Vanessa Romo

Vanessa Romo appears in the following:

LA County DA Moves To Dismiss 66,000 Marijuana-Related Convictions

Friday, February 14, 2020

"We believe it is the largest effort in California to wipe out old criminal convictions in a single court motion," District Attorney Jackie Lacey said.

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Utah Bill Decriminalizing Polygamy Clears First Hurdle, Moves To State Senate

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

"Vigorous enforcement of the law during the mid-twentieth century did not deter the practice of plural marriage," Sen. Deidre Henderson said. She said it's time to end secrecy around the practice.

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Malcolm X Doc Prompts 'Reexamination' Of Iconic Leader's Assassination Investigation

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

New information revealed in a TV series raises so many questions about two of the men convicted of the murder, that the Manhattan district attorney's office is taking another look at the evidence.

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Controversial Trophy Hunting Council Disbanded Amid Legal Battle

Monday, February 10, 2020

The government is calling on a New York federal judge to dismiss lawsuits alleging the group was formed illegally. But animal rights advocates want a ruling.

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Human Rights Watch: More Than 200 Salvadorans Were Abused, Killed After Deportation

Wednesday, February 05, 2020

People "are facing murder, rape, and other violence ... in shockingly high numbers," according to a new report. The group is calling on the White House to expand access to asylum.

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Lesotho's First Lady Facing Charges Of Murdering Prime Minister's First Wife

Tuesday, February 04, 2020

The former first lady was shot dead in broad daylight more than two years ago. When police tried to question the premier's new wife, Maesaiah Thabane, she fled. On Tuesday, she turned herself in.

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'I Don't Believe This Is Happening': 911 Call Reveals Chaos After Delta Fuel Dump

Monday, February 03, 2020

NPR has obtained audio of a 911 call made immediately after a Delta plane dropped 15,000 gallons of jet fuel over the Los Angeles area, including on the playground of an elementary school.

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Former Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch, Key Figure In Impeachment Trial, Retires

Friday, January 31, 2020

The career diplomat, who served as ambassador to Ukraine, became a key figure in the impeachment of President Trump, was forced out of her post in May.

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Journalist Gwen Ifill Honored With Black Heritage Forever Stamp

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

The veteran reporter, who died at the age of 61 after battling cancer, will be memorialized on a new U.S. Postal Service Forever stamp.

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Trump Unveils New Space Force Logo, Inciting 'Star Trek' Fan Outrage

Friday, January 24, 2020

Fans of the beloved television show don't want the symbol to live long or prosper. Instead, they're calling the design a knockoff.

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Actress Annabella Sciorra Testifies That Harvey Weinstein Raped Her

Thursday, January 23, 2020

She is the first of six women expected to testify at his trial that Weinstein raped or sexually assaulted them. "I said, 'No, no,' but there was not much I could do at that point," Sciorra said.

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Pharmaceutical Executive John Kapoor Sentenced To 66 Months In Prison In Opioid Trial

Thursday, January 23, 2020

His sentencing is the culmination of a months-long criminal trial that resulted in the first successful prosecution of pharmaceutical executives tied to the opioid epidemic.

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Tanker Plane Fighting Australia's Bushfires Crashes, Killing U.S. Crew Of 3

Thursday, January 23, 2020

The crash occurred south of the capital, Canberra, as Australia continues battling massive fires that have scorched a Pennsylvania-size section of the country.

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Juice WRLD Cause Of Death Was Accidental Overdose

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

The rapper's unexpected death at Midway International Airport was caused by an overdose of opioids, according to the medical examiner.

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New Jersey Mandates Severance Pay For Workers Facing Mass Layoffs

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

"Workers' performance and workers' dedication to the company were secondary. Now, they'll be moved more to the forefront," state Sen. Joe Cryan, a co-sponsor of the bill, said.

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Supreme Court Allows Flint Water Lawsuits To Move Forward, Officials Not 'Immune'

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

In refusing to take up two cases involving the 2014 water crisis, the higher court has upheld earlier rulings saying neither city nor state officials are protected from being sued.

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Political Unrest In Puerto Rico After Discovery Of Unused Hurricane Aid

Monday, January 20, 2020

Fed up with what they say is rampant corruption, protesters are demanding the resignation of Gov. Wanda Vázquez, who just months ago served as the island's Justice Secretary.

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Defense Department To Overhaul Screening For Foreign Military Trainees

Friday, January 17, 2020

Officials said they want to "ensure the program continues." To that end, the department has reviewed "how we can use our resources to do enhanced vetting."

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3 Alleged Members Of Hate Group 'The Base' Arrested In Georgia, Another In Wisconsin

Friday, January 17, 2020

This is the second round of suspected members of The Base to be arrested this week. The group is trying to bring about the downfall of the U.S. government, according to law enforcement.

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Puerto Rico Relief: Trump Declares Major Disaster After Series Of Earthquakes

Thursday, January 16, 2020

Island officials were quick to thank the president for the designation, which makes residents eligible for more financial assistance from FEMA. They were just told aid for 2017 hurricanes is coming.

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