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Aventura Technologies Inc. and seven of its employees are facing charges of fraud, money laundering and illegal importation of Chinese equipment, which officials say endangered military personnel.
Nov. 7, 2019
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British and Vietnamese authorities conducted DNA tests of the victims, who were found dead in a truck container on Oct. 23. Police previously said the victims were Chinese nationals.
Nov. 7, 2019
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Sam Rainsy of the now-banned Cambodia National Rescue Party was barred from boarding a plane from Paris to Thailand. His deputy was detained in Malaysia. Both risk arrest if they enter Cambodia.
Nov. 7, 2019
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The PACT Act would be the first national law making severe animal cruelty and torture illegal. An earlier law only banned videos of such acts.
Nov. 7, 2019
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Thousands of employees picketed outside of airports in Germany. Lufthansa, that nation's largest carrier, expects 180,000 passengers will be affected by the two-day work stoppage.
Nov. 7, 2019
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The Zero Carbon bill is ambitious but contains a major exception for methane emitted by plants and animals. Methane from animals like cattle and sheep made up 34% of the country's emissions in 2017.
Nov. 7, 2019
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Researchers combed Vatican archives to find records of how ancient church policies shaped Western values and family structures today.
Nov. 7, 2019
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The money will go to a group of charities. The New York judge said money raised at a 2016 veterans fundraiser "was used for Mr. Trump's political campaign and disbursed by Mr. Trump's campaign staff."
Nov. 7, 2019
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The leader of the State Department's European and Eurasian Bureau was described as having told House investigators that the White House deputized "three amigos" to handle Ukraine policy.
Nov. 7, 2019
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The prison sentence is the longest ever doled out by the International Criminal Court, which earlier this year found the former warlord guilty of atrocities in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Nov. 7, 2019
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Johnson spent more than three years as superintendent, during a turbulent time when the department was trying to restore the public's faith in police after the shooting death of Laquan McDonald.
Nov. 7, 2019
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U.S. officials say that before coming to the U.S., the Iranian citizen and U.S. permanent resident served in Iran's military. His brother is said to have ties to Iran's military and nuclear program.
Nov. 7, 2019
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Jennifer Williams, a special adviser detailed to the vice president's office, was listening to the July 25 call between President Trump and his Ukrainian counterpart that helped spark the inquiry.
Nov. 7, 2019
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The traffickers were caught with 11.9 kilograms of fentanyl — enough to kill nearly 6 million people, by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration's standard.
Nov. 7, 2019
Despite unanswered questions about security and transparency, mobile voting pilots aimed at overseas and military voters move forward in a number of states.
Nov. 7, 2019

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