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FILE - In this Oct. 1, 2017, file photo, police run toward the scene of a shooting near the Mandalay Bay resort and casino on the Las Vegas Strip in Las Vegas. Police in Las Vegas plan to release witness statements and officer reports of the Oct. 1 gunfire that killed 58 people and injured hundreds in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. The scheduled release of documents on Wednesday, May 16, 2018, comes more than seven months after the shooting on the Las Vegas Strip. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
May 16, 2018 - 5:17 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Witness accounts of gunfire, chaos, bloody bodies and desperate bids to survive last year's mass shooting in Las Vegas emerged Wednesday in police reports made public seven months after the deadliest event of its kind in modern U.S. history. "I was laying next to my mom and she...
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This aerial view shows storm damage to Brookfield, Conn., on Tuesday, May 15, 2018. Residents in the Northeast cleaned up Wednesday, a day after powerful storms pounded the region with torrential rain and marble-sized hail, leaving more then 200,000 homes and businesses without power. (John Woike/Hartford Courant via AP)
May 16, 2018 - 5:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Residents in the Northeast cleaned up Wednesday, a day after powerful storms pounded the region with torrential rain and marble-sized hail, leaving at least four people dead and more than 200,000 homes and businesses without power. Connecticut officials said two people in New...
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May 16, 2018 - 4:42 pm
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge has ordered a pause in a dispute between CBS and its majority shareholder that could decide control of the company. The judge on Wednesday granted CBS a temporary restraining order prohibiting National Amusements from taking any action to thwart a scheduled...
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FILE - In this July 13, 2017 file photo, a law enforcement official escorts Cosmo DiNardo to a vehicle in, Doylestown, Pa. DiNardo has pleaded guilty to murder charges in the gruesome killings of four young men whose bodies were found buried on a suburban Philadelphia farm. DiNardo faces life in prison under the terms of the deal reached Wednesday, May 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
May 16, 2018 - 4:41 pm
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Two cousins accused of killing together could find themselves pitted against one other in court after one took a plea deal Wednesday and the other rejected one in the gruesome deaths of four young men found buried last summer on a suburban Philadelphia farm. Prosecutors vowed...
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May 16, 2018 - 4:40 pm
PARMA, Ohio (AP) — Court records show an Ohio man charged with killing his 20-month-old son had recently signed a custody agreement with the boy's mother. Cleveland.com reports 41-year-old Jason Shorter petitioned for custody of Nicholas Shorter after his birth. An agreement signed May 7 gave the...
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FILE - This Jan. 29, 2008 file photo, shows the house of slain civil rights leader Medgar Evers in Jackson, Miss. The home is one step closer to becoming a national monument. The U.S. House voted Tuesday, May 15, 2018, to pass a bill that would establish the Medgar Evers National Monument in Jackson. The Senate must still vote on the measure filed by Democratic Rep. Bennie Thompson of Mississippi. As Mississippi's first NAACP field secretary, beginning in 1954, Evers organized protests and boycotts to fight segregation. He was assassinated by a white supremacist outside his family's Jackson home in 1963. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)
May 16, 2018 - 4:03 pm
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi home of a slain civil rights leader is one step closer to becoming a national monument. The U.S. House voted Tuesday to pass a bill that would establish the Medgar Evers National Monument in Jackson. The Senate must still vote on the measure filed by Democratic...
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May 16, 2018 - 3:58 pm
MANCHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's governor spent some time Wednesday getting to know his new running mate, a day after Democrats voted to replace the incumbent lieutenant governor on the fall ticket with the 6-foot-8 mayor of an economically struggling steel mill town. Gov. Tom Wolf had lunch...
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FILE - In this Nov. 22, 2017, file photo, Dr. Larry Nassar appears in court for a plea hearing in Lansing, Mich. Michigan State University has reached a $500 million settlement with hundreds of women and girls who say they were sexually assaulted by Nassar in the worst sex-abuse case in sports history. The deal was announced Wednesday, May 16, 2018, by Michigan State and lawyers for 332 victims. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
May 16, 2018 - 3:53 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University agreed to pay $500 million to settle claims from more than 300 women and girls who said they were assaulted by sports doctor Larry Nassar in the worst sex-abuse case in sports history, officials announced Wednesday. The deal surpasses the $100 million...
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Lava shoots into the night sky from active fissures on the lower east rift of the Kilauea volcano, Tuesday, May 15, 2018, near Pahoa, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones)
May 16, 2018 - 3:53 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Warnings to pilots remained in effect Wednesday after more unrest at Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island. The volcano spewed ash about 12,000 feet (3,657 meters) in the air Tuesday because of rocks falling into the summit, U.S. Geological Survey geophysicist Mike Poland said. The...
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May 16, 2018 - 3:03 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The chairwoman of the internal committee of Wynn Resorts looking into the sexual misconduct allegations leveled against the casino operator's founder says more than 100 people have been interviewed in the investigation. Pat Mulroy on Wednesday told shareholders gathered in Las...
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