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Agency publishes timetable for Mexico border wallU.S. Customs and Border Protection says it plans to start awarding contracts by mid-April for President Donald Trump's proposed border wall
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In this Thursday, Feb. 22, 2017, photo, Michael Peterson speaks to a reporter in Martha Waggoner, N.C. Peterson says he’s agreed to accept an Alford plea in the 2001 death of his wife Kathleen, whose body was found at the bottom of a staircase. That means he agrees the prosecution has the evidence to convict him though he still maintains his innocence. (AP Photo/Martha Waggoner)
Novelist calls Alford plea most difficult thing he's doneA North Carolina novelist says making an Alford plea in the death of his wife 16 years ago is one of the most difficult things he's ever done
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Jury: Prison company violated rights, but no need to payA federal jury says private prison company CoreCivic had a longstanding custom of understaffing an Idaho prison, and that the company was deliberately indifferent to the risk of serious harm that posed to inmates
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Infant who survived in 1920s sideshow incubator dies at 96A New York woman who was rescued as an infant in 1920 when she was placed in a Coney Island sideshow incubator has died
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In this Thursday, Feb 22, 2017 photo, as piles of snow melt in the foreground, Williams College students take advantage of the unseasonably warm weather by dressing in shorts and tank tops as they hang out and study outside Chapin Hall on the school's campus in Williamstown, Mass., as temperatures soared in the 70's. (Gillian Jones /The Berkshire Eagle via AP)
Temperature records fall as Northeast gets a taste of springTemperature records are falling in the Northeast as spring-like warmth has descended on the region
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CORRECTS LAST NAME TO PURINTON - This undated photo provided by the Henry County Sheriff's Office in Clinton, Mo., shows Adam Purinton, of Olathe, Kan., who was arrested early Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, in connection with a shooting at a bar in Olathe that left one person dead and and wounding two others. Purinton waived extradition during a brief court hearing in Henry County in Missouri and will be returned to Kansas. (Henry County (Mo.) Sheriff's Office via AP)
The Latest: Church plans vigil after nearby bar shootingA church near a suburban Kansas City bar that was the scene of a deadly shooting is planning a vigil
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A man shows a picture of Alok Madasani, an engineer who was injured in the shooting Wednesday night in a crowded suburban Kansas City bar, on a mobile phone as Madasani's father Jaganmohan Reddy talks to the media at his residence in Hyderabad, India, Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. The shooting of two Indians in the crowded suburban Kansas City bar has sent shock waves through their hometowns, and India's government is rushing diplomats to monitor progress in investigation into the crime. The suspect, Adam Purinton, has been taken into custody and charged on Thursday with murder and attempted murder. (AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A.)
Witnesses: Bar gunman shouted 'get out of my country'Witnesses say a man accused of opening fire in a crowded bar yelled at two Indian men to "get out of my country" before pulling the trigger
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Several dozen law enforcement personal march south on Highway 1806 before assembling above the Oceti Sakowin camp to begin the final sweep of Dakota Access oil pipeline of the camp and arrests of protesters Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, near Cannon Ball, N.D.  (Mike McCleary/The Bismarck Tribune via AP, Pool)
The Latest: Protest camp cleared, but area far from normalAuthorities this week cleared the last holdouts from a Dakota Access pipeline protest camp on federal land in North Dakota, but it will be a while before the region returns to normal
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Vote on UN Syria sanctions could come soon; Russia vows vetoNations urging the U.N. to sanction Syria over chemical weapons attacks are pressing for a vote shortly
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FBI agent arrested for firing at officer enters plea dealAn FBI agent who was arrested in western Michigan for shooting at a police officer outside a fitness club could avoid jail under a plea agreement
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Police: Man posing as Uber driver sexually assaulted teenPolice have arrested a 36-year-old Rhode Island t man who they say kidnapped and sexually assaulted a 15-year-old Providence girl while posing as an Uber driver
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The Latest: NAACP makes first move in North Carolina boycottThe NAACP is urging religious conferences, athletic events and musicians to avoid North Carolina as part of a national boycott protesting the state's conservative policies including a law limiting LGBT protections
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