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Al Salman, uncle of Noor Salman, speaks to the media Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, outside a federal courthouse in Oakland, Calif. Noor Salman, the widow of the Orlando nightclub gunman, has been charged with helping her husband in the months leading up to the June massacre that left 49 people dead, according to an indictment unsealed Tuesday. Noor Salman is due in federal court in Oakland on Tuesday, following her arrest a day earlier on the Florida charges. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Orlando gunman's widow pleads not guilty to aiding husbandThe widow of the Orlando nightclub gunman has pleaded not guilty to charges of aiding and abetting her husband's support of the Islamic State group and then hindering the investigation of the attack that killed 49 people and injured 53 others
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Man accused of planting note on plane warning of bombAuthorities have arrested an airline passenger on charges of planting a note on a plane en route from San Diego to Denver that falsely claimed a bomb was on board
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This booking photo provided by the Chicago Police Department shows Larrinita Starks, who has been charged with child endangerment after her 5-year-old daughter accidentally shot and wounded herself in the abdomen with a handgun that she found in her Stark's purse Tuesday night, Jan. 17, 2017. (Chicago Police department via AP)
Chicago mom charged after 5-year-old daughter shoots herselfPolice say a 5-year-old Chicago girl is in serious condition after she shot herself in the abdomen with a handgun that she found in her mother's purse
The Associated Press27 minutes ago
One of two pit bulls that killed a child and injured another is cornered by police Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, in Atlanta.  (John Spink/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
Pit bull owner charged after dogs kill child in AtlantaThe owner of two dogs that killed one child and injured another in southwest Atlanta has had one of his charges upgraded
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Bobcat that attacked 3 women tests positive for rabiesAuthorities say a bobcat that jumped on a Connecticut woman and scratched two others who were trying to help her has tested positive for rabies
The Associated Press34 minutes ago
UNC president: Job candidates say no, citing bathroom lawAcademics being recruited by North Carolina's public university system have ruled out moving to the state because of a law limiting legal protections for gay, lesbian and transgender people
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Indian activist Peltier's supporters hope for clemencySupporters of American Indian activist Leonard Peltier, who has spent most of his life in prison in the killing of two FBI agents in South Dakota in 1975, are hoping President Barack Obama will grant him clemency
The Associated Press12 minutes ago
Chelsea Manning: A potent symbol for transgender AmericansFor most Americans, Chelsea Manning has been a hero or villain based on how they view her decision to leak classified material; for transgender people, she has another dimension _ serving as a potent symbol of their struggles for acceptance
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FILE - This Sept. 29, 2016 file photo, shows a section of the Dakota Access Pipeline under construction near the town of St. Anthony in Morton County, N.D. Texas-based Energy Transfer Partners, the company building the oil pipeline, asked a a federal judge on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, to block the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from launching a full environmental study of the $3.8 billion pipeline's disputed crossing of a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota. (Tom Stromme/The Bismarck Tribune via AP, File)
Army plans Dakota Access oil pipeline environmental studyThe Army says it's planning to study the potential environmental impact of routing the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline under the Missouri River in North Dakota
The Associated Press51 minutes ago
FILE - This Sept. 29, 2016 file photo, shows a section of the Dakota Access Pipeline under construction near the town of St. Anthony in Morton County, N.D. Texas-based Energy Transfer Partners, the company building the oil pipeline, asked a a federal judge on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, to block the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from launching a full environmental study of the $3.8 billion pipeline's disputed crossing of a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota. (Tom Stromme/The Bismarck Tribune via AP, File)
The Latest: Army tells judge pipeline study should proceedThe Army says the launch of a full environmental study of the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline's disputed crossing under a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota won't impact a related court battle
The Associated Press56 minutes ago
Woman, 85, whose corpse was left in bags had been strangledAn investigation has determined that an 85-year-old New York City woman was strangled before her corpse was placed in plastic bags and left inside her home for five months
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A GoFundMe poster for slain Orlando Police Lt. Debra Clayton is seen during a news press conference at the Orlando Police headquarters in Orlando, Fla., Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017. Markeith Loyd, the suspect in the fatal shooting of Clayton, was captured Tuesday night after eluding a massive manhunt for more than a week, authorities said. (Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel via AP)
Suspect in Florida officer's killing captured after manhuntPolice say a man wanted in the fatal shootings of his pregnant ex-girlfriend and an Orlando police officer was wearing body armor and armed with two handguns when he was arrested at an abandoned house
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