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AP: Officer sex cases plagued by lax supervision, policies

Betrayed-By-The-Badge Alvarez

SERGIO
ALVAREZ

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — As darkness falls, the most tattered section of this town's main drag feels more desperate with each passing hour. Under the cover of night, a slow but steady flow of wandering souls emerges — addicts, prostitutes, drifters. Sergio Alvarez knew the pickings were easy.

Last Updated on Monday, 02 November 2015

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Obama gets personal in criminal justice push

WASHINGTON (AP) — As President Barack Obama has toured the country in a recent push for a criminal justice overhaul, he's worried publicly about the possibility of his daughters' teenage rebellion. He's mused about his own drug use as a wayward youth. He's told stories of being pulled over for speeding — and not always deserving the ticket.

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Metrojet exec says external impact caused Egypt plane crash

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Only an external impact could have caused a Russian plane to dive into the Egyptian desert, killing all 224 people on board, Metrojet airline officials said Monday, adding to a series of confusing statements from investigators that left unclear why the plane broke up in mid-flight.

Last Updated on Monday, 02 November 2015

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US, SKorea express "grave concern" at NKorean threats

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The U.S. and South Korea expressed "grave concern" Monday over North Korea's stated plan to conduct a missile or nuclear test, but they announced no specific new steps toward giving South Korea control of its own forces in the event of a North Korean attack.

Last Updated on Monday, 02 November 2015

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Romania: Nightclub death toll to rise 'significantly'

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanians wept, cursed and prayed Sunday as they mourned the victims of a fire in a nightclub, while doctors warned the death toll could rise "significantly" because so many of the injured have severe burns.

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2 degrees, flies planes, author, works at NASA. His age? 17

BOSTON (AP) — Moshe Kai Cavalin has two college degrees, but he's too young to vote. He flies airplanes, but he's too young to drive a car alone.

Last Updated on Monday, 02 November 2015

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Republicans agree on push for debate changes

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential candidates have agreed on a series of demands giving them greater control of debates, as the GOP's frustrated 2016 class works to inject changes into the nominating process.

Last Updated on Monday, 02 November 2015

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Japan, SKorea agree to work to resolve WWII sex slave issue

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The leaders of South Korea and Japan resumed formal talks Monday after a 3½-year freeze and agreed to try to resolve the decades-old issue of Korean women forced into Japanese military-run brothels during World War II.

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