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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A former Arkansas lawmaker who is Gov. Asa Hutchinson's nephew has pleaded guilty to accepting bribes and filing a false tax return, part of an agreement with federal prosecutors in a sprawling corruption probe.

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Federal prosecutors say U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter of California illegally used campaign funds to finance romantic flings with a series of women, spending thousands of dollars on meals, drinks and vacations.

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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A man who was allowed to remain enrolled at Marshall University despite being accused of raping a student will stay jailed after being expelled amid new sexual assault charges involving two additional women.

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SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The president of the Oregon Senate said Tuesday there weren't enough votes in his majority Democratic caucus to approve a landmark climate bill that has sparked a walkout by Republicans and left other key issues such as the state budget in limbo.

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DALLAS (AP) — The parents of a Houston newborn who suffered a cracked skull and more than 90 fractures just days after being brought home from the hospital were arrested in their daughter's death, according to police and Harris County prosecutors.

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CANNELTON, Ind. (AP) — An 11-year-old Girl Scout was fatally injured when a tree suddenly fell on her and three others as they hiked along a gravel road at a southern Indiana campground, authorities said.

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YORKVILLE, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois appeals court has upheld a lower court's decision to toss a lawsuit alleging former House Speaker Dennis Hastert sexually abused a fourth-grader in the 1970s, saying it agreed the accuser filed the suit too late.

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CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A driver for a transport company who has a history of traffic arrests pleaded not guilty Tuesday to seven counts of negligent homicide in a collision with a group of motorcyclists on a rural highway.

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HOUSTON (AP) — The acting head of U.S. Customs and Border Protection resigned Tuesday amid an uproar over the discovery of migrant children being held in filthy conditions at one of the agency's stations in Texas.

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BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A federal judge has ordered the Army Corps of Engineers to turn over more documents that four Native American tribes say could bolster their lawsuit seeking to shut down the Dakota Access pipeline in North Dakota.

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NEW YORK (AP) — The pilot killed this month when his helicopter hit the roof of a New York City skyscraper in rain and fog said before lifting off from a Manhattan heliport that radar showed a "20-minute window to make it out," according to an investigative report released Tuesday.

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