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Vatican arrests former diplomat on child pornography charges

The Vatican statement said Capella, who was recalled from the Vatican embassy in Washington last August, was arrested according to articles of a 2013 law signed by Pope Francis. St. Petersburg police said they worked with the Largo Police Department through the regional Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force during the month-long investigation.

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Cold Saturday, Snow on Sunday

If the storm system speeds up, we'll need to watch roads since morning temperatures will be below freezing. Meteorologists at the National Weather Service in Seattle said that the storm will bring heavy rain and high winds Saturday, but ease Sunday to showers and light winds.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Nepal PM KP Oli

Prime Minister Modi said there is a long history of India's contribution towards Nepal's development and assured Mr. Oli that it would continue in future. Asked whether the blockade continued to be an irritant, foreign secretary Vijay Gokhale told reporters that the effort of the two Premiers was to have a forward-looking relationship by building more linkages between the two countries.

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US President Blasts Democrats for Demise Of DACA

Trump announced earlier Tuesday that he's preparing to use the military to secure the country's southern border until the wall he wants built is constructed. Trumps announcement came a day administration officials said theyre crafting a new legislative package aimed at closing immigration “loopholes.”. Specifically, Trump is annoyed that the recently-passed spending bill includes little to no money for Trump's border wall - a key focus of his campaign.

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Chinese parents find missing daughter after 24 years

His desperate efforts attracted the attention of Chinese media. Wang's daughter Qifeng disappeared when she was just three years old. In 2015, Mr Wang made a decision to broaden the search by signing up as a driver with ride-hailing company Didi Chuxing.

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Man pleads guilty to assaulting police offcer in 2017

Cummins and the girl disappeared last March. Cummins is charged with transporting a minor across state lines for the goal of engaging in criminal sexual conduct and obstruction of justice. Manley received 25 years in prison for the assault of a public servant charge and 360 days in jail for giving a fake address to an officer, time that is already listed as a "sentence served" according to jail records.

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Hannity-Kimmel Feud Gets Downright Clownish

They then spent the rest of the week trading barbs, with Hannity dubbing Kimmel an "a-clown" and Kimmel responding by naming Hannity "the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey of A- Clownsmanship". There are Twitter feuds, and then there's the saga that is Jimmy Kimmel and Sean Hannity . This is ABC's @jimmykimmel aka Harvey Weinstein Jr.

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Debate starts on Oklahoma education bills

Ginger Tinney, the executive director of the Professional Oklahoma Educators, which represents about 12,000 teachers, said she believes public support for teachers will wane if schools remain closed. When teachers came to Frankfort on Monday to protest the pension overhaul, the state Legislature passed changes to the tax system called House Bill 366.

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Blake Farenthold Resigns Amid Harassment Allegations

After Farenthold announced his resignation, the National Republican Congressional Committee requested once again that he pay back the $84,000. Farenthold, 56, said he sent a letter to Texas Gov. Though, Farenthold had continued to deny such allegations but have taken the responsibility for the use of inappropriate language and his role in creating a hostile workplace.

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'Stranger Things' creators' attorney says 'Montauk' lawsuit is 'completely meritless'

Stranger Things already has two seasons under its belt with a third season in the making. Kessler claims that he presented his idea to the brothers at a 2014 Tribeca Film Festival party, and that it was based on his short film Montauk , which debuted at the Hamptons Film Festival in 2012.

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Brazil's top court rules against da Silva on prison

A majority of the Supreme Court's 11 judges rejected a request from the leftist firebrand political leader to remain free while he appeals against a corruption conviction. Rousseff was impeached and removed from office amid corruption scandals and economic crisis in mid-2016. A defiant Workers Party, founded by Lula, said its supporters would take to the streets to defend his right to run.

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U.S. to sanction Russian oligarchs under law targeting election meddling

Mueller, tasked with investigating Russian interference in the U.S. election and possible collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign, has subpoenaed financial records from Trump's businesses and from some of their creditors, like Deutsche Bank, presumably to look for links to Russian money.

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Syria regime chemical attacks against opposition since 2011, says SNHR

The situation in Eastern Ghouta has been tense over the past months, resulting in constant shelling by militants of Damascus and fire from the Syrian pro-government forces. Some 1,300 fighters, activists, and civilians signed up to leave the town, according to the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group.

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Four Reportedly Killed In Turkish University Shooting

Four people were killed today in a shooting at the Osmangazi University in Turkey's northwestern province of Eskisehir , according to the state-run Anadolu news agency. Aypay said. She said she would file a criminal complaint with higher education authorities over their alleged failure to deal with complaints about the suspect.

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Moderately strong quake off southern Philippines

Tsunami warnings have not been issued for coastal areas and no major damage or injuries have been reported, according to authorities. It struck about 10.5 miles underground, the USGS said. Fire officials in Ventura County, close to the epicenter of the quake, also reported no damage from the shaker. Some bricks fell from a chimney at an 1860s ranch on Santa Cruz Island but no one was hurt, Yvonne Menard said, spokeswoman for Channel Islands National Park.

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Non-Dalit criminals sparked Muzaffarnagar violence: Uttar Pradesh Police

The protests began peacefully but quickly turned violent with the local media reporting clashes between the police and protestors in Madhya Pradesh and at least seven other states. Reports suggest that hundreds were injured in clashes with police, or in some places, with upper caste organisations like the Karni Sena in Rajasthan.

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Chandrababu Naidu meets Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal

He met NCP Sharad Pawar, former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah, Congress leaders Jyotiraditya Scindia and K.C. Venugopal, Samajwadi Party leader Ram Gopal Yadav and Trinamool Congress leaders Sudip Bandhopadhyay and Derek O'brien.

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Man causes traffic chaos after he climbs the Sydney Harbour Bridge

Police rescue officers followed the man on to the structure but it was proving hard reach him because he kept moving, a NSW Police spokeswoman said. The 44-year-old climber was described as "distressed and rambling", when officers finally convinced him to walk back down, Network Ten reports. Those already travelling might not have much warning, but if you know of anyone heading in across the bridge, perhaps try and call them and let them know to use the Sydney Harbour Tunnel or cross at ...

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Afghanistan air strike 'kills children' at Kunduz religious school

Radmanish also said that the civilians admitted into hospitals were hit by bullets, a claim denied by one victim's father. The Kunduz strike apparently targeted Taliban officials and commanders; the Afghan government claims as many as 15 Taliban were killed.

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Tornado watch in effect for most of central in until 8 pm

We may get some strong thunderstorms embedded in the rain; with gusts over 40 miles per hour and small hail possible. Hail and tornadoes are also possible. That means storms will likely be strongest in Northwest Alabama as they arrive, then weaken as the line moves east from 7PM-2AM. The front will be followed by some chilly air with lows in the upper 30s Thursday morning.

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Stillwater teachers rally at Capitol on first day of walkout

The efforts of teachers in that state led to Gov. James C. Justice signing a bill to give teachers a 5 percent raise after their statewide strike lasted nearly two weeks. Oklahoma teaches are asking for three things : a $10,000 across-the-board raise; $5,000 raises for other school personnel; and $200 million in education funding.

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VK Singh brings 38 workers bodies from Iraq

The remaining 39 were taken to Badoosh and killed, she had said. Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj has denied that the families were given false hope. Singh assured jobs to the kin, "We will give government jobs to the kin of deceased it will be given to them on the basis of their educational qualifications".

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Russian Corporation Opens First Nuclear Plant in Turkey

The Russian president has arrived in Ankara for talks with his Turkish and Iranian counterparts on April 3. "We have established excellent connections with T·rkiye Wealth Fund and hope to announce important joint projects in the near future", Kirill Dmitriev, CEO of RDIF, said as quoted by the press release.

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Odessa police arrest suspect in shooting

Police said officers were called to the home for a reported armed disturbance. The medically-approved device is a tactical option used to stop individuals spitting or biting during interactions with police officers - an act that is an assault in itself.

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Kim Jong-un watches K-pop stars perform in Pyongyang

The trip was Kim's first foreign visit after resuming office in 2011. For the last seven years, thousands of South Koreans have assembled at the Nuri Peace Park only miles from the border with North Korea for an annual August K-pop concert framed around reconciliation and peace.