Law and order

Former Word of Faith Fellowship church member Rachael Bryant poses for a photo with her tax records at her home in Charlotte, N.C., Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. She and 10 other members of the evangelical North Carolina-based church say their leader, Jane Whaley, coerced congregants into filing false unemployment claims after the faltering economy threatened weekly tithes from church-affiliated companies. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
September 25, 2017 - 12:04 am
SPINDALE, North Carolina (AP) — When Randy Fields' construction company faced potential ruin because of the cratering economy, he pleaded with his pastor at Word of Faith Fellowship church to reduce the amount of money he was required to tithe every week. To his shock, Fields said church founder...
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The Pittsburgh Steelers side of the field is nearly empty during the playing of the national anthem before an NFL football game between the Steelers and Chicago Bears, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in Chicago. The Pittsburgh Steelers players did not come out to the field during the anthem. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)
September 24, 2017 - 10:12 pm
MORRISTOWN, New Jersey (AP) — President Donald Trump insisted Sunday that his opposition to NFL players kneeling during the national anthem to protest police brutality "has nothing to do with race" but has to do with "respect for our country and respect for our flag." Trump, who inflamed the sports...
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The Pittsburgh Steelers side of the field is nearly empty during the playing of the national anthem before an NFL football game between the Steelers and Chicago Bears, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in Chicago. The Pittsburgh Steelers players did not come out to the field during the anthem. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)
September 24, 2017 - 10:12 pm
MORRISTOWN, New Jersey (AP) — President Donald Trump insisted Sunday that his opposition to NFL players kneeling during the national anthem to protest police brutality "has nothing to do with race" but has to do with "respect for our country and respect for our flag." Trump, who inflamed the sports...
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September 24, 2017 - 8:13 pm
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (AP) — An inmate was killed and several others were stabbed Sunday in a riot involving more than 160 inmates at a prison on California's central coast, authorities said. The melee broke out around midday in the yard at the California Men's Colony near San Luis Obispo, the...
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State Rep. Bruce Franks chants in front of the Buzz Westfall Justice Center as more than a hundred people wait for the release of almost two dozen people arrested earlier in the day at the Saint Louis Galleria mall, Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, in Clayton, Mo. Demonstrations have been ongoing after a judge's ruling on Sept. 15 that found white former police officer Jason Stockley not guilty of first-degree murder in the 2011 shooting death of a 24-year-old black drug suspect Anthony Lamar Smith. (Robert Cohen/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
September 24, 2017 - 5:14 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on protests following the acquittal of a former police officer in the death of a black man in St. Louis. (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Several protesters gather outside the St. Louis County Justice Center to show support for 22 people arrested at an upscale shopping mall...
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September 24, 2017 - 2:18 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The driver of a Las Vegas-bound Greyhound bus who was stabbed by an unruly passenger near the California border said his assailant possibly was under the influence of drugs, according to authorities. Nevada Highway Patrol officials say 31-year-old Armando Juarez was arrested on...
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FILE - In this Sunday, May 14, 2017 file photo, women's rights activist and presidential candidate Diane Shima Rwigara, 35, is photographed next to a portrait of her father, business tycoon Assinapol Rwigara, at her home in Kigali, Rwanda. Rwandan police have arrested Diane Rwigara, a leading critic of Rwandan President Paul Kagame and a women's rights activist, for alleged offenses against state security. Rwigara's mother and sister were also detained on the tax evasion charges and she is also being charged with forgery, Rwanda police said in a Twitter post Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. (AP Photo, File)
September 24, 2017 - 2:16 pm
KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — Rwandan police have arrested Diane Rwigara, a leading critic of Rwandan President Paul Kagame and a women's rights activist, for alleged offenses against state security. Rwigara's mother and sister were also detained on the tax evasion charges and she is also being charged...
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September 24, 2017 - 12:00 pm
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Two Vietnamese fishermen were found dead and five others were taken into custody after they were spotted fishing off the northwestern Philippines, sparking a night chase where a Vietnamese boat hit a Philippine navy ship and prompted its crew to fire shots, officials said...
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September 24, 2017 - 11:14 am
FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A former Florida paramedic who took "selfies" with incapacitated victims in ambulances has been sentenced to six months in jail and three years of probation. The News-Herald reports that 35-year-old Christopher Wimmer was ordered to perform 100 hours of community...
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FILE - In this May 19, 2017, file photo, former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner, left, leaves Federal court in New York after pleading guilty to a charge of transmitting sexual material to a minor. Weiner is to be sentenced Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, for sending obscene material to a 15-year-old girl in 2016. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
September 24, 2017 - 9:53 am
NEW YORK (AP) — It seemed as if Anthony Weiner had hit rock bottom when he resigned from Congress in 2011. "Bye-bye, pervert!" one heckler shouted as the Democrat quit amid revelations that he had sent graphic pictures of himself to women on social media. Time has shown his self-destructive drama...
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