At least five people, including a past main-stage speaker, told TED officials that they were harassed or groped during the organization’s flagship conference in Vancouver in April, according to interviews and email correspondence seen by The Post.
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While House Republicans have approved their proposal to overhaul the U.S. tax code, internal conflicts in the Senate makes passage of that chamber’s plan less assured. Meanwhile, the party’s argument that tax reforms will benefit the middle class is on a collision course with nonpartisan analyses and voters’ perceptions of the proposals.
Few in memory have been nominated with credentials quite like those of Brett Joseph Talley, 36, an Alabama native, a political speechwriter, an author of horror books and a fledgling lawyer who has never tried a case.
“The secret police ... pushed me so hard against the wall that I had blood coming from my head.”
The teenage prisoner, now 22, from Hyesan. She escaped from North Korea in 2013.
“Lots of police officers and security agents would come to my house to smoke, and of course I didn’t charge them — they were my protection.”
The drug dealer, 46, from Hoeryong. He escaped in 2014.
“I once went for six months without getting any salary at all.”
The construction worker, now 40, from Pyongyang. He escaped in 2015.
“When you go into the market you say to the vendors: Do you have anything delicious today?”
The phone connector, 49, from Hoeryong. She escaped in 2013.
“We would stand up in class and say, ‘Thank you, General Kim Jong Un.’”
The elementary schoolgirl, 7, from Ryongchon. She escaped in July 2017.
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In six months of interviews in South Korea and Thailand, The Washington Post talked with more than 25 North Koreans from different walks of life who escaped the brutal regime of the “Great Successor.”
The statement defending the Democratic senator came on the same day that the radio news anchor who accused him of kissing and groping her said that she had heard directly from him and is willing to meet with him to discuss the allegations.
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PREPA head Ricardo Ramos Rodríguez had come under close questioning about a $300 million contract the utility signed with the tiny Whitefish Energy firm in Montana.
The 76-year-old said that he and his family began to notice changes about three years ago. He said he will dedicate himself to physical therapy.
The onetime Trump campaign adviser who went to Moscow has the classic Washington résumé, and it seems to have landed him a classic Washington booby prize: a featured role in a marquee scandal.
Power lawyer Jamie Gorelick pressed the department when the DEA targeted the distributor.
Confusion ensued when the weapon fired because some parishioners didn’t realize the 81-year-old husband was showing his firearm to someone who had missed the discussion.
The allegations by Trace Lysette are the second claims being made against the actor this month. Amazon said it would investigate the accusations.
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