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Congressman who helps oversee government ethics reportedly used taxpayer money to settle a misconduct complaint from a former staffer

GOP Rep. Patrick Meehan, from Pennsylvania. Jacquelyn Martin/AP GOP Rep. Patrick Meehan used taxpayer money to settle a misconduct complaint from a former aide to whom the congressmen repeatedly expressed his romantic desires, The New York Times reported. When the aide became romantically involved with someone outside of work, Meehan reportedly became angry. Meehan’s office said he denies the allegations ...

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HOME FOR A HERO: Petition to get SAS veteran Bob Curry housed reaches 250,000 signatures

The 64-year-old veteran is living in a B&B in Hereford because his local council has failed to provide permanent housing for him. Mr Curry charged into the Iranian embassy in London to save 19 hostages and kill five heavily armed terrorists in the siege 38 years ago. He became a British hero as the footage of the incident was watched ...

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Deadly spider whose bite causes FOUR HOUR erection found in Asda banana bunch

Neil Langley didn’t realise the critter was on his fruit until he was at work the following day. The 53-year-old, an admin worker at the Department of Work of Pensions, bought the bananas at his local store in Tipton, West Midlands.  The critters are the world’s most venomous spider, and as well as agonising erections, their bite can cause cramps, ...

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"If we save one family, it's worth it": Husband posted devastating photo of gaunt wife minutes before death to shock women into cancer tests

Agony etched on her gaunt face, the picture of Donna Lowe as she lay dying captured the horrific reality of cervical cancer . Minutes later, the 32-year-old mum died in husband Elliott’s arms, just eight months after being diagnosed. Tragically, she had forgotten to book the smear test which could have saved her. For six months, Elliott kept the shocking ...

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Shoppers fork out for packaged snacks that are one-third food and two-thirds "thin air"

Shoppers are forking out for packaged nosh that is two thirds empty space and just one third food. The Sunday Mirror launched a probe after angry buyers spotted that Cadbury is selling a huge variety box that has just eight chocolate biscuits inside. And Cadbury is at it again with its 19g of Dairy Milk Giant buttons. The pack is ...

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Drug dealers as young as 10-YEARS-OLD being groomed by gangs to peddle heroin and crack cocaine

A boy aged just 10 was among thousands of youngsters nicked for dealing drugs , a shock probe by the Sunday Mirror reveals. The lad was supplying Class A drugs after being caught up in an explosion of dealing by kids in the past five years. He was picked up by Merseyside Police – while eight 11-year-olds and 70 12-year-olds ...

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Jimmy Osmond reveals his famous family has drifted apart and barely see each other

They shot to fame as the poster boy family act but now the Osmonds barely even speak. Jimmy Osmond – the youngest brother at 54 – confesses the family has drifted apart and get-togethers are a rarity. He says: “We’re a normal family – we’ve had ups and downs. “We see them ­whenever we can, but we’ve kind of all ...

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National Lottery results: Winning numbers for £17.1m jackpot on Saturday, January 20

Tonight’s National Lottery jackpot is an estimated jackpot of £17.1 million – but have you got a winning ticket? If you bought one, you can check your numbers below. Good luck! Tonight’s National Lottery Lotto winning numbers are: 02, 10, 19, 28, 29, 31 and the Bonus Ball is 47. This draw’s £1 million Lotto Millionaire Raffle winning code is: ...

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Dad battles through grief of losing son in crash caused by texting driver to donate kidney to brother

When Brian and Gail Cain lost their eldest son in a crash caused by a texting driver, they faced a double nightmare that would have broken most families. Because tragic 36-year-old Lee had been about to donate a kidney to save the life of his seriously ill younger brother Bradley. And in the ultimate act of love, dad Brian, 70 ...

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Mum-of-four sacked by Amazon at midnight forced to wait six hours in freezing cold to get bus home

Amazon sacked people at midnight and left them for hours in the freezing cold waiting to go home, former workers have claimed. Christina Vango, a mum of four, has told how she was laid off without notice halfway through her night shift on January 3. Her partner, Charlie Smith, was then sacked the following day, leaving them both unemployed . ...

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