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FILE-In this Sunday, Nov. 17, 2017 file photo Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio talks with reporters following a jailyard meeting with inmates of the "Tent City" section of the Durango facility in downtown Phoenix. The former longtime sheriff of metro Phoenix will go to court Monday, June 26, 2017, to defend his reputation at a trial in which he's charged with purposefully disobeying a judge's order. Arpaio is charged with criminal contempt-of-court for prolonging his immigration patrols 17 months after a judge ordered them stopped. (AP Photo/Roy Dabner, File)
Ex-Sheriff Joe Arpaio to defend reputation at criminal trialJoe Arpaio will go to court Monday to defend his reputation at a trial where the former longtime sheriff of metro Phoenix is charged with disobeying a judge's order
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FILE - In this June 16, 2017, file photo, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu speaks in Washington on race in America and his decision to take down Confederate monuments in his city. Landrieu will take over as president of the U.S. Conference of Mayors as it convenes in Miami Beach, Fla., on Friday, June 23, 2017.   (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
The Latest: Mayors focus on bipartisan, local leadershipU.S. mayors meeting in Florida are urging bipartisan, local leadership at a time when many are pushing back against Trump administration policies on climate change and immigration
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Georgia swamp wildfire appears to be quenched after rainfallAuthorities say it has been nearly two weeks since any smoke has been seen at the site of a wildfire that began in early April in a south Georgia swamp
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New York woman, 3 others charged with killing her motherAuthorities say they've charged a 22-year-old New York woman and three other people with killing the woman's mother for insurance money
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'Peace' buttons on bridge provoke anxiety, road closureIn one North Carolina city, authorities decided it might be too dangerous to give peace a chance.
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Man accused of killing deputy, 2 others takes plea dealAn Arkansas man has been sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty to killing a sheriff's deputy and two other people last month
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Judge orders changes at Wisconsin juvenile prisonsA federal judge says Wisconsin's use of solitary confinement in its juvenile prisons poses "acute, immediate and enduring" harm to young inmates and is ordering that it be dramatically scaled back
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Man convicted of sexually assaulting 12-year-old to go freeA New Jersey man convicted of having sex with a 12-year-old girl is to be freed from prison _ and cannot be retried _ after an appeals court found that "fatal" mistakes made at the trial left the verdicts unintelligible
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Report: Man gets 16 years in prison for cocaine traffickingA Panamanian man who ran an international cocaine trafficking ring has been sentenced to 16 years in prison
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Rats! DC working to fight rodent problem as complaints riseThe nation's capital is taking a modern approach to dealing with an old problem: rats
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Justice Department backs Texas 'sanctuary city' law in courtThe Trump administration is backing a Texas "sanctuary city" crackdown in court ahead of a federal judge deciding whether to put the new law on hold
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In this Monday, June 19, 2017, Philadelphia's altered gay pride flag is seen outside City Hall.  Gay pride marches in New York City, San Francisco and in between this weekend will have plenty of participants, and also protests directed at them from other members of the LGBT community. They say increasingly corporate pride celebrations prioritize the experiences of gay white men and ignore the issues continuing to face black and brown LGBT people. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Pride and prejudice? Race tinges LGBT celebrationsGay pride marches in New York City, San Francisco and in between this weekend will have plenty of participants _ and also protests directed at them from other members of the LGBT community
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