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March 7, 2019

US SEN. MCSALLY SAYS SHE WAS RAPED IN AIR FORCE

(Reuters) – U.S. Senator Martha McSally, the first female combat pilot in the U.S. Air Force, said on Wednesday she had been raped by a superior officer but did not report it because she blamed herself and did not trust the system.

“The perpetrators abuse their position of power in profound ways, and in one case I was preyed upon and then raped by a superior officer,” McSally said during a Senate hearing on sexual assault in the military.

‘Jeopardy!’ Host Alex Trebek Reveals His Pancreatic Cancer

“Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek revealed Wednesday he has been diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer.

In a video, Trebek said he found out about his condition this week, and said he was publicly announcing it to be “open and transparent” with fans of the popular game show.

Monmouth Poll: More Americans Support Impeachment

Forty-two percent of Americans think President Donald Trump should be impeached, a six-point percent increase since November, according to a poll released Wednesday by the Monmouth University Polling Institute.

Taylor Swift Carries Gunshot Bandages in ‘Fear of Violence’

Grammy award winning pop star Taylor Swift says she carries around gunshot bandages because of the “fear of violence” she developed after 2017 mass shootings at concerts in Manchester, England, and Las Vegas.

In an essay posted Wednesday for Elle magazine, the “Look What You Made Me Do” singer said one of the “30 lessons” she learned before her 30th birthday was to carry QuikClot army grade bandage dressing “for gunshot or stab wounds.”

“I was completely terrified to go on tour this time because I didn’t know how we were going to keep 3 million fans safe over seven months,” Swift wrote. “There was a tremendous amount of planning, expense, and effort put into keeping my fans safe.”

NASA’s First All-Female Spacewalk Set for March 29

The first all-female spacewalk will take place later this month, NASA has announced.The International Space Station spacewalk March 29 will include astronauts Anne McClain and Christina Koch, as well as Jackie Kagey as the lead spacewalk flight controller, the HuffPost reported Wednesday.

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