APNewsBreak: Dolphins anthem punishment includes suspensions

Miami Dolphins players who protest on the field during the national anthem this season could be suspended for up to four games under a new team policy
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Correction: CAIR Condemns Gosar story

Correction: CAIR Condemns Gosar story
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Delaware man accused of assaulting attending female EMT

A Delaware man is accused of assaulting a female emergency medical technician who was attempting to help him
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Arkansas nonprofit head pleads guilty in corruption probe

Former head of defunct Arkansas nonprofit that helped at-risk youth pleads guilty to diverting more than $120,000 from the group to an unnamed state senator in a widening corruption probe
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California among states targeting veterans charities fraud

California's attorney general is joining regulators in the federal government and other states in targeting charities they say falsely promise to aid veterans and active members of the military
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Panel finds Alaska lawmaker violated ethics law

A legislative ethics panel says it found by "clear and convincing evidence" that an Alaska lawmaker violated ethics law by disclosing the existence of a complaint that was considered confidential
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Woman sentenced on charges stemming from son's beating death

A western Michigan woman faces prison time has been sentenced to up to 10 years in prison in connection with the beating death of her 4-year-old son
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Kentucky board approves tax increase to make schools safer

A Kentucky school board has approved a property tax increase to fund a $13.5 million initiative to help prevent school shootings
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Trooper's daughter convicted in boyfriend's slaying

A state police major's daughter in upstate New York has been convicted of manslaughter in the slaying of her boyfriend
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Hood: 'Net' around info about road proposed near Reeves home

The Mississippi attorney general says he might ask the state auditor or another independent investigator to look at records about a $2 million state road that was proposed near the lieutenant governor's home
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The Latest: Body found near homeless camp in in Oregon fire

Authorities found a man's body inside the perimeter of a wildfire in Oregon and are trying to determine if he died before or during the blaze
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North Dakota man sentenced to 70 years on child porn charges

A North Dakota man has been sentenced to 70 years in prison on child pornography charges
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Even US intel chief in the dark about Trump-Putin talks

Even Donald Trump's intelligence chief doesn't know what was said in the one-on-one meeting the president had with Russian President Vladimir Putin this week
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Wounded burro evades capture in Southern California

A wild burro that was shot in the head with an arrow has eluded capture by rescuers in Southern California despite being struck with tranquilizer darts and a pursuit by a wrangler on horseback
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The Latest: Police report injuries from Iowa Pella factory

Police say people have been taken to a local hospital after a tornado hit a factory in Pella.
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Massachusetts Senate approves bill to boost "net neutrality"

The Massachusetts Senate has approved a bill intended to help ensure the internet remains a level playing field, even after U.S. regulators rolled back federal "net neutrality" rules
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Bikers call for more penalties in response to deadly crashes

Utah bikers vented their frustrations about the state of driving safety in response to an unprecedented number of deadly motorcycle crashes
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Kin say Scout leader who drowned saving boy loved children

A 22-year-old Boy Scout leader drowned after saving a boy who was struggling as he practiced swimming in a Utah pond to advance in the scouting program
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2 South St. Paul officers hurt in group home confrontation

Authorities now say two South St. Paul police officers were wounded in an exchange of gunfire with a group home resident
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Dental students making free mouth guards for athletes

Dental students at the University of Michigan are making free mouth guards for young athletes
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Hawaii police: Friends may be hiding police shooting suspect

Hawaii police believe a suspect wanted in the killing of the first officer to be fatally shot on the Big Island is being hidden by associates
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Police: 3 Fort Worth bank employees shot, suspects detained

Police are searching for two armed suspects after three North Texas bank employees were shot but are expected to survive
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California sues over Trump halt to truck pollution rule

California and 14 other states are suing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over its decision to suspend an Obama-era rule aimed at limiting pollution from trucks
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California sues over Trump suspending truck pollution rule

California and 14 other states are suing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over its decision to suspend an Obama-era rule aimed at limiting pollution from trucks
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The Latest: Police: 3 detained in bank robbery shooting

Police have detained three people in connection with a shooting during an attempted robbery at a North Texas bank.
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Reversal: Kentucky restoring Medicaid benefits for thousands

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin's administration says it is reinstating dental and vision care for hundreds of thousands of Medicaid recipients who had their benefits cut recently
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ERCOT shatters electric demand peak record twice in one day

Extreme heat has caused the state's biggest electrical grid to shatter its all-time record peak for electric power demand twice in one day
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The Latest: Eastman: Ethics panel used for partisan attacks

An Alaska lawmaker says a legislative ethics panel that found he had violated ethics law has become a "political weapon used for partisan attacks on legislators."
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Trump aims to end automatic protections for some species

The Trump administration has proposed ending automatic protections for threatened animal and plant species and limiting habitat safeguards that are meant to shield recovering species from harm
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Fatal SUV crash driver among 5 charged in smuggling scheme

A federal grand jury in Texas has indicted several people connected to an alleged immigrant smuggling scheme, including the driver in an SUV crash that killed five of 14 people inside
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The Latest: Tornado hits factory in central Iowa

Several buildings are reported damaged by a tornado in the main business district in Marshalltown, including the historic courthouse
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IRS nominee clears Senate panel despite Democrat opposition

IRS nominee narrowly clears Senate committee despite opposition by Democrats over new donor policy
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American flag burned outside LA office of congresswoman

A crowd that gathered outside the Los Angeles office of U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters to counter an expected protest by a self-styled militia group has burned an American flag taken from the back of a pickup truck.
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Youths hope for trial against US government in climate case

A potential landmark lawsuit filed on behalf of a group of youths in Eugene claims the plaintiffs' rights have been violated by federal government actions that contribute to climate change
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After Mississippi K-9 dies of heat stroke, cars get alarms

A Hinds County K-9 officer that died of a heat stroke inside a deputy's car has prompted the sheriff's office to begin equipping vehicles with alarms to lower the risk of a repeat occurrence
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Nebraska fire marshal, energy office director stepping down

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts has announced the retirement of State Fire Marshal Jim Heine and plans by state Energy Office Director David Bracht to leave that post next month
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Judge in court as a defendant in misdemeanor gun case

A judge charged with carrying a concealed weapon in a prohibited area after being caught on video dropping a gun in a Chicago courthouse made his first hearing.
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Purdue prof, wife, indicted on federal fraud charge

A federal grand jury has indicted a Purdue University professor and his wife on charges alleging they used federal grants to enrich themselves
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Trump administration will keep protected status for Somalis

The Trump administration is continuing the special immigration status granted for nearly two decades to people from Somalia
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Study: Albuquerque area crime increased with poverty

A new study has found an uptick in crime unfolded in the Albuquerque area over a recent six-year period as poverty, drug use and other social issues worsened in the state's largest metro area
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McConnell withdraws Trump judicial pick minutes before vote

In a surprise move, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell withdraws one of President Donald Trump's judicial nominees just minutes before he was set for a confirmation vote
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On-duty Phoenix police officer critically injured in crash

Authorities say an on-duty Phoenix police officer is in critical condition after a car crash
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4 indicted with murder in slaying of rapper XXXTentacion

A Florida grand jury has indicted four men on first-degree murder and armed robbery charges in the shooting death of emerging rap star XXXTentacion
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Crack in rock at Grand Teton tourist site appears stable

A crack in rock that forced the closure of a popular waterfall tourist viewing area in Grand Teton National Park hasn't grown over the past week
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The Latest: Advocates say extension for Somalis not enough

Advocates for Somali nationals who are living in the United States say they are disappointed that the Trump administration chose to extend _ and not redesignate _ a special protected status for Somalis
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Ex-Texas mayoral aide indicted for not providing records

A former press aide for Houston's mayor has been indicted for allegedly refusing to provide records that had been requested by a reporter
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US prosecutors: Water company illegally dumping toxic waste

A California bottled water company has been charged with environmental crimes for illegally disposing of arsenic-tainted wastewater
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Jury deliberates in man's trial in Texas student's slaying

The jury is deliberating in the capital murder trial of a 20-year-old man accused in the slaying of a UT student on campus in 2016
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Tornadoes in central Iowa take forecasters by surprise

It's no surprise for severe thunderstorms and tornadoes to rake the state of Iowa during summer
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Review of state facility ordered after teen commits suicide

The head of Connecticut's Department of Children and Families is ordering an independent review of a state psychiatric facility where a pregnant teen killed herself last month
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Falsely accused black college students get apology

The city manager and police chief in a suburban St. Louis town have apologized to a group of black college students after police wrongly accused them of a dine-and-dash and used several squad cars to escort them back to a restaurant
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In reversal, Pentagon now says it backs GOP measure on birds

In an abrupt reversal, the Pentagon now says it supports a Republican proposal in a defense policy bill to bar the Fish and Wildlife Service from using the Endangered Species Act to protect two chicken-like birds in the western half of the U.S.
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State governors delve into foreign diplomacy on trade war

State governors discussed ways Thursday to court foreign investment in the wake of President Donald Trump's trade disputes with countries including China, Canada and Mexico
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Police: Officer charged with DUI after crashing car

Authorities say an off-duty Maryland police officer has been charged with driving under the influence after he crashed a department-issued car
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Florida Gov. Scott contributes $13.5M to his Senate campaign

Republican Florida Gov. Rick Scott has already spent $13.5 million of his own money on his campaign to unseat three-term Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson
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Hiker dies in fall from Sauk Mountain trail

A 71-year-old Connecticut woman has died after falling during a hike east of Mount Vernon on Sauk Mountain
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BYU students create robot that could help kids with autism

A group of Brigham Young University students wants Benni to be a child with autism's best friend
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Cops: Road rage suspect who shot driver had kids in car

Police in Philadelphia have released video of a road rage shooting in which a suspect with a woman and two young children in the car opens fire on another driver outside a mall
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Missouri sheriff, subordinate indicted on multiple felonies

A southern Missouri sheriff and a subordinate have been indicted on multiple felonies following a year in which more than 40 employees were fired or quit
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Judge tosses terror case convictions, orders prisoner freed

A federal judge in Virginia has tossed out some counts of conviction in a terrorism case and ordered a prisoner who was serving a 65-year sentence to be released immediately
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Glacial dam outburst creates flooding concern in Juneau

Rising water levels have some residents of Alaska's capital city on edge, following the release of water from a glacially dammed lake
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State: 2 men raising money for priests are milking charity

Michigan authorities are raising flags about two men who raise money for priests accused of crimes
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Survey: 1 in 4 UW students experience sexual assault

University of Wyoming psychologists found that more than one in four students _ 27 percent _ experienced at least one instance of sexual assault during their time at the university
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Man gets 50 years in death of woman found hidden in park

A Maryland man has been sentenced to 50 years in prison for the death of his girlfriend whose body was found hidden at a Baltimore park
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Minnesota man shoots, critically wounds 30-year-old stepson

Authorities say a 59-year-old man in eastern Minnesota shot and critically wounded his 30-year-old stepson as the younger man tried to break into his stepfather's home
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Federal judge tosses out climate change lawsuit

A federal judge has rejected New York City's effort to hold oil companies responsible for global warming, saying it's not the judiciary's responsibility to decide
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Investigators examine why Army helicopters blew down tents

Investigators were trying to determine Thursday why two U.S. Army Blackhawk helicopters were flying so close to four large nylon tents that blew down during a training exercise at a California military base, injuring 22 Army Reserve soldiers
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Report: Woman prayed for husband instead of reporting abuse

Authorities say an Idaho woman told deputies her religious beliefs prompted her to pray for her husband instead of tell police that he sexually abused young relatives
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Iowa couple accused of locking boy in enclosure for months

A north-central Iowa man and his girlfriend have been charged with kidnapping after police say the couple tortured the man's 8-year-old son for months by locking him in a basement enclosure for hours every day, withholding food and having a dog bite him
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The Latest: Prisoner has extensive disciplinary record

Authorities say the inmate suspected of killing a corrections officer at a Minnesota state prison has an extensive disciplinary record
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Cincinnati postpones order to vacate homeless encampment

Cincinnati City Council has postponed an order to vacate a downtown homeless encampment
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Pilot injured in northern Utah plane crash

A pilot has been taken to a hospital after his small plane crashed in northern Utah
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Video captures apparent groping, woman's swift retribution

Restaurant video captures apparent groping of female server, who grabs man and slams him into a wall
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Man wanted for wife's killing in Dominican Republic arrested

A man wanted by authorities in the Dominican Republic on charges that he killed and dismembered his wife has been found living in Massachusetts
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Auto industry urges US to hit brakes on proposed car tariffs

Automakers, dealers and suppliers unite in opposition to President Donald Trump's proposed tariffs
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A look at candidates signed up for Louisiana's Nov. 6 ballot

The sign-up period for Louisiana's Nov. 6 primary election is continuing and runs through Friday
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Jury deliberates in man's trial in UT student's slaying

The jury is deliberating in the capital murder trial of a 20-year-old man accused in the slaying of a UT student on campus in 2016
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2 inmates found dead at Louisiana's maximum-security prison

Authorities: Deaths of 2 inmates at Louisiana's maximum-security prison at Angola trigger shakedown, search for smuggled drugs
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GOP governor candidate says too many conflicts at Capitol

David Stemerman, a Republican candidate for governor, unveils plan to reduce conflicts of interest at Connecticut state Capitol
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Excerpts from recent South Dakota editorials

Excerpts from recent South Dakota editorials
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Home demolitions may create new problem: lead-tainted dust

Detroit home demolitions trigger worries about potential new problem: lead-tainted dust
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Famed scholar explains his Trump defense to Vineyard crowd

Former Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz explained his defense of President Donald Trump during an event in Martha's Vineyard this week
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Appeals court hears Florida lawsuit seeking FBI 9/11 records

A Florida online publication has asked a federal appeals court to order a trial be held on its Freedom of Information Act lawsuit seeking FBI documents that may reveal a U.S.-based support network for the 9/11 hijackers.
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Mississippi woman pleads guilty to foreclosure bid rigging

A seventh Mississippi Gulf Coast real estate investor is pleading guilty to charges that she helped rig bids in foreclosure auctions
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