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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 | 1 1 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 | 1 1 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 | 1 1 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 | 1 1 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.
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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 | 1 1 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 | 1 1 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 | 1 1 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...
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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.
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