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Time ‘Person of the Year’: ‘The Silence Breakers’ who started the #MeToo movement

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Time on Wednesday revealed its choice for its annual “Person of the Year” award: The women whom it deemed the “Silence Breakers” who founded the #MeToo movement to combat sexual harassment in the workplace.

Time announced its “Person of the Year” on NBC’s “Today” show, where editor-in-chief Edward Felsenthal talked about the magazine’s decision to pick sexual harassment accusers over President Donald Trump.

“This is the fastest moving social change we’ve seen in decades,” explained Felsenthal. “Individual acts of courage by hundreds of women, and some men too, who came forward to tell their own stories of sexual harassment.”

Felsenthal told “Today” that he viewed 2017’s movement of women coming forward with their stories of sexual harassment as “just the beginning” of a broader social change that holds powerful men accountable for their sexual misconduct.

The Time editor also emphasized that this wasn’t just a story about female celebrities being sexually harassed, as plenty of American women from all walks of life have experienced similar situations.

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“A woman we talked to, a hospital worker in the middle of the country, who… shared her story with us, but she doesn’t feel like she can come forward without threatening her livelihood,” he said.

Watch Felsenthal’s interview below.

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Pence abruptly canceled trip because person he was meeting was about to be busted by the feds

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The White House abruptly canceled a planned trip to New Hampshire to prevent Vice President Mike Pence from being seen with somebody about to be busted for interstate drug trafficking of fentanyl, Politico reported Monday.

"Among the problems was a federal law enforcement probe involving individuals Pence would likely encounter, according to a law enforcement official briefed on the incident. If Pence stepped off the vice presidential aircraft, one of the people he would have seen on the ground was under investigation by the Drug Enforcement Administration for moving more than $100,000 of fentanyl from Massachusetts to New Hampshire," Politico reported.

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How Jeffrey Epstein was moving ‘a lot of dough’ in an investment fund run by an ex-girlfriend’s husband

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In a bizarre twist in the ongoing questions about where Jeffrey Epstein got his billions, Vanity Fair has details about a very close relationship he holds with the family of an ex-girlfriend.

Epstein once dated a former Miss Sweden for years, before she ultimately met her husband and had a family. Eva Andersson-Dubin, who is now a doctor, married billionaire founder of Highbridge Capital Management, Glenn Dubin. It's thought that's how Epstein was able to connect with Dubin's investments.

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Rudy Giuliani is running a backchannel with Ukraine to take down Mueller and Trump’s critics: report

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A new report reveals that Rudy Giuliani, the former New York City mayor currently working as President Donald Trump's lawyer, has established a backchannel with the Ukrainian government in order to dig up dirt on potential 2020 Democratic presidential candidates.

Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman, a pair of political operatives who have helped raise hundreds of thousands of dollars for Republican candidates, are instrumental players in Giuliani's scheme, according to a new report by BuzzFeed News. They have repeatedly met with top political officials in Ukraine and then set up meetings with Giuliani so that the information they obtained could be potentially utilized against Democratic presidential contenders.

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