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The latest round brings the number of sentences Obama has commuted to 872, including 688 this year. Forty-two of the individuals receiving commutations on Thursday were originally handed life-sentences. Nearly all of those receiving commutations were convicted of drug-related offenses and most are considered nonviolent offenders. Obama and a bipartisan group of lawmakers in the U.S.
  • What we know about S. Korean political scandal

    What we know about S. Korean political scandal

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    On Monday, Ms Park had announced a review of the constitutional limit on presidential terms - a headline-grabbing move that opposition lawmakers suggested was aimed at deflecting attention from the Choi probe. The man, Chung Yoon Hoe, had worked under Choi Tae-min. South Korean prosecutors charged the journalist from the Sankei Shimbun newspaper who wrote the story with defaming Park, but a Seoul court later declared him not guilty.
  • Microsoft reveals new Surface Book, Windows 10 update

    Microsoft reveals new Surface Book, Windows 10 update

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    We should hear more about these extra features soon via Microsoft's blogs. Microsoft also announced an updated Surface Book - its high-end convertible tablet-computer - which will sell for $2,400, adding improved graphics and computing power and with an estimated 16 hours of battery life.
  • Rouhani: The EU is ready to expand ties with Iran

    Rouhani: The EU is ready to expand ties with Iran

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    He further highlighted the close relations between the two countries and said that in recent months, "we have witnessed growing relations in the field of economy". The environment, industry, information technology (IT), telecommunication, and modern technologies are among key cooperation areas Finland can collaborate with Iran.
  • Woman Says She Was Sexually Assaulted in Virtual Reality

    Woman Says She Was Sexually Assaulted in Virtual Reality

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    She was shooting zombies with strangers in QuiVr's multiplayer mode when another player began to virtually rub her chest. In real life, she was standing next to her husband in her brother-in-law's living room. "DESIGN THIS SHIT OUT RIGHT NOW", she tweeted. While the makers had incorporated a function to stop people from blocking one another's view, they admit that their "hearts sank" when they heard the game had been used as a means to virtually harass someone.
  • Independent McMullin talks conservative values in Wyoming

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    McMullin's chief strategist, Joel Searby, said despite running a "shoestring campaign" that relies heavily on social media, the 40-year-old former Central Intelligence Agency operations officer is on track to win in Utah. McMullin, though, is aiming for more than a spot in obscure political trivia. Searby said McMullin's path to the White House, which requires not only winning at least one state but also both Trump and Clinton failing to reach the 270 electoral votes needed to secure a win, ...
  • Monica Lewinsky torna sul Sexgate con Clinton:

    Monica Lewinsky torna sul Sexgate con Clinton: "Ho pensato al suicidio"

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    La Lewinsky ha ricordato le offese e gli insulti che la spinsero all'orlo del suicidio durante la conferenza dell'Australian Association of National Advertisers (AANA) di Sydney . Uno scandalo sessuale che travolse il marito dell'attuale candidata democratica alla Casa Bianca , Hillary, che all'epoca (seconda metà degli anni '90) decise di perdonare il tradimento di Bill con la Lewinsky .
  • Former Miss Finland Claims Trump 'Grabbed My Butt'

    Former Miss Finland Claims Trump 'Grabbed My Butt'

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    The Telegraph reported that Laaksonen's remarks first appeared in Ilta-Sanomat, her local Finnish newspaper. Ninni Laaksonen, the former Miss Finland, reportedly claimed Trump grabbed her before a joint appearance on "The Late Show with David Letterman " in 2006, according to Haaretz .
  • Magnitude 5.6 strikes central Italy, felt in Rome

    Magnitude 5.6 strikes central Italy, felt in Rome

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    Historic buildings have been damaged in Wednesday's quake zone, the rugged Sibilillini mountain range, which straddles the central regions of Marche and Umbria and is located about 120 km northeast of Rome. Marini said that after the quakes many people will be fearful of staying even in hotels deemed safe, and that solutions like campers were being considered.
  • Donald Trump vows to spend big on White House race

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    Deep in transition planning, she's also begun expanding the scope of her campaign to help down-ballot Democrats - her party sees an opportunity to win control of the Senate and reduce its deficit in the House - and retool her campaign message to emphasize unifying the country after a divisive race.