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Chad Daybell case can proceed to trial, judge rules

  • In June, law enforcement officials found the remains of Tylee Ryan, 17, and JJ Vallow, 7, on rural property in Fremont County, Idaho, belonging to Daybell, who is married to the children's mother, Lori Vallow.
  • Vallow was charged in March with two felonies after a deadline to turn over her children to authorities passed.
  • Madison County Prosecuting Attorney Rob Wood said Daybell helped hide evidence in that case.
  • Authorities have not said how the children died and no one has been charged with killing them.
  • Authorities in June used pings from the cell phone of Vallow's now-deceased brother, Alex Cox, to pinpoint potential search areas on Daybell's property.
  • Vallow had already been jailed on two felony counts of desertion and nonsupport of children and three misdemeanor charges.
  • Last month, prosecutors added the same charges as Daybell, but she has not appeared in court on those counts.

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Former king leaves Spain, reports say, amid corruption allegations

  • Madrid | The former king of Spain, Juan Carlos, announced on Monday (Tuesday AEST) he was abandoning his country amid a Spanish court investigation into a lucrative business contract and a separate money laundering and tax evasion probe in Switzerland.
  • In a letter released by the royal household and addressed to King Felipe VI, his son and Spain's current monarch, Juan Carlos said that his decision to leave a amid the multiple inquiries was taken "with the same eagerness to serve Spain that inspired my reign".
  • Juan Carlos said that his decision to leave a amid amid a Spanish court investigation into a lucrative business contract and a separate money laundering and tax evasion probe in Switzerland was taken "with the same eagerness to serve Spain that inspired my reign".

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Opinion: The news Trump really didn't want to hear

  • Federal prosecutors in the Southern District of New York investigated the payments for years, but only brought charges against one person -- the President's former lawyer Michael Cohen, who pleaded guilty -- before reportedly closing out the investigation.
  • Exercising that constitutional authority, Congress long ago passed a federal law setting the date for the general election as the Tuesday after the first Monday in November -- which, in 2020, falls on November 3.
  • Congress could pass a new law setting a different national election date, but that would require majority votes in the Democratic-controlled House and the Republican-controlled Senate, plus the President's signature.
  • First, as to the military, under the Insurrection Act of 1807, the president has authority to deploy federal troops in certain circumstances: (1) where requested by a state governor, (2) where necessary to "suppress" unlawful "obstruction" or "rebellion," or (3) where required to prevent interference with enforcement of federal or state laws.

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