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Judge says Cassie may be innocent

A COLOMBIAN judge says the possibility Cassie Sainsbury was coerced into being a drug mule could mean she is innocent – and may void any plea deal with prosecutors. Sainsbury’s lawyers and prosecutors told the court they had negotiated a sentence of 72 months or six years’ jail and a …

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Rants come back to haunt Trump man

In a dramatic Trump administration shakeup, Anthony Scaramucci took over as White House communications director as press secretary Sean Spicer resigned from his post. WSJ’s Shelby Holliday has the story. An anti-Trump rant by the President’s new communications director has resurfaced. Picture: AP Photo/Alex Brandon HE’S the slick New York …

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US military’s eye-popping Viagra bill

President Donald Trump’s decision to ban transgender individuals from serving in the U.S. armed forces was a military decision, and the implementation of the policy will be worked out “lawfully,” White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders told a briefing. Viagra pills are costing the US military a lot of money. …

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One small step begins journey to stars

‘Star Chip’ is a proposed nano-space probe weighing just a few grams that could use a light sail powered by Earth-based lasers to propel it towards Alpha Centauri. Picture: Breakthrough Starshot THE smallest ever spacecraft have been put into orbit in what may be our first step towards the stars. …

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Curvy? Sports Illustrated has you covered

A model walks the runway during the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2018 Collection in South Beach on July 22, 2017 in Miami Beach, Florida. Picture: Getty. MIAMI Swim Week is always a hot ticket. But this year’s swimwear showcase was especially steamy. Sports Illustrated Swimsuit topped the annual event’s show with …

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Philippoussis’ dad on child sex charges

Mark Philippoussis talks with his father Nick during a training session during the Adidas International at the Sydney International Tennis Centre on January 11, 2004 in Sydney, Australia. Picture: Getty. SAN Diego-based tennis coach Nikolaos “Nick” Philippoussis will face 14 counts of sex offences against minors, including two counts of …

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Philippoussis’ dad on child sex charges

Mark Philippoussis talks with his father Nick during a training session during the Adidas International at the Sydney International Tennis Centre on January 11, 2004 in Sydney, Australia. Picture: Getty. SAN Diego-based tennis coach Nikolaos “Nick” Philippoussis will face 14 counts of sex offences against minors, including two counts of …

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Deaths linked to massive smuggling ring

James Mathew Bradley Jr. was arrested in connection with the deaths of multiple people packed into a broiling tractor-trailer. Picture: AP. THE driver accused of transporting dozens of immigrants inside a cramped and sweltering tractor trailer — leading to 10 of their deaths — is part of a larger human-smuggling …

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Trump humiliates most loyal ally

US President Donald Trump has praised his son-in-law’s denial of Russia links and attacked A-G Jeff Sessions The latest target of Donald Trump’s ire? His own Attorney General. Pic: AP BACK when Donald Trump was a longshot candidate to win the Republican Party’s presidential nomination, let alone the presidency itself, …

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Moscow warns US about new sanctions

Russia has warned new US sanctions against Moscow take already battered ties into uncharted waters and says it is close to taking retaliatory measures of its own. Russia was responding after the US House of Representatives on Tuesday overwhelmingly voted to impose new sanctions on Moscow and to force President …

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