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Galloway said Cummins "surrendered without incident and has been cooperative with investigators". Cummins wanted to flee Tennessee with Thomas because he was being investigated for having an innapporpriate relationship with her. Cummins was read the federal charge against him: transportation of a minor across state lines for the goal of criminal sexual intercourse. "She told someone from this office if I would have known that, if I would have seen him pleading on TV that would have affected ...
  • Can eat terrorist alive: President of Philippines

    Can eat terrorist alive: President of Philippines

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    Sabio said local and worldwide human rights groups called government's attention to stop the killings drug war, but claimed Duterte and his officials ignored this and even covered up the issue. In a cover letter, Sabio says the intervention of the ICC would "be the beginning of the end of this dark, obscene, murderous and evil era in the Philippines".
  • Trump's tax duo to brief senior US Congress leaders on plan

    Trump's tax duo to brief senior US Congress leaders on plan

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    Congressional leaders in Trump's own party said they are in no rush to move a tax bill, and the chairman of the House tax committee says he still sees the project as a year-long effort. If it's the former, then you'll have to say the first 675 days were a success; if it's the latter, we're talking major flop. The assessment was requested by House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., who has been pushing a new tax on imports to fund lower overall tax rates.
  • Trump insists Mexico border wall will get funded

    Trump insists Mexico border wall will get funded

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    On Tuesday, news broke that Trump had caved, stating in conversation with conservative reporters at the White House that he would sign a spending bill without the border wall and try to fund it separately in September. Mexico's government on Tuesday said it would fight any measures in a US tax overhaul that broke worldwide trade rules, and threatened to review cross-border cooperation on migration and security if upcoming negotiations founder.
  • Korea marks day with firing drill

    Korea marks day with firing drill

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    North Korean defectors prepare to release balloons carrying leaflets and a banner denouncing North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on April 25. The drill did not include training related to Japanese forces' guarding of US naval vessels when the two countries are jointly engaged in monitoring North Korean missile launches, a new role allowed under Japanese security legislation that came into effect past year.
  • Trump, speaking at Holocaust memorial: 'We'll never be silent'

    Trump, speaking at Holocaust memorial: 'We'll never be silent'

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    As President of the United States, I will always stand with the Jewish people". Mr. Trump's remarks are part of the week-long Days of Remembrance of the US commemoration of the Holocaust. "As president of the United States, I will always stand with the Jewish people". "We will never, ever be silent in the face of evil again". The improvisational businessman turned politician wisely stuck to the teleprompter but couldn't resist an ad lib after speaking of the Nazi genocide: "You saw the ...
  • U.S. sanctions Syrian officials over chemical attack

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    The US on Monday slapped sanctions on 271 employees of Syria's Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC) in response to Syrian government's alleged use of chemical weapons. He added that "this method bears the signature of the regime and that is what allows us to establish its responsibility in this attack". The centre was the subject of two earlier sanctions declarations, in 2005 and 2007, because of its alleged role in developing weapons of mass destruction.
  • US Blacklists Syrian Government Employees

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    President Assad, denying the western accusations, said his forces had already given up its chemical arsenal and claimed the reports of the deaths may have been faked to justify the US's retaliatory airstrikes in the country . Some of the people blacklisted had worked on Syria's chemical weapons programme for more than five years, the Treasury Department said. "A great disappointment; I was very disappointed by that".
  • Ukraine opens probe into OSCE mission's auto blast

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    The local branch of Ukraine's SBU security service in the conflict-hit Lugansk region said in a statement that it was treating the blast as an "act of terror that led to the loss of life". Ukraine's foreign ministry branded the incident an attempt by " Moscow and its puppets to scare off OSCE monitors and to nullify efforts by Ukraine and the SMM (Special Monitoring Mission) to stabilize the situation along the front".
  • Ex-President Park Geun-hye indicted in corruption probe

    Ex-President Park Geun-hye indicted in corruption probe

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    The former leader, already detained at a centre near Seoul , also faces charges of abusing her powers and leaking state secrets, Seoul prosecutors probing the scandal said in a statement. It is unclear if the process will begin before the May 9 election that will choose the country's next president. The contribution is suspected of being made in return for business favors.