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Illinois Democrat senator resigns amid federal corruption, bribery probe

On Sept. 24, FBI agents raided Sandoval’s offices and home looking for information on concrete and construction businesses as well as information related to bribery or theft of federal funds. They were also looking for information on a power company, officials, lobbyists, gambling interests, a red-light camera company and information on at least three suburban mayors.

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President Trump mocks Newsweek over story on Thanksgiving plans

President Trump mocked Newsweek over its story on his Thanksgiving plans after it posted a story Thursday entitled “How is Trump spending Thanksgiving? Tweeting, golfing and more.”

“I thought Newsweek was out of business?” Trump said with a retweet of his son Donald Trump Jr.’s tweet that placed a screenshot of Newsweek’s story next to photos of the president in Afghanistan where he made a surprise visit U.S. troops on the holiday.

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Bloomberg: US needs more immigrants

We need immigrants to take all the different kinds of jobs that the country needs — improve our culture, our cuisine, our religion, our dialogue and certainly improve our economy,” the billionaire told reporters at a Mexican restaurant in Phoenix.

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Colleges struggle with soaring student demand for mental health counseling

On some campuses, the number of students seeking treatment has nearly doubled over the last five years while overall enrollment has remained relatively flat. The increase has been tied to reduced stigma around mental health, along with rising rates of depression and other disorders. Universities have expanded their mental health clinics, but the growth is often slow, and demand keeps surging.

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Minority voters blast Dem ‘Establishment’ for opposing charter schools

As top 2020 Democratic candidates unveil plans to curb or reverse the spread of charter schools, many Black and Latino voters are asking why their voices aren’t being heard, according to a New York Times report.

“As a single mom with two jobs and five hustles, I’m just feeling kind of desperate,” Sonia Tyler told the Times. “They’re brilliant; they’re curious. It’s not fair. Why shouldn’t I have a choice?”

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