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Franken accuser: 'I've been angry about it' for 10 years

Top National News Headlines - November 16, 2017 - 3:01pm
Leeann Tweeden, who has said that Minnesota Democratic Sen. Al Franken forcibly kissed and groped her, said Thursday that Franken's forced kiss on her years ago was "persistent" and "uncomfortable."
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Democrats on the defensive following Franken revelations

Top National News Headlines - November 16, 2017 - 2:57pm
Democrats and allied liberal groups are on the defensive -- and cautiously weighing their next steps -- amid revelations of sexual harassment and assault by Minnesota Sen. Al Franken.
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Keystone Pipeline leaks 210,000 gallons of oil in SD

Top National News Headlines - November 16, 2017 - 2:52pm
A total of 210,000 gallons of oil leaked Thursday from the Keystone Pipeline in South Dakota, the pipeline's operator, TransCanada, said. Crews shut down the pipeline Thursday morning and officials are investigating the cause of the leak.
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Meek Mill case shows vengeful aspect of justice system

Top National News Headlines - November 16, 2017 - 2:49pm
Imagine being a father, excited to surprise your son with the ultimate gift: a weekend at Disneyland. But before you can buy tickets, pack your bags, or even begin to imagine the ear-to-ear grin on his face when you tell him, you -- a grown man -- have to ask permission from your probation officer. That's exactly the type of everyday experience that Philadelphia rapper Meek Mill, whose full name is Robert Rihmeek Williams, has struggled with for the last 10 years after coming home from prison.
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White House Says Moore Allegations 'Very Troubling,' But Alabama Voters Should Decide

NPR Top Stories - November 16, 2017 - 2:48pm

Multiple women have come forward accusing Alabama GOP Senate nominee Roy Moore of sexual misconduct. National GOP leaders have urged him to step aside, but Moore has refused to leave the race.

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The 13 Republicans who voted 'no'

Top National News Headlines - November 16, 2017 - 2:41pm
The House of Representatives passed major tax reform legislation Thursday, despite 13 House Republicans joining all House Democrats to oppose the bill.
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Man arrested after woman found...

Idaho News - November 16, 2017 - 2:32pm

Officers arrived to find the victim, a 28-year-old woman, seriously injured from stab wounds to her head, neck and upper body.

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Deadly Floods Devastate Western Greek Cities

NPR Top Stories - November 16, 2017 - 2:23pm

Greece is in mourning after torrential downpours caused floods causing deaths, injury and destruction of hundreds of homes and businesses outside Athens.

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What To Make Of A Head-To-Head Test Of Addiction Treatments

NPR Top Stories - November 16, 2017 - 2:22pm

Researchers found two addiction medicines equally effective once treatment started. But there are fundamental differences in the way treatment begins with each drug, complicating the interpretation.

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Has Trump weighed in on Roy Moore yet?

Top National News Headlines - November 16, 2017 - 2:09pm
President Donald Trump is not known for being shy when it comes to hot-button political questions. But he's been unusually quiet, or circumspect, when it comes to the scandal enveloping Alabama Republican Roy Moore's Senate campaign.
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Analysis: Al Franken's absolutely awful apology

Top National News Headlines - November 16, 2017 - 2:08pm
Shortly after Leeann Tweeden went public with allegations that Al Franken had groped her during a USO tour through the Middle East in 2006, the Minnesota Democrat released a statement.
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