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No verdict in trial of deputy accused of abusing girlsA jury has been unable to reach a verdict in the trial of a onetime "Deputy of the Year" in Maine who's charged with sexually abusing three girls
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They Volunteer to Find Missing Bodies. They're Getting OldThe revelation earlier this year that a Colorado man had buried his estranged wife's body under the grave of a World War II veteran in 1995 grabbed headlines. What was less mentioned about the case of Kristina Tournai-Sandoval is that the nonprofit NecroSearch is the one that confirmed the location...
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Hidden-Camera Footage Shows a Veteran's Callous DeathIn a video deposition, Wanda Nuckles answered questions about the 2014 death of a patient under her watch in the affirmative: Yes, she began doing chest compressions on 89-year-old James Dempsey after being told he had stopped breathing at the nursing home where she was a nursing supervisor. Yes, she...
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SWAT members prepare to search the neighborhood where a police officer was fatally shot Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, in New Kensington, Pa. Authorities in Pennsylvania say a police officer was shot and killed while making a traffic stop and a search is underway for the gunman. The officer has not been identified. (Rebecca Droke/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP)
Police officer killed in Pennsylvania, gunman at largeAuthorities in Pennsylvania say a police officer was shot and killed while making a traffic stop and an intense search is underway for the gunman
The Associated Press19 minutes ago
Cops: Teacher Was Waiting for Student in Candlelit RoomA 22-year-old Oklahoma science teacher was arrested Wednesday, accused of having sex with a student. Police say the 16-year-old boy had explicit text messages and nude photos from the Yukon High School teacher, Hunter Day, on his phone, and his parents called police. The boy and Day had a previously-arranged...
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First snow of the season covers wooden cottages in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, Monday, Nov. 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past weekPHOTO GALLERY: People pass by building destroyed by earthquake in Iraq; Rohingya Muslim children fly kite in refugee camp in Bangladesh; floodwaters sweep car into house in Greece.
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3 months after clashes, Boston hosting free speech rallyFree speech advocates whose rally on Boston Common last summer drew boisterous counter-protesters plan to regroup there this weekend
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UN seeks to put human rights experts into new Sahel forceThe United Nations is seeking to put human rights advisers and monitors into the 5,000-troop African force from five nations that in charged with fighting extremists in western Africa's vast Sahel region
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Firefighters battle a large fire on the top floors of an apartment building in New York City's Harlem neighborhood, Friday, Nov. 17, 2017. The Fire Department of New York says over a hundred firefighters were at the scene. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
9 injured in large fire atop 6-story apartment buildingLarge fire on top floors of 6-story apartment building results in 9 minor injuries
The Associated Press11 hours ago
People gather at a makeshift memorial on the corner of Indiana Street and Whittier Blvd. in Boyle Heights, Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, where two boys were killed after they were struck by a Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department vehicle that was involved in a crash while responding to a radio call of shots fired. One of the boys died at the scene and the other at a hospital. Their mother was critically injured. (Irfan Khan/Los Angeles Times via AP)
Crash sends California police car off road, killing 2 boysAuthorities say a Los Angeles County sheriff's patrol vehicle heading to an emergency call crashed with another car and then ran onto a sidewalk, killing two small boys and critically injuring their mother
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FILE - In this Feb. 12, 2015 file photo Rev. Jesse Jackson speaks during a news conference in Chicago. Rev. Jackson says he's been seeking outpatient care for two years for Parkinson's disease and plans to "dedicate" himself to physical therapy. In a Friday, Nov. 17, 2017 letter to supporters, the 76-year-old says family and friends noticed a change in him about three years ago and he could no longer ignore symptoms. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green File)
Rev Jesse Jackson discloses Parkinson's disease diagnosisJesse Jackson says he was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in 2015
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In this Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, photo provided by passenger Don Bumps shows a SkyWest plane in southern Utah, which lost a piece of the plane's engine after taking off from St. George, Utah. Passengers Scott Jackson and Don Bumps say they heard a loud bang and felt vibrations about 20 minutes into the flight from St. George to Phoenix. Jackson says the pilot then made a slow turn over the Grand Canyon and the plane returned safely to the airport, where the pilot told the passengers the cause was a detached piece of cowling. SkyWest spokeswoman Marissa Snow said the Bombardier CRJ200 regional jet returned to the airport due to an engine warning. ( Don Bumps via AP)
Part of plane engine cover fell off in flight, travelers sayTwo passengers on a SkyWest flight in southern Utah says a piece of the plane's engine cover fell off midflight
The Associated Press13 hours ago
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