Black man punched by California officer files rights lawsuit
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Black man punched by California officer files rights lawsuit

A black man hurled to the ground and punched repeatedly in the face by a police officer this month has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city and county of Sacramento

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Athletic Director says complaints led to Iowa coach's firing

Iowa athletic director Gary Barta said Monday that three separate rounds of complaints from parents and field hockey players prompted an investigation into the program that ultimately led to the firing of coach Tracey Griesbaum in 2014

Holocaust survivors hail Allianz golf tourney sponsor end
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Holocaust survivors hail Allianz golf tourney sponsor end

Holocaust survivors say termination of German insurance giant Allianz's sponsorship of a Florida golf tournament may boost their efforts to collect some $2.5 billion in World War II-era Jewish policies

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NC governor's judicial pick marks small win in war with GOP

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper took just 15 minutes Monday to replace a resigning Republican judge with a Democrat on the state's second-highest court

Police ambush killer's mother begs for his life
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Police ambush killer's mother begs for his life

The mother of a survivalist who ambushed two Pennsylvania State Police troopers has made an emotional appeal for her son's life

Tennessee teacher planned to take 15-year-old girl to Mexico
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Tennessee teacher planned to take 15-year-old girl to Mexico

The teacher charged in the kidnapping of a 15-year-old student has agreed to return to Tennessee to face charges there

US Holocaust Museum opens conservation and research center
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US Holocaust Museum opens conservation and research center

The small wicker doll chair was an inauspicious toy, but it meant the world to Louise Lawrence-Israels

Charity con man can be asked to pay restitution, court rules
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Charity con man can be asked to pay restitution, court rules

A federal appeals court has ordered a judge to reconsider his decision not to require Donald "Ski" Johnson to pay restitution for charity fraud that appeared to be similar to a Montana case for which he was ordered to pay $5,600 in restitution

AP NewsBreak: Illinois tech chief's memberships cost $208K
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AP NewsBreak: Illinois tech chief's memberships cost $208K

Documents obtained by The Associated Press show that Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's information technology chief has contracted to spend $208,000 in tax dollars for two professional memberships despite the budget crisis

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North Dakota governor signs bill to protect drug informants

North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum has signed a measure into law that establishes protections for confidential drug informants