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Republican state senator charged with extorting page for sex

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Providence, Feb 20 (AP) - A grand jury indictment unsealed Monday accuses a Republican state senator of ex-torting sex from a page in the Senate's page program.
The indictment was unsealed as Senate Minority Whip Nicholas Kettle was arraigned on two counts of extortion in Providence Superior Court. Kettle, of Coventry, is accused of extorting a male page for sex multiple times. He pleaded not guilty and was released on $50,000 personal recognizance.
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300 arrested after Sufis clash with Iran police, killing 5

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Tehran, Feb 20 (AP) - Overnight clashes between followers of a Sufi Islam leader and Iranian police killed five members of the security forces and injured 30, Iranian media reported Tuesday, the latest tension between the mystical order and authorities. Over 300 were arrested.
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Complaint filed against Idaho senator who yelled at students

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Boise, Feb 20 (AP) - A Republican state senator who shouted at University of Idaho students in the Capitol to lobby for a birth control bill on Monday now faces an ethics complaint after a tweet from an account presenting as the lawmaker's directed students to discuss "killing babies" with a...
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Trump endorses Romney for Senate bid in Utah

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Washington, Feb 20 (AP) - President Donald Trump is endorsing Mitt Romney in Utah's Senate race, another sign that the two Republicans are burying the hatchet after a fraught relationship.
The GOP's presidential nominee in 2012, Romney announced last week he would seek the nomination to re-place...
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Republican state senator charged with extorting page for sex

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Providence, Feb 20 (AP) - A grand jury indictment unsealed Monday accuses a Republican state senator of ex-torting sex from a page in the Senate's page program.
The indictment was unsealed as Senate Minority Whip Nicholas Kettle was arraigned on two counts of extortion in Providence Superior...
Read more...

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