Today in the News: Octomom charged with welfare fraud
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Nadya Suleman, aka Octomom, was charged with welfare fraud and ordered to report to court Friday for arraignment. Suleman, who has 14 children, is accused of lying about her income last year when she applied for public assistance. If she is convicted, Suleman could have five years in prison.
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"This was money that could have directly been used for Sandy recovery. And, as you know, many of my constituents still haven't gotten the money that is owed them to rebuild their homes or raise their homes or to help.” - New Jersey Democratic Rep. Frank Pallone, talking about a new scandal involving Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. He is accused of using Superstorm Sandy relief funds to create tourism ads that featured his family. Last week Christie was dealing with a scandal in which he said his aides ordered a bridge shut down as political retribution.
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An unmanned cargo ship carrying supplies, experiments and even Christmas presents docked with the International Space Station on Sunday. The Cygnus was supposed to arrive in December but faced multiple launch delays.
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