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FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2013 file photo, Sen. Craig Tieszen, R-Rapid City, talks to the South Dakota House Transportation Committee about teen driving safety in Pierre, S.D. Tieszen and his brother-in-law drowned in an apparent kayaking accident in the Cook Islands in the South Pacific, where they were attending a wedding for the lawmaker's daughter, officials said Thursday. (AP Photo/Chet Brokaw, File)
November 23, 2017 - 5:11 pm
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota state representative and his brother-in-law drowned in an apparent kayaking accident in the Cook Islands in the South Pacific, where they were attending a wedding for the lawmaker's daughter, officials said Thursday. Gov. Dennis Daugaard's office said in a...
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November 23, 2017 - 11:16 am
UNION, S.C. (AP) — Investigators say a man who was shot by a police officer led other officers on a high-speed chase through two counties in South Carolina. Union County Sheriff David Taylor said 29-year-old James Kershaw eventually pulled over, but deputies had to break his window to take him into...
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November 23, 2017 - 10:03 am
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a 16-year-old fired a shot at a police officer who was chasing him after seeing him try to break into a North Carolina home. Winston-Salem Police said the boy was arrested earlier this week and charged with assault with a deadly weapon on a law officer and...
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FILE - In this June 14, 2017, file photo, Rep. Joe Barton, R-Texas, speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, about the incident where House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La., and others, were shot during a Congressional baseball practice. Barton is apologizing after a nude photo of him circulated on social media. Barton released a statement on Nov. 22 to the Texas Tribune acknowledging that while separated from his second wife, prior to their divorce, he had sexual relationships "with other mature adult women." (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
November 22, 2017 - 11:52 pm
DALLAS (AP) — U.S. Rep. Joe Barton told a woman that he would complain to U.S. Capitol Police if sexually explicit photographs of him and other material from their relationship were to be exposed publicly, according to a published report. The Washington Post reported the threat Wednesday after...
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November 21, 2017 - 4:40 pm
DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on the death of a U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent in Texas (all times local): 3:30 p.m. FBI officials say they are investigating the death of a border patrol agent and injuring of another in West Texas as a "potential assault," but they wouldn't rule out that they...
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November 21, 2017 - 5:46 am
CAMDEN, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina sheriff wants to shut down a nightclub where a man was shot seven times last weekend, calling the year-old club's history troubled. The State of Columbia reports Kershaw County Sheriff Jim Matthews says deputies are looking for ways to force Club Sauce to close...
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November 20, 2017 - 11:56 am
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A white former police officer in Oklahoma was sentenced Monday to 15 years in prison for the fatal off-duty shooting of his daughter's black boyfriend, after four trials spanning nearly a year including three that resulted in hung juries. Former Tulsa officer Shannon Kepler was...
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November 20, 2017 - 7:22 am
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A sheriff's deputy has shot and killed a drunken driving suspect who authorities said pointed a gun at officers in South Carolina. Greenville County Sheriff's Sgt. Ryan Flood said in a news release Travelers Rest police were chasing a drunken driving suspect around 7 p.m...
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In this Nov. 17, 2017, photo, the cover page of a FBI report on the rise of black “extremists” is photographed in Washington. The report is stirring fears of a return to practices of the Civil Rights era, when the agency notoriously spied on activist groups without evidence they had broken any laws. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, a former Alabama senator whose career has been dogged by questions about race and his commitment to civil rights, did not ease lawmakers’ concerns when he was unable to answer questions about the report or its origins during a congressional hearing on Nov. 14. (AP Photo/Jon Elswick)
November 20, 2017 - 3:10 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — An FBI report on the rise of black "extremists" is stirring fears of a return to practices used during the civil rights movement, when the bureau spied on activist groups without evidence they had broken any laws. The FBI said it doesn't target specific groups, and the report is...
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November 19, 2017 - 2:56 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police questioned Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for about four hours on Sunday over a pair of corruption scandals surrounding the long-ruling Israeli leader. It was the sixth time police have questioned Netanyahu over the two scandals which have yet to threaten his rule...
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