Virginia jail is investigating death of 18-year-old inmate

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Election commission: Afghan president Ghani wins 2nd term

Afghanistan’s independent election commission says Ashraf Ghani has won a second term as president, more than four months after polls closed.

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Texas co. to pay $2.4M penalty for ND oil terminal violation

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says a Texas company and its subsidiaries will pay a $2.4 million penalty to resolve alleged violations of the Clean Air Act for a crude oil transloading facility the companies formerly owned and operated on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation in North Dakota.

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Utility to pay $347,000 in Georgia coffee shop explosion

A gas utility and state regulators have reached a proposed $347,000 settlement stemming from a 2018 explosion that destroyed a coffee shop in rural south Georgia.

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Kansas federal judge reprimanded over harassment resigns

A federal judge in Kansas who was publicly reprimanded for sexually harassing female employees and having an extramarital affair with an offender has resigned.