Michael Cohen, President Trump’s former personal lawyer, took responsibility for crimes that included tax violations and buying the silence during the 2016 campaign of women who alleged affairs with Trump.
New York prosecutors also reached a non-prosecution deal with the company behind the National Enquirer for its role in paying hush money to women who said they had relationships with Trump.
The prime minister vowed that she would not resign after her party triggered a no-confidence vote. A long string of Tories publicly declared their support for May, suggesting that she could survive the day.
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Older women in power face a minefield of stereotypes to avoid. But the 78-year-old House minority leader is navigating it shrewdly, as she showed in a televised Oval Office meeting.
In the #MeToo era, pressure was on Congress to make the process fairer for those who accuse lawmakers or staffers of sexual misconduct. More than half a dozen members of Congress were forced to resign in the last year amid such allegations.
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A draft report from a commission investigating the massacre at a Parkland, Fla., high school cited numerous security lapses preceding the shooting that left 17 dead.
In a “Fox News” interview, the secretary of state sidestepped a direct question about whether he believes Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s denials.
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Her most recent response to Republican attacks was a reminder that Iowa’s Steve King didn't know which company makes iPhones.
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The author argues that algorithms should be smart enough to realize that her baby died and advertise to her accordingly — or maybe, just maybe, not at all.
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Companies in the Cosmos
The space industry wants to launch more rockets through an already congested airspace. The airline industry says that will lead to more flight delays.
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