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LAPD chief urges cadets to be ethical in wake of scandal

Hong). Although the inspection is traditionally administered only to graduating cadets - or roughly 400 individuals in this class - Beck chose to execute a larger-scale inspection including as many as 1,000 former cadets as a show of his commitment to improved oversight after what he called a "difficult couple of weeks" for the embattled program.

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Authorities: Texas mom left 2 kids in hot car as punishment

Authorities were alerted to the incident just after 4 p.m., a news release said, when the temperature outside had reached 96 degrees. Sixteen-month-old Cavanaugh Ramirez and two-year-old Juliet Ramirez were found dead in a sedan. When Randolph was arrested this Friday, she told a completely different tale. In a story June 23 about a woman charged in the deaths of her two children found inside a hot auto , The Associated Press reported an incorrect age for her.

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Teen accidentally killed when LA County sheriff deputies fire at pit bull

The pit bull reportedly bit one of the deputies in the knee and the teen was restraining the dog . The dog ran to a carport around the back of the apartment complex. Bergner said both the teen and the deputy may have been hit by a " skip" round that ricocheted off the ground. The victim's ex-girlfriend and friend Genevie Escobar told BuzzFeed News that Garcia-Muro had "started out bad" but had recently moved home and was looking for a job to support his family.

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Trump confirms he's under investigation, fires angry tweets

After months of outright denial by Donald Trump on Twitter and in multiple interviews , the president confirmed Friday morning he is under investigation as part of a probe into Russia's meddling in the 2016 election . Rosenstein told the Senate on May 17 that he knew Comey would be fired before he wrote the memo. Rosenstein, the official who would be responsible for dismissing Mueller, told US lawmakers he would fire him only with good cause.

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Presidency a boon for some Trump businesses

Mar-a-Lago, where Trump played host to several foreign dignitaries during his seven weekends there this winter, has improved its finances. "It does nothing to clarify the critical conflicts questions, relating to domestic policy and national and global security that are left open by his failure to issue his tax return", said Norman Eisen, a former White House ethics lawyer during the Obama administration, who is chairman of a nonprofit group that is a party in two of the emoluments ...

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Senate GOP health bill would reshape Obama law

The four are Ted Cruz of Texas, Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, Mike Lee of Utah and Rand Paul of Kentucky. One potential GOP no vote is Sen. Dean Heller and Susan Collins have also withheld support. In a tweet , the Democratic senator from NY said the bill "strips away protections from the [people] who need them most in order to give a tax break to those who need it least".