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Daniel Rodriguez Receives Consecutive Life Sentences for Double Homicide and Kidnapping

Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced today that Daniel Rodriguez, age 28, of Johnston, , pleaded guilty before Superior Court Justice Robert D. Krause and was sentenced to consecutive life sentences plus an additional 50 years for the August 2013 murder of Evelyn Burgos and Vanessa Perez and the kidnapping of two-year-old Isaiah Perez. "Daniel Rodriguez is a brutal, violent killer. His violence caused the deaths of Evelyn Burgos and her daughter Vanessa Perez. No one can imagine the horrors the three children, who were in the room at the time of the murders, experienced as they saw Evelyn and…
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Princess Diana Leaked Information To The Press

The late Princess Diana of Wales handed her personal confidential phone book to a tabloid because she wanted to "charge" against her then husband, Prince Charles, the heir to the British Throne, according to testimony presented in a London Court by Clive Goodman, former editor of the tabloid News of the World. Goodman, who made these statements at the trial for wiretapping, said that the Princess sent the phone book in 1992. The former editor said that she was looking for an ally against Prince Charles to show the forces that were aligned against her. Goodman has been charged along…
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GM Linked to More Than 300 Deaths

A private organization in the United States indicated that more than 300 people have died due to a defect that cancels the activation of front airbags in General Motors vehicles. The Center for automotive safety commissioned the study to the company Friedman Research, which analyzed road safety information from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) about failures of these devices between 2003 and 2012. According to this organization, which criticized the official body for ignoring its own statistics, the number of deaths may be higher because the research only focused on two models of the company. Last month, General…
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Chinese Seismologists Recorded Incident On Ocean Floor

The Chinese press reported that seismologists in Beijing detected an incident on the ocean floor about 200 kilometers northeast of the last point of contact with the missing Malaysian Airlines aircraft. The scientists pointed out that it is an area in the South China Sea where there has been previous seismic activity. The movement registered on the ocean floor could have been caused, according to Xinhua public agency, by the fall of the plane in the water. However, United States officials said that new data would lead the search for the aircraft in the Indian Ocean.
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Manson Associate, Bruce Davis, Granted Parole

California Prison authorities granted parole to Bruce Davis, a former member of the criminal group created in the late 60s by the infamous Charles Manson - called Manson Family, and who is serving life imprisonment for two murders . Davis, 71, was convicted in 1972 for the murders of musician Gary Hinman Kill and stuntman Donald 'Shorty' Shea, in 1969. The decision to grant parole does not necessarily imply that Davis will be released, as it now up to the governor of California to decide on the matter. Last year Brown denied Davis parole considering him to still be a danger…
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Pope Francis Asks for Prayers

"Please pray for me." That brief message on his Twitter account was the only official event for Pope Francis in his first year at the helm of the Vatican. The absence of official events to celebrate the anniversary is interpreted by the correspondents at the Vatican as part of the trend of the first Latin American pope to avoid large pomp and ceremonies. Francis has 12 million followers on the social network Twitter, where posts appear in nine different languages. It has been one year of continuous surprises by a simple and loving Pope who has done much good. Most…
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Brett Smiley Proposes Creation Of A Providence Office Of Strategic Partnerships

Brett Smiley today unveiled the second piece of his economic development plan: his proposal to create an Office of Strategic Partnerships in Providence in order to create and promote public-private partnerships between the city, private foundations and the vibrant non-profit sector. This approach has been employed in both Denver and Los Angeles to find additional resources and to better coordinate efforts to solve important urban problems. Brett Smiley said, "Providence faces big challenges, and with little left to cut and nothing left to tax, we must work hard to forge the kind of partnerships with the private and non-profit sectors that bring in more federal, state, corporate and private…
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Chinese Satellite Images Are Not the Lost Malaysian Plane

Malaysian authorities reported that Chinese satellite images allegedly showed wreckage disappeared on Saturday were wrong. Transport Minister Hishammuddin Hussein told reporters at a Kuala Lumpur that a Malaysian Navy aircraft had moved to where the pictures showed three objects floating but had found nothing . Hussein added that the Chinese authorities had indicated that these images had been released by mistake. The minister also denied the reports that the plane's engines traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing continued to send information after contact with the aircraft was lost. "The situation is unprecedented . MH370 ( the flight number of the missing…
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Increased Western Pressure on Russia

Western leaders warned Russia to cease its attempts to annex the Crimea or otherwise face sanctions. President Barack Obama, said Moscow would pay a price if it continues its current path. Speaking from the White House after meeting with interim Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Obama said a referendum, scheduled for Sunday, on the annexation of Crimea into Russia, is a violation of international law. Earlier, the European Union and the G-7, said they would take action against Russia if the referendum takes place.
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Jan Brewer Will Not Seek A Third Term

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer will not seek reelection for a third term as she herself said Wednesday. This controversial Republican's politics during her tenure had several confrontations with the government of Barack Obama for her anti-immigrant policy. Brewer ended speculation about whether she would run for a third term. "There comes a time to pass the torch of leadership, so after completing this term in office, I will be doing just that," she said. The governors of Arizona have a maximum of two terms in office. As Brewer came to power midway through her first term, many had speculated that…
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