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The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
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LITTLE ELM, Texas (AP) " A police detective was shot and killed outside a suburban Dallas home by a gunman who then held officers at bay for hours before being found dead inside. Little Elm police Chief Rodney Harrison says Detective Jerry Walker died at a hospital Tuesday night. Authorities say the incident began about 3 p.m. Tuesday with the report of a man armed with a long gun. Denton County sheriff's Lt. Orlando Hinojosa (ee-noh-HOH'-sah) says when officers arrived, the...

Updated at 1:20 PM

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) " Gambian legislators voted to extend President Yahya Jammeh's term by three months, just hours before his mandate was set to expire, state television reported Wednesday. As tourists were evacuated, regional countries prepared...

Updated at 12:53 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " U.S. consumer prices, driven up by rising energy costs, rose moderately in December, closing out a year in which consumer inflation rose at the fastest pace in five years. The Labor Department reported Wednesday that its...

Updated at 12:48 PM

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) " The Army says it's planning to study the potential environmental impact of routing the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline under the Missouri River in North Dakota, although a judge could stall the study. The Army...

Updated at 12:40 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " When President-elect Donald Trump's choice to head the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency first took office as Oklahoma's attorney general, he disbanded the unit responsible for protecting the state's natural...

Updated at 12:34 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Embracing his clemency powers like never before, President Barack Obama is planning more commutations in his final days in office after a dramatic move to cut short convicted leaker Chelsea Manning's sentence. Obama became...

Updated at 12:27 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " With coverage for millions of people at stake, Rep. Tom Price is facing pointed questions about President-elect Donald Trump's health policies " and his own investments in health care companies " from senators considering his...

Updated at 12:04 PM

IRVING, Texas (AP) " 7-Eleven is offering a breakfast pizza. The convenience store chain says that it combines the convenience of eating leftover pizza for the first meal of the day with traditional breakfast foods. The chain...

Updated at 11:27 AM

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) " The International Committee for the Red Cross says around 46 "severely injured" people remain in a refugee camp that Nigeria's military says it mistakenly bombed. Human Rights Watch is calling on Nigeria's government...

Updated at 11:25 AM

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) " Video of a massive alligator caught walking through a Florida nature reserve in front of stunned onlookers has prompted crowds of people hoping to catch their own glimpse. The video taken by a visitor to the Circle B...

Updated at 11:24 AM

WARSAW, Poland (AP) " The Auschwitz-Birkenau memorial museum is asking Germans and Austrians to donate private letters, memoirs, photos and any other items that could help historians better understand the mentality of the Holocaust's...

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