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An ambulance and police vehicles are parked along the road where a car bomb exploded killing investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, in the town of Mosta, Malta, Monday, Oct. 16, 2017. Malta's prime minister says a car bomb has killed an investigative journalist on the island nation. Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said the bomb that killed reporter Daphne Caruana Galizia exploded Monday afternoon as she left her home in a town outside Malta's capital, Valetta. (AP Photo/Rene Rossignaud)
Foreign experts to help Malta investigate reporter's killingMalta has appealed to the FBI and European forensic experts to help in the inquiry into the car bomb killing of its leading investigative journalist
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In this Oct. 13, 2017 photo, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos speaks during a dinner hosted by the Washington Policy Center in Bellevue, Wash. A group of 18 states is suing the U.S. Department of Education over its decision to block an Obama-era rule designed to protect students from being defrauded by for-profit colleges.  (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
States sue DeVos to get for-profit college rule restored17 states and the District of Columbia are suing the Education Department over Obama-era rule designed to protect students from being defrauded by for-profit colleges
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FILE - In this Sept. 7, 2017, file photo, Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, arrives at the Capitol in Washington. Grassley said Oct. 17 he may seek to block President Donald Trump's nominees for key posts at the Environmental Protection Agency unless the administration backs off a proposed reduction in the volume of biofuels blended into gasoline and diesel. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, FIle)
Grassley threatens Trump EPA nominees over biofuels mandateAn Iowa Republican says he may seek to block President Donald Trump's nominees for key posts at the Environmental Protection Agency unless the administration backs off a proposed reduction in the volume of biofuels blended into gasoline and diesel
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FILE - In this Aug. 1, 2016, file photo, National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) member Robert Sumwalt speaks during a news conference at the scene of the worst hot air balloon crash in U.S. history that killed 16 people in July 2016 near Lockhart, Texas. The crash could result in federal investigators to call for hot air balloon pilots to obtain medical certificates. (Deborah Cannon/Austin American-Statesman via AP File)
NTSB: Balloon crash pilot was as impaired as a drunk driverFederal investigators say the pilot in a Texas hot air balloon crash that killed 16 people had multiple over-the-counter drugs in his system that likely contributed to ignored weather warnings and flying into a power line
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FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2017, file photo, Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga. speaks during a town hall meeting at Kennesaw State University in, Kennesaw, Ga. op Republicans are already coping with a razor-thin majority as they try pushing a contentious and partisan agenda through the Senate. Now, they’re running smack into another complicating factor _ the sheer age and health issues of some senators. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)
Cochran's illness shows risks to GOP leaders of aging SenateTop Republicans already coping with a razor-thin majority also have an aging Senate
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This undated photo provided by the Wilmington Police Department shows Kula Pelima. Police in Delaware's largest city have charged Pelima with drowning her infant son and the baby's 5-year-old half brother. Wilmington Police Chief Robert Tracy said at a news conference Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, that officers found the children drowned in a bathtub Monday morning. (Wilmington Police Department via AP)
Woman charged with drowning infant son, another childPolice in Delaware's largest city have charged a woman with drowning her infant son and the baby's 5-year-old half brother
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This image released by ABC shows Jason Ritter in a scene from "Kevin (Probably) Saves the World," airing Tuesdays on ABC. (Ryan Green/ABC via AP)
How Jason Ritter makes you want him to save the world on TVFrom its title, Jason Ritter's new ABC series, "Kevin (Probably) Saves the World," may seem far-fetched, but Ritter plays Kevin in such a way that his journey makes sense.
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A mural honoring 58 victims adorns a building at the Las Vegas Community Healing Garden, Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, in Las Vegas. The garden was built as a memorial for the victims of the recent mass shooting in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
Vegas hotel security guard's disappearance draws attentionHis employer says the hotel security guard shot and wounded by Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock is safe and wants privacy after disappearing before he was about to give TV interviews
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Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., meets with members of the United States Naval Academy Choir after he received the Liberty Medal at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, Monday, Oct. 16, 2017. The honor is given annually to an individual who displays courage and conviction while striving to secure liberty for people worldwide. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
McCain blocks Defense nominees to get Afghanistan war infoSen. John McCain says he'll hold up President Donald Trump's nominees for key Defense Department posts until the administration delivers his panel details about its new strategy for the war in Afghanistan
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