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3 dead, 7 wounded after gunmen in New Orleans fire on crowd

NEW ORLEANS –  Two armed individuals walked up to a crowd gathered Saturday evening outside a strip mall in New Orleans and opened fire, killing three people and wounding seven more, the police chief said. The shooting happened on a busy thoroughfare about 3 miles (4.83 kilometers) from the French Quarter, police said. Police chief Michael Harrison, speaking to reporters ...

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Sanctuary cities ruling a setback for Justice Department

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks in Concord, N.H., July 12, 2018.  (Associated Press) The U.S. Justice Department may no longer withhold grants from Chicago as leverage against its policies of providing sanctuary to immigrants, a federal judge ruled Friday.   The city filed a lawsuit against Attorney General Jeff Sessions in August 2017 after the DOJ required Chicago and ...

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The Latest: Police investigate looting in wildfire zone

REDDING, Calif. –  The Latest on wildfires burning in California (all times local): 2:40 p.m. Authorities say they are investigating reports of looting in Northern California neighborhoods that were evacuated because of a deadly wildfire and that officials have identified several suspects. Redding Police Chief Roger Moore says his department has been receiving reports of people driving around evacuated areas ...

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Elizabeth Smart reportedly tried to save Catherine Oxenberg's daughter from NXIVM sex cult

Elizabeth Smart reportedly tried to save former ‘Dynasty’ star Catherine Oxenberg’s daughter from the NXIVM sex cult.  (AP/Reuters) Famed kidnapping survivor Elizabeth Smart tried to save actress Catherine Oxenberg’s daughter from the Nxivm sex-slave cult, according to a new report. Smart — who was held captive and raped for nine months at age 14 — tried to aid the “Dynasty” ...

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Jilted husband awarded $8.8M after suing wife's lover

North Carolina is one of a few states where jilted spouses can sue affair partners.  (.) They say that if you want to play, you have to pay. This week a Superior Court judge in North Carolina ordered a Texas man to pay $8.8 million to the jilted husband of a North Carolina woman with whom the Texas man had ...

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The Latest: Residents scrambled to escape California blaze

REDDING, Calif. –  The Latest on California’s devastating wildfires (all times local): 2:20 p.m. Residents of a Redding, California, neighborhood where several homes were destroyed say they had to scramble to escape the blaze. Jim Chapin says he got home at around 7:30 p.m. Thursday and police were there telling people to evacuate the Lake Redding Estates neighborhood. Chapin says ...

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