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Michigan mother ordered to stand trial after fire kills kidsThe mother of two boys who, along with another child, died in an accidental Detroit-area house fire has been ordered to stand trial on child abuse charges
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8 ducklings rescued from drain at Florida golf courseOfficials say Florida firefighters managed to rescue eight ducklings from a storm drain and return them to their concerned mother
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Deputy on leave for homophobic comment over teen's suicideAn Alabama deputy has been put on administrative leave for posting a homophobic comment on a Facebook post about a gay teen who killed himself
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Residents look at the damaged St. Catherine church following a 6.1 magnitude earthquake in Porac township, Pampanga province, north of Manila, Philippines, Tuesday, April 23, 2019. The strong earthquake struck the northern Philippines Monday trapping some people in a collapsed building, damaged an airport terminal and knocked out power in at least one province, officials said. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
10 Things to Know for TodayAmong 10 Things to Know: Sri Lanka says bombings retaliation for New Zealand attack; Democratic candidates debate impeachment, taxes, college tuition; Women from around the world interviewed by the AP said joining IS was a disastrous mistake
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Militia Allegedly Trained to Kill Obama, ClintonThe leader of a militia group active near the US-Mexico border allegedly claimed he was training members to assassinate former President Obama, Hillary Clinton, and George Soros, according to documents presented in federal court Monday. A probable cause statement said FBI agents visited the New Mexico home of Larry Hopkins,...
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Pelosi Urges Dems to Hold Off on ImpeachmentDemocratic lawmakers eager to begin impeachment proceedings against President Trump in the wake of the Mueller report were disappointed Monday night. Sources tell the Washington Post that in a conference call with lawmakers, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other senior Democrats said there were no immediate plans for impeachment. The...
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FILE - This undated file photo released by the Montgomery County Police Department shows Daniel Beckwitt in Maryland. Jurors are set to hear closing arguments Tuesday, April 23, 2019, in the trial of the 27-year-old millionaire. He is charged with second-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter in the September 2017 death of 21-year-old Askia Khafra. A fire erupted and killed a man who was helping Beckwitt dig tunnels for an underground nuclear bunker. (Montgomery County Police Department via AP, File)
Jury to decide if death of man digging tunnels was a crimeA Maryland jury will soon be asked to decide if it was a crime or an accident when a fire killed a man who was helping a millionaire dig tunnels for an underground nuclear bunker
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Safety board meets to discuss cause of fatal 2016 explosionThe National Transportation Safety Board is meeting to discuss the cause of an explosion at an apartment complex in suburban Maryland that killed seven people in 2016
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California police promote measure to limit fatal shootingsRound two is under way in California's fight over how best to limit fatal shootings by police through nation-leading reforms
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FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2017, file photo, Pacific Gas & Electric crews work on restoring power lines in a fire ravaged neighborhood in an aerial view in the aftermath of a wildfire in Santa Rosa, Calif. California's PG&E has asked state regulators for a hefty increase in rates and profits, saying the hike is needed for wildfire safety and to attract investment as the utility goes through bankruptcy. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
California utility seeks higher rates for wildfire safetyPacific Gas & Electric Corp. has asked state regulators for another increase in rates and profits, saying the hike is needed for wildfire safety and attract investment as the utility goes through bankruptcy
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Kerr County Sheriff Rusty Hierholzer, center, makes a phone call, Monday, April 22, 2019, where his deputies guard the entrance to a private road near Kerrville, Texas, where a twin-engine Beechcraft airplane crashed earlier in the day, killing all six people on board. (Bob Owen/The San Antonio Express-News via AP)
Officials say 6 people died in Texas small plane crashA man regularly volunteered to fly sick people in remote parts of the country to hospitals in Houston and Dallas was at the controls of a twin-engine airplane that crashed Monday in the Hill Country of central Texas, killing all six aboard
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The Latest: Family: Doomed flight was property scouting tripThe family of one of the six people killed in the crash of a twin-engine aircraft in the Texas Hill Country says the flight was to survey some property when the plane crashed
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