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Pope Francis Donates $500,000 to Help Migrants in Mexico

Pope Francis has donated 500,000 dollars to help migrants in Mexico, offering assistance to local projects that provide food, lodging and basic necessities. The funds, from the Peter's Pence collections, will be distributed among 27 projects promoted by 16 Mexican dioceses and religious congregations, Peter's Pence said in a recent months, thousands of migrants have arrived in Mexico, traveling on foot or with makeshift vehicles from Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala. But they have been blocked at the border with the United particular, the aid is intended to assist the more than 75,000 people who arrived in Mexico in 2018,…
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Rhode Island State Police to Participate in DEA’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday

Colonel James M. Manni, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Director of the Department of Public Safety, announces that the Rhode Island State Police will again join other law enforcement agencies participating in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day this Saturday, April 27. This annual event, sponsored by the federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), is designed "to provide a safe, convenient and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential abuse of medications." Anyone with unused, unnecessary and/or unwanted prescription medication can drop them off at designated collection sites from…
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Massachusetts District Court Judge and Court Officer Indicted for Obstruction of Justice

BOSTON – A Massachusetts District Court Judge and Trial Court Officer were indicted today in federal court in Boston on obstruction of justice charges for preventing an ICE Officer from taking custody of an alien ; Shelley M. Richmond Joseph, 51, of Natick, who was appointed as a Massachusetts District Court Judge in November 2017, and Wesley MacGregor, 56, of Watertown, a former Trial Court Officer since 1993, were indicted on one count of conspiracy to obstruct justice and two counts of obstruction of justice – aiding and abetting. MacGregor was also charged with one count of perjury. “This case…
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Trump viajará a Reino Unido y a Francia en junio

Voz de América El presidente de Estados Unidos, Donald Trump, aceptó la invitación de la Reina Isabel II para realizar una visita de Estado a Reino Unido en junio, informó el Palacio de Buckingham el martes. La visita de Trump y su esposa Melania tendrá lugar entre el 3 y el 5 de junio, afirmó el palacio, agregando que se anunciarán más detalles a su debido momento. Trump se reunirá con la primera ministra Theresa May en Downing Street en el transcurso de un viaje que coincidirá con los actos de celebración del 75 aniversario de los desembarcos aliados del…
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Juicio político y derecho al voto de los presos dividen a demócratas

FOTO: La senadora por California Kamala Harris, aspirante a la nominación presidencial demócrata para el 2020, apoya iniciar un juicio político al presidente Donald Trump. Voz de América La senadora por California Kamala Harris se unió a la petición de un juicio político al presidente Donald Trump cuando cinco de los principales candidatos demócratas a la presidencia se enfrentaron en una serie de foros en horas de máxima audiencia en CNN el lunes que expusieron profundas divisiones en un partido desesperado por acabar con la presidencia de Trump. l inesperado apoyo de Harris al juicio político sigue el impulso de…
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Bill Cosby Fighting $1M/Month Legal Bill in Arbitration

VOA NEWS- Associated Press PHILADELPHIA, PA. — A fee dispute between actor Bill Cosby and one in a string of law firms hired to address his legal problems shows the firm was billing Cosby $1 million a month in the run-up to his first sex assault trial. The imprisoned Cosby is challenging a California arbitration award that trims the $9 million bill from Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan to below $7 million. Cosby, 81, accuses the firm of elder abuse and “egregious” billing practices, and of fraud for representing both him and the insurance company he was battling in court,…
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IS Claims Deadly Blasts in Sri Lanka

VOA NEWS - Anjana Pasricha Jeff Seldin, national security correspondent, contributed to this ;NEW DELHI - The Islamic State group said Tuesday, without providing evidence, that it was responsible for a series of blasts in Sri Lanka that killed more than 300 people and injured hundreds of others on Easter Sunday. The claim came through the militant group's Amaq news agency. Also Tuesday, Sri Lanka's state minister of defense told parliament that those who carried out the attacks did so in retaliation for attacks at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand last month. Ruwan Wijewardene did not provide details explaining…
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LINDA PERRY TO BE HONORED AT 2019 A NIGHT AT THE GRAMMY MUSEUM®

GALA BENEFITING MUSIC EDUCATION WILL BE HELD ON SATURDAY, JUN. 29 LOS ANGELES, CALIF. (APRIL 23, 2019) — GRAMMY Museum® presents Linda Perry & Friends: A Night at the GRAMMY Museum on Saturday, Jun. 29. Proceeds from the benefit gala will provide essential support for the GRAMMY Museum Foundation®, a nonprofit organization dedicated to music education and preservation initiatives. The gala will be held at the GRAMMY Museum and The Novo at is being recognized at the 2019 Linda Perry & Friends: A Night at the GRAMMY Museum gala for her considerable creative accomplishments as a music producer and songwriter and longtime supporter of a number…
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Target Recalls Wooden Toy Vehicles Due to Choking Hazard

Recall Details Description: This recall includes the Bullseye’s Playground toy vehicles. The vehicles were sold individually in stores and as an 8-pack assortment ; The vehicles include a caboose, Santa in sleigh, ice cream truck/food truck, train, police car, fire truck, taxi, and digger. The item number, DPCI (model number), and UPC can all be found on a white sticker placed on the bottom of each vehicle. Item numbers included in the recall include: NameItem#DPCI (Model Number)UPCCaboose89304234-18-0100765940893043Santa in Sleigh89297234-18-0100765940892978Ice Cream Truck/Food Truck89298234-18-0100765940892985Train89301234-18-0100765940893012Police Car89303234-18-0100765940893036Firetruck89302234-18-0100765940893029Taxi89300234-18-0100765940893005Digger89299234-18-0100765940892992Toy Vehicles 8-Pack AssortmentNA234-20-0189765940893159  Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled toys away from children and return the…
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La campaña de Bernie 2020 anuncia los primeros endosos de Carolina del Sur

Antes de su segunda visita al estado desde el lanzamiento de su campaña presidencial, Sanders anuncia una lista de funcionarios electos, líderes laborales y líderes religiosos que respaldan la campaña. SPARTANBURG, -- Mientras el senador Bernie Sanders visita a Carolina del Sur esta semana, la campaña presidencial de Bernie 2020 anunció una lista de funcionarios electos y de líderes religiosos y sindicales de todo el estado Palmetto que respaldan la campaña. Los endosos, anunciados más de diez meses antes de la elección primaria del estado, demuestran el creciente apoyo a la candidatura presidencial de Sanders. El director estatal de Carolina…
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