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The Sift -> House Ethics committee opens Conyers probe
House Ethics committee opens Conyers probe
The House Ethics Committee opened an investigation Tuesday into Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., based on a report claiming he sexually harassed his staff and used taxpayer funds for a settlement to cover it up. … MORE
Bosnian ex-military chief sentenced to life for genocide
The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslaviaon Wednesday sentenced Bosnian Serb military chief Gen. Ratko Mladic to life in prison for genocide and crimes against humanity committed during the Bosnian War from 1992 to 1995. … MORE
Lebanese prime minister suspends resignation
Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri on Wednesday said he is putting his resignation on hold. Hariri shocked the nation by announcing his resignation three weeks ago, plunging the country into political turmoil. … MORE
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