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Futures trader charged for alleged role in 'Flash Crash'

- Associated Press

A futures trader has been arrested in Great Britain for his alleged involvement in the "Flash Crash" of 2010 when the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 600 points in five minutes.

Residents near Duke ash dumps told not to drink well water

- Associated Press

State officials are advising an undisclosed number of residents near Duke Energy coal ash dumps not to drink or cook with water from their wells after tests showed contamination with toxic heavy metals, according to letters obtained by The Associated Press on Tuesday.

Former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez stands up after he is sentenced to life in prison at his murder trial at the Bristol County Superior Court in Fall River, Mass., on Wednesday, April 15, 2015.  Hernandez was found guilty of first-degree murder in the shooting death of Odin Lloyd in June 2013.   (Dominick Reuter/Pool Photo via AP)

Sheriff: Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez is a master manipulator

- Associated Press

The sheriff who had former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez in custody for more than 18 months said Tuesday that he's a master manipulator and will probably do fine in prison now that he has been sentenced to life for murder.

FILE - This Tuesday, April 14, 2015 file photo provided by the Tulsa County, Oklahoma, Sheriff's Office shows Robert Bates. Defense attorneys released some of the training records Saturday April 18, 2015 for a 73-year-old volunteer sheriff's deputy charged with manslaughter in the fatal shooting of an unarmed suspect in Oklahoma. The records for Robert Bates include certificates showing what training he received, job evaluation reports and weapons training and qualification records dating to 2008.  (Tulsa County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)

Volunteer deputy heading to Bahamas amid manslaughter charge

- Associated Press

Lawyers say a volunteer sheriff's deputy plans to vacation in the Bahamas while facing a second-degree manslaughter charge in Oklahoma, a decision immediately criticized by the family of the man he killed.

DNR may get out of the dead deer business

- Associated Press

The co-chairman of the Legislature's budget committee says he wants to ensure that "decaying, disgusting deer along the side of the road" continue to get removed.

Missouri House roll call vote on unemployment benefit cuts

- Associated Press

The 88-68 roll call Tuesday by which the Missouri House voted to send Gov. Jay Nixon a bill that would cut the number of weeks a person could receive unemployment insurance benefits.