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8 people found dead in truck in 'human trafficking crime'

AP US News - Sun, 07/23/2017 - 09:00
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Eight people were found dead in a tractor-trailer loaded with at least 30 others outside a Walmart store in Texas' stifling summer heat in what police are calling a horrific human trafficking case. The driver was arrested. 2017-07-23T03:54:00-04:00 2017-07-23T07:54:35-04:00
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Eight found dead in Texas truck in suspected human trafficking

Reuters US News - Sun, 07/23/2017 - 07:41
SAN ANTONIO, Texas (Reuters) - Eight people believed to be illegal immigrants being smuggled into the United States were found dead inside a sweltering 18-wheeler trailer parked behind a Walmart store in San Antonio, Texas, early on Sunday, authorities said.
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8 people found dead in truck in 'human trafficking crime'

AP US News - Sun, 07/23/2017 - 07:00
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Eight people were found dead in a tractor-trailer outside a Walmart store in the stifling summer heat in what police called a horrific human trafficking case, and the driver was arrested. 2017-07-23T02:51:00-04:00 2017-07-23T06:51:21-04:00
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The Latest: New Jersey resident wins World Series of Poker

AP US News - Sun, 07/23/2017 - 04:00
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the no-limit Texas Hold 'em main event in Las Vegas (all times local): 2017-07-22T23:49:00-04:00 2017-07-23T03:49:29-04:00
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Next Minneapolis police chief has deep community roots

AP US News - Sun, 07/23/2017 - 00:00
People who have worked closely with the man tapped to lead Minneapolis' embattled police department say he has qualities that will fit well with the role: He's friendly, forthright, has deep city roots and is African-American, which could help improve sour relations between police and the city's black community. 2017-07-22T17:52:00-04:00 2017-07-22T21:52:27-04:00
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Next Minneapolis police chief has deep community roots

AP US News - Sat, 07/22/2017 - 22:00
People who have worked closely with the man tapped to lead Minneapolis' embattled police department say he has qualities that will fit well with the role: He's friendly, forthright, has deep city roots and is African-American, which could help improve sour relations between police and the city's black community. 2017-07-22T17:08:00-04:00 2017-07-22T21:08:57-04:00
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Firefighters gain ground on Central California wildfire

Reuters US News - Sat, 07/22/2017 - 21:19
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A wildfire in central California was contained enough on Saturday for authorities to consider allowing more people back to their houses, a day after evacuation orders were lifted for a gold rush era town that was previously threatened.
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Next Minneapolis police chief tasked with changing culture

AP US News - Sat, 07/22/2017 - 20:00
People who have worked closely with the man tapped to lead Minneapolis' embattled police department say he has qualities that will fit well with the role: He's friendly, forthright, has deep city roots and is African-American, which could help improve sour relations between the police and the city's black community. 2017-07-22T15:11:00-04:00 2017-07-22T19:11:06-04:00
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The Latest: Mayor says chief nominee is relationship builder

AP US News - Sat, 07/22/2017 - 18:00
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the resignation of Minneapolis' police chief amid the investigation into the fatal shooting of an Australian woman by an officer (all times local): 2017-07-22T13:21:00-04:00 2017-07-22T17:21:01-04:00
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Drunk teens at Chance the Rapper concert flood hospitals in Connecticut

Reuters US News - Sat, 07/22/2017 - 16:23
(Reuters) - More than 90 people, including dozens of teens, were taken to local hospitals after drinking too much alcohol at a concert in Connecticut that featured Chance the Rapper, a Hartford police official said on Saturday.
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After protests, St Louis to install air conditioning in sweltering jail

Reuters US News - Sat, 07/22/2017 - 15:50
(Reuters) - St. Louis will install temporary air conditioners in a city jail known as "the workhouse" after temperatures in the city topped 100 degrees Fahrenheit, triggering protests outside the lockup, the mayor's office and local media reported on Saturday.
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Senator McCain's daughter says went for hike with father

Reuters US News - Sat, 07/22/2017 - 15:42
(Reuters) - U.S. Senator John McCain, who was diagnosed with brain cancer, went on a hike with his daughter on Saturday, according to a tweet from Meghan McCain.
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California governor turns to housing, rail after climate win

AP US News - Sat, 07/22/2017 - 14:00
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown's aggressive plea for lawmakers to renew California's signature climate change law proved fruitful this week, bolstering his credibility as a world leader in the fight against global warming. 2017-07-22T08:14:00-04:00 2017-07-22T12:14:39-04:00
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'Complete devastation' for some near California wildfire

AP US News - Sat, 07/22/2017 - 14:00
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A chimney and a cinder block wall is all that's left standing among rubble that was a house Miki Crawford and her family called home for 22 years, after a wildfire raced through her rural California community, the former nurses' aide said. 2017-07-22T08:03:00-04:00 2017-07-22T12:03:26-04:00
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U.S. Army sergeant indicted in Hawaii on charges of trying to help Islamic State

Reuters US News - Sat, 07/22/2017 - 12:38
(Reuters) - A U.S. Army sergeant stationed in Hawaii has been indicted on charges of trying to provide material support to Islamic State, allowing the case to move to a federal trial without a preliminary hearing, officials said on Saturday.
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'Let 1994 go': Simpson case's racial symbolism now a relic

AP US News - Sat, 07/22/2017 - 12:00
Justin Zimmerman was a 7-year-old black boy in Moreno Valley, California, when O.J. Simpson was on trial for murder. 2017-07-22T07:31:00-04:00 2017-07-22T11:31:36-04:00
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The Latest: Councilwoman suggests outsider for police chief

AP US News - Sat, 07/22/2017 - 12:00
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the resignation of Minneapolis' police chief amid the investigation into the fatal shooting of an Australian woman by an officer (all times local): 2017-07-22T07:14:00-04:00 2017-07-22T11:14:00-04:00
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The Latest: Minneapolis police shooting witness emerges

AP US News - Sat, 07/22/2017 - 10:00
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the resignation of Minneapolis' police chief amid the investigation into the fatal shooting of an Australian woman by an officer (all times local): 2017-07-22T05:56:00-04:00 2017-07-22T09:56:42-04:00
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U.S. abortion support groups put on more public face

Reuters US News - Sat, 07/22/2017 - 07:09
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (Reuters) - Patricia Canon drives poor rural Kentucky women to distant abortion clinics each week, part of a national army of volunteers who are growing bolder even as abortion foes ratchet up opposition to the activists they have branded as "accomplices to murder."
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Federal grand jury indicts US soldier on terrorism charges

AP US News - Sat, 07/22/2017 - 07:00
HONOLULU (AP) — A federal grand jury in Hawaii indicted a U.S. soldier Friday for attempting to provide material support to the Islamic State group. 2017-07-21T23:22:00-04:00 2017-07-22T03:22:15-04:00
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