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Attorney accused of offering rape victim $3,000 not to testify, saying she could be deported

<b>(CNN) —</b> A Baltimore defense attorney is facing charges of his own after allegedly trying to convince a rape victim not to testify against his client and saying she could face deportation for doing so, according to city and state officials.<p>Christos Vasiliades is accused of offering a rape victim …

Babies Should Not Drink Fruit Juice, Doctors Group Says

Babies under the age of 1 should not drink fruit juice, according to new guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics.<p>The AAP previously said …

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Canada to apologise to LGBT people forced out of military and public service

Canada’s government has said it will formally apologise to the thousands of Canadians who suffered injustices during a decades-long campaign to root out homosexuality from the military and public service, bringing it in line with a longstanding demand by advocates.<p>The apology is expected to take …

Japan’s Princess Mako Is Giving up Her Royal Status For Love

Many would dream about living a life of royalty. But could one give it all up for love?<p>That’s what Japan’s Princess Mako is doing right now.<p>The …

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John Kasich: Paul Ryan 'should be more aggressive' on Trump-Comey response

<b>(CNN) —</b> Gov. John Kasich said House Speaker Paul Ryan should be more aggressive in speaking out against President Donald Trump in the wake of news that Trump asked former FBI Director James Comey to end an investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn.<p>"I saw that Speaker (Paul) …

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For vulnerable high school girls in Japan, a culture of ‘dates’ with older men

TOKYO — High school dating? No big deal in many parts of the world — but in Japan, it means something quite different.<p>Here, “high school dating” matches girls in uniforms with men in their 40s and 50s and beyond. And it means money changing hands.<p>Sometimes this involves a walk around the block or a …

James Comey: Out of a job, but still in the public eye

When James B. Comey woke up Tuesday, he was the director of the FBI, leading an effort to determine whether President Trump’s campaign may have colluded with Russia to meddle in the 2016 presidential election.<p>By the end of that day, Comey was out of a job.<p>The frantic hours in between — especially …

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Scientists have identified the 50-foot creature that washed up on an Indonesian beach

A giant sea creature, possibly with tusks and possibly straight out of your nightmares, washed up on a beach in Indonesia last week, freaking out people on the island of Seram and launching a global guessing game to determine what, exactly, it used to be.<p>As images of the floating carcass rocketed …

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Russian photographer on White House outrage: 'This is nonsense'

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Russian photographer invited to shoot a meeting between US President Donald Trump and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has reacted to outrage from media outlets and the administration, saying: "Honestly, this is nonsense to me."<p>Alexandr Scherbak, who shot the meeting for Russian …

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President Trump: James Comey 'Better Hope' There Aren't 'Tapes' of Their Conversations

President Donald Trump appeared to threaten former FBI Director James Comey during a series of tweets Friday morning disparaging the “fake …

Up to 7,000 bodies buried on grounds of Mississippi medical center

<b>(CNN) —</b> Officials at the University of Mississippi Medical Center have known for some time that there were bodies buried on its campus. They just didn't know how many -- until now.<p>Cultural surveys and sonar on the medical center's campus in Jackson reveal that up to 7,000 bodies may be interred …

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10-Year-Old Florida Girl Pries Leg From Alligator's Mouth

A 10-year-old Florida girl fought off an alligator attack by prying open the 9-foot-long beast's mouth and freeing her leg, the little girl and rescue personnel said Monday.<p>The girl, Juliana Ossa, was swimming Saturday afternoon in about 2 feet of water at a lake in Moss Park in Orlando when the …

Trump Weighs Sending as Many as 5,000 More Troops to Afghanistan

The Trump administration is weighing a drastic change when it comes to Afghanistan: Whether to send as many as 5,000 more troops in the fight, a military official told NBC News.<p>Trump, however, is still deciding on a variety of options being presented to him by U.S. military leaders, senior …

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Prince Philip Is Retiring but Queen Elizabeth II Won't Abdicate: Experts

LONDON — Queen Elizabeth II's husband, confidante and companion of more than 70 years is set to retire from his royal duties at the end of the summer.<p>Prince Philip has endured a grueling schedule both at the monarch's side and alone for the best part of a century. A month ahead of his 96th …

Delta Air Lines kicks US family off flight after row over toddler

<b>US airline Delta is facing a public-relations problem after a family claimed they were kicked off a flight for refusing to give up a child's seat.</b><p>"This is a federal offence and then you and your wife will be in jail and your kids will be in foster care," a crew member can be heard telling the …

'This village doesn't want its idiot back!' - Donald Trump welcomed home to New York by protestors

Donald Trump returned to his hometown on Thursday for the first time since taking office, as many New Yorkers took to the streets to protest the politics of the man who built his name and fortune in the city.<p>The presidential motorcade passed hundreds of demonstrators as it arrived at the …

'Alarming' rise in children hospitalized with suicidal thoughts or actions

<b>(CNN) —</b> The percentage of younger children and teens hospitalized for suicidal thoughts or actions in the United States doubled over nearly a decade, according to new research that will be presented Sunday at the 2017 Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting.<p>A steady increase in admissions due to …

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16 US children hospitalized with gunshot wounds each day, study says

<b>(CNN) —</b> Dr. Alyssa Silver, pleased that her young son liked his new glow-in-the-dark dinosaur T-shirt, thought he might want to wear it to school, but her kindergartner objected. When she asked why, his answer broke her heart.<p>He told his mother they have active shooter drills at school in which the …

Obama's carefully political post-presidency

The former president looks to get his foundation up and running, but his life after the White House continues to be affected by Trump.<p>Democrats hoping that Barack Obama will use his first big post-presidential address in Boston on Sunday to slam President Donald Trump or lay out a vision for the …

Surgeon transplants a second head onto a rat, wants to work on humans next

Scientists have transplanted the head of a rat onto the back of another, ahead of a controversial plan to carry out the world's first human head …

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Husband of murdered Paris police officer delivers moving eulogy

<b>(CNN) —</b> France put its divisive presidential election on pause to honor Xavier Jugelé, the 37-year-old policeman who was killed in a terrorist attack in Paris last week.<p>Jugelé's husband, Etienne Cardiles, delivered a moving eulogy to a crowd of hundreds of officials, officers, and security forces, …

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Victims of German anti-gay law finally get their day in the Bundestag

On Friday, Germany's parliament begins debating whether to rehabilitate and compensate homosexuals convicted under the notorious paragraph 175. It's …

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'I know he is alive': wife of Taiwan activist seized by China pleads for release

Lee Ming-che has been detained by Beijing authorities amid a targeting of activists, dissidents and scholars based abroad<p>The wife of a Taiwanese human rights activist detained in China for over a month without charge has vowed to take her fight for justice to the US and European Union, urging them …

American composer says he was detained at JFK because of his ‘super common’ Muslim name

As a musician, Mohammed Fairouz travels to other countries frequently.<p>Usually, there’s no problem.<p>But recently, after getting off an eight-hour flight from London, immigration officials at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York stopped him, Fairouz said. He was told to go into a room, …

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Trump rallies his base on his 100th day

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump hit hard at the news media at a rally Saturday in Pennsylvania to tout the accomplishments of his first 100 days, striking a tone both divisive and determined as he played to the populist sentiments of a cheering crowd.<p>"It's time for all of us to remember …

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Georgetown University renames buildings for enslaved people

WASHINGTON (AP) — Georgetown University and the group of Catholic priests that founded the Washington, D.C. school have apologized for selling slaves …