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Mapping pot legalization politics: Not just red…

A setback for marijuana advocates in New Jersey may show that the path of legalizing recreational marijuana use doesn't just run along blue state-red state lines

Sentencing set for man who duped Alabama town

Sentencing set for man who duped Alabama town

Judge cautions lawyers to watch language in…

A federal judge has cautioned lawyers to watch their language when filing documents before a hearing on a lawsuit challenging two Kentucky laws aimed at putting new restrictions on abortion

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Election observers say initial Thai vote count…

An international election observation group has issued a critical report on Thailand's first election since a 2014 military coup, saying the "tabulation and consolidation of ballots were deeply flawed"

5 inmates escape N. Carolina jail, 2 taken into custody

Two of the five inmates who escaped from the Nash County Detention center in North Carolina have been taken into custody

Michael Avenatti: What you need to know

The ex-lawyer for Stormy Daniels has been arrested for allegedly trying to extort Nike for $20m.

Night at The Museum! Madame Tussauds Is Opening…

Wouldn’t it be fun to spend the night in a theme park or museum? Buzz60’s Mercer Morrison has the story.

Trial against Turkish employee of US Consulate set to begin

A trial is set to begin against a Turkish employee of the US Consulate in Istanbul charged with espionage and attempting to overthrow the Turkish government

The Latest: Group says Newtown dad's death is…

A foundation formed by the father of one of the Sandy Hook School shooting victims says his death is devastating and speaks to the importance of mental health treatment

Avenatti arrested on fraud, extortion charges

Attorney Michael Avenatti was arrested Monday and is facing federal charges in New York and LA of bank fraud, misappropriating client funds, and trying to extort millions of dollars from Nike, according to federal prosecutors. U.S. New York District Attorney Geoffrey Berman said Avenatti threaned Nike with "cut, after cut, after cut, after cut" if it did not make payments to Avenatti. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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Avenatti tripped up by Nike extortion claims…

Attorney Michael Avenatti's arrest on federal charges is a sharp reversal of fortune for a man who was considering a run for president last year

Man charged with keeping mother's body tarped in…

An East Texas man is jailed after sheriff's deputies said he was keeping his mother's body wrapped in a tarpaulin in their front yard

UK Parliament Takes Control Of Brexit Process

​U.K. lawmakers passed an amendment Monday that allows them to hold a series of "indicative votes" on alternatives to May's Brexit deal.

Asian stocks rebound after slide on growth worries

Asian stock prices rebounded after global markets slide on US, Europe growth worries

Pittsburgh official, husband arraigned in Detroit…

An elected official from Pittsburgh and her husband have been arraigned on charges stemming from ab altercation with Detroit police at a hotel

Hundreds mourn girl whose body was dumped on…

Hundreds of people filled a spacious Southern California church to mourn the death of a 9-year-old girl whose name they didn't know until a few weeks ago

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DNA test solves 45-year-old double-murder mystery…

Montana sheriff says investigators have solved a 1973 double murder using a genealogy database to match DNA from the crime scene with the genetic profile of the now-deceased killer

Australian party accused of asking US gun lobby…

Australia's prime minister has accused an influential minor political party of trying to "sell Australia's gun laws to the highest bidders" by asking the U.S. gun lobby for donations

UN officials: 13 million in Congo need aid in major increase

Top U.N. officials say the number of people needing humanitarian aid in Congo has increased dramatically in the past year to 13 million including 7.5 million children