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This photo provided by the Franklin County Sheriff's Office on Thursday, July 12, 2018, shows porn actress Stormy Daniels. Daniels was arrested at a Columbus, Ohio strip club and is accused of letting patrons touch her in violation of a state law, her attorney said early Thursday. (Franklin County Sheriff's Office via AP)
City attorney criticizes law used to arrest Stormy DanielsAn Ohio city attorney has recommended that the state law police cited to arrest porn actress Stormy Daniels should not be enforced
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Prosecutor: No charges in Maryland police shootingA Maryland police officer won't face charges in the shooting of a shoplifting suspect
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US coal ash pollution rules eased after industry balksThe Trump administration is easing rules for handling toxic coal ash from more than 400 coal-fired power plants across the U.S. after utilities objected to the regulations adopted under former President Barack Obama
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Police: 2 children suffer bites in possible shark attacksAuthorities say two children have been bitten in waters off Fire Island in possible shark attacks, prompting beach closings
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In this July 10, 2018 photo, Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crews rescue people after a float plane crashed southwest of Ketchikan, Alaska, on Prince of Wales Island. All the people aboard a plane that crashed Tuesday have been rescued in mountainous terrain, officials said. (U.S. Coast Guard via AP)
Report: Weather was deteriorating before Alaska plane crashInvestigators say a pilot who crashed a charter plane on an Alaska mountain initially confused the snow-covered slopes with a body of water in deteriorating weather conditions
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FILE - In this May 1, 2014 file photo, the Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley sits in a conservation tank at a lab in North Charleston, S.C.   Scientists studying the world's first submarine to sink an enemy ship say the Confederate crew never released an emergency mechanism that could have helped them survive their mission. The H.L. Hunley and its eight crewmembers disappeared in February 1864 in Charleston Harbor shortly after signaling it had placed explosives on the hull of a Union ship. (AP Photo/Bruce Smith, File)
Clues to Confederate mystery: Sub's crew never dumped weightScientists studying the world's first submarine to sink an enemy ship say the Confederate crew never released an emergency mechanism that could have helped the vessel surface
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Lawsuit accuses priest of denying aid for sex abuse victimA man who says he was sexually assaulted as a child by a Roman Catholic monk in Massachusetts has filed a lawsuit accusing a priest of trying to conceal the abuse and refusing to help pay for his mental health treatment
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Attorney Kevin Betz, representing Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill, speaks during a news conference, Wednesday, July 18, 2018, in Indianapolis. Betz said that Hill faces "false and malicious" information included in a report prepared for state legislative leaders about the allegations stemming from a March 15 party at an Indianapolis bar. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
Lawyer attacks allegations against Indiana attorney generalA lawyer for Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill says calls for his resignation over allegations that he drunkenly groped four women are "pure hysteria" based on a flawed initial investigation
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Rival blames Louisiana governor for halt in executionsLouisiana's Democratic governor and Republican attorney general are trading barbs over the recent extension of a court order blocking the state from carrying out any death sentences
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This booking photo released by the Fort Wayne, Ind., Police Department shows John D. Miller, arrested Sunday, July 15, 2018, who arrested on preliminary murder, child molesting and criminal confinement charges in April Marie Tinsley's slaying. The Fort Wayne girl's body was found in a ditch three days after her April 1988 abduction about 20 miles away. (Fort Wayne Police/The Journal-Gazette via AP)
Mom of Indiana girl killed in '88 hopes defendant gets deathThe mother of an 8-year-old Indiana girl who was raped and killed in 1988 wants prosecutors to seek the death penalty against the man accused of the crimes
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This photo made available by the Richland County Sheriff's Office, SC., shows Randy Scott under arrest, Wednesday, July 18, 2018. Scott, a former Columbia, S.C., Police Chief, was arrested on a drug charge. (Richland County Sheriff's Office via AP)
Former police chief arrested on drug charge in S CarolinaA former police chief of one of South Carolina's largest cities faces a drug charge after authorities found a fugitive in his home
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Woman faces retrial on charges of suffocating husbandBail has been set at $1 million for a New Jersey woman facing a retrial on charges she killed her ailing husband by smothering him with a plastic bag and tried to kill her daughter the same way
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