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Holding a Bible given to her by State District Judge Tammy Kent, former Dallas Police Officer Amber Guyger leaves court for jail following her sentencing, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019, in Dallas. Guyger, who said she mistook neighbor Botham Jean's apartment for her own and fatally shot him in his living room, was sentenced to a decade in prison. (Tom Fox/The Dallas Morning News via AP, Pool)
October 04, 2019 - 10:18 am
DALLAS (AP) — Two jurors who convicted a white Dallas police officer of murder in the fatal shooting of a black neighbor say the diverse panel tried to consider what the victim would have wanted when they settled on a 10-year prison sentence. Prosecutors had asked jurors to sentence Amber Guyger to...
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Kurt Volker, a former special envoy to Ukraine, is leaving after a closed-door interview with House investigators as House Democrats proceed with the impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
October 04, 2019 - 10:18 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Top U.S. diplomats encouraged Ukraine’s newly elected president to conduct an investigation linked to Joe Biden’s family in return for a high-profile visit to Washington with President Donald Trump. It soon escalated into what one feared was a "crazy" swap that risked vital U.S...
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FILE - In this June 20, 2019 file photo, The Supreme Court is seen under stormy skies in Washington. The Supreme Court is adding an abortion case to its busy election-year docket. The justices have agreed to take up a Louisiana law that could leave the state with just one clinic. The justices won’t hear arguments until the winter. A decision is likely to come by the end of June. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
October 04, 2019 - 10:05 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is adding an abortion case to its busy election-year docket, agreeing to take up a Louisiana law that could leave the state with just one clinic. The justices won’t hear arguments until the winter and a decision is likely to come by the end of June, four months...
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FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2014 file photo, Giuseppe "Joe" Giudice, from the television show "Real Housewives of New Jersey," stands during a hearing in the Passaic County Courthouse in Paterson, N.J. Giudice will have to remain in a Pennsylvania jail while he awaits a final decision on whether he will be deported. A judge on Friday, Sept. 20, 2019, denied a request by Giudice to be released on bail. (William Perlman/NJ Advance Media via AP, Pool)
October 04, 2019 - 9:38 am
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The husband of a "Real Housewives of New Jersey" star can go to Italy while he fights deportation efforts. A court in Philadelphia on Thursday lifted a stay in Joe Giudice’s (joo-DEE'-chay) case. That paves the way for him to soon return to the country of his birth. Even though...
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October 04, 2019 - 9:36 am
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The husband of a "Real Housewives of New Jersey" star can go to Italy while he fights deportation efforts. A federal appellate court in Philadelphia on Thursday lifted a stay in Joe Giudice’s (joo-DEE'-chay) case. That paves the way for him to soon return to the country of his...
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In this Monday, Sept. 23, 2019 photo released by Northwest Metro Drug Task Force/Minnesota Departments of Public Safety shows "Dank" packaging, part of the 75,000 THC vaping cartridges seized in a record drug bust in Anoka County, Minn. Dank, a shadowy but widely sold illegal marijuana vape is drawing the attention of investigators looking into a rash of mysterious lung illnesses around the U.S. Investigators haven't identified a culprit in the outbreak but say many patients have mentioned using Dank vapes. (Northwest Metro Drug Task Force/Minnesota Departments of Public Safety via AP)
October 04, 2019 - 9:29 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's a widely known vape cartridge in the marijuana economy, but it’s not a licensed brand. And it’s got the kind of market buzz no legitimate company would want. The vape cartridges that go by the catchy, one-syllable name “Dank” _ a slang word for highly potent cannabis _ are...
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FILE - In this Oct. 28, 2018, file photo, 21 Savage performs at the Voodoo Music Experience in New Orleans. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)
October 04, 2019 - 8:11 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rapper 21 Savage believes immigrants like him who lived in America illegally as children should automatically become U.S. citizens. The Grammy-nominated artist who this year was held in federal immigration detention told The Associated Press on Thursday night that such immigrants...
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Kurt Volker, a former special envoy to Ukraine, is leaving after a closed-door interview with House investigators as House Democrats proceed with the impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
October 04, 2019 - 7:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on former Ukrainian envoy Kurt Volker (all times local): 11:20 p.m. Three House committees have released dozens of texts between U.S. diplomats in Ukraine discussing how to handle a response to President Donald Trump’s demands that the country launch an investigation...
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Kurt Volker, a former special envoy to Ukraine, is leaving after a closed-door interview with House investigators as House Democrats proceed with the impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
October 04, 2019 - 6:13 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Top U.S. diplomats encouraged Ukraine’s newly elected president to conduct an investigation linked to Joe Biden’s family in return for a high-profile visit to Washington with President Donald Trump. It soon escalated into what one feared was a "crazy" swap that risked vital U.S...
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This box set cover image released by Sony Music shows Michael Jackson's This Is It 10th anniversary box set. Sony Music and the Estate of Michael Jackson are releasing only 1,000 copies, available for pre-order now only at the Michael Jackson online store. (Sony via AP)
October 04, 2019 - 6:04 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A small-batch box set of film, music and memorabilia will be released to celebrate the 10th anniversary of “Michael Jackson’s This Is It,” the movie that captured Jackson’s final concert rehearsals before his death. Only 1,000 numbered copies will be made of the set that is...
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