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  • Trump recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital on Wednesday and announced plans to relocate the US Embassy there, a move expected to inflame tensions in the region and unsettle the prospects for peace. “I have determined that it is time to officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel,” Trump said from White House’s Diplomatic Reception Room. “After more than two decades of waivers, we are no closer to a lasting peace agreement between Israel and the Palestinians.” The move signaled […]

  • Ex-Trump aide Michael Flynn pleads guilty, lied to FBI

    WASHINGTON — Former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn pleaded guilty Friday to lying to the FBI about conversations with Russia’s ambassador and disclosed that he is cooperating with the special counsel’s office. Flynn is the first person inside President Donald Trump’s administration to be reached by special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe, and the developments are a sign that the investigation is intensifying. According to an FBI statement, Flynn communicated with then-Russian Ambassador to the US Sergey Kislyak after being asked […]

  • Variety details multiple sexual harassment accusations against Matt Lauer

    NEW YORK– Variety reports that during a two-month investigation done by the magazine, they talked to three women who claim they were sexually harassed by Matt Lauer. Some of the claims, according to Variety, include that Lauer reportedly giving a colleague a sex toy as a present, including an explicit note about how he wanted to use it on her. Another report claims he called a female employee to his office, dropped his pants and showed her his penis.  The […]

  • Surveillance video shows armed robbers getting away with tourist’s car

    CHICAGO — A tourist whose car was stolen in Chicago finally found it in a City auto pound- but couldn’t get in Wednesday night because she didn’t have the keys. Donna Hart drove from Minnesota to Chicago to spend Thanksgiving with her family on the South Side. Surveillance cameras recorded the scene Tuesday morning around 9:30 a.m. as she returned from her car with some toiletries- and was confronted by two armed men. They forced her to hand over her keys, […]

  • Residents voice CPD concerns at 2nd accountability meeting

    CHICAGO — Chicago residents at the South Shore Cultural Center took to the microphone in front of the Chicago Police Accountability Taskforce. It was the second of four planned meetings. The most important job of the Chicago Police Accountability Taskforce was to listen. Former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick is serving as an adviser to the meetings. Some elected officials were among those voicing their opinions including Ken Dunkin, Democrat, Rep. of Chicago. Mayor Emanuel appointed the taskforce following public outrage over […]