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Powerful women lend their voices to help stop sexual harassment

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CBS News has suspended “CBS This Morning” co-host Charlie Rose over claims of sexual misconduct, made by several women at his private production company. This story brings new emphasis to the #MeToo campaign, which is giving a voice to many women who say they’ve experienced sexual harassment and abuse. CBS …

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Alleged Pa. cop killer caught 3 days after slaying

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NEW KENSINGTON, Pa. – The suspected killer of a New Kensington police officer has been arrested after a three-day manhunt, authorities said early Tuesday. State police said 29-year-old Rahmael Sal Holt was taken into custody without incident in Hazelwood at 5:30 a.m. Tuesday. Holt is accused of killing New Kensington …

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Search is on after attack that killed border agent

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VAN HORN, Texas — Authorities were scouring West Texas on Monday for those behind an apparent attack that killed one U.S. border agent and injured another. U.S. Customs and Border Protection issued a statement Sunday that was thin on details about what happened, saying the two agents “were responding to …

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How the Georgia Dome implosion was achieved

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When the Georgia Dome first opened 25 years ago, it was the largest covered stadium in the world. Since then the iconic venue hosted more than 37 million guests and more than 1,400 events, including the 1996 Olympics. Now it’s a pile of concrete and steel. It’s replacement, the new …

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Several injured after scaffolding collapses in Manhattan

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Last Updated Nov 19, 2017 2:48 PM EST NEW YORK — Several people were hurt after scaffolding came crashing down onto a street in Manhattan on Sunday, CBS New York reports. Witnesses posted photos on social media showing wooden planks and metal scaffolding strewn about at the corner of Prince …

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Researchers find "simple" way to hack Amazon Key

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Cybersecurity researchers are raising concerns about Amazon’s new service that lets drivers deliver packages inside your home. Amazon Key is a way for drivers to unlock and relock your door and record their entry with a wireless security camera, but that convenience may come with a serious risk. The findings …

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DOD account "erroneously" retweets tweet that Trump should resign

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The Pentagon’s official Twitter account retweeted a tweet saying President Trump should resign, a move that was made “erroneously,” according to the Department of Defense’s chief spokesperson. On Thursday afternoon, the Pentagon’s account retweeted a tweet from the account “Proud Resister,” claiming Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore, Sen. Al Franken …

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Inside ICE's controversial crackdown on MS-13

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First on “CBS This Morning,” we’re getting rare access to Operation Matador, a joint law enforcement effort led by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations team, to crackdown on MS-13, or Mara Salvatrucha, and other trans-national gangs. Federal officials will announce Thursday a breakthrough in the …

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From student debt to side hustles, millennials talk finances

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“CBS This Morning” is partnering with digital media company Refinery 29 for a new series about millennials called My Generation. Millennials — the generation  born between the early 1980s and mid-90s — outnumber the Baby Boomers and Generation X. They are an increasingly influential force in American society and are making their mark …

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Russia offers bogus "evidence" that U.S. is helping ISIS

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LONDON — If Russia has a legitimate complaint about U.S. forces letting ISIS militants slip through the closing net and escape their territory in Syria, it appears to have undermined its own argument by laying out the charges with bogus “evidence.” Russia’s Ministry of Defense on Tuesday alleged in various …

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