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February 08, 2019 - 2:47 pm
(CBS News) -- Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax has now been accused of raping a college classmate 18 years ago. Meredith Watson, the second woman to accuse him of sexual assault this week, released a statement Friday afternoon through her lawyer, Nancy Erika Smith. The rape allegedly took place in...
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February 08, 2019 - 8:42 am
(CBS News) -- Wells Fargo said some customers experienced outages that impacted its ATMs and mobile and online banking apps, and said it would reverse any fees that hit its customers as a result. On Thursday, the bank said its ATM services had been restored and its mobile and online systems were...
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AP
February 08, 2019 - 8:08 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker insisted on Friday that he has not "interfered in any way" in the special counsel's Russia investigation as he faced a contentious and partisan congressional hearing in his waning days on the job. "We have followed the special counsel's...
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February 07, 2019 - 6:40 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. John Dingell, the longest-serving member of Congress in American history who mastered legislative deal-making and was fiercely protective of Detroit's auto industry, has died. The Michigan Democrat was 92. Dingell, who served in the U.S. House for 59 years before...
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February 07, 2019 - 9:32 am
COLLEGEVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby has been moved to a general population unit as he serves three to 10 years in prison for sexual assault in Pennsylvania. The move last week comes after the 81-year-old actor spent about four months in special housing as he acclimated to the SCI-Phoenix in...
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February 07, 2019 - 9:23 am
(CBS News) Durham, N.C. -- Is it taking a stand or disrespecting the flag? That's the question some are asking after a Durham 10 year old took a knee during the Pledge of Allegiance at Monday night's City Council meeting, reports CBS Raleigh affiliate WNCN-TV. Video of the meeting shows Liam Holmes...
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AP
February 07, 2019 - 7:38 am
(CBS News) - Many federal workers still have not received their back pay or have only gotten a fraction of what they are owed as government agencies struggle with payroll glitches and other delays, nearly two weeks after the end of the longest government shutdown in U.S history. And even as they...
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AP
February 07, 2019 - 7:13 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — With Virginia's top three elected officials engulfed in scandal, fellow Democrats were rendered practically speechless, uncertain of how to thread their way through the racial and sexual allegations and their tangled political implications. Gov. Ralph Northam's career was...
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February 07, 2019 - 7:05 am
(AP) - President Donald Trump is accusing Democrats of "killing the Great State of Virginia." Trump was responding to the scandal that has engulfed Virginia's top three elected officials, including Gov. Ralph Northam, whose medical school yearbook featured a racist photo. A woman has alleged that...
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AP
February 07, 2019 - 6:58 am
ROME (AP) — Gucci has apologized after complaints that a wool sweater with an oversized collar designed to cover the face resembled blackface makeup, and said the item had been pulled from its online and physical stores. It was the latest case of a fashion house having to apologize for cultural or...
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