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Colorado woman gets 100 years for cutting baby from womb
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) -- A judge sentenced a Colorado woman who cut a baby from a stranger's womb to 100 years in prison, including the maximum penalties for attempted murder and unlawful termination of a pregnancy....
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San Francisco chief releases racist texts, orders training
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- San Francisco's police chief said Friday that he has ordered that all officers finish an anti-harassment class within the next month amid a racist texting scandal that has rocked the department already dogged by fatal shootings of unarmed minority suspects....
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Ex-priest gets 20-40 years in prison for sexual assault
JACKSON, Mich. (AP) -- Victims confronted a former Roman Catholic priest in court Friday as he was sentenced to at least 20 years in prison for sexually abusing students at a Michigan high school in the 1980s....
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Texas court blocks Houston from using tougher clean-air laws
HOUSTON (AP) -- Houston's efforts to use local clean air laws to regulate pollution in the home of the nation's largest petrochemical complex were halted Friday by a Texas Supreme Court ruling in favor of energy and chemical companies that claimed the city had overreached....
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Parents of boy who vanished in 1997 charged with murder
HILO, Hawaii (AP) -- The parents of a Hawaii boy who has been missing for nearly 20 years have been charged with murder after authorities reopened the case and re-evaluated the evidence....
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APNewsBreak: Man shot by police had gunshot residue on hand
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) -- A man fatally shot by Wilmington police while sitting in his wheelchair was armed with a revolver and had evidence of gunshot residue on his hand, according to a court filing Friday in which city attorneys asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the man's family, who has claimed he was unarmed....
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Indigenous dancers compete at North America's largest powwow
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- Nearly 3,000 indigenous dancers representing hundreds of tribes from across the United States, Canada and other parts of the world kicked off one of North America's most prominent powwows on Friday....
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4 young runaways found sneaking back into Florida facility
BRANDON, Fla. (AP) -- Four girls who apparently ran away from a facility for foster children near Tampa were found safe as they tried to sneak back onto the same property, authorities said Friday....
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Authorities: 4 girls who ran away from Florida facility for foster children found trying t...
BRANDON, Fla. (AP) -- Authorities: 4 girls who ran away from Florida facility for foster children found trying to sneak back in....
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Man pleads guilty in stalking case involving Joe Arpaio
PHOENIX (AP) -- A man has pleaded guilty to charges of trying to stalk Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio last year....
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11 Cubans on 1984 list deported, but no US policy change
MIAMI (AP) -- The U.S. has deported 11 Cubans under an agreement Washington made with Havana after a massive 1980 boatlift....
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Defense asks judge to move hot SUV death trial
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) -- Defense attorneys for a Georgia man accused of intentionally leaving his toddler son in a hot SUV to die have asked the judge to move his trial....
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Wife, children accused of murder in man's malnutrition death
CLEVELAND (AP) -- The wife and three adult children of an Ohio man who died of organ failure caused by malnutrition and bed sores have been charged with murder....
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Ex-sergeant jailed over locked computer in child-porn probe
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A former Philadelphia police sergeant has spent seven months in solitary confinement after being held in contempt for failing to unlock his computers in a child-porn investigation....
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The Latest: 2 kids found in Texas home still hospitalized
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- The Latest on authorities finding eight unsupervised children at a San Antonio home, including two toddlers found tied up in the backyard (all times local):...
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