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Arrests Made in Connection With Kristin Smart’s 1996 Disappearance

More than two decades after college student Kristin Smart went missing, there’s been a long-awaited break in the case.

Authorities arrested Paul Flores, Kristin’s former classmate at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, on Tuesday, April 13. Booking records obtained by E! News also confirm that Paul’s father, Ruben Flores, was arrested and is being held on $250,000 bond.

During a press conference, authorities confirmed Paul, who is being held without bail, is charged with murder in connection to Kristin’s case. Ruben is being charged for his role as an accessory to the alleged crime. 

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The Electoral College and the 2020 U.S. presidential race

By Jan Wolfe



a person sitting on a wooden cutting board: FILE PHOTO: North Carolina Electoral College representatives sign the Certificates of Vote in the State Capitol building in Raleigh, North Carolina


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FILE PHOTO: North Carolina Electoral College representatives sign the Certificates of Vote in the State Capitol building in Raleigh, North Carolina

(Reuters) – In the United States, the winner of a presidential election is determined not by a national vote but through a system called the Electoral College, which allots “electoral votes” to all 50 states and the District of Columbia based on their population.

Complicating things further, a web of laws and constitutional provisions kick in to resolve particularly close elections.

Here are some of the rules that could decide the Nov.

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Supreme Court patches up Electoral College for 2020

In a moment of deep uncertainty about making the 2020 presidential election work, the U.S. Supreme Court has struck a blow for stability and common sense. In a 9-0 decision, the court held that states have the power to force members of the Electoral College to vote for the candidate their state has pledged to support — and to punish them if they try to break faith with that promise to voters.



Stephen Breyer, Neil Gorsuch, Clarence Thomas, Sonia Sotomayor, John Roberts, Elena Kagan, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Brett Kavanaugh, Samuel Alito standing in front of a crowd posing for the camera: FILE – In this Nov. 30, 2018, file photo, the justices of the U.S. Supreme Court gather for a formal group portrait to include a new Associate Justice, top row, far right, at the Supreme Court Building in Washington. Seated from left: Associate Justice Stephen Breyer, Associate Justice Clarence Thomas, Chief Justice of the United States John G. Roberts, Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Associate Justice Samuel Alito Jr. Standing behind from left: Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch, Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor, Associate Justice Elena Kagan and Associate Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)


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FILE – In this Nov. 30, 2018, file photo, the justices of the U.S. Supreme Court gather for a formal group portrait to

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Professor SpearIt presented to the faculty at South Texas College of Law on April

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