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The Rolla Daily News - Rolla, MO
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LOS ANGELES (AP) " Mandy Pifer drove to the Los Angeles Police Department last week and prepared to face a fresh wave of grief. Pifer, a crisis counselor, has spent the last six years comforting people in the aftermath of death. The woman whose sister killed herself with an electric chainsaw. The 8-year-old girl who found her mother shot to death on their couch. The grief she was preparing to encounter was her own. Nearly six months ago, her boyfriend Shannon Johnson was...

Updated at 1:14 PM

LONDON (AP) " About 45.8 million people around the world are trapped in modern slavery, a charity said Tuesday " almost a third more than it estimated two years ago. The Walk Free Foundation's Global Slavery Index said that India has by far...

Updated at 1:14 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) " California Gov. Jerry Brown is endorsing Hillary Clinton just a week before the state's June 7 primary. In an open letter tweeted Tuesday, Brown writes that Clinton has the best shot at stopping Republican Donald Trump,...

Updated at 1:08 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The Supreme Court is making it easier for landowners to bring a court challenge when federal regulators try to restrict property development due to concerns about water pollution. The justices ruled unanimously Tuesday...

Updated at 1:07 PM

GENEVA (AP) " The Latest on Europe's migration crisis (all times local): 4:05 p.m. A 25-year-old firefighter has confessed to an arson attack on a German home for asylum-seekers, saying he thought of all refugees as...

Updated at 1:06 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected a Louisiana inmate's appeal that his death sentence was unconstitutional. The appeal from death row inmate Lamondre Tucker was the latest to challenge capital punishment as...

Updated at 1:05 PM

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) " A court on Tuesday convicted a former Miss Turkey of insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan through social media postings and gave her a 14-month suspended sentence, amid deepening concerns that the country is swaying...

Updated at 12:41 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The Supreme Court has rejected a union challenge seeking to restore health and pension benefits for more than 1,000 workers at the Trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The justices on Tuesday let stand...

Updated at 12:38 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The Supreme Court will consider whether to overturn a jury verdict against State Farm Fire and Casualty Co. in a whistleblower case alleging fraud against the U.S. government after 2005's Hurricane Katrina. The justices on...

Updated at 12:36 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is set to announce the charities that will receive the money he raised for veterans' causes earlier this year. Trump will make the announcement at a press conference...

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