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Alabama Rep. Martha Roby hugs her mother-in-law, Libba, during a watch party after she won the runoff election, Tuesday, July 17, 2018, in Montgomery, Ala. Roby won Alabama's Republican runoff on Tuesday, fighting through lingering fallout from her years-old criticism of then-candidate Donald Trump in a midterm contest that hinged on loyalty to the GOP president. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
The Latest: Roby thanks Trump after Ala. runoff victoryAfter cruising to a victory in Alabama's Republican runoff on Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Martha Roby says she is ready to continue the fight for "conservative momentum" in Washington, D.C.
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In this 2017 photo provided by Bobby Wilson, Bobby Wilson and his wife, Eileen Pein Wilson, stand outside Casino del Sol near Tucson, Ariz. Wilson, a Republican Arizona state Senate candidate, has shocked gun control advocates by sharing details about shooting and killing his mother in apparent self-defense more than 50 years ago. Wilson, who is running to represent a southern Arizona district, told The Associated Press that he's not trying to hide anything. He says his mother was "insane" and shot at him with a rifle when he was in bed in their Oklahoma farmhouse one night in 1963. He then shot and killed her. Wilson's sister also died that night, and the house caught on fire. (Bobby Wilson via AP)
Arizona Senate candidate shot mother, speaks on gun controlA Republican Arizona state Senate candidate is shocking gun control advocates by sharing details about shooting and killing his mother in apparent self-defense more than 50 years ago
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People sit and talk at Bobby Bright's watch party Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at KimberLia's restaurant in Prattville, Ala. Alabama Rep. Martha Roby, now backed with help from the White House, is trying to escape the fates of other Republicans who paid political costs for breaks with President Donald Trump. The four-term Republican is in a Tuesday runoff with former congressman Bobby Bright, a former Democrat now running as a Republican embracing Trump. (AP Photo/Vasha Hunt)
Onetime Trump critic Roby wins GOP House runoff in AlabamaOnetime Trump critic wins Republican runoff for House seat in Alabama
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Players work during the Major League Baseball All-star Game, Tuesday, July 17, 2018 in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
The Latest: Story's homer draws NL even in All-Star GameTrevor Story has homered in the seventh inning to draw the National League even 2-2 in the All-Star Game
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FILE - In this Feb. 19, 2017, file photo, Tony Clark, executive director of the Major League Players Association, answers questions at a news conference in Phoenix. Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred is defending teams' reluctance to sign free agents last offseason and says union head Tony Clark has not responded to a pair of invitations to have a broad discussion about players' concerns and changes in the way the game is played, Tuesday, July 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)
As MLB mulls rule changes, union hints at work stoppageMajor League Baseball wants a broad discussion with players about rule changes to combat decreased offense and longer games
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This Friday, July 13, 2018 photo provided by Chad Moore shows 23-year-old Angela Hernandez of Portland, Ore., after she survived a 250-foot car plunge off a cliff and a week stranded on a remote beach near Big Sur, Calif. Moore and his wife Chelsea Moore were camping in Big Sur when they came upon a wrecked Jeep in the surf line, and then a bit later found Hernandez. "We freakin' love that beach and we're so glad she's alive," Chelsea Moore said Monday, July 16, 2018. (Chad Moore via AP)
California woman describes finding cliff plunge survivorA beachcomber who found a missing Oregon driver who survived a 250-foot plunge off a California cliff and a week without food calls the survivor a hero
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this March 8, 2018, file photo, Paul Manafort, left, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, walks with this wife Kathleen Manafort, as they arrive at the Alexandria Federal Courthouse in Alexandria, Va. Special counsel Robert Mueller is seeking immunity for five potential witnesses in the upcoming trial of Manafort. Mueller's office told a federal judge in Virginia on July 17 that they were seeking to compel the witnesses to testify under condition of immunity. Prosecutors said the witnesses have indicated they won't testify "on the basis of their privilege against self-incrimination." Prosecutors say that if they do testify, they are requesting "use immunity." That means the government couldn't use their statements against them. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
Mueller seeks immunity for 5 witnesses in Manafort caseSpecial counsel Robert Mueller is seeking immunity for five potential witnesses in the upcoming trial of Paul Manafort
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Cumberland County Prosecutor Jennifer Webb-Mcrae bows her head during a news conference regarding the shooting death of Jennifer Trejo, 9, at the Bridgeton Police Department on Tuesday, July 17, 2018, in Bridgeton, N.J. Authorities are offering a reward for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the offenders. (Charles J. Olson/The Press of Atlantic City via AP)
Stray bullet strikes, kills 9-year-old girl sleeping in homePolice say a 9-year-old girl was asleep in her bed when a stray bullet struck and killed her inside her family's New Jersey home
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FILE - In this April 1, 2018 file photo, people carry flowers as they walk near the Mandalay Bay hotel and casino during a vigil for victims and survivors of a mass shooting in Las Vegas. MGM Resorts International has sued hundreds of victims of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history in a bid to avoid liability for the gunfire that rained down from its Mandalay Bay casino-resort in Las Vegas. The company argues in lawsuits filed Friday, July 13, 2018, in Nevada and California that it has "no liability of any kind" to survivors or families of slain victims under a federal law enacted after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
MGM sues Vegas shooting victims in push to avoid liabilityA lawyer who attended a Las Vegas concert where a gunman killed 58 people last year is calling a casino operator's lawsuits against hundreds of victims a "bullying tactic"
The Associated Press1 hour ago
In this June 13, 2018, photo, death-row inmate Christopher Young holds a phone to his ear during an interview outside death row at the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Polunsky Unit near Livingston, Texas. The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has refused to stop the scheduled execution of Young, who was convicted of fatally shooting San Antonio convenience store owner Hasmukh "Hash" Patel in November 2004. He is scheduled to die Tuesday, July 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Mike Graczyk)
Texas executes man for 2004 slaying of store ownerTexas prisoner executed for the fatal shooting of a San Antonio convenience store owner during an attempted robbery nearly 14 years ago
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE--In this Aug. 11, 2017 file photo, visitors approach a former ranch house and barn during a guided hike on the Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge near Denver, land that used to be a buffer zone around a nuclear weapons plant. Environmentalists and community activists are trying to stop the refuge from opening to the public this summer, claiming the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service did not adequately study the safety of the site. (AP Photo/Dan Elliott, File)
Judge asked to keep public away from ex-nuke weapons plantEnvironmentalists and community activists are trying to persuade a judge that the public might not be safe on a Colorado wildlife refuge that used to be a buffer zone around a nuclear weapons plant
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Michael Avenatti, center, attorney for porn actress Stormy Daniels, allows a member of the crowd to chant into the microphone as he speaks at an "Occupy Lafayette Park" protest outside the White House, Tuesday, July 17, 2018, in Washington. This is the second day in a row the group has held a protest following President Donald Trump's meetings with Russian President Vladimir Putin. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Trump backs down, says he misspoke on Russia meddlingPresident Donald Trump says he simply misspoke when he said he knew of no reason the Russians might have interfered in the 2106 election.
The Associated Press1 hour ago
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