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June, 13, 2019

Elizabeth Warren to introduce bill cancelling up to $50,000 in student debt for most borrowers

Elizabeth Warren To Introduce Bill Cancelling Up To $50,000 In Student Debt For Most Borrowers

The legislation mirrors her $640 billion presidential campaign proposal.



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Arrest made in Norwalk cold case murder of Kathleen Flynn, 11

Arrest Made In Norwalk Cold Case Murder Of Kathleen Flynn, 11

NORWALK - A Maine man has been arrested in connection with the 1986 sexual assault and murder of an 11-year-old Norwalk schoolgirl. Norwalk police said 53-year-old Marc Karun was arrested by a tactical team on a fugitive from justice warrant around 11 a.m. Tuesday as he left his home in Stetson, Maine. Authorities have confirmed that the arrest was related to the sexual assault and murder of sixth-grader Kathleen Flynn. According to Maine's sex offender registry, Karun was convicted of a sexual assault in Connecticut in 1989. He was sentenced to 10 years in prison and became a lifetime registrant on the registry. He was also convicted on felony burglary and larceny charges in Connecticut in 1997. According to public records, Karun was raised in Norwalk and continued living in the city until at least 2011, in apartments on Princes Pine Road in West Norwalk and Van Zant Street in East Norwalk. He is also listed as having Connecticut residences in Manchester, Rocky Hill and Shelton before moving to Maine in 2012. Maine state police helped the Norwalk Police Department in Karun's arrest. Karun is being held at the Penobscot County Jail in Maine until his terms of extradition are determined. He is scheduled to appear in court tomorrow. Kathleen Flynn's family released a statement Wednesday, requesting privacy while also expressing relief that an arrest was made. "We wish to thank the Norwalk Police Department for bringing Kathleen's murderer to justice," the statement read. "This continues to be a very difficult time for us and we do not wish to make any further comments." Kathleen was reported missing by her mother at 5:12 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 23, 1986, after she did not arrive...



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Romney: 'Unthinkable' for presidential candidate to accept dirt from foreign government

Romney: 'Unthinkable' For Presidential Candidate To Accept Dirt From Foreign Government

"Let's distinguish between a foreign official making an off-hand comment at a dinner about the campaign versus a foreign government tryin...



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Duncan Hunter's wife agrees to cooperate with prosecutors, pleads guilty to misusing campaign funds

Duncan Hunter's Wife Agrees To Cooperate With Prosecutors, Pleads Guilty To Misusing Campaign Funds

California GOP Rep. Duncan Hunter's wife Margaret pleaded guilty on Thursday to conspiring with her husband to "knowingly and willingly" convert campaign funds for personal use and has agreed to cooperate with prosecutors.



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Amazon sued over Alexa child recordings

Amazon Sued Over Alexa Child Recordings

Two complaints claim the firm lacks the required consent to build and store youngsters' voice profiles.



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German court rules mass-killing of chicks legal

German Court Rules Mass-killing Of Chicks Legal

Billions of male chicks are killed every year because they are of no use to the poultry and egg trade.



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Judge refuses to dismiss Secret Service agent's suit alleging he was detained because he is black

Judge Refuses To Dismiss Secret Service Agent's Suit Alleging He Was Detained Because He Is Black

Retired Secret Service Agent Nathaniel Hicks was unable to join then-Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson's motorcade because he was detained by police for about an hour.



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Four months of flooding has devastated the Mississippi Delta. Locals say the EPA could save them but won't.

Four Months Of Flooding Has Devastated The Mississippi Delta. Locals Say The EPA Could Save Them But Won't.

"There are layers of reasons why this is a bad project, but worst of all is it really gives a false promise of hope to people who are suffering," a National Wildlife Federation expert said.



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UBC researchers have found a way to convert any blood type to the universal O

UBC Researchers Have Found A Way To Convert Any Blood Type To The Universal O

Researchers have found a new technique that could increase the blood supply for emergencies, when there is little time to test for blood type compatibility.



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Bryan Singer to pay $150,000 to settle rape allegation

Bryan Singer To Pay $150,000 To Settle Rape Allegation

Claim denied by director will be discharged following bankruptcy proceedings involving complainant Cesar Sanchez-Guzman



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Former Michigan State dean guilty of misconduct in office and willful neglect of duty

Former Michigan State Dean Guilty Of Misconduct In Office And Willful Neglect Of Duty

William Strampel, a former Michigan State University dean and the former boss of disgraced doctor Larry Nassar, was found guilty Wednesday of misconduct in office and two counts of willful neglect of duty.



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Tyson Foods unveils plant-based nuggets as it moves into meat alternatives

Tyson Foods Unveils Plant-based Nuggets As It Moves Into Meat Alternatives

Tyson Foods says the nuggets are part of a new brand, Raised & Rooted, that will sell plant-based and blended meat products.



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Trump says he'd collude to win in 2020, after years of claiming 'no collusion'

Trump Says He'd Collude To Win In 2020, After Years Of Claiming 'no Collusion'

"It's not an interference, they have information. I think I'd take it."



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Warren, Sanders Lead Calls for Immediate Impeachment Hearings After Trump Says He Would Welcome Dirt From Foreign Power in 2020

Warren, Sanders Lead Calls For Immediate Impeachment Hearings After Trump Says He Would Welcome Dirt From Foreign Power In 2020

"We have a president who thinks he is above the law. The House should immediately begin impeachment inquiries," said Sen. Bernie Sanders



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Maine becomes 8th state to legalize assisted suicide

Maine Becomes 8th State To Legalize Assisted Suicide

Maine's measure will allow doctors to prescribe a fatal dose of medication to terminally ill people



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Australia gives approval for work to begin on controversial new coal mine

Australia Gives Approval For Work To Begin On Controversial New Coal Mine

One of India's wealthiest men just got the green light to start building a hugely controversial coal mine in Australia.



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12 white male officers sue San Francisco police for race, sex bias

12 White Male Officers Sue San Francisco Police For Race, Sex Bias

The lawsuit challenges a test-scoring method that the city adopted in 1979 in response to a lawsuit from a group representing black and female officers, who alleged discrimination in hiring and promotions.



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In Response to Mueller Report, Senate Intel Vice Chair Warner Introduces Legislation to Require Campaigns to Report Foreign Contacts

In Response To Mueller Report, Senate Intel Vice Chair Warner Introduces Legislation To Require Campaigns To Report Foreign Contacts

WASHINGTON – After Special Counsel Robert Mueller identified at least 140 contacts between Trump associates and foreign nationals linke...



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Pa. man arrested for DUI is even more drunk on 2nd charge the same day: cops

Pa. Man Arrested For DUI Is Even More Drunk On 2nd Charge The Same Day: Cops

The first time a 26-year-old Pa. man was stopped for DUI, his blood alcohol level was 0.156 percent. Later that same day on a second stop, it had soared to 0.249 percent, cops say.



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Canada called 'white supremacist, colonialist' at Toronto Quds Day rally

Canada Called 'white Supremacist, Colonialist' At Toronto Quds Day Rally

Iranian-Canadian participants at Toronto Quds Day rally: "I don't consider myself Canadian. Canada is a racist colonialist project like Israel; Israel will be destroyed within 25 years."



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