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World News Chinese woman pleads guilty to USA bribery charges
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Federal prosecutors in CT say 25-year-old Mohamed "Vic" Abdi, of Worcester, pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court in New Haven to conspiracy to commit sex trafficking by force, fraud or coercion. A sentencing hearing has yet to be scheduled. On May 18, he was charged with assault of a public servant. Caldwell pleaded guilty to two felony assault and battery with a unsafe weapon counts connected to using his vehicle to force another auto off of USA 62 in 2016.

World News Mexican Senate Blasts Trump Over Border Plans
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A caravan of about 1,200 Central American migrants making its way to the US border has taken a break in a small hamlet in southern Mexico, with most of the group deciding to remain there, the Daily Mail reported on Wednesday. In both operations, about 30,000 members of the National Guard were deployed along the border with similar aims. "This challenge demands that the State intervene to defend itself and Mexicans in the United States ".

World News Russia President to Launch Construction of Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant
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The plant will be built by Russian state nuclear energy agency Rosatom and will be made up of four units each with a capacity of 1,200 megawatts. As part of the visit, the leaders also participated in a groundbreaking ceremony for Turkey's Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant, which is supposed to be constructed by Russian nuclear corporation Rosatom after the company obtains the required licenses.

World News Woman called 'worst DUI offender' caught: 6 DUIs in 6 states
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During the most recent incident, she said she had 11 kids and could not find any of them, according to the Star Tribune . Schleicher told police that she was in the area after dropping off her son, who wanted "to party" in IN for spring break, according to the Riverside-Brookfield Landmark.

World News Israeli rights group to soldiers: Don't open fire
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Israel, it added, "like any other country in the world, is subject to global law which restricts the use of weapons in general and live ammunition in particular [against unarmed demonstrators]". "Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada has been monitoring this situation closely and has reached an arrangement with Israeli authorities to suspend the deportation of individuals who have private sponsorship (PSR) applications for Canada in the current inventory, until the processing of their ...

World News Bob Dylan Remakes Classic Track into a Gay Wedding Anthem
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While Bob Dylan has remained relatively silent on the topic in the past, Universal Love's executive producer, Rob Kaplan , shared that when he contacted Bob Dylan about the project, he responded positively immediately, noting, "It wasn't just 'yes, I'll do this".

World News Koreas Start preparatory talks to Install Kim-Moon summit
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The North's diplomatic outreach comes after an unusually provocative year in which it conducted its most powerful nuclear test to date and test-launched three intercontinental ballistic missiles created to target the USA mainland. It said: "It is likely that North Korea has already successfully attacked the United Kingdom with the Wannacry ransonware, although we agree with the Government that the United Kingdom was probably not meant to be the principal target".

World News Chicago suburb votes for local ban on some semi-auto firearms
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More than five million members strong, NRA continues to uphold the Second Amendment and advocates enforcement of existing laws against violent offenders to reduce crime. In a press release from Deerfield's management office, Rosenthal is quoted as saying: "We hope that our local decision helps spur state and national leaders to take steps to make our communities safer".

World News Above average hurricane season projected
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There also is a 52 percent probability that a major hurricane will move into the Caribbean Sea during the 2018 season that begins June 1 and runs through November 30, said researchers at Colorado State's Tropical Meteorology Project. Klotzbach added, though, that if the trend continues this year, the warm waters can cause another active season. The state of Florida is still recovering from the devastation of Hurricanes Irma and Maria last season.

World News President Trump Just Addressed the Stormy Daniels Scandal for the First Time
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The reporter then asked: "Then why did Michael Cohen make it, if there was no truth to her allegations?" Nearly immediately after the president's statements were reported, Daniels' attorney challenged him to make them under oath. Daniels is suing Trump and Cohen in an effort to invalidate the non-disclosure agreement she signed just before the 2016 presidential election. Mr Blakely also argued that Ms Clifford accepted the $130,000 and did not dispute the agreement for 16 months even ...

Author: 0 Governor REFUSES to Send National Guard to Border — WEST COAST CHAOS

To give our Border Patrol agents the support they deserve, President Trump is authorizing the deployment of National Guard units to the southern border to aid their mission. California Gov. Jerry Brown's administration says it needs answers from President Trump's administration before deciding whether to commit National Guard troops to help protect the border with Mexico.

World News Woman who flipped the bird at Trump motorcade sues over forced resignation
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Briskman's lawyers allege that Akima , a government contractor, forced her to resign "out of fear of unlawful retaliation by the government", suggesting that such behavior violates "the basic tenets of Virginia employment law". Briskman agreed to resign based on a promise she would get four weeks' severance pay and the company would not oppose a request for unemployment compensation.

World News U.S. trade deficit in February rises to highest since October 2008
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News of the worsening trade deficit comes as the United States and China are embroiled in tit-for-tat tariffs which have rattled global financial markets. "Indeed, given that economic growth in the first quarter is tracking well below the Bank's 2.5 percent forecast and that there is significant uncertainty at present, it is likely to remain on hold in the near term, with another hike unlikely to come before the summer", added TD Economics.

World News Prep baseball: Falcons score early, often to beat Bethel
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Jones had two hits, while Burress connected on a home run. The Lady Cats bounced back with a 5-4 win over Vernon Hills High, representing IL. Anderson said he thought they "could've ended up 5-2" if they had played better. Anthony Bulldogs 8-0 on Wednesday. "We hit the ball hard all game long", Bruno said. Webster scored five times in the fourth inning to pull out game one.

World News BJP MP complains against Yogi Adityanath to PM Modi
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Kharwar, who represents Uttar Pradesh's Robertsganj constituency, is Dalit . Prime Minister Modi has reportedly assured him that action will be taken, NDTV reported. "If not, then why is this happening?" In fact, Chhote Lal has charged the administration of his constituency with discrimination and that his complaints were not being heard by his own party.

World News Sheriff open to reviewing mansion death evidence
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Zahau's family filed a lawsuit alleging that Adam Shacknai had reason to retaliate on behalf of his brother, Jonah, who was once a Scottsdale pharmaceutical CEO. She told ABC News, "To create this fantastical story and insert us in something like this was beyond the pale of humane". The suit also alleged Adam Shacknai sexually assaulted Zahau before killing her and staging the hanging.

World News Govt walking on path shown by Dr Ambedkar: PM Modi
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In a series of tweets on the National Maritime Day, Modi said his government affirms its commitment to harness the maritime strengths for the nations prosperity. In a veiled reference to Rahul Gandhi's "anti-Dalit" BJP-RSS remark, the prime minister said, "No other government has done as much as we have in honouring Ambedkar".

World News Kolkata woman's body chemically preserved to draw pension
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Her son, a meritorious Leather Technology student, however, brought the body back home but never performed her last rites. Bina, who was a government employee, was sick and had to be hospitalised where she died, her neighbours were quoted as saying in a media report which also claims that Subhabrata was asked to take such a step by his father Gopal Majumder.

World News Mexican Government is Breaking Up Migrant Caravan
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Mujica, the director of Pueblo Sin Fronteras , a migrants' rights group, said he never meant to bumrush illegal immigrants over the border. "It's also important the people develop a strategic plan" for what they'll do upon arriving at the border, so that their efforts do not end up making them even more vulnerable.

World News Turkey university shooting leaves 4 dead after gunman goes on rampage
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The attacker first raided the dean's room and shot a person there, according to university rector Hasan Gonen. Turk has reported that police have detained the shooter. Turkey's government accuses Gulen, who has lived in self-imposed exile in Pennsylvania since 1999, of having orchestrated the abortive July 2016 attempt by parts of the armed forces to topple President Tayyip Erdogan.

World News Philippines to shut polluted isle Duterte called a cesspool
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The Philippine tourism minister, Wanda Teo, said Thursday that businesses and visitors to the crowded 10-square-kilometre (4-sq-mile) island would have to make a sacrifice. Boracay is known for its attractive white sand beaches and active nightlife. Since February, Philippine officials have been scrambling to inspect the island and record a catalogue of construction and permit breaches after Duterte, in one of his trademark public outbursts, said Boracay's turquoise waters smelled "of ...

World News Warmer tomorrow, snow possible by early Friday
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Hopefully we are rewarded with get stuff later this month to make up for the setback! Then another cold blast moves into the Midwest on Friday and spreads into the Northeast on Saturday morning. It will look like a mini-blizzard when the snow is moving through but it will not last too long. An unusually cold winter storm is bound for New York City - again.

World News Koreas begin preparatory talks to set up Kim-Moon summit
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The establishment of the hotline at the offices of President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is one of inter-Korean agreements reached during South Korean special envoys' visit to Pyongyang last month. Kim is then set to take the unprecedented step of talking to an incumbent American president, with a plan to meet Donald Trump in May. In setting up separate talks with Beijing, Seoul, Washington, and potentially Moscow and Tokyo, North Korea may be moving to disrupt any united ...

World News Aussie boxer wins medal without fighting
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Gliddon and Harvie are part of a record 473-strong Australian team, which includes 29 athletes from WA, that will look to go better than their 49 gold medals in 2014. An Australian 10-meter platform diver has retired on the eve of the Commonwealth Games after doctors warned her she risked being paralyzed if she continued in the sport.

World News Shutdown strike affects normal life in TN
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The Centre failed to set up the CMB within six weeks of the apex court's February 16 order. Meanwhile, KSRTC has announced that it would not operate buses to Tamil Nadu today. The police were taken by surprise, and after some time, detained the leaders and the cadre. The city is witnessing heavy traffic jam in due to "road-roko" protests and demonstrations by opposition parties.