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November 21, 2017

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Michigan Rep. Conyers denies sexual harassment settlements

DETROIT — Longtime Michigan Rep. John Conyers on Tuesday denied settling a complaint in 2015 from a woman who alleged she was fired from his Washington staff because she rejected his sexual advances. The website BuzzFeed News reported on Monday that the office of Conyers, 88, paid the woman over $27,000 to settle the complaint

Yellen to step down from Fed upon successor’s swearing-in

WASHINGTON — Janet Yellen yesterday submitted her resignation from the Federal Reserve board to President Trump, saying she’ll leave when her successor is sworn in. Yellen said she would “do my utmost” to make sure that there is a smooth transition to Jerome Powell, tapped by Trump to be the next Fed leader after the

Trump and Putin speak by phone about Syria, other hot spots

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump spoke for more than an hour Tuesday by phone with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Syria, Iran, North Korea and Ukraine were on the agenda, the White House said. Trump’s phone call with the Russian president came a day after Putin met with Syrian President Bashar Assad. Putin hosted Assad at

Patriots Report Card: It just keeps getting better

PATRIOTS 33, RAIDERS 8   This was a rout from the start. The offense was geared to pressure the Raiders’ shaky secondary and tire out their pass rush with the no-huddle attack, and it succeeded. Consequently, the defense played with a lead all day and didn’t come close to relinquishing it. The gap between these

CBS News fires Charlie Rose following sex allegations

NEW YORK — CBS News fired morning show host Charlie Rose on Tuesday, less than 24 hours after several women who worked with him on his PBS interview show alleged a pattern of sexual misconduct, including groping and walking naked in front of them. The network’s news president, David Rhodes, said there is nothing more

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