Trump's authority to launch nuclear weapons

    Senate committee considers Trump's authority to launch nuclear weapons

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    Corker, who has announced he won't seek re-election next year and has become a frequent Trump critic, has said he would use his committee chairmanship to keep the President in check. Adding the extra layer would lead to "conflicting signals" that "can result in loss of confidence, confusion or paralysis in the operating forces at a critical moment", Kehler said.
  • 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.