White man accused of killing 2 blacks in Baton Rouge had Hitler speech at his home

White man accused of killing 2 blacks in Baton Rouge had Hitler speech at his home

A 23-year-old white man arrested Tuesday was accused of killing two black men and firing on a black family in a string of attacks that police say may have been racially motivated.

Hurricane Maria aims at Puerto Rico after slamming Dominica

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Hurricane Maria aims at Puerto Rico after slamming Dominica
Dominica's leader sent out an emotional plea for help as Hurricane Maria smashed into the Caribbean island and caused "mind-boggling" devastation, but an ominous silence followed as the country lost all communications on Tuesday and the Category 5 hurricane took aim at Puerto Rico.

3 arrested during protest at Georgia Tech after vigil

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3 arrested during protest at Georgia Tech after vigil
Three people were arrested Monday night during a protest after a vigil for a Georgia Tech student who was fatally shot by campus police, a university spokesman said.
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Leonardo DiCaprio foundation awards $20M in eco-grants

Leonardo DiCaprio announced Tuesday that his eco-focused foundation has given more than $20 million this year in fresh grants to more than 100 organizations around the world.
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Harvard's endowment CEO disappointed with 8.1 percent gain

The chief of Harvard University's endowment says he's disappointed with the school's latest investment results.
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Prosecutor: Officer justified in fatal shooting of teen

A Virginia police officer in the Washington, D.C., suburbs was justified in fatally shooting a 15-year-old boy who was advancing at him with a crowbar, a prosecutor ruled Tuesday.
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Island near NE tip of Minnesota returned to Chippewa band

An island off the northeast tip of Minnesota is back with an American Indian tribe.
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US veterans awarded France's highest honor for WWII service

Ten California men who fought overseas with U.S. forces have been awarded the French government's highest honor for their World War II service.
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College that was protest site releases new event guidelines

A college that was the site of a rowdy protest of a guest speaker has announced a policy for hosting such events in what it calls the "new climate."
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Firefighter suspended after racist Facebook post resigns

A volunteer firefighter in Ohio suspended after a Facebook post in which he allegedly indicated he would save a dog from a burning building before a black person has resigned.
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Judge weighs suit filed by former Subway pitchman's ex-wife

An Indiana judge has heard arguments in a lawsuit filed by former Subway pitchman Jared Fogle's ex-wife alleging the company knew of Fogle's sexual interest in children but continued promoting him as its spokesman.
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President Donald Trump's speech to the UN General Assembly

President Donald Trump's debut speech Tuesday to the U.N. General Assembly:___Mr. Secretary-General, Mr. President, world leaders and distinguished delegates, welcome to New York. It is…
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Report: Operator says he tried to stop train before crash

Investigators say the operator of a one-car commuter train that crashed into a parked train at a suburban Philadelphia terminal last month told them he tried to stop the vehicle but was unable to do so.
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Oklahoma police now say 7 officers injured in shootout

Police now say seven officers were injured during a weekend shootout in central Oklahoma, and one officer remains hospitalized.
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US appeals ruling that blocks cutting off sanctuary cities

The Trump administration is appealing a judge's ruling that blocks its effort to withhold funding from "sanctuary cities" that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities.
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Predators target NFL concussion victims, lawyers say

Lawyers for former NFL players now eligible for payments under the league's $1 billion concussion settlement said Tuesday they've found evidence that unscrupulous third-party providers are trying to take advantage of players with significant brain damage.
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Arkansas judge: State must disclose execution drug details

Arkansas' intent to shield much of its execution procedure from public view took another hit Tuesday when a second judge ruled that the state's prison system must disclose labels that will identify the manufacturer of a lethal injection drug.
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The Latest: 150K without power on 2 French Caribbean islands

The latest on powerful Hurricane Maria (all times local):
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Montana school bus crash kills 2 drivers, injures 4 children

A school bus taking students on a field trip in northeastern Montana collided head-on Tuesday with a pickup truck in a crash that killed the drivers of both vehicles, authorities said.
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Woman asks judge to declare missing Michigan student dead

Court documents say the wife of a University of Michigan doctoral student who went missing after a plane crash has asked a judge to declare him dead.
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Portland schools face audit after suing records requesters

Oregon's secretary of state said his office will audit spending by Portland Public Schools, in part because of the district's decision to sue people who requested public records.
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Missouri trooper gets jail, probation in man's drowning

A Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper will spend 10 days in jail and two years on supervised probation for the death of a handcuffed man who drowned when he fell out of the trooper's boat.
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Hepatitis A outbreak seen in Los Angeles County

Public health authorities on Tuesday declared an outbreak of the highly contagious liver disease hepatitis A in Los Angeles County, the third California region to see significant infections this year.