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Adult film star Stormy Daniels says she got paid $130,000 to keep quiet about her sexual relationship with Donald Trump before he was president.

Porn star sues the president over hush agreement

Adult film star Stormy Daniels says she got paid $130,000 to keep quiet about her sexual relationship with Donald Trump before he was president.

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The Arizona state senate has passed a bill that would criminalize certain forms of protest. This comes as angry voters confront Congress members at town hall meetings nationwide.

Arizona strikes back against protesters, claims they're being paid

The Arizona state senate has passed a bill that would criminalize certain forms of protest. This comes as angry voters confront Congress members at town hall meetings nationwide.

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