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Feds look into sexual harassment claims at Yellowstone park

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Government investigators were expected in Yellowstone National Park on Tuesday to look into an employee’s claims of sexual exploitation of female workers and financial misconduct, park officials said. The investigation by the inspector general of the … Continue reading

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Army fires Fort Riley commander as investigation continues

This photo provided by the U.S. Army shows Maj. Gen. Wayne Grigsby. The U.S. Army says it has fired Grigsby, the commander of Fort Riley, from his job and is continuing an investigation launched last week at the Kansas base. … Continue reading

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Mexicans prefer Clinton to Donald Trump, poll shows

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexicans favor U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton over Republican Donald Trump by a 10-1 ratio, according to a poll. The poll, conducted by Consulta Mitofsky and released last week, showed that 2.9 percent of Mexicans have a … Continue reading

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Official: One-third of calls to VA suicide hotline roll over

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than one-third of calls to a suicide hotline for troubled veterans are not being answered by front-line staffers because of poor work habits and other problems at the Department of Veterans Affairs. That’s according to the … Continue reading

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Obama says US making progress on Native American issues

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the U.S. has made significant progress improving conditions for Native Americans but has more work to do. Obama is speaking to the White House Tribal Nations Conference. Obama started the annual conference and … Continue reading

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Debate pitfalls and hurdles for Clinton, Trump

Washington (AFP) – Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump can expect tough questions during their first presidential debate Monday night on the blunders and controversies incurred in their race for the White House. Here are some of the issues on which … Continue reading

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Pentagon: IS could use mustard gas to defend Mosul

Washington (AFP) – The Islamic State group could use mustard gas against an Iraqi offensive to retake Mosul, Iraq’s second-largest city, the US Defense Department said Monday. “We can fully expect that as this road towards Mosul progresses, ISIL is … Continue reading

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Senate sets Wednesday vote on Obama veto of Saudi September 11 bill

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate will vote on Wednesday on whether to override President Barack Obama’s veto of a bill allowing relatives of victims in the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks to sue Saudi Arabia. The vote, which Senate Republican … Continue reading

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Somalia delays elections one more month

Mogadishu (AFP) – Troubled Somalia on Monday announced it was delaying its elections for one more month to October and November due to security issues and administrative problems. Somalia’s internationally-backed government was supposed to hold national elections this year but … Continue reading

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EU to 'suspend' Colombia's FARC from terror list

Brussels (AFP) – The European Union has decided to “suspend” Colombia’s FARC rebel group from its terror group list, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini announced on Monday. In a statement, Mogherini said the EU would “suspend FARC from its … Continue reading

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