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Judge orders man to pay $85K in deaths of 2 whooping cranes Judge orders man to pay $85K in deaths of 2 whooping cranes 07/31/2020 02:13pm • LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — A man who admitted that he and a juvenile shot and killed two whooping cranes in 2016 must pay $85,000 and cannot hunt until he completes 360 hours of public service. The sentence given Thursday to Kaenon Constantin of Rayne is the toughest ever in Louisiana for a crime invo Family says US Marine's Russian prison sentence is unjust 07/31/2020 10:59am • FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The family of a former U.S. Marine Corps veteran who got a nine-year prison sentence in Russia for assaulting two police officers say the sentence is unjust and politically motivated. Trevor Reed was charged in August 2019 with assaulting the officers who were driving him Prosecutor: No charges for officer in Michael Brown’s death Prosecutor: No charges for officer in Michael Brown’s death 07/30/2020 07:19pm • CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — St. Louis County’s prosecutor announced Thursday that he will not charge the former police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, a dramatic decision that could reopen old wounds amid a renewed and intense national conversation about racial injustice an Chinese scientist arrested after seeking medical care Chinese scientist arrested after seeking medical care 07/30/2020 06:00pm • SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Chinese scientist charged with visa fraud after U.S. authorities said she concealed her military ties was arrested after she left the Chinese consulate in San Francisco to seek medical care for her asthma, court documents showed. Juan Tang, who has a doctorate in cellular b Activists vow to meet arriving federal agents in Albuquerque Activists vow to meet arriving federal agents in Albuquerque 07/30/2020 02:58pm • ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Activists in Albuquerque said Thursday they are preparing to greet federal agents coming to New Mexico’s largest city with civil disobedience and peaceful protests. Gathering at a park and wearing masks, members of a coalition organized by the Albuquerque Center for Pea Michigan's top court kills lawsuit by wrongly imprisoned man 07/30/2020 01:27pm • DETROIT (AP) — The Michigan Supreme Court has stopped a man from suing the state after he spent more than a year in prison for a crime that wasn't a crime. The man was behind bars for 17 months for failing to provide accurate information for Michigan's sex offender registry. The Corrections Depart Trump says he'll help with funeral costs for slain soldier Trump says he'll help with funeral costs for slain soldier 07/30/2020 01:26pm • WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump met Thursday with the family of a soldier who investigators say was slain on the Texas Army base where she was stationed, saying it is a “terrible story” and that he would help with funeral expenses. The family of Spc. Vanessa Guillen, whose remains Prosecutors: Agents will probe crimes, not bust protests Prosecutors: Agents will probe crimes, not bust protests 07/29/2020 01:23pm • MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Federal prosecutors worked Wednesday to dispel concerns that federal agents headed to a number of U.S. cities will be used to break up protests, insisting that the agents will work side-by-side with local and state investigators to solve violent crimes. President Donald Trump Ex-homicide prosecutor challenges St. Louis circuit attorney Ex-homicide prosecutor challenges St. Louis circuit attorney 07/29/2020 12:50pm • ST. LOUIS (AP) — The fate of St. Louis’ elected prosecutor may rest with which side city voters fall in two competing national debates: criminal justice reform versus the push to crack down on crime. Kim Gardner became St. Louis’ first Black circuit attorney when she was elected in 2016 and ha Biden vows to fight racial inequality with economic agenda Biden vows to fight racial inequality with economic agenda 07/29/2020 12:25pm • WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden promised Tuesday that his economic agenda would combat long-standing racial inequalities as he sought to draw another sharp contrast with President Donald Trump. Biden said the Republican president is exacerbating social discord a As crime surges on his watch, Trump warns of Biden's America As crime surges on his watch, Trump warns of Biden's America 07/29/2020 09:37am • President Donald Trump is painting a dystopian portrait of what Joe Biden’s America might look like, asserting crime and chaos would ravage communities should the former vice president win the White House in November. Left unsaid: A recent surge in violent crime in several American cities has happ 6 sentenced for Va., Md. sex trafficking 6 sentenced for Va., Md. sex trafficking 07/29/2020 04:44am • Six people have been sentenced to a combined 81 years in prison for their roles in sex trafficking through Northern Virginia and Maryland. For more than a year, from April 2018 through Jan. 14, 2019, a girl was trafficked at multiple hotels in Alexandria and Fairfax, Virginia, according to the De Prince George’s Co. prosecutor discusses law, policing with community Prince George’s Co. prosecutor discusses law, policing with community 07/29/2020 03:06am • Prince George’s County's top prosecutor opened a dialogue with residents of the Maryland county Tuesday so residents could learn about the court system and how prosecutors pursue charges against police officers. The Community in the Courthouse event also served as an overall opportunity for res UN report finds migrants face violence by African officials UN report finds migrants face violence by African officials 07/28/2020 02:10pm • GENEVA (AP) — A new U.N. refugee agency report on migrants who braved long and often-deadly land routes to Libya has found that government officials, such as border guards, police and soldiers, in the African countries they crossed were responsible for nearly half of all cases of physical violence 3 former Washington NFL players hit with charges in health care fraud case 3 former Washington NFL players hit with charges in health care fraud case 07/28/2020 09:19am • Three former Washington NFL players have been hit with charges for their alleged roles in a multimillion-dollar scheme to defraud the NFL's health care benefit program by submitting false claims for medical equipment. The fresh charges are part of a new Justice Department indictment released Frid
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