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Killer captured after mistaken release from Louisiana jail

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A killer who was accidentally released from jail last week in Louisiana has been captured in Georgia, the U.S. Marshals Service said on Friday.

Benjueil Johnson, 32, was arrested at a motel in the Atlanta suburb of Norcross just after midnight, according to the marshals service office in Baton Rouge. He was in custody in Gwinnett County, Georgia, corrections spokeswoman Pam Laborde said.

Johnson was sentenced to 40 years in prison for a 2013 conviction for manslaughter. But last month, he was taken to the East Feliciana Parish jail to be booked on an unrelated charge of assaulting a corrections officer.

Due to a record-keeping error, he was allowed to walk out of the parish jail in Jackson on Sept. 22 after posting bail on the assault charge, a state corrections spokeswoman told the Baton Rouge Advocate.

He had been free for nearly a week before prison officials realized the mistake.

A spokesman for the Iberville Parish Sheriff’s Office said a corrections officer saw Johnson “in passing” in the small town of Addis, Louisiana, near Baton Rouge, on Saturday and reported it to his supervisors on Monday.

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Authorities treated Johnson’s inadvertent release as an escape, Laborde said.

Johnson pleaded guilty to manslaughter and weapons charges in the 2010 fatal shooting of Cordies Gales, 31, during an argument over a gambling game.

(Reporting by Andy Grimm; Writing by Colleen Jenkins; Editing by Bill Trott)

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An MSNBC panel speculated that one of the things President Donald Trump will do when he announces his reelection campaign this week is run a rerun of 2016. The reason, the panel explained, is he thinks it's the one thing that has worked for him.

Sunday, it was announced that Trump was so furious with his lousy poll numbers that he fired the team of pollsters. Trump apologists claimed that the anger had more to do with the leak of the poll numbers to the public.

Either way, Trump is in trouble, whether he's willing to admit it or not. But his solution is characteristically "Trump."

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President Donald Trump was very displeased when his chief of staff had the audacity to cough or sneeze during his interview with ABC's George Stephanopoulos. The full interview finally aired on "20/20" Sunday, showing the president in the Oval Office and outside in the Rose Garden.

The ABC interview showed the moment where Mick Mulvaney coughed, and Trump stopped the interview abruptly.

The two were discussing why Trump wouldn't release his taxes.

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President Donald Trump spent most of his interview with George Stephanopoulos blasting Special Counsel Robert Mueller, while he incorrectly quoted the report he published.

"I don't care what he says. It doesn't matter," Trump said when Stephanopoulos cited the Mueller report. "He wanted to show everyone what a good counsel he was. Now, he may have gotten confused said with that fact that I've always said, 'Robert Mueller was conflicted. He had numerous conflicts. One of them was the fact that he applied for to job to be the FBI director -- the head of the FBI. And, by the way --"

Stephanopoulos stepped in to say that former top aide Steve Bannon said that it never happened.

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