State governments

In this April 20, 2018, photo, Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., speaks at a picnic for veterans in Las Vegas. Democrats hoping to take control of the U.S. Senate in November believe one of their best chances to pick up a seat this year lies in battleground Nevada, where Sen. Dean Heller is the only Republican running for re-election in a state that Democrat Hillary Clinton carried in 2016. (AP Photo/John Locher)
May 11, 2018 - 2:02 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democrats hoping to take control of the U.S. Senate in November believe one of their best chances to pick up a seat this year lies in battleground Nevada, where Sen. Dean Heller is the only Republican running for re-election in a state that Democrat Hillary Clinton carried in 2016...
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Flanked by security guards, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens, center, arrives at court for jury selection in his felony invasion of privacy trial, Thursday, May 10, 2018, in St. Louis. Greitens is accused of taking an unauthorized and compromising photo of a woman with whom he had an affair. (David Carson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
May 11, 2018 - 12:26 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — People with negative impressions of Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens are being weeded out of his potential juror pool for a felony invasion-of-privacy trial alleging Greitens took a compromising photo of a woman with whom he had an affair as he was preparing to run for governor. Jury...
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Flanked by security guards, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens, center, arrives at court for jury selection in his felony invasion of privacy trial, Thursday, May 10, 2018, in St. Louis. Greitens is accused of taking an unauthorized and compromising photo of a woman with whom he had an affair. (David Carson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
May 11, 2018 - 12:23 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — People with negative impressions of Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens are being weeded out of his potential juror pool for a criminal trial. Jury selection that began Thursday in St. Louis was to continue Friday and potentially into early next week. Those selected will hear a case...
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FILE - In this Dec. 5, 2017 file photo, Nevada death row inmate Scott Dozier appears for his court hearing via video at the Regional Justice Center in Las Vegas. The Nevada Supreme Court says the state can go ahead with its first execution of a death row inmate in 12 years. In a blunt and unanimous ruling on Thursday, May 10, 2018, the state's highest court says that federal public defenders and the American Civil Liberties Union used the wrong process to try to stop Dozier's lethal injection. (Erik Verduzco/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP, File)
May 10, 2018 - 11:38 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada prison officials got the go-ahead Thursday to execute the state's first death-row inmate in 12 years, after the state Supreme Court ruled that defense lawyers and a rights group used the wrong process to try to stop the lethal injection. Justices sidestepped the question of...
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Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens, top, arrives at court for jury selection in his felony invasion of privacy trial, Thursday, May 10, 2018, in St. Louis. Greitens is accused of taking an unauthorized and compromising photo of a woman with whom he had an affair. (David Carson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
May 10, 2018 - 8:18 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens appeared in court Thursday as jury selection got underway in a criminal trial accusing him of taking a compromising photo of a woman with whom he has acknowledged having an affair. The Republican governor faces the potential of prison time if convicted...
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Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens, top, arrives at court for jury selection in his felony invasion of privacy trial, Thursday, May 10, 2018, in St. Louis. Greitens is accused of taking an unauthorized and compromising photo of a woman with whom he had an affair. (David Carson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
May 10, 2018 - 6:27 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens appeared in court Thursday as jury selection got underway in a criminal trial accusing him of taking a compromising photo of a woman with whom he has acknowledged having an affair. The Republican governor faces the potential of prison time if convicted...
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Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens, top, arrives at court for jury selection in his felony invasion of privacy trial, Thursday, May 10, 2018, in St. Louis. Greitens is accused of taking an unauthorized and compromising photo of a woman with whom he had an affair. (David Carson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
May 10, 2018 - 6:26 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens appeared in court Thursday as jury selection got underway in a criminal trial accusing him of taking a compromising photo of a woman with whom he has acknowledged having an affair. The Republican governor faces the potential of prison time if convicted...
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FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2017, file photo, Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz announces he is joining the race for governor in Towson, Md. Kamenetz is running in a crowded Democratic primary. News outlets cite a release from Baltimore County police that says Kamenetz died early Thursday, May 10, 2018, following a cardiac arrest. (AP Photo/Brian Witte, File)
May 10, 2018 - 6:15 pm
TOWSON, Md. (AP) — A palpable sense of unease filled Baltimore County's executive offices Thursday, based partly on uncertainty about the future but mostly on the knowledge of what they just lost. The populous county's longtime political leader and a top Democratic candidate for Maryland governor,...
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May 10, 2018 - 4:43 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A California man has been charged with hacking and defacing websites for a West Point counterterrorism research center and a New York City government finance agency. A criminal complaint accuses Billy Ribeiro Anderson with hacking the two sites in 2015 and 2016 using the online...
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May 10, 2018 - 4:42 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The governor and Manhattan district attorney are putting aside a squabble over who should investigate abuse allegations against former Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. Cyrus R. Vance, Jr. appeared at a news conference Thursday with Andrew Cuomo and the district attorney for Long...
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