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Sheriff's Sgt. Ron Helus
Ventura County Sheriff's Department via AP
November 08, 2018 - 12:57 pm
Friends are remembering sheriff's sergeant who was killed trying to stop a shooting rampage at a California bar as a "cop's cop" who didn't hesitate to run toward danger.
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(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
November 08, 2018 - 10:21 am
The dead from the shooting Wednesday night also included 11 people inside the bar and a sheriff's sergeant who was the first officer inside the door, Ventura County Sheriff Geoff Dean said.
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Chris Christie
Joe Lamberti/Courier Post-USA TODAY NETWORK
November 08, 2018 - 9:35 am
CBS News has learned former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is being considered to replace Jeff Sessions as attorney general.
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg
November 08, 2018 - 9:18 am
The Supreme Court says 85-year-old Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg fractured three ribs in a fall in her office at the court and is in the hospital.
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Specialist Peter Mazza, left, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. Stocks are climbing in early trading on Wall Street as results of the U.S. midterm elections came in as investors had expected. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
November 07, 2018 - 10:20 pm
SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets rose on Thursday after the U.S. midterm elections went as expected, soothing fears of a sudden shift on trade and economic policies. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 rallied 1.9 percent to 22,509.10, even as machinery orders slid a record 18.3 percent in...
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Georgia Republican gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp gives a thumbs-up to supporters, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, in Athens, Ga. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
November 07, 2018 - 8:18 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Republican Brian Kemp's campaign declared victory Wednesday in the Georgia governor's race, though Democrat Stacey Abrams insists that enough ballots remain to leave open the possibility of a runoff in a race that Kemp oversees as secretary of state. The Associated Press has not...
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People stand on numerous lines as they wait to vote at Kingsboro Temple Seventh-day Adventist Church in the Brooklyn borough of New York on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. The malfunctioning equipment turned a polling place in Brooklyn’s Park Slope neighborhood into a “mosh pit,” said Brad Lander, a New York City councilman. By the time he got a chance to vote, all four of the scanners in the precinct were broken. (Courtesy of Brad Lander via AP)
November 07, 2018 - 3:44 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Election experts have long warned about the nation's aging fleet of voting equipment. This week's elections underscored just how badly upgrades are needed. Across the country, reports poured in Tuesday amid heavy voter turnout of equipment failing or malfunctioning, triggering...
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Republican congressional candidate Denver Riggleman claps with the crowd during an election party in Afton, Va., Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Lee Luther Jr.)
November 07, 2018 - 3:32 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Despite being labeled a "devotee of Bigfoot erotica," a Republican candidate won a closely watched congressional race in Virginia. Denver Riggleman won handily over Democrat Leslie Cockburn (COE'-birn) in Tuesday's race for the 5th District. During the campaign, Cockburn...
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions
Jack Gruber-USA TODAY
November 07, 2018 - 2:55 pm
Attorney general Jeff Sessions submitted a letter of resignation to President Donald Trump on Wednesday.
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Charles Reed/U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement via Getty Images
November 07, 2018 - 2:41 pm
The jury has been selected in the U.S. trial for Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman.
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