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Ex-Trump campaign chair Manafort faces new money laundering probe

Paul Manafort is facing federal and state money laundering investigations  (REUTERS/Carlo Allegri) The Manhattan U.S. attorney’s office is pursuing an investigation into possible money laundering by Paul Manafort, said three people familiar with the matter, adding to the federal and state probes concerning the former Trump campaign chairman. The investigation by the U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New ...

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Mexican cartels set to use drones carrying explosives in U.S., officials say

Analysts fear criminal groups will use explosive devices attached to drones to attack the U.S.  (Reuters) Mexican police reportedly pulled over four men driving a stolen pick-up truck and discovered a drone carrying an explosive device in the vehicle, leading some analysts to fear drug cartels may have figured out how to arm the devices to attack opponents — including ...

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Sessions: All bets are off in hunt for MS-13 street gang

FILE: Attorney General Jeff Sessions has spoken out against MS-13 and promised a new push to combat the violent gang.  (Reuters) U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday promised an all-out assault on the brutal MS-13 street gang “just like we took Al Capone off the streets.” Sessions said the gang’s members are suspected in a series of killings in ...

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Sherin Mathews abandoned in India before alley abandonment that may have led to death

Police in Texas believe they have found the body of missing 3-year-old Sherin Mathews.  (AP) Sherin Mathews, the 3-year-old girl whose body was believed to be found Sunday after she disappeared when her father left her in a Texas alleyway two weeks ago, was reportedly adopted from India after she was also abandoned by her biological family. Mathews’ body was discovered ...

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George Clooney slams Woody Allen's 'witch hunt' comment after Harvey Weinstein scandal

George Clooney said he hopes the sexual harassment stories after the Harvey Weinstein scandal will be a “watershed moment for society.”  (Reuters) George Clooney spoke out again on Sunday about recent sexual harassment stories in Hollywood and lambasted Woody Allen for saying the Harvey Weinstein scandal created a “witch hunt atmosphere.” The 56-year-old actor spoke to reporters at the premiere ...

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Day care worker arrested after allegedly slapping toddler, police say

Jeanine Sammis, 36, of Hewlett, was arrested Thursday and charged with endangering the welfare of a child.  (Nassau County Police Department) A New York woman was arrested Thursday for allegedly slapping a toddler on multiple occasions at a Long Island day care, police say. Jeanine Sammis, 36, was captured on camera slapping a 1-year-old girl on the back of her ...

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Mattis praises Philippines progress against militants

CLARK FREEPORT, Philippines –  U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, paving the way for a visit next month by President Donald Trump, congratulated the Philippine army for its successes against militants in the southern city of Marawi. The U.S. and the Philippines are decades-old treaty allies, but the relationship has been rocky in recent years. One point of contention under President ...

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Western Caribbean bears watching for tropical storm formation during late October

While atmospheric conditions have now become too hostile for tropical storm formation over much of the Atlantic basin, conditions over the western Caribbean may harbor development toward the end of October. The combination of dry air, dust and strong westerly and/or southerly winds aloft will inhibit tropical storm formation over much of the Atlantic in the coming days. However, over ...

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