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Supporters of suspended  Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore gather to listen to him  announce his plan to run for U.S. Senate at a news conference Wednesday, April 26, 2017, on the steps of the Capitol in Montgomery, Ala. The fiery Republican jurist, who was suspended from the bench on accusations that he urged defiance of the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision allowing gays and lesbians to marry, is running for the U.S. Senate seat previously held by Attorney General Jeff Sessions.  (Julie Bennett/AL.com via AP)
Suspended Alabama Chief Justice Moore running for US SenateFormer Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore's entry into the U.S. Senate race adds another layer of drama to what's already expected to be a rollicking special election to fill the seat previously held by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions
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Brian K. Dickson, father of slain Pennsylvania State Police Trooper Cpl. Bryon Dickson II, walks to an attorney's office next to the Pike County Courthouse on Wednesday, April 26, 2017, in Milford, Pa. Eric Frein, the would-be revolutionary who shot two Pennsylvania troopers, one fatally, in a late-night attack at their barracks, was sentenced to death late Wednesday. Cpl. Bryon Dickson II, a Marine veteran and married father of two, was killed, and Trooper Alex Douglass was critically wounded. (Butch Comegys/The Times & Tribune via AP)
Bell tolls as police ambush killer gets death sentenceThe bell atop the Pike County Courthouse last tolled the fate of a condemned killer in the 1980s
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National Economic Director Gary Cohn, left, accompanied by Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, speaks in the briefing room of the White House, in Washington, Wednesday, April 26, 2017, where they discussed President Donald Trump tax proposals. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Trump tax plan leaves Congress, Ryan with heavy liftPresident Donald Trump's plan to overhaul the U.S. tax code leaves much of the heavy lifting to Congress
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FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2016, file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump holds depictions of himself on, "The Simpsons" and a photo with boxer Mike Tyson, given to him by an attendee during a campaign stop at the Radisson Hotel in Nashua, N.H. "The Simpsons" released a short online clip on April 26, 2017, mocking President Donald Trump ahead of his 100th day in office. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
D'oh! 'Simpsons' needle Trump ahead of 100-day milestone"The Simpsons" is taking on President Donald Trump's first 100 days in office in a short animation released online
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Bishop Rudolph W. McKissick, Sr., left, escorts former Congresswoman Corrine Brown to the Bryan Simpson Federal Courthouse in Jacksonville, Fla,., Wednesday, April 26, 2017, for opening arguments in her trial. Brown was indicted in July on 22 counts involving conspiracy, mail and wire fraud, filing false tax returns and hiding income. (Bruce Lipsky/The Florida Times-Union via AP)
Ex-Congresswoman accused of living large on charity fundsProsecutors in Florida have told jurors a former congresswoman a financed a lavish lifestyle of Beverly Hills shopping trips and fancy parties using donations made to a charity
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FILE - In this July 8, 2015, file photo, United Airlines planes are parked at their gates as another plane, top, taxis past them at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston. United Airlines says it will raise the limit to $10,000 on payments to customers who give up seats on oversold flights and will increase training for employees as it deals with fallout from the video of a passenger being violently dragged from his seat. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
United raising limit on payments to bumped flyers to $10,000Passengers on future United Airlines flights will be given more of an incentive to give up their seats when the plane is oversold
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Andrea Martinez, right, and other students hand out hand-made signs and letters opposing SB4, an anti-"sanctuary cities" bill that already cleared the Texas Senate and seeks to jail sheriffs and other officials who refuse to help enforce federal immigration law, as the Texas House prepares to debate the bill, Wednesday, April 26, 2017, in Austin, Texas.   Many sheriffs and police chiefs in heavily Democratic areas warn that it will make their jobs harder if immigrant communities, including crime victims and witnesses,  become afraid of police.  (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Texas House OKs 'sanctuary city' ban with tough jail penaltyThe Republican-controlled Texas House has approved a ban on "sanctuary cities," mandating possible jail time for police chiefs and sheriffs who don't cooperate fully with federal immigration authorities
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Authorities investigate the scene of a shooting, Wednesday, April 26, 2017, in Bear, Del. Delaware State Police say a trooper has been taken to a hospital after being shot at the convenience store. The trooper, who was on duty at the time, was taken to Christiana Hospital. (Damian Giletto/The News Journal via AP)
Suspect barricaded in home after Delaware officer killedAuthorities say a man suspected of shooting and killing a Delaware state trooper outside a convenience store remains barricaded early Thursday inside his house, where he fired shots at officers as they tried to negotiate a peaceful surrender
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FILE - This April 5, 2012 file photo shows rock formations in Gold Butte, located about 90 miles northeast of Las Vegas. President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday, April 26, 2017, directing his interior secretary to review the designation of dozens of national monuments on federal lands, as he singled out "a massive federal land grab" by the Obama administration. (Jeff Scheid /Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP, File)
Monument review includes oceans, tribal lands and SequoiasPresident Donald Trump's call to review 24 national monuments established by three former presidents puts in limbo protections on large swaths of land home to ancient cliff dwellings, towering Sequoias and deep canyons as well as oceans habitat
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In this March 31, 2017 photo, anti-tax publicity adorns a soda delivery truck in Santa Fe, N.M. Voters in New Mexico's capital city have until May 2 to decide whether to levy a new 2-cents-per-ounce soda tax. The citywide tax would pay to expand early childhood educational programs. (AP Photo/Morgan Lee)
New Mexico delves into soda tax fightA voter initiative in New Mexico's capital city is being pitched as an educational lifeline for impoverished preschool-aged children and chided as the latest example of local government overreach sweeping progressive US cities
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FILE - In this Feb. 12, 2011 file photo, Ann Coulter waves to the audience after speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington. The University of California, Berkeley says it's preparing for possible violence on campus whether Coulter comes to speak or not. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)
Coulter's Berkeley speech canceled, police prep for violenceAnn Coulter says she was forced to cancel her speaking event Thursday at the University of California, Berkeley amid concerns of violence, calling it "a dark day for free speech in America."
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In this Monday, April 24, 2017 photo, Anti-death penalty supporter Randy Gardner, left, embraces Gina Grimm, daughter of inmate Jack Jones, outside the Varner Unit near Varner, Ark. Jack Jones and Marcel Williams received lethal injections on the same gurney Monday night, just about three hours apart. It was the first double execution in the United States since 2000. (Stephen B. Thornton/The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette via AP)
Arkansas prepares to conclude aggressive execution scheduleArkansas is reaching the end of an aggressive execution schedule as it prepares for a fourth lethal injection in a week after initially planning twice as many over an 11-day period
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