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Bangladeshi PM: 'Punish' migrants

Bangladesh's leader, Sheikh Hasina, said Sunday that those seeking to leave the country in an "illegal way" should be punished along with the human traffickers who facilitate their escape.

The statement comes amid a crisis among Southeast Asian natio...

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Former Israeli PM sentenced for fraud

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has been sentenced to eight months in prison for fraud and breach of trust, the Associated Press, the BBC and other news outlets report.

Olmert was convicted in March and his lawyers said they would appeal the ruling.

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Texas, Oklahoma flooding continues Monday

A day after record-setting rains left three people dead and washed away hundreds of homes in Texas and Oklahoma, the heavens are easing up. But that doesn't mean the threat is gone.

But the torrents that those storms dumped are still too much for rive...

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Bomb defused Sunday near U.S. Capital

A pressure cooker bomb found in an unattended vehicle on the National Mall near the U.S. Capitol building was safely destroyed, a U.S. Capitol Police spokeswoman said.

The vehicles owner has been located and arrested.

Hollins University holds Spring commencement ceremony

Hollins University holds Spring commencement ceremony

While many are celebrating the holiday weekend, others are commemorating a milestone.

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Shop sales tax free for Hurricane Preparedness Week in Virginia

Governor Terry McAuliffe declared a sales tax holiday for Hurricane Preparedness Week, from May 25 to May 31. This means no sales tax will be charged on applicable purchases.

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Storms bring destruction to Texas and Oklahoma

Flooding from record-setting rains in Texas and Oklahoma swept away hundreds of homes and left at least three people dead.

"We do have whole streets that have maybe one or two houses left on them, and the rest are just slabs," said Kharley Smith, emer...


Kelly Rutherford granted custody of children

Actress Kelly Rutherford, who played Lily van der Woodsen on "Gossip Girl," has been granted temporary sole custody of her two children in a protracted dispute that sparked an online petition.

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Mark Juhas ruled that son...

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