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iStock(WASHINGTON) -- Fiona Hill had the high-profile experience of publicly testifying in the impeachment proceedings of a sitting U.S. president – but in doing so, she was also faced with a situation that hit close to home with many women in everyday circumstances.

Hill, an accomplished scholar, was asked to explain an instance when she was "upset" with former U.N. Ambassador Gordon Sondland regarding the way things were going in Ukraine in June 2018.

"I was actually, to be honest, angry with him and, you know, I hate to say it, but often when women show anger, it's not fully appreciated," Hill testified, adding, "It's often, you know, pushed onto emotional issues perhaps or deflected onto other people."

"Often when women show anger, it's not fully appreciated."

Her blunt assessment of the sexism and double standards that often arise when women express anger, struck a chord with women tuned into the hearing, many of whom immediately seized on the moment as a relatable and common experience.

For Hill, the brief admission of anger -- and its perception -- may have simply have been her way of providing the House Intelligence Committee with an accurate answer, but for women across the country it was also a moment of having their everyday frustrations put on record while playing out in the public eye.

"I'm glad this truth will exist in official transcripts for eternity. Imagine the injustice -- first you're ill-treated, then your anger to it is deemed invalid," Twitter user @krantinari wrote.

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iStock (BOSTON) -- A former Boston College student charged with involuntary manslaughter in connection with her boyfriend's suicide will be arraigned Friday in a Boston court, prosecutors said.

The arraignment would be Inyoung You's first court appearance since she was charged in the death of her boyfriend, Alexander Urtula.

You, 21, returned to South Korea, where she's from, sometime after his death.

Prosecutors have alleged that she was "physically, verbally and psychologically abusive" toward Urtula during their 18-month "tumultuous" relationship.

Prosecutors said they were hopeful You would return on her own accord, but added that they'd attempt to extradite her if she did not.

The Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office did not respond to ABC News when asked whether You was extradited or returned voluntarily.

Her arraignment is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. at Suffolk Superior Court, said District Attorney Rachael Rollins.

You allegedly was present when Urtula jumped to his death from the roof of a parking garage in Roxbury on May 20 -- the same day he was set to walk in his Boston College graduation ceremony, Rollins said previously.

A spokesman for the Urtula family said they're grateful for the work of the district attorney's office.

"Since losing Alexander in May, the Urtula family and everyone who loved Alex has been devastated by his loss," the spokesman, David Guarino, said in a statement to ABC News. "Not a minute of any day goes by without those who loved Alex grieving and continually feeling the sharp pain of his passing all over again."

The public relations firm representing You did not immediately respond to ABC News for comment.

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iStock(SEATTLE) -- New details have emerged about patient deaths from infections linked to mold in Seattle Children's Hospital operating rooms.

Mold-linked infections over nearly two decades led to six deaths previously thought to be isolated events. An investigation this year found they were likely connected, the hospital announced last week.

"We now believe that these infections were likely caused by the air handling systems that serve our operating rooms," Dr. Jeff Sperring, the hospital's CEO, said in a statement.


The infections were triggered by Aspergillus, a "pretty ubiquitous" fungus, according to Dr. Liise-anne Pirofski, chief of the division of infectious diseases at Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

Mold is a broad category, Pirofski explained. Unlike the household molds commonly found in wet kitchens or bathrooms, Aspergillus tends to be associated with building renovations or new construction.

While Aspergillus shouldn't be in a hospital operating room, it's also not something that could be completely eliminated from the hospital environment.

In Seattle, the majority of the hospital's operating rooms are now closed until the hospital can install a new air-filtration system.

Most people who come in contact with Aspergillus wouldn't experience health problems, but for people with impaired immunity or an open wound, each of which is more common in an operating room, exposure carries greater risk.

Skin, a barrier immunity, "is very, very important for preventing infectious diseases and mold infections," Pirofski said.

Since children tend to be more vulnerable to disease than adults, the patient population at Seattle Children's Hospital may have been an additional risk factor.

In the hospital's case, an immunocompromised population and Aspergillus combined to create deadly conditions.

"Two bad things have to happen in order for infections like this to occur," Pirofski said.

"Looking back, we should have recognized these connections sooner," Sperring said. "My job as CEO is to make this right and fix the problem so we can get back to taking care of the children who need us."

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iStock(HONG KONG) -- An unknown number of protesters remain holed up inside Hong Kong’s Polytechnic University as riot police encircle the campus, which has been the site of violent clashes in recent days.

Thousands of black-clad demonstrators -- thought to be mostly students -- once occupied the third largest university in Hong Kong, transforming the Kowloon peninsula campus into a heavily fortified base. They had blocked entrances and armed themselves with bricks, homemade bombs, axes and bows and arrows.

The protesters, who fear mainland China is increasing its control over Hong Kong, battled with police over the weekend, facing tear gas, rubber bullets and even live ammunition. It was one of the largest and most sustained sieges in the anti-government protest movement that has convulsed the semi-autonomous Chinese territory for months.

Since then, about a thousand demonstrators have left the campus, either surrendering to authorities or being caught while trying to escape.

There is now only one way into Polytechnic University and one way out. Visitors and protesters are screened at a basic security checkpoint before being allowed to enter.

The protest movement began in early June when hundreds of thousands of mostly young people marched against a proposed extradition bill that would have allowed suspected criminals in Hong Kong to be sent to mainland China for trial.

Hong Kong's embattled leader, Carrie Lam, has since withdrawn the bill, but widespread unrest has continued as demonstrators broaden their demands to include a call for direct elections for the city's leaders, amnesty for protesters and an independent investigation into alleged police brutality.

Hong Kong's largest, pro-establishment political party has urged voters to “kick out the black force” in district council elections set for Sunday.

Meanwhile, China has ordered the United States not to interfere with the ongoing protests, after Congress unanimously passed a bill intended to back the protesters in Hong Kong and reexamine support for the city's government.

Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang called on U.S. President Donald Trump to veto the proposed legislation, warning it could undermine trade talks between the two nations.

"We urge the U.S. to grasp the situation, stop its wrongdoing before it's too late and immediately take measures to prevent this act from becoming law," Geng said in prepared remarks at a press briefing Thursday. "The U.S. should immediately stop interfering in Hong Kong affairs and China's other internal affairs, or the negative consequences will boomerang on itself. China will have to take strong countermeasures to defend our national sovereignty, security and development interests if the U.S. insists on making the wrong decisions."

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ABC(LOS ANGELES) -- On Thursday, ABC announced its mid-season line-up, which includes the final season of the award-winning drama How to Get Away with Murder, as well as another go 'round of American Idol, a new drama from Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson called For Life, and a feature-length crossover between Grey's Anatomy and Station 19

Also added to the 2020 slate was the just-announced Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time match-up, another season of The Bachelor, and the return of The Rookie, and the well-received new drama Stumptown

Here's the schedule: 

SUNDAY, JAN. 5

7:00-8:00 p.m. America’s Funniest Home Videos

MONDAY, JAN. 6

8:00-11:00 p.m. The Bachelor (SEASON PREMIERE)

TUESDAY, JAN. 7

8:00-9:00 p.m. JEOPARDY! The Greatest of All Time

9:00-9:30 p.m. mixed-ish

9:30-10:00 p.m. black-ish

10:00-11:00 p.m. Emergence

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 8

9:00-9:31 p.m. Modern Family

9:31-10:00 pm. Single Parents

10:00-11:00 p.m. Stumptown

MONDAY, JAN. 13

10:00-11:00 p.m. The Good Doctor

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 15

8:00-8:30 p.m. The Goldbergs

8:30-9:00 p.m. Schooled

FRIDAY, JAN. 17

8:00-8:30 p.m. American Housewife

8:30-9:00 p.m. Fresh Off the Boat

TUESDAY, JAN. 21

8:00-8:30 p.m. The Conners

8:30-9:00 p.m. Bless this Mess

THURSDAY, JAN. 23

Grey's Anatomy/Station 19 crossover: 

8:00-9:00 p.m. Station 19 (NEW TIME)

9:00-10:01 p.m. Grey’s Anatomy (NEW TIME)

10:01-11:00 p.m. A Million Little Things (NEW TIME)

SUNDAY, FEB. 9

8:00-11:00 p.m. The Oscars

TUESDAY, FEB. 11

10:00-11:00 p.m. For Life (SERIES PREMIERE)

SUNDAY, FEB. 16

8:00-10:00 p.m. American Idol (SEASON PREMIERE)

SUNDAY, FEB. 23

10:00-11:00 p.m. The Rookie

THURSDAY, APRIL 2

10:01-11:00 p.m. How to Get Away with Murder

 

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Thomas Graning / ESPN Images(NEW YORK) -- Tim Tebow had to make one of his "toughest goodbyes" on Wednesday.

The former NFL quarterback shared a heartbreaking tribute to his sick dog, Bronco, featuring emotional videos of himself with his pup.

"Wanted to make a special tribute to the sweetest boy ever -- thank you for all the joy you brought and all the memories," he captioned his post.

Tebow told People in 2018 that Bronco was, "just such a good dog," and called him his "best friend."

He posted "one last video" with Bronco, captioning it: "Aunt Patty, thank you for loving him, and thank you to all the other people including Miss Shea and Miss Mindy for sharing so much love with Bronco."

In the heart wrenching video, the dog appears to struggle and Tebow tells him, "It's okay, go to sleep....go home."

Tebow asked his followers to share their story if they ever had the opportunity to meet his dog.

 

Aunt Patty, thank you for loving him, and thank you to all the other people including Miss Shea and Miss Mindy for sharing so much love with Bronco. If you had the pleasure of meeting Bronco, one of the best dogs ever, I would love to hear your story. pic.twitter.com/QyUiQX5wqZ

— Tim Tebow (@TimTebow) November 21, 2019

 

He also mentioned his appreciation for animal hospitals, including SEVOMED, Blue Pearl Vet and UF Small Animal Vet Hospital, for caring for Bronco. He did not disclose Bronco's health issues in the post.

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adidas x Star Wars(NEW YORK) -- Grab your lightsaber!

This sneaker collection from Adidas will have Star Wars fans running -- literally -- to re-watch all of the classic movies.

The latest installation of the brand's collaboration with Lucasfilm is inspired by the starships of the Rebel Alliance and the Galactic Empire.

The three new running shoes take design cues from the X-Wing Starfighter, the Millennium Falcon and the Death Star, so fans can pick their allegiance.

The shoes even come complete with phrases from the Star Wars movies, such as "Stay on target," "The Force will be with you, always" and "Never tell me the odds."

The Adidas x Star Wars Space Battle-themed pack includes the X-Wing Starfighter-inspired Ultraboost S&L, the Millennium Falcon-inspired Ultraboost 19 and the Death Star-focused Alphaedge 4D.

The collection is available on Adidas’ website starting Thursday at 10 a.m.

Disney is the parent company of ABC News and Lucasfilm.

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