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2 plead guilty in Georgia case of 2 buried childrenTwo people have pleaded guilty to murder charges in the deaths of two teenage siblings found buried behind their Georgia home nearly two years ago
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FILE- In this Feb. 21, 2020, file photo, Harvey Weinstein arrives at a Manhattan court in New York, as jury deliberations continue in his rape trial. On Friday, Oct. 30, Mimi Haleyi, who testified against Weinstein, filed a lawsuit against him seeking damages for what she described as lasting injuries. The former "Project Runway" production assistant said in the lawsuit that she repeatedly told Weinstein "no" when he forcibly attacked her inside his apartment in July 2006. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
Weinstein accuser who testified at his trial sues himA woman who testified against disgraced and imprisoned Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein has filed a lawsuit against him to seek damages for lasting injuries
The Associated Press41 minutes ago
Illinois authorities have turned a 17-year-old accused in Kenosha shootings over to Wisconsin authoritiesIllinois authorities have turned a 17-year-old accused in Kenosha shootings over to Wisconsin authorities
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People walk past a mural of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg that was painted on a boarded up restaurant along I Street NW, Friday, Oct. 30, 2020, in downtown Washington near the White House. This restaurant has been boarded since protests this summer. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
DC activist groups primed for Nov. 3 and whatever followsActivists in the nation’s capital are banding together for Election Day
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FILE - This Jan. 9, 2014 file photo shows a sign outside of an entrance to the U.S. Naval Academy campus in Annapolis, Md. A U.S. Naval Academy midshipman has asked a federal judge in Maryland to block his expulsion over messages he posted on social media, including one in which he said Breonna Taylor received “justice” when police killed the Black woman during a drug raid on her Kentucky home. U.S. District Judge Ellen Hollander didn't immediately rule Friday, Oct. 30, 2020 after presiding over a hearing on Chase Standage’s request for an order allowing him to graduate. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
Midshipman asks judge to block his removal over tweetsA U.S. Naval Academy midshipman has asked a federal judge in Maryland to block his expulsion over messages he posted on social media
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735 acres of ancestral land returned to Penobscot NationThe private foundation that donated land for the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument in Maine has returned 735 acres of land to the Penobscot Nation
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Civil rights groups settle lawsuit over utilities accessCivil rights groups have reached a settlement with a Georgia city to end policies that they said illegally restricted access to utility services and disproportionately affected Black and Latino residents
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Minnesota Democrats ramp up push for absentee ballot turnoutMinnesota Democrats and election officials on Friday urged people with absentee ballots not yet mailed to drop them off by hand or vote in person, a day after an appellate court’s ruling raised questions about whether ballots that arrive up to seven days beyond Election Day would be counted
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Walmart Puts Guns Back on DisplayWalmart has reversed its decision to remove firearms and ammunition from store displays. The company had said Thursday that the change was prompted by civil unrest . "As the current incidents have remained geographically isolated, we have made the decision to begin returning these products to the sales floor today," the...
Newser1 hour ago
Court-ordered robocalls sent to 'electoral terror' victimsNearly 30,000 recipients of what a judge described as “electoral terror” robocalls designed to scare people from voting have received new court-ordered calls saying the earlier call had false information that intimidated voters
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this July 16, 2019 file photo people wait to apply for asylum in the United States along the border, in Tijuana, Mexico. A published report says former Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen ordered officers to stop people from stepping on U.S. soil at official crossings with Mexico to claim asylum when she was U.S. Homeland Security secretary, undercutting her public statements at the time that they were welcome to do so. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)
Report: US turning away asylum-seekers at border is flawed A report from a government watchdog report says the head of the Department of Homeland Security contradicted her public statements in 2018 when she ordered border agents to stop asylum-seekers from stepping on U.S. soil at official crossings with Mexico
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FILE - In this March 31, 2020 file photo, a woman pulls groceries from a cart to her vehicle outside of a Walmart store in Pearl, Miss. Walmart has reversed course, announcing Friday, Oct. 30 it is returning ammunition and firearms to their displays in its U.S. stores. The nation’s largest retailer had previously said it had removed the items from displays due to “civil unrest” in some areas of the country but said Friday the items had been restored to displays because the unrest has remained isolated. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
Walmart returns guns and ammunition to US store displays Walmart has reversed course, announcing it is returning ammunition and firearms to their displays in its U.S. stores
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