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Marcus Morris steadies the boat as his neighbor Chris Sharp readies the trolling motor for another trip through their Pearl River flooded neighborhood in Jackson, Miss., Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020.
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AP News
February 17, 2020 - 9:28 am
Days and days of heavy rain have created a dilemma for authorities managing dams along swollen rivers in Mississippi and Tennessee. The water has to be released eventually, worsening the flooding for people living downstream. Read more here.
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CNN
February 17, 2020 - 8:31 am
President Donald Trump's campaign manager deleted a tweet featuring a dramatic photo of Air Force One at the Daytona 500 after users pointed out that the shot was from President George W. Bush's visit to the NASCAR race in 2004, not from Trump's visit on Sunday. Read more here.
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Strong currents from the swollen Pearl River flood over the Old Brandon Road Bridge in Jackson, Miss., Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020.
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AP News
February 16, 2020 - 3:29 pm
Authorities in Mississippi were bracing Sunday for the possibility of catastrophic flooding in and around the state capital of Jackson as water levels rise precipitously in a river swollen by days of torrential rain. Read more here.
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Attorney General William Barr participates in a press conference at the Department of Justice on February 10, 2020 in Washington, D.C.
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CNN
February 16, 2020 - 1:54 pm
More than 1,110 former Justice Department officials who served in Republican as well as Democratic administrations posted a statement Sunday calling on Attorney General Bill Barr to resign. Read more here.
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Buses arrive at a port as the Japan Self-Defense Forces prepare to move American passengers from the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, at Yokohama Port, near Tokyo.
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AP News
February 16, 2020 - 12:04 pm
Americans Cheryl and Paul Molesky are trading one coronavirus quarantine for another. Read more here.
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Sioux Council Scout Executive Tom Smotherman holds 101-year-old Duane Greenfield's Boy Scout sash with its 41 merit badges.
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Mark Abrams
February 15, 2020 - 5:08 pm
A Philadelphia-based child abuse victim advocate is calling two recent lawsuits filed against the Boy Scouts of America groundbreaking cases. Read more here.
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In this Dec. 12, 2019 file photo, a woman walks past a make-shift memorial for Tessa Majors inside the Barnard College campus in New York.
Mary Altaffer/AP Photo, File
AP News
February 15, 2020 - 1:46 pm
A 14-year-old has been arrested in the fatal stabbing of a Barnard College student in a Manhattan park in December, authorities said Saturday.
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In this June 7, 2017, file photo, then FBI Acting Director Andrew McCabe listens during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington.
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AP News
February 15, 2020 - 9:25 am
Federal prosecutors have declined to charge former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe. Read more here.
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Michael Avenatti
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AP News
February 14, 2020 - 2:59 pm
Michael Avenatti, the combative lawyer who gained fame by representing a porn star in lawsuits involving President Donald Trump, was convicted of trying to extort sportswear giant Nike. Read more here.
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Mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School
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AP News
February 14, 2020 - 12:57 pm
Florida's "red flag" gun law, which the state passed three weeks after a mentally disturbed man killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in February 2018, has been used 3,500 times since the Parkland shooting. Read more here.
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