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  • Associated Press

    Student pilot boards plane, causes Florida airport lockdown

    MELBOURNE, Fla. (September 20, 2018) — Authorities in Florida say a 26-year-old student pilot boarded a vacant Airbus 321 American Airlines aircraft in a maintenance facility, causing a short lockdown at Orlando-Melbourne International Airport.

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    Kavanaugh's accuser wants FBI probe before she testifies

    WASHINGTON (September 18, 2018) — Christine Blasey Ford wants the FBI to investigate her allegation that she was sexually assaulted by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh before she testifies at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing next week, her lawyers said in a letter sent Tuesday to the panel.

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    Jury shown shooting video repeatedly at Chicago cop's trial

    CHICAGO (September 18, 2018)- The last moments of Laquan McDonald's life played over and over again for the jury. An officer pulls up, gets out of a squad car and opens fire as the black teenager walks away from police, a small knife in one hand. McDonald crumples to the ground. More bullets are fired into his body — a total of 16.

  • Associated Press

    Hearing sets up dramatic showdown between Kavanaugh, accuser

    WASHINGTON (September 17, 2018) — Republicans on Monday abruptly called Brett Kavanaugh and the woman accusing him of sexual assault decades ago to testify publicly next week, grudgingly setting up a dramatic showdown they hoped would prevent the allegation from sinking his nomination to the Supreme Court.

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    $2.5M bond for Border Patrol agent in killings of 4 in Texas

    HOUSTON (September 16, 2018) — A U.S. Border Patrol supervisor was jailed Sunday on $2.5 million bond in Texas, accused of killing at least four women and injuring a fifth who managed to escape.

  • Associated Press

    Kavanaugh denies allegation of sexual misconduct in school

    WASHINGTON (September 15, 2018) — Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has denied an allegation of sexual misconduct from when he was in high school, seeking to defuse a potential threat to his confirmation as a handful of key senators remained silent on whether they would vote for him.

  • Associated Press

    $1.5M settlement for Muslim workers fired in prayer dispute

    DENVER (September 14, 2018) — A big U.S. meatpacker has agreed to pay $1.5 million to 138 Somali-American Muslim workers who were fired from their jobs at a Colorado plant after they were refused prayer breaks, a federal anti-discrimination agency said Friday.

  • Associated Press

    Manafort pleads guilty, will cooperate with special counsel

    WASHINGTON (September 14, 2018) — Paul Manafort agreed Friday to cooperate with the special counsel's Russia investigation as he pleaded guilty to federal charges and avoided a second trial that could have exposed him to even greater punishment.

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