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  • Wife to run for seat of Kentucky lawmaker who killed self
    FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The wife of a Kentucky lawmaker who killed himself after a sexual assault allegation surfaced this week defended her husband Thursday and said she will run for his seat because "these high-tech lynchings based on lies and half-truths can't be allowed to win the day."
  • House Speaker says he's not leaving Congress anytime soon
    WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan says he's not leaving Congress anytime soon.
  • Feds: Oklahoma man kept stepdaughter captive for 19 years
    MUSKOGEE, Okla. (AP) — A federal grand jury in Oklahoma has indicted a 63-year-old man accused of kidnapping his stepdaughter and holding her captive for 19 years in Mexico and elsewhere, during which time he fathered her nine children.
  • Support from Conservative Freedom Caucus boosts tax bill
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Conservatives in the House Freedom Caucus said Thursday they support a sweeping tax package speeding toward votes in Congress next week, giving GOP leaders a boost from a key faction as they work to deliver a major legislative victory to President Donald Trump.
  • Judges consider if racial bias in drug stash-house stings
    CHICAGO (AP) — The question of whether federal agents display racial bias by staging phony drug stash-house stings overwhelmingly in black neighborhoods is the focus of hearings in Chicago that could determine whether agencies curtail or even abandon their use nationwide.

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