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How Florida police snared nearly 300 — including Robert Kraft — at spas used for sex trafficking

How Florida police snared nearly 300 — including Robert Kraft — at spas used for sex traffickingThe investigation, which ensnared nearly 300 alleged suspected johns, including New England Patriots' Robert Kraft, sparked a national conversation.



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'Humiliated and ashamed': Paul Manafort, former Trump campaign chairman, sentenced to nearly 4 years in prison

'Humiliated and ashamed': Paul Manafort, former Trump campaign chairman, sentenced to nearly 4 years in prisonPaul Manafort, Trump's former campaign chairman, must pay more than $ 24 million in fines and restitution. He faces more prison time next week.



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U.S. judge sentences Trump ex-aide Manafort to nearly 4 years in prison

U.S. judge sentences Trump ex-aide Manafort to nearly 4 years in prisonManafort was sentenced Thursday to 47 months in prison for financial crimes uncovered during Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation.



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Syria's Kurds set free nearly 300 IS-linked Syrians

Syria's Kurds set free nearly 300 IS-linked SyriansNearly 300 Syrians suspected of belonging to the Islamic State jihadist group have been freed because they have “no blood on their hands”, Kurdish authorities who were holding them said. Releasing them is a gesture of “cooperation, fraternity and clemency,” said the statement posted on the website of the US-backed, Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). The prisoners were released in several areas of northern Syria held by Kurds, including the city of Raqa, which was the de facto Syrian capital of the IS “caliphate”, the statement added.



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Southwest Airlines cancels nearly 400 flights as maintenance woes, winter storms linger

Southwest Airlines cancels nearly 400 flights as maintenance woes, winter storms lingerThe airline continues to have a higher-than-usual number of aircraft out of service due to maintenance and is dealing with snow in Las Vegas.



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Sanders campaign says it raised nearly $6 million on 1st day

Sanders campaign says it raised nearly $  6 million on 1st dayThe Vermont senator launched his campaign for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination early Tuesday morning and raised nearly $ 6 million in its first 24 hours.



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Derailed? Feds plan to cancel nearly $1B for California's high-speed rail project

Derailed? Feds plan to cancel nearly $  1B for California's high-speed rail projectFederal Railroad Administrator Ronald Batory wrote Tuesday to state officials that the administration was canceling its grant agreement with the California High-Speed Rail Authority, and halting $ 928.6 million in future grant payments it was expected to make to fund the project through 2022.



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Wreck of long-lost WWII aircraft carrier USS Hornet found after 76 years, nearly 17,500 feet under water

Wreck of long-lost WWII aircraft carrier USS Hornet found after 76 years, nearly 17,500 feet under waterFor 76 years, she lay on the ocean floor, a quiet tomb for 140 sailors who died the day she sank. Now, for the first time since then, humans have laid eyes on the Hornet.



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Chicago ex-cop sentenced to nearly seven years over teen shooting

Chicago ex-cop sentenced to nearly seven years over teen shootingWashington (AFP) – A white former Chicago police officer was sentenced to nearly seven years in prison on Friday for fatally shooting a black teenager in 2014, an incident that triggered months of protests in the city.



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Wisconsin teen Jayme Closs found alive after being missing for nearly three months

Wisconsin teen Jayme Closs found alive after being missing for nearly three monthsBarron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald announced Thursday that Douglas County officials located the 13-year-old.



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