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Various items litter the kitchen of a makeshift living compound in Amalia, N.M., on Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, where five adults were arrested on child abuse charges and remains of a boy were found. The remains, which haven't been positively identified, may resolve the fate of Abdul-ghani Wahhaj, a missing, severely disabled Georgia boy. Eleven other children were found at the compound during a raid last week.  (AP Photo/Morgan Lee)
The Latest: New Mexico defendant in immigration custodyA woman charged with child abuse in a raid on a makeshift living compound in northern New Mexico has been turned over to federal immigration authorities
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Yea Ji Sea, a former U.S. Army specialist who was born in South Korea, talks with reporters after a federal court hearing in Los Angeles Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. Sea filed a lawsuit in July, 2018, demanding a response to her citizenship application after the military moved to discharge her. She has since been discharged. U.S. District Judge Michael Fitzgerald says the government will have to rule on Sea's application by Sept. 5 or explain the delay to the court. (AP Photo/Ariel Tu)
Judge sets deadline for Army specialist's citizenship rulingA federal judge says the U.S. government should decide whether to allow a recently discharged Army specialist to become a citizen within three weeks
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Police: Shooting followed dispute in Walmart checkout linesA man pulled a gun during a dispute with another customer in Walmart checkout lines near Philadelphia and opened fire, wounding several people
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In this Monday, Aug. 13, 2018 photo, District Court Judge Sarah C. Backus presides over the hearing in the Amalia, N.M., desert compound case in Taos, N.M. Backus cleared the way for the release of two men and three women under conditions of house arrest including ankle monitors, despite assertions by prosecutors that the group was training children to use firearms for an anti-government mission and should remain in jail pending trial. Backus' decision to allow the release of an extended family accused of child abuse at a ramshackle desert compound set off a political uproar. (Roberto E. Rosales/The Albuquerque Journal via AP)
New Mexico bail reforms shaped ruling in compound caseA judge's decision to allow the release of an extended family accused of child abuse at a ramshackle desert compound in New Mexico has prompted a political uproar
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Bond decrease denied for men accused of luring boy from homeA judge has denied bond reduction requests for two Illinois men accused of luring a 14-year-old boy away from his Mississippi home through a chat program
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Trump Tower operators sued over water release into riverIllinois' attorney general is suing the operators of Trump International Hotel and Tower for removing water from and releasing water into the Chicago River in violation of federal environmental laws
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Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer concedes defeat in Republican primary, says he will endorse Secretary of State Kris KobachKansas Gov. Jeff Colyer concedes defeat in Republican primary, says he will endorse Secretary of State Kris Kobach
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Marijuana business owners, lawyers and members of the public line up to comment before the state Bureau of Cannabis Control on proposed changes to the nation's largest legal pot market in Los Angeles on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. Most of the remarks were complaints and concerns, on issues from a shaky supply chain to testing problems. (AP Photo/Michael R. Blood)
California could reshape pot rules as legal market strugglesCalifornia officials overseeing the nation's largest legal marijuana market hear a long list of complaints and concerns in Los Angeles
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FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2013, file photo, a mourner holds up a funeral program for Hadiya Pendleton, outside the Greater Harvest Missionary Baptist Church during the funeral service. Jury selection begins Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, in the trial of two men charged in the fatal shooting in January 2013 of Pendleton, a 15-year-old Chicago student just days after she performed with her high school band at then-President Barack Obama's inaugural festivities. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)
The Latest: Testimony begins in trial of men in teen's deathTestimony got underway in the trial of two men charged in the death of a Chicago teenager days after she participated in then-President Barack Obama's inaugural festivities in 2013
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FILE - This January 2016 file photo provided by Blacksburg Police Department shows Virginia Tech student Natalie Keepers, who was arrested in connection with the death of Nicole Lovell. Keepers pleaded guilty Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, to concealing the body of 13-year-old Lovell, but still faces trial on a more serious charge of being an accessory to the teen's killing. (Blacksburg Police Department via AP, File)
Ex-Virginia Tech student pleads guilty to hiding teen's bodyA former Virginia Tech student has pleaded guilty to concealing the body of a slain 13-year-old girl; still faces trial on a charge of being an accessory to the teen's killing
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North Carolina deputies going to work after fatal shootingA North Carolina sheriff says four deputies placed on desk work after a fatal shooting will be returning to active duty
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Federal Aviation Administration officials investigate the scene of a plane crash in Payson, Utah on Monday, Aug. 13, 2018. Authorities say the small plane has crashed into a house in Utah, killing the pilot. (Scott G Winterton/The Deseret News via AP)
AP NewsBreak: Pilot who crashed his own home had hangar codeThe president of a Utah company whose small plane was used by a man who died when he flew into his own house after he had been arrested for assaulting his wife says the pilot had full access to the plane because he had earned the firm's trust
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