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This undated photo provided by the Ector County Texas Sheriff's Office shows Samuel Little. A Texas prosecutor says Little, convicted in three California murders but long suspected in dozens of deaths, now claims he was involved in about 90 killings nationwide. The prosecutor says Little is now charged in the 1994 death of a Texas woman. He says investigations are ongoing, but Little has now provided details in more than 90 deaths dating to about 1970. (Ector County Texas Sheriff's Office via AP)
New black officers, court officials rethinking US policingA new wave of black law enforcement officers and court officials elected in the midterms could help bring changes to the U.S. justice system
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President Donald Trump answers questions from members of the media as he leaves the White House, Saturday Nov. 17, 2018, in Washington, en route to see fire damage in California. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Trump: Sending cleric to Turkey 'not under consideration'President Donald Trump says extraditing a Turkish-born Muslim cleric whom Turkey blames for engineering a 2016 military coup attempt is "not under consideration.''
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FILE - In this Nov. 13, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, in Washington. A Northern California sheriff dramatically increased the count of the missing from a deadly wildfire again, saying more than 1,000 people are now on the list. Authorities are searching for those who perished and those who survived the fiercest of wildfires ahead of a planned visit Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, by Trump. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
Trump to visit California fire scene as death toll risesCrews continue to battle a Northern California wildfire that has killed at least 71 people, as President Donald Trump plans to tour the destruction
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In this photo taken Friday, Nov. 16, 2018 Melinda Wilkinson, a Democratic voter and retired music teacher is seen at her home in Raleigh, N.C. Republicans "have gerrymandered the heck out of lots of different places," said Wilkinson. She added: "It seems very unfair." (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
Midterm elections reveal effects of gerrymandered districtsThe midterm elections have provided a case study on the consequences of how congressional and state legislative districts are drawn
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Witness who detailed double homicide found shot days laterA witness who shared the details of double homicide in a video posted to Facebook was found shot three days later
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A supporter of Georgia Gubernatorial Democratic candidate Stacey Abrams displays her political buttons during a press conference at the Abrams Headquarters in Atlanta, Friday, Nov. 16, 2018. Abrams ended her challenge to Republican Brian Kemp in the Georgia governor's race on Friday, but pledged to fight the former secretary of state's "gross mismanagement" of the elections with a federal lawsuit. (Alyssa Pointer/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
10 days of post-governor race drama ends with Abrams' speechDemocrat Stacey Abrams has ended 10 days of post-election drama in Georgia's closely watched race for governor
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Congo rebels attack, burn homes near UN base in eastCongo's army spokesman says rebels have burned homes and a car in a neighborhood in the country's east where U.N. peacekeeping forces have a base
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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., arrives to face reporters at a news conference at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Pelosi claims she has votes, but race for speaker goes onNancy Pelosi faces opposition from a small, but vocal group of House Democrats in her bid to return as speaker of the House
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In this Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, photo, an original ballot from the 2000 presidential election between George W. Bush and Al Gore is shown during an interview with former Judge Robert Rosenberg, at his office in Plantation, Fla. Rosenberg was on the Broward County Canvassing Board during the 2000 election. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
Recount adds to Florida's reputation for bungling electionsLatest Florida recount adds to state's reputation for bungling elections
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Demonstrators on Westminster Bridge in London, Saturday Nov. 17, 2018, for a protest group called 'Extinction Rebellion' to raise awareness of the dangers posed by climate change. Hundreds of protesters turned out in central London and blocked off the capital’s main bridges to demand the government take climate change seriously. (John Stillwell/PA via AP)
Climate change protesters block off 5 London bridgesHundreds of protesters have turned out in central London and blocked off the capital's main bridges to demand the government take climate change seriously
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Thailand recovers boat that sank in July, killing 47 ChineseOfficials have recovered a boat that sank in rough weather off Thailand's southern resort island of Phuket in July, killing 47 Chinese tourists
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Judge frees Somali immigrant who was detained 9 monthsA federal judge has freed a Somali immigrant who was held for nine months in a New Hampshire jail
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