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Jury selection began Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020 in the trial of Jeremy Christian, accused of killing two men and slashing another in 2017 on a Portland, Oregon, MAX train after they confronted Christian while he was shouting racist slurs at two teenage girls. (Beth Nakamura/The Oregonian via AP)
Man guilty of killing 2 who tried to stop his slurs on trainA man accused of fatally stabbing two men who prosecutors say tried to stop his racist tirade against two young black women on a Portland, Oregon, commuter train has been convicted of murder
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US lifts Brazilian beef import ban amid quality concernsRaw beef will soon be arriving on U.S. shores from Brazil again, a move by the Trump administration that has roiled U.S. beef and food safety groups
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Man convicted of stabbing 2 people to death who tried to stop racist rant against black women on Portland, Oregon, trainMan convicted of stabbing 2 people to death who tried to stop racist rant against black women on Portland, Oregon, train
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Documents: Doctor stayed at University of Michigan for decades after supervisor confronted him about alleged sex abuseDocuments: Doctor stayed at University of Michigan for decades after supervisor confronted him about alleged sex abuse
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Teacher Follows Through on Ancient Threat to Wash a Student's Mouth OutIt's a threat many students have heard but not seen carried out. A Florida middle school teacher has been suspended for putting hand sanitizer in the mouth of a student who she said was talking too loudly in her science class last fall. After telling the student he needed to...
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Appeals court won't hear more appeals of Sheldon Silver caseFormer New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver has lost his bid to get a federal appeals court to reconsider its decision to uphold part of his corruption conviction
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FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2002 file photo, the stars of "Friends," from left, David Schwimmer, Lisa Kudrow, Matthew Perry, Courteney Cox Arquette, Jennifer Aniston and Matt LeBlanc pose with the award for outstanding comedy series at the 54th annual Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. WarnerMedia announced Friday that the entire original cast of "Friends" will reunite for an unscripted special that will be available on HBO Max when the service debuts in May. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, file)
Unscripted 'Friends' reunion special to launch with HBO MaxWarnerMedia's new streaming service will debut with some extra “Friends.”
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Ex-inmate charged with sending poison to California prisonAn Eastern European man who authorities say sent a Christmas card to the Unabomber has been charged with mailing poison to a California state prison
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Wells Fargo Will Pay US $3B to Settle List of AbusesWells Fargo agreed Friday to pay the government $3 billion to settle investigations into a series of abuses that went on for years, including opening accounts for customers without their approval. The deal wraps up federal civil and criminal cases, the Wall Street Journal reports, though criminal charges could be...
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File-This Sept. 18, 2019, file photo provided by the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office shows Daniel McMahon, 31, of Brandon, Fla. McMahon, charged with making racist online threats against a black activist in Virginia, is expected to plead guilty next month, according to court records and a spokesman for federal prosecutors. (Pinellas County Sheriff's Office via AP)
Man accused of racist threats expected to plead guiltyA white man charged with making racist online threats against a black activist in Virginia is expected to plead guilty next month
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FILE - In this July 15, 2016, file photo, a mountain goat leads its kid across the Mount Evans Scenic Byway just below the summit near Idaho Springs, Colo. Wyoming wildlife managers are criticizing plans by Grand Teton National Park to shoot nonnative mountain goats by helicopter. The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission on Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, approved a resolution opposing the plans, favoring the use of volunteers to hunt the goats on the ground. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
Helicopter sharpshooters to kill Grand Teton nonnative goatsGrand Teton National Park officials planned to begin having contractors shoot nonnative mountain goats from a helicopter as part of a disputed effort to help native bighorn sheep
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US Reports 34 Coronavirus Cases, With More LikelyThe number of people in the US known to be infected with the new coronavirus is at 34 and rising, government health officials reported Friday. Thirteen of the patients were found to have the virus after returning from China, the New York Times reports. The other 21 were repatriated, including...
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