Vanessa Romo

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White House Condemns Day-Long Taliban Attack That Killed At Least 6

Tuesday, July 02, 2019

Insurgents unleashed a multifaceted attack on the Afghan Defense Ministry, killing civilians and wounding more than a hundred others. It came as the U.S. and Taliban leaders engaged in peace talks.

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Woman Indicted For Manslaughter After Death Of Her Fetus, May Avoid Prosecution

Friday, June 28, 2019

The district attorney overseeing the Alabama case called the incident a tragedy and said she is deliberating whether to move forward with prosecution, reduce the charge or drop it altogether.

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House Passes Senate Version Of New Funding To Ease Border Crisis

Thursday, June 27, 2019

The $4.6 billion bill passed in a 305-102 vote after the Republican-led Senate refused to adopt sections of the House version. The House would have added requirements for care of migrants.

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Senate Passes $4.6 Billion Emergency Border Funding Bill Signalling Battle With House

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

The sweeping 84-8 vote came minutes after the Senate handily rejected the House's humanitarian assistance bill, signalling what will likely be a contentious battle to reconcile the competing bills.

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Top Clean-Air Official Plans To Step Down From EPA Post Amid Ethics Probe

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Bill Wehrum, who last week scored a victory for coal industry supporters by rolling back Obama-era power plant emissions rules, is leaving his post at the end of the month.

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'Cocaine King Of Milan' On The Run After Uruguay Jailbreak

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

One of the world's most wanted drug traffickers, Rocco Morabito, and three other inmates made a brazen escape from a prison in Montevideo Sunday, climbing through a hole in the roof.

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Acting Head Of Customs And Border Protection Plans To Step Down

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

John Sanders is expected to make his resignation effective July 5, two officials say. The move comes after hundreds of children were removed from a facility without adequate food and sanitation.

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Treasury Department Launches Investigation Into Delays Behind Harriet Tubman $20 Bill

Monday, June 24, 2019

Prompted by a request by Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., the department's acting inspector general said he will look into what led to a postponement of the abolitionist's appearance on the note.

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Ravelry, The Knitting Website, Bans Trump Talk And Patterns

Monday, June 24, 2019

"We cannot provide a space that is inclusive of all and also allow support for open white supremacy" Ravelry said. "Support of the Trump administration is undeniably support for white supremacy."

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Spain's Supreme Court Reverses Earlier Decision, Convicts 'Wolf Pack' Of Rape

Friday, June 21, 2019

The five men were initially sentenced on the lighter charge of sexual abuse, but judges on Friday ruled they are guilty of rape and increased their jail time. The case prompted national protests.

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Shocking Revelation In Navy SEAL War Crimes Trial: Witness Says He Is The Real Killer

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Special Warfare Operator 1st Class Corey Scott stunned prosecutors as he described a previously unheard version of events, saying he asphyxiated the teenage Islamic fighter as an act of mercy.

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Former Interpol President Pleads Guilty To Bribery In Chinese Court

Thursday, June 20, 2019

First he vanished after sending his wife a knife emoji. Then Chinese officials announced Meng Hongwei had been detained on bribery charges. Now, state-run media says he's admitted guilt.

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Trump Says, 'You'll Soon Find Out' If U.S. Will Strike, After Iran Shoots Down Drone

Thursday, June 20, 2019

The U.S. says Iran's claims that the drone was in its airspace are false. On Twitter, President Trump said, "Iran made a very big mistake!"

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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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