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COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — After a week of steady rain, the showers tapered off Monday and an inundated South Carolina turned to surveying a road system shredded by historic flooding, and in a cruel twist, thousands of residents faced the prospect of going days without running water.
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MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Days after a deadly shooting in Oregon, Hillary Rodham Clinton unveiled new gun control measures Monday aimed at strengthening background checks on gun buyers and eliminating legal immunity for sellers.
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Attorney General Loretta Lynch listens to a reporters question during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington, Monday, Oct. 5, 2015, to announce resolution of federal and state claims against BP for the April 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, and the restoration of natural resources in the Gulf of Mexico. The oil platform explosion killed 11 and led to the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history, with up to a million gallons of oil per day spilling into the sea and washing up on the coastlines of Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Florida, and Texas. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department and five states on Monday announced a $20 billion final settlement of claims arising from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

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