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FILE - In a Sunday, March 18, 2018 file photo, inspectors walk over what remains of a pedestrian bridge near Florida International University, near Miami. Federal investigators said  in the two-page investigative update released Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, that design flaws caused cracking in a pedestrian bridge that collapsed near Miami in March. The National Transportation Safety Board did not blame those errors for the March 15 collapse. Six people died in the collapse. (C.M. Guerrero/The Miami Herald via AP, File)
Report: Key design flaws in bridge that had deadly collapseFederal investigators say designers overestimated the strength of a critical section of a Florida International University pedestrian bridge that collapsed, killing six people, and they underestimated the load on that same section
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Friends of Cody Gifford-Coffman hug his father Jason during his funeral service at Perez Family Chapel in Camarillo, Calif., on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, after they spoke about how Cody saved their lives during the mass shooting at the Borderline Bar & Grill. The 22-year-old was among a dozen people killed in a Nov. 7 shooting at the country music bar in Thousand Oaks, Calif. (Sarah Reingewirtz/The Orange County Register via AP)
Thousands warmly recall officer hailed as bar shooting heroThe sheriff's sergeant who gave his life saving others during a mass shooting last week was remember warmly as at turns, a loving family man, a devoted servant of God and, when the situation arose, a hero
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White official tells black woman he belongs to 'master race'A white county commissioner in northeast Kansas said he belongs to "the master race" as he critiqued a land-use proposal by a black city planner at a board meeting
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Jennifer and Tony Montalto, the parents of shooting victim Gina Montalto watch videos from the school shooting during the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission meets Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, in Sunrise, Fla. (Mike Stocker/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, Pool)
Criticized deputy refuses to testify about school massacreThe then-sheriff's deputy who was on campus during the Florida high school massacre didn't appear to answer an investigative panel's questions
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Gregory Bush enters Jefferson County Circuit Court Division 2 to be arraigned, Friday, Nov. 2, 2018, in Louisville, Ky. Bush, charged with killing two black shoppers at a Kentucky grocery store, appeared in court as family members of the victims looked on.  Bush was indicted this week on two counts of murder, wanton endangerment and one count of attempted murder. He pleaded not guilty to all charges during the brief court hearing Friday morning.  (David R. Lutman /Courier Journal via AP, Pool)
Hate-crime indictments returned in Kentucky grocery killingsA federal grand jury in Kentucky has charged a white man with three hate crimes in the shooting deaths of two African-Americans last month at a grocery
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Official: Alabama prosecutor wounded, ex-trooper was suspectAuthorities say a prosecutor was shot and wounded in rural western Alabama before officers fatally wounded the suspect, a former state trooper
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UN committee criticizes human rights violations in IranA U.N. committee has approved a resolution urging Iran to stop its widespread use of arbitrary detention and expressing serious concern over its "alarmingly high" use of the death penalty
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FILE - This combination of Oct. 14, 2016, file booking photos provided by the Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office in Wichita, Kan., shows from left, Patrick Stein, Curtis Allen and Gavin Wright, three members of a Kansas militia group who were charged with plotting to bomb an apartment building filled with Somali immigrants in Garden City, Kan. Attorneys for the three men have asked the court to bar at sentencing any victim impact statements, arguing no one was actually hurt. Prosecutors say the men are trying to "minimize their actions and de-personalize their crimes." (Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
Militia men convicted of bomb plot try to bar Somali videosAttorneys for three Kansas militia members who conspired to bomb a mosque and apartment complex housing Somali immigrants in a western Kansas meatpacking town have asked the court to bar at sentencing any victim impact statements
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Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz appears in court via video with public defender Diane Cuddihy in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. Cruz attacked a detention officer at the county jail and now faces new charges including use of the officer's electric stun device, authorities said Wednesday. (Mike Stocker/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)
The Latest: Superintendent discusses security improvementsThe superintendent of a Florida school district where 17 people were killed at a high school says he's focusing on providing recovery and wellness for the students, improving school safety and holding administrators accountable
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Alyssa Shepherd leaves the Fulton County Courthouse after her initial court appearance on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, in Rochester, Ind. Shepherd is accused of striking and killing three children with a pickup truck as they crossed a highway to board a school bus. (Santiago Flores/South Bend Tribune via AP)
Father: Threats to driver won't bring justice for slain kidsThe father of one of three Indiana children struck and killed by a pickup truck as they crossed a road to board a school bus says threats against the driver and her family won't bring justice for his daughter or help those she left behind
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This November 2018 photo provided by the Burlington County Prosecutors office shows Katelyn McClure. A feel-good tale of Johnny Bobbitt, a homeless man using his last $20 to help Katelyn McClure, a stranded New Jersey woman, buy gas, was actually a complete lie, a prosecutor said Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. A GoFundMe that was set up by McClure and her boyfriend Mark D'Amico raised more than $400,000 to help Bobbitt. (Burlington County Prosecutors Office via AP)
Couple, homeless man charged in charitable scamAuthorities say a New Jersey couple and a homeless man made up a "feel good" story about the man helping them so they could raise money through an online fundraiser
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Key UN committee condemns North Korea's rights violationsA key U.N. committee has adopted a resolution condemning North Korea's "longstanding and ongoing systematic, widespread and gross violations of human rights."
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