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Top CNS stories for today including the Chinese woman accused of illegally entering President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club armed with malicious software allegedly had a signal detector, $7,500 in hundred-dollar bills and nine USB drives stashed in her hotel room; Senator Bernie Sanders, who has said he intends to run the first unionized presidential campaign in history, announced a policy proposal sure to resonate with that base: banning right-to-work laws; A New Jersey appeals court ruled that mail-in ballots must be printed in English and Spanish, and more.

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National

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1.) The Chinese woman accused of illegally entering President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club armed with malicious software had a signal detector, $7,500 in hundred-dollar bills and nine USB drives stashed in her hotel room at the time of her arrest, a Secret Service agent said at a hearing Monday.

(AP Photo/John Locher)

2.) Senator Bernie Sanders, who has said he intends to run the first unionized presidential campaign in history, announced Monday a policy proposal sure to resonate with that base: banning right-to-work laws. 

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3.) Former “Smallville” actress Allison Mack pleaded guilty Monday to charges related to the cult NXIVM, a case involving sex slaves who were branded with the initials of the group’s leader.

(AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

4.) The actress Felicity Huffman is among 13 parents in the sweeping college admissions scandal who will plead guilty to bribery and fraud charges, federal prosecutors said Monday.

Regional

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5.) Pointing to the unambiguous intent of New Jersey laws to promote voting, rather than restrict it, an appeals court ruled Monday that mail-in ballots must be printed in English and Spanish.

(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

6.) The Baltimore City Council unanimously called Monday for the city’s embattled mayor to resign over a scandal involving sales of her children’s books, but she has shown no signs of giving in.

Science

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7.) Massive ice sheets in Greenland, the Antarctic and other locations lost more than 9 trillion tons of ice in the past five decades – adding over an inch of water to global sea levels.

(AP Photo/Bram Janssen)

8.) Should the worst prognosis for climate-ravaged planet Earth materialize, the recovery time for the globe would be slow and arduous, according to a new study published Monday.

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