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Man convicted in kidnap-killing of Tennessee nursing student sentenced to life in prison plus 50 yearsMan convicted in kidnap-killing of Tennessee nursing student sentenced to life in prison plus 50 years
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South Sudan's Vice President Taban Deng Gai addresses the United Nations General Assembly, Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, at U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
The Latest: South Sudan official expresses optimism at UNSouth Sudan's first vice president says the government is confident that peace will soon return to the world's newest nation after nearly four years of civil war
The Associated Press50 minutes ago
FILE - In this Sept. 20, 1957, file photo, Associated Press reporter Relman "Pat" Morin dictates a story from a telephone booth across the street from Central High School in Little Rock, Ark. Morin won his second Pulitzer Prize for his work at Little Rock. Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, is the 60th anniversary of the school's desegregation. (AP Photo/File)
AP Was There: Mob protests Little Rock Central desegregationAP Was There: Mob gathers outside Little Rock Central High School as 9 black students enter
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Protest organizer Tory Russell shows frustration while listening to members debate a one-year trial for police body cameras on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, in City Hall. St. Louis police could be wearing body cameras within 60 to 90 days after a city board vote Wednesday, but many details still need to be worked out. (Laurie Skrivan/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
State of Missouri lands at center of racial conflict _ againThe state of Missouri lands at the center of a racially charged conflict _ again
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Safety regulators fine Ohio factory making footballs for NFLFederal regulators have fined an Ohio factory that makes footballs for the National Football League over workplace safety violations
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NYC to pay $1.25M to family of man who died in NYPD custodyThe family of a man who died in police custody will receive $1.25 million in a settlement with New York City lawyers
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In this Sept. 18, 2017 photo,  Jamilyn Spellman stands outside of the vacant lot in Long Beach, N.Y., where her mother's house once stood. Lori Spellman spent years after Superstorm Sandy navigating through conflicting damage estimates, a FEMA award that fell short of her contractors' estimates and other repair roadblocks before getting diagnosed with lung cancer and dying in 2015. More than 1,000 homeowners in New York and New Jersey are still fighting with the FEMA over insurance payouts from Superstorm Sandy. (AP Photo/Frank Eltman)
Note to Texas, Florida: Insurance fights over Sandy rage onHundreds of families swamped by 2012's Sandy still fight with government over flood payouts
The Associated Press2 hours ago
NYC high schooler who punched principal avoids jailA New York City high schooler who punched his principal, leaving the administrator with two black eyes, will avoid jail time as long as he stays out of trouble for three years
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Cindy Adams is comforted by a family member after a Hardin County jury in Savannah, Tenn., convicted her son Zachary Adams on Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, of kidnapping, raping and murdering Holly Bobo. (Kenneth Cummings/The Jackson Sun via AP)
'Hallelujah': Slain nursing student's family praises verdictShortly after a man was convicted of kidnapping and killing Tennessee nursing student Holly Bobo, her family and friends held hands, closed their eyes and thanked God for the guilty verdict
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This Wednesday, Sept 20, 2017, image released by the Colorado Springs Police Department shows  a van dash camera showing a raccoon on a windshield.   Officer Chris Frabbiele was responding to an accident scene in a van used by police to investigate crashes when the raccoon landed on it late Wednesday night. Police spokesman Lt. Howard Black says the raccoon hopped off the van after Frabbiele stopped it. (Colorado Springs Police Department via AP)
This week in odd news: Hitchhiking raccoon; Teen has 2 acesThis week in odd news: A Council member gives opponent ABC (already been chewed) gum; Police say Florida gas station owner chases man, fires warning shot, forcing suspect to return stolen beers; Police: Man steals green chile burger after slapping victim
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A man looks at the horizon early in the morning after the passing of Hurricane Maria, in Yabucoa, Puerto Rico, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti)
AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past weekPHOTO GALLERY: Youths take part in annual Sea of Galilee swim; couple sits in hurricane-damaged home in Puerto Rico; Rohingya refugees reach for food distributed by aid agencies in Bangladesh.
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Video captures California officer fatally shooting manA police officer shot and killed a man after a struggle outside a California convenience store that was captured on video by a bystander
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