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Prison time for woman charged in baby sitter death
A Utah woman accused of helping her husband dump their teenage baby sitter's body in the woods after a night of sex and drugs has been sentenced to up to five years in prison.
August 21, 2014 02:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alabama judge could avoid prosecution in Atlanta
An Alabama federal judge could avoid prosecution for domestic violence in Atlanta.
August 21, 2014 02:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ohio diocese discourages ALS ice bucket challenge
A Roman Catholic diocese in Ohio is discouraging its 113 schools from participating in the ice bucket challenge to benefit the ALS Association, saying the group's funding of embryonic stem cell res...
August 21, 2014 01:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Israeli airstrike kills 3 senior Hamas leaders
UPDATE: An Israeli airstrike in Gaza killed three senior Hamas military commanders Thursday, delivering a likely blow to the organization's morale and highlighting the long reach of Israel's intell...
August 21, 2014 01:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Foley's death isn't changing views in Congress
UPDATE: For all its horror, the beheading of an American journalist in Syria appears unlikely to change lawmakers' minds about military intervention against Islamic State extremists. It's equally u...
August 21, 2014 01:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fighting in Ukraine as aid convoy reaches customs
Parts of eastern Ukraine were wracked by fierce fighting Thursday as government troops sought to snatch back territory from separatist rebels, while a Russian aid convoy to the hard-hit city of Luh...
August 21, 2014 11:26 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pill ring trial in Mississippi pushed to December
A federal judge has moved to December the trial of a Georgia doctor accused of recruiting casino workers in Biloxi to run a prescription pill ring.
August 21, 2014 09:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hearing set in Amish girls' kidnapping in New York
A woman accused along with her boyfriend of abducting two young Amish sisters from a farm stand and sexually abusing them is due in court for a preliminary hearing.
August 21, 2014 08:40 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Texas Gov. Perry formally enters not guilty plea
UPDATE: Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry has formally pleaded not guilty to criminal charges that he abused his office when he vetoed state funding for public corruption prosecutors.
August 20, 2014 01:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Some US colleges calling students back from Israel
Some U.S. colleges are pulling students from overseas study programs in Israel as the Gaza war rages, though the relative calm beyond the immediate battle areas is raising questions in some quarter...
August 21, 2014 02:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nunn ramps up attacks on Perdue at Georgia Senate forum
Democrat Michelle Nunn is ramping up her attacks on Republican David Perdue as the race for Georgia's open Senate seat heats up.
August 21, 2014 02:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Of 163 arrests since shooting, 7 from Ferguson
UPDATE: Unrest in Ferguson since Michael Brown's death has resulted in 163 arrests in the area where protesters have gathered nightly, and although the majority of those arrested are Missourians ju...
August 21, 2014 02:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Feds: Colorado woman defrauded investors of $800k
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is suing a former Colorado Springs woman for allegedly defrauding more than 40 investors in several states of nearly $800,000 through smartphone ventures.
August 21, 2014 01:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Greek archaeology site sparks intense interest
Archaeologists excavating a large burial mound in northern Greece that has captivated the public's imagination have asked politicians and others seeking guided tours of the site to leave them in pe...
August 21, 2014 01:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Warrant ordered for Georgia woman in explosives case
A federal judge has ordered that a warrant be issued for a north Georgia woman who was arrested on new charges less than six months after he sentenced her to probation on federal explosives charges...
August 21, 2014 12:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ex-Virginia governor talks about marriage at trial
Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell says tension in his marriage was fueled in part by his wife's difficulty dealing with her staff.
August 21, 2014 11:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Family of woman who drank toxic tea set to talk
As prosecutors mull whether charges are warranted against employees at a Utah restaurant where a woman nearly died after unknowingly drinking toxic tea, the woman's husband and son are set to talk ...
August 21, 2014 11:35 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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US special ops tried but failed to find hostages
President Barack Obama sent special operations troops to Syria this summer on a secret mission to rescue American hostages, including journalist James Foley, held by Islamic State extremists, but t...
August 21, 2014 08:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obama: US won't stop confronting Islamic State
UPDATE: President Barack Obama pledged Wednesday to continue to confront Islamic State militants despite the beheading of an American journalist in Iraq, standing firm in the face of the militants'...
August 20, 2014 01:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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