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This undated photo provided by in Wyandotte County Detention Center In Kansas City, Kan., shows David Hughes. A jury is deliberating the case of Hughes and John Zalsman, two Kansas water park workers, who are charged with obstructing the investigation into the August 2016 death of Caleb Schwab on the Verruckt slide at the Schlitterbahn water park in Kansas City. Jurors started deliberating the case Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. (Wyandotte County Detention Center via AP)
2 workers acquitted of lying in water park death probeTwo Kansas water park workers have been found not guilty of lying during the investigation into the decapitation death of a 10-year-old boy on a waterslide
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US stocks typically ride midterm elections to solid gainsRegardless of how midterm elections turn out, Wall Street usually ends up a big winner
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File - In this Feb. 26, 2013, file photo, inmates walk through the exercise yard at California State Prison Sacramento, near Folsom, Calif. California will reconsider life sentences for thousands of nonviolent third-strike criminals by allowing them to seek parole under a ballot measure approved by voters two years ago. Court documents obtained by the Associated Press on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018 show Gov. Jerry Brown's administration will include the repeat offenders in Proposition 57's early release program. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, file)
APNewsBreak: California revisits three-strike life sentencesCalifornia will reconsider life sentences for thousands of nonviolent third-strike criminals by allowing them to seek parole under a ballot measure approved by voters two years ago
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4th former Walker Cabinet secretary slams Wisconsin governorA fourth former Cabinet secretary in Gov. Scott Walker's administration is slamming the Republican incumbent, releasing a letter signed by two others calling for the election of Democrat Tony Evers
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Latest: Jury acquits workers in Kansas waterslide death caseTwo Kansas water park workers have been acquitted of lying during the investigation into the death of a 10-year-old boy who was killed while riding a waterslide
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U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, takes part in a debate for the Texas U.S. Senate with U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, in San Antonio. (Tom Reel/San Antonio Express-News via AP, Pool)
O'Rourke gets CNN town hall in bitter Texas Senate raceDemocrat Beto O'Rourke is getting to make his case for ousting Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz with a nationally televised, solo town hall on CNN
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Ex-FBI agent gets 4 years in prison for leaking documentsA former FBI agent in Minnesota who admitted to leaking classified documents to a reporter has been sentenced to 4 years in prison
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FILE- In this July 21, 2018, file photo U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin speaks with members of the media in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Mnuchin said Thursday, Oct. 19, that he will not attend an investment conference in Saudi Arabia. Mnuchin made the announcement on his Twitter account, saying that the decision was made after a White House meeting with President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano, File)
Mnuchin says he will not attend Saudi investment conferenceTreasury Secretary Mnuchin says he will not attend Saudi investment conference
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Attorney General Josh Shapiro of Pennsylvania speaks at a news conference in the state Capitol after legislation to respond to a landmark grand jury report accusing hundreds of Roman Catholic priests of sexually abusing children over decades stalled in the Legislature, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018 in Harrisburg, Pa. Shapiro is flanked by lawmakers and victims of child sexual abuse. (AP Photo/Marc Levy)
APNewsBreak: Feds open clergy abuse probe in PennsylvaniaThe U.S. Justice Department has opened an investigation of child sexual abuse inside the Roman Catholic Church in Pennsylvania
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Man accused of burglary, taking medication, hiding in showerSheriff's deputies responding to a burglary at a family home in Mississippi say they found a man hiding in an upstairs bathroom who had ingested some of the residents' prescription medications
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California housing measures offer hope for high-cost SalinasSalinas, California, is among the 10 least affordable places to live in the United States though it's outside Silicon Valley and tourist-heavy coastal areas
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A Honduran migrant wearing a U.S. flag motif shirt, holds a sandwich at an improvised shelter in Chiquimula, Guatemala, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018. U.S. President Donald Trump threatened on Tuesday to cut aid to Honduras if it doesn't stop the impromptu caravan of migrants, but it remains unclear if governments in the region can summon the political will to physically halt the determined border-crossers. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
Pressure turns to Mexico as migrant caravan heads for borderAs about 3,000 Hondurans made their way through Guatemala, attention and pressure are turning to Mexico
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