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Bill Baroni arrives for sentencing at federal court in Newark, N.J., Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Baroni and Bridget Kelly, former aides to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, are scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday for their roles in the 2013 George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
March 29, 2017 - 12:25 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A former aide to Gov. Chris Christie was sentenced Wednesday to two years in prison for his role in a political revenge plot involving traffic jams at the country's busiest bridge, a scandal that sank the Republican's presidential aspirations. Bill Baroni, 45, was the first of...
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FILE - This photo combo taken Nov. 3, 2016, shows Bridget Kelly, left, who was New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's former deputy chief of staff, and Bill Baroni, right, who was Christie's former top appointee at The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, entering court in Newark, N.J. Prosecutors wrote to a judge Monday, March 27, 2017, that Kelly and Baroni committed perjury on the witness stand during their fall 2016 corruption trial, and shouldn't be given any leniency during their sentencing scheduled Wednesday, March 29. (AP Photos/Julio Cortez, File)
March 29, 2017 - 9:24 am
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Two former aides to Gov. Chris Christie will be sentenced Wednesday for their roles in the 2013 George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal, the closing chapter of a traffic jam that sank the Republican's presidential aspirations. Bridget Kelly, 44, and Bill Baroni, 45, were...
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FILE - This photo combo taken Nov. 3, 2016, shows Bridget Kelly, left, who was New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's former deputy chief of staff, and Bill Baroni, right, who was Christie's former top appointee at The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, entering court in Newark, N.J. Prosecutors wrote to a judge Monday, March 27, 2017, that Kelly and Baroni committed perjury on the witness stand during their fall 2016 corruption trial, and shouldn't be given any leniency during their sentencing scheduled Wednesday, March 29. (AP Photos/Julio Cortez, File)
March 29, 2017 - 7:53 am
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Two former aides to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie are scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday for their roles in the 2013 George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal. Bridget Kelly and Bill Baroni were convicted last November on counts including wire fraud, conspiracy and...
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FILE - In this March 16, 2017 file photo, copies of President Donald Trump's first budget are displayed at the Government Printing Office in Washington. resident Donald Trump is proposing immediate budget cuts of $18 billion from programs like medical research, infrastructure and community grants so U.S. taxpayers, not Mexico, can cover the downpayment on the border wall. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
March 28, 2017 - 3:17 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is proposing immediate budget cuts of $18 billion from programs like medical research, infrastructure and community grants so U.S. taxpayers, not Mexico, can cover the down payment on the border wall. The White House documents were submitted to Congress amid...
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FILE- This Feb. 13, 2017, file aerial photo shows a site where the final phase of the Dakota Access Pipeline will take place with boring equipment routing the pipeline underground and across Lake Oahe to connect with the existing pipeline in Emmons County in Cannon Ball, N.D. The Dakota Access pipeline developer said Monday, March 27, that it has placed oil in the pipeline under a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota and that it's preparing to put the pipeline into service. (Tom Stromme/The Bismarck Tribune via AP, File)
March 28, 2017 - 2:37 pm
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — American Indian tribes fighting the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline said Tuesday that the pumping of oil into the pipe under their water source is a blow, but it doesn't end their legal battle. Industry groups say the imminent flow of oil through the pipeline is good news...
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Workers fasten the sunken ferry Sewol to a semi-submersible transport vessel in waters off Jindo, South Korea, Tuesday, March 28, 2017. South Korea has held a memorial ceremony at sea for the nine passengers still missing from the 2014 ferry disaster that killed 304 passengers near the ship's wreckage that was raised from the waters last week. (Yonhap via AP)
March 28, 2017 - 11:25 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Bones found near the wreckage of a South Korean ferry belonged to animals, not missing passengers from the ship's 2014 sinking in which more than 300 people died, the government announced in a surprising reversal Tuesday. The Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries had said...
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March 28, 2017 - 6:58 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's finance minister returned to Johannesburg on Tuesday after being abruptly ordered to pull out of a trade promotion trip to Britain and the United States, fuelling investor fears that he is about to be fired by President Jacob Zuma. Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan...
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March 28, 2017 - 6:49 am
MADRID (AP) — Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has promised to invest 4.2 billion euros ($4.57 billion) in northwestern Catalonia whose regional government is pushing for independence from Spain mainly because of economic grievances. Rajoy promised the investment, mostly in rail transport...
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Workers fasten the sunken ferry Sewol to a semi-submersible transport vessel in waters off Jindo, South Korea, Tuesday, March 28, 2017. South Korea has held a memorial ceremony at sea for the nine passengers still missing from the 2014 ferry disaster that killed 304 passengers near the ship's wreckage that was raised from the waters last week. (Yonhap via AP)
March 28, 2017 - 5:39 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Salvage crews in South Korea on Tuesday found bones and shoes believed to be from missing victims of a 2014 ferry disaster that killed 304 people, an official said. The unexpected discovery, however, triggered an angry reaction from the missing victims' relatives, who...
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Relatives of the missing victims and clergymen attend religious services on a boat, near the sunken ferry Sewol on a semi-submersible transport vessel in waters off Jindo, South Korea, Tuesday, March 28, 2017. South Korea has held a memorial ceremony at sea for the nine passengers still missing from the 2014 ferry disaster that killed 304 passengers near the ship's wreckage that was raised from the waters last week. (Yonhap via AP)
March 28, 2017 - 3:44 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean salvage crews on Tuesday found what is presumed to be the remains of one of the missing victims of a 2014 ferry disaster that killed 304 people, an official said. The remains were found in the waters near where the ship's wreckage was raised last week, said an...
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