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This 2012 photo provided by Juozas Valiušaitis shows Neringa Venckiene in Lithuania. Venckiene, a former Lithuanian judge and parliamentarian jailed in Chicago at her homeland's request fears death if she's extradited because she helped expose a network of influential pedophiles in the country. Unless the Trump administration intervenes, 47-year-old Neringa Venckiene could be sent back home within weeks. "I never want to go back to Lithuania," she told the AP by phone from jail, adding that she'd embrace becoming a U.S. citizen. (photo courtesy Juozas Valiušaitis via AP)
US won't step in to stop ex-Lithuanian judge's extraditionA former Lithuanian judge and parliamentarian jailed in Chicago at her homeland's request says she fears death if she's extradited because she helped expose an alleged network of pedophiles
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Ex-HSBC Bank foreign exchange exec gets 2 years in prisonThe former head of HSBC Bank's foreign exchange cash trading has been sentenced in New York to two years in prison in a scheme that defrauded a client out of millions of dollars
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More charges in defense contractor workers' tuition scamCharges have been filed against five more people in connection to a tuition reimbursement scam in Indiana allegedly involving dozens of former employees of a British defense contractor
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FILE - In this file photo dated Friday, Jan. 26, 2018, U.S. Democrat Rohit 'Ro' Khanna, from California is interviewed in Los Angeles, USA.  Polish officials on Thursday April 26, 2018, criticized the claim of congressman Khanna, that a new Polish law glorifies Nazi collaborators and denies the Holocaust, as part of a bipartisan effort urging the U.S. State Department to pressure Poland and Ukraine to combat what they see as state-sponsored anti-Semitism. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, FILE)
Poland criticizes US claim that Polish law glorifies NazismPoland's government has criticized the claim by a U.S. congressman that a new Polish law glorifies Nazi collaborators and denies the Holocaust
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Thousands march along main Gran Via avenue during a protest in Madrid, Thursday, April 26, 2018. Women's rights groups are protesting after a northern Spanish court sentenced five men to nine years in prison for the lesser crime of sexual abuse in what they see as a gang rape case during the running of the bulls festival in Pamplona two years ago. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
Anger erupts in Spain over lesser sexual assault sentencesAnger erupts in Spain over lesser sexual assault sentences
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FILE - In this Oct. 19, 2016 file photo, Assistant District Attorney Joan Illuzzi-Orbon, leaves the court during a recess in the retrial of Pedro Hernandez, who was later a convicted of the 1979 kidnapping and the death 6-year-old Etan Patz. The longtime Manhattan prosecutor who also led the ultimately abandoned sex assault probe against former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn has now taken over the rape investigation of Harvey Weinstein, two people familiar with the case said Thursday, April 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
Longtime prosecutor takes over Weinstein case in NYCManhattan's District Attorney has replaced the lead prosecutor overseeing the Harvey Weinstein rape investigation, nearly half a year into the probe, two people familiar with the case said Thursday.
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Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot, protestors hold cuddles and anti-nuclear placards during a protest against the planned construction of a Russian-built nuclear power plant on Turkey, inside the U.N buffer zone in divided capital Nicosia, Cyprus, Thursday, April 26, 2018. Around 250 Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot protesters linked arms across a 250-foot stretch of U.N. controlled buffer zone to protest against the plant they say could pose a grave threat to Cyprus and the region. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
Cypriots link arms to protest planned Russian nuclear plantProtesters are urging ethnically-split Cyprus' government and breakaway Turkish Cypriot authorities to step up their protests against a nuclear power plant that Russia is building for Turkey
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Protesters hold a huge Armenian national flag in Republic Square, Armenia, Thursday, April 26, 2018. The Armenian parliament on Thursday called for an extraordinary session next week to vote for a new prime minister after the country was plunged into a political crisis with the abrupt resignation of its leader. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)
Armenians rally against govt; lawmakers to vote on new PMThe Armenian parliament will vote next week to vote for a new prime minister, paving the way to end its political crisis
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French President Emmanuel Macron gestures as he makes closing remarks during the "No money for terror" conference at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in Paris Thursday, April 26, 2018. Ministers from more than 70 countries are working on ways to combat financing for the Islamic State group and Al-Qaida at an international conference in Paris, which still bears scars of deadly terrorist attacks in recent years. (Eric Fefergerg/Pool via AP)
More than 70 countries commit to combat terror financingMore than 70 countries have committed to bolster efforts in the fight against terrorism financing associated with the Islamic State group and al-Qaida
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Tom Evans speaks to the media outside Alder Hey Children's Hospital where his 23-month-old son Alfie has been at the centre of a life-support treatment dispute, in Liverpool, England, Thursday April 26, 2018.  (Peter Byrne/PA via AP)
Toddler Alfie Evans' parents say they'll work with doctorsThe father of terminally ill toddler Alfie Evans says he will work with doctors to give his son "dignity and comfort."
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Participants attend the "No money for terror" conference at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in Paris Thursday, April 26, 2018. Ministers from more than 70 countries are working on ways to combat financing for the Islamic State group and Al-Qaida at an international conference, which still bears scars of deadly terrorist attacks in recent years. (Eric Fefergerg, Pool via AP)
The Latest: Macron hails pledge to fight terror financingFrench President Emmanuel Macron has welcomed the decision of more than 70 countries to form a coalition with the aim of choking off financing for the Islamic State group and al-Qaida
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Greece releases 1st of 8 Turkish servicemen seeking asylumGreek authorities have released from custody one of the eight Turkish servicemen who fled to the country in a military helicopter, seeking asylum, just after Turkey's failed military coup in 2016
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UK drops alcohol charges against 2 Canadian pilotsA court has dropped charges against two pilots accused of preparing to fly a passenger plane while under the influence of alcohol.
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street to meet President Ilham Aliyev of Azerbaijan for bilateral talks in London, Thursday, April 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
UK lawmakers press to stay in EU customs union after BrexitBritish lawmakers are pressing the government to change course and keep the U.K. in a customs union with the European Union after Brexit
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Israeli President Rueven Rivli, right shakes hands with Romania's Prime Minister Viorica Dancila, during their meeting, in Jerusalem , Thursday, April 26, 2018. (Heidi Levine /Pool Photo via AP)
Romanian president blasts PM's "secret" Israel tripRomania's president has criticized the prime minister for embarking on a visit to Israel without an official mandate
The Associated Press13 hours ago
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