Vanessa Romo

Vanessa Romo appears in the following:

Uber Drivers Are Not Employees, National Relations Board Rules. Drivers Saw It Coming

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

While the ruling may be disappointing for drivers, driver groups say they are not daunted. They will continue to pursue policies to regulate working conditions at the state and municipal levels.

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Ex-USC Coach Behind Fake Athletic Profiles In College Admissions Scam, Pleads Guilty

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Laura Janke had previously denied taking bribes for writing the phony biographies, but she is now the fourth corrupt coach to plead guilty. She's expected to testify against others in the case.

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New Zealand Girl Sends Prime Minister $5 'Bribe' To Fund Dragon Research

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

An 11-year-old sent Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern the seed money to launch studies about dragons and telekinesis. Why? So she can grow up to be a dragon trainer.

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After Backlash, Rhode Island School District Rolls Back 'Lunch Shaming' Policy

Friday, May 10, 2019

Warwick Public Schools reversed its decision to bar students with delinquent debt from access to hot lunch meals after it was met with anger. An outpouring of donations has since erased the debts.

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Severe Weather And Storms Pummel Southern States

Friday, May 10, 2019

Residents of southeastern Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi are bracing for a multiday barrage of dangerous heavy rain and flash flooding.

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Asia Bibi, Pakistani Christian Woman Acquitted Of Blasphemy, Arrives In Canada

Wednesday, May 08, 2019

After years of death threats, Bibi and her husband left their home country for Canada. She spent years on death row on charges of insulting the prophet Muhammad before her sentence was voided.

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Uber And Lyft Drivers Are Striking — And Call On Passengers To Boycott

Wednesday, May 08, 2019

Strike organizers timed the action to draw attention to drivers' wage cuts and persistent job insecurity ahead of Uber's IPO on Friday, when the company's valuation may be as high as $91 billion.

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1 Student Killed, 8 Injured In Colorado School Shooting

Tuesday, May 07, 2019

Officials say one student was killed and eight were injured in a shooting at a STEM school in Highlands Ranch, Colo., a suburb of Denver. Two suspects are in custody.

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Georgia's Governor Signs 'Fetal Heartbeat' Abortion Law

Tuesday, May 07, 2019

The legislation bans abortions as soon as a heartbeat can be detected, which typically occurs about six weeks into a pregnancy. The controversial law is expected to trigger a lengthy legal battle.

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Judge Rules 'Systematic Inadequacies' Fueled Alabama Prison Suicides, Orders Monitor

Monday, May 06, 2019

The current prison system fails to protect inmates from killing themselves, a federal court ruled. The decision comes after 15 state inmates died by suicide in 15 months.

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Pompeo Says U.S. Prepared To Offer Guaidó 'Full Range Of Options' To Oust Maduro

Sunday, May 05, 2019

The options available to the Venezuelan opposition leader include, "diplomatic options, political options" and "ultimately a set of options that would involve use of U.S. military," Pompeo said.

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Netanyahu Orders Continued Pounding In Gaza As 600 Rockets Fired Into Israel

Sunday, May 05, 2019

Violence stretches into a third day amid mounting casualties and fatalities, with no immediate end in sight. Three Israeli men and nine Palestinians have been killed thus far.

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Pro-Maduro Court Orders Arrest Of Prominent Opposition Leader Leopoldo López

Thursday, May 02, 2019

López had escaped house arrest after two years and has been living at the Spanish embassy in Caracas. President Nicolás Maduro's military forces fired rubber bullets and tear gas at demonstrators

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Swarthmore Fraternities Disband Over Leaked Documents That Detailed Misogyny

Thursday, May 02, 2019

"We were appalled and disgusted by the content of these minutes, which led us to question our affiliation with an organization," current members of Phi Psi said in a statement Tuesday night.

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California Parents Sentenced To Life In Prison After Years Of Torturing 12 Children

Friday, April 19, 2019

"My parents took my whole life from me," said one of the couple's adult daughters who testified against David and Louise Turpin on Friday. "But now I'm taking my life back."

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UNC Basketball Coach Sylvia Hatchell Resigns After Investigation

Friday, April 19, 2019

An 18-day probe into the women's basketball program found the Hall of Fame coach is not racist but did make "racially insensitive" remarks. She also pressured players to play through serious injuries.

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AG Barr Orders Immigration Judges To Stop Releasing Asylum-Seekers On Bail

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

The ruling by the attorney general is the latest step by the Trump administration designed to discourage asylum-seekers from coming to the U.S.

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Paris Holds Vigil To Mourn Notre Dame Fire Damage, Macron Vows Swift Reconstruction

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

The French president set a goal of completing the work in five years. Hundreds of millions of dollars were raised toward the effort one day after a fire at the cathedral.

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A Van, An Excavator And A Slew Of ATM Thefts, Northern Ireland Police Plead For Help

Friday, April 12, 2019

With the help of heavy construction equipment and a van with an ATM-size hole cut out of its roof, thieves are clawing entire cash boxes out of local businesses and disappearing into the night.

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Navy Drops Criminal Charges Against Officers In USS Fitzgerald Collision Case

Thursday, April 11, 2019

The decision ends a legal battle in which the Navy blamed Cmdr. Bryce Benson and Lt. Natalie Combs for what it called an "avoidable" accident. The move is likely to end their naval careers.

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