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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate on Thursday unanimously approved legislation that would step up protections for congressional staffers facing workplace harassment, including requiring lawmakers to use their personal funds to cover the cost of settlements if they were the alleged harassers. The U.S. Capitol dome is pictured in the pre-dawn darkness in this general
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(Reuters) – A group of Democratic voters asked a federal court on Wednesday to throw out a Republican-drawn map of Ohio’s 16 U.S. House of Representatives districts, saying the boundaries were devised to entrench Republicans in power in violation of the voters’ constitutional rights. FILE PHOTO: Voting stickers are seen at the Franklin County Board
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(Reuters) – Author Philip Roth, who was both hailed and derided for laying bare the neuroses and obsessions that haunted the modern Jewish-American experience, died on Tuesday at the age of 85, his agent said. FILE PHOTO – Author Philip Roth poses in New York September 15, 2010. REUTERS/Eric Thayer/File Photo Roth died in New
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(Reuters) – A Maryland police manhunt ended on Tuesday when officers arrested three male teenagers suspected of playing a role in the killing of a female police officer who responded to a burglary report in a Baltimore suburb, officials said. The female Baltimore County officer, Amy Caprio, on Monday had confronted burglary suspects who attempted
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