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In edgy Washington, police outnumber Jan. 6 protesters

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By COLLEEN LONG, MICHAEL BALSAMO, NATHAN ELLGREN and ALANNA DURKIN RICHER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — In a city still on edge after the Jan. 6 insurrection, law enforcement bore down in large numbers on the Capitol on Saturday over concerns that a rally in support of the jailed ...

Coroner: Man dies 9 days after crash that killed wife

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SLATINGTON, Pa. (AP) — A man has died nine days after the eastern Pennsylvania crash that earlier claimed the life of his wife, authorities said. The Lehigh County coroner's office said Saturday that 50-year-old Francis Andres of Washington Township died shortly before 4:30 p.m. Friday ...

Trailblazing tourist trip to orbit ends with splashdown

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By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Four space tourists safely ended their trailblazing trip to orbit Saturday with a splashdown in the Atlantic off the Florida coast. Their SpaceX capsule parachuted into the ocean just before sunset, not far from where ...

New redistricting commissions splinter along partisan lines

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By DAVID A. LIEB Associated Press When voters in some states created new commissions to handle the politically thorny process of redistricting, the hope was that the bipartisan panelists could work together to draw new voting districts free of partisan gerrymandering. Instead, ...

3 men with gunshot wounds pronounced dead in Ohio

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CINCINNATI, Ohio (AP) — Authorities are asking for help from the public in solving the shooting deaths of three men in Ohio. Cincinnati police said officers responded to a report of gunfire in the Pendleton neighborhood at about 2:30 a.m. Saturday. Upon arrival, they found the three ...

West Virginia woman admits she was paid for trafficking teen

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a West Virginia woman has pleaded guilty to a child sex trafficking conspiracy in which she was charged with providing a 17-year-old relative to a former police chief for sex in exchange for money. In a news release, Acting U.S. Attorney ...