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Feds Charge 50 in Widespread US College Admissions Scam

Feds Charge 50 in Widespread US College Admissions Scam

BOSTON, MA (AP) — A fast-moving college admissions scandal moved from bombshell indictments to guilty pleas in a matter of hours, yet the full fallout from the federal case against the rich and famous could take months or more to unfold. Big names such as actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin headline the list of…

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Pelosi Waves Off Impeachment, Says it Would Divide Country

Pelosi Waves Off Impeachment, Says it Would Divide Country

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is setting a high bar for impeachment of President Donald Trump, saying he is “just not worth it” even as some on her left flank clamor to start proceedings. Pelosi said in an interview with The Washington Post that “I’m not for impeachment” of Trump. “Unless there’s…

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Boeing Jet Under Scrutiny After Ethiopia Crash

Boeing Jet Under Scrutiny After Ethiopia Crash

By ELIAS MESERET and YIDNEK KIRUBEL Associated Press HEJERE, Ethiopia (AP) — Airlines in Ethiopia, China, Indonesia and elsewhere grounded the Boeing 737 Max 8 jetliner Monday after the second devastating crash of one of the planes in five months. But Boeing said it had no reason to pull the popular aircraft from the skies.…

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Indonesia offering to assist Ethiopia’s investigation

Indonesia offering to assist Ethiopia’s investigation

BEIJING (AP) — China’s civilian aviation authority ordered all Chinese airlines to temporarily ground their Boeing 737 Max 8 planes Monday as world carriers assessed the situation following the crash of one of the aircraft in Ethiopia. The Civil Aviation Administration of China said the order was issued at 9:00 a.m. (0100 GMT) on Monday…

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Trump Expected To Seek $8.6B For Border Wall In New Budget

Trump Expected To Seek $8.6B For Border Wall In New Budget

By LISA MASCARO AP Congressional Correspondent   WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will seek $8.6 billion in his new budget to build the U.S.-Mexico border wall, an administration said Sunday, setting up another showdown with Congress, which has resisted giving him more money for his signature campaign promise. The request would more than double…

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