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S. Dakota kills bill from survivors of Catholic school abuse

Louise Aamot Charbonneau couldn't make her annual trip to the South Dakota Legislature this year to confront lawmakers with her story of surviving childhood rape and abuse at the hands of priests and nuns at a boarding school for Native Americans during the 1950s and 1960s.

Ex-coach gets 6 months in college scam, runs from courthouse

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Michael Center, former men's tennis coach at the University of Texas at Austin, leaves federal court in Boston, Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, after being sen
The former men's tennis coach at the University of Texas at Austin sprinted away from a scrum of reporters and his own lawyers Monday after he was sentenced to six months in prison for taking a $100,000 bribe as part of a sweeping college admissions scam.

Girl, 11, brings AR-15 to Idaho hearing on gun legislation

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Charles Nielsen, 58, and his 11-year-old granddaughter, Bailey Nielsen, testify before a House panel at the Idaho Statehouse on Monday. Feb. 24, 2020
An 11-year-old girl toting a loaded AR-15 assault weapon appeared Monday at a legislative hearing with her grandfather, who is supporting a proposal that would allow visitors to Idaho who can legally possess firearms to carry a concealed handgun within city limits.
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Crackdown on immigrants who use public benefits takes effect

Pastor Antonio Velasquez says that before the Trump administration announced a crackdown on immigrants using government social services, people lined up before sunrise outside a state office in a largely Latino Phoenix neighborhood to sign up for food stamps and Medicaid.
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Specialist Mark Fitzgerald worked on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Monday.

Asian shares extend losses after Dow drops more than 1,000

Shares are mostly lower in Asia on Tuesday after Wall Street suffered its worst session in two years, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average slumping…
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Sanders comments on Castro could pose hurdles in Florida

Like many young voters in Florida, Jared Machado is concerned about rising sea levels, college tuition and landing a job when he graduates from the University of Florida in a few months. But the political science and history major can't ignore how his father and grandparents came to the United States: as refugees fleeing communist Cuba.
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Epidemic vs. pandemic? Glossary of terms for virus outbreak

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US and SKorea may cut back military moves due to coronavirus

The United States and South Korea are considering curtailing joint military exercises due to concerns about the spread of coronavirus, officials said Monday.
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Worried Democrats rush to slow front-runner Sanders

Worried Democrats on Monday intensified their assault against the party's presidential front-runner, Bernie Sanders, as the Vermont senator marched toward South Carolina's weekend primary eyeing a knockout blow.
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Harvey Weinstein arrives at a Manhattan courthouse as jury deliberations continue in his rape trial, Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, in New York.

'A new day': Harvey Weinstein convicted, led away in cuffs

Former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein was convicted of rape and sexual assault against two women and led off to prison in handcuffs Monday in what his foes hailed as a landmark moment for the legal system and a long-overdue reckoning for the man vilified as the biggest monster of the #MeToo era.
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MINNEAPOLIS _ These Minnesota lotteries were drawn Monday:5-7-3(five, seven, three)03-04-06-15-22(three, four, six, fifteen, twenty-two)Estimated jackpot: $410,000Estimated jackpot: $55 million05-16-21-25-31(five, sixteen, twenty-one, twenty-five, thirty-one)Estimated jackpot: $27,000Estimated…
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Winning numbers drawn in 'Northstar Cash' game

MINNEAPOLIS _ The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the Minnesota Lottery's "Northstar Cash" game were:05-16-21-25-31(five, sixteen, twenty-one, twenty-five, thirty-one)Estimated jackpot: $27,000
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Matthews apologizes for Nazi analogy to Sanders victory

MSNBC's Chris Matthews apologized Monday to Bernie Sanders for comparing the Democratic senator's win in the Nevada caucus to the Nazi takeover of France.
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Rep. Fred Upton announces he will seek 18th term in Congress

Michigan Republican congressman Fred Upton announced Monday he will seek re-election to his Sixth Congressional District seat located in the southwest corner of the state.
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Minnesota prosecutor defends Burrell conviction

A Minnesota prosecutor said Monday his office has spent weeks reviewing a murder conviction raised by Amy Klobuchar on the presidential debate stage, saying he believes the evidence that sent a black teenager to prison for life was "quite strong."
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Members of Vagos bikers cleared of all charges in US court

Eight accused Vagos biker gang members were acquitted Monday of all charges alleging they were part of a broad criminal racketeering enterprise that committed violent crimes for more than a decade, including the killing of a rival Hells Angels leader in a casino shootout in 2011.
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Couple lost in woods survived on muddy water, fern fronds

A couple who went missing in the woods of Northern California for a week survived by drinking from a muddy puddle and eating fern fronds, said rescuers who had given up hopes of finding them alive.
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Suspect in multiple Michigan slayings shoots self in head

A man suspected of at least a half-dozen slayings and other crimes in and around Detroit shot himself in the head while being pursued by police, authorities said Monday.
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Tennessee continues push for executions, setting 2 more

Tennessee on Monday set two new execution dates, days after putting to death its seventh inmate in the past year and a half.
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World's first in vitro cheetah cubs born at Ohio zoo

Two cheetah cubs have been born through in vitro fertilization and embryo transfer to a surrogate mother for the first time, Ohio zoo officials announced Monday.
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Italian hikers rescued in Alaska after visiting infamous bus

An Italian man suffering from frostbite and four other tourists were rescued in the Alaska wilderness after visiting an abandoned bus that has become a lure for adventurers since it was featured in the "Into the Wild" book and movie.
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Man charged with killing 8 won't testify in his own trial

A man charged with killing a deputy sheriff and seven other people in Mississippi in 2017 said Monday that he did not want to testify in his own trial where he could face the death penalty.
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Arizona off-roading family, dog saved from raging flood

An Arizona family and their dog narrowly avoided being swept away after their mini sports utility vehicle got stuck in rushing floodwaters.