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In this photo taken Wednesday, March 21, 2018, Orlando Wright smiles as he poses for a photo at his home in Kent, Wash. Wright, who was released from a Washington state prison a few months early due to a software glitch, is suing the Department of Corrections, saying his re-arrest three years later to serve the remaining time was illegal and upended the life he had painstakingly rebuilt. He was nearing the end of his eight-year prison term for armed robbery in 2012 when he was released 76 days early. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
March 22, 2018 - 1:13 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — A man who was released early from a Washington state prison due to a software glitch is suing the Department of Corrections, saying his re-arrest three years later to serve the remaining time was illegal and upended the life he had painstakingly rebuilt. Orlando Wright was released...
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FILE - In this Aug. 8, 2011 file photo, a pedestrian walks past the New York Stock Exchange in New York. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Thursday, March 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Jin Lee, File)
March 22, 2018 - 12:59 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are falling sharply and bond prices are climbing after the Trump administration moved to place tariffs on some goods imported from China and restrict Chinese investment. The Chinese government said it will defend itself and investors fear that trade tensions will spike...
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In this March 14, 2018, photo, a California sea lion waits to be released into the Pacific Ocean in Newport, Ore. Two species of fish listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act are facing a growing challenge in Oregon from hungry sea lions. The federally protected California sea lions are traveling into the Columbia River and its tributaries to snack on fragile fish populations. After a decade killing the hungriest sea lions in one area, wildlife officials now want to expand the program. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)
March 22, 2018 - 12:43 pm
NEWPORT, Ore. (AP) — The 700-pound sea lion blinked in the sun, sniffed the sea air and then lazily shifted to the edge of the truck bed and plopped onto the beach below. Freed from the cage that carried him to the ocean, the massive marine mammal shuffled into the surf, looked left, looked right...
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FILE - This May 2, 1990 file photo shows Walter Leroy Moody, Jr., of Georgia. Moody, who was convicted in 1991 of the 1989 mail bomb death of U.S. Circuit Judge Robert S. Vance. Alabama has set at April 19, 2018, execution date for Moody. (AP Photo/File)
March 22, 2018 - 12:42 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Judge Robert S. Vance was at his kitchen table on Dec. 16, 1989, when he opened a package that had been mailed to his home. The bomb hidden inside exploded with brutal force, killing Vance instantly and severely injuring his wife. Two days later, a similar device killed an...
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FILE - In this June 21, 2017, file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks during preparation for the Facebook Communities Summit, in Chicago. Zuckerberg embarked on a rare media mini-blitz Wednesday, March 22, 2018, in the wake of a privacy scandal involving a Trump-connected data-mining firm. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)
March 22, 2018 - 12:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — In the wake of a privacy scandal involving a Trump-connected data-mining firm, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg embarked on a rare media mini-blitz in an attempt to take some of the public and political pressure off the social network. But it's far from clear whether he's won over U.S...
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A robot is prepared for use at the scene of Walnut and 2nd Street in Pflugerville, Texas, on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 where Austin, Texas bombing suspect Mark Anthony Conditt lived. As a SWAT team closed in, the suspected bomber whose deadly explosives terrorized Austin for three weeks used one of his own devices to blow himself up early Wednesday. (Tom Reel/The San Antonio Express-News via AP)
March 22, 2018 - 11:39 am
PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (AP) — A 25-minute cellphone video left behind by the bomber whose deadly explosives terrorized Austin for weeks details the differences among the weapons he built and amounts to a confession, police said. But his motive remains a mystery. Mark Anthony Conditt, an unemployed...
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People gather outside the home, Wednesday March 21, 2018, where Stephon Alonzo Clark, 22, was shot and killed by a pair of Sacramento Police officers in Sacramento, Calif. The police said the two officers were responding to a call of a man breaking at least three vehicle windows Sunday night. Clark, who was unarmed, was shot in the backyard of his grandmother's home, where he was staying. Video footage released Wednesday shows the officers yelling that Clark had a gun before firing. No gun was found at the scene. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
March 22, 2018 - 10:39 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Two officers yelled for a suspect to show his hands, then shouted "Gun! Gun! Gun!" moments before fatally shooting the man, who turned out to be unarmed, audio from body camera footage released by Sacramento police shows. Footage from body cameras and an overhead...
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Janet waits for her bus under the cover of a new umbrella at a bus stop in Adelanto, Calif., as rain began to fall on Wednesday, March 21, 2018. (James Quigg/The Daily Press via AP)
March 22, 2018 - 10:28 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Although the first wave of a worrisome Pacific storm didn't cause any major problems in California, a new round of heavy rain arrived Thursday, leaving authorities and disaster-weary residents on edge. After an overnight lull, the storm picked up intensity before dawn on the...
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Noah King, 9, of Belmont, Mass., center, steps on stage to greet Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students, from the left, Emma Gonzalez, David Hogg, Cameron Kasky, Alex Wind, and Matt Deitsch, during a panel discussion about guns, Tuesday, March 20, 2018, at Harvard Kennedy School's Institute of Politics, in Cambridge, Mass. The Feb. 14, 2018 attack in Florida killed 17 people, 14 of them students. The students have become vocal advocates for stricter gun laws. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
March 22, 2018 - 9:56 am
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Already heightened security was being bolstered Thursday at the Florida high school that became the scene of a massacre last month, with Gov. Rick Scott ordering eight highway patrol troopers to help secure the grounds. The move came after the shooting suspect's brother was...
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FILE - In this Jan. 15, 2016 file photo, actor Fred Savage attends the FOX All-Star Party at the Fox Winter TCA in Pasadena, Calif. Savage says allegations in a lawsuit that he was abusive to a woman on the set of the Fox series “The Grinder” are “absolutely untrue.” Costumer Youngjoo Hwang claims in the suit, filed Wednesday, March 21, 2018, in Los Angeles, that Savage berated her, struck her arm and behaved aggressively toward female employees. She also alleges 20th Century Fox Television refused to investigate her complaints. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
March 22, 2018 - 9:47 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fred Savage says allegations in a lawsuit that he was abusive to a woman on the set of the Fox series "The Grinder" are "absolutely untrue." Costumer Youngjoo Hwang claims in the suit, filed Wednesday in Los Angeles, that Savage berated her, struck her arm and behaved...
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