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Tuesday March 12nd, 2019 night edition

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Special Counsel Robert Mueller‘s office submitted a filing in Washington, D.C. federal court on Monday ahead of Paul Manafort‘s sentencing for his money laundering case.

Manafort pleaded guilty in D.C. after a jury found him guilty in a related case in the Eastern District of Virginia (EDVA).

It seems pretty clear Mueller wants the former Trump campaign chair to face a tougher punishment than he just received in the EDVA case.

In an “I’m-just-gonna-leave-this-here” move, Mueller’s prosecutors Andrew Weissmann, Jeannie Rhee, and Greg Andres filed a one-paragraph status report with D.C. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson, saying:.

Attached to this status report as Exhibit A is the transcript from the sentencing hearing on March 7, 2019.

RELATED: Here Are the Most Eye-Popping Moments in Nearly 100 Pages of Transcripts From Manafort’s Sentencing.

Mueller files T.S. Ellis transcript in DC by Law&Crime on Scribd. »

'We need help': Anger mounts as Venezuela's worst-ever blackout enters day 4

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Opposition leader Juan Guaido in January invoked the constitution to assume the presidency after declaring Maduro's 2018 re-election a fraud.

Lines extended for blocks at fuel stations as drivers queued up for gasoline and buses waited fill up with diesel.

But only around 100 of the country's 1,800 service stations were in operation due to the blackout, according to gas station industry sources. »

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Metalheads with kazoos drown out Westboro Baptist Church at Capitol

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A couple hundred metalheads with kazoos converged on the state Capitol on Monday morning to defend one of their own by drowning out a small group of Westboro Baptist Church members.

The Kansas-based hate group said it came to Virginia in part to demonstrate against Del.

Roem was not in attendance, but had her own response to the Westboro Baptist Church visit, turning it into a fundraiser that collected more than $25,000 for her reelection campaign. »

China database lists 'breedready' status of 1.8 million women

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An open database in China contains the personal information of more than 1.8 million women, including their phone numbers, addresses, and something called “BreedReady” status, according to a researcher.

Victor Gevers, a Dutch internet expert from the non-profit group GDI.Foundation, found the insecure data cache while searching for open databases in China.

The average age of women in the database was 32, with the youngest being 15, he said. »