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Former Philippine Human Rights Commission chair Loretta Ann Rosales, who was raped and tortured by soldiers of the Marcos regime, told ABS-CBN Network that she was "jumping up and down in joy in disbelief" at the guilty verdict . She used banks in Switzerland to transfer the money. However, she can still appeal the conviction. Imelda returned to the Philippines in 1992 and campaigned for the presidency, but lost it.
  • Democrats scent victory over Trump's Republicans in Congress

    Democrats scent victory over Trump's Republicans in Congress

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    Early results in the U.S. midterm elections show Democrats inching towards majority control of the 435 member House as Republicans were clinging to delicate majorities in the Senate Tuesday night as an anxious nation watched whether voters would reward or reject the GOP in the first nationwide election of Donald Trump's turbulent presidency.
  • Whitaker’s recusal from Mueller’s Russian Federation investigation requested by 18 state AGs

    Whitaker’s recusal from Mueller’s Russian Federation investigation requested by 18 state AGs

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    That duty has belonged to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who appointed Mueller and closely monitors his work. "That's why Cabinet Secretaries have Deputies". The broadsides escalated in recent months, with Trump telling a television interviewer that Sessions "had never had control" of the Justice Department and snidely accusing him on Twitter of not protecting Republican interests by allowing two GOP congressmen to be indicted before the election.
  • At least eleven wounded in shooting at bar in southern California

    At least eleven wounded in shooting at bar in southern California

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    President Trump tweeted on Thursday morning to say he been briefed on the shooting , describing it as "terrible", and praising the bravery of the police officers involved. The shooter was found dead inside, authorities said. "I knew something was wrong straight away". 'There's a shooter in there!' Police officials stated that Long had first shot a security guard and employees of Borderline, and then turned his gun on the dancers.
  • Christopher Watts Pleads Guilty To Killing Pregnant Wife, Young Daughters

    Christopher Watts Pleads Guilty To Killing Pregnant Wife, Young Daughters

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    Initially, Watts told police that he killed his wife in a rage; that she had strangled the daughters after he had acknowledged an affair and his intention to separate. Watts will be sentenced November 19 and faces life in prison. The bodies were found the week Watts was arrested . He also pleaded guilty to unlawful termination of a pregnancy, as Shanann Watts was 15 weeks pregnant with a son her family said would have been named Nico, and three counts of tampering with a deceased human ...
  • Lion Air plane rips wing in another incident after fatal crash

    Lion Air plane rips wing in another incident after fatal crash

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    The information can be critical in preventing the plane from stalling . Such bulletins are routinely issued by aircraft and engine manufacturers, particularly in the wake of major events, and this one does little except to remind crews that the procedures for addressing this situation already exist.
  • 15-Year-Old Confessed to Strangling Mom Over a Bad Grade: Cops

    15-Year-Old Confessed to Strangling Mom Over a Bad Grade: Cops

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    Volusia County Sheriff Mike Chitwood said Gregory Ramos was arrested Saturday after the body of 46-year-old Gail Cleavenger was found buried under a church fire pit. Officers also found computers and other electronics including a Playstation and a rifle at a different location in DeBary that had been moved while staging the burglary.
  • Florida ballot initiative giving former felons the right to vote passes

    Florida ballot initiative giving former felons the right to vote passes

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    With passage of the amendment, Florida joins the ranks of dozens of American cities and states that have been relaxing restrictions on voting for former prisoners in recent years. Florida's harsh, lifetime ban on voting rights, which racist lawmakers approved during the Jim Crow era , meant that more than one in five black adults had been permanently blocked from casting a ballot.
  • US Attorney General Sessions Out, What Will Trump Do About Mueller

    US Attorney General Sessions Out, What Will Trump Do About Mueller

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    Mr Trump had repeatedly assailed him publicly for not taking a tougher approach to illegal immigrants , and accused him of protecting Robert Mueller's investigation into whether the Trump campaign colluded with Russians - an investigation that is also examining whether the president himself obstructed justice.
  • Kemp Denounces White Nationalist's 'Vile' Robocalls Targeting Abrams

    Kemp Denounces White Nationalist's 'Vile' Robocalls Targeting Abrams

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    Speaking before the Republican-leaning suburbs of Atlanta , Ms Winfrey urged voters to make history by backing Democratic candidate Stacey Abrams in next week's midterm elections . Abrams is running on a campaign that includes Medicaid expansion, and "common-sense gun control", Winfrey noted. I'm not trying to test any waters.
  • Huge turnout expected across state for elections

    Huge turnout expected across state for elections

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    Kelch says even though national elections may get more coverage, "it's really the local and state elections that have so much to do with how we as a community and as a city live". "Voters can vote at any polling place in their county", Lee said. If you are a registered voter, your name should appear on the voter rolls at the precinct where you vote.
  • Gubernatorial candidates campaign in final hours of race

    Gubernatorial candidates campaign in final hours of race

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    The state Democratic Party called Kemp's accusation "a reckless and unethical ploy" and said he was using the Federal Bureau of Investigation to support "false accusations". In Georgia, critics have drawn attention to Kemp's dual role as candidate for governor and supervisor of the state's elections, in his capacity as Georgia secretary of state.
  • Iran urges UN to hold US to account over sanctions

    Iran urges UN to hold US to account over sanctions

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    This is unsurprising, as the European Union strongly opposed USA withdrawal from the nuclear deal, and has always said it would continue trading with Iran . Meanwhile, global economic slowdown concerns combined with mounting concerns over rising crude output from the world's top 3 oil producers, Russia, the USA and Saudi Arabia, also added to the weight on the commodity.
  • Lion Air crash: Sonar and drones used in Indonesia plane search

    Lion Air crash: Sonar and drones used in Indonesia plane search

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    He says, "There are some small objects that we found, but last night, thank God, we found a large enough object". Lion Air flight JT610 lost contact 13 minutes after take-off from the nation's capital and crashed moments later in the nation's worst air disaster in two decades.
  • Nazis Target Oprah And Stacey Abrams In Robocalls

    Nazis Target Oprah And Stacey Abrams In Robocalls

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    Big names have duly been attracted to the state: Donald Trump is due to stage a rally in Macon on Sunday, an event which prompted Kemp to withdraw from a scheduled debate . Vice President Mike Pence had the ideal response by channeling Will Ferrell in "Anchorman". "I mean, this is the South. People have been really wonderful and really optimistic about Stacey Abrams ".
  • United Nations agency urges open access for aid to Yemen

    United Nations agency urges open access for aid to Yemen

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    UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday appealed for an end to the war in Yemen and laid out steps the parties in the conflict must take to move forward, warning that continued fighting would result in the country's worst starvation in a decade.
  • Turkish, US troops begin joint patrols in Syria's Manbij

    Turkish, US troops begin joint patrols in Syria's Manbij

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    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump discussed Syria in a phone call on Thursday. A convoy of about 30 troops patrolled northwest of Manbij along the demarcation line dividing Turkish-controlled territory from the area controlled by the us -backed Manbij Military Council, defense officials told VOA.