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In this 1993 FBI surveillance photo, Francis "Cadillac Frank" Salemme, left, Stephen "The Rifleman" Flemmi, second from left with back to camera, and Frank Salemme Jr., behind right, are seated at The Charles Hotel in Cambridge, Mass. The trial of Francis Salemme, a geriatric former New England Mafia boss accused of killing a nightclub owner in 1993, underscores the decline of the once-powerful mob. (FBI Surveillance Photo via AP)
Prosecutor: Mobster afraid nightclub owner would rat him outA federal prosecutor is urging jurors to convict an elderly former New England Mafia boss in the killing of a nightclub owner in 1993
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In this photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the United States, sit in one of the cages at a facility in McAllen, Texas, Sunday, June 17, 2018. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP)
WHAT'S HAPPENING: Border policy fuels backlash against TrumpWHAT'S HAPPENING: Separation of migrant children from parents fuels backlash against Trump immigration policies
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The Latest: Smoke at derailment mostly from french friesIndiana State Police say the smoke from a derailed freight train is mostly coming from burning refrigerated cars carrying french fries
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FILE – In this Oct. 30, 2007, file photo, Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell, center, stands between Democratic presidential hopefuls Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y., and Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., before a debate at Drexel University in Philadelphia. Rendell said at a Monday, June 18, 2018, news conference that he was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease three-and-a-half years earlier. Rendell, a Democrat, was Pennsylvania's two-term governor from 2003 through 2010, chairman of the Democratic National Committee and a two-term Philadelphia mayor. (AP Photo/Rusty Kennedy, File)
Rendell, ex-Pennsylvania governor, says he has Parkinson'sFormer Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell says he has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease
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Corruption trial begins in Buffalo Billion caseDefense lawyers told jurors at the start of a New York trial that they'll discover prosecutors were wrong to say a university president conspired with construction company executives to rig bids for upstate projects
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Michigan man sentenced in gas station clerk's slayingA 48-year-old man already serving life in prison for killing a jogger has been sentenced to another mandatory life term for the kidnapping and slaying of a 25-year-old western Michigan gas station clerk
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Court blocks 'millionaire tax' question from state ballotMassachusetts' highest court has struck down a proposed "millionaire tax" ballot question, blocking it from appearing before voters in November
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FILE - This undated file mug shot provided by the Wake City-County Bureau of Identification shows Christian Desgroux, 57, who's accused of pretending to be a U.S. Army general when he landed a chartered helicopter at a technology company in North Carolina in November 2017. His defense attorney, Andrew McCoppin, wrote in a court filing Thursday, June 14, 2018 that his client plans to plead guilty and he won’t object to a conclusion that he was sane at the time of the crime. (Wake City-County Bureau of Identification via AP, File)
Man will admit to impersonating general for helicopter rideA man accused of landing a chartered helicopter at a North Carolina technology company plans to plead guilty to impersonating an Army general
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Hospitals built to withstand tornados after Missouri stormA Missouri health care company has toughened safety requirements for construction at its hospitals since six people died at its facility in Joplin when a massive tornado ripped through the town
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Trump: Criminals Exploiting Kids at the BorderThe UN humans rights chief issued his strongest denunciation yet regarding the separation of immigrant children from their parents at the US border and demanded that it stop immediately, reports the New York Times . "The thought that any state would seek to deter parents by inflicting such abuse on children...
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The Latest: Group in support of tax disappointed by rulingA citizens group that collected more than 150,000 signatures in support of a so-called "millionaire tax" in Massachusetts says it is "incredibly disappointed" that Massachusetts' high court has blocked the measure from going before voters in November
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This photo provided by the Bexar County Sheriff Office in San Antonio, Texas, shows Jose Nunez, a deputy sheriff who was arrested Sunday, June 17, 2018, on a warrant for super aggravated sexual assault, pending formal charges. Nunez is accused of sexually assaulting a 4-year-old girl and threatening the child's mother with deportation if she reported him. (Bexar County Sheriff Office via AP)
Texas deputy arrested on allegation of child sexual assaultA deputy sheriff in Texas is accused of sexually assaulting a 4-year-old girl and threatening the child's mother with deportation if she reported him
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