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The Latest: US 101 near reopening after California mudslideAuthorities say the key highway along the California coast has been cleared of debris and is a few days from reopening after a massive mudslide
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This photo provided by the Pasadena (TX) Police Department shows  Paul Cobb, former chief of the department and co-pilot of the helicopter that crashed in New Mexico, killing  Zimbabwean opposition leader Roy Bennett and his wife Heather. The couple had traveled to New Mexico to spend their holiday with friend and wealthy businessman Charles Burnett III at his ranch. Burnett's friends, pilot Jamie Coleman Dodd of Colorado and co-pilot Cobb of Texas, were ferrying the group aboard a Huey UH-1 when it went down. Investigators will comb through the charred wreckage in search for clues as to why the helicopter carrying the group of prominent friends went down after dark Wednesday.  (Pasadena Police Department via AP)
'Watching my family burn': Woman frantic after copter crashThe lone survivor of a helicopter crash that killed Zimbabwean opposition leader Roy Bennett and four others said in an emergency call that she was watching her "family burn"
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Businessman may get 6-month delay in deportationOhio businessman who faces deportation to Jordan may be able to stay in US about 6 months while case is reviewed
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US and Pakistan clash at UN over AfghanistanThe United States is urging Pakistan of giving sanctuary to "terrorist organizations" _ and Pakistan is demanding that the Trump administration address safe havens inside Afghanistan d its income from the narcotics trade
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FILE -- In this Feb. 3, 2010 file photo Roy Bennet, arrives at the High Court in Harare. Zimbabwe is mourning the death of Bennett, a white founding member of the main opposition party, who died Thursday, Jan 18, 2018, in a helicopter crash in the United States. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi, File)
The Latest: Ranchers among 1st to get to helicopter crashA New Mexico county sheriff says residents from nearby ranches were among the first to arrive at the scene of a fiery helicopter crash that killed five people, including a key Zimbabwe opposition leader
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Court in Chicago hears arguments on sanctuary citiesOral arguments before a federal court have focused on whether the Trump administration is overstepping its authority by seeking to withhold safety grants from sanctuary cities, like Chicago, unless they do more to help enforce U.S. immigration laws
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An empty walkway at an apartment complex that police say is linked to two of nine homicides by Cleophus Cookse, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, in Phoenix. The Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017, double homicide were two of Cooksey's relatives, according to police. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Records paint bleak picture of suspect in serial killingsCourt records show a man accused of killing nine people in metro Phoenix grew up in a household plagued by domestic violence, left home at 16 to live with his girlfriend and was in prison three years later for manslaughter
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This photo provided by the Ramsey County Sheriff's Office shows Tnuza Jamal Hassan.  A criminal complaint said Hassan, 19, a former student at St. Catherine University in St. Paul, admitted to investigators that she started the fires on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018,  including one in a dormitory that housed a day care center. She's charged with first-degree arson.  (Ramsey County Sheriff's Office via AP)
Prosecutors: Woman mad at US actions abroad set campus firesA woman whom prosecutors said was angry about supposed U.S. military actions abroad was charged Friday with setting several fires at a Minnesota university
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Judge sides with Florida House instead of Emeril TV producerA federal judge is refusing to step into an ongoing tussle between a television producer for one of Emeril Lagasse's cooking shows and the Florida House of Representatives
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This Aug. 16, 2006, photo provided by the U.S. Marshals Service shows Deputy U.S. Marshal Christopher David Hill, shot to death early Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, while serving an arrest warrant inside a home in Harrisburg, Pa. Law enforcement officials were on the first floor handcuffing a woman they were seeking to arrest when authorities say Kevin Sturgis, of Philadelphia, began firing from the second floor. The gunman was fatally shot as he later ran out the front door, again firing at police, U.S. Attorney Dave Freed said. (U.S. Marshals Service via AP)
Slain deputy US marshal remembered as athlete, leaderFriends of a deputy U.S. marshal slain during a shootout with a wanted suspect are remembering him as a gifted athlete and natural leader
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FILE - In this Nov. 16, 2017 file photo, Baltimore Police Department Commissioner Kevin Davis, left, speaks alongside Mayor Catherine Pugh at a news conference outside the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore. Pugh has replaced the city’s police commissioner, saying a change in leadership is needed to reduce crime.  A news release from the mayor’s office Friday, Jan. 19, 2018,  says Deputy Commissioner Darryl DeSousa will take Kevin Davis’ place. The release says DeSousa, a 30-year veteran of the force, will assume responsibility immediately.   (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
Baltimore police leader fired after record year in homicidesThe head of Baltimore's police department has been fired after the city registered a record number of homicides
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Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov arrives for a news conference at United Nations headquarters, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
Russia exhorts Trump to counter 'Russo-phobic' intriguesRussia's top diplomat is exhorting President Donald Trump to counter what he calls "Russo-phobic" intrigues against him in the United States in order to improve ties between Washington and Moscow
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