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Former Rio governor arrested in Olympic corruption probe

Nov 18, 2016

Former Rio governor arrested in Olympic corruption probe

The former governor of Rio de Janeiro state was arrested on Thursday as part of a corruption investigation linked to a World Cup project and other works worth billions of dollars, in a blow to Brazil’s ruling party that may fuel political instability. Federal ...

Nov 16, 2016

2-year-old shoots 1-year-old in Louisiana

Baton Rouge police say a 2-year-old shot a 1-year-old sibling in the face inside a parked car in north Baton Rouge, leaving the infant in serious condition. Police spokesman Sgt. L’Jean McKneely says the shooting was called in to EMS at 7:23 p.m. and ...

Nov 13, 2016

Racially charged incidents continue at U.S. universities

A student at the University of Oklahoma was temporarily suspended and police are investigating a threat against a Muslim student near the University of Michigan amid racially charged outbursts at schools and universities across the country following Donald Trump’s presidential election. The Associated Press ...

Judge tells Trump University litigants they would be wise to settle

Nov 11, 2016

Judge tells Trump University litigants they would be wise to settle

The U.S. judge overseeing a lawsuit against President-elect Donald Trump and his Trump University told both sides they would be wise to settle the case “given all else that’s involved.” Lawyers for the president-elect are squaring off against students who claim they were they ...