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US tourist, guide, kidnapped in Uganda freed after ransom paid: safari firm

US tourist, guide, kidnapped in Uganda freed after ransom paid: safari firmA US tourist and a safari guide kidnapped by gunmen in a Ugandan national park have been recovered safe and sound after a ransom was paid for their release, a safari firm said on Sunday. The pair were hauled from their safari vehicle by four gunmen around dusk on Tuesday as they drove through the Queen Elizabeth National Park. Mike Walker, manager of Wild Frontiers Safaris, said US tourist Kimberly Endicott and experienced guide Jean-Paul Mirenge, were “back safe”.



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Records: Police paid for hotel for brothers in Smollett case

Records: Police paid for hotel for brothers in Smollett caseCHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police provided a six-night hotel stay with separate rooms and 24-hour security to two brothers who said they were paid by "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett to stage a racist, anti-gay attack on him, according to investigative reports released Wednesday to several media outlets.



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The Mueller interview that wasn't: how Trump's legal strategy paid off

The Mueller interview that wasn't: how Trump's legal strategy paid offMueller had spent 22 months investigating whether Trump or his aides conspired with Russia during the 2016 election, interviewing 500 witnesses. The strategy paid off, insulating Trump from the legal jeopardy presented by a sit-down interview with the special counsel’s team – an interview that Trump had said publicly he wanted to do. There was even a tentative date for the interview – Jan. 27, 2018 – though one of Trump’s lawyers told Reuters he never intended to make the president available to Mueller.



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Yale rescinds admission of student whose family allegedly paid $1.2M to bribe entry

Yale rescinds admission of student whose family allegedly paid $  1.2M to bribe entryYale University has rescinded the admission of a student whose family allegedly paid $ 1.2 million in bribes to get her into the Ivy League school.



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Parent who paid $6.5 million in college admissions scandal remains a mystery

Parent who paid $  6.5 million in college admissions scandal remains a mysteryAs the college admissions scandal unfolds, the identity of the parent who paid $ 6.5 million for their child or children to get into an elite college remains a mystery.



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Brotherly love at Reliance? India's Mukesh Ambani provides 'support' to brother Anil as debt paid off

Brotherly love at Reliance? India's Mukesh Ambani provides 'support' to brother Anil as debt paid offIndia’s richest man Mukesh Ambani, who controls oil-to-telecoms powerhouse Reliance Industries that is now worth many times the troubled business group run by his younger brother Anil, appears to have offered some kind of support to ensure Anil paid off a 5.5 billion rupees ($ 80 million) debt. If Anil didn’t pay the debt, then he had been threatened by India’s Supreme Court with a prison term. The nature of the backing and how it was delivered is unclear, but in a statement Anil Ambani thanked his billionaire brother “for standing by me during these trying times, and demonstrating the importance of staying true to our strong family values by extending this timely support”.



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Get paid for your data? California governor wants tech companies to show you the money

Get paid for your data? California governor wants tech companies to show you the moneyGov. Gavin Newsom is considering a bill that would compensate users for their data, but critics warn it could be complicated.



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Trump once denied he paid off Stormy Daniels. Now he says it 'was not a campaign contribution.'

Trump once denied he paid off Stormy Daniels. Now he says it 'was not a campaign contribution.'President Trump on Thursday appeared to shift his defense for the hush money payments his former lawyer made on the eve of the 2016 presidential election to women who alleged they had extramarital affairs with him.



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Police: Two brothers told investigators they were paid by Jussie Smollett to stage attack

Police: Two brothers told investigators they were paid by Jussie Smollett to stage attackA police source tells USA TODAY that investigators are attempting to interview Smollett again, so they can question him about the brothers' account. Attorneys for Smollett say there is no truth to reports that the actor played a role in an assault.



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The shutdown today: Workers to get paid 'in the coming days'

The shutdown today: Workers to get paid 'in the coming days'What's up now that the partial government shutdown ended after 35 days:



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