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Overhaul of Florida's districts hurts would-be House speaker
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- A judge called Friday for a sweeping overhaul of Florida's electoral map, including the congressional district held by a Republican seeking to become the next U.S. House speaker.... 10/9/2015 10:33 PM

Judge refuses to throw out defamation suit against Cosby
BOSTON (AP) -- A federal judge in Massachusetts has refused to dismiss a defamation lawsuit brought against comedian Bill Cosby by three women who say he sexually abused them decades ago.... 10/9/2015 9:45 PM

1 fatally shot at Texas Southern University housing complex
HOUSTON (AP) -- A student was killed and another person was wounded in a shooting outside a Texas Southern University student-housing complex on Friday, and police detained at least two people for questioning, authorities said.... 10/9/2015 10:19 PM

1 student killed, 3 wounded at Arizona campus during fight
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) -- An overnight brawl between two groups of students escalated into violence Friday when a freshman at Northern Arizona University opened fire on four fraternity members, killing one and wounding three.... 10/9/2015 10:31 PM

The Latest: Prosecutor says campus shooting not self-defense
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) -- The latest on the shooting at Northern Arizona University (all times local):... 10/9/2015 10:07 PM

Appeals court puts hold on regulation protecting waterways
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) -- A federal appeals court on Friday blocked an Obama administration rule that attempts to clarify which small streams, wetlands and other waterways the government can shield from pollution and development.... 10/9/2015 10:08 PM

Crisis team sent to Alaska village after trio of suicides
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- A Native village on Alaska's western coast is reeling from back-to-back suicides of three young adults - with each subsequent death influenced by the preceding one.... 10/9/2015 10:10 PM

Farmers look at devastating losses as flood rolls downstream
BRANCHVILLE, S.C. (AP) -- Thad Wimberly tugs on a clump of peanuts, shaking off the mud as he cracks the soggy shells to inspect his crop. But all he can do is sigh as his livelihood disintegrates between his fingers.... 10/9/2015 8:59 PM

Arkansas judge halts 8 executions as inmates challenge law
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- An Arkansas judge on Friday halted the upcoming executions of eight death row inmates, dealing a blow to the state's efforts to begin putting prisoners to death for the first time in a decade.... 10/9/2015 9:58 PM

$2M bail set for diplomat charged in UN bribery case
NEW YORK (AP) -- Over a prosecutor's objection, bail was set at $2 million Friday for a Dominican Republic diplomat arrested in a bribe-related criminal case that also landed a former president of the United Nations General Assembly behind bars.... 10/9/2015 9:55 PM

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