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In France, The #MeToo Movement Has Yet To Live Up To Women’s Hopes
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“The excuse we hear in France is that we have the French seduction type. … it’s in our culture and our tradition and blah, blah, blah,” says a former member of parliament. (Image credit: Francois Mori/AP)

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Voting Is Ending in India. Here’s What to Expect.
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The world’s biggest election will determine whether Prime Minister Narendra Modi stays in power. Here’s how it happened, and what comes next.

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Boeing acknowledges flaw in 737 MAX simulator software
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Boeing acknowledged Saturday it had to correct flaws in its 737 MAX flight simulator software used to train pilots, after two deadly crashes involving the aircraft that killed 346 people. “Boeing has made corrections to the 737 MAX simulator software and has provided additional information to device operators to ensure that the simulator experience is […]

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RNC chairwoman Ronna McDaniel says she personally opposes portions of Alabama abortion law
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RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel said she believes there should have been exceptions for rape or incest in Alabama’s new law.  

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Death Match: Russia’s New Su-35 Fighter vs.America’s F-15, F-16 and More
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The U.S. Air Force does not use the F-16 primarily as an air superiority fighter—the air-to-air mission is secondary—the AESA is needed to keep the venerable jet relevant. With an AESA, the F-16 could probably hold its own against the Su-35 at longer ranges—but it would still be a challenge.Russia’s Su-35 fighter certainly has western […]

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Pentagon spending on sex assault programs quadruples, yet incidents creep back up in latest report
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Critics of the military’s approach to sexual assault prevention say the most recent report showed a nearly 38% increase in incidents from 2016 to 2018        

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Death row inmate dies 1 day after fellow inmate’s execution
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee death row inmate died in prison on Friday, less than three months before his scheduled execution and less than a day after a fellow inmate was executed .  

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Trump’s diversion of billions for border wall faces first U.S. court test
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“As everyone knows the executive branch cannot build this wall without Congress,” Douglas Letter, representing the House, told the U.S. District Court Judge Haywood Gilliam in Oakland, California. “The president asked for $8.1 billion to build the wall and Congress said no to that. This money was clearly denied by Congress under immense pressure.” The […]

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Wynn and MGM in talks about sale of Encore Boston casino
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Wynn Resorts and MGM Resorts International said in a joint statement they’ve engaged in conversations about the potential sale of Encore Boston Harbor. This comes as Wynn is about to open the $2.6 billion Everett, Massachusetts, casino. The companies say the talks won’t delay the Everett opening scheduled for next month.  

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