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For nonfatal cases of child sexual abuse, the estimated lifetime cost is $282,734 per female victim. Among the speakers will be representatives from the Maine Chiefs of Police Association, Maine Children's Trust, Maine Coalition Against Sexual Assault, and the Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Councils.
  • Unwanted visitor in Florida swimming pool

    Unwanted visitor in Florida swimming pool

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    The alligator was captured and is seen on the lawn of the home where it is struggling against the ropes that bind it. Ms Carver said: "He opened the curtain and saw the head of a 'gator and said, 'Call 911, call 911!'" The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office documented the encounter on its official Twitter page during a " Tweet from the Beat".
  • India loses contact with GSAT-6A satellite

    India loses contact with GSAT-6A satellite

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    Isro said that the second orbit raising operation of GSAT-6A satellite has been successfully carried out by LAM Engine firing for about 53 minutes on March 31, 2018 in the morning. Officials said the satellite suffered a serious setback after the launch. The satellite was expected to provide a platform for developing technologies such as demonstration of 6 m S-Band Unfurlable Antenna, handheld ground terminals and network management techniques that could be useful in satellite based mobile ...
  • Snow joke: Forecasters expect winter's return on Easter in St. Louis metro

    Snow joke: Forecasters expect winter's return on Easter in St. Louis metro

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    Expect light, slushy accumulations of 1-3 inches, especially on grassy surfaces. There have not yet been any strong indications which way the late spring and early summer will go weather-wise, he said. Cloudy skies start the day off on Tuesday when there'll be more unsettled weather . 'There is a chance that homes and businesses could be flooded, causing damage to some buildings, mainly across parts of southwest England'.
  • Seven dead and 550 injured in clashes on Gaza border

    Seven dead and 550 injured in clashes on Gaza border

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    In one of the videos , a demonstrator - identified by relatives as 19-year-old Abdelfattah Abdelnabi - is shot in the back while running away from the border separating the Gaza Strip and Israel . "It's vital that this council be balanced in its approach", a USA diplomat told the meeting. "The EU mourns the loss of life ..." The U.S., which often complains about what it sees as anti-Israel bias at the United Nations, urged all involved in the conflict to lower tensions.
  • NWS: Scattered showers, thunderstorms possible on Peninsula Friday

    NWS: Scattered showers, thunderstorms possible on Peninsula Friday

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    On Sunday , the sun will rise at 7:11:59 a.m. and set at 7:56:09 p.m. Friday: Patchy fog between 7 a.m. and 10 a.m. Today - Showers, mainly after 3 p.m. Wednesday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers after 5 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. The weather service said tonight will bring a slight chance of showers and a low in the upper 30s.
  • Red Velvet singer Joy to skip Pyongyang concerts over scheduling conflicts

    Red Velvet singer Joy to skip Pyongyang concerts over scheduling conflicts

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    Members of top K-pop girlband Red Velvet will also perform in Pyongyang, venturing onto stages more traditionally occupied by North Korea's own mega girl group the Moranbong band , who are famous for their fast-paced patriotic songs. Members of South Korean popular girl band Red Velvet pose for photographers in this January 10, 2018, photo. During a meeting with North Korea's culture minister Pak, Do said he hopes the planned performance will serve as a cornerstone for inter-Korean cultural ...
  • Russia Expels Two Dutch Diplomats Over Spy Poisoning

    Russia Expels Two Dutch Diplomats Over Spy Poisoning

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    This week, in response to an apparent attempt to assassinate a Russian double agent in Britain with a nerve agent, Washington joined a score of Western allies in expelling more than 150 suspected intelligence officers attached to Russian missions.
  • Yashomati Thakur named Congress Secretary, given Karnataka charge

    Yashomati Thakur named Congress Secretary, given Karnataka charge

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    In another order, Gandhi appointed Lalji Desai as the chief organiser of the All India Congress Seva Dal, replacing Mehendra Joshi. Next in line are going to be some of the state Congress chiefs. Mr. Satav worked with Mr. Gehlot during the crucial Gujarat elections past year and has been rewarded for his role in Congress' impressive performance.
  • China trade conflict presents Taiwan with opportunities

    China trade conflict presents Taiwan with opportunities

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    If the US can bring China to the negotiating table and get it to adopt more opening-up, market-based and foreign investor-friendly policies, it would also benefit Taiwan, he added. -China trading relationship "to a good place". As a trade war generates no winners, US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer expressed hope on Wednesday for the US and China to find a way to ease the current tensions caused by the recently announced tariffs.
  • North and South Korea set date for historic summit

    North and South Korea set date for historic summit

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    Senior officials of the two Koreas met on Thursday to prepare for a rare inter-Korean summit, days after the nuclear-armed North's leader Kim Jong-un made his global debut with a surprise trip to China. He called for officials from both countries to do their best to "perfectly secure the historic meeting between the leaders". Kim may also meet with President Donald Trump.
  • Seder brings together Jewish faithful across generations

    Seder brings together Jewish faithful across generations

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    The prepared food includes an estimated 150 pounds of brisket, 60 pounds of cucumber salad and 200 pounds of roasted red potatoes. But even on that side of the family, as the other, we have evolved. All other years I spend weeks planning meals, preparing shopping lists, making schedules of when to clean, shop and cook. "I thought it was interesting going through each of (the foods) to learn what each of them really was", Pugh said.