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Homeless man freezes to death at Ohio bus stop during Christmas holiday

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A homeless man from Cincinnati, Ohio was found frozen to death at a bus stop early in the morning on December 26.

Local news station KGUN 9 reports that Ken Martin, a homeless man who had struggled with addiction and who volunteered for local homeless assistance organization Maslow’s Army, was found dead at 5:45 a.m. on December 26.

Cincinnati Police Sgt. Eric Franz said that Martin was “determined to have died from unknown cause and there was nothing suspicious at the scene.”

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Sam and Susan Landis, the co-founders of Maslow’s Army, mourned Martin’s loss in a Facebook post where called him a “family member” and lamented his “senseless death.”

Maslow’s Army has also been lobbying the Cincinnati city government to fund a 24-hour shelter for homeless people in the city that they can use whenever temperatures grow cold.

Cincinnati City Councilman Chris Seelbach similarly lamented Martin’s death, and said that the city “must do better” to provide critical resources to the homeless during cold winters.

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Sondland directly implicates Trump and Giuliani in ‘quid pro quo’ in bombshell opening statement

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European Union ambassador Gordon Sondland is directly implicating both President Donald Trump and attorney Rudy Giuliani in running a "quid pro quo" scheme to condition a face-to-face meeting between Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on launching an investigation of former Vice President Joe Biden.

The Daily Beast has obtained excerpts of Sondland's opening statement that show the EU ambassador will make clear that Giuliani wanted a quid pro quo with Ukraine -- and that he was pushing for it with Trump's encouragement.

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Elise Stefanik shredded by local columnist for selling out to Trump: ‘She’s not one of us’

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In his latest column, Tingley offers a scathing assessment of Stefanik's character by pointing out that she swooped into the district despite not living there after a career that suggested she'd rather be running the Republican National Committee than representing New York's 21st district.

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FBI officials are scared to look into Ukraine — because of what Trump did to the ones who investigated Russia: report

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According to Yahoo News, the FBI is interested in interviewing the CIA whistleblower whose complaint about President Donald Trump's phone call with the president of Ukraine triggered the impeachment inquiry — but at least some FBI agents are frightened of getting involved because of how the president declared partisan political war on the agents who investigated his campaign's contacts with Russia.

One former senior FBI official said that while many agents were eager to pursue this evidence, others "didn’t want to touch [the whistleblower complaint] with a 10-foot pole because of the Russia investigation."

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