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Former Reading Mayor Vaughn Spencer indicted on bribery charges

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Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski , who federal prosecutors say engineered a pay-to-play scheme, made his first appearance in federal court in Philadelphia on Thursday morning. In a separate indictment, authorities charge former Mayor of Reading Vaughn Spencer and two others, Rebecca Acosta and James Hickey, on 18 charges, including bribery and fraud, for steering city work to individuals who pumped thousands into Spencer's campaign coffers. Read More »

Hall Place Gardens awarded Green Flag status for 21st year

Kettering's Rockingham Road Pleasure Park has been named among the UK's best after being awarded a Green Flag. International Green Flag Award scheme manager Paul Todd commented: "We are delighted to be celebrating another record-breaking year for the Green Flag Award scheme. Read More »

Trump's Remarks About Upstate New Yorkers Come Under Fire

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It is unclear how active NY state has been trying to win the same project, potentially for a state-owned site in Utica, but Trump's remarks could be seen as dismissive of New York's economic development efforts. "President Trump's remarks about upstate New Yorkers are unfortunate and unacceptable, but his poorly chosen words do highlight the critical plight of upstate NY that we can not ignore". Read More »

Texas Woman Faces Felony Charges For 'Black Men' Kidnapping Hoax

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Earlier that afternoon, Talbott's now former fiance, Samuel Hollingsworth had reported her missing after finding her auto abandoned in a parking lot with the "driver's door open and her phone, keys and a shoe nearby". "Many persons fell victim to Breana Harmon Talbott's hoax", the statement went on. Police launched an investigation and detectives soon grew suspicious of Harmon before she admitted to staging both the scene at her vehicle and her own injuries when she walked into the church. Read More »

FO slams India for restrictions on patients suffering from terminal illness

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Only a letter of recommendation by Pakistan Foreign Affairs Advisor Sartaj Aziz will enable a Pakistani national to get a medical visa for India, the External Affairs Ministry announced in May. He said the United States dollars 50 million blocked by the USA was not aid but reimbursement of what has actually been spent by Pakistan on counter terrorism operations. Read More »

Marine K-9 with cancer takes one last emotional ride with veteran

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A final ride for a veteran K-9 who served in the Marines - that's what Cena's owner wanted, and what he got. In 2014, the pair reunited when DeYoung adopted Cena as his service dog for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). DeYoung said he has carried Cena across rivers and thrown his body over him while under heavy fire from the Taliban. "Every Marine has to go out in a set of dress blues". Read More »

Israel to remove Jerusalem metal detectors — BBCI

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They were also at the root of the current violence which began last week when Arab gunmen fired from the shrine, killing two Israeli policemen. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is under pressure internationally to back down and remove the metal detectors , but he has resisted those calls, saying security is paramount. Read More »

Cause of Outage Determined; Update on Island Generator Power

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In an update at 4:25 p.m., CHEC said they brought two portable generators to the island to provide additional power. Three mobile generators were headed to the island and expected on Friday. There were no impacts to roads or bridges in Dare County as of Thursday, according to county officials. Ocracoke residents and visitors are being told to limit usage only to refrigerators and fans when power does return. Read More »

Former Swim Coach Charged in Southlake Teen's Drowning

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They believe Boyd failed to watch Elise while she was in the pool or failed to ensure someone else watched Elise while Boyd was absent. According to Boyd's LinkedIn profile, she now teaches private swim lessons. The Tarrant County medical examiner's office ruled Cerami's death an accidental drowning. The youngster, who was in the advanced North Texas Nadadores club, was pulled from the water so staff could perform CPR. Read More »

Scattered showers on the way

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These low temperatures will continue into Friday with fresh and gusty south-westerly winds coupled by more scattered showers, some of which will merge into longer spells of rain. Rain is expected to hit around 11am, with a heavier downpour scheduled for noon. "It will be cool with max temperatures between 16-20 degrees and less windy", Ms Walsh added. Read More »

Eclipse chasers have excellent view of totality during Solar Fest 2017

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For Alaska, this will be a partial eclipse with about 45 percent of the sun covered by the moon. As we get closer to the highly-anticipated solar eclipse , there's one question to ask: are you ready? The Observatory at the Eastern Florida State College Planetarium, located on the western side of the Cocoa Campus, will be open to the public for the full duration of the event. Read More »

Amazon's 'Alexa' records 9-year-old boy's voice, implicates him in theft

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The woman told police that she had an audio recording of a voice taken from the Alexa on her phone, proving that someone had been in her apartment and connected to her Wi-Fi. The boy told officers he couldn't find $46 in stolen cash, but officers later found the money stuffed inside a sneaker in a closet. He led officers to the stolen goods, which he had stashed outside his home. Read More »

Une femme retrouvée morte dans une poubelle de son immeuble — Paris

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Sur place, les policiers sont tombés sur un homme vivant avec la victime. Les forces de l'ordre se sont alors rendues au domicile de la disparue. "Elle m'a demandé si j'avais vu une locataire habitant au 6e étage avec un enfant de deux ans", a quant à elle expliqué une voisine dans les colonnes du journal. Read More »

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) Rating Reiterated by Barclays PLC

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Finally, MKM Partners reaffirmed a neutral rating and issued a $16.00 target price on shares of Twitter in a report on Tuesday, April 25th. Bank of America Corporation increased their target price on shares of Twitter from $15.50 to $17.00 and gave the stock an "underperform" rating in a research note on Tuesday. Read More »

Rabbits surf to safety on back of sheep as floodwaters rise

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He noticed some "dark shapes in the distance", and when he got closer there were three rabbits - two perched on one sheep, another on a single sheep. "I've never seen anything like it, they were just sitting there keeping out of the water, they must have got to the high spot and then jumped up on to the back of the sheep to stay dry", said Horne. Read More »

NY Officer Forced Woman He Arrested to Perform Oral Sex

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The woman sued in May over the allegation for $5 million. McCoy has been suspended without pay since April, according to published reports. The suit claims McCoy pulled the woman over for outstanding warrants, then groped her breasts before arresting her and taking her to the 1st Precinct in West Babylon. Read More »

KapStone Paper and Packaging Corp. (KS) EPS Estimated At $0.26

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Can now owns 210,288 shares of the basic materials company's stock worth $4,859,000 after buying an additional 4,289 shares during the period. Municipal Employees Retirement System of MI raised its position in shares of KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation by 1.0% in the first quarter. Read More »

QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM) Reviewed By Analysts

Liberty Capital Management Inc. now owns 6,797 shares of the wireless technology company's stock valued at $390,000 after buying an additional 25 shares during the last quarter. On May 22 the stock rating was upgraded from "Neutral" to "Overweight" in an announcement from JP Morgan. Citigroup initiated QUALCOMM, Inc. Rosenblatt maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Thursday, January 28 report. Read More »

Comedian in Car Getting Cash: Seinfeld is Forbes' top paid

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After almost a decade since last appearing on Forbes' overall Celebrity 100 list, Chris Rock , 52, roared back to claim this year's No. 2 comedian spot, with $57 million. The list's only newcomer, Sebastian Maniscalco, who is in his mid-40s, came in at No. 10, with $15 million. On Thursday, Forbes dropped their list once more - only this time the Inside Amy Schumer creator dropped down a ranking. Read More »