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In this Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018 photo, Huron Mayor Rey Leon, center, presides over a a city council meeting in Huron, Calif. The boarded-up buildings and patchwork fences that others see as eyesores are symbols of potential for Leon, whose tiny central California farm town of Huron has been mired in poverty for decades. He was elected in 2016 to a two-year term and is unopposed for re-election next month. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Mayor returns home to try to lift town plagued by povertyIn one of California's poorest towns, a reluctant and unlikely leader is trying to improve the quality of life
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FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 15, 2018 file photo,Lorrainda Smith, sits with her two-day-old son, Luke, as she contemplates with her husband Wilmer Capps, right, sleeping in their truck in a parking lot after their home was damaged from Hurricane Michael and they were told a nearby shelter was closed, in Panama City, Fla.  The tropical weather that turned into monster Hurricane Michael began as a relatively humble storm before rapidly blossoming into the most powerful cyclone ever to hit the Florida Panhandle, causing wrenching scenes of widespread destruction. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)
Post-Michael Florida: Fear, frustration and life on the edgeFor residents of the hurricane-ravaged Florida Panhandle, everyday life is rife with fears, frustrations and the troubles of just trying to get by in a ruined landscape
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Man accused of threatening US senator indicted in ArizonaA man accused of threatening to kidnap and kill a U.S. senator and his family has been indicted on federal charges in Arizona
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President Trump delivers remarks Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, at the International Association of Chiefs of Police, at the Orange County Convention Center, in Orlando, Fla. (Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel via AP)
Sessions to speak to Chicago Crime Commission; focus unclearAttorney General Jeff Sessions is scheduled to deliver a speech in Chicago one week after the Trump administration asked a judge to reject a draft plan to reform the city's 12,000-officer police force
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The StarKist offices are seen on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, on the North Shore of Pittsburgh. StarKist Co. agreed to plead guilty to a felony price fixing charge as part of a broad collusion investigation of the canned tuna industry, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. The DOJ said StarKist faces up to a $100 million fine when it is sentenced. (Stephanie Strasburg/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP)
StarKist admits fixing tuna prices, faces $100 million fineAuthorities say StarKist has agreed to plead guilty to price fixing as part of a broad collusion investigation of the canned tuna industry
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FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2018, file photo, Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro speaks about a grand jury’s report on clergy abuse in the Roman Catholic Church during a news conference at the Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa. The U.S. Justice Department opened their own investigation and have served subpoenas on dioceses across the state, according to multiple sources who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity. The subpoenas follow the state grand jury report. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Feds: Child exploitation focus of Pennsylvania church probeA federal prosecutor in Pennsylvania is taking aim at the Roman Catholic church by opening a grand jury investigation centered on child exploitation
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FILE - In this Oct. 17, 2018 file photo Nancy Register weeps as she is comforted by Roxie Cline, right, after she lost her home and all the contents inside to Hurricane Michael in Mexico Beach, Fla.  The tropical weather that turned into monster Hurricane Michael began as a relatively humble storm before rapidly blossoming into the most powerful cyclone ever to hit the Florida Panhandle, causing wrenching scenes of widespread destruction.(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)
Series of AP photos depicts wrath of Hurricane MichaelThe tropical weather that turned into monster Hurricane Michael began as a relative humble storm before rapidly blossoming into the most powerful cyclone ever to hit the Florida Panhandle, causing wrenching scenes of widespread destruction
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Comedian Jim Gaffigan embraces keynote speaker Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley just before she addresses the 73rd Annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
UN Ambassador Nikki Haley pokes fun at herself at NY charityOutgoing U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley was introduced as the next president of the United States at a white-tie gala in New York where she poked fun at her own Indian heritage, her boss and the current political climate
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This Oct. 17, 2018 photo provided by the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office shows a rescue team gathers to rescue a man who fell into an old abandoned mine shaft near Aguila, Ariz. A hospital spokeswoman said the man who fell into the old abandoned mine shaft is in good condition awaiting surgery for two broken legs. Sheriff's officials say the man fell into the shaft Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, and was found two days later by someone who heard his calls for help. (Maricopa County Sheriff's Office via AP)
Man rescued from Arizona mine lucky to survive fall, snakesThe head of a rescue team says an Arizona man is lucky to be alive after he fell to the bottom of an abandoned mine shaft, broke both his legs, fought off a trio of rattlesnakes and went two days without food or water
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FILE - In this Friday, Oct. 12, 2018 file photo, a Detroit Police vehicle is parked outside the Cantrell Funeral Home in Detroit.  Several cremated remains have been found by cleaning crews at a former Detroit funeral home where mummified remains of 10 fetuses were discovered last week in a ceiling, state licensing inspectors said Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. (Junfu Han/Detroit Free Press via AP, File)
Cleaning crews find cremated remains in old funeral homeSeveral cremated remains have been found by cleaning crews at a former Detroit funeral home where mummified remains of 10 fetuses were discovered last week in a ceiling
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FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2018, file photo, Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro speaks about a grand jury’s report on clergy abuse in the Roman Catholic Church during a news conference at the Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa. The U.S. Justice Department opened their own investigation and have served subpoenas on dioceses across the state, according to multiple sources who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity. The subpoenas follow the state grand jury report. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Federal prosecutors open clergy abuse probe in PennsylvaniaFederal prosecutors have opened an investigation of child sexual abuse by Roman Catholic priests in Pennsylvania, using subpoenas to demand secret files and testimony from high-ranking leaders
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Texas police identify woman, child in doorbell videoAuthorities near Houston are trying to identify a woman who abandoned a toddler on a stranger's doorstep
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