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FILE - In this Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019, file photo, law enforcement officials process the crime scene from a shooting the day before which ended with the shooter, Seth Ator, being shot dead by police in a stolen mail van, right, in Odessa, Texas. Federal prosecutors are seeking to keep more than two dozen guns and firearm accessories seized from Marcus Anthony Braziel, whose home was searched in 2019 following a mass shooting in West Texas. The search of Braziel's home last September came days after Ator drove through Odessa and Midland, neighboring cities 140 miles (225 kilometers) south of Lubbock, shooting people before being shot dead by police. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)
Feds seek to keep guns seized after West Texas mass shootingFederal prosecutors are seeking to keep more than two dozen guns and firearm accessories seized from a man whose home was searched last year following a mass shooting in West Texas
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FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2015, file photo, a man takes pictures of Caesars Palace hotel and casino in Las Vegas. Reno-based Eldorado Resorts Inc. received the go-ahead from Nevada casino regulators to buy Caesars Entertainment Corp. in a $17 billion deal creating a gambling giant with properties in 16 U.S. states and several other countries. The merger won unanimous endorsement Wednesday, July 8, 2020, after pointed questions from Nevada Gaming Control Board regulators and unanimous approval from the state Gaming Commission. The Federal Trade Commission accepted the plan June 26. Approval in coming days from regulators in Indiana and New Jersey would create the world's largest casino company under the Caesars Entertainment name. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
Nevada regulators OK company buying Caesars Entertainment Reno-based Eldorado Resorts Inc. received the go-ahead from Nevada casino regulators to buy Caesars Entertainment Corp. in a $17 billion deal creating a gambling giant with properties in 16 U.S. states and several other countries
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FILE - In this Wednesday, June 24, 2020, file photo, TSA agents help travelers as they clear security for flights out of Love Field in Dallas. The TSA has made some changes at airport security checkpoints after a whistleblower inside the agency complained about poor protection against the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)
Lawyer: TSA makes changes after whistleblower's complaintThe TSA has made some changes at airport security checkpoints after a whistleblower inside the agency complained about poor protection against the coronavirus
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Little Rock passes Arkansas' first hate crime lawLittle Rock became the first city in Arkansas to pass a measure with increased penalties specifically for hate crimes that target people based on their race, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability
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FILE - In this Nov. 14, 2018 file photo, Dave Haywood, from left, Hillary Scott and Charles Kelley, of Lady A, formerly Lady Antebellum, arrive at the 52nd annual CMA Awards in Nashville, Tenn. The Grammy-winning country group, which dropped the word "Antebellum" from their name because of the word's ties to slavery, has filed a lawsuit against a Black singer who has used the stage name for years. The vocal group filed the lawsuit on Wednesday in federal court in Nashville after negotiations with Anita White broke down in recent weeks. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
Country band Lady A files suit against singer with same nameGrammy-winning country group Lady A has filed a lawsuit against a Black singer who has been performing as Lady A as well
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FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2009 file photo, the Washington Redskins logo is shown on the field before the start of a preseason NFL football game against the New England Patriots in Landover, Md. The Washington Redskins are undergoing what the team calls a “thorough review” of the nickname. In a statement released Friday, July 3, 2020, the team says it has been talking to the NFL for weeks about the subject. Owner Dan Snyder says the process will include input from alumni, sponsors, the league, community and members of the organization. FedEx on Thursday called for the team to change its name, and Nike appeared to remove all Redskins gear from its online store. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)
Maryland governor: Probably time to change Redskins nameMaryland Gov_ Larry Hogan says he believes the name of Washington's professional football team “probably should be changed.”
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Mississippi State Health Officer Dr. Thomas Dobbs, right, expresses his concern about the growing number of positive COVID-19 tests and the lack of public face masking, while Gov. Tate Reeves, center, and Stephen McRaney, deputy director of the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency, left, listen, the governor's COVID-19 press briefing, in Jackson, Miss., Wednesday, July 8, 2020. The three public officials provided reporters with an update on the coronavirus and the state's ongoing strategy to limit transmission. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
COVID hits more legislators amid rapid spread in MississippiAt least 26 legislators and 10 other people who work at Mississippi's state Capitol have tested positive for the new coronavirus
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White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany speaks during a press briefing at the White House, Wednesday, July 8, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
About that border wall, Mr. Presidents ... who's paying?President Donald Trump has made building some 450 miles of wall on the U.S.-Mexico border a defining issue of his presidency, and vowed that Mexico would pay for it
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Tears roll down the face of Vauhxx Booker as he speaks to the hundreds gathered at the Monroe County courthouse, Monday, July 6, 2020, in Bloomington, Ind. Booker, a local civil rights activist and member of the Monroe County Human Rights Commission, says a group of white men assaulted him and threatened to “get a noose” after claiming that he and his friends had trespassed on private property as they gathered at an Indiana lake over the Fourth of July weekend. (Rich Janzaruk/The Herald-Times via AP)
Indiana governor defends officer response to assault reportIndiana Gov. Eric Holcomb says he is "proud" of the state’s Department of Natural Resources amid criticism that the agency’s conservation officers didn't adequately respond to the reported assault of a Black man by a group of white men at a lake last weekend
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FILE - In this Nov. 12, 2019, file photo, Roger Stone leaves federal court in Washington. Facebook on Wednesday, July 8, 2020, said it has removed dozens of accounts linked to the hate group Proud Boys, to President Donald Trump’s longtime ally Roger Stone and to employees of Brazil’s president, Jair Bolsonaro, among others. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
Facebook takes down accounts tied to Roger StoneFacebook on Wednesday said it has removed dozens of accounts linked to the hate group Proud Boys, to President Donald Trump’s longtime ally Roger Stone and to employees of Brazil’s president, Jair Bolsonaro, among others
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