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German police stage raids in probe of G20 summit violence

German police say they’re searching apartments and other properties across the country in their investigation of rioting that accompanied the Group of 20 summit in Hamburg in July. Police in Hamburg said on Twitter that the raids in several German states started at 6 a.m. Tuesday. They’re part of an …

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Poll finds many Harvey victims saying they still need help

More than three months after Hurricane Harvey walloped Texas, many affected residents say they’re still not getting help they need and President Donald Trump is getting low marks for his handling of the disaster, according to a Kaiser Family Foundation/Episcopal Health Foundation survey released Tuesday. The poll is another indication …

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Gulf nations await crucial summit on Qatar diplomatic crisis

Kuwait prepared on Tuesday to host a crucial meeting of the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council as half of its members still boycott member-state Qatar, a diplomatic dispute that’s cleaved the Arabian Peninsula. The fact the meeting will take place at all comes as a surprise, given the unusually sharp criticism …

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Charlottesville residents take aim at leaders, police

The sharp divisions between Charlottesville residents and their elected leaders and police were on display Monday at a tense, raucous City Council meeting, the first since the release of a scathing report on officials’ response to a white nationalist rally this summer. Former U.S. Attorney Tim Heaphy formally presented the …

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The Latest: Senate votes to launch investigation

The Latest on sexual misconduct allegations surrounding state Senate President Stan Rosenberg’s husband. (all times local): 9:25 p.m. The Massachusetts Senate has voted to have the Senate Ethics Committee investigate sexual misconduct allegations surrounding the husband of former Senate President Stan Rosenberg. The Senate Monday night also voted to authorize …

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Honduran opposition rejects president’s lead in last tally

The final vote count in Honduras’ presidential election left the incumbent with a narrow lead Monday, while the main opposition candidate called the tally a fraud and urged the armed forces to take control “to ensure the votes of people are respected.” Electoral officials said they were not declaring a …

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Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez might get a raise

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez took office in 2011 and promptly fulfilled a promise to slash the position’s compensation roughly in half: from about $325,000 to about $150,000. After winning reelection in 2016 to his final four years as mayor, Gimenez is floating the possibility of getting a raise. In a …

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Duke University rescinds journalism award for Charlie Rose

A Duke University journalism program has rescinded an award given to television host Charlie Rose in response to sexual harassment allegations. The DeWitt Wallace Center for Media and Democracy announced Monday that it was taking back the award given annually to outstanding journalists who graduated from Duke. Rose received the …

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