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Judge allows Texas girl another week on life supportA judge is allowing another week for the parents of a 9-year-old Texas girl on life support to find a new facility for the child, who has been declared brain-dead.
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks during a news conference at the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia in Washington, Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, to announce on efforts to reduce transnational crime. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Sessions criticizes court order on deposition in census caseAttorney General Jeff Sessions is criticizing a court order that allows for the questioning of a Trump administration Cabinet member in a legal dispute over the 2020 census
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California man exonerated, 2 arrested in 1998 killingAuthorities say a California man wrongly convicted of murdering his lover two decades ago has been exonerated and new arrests have been made in the case
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A person in a hazmat suit appears to be handling a letter that is enclosed in a plastic bag in Bangor, Maine, Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. A hazardous materials team was called Monday to investigate a suspicious letter sent to the home of Republican Sen. Susan Collins, officials said. Law enforcement officials were analyzing the contents of the letter. An FBI spokeswoman said Monday evening that preliminary tests on the envelope indicated there was no threat to the public. (Gabor Degre/The Bangor Daily News via AP)
Suspicious letter sent to Sen. Susan Collins homePolice say a hazardous materials team has been called to the Maine home of Republican Sen. Susan Collins to investigate a suspicious letter
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A Turkish forensic police officer searches for evidence as he works on the rooftop of the Saudi Arabia's Consulate in Istanbul, late Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. Turkish crime scene investigators dressed in coveralls and gloves entered the consulate Monday, nearly two weeks after the disappearance and alleged slaying of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi there. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
Trump suggests 'rogue killers' murdered Saudi journalistTurkish crime scene investigators search the Saudi consulate where journalist Jamal Khashoggi disappeared
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FILE - In this July 23, 2018, file photo, a duck boat that sank during a thunderstorm on July 19, killing 17 people on Table Rock Lake in Branson, Mo., is raised from the bottom of the lake. A company facing multiple lawsuits over the summer tourist boat accident in Missouri has invoked an 1851 law that allows vessel owners to try to limit their legal damages as it also seeks settlement negotiations with victims' family members. Attorneys for Ripley Entertainment Inc., based in Orlando, Fla., cited an old federal law in a filing Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, in federal court in western Missouri. (Nathan Papes/The Springfield News-Leader via AP, File)
Firms cite law in Missouri boat accident, seek mediationCompanies facing multiple lawsuits over a summer tourist boat accident in Missouri that killed 17 people are invoking an 1851 law that allows vessel owners to try to avoid or limit legal damages
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The Latest: Cherokee Nation faults Sen. Warren on DNA testA Cherokee Nation official says Sen. Elizabeth Warren "is undermining tribal interests with her continued claims of tribal heritage."
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FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, file photo, adult film actress Stormy Daniels arrives for the opening of the adult entertainment fair "Venus," in Berlin. On Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, a federal judge dismissed Daniels' defamation lawsuit against President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, File)
Judge tosses Stormy Daniels' defamation suit against TrumpA federal judge has dismissed porn actress Stormy Daniels' defamation lawsuit against President Donald Trump
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Guatemalan police stand in the road to block Honduran migrants making their way to the U.S., in Esquipulas, Guatemala, Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. The caravan began as about 160 people who first gathered early Friday to depart from San Pedro Sula, Honduras, figuring that traveling as a group would make them less vulnerable to robbery, assault and other dangers common on the migratory path through Central America and Mexico. The group has since grown to at least 1,600 people. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
Honduran migrant caravan crosses Guatemala border, US-boundHundreds of Honduran migrants have surged over the Guatemalan border hoping to make it to new lives in the United States, far from the poverty and violence of their home nation
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Anti-hazing law in Penn St. student's name goes to governorStricter criminal penalties for hazing will soon become law under legislation that has unanimously passed both chambers of the Pennsylvania Legislature
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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump meet with volunteers for the American Red Cross to thank them for efforts responding to Hurricane Michael, Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, Macon, Ga. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Trump marvels at hurricane damage, hears stories of strugglePresident Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, listened to stories of survival and struggle as he surveyed the wreckage of Hurricane Michael in Florida and Georgia
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