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Brock Turner returns to Ohio, registers as sex offender

The registration was expected. Turner is now living in OH with his parents. Superior Court Judge Aaron Persky ultimately opted for the lighter jail term of six months and also sentenced the OH native to three years of probation. Neighbors will be sent postcards alerting them that a sex offender lives nearby, and officers will make random, unannounced visits to his home, Sheriff Gene Fischer told USA TODAY.

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Heinrich recounts how he panicked, killed Wetterling

Joseph, Minn and is still missing, in Minneapolis . Some questioned whether the deal was enough punishment for the crime, which shattered childhood innocence for many rural Minnesotans, changing the way parents let their kids roam. Heinrich said that after stopping the boys at gunpoint, he kept Jacob Wetterling while telling the other two to run away and not to look back or he would shoot them, according to the radio network.

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Green Party candidate Jill Stein faces charges in graffiti protest

The DAPL is a $3.8 billion project, meant to transport crude oil from Montana and North Dakota's Bakken Formation to oil refineries in the Gulf Coast. The government was so eager to push this project through that it directed the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to start building it "during a holiday weekend, days before a federal judge is supposed to rule on an emergency petition filed by the tribe which would slow the project down".

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Chicago teachers to vote on strike authorization this month

Chicago Teachers Union members will vote September 21-23 to authorize a strike, union officials said Wednesday evening after delegates met. "We will be able to give a 10-day notice when we can, and when it's necessary", she said. A teacher delegate from the Nettlehorst School, Michelle Gunderson, said she has 27 students in her classroom. "A strike can be averted, and CPS will work tirelessly to make sure children's education and progress is not interrupted", spokeswoman Emily Bittner said ...

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Donald Trump will stop blacklisting media outlets he doesn't like

Now that Trump is ending it, it's a wonder any cable news viewers know it existed in the first place. Trump has been outspoken against the media but seems to be lightening up his stance against some outlets. Last month, Trump's team issued a 30-question " Mainstream Media Accountability Survey ", asking respondents to answer yes or no to questions like: " Hillary Clinton still gets a free pass from the media as she continues to lie about sending classified information on her secret server".

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First lady set to campaign for Clinton

Organized by the Clinton campaign, some of the events were private, where the ultra-rich could have different types of socializing with the former USA secretary of state, including a dinner, a photo or a short meeting, depending on how much they were willing to contribute to her campaign .