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Ohio GOP candidate J.R. Majewski has come up with a new defense about his combat records.

At a Friday rally, Majewski said records related to a deployment to Afghanistan were "classified.".

All available military records showed that Majewski never served in Afghanistan, according to the AP.

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Ohio GOP House candidate J.R. Majewski backtracked on the claim that he was deployed to Afghanistan, saying that his lips — and records — are sealed on the matter.

At a Friday rally, Majewski responded to an Associated Press report which showed that Majewski had lied about his service in Afghanistan, per military records obtained by the outlet.

In an interview with Shaun Hannity on Wednesday, Trump suggested he could declassify documents just by thinking about it. »

Stanford scientist who discovered cause of narcolepsy wins Breakthrough Prize

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The richest award in science is going to a Stanford sleep scientist and other top thinkers in their fields, named winners of the glitzy Breakthrough Prize on Thursday morning.

In addition, two young Stanford mathematicians, both women, were awarded the “New Horizons” prize in which $500,000 is split among early-career researchers.

Mignot, a professor of sleep medicine at Stanford, is the university’s third Breakthrough Prize winner. »

‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid’ Actor Murdered Mom, Admits Plot to Kill Canadian Prime Minister

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An actor from the beloved 20th Century Fox movie franchise Diary of a Wimpy Kid has allegedly admitted to a plot to kill the Canadian Prime Minister.

Grantham allegedly admitted his plans to kill the prime minister in a statement to police, as well as excerpts from his private journal read in court.

PEOPLE reports that the proceedings will determine how long Grantham will serve before he is eligible to apply for parole. »

50 Killed As Anti-Hijab Protests Intensify In Iran: Report

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Iran has imposed tough restrictions on the use of the internet in a bid to hamper protests.

At least 50 people have been killed by security forces in the anti-government protests, Iran Human Rights, an Oslo-based organisation, said -- more than three times the official death count of 17, which includes five security personnel.

(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is published from a syndicated feed. »