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Banking regulators in New York have issued the first fines stemming from the leaked Panama Papers. Mega Bank of Taiwan will have to pay $180 million for ignoring possible money laundering. This is expected to be the first of many penalties related to the discovery of widespread tax avoidance.

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Police are investigating a shooting at a house party in Bridgeport that wounded 13 people early Sunday morning. No one was killed, but one person was left in critical condition after being shot in the face.

According to police, at least two shooters fired at partygoers through hedges in the house’s backyard. All  victims were in the rear part of the house. Police said most of the victims were shot in the legs and left the hospital after being treated for injuries that were not life-threatening. 

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Threatening calls and messages to schools have decreased in Connecticut in recent years, according to new numbers from the state Department of Education.

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This has been quite an eventful week for the Donald Trump presidential campaign. A few days ago the campaign’s top management was beefed up with additional personnel. Last weekend the GOP presidential candidate made a campaign stop in Fairfield, Connecticut. The stop baffled conventional wisdom because Connecticut is not considered a battleground state.

Pokémon Go has become one of the most downloaded apps in history, but where did it come from? Kevin Matyi explains the history of anime.

Japanese animation, also known as anime, has existed since the early 1900s; however, it only gained popular attention when shows like “Astro Boy” and “Speed Racer” came out in the 1960s.

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