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Sunday October 14th, 2018 day edition

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Patel was convicted in August of attempted first-degree intentional homicide of an unborn child.

APPLETON - A man who was accused of putting an abortion-inducing drug in his girlfriend's drink was sentenced Tuesday to 22 years in prison.

Manishkumar Patel, 45, was convicted in August of attempted first-degree intentional homicide of an unborn child.

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Des Jardins called Patel's behavior an "extreme case" in which he used his intelligence to gain control of another person.

“I think a steep price has to be paid for someone who engages in this type of behavior,” he said. »

Germany protest: Tens of thousands march against far right

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More than 100,000 people have been marching in the German capital Berlin to protest against xenophobia and the increasing influence of the far right.

But most of the participants were united by their concern about the influence of the far right on German politics and society.

In August, far-right groups held protests in Chemnitz and other cities after the fatal stabbing of a German man blamed on migrants. »

It’s better to be born rich than gifted

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The least-gifted children of high-income parents graduate from college at higher rates than the most-gifted children of low-income parents.

Only about 24 percent of people born to low-income fathers in that high-potential group graduate from college.

That means they’re at least as likely to graduate from college as the highest-scoring low-income students. »

Communist challenger exposes cracks in Putin’s grip on power

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In the far east, another Communist candidate looked set for victory until a suspicious burst of votes for the pro-government candidate.

Moscow cancelled the election wholesale for ballot-stuffing, the first time that’s happened since the 1990s.

But somewhere along the line, this turned into a real election, which the authorities have tried to cancel. »

The small flash was a explosion caused by the comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 that collided with Jupiter. The explosion had the force of 5 billion atomic bombs and twice the size of Earth : space

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Long March CZ-3B/E • BeiDou 39–40 October 13, 2018 Xichang Satellite Launch Center A Chinese Long March CZ-3B/E (CZ-3B/G2) rocket will launch two BeiDou navigation satellites (BD-3M15 more.

GSLV Mk III | GSAT-29 October 14, 2018 • 17:00 Sriharikota, Republic of India GSAT-29 is a geostationary communications satellite developed by ISRO.

PSLV XL | HySIS October 14, 2018 • 17:00 Sriharikota, Republic of India HySIS (Hyper Spectral Imaging Spectrometer) is a small Indian earth observation satellite developed more. »