Election 2016

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Peru's Supreme Court overturned a medical pardon for the polarizing former President Alberto Fujimori, saying the 80-year-old must return to jail to serve his sentence for crimes against humanity, which cannot be pardoned under Peruvian and international law.

The pardon late last year was described at the time by a group of U.N. human rights experts as "a slap in the face to victims of human rights abuse."

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The scorecard from the House District 26 mini-golf match at Hole In One Family Fun in Lafayette. Credit Stan Jastrzebski / WBAA News

Both were quick to point out improvements they could make to their putting, and they had differing answers for the biggest problem lawmakers have had in recent years. Siegrist says the state is trying to solve the opioid crisis, but hasn’t had enough time.

The New York Attorney General's Office is urging a state court not to dismiss its lawsuit against President Trump's charitable foundation, saying the foundation has repeatedly violated state and federal laws.

Attorney General Barbara Underwood said the Donald J. Trump Foundation "was a shell corporation that functioned as a checkbook from which the business entity known as the Trump Organization made payments."

A federal judge denied Planned Parenthood's request for a mid-Missouri clinic to be temporarily exempted from certain abortion regulations, ensuring that the Columbia clinic will not be able to resume abortions.

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Democratic Secretary of State candidate Jim Harper says Republican incumbent Connie Lawson shouldn’t accept campaign donations from auto dealers. (Brandon Smith/IPB News)
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Democratic Secretary of State candidate Jim Harper says Republican incumbent Connie Lawson shouldn’t accept campaign donations from auto dealers. 

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The Trump administration is accusing China of trying to interfere in the U.S. political process in an effort to undermine the president and his agenda in the upcoming midterm elections.

In a speech to the Hudson Institute on Thursday, Vice President Pence amplified the charge leveled by President Trump last week. Pence said China has used covert actors, front groups and propaganda in an attempt to sway U.S. public opinion.

Republican senators came out of a top-secret briefing room Thursday to say that a supplemental FBI investigation into sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has produced no new corroborating evidence. Two undecided Republican senators, Susan Collins of Maine and Jeff Flake of Arizona, have also weighed in.

Last week, Facebook announced the most serious security breach in its history, in which unknown hackers were able to log onto the accounts of nearly 50 million Facebook users.

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