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In this image taken from video, New York Police Department Sgt. Matthew Gorman, right, arrives home from the hospital to his Seaford, N.Y. home, Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019. Gorman was shot in the leg on Tuesday Feb. 12, while he and an NYPD detective responded to a robbery in progress at a mobile phone store in the Queens borough of New York. (Deon J. Hampton/Newsday via AP)
2nd arrest in robbery that led to NYPD friendly fire deathA second person has been arrested in connection with a robbery that led to the friendly fire death of a New York City police detective
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This Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019 photo shows an apartment that was searched by police in connection with an investigation of an attack on actor Jussie Smollett in Chicago. Two men characterized by police as "persons of interest" in the attack against Smollett are now considered suspects and have been arrested on "probable cause that they may have committed a crime," a Chicago police spokesman said Friday, Feb. 15, 2019.  Spokesman Anthony Guglielmi confirmed that a search warrant was executed at the Chicago apartment where the men lived but did not have any information about what exactly what police found.  (Nader Issa/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
Chicago police release 2 men questioned in Smollett caseChicago police have released without charges two Nigerian brothers arrested on suspicion of assaulting "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett
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Law enforcement personnel gather at the scene of a shooting at an industrial park in Aurora, Ill., on Friday, Feb. 15, 2019. (Bev Horne/Daily Herald via AP)
The Latest: Police say workplace gunman was being firedPolice say the gunman who killed five people at a suburban Chicago business was a 15-year employee who was being fired
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California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, right, accompanied by Gov. Gavin Newsom, said California will probably sue President Donald Trump over his emergency declaration to fund a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, in Sacramento, Calif. Becerra says there is no emergency at the border and Trump doesn't have the authority to make the declaration. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
Trump declaration faces uncertain fate in coming court fightPresident Donald Trump declared a national emergency along the southern border Friday and predicted his administration would end up defending it all the way to the Supreme Court.
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FILE - In this May 14, 2018 file photo, Jussie Smollett, a cast member in the TV series "Empire," attends the Fox Networks Group 2018 programming presentation afterparty in New York. Smollett is expressing anger over being attacked outside his Chicago apartment last month. Smollett, who plays a musician on the Fox Network's ''Empire'' talked about his ordeal during an interview with ABC News' Robin Roberts to be broadcast Thursday on "Good Morning America." He alleges he was the victim of an attack on Jan. 29 by two masked men who shouted racial and homophobic slurs at him. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
The Latest: Chicago police release men held in Smollett caseChicago police release men detained in the Jussie Smollett assault case
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Father, 4 daughters dead after upstate New York house fireFour children and their father were killed in a fire ripped through their northern New York home
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Georgia bill would replace state's outdated voting machinesThree months after a much-disputed election for Georgia governor, lawmakers have filed a bill to make the state use voting machines that have electronic ballot markers and print a paper ballot
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., left, joined by Majority Whip John Thune, R-S.D., center, and Sen. Richard Shelby, R-Ala., right, chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee and the top Senate border security negotiator, speaks to reporters about the bipartisan compromise worked out last night to avert another government shutdown, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Trump's national emergency sparks new GOP divide in CongressPresident Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency to build the wall ends one political problem for the White House and its allies on Capitol Hill, but launches another.
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An electoral worker take stock of ballot papers to be transporters at the offices of the Independent National Electoral Commission in Yola, Nigeria, Friday, Feb. 15, 2019.  Nigeria surged into the final day of campaigning ahead of Saturday's election, as President Muhammadu Buhari made one last pitch to stay in office while top challenger Atiku Abubakar shouted to supporters: "Oh my God! Let them go! Let them go!" (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)
Nigeria delays election until Feb. 23 over 'challenges'Nigeria delays presidential election until Feb. 23 over unspecified 'challenges'
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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-NY, shakes hands with a patron while visiting a coffee shop on Main Street in Concord, N.H., Friday, Feb. 15, 2019. Gillibrand visited New Hampshire as she explores a 2020 run for president. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
2020 Dems hit early voting states; Weld explores GOP bidSeveral Democratic presidential candidates are spending the long holiday weekend on the campaign trail
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California Gov. Gavin Newsom, left, flanked by Attorney General Xavier Becerra, right, answers a question concerning a probable lawsuit the state will likely file against President Donald Trump over his emergency declaration to fund a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, in Sacramento, Calif. Newsom and Becerra both say there is no emergency at the border and Trump doesn't have the authority to make the declaration. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
The Latest: Calif. Gov. Newsom endorses Harris for presidentCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom is endorsing Sen. Kamala Harris for president in 2020
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President Donald Trump speaks during an event in the Rose Garden at the White House to declare a national emergency in order to build a wall along the southern border, Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Susan Walsh)
Trump claims Japan's PM nominated him for Nobel Peace PrizePresident Donald Trump claims the leader of Japan nominated him for a Nobel Peace Prize for his work to open up a dialogue with North Korea
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