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Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe delivers his keynote speech on Japan's economy and investment-friendly reforms, at the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
US allies divided over Trump's threat against North KoreaJapan has urged international unity in pressuring North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons, even as another key U.S. ally pushed back against President Donald Trump's threat to "totally destroy" the rogue nation if it attacked
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In this photo courtesy of WAND-TV people embrace outside Mattoon High School after a shooting incident in the school Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, in Mattoon, Ill. Police in central Illinois city say a teacher subdued a male student who shot and wounded another student in a high school cafeteria, and the suspect is in custody. Officials said the injured student is in stable condition at a local hospital. (Photo courtesy of WAND TV via AP)
1 student shot, 1 arrested at central Illinois high schoolPolice in central Illinois say a teacher subdued a male student who shot and wounded another student in a high school cafeteria
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Prosecutor: Mom of child who died in hot car not chargedA prosecutor in southwest Ohio says the mother of a 15-month-old girl who died when she was left inside a car by her mother as the woman worked nearby will not be charged in the death
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Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen takes her seat before speaking during a news conference following the Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
The Latest: Yellen stays quiet on wanting 2nd termFed Chair Yellen says she plans to serve our her 4-year term, declines to comment about getting a second term from Trump
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Protesters stand outside of the St. Louis city jail on Monday, Sept. 18, 2017. The protesters chanted "free our people" outside the jail on Monday night to show solidarity with those who remain behind bars. Police said that more than 120 people were arrested during Sunday's protests. Monday was the fourth day of protests over the acquittal of a white former police officer in the killing of a black suspect. (David Carson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
The Latest: Wisconsin police investigating memorial graffitiPolice are trying to find whoever spray-painted a message calling for justice for a black man killed by a St. Louis police officer on the Wisconsin Law Enforcement Memorial
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Black students rally at Cornell amid student beating probeA black students organization at Cornell University is demanding coursework on "privilege and power" and conversion of a frat house into a cultural center following an alleged attack of a black student by a white student
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FILE - In this an. 28, 2016 file photo, South Dakota Republican state Rep. Lynne DiSanto testifies in a state House committee at the Capitol in Pierre, S.D. DiSanto has apologized for a Facebook post where she shared a meme Sept. 7, 2017, depicting protesters being hit by a vehicle. It was posted less than a month after a driver rammed through counter-protesters at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va.,  killing a woman. (AP Photo/James Nord, File)
South Dakota lawmaker apologizes for Facebook postA Republican South Dakota legislator under fire for a Facebook post has apologized and called her actions a "lack of judgment."
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Groups demand Duke Energy show coal ash disaster mapsThe country's largest electric company is refusing online access to federally mandated maps showing the scope of disaster resulting if a coal-ash pit burst and spilled its toxic muck onto neighboring properties
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Judge admits stealing from his court office, fire departmentA Pennsylvania district judge has pleaded guilty to charges of stealing money from his court office and from a fire department where he served as treasurer
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FILE - In a May 22, 2015 file photo, Gilbert "Toby" Curtsinger sits Franklin County Circuit Court in Frankfort, Ky. Curtsinger, accused as the ringleader of the operation that stole bourbon from a pair of Kentucky distilleries, pleaded guilty Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, to charges including theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property. The one-time Buffalo Trace distillery employee faces up to 15 years in prison.(Michael Clevenger/The Courier-Journal via AP, File)
Key suspect in pricey Kentucky bourbon heist pleads guiltyA rogue distillery worker at the center of a bourbon-heist scheme that spirited away tens of thousands of dollars' worth of liquor has pleaded guilty in a case that has already secured a place in Kentucky lore
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Oklahoma City Police Capt. Bo Mathews answers a question during a news conference in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. Mathews said that Oklahoma City police officers who opened fire on a man who was approaching them holding a metal pipe didn't hear witnesses yelling that the man was deaf. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
Captain: Oklahoma City man killed by police was deafAuthorities say Oklahoma City officers who opened fire on a man who was approaching them holding a metal pipe apparently didn't hear witnesses yelling that the man was deaf
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Court asked to dismiss cases tied to ex-drug lab chemistA petition is asking the highest court in Massachusetts to dismiss every case connected to a former state chemist who authorities say was high almost every day she went to work at a state drug lab for eight years
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