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Prosecutors recommend 4-month sentence for Felicity Huffman

Prosecutors recommend 4-month sentence for Felicity Huffman

The conspiracy charge carries a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison, but prosecutors have said they would recommend a sentence at the "low end" of the sentencing range - between four and 10 month...

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Harry and Meghan pay tribute to mums on Mother's Day

Harry and Meghan pay tribute to mums on Mother's Day

Hurt & Son from the photo shoot last Wednesday when Baby Sussex was introduced to the world. The text reads: "Paying tribute to all mothers today - past, present, mothers-to-be, and those lost...

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Wall Street hammered by China's plan to retaliate on trade

Wall Street hammered by China's plan to retaliate on trade

Firms in China that import, produce or use the relevant products, or the industrial associations of such firms are eligible to make an application. China's finance ministry said on Monday it plann...

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Supreme Court says 1 state can't be sued in another's courts

Supreme Court says 1 state can't be sued in another's courts

Wade and 1992's Planned Parenthood v. Casey . SCOTUS overrules precedent in state immunity... "Today's decision can only cause one to wonder which cases the Court will overrule next", Justice Br...

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Three dead, three missing after planes crash in Alaska

Three dead, three missing after planes crash in Alaska

Ten of those passengers have been taken to a Ketchikan hospital. The Ketchikan-based operator of the larger plane, Taquan Air, said its pilot and nine passengers had been accounted for, and one pass...

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William Barr appoints United States attorney to examine origins of Russian Federation probe

John Henry Durham (born 1950) is the United States Attorney for the District of CT. Barr provided no details about what "spying" may have taken place but appeared to be alluding to a surveillance ...

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Six missing as floatplanes collide midair in Ketchikan, Alaska

Princess Cruises says five people are dead and several others are injured or unaccounted for after two float planes carrying passengers from a ship that left Vancouver on the weekend collided in Alas...

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US presidential contender Kamala Harris favors look at breaking up Facebook

US presidential contender Kamala Harris favors look at breaking up Facebook

If she becomes president, however, she won't wait for Congress to take action. "Which is why my entire career I have worked to do both", she said . "There is no question in my mind that there needs...

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American Airlines pilot arrested at Kentucky airport for alleged 2015 triple killing

American Airlines pilot arrested at Kentucky airport for alleged 2015 triple killing

The airline said Martin has been a pilot for subsidiary PSA Airlines since January 2018. Martin was charged with three counts of murder , three counts of evidence tampering and one count each of arso...

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Sri Lanka imposes nationwide curfew after mosques attacked

Sri Lanka imposes nationwide curfew after mosques attacked

Issuing a statement CPA said recent and ongoing incidents in Negombo, Chilaw, Kurunegala, Kuliyapitiya , Hettipola, Dummalasuriya, Rasnayakapura, Kobeigane, Bingiriya among others indicate that Mus...

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Jury: Monsanto must pay $2 billion in Roundup cancer case

Jury: Monsanto must pay $2 billion in Roundup cancer case

A spokesman called the jury's decision "excessive and unjustifiable". In addition to the Hardeman and Pilliod cases, a jury in San Francisco a year ago initially awarded a man, Dewayne Johnson , $2...

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Jimmy Carter recovering from surgery after fall

Jimmy Carter recovering from surgery after fall

Congileo added that the surgeon said the operation was successful. The release said Carter's main concern is he hasn't reached his limit on turkeys with the season coming to a close May 15. 27, 2018...

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Deepest underwater dive in human history finds plastic on ocean floor

During their descent, the expedition crew saw a number of sea creatures - a spoon worm at 7000 metres and a pink snailfish at 8000m - and believe they discovered four new species of crustaceans called...

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It would be big mistake for Iran to try anything against US

It would be big mistake for Iran to try anything against US

In our news wrap Monday, three oil tankers were reportedly sabotaged in the Persian Gulf, with suspicions that Iran may have been involved. Details of the incident remain unclear. Iran said Mond...

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Sweden to re-open investigation into rape allegations against Julian Assange

Sweden to re-open investigation into rape allegations against Julian Assange

Sweden's deputy director of public prosecutions, Eva-Marie Persson, has announced that the country will reopen the rape case against WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange now that he is out of the Ecuad...

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Ireland Bans US Hate Pastor, First Ban Under 1999 Act

Ireland Bans US Hate Pastor, First Ban Under 1999 Act

Minister Flanagan stated that "I have signed the exclusion order under my executive powers in the interests of public policy". In September 2016, Mr Anderson was banned from South Africa, the United...

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Republicans Slam Rep. Tlaib for Holocaust Remarks

Republicans Slam Rep. Tlaib for Holocaust Remarks

Tlaib made a nuanced comment about how two tragedies are intertwined: that of the Jewish people in Holocaust, and that of the Palestinian people after 1948". Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming, the No. 3 Re...

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Protests in Indian Kashmir over rape of 3-year-old

Protests in Indian Kashmir over rape of 3-year-old

These videos and images are being circulated by anti-social elements to disturb peace, harmony and brotherhood. Top local administrator Baseer Khan says police arrested the neighbor from a village i...

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Sudan's Bashir charged over 'killing' of protesters

Sudan's Bashir charged over 'killing' of protesters

Al-Bashir was imprisoned in the capital, Khartoum, days after the military removed him from power. Sudanese protesters resumed negotiations with the army earlier on Monday while calling for renewed ...

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Brexit: EU vote demand is 'torpedoing' Labour-Tory talks

Brexit: EU vote demand is 'torpedoing' Labour-Tory talks

In a general election, the poll suggested the Tories would be neck and neck with Labour on just 24%, with the Brexit Party on 18% and Lib Dems on 16%. The news in the Sunday Telegraph follows the ca...

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States bring price fixing suit against generic drug makers

States bring price fixing suit against generic drug makers

Senator Elizabeth Warren, who is running for president. Prosecutors said Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc had orchestrated to inflate drug prices - sometimes by more than 1,000% - and stifle competiti...

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Israel Reopens Border in Gaza

Israel Reopens Border in Gaza

Hamas accuses Israel of not honoring an Egypt-brokered deal that many hoped would lead to Israel scaling back the blockade, which was imposed in 2007. In November, the oil-rich Persian Gulf country st...

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Polish nationalists protest against U.S. over Holocaust claims

Polish nationalists protest against U.S. over Holocaust claims

Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki echoed the feelings of the protesters at a campaign rally Saturday, saying that it is Poles who deserve compensation. Pre-war Poland was a Jewish heartland, with a ce...

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Photo shows Palmdale teachers smile while holding noose

Photo shows Palmdale teachers smile while holding noose

We hold the highest standards and expectations for our employees. "Until the investigation occurs and we have the findings, we'll take action after that". Her boyfriend was found guilty and sentenced ...

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Officer who put Eric Garner in chokehold faces trial five years later

Officer who put Eric Garner in chokehold faces trial five years later

Pantaleo does not actually face criminal charges. While the words "I can't breathe" were part of Garner's final say as the police placed him in a fatal chokehold, they also became the leading chant of...

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Meghan Markle releases photo of baby Archie for Mother's Day

Meghan Markle releases photo of baby Archie for Mother's Day

The heir to the throne has a few reasons for not dropping by sooner, the first of which being the fact the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall were thousands of miles away when Archie was born. Meghan's b...

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China hits back at U.S. with tariffs on $60bn of products

China hits back at U.S. with tariffs on $60bn of products

There "is no reason for the U.S. Consumer to pay the Tariffs, which take effect on China today". The move comes in retaliation to the decision by President Donald Trump last week to more than doub...

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Asheville mom fakes kidnapping, tries to kill infant daughter

Asheville mom fakes kidnapping, tries to kill infant daughter

When police found her in her vehicle, she said the carjackers had taken her baby, Shaylie Madden. Griffin said that it was in his understanding that the girl was now in "very good condition". The ba...

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Iran's Rouhani calls for unity to face 'unprecedented' USA pressure

Iran's Rouhani calls for unity to face 'unprecedented' USA pressure

Local states, including Iraq, Saudi Arabia, and the UAE, would also be adversely affected. Iran is facing "unprecedented" pressure from worldwide sanctions, President Hassan Rouhani has said. US P...

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European Union elections: how they work, what they might change

European Union elections: how they work, what they might change

France had campaigned for a short extension of Brexit negotiations in a bid to maintain pressure on MPs to reach an agreement. "The British people voted to leave the European Union in the biggest de...

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Trump Tweets US Plan as Tariffs on Chinese Products Kick In

Trump Tweets US Plan as Tariffs on Chinese Products Kick In

Beijing time - exactly two minutes after the United States raised tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods from 10 to 25 percent as President Trump had threatened. And as Chinese Vice Premier...

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Terrorists storm 5-star hotel in Pakistan's Gwadar

Terrorists storm 5-star hotel in Pakistan's Gwadar

Gunshots also heard around the hotel. "There are reports of a few people sustaining minor injuries", the minister said. Pakistani security forces rushed to the scene and engaged the attackers in a...

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Giuliani Cancels Ukraine Trip To Seek Dirt On Biden

Giuliani Cancels Ukraine Trip To Seek Dirt On Biden

Supporters of Ukrainian President-elect Volodymyr Zelensky - who is expected to take office in the coming weeks - said in interviews Saturday that they feared they were being pulled into a domesti...

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Four merchant ships reported to have been 'sabotaged' off UAE

Four merchant ships reported to have been 'sabotaged' off UAE

The UAE on Sunday said the sabotage targeted four boats , without elaborating or naming suspects. Map of the Strait of Hormuz and the port of Fujairah . But the head of parliament's national securi...

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White House said it expects China to retaliate over new tariffs

A "sticking point", Kudlow said, is the desire from the U.S. side to see China commit to changes more forcefully - such as by codifying them into Chinese law, not simply stating their intention to com...

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