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FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2018 file photo, David Turpin appears in court in Riverside, Calif. David and Louse Turpin, who are charged with torturing their children by starving, beating and shackling them, are scheduled to appear Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, in a Riverside courtroom for a conference about their case. (Mike Blake/Pool Photo via AP, File)
California couple charged with torture of kids due in courtA California couple charged with torturing their children by starving, beating and shackling them is due in court
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This photo combo shows death row immates, from left,  Thomas Whitaker from Texas, Doyle Lee Hamm from Alabama, and Eric Scott Branch from Florida. Executions are set for Alabama, Texas and Florida for the same night. If they are carried out as scheduled Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018,  it would mark the first time in more than eight years that three convicted killers were put to death in the U.S. on the same day.(AP Photo/File)
Florida executes inmate; Texas, Alabama executions haltedAuthorities Florida executed prisoners, while the Texas governor granted clemency for death row inmate and Alabama postpones execution
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This undated photo made available by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement shows Eric Scott Branch in custody. Florida is scheduled to execute Branch Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, for raping and killing a college students in 1993, so he could steal her car. (Florida Department of Law Enforcement via AP)
Florida man screams, yells 'murderers!' as he's put to deathFlorida inmate lets out blood-curdling scream, yells 'murderers!' as he's executed for 1993 rape and killing; authorities say 'no indication' last actions caused by lethal injection
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FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2017 file photo, Martin Shkreli is interviewed by Maria Bartiromo during her "Mornings with Maria Bartiromo" program on the Fox Business Network, in New York. "Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli is due back in court for a hearing about whether he should forfeit millions of dollars in assets including a one-of-a-kind Wu-Tang Clan album as part of his conviction in a securities fraud scheme. The hearing is scheduled for Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, in federal court in Brooklyn. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
Hearing set on if US will seize assets of 'Pharma Bro''Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli is due back in court for a hearing about whether he should forfeit millions of dollars in assets including a one-of-a-kind Wu-Tang Clan album as part of his conviction in a securities fraud scheme
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In this drone image looking east, the St. Joseph River has overflowed its banks and has traveled a couple of blocks into the city Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, in Niles, Mich. Sandbags are holding back floodwaters in parts of Michigan as a storm sweeps across the Midwest and Great Plains, bringing heavy rains, snow and ice.   (Santiago Flores/South Bend Tribune via AP)
Shelters open amid Midwest flooding as rivers keep risingShelters open to help people evacuated from their homes amid flooding in Indiana, Michigan and other parts of the Midwest
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Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel speaks before a CNN town hall broadcast, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, at the BB&T Center, in Sunrise, Fla. (Michael Laughlin/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)
Florida school shooting: 'abject breakdown at all levels''Abject breakdown on all levels': Florida high school where ex-student accused of fatally shooting 17 people reopening to teachers Friday amid revelations an armed officer on campus did nothing to stop suspect, and other issues
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FILE - In this June 25, 2013 file photo, Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., accompanied by fellow members of the Congressional Black Caucus express disappointment in the Supreme Court's decision on Shelby County v. Holder that invalidates Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Lewis worked for racial equality in Mississippi and across the South in the 1960s, and has been a U.S. congressman from Georgia since 1986. He returns to Mississippi Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, and is one of five people being honored for advancing civil rights. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
Activist Lewis honored decades after civil rights arrestLongtime U.S. Rep John Lewis of Georgia is one of five people who are going to be honored for their work to advance civil rights
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A booking photo provided by the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department shows Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018.  A St. Louis grand jury has indicted Greitens on a felony invasion of privacy charge for allegedly taking a compromising photo of a woman with whom he had an affair in 2015, the city circuit attorney's office said Thursday. Greitens' attorney issued a scathing statement challenging the indictment. (St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
Grand jury indicts Missouri governor who admitted affairA St. Louis grand jury has indicted Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on a felony invasion of privacy charge related to the Republican's affair with a woman in 2015
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Sen. Bill Nelson asks for assault rifles to be removed from the streets during a CNN town hall meeting, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, at the BB&T Center, in Sunrise, Fla. (Michael Laughlin/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)
The Latest: No answer at home of school's ex-armed officerLights on at home, cars in driveway but no answer at residence of ex-armed officer on duty at Parkland, Florida, school who authorities say failed to engage the gunman
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Mourners attend the funeral service for Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School assistant football coach, Aaron Feis. at the Church by the Glades in Coral Springs, Fla., Thursday, Feb. 22. 2018. Football players wearing Stoneman Douglas jerseys carried Feis' casket into the service at the church where family and friends gathered to remember him as loyal and caring. (Mike Stocker/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)
Sheriff: School officer never went inside to confront gunmanA Florida sheriff says the deputy who was on duty at a high school where 17 people were massacred waited outside the building for about four minutes without ever going in
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Kansas lawmakers cancel debate on NRA-backed gun safety billKansas legislative leaders have canceled a debate on a gun-safety education bill giving preference to a National Rifle Association program in elementary schools
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Marion County teacher Chasta Cochran holds her sign as teachers gathered on the corner of Kingmont and Airport Road during the work stoppage to protest PEIA and legislative changes on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, in Fairmont, W.Va. West Virginia public school teachers launched a statewide walkout Thursday that canceled classes in all 55 counties, protesting over pay hikes signed by the governor hours earlier that the teachers say don't go far enough.  (Tammy Shriver/Times-West Virginian via AP)
West Virginia teachers: Statewide walkout over pay, benefitsWest Virginia public school teachers launch first statewide walked since 1990, complaining of low pay and benefits
The Associated Press5 hours ago
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