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Holmes jury keeps execution as option as sentencing advances
Jurors in the Colorado theater shooting trial declined to rule out the death penalty Monday as they move toward sentencing James Holmes, finding his defense failed to persuade them to show him mercy.
August 03, 2015 03:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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GOP face off in early-state forum is also a debate preview
The Republican Party's jam-packed presidential class faces off Monday night in New Hampshire, where more than a dozen White House hopefuls aim to warm up for the first full-fledged debate of the pr...
August 03, 2015 03:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obama heralds impact of power plant greenhouse gas limits
UPDATE: Calling it a moral obligation, President Barack Obama unveiled the final version of his plan to dramatically cut emissions from U.S. power plants, as he warned anew that climate change will...
August 03, 2015 02:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sheriff: Man fatally shoots defendant waiting at courthouse
UPDATE: A man fatally shot a defendant waiting outside a county courthouse in a historic Mississippi town Monday morning, and a suspect is in custody, according to law enforcement officials.
August 03, 2015 02:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former President Jimmy Carter undergoes liver operation
The Carter Center says former President Jimmy Carter has undergone a medical procedure to remove a small mass in his liver, and that he's expected to make a full recovery.
August 03, 2015 02:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Report: US-led strikes in Iraq, Syria killed 459 civilians
UPDATE: U.S.-led airstrikes targeting the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria have likely killed at least 459 civilians over the past year, a report by an independent monitoring group said Monday...
August 03, 2015 02:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Whistle-blower lawsuit settled in Navy kickbacks case
A couple from Georgia who filed a lawsuit that blew the whistle on wrongdoing by a longtime U.S. Navy employee and Navy contractors has agreed to settle for $90,000.
August 03, 2015 01:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia News Roundup
Latest headlines are: Driver killed when car plunges from bridge in east Georgia - 'Preacher Pimp' painting prompts protests in Middle Georgia - Police make arrest in killing of man in Hyatt Place ...
August 03, 2015 12:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Theater shooting: No red flags reported at time of gun sale
CARROLLTON — John Russell Houser’s mental problems were well known to many, though perhaps not to the store that sold him the .40-caliber handgun used in a deadly attack on a Louisiana movie theate...
July 29, 2015 01:07 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Mexico governor: Keep worshipping after church blasts
UPDATE: The governor told New Mexico residents to keep attending houses of worship after small explosions outside two churches put parishioners on edge.
August 03, 2015 01:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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West Virginia Democrat says he'll vote to end Planned Parenthood aid
West Virginia Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin says he will back a Republican bill cutting off federal aid for Planned Parenthood.
August 03, 2015 01:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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US begins armed drone flights from Turkey
The Pentagon says the military for the first time conducted armed drone missions out of Turkey last weekend, and is planning to conduct manned aircraft flights from Incirlik Air Base.
August 03, 2015 01:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weather helps crews battling massive California wildfire
Cooler weather helped crews make inroads Monday against a massive Northern California wildfire that tore through two dozen homes, threatened thousands more and forced scores of people to flee the f...
August 03, 2015 12:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gulf Arabs welcome Iran nuke deal but seek further assurance
Gulf Arab states on Monday welcomed the nuclear deal negotiated between Iran and world powers but said they would like further assurances that the U.S. would help them counter increasing Iranian as...
August 03, 2015 11:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jeb Bush unveils border security, immigration reform plan
Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush is outlining a six-point strategy to bolster security at the nation's border and overhaul its immigration laws.
August 03, 2015 10:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woman dies after being found unresponsive in Lake Lanier
A woman has died after being found floating and face-down near a boat dock on Lake Lanier.
August 03, 2015 10:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Texas prosecutor names committee to review Sandra Bland case
HEMPSTEAD, Texas (AP) — A committee of outside attorneys will assist the Texas district attorney investigating the death of Sandra Bland, the black woman who authorities say hanged herself in her j...
July 27, 2015 11:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obama returns to Kenya, reunites with father's family
Fulfilling the hopes of millions of Kenyans, Barack Obama returned to his father's homeland Friday for the first time as U.S. president, a long sought visit by a country that considers him a local ...
July 24, 2015 03:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Appeals court tosses 1 of 2 indictments against Rick Perry
UPDATE: One of two felony indictments against former Texas Gov. Rick Perry was tossed out Friday, giving the Republican presidential candidate a potentially huge legal victory in the face of flaggi...
July 24, 2015 03:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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