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FILE - In this March 4, 2015, file photo, Cardinal Theodore McCarrick speaks during a memorial service in South Bend, Ind. James Grein alleged Thursday. Dec. 5, 2019 in a lawsuit filed under a recently enacted New Jersey law that he told Pope John Paul II in 1988 about being sexually abused as a child by the priest who would become Cardinal Theodore McCarrick but that the Vatican did nothing — claims he also made in a lawsuit this summer in New York. (Robert Franklin/South Bend Tribune via AP, Pool, File)
Lawsuit: McCarrick victim told pope of sex abuse in 1988A man claims in a lawsuit in New Jersey that he told Pope John Paul II in 1988 about being sexually abused as a child by the priest who would become Cardinal Theodore McCarrick but that the Vatican did nothing
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'Disturbing' photo leads to suspensions in WV agencyA photo of West Virginia corrections trainees was so disturbing that some employees have been suspended and the governor has ordered some to be fired _ but what the image shows remains a mystery
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George Washington University Law School professor Jonathan Turley testifies during a hearing before the House Judiciary Committee on the constitutional grounds for the impeachment of President Donald Trump, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019. From left,Harvard Law School professor Noah Feldman, Stanford Law School professor Pamela Karlan and University of North Carolina Law School professor Michael Gerhardt. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
A reason Democrats won't wait: Trump cases tied up in courtLegal scholar Jonathan Turley told House Democrats that they are rushing the impeachment of President Donald Trump and that they instead could be enlisting the courts to try to help procure the testimony of key figures in Trump's effort to get Ukraine to investigate political rival Joe Biden
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Illinois mother pleads guilty in beating death of boy, 5An Illinois woman charged in the beating death of her 5-year-old son has pleaded guilty to murder
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Military official says sailor who killed 2 civilians, then himself at Pearl Harbor used his service weaponsMilitary official says sailor who killed 2 civilians, then himself at Pearl Harbor used his service weapons
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Vermont to investigate women's prison after newspaper reportVermont
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Duncan Hunter's exit unsettles US House race in California Republican U
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FILE - This Dec. 17, 2015 file photo shows a sign outside the building housing the Las Vegas Review-Journal in Las Vegas. A Nevada judge has upheld an arbitrator's finding in a hard-fought legal battle, ruling that the Review-Journal, the dominant newspaper in Las Vegas, has to submit to an audit and pay its crosstown rival and joint-operating agreement partner, the Las Vegas Sun, expenses that have been withheld in recent years. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
Judge upholds arbitration in Las Vegas newspaper battleA Nevada judge has upheld an arbitrator’s finding in a legal battle over one of the few remaining U
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Vehicles pass by toppled electrical poles as Typhoon Kammuri slammed Legazpi city, Albay province, southeast of Manila, Philippines on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019. A powerful typhoon was blowing across the Philippines on Tuesday after slamming ashore overnight in an eastern province, damaging houses and an airport and knocking out power after tens of thousands of people fled to safer ground. (AP Photo)
UN says 13 people reportedly killed in Philippines typhoonU.N. humanitarian officials say typhoon Kammuri reportedly killed 13 people and displaced nearly 400,000 others as it crossed the Philippines with fierce winds and rain
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This undated photo provided by South Carolina Department of Corrections show inmate Oscar James Fortune, who has spent 13 years in a South Carolina prison, had his murder conviction overturned because a prosecutor suggested in his closing argument all defense lawyers lie. The state's Supreme Court ruled Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, that those comments were "blatantly improper" because one of the foundations of the U.S. legal system is jurors decide the truth, and that Fortune should get a new trial. (South Carolina Department of Corrections via AP)
SC court: Prosecutor's remarks in murder trial 'improper'The South Carolina Supreme Court has tossed out the murder conviction of a man in prison for 13 years because a prosecutor suggested in his closing argument that all defense lawyers lie
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On Yet Another Drunk-Driving Charge for Him, a FatalityRobert Lee Ellis already had 36 driving suspensions and at least a dozen operating under the influence charges when, while still under an active driving suspension, he allegedly crashed his car while drunk—killing his wife. Dawn Ellis, 51, was a passenger in the 53-year-old's Ohio man's car when he...
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In this file photo made Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016, Des Moines Police Sgt. Paul Parizek speaks to speak to media during a press conference at the Des Moines Police Department in Des Moines, Iowa. Errors in Iowa's list of felons cost at least 20 people the right to vote in November's midterm elections, and officials have known about problems in the list since 2012. (Bryon Houlgrave/The Des Moines Register via AP)
Iowa's felon list includes police force, omits drug dealerA review by The Associated Press has found that Iowa's list of ineligible felon voters remains riddled with errors, omissions and wrongful additions that make it an unreliable indicator of who can and cannot vote and hold public office
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