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Kayaker indicted for murder after fiance's body turns up in Hudson River

When a corpse was found in the Hudson River over the Memorial Day weekend, there were none of the usual questions about its identity. Few doubted that it was Vincent Viafore, a kayaker whose disappearance while out paddling with his fiancee is at the heart of a murder case captivating the scenic...

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Former House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert faces charges

Federal prosecutors announced bank-related charges against former House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert on Thursday, accusing the 73-year-old Illinois Republican of withdrawing $952,000 in cash in a way that evaded the requirement that banks report cash transactions over $10,000.


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Democrats to Homeland Security: Free migrant families from 'jail-like' sites