Germany implements temporary border checks to limit migrants
Europe / International News

Germany implements temporary border checks to limit migrants

BERLIN (AP) — Germany introduced temporary border controls Sunday to stem the tide of thousands of refugees streaming across its frontier, sending a clear message to its European partners that it needs more help with an influx that is straining its ability to cope. Germany is a preferred destination for many people fleeing Syria’s civil … Continue reading

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Local / Virginia

Va. woman sentenced for cashing fraudulent tax refund checks

  NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A Norfolk woman who cashed more than $2 million in fraudulent income tax refund checks has been sentenced to more than seven years in federal prison. Thirty-four-year-old Tanya Evans was sentenced Tuesday in federal court in Norfolk for her December plea to conspiring to defraud the government. Court documents show a check-cashing business noticed in … Continue reading