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The Latest: Ohio cop faces murder charge in driver’s killing

In this July 29, 2010 file photo, a worker monitors the water in Talmadge Creek in Marshall Township, Mich., near the Kalamazoo River as oil from a ruptured pipeline, owned by Enbridge Inc, is vacuumed out the water. An enviromnental group plans to sue the U.S. Department of Transportation for allowing pipeline owners and operators to transport oil in or under inland waters without approved safety plans as required by federal law. The National Wildlife Federation filed the intent to sue on Oil Pipeline Safety Tuesday, July 28, 2015, citing several pipeline spills, including the 2010 spill from an Enbridge pipeline into the Kalamazoo River, and concerns that a similar disaster could occur with Enbridge pipelines in the Straits of Mackinac. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
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Group starts process to sue US agency over pipeline plans

In this March 16, 2011, file photo, exhaust rises from smokestacks in front of piles of coal in Thompsons, Texas. A federal appeals court on Tuesday ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to relax some limits it set on smokestack emissions that cross state lines and taint downwind areas with air pollution from power plants they can't control. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
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Court orders EPA to redo air-pollution limits in 13 states

In this May 2, 2012, file photo, Federal agents with the Office of Inspector General load computers seized from Willsand Home Health Agency, Inc. into a van in Miami. Over the past decade, South Florida has become less renowned for "old school" drug shootouts than for scammers stealing hundreds of millions of dollars from the government, banks and individuals. South Florida has become the nation's organized fraud capital. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File)
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By nearly any measure, sunny South Florida is tops in fraud

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New York prison worker: I got ‘caught up’ in escape plot

Malik Muhammad raises his fist during a demonstration calling for the firing and indictment of Texas State Trooper Brian Encinia, Sunday, July 26, 2015, in Katy, Texas. Sandra Bland was found dead in her cell on July 13 in the Waller County Jail, just days after being arrested by Encinia during a traffic stop. Authorities determined through an autopsy that Bland hanged herself with a plastic bag. (Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle via AP)
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Jail Releases More Footage of Sandra Bland Before Her Death

In this June 15, 2015, file photo, Joyce Mitchell appears before Judge Mark Rogers in Plattsburgh, N.Y., City Court for a hearing. The New York prison worker accused of smuggling hacksaw blades in frozen hamburger meat to two killers who later broke out and spent more than two weeks on the run will face charges in court and will be arraigned on Tuesday, July 28, 2015. (G.N. Miller/New York Post via AP, Pool, File)
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NY prison worker pleads guilty in escape of 2 killers

An immigrant from El Salvador that entered the country illegally wears an ankle monitor at a shelter, Monday, July 27, 2015, in San Antonio. Lawyers representing immigrant mothers held in a South Texas detention center say the women have been denied counsel and coerced into accepting ankle-monitoring bracelets as a condition of release, even after judges made clear that paying their bonds would suffice. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
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Lawyers: immigrant mothers coerced to wear ankle monitors

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Nike offers partial refund to end FuelBand lawsuit

The Ten Commandments monument is pictured at the state Capitol in Oklahoma City, Tuesday, June 30, 2015. Oklahoma’'s Supreme Court says the monument must be removed because it indirectly benefits the Jewish and Christian faiths in violation of the state constitution.
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Oklahoma court: Ten Commandments monument at Capitol must go

In this June 30, 2015, photo, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks to supporters during an event announcing he will seek the Republican nomination for president at Livingston High School in Livingston, N.J. Christie launched his campaign for president surrounded by old friends in his former high school gymnasium. Christie has remained especially close to his high school friends. But he’s also made a habit of appointing and nominating his former classmates to plum state positions, including judgeships. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
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3 pension funds sue New Jersey for billions in damages

In this Thursday, May 5, 2011 photo, NBA player Yao Ming sits near an inflatable shark during a break from filming a public service announcement about banning shark fin soup in Chinatown in San Francisco. A federal appeals court Monday dismissed a legal challenge to a California law banning the sale, distribution and possession of shark fins. The 2-1 ruling upheld a lower court decision tossing the lawsuit brought by the Chinatown Neighborhood Association and Asian Americans for Political Advancement, a political action committee. Thursday, May 5, 2011. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
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Appeals court upholds California’s shark fin ban

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Federal prisons agree to recognize humanism as religion

Joyce Mitchell stands with her lawyer Steven Johnston, appearing before Judge Mark Rogers in Plattsburgh City Court, New York, for a hearing Monday June 15, 2015. She is charged with helping Richard Matt and David Sweat escape from the Clinton Correctional Facility near the Canadian border on June 6. Mitchell, 51, was charged Friday with supplying hacksaw blades, chisels, a punch and a screwdriver. Her lawyer entered a not guilty plea on her behalf. (G.N. Miller/NY Post via AP, Pool)
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Prison worker accused of helping killers escape due in court

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Theater shooting: No red flags reported at time of gun sale

Dondie LeBlanc Breaux, mother of Mayci Breaux, center, and Kevin Breaux, right, father of Mayci, are comforted outside the Church of the Assumption, after her funeral in Franklin, La., Monday, July 27, 2015. She was one of two people killed in Thursday's movie theater shooting in Lafayette, La. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
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Judge says she did not involuntarily commit theater gunman

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Man charged in stabbings, including 1 fatal, at church camp

Mike Brandon uses a blower to clean a sidewalk along West Florissant Avenue Monday, July 27, 2015, in Ferguson, Mo. Hundreds of volunteers converged Monday morning on the area for a litter-pickup and weeding effort spearheaded by a local radio station ahead of the Aug. 9 one-year anniversary of Michael Brown's death. It's one of the areas hardest hit by last year's unrest in Ferguson that followed the police shooting death of Brown. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
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March, civil disobedience planned next month in Ferguson

A woman listens during a church service at Our Lady of Fatima to remember and honor the victims of a deadly shooting at the Grand 16 theater, Sunday, July 26, 2015, in Lafayette, La. John Russell Houser fired on the audience with a semi-automatic handgun about 20 minutes into Thursday night's showing of "Trainwreck", killing at least two people and wounding nine with a semi-automatic handgun. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
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Gunman in theater shooting had history of seeking vengeance

In this June 30, 2015, photo, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks to supporters during an event announcing he will seek the Republican nomination for president at Livingston High School in Livingston, N.J. Christie launched his campaign for president surrounded by old friends in his former high school gymnasium. Christie has remained especially close to his high school friends. But he’s also made a habit of appointing and nominating his former classmates to plum state positions, including judgeships. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
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Christie has made habit of appointing high school friends

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Timeline of theater gunman John Russell Houser’s life

Fred Maahs, poses for a photograph in Philadelphia on Monday, July 13, 2015. The Comcast executive has become a prominent disability-rights activist since being paralyzed from the chest down in a diving accident 35 years ago. Sunday, July 26, 2015 marks the 25th anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA). (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
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25 years on, disabilities act has changed lives of millions

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