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FILE - In this Sunday, June 12, 2016 file photo, Mayor Buddy Dyer, center right, and then-Police Chief John Mina, center left, arrive for a news conference after the mass shooting at the Pulse Orlando nightclub in Orlando, Fla. Mina, now the Orange County, Fla., sheriff, says after the attack, police officers were equipped with another layer of body armor that stops rifle rounds. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
June 10, 2019 - 2:35 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Only days before the third anniversary of the worst attack on gay people in the U.S., members of central Florida's congressional delegation said Monday they were introducing legislation that would designate as a national memorial the gay nightclub where 49 people were massacred...
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Tim Jones' grandmother, Roberta Thornsberry, wipes here eyes while testifying during the sentencing phase of the trial of Tim Jones, Jr. in Lexington, S.C., Monday, June 10, 2019. Timothy Jones, Jr. was found guilty of killing his 5 young children in 2014. (Tracy Glantz/The State via AP, Pool)
June 10, 2019 - 10:52 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The grandmother of a man who killed his five children asked a jury Monday to spare his life for the murders because her family has seen so much death and sadness. Roberta Thornsberry testified that along with losing her five great-grandchildren after Timothy Jones Jr. killed...
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FILE - In this Monday, March 18, 2019 file photo, Oyub Titiev, the head of a Chechnya branch of the prominent human rights group Memorial, gestures while standing behind bars in court after a hearing in Shali, Russia. A court in Russia's province of Chechnya has on Monday, June 10, 2019 ruled to grant early release to Titiyev, a prominent rights activist whose conviction has drawn an international outcry. (AP Photo/Musa Sadulayev, File)
June 10, 2019 - 9:40 am
GROZNY, Russia (AP) — A court in the Russian province of Chechnya granted parole Monday to a prominent rights activist whose conviction drew an international outcry. Oyub Titiyev, who led the Chechen office of prominent rights group Memorial, has been in custody since being arrested in January 2018...
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June 10, 2019 - 8:26 am
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina man who pleaded guilty to trying to fight for the Islamic State group is being sentenced. Federal court documents show sentencing is set for Monday morning for 20-year-old Zakaryia Abdin in Charleston. He faces up to 20 years in prison. Abdin pleaded guilty...
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June 10, 2019 - 7:20 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has ruled against workers on oil drilling platforms off California who argued they should be paid for the off-work time they spend on the platform, including sleeping. The high court said Monday that federal law applies to the workers and doesn't require them to...
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In this June 5, 2019, photo, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., speaks at the Capitol in Washington. President Donald Trump says it's "case closed," but Democrats are just getting started with special counsel Robert Mueller. Holding the first in a series of hearings on Mueller's report, Democrats this coming week are intensifying their focus on the Russia probe and picking up the pace on an investigative "path," in the words of Pelosi, that some hope leads to impeachment. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
June 10, 2019 - 12:45 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Democratic leaders may be in no rush to launch an impeachment inquiry, but the party is launching a series of hearings this week on special counsel Robert Mueller's report. The slate of televised sessions on Mueller's report means a new, intensified focus on the Russia probe...
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June 09, 2019 - 3:12 pm
HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — A Guam man has pleaded guilty to stealing cases of corned beef and canned mackerel. Edwin Guiao Ocampo was the warehouse manager for 7-Day Supermarket and was accused of stealing more than $12,000 worth of corned beef and mackerel. Court documents say he gave 10 cases of corned...
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In this June 5, 2019, photo, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., speaks at the Capitol in Washington. President Donald Trump says it's "case closed," but Democrats are just getting started with special counsel Robert Mueller. Holding the first in a series of hearings on Mueller's report, Democrats this coming week are intensifying their focus on the Russia probe and picking up the pace on an investigative "path," in the words of Pelosi, that some hope leads to impeachment. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
June 09, 2019 - 5:21 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says it's "case closed." But Democrats are just getting started with Robert Mueller . House Democrats have scheduled a series of hearings this coming week on the special counsel's report as they intensify their focus on the Russia probe and pick up the pace...
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June 08, 2019 - 8:01 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas woman has sued the Transportation Security Administration after she says they made her strip down in Oklahoma before a flight back to Nevada, KTNV reports. Rhonda Mengert says in her lawsuit she was traveling through Tulsa International Airport on Mother's Day when an...
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June 07, 2019 - 8:22 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A judge in Venezuela has ordered a trial in the case of six American oil executives held for 18 months on corruption charges that have contributed to tensions with the U.S. During a hearing Friday, judge Rosvelin Gil dismissed a defense request that the six employees of...
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