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This photo provided by Ocean County Prosecutor's Office shows Steven Sheerer. Sheerer, the owner of the home where Rosie O’Donnell’s missing teen daughter was found earlier this week has been arrested for allegedly having inappropriate online communications with the 17-year-old girl, authorities announced Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015. He faces charges of child endangerment and distribution of obscenity to a minor. (Ocean County Prosecutor's Office via AP)
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Rowan County deputy clerk Brian Mason, left, hands James Yates, and his partner William Smith Jr., their marriage license at the Rowan County Judicial Center in Morehead, Ky., Friday, Sept. 4, 2015. After four attempts, Yates and Smith were finally issued their marriage license. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
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James Yates, left, hugs his partner William Smith Jr., after receiving their marriage license at the Rowan County Judicial Center in Morehead, Ky., Friday, Sept. 4, 2015. Deputy clerk Brian Mason issued the license, congratulating the couple and shaking their hands as he smiled. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
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This undated photo provided by the Michigan Department of Corrections, shows Richard Wershe Jr. A judge is considering whether to lessen the sentence of the Detroit-area drug dealer, who has spent nearly 30 years in prison for crimes that go back to when he was a teenager. Wershe, 46, is expected to appear Friday morning, Sept. 4, 2015, before Wayne County Circuit Judge Dana Hathaway, attorney Ralph Musilli said. (Michigan Department of Corrections via AP)
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In this July 7, 2015 file photo, Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez, right, is lead into the courtroom by San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi, left, and Assistant District Attorney Diana Garciaor, center, for his arraignment at the Hall of Justice in San Francisco. The parents of Kathryn Steinle filed a wrongful death claim Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015 alleging that the San Francisco Sheriff's Department is to blame for releasing an illegal immigrant from jail despite a federal "detainer" request to keep in custody for possible deportation proceedings. A claim is usually a precursor to a lawsuit. (Michael Macor/San Francisco Chronicle via AP, Pool, File)
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Chirag Patel helps his father, Sureshbhai Patel, out of the car as they arrive outside the federal courthouse before start of a trial against Madison, Ala., police Officer Eric Sloan Parker, Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015, in Huntsville, Ala. Sureshbhai Patel, who was visiting relatives from his native India in February, was walking in his son's neighborhood when police responding to a call about a suspicious person stopped to question him. A police video captured an officer slamming the man to the ground, partially paralyzing him. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
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George Tiaffay walks out of court Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015, in Las Vegas. Tiaffay was convicted of murder for hiring a homeless man to kill his wife Shauna Tiaffay nearly three years ago.(AP Photo/John Locher)
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In this Friday, Aug. 28, 2015 photo, a jail van carrying inmates of Naini Central Jail drives out of a district court premise after a hearing of undertrials in Allahabad, in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. There are tens of thousands of prisoners in Uttar Pradesh, where at least 70 percent of the state's 84,228 inmates have languished in jail because they cannot afford to pay bail while their cases take years or even decades to wend through India's notoriously slow and backlogged judicial system, according to the state’s Jail Ministry. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
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