Vanessa Romo

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NXIVM Leader Keith Raniere Found Guilty Of All Charges In Sex Cult Case

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

The secretive group espoused a philosophy of self-help but was accused of recruiting women as sex slaves. Charges against Raniere, known as "Vanguard," included sex trafficking and racketeering.

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Sandy Hook Victim's Father Wins Defamation Suit; Alex Jones Sanctioned

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

"Mr. Pozner has sought for years to try to get these conspiracy theorists to understand that his son really was a person and that his son really did die," attorney Jake Zimmerman told NPR.

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Scientists Explain Puppy Dog Eyes

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

You know that feeling you get when a dog looks into your face and either looks really sad or kind of confused? Scientists say they've figured out why they do that, and why it makes us melt.

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Former First Lady Leads In 1st Round Of Voting In Guatemala Presidential Election

Monday, June 17, 2019

Sandra Torres, who is now divorced from former President Álvaro Colom, is leading a field of nearly 20 candidates. She has promised to invest heavily in health care, education and agriculture.

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Spain's Top Soccer League Fined For Using App To Spy On Fans In Fight To Curb Piracy

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

The country's data protection agency said La Liga's popular app was systematically accessing phones' microphones and geolocation data to find out which bars were showing unlicensed match broadcasts.

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Ex-MSU Dean Who Oversaw Larry Nassar Is Found Guilty Of Multiple Charges

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

A jury convicted William Strampel, who led the College of Osteopathic Medicine, on three charges, including two counts of willful neglect. He was cleared of second-degree criminal sexual conduct.

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International Protests Mount As Peru Moves Ahead With New Airport Near Machu Picchu

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

The government is banking on more tourism after it replaces the outdated airport in Cuzco with a gleaming new facility near the mouth of the Sacred Valley. And that's what conservationists fear.

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U.S. Women's Soccer Sets 13-0 FIFA Record In First Game, Beating Thailand

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

No World Cup team, men or women, had ever scored 13 goals before. Alex Morgan of the U.S. scored five.

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California's Budget Proposal Would Expand Health Care To Some Undocumented Immigrants

Monday, June 10, 2019

The Democratic-controlled Legislature agreed to let low-income residents under 26 to receive Medi-Cal regardless of immigration status. It could cover up to 138,000 people — a cost of $98 million.

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Insys Files For Chapter 11, Days After Landmark Opioid Settlement Of $225 Million

Monday, June 10, 2019

The maker of a highly addictive fentanyl-based drug wants to sell its assets to pay some $250 million in debts. The move could let the company out of part of the settlement deal reached last week.

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Ex-Minneapolis Officer Sentenced To 12 1/2 Years In Death Of Unarmed 911 Caller

Friday, June 07, 2019

Mohamed Noor, 33, was convicted in the 2017 killing of bride-to-be Justine Ruszczyk, who had called 911 to report a possible sexual assault in the alley behind her home.

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Happy Birthday, Tetris. 35 Years Later You're As Addictive And Tetromino-y As Ever

Thursday, June 06, 2019

The video game has become one of the most popular and best selling of all time. Its creator, Alexey Pajitnov, says that's because it appeals to humanity's "constructive spirit."

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NYC 'Operation Meltdown' Targets Alleged Ice Cream Truck Shell Corporation Scheme

Thursday, June 06, 2019

Mayor Bill de Blasio said officials began seizing 46 ice cream trucks in a crackdown on owners who allegedly skirted 22,495 summonses and evaded nearly $4.5 million in traffic violation fees.

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D-Day Vets In Their 90s Parachute Into Normandy 75 Years Later, This Time To Cheers

Wednesday, June 05, 2019

Three nonagenarians were among 200 parachutists marking the anniversary of the allied invasion of Europe, June 6, 1944. They leaped into the same fields once occupied by Nazi forces.

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Administration Cuts Education And Legal Services For Unaccompanied Minors

Wednesday, June 05, 2019

The Office of Refugee Resettlement is telling migrant shelters to scale back on activities that are "not directly necessary for the protection of life and safety."

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Trump Administration Clamps Down On Travel To Cuba, Bans Cruise Ships

Tuesday, June 04, 2019

The changes, which bar "people-to-people" tours, are intended to further squeeze the Cuban economy while keeping U.S. dollars "out of the hands" of the communist government.

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New York Is One Step Closer To Becoming First State To Ban Cat Declawing

Tuesday, June 04, 2019

Both houses of the state egislature voted on Tuesday — Animal Advocacy Day in the state capital — to make it illegal to perform the controversial procedure.

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8 Spelling Bee Winners Named As Co-Champions In Historic Marathon Competition

Friday, May 31, 2019

Eight co-champions are taking home the 2019 Scripps National Spelling Bee Cup after a record-breaking and exhausting night that ended in the 20th round.

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Child Struck By Foul Ball At Cubs-Astros Game; Player Breaks Down In Tears

Thursday, May 30, 2019

"As soon as I hit it, the first person I locked eyes on was her," Chicago Cubs outfielder Albert Almora Jr. told reporters. Astros officials said the girl was rushed to the hospital.

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Amnesty International Report Says Myanmar Military Is Again Committing War Crimes

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Evidence indicates government troops are instigating violent clashes, carrying out extrajudicial executions, conducting arbitrary arrests, torturing prisoners and destroying historical sites.

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