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Prosecutor's death penalty stance offends Vatican officialA Vatican official has encouraged an Ohio prosecutor to go to confession after defying the Catholic Church's new policy that the death penalty is never acceptable
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Crews search for man swept away in Wisconsin floodingCrews are searching a flooded Madison park for a man who was pulled from the arms of a would-be rescuer and swept away in heavy flooding in and around Wisconsin's capital city
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Judge allows subpoenas for neo-Nazi website publisher's dadA federal magistrate is allowing attorneys to question a neo-Nazi website publisher's father and accountant in connection with a lawsuit against the publisher
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FILE - This undated file photo released by the Iowa Department of Criminal Investigation shows Mollie Tibbetts, a University of Iowa student who was reported missing from her hometown in the eastern Iowa city of Brooklyn on July 18, 2018. Greg Willey, the vice president of Crime Stoppers of Central Iowa, said a body found Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018, is believed to be Tibbetts. No information has been released about where the body was found. (Iowa Department of Criminal Investigation via AP, File)
Police find body believed to be Iowa student Mollie TibbettsInvestigators believe they have found the body of Mollie Tibbetts, a University of Iowa student who has been missing for more than a month
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FILE - In this April 28, 2015, file photo, a man walks past a Microsoft sign set up for the Microsoft BUILD conference at Moscone Center in San Francisco. Microsoft has uncovered new hacking attempts by Russia targeting U.S. political groups ahead of the midterm elections. The company said Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018, that a group tied to the Russian government created fake websites that appeared to spoof two American conservative organizations: the Hudson Institute and the International Republican Institute. Three other fake sites were designed to look as if they belonged to the U.S. Senate. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
Microsoft uncovers more Russian hacking ahead of midtermsMicrosoft says it's uncovered new Russian hacking efforts targeting U.S. political groups ahead of the midterm elections
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FILE - This file photo provided by the Bexar County Sheriff Office in San Antonio, Texas, shows Jose Nunez, a deputy sheriff who was jailed in June 2018 on charges alleging that he sexually assaulted a 4-year-old girl and threatened her mother with deportation. The Bexar County sheriff's office says Nunez died Monday, Aug. 20 at the jail in nearby Karnes County.  Bexar County Sheriff Office via AP, File)
Texas deputy accused of child rape dies in apparent suicideA Texas sheriff's deputy who was jailed on charges he sexually assaulted a 4-year-old girl and threatened the child's mother with deportation has died from an apparent suicide
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Woman uses Tinder to prank dozens of men into dating contestA woman used Tinder to prank more than 100 men into showing up for a date that turned out to be a "Hunger Games"-style competition
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Police stand guard after the confederate statue known as Silent Sam was toppled by protesters on campus at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, N.C., Monday, Aug. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
Confederate statue on UNC campus toppled by protestersThe controversial "Silent Sam" statue on the campus of the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill has been toppled by protesters
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In this Monday, Aug. 20, 2018 photo provided by the New York City Transit, goats stand on the subway tracks in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Jon Stewart has made a home for the two goats found roaming along the tracks. The comedian and his wife own Farm Sanctuary, a shelter in Watkins Glen, N.Y. (New York City Transit via AP)
Jon Stewart comes to aid of goats found on subway tracksJon Stewart has made a home for two goats found roaming along the subway tracks in New York City
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Catholic school scrubs bishops' names from campus buildingsA Roman Catholic university in Pennsylvania says it is acting in solidarity with victims of child sexual abuse and is removing the names of three bishops from campus buildings
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FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017, file photo, Kelly Monroe, investigator with the Georgia Secretary of State office, left, takes a look at a new voting machine that produces a paper record being tested at a polling site in Conyers, Ga. States have quickly tapped into $380 million from the federal government to help them shore up their election systems. A report released Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018, by the U.S. Election Assistance Commission says the largest chunk will be used to improve cybersecurity in 41 states and territories. More than a quarter of the money will go to buy new voting equipment. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)
States move quickly to tap into money for election securityStates are tapping into $380 million approved by Congress to help them shore up their election systems amid ongoing threats of Russian interference
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Beaufort County coroner Ed Allen, back left, talks with law enforcement with S.C. Department of Natural Resources as other officers stand near where authorities say Cassandra Cline was dragged into a lagoon by an alligator and killed while trying to save her dog Monday, Aug. 20, 2018, on Hilton Head Island, S.C. Cline was walking the dog along a residential area of Sea Pines Resort when she was attacked, state and local officials said. (Drew Martin/The Island Packet via AP)
Alligator kills woman trying to protect her dog at resortA woman trying to protect her dog was killed by an alligator who pulled her into a lagoon at a private South Carolina resort
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