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Kentucky troopers shoot, kill man who they say had shotgun

HARLAN, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky troopers have shot and killed a man who authorities say confronted them with a shotgun. News outlets report that 36-year-old Bradley J. Grant ran from Kentucky State Police who had responded to a complaint at a home Sunday afternoon. Trooper Lloyd Cochran says troopers...


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Crews find wreckage of small plane that crashed in Vermont

BENNINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Authorities say search crews have found the wreckage of a small plane that crashed into the woods in Vermont’s Green Mountains. The Federal Aviation Administration said Monday only the pilot was on board and state police said that person was believed to be dead. Police had...


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School shooting victims remembered as sweet, hardworking

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SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — An outgoing and “really funny” student who blocked the door to try to prevent the gunman from entering the classroom, an exchange student who aspired to work in civil service and a substitute teacher who frequently hosted gatherings were among the 10 people killed at a Texas...


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After $1.5B overhaul, new Goethals Bridge open on both sides

NEW YORK (AP) — The new Goethals (GAH‘-thuhlz) Bridge between New York and New Jersey is now open in both directions after a five-year, $1.5 billion overhaul. The Staten Island Advance says traffic moved smoothly during the Monday morning rush-hour. The westbound side was opened Sunday night. The...


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Cop's son charged in terror case expected to plead guilty

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A Boston police captain’s son who is accused of plotting a terrorist attack on a college campus to support the Islamic State group is expected to plead guilty. A plea hearing for Alexander Ciccolo (chih-KOH‘-loh) will be held in federal court in Springfield Monday. It was...


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Divers hunt Oklahoma lake for boaters missing in fatal crash

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says divers are searching for two boaters missing since a collision that killed at least one other person on a central Oklahoma lake. Officials say two other people were injured when two boats collided Saturday night on Lake Thunderbird, about 30...


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10 Things to Know for Today

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. TRUMP ‘DEMANDS’ DOJ INVESTIGATE FBI In response, the Justice Department asks its inspector general to expand an existing investigation into the Russia probe by examining whether there was any...


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The Latest: Small Kilauea eruption sends ash plume 7K feet

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PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — The Latest on an erupting volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island (all times local): 2:45 a.m. Officials say a small eruption has occurred at the Kilauea volcano summit, producing an ash plume that reached about 7,000 feet. The County of Hawaii issued a civil defense message early...


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The Finance 202: Trump has blinked on China

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. The Trump administration has declared a cease-fire in the trade hostilities it initiated this year against the Chinese. But don’t mistake that for progress toward a meaningful deal between Washington and Beijing. The move comes as the U.S. finds itself badly off-...


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Inmate: No bodies 'I know of' at dig site for missing girls

MACOMB TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — An inmate whose reported boasting in prison inspired police to dig for the remains of up to seven girls who have been missing for decades in suburban Detroit says he’s not aware of any bodies at the site. Arthur Ream spoke by phone from prison with the Detroit Free...


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