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The New York politician was convicted of seven counts, including two counts of honest services fraud, one count of money laundering, and four counts of extortion under color of official right, according to The New York Times . At the core of the government's case were two schemes, both of which hinge on referral fees paid to Silver by two different law firms-Weitz & Luxenberg, for asbestos-induced mesothelioma cancer cases, and Goldberg & Iryami, for tax certiorari work.
  • Water rescue underway, possible gator attack

    Water rescue underway, possible gator attack

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    Rescue teams renewed their search at 7 a.m., Thursday, to find a teen who went missing while in the retention pond on Wednesday. According to multiple reports out of Orlando, it's possible the boy was attacked by a gator. Rescue crews in Florida found a body in an alligator-infested pond after a report that a teenager went missing. But in a news conference Thursday morning, officials said there was no evidence of an alligator attack.
  • 104-year-old Australian scientist David Goodall ends life

    104-year-old Australian scientist David Goodall ends life

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    He reportedly died after enjoying his favorite meal of fish and chips and cheesecake. According to Exit International which represented Goodall said that he passed away while listening to Beethoven's Ode to Joy . "I'm content to leave them undone", he added. He appeared bemused by public interest in his case. Professor David Goodall at a press conference on May 9, where he discussed his death plan with reporters.
  • President Trump, Kim Jong Un to meet in Singapore on June 12

    President Trump, Kim Jong Un to meet in Singapore on June 12

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    Trump tweeted his announcement about seven hours after he welcomed three Americans who had been held in North Korea when they returned to the United States at Joint Base Andrews, a military base in Maryland, early Thursday morning. After Trump's remarks, the three men boarded a bus for Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, where they are to be evaluated and receive medical treatment before being reunited with their families.
  • Michael Owen states his prediction for Leicester City v Arsenal

    Michael Owen states his prediction for Leicester City v Arsenal

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    The Gunners will make the trip to take on a Leicester side that have lost their last four of their last five Premier League games following defeats by West Ham, Burnley , Crystal Palace and Newcastle United. "I don't know, honestly", Wenger told reporters on Thursday. I want to work well here until the last day of my contract. "I have huge experience in management".
  • Samantha Bee Sends A Simple Message To Eric Schneiderman

    Samantha Bee Sends A Simple Message To Eric Schneiderman

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    Orange County District Attorney David Hoovler, a Republican elected to a second term in November, said Tuesday he had turned down requests to consider running for attorney general. "Schneiderman, she says, backed her up to the edge of his bed". "In the age of the Me Too movement, I think [it's] incredibly important". "Our top law officer, this guy with a platform for women's rights, just smacked away so much of what I thought he stood for".
  • Google bans abortion poll ads in Ireland

    Google bans abortion poll ads in Ireland

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    The ban went into effect on Thursday morning. Google is to suspend all advertisements related to Ireland's May 25 abortion referendum from Thursday amid worries about election integrity, the US firm said in an emailed statement . Independent News & Media, Ireland's largest digital media platform, says that it will allow digital ads from both campaigns provided that they are "factual" and are "not offensive".
  • White Man Wanted Hit Man to Kill SC Black Man, Feds Say

    White Man Wanted Hit Man to Kill SC Black Man, Feds Say

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    Unbeknownst to him, however, one of the white supremacists he spoke to was an Federal Bureau of Investigation informant. A white man in SC who tried to hire a white supremacist group to hang his black neighbor and place a "flaming cross" in his yard ended up soliciting an undercover officer, police said.
  • 24 dead, 2500 displaced as Nakuru dam breaks its banks

    24 dead, 2500 displaced as Nakuru dam breaks its banks

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    Search-and-rescue teams are looking for survivors as local residents-many now homeless-salvage what they can from the destruction, reports AP. Heavy rain has battered Kenya and other East African nations over the past two months. A senior police officer at the scene, speaking on condition of anonymity, said emergency workers had spent the night combing through engulfed houses to retrieve the bodies of the victims and had only covered about half of the affected area.
  • Police parade 'NASA conmen' wearing space suits in India

    Police parade 'NASA conmen' wearing space suits in India

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    They had allegedly told the Delhi-based businessman, named only as Narender, that if tests were successful, they would then sell the device to Nasa for $5bn. This is when the victim realised he cheated by the so-called scientists. Alok Kumar, joint commissioner of police (crime), said the duo was arrested after the victim approached the police in April on realising that the scheduled scientific tests were being constantly postponed.
  • Ridgefield High School ranks fifth in state, 332nd in country

    Ridgefield High School ranks fifth in state, 332nd in country

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    U.S. News has data on more than 20,000 schools and 2,500 were ranked nationally. "I congratulate the students, teachers and staff of these schools for blazing a path of excellence". The West Contra Costa Unified School District lauded Middle College High for a 5th straight year of being recognized in the report. The first three steps review graduation rates and state proficiency tests for math and reading, while the fourth reviews how students fared on advanced placement and global ...
  • Kim Summit to take place in Singapore in June

    Kim Summit to take place in Singapore in June

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    The US Government is looking into reports that three Americans arrested in recent years in North Korea had recently been relocated from a labour camp to a hotel near Pyongyang , as expectations grow that they will be released before the summit .
  • China's trade surplus with U.S. increases to $22.2B

    China's trade surplus with U.S. increases to $22.2B

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    President Donald Trump tweeted last week that "it is hard for China in that they have become very spoiled with US trade wins!" But the export outlook is being clouded by the trade row with the United States, which could disrupt China's shipments and its supply chains.
  • Kim Jong Un meets with Xi Jinping in northern China

    Kim Jong Un meets with Xi Jinping in northern China

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    North Korean state media KCTV said Kim flew to Dalian on his private jet, arriving on Monday , where he was welcomed by high-profile Chinese officials including Foreign Minister Wang Yi. "China is willing to continue to play an active role in realising the denuclearisation of the peninsula and the long-term stability of the region".