Vanessa Romo

Vanessa Romo appears in the following:

Oregon Man Called Police About A Burglar. Armed Officers Found A Rogue Roomba

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Hearts pounding, guns ready to fire, officers entered the bathroom. But instead of confronting a suspect, they discovered a robotic vacuum that was apparently doing "a very thorough" job.

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New York Declares Health Emergency As Measles Spreads In Parts Of Brooklyn

Tuesday, April 09, 2019

"We cannot allow this dangerous disease to make a comeback here in New York City. We have to stop it now," Mayor Bill de Blasio said, announcing an order that calls for mandatory vaccinations.

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2 Students Allegedly Cheated Apple Out Of Nearly $900,000 In Fake iPhone Scheme

Friday, April 05, 2019

Prosecutors say it was an elaborate deception that involved roping in friends and family, while using nonsensical pseudonyms and a slew of mailing addresses. The plot seems to have come from China.

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Preliminary Crash Report Says Ethiopian Airlines Crew Complied With Procedures

Thursday, April 04, 2019

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg acknowledged that there was a software error in this and in an earlier deadly crash of the 737 Max aircraft and said the company knows how to "eliminate the risk."

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Chicago Mayor-Elect Lori Lightfoot Says City Has 'Fractured Relationship' With Police

Wednesday, April 03, 2019

Lightfoot, the city's first black female mayor, told NPR that Chicago's police department has "left many people feeling like the police are an illegitimate occupying force."

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USDA Terminates Deadly Cat Experiments, Plans To Adopt Out Remaining Animals

Tuesday, April 02, 2019

Scientists infected the cats with toxoplasmosis and later killed them. Bipartisan members of Congress complained about the practice, and the agency ended the program.

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Venezuela's Maduro Institutes Plan To Ration Electricity As Outages Spur More Protest

Monday, April 01, 2019

The president pleaded with the public to remain calm and resist violence as the country's top "specialists, scientists and hackers" work to put an end to power, water and communications blackouts.

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Joe Biden Offered 'Expressions Of Affection' But Denies Inappropriate Behavior

Sunday, March 31, 2019

The former vice president and likely presidential candidate said he does not believe he acted inappropriately. "If it is suggested I did so, I will listen respectfully," Biden said in a statement.

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Pope Issues New Edict Requiring Vatican Officials To Report Sex Abuse Allegations

Friday, March 29, 2019

Applicable only to Vatican personnel and diplomats around the world, it is the first unified policy for the protection of children and vulnerable adults. But critics say it doesn't go far enough.

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Why Did The Pope Refuse To Let Worshippers Kiss His Ring? 'Hygiene'

Thursday, March 28, 2019

"He wants to avoid the risk of contagion for the people, not for him," Vatican spokesman Alessandro Gisotti told reporters on Thursday.

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Saudi Arabia Releases 3 Women's Rights Activists From Prison, Others Still Held

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Those who were freed were among activists who appeared in court on Wednesday. Several allege they've been subjected to sexual abuse and torture throughout their imprisonment. The trials are ongoing.

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Historic Manuscripts Saved From St. Louis Fire

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

A four-alarm fire at the Karpeles Manuscript Museum on Tuesday nearly destroyed a large collection of artifacts. But firefighters were able to preserve many of the rare items.

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Hong Kong Refugee Who Sheltered Snowden Granted Asylum In Canada

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Vanessa Rodel and her daughter, Keana, arrived in Montreal on Tuesday after years of living in legal limbo. They and other refugees helped NSA leaker Edward Snowden after he fled the U.S.

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Man Pleads Guilty To Phishing Scheme That Fleeced Facebook, Google Of $100 Million

Monday, March 25, 2019

Evaldas Rimasauskas admitted to his role in helping to orchestrate a two-year-long scam that tricked employees into wiring more than $100 million to his own company's bank accounts.

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Trump Formally Recognizes Israeli Sovereignty Over Golan Heights

Monday, March 25, 2019

President Trump said the move, reversing decades of U.S. policy in the Middle East and drawing sharp international criticism, was "a long time in the making."

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State-Funded Adoption Agencies In Michigan Barred From Refusing LGBTQ Parents

Friday, March 22, 2019

Attorney General Dana Nessel reached a settlement with the ACLU. It requires agencies not to discriminate against gay people who want to adopt or foster children referred by the state.

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Ex-Brazilian President Arrested In Sweeping Anti-Corruption Probe

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Former President Michel Temer was one of several political and business leaders arrested on Thursday, accused of misappropriating funds in a construction graft scam.

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Oklahoma Sheriff And Deputies Resign Over 'Dangerous' Jail

Thursday, March 21, 2019

"The condition of the jail is such that it does not comply with constitutional standards," Nowata County Sheriff Terry Sue Barnett told reporters after tendering her resignation.

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California Jury Finds Roundup Caused Man's Cancer

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

After five days of deliberation the jury concluded the weed killer was a "substantial factor" in causing non-Hodgkins lymphoma in the plaintiff. It's the second verdict against the Bayer product.

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USC Suspends Accounts Of Students Allegedly Linked To Admissions Bribery Scandal

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

"This prevents the students from registering for classes or acquiring transcripts while their cases are under review," officials said, as they scramble to restore trust in the application process.

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