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FILE - In this Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017 file photo, Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., speaks during a legislative summit featuring Nebraska's elected Congressional and House officials, in Ashland, Neb. Sasse says Republican leaders are overstating how much passing tax-cut legislation can protect their party in next year's elections. The Nebraska Republican, who addressed an evangelical conservative group Saturday night, Nov. 18, 2017, told reporters after his speech that he likes the tax bill moving in the Senate. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)
GOP's Sasse likes tax bill, but won't call it key to 2018Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse tells Iowa conservatives that Republican leaders are overstating how much passing tax-cut legislation can protect the party in next year's elections
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LaToya Cantrell celebrates her victory in the New Orleans mayoral election during her election party at the New Orleans Jazz Market in Central City on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, in New Orleans. Cantrell, a City Council member who gained a political following as she worked to help her hard-hit neighborhood recover from Hurricane Katrina, was the victor Saturday night in an election that will make her the first woman mayor in New Orleans' history. (Michael DeMocker/NOLA.com The Times-Picayune via AP)
The Latest: Cantrell wins race for mayor in New OrleansIt's a historic election night in New Orleans, where voters have elected the first woman mayor and the first member of the Vietnamese community to serve on the City Council
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Man burned by exploding chainsaw dies from his injuriesAuthorities say a man who was seriously burned when his chainsaw exploded has died from his injuries
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Ohio candidate doesn't regret sexual conquest Facebook postAn Ohio Supreme Court justice and Democratic gubernatorial candidate said on Facebook that people should "lighten up" after deleting a previous post outlining his sexual history with women that drew intense criticism
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This undated photo released by the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) shows U.S. Army Air Forces 1st Lt. Homer Spence and Marine Corps Reserve Assistant Cook Frank Masoni, of Gilroy, Calif. He will be buried Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017 with military honors, according to the Defense Department. Two U.S. servicemen whose remains were identified more than six decades after they were killed overseas during World War II will finally get funerals in their California hometowns. Masoni was killed in Nov. 1943 during a battle with Japanese forces on an island in the Pacific Ocean. He was 21. His remains were identified using dental and other records. (Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency via AP)
Servicemen killed in WWII to finally be buried in CaliforniaTwo U.S. servicemen whose remains were identified more than six decades after they were killed overseas during World War II will finally get funerals in their California hometowns
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SWAT members prepare to search the neighborhood where a police officer was fatally shot Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, in New Kensington, Pa. Authorities in Pennsylvania say a police officer was shot and killed while making a traffic stop and a search is underway for the gunman. The officer has not been identified. (Rebecca Droke/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP)
Authorities continue search for suspect who killed copResidents who came to the aid of a rookie police officer who was fatally shot and killed during a traffic stop say he was "gasping for air" and not responsive when they arrived at the scene
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The Latest: Ohio court justice apologizes for Facebook postAn Ohio Supreme Court justice and Democratic gubernatorial candidate says he deleted a Facebook post outlining his sexual history after being criticized in part for potentially identifying some of the women
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Des Moines to pay $225,000 to settle police shooting lawsuitThe city of Des Moines is expected to pay $225,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by the family of an unarmed man killed by police in 2015
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University: Professor sexually harassed grad student on tripBoston University says it has found evidence that a geology professor sexually harassed a graduate student on a research trip in Antarctica more than 10 years ago
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1,000 Bicycles, Hidden Bunker Found in Homeless Camp“It’s nothing I’ve ever seen before," Lt. Jeff Puckett of the Orange County Sheriff's Department tells the Orange County Register . Having removed between 150 and 200 homeless people from an encampment along the Santa Ana River in Southern California earlier this month, officials were clearing the camp when they discovered...
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Protestors gather at Boston's Free Speech Rally on Boston Common Saturday, November 18, 2017 in Boston.  Police confirmed the arrests of two counter-protesters Saturday at the "Rally for the Republic" event planned by conservative groups Resist Marxism and Boston Free Speech on the Common.   (Mark Lorenz/The Boston Herald via AP)
Boston free speech rally draws supporters, protestersA few dozen free speech advocates have rallied peacefully on Boston Common but just like last summer's event, they were outnumbered by counterprotesters.
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General Wouldn't Follow Trump Order for 'Illegal' Nuclear StrikeThe commander of US Strategic Command says he wouldn't launch a nuclear strike he believed to be "illegal" if ordered to do so by President Trump, CBS News reports. Air Force Gen. John Hyten, the top US nuclear commander, says he doesn't take the responsibility lightly. "We're not stupid people,...
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