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Judge approves California city's bankruptcy plan

Judge approves California city's bankruptcy plan

FILE - In this June 27, 2012, file photo, pedestrians cross a street near the Bank of Stockton in Stockton, Calif. Residents in the California city of Stockton will likely learn Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, if they can put more than two years of financial uncertainty behind them. Marking a criti…

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Judge approves California city's bankruptcy plan

Judge approves California city's bankruptcy plan

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A judge on Thursday approved a plan that allows Stockton to leave bankruptcy protection by eliminating more than $2 billion in long-term debt payments without touching the city's pension obligations.

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Arias judge bars public from witness' testimony

Arias judge bars public from witness' testimony

Travis Alexander's sister, Tanisha Sorenson, reads a statement to the jury during the sentencing phase retrial of Jodi Arias at Maricopa County Superior Court in Phoenix on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. Arias was found guilty of first degree murder in the death of former boyfriend Travis Alexande…

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Arias judge bars public from witness' testimony

Arias judge bars public from witness' testimony

Jodi Arias looks on during the sentencing phase retrial of Jodi Arias at Maricopa County Superior Court in Phoenix on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. Arias was found guilty of first degree murder in the death of former boyfriend Travis Alexander, but the jury hung on the penalty phase, life in pris…

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Arias judge bars public from witness' testimony

Arias judge bars public from witness' testimony

Defense attorneys Kirk Nurmi and Jennifer Willmott converse during the sentencing phase retrial of Jodi Arias at Maricopa County Superior Court in Phoenix on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. Arias was found guilty of first degree murder in the death of former boyfriend Travis Alexander, but the jury…

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Arias judge bars public from witness' testimony

Arias judge bars public from witness' testimony

Judge Sherry Stephens rules that the courtroom must be cleared of everyone except for the victims and defendants' families for the next witnesses testimony during the sentencing phase retrial of Jodi Arias at Maricopa County Superior Court in Phoenix on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. Stephens said…

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Arias judge bars public from witness' testimony

Arias judge bars public from witness' testimony

Travis Alexander's brother Steven ALexander, reads a statement to the jury during the sentencing phase retrial of Jodi Arias at Maricopa County Superior Court in Phoenix on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. Arias was found guilty of first degree murder in the death of former boyfriend Travis Alexande…

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Arias judge bars public from witness' testimony

Arias judge bars public from witness' testimony

Jodi Arias consults with her defense team during the sentencing phase retrial of Jodi Arias at Maricopa County Superior Court in Phoenix on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. Arias was found guilty of first degree murder in the death of former boyfriend Travis Alexander, but the jury hung on the penal…

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Arias judge bars public from witness' testimony

Arias judge bars public from witness' testimony

Defense Attorney Kirk Nurmi watches as attorney Chris Moeser representing media outlets argues Judge Sherry Stephens ruling that the courtroom must be cleared of everyone except for the victims and defendants' families for the next witnesses testimony during the sentencing phase retrial of J…

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Arias judge bars public from witness' testimony

Arias judge bars public from witness' testimony

A photograph of Travis Alexander appears on a computer monitor in front of defense attorney Kirk Nurmi as Alexander's family speaks to the jury during the sentencing phase retrial of Jodi Arias at Maricopa County Superior Court in Phoenix on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. Arias was found guilty of…

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Arias judge bars public from witness' testimony

Arias judge bars public from witness' testimony

Judge allows person to testify in private, over media objections.

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Suspect arrested in taunting of California officer

MILPITAS, Calif. (AP) — Authorities have arrested the motorcycle rider suspected of filming and waving off a California Highway Patrol officer who was trying to stop him and other riders doing stunts on a highway.

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Pressure on Mexican president to solve case of missing

Pressure on Mexican president to solve case of missing

COCULA, Mexico — The clock ticks. A nation waits. More than a month after 43 student teachers went missing, a frantic search unfolds in the hills of western Mexico’s Guerrero state.

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Dallas police say shoplifter tried to infect Wal-Mart worker who confronted her with HIV

DALLAS — Police say a woman attempting to shoplift $11 in frozen food from a Dallas Wal-Mart threatened to infect the employee who confronted her with HIV.

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Missouri AG denies report that he coddled contributors

Missouri AG denies report that he coddled contributors

Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster is dismissing a media report alleging his office has repeatedly pulled its punches in consumer investigations against companies that have donated to his campaigns.

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Report pans sheriff's probe of deceased officer

Deputy allegedly involved in shaking down illegal immigrants.

October 29, 2014 6:35 pm
Holder: Ferguson police need 'wholesale change'

Holder: Ferguson police need 'wholesale change'

WASHINGTON — Attorney General Eric Holder said Wednesday that there was an obvious need for “wholesale change” in the Ferguson, Missouri, Police Department.

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Court orders for Texas pastors' speeches withdrawn

Court orders for Texas pastors' speeches withdrawn

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), speaking at a Houston church on Oct. 16, addressed a dispute that five pastors had with Houston city attorneys. The city was demanding they turn over copies of any sermons they delivered relating to Houston’s equal-rights ordinance. 

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Court orders for Texas pastors' speeches withdrawn

Court orders for Texas pastors' speeches withdrawn

HOUSTON — Houston city attorneys have withdrawn subpoenas that sought speeches and other information from five pastors who publicly opposed an ordinance banning discrimination against gay and transgender residents, the mayor said Wednesday.

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Video shows FBI impersonating repairmen in ruse

Video shows FBI impersonating repairmen in ruse

Agents infiltrate a major gambling ring, but was the search legal?

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