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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The head of jail oversight in Texas wants to revise mental health screenings in county lockups following the death of Sandra Bland.Texas Commission on Jail Standards Director Brandon Wood said Thursday that a major challenge ...more

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MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — Facebook says it will begin test flights later this year for a solar-powered drone with a wingspan as big as a Boeing 737, in the next stage of its campaign to deliver Internet connectivity to remote parts of the world. ...more

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — When Gov. Mark Dayton, top legislators and other public officials head into a federal courthouse next month to discuss Minnesota's embattled sex offender program, the assembly will be closed to the public.U.S. District Cou ...more

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's demand for lower agricultural water use during the drought will likely survive a legal challenge, a judge indicated Thursday.Sacramento Superior Court Judge Shelleyanne Chang said during a hearing that she ...more

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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — The attorney for the family of a 23-year-old man killed by police in Virginia said Thursday that the medical examiner's report indicates he was shot in the back of the head.Kawanza Jamal Beaty was fatally shot about 2 a. ...more

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BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Betty White, a passionate animal activist, has harsh words for the Minnesota dentist who killed Cecil the lion while on a hunting trip in Zimbabwe this month."You don't want to hear some of the things I want to do to ...more

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ATLANTA (AP) — Police worked Thursday to identify two white males who were caught on surveillance camera laying Confederate battle flags neatly on the ground near the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s church.It was the latest provocative act involvi ...more

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Hundreds of terror suspects have been tried in federal courts since the 2001 attacks, but a case unfolding in Virginia differs from most in at least one key respect.Irek Hamidullin was a combatant captured on the battlefield ...more

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Authorities in Papua New Guinea have rescued eight fishermen held on board a Thai-owned refrigerated cargo ship, and dozens of other boats are still being sought in response to an Associated Press report that included satellite photos and locations of ...more

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HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A woman who was shot as she ran from the gunman robbing her family on Montana's Crow Indian Reservation was recovering from surgery Thursday, while her relatives struggled with how to tell her that her parents are dead.Docto ...more



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