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Sean Spicer: ‘I screwed up’ as press secretary

Sean Spicer was White House press secretary from January through late July. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images) Sean Spicer very bluntly stated Thursday that yes, he was far from a perfect White House press secretary. So much so that he repeatedly said that he screwed up. "There were times when I screwed up as press secretary,"…

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Egyptian Parliament considers outlawing atheism

Kimberly Winston, Religion News Service Published 5:17 p.m. ET Jan. 4, 2018 Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, right, addresses parliament in Cairo on Feb. 13, 2016. (Photo: MENA via AP) It may soon be a criminal offense to be an atheist in Egypt. Shortly before New Year’s Day, the Egyptian Parliament considered enacting a law that…

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Is education having its own #MeToo Moment?

Florian Jaeger, a professor at the University of Rochester, was accused in 2016 of making sexual advances toward colleagues. He was placed on leave in September 2017. (Photo: University of Rochester via Rochester (N.Y.) Democrat and Chronicle) Since last October, a series of disturbing and nearly non-stop revelations of sexual harassment have toppled powerful men…

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100+ Kmart, Sears stores to close this spring

1 Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about 100+ Kmart, Sears stores to close this spring Liquidation sales will start as early as Jan, 12, Sears Holdings said Thursday. Post to Facebook Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. CLOSE Sears is closing another…

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