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CORRECTS SPELLING OF ADVOCATE'S FIRST NAME TO BRIDIE INSTEAD OF BIRDIE - Attorney Jeff Anderson, left, survivor and advocate Bridie Farrell, right, hold a news conference to release the names of more than 130 Boy Scout leaders who worked in New York and were named in Boy Scouts of America (BSA) "Perversion Files" as having allegations of sexually abusing minors, Tuesday, April 23, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
Looming wave of sex abuse cases poses threat to Boy ScoutsLawyers across the U.S. are recruiting clients for a potentially crippling new wave of sex abuse lawsuits against the Boy Scouts
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Rep. Ray Rodrigues, R-Estero and House Speaker Jose Oliva, R- Miami Lakes, confer during debate over House Bill 7089 - Voting Rights Restoration, Tuesday April 23, 2019 in the Florida House of Representatives in Tallahassee, Fla. (AP Photo/Phil Sears)
Florida House closer to passing felon voting rights billLegislation that would restore voting rights to convicted felons except murderers and felony sex offenders is another step closer to passage in the Florida House
The Associated Press1 hour ago
The Latest: Type of shark that bit tourist not confirmedHawaii firefighters say a shark bit a tourist in her right thigh and she is in stable condition
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Garrett Popcorn sues ex-employee it says stole its recipesThe owner of a famed Chicago popcorn business has sued a former employee, accusing her of stealing thousands of files including information about its secret recipes
The Associated Press2 hours ago
"Viper," a member of the United Constitutional Patriots drives from where the group was camping after being asked to leave Union Pacific property in Anapra, N.M., Tuesday, April 23, 2019. The armed group that has been patrolling the U.S.-Mexico border has left their campsite in southern New Mexico after authorities said they were on private property. (Mark Lambie/The El Paso Times via AP)
Armed border group shuts down camp at border in New MexicoAn armed group that has been patrolling the U.S.-Mexico border has left their campsite in southern New Mexico after authorities said they were on private property
The Associated Press2 hours ago
State Sen. Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley, chairwoman of the Senate public safety committee, displays a copy of Democratic state Sen. Anna Caballero's police-backed law enforcement training bill during a hearing at the Capitol Tuesday, April 23, 2019, in Sacramento, Calif. Lawmakers worked to find common ground between law enforcement organizations, which support Caballero's bill and reformers supporting a competing measure, by Democratic Assemblywoman Shirley Weber, that would adopt the first-in-the-nation standards designed to limit fatal shootings by police. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
California pushes talks on 1st-in-US police shooting rulesCalifornia lawmakers are trying to force law enforcement and reformers into talks on competing legislation to limit fatal shootings by police
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE- In this July 7, 2017 file photo Isabel Martinez speaks during her first court appearance in Lawrenceville, Ga. The suburban Atlanta woman has pleaded guilty to fatally stabbing her husband and four children and seriously injuring another daughter. Martinez pleaded guilty but mentally ill Tuesday, April 23, 2019 to five counts of murder and other charges. She was sentenced to five life sentences with the possibility of parole plus 21 years. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, file)
Georgia mother pleads guilty to killing husband, 4 childrenA suburban Atlanta woman has pleaded guilty to killing her husband and four children and seriously injuring another daughter in 2017
The Associated Press2 hours ago
This Wednesday, April 18, 2018 photo shows Carlotta Outley Brown, who was then the principal at Peck Elementary School located in southeast Houston. Outley Brown took over as principal at James Madison High School during the current school year, becoming the school's fourth principal in five years. Outley Brown has implemented a dress code for parents because she says it is necessary to establish high standards for students, despite criticism that the move could be discriminatory. (Marie D. De Jesus/Houston Chronicle via AP)
Houston high school's new dress code takes aim at parentsA Houston high school had adopted a new dress code barring parents from showing up to school in leggings, hair rollers, pajamas or certain other items of clothing, despite criticism that the policy could be discriminatory
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Jeff Zirkle, right, one of the owners of electronics recycler Total Reclaim Inc., which is based in the Seattle suburb of Kent, Wash., leaves a federal courthouse with an unidentified person at left, Tuesday, April 23, 2019, in Seattle. Zirkle and co-owner Craig Lorch (not shown) were sentenced to 28 months in prison Tuesday for what prosecutors described as the largest known fraud of its type in the nation: a seven-year scheme to ship dangerous waste to Hong Kong, rather than safely handling it in the U.S. as promised. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Future of Northwest e-recycler unclear after fraud sentencesThe future of one of the Northwest's largest electronics recyclers is uncertain after a judge sentenced its two founders to more than two years in prison each for fraud
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FILE - In this Monday, Jan. 28, 2019 photo, a man holds a sign at a rally before a California Public Utilities Commission meeting in San Francisco. A federal judge approved Pacific Gas & Electric Corp.'s plans Tuesday, April 23, 2019, to pay $235 million in employee bonuses this year, despite the California utility's bankruptcy and objections from lawyers of victims of the state's massive wildfires. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
Judge OKs bankrupt PG&E's plan for $235 million in bonusesA federal judge approves plan by bankrupt California utility to pay $235 million in employee bonuses this year
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Flowers and notes are arranged atop a mailbox on Tuesday, April 23, 2019, in tribute to a mail carrier who police say was killed outside an adjacent home in Albuquerque, N.M. Police said in a criminal complaint that the mail carrier was fatally shot Monday, April 22, while trying to intervene in a dispute between a mother and her 17-year-old son, who has been identified as the shooting suspect. (AP Photo/Mary Hudetz)
Mail carrier fatally shot in New Mexico, teen suspect soughtPolice say an on-duty mail carrier for the Postal Service was killed in a New Mexico neighborhood after intervening in a dispute between a 17-year-old and his mother
The Associated Press3 hours ago
A woman in support of a proposed homeless shelter holds up a sign while listening to public comment during a meeting of the Port Commission Tuesday, April 23, 2019, in San Francisco. San Francisco port commissioners are deciding whether to approve a new homeless shelter along the city's touristy and residential Embarcadero.  (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
San Francisco port commission to vote on homeless shelterSan Francisco port commissioners are deciding whether to build a new homeless shelter along the city's tourist-heavy Embarcadero
The Associated Press3 hours ago
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