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FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2017, file photo, Leslie Van Houten attends her parole hearing at the California Institution for Women in Corona, Calif. California Gov. Jerry Brown has again denied parole for Van Houten, the youngest follower of murderous cult leader Charles Manson. Brown said in his decision announced Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, that despite Van Houten saying at her parole hearing that she accepts full responsibility for her crimes, she still lays too much of the blame on Manson, who died two months ago. (Stan Lim/Los Angeles Daily News via AP, Pool, File)
Governor denies parole for Manson follower Leslie Van HoutenCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown has again denied parole for Leslie Van Houten, the youngest follower of the late murderous cult leader Charles Manson
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Driver Lucio Alvarez, of Argentina, and co-driver Robert Howie, of South Africa, race their Toyota during stage 12 of the 2018 Dakar Rally between Chilecito and San Juan, Argentina, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)
AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past weekPHOTO GALLERY: Amazonian indigenous man in traditional clothing awaits pope's visit in Peru; big-wave surfing in Portugal; Dakar Rally team drives through Argentina mountains.
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FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2017, file photo, Leslie Van Houten attends her parole hearing at the California Institution for Women in Corona, Calif. California Gov. Jerry Brown has again denied parole for Van Houten, the youngest follower of murderous cult leader Charles Manson. Brown said in his decision announced Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, that despite Van Houten saying at her parole hearing that she accepts full responsibility for her crimes, she still lays too much of the blame on Manson, who died two months ago. (Stan Lim/Los Angeles Daily News via AP, Pool, File)
Manson follower Leslie Van Houten denied parole by governorCalifornia's governor has denied parole for a follower of Charles Manson yet again, refusing to let Leslie Van Houten go free
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FILE - This undated file photo shows Piper the dog at Cherry Capital Airport in Traverse City, Mich. A memorial service is scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, at City Opera House in Traverse City for Piper, who became an internet sensation for keeping the northern Michigan airport’s runways free of critters. The 9-year-old dog was euthanized Jan. 3, 2018, after battling prostate cancer.  (Jan-Michael Stump/Traverse City Record-Eagle via AP, File)
Memorial service planned for beloved Michigan airport dogFriends and fans are bidding farewell to a speedy border collie that became an internet sensation for keeping a northern Michigan airport's runways free of critters
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In this Jan. 17, 2018, photo, Jeri Burton makes a sign in preparation for a rally in Las Vegas. A year after more than 1 million people rallied at women's marches around the world with a message of female empowerment and protest of President Donald Trump, organizers will mark the anniversary with more than a hundred marches around the world and a rally in Las Vegas aiming to channel the activism to register voters and swing elections for progressives this year. (AP Photo/John Locher)
Women will march again with aim to become a political forceActivists return to the streets a year after 1 million people rallied worldwide for female empowerment, hoping to create an enduring political movement that will elect more women to government office.
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California governor blocks parole for Leslie Van Houten, youngest follower of Charles MansonCalifornia governor blocks parole for Leslie Van Houten, youngest follower of Charles Manson
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This Oct. 2017 photo released by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Force Investigation Team Report shows the view of foyer of room 32-135 towards a sitting area of the interior of Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock's 32nd floor room of the Mandalay Bay hotel in Las Vegas, an image released as part of a preliminary report by Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo on Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, in Las Vegas. Paddock began shooting into the crowd attending the Route 91 Music Festival from his hotel room into a crowd of 22,000 people attending the Route 91 Harvest Festival music below on Oct. 1, 2017.  (Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department via AP)
Records: Las Vegas gunman was germophobe, possibly bipolarLas Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock was a high-stakes gambler on a losing streak, obsessed with cleanliness, possibly bipolar and having difficulties with his live-in girlfriend. But the motive behind the massacre that killed 58 people remains unknown.
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DELETES AGE REFERENCE- File-This Feb. 17, 2016 file photo provided by the Chicago Police Department shows Marilyn Hartman. Hartman, who has a history of sneaking aboard planes, slipped past security at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport this week and was flying to London when the airline realized she didn't have a ticket. Chicago Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi says she was flown back to Chicago on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, and taken into custody once she arrived. He says burglary and theft charges are expected. (Chicago Police Department via AP, File)
Serial stowaway arrested again at Chicago's O'Hare airportA woman with a history of sneaking aboard planes slipped past security at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport this week and was flying to London when the airline realized she didn't have a ticket
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Emergency vehicles leave the scene of a boat explosion near Calvert City, Ky. Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. Work was being done on the vessel and dozens of people were either aboard the boat or at the site when the blast occurred shortly after 9 a.m. CST  State Police Detective Jody Cash said. (Dave Thompson /The Paducah Sun via AP)
Boat explosion in Kentucky leaves 3 deadAn explosion on a docked tugboat in Kentucky has left three people dead and several others injured
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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's new police leader faces numerous challengesThe new leader of the Baltimore Police Department is pledging to fight violent crime by putting more uniformed officers on the streets, an effort he says is already underway
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Rosita Worl, president of Sealaska Heritage Institute, poses for a photo in Juneau, Alaska, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. The Juneau-based Sealaska Heritage Institute is speaking out against a shamanism retreat as an event it says commercializes and exploits the spiritual practices of indigenous people. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen)
Alaska Native group slams planned shamanism eventAn Alaska Native group is speaking out against a shamanism retreat as an event it says commercializes and exploits the spiritual practices of indigenous people
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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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