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Under fire for ethics scandals, EPA chief Pruitt resigns

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt, who had been lauded by President Donald Trump for his aggressive efforts to roll back environmental regulations, resigned on Thursday under heavy fire for a series of ethics-related controversies. Pruitt was one of Trump’s most polarizing Cabinet members, slashing regulations …

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Baltimore Ravens QB Lamar Jackson named top ACC male athlete

Baltimore Ravens rookie quarterback Lamar Jackson was named the ACC Male Athlete of the Year for 2017, the conference announced Thursday. Jackson, a first-round pick (No. 32 overall) in the 2018 NFL Draft, narrowly won the Anthony J. McKevlin Award over a field that included third-place finisher Bradley Chubb, this …

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Coroner at teenager's inquest in warning over steroids

A verdict of death by misadventure has been returned by the Coroner’s Court in Cork at an inquest into the death of an 18-year-old Leaving Certificate student who was found to have taken an anabolic steroid used to build up strength and muscle. Coroner Philip Comyn said he hoped that the …

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Trump lawyer Cohen adds ex-Clinton special counsel to legal team

(Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s longtime personal lawyer Michael Cohen has hired Lanny Davis, a crisis manager and former special counsel to President Bill Clinton in the 1990s, to help him defend against a federal investigation in New York. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Michael Cohen …

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Iran blames Trump for the spike in oil prices

July 5 (UPI) — The Iranian governor to OPEC said Thursday the U.S. president should avoid stepping into the production group’s work with calls to drive down the price of oil. U.S. President Donald Trump continues to put pressure on U.S. allies in the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries. Weekend …

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