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Trump faces backlash over plan to dip into Pell reserves

The plan aims to redirect $1.9 billion from the largest source of federal aid for low-income students and use it to jumpstart other projects, primarily a NASA initiative to put astronauts back on the moon.
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Trump faces backlash over plan to dip into Pell education-grant reserves

The plan aims to redirect $1.9 billion from the largest source of federal aid for low-income students and use it to jumpstart other projects, primarily a NASA initiative to put astronauts back on the moon.
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Pell – “Too Much Of a Good Thing”

Off his debut album, Gravity, out June 21.
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Elizabeth Warren’s student debt proposal would create moral hazard

The bidding war for votes in the Democratic presidential primary escalated quickly this week with a proposal by Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren to wipe out student debt, courtesy of the taxpayers. Warren’s proposal, put forward not in proposed legislation but in a blog post, would cancel up to $50,000 of student debt for every American with household income under $100,000. Individuals with household incomes up to $250,000 would also get debt relief, though not quite as much. She says this wi...
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A Week In Saint Louis, MO On A $25,000 Salary

Welcome to Money Diaries , where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.Calling all entrepreneurs: We want to hear from you! If you’re a freelancer or self-employed, we’d love to feature your Money Diary. Submit here.Travel Diaries: We're looking to get the inside scoop on when, where, and how our peers are using their vacation...
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Congress Considers Making College More Accessible To People In Prison

A bipartisan group of lawmakers across the House and the Senate introduced a bill that would allow people in prison access to federal Pell grants to pay for college.(Image credit: LA Johnson/NPR)
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Letters: Pell desperation parroted

K A Benfell (Letters, April 4) parrots the biased, amateur and desperate attempts by many prominent right-wing Australian Catholic politicians and media commentators to cast doubt on the evidence used to convict and sentence Cardinal... [Author: [email protected]]
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‘Wine Country’ Trailer: Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph, and More Reunite for Netflix Comedy

Former Saturday Night Live co-stars Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph, and Tina Fey shared the stage at the Academy Awards earlier this year, but you’ll soon be able to see them together again in a brand new Netflix comedy. It’s called Wine Country, and features that hilarious trio of women teaming up with fellow SNL alums Rachel Dratch, Ana Gasteyer, Paula Pell, and Emily Spivey in a story about a group of women traveling to California’s Napa Valley to celebrate one of their characters’ birthday. Chec...
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Prosecutors Accuse Australian Journalists of Violating Gag Order on Cardinal’s Trial

The journalists could face fines and possibly prison time over the allegations, which stem from Cardinal George Pell’s trial and conviction on sexual abuse charges.
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Australian reporters charged over Pell gag order violations

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Some of Australia’s highest-profile journalists face possible prison sentences and large media organizations could be fined after being ordered to appear in court next month for allegedly breaching a gag order on reporting about Cardinal George Pell’s convictions on charges of sexually molesting two choirboys. Reporting in any format accessible from […]
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Pell's hometown Ballarat at the center of Australia's sex abuse scandal

There was a time when Ballarat, a regional Australian city northwest of Melbourne, was proud of its most famous son.
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WH Loan Cap Proposal Criticized For Blaming Tuition Increases On Aid Access

The Trump administration on Monday proposed new limits on federal student loans taken out by parents and graduate students as part of a broader proposal to curb the cost of college. White House officials included the plan in a list of suggested changes to the Higher Education Act, a sweeping federal law that governs student lending. The legislation is getting its first overhaul from Congress in more than a decade. Ivanka Trump, the daughter and adviser of President Donald Trump, unveiled the p...
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Why George Pell was sentenced to six years and what happens next – The Reckoning podcast

In an extraordinary sitting of the county court of Victoria, chief judge Peter Kidd sat and delivered a detailed sentence to George Pell for the five counts of child sexual abuse he had been found guilty of. Melissa Davey tells David Marr why this was a ‘masterclass’ verdict and brings us the personal accounts of those harmed by Pell’s crimes.Read the judge’s full sentencing remarks hereDavid Marr: George Pell’s jailing defies the might of Rome but his fall is too appalling for celebration Conti...
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Cardinal Pell: From Vatican apartment to Australian prison cell

On Wednesday, Pell's fall was complete as he was sentenced to six years in jail and registered as a sex offender for the rest of his life, which the judge acknowledged Pell may now spend in jail. Pell is the most senior Roman Catholic official to be convicted of sexual offences, bringing a rolling abuse scandal that has dogged the church worldwide for three decades to the heart of both the Vatican and Australian civic life. "Your obvious status as Archbishop cast a powerful shadow over this of...
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Pope anniversary marked by Pell sentencing, scandal fallout

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is marking his sixth anniversary as pontiff with prayer, attending a weeklong spiritual retreat while elsewhere in the world one of his cardinals is sentenced for sex abuse and a new poll finds American Catholics are increasingly questioning their faith because of the scandal. In his time as pope, […]
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Ex-Vatican Official, Cardinal Pell, Sentenced To 6 Years In Prison

Australian Cardinal George Pell on Wednesday was sentenced to six years in prison — making him the most senior Catholic official to be found guilty in a criminal court of child molestation.
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Ungagged: The Cardinal Pell trials

After I spent weeks covering the trial of Cardinal George Pell in a small court room in Melbourne, a New York-based reporter for a U.S. media organization was first with the news that one of the most senior officials in the Vatican had been convicted of sexually assaulting two choir boys. Media had been barred by the court from publishing anything in Australia about Pell's prosecution on five sexual offences committed against the two boys at St Patrick's Cathedral in Melbourne 22 years ago. Pe...
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Cardinal Pell victim says 'hard to take comfort' from sentencing

The former choirboy molested by Australian Cardinal George Pell led the response to his sentencing Wednesday, saying it was "hard to take comfort" from his six-year jail term. Pell was sentenced in the County Court of Victoria after being found guilty of five counts of sexual and indecent assault in the sacristy of a Melbourne cathedral in 1996 and 1997. Chief Justice Peter Kidd told the court the 77-year-old would be eligible for parole after serving a minimum term of three years and eight mo...
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Former Vatican treasurer Pell jailed for six years for 'brazen' sexual attack on choir boys

County Court of Victoria Chief Judge Peter Kidd, who handed down the sentence in a live television broadcast, said there was a real possibility that at age 77, Pell could spend the rest of his life in prison. Pell, a former top adviser to Pope Francis, is the most senior Catholic to be convicted for child sex offences. "In my view, your conduct was permeated by staggering arrogance," said Kidd in handing down the sentence after Pell was convicted of five charges of sexually abusing two childre...
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'I was angry inside': being at George Pell sentencing was hard, father of victim says

Father wants to ‘hug’ the man whose powerful testimony brought the cardinal to justiceThe father of one of Cardinal George Pell’s victims, who died following a heroin overdose in 2014 and who never disclosed being abused, said he wanted to “hug” the man whose powerful testimony brought Pell to justice.On Wednesday Pell was sentenced by chief judge Peter Kidd to six years in jail with a non-parole period of three years and eight months. The complainant, identified only as J, first told police in ...
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Timeline of Cardinal Pell child sex abuse case

Born in 1941, Cardinal George Pell grew up in rural Australia and, inspired by his devout Catholic mother, chose a career in the church. At home, he was an outspoken conservative who former prime minister Tony Abbott described as "one of the greatest churchmen that Australia has seen". March -- Police set up a secret taskforce to investigate allegations concerning Pell.
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Cardinal George Pell Sentenced to Six Years for Abusing Choir Boys

Cardinal George Pell, the highest ranking Vatican official ever criminally prosecuted for sexual abuse, was sentenced Wednesday to six years in prison for molesting two choir boys in Australia in the late 1990's.Pell, who formerly served as a senior adviser to Pope Francis, was found guilty in December on one count of sexual penetration of a child and four counts of committing an indecent act with a child following a five-week trial, which was shielded from public view by a government mandat...
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Pell victim says 'hard to take comfort' from sentencing

The former choirboy molested by Australian Cardinal George Pell said Wednesday it was "hard to take comfort" from the Vatican official's sentence of six years in prison for the crime. Pell was sentenced in the County Court of Victoria after being found guilty of five counts of sexual and indecent assault in the sacristy of a Melbourne cathedral in 1996 and 1997. Chief Justice Peter Kidd told the court the 77-year-old would be eligible for parole after serving a minimum term of three years and ...
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George Pell sentenced to six years in prison for child sexual assault – as it happened

Australia’s most senior Catholic has been sentenced to six years’ jail, with a non-parole period of three years and eight months. This blog is now closedGeorge Pell to spend nearly four years in jail for child sexual assaultPell’s conviction: the questions that remainThe harrowing story of Pell’s victimsThe Reckoning podcast: David Marr on the rise of George Pell 1.57am GMT With that, we will leave you. Thank you for joining us today. And a big thanks to my colleague Melissa Davey, who brou...
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Australian Cardinal George Pell Sentenced to 6 Years in Prison for Child Sex Abuse

Each of the five convictions against Pell carried a maximum possible sentence of 10 years each
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Cardinal George Pell Sentenced To 6 Years In Prison For Sexual Abuse

Pell was convicted of molesting two choir boys in Australia more than two decades ago.
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Cardinal George Pell to spend nearly four years in jail for child sexual assault

Chief judge calls Pell’s crimes ‘breathtakingly arrogant’ as he sentences Pell to six years in jail, with non-parole period of three years and eight months • George Pell sentenced to six years in jail – live updates Cardinal George Pell may spend at least three years and eight months in jail after being convicted of sexually abusing two 13-year-old choirboys in 1996, with the judge describing his offending as “brazen and forceful” and “breathtakingly arrogant” because he believed the victims wou...
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Cardinal George Pell of Australia Sentenced to Six Years in Prison

The 77-year-old cardinal, once an adviser to Pope Francis, was sentenced to six years in prison by a Melbourne court on Wednesday morning.
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