Conyers Acknowledges Settlement, Says Harassment Claims Untrue

Michigan Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., the top Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee, paid $27,000 to settle a 2015 complaint from a woman who said she was fired from his Washington staff because she rejected his sexual advances, BuzzFeed News reported Monday night.

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Attorney General Sessions Seeks Permanent Reauthorization of Spying Powers

The U.S. attorney general and the director of national intelligence on Monday urged Congress to permanently reauthorize Title VII of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act before it expires, preserving intelligence agencies’ authority to collect information on foreigners outside the United States.

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