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Ex-doctor's victims recount sex abuse as young gymnasts

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 21:00
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — One after one, gymnasts and other victims of a disgraced former sports doctor stepped forward in a Michigan courtroom Tuesday to recount the sexual abuse and emotional trauma he inflicted on them as children, including one who warned that girls eventually "grow into strong women that return to destroy your world." 2018-01-16T15:22:00-05:00 2018-01-16T20:22:14-05:00
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Washington state town wary of slow-moving landslide

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 21:00
UNION GAP, Wash. (AP) — A slow-moving landslide in a fertile farming region in Washington state has forced evacuations as officials prepare for what they say is inevitable — the collapse of a ridge that sits above a few dozen homes and a key highway. 2018-01-16T13:45:00-05:00 2018-01-16T18:45:28-05:00
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California couple's ordinary home held torture chamber

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 20:00
PERRIS, Calif. (AP) — From the outside, the brown-and-beige four-bedroom home looked fairly orderly. The couple who owned it had purchased the house new in 2014 and soon arrived in the Los Angeles suburb of Perris with their 12 children. 2018-01-16T14:46:00-05:00 2018-01-16T19:46:27-05:00
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Ex-doctor's victims recount sex abuse as young gymnasts

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 20:00
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — One after one, gymnasts and other victims of a disgraced former sports doctor stepped forward in a Michigan courtroom Tuesday to recount the sexual abuse and emotional trauma he inflicted on them as children, including one who warned that girls eventually "grow into strong women that return to destroy your world." 2018-01-16T13:18:00-05:00 2018-01-16T18:18:22-05:00
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Consumer watchdog considering repeal of payday lending rule

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 20:00
NEW YORK (AP) — The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has decided to reconsider a key set of rules enacted last year that would have protected consumers against harmful payday lenders. 2018-01-16T13:08:00-05:00 2018-01-16T18:08:18-05:00
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Lawyer: Charges possible in connection with Vegas shooting

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 20:00
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Charges could be filed in connection with the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, even though the gunman responsible for killing 58 people is dead, a lawyer for Las Vegas police told a judge Tuesday. 2018-01-16T14:28:00-05:00 2018-01-16T19:28:16-05:00
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Mom of malnourished children was 'perplexed' by police visit

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 16:00
PERRIS, Calif. (AP) — The mother of 13 malnourished children and young adults who were held in filthy conditions, some chained to furniture, was "perplexed" when deputies arrived at the family's Southern California home, a sheriff's official said Tuesday. 2018-01-16T10:37:00-05:00 2018-01-16T15:37:46-05:00
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Ex-doctor's victims recount sex abuse as young gymnasts

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 16:00
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — One after one, gymnasts and other victims of a disgraced former sports doctor stepped forward in a Michigan courtroom Tuesday to recount the sexual abuse and emotional trauma Larry Nassar inflicted on them as children — one with the warning that "little girls don't stay little forever." 2018-01-16T10:25:00-05:00 2018-01-16T15:25:30-05:00
Categories: National News

4 law officers shot in South Carolina, 1 critically hurt

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 16:00
YORK, S.C. (AP) — A man who was wanted for beating his wife ambushed and shot three SWAT officers searching for him in woods in South Carolina, leaving one deputy "hanging on to life,' a sheriff said Tuesday. 2018-01-16T10:20:00-05:00 2018-01-16T15:20:29-05:00
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Police: Suspect in slaying says student was hitting on him

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 16:00
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A man suspected in the killing of a 19-year-old University of Pennsylvania student who was stabbed nearly two dozen times and buried in a shallow grave at a California park told investigators that he was being hit on, a newspaper reported. 2018-01-16T10:12:00-05:00 2018-01-16T15:12:36-05:00
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Parents arrested after children found chained in house

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 14:00
PERRIS, Calif. (AP) — A 17-year-old girl called police after escaping from her family's home where she and her 12 brothers and sisters were locked up in filthy conditions, some so malnourished that officers at first believed they all were children, even though seven are adults. 2018-01-16T07:58:00-05:00 2018-01-16T12:58:05-05:00
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The Latest: Mother of captive kids 'perplexed' by deputies

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 14:00
PERRIS, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on family members found shackled in a California home (all times local): 2018-01-16T08:35:00-05:00 2018-01-16T13:35:42-05:00
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Suspect shoots 4 officers in S Carolina, 1 critically hurt

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 14:00
YORK, S.C. (AP) — Four law enforcement officers, including three SWAT team members, were shot and wounded as they searched for a domestic violence suspect in South Carolina, authorities said Tuesday. 2018-01-16T07:40:00-05:00 2018-01-16T12:40:38-05:00
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Parents arrested after children found chained in house

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 12:00
PERRIS, Calif. (AP) — A 17-year-old girl called police after escaping from her family's home where she and her 12 brothers and sisters were locked up in filthy conditions, some so malnourished officers at first believed all were children even though seven are adults. 2018-01-16T06:04:00-05:00 2018-01-16T11:04:25-05:00
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Sexual abuse victim to ex-doctor: 'You are a repulsive liar'

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 12:00
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — One of the dozens of victims expected to testify at the sentencing hearing of a disgraced former Michigan sports doctor on Tuesday described the sexual abuse Larry Nassar inflicted on her as a child and warned him that "little girls don't stay little forever." 2018-01-16T05:54:00-05:00 2018-01-16T10:54:26-05:00
Categories: National News

Parents arrested after children found chained in house

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 11:00
PERRIS, Calif. (AP) — A 17-year-old girl called police after escaping from her family's home where she and her 12 brothers and sisters were locked up in filthy conditions, some so malnourished officers at first believed all were children even though seven are adults. 2018-01-16T05:14:00-05:00 2018-01-16T10:14:21-05:00
Categories: National News

Sexual abuse victim to ex-doctor: 'You are a repulsive liar'

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 11:00
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — One of the dozens of victims expected to testify at the sentencing hearing of a disgraced former Michigan sports doctor on Tuesday described the sexual abuse Larry Nassar inflicted on her as a child and warned him that "little girls don't stay little forever." 2018-01-16T05:47:00-05:00 2018-01-16T10:47:06-05:00
Categories: National News

Police name suspect in wounding of 4 South Carolina officers

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 11:00
YORK, S.C. (AP) — Four law enforcement officers, including three sheriff's deputies, were shot and wounded after responding to a domestic call in South Carolina early Tuesday. 2018-01-16T04:56:00-05:00 2018-01-16T09:56:24-05:00
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Kids chained in Calif. house of horrors; parents arrested

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 09:00
PERRIS, Calif. (AP) — A 17-year-old girl called police after escaping from her family's home where she and her 12 brothers and sisters were locked up in filthy conditions, some so malnourished officers at first believed all were children even though seven are adults. 2018-01-16T03:00:00-05:00 2018-01-16T08:00:59-05:00
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State police: 4 officers hurt in shooting in South Carolina

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 09:00
YORK, S.C. (AP) — Four officers, including three deputies, were shot and wounded while responding to a domestic call in South Carolina early Tuesday. 2018-01-16T02:58:00-05:00 2018-01-16T07:58:25-05:00
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