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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., speaks to the 2018 Values Voters Summit in Washington, Friday, Sept. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
The Latest: Monday vote if no agreement, Grassley saysThe Senate Judiciary Committee chairman says his panel will vote Monday on Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination if there's no agreement on whether and how the woman accusing him of a long-ago sexual assault will tell her story to lawmakers
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Flooding: Dam breach at Duke plant; coal ash could spillDuke Energy says dam breached at plant in North Carolina; coal ash may be flowing into Cape Fear River
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FILE - In this Sept. 4, 2018, file photo Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh is surrounded by photographers as he stands with Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley R-Iowa, during his confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Senate Republicans are moving ahead with Kavnaugh but it’s not at all clear if confirming the conservative judge will provide the mid-term election boost once envisioned or saddle the GOP with political fallout from Christine Blasey Ford’s allegations of sexual assault for years to come.(Jim Bourg/Pool Photo via AP, File)
Shame, fear: Survivors explain not reporting sexual assaultsSurvivors respond with fury to Trump's remarks on woman who accused court nominee of sexual assault
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U.S. Attorney John Anderson, center at podium, speaks about the investigation into a fugitive Catholic priest who is accused of sex abuse at a news conference Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, in Albuquerque, N.M. Federal authorities said FBI agents returned 80-year-old Arthur Perrault to New Mexico on Friday to face child sexual abuse charges after a year in the custody of Moroccan authorities. (AP Photo/Mary Hudetz)
Fugitive New Mexico priest pleads not guilty to sex abuseA fugitive priest who fled the US amid allegations of child sex abuse has been returned to New Mexico to face charges after being arrested in Morocco
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Rickie Fowler hits off the third tee during the second round of the Tour Championship golf tournament Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)
Tiger Woods shares lead going into weekend at East LakeTiger on top at East Lake with a 68 to share the lead with Justin Rose going into the weekend of Tour Championship
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FILE - In this July 13, 2018, file photo, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein speaks during a news conference at the Department of Justice in Washington. Rosenstein is denying a report in The New York Times that he suggested last year that he secretly record President Donald Trump in the White House to expose the chaos in the administration. Rosenstein says the story is “inaccurate and factually incorrect.” (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
AP sources: Rosenstein spoke of possible secret Trump tapingDeputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is denying a report in The New York Times that says he suggested last year that he secretly record President Donald Trump in the White House to expose the chaos in the administration
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FILE - In this Sept. 16, 2016, file photo, McDonogh high school football lineman Jordan McNair watches from the sideline during a game in McDonogh, Md. An independent investigation into the death of University of Maryland football player Jordan McNair has determined that trainers on the scene did not follow proper procedures after he collapsed on the field. McNair was hospitalized on May 29 after a team workout and died June 13. The family attorney said the cause of death was heatstroke.  (Barbara Haddock Taylor/The Baltimore Sun via AP, File)
Investigation finds Maryland culpable in death of playerAn independent investigation into the death of University of Maryland football player Jordan McNair has determined that trainers on the scene did not follow proper procedures after he collapsed on the field
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Judges signal they'll revive Sarah Palin defamation lawsuitA federal appeals panel seems poised to reinstate a defamation lawsuit Sarah Palin brought against The New York Times.
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FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2003 file photo, Lebanese citizen Assad Ahmad Barakat, who was then facing tax evasion charges, is escorted by police to a courthouse in Asuncion, Paraguay. On Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, federal police in Brazil arrested Barakat, a fugitive accused of belonging to Lebanon's Hezbollah militia and of being a key financier of terrorism.  (AP Photo/Jorge Saenz, File)
Brazil arrests man linked to Hezbollah on crimes in ParaguayBrazilian police have arrested a fugitive who is alleged by U.S. authorities to be Hezbollah's financier and who has repeatedly been accused of illegal activity in a lawless border area where three South American nations meet
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In this June 14, 2018, photo gasoline prices are displayed on a pump at Sheetz along the Interstate 85 and 40 corridor near Burlington, N.C.  America's rediscovered prowess in oil production is shaking up old notions about the impact of higher crude prices on the U.S. economy. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
Rising oil prices haven't hurt the US economy so farAn old bogeyman, higher oil prices, may still be scary but doesn't have the same power to hurt the US economy
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Atlanta Falcons safety Damontae Kazee (27) levels Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) during the second quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, in Atlanta. Kazee was ejected from the game for the hit. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
Vikings' Sendejo fined $53,482 by NFL for hit vs. PackersVikings safety Andrew Sendejo has been fined $53,482 by the NFL for his hit during a play in Minnesota's tie at Green Bay last Sunday
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FILE - In this Sept. 16, 2016, file photo, McDonogh high school football lineman Jordan McNair watches from the sideline during a game in McDonogh, Md. An independent investigation into the death of University of Maryland football player Jordan McNair has determined that trainers on the scene did not follow proper procedures after he collapsed on the field. McNair was hospitalized on May 29 after a team workout and died June 13. The family attorney said the cause of death was heatstroke.  (Barbara Haddock Taylor/The Baltimore Sun via AP, File)
The Latest: Faster response 'might have changed things'One of the biggest problems in the treatment of former Maryland football player Jordan McNair was that it was nearly two hours between the time he collapsed and his arrival at the hospital
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