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Kentucky rain contributes to 1 death, 4 rescuesOfficials say heavy rains led to the death of a man in Kentucky and the rescues of four other people Monday in two separate incidents
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Topeka police sorry for Father's Day tweet in poor tasteTopeka police have apologized for a Father's Day tweet that encouraged people to turn in dads who have outstanding warrants
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Virginia Democrats push gun control ahead of special sessionDemocrats in Virginia are trying to make the public case for greater gun restrictions ahead of a special legislative session on guns next month following a deadly mass shooting
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This combination of undated photos provided by the Alabama Department of Corrections shows Jarvis Terrell Taylor, left, and Jeremy Rashad Bailey. Bailey, an inmate at Fountain Correctional Facility, was killed Saturday, June 15, 2019, in a stabbing that occurred at the facility in Atmore, Ala. Officials identified fellow inmate Taylor, who is being charged with murder, as a suspect in the stabbing. (Alabama Department of Corrections via AP)
Inmate fatally stabbed at state prison in south AlabamaAn inmate has been stabbed to death at a state prison in south Alabama
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FILE - In this April 26, 2019 file photo, Kyle Kashuv, a survivor of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Fla., speaks at the National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action Leadership Forum in Indianapolis. On Monday, June 17, 2019, Kashuv said that Harvard University revoked his acceptance over racist comments he made online and in text messages about two years ago. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)
Harvard pulls Parkland grad's admission over racist commentsA Florida school shooting survivor says Harvard University revoked his acceptance over racist comments he made online and in text messages about two years ago
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Shark bites child in third North Carolina attack this seasonNorth Carolina officials say a shark bit an 8-year-old boy in what is now the third attack this season along the North Carolina coast
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South Carolina man charged with branding sharks like cattleSouth Carolina Natural Resources officials say a man has been branding sharks with an insignia burned into their skin, like the brands used to mark cattle
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FILE - This undated file photo released by the Montgomery County Police Department shows Daniel Beckwitt in Maryland.  The wealthy stock trader was sentenced Monday, June 17, 2019, to nine years in prison for his conviction in the fiery death of a man who was helping him secretly dig tunnels for a nuclear bunker beneath a Maryland home.(Montgomery County Police Department via AP, File)
Millionaire gets 9 years for deadly fire above tunnelsA wealthy stock trader has been sentenced to nine years in prison for his conviction in the fiery death of a man who was helping him secretly dig tunnels for a nuclear bunker beneath a Maryland home
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This Sunday, June 16, 2019, photo shows debris behind Beech Grove High School in Beech Grove, Ind., after a tornado moved through the area. Weather officials say severe storms in central Indiana caused floods and produced several tornadoes. (Kelly Wilkinson/The Indianapolis Star via AP)
Weather Service confirms 9 tornadoes in central IndianaThe National Weather Service says at least nine tornadoes struck Indiana, damaging a school and other buildings and downing trees
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Sentencing for pastor convicted of sex charges rescheduledThe sentencing has been rescheduled for a former minister in Ohio found guilty of child sex trafficking after a woman testified he groomed her for sex when she was 14
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Shafonia Logan, wife of Eric Logan, speaks with the media Sunday, June 16, 2019 in South Bend, Ind. A police officer fatally shot Eric Logan, 53, a black man, Sunday in South Bend,  the city where Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is mayor. Buttigieg returned Sunday to South Bend, where he said the death would be thoroughly investigated. He has also canceled a Monday campaign stop in New York. (Santiago Flores/South Bend Tribune via AP)
Buttigieg returns to South Bend after man killed by policeA police officer fatally shot a black man in South Bend, Indiana, leading mayor Pete Buttigieg to return home early from a presidential campaign trip to address the public and reach out to community members
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This undated photo provided by The Georgia Department of Corrections shows Marion Wilson Jr. Wilson, convicted of killing an off-duty prison guard in Georgia more than two decades ago, is scheduled for execution later this month. State Attorney General Chris Carr announced in a news release Wednesday, June 5, 2019, that Wilson is scheduled to die on June 20 at the state prison in Jackson, Ga. Wilson and Robert Earl Butts Jr. were convicted of murder and sentenced to death in the March 1996 slaying of Donovan Corey Parks.  (Georgia Department of Corrections via AP)
Lawyers ask board to spare condemned Georgia man's lifeLawyers for a Georgia man set to be executed this week are asking the state parole board to spare his life, arguing that he was not actively involved in the killing for which he was condemned
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