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FILE - This Jan. 16, 2018, file photo, shows President Russell M. Nelson speaking at a news conference, in Salt Lake City. The president of the Mormon church is asking people to refrain from using "Mormon" or "LDS" as a substitute for the full name of the religion: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
Church president: Use 'Latter-day Saints' not 'Mormon'The religion has the famed Mormon Tabernacle Choir, recently made a documentary about its members called "Meet the Mormons" and its official website is mormonnewsroom.org
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A photograph sits amid the tributes as they grow outside the home where a pregnant woman, Shanann Watts, and her two daughters, Bella and Celeste, lived Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, in Frederick, Colo. The woman's husband, Christopher Watts, has been arrested on suspicion of killing his family. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Slain Colorado mother painted rosy picture of married lifeA slain Colorado mother whose 2 young daughters were also killed painted a rosy picture of married life
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FILE - This Dec. 2, 2016 file photo shows the inside of the charred warehouse called the Ghost Ship in Oakland, Calif. A Northern California district attorney has reversed course and says she will no longer consider plea deals to resolve the only criminal case filed in connection to a 2016 warehouse fire that killed 36 people, according to a court document obtained by The Associated Press on Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. The two men charged in the case Derick Almena and Max Harris are scheduled to appear in court on Friday, Aug. 17. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
Men charged in warehouse fire deaths to appear in courtThe two men charged in the deaths of 36 people in an Oakland warehouse fire are scheduled to appear in court for the first time since a judge scuttled their plea deal
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FILE - In this Jan. 30, 2017, file photo, Esteban Santiago, center, is led from the Broward County jail for an arraignment in federal court in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Sentencing is set Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, for Santiago, a 28-year-old Alaska man who pleaded guilty in the January 2017 Florida airport shooting that left five people dead and six wounded. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
Alaska man faces life in prison for Florida airport shootingAn Alaska man faces life prison sentence in the January 2017 Florida airport shooting that left five dead and six others wounded
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - This Thursday, June 26, 2018, file photo released by Casey Lansdon shows Redding fire inspector Jeremy Stoke in Redding, Calif. The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection says in a report that Redding firefighter Stoke died after he was enveloped in seconds by a fire tornado with a base the size of three football fields and winds up to 165 mph. Stoke died July 26, while helping people to evacuate a Northern California blaze. (Casey Lansdon via AP, File)
Record-breaking fire tornado killed California firefighterAuthorities say a massive, searing tornado of flame killed a firefighter helping to evacuate people from California's largest recorded wildfire
The Associated Press4 hours ago
An overdose victim is comforted while being treated by emergency medical reponders on the New Haven Green, a city park in New Haven, Conn., Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Investigators try to determine exactly what sickened them and tens of other victims. People started falling ill Wednesday morning, mostly on the New Haven Green. No deaths were reported. Police have arrested a man who they say may have passed out free samples of synthetic marijuana. (Brian A. Pounds/Hearst Connecticut Media via AP)
Police work to stop overdoses after 76 fall illPolice in New Haven, Connecticut, are swarming a city park and searching people's homes for drugs in an effort to prevent more overdoses from a batch of synthetic marijuana that has put more than 70 people in local hospitals
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Rescuers work to locate and free a contractor who became trapped when a trench collapsed at a work site in a residential area of Philadelphia, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Plumber buried in trench collapse diesAuthorities say a plumber died after he became buried in a trench that collapsed at a residential work site
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FILE - In this Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, file photo defendant Siraj Ibn Wahhaj sits in court in Taos, N.M., during a detention hearing. New Mexico forensic investigators announced Thursday, Aug. 16, that a highly decomposed body found at a desert compound in New Mexico has been identified as a missing Georgia boy with severe disabilities. The New Mexico Office of the Medical Investigator said Thursday that the remains were those of Abdul-ghani Wahhaj. (Roberto E. Rosales/The Albuquerque Journal via AP, Pool, File)
Remains found in New Mexico desert tunnel are missing boyForensic investigators have identified the remains of a Georgia boy whose father is accused of abducting and performing purification rituals on the child in New Mexico as he died
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FILE - In this Oct. 3, 2017, file photo, windows are broken at the Mandalay Bay resort and casino in Las Vegas, the room from where Stephen Craig Paddock fired on a nearby music festival, killed 58 and injuring hundreds on Oct. 1.  Attorneys for a group of victims of the Las Vegas mass shooting harshly criticized MGM Resorts International this week over its legal maneuver seeking to consolidate multiple lawsuits stemming from the massacre. The victims' attorneys in court documents filed Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, say the casino operator is acting with improper motives in seeking to have the cases combined in one court. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
Vegas victims' attorneys criticize MGM's legal maneuverAttorneys for a group of victims of the Las Vegas mass shooting are lambasting MGM Resorts International's legal maneuver to try to centralize multiple lawsuits stemming from the massacre
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Court: Dismissal of cop's Black Lives Matter lawsuit is justA federal appeals court says a Louisiana court rightly dismissed a deputy's lawsuit that accused Black Lives Matter and several movement leaders for a deadly 2016 attack on law enforcement officers
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Baltasar Gutierrez, left, joins his daughter, Irene Montoya, in talking to reporters after they left a tributes outside the home where a pregnant woman and her two daughters lived Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, in Frederick, Colo. The woman's husband has been arrested in the disappearance of the woman and children. Authorities say that they have found the woman's body and believe to know the whereabouts of the two girls. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Bodies of missing wife, daughters found in ColoradoColorado husband who lamented his family's disappearance arrested in their deaths
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Tributes grow outside the home where a pregnant woman and her two daughters lived Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, in Frederick, Colo. The woman's husband has been arrested in the disappearance of the woman and children. Authorities say that they have found the woman's body and believe to know the whereabouts of the two girls. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
The Latest: Searchers find bodies of 2 young Colorado girlsInvestigators who found the body of a pregnant Colorado woman reported missing this week have discovered what they believe are the bodies of her two young daughters nearby
The Associated Press8 hours ago
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