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St. Paul's School sex offender Owen Labrie ordered to jail after Christmas

3 minutes ago   |   NBC News

The victim said the court ruling "shows survivors that people are listening, even if it takes several years for a single case to be resolved."
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MLB proposal would allow Cuban players to sign with teams without defecting

8 minutes ago   |   Los Angeles Times

A proposal that would allow Major League Baseball clubs to sign players out of Cuba next year, rather than forcing them to first defect from the country and establish residency...
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As Facebook Raised a Privacy Wall, It Carved an Opening for Tech Giants

56 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Internal documents show that the social network gave Microsoft, Amazon, Spotify and others far greater access to people's data than it has disclosed.
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Inside La La Anthony's annual Winter Wonderland benefit

Inside La La Anthony's annual Winter Wonderland benefit

1 hour ago   |   New York Post

The event benefits young people of Girls Inc. and the Police Athletic League of New York City.
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Florida Voters Approved A Historic Voting Rights Measure. Republicans Want To Press Pause

Florida Voters Approved A Historic Voting Rights Measure. Republicans Want To Press Pause

1 hour ago   |   The Huffington Post

Floridians overwhelmingly approved a measure to automatically restore voting rights to up to 1.4 million people. Local election officials haven't gotten any guidance on how it...
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Christie Blatchford: Mark Norman is indeed in a war, but one he's fighting with few allies

Christie Blatchford: Mark Norman is indeed in a war, but one he's fighting with few allies

1 hour ago   |   National Post

OTTAWA - The lines from Shakespeare are an axiom of any military: “We few, we happy few, we band of brothers; for he that sheds his blood today with me shall be my...
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Pittsburgh considers stricter gun laws after synagogue attack

2 hours ago   |   Politicus USA

The Pittsburgh City Council began considering a package of gun-control laws on Tuesday, including a ban on assault-style rifles, nearly two months after a gunman shouting...
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How The Cash Bail System Can Literally Kill You

2 hours ago   |   News One

The in-custody death of a woman who languished in a Texas jail for months over an alleged minor nonviolent offense showed how the cash bail system can tragically kill...
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US reverses policy on migrant children's sponsors

2 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - The Trump administration is changing the way it reviews sponsors who want to care for migrant children in government custody - backing off a requirement that all...
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Bill would stiffen penalties for stealing devices from people with disabilities

2 hours ago   |   Newsday

ALBANY - Stealing a wheelchair shouldn't just be reprehensible, but a serious crime, several Long Island legislators said Tuesday as they proposed a bill to do just that.
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Ex-NASA engineer creates glitter bomb trap for package thieves

Ex-NASA engineer creates glitter bomb trap for package thieves

Porch pirates have been hit with glitter and fart spray, thanks to these fake delivery boxes. Read more ...

Penny Marshall, Filmmaker And 'Laverne & Shirley' Star, Dies At 75

Penny Marshall, Filmmaker And 'Laverne & Shirley' Star, Dies At 75

Marshall directed Big and A League of Their Own, among other films. (Image credit: ABC Photo Archives/Getty Images) Read more ...

Senate overwhelmingly passes criminal justice overhaul

Senate overwhelmingly passes criminal justice overhaul

The Senate has passed a sweeping criminal justice bipartisan overhaul, giving President Donald Trump a victory as Congress nears its holiday break. Read more ...

Judge delays sentencing of former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn

Judge delays sentencing of former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn

President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn will not be sentenced Tuesday. Read more ...

To avoid shutdown, White House says Trump willing to work with Congress over...

To avoid shutdown, White House says Trump willing to work with Congress over border wall

The White House proposed Congress approve a $5 billion budget to start the border wall. Read more ...

Trump Foundation to shut down amid allegations of misuse

Trump Foundation to shut down amid allegations of misuse

President Trump has agreed to dissolve his charity and give away the remaining $1.75 million in its account, state Attorney General Barbara Underwood announced Tuesday. The... Read more ...

It took about 20 minutes for a judge to destroy the right's conspiratorial...

It took about 20 minutes for a judge to destroy the right's conspiratorial defense of Michael Flynn

Early Tuesday afternoon, U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan agreed to delay the sentencing of Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn until March. In some... Read more ...

'God healed Roxli': 11-year-old girl's inoperable brain tumor vanishes...

'God healed Roxli': 11-year-old girl's inoperable brain tumor vanishes, baffling doctors

“We didn't know how long she would be healthy and, look at her, she's just doing awesome,” the girl's dad said. Read more ...

Trump administration moves to ban bump stocks

Trump administration moves to ban bump stocks

The regulation will go into effect 90 days after it is formally published in the Federal Register, which is expected to happen on Friday, a Justice Department official said. Read more ...

Mom who partied as toddler daughters died in hot car gets 40 years in prison

Mom who partied as toddler daughters died in hot car gets 40 years in prison

Witnesses reported hearing the toddlers crying inside the car, where temperatures reached into the 80s. Read more ...