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Florence Death Toll Climbs to 37. Trump Visits Stricken Area.

WILMINGTON, N.C. — The death toll from Hurricane Florence climbed to at least 37, including two women who drowned when a sheriff's van taking them to a mental health facility was swept away by floodwaters, and North Carolina's governor pleaded with thousands o...
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Attacks Using Bodily Fluids a Problem at California Lockups

LOS ANGELES — California prisons and jails should do more to protect guards from inmates who fling bodily fluids in so-called "gassing" attacks, according to a new report released Tuesday. "These attacks are considered a type of aggravated battery and facil...
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Flood Victims Get Food and Water; Rain Spreads to Northeast

WILMINGTON, N.C. — Stranded by Florence's epic floods days after the hurricane hit North Carolina, Wilmington residents lined up by the hundreds Tuesday for free food, water and tarps, while officials managed to open a second route into the surrounded city. ...
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