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October 18, 2017 - 8:39 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina appeals court grappled Wednesday with when documents held by government bodies should stay private because they address an employee's work performance. The state Court of Appeals heard from attorneys in a lawsuit demanding to see documents withheld by the town...
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FILE - In this Sept. 23, 2011 file photo, Rep. Thomas Marino, R-Pa., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia is demanding that the White House withdraw the nomination of Marino to be the nation's drug czar. Manchin says Marino played a key role in passing a bill weakening the Drug Enforcement Administration's authority to stop companies from distributing opioids. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
October 18, 2017 - 5:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's former nominee to be the nation's drug czar is defending his role in writing a law that critics say weakened the government's authority to stop companies from distributing opioids. Rep. Tom Marino, R-Pa., said he's proud of his work on the 2016 law, which...
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Kennesaw State University cheerleaders, from left to right, Shlondra Young, Tommia Dean and Kennedy Town stand outside the student center on the school's campus in Kennesaw, Ga., Monday, Oct. 16, 2017. The three are part of a group of cheerleaders from the Georgia college that say they'll take a knee in the stadium tunnel when the national anthem is played at Saturday's homecoming game since their university moved them off the field after an earlier demonstration. (AP Photo/Jeff Martin)
October 18, 2017 - 11:57 am
KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) — A powerful lawmaker texted a Georgia sheriff, boasting how they pressured a university president to take action after black cheerleaders knelt during the national anthem at a football game. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution obtained the text messages under Georgia's open records...
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US politician Hillary Rodham Clinton delivers a speech during a ceremony where she received a Honorary Doctorate at Swansea University, in recognition of her commitment to promoting the rights of families and children around the world, in Swansea, Wales, Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017. (Ben Birchall/PA via AP)
October 18, 2017 - 9:31 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is again tweeting about the FBI's handling of the Hillary Clinton email server investigation. The latest burst came Wednesday morning in response to the FBI's release of a heavily blacked-out draft memo from May 2016 by Director James Comey in preparation...
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October 18, 2017 - 9:02 am
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Officials say the 22-year-old son of a Florida sheriff's lieutenant took his father's unmarked car and used it to pull over his ex-girlfriend and her new boyfriend. Local news outlets report that Christopher Combs — who is a cadet in the Palm Beach County Sheriff's...
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October 18, 2017 - 8:57 am
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Police have released the name of a man who was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver earlier this week in South Carolina. The Charleston County Coroner's Office told local media outlets that 58-year-old Calvin Gorrelle of Charleston died when he was hit on a street...
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Police forensics work at the scene after a powerful explosion at the main entrance to a police station in Helsingborg, Sweden, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. Swedish authorities said the explosion caused significant damage to the building. There have been no injuries and nobody has been arrested. (Johan Nilsson via TT News Agency via AP)
October 18, 2017 - 6:36 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A powerful explosion caused serious damage to a police station in southern Sweden early Wednesday, authorities said, adding that there were no injuries and nobody has been arrested. Police haven't said what caused the pre-dawn blast at the police station in Helsingborg,...
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FILE - In this Sept. 23, 2011 file photo, Rep. Thomas Marino, R-Pa., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia is demanding that the White House withdraw the nomination of Marino to be the nation's drug czar. Manchin says Marino played a key role in passing a bill weakening the Drug Enforcement Administration's authority to stop companies from distributing opioids. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
October 17, 2017 - 2:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Tom Marino, President Donald Trump's nominee to be the nation's drug czar, has withdrawn from consideration following reports that he played a key role in weakening the federal government's authority to stop companies from distributing opioids. "He didn't want to have even...
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October 17, 2017 - 7:27 am
SIMPSONVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A man authorities say was holding a woman hostage at a home in South Carolina has been shot and killed by a sheriff's deputy. Greenville County Sheriff's Sgt. Ryan Flood said in a news release that officers were called to a home near Simpsonville around 4:45 p.m. Monday...
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FILE- In this Dec. 16, 2014 file photo, public defender Alexander Silvert, left, speaks to reporters in Honolulu after federal prosecutors dismissed charges against his client Gerard Puana, who was accused of stealing the Honolulu police chief's mailbox. A Honolulu Police Department officer and retired major arrested by the FBI over the weekend were expected to appear in federal court Monday, Oct. 16, 2017. The arrests are part of a federal corruption investigation into the department that stemmed from Puana's case. (AP Photo/Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, File)
October 16, 2017 - 10:14 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — A Honolulu police officer and a retired major are among those who participated in the framing of a man who was arrested and prosecuted for stealing a mailbox from the home of the department's former chief, federal prosecutors said Monday. Officer Minh Hung "Bobby" Nguyen conspired...
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