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Multiple Embassies Working To Help Paul Whelan, Accused Of Spying In Russia

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| Whelan was born in Canada and has since gained citizenship in the U.S., Britain and Ireland.

What's Coming In 2019? Global Thinkers Make Big, Bold Predictions

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What will the next year bring? We asked experts for their forecasts on humanitarian aid, the refugee crisis, global health and other topics.

U.S. Seeks To Extradite 3 Ex-Credit Suisse Bankers For Fraud in Mozambique

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The three were at the center of a scheme that loaned $2 billion to Mozambique for sham tuna fishing and naval projects.

South Carolina Deputies Will Face Charges In Drowning Deaths Of 2 Women

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The deputies were fired last year after an internal investigation into their actions while transporting two patients for mental health care through floodwaters from Hurricane Florence.

Pennsylvania Makes A Case For Dairy With A Huge Butter Sculpture

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The annual unveiling on Thursday doubled as an opportunity for state officials to plug milk and other products of the struggling dairy industry.

Sailboat From U.S. Teen's Doomed Round-The-World Attempt Found Drifting Off Australia

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"My heart skipped a beat. It brought back many memories — good and not so good": Seeing her boat Wild Eyes brought back a flood of emotions, says Abby Sunderland, who's now 25.

Senate Confirms Trump's Census Bureau Director Nominee Steven Dillingham

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In a unanimous voice vote on Wednesday, the Senate confirmed a new permanent head of the Census Bureau who will oversee the 2020 census and inherit seven lawsuits over a new citizenship question.

Despite Huge Backlogs, The Government Shutdown Halts Most Immigration Court Hearings

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Hundreds of thousands await hearings in the already-congested system. Those delays could help some cases but hurt many others.

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Judge Dismisses San Bernardino Shooting Lawsuit Against Facebook, Google, Twitter

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Family members and victims of the 2015 mass shooting in California had accused the tech companies of knowingly supporting ISIS and helping the group spread its radical beliefs.