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Tennessee man sought in 2015 killing arrested in MexicoFederal authorities say a Tennessee man wanted on a murder charge in a shooting at a market four years ago has been found in Mexico
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FILE - In this June 7, 2013, file photo, former Ohio State University president Gordon Gee gives his retirement speech during a board of trustees meeting in Columbus, Ohio. West Virginia University President Gordon Gee and former Ohio Gov. John Kasich are creating a nonprofit that will fight to steer money from any national opioid settlement to hospitals and health-based research. Gee and Kasich will announce Citizens for Effective Opioid Treatment on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete, File)
APNewsBreak: Duo to push opioid settlement toward hospitalsWest Virginia University President Gordon Gee and former Ohio Gov. John Kasich are creating a nonprofit that will fight to steer money from any national opioid settlement to hospitals and health-based research.
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Mom of Waffle House shooting victim sues medical centerThe mother of a man killed in a shooting at a Tennessee Waffle House is now suing the medical center that treated him
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Gay pride T-shirt case going before Kentucky Supreme CourtKentucky Supreme Court justices are scheduled to hear oral arguments in a case over a company's refusal to print T-shirts for a gay-pride festival due to religious beliefs
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Domestic violence suspect killed by intervening Florida manAuthorities in Florida say an armed domestic violence suspect was shot and killed by a neighbor who intervened and helped the victim and several children escape the scene
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Cops: Marriott Cook Planned to Massacre Workers, GuestsAn apparently extremely disgruntled cook at a Marriott hotel in California is accused of plotting to massacre guests and fellow employees. Police in Long Beach say 37-year-old Rodolfo Montoya was arrested at his home after they received a tip from one of his colleagues, CNN reports. Montoya "had clear plans,...
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The burned out remains of a twin-engine Cessna Citation sits at the end of a runway after the pilot aborted the takeoff at the Oroville Airport in Oroville, Calif., Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019. The plane carried two pilots and eight passengers, who all escaped injury. Firefighters were able to quickly control a grass fire that broke out and temporarily closed Highway 162. No cause of the crash has been listed. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
Jet catches fire in Northern California; 10 aboard unhurtSmall jet bursts into flames while taking off from small Northern California airport; all 10 on board escape injury
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'Lord Forgive 'Em': Texas Executes Larry SwearingenTexas inmate Larry Swearingen claimed he was innocent right up until his execution—and even beyond. "Today the state of Texas executed an innocent man," the 48-year-old said in a statement released after he received a lethal injection Wednesday. Swearingen, sentenced to die for the 1998 abduction, rape, and murder...
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This photo taken from video provided by KABC-TV shows the outside of a Los Angeles County sheriff's station in Lancaster, Calif., on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019. The mayor of Lancaster says a deputy shot and wounded outside the station is going to be Okay after he visited him at the hospital. Authorities are searching for the shooter in buildings surrounding the station where the deputy was hit in the shoulder while standing in the parking lot Wednesday afternoon. (KABC-TV via AP)
Shooter at large after LA deputy shot at sheriff's stationAuthorities believe the gunshot that wounded a deputy outside a Los Angeles County sheriff's station was fired from a nearby building that provides housing to people with mental health issues
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Terry E. Brown, Superintendent of the Fort Monroe National Monument poses next to a historical marker that signifies the spot of the first landing of Africans in America 400 years ago at Fort Monroe in Hampton, Va., Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
Virginia to mark pivotal moment when Africans arrivedAgainst a troubled racial backdrop, officials will commemorate the arrival of enslaved Africans in Virginia 400 years ago
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In this undated photo provided by the Florida Department of Corrections, Gary Ray Bowles is shown.  Bowles is scheduled to be executed by lethal injection at Florida State Prison on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019,  for the murder of Walter Hinton in Jacksonville Beach in November 1994. (Florida Department of Corrections via AP)
Florida set to execute serial killer who preyed on gay menA serial killer who preyed on older, gay men during a spree that left six dead on or near the U.S. East Coast 25 years ago is scheduled to be executed at Florida State Prison
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In this Aug. 20, 2019 image provided by the U.S. Coast Guard, a Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew rescues two people after their plane went down near Half Moon Bay, Calif. A self-professed thrill seeker and pilot was forced to bring down his new plane safely into the ocean off Northern California as it lost power, recording dramatic videos as he and his passenger treaded water in the chilly ocean awaiting rescue. Pilot David Lesh embarked on a flight Tuesday evening over Half Moon Bay south of San Francisco. He's a 34-year-old globe-trotting skier and the founder of a Colorado-based outerwear company Virtik. (U.S. Coast Guard via AP)
Pilot says plane crash into California ocean was no stuntThe pilot of a small plane that went down in the waters off Northern California is a self-professed thrill-seeker whose stunts have sometimes gotten him into scrapes
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