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12:36 AM / Friday November 22, 2019

Week In Review

House ethics panel: Rep. Rangel violated rules

November 21, 2010

An ethics panel of eight House peers deliberated over two days before delivering a jarring blow to the 20-term New York Democrat’s career. The 80-year-old Rangel was charged with 13 counts of financial and fundraising misconduct.

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President Obama names Presidential Medal of Freedom recipients

November 21, 2010

The Medal of Freedom is the Nation’s highest civilian honor, presented to individuals who have made especially meritorious contributions to the security or national interests of the United States, to world peace, or to cultural or other significant public or private endeavors.

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NYC Marathon: Guts from Chile, glory for Ethiopia

November 14, 2010

Gebre Gebremariam saw his country’s greatest marathoner pull up in pain on the Queensboro Bridge, at the 16th mile. He urged Haile Gebrselassie to keep going, but what the world-record holder felt in his right knee told him his career was over, and it was time for a new Ethiopian star.

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Former NBA great Maurice Lucas dies of cancer

November 8, 2010

Maurice Lucas, the fierce power forward known as “The Enforcer” who helped lead the Portland Trail Blazers to the 1977 NBA title, has died after a long fight with bladder cancer. He was 58. Lucas died Sunday at his home in Portland, the team said.

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Bishop Long denies abuse allegations in filing

November 8, 2010

The megachurch pastor accused of luring four young men into sexual relationships categorically denied the allegations for the first time in a court filing last Monday, saying he was only a mentor to the men who filed civil lawsuits against him.

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GOP sweep in Pa. spawns debate over what it means

November 8, 2010

The GOP scored a clean sweep Tuesday, winning a hotly contested U.S. Senate race, picking up five congressional seats, and reclaiming the governor’s mansion and the state House from Democrats in their biggest electoral victory since 1994.

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NJ weighs new bullying laws after Rutgers suicide

November 1, 2010

New Jersey lawmakers introduced an “anti-bullying bill of rights” last Monday that one advocate said would be the toughest state law of its kind in the nation, a proposal that follows the widely publicized suicide of a Rutgers University student who was humiliated online.

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Obama campaigning quietly from the White House

November 1, 2010

Less than a week before Election Day, President Barack Obama is using the power of his office to reach Democratic voters in a final effort to get supporters to the polls and nudge close races in his party’s favor.

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4 men are convicted in NY synagogue-bombing plot

October 24, 2010

Four men snared last year in an FBI sting were convicted Monday of plotting to blow up New York City synagogues and shoot down military planes with the help of a paid informant who convinced them he was a terror operative.

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