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FILE - In this Oct. 3, 2017, file photo, windows are broken at the Mandalay Bay resort and casino in Las Vegas, the room from where Stephen Craig Paddock fired on a nearby music festival, killed 58 and injuring hundreds on Oct. 1.  Attorneys for a group of victims of the Las Vegas mass shooting harshly criticized MGM Resorts International this week over its legal maneuver seeking to consolidate multiple lawsuits stemming from the massacre. The victims' attorneys in court documents filed Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, say the casino operator is acting with improper motives in seeking to have the cases combined in one court. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
Vegas victims' attorneys criticize MGM's legal maneuverAttorneys for a group of victims of the Las Vegas mass shooting are lambasting MGM Resorts International's legal maneuver to try to centralize multiple lawsuits stemming from the massacre
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Baltasar Gutierrez, left, joins his daughter, Irene Montoya, in talking to reporters after they left a tributes outside the home where a pregnant woman and her two daughters lived Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, in Frederick, Colo. The woman's husband has been arrested in the disappearance of the woman and children. Authorities say that they have found the woman's body and believe to know the whereabouts of the two girls. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Bodies of missing wife, daughters found in ColoradoColorado husband who lamented his family's disappearance arrested in their deaths
The Associated Press13 hours ago
This undated photo provided by the U.S. Attorney's Office shows Omar Abdulsattar Ameen. The refugee from Iraq was arrested Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, in Northern California on a warrant alleging that he killed an Iraqi policeman while fighting for the Islamic State organization. (U.S. Attorney's Office via AP)
US officials: Ex-IS fighter accepted in US as refugeeIraqi man who entered US as refugee accused of killing for IS in Iraq
The Associated Press13 hours ago
This Feb. 27, 2018 photo provided by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation shows Brandon Hein, who was 18 when he and three other teenagers were charged in the 1995 stabbing death of the 16-year old son of a Los Angeles police detective. Another teen confessed to the killing but Hein was also sentenced to life in prison under California's "felony murder" rule. California lawmakers are considering limiting the felony murder rule that holds accomplices to the same standard as if they had personally committed the crime. (California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation via AP)
California considers limiting broad 'felony murder' lawCalifornia lawmakers are considering limiting the state's "felony murder" rule that holds accomplices to the same standard as if they had personally committed the crime
The Associated Press13 hours ago
This photo released by the Union City Police shows Kevin Barillas-Saballos. Police have arrested Barillas-Saballos, an Uber driver who is accused of picking up a woman in San Francisco while off duty and sexually assaulting her. (Union City Police via AP)
Uber driver charged with assaulting woman in San FranciscoAn Uber driver is accused of picking up a woman in San Francisco while off duty and sexually assaulting her
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Judge Brandon Birmingham speaks during the first day of the trial of fired Balch Springs police officer Roy Oliver, who is charged with the murder of 15-year-old Jordan Edwards, at the Frank Crowley Courts Building in Dallas on Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. (Rose Baca/The Dallas Morning News via AP, Pool)
Prosecutor: Officer who shot black teen was 'trigger happy'Prosecutor: Ex-Texas police officer who fatally shot black teenager was 'trigger happy'
The Associated Press14 hours ago
FILE - In this March 26, 1973 file photo, soul singer Aretha Franklin appears at a news conference. Franklin died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 at her home in Detroit.  She was 76. (AP Photo, File)
Queen of Soul also leaves a powerful civil rights legacyQueen of Soul gave black Americans "Respect" as a staunch supporter of civil rights
The Associated Press15 hours ago
FILE-In this Tuesday, May 22, 2018 photo, an electronic voting machine is shown during voting in the Georgia Primary, in Kennesaw, Ga. Georgia's top elections official, Secretary of State Brian Kemp, now the Republican nominee for governor, is looking at new voting machines to replace the state's aging electronic touchscreens by 2020. Meanwhile, he's defending the current system as "accurate and secure" enough for elections this fall. (AP Photo Mike Stewart)
Georgia's Kemp wants verifiable voting, but not right awayGeorgia's top election official looks to replace aging voting machines, but not in time for November's midterm elections
The Associated Press15 hours ago
FILE - This Dec. 2, 2016 file photo shows the inside of the charred warehouse called the Ghost Ship in Oakland, Calif. A Northern California district attorney has reversed course and says she will no longer consider plea deals to resolve the only criminal case filed in connection to a 2016 warehouse fire that killed 36 people, according to a court document obtained by The Associated Press on Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. The two men charged in the case Derick Almena and Max Harris are scheduled to appear in court on Friday, Aug. 17. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
AP NewsBreak: No plea deals in Oakland warehouse fire caseA Northern California district attorney has told a judge she will no longer consider plea deals for two men charged in a 2016 warehouse fire that killed 36 people attending an unlicensed concert
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Erie Catholic Bishop Lawrence T. Persico concludes a news conference at the St. Mark Catholic Center in Erie, Pa., on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. In responding to the state Attorney General's grand jury report on sex abuses in the Catholic Diocese of Erie and five other Pennsylvanian Roman Catholic dioceses, Persico apologized to the victims and detailed steps the diocese is taking to keep abuse from occurring again. (Christopher Millette/Erie Times-News via AP)
Pennsylvania bishops mostly silent on prosecutor's challengeThe leadership of Pennsylvania's Roman Catholic Church is under pressure to support a change in state law to give those victims a temporary opportunity to file lawsuits on decades-old abuse claims
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Rene Halligan poses for a portrait with her dog, Ruby, 4, in Trumansburg, N.Y., Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Halligan and Ruby were separated during a flash flood in Lodi, N.Y., Tuesday, where Halligan was swept into Seneca Lake. They were reunited Thursday after being separated for two days. (AP Photo/Heather Ainsworth)
Woman caught in flood called 911, family: I'm going to drownA woman swept into a lake by a flash flood says she called 911 and her family to say she didn't think she'd survive
The Associated Press16 hours ago
CORRECTS THE CREATION DATE TO APRIL 17, 2015, NOT OCT. 20, 2010 - FILE - In this April 17, 2015, file photo, Pope Francis, left, talks with Papal Foundation Chairman Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington, D.C., during a meeting with members of the Papal Foundation at the Vatican. On Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, a Pennsylvania grand jury accused Cardinal Wuerl of helping to protect abusive priests when he was Pittsburgh's bishop. (L'Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP)
Bishops request Vatican investigation as abuse crisis growsThe U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops is inviting the Vatican to play a key role investigating the scandal involving former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, who allegedly engaged in sexual misconduct with minors and adult seminarians
The Associated Press16 hours ago
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