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Jury Recommends Life in Prison for Charlottesville Killer

A jury Tuesday called for a sentence of life in prison plus 419 years for the Hitler admirer who killed a woman when he rammed his car into counterprotesters at ...

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Trump Bickers with Dem Leaders, Threatens Government Shutdown

Bickering in public with Democratic leaders, President Donald Trump threatened repeatedly on Tuesday to shut down the government if Congress doesn't provide the money he says is needed to build ...

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Mike MacIntyre

University of Mississippi has hired former Colorado head coach Mike MacIntyre to be its new defensive coordinator.

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Cecil Brown Won't Run Again as Mississippi Utility Regulator

One of Mississippi's three public service commissioners announced Monday that he won't seek re-election in 2019.

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Bryant Pledges Support for Cutting Criminal Punishments

Gov. Phil Bryant says he'll support efforts to reduce the number of Mississippians in prison in the 2019 legislative session.

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Mississippi Leaders Set Initial Outline for State Budget

Top Mississippi lawmakers are setting an early and slightly diminished version of state budget recommendations for the coming year.

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US Court Won't Reopen Lawsuit About Confederate-Themed Flag

A federal appeals court is not reviving a lawsuit that tried to block a Mississippi city from flying the state flag that includes the Confederate battle emblem.

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AP FACT CHECK: Entire Trump Tweet on Immigrant Aid is Wrong

President Donald Trump is spreading a false claim from supporters that people who are in the United States illegally receive more in federal assistance than the average American gets in ...

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Sex Offender Settles Suit, Averting Accusers' Testimony

A rich and politically connected money manager accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls reached a last-minute settlement Tuesday in a lawsuit, denying his alleged victims—for now, at least—the ...

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US Warns Russia it is Ready to Abandon Key Nuclear Pact

The United States warned Russia Tuesday it has 60 days to start complying with a landmark nuclear missile treaty or Washington will abandon the pact, raising concern about Europe's future ...

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Mueller to Detail Ex-NSA Flynn's Cooperation in Russia Probe

Special counsel Robert Mueller is set to give the first public insight into how much information President Donald Trump's former national security adviser has shared with prosecutors in the Russia ...

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Buddy Guy

Baton Rouge, La., will honor blues legend and Louisiana native Buddy Guy during a ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 8.

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Jim Hood: Retirees Could Serve at Capitol Without Pension Hit

Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood's office says retired state employees may serve in the Legislature while continuing to receive their government pension, if certain conditions are met.

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Washington to Pay Respects, Bid Farewell to George H.W. Bush

George H.W. Bush, who was president from 1989 to 1993, will lie in state beneath the soaring U.S. Capitol rotunda for a ceremony and public visitation from Monday through Wednesday.

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Vehicle Found After 2 Kids Shot Near Mississippi Hospital

Authorities say they have recovered a vehicle and identified two persons of interest after the shooting of two young children near the University of Mississippi Medical Center.