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Watch: Car hood hampers getaway for robbery suspects

Police in Texas have arrested a group of people suspected in a series of bank robberies after the hood on the car they were using to flee authorities popped up and covered the windshield, obscuring the road.

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Police seek volunteers to get drunk for them; many respond

A Pennsylvania police department’s request for volunteers to get drunk for law and order purposes generated a predictably enthusiastic response.

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Email prompts Arizona man to attend stranger’s bachelor party

An email about a bachelor party sent to the wrong person has led to an Arizona man taking a trip to a Vermont ski resort to attend the party of someone he doesn’t know this weekend.

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Border sheriffs say wall alone won't increase security

TUCSON — A group of border sheriffs says that a border wall is only a sound bite and "not a cogent" public policy position that's needed to secure the border.

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Trump nominates Liburdi to fill US District Court vacancy

PHOENIX — President Donald Trump has nominated a lawyer who formerly was Gov. Doug Ducey's top staff attorney to become a U.S. District judge for Arizona.

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Phoenix police: Dead newborn found in Amazon site's restroom

PHOENIX — A newborn baby girl was found dead in a women's restroom inside an Amazon distribution center and investigators have located and spoken with the mother, Phoenix police said Thursday.

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Silicon Valley landlord rents $1,500 studio to 2 cats

Two cats are living large at a $1,500-a-month studio apartment their owner rents for them in Silicon Valley, where a housing shortage has sent rents skyrocketing.

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Pliskova beats Brengle at Australian Open

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MELBOURNE, Australia — Karolina Pliskova has set up a third-round match against Camila Giorgi with a 4-6, 6-1, 6-0 win over Madison Brengle at Melbourne Park.

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Report: Turkey seeks warrant for NBA player Enes Kanter

NBA

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkish prosecutors are seeking an international arrest warrant for New York Knicks player Enes Kanter, accusing him of membership in a terror organization.

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Peoria officer shoots armed suspect in auto parts store

PEORIA — Peoria police say an officer shot and wounded an armed suspect who was struggling with an employee inside an auto parts store.

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