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Sheriff recorded making racial remarks resigns

The sheriff of New Jersey's most populous county resigned Friday amid mounting pressure from his own party after a recording surfaced in which he made derogatory remarks about blacks and about the state's first Sikh attorney general

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APNewsBreak: Dam breach at Duke plant; coal ash could spill
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APNewsBreak: Dam breach at Duke plant; coal ash could spill

APNewsBreak: Duke Energy says dam breached at plant in North Carolina; coal ash may be flowing into Cape Fear River

The Latest: Shooting victim was recent immigrant from Nepal
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The Latest: Shooting victim was recent immigrant from Nepal

A family friend says one of the victims killed in a shooting at a drugstore distribution center in Maryland was a mother of two who had recently moved to the U.S. from Nepal to try to give her kids a better life

Authorities arrest fugitive New Mexico priest in abuse case
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Authorities arrest fugitive New Mexico priest in abuse case

A fugitive priest who fled the US amid allegations of child sex abuse has been returned to New Mexico to face charges after being arrested in Morocco

Michael Cohen visits NY courthouse a month after guilty plea
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Michael Cohen visits NY courthouse a month after guilty plea

President Donald Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, has paid an unannounced visit to the federal courthouse in New York where he pleaded guilty a month ago

Pence: Bredesen would make Senate Dem center of resistance
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Pence: Bredesen would make Senate Dem center of resistance

Vice President Mike Pence told a conservative Tennessee crowd that a win by Democrat Phil Bredesen would make the Senate the center of the Democratic resistance

High winds, tornadoes wreak havoc across southern Minnesota
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High winds, tornadoes wreak havoc across southern Minnesota

The National Weather Service says several tornadoes struck as severe storms packing powerful winds and heavy rain left a trail of destruction across southern Minnesota overnight

California college moves 'Prospector Pete' statue from plaza
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California college moves 'Prospector Pete' statue from plaza

California State University, Long Beach, will be ousting its "Prospector Pete" statue because of the impact the 1849 gold rush had on indigenous people

Woman stabs 5 - including newborns - at New York nursery
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Woman stabs 5 - including newborns - at New York nursery

Police say a woman stabbed five people _ including three newborn babies _ and then slashed her wrist inside a New York City home that was apparently being used as an unlicensed neighborhood nursery

Official: More possible victims of California doctor found
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Official: More possible victims of California doctor found

A Southern California prosecutor says his office has received leads to more than 12 possible additional victims in the investigation of a surgeon and a female companion already charged with drugging and raping two women