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Ku Klux Klan dreams of rising again 150 years after founding
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- Born in the ashes of the smoldering South after the Civil War, the Ku Klux Klan died and was reborn before losing the fight against civil rights in the 1960s. Membership dwindled, a unified group fractured, and one-time members went to prison for a string of murderous attacks against blacks. Many assumed the group was dead, a white-robed ghost of hate and violence....
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Quotations in the News
"So, what can we think? We cannot think anything. A terror attack might happen everywhere, it does happen everywhere." - Ali Batur, whose brother died in the Istanbul airport attack....
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Owner faces sentencing in fatal dog attack on Detroit boy, 4
DETROIT (AP) -- The owner of four pit bulls that killed a 4-year-old Detroit boy faces sentencing on an involuntary manslaughter conviction....
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Judge faces deadline for decision on Indiana abortion law
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- A federal judge is facing a deadline for deciding whether to block a new Indiana law banning abortions sought because of fetal genetic abnormalities....
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8 rescued after Oklahoma City roller coaster gets stuck
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Oklahoma City firefighters have escorted eight people - including seven children - from a roller coaster that became stuck....
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Conn. police more likely to use stun guns on minorities
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Hispanics shot with stun guns by police in Connecticut in 2015 were more likely to be fired upon multiple times than other racial groups, according to an analysis released Thursday of the first statewide data of police stun gun use in the United States....
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Publisher: 'Mein Kampf' proceeds to aid Holocaust survivors
A Boston-based publishing company has decided to donate proceeds from Adolf Hitler's manifesto to a local organization that works with aging Holocaust survivors....
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New York's FDR Library to mark 75th anniversary
HYDE PARK, N.Y. (AP) -- The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum in New York is marking its 75th anniversary this week with a series of events....
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Cleveland police to wear body cameras during GOP convention
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Cleveland police officers will have body cameras affixed to their riot gear during the Republican National Convention this month....
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Appeal to delay $50M settlement to Northeast dairy farmers
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) -- An appeal of a financial settlement to be paid by a national dairy marketing cooperative to thousands of Northeast dairy farmers could delay the payments for at least a year....
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Man who helped cop subdue gunman is among 23 Carnegie heroes
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A civilian who helped a New York police officer subdue a gunman who had already fatally shot another officer is one of 23 people being honored with Carnegie medals for heroism announced Thursday....
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Tanker hits 3 moored sailboats on Maine-New Hampshire border
NEW CASTLE, N.H. (AP) -- The U.S. Coast Guard is working to determine why an oil tanker hit three moored sailboats in a river on the Maine-New Hampshire border....
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Teen dies after being shot in face while playing with gun
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A 13-year-old Philadelphia boy who was playing with a gun with several other teens has died after he was shot in the face....
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10 Things to Know for Thursday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:...
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Officials: 3 people dead after police chase in Mississippi
OVETT, Miss. (AP) -- Three people died early Wednesday after a police chase in Mississippi that started when an SUV crossed the road's center line and forced a deputy's car onto the shoulder, officials said....
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