People pause and place a candle at a make-shift memorial for Tessa Majors inside the Barnard campus, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019, in New York. Majors, a 1

Boy, 13, arrested in killing of Barnard College freshman

A 13-year-old boy was arrested Friday in the stabbing death of a Barnard College freshman who was approached in a park by as many as three youths as she ventured from her New York City campus on the eve of final exams.

Wells Fargo to get millions for U. of Iowa utility deal

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One of the world's largest banks will reap a windfall from the University of Iowa's multi-billion-dollar plan to outsource its utility operations before students or faculty see any benefit from the deal.

Man found eaten by alligator actually died of meth overdose

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Florida officials say a man who was found partially eaten by an alligator in June actually died of a meth overdose.
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President Donald Trump declared Friday's House committee vote to impeach him ”an embarrassment to our country" and refused to back away from the cha

Trump cries 'hoax' as full House takes up impeachment case

Democrats propelled President Donald Trump's impeachment toward a historic vote by the full U.S. House as the Judiciary Committee on Friday approved charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.
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MN Lottery

MINNEAPOLIS _ These Minnesota lotteries were drawn Friday:7-1-4(seven, one, four)14-17-24-29-46(fourteen, seventeen, twenty-four, twenty-nine, forty-six)Estimated jackpot: $1.47 millionEstimated jackpot: $340 million04-13-15-29-31(four, thirteen, fifteen, twenty-nine, thirty-one)Estimated jackpot:…
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Winning numbers drawn in 'Gopher 5' game

MINNEAPOLIS _ The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Minnesota Lottery's "Gopher 5" game were:14-17-24-29-46(fourteen, seventeen, twenty-four, twenty-nine, forty-six)Estimated jackpot: $1.47 million
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Blackwater founder Prince visited Venezuela's sanctioned VP

Erik Prince, a major Trump donor and the founder of controversial security firm formerly known as Blackwater, traveled to Caracas last month for a secret meeting with Venezuela's vice president, according to several people familiar with the visit.
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Mississippi 15-week abortion ban is blocked by appeals court

A federal appeals court declared Friday that Mississippi's ban on abortion at 15 weeks is unconstitutional, dealing a blow to those seeking to overturn the landmark Supreme Courtruling that legalized abortion nationwide.
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Winning numbers drawn in 'Northstar Cash' game

MINNEAPOLIS _ The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Minnesota Lottery's "Northstar Cash" game were:04-13-15-29-31(four, thirteen, fifteen, twenty-nine, thirty-one)
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Challenge to immigration law is tossed on eve of enactment

A law that will allow New Yorkers to get driver's licenses without having to prove they are in the country legally weathered a second court challenge Friday, days before its enactment.
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Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 3' game

MINNEAPOLIS _ The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Minnesota Lottery's "Daily 3" game were:7-1-4(seven, one, four)
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Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily Pick 4' game

MADISON, Wis. _ The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Wisconsin Lottery's "Daily Pick 4" game were:0-8-4-1(zero, eight, four, one)¶ Maximum prize: $500
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Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily Pick 3' game

MADISON, Wis. _ The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Wisconsin Lottery's "Daily Pick 3" game were:2-7-1(two, seven, one)¶ Maximum prize: $500
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Bank mistakenly deposits $37M into Texas woman's account

A clerical error by her bank made a North Texas woman a millionaire for a day.
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Police: Suspect said she saw child being sexually assaulted

Two people charged in the death of a 3-year-old girl each blamed the other for harming the child in their statements to police, according to…
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State mounts largest crackdown on illegal pot shops in LA

California regulators mounted dozens of raids against illegal marijuana retailers in Los Angeles this week, the largest crackdown to date against the city's thriving black market, officials announced Friday.
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In this photo taken on Aug. 8, 2019, visitors walk among the headstones at the Henri Chapelle World War II cemetery in Henri Chapelle, Belgium. The ce

U.S. troops thwarted Hitler's last gamble 75 years ago at the Battle of the Bulge

On Monday, dignitaries and veterans will mark the Battle of the Bulge.
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Florida city mum on ransom demands by cyberattackers

A Florida city confirmed Friday that hackers seeking to extort money were responsible for crippling its computer systems earlier this week but officials have yet to decide whether they will pay a reported $1 million ransom.
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Kansas congressman addressing residence issue for 2nd time

A freshman Kansas congressman might have to correct his voter registration a second time after changing it earlier this month while local authorities investigated him for previously listing a UPS Inc. store as his home.
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Sen. Mitch McConnell files for seventh term in Kentucky

Touting his leadership role as an asset for Middle America, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell filed for reelection Friday as the Kentucky Republican seeks a seventh term next year.
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N Carolina elections board chastises voting equipment vendor

North Carolina's election supervisors chastised the nation's largest voting machine manufacturer on Friday for late software and supply changes involving the planned rollout in coming weeks of voting systems that were recently approved for use in 2020 elections.
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Cyberattack, ransomware hobbles New Orleans city government

Ransomware was detected after a suspected cyberattack prompted a shutdown of city government computers in New Orleans on Friday, officials said.
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The Hyatt Regency in downtown Minneapolis.

Wisconsin students find recording devices in Minnesota hotel

A Wisconsin school district has put a staff member on leave after some high school students found recording devices in their hotel rooms during a field trip to Minneapolis.