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US Jews wrestle with arrest of Jew in bomb threats case
NEW YORK (AP) -- Jewish groups had pointed to scores of bomb threats against their communities as the most dramatic example of what they considered a surge in anti-Semitism. Some blamed a far-right emboldened by President Donald Trump. Now, that picture has been complicated by the arrest of an Israeli Jewish hacker who authorities say is responsible for the harassment....

House sets risky health care vote after Trump demands it
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In a gamble with monumental political stakes, Republicans set course for a climactic House vote on their health care overhaul after President Donald Trump claimed he was finished negotiating with GOP holdouts and determined to pursue the rest of his agenda, win or lose....

Ex-Penn St president guilty of 1 count of child endangerment
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Former Penn State president Graham Spanier was convicted Friday of hushing up suspected child sex abuse in 2001 by Jerry Sandusky, whose arrest a decade later blew up into a major scandal for the university and led to the firing of beloved football coach Joe Paterno....

Double-amputee Marine vet joins New York police department
BRENTWOOD, N.Y. (AP) -- The wounded warrior is now a cop - and he'll be walking the beat on titanium legs....

New Hampshire leads effort to view overdoses as crime scenes
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- A New Hampshire training program that teaches police officers and prosecutors how to treat drug overdoses as crime scenes is emerging as a model for other states grappling with the opioid crisis....

Rachel Dolezal struggles after racial identity scandal
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- A white civil rights leader, fired because she led others to believe she was black, said she struggles to make a living these days because she was portrayed as a fraud....

Plan to dig up President Polk's body _ again _ stirs trouble
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- President James K. Polk did big things for America, dramatically expanding its borders by annexing Texas and seizing California and the Southwest in a war with Mexico. Achieving undisturbed eternal rest has proved more difficult....

Lawsuits blaming Saudi Arabia for 9/11 get new life
NEW YORK (AP) -- For years, family members of those killed on Sept. 11 and insurance companies tried unsuccessfully through the courts to hold Saudi Arabia or businesses and organizations there responsible for the terrorist attacks. Now that Congress has cleared the way, they're making a fresh effort....

Arkansas inmates make longshot bid to avoid double execution
VARNER, Ark. (AP) -- Two Arkansas inmates scheduled for back-to-back lethal injections next month asked the parole board Friday to spare their lives, a longshot bid as the state prepares for an unprecedented four nights of double executions over a 10-day period....

Judge clears way for retrial of ex-Philadelphia monsignor
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A judge has cleared the way for prosecutors to retry a former Philadelphia church official imprisoned over his handling of abuse complaints....

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