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FILE - In this July 19, 2018 file frame from surveillance video released by the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office, Markeis McGlockton, far left, is shot by Michael Drejka during an altercation in the parking lot of a convenience store in Clearwater, Fla.  Prosecutors charged a white man, Michael Drejka, with manslaughter Monday Aug. 13, 2018  in the death of an unarmed black man whose videotaped shooting in a store parking lot has revived debate over Florida’s “stand your ground” law. (Pinellas County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
Bail, conditions set for man charged in fatal shootingA Florida judge on Monday kept bond at $100,000 for a man charged with manslaughter in the fatal shooting of a man who assaulted him outside a convenience store in a dispute over parking.
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FILE - In this April 18, 2018, file photo, Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts speaks at the legislature, in Lincoln, Neb. Three years after Nebraska lawmakers voted to abolish capital punishment, the state is preparing to carry out its first execution since 1997 on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in an about-face driven largely by Republican Gov. Pete Ricketts who helped finance a ballot drive to reinstate the punishment after lawmakers overrode his veto and abolished the punishment in 2015. (Gwyneth Roberts/Lincoln Journal Star via AP, File)
Nebraska executes first inmate using fentanylNebraska has carried out its first execution in more than two decades by lethal injection of four drugs in a never-before-tried combination, including the powerful opioid fentanyl
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Indiana animal shelter accused of freezing kittens to deathAuthorities in southern Indiana are investigating allegations that an animal shelter has been freezing kittens to death
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Florida candidate accused of faking diploma drops outA Republican candidate for the Florida Legislature who falsely claimed she had a college degree is dropping out of her race
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Attorneys Ricardo de Anda and Michael Avenatti, right, talk to the  media Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in Houston. Avenatti, the attorney taking on President Donald Trump on behalf of adult film star Stormy Daniels, offered some details on his policy views Tuesday as he weighs an outsider Democratic bid for the White House.  (Marie D. De Jesus/Houston Chronicle via AP)
Stormy Daniels' lawyer appears in Houston immigration courtThe attorney taking on President Donald Trump over his alleged affair with an adult film actress has appeared in Houston immigration court to try to secure the release of a 9-year-old boy from Guatemala
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At TSA Screening, the Last Thing You'd ExpectThings aren't always so serious during TSA airport screenings. When Transportation Security Administration officer Joshua McCall complimented a boy's dance moves as his family was screened at Newark Liberty International Airport, the kid then challenged McCall to a dance-off, reports NJ.com . McCall accepted, and the ensuing video is turning...
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Rodeo bull escapes stockyards, runs loose in Oklahoma CityA rodeo bull broke free from the Oklahoma City Stockyards late Monday, charging through city streets and chasing people, including one person who jumped into a river to escape the animal
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Survivor of duck boat sinking urges ban on such craftsAn Indiana woman whose husband and three children died when a duck boat sank in Missouri says she hopes to save lives by working to ban the amphibious tourist boats
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Cuomo: Dozens trapped in homes by flash flooding, damageDozens of people are trapped in their homes by fast-rising water from flash floods caused by heavy pre-dawn downpours that drenched New York state's Finger Lakes region, inundating roads and sweeping tons of trees and debris into one of the lakes
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Medical device maker settles suit over psychologist's deathA medical device maker has settled a lawsuit over the death of a Yale University psychologist who died in 2013 when a machine part detached and caused her blood to be pumped onto a hospital room floor
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Draper City Fire Station No. 21 flies their flag at half-staff in Draper, Utah, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in honor of Draper Battalion Chief Matthew Burchett who was killed in the Mendocino Complex Wildfire in California. (Jeffrey D. Allred/The Deseret News via AP)
Volunteer who died in California had wildfires experienceA Utah firefighter who died battling the largest recorded blaze in California history was from a Salt Lake City suburb who volunteered to help
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Police: Boy, 2, dies after fall from 24th-floor balconyA toddler has died after a fall from a balcony on the 24th floor of a Virginia apartment building
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