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Judge says Houston-are bail system unfair to poor offendersA judge has rebuked Houston-area authorities for imposing a bail system that's unfair to people arrested for lesser offenses who are detained for long periods because they're unable to pay for their release
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Dole settles suits over listeria outbreak blamed for deathFederal court documents show that Dole Fresh Foods has recently settled two lawsuits filed by families of people stricken by a listeria outbreak after eating salads packaged in Ohio
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Man sentenced for using Xbox chat to ask for boys' nude picsA self-proclaimed pedophile who used his Xbox to sexually assault four boys in three states is now headed to prison
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Police: Texas officer faked his own death, fled into MexicoAuthorities are searching for a police officer from Austin, Texas, who they say faked his own death and fled to Mexico after telling his wife that he planned to kill himself
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3 killed when air ambulance crashes in Texas PanhandleAuthorities say three people are dead after an air ambulance crashed overnight just south of the airport in Amarillo
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In this April 21, 2017 photo, Cris Van Houten explains how the shoreline of Huron Lake, has receded over the years in Oasis, Wisc. Van Houten and other central Wisconsin lake property owners insist a proliferation of high-capacity wells are draining the region's lakes. (AP Photo/Todd Richmond)
Farms' thirst for water roils Wisconsin's central sandsBig farms' thirst for water is causing conflict in Wisconsin, where land owners and environmentalists worry that high-capacity wells are depleting lakes and streams and hurting water quality
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In this April 7, 2017 photo, Adnan Al Mashhadani, left, a refugee from Iraq who came to Fargo,N.D. four months ago with his wife and three children, talks with Lutheran Social Services interpreter Natalee Botrus. Al Mashhadani is one of more than 400 refugees to come to Fargo last year. He says he is happy to be here even though a Fargo city commissioner has questioned the program and its taxpayer financing. (AP Photo/Dave Kolpack)
North Dakota official faces recall threat for refugee claimsSupporters of refugee resettlement in Fargo are trying to recall a city commissioner who says North Dakota's largest city spends too much on the program and speculated that immigration has led to increased crime
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Body found believed teen hiker; step-grandmom still missingThe fate of a Utah woman who went missing two weeks ago while on a Grand Canyon hike with her step-grandson remains an unknown while their family awaits the positive identification of a body found in the park and believed to be the 14-year-old boy
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A biker with family members in the side car takes part in a convoy of about thousands of others in Diebach am Haag, Germany, on Sunday, April 23, 2017. The convoy followed a Mass marking the opening of the biker season. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past weekPHOTO GALLERY: An anti-government protester stands in front of a burning barricade in Venezuela; Indian soldiers and police clash with Kashmiri villagers; A demonstrator smashes the windshield of a truck during a general strike in Brazil
The Associated Press8 hours ago
FILE - In this May 14, 2015 file photo, the oil drilling rig Polar Pioneer is towed toward a dock in Elliott Bay in Seattle. Working to dismantle his predecessor's environmental legacy, President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Friday, April 28, 2017, aimed at expanding drilling in the Arctic and opening other federal areas to oil and gas exploration. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
Experts: Long road ahead for Trump offshore drilling orderTrump executive order directing federal agencies to seek out new ocean expanses in the Atlantic and Arctic for offshore drilling expected to face yearslong review, court challenges
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Police seeking charges, say bounty hunters shot 2 menPolice in Tennessee say investigators believe bounty hunters shot two men in a wild incident last weekend that began in a Wal-Mart parking lot, fatally wounding one of them
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Grand Canyon: Found body likely teenage boy from TennesseeThe Grand Canyon National Park says a body that was found on Friday likely is 14-year-old Jackson Standefer, the hiker who went missing nearly two weeks ago while in the bottom of the park during a family trip
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