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FILE - In this March 29, 2017 file photo, Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi speaks at the Women's Empowerment Panel, at the White House in Washington. Protesters confronted Bondi at a showing of a documentary about children's TV host Fred Rogers, and they questioned the Republican's stands on immigration and health care. The Tampa Bay Times reports Bondi received a police escort Friday, June 22, 2018, when several members of Organize Florida confronted her as she left a Tampa theater after seeing "Won't You Be My Neighbor" about Mr. Rogers. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
Florida attorney general confronted at Mr. Rogers movieProtesters confronted Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi at a showing of a documentary about children's TV host Fred Rogers, and they questioned her stands on immigration and health care
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During a night of protests against the shooting death of Antwon Rose Jr., lights reflect in the windows of the Rally House as emergency personnel block the road when the Pittsburgh Pirates against the Arizona Diamondbacks game ends, on West General Robinson Street a block from PNC Park, Friday, June 22, 2018, in Pittsburgh. Demonstrations continued in the fatal police shooting of the unarmed black teen, Rose, who fled from a traffic stop near Pittsburgh. (Jim Mendenhall/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP)
Report: Officer left university job after case there droppedA Pennsylvania police officer who fired the shots that killed a teenager fleeing a traffic stop left his previous job with a university police force after prosecutors dropped a case against three men he'd filed charges against
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Supermarket Bans Black Man for Questioning Its PolicyA Maine man says he's pursuing legal action after an unpleasant encounter that smacks of racism, the Hill reports. Rory Ferreira, 26, says he wasn't surprised to be carded Tuesday when buying wine at a Shaw's store in Saco, Maine—but got suspicious when his wife was carded too. "I...
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FILE - This Sunday, June 10, 2018 photo provided by provided by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission shows a whirlpool along the Spring River in northeastern Arkansas.  Arkansas has hired a consultant to evaluate a stretch of river where a kayaker was dragged to his death when a rare sinkhole created a whirlpool. Commissioner of State Lands John Thurston says experts will begin evaluating the Spring River on Monday, June 25. The sinkhole area is closed to the public. (AP Photo/Arkansas Game and Fish Commission)
Arkansas to evaluate river sinkhole where kayaker diedArkansas has hired a consultant to evaluate a stretch of river where a kayaker was dragged to his death when a rare sinkhole created a whirlpool
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Tony Heineman, advancement and development officer for Soldier's Wish, hugs Cody Nichols, left, after presenting him with new lawn equipment at Bloss Equipment in Tulsa, Okla., on Friday, June 22, 2018.  Nichols, a veteran whose life and business were disrupted when his lawn equipment was stolen received $15,000 worth of new lawn-mowing equipment through the nonprofit group Soldier's Wish. The Tulsa-based organization works to meet the needs of military veterans.  (Morgan Hornsby /Tulsa World via AP)
Oklahoma veteran given $15,000 in lawn equipment after theftA veteran in Oklahoma whose life and business were disrupted when his lawn equipment was stolen no longer needs to face acres of grass using a push mower
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The State With the Most PsychopathsSurprise, surprise: The place home to the most psychopaths in the US is Washington, DC. By far. That's according to new research out of Southern Methodist University. The survey doesn't count actual diagnoses but extrapolates from earlier research on the distribution of the "big five" personality traits (extraversion, neuroticism, agreeableness,...
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This Dec. 25, 2017 photo provided by Anne Haynie shows Dick Leitsch. The  pioneering gay activist who led a 1966 "sip-in" at a New York City bar has died at the age of 83. Leitsch  died Friday, June 23, 2018 at a hospice in Manhattan. His death from liver cancer was confirmed by his brother, John Leitsch, of Louisville, Ky.  His "sip-in" protest was meant to echo lunch counter sit-ins. Leitsch and three friends sat down at a bar and announced, "We are homosexuals."  (Anne Haynie  via AP)
Dick Leitsch, gay activist who led 'sip-in,' dies at 83A pioneering gay activist who led a 1966 "sip-in" at a New York City bar has died at the age of 83. Dick Leitsch (LIGHTSH) died Friday at a hospice in Manhattan
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Cop Pulls Over Daughter's Boyfriend, Bad Things HappenAn Ohio police officer was fired for pulling over his daughter's boyfriend and detaining the young man in his squad car, Fox 8 reports. "You can get out. For what? You're going to jail. For what? Get out. For what? Have a seat in my car. We'll make (BEEP) up...
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Wisconsin man headed to Arizona for new trial in son's deathA Wisconsin man will voluntarily return to Arizona to be re-tried on allegations he killed his son in 2004
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FILE - In this June 12, 2018 file photo, South Carolina Rep. Katie Arrington, who is running for the first district of South Carolina, celebrates after casting her vote at Bethany United Methodist Church in Summerville.  Arrington who defeated U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford in his re-election bid has been seriously injured in a deadly wreck.  Spokesman Michael Mule tells media outlets Arrington has undergone surgery for her injuries and was recovering Saturday, June 23, 2018,  in a Charleston-area hospital.  (Kathryn Ziesig/The Post And Courier via AP, File)
US House candidate who beat Sanford seriously hurt in wreckA South Carolina lawmaker who defeated U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford in his re-election bid has been seriously injured in a car wreck
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FILE - In this June 12, 2018 file photo, South Carolina Rep.Katie Arrington, who is running for the first district of South Carolina, campaigns after voting for herself in the primary election at Bethany United Methodist Church in Summerville.  Arrington who defeated U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford in his re-election bid has been seriously injured in a deadly wreck.  Spokesman Michael Mule tells media outlets Arrington has undergone surgery for her injuries and was recovering Saturday, June 23, 2018,  in a Charleston-area hospital. (Kathryn Ziesig/The Post And Courier via AP, File)
The Latest: Dead driver named in crash that hurt candidateAuthorities have identified the driver killed in a crash that seriously injured a Republican U.S. House candidate in South Carolina
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Dunkin' Donuts Pulls Sign That Ignited TweetstormMedia attention and Twitter rage have apparently inspired Dunkin' Donuts to remove a sign from a Baltimore location, the Baltimore Sun reports. Posted at the West 41st Street location, the sign urged customers to report on workers who yell in foreign languages. "If you hear any of our staff SHOUTING...
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