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Lawmakers: Faith-based adoption groups can spurn gay couplesAlabama lawmakers have given final approval to a bill protecting faith-based adoption organizations that refuse to place children with gay parents or other households because of their religious beliefs
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Softwood lumber is stacked at Murray Brothers Lumber Company woodlot in Madawaska, Ontario on Tuesday, April 25, 2017. The upper Midwest timber industry is welcoming the Trump administration’s announcement that it’s imposing tariffs averaging 20 percent on softwood lumber entering the United States from Canada.  (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP)
10 Things to Know for Wednesday10 Things to Know for Wednesday
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2 gang members sentenced for deaths of prosecution witnessesTwo North Carolina gang members will spend the rest of their lives in prison for the shooting deaths of a South Carolina couple who had been set to testify against other gang members in an attempted robbery
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President Donald Trump speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 25, 2017, during the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum's National Days of Remembrance ceremony. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Trump to order review of national monumentsPresident Donald Trump will sign an executive order Wednesday tasking his interior secretary with reviewing the designation of tens of millions of acres of land as "national monuments."
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FILE - In this Dec. 21, 2016, file photo, real estate heir Robert Durst sits in a courtroom during a hearing in Los Angeles. A retired New York police detective says the missing wife of New York real estate heir Robert Durst once went to her neighbor's in pajamas and said her husband beat her and she feared he would kill her. James Varian testified Tuesday, April 25, 2017, that a neighbor reported Kathleen Durst had knocked on her Manhattan penthouse bedroom window for help. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, Pool, File)
Victim told friend if she was harmed that Durst 'did it'A friend says years before Susan Berman was killed, she had implicated real estate heir Robert Durst as her future assailant
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FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2017, file photo, a rainbow arc fills the sky and spreads across Elliott Bay and downtown Seattle between rain showers. The National Weather Service says the city has measured 44.67 inches of rain in the city between October 2016 and so far in April. That makes it the wettest such period since records began in 1895. Meteorologist Mike McFarland in the agency's Seattle office says it's the second year in the row that the city had topped the rainfall record for that 7-month period. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
Seattle crushes rain record, while rival Portland wet tooSoggy Seattle has broken another rainfall record, and rival Portland has inched closer to smashing its own record
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In this photo provided by Halie Chavez, Steven Jones listens to closing statements on Tuesday, April 25, 2017, in Flagstaff, Ariz. Closing arguments began Tuesday, April 25, in Jones' murder trial, who killed one student and wounded three others in what he said was self-defense after being punched in the face just a few weeks into his freshman year in October 2015. (Halie Chavez/The Lumberjack via AP)
Jurors deliberate case of fatal shooting near universityJurors are deliberating the case of a former Northern Arizona University freshman charged with killing a fellow student and wounding three others near campus in 2015
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Arizona man convicted of killing best friend, woman, 4 kidsAn Arizona prisoner has been convicted of the gruesome killings of his best friend, the man's girlfriend and her four young children 12 years ago in what prosecutors called a crime motivated by money
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FILE - In this undated file photo provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, a Mexican gray wolf leaves cover at the Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge, Socorro County, N.M. The Denver-based 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday, April 25, 2017, lifted a preliminary injunction that had prevented the Fish and Wildlife Service from releasing more Mexican gray wolves. (Jim Clark/U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service via AP, File)
Court removes obstacle to releasing wolves in New MexicoA federal court has removed one obstacle to the U.S. government's plan to release more endangered wolves in New Mexico over the state's objections
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In this photo released by Los Angeles Sheriff Department, homicide detectives continue their investigation at Lake Cachuma Recreation looking for missing 5-year-old boy, Andressian Aramazd Jr., Tuesday, April 25, 2017, in Santa Barbara County, Calif. Homicide detectives and police divers are searching the lake for a missing boy whose father was arrested after being found unconscious over the weekend at a Southern California park. (Los Angeles Sheriff Department via AP)
Father of missing 5-year-old California boy releasedThe father of a 5-year-old boy missing in California has been released from jail days after he was arrested on suspicion of child endangerment and child abduction
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In this April 25, 2017 photo provided by ABC 7 Eyewitness News in New York, a wooden hammock lay on the sidewalk in New York. Police say that an tourist from England was injured and taken to the hospital when the hammock fell from the building she was talking near and struck her. Police believe wind may have blown the wooden framed hammock off the building's terrace. (ABC 7 Eyewitness News via AP)
English tourist hit by hammock blown off building, injuredA tourist from England has been struck by a hammock that fell from a building in New York
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Milwaukee prosecutors: Video shows inmate's water turned offMilwaukee prosecutors weighing criminal charges for an inmate's dehydration death say the jail's commander failed to inform police about the existence of surveillance video showing a guard shutting off water to the cell
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