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DENVER (Reuters) – An off-duty FBI agent who accidentally shot a man at a Denver bar after doing a dance floor backflip was charged on Tuesday with second-degree assault, prosecutors said. FBI agent Chase Bishop appears in a booking photo released by the Denver District Attorney’s Office, in Denver, Colorado, U.S., June 12, 2018. Denver
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(Reuters) – Gusting winds and continued dry weather in southwestern Colorado helped to fan a largely uncontrolled wildfire that grew by nearly one-third to more than 22,000 acres on Monday, forcing the evacuation of more than 2,000 homes. A satellite image shows the 416 Wildfire burning west of Highway 550 and northwest of Hermosa, Colorado,
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday revived Ohio’s contentious policy of purging infrequent voters from registration rolls in a ruling powered by the five conservative justices and denounced by liberal Justice Sonia Sotomayor as an endorsement of the disenfranchisement of minority and low-income Americans. In a 5-4 decision in the closely watched
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(Reuters) – Gusting winds driving the flames of a largely uncontrolled wildfire are expected to keep fanning the blaze through an 11th day on Monday on the bone-dry hills of southwest Colorado, where more than 2,000 homes have already been evacuated. A plane drops fire-retardant chemicals on the 416 Fire near Durango, California, U.S. in
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(Reuters) – A stubborn Colorado wildfire grew by around a fifth on Saturday, consuming sparsely populated land as low humidity and high winds left firefighters bracing for it to spread, officials said. FILE PHOTO: A helicopter drops water on the 416 Fire near Durango, Colorado, U.S. in this June 4, 2018 handout photo obtained by
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PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) – Hundreds of construction workers hammered together 20 temporary housing units on Saturday for families forced from their homes by Hawaii’s erupting Kilauea Volcano in what Hawaii County Mayor Harry Kim called a source of hope. Lava erupts in Leilani Estates during ongoing eruptions of the Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii, U.S., June
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump held out an olive branch in his feud with National Football League players on Friday, asking them for recommendations as he considers pardoning several thousand people who may have been unfairly treated by the criminal justice system. But civil rights activists were skeptical of Trump’s gesture, given his
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