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Downed trees mark the route of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline in Deerfield, Va., in February. A federal appeals court has blocked development of portions of the pipeline. Steve Helber/AP hide caption

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Central American migrants walk along the U.S. border fence looking for places to cross, in Tijuana, Mexico. Rebecca Blackwell/AP hide caption

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7-Year-Old Migrant Girl Dies Of Dehydration And Shock In U.S. Border Patrol Custody

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Prabhu Ramamoorthy assaulted a sleeping woman on an overnight flight from Las Vegas to Detroit on Jan. 3. The 35-year-old man was sentenced to nine years in prison on Friday. Seth Wenig/AP hide caption

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A man was freed after spending two days crammed into a narrow grease vent in San Lorenzo, Calif. Officials say he's not being charged with a crime. Alameda County Sheriff's Office hide caption

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Thousands of public school teachers and their supporters protested against a pension reform bill at the Kentucky state Capitol in April. The state's Supreme Court has now struck down the law. Bill Pugliano/Getty Images hide caption

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Russian gun rights activist Maria Butina pleaded guilty to serving as an unregistered foreign agent. She had sought to build back-channel links to the Russian government with the Trump campaign. AP hide caption

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Maria Butina Pleads Guilty In Foreign Agent Case, Admits Clandestine Influence Scheme

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The Association of Legal Aid Attorneys along with dozens of unions, immigrant rights organizations, and community groups held a rally on December 7, 2017 at Brooklyn Borough Hall to call on the Office of Court Administration and Chief Judge Janet DiFiore to prohibit Immigration & Customs Enforcement agents from entering state courthouses, and to end coordination with ICE. Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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Michael Cohen, President Trump's former personal attorney and fixer, exits federal court after his sentencing hearing Wednesday in New York City. Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images hide caption

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Hakeem al-Araibi, a soccer player with refugee status in Australia, was detained in Bangkok as he began a vacation. Bahrain wants him extradited after a vandalism conviction, but Araibi fears he will be tortured. Lillian Suwanrumpha /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Michael Cohen, (right) Donald Trump's former lawyer, arrives at federal court, with his children Jake and Samantha, for his sentencing in New York on Wednesday. Julio Cortez/AP hide caption

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Michael Cohen Sentenced To 3 Years In Prison Following Plea That Implicated Trump

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Flanked by attorney Ben Crump, Emantic Bradford Sr. discusses the results of a forensic examination on his son Emantic "EJ" Bradford Jr., who was fatally shot by police after a shooting in a shopping mall on Thanksgiving Day, after being mistaken for a suspect. Jay Reeves/AP hide caption

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More Police Training Key To Determining Who Is A 'Good Guy' With A Gun

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Former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn leaves federal courthouse in Washington in July, following a status hearing. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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Michael Flynn Asks For No Prison Time, Cites Help He Gave Special Counsel

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Contractors work to reinforce a section of the U.S. border wall in San Diego where scores of Central American migrants have crossed illegally in recent weeks, shot through the fence from Tijuana, Mexico. Rebecca Blackwell/AP hide caption

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A judge in Texas on Monday accepted a plea bargain that allows Jacob Anderson, a former Baylor University fraternity president accused of raping a woman at a fraternity party, to avoid serving jail time, marking at least the third time the judge has approved probation for men accused of sexually assaulting Baylor students. McLennan County Sheriff's Office via AP hide caption

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Supporters Ada Yu and Wade Meng (no relation) stand outside the British Columbia Supreme Court on Monday before the bail hearing for Huawei Technologies CFO Meng Wanzhou in Vancouver. Rich Lam/Getty Images hide caption

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On Tuesday, jurors sentenced James Alex Fields Jr. to 419 years plus life and roughly half a million dollars in fines. A judge will hold a separate hearing on March 29. Eze Amos/AP hide caption

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Charlottesville Jury Recommends 419 Years Plus Life For Neo-Nazi Who Killed Protester

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said members will now consider a criminal justice bill before the end of this year's lame-duck session. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Senate To Vote On Criminal Justice Bill After Push From Boosters, White House

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