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His former finance director told Buzzfeed in a December 2 story that Kihuen repeatedly propositioned her for dates and sex during the 2016 congressional campaign, offers she rejected. Additionally, the chairman of the House Democrats' campaign arm, Rep. A DCCC employee spoke to Kihuen's campaign manager, who confronted Kihuen. While Pelosi was quick to call for Kihuen's resignation, others in the party, like Rep.
  • Minnesota Democrats aim to clear Smith's path for 2018 bid

    Minnesota Democrats aim to clear Smith's path for 2018 bid

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    Dayton is widely expected to pick a woman, and among the top names circulating are Lt. Gov. Tina Smith , state auditor Rebecca Otto, Attorney General Lori Swanson, state Rep. Walz's campaign spokesman Nick Coe said Thursday Walz is backing Smith's 2018 campaign. "She has the remarkable ability to draw people together, people from all different backgrounds from all over the state to work together and achieve common goals".
  • Speaker Paul Ryan eyeing retirement after 2018 midterm elections

    Speaker Paul Ryan eyeing retirement after 2018 midterm elections

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    The speaker pushed back on rumors of his retirement during a press conference on Thursday and in a statement to Fox News said he "is fully committed to advancing a bold and conservative agenda in 2018 and protecting the majority". Another reason for Ryan considering his future? According to a new profile in Politico , Ryan is planning a push against programs like Social Security and Medicare since attacking the social safety net would no longer be a political landmine should he decide ...
  • Ravindra Jadeja joins elite list with six sixes in an over

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    During the 15th over of the innings, he got stuck into off-spinner Nilam Vamja as he dispatched half a dozen sixes on as many balls at the Saurashtra Cricket Association's (SCA) stadium. Following his powerful attack, Jadeja was able to achieve his century which included 10 sixes and 15 fours. Thanks to the sensational innings of Ravindra Jadeja , Jamnagar made a huge score of 239/6 in 20 overs, in reply Amreli's team could only score 118 runs.
  • What happened to all the Islamic State foreign fighters?

    What happened to all the Islamic State foreign fighters?

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    Although the exact process through which the militants obtained their arms from groups involved in the Syrian conflict remain unclear, it has been previously reported that members of rebel groups, such as the Free Syrian Army, were believed to have joined ISIS forces amid the sectarian violence in the country.
  • Jordanian 787 Pilot Calls Jerusalem Capital of Palestine

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    Leaders called the USA decision to proclaim Jerusalem as the capital of Israel "irresponsible, null and void", and said it serves "in the interest of extremism and terrorism". "It is a unilateral and unfortunate decision which undermines the peace process". Mr Trump's affirmation of the Israeli position was condemned across the Arab and Muslim world, and hailed in Israel.
  • Brazilian Football Confederation President suspended amid FIFA ethics probe

    Brazilian Football Confederation President suspended amid FIFA ethics probe

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    To view the full article, register now. Federation Internationale de Football Association added that Del Nero's ban could be extended by up to 45 days while the ethics committee completes its investigation.The investigatory chamber of the ethics committee is headed by Colombian Maria Claudia Rojas, who Federation Internationale de Football Association said had opened an investigation into Del Nero and requested the ban.
  • United Nations chief calls for diplomatic engagement on North Korea issue

    United Nations chief calls for diplomatic engagement on North Korea issue

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    At the same time , Hyun said the goal must be denuclearizing the Korean Peninsula and "we should not be provoked into conflict nor should we shut the doors of dialogue and peace". While many questions remain as to its ability to deliver a nuclear weapon, the Trump administration has already primed the United States military for a massive attack on North Korea.
  • North Korea says naval blockade would be 'act of war'

    North Korea says naval blockade would be 'act of war'

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    The threat riled Pyongyang, which has now threatened war if its ships are blocked. "Should the United States and its followers try to enforce the naval blockade against our country, we will see it as an act of war and respond with merciless self-defensive counter-measures as we have warned repeatedly", North Korean media said, also saying it would be a "big step" towards nuclear war.