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An Iraq Veteran, Heroin Addict, Bank Robber And Debut Novelist

Nico Walker is currently in federal prison for bank robbery. That's given him plenty of time to write his semi-autobiographical novel Cherry, which has received glowing advance reviews.

Former Deputy Assistant FBI Director Peter Strzok has been fired after months of criticism by President Trump and Republicans over his anti-Trump text messages. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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FBI Fires Peter Strzok, Political Lightning Rod Who Criticized Trump

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High Sunset The American Dollar
Remnants Alpha Wave Movement

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An Iraq Veteran, Heroin Addict, Bank Robber And Debut Novelist

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Waking Life Maybeshewill
Sad Heart of Mine Caspian
Spaceman 2 The Mattson 2

Democratic National Committee Deputy Chairman Rep. Keith Ellison , D-Minn., has been accused of domestic abuse by a former girlfriend, allegations that Ellison denies. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Congressman Accused Of Domestic Abuse By Former Girlfriend

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Pegasus Lars Danielsson
Maybeshewill Waking Life
Strange Steps God is an Astronaut
Future Primitive Grails
Are You a Dancer? Mogwai

YouTube star Elle Mills recently took a month off from posting videos, telling her fans, "I will be putting my mental health first for a bit." Courtesy of Elle Mills hide caption

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The Relentless Pace Of Satisfying Fans Is Burning Out Some YouTube Stars

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Bound Do Make Say Think
Gonna Be (Remix) Mo' Horizons
Dream Odyssey Mono
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West Virginia House Speaker Pro Tempore John Overington presides over a hearing on articles of impeachment on Monday at the state Capitol in Charleston, W.Va. John Raby/AP hide caption

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West Virginia House Votes To Impeach All 4 State Supreme Court Justices

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Innocent Tears Run Rings
Gathering pg.lost
Delta Trance Emancipator
Water Lilies and Summer Ghosts Darshan Ambient