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FILE - In this July 11, 2018 file photo, Lissa Loring points Blackfeet law enforcement officers to a trailer in Valier, Mont., where she believes clues have been found during a search for her cousin, Ashley HeavyRunner Loring, who went missing last year from the Blackfeet Indian Reservation. A top U.S. Justice Department official says it’s doubling the amount of federal funding for tribal public safety and crime victims as it seeks to tackle the high-rates of violence against Native American women. The announcement on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018, comes amid increased focus on the deaths and disappearances of Native American women and girls in the United States.  (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)
Feds plan funding boost to fight assaults on Native womenA top U.S. Justice Department official says it's doubling the amount of federal funding for tribal public safety and crime victims as it seeks to tackle the high-rates of violence against Native American women
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Man shot by police; Memphis officers didn't activate camerasA police chief in Tennessee says three officers involved in the shooting of a man during a traffic stop in Memphis did not have their body or in-car cameras activated as dictated by department policy
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Dozens of family members and friends of four women who authorities say were killed by a U.S. Border Patrol agent gather for a candlelight vigil at a park in downtown Laredo, Texas, on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018. Juan David Ortiz was arrested Saturday while hiding in a hotel parking garage. Investigators believe he fatally shot the four victims during separate attacks after taking each of them to desolate areas outside of Laredo. Investigators say a fifth victim escaped and contacted authorities. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan)
Relatives have vigil for 4 allegedly killed by border agentDozens of family members and friends of four slain women who investigators say were the victims of a US Border Patrol supervisor gathered in South Texas to remember them at a vigil
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Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke listens during his trial for the shooting death of Laquan McDonald at the Leighton Criminal Court Building, Monday, Sept. 17, 2018 in Chicago. McDonald died during a confrontation with Van Dyke on Oct. 20, 2014, in Chicago. (Antonio Perez/ Chicago Tribune via AP, Pool)
Testimony by cops big part of Chicago officer's murder trialProsecutors seek to chip away at 'blue wall of silence': Chicago police officers are being called to testify one after another in the trial of the officer who fatally shot Laquan McDonald
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A hog farm is inundated with floodwaters from Hurricane Florence near Trenton, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
Florence's flooding claims 3.4 million poultry, 5,500 hogsOfficials say North Carolina rivers swamped dozens of farm buildings where animals were being raised for market, killing about 3.4 million chickens and turkey and 5,500 hogs
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Texas guard charged with assaulting prisoner who later diedTexas prison guard charged with assaulting an inmate who later died from his injuries
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In this Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018, photo, Lutrice Garcia stands outside a Red Cross shelter where she's staying, at a school in Bennettsville, S.C. Garcia said her nearby home was damaged by flooding caused by Hurricane Florence, and she doesn't know if she'll be able to return there to live once the water recedes. (AP Photo/Russ Bynum)
'Up in the air': If displaced by storm, where to call home?Carolina residents wonder where to call home after Florence swamps neighborhoods
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Floodwaters surround tennis courts after Hurricane Florence struck the Carolinas Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, in Conway, S.C. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)
2 'detainees' drown as van swept into SC flood watersTwo female detainees have drowned when a van was swept away in rising South Carolina flood waters
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A hog farm is inundated with floodwaters from Hurricane Florence near Trenton, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
3.4 million poultry, 5,500 hogs drowned in Florence floodingAbout 3.4 million chickens and turkeys and 5,500 hogs have been killed in flooding from Florence as rising North Carolina rivers swamped dozens of farm buildings where the animals were being raised for market
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Brooklyn Diocese to pay $27.5M to settle 4 sex abuse claimsFour men who said they were sexually abused as boys by a teacher at a Catholic church have reached a $27.5 million settlement from the Diocese of Brooklyn
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Anthony Torres poses for a photograph at his brother's home in Atco, N.J., Monday, Sept. 17, 2018. Torres says he was the rider caught shaving on a New Jersey Transit train in a video that went viral. Torres said he was just trying to clean up after days spent in a homeless shelter. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Man who shot train shaving video says he meant no harmThe commuter who filmed another man shaving on a New Jersey Transit train and posted the video on social media says he never intended any harm
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In this Jan. 2011 photo Dan Johnson is sworn in as the next 5th Circuit Solicitor during a investiture ceremony at the Richland County Judicial Center in Columbia, S.C. Johnson was indicted Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018 on more than two dozen charges related to the misspending of public funds on trips to foreign countries including the Netherlands and the Galapagos Islands. (Kim Kim Foster-Tobin/The State via AP)
SC prosecutor facing federal charges related to public fundsThe chief prosecutor for South Carolina's capital city has been indicted on multiple charges related to misspending of public funds
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