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Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis, right, will appear in court Thursday to answer a motion to hold her in contempt, after her office again refused to issue marriage licenses at the Rowan County Courthouse in Morehead, Ky. Timothy D. Easley/AP hide caption

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Chirag Patel helps his father, Sureshbhai Patel, out of the car as they arrive outside the federal courthouse before start of a trial against Madison, Ala., police officer Eric Sloan Parker. Brynn Anderson/AP hide caption

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Former Eutawville police Chief Richard Combs (left) agreed to a deal Tuesday in which he'll avoid jail time over the 2011 shooting death of Bernard Bailey. Gerry Melendez/TNS /Landov hide caption

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Police officers search an area around the Illinois city of Fox Lake, about 50 miles northwest of Chicago, for three suspects following the killing of a police officer early Tuesday. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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California has agreed to revise its rules on solitary confinement. This file photo shows a cell in the Secure Housing Unit of Pelican Bay State Prison in Crescent City, California. Reuters /Landov hide caption

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Police spokesman Lt. Gen. Prawuth Thavornsiri shows a photo of one of three men for whom Thai authorities have issued new arrest warrants in connection with the bombing case. Sakchai Lalit/AP hide caption

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Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis (right) talks with David Moore on Tuesday morning following her refusal to issue a marriage license to him and his partner at the Rowan County Courthouse in Morehead, Ky. Timothy D. Easley/AP hide caption

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Pope Francis leaves St. Peter's Square at the Vatican in August. In a letter published Tuesday, he said, in part, "I have decided ... to concede to all priests for the Jubilee Year the discretion to absolve of the sin of abortion those who have procured it and who, with contrite heart, seek forgiveness for it." Gregorio Borgia/AP hide caption

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Courtroom artist Jane Rosenberg presents a more pleasant sketch of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brad. An earlier sketch of Brady by Rosenberg caused a sensation on Twitter and beyond. New York Daily News/NY Daily News via Getty Images hide caption

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Dylan Rodenhaber (18) of the Red Land team of Lewisberry, Pa., waits to shake hands with players on Tokyo's Kitasuna team after the Little League World Series Championship game Sunday in South Williamsport, Pa. Gene J. Puskar/AP hide caption

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