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TOWNVILLE, S.C. (AP) — When two volunteer firefighters rolled up to an elementary school shooting, they said they found only a wrecked black pickup truck at the playground. There was no gunman, and no one inside the truck.
Democrat Hillary Clinton on Thursday accused Donald Trump of breaking the law by violating the US trade embargo with Cuba, after a report emerged alleging her White House rival's company spent money there without Washington's approval. Clinton and her team highlighted a Newsweek report that documented a 1998 trip to the communist-ruled island by Trump Hotels & Casino Resorts executives, who were looking into seeking a foothold in the country in the event the United States were to loosen its decades-old embargo. The magazine said it studied documents that show the Trump company spent at least $68,000 in Cuba when expenditures in the Caribbean country were illegal without US government approval.
As part of a deal with the Justice Department, Och-Ziff subsidiary OZ Africa Management GP, LLC, pleaded guilty on Thursday in federal court in Brooklyn to violating the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act in connection with a specific scheme to bribe officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo.