The suit is fraught with legal and political risks for both sides. Several Democrats have expressed concern that antitrust officials could be seeking to block the $85 billion deal because the Trump administration has been highly critical of CNN, a charge that the White House and Justice Department have denied.
The women told The Post that the longtime TV host made unwanted sexual advances toward them, including lewd phone calls, walking around naked in their presence, or groping their breasts, buttocks or genital areas.
“He put his hand full-fledged on my rear” at the 2010 Minnesota State Fair, the woman told CNN. In a statement, the senator did not deny that the incident took place.
The move is aimed at increasing pressure on Pyongyang over its nuclear weapons program and comes a decade after the George W. Bush administration removed the rogue nation from the list. President Trump vowed that Pyongyang will face further sanctions in the near future.
Avera Fredric, left, Gail Lukasik’s mother, was born into a black family but spent her life passing as white. (Family photos)
Avera Fredric, left, Gail Lukasik’s mother, was born into a black family but spent her life passing as white. (Family photos)
Perspective
A mother’s refusal to talk about her mixed race only fueled her daughter’s curiosity. How had she deceived her racist white husband? Why was she so fearful and ashamed of her black heritage? The mystery only intensified as her daughter tried to sort truth from fiction.
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The Past, Rediscovered
Fifteen years after the actress was killed by followers of Charles Manson, Doris Tate recounted during a parole hearing how her daughter begged her attackers to spare her life and that of her unborn child. The statement helped start a movement to ensure that victims’ voices carry a weight in the nation’s legal system.
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Analysis
The MSNBC host says Democrats alienate the white working class by talking about it sneeringly. “You call them ‘deplorables?’ They hear it. You bet they hear it. ... ‘Thank you. I’ll be voting for the other guy this time.’”
In voicing their indignation, hunters were careful not to blame the president. Instead, they faulted animal rights advocates, “hysterical anti-hunters and news media outlets.”
The Finance 202
Analysis
The chamber’s push to pass a tax bill is hanging on by a thread and just a handful of GOP lawmakers will determine its fate. The challenge for the party is that those swing votes have conflicting priorities.
The agency is expected to release new details this week, ahead of a vote in December. The plan could reshape the entire digital ecosystem by giving Internet providers more control over what their customers can see and access online and how quickly they can do it.
Acts of Faith
Analysis
With the opening of the D.C. museum, we're seeing two approaches that tell us a lot about American Christianity.
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Della Reese
1931–2017
Before “Touched by an Angel” debuted in 1994, she had a long career headlining at major nightclubs and a string of major recording successes.
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