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The duck boat that sank in Table Rock Lake in Branson, Mo., is raised Monday, July 23, 2018.
Nathan Papes/The Springfield News-Leader via AP
November 08, 2018 - 12:28 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Charges have been filed against the captain of a Missouri tourist boat that sank and killed 17 people, including nine people from an Indiana family, federal prosecutors said Thursday. A federal indictment shows 51-year-old Kenneth Scott McKee is facing 17 counts of...
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This undated photo provided by the Ventura County Sheriff's Department shows Sheriff's Sgt. Ron Helus, who was killed Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018.
Ventura County Sheriff's Department via AP
November 08, 2018 - 11:58 am
By Jonathan J. Cooper, Associated Press THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Friends are remembering sheriff's sergeant who was killed trying to stop a shooting rampage at a California bar as a "cop's cop" who didn't hesitate to run toward danger. Ventura County sheriff's Sgt. Ron Helus died of gunshot...
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As New York's attorney general, Eric Schneiderman spoke before the start of the 2018 Women's March in New York, NY, on January 20, 2018.
Anthony Behar/Sipa USA
November 08, 2018 - 10:58 am
By Sonia Moghe, CNN (CNN) -- Eric Schneiderman, the former New York Attorney General who stepped down after multiple women came forward with allegations of assault, will not face criminal charges, the prosecutor tasked with overseeing the case told CNN. Nassau County District Attorney Madeline...
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Chris Christie pauses during a Town Hall meeting at Gilchrist Metal Company during his 2016 presidential campaign.
Thomas P. Costello/Asbury Park Press via USA TODAY NETWORK
November 08, 2018 - 10:20 am
By Jeremy Diamond and Sarah Westwood, CNN (CNN) -- President Donald Trump is considering former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi to replace fired Attorney General Jeff Sessions, sources familiar with the matter said. Trump fired Sessions on Wednesday without...
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In this Sept. 26, 2018, file photo, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg leaves the stage after speaking to first-year students at Georgetown Law in Washington.
AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File
November 08, 2018 - 9:16 am
UPDATED: 11:28 a.m. WASHINGTON (AP) — Eighty-five-year-old Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg fractured three ribs in a fall in her office at the court and is in the hospital, the court said Thursday. The court's oldest justice fell Wednesday evening, the court said. She called Supreme Court...
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Dreamstime
Dan Wing
November 08, 2018 - 8:31 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Among the questions on most people's minds following mass shootings like the one in Thousand Oaks, California, on Wednesday night are "Why did this happen?" and "Why did the shooter pick this target?" These are questions that could take a while for investigators to...
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In this Dec. 21, 2016, file photo, The Trump International Hotel at 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, is photographed in Washington.
AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File
November 08, 2018 - 7:55 am
By Tami Abdollah and Stephen Brau, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Beyond trying to get their hands on the Holy Grail of President Donald Trump's business dealings — his tax returns — House Democrats are prepared to use their new majority and subpoena power to go after financial records that...
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In this April 24, 2014, file photo, then-Iowa Republican senatorial candidate and former U.S. Attorney Matt Whitaker watches before a live televised debate in Johnston, Iowa.
AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File
November 08, 2018 - 7:39 am
By Eric Tucker and Michael Balsamo, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions was pushed out after enduring more than a year of blistering and personal attacks from President Donald Trump, who inserted in his place a Republican Party loyalist with authority to oversee the...
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Stephen Groves/AP
November 07, 2018 - 10:34 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Latinos serving in Congress will rise to at least 41 in the new year, and that figure most likely will increase when two undecided races are called. Thirty-three out of 44 Latino Democratic candidates won election in Tuesday's contests, while six out of 15 Latino...
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CNN
November 07, 2018 - 8:04 pm
(CNN) -- House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi was confident Wednesday she would be elected speaker, one day after Democrats won back the House majority since losing it eight years ago. Pelosi, the heavy favorite for the speakership despite dissension within the caucus, also pushed back on President...
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