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Man says Long Island cop kept him from seeing dying mom
EAST MEADOW, N.Y. (AP) -- A Long Island man says a Nassau County police officer beat and restrained him over a parking dispute that prevented him from seeing his dying mother one last time....
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Man in critical condition after Little Rock police shooting
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- The Little Rock police chief says an officer shot and critically injured a man who reportedly told police dispatch he had fatally shot some people....
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Drug dealer 'White Boy Rick' pushes for reduced sentence
DETROIT (AP) -- A Detroit-area drug dealer nicknamed "White Boy Rick," who has been in prison for 28 years for crimes when he was a teen, is making another effort to get his sentence reduced....
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Huffington Post names founder Arianna Huffington's successor
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Huffington Post has tapped New York Times editor Lydia Polgreen to succeed founder Arianna Huffington as its editor-in-chief....
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Suspect foiled by 90-year-old Holocaust survivor arrested
NEW YORK (AP) -- Police in New York City say they've arrested a would-be mugger whose attempt to steal a Holocaust survivor's purse was thwarted when the then-90-year-old woman fought back....
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Charleston church shooting suspect's trial set to begin
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) -- The white man who authorities said wanted to start a race war by killing nine black people in a South Carolina church is getting ready to stand trial in a city already bruised by a former police officer's racially charged murder trial that ended in a hung jury....
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Officials: Suspect killed after attacking deputy with oar
FRUITLAND PARK, Fla. (AP) -- A Florida deputy sheriff shot and killed a suspect who authorities say beat the deputy with an oar in a lake....
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'Mannequin challenge' video leads to arrests in Alabama
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) -- A "mannequin challenge" video of people staging a shootout has led to the arrests of two men in Alabama and the seizure of several guns and marijuana....
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Groups call blocking of inaugural protests unconstitutional
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Protest organizers and their attorneys say the National Park Service is quashing dissent by blocking access to public space for those who want to demonstrate during President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration....
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Poet, nail art lover among warehouse fire victims
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- There was a mortuary worker who dreamed of being a painter or photographer. A poet who texted her father Kurt Vonnegut lines. A music manager known for her love for nail art....
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LA authorities boost security after threatened rail attack
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The FBI said Tuesday it found no evidence that a bomb threat which prompted heightened security at a Los Angeles subway station was real and the anonymous caller who made it may have reported similar phony threats in the past....
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Mistrial in 'open and shut' police shooting stuns observers
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- The video was unambiguous: A white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black man in the back as the man ran away....
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Survivor recalls fear, anger on day of Pearl Harbor attack
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) -- Surprise, fear, anger and pride overcame Jim Downing as Japanese planes bombed Pearl Harbor....
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Hundreds protest white nationalist's speech at Texas A&M
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) -- Hundreds of people protested a white nationalist's speaking engagement at the Texas A&M University campus....
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