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R. Kelly: Singer faces child sex abuse trial

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Kelly and his accuser at his child pornography trial in 2008 Kelly’s case featured at least 30 alleged victims – and the singer allegedly violated minors in other

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Catchy Catchphrase – What Happened Next?

Sixty-four-year-old mother Jo Smith had never been involved in politics, but by last April she was on the cusp of running a Conservative Party campaign to challenge former Transport Minister Andrew Adonis to be

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Lawmakers approve ‘rescue plan’ for Afghanistan

By correspondents B. Rachel Zisblat Chicago — The Obama administration’s key effort to revive the US war effort in Afghanistan came down to a test vote on Capitol Hill, when a final version of

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A Prisoner’s Plea to Ever Be Laid to Rest

“We want justice,” Faiz al-Odah said quietly. The 49-year-old Egyptian arrived in JFK Airport on Wednesday after spending much of his 15 years in a dungeon at the Guantánamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba.

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How many Haitians are flooding US borders?

Haitian migrants are escaping desperate conditions and dangerous conditions in their home country to try to claim asylum in the United States, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of Border Patrol data. In