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Aasia Bibi leaves Pakistan, ‘safely reunited’ with family


May 8, 2019

Aasia Bibi, a Christian woman who was acquitted by the Supreme Court in a blasphemy case last year, has left Pakistan, a well-placed Foreign Office (FO) source told DawnNewsTV on Wednesday. “Aasia Bibi has left the country. She is a free person and travelled on her independent will,” the source said. The source did not specify what her destination was. Agence France-Presse (AFP), …

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Decade in the Red: Trump Tax Figures Show Over $1 Billion in Business Losses


May 8, 2019

FILE — Donald Trump stands in a slots parlor at hisTrump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City, N.J., March 16, 1990. Printouts obtained by The New York Times from Trump’s official Internal Revenue Service tax transcripts, including figures from his federal tax form for the years 1985 to 1994, reveal that Trump’s businesses were in far bleaker By the time …

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Bexar D.A. commits to seeking death penalty for accused San Antonio cop killer


May 8, 2019

Bexar County District Attorney Joe Gonzales announced Tuesday that he would seek the death penalty in the case of a man accused of killing a San Antonio Police detective in 2016. Otis Tyrone McKane, 33, is currently awaiting trial on one count of capital murder of a police officer, accused of shooting Detective Benjamin Marconi on Nov. 20, 2016. The …

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Mexican journalist’s bodyguard kills 1 in apparent carjack


May 8, 2019

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The bodyguard for a prominent Mexican journalist thwarted an attempt to steal the columnist’s car in an upscale Mexico City neighborhood Monday, killing one of three armed robbers and wounding another in an exchange of gunfire, authorities said. Columnist Héctor de Mauleón, who was inside a nearby restaurant and not injured, is known for his critical …

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Records: 44 arrested on felony DWI charges in Bexar County in April 2019


May 8, 2019

San Antonio-area law enforcement agencies arrested 44 people on felony drunken driving charges in April 2019, court records showed. Suspects were arrested on charges that include intoxication assault, intoxication manslaughter, driving while intoxicated with a child and a third or more DWI offense. Joseph Robles, 38, faces the most serious charges. On April 20, Robles was allegedly involved in a …

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Rig driver involved in fatal accident in Terrell arrested months later in Iowa


May 8, 2019

A truck driver involved in a fiery accident in Terrell that killed three people has been arrested in Iowa. Police in Waterloo took Jarmmal Augustine Phillips, 36, into custody in connection with last year’s fatal accident, the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reported. Police there had run the former Waterloo resident’s license plate and came across the Texas manslaughter warrants, according to …

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