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Admissions scam adds insult to injury for minority applicants

Admissions scam adds insult to injury for minority applicantsIn what a federal prosecutor called “the largest college admissions scam ever prosecuted by the Department of Justice,” dozens of people were charged in a bribery scheme to cheat on SAT and ACT entrance exams and buy admission to elite schools for the children of wealthy parents. Through payments disguised as donations, parents involved in the cheating scandal paid between $ 250,000 and $ 400,000 per student to its “mastermind,” William Singer, who then laundered the money through his college counseling service to bribe college officials and coaches.



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Christchurch mosque shooting adds to growing list of attacks in places of worship

Christchurch mosque shooting adds to growing list of attacks in places of worshipThe deadly shootings on Friday at two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch are the latest attacks in places of worship.



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Southwest Airlines extends schedule, adds new seasonal routes

Southwest Airlines extends schedule, adds new seasonal routesSouthwest announced addition of two weekend-only seasonal routes. It also confirmed the return of seven seasonal routes that will resume in August.



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Delta adds Mexico City route from Minneapolis/St. Paul hub

Delta adds Mexico City route from Minneapolis/St. Paul hubMinneapolis/St. Paul is sixth hub to get nonstop service to Mexico City on Delta, joining Atlanta, Detroit, Los Angeles, New York JFK and Salt Lake City.



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Top Democrat Schiff Adds Call for Probe of Trump, Deutsche Bank Links

Top Democrat Schiff Adds Call for Probe of Trump, Deutsche Bank LinksRepresentative Adam Schiff of California said on NBC’s “Meet the Press” Sunday that any type of compromise needs to be investigated. Schiff’s comments came three days after Wall Street critic Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and fellow Senate Democrat Chris Van Hollen called for a Banking Committee investigation of Deutsche Bank’s compliance with U.S. money-laundering regulations.



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Delta adds four new routes from Boston as airlines battle for business travelers

Delta adds four new routes from Boston as airlines battle for business travelersThe Atlanta-based carrier plans to offer nonstop flights between Boston and Chicago, Cleveland, Newark and Washington, D.C. in 2019.



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GM Adds Optional Extended Warranty That Lasts Up to Six Years

GM Adds Optional Extended Warranty That Lasts Up to Six YearsBut buyers get only one chance to add the extra coverage.



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Hurricane Michael adds to hardship of Florida's poor

Hurricane Michael adds to hardship of Florida's poorLYNN HAVEN, Fla. (AP) — Mary Frances Parrish is expecting to be without electricity for several weeks, or roughly the same time the terminally ill son she's caring for is expected to live.



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Mueller Adds to Manafort's Charges, Indicts Russian Operative Too

Mueller Adds to Manafort's Charges, Indicts Russian Operative TooRachel Maddow reports on special counsel Robert Mueller adding more charges to Donald Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's case, including joint charges with Konstantine Kilimnik, a Russian intelligence operative who has worked with Manafort for years.



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River of lava engulfs entire Hawaii neighbourhood and adds almost a mile of new land to shoreline

River of lava engulfs entire Hawaii neighbourhood and adds almost a mile of new land to shorelineAn entire neighbourhood has disappeared in Hawaii after being covered by a river of lava. The Vacationland neighbourhood has been wiped off the island as Kilauea continues to spew lava, destroying homes and altering the landscape on Hawaii’s Big Island. Homes have been seen bursting into flames as the lava hits them, before being destroyed completely by the unstoppable flow.



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