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Man Convicted For Sex Slayings

After enduring four months of the most gruesome evidence ever presented in a Canadian courtroom, jurors convicted Paul Bernardo of first-degree murder Friday in the sex slayings of two teenage girls.

The jury also found Bernardo guilty of kidnapping, forcible confinement, aggravated sexual assault and committing an indignity to a body.

He received concurrent life sentences on the first-degree murder charges. Sentencing on the other charges will be discussed at a hearing Sept. 15.

Relatives of Leslie Mahaffy, 14, and Kristen French, 15, burst into tears Friday as the jury foreman said “guilty” to each of the nine counts.



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In reversal, Trump signs order stopping family separation

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Bowing to pressure from anxious allies, President Donald Trump abruptly reversed himself Wednesday and signed an executive order halting his administration’s policy of separating children from their parents when they are detained illegally crossing the U.S. border.