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OJ Simpson granted some parole but will remain behind bars for now - Los Angeles Times

Wednesday 31 July 2013

CBC.caOJ Simpson granted some parole but will remain behind bars for nowLos Angeles TimesO.J. Simpson was granted parole on some of the convictions that have kept him in prison for nearly five years. Even with the order released by the Nevada Board of Parole Commissioners on Wednesday, the 66-year-o... Read more

OJ Simpson granted some parole but will remain behind bars for now - Los Angeles Times

Wednesday 31 July 2013

ABC NewsOJ Simpson granted some parole but will remain behind bars for nowLos Angeles TimesO.J. Simpson was granted parole on some of the convictions that have kept him in prison for nearly five years. Even with the order released by the Nevada Board of Parole Commissioners on Wednesday, the 66-year... Read more

Fort Carson soldiers injured in lightning strike - 9NEWS.com

Wednesday 31 July 2013

9NEWS.comFort Carson soldiers injured in lightning strike9NEWS.comFORT CARSON, Colo. - Twelve Soldiers assigned to Fort Carson sustained injuries after a lightning strike south of the Butts Army Airfield around 2:45 p.m. Wednesday. One Soldier was sent via Flight for Life to Memorial Hospital, one w... Read more

Anthony Weiner's spokeswoman trashes intern Olivia Nuzzi in profanity-laced rant - New York Daily Ne...

Wednesday 31 July 2013

New York PostAnthony Weiner's spokeswoman trashes intern Olivia Nuzzi in profanity-laced rantNew York Daily NewsAnthony Weiner's communications director trashed a former campaign intern Tuesday in a shocking, profane rant published by a news blog. Barbara Morgan said Tuesday night that she t... Read more

No word yet if Bulger will testify at own trial - Houston Chronicle

Wednesday 31 July 2013

San Francisco ChronicleNo word yet if Bulger will testify at own trialHouston ChronicleBOSTON (AP) — A retired FBI agent told jurors in James "Whitey" Bulger's racketeering trial that the mother of one of defendant's alleged victims suspected his longtime partner in crime, not Bulg... Read more

George Zimmerman armed when stopped for speeding in Texas, report says - CBS News

Wednesday 31 July 2013

MiamiHerald.comGeorge Zimmerman armed when stopped for speeding in Texas, report saysCBS News(CBS) FORNEY, Texas - George Zimmerman, the former Florida neighborhood watch leader cleared of all charges in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, was pulled over for speeding in North Texas on Sunday, CBS... Read more

NYC mayoral hopefuls adjust to Weiner collapse - Businessweek

Wednesday 31 July 2013

Wall Street JournalNYC mayoral hopefuls adjust to Weiner collapseBusinessweekNEW YORK (AP) — Mayoral hopeful Christine Quinn suddenly finds herself in demand on national political television talk shows, and they all want to ask her the same question: Should Anthony Weiner drop out of the race? Quinn... Read more

Obama: No immigration bill before fall - USA TODAY

Wednesday 17 July 2013

New YorkerObama: No immigration bill before fallUSA TODAYSHARECONNECTTWEETCOMMENTEMAILMORE. While President Obama once called for an immigration bill by August, he is now acknowledging that nothing will happen until after summer. Obama told Telemundo's Denver affiliate that August "was ... Read more

5 things you need to know on Wednesday - USA TODAY

Wednesday 17 July 2013

Telegraph.co.uk5 things you need to know on WednesdayUSA TODAYSHARE 35 CONNECT 53 TWEET 4 COMMENTEMAILMORE. Rolling Stone magazine has put Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on its cover, drawing criticism from those who feel it glorifies the alleged bomber. The story is described as&... Read more

2nd arraignment set for Ohio kidnap suspect - USA TODAY

Wednesday 17 July 2013

WXYZ2nd arraignment set for Ohio kidnap suspectUSA TODAYSHARECONNECT 32 TWEETCOMMENTEMAILMORE. CLEVELAND (AP) — The man charged with kidnapping and raping three women over a decade in his Cleveland home faced arraignment on an expanded, 977-count indictment. The newest charges ...2nd arraignmen... Read more

Zimmerman juror: Travyon 'played a huge role' in own death - USA TODAY

Wednesday 17 July 2013

ABC NewsZimmerman juror: Travyon 'played a huge role' in own deathUSA TODAYJuror B-37 says Trayvon Martin "could have walked away and gone home" after he was followed by George Zimmerman. George Zimmermanb. George Zimmerman stands for instructions from Judge Debra Nelson during his... Read more

Calif. wildfire destroys 7 homes, threatens more - USA TODAY

Wednesday 17 July 2013

Press-EnterpriseCalif. wildfire destroys 7 homes, threatens moreUSA TODAYSHARECONNECT 43 TWEETCOMMENTEMAILMORE. IDYLLWILD, Calif. (AP) — A wildfire in mountains west of Palm Springs burned seven homes and led to the evacuation of dozens more, officials said. The blaze destroyed three houses, damaged... Read more

Mother, 2 sons killed crossing Philly road; 2 hurt - MiamiHerald.com

Wednesday 17 July 2013

Mother, 2 sons killed crossing Philly road; 2 hurtMiamiHerald.comPHILADELPHIA -- Philadelphia police are investigating whether cars were drag racing when a mother and two young sons were struck and killed while attempting to cross a busy highway. The woman's two other sons were injured. The acci... Read more

Catholic Church fights Calif. sex abuse bill - Fox Baltimore

Wednesday 17 July 2013

Catholic Church fights Calif. sex abuse billFox BaltimoreLOS ANGELES (AP) -- Making its way through the California State Legislature is a bill seeking to give more alleged child abuse victims time to sue. If passed, the bill would permit victims unable to file a lawsuit due to time or age restrictio... Read more

Businessman says Bulger threatened him with guns - Auburn Citizen

Wednesday 17 July 2013

Businessman says Bulger threatened him with gunsAuburn CitizenA businessman who says James "Whitey" Bulger put a machine gun between his legs and demanded $400,000 is the latest in a list of witnesses who've testified that Bulger extorted them as leader of the Winter Hill Gang. Bulger ... Read more

Experts suggest modified activities for obese Boy Scouts - USA TODAY

Wednesday 17 July 2013

MiamiHerald.comExperts suggest modified activities for obese Boy ScoutsUSA TODAYOrganization doesn't allow participants attend jamboree if they have BMI of 40 or higher. Jamboree. Some of the 30,000 Boy Scouts and their leaders set up camp Monday at the Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reser... Read more

Missing girl found stabbed in trash can in La. - USA TODAY

Wednesday 17 July 2013

NBCNews.comMissing girl found stabbed in trash can in La.USA TODAYSHARECONNECT 25 TWEETCOMMENTEMAILMORE. HARVEY, La. (AP) — An intensive three-day search for a missing 6-year-old girl from the New Orleans suburb of Harvey ended with the discovery of her stabbed and beaten body stashed in a trash can... Read more

Zimmerman juror: Travyon 'played a huge role' in own death - USA TODAY

Wednesday 17 July 2013

San Francisco ChronicleZimmerman juror: Travyon 'played a huge role' in own deathUSA TODAYJuror B-37 says Trayvon Martin "could have walked away and gone home" after he was followed by George Zimmerman. George Zimmermanb. George Zimmerman stands for instructions from Judge Debra Ne... Read more

83 Asiana plane crash survivors to sue Boeing, airline - Fox News

Wednesday 17 July 2013

San Francisco Chronicle83 Asiana plane crash survivors to sue Boeing, airlineFox NewsCHICAGO – A Chicago law firm says it has taken steps to sue aircraft manufacturer Boeing Co. on behalf of 83 people who were aboard the Asiana Airlines flight that crash-landed in San Francisco earlier this month, c... Read more

Calif. Wildfire Destroys 6 Homes, Threatens Others - ABC News

Wednesday 17 July 2013

ABC NewsCalif. Wildfire Destroys 6 Homes, Threatens OthersABC NewsA fast-growing wildfire in the mountains west of Palm Springs destroyed three houses and three mobile homes, and was threatening dozens more residences, officials said Tuesday. The blaze also destroyed more than a dozen small building... Read more

Body of missing 6-year-old New Orleans girl found in trash can - New York Daily News

Wednesday 17 July 2013

New York Daily NewsBody of missing 6-year-old New Orleans girl found in trash canNew York Daily NewsThe search for a missing suburban New Orleans girl ended grimly Tuesday when her body was found in a trash can near her home, police said. Six-year-old Ahlittia North's body was found dumped in a ... Read more

Hillary Clinton offers prayers for Martin family - MiamiHerald.com

Tuesday 16 July 2013

Hillary Clinton offers prayers for Martin familyMiamiHerald.comWASHINGTON -- Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is offering her prayers for the family of Trayvon Martin and, in her words, "every family who loves someone who is lost to violence." Clinton says this week has bro... Read more

Election to Replace Ed Markey Set for Dec. 10 - Patch.com

Tuesday 16 July 2013

Election to Replace Ed Markey Set for Dec. 10Patch.comMassachusetts Secretary of State William Galvin has announced the date of the special election to replace U.S. Senator-Elect Edward Markey (D-Malden) in the U.S. House of Representatives. According to a tweet from Matthew Murphy of State House Ne... Read more

Markey takes oath to become member of Senate - WAVY-TV

Tuesday 16 July 2013

ABC NewsMarkey takes oath to become member of SenateWAVY-TVWASHINGTON (AP) — Massachusetts Democrat Edward Markey on Tuesday became the newest member of the Senate, taking the oath of office after serving 37 years on the other side of the Capitol in the House. Markey, 67, takes the seat that John Ke... Read more

Boy dies after being struck by deputy's vehicle - MyFox Phoenix

Tuesday 16 July 2013

Boy dies after being struck by deputy's vehicleMyFox PhoenixPinal County Attorney Lando Voyles is balking at using the county government's general email system, saying he's not confident it's secure. Pinal County Attorney Lando Voyles is balking at using the county government's g... Read more

Juror: Zimmerman should have stayed in his car - USA TODAY

Tuesday 16 July 2013

Wall Street JournalJuror: Zimmerman should have stayed in his carUSA TODAYSHARECONNECT 150 TWEETCOMMENTEMAILMORE. When the six jury members in the George Zimmerman trial went in for deliberation, three were for acquittal, one was for second-degree murder and two were for the manslaughter charge, one... Read more

Heat advisory in effect as temperatures soar across metro Detroit - Detroit Free Press

Tuesday 16 July 2013

Philly.comHeat advisory in effect as temperatures soar across metro DetroitDetroit Free PressThe National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for metro Detroit, as communities offer cooling centers for those seeking relief from the heat. Today's high temperature is expected to be 93, but ... Read more

Convicted killer Jodi Arias due in Arizona court for sentencing - Reuters

Tuesday 16 July 2013

MiamiHerald.comConvicted killer Jodi Arias due in Arizona court for sentencingReutersBy David Schwartz. PHOENIX | Tue Jul 16, 2013 7:37am EDT. PHOENIX (Reuters) - Convicted murderer Jodi Arias may get final word on Tuesday on when she will face a new jury in Arizona to decide if she should be execut... Read more

Eliot Spitzer misses deadline to file ethics report in bid to become New York City ... - Washington ...

Tuesday 16 July 2013

natmonitor.comEliot Spitzer misses deadline to file ethics report in bid to become New York City ...Washington PostNEW YORK — New York City comptroller candidate Eliot Spitzer hasn't filed an ethics report on time with the city Conflicts of Interest Board. The Wall Street Journal (http://on.wsj.... Read more

MLK's son Dexter King marries longtime girlfriend - Fox Baltimore

Tuesday 16 July 2013

MLK's son Dexter King marries longtime girlfriendFox BaltimoreATLANTA (AP) -- The younger son of civil rights leader the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. has gotten married. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (http://bit.ly/10Xc8mM ) reports that Dexter Scott King married longtime fiancee Leah Weber in... Read more

Prayer Vigil for US Journalist Missing in Syria - ABC News

Tuesday 16 July 2013

Prayer Vigil for US Journalist Missing in SyriaABC NewsThe New Hampshire-based family of a journalist who disappeared in Syria nearly eight months ago is planning a global moment of silence and prayer. James Foley was last seen Nov. 22 in northwest Syria. He was contributing videos to Agence France-... Read more

Boston bombing suspect wants additional lawyer - News 12 Connecticut

Tuesday 16 July 2013

AFPBoston bombing suspect wants additional lawyerNews 12 ConnecticutBOSTON - (AP) -- The defense team for the surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect has made another attempt to add a national death penalty expert to its roster. In papers filed Monday in federal court, lawyers for Dzhokhar Tsarnae... Read more

Senate prepares for filibuster showdown - Los Angeles Times

Tuesday 16 July 2013

Wall Street JournalSenate prepares for filibuster showdownLos Angeles TimesWASHINGTON — Senate Democrats appear poised to attempt the most significant change to the chamber's rules in nearly four decades: ending the ability of the minority party to block executive branch nominations. The showdow... Read more

Juror: Zimmerman should have stayed in his car - USA TODAY

Tuesday 16 July 2013

7Online.comJuror: Zimmerman should have stayed in his carUSA TODAYSHARECONNECT 112 TWEETCOMMENTEMAILMORE. When the six jury members in the George Zimmerman trial went in for deliberation, three were for acquittal, one was for second-degree murder and two were for the manslaughter charge, one of thos... Read more

Arias back in court for death penalty argument - PallTimes.com (subscription)

Tuesday 16 July 2013

Arias back in court for death penalty argumentPallTimes.com (subscription)As she awaits a decision by prosecutors on the future of her murder case, Jodi Arias and her attorneys are returning to court Tuesday to ask the judge to throw out the jury's finding that made her eligible for the death pe... Read more

Obama toasts Bush: 'We are surely a kinder and gentler nation because of you' - NBCNews.com

Tuesday 16 July 2013

NBCNews.comObama toasts Bush: 'We are surely a kinder and gentler nation because of you'NBCNews.comPresident Obama lauded former President George H.W. Bush at an event honoring the winner of the 5,000 Daily Point of Light Award. NBC's Peter Alexander reports. By Michael O'Brien, Poli... Read more

Parenting Columnist Targeted by Ky. Board Sues - ABC News

Tuesday 16 July 2013

Parenting Columnist Targeted by Ky. Board SuesABC NewsJohn Rosemond has been dispensing parenting advice in his newspaper column since 1976, making him one of the longest-running syndicated columnists in the country. But some Kentucky authorities want to put him in a time out. In May, Kentucky's... Read more

Scrap Delusional Immigration Bill and Start Over - Bloomberg

Tuesday 16 July 2013

New York TimesScrap Delusional Immigration Bill and Start OverBloombergThe U.S. Senate has passed an immigration bill, and now all the great and good are urging the Republican-led House to pass it, too. It should decline. That bill would substantially increase immigration into the U.S., especially t... Read more

Court told Bradley Manning did not aid the enemy - TechEye

Tuesday 16 July 2013

NEWS.com.auCourt told Bradley Manning did not aid the enemyTechEyeA military judge trying Wikileaks whistleblower Bradley Manning, who allegedly leaked classified material, heard arguments that could result in the most serious charge against him, aiding the enemy, being dropped. Manning faces life i... Read more

Petraeus's Pay for Part-Time CUNY Job, Criticized at $200000, Drops to $1 - New York Times

Tuesday 16 July 2013

New York Daily NewsPetraeus's Pay for Part-Time CUNY Job, Criticized at $200000, Drops to $1New York TimesIt was supposed to be a feather in the cap for the City University of New York's ambitious honors college. Or perhaps a careful first step back into public life for a leader sidelined by... Read more

The man with no memory: Navy vet wakes up, speaks only Swedish - CNN

Tuesday 16 July 2013

MiamiHerald.comThe man with no memory: Navy vet wakes up, speaks only SwedishCNN(CNN) -- When police found the unconscious man in a Southern California Motel 6, the IDs on him said he was Michael Thomas Boatwright from Florida. But when the man awoke at Desert Regional Medical Center a few days late... Read more

John Spooner, 76, Standing Trial for Killing Black Neighbor, 13 - Opposing Views

Tuesday 16 July 2013

John Spooner, 76, Standing Trial for Killing Black Neighbor, 13Opposing ViewsJohn Spooner, 76, is going on trial this week for allegedly shooting and killing his 13-year-old neighbor Darius Simmons in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. According to police, Spooner shot Simmons in May 2012 after accusing the boy ... Read more

Indiana doctor arrested in 4 unsolved murders in Nebraska - Fox News

Tuesday 16 July 2013

ABC NewsIndiana doctor arrested in 4 unsolved murders in NebraskaFox NewsAn Indiana doctor was arrested Monday in connection with the unsolved killings of four people, including an 11-year-old boy, who all had ties to the Nebraska medical school he had attended before being fired. Omaha authorities ... Read more

Blagojevich appeals convictions, stiff sentence - Seattle Post Intelligencer

Tuesday 16 July 2013

San Francisco ChronicleBlagojevich appeals convictions, stiff sentenceSeattle Post IntelligencerCHICAGO (AP) — Lawyers for Rod Blagojevich filed an appeal just before a midnight deadline Monday that challenges the imprisoned former Illinois governor's corruption conviction and 14-year prison ter... Read more

Juror: Zimmerman should have stayed in his car - USA TODAY

Tuesday 16 July 2013

7Online.comJuror: Zimmerman should have stayed in his carUSA TODAYSHARECONNECT 60 TWEETCOMMENTEMAILMORE. When the six jury members in the George Zimmerman trial went in for deliberation, three were for acquittal, one was for second-degree murder and two were for the manslaughter charge, one of those... Read more

Zimmerman verdict: Protesters storm Wal-Mart in Crenshaw area - Los Angeles Times

Tuesday 16 July 2013

Neon TommyZimmerman verdict: Protesters storm Wal-Mart in Crenshaw areaLos Angeles TimesPeople protesting George Zimmerman's acquittal marched along Crenshaw Boulevard on Monday night, stomping on cars, chasing bystanders and storming a Wal-Mart. Several protesters made their way into the Wal-Ma... Read more

Jamboree campers thinned out: No obese Boy Scouts - USA TODAY

Tuesday 16 July 2013

ABC NewsJamboree campers thinned out: No obese Boy ScoutsUSA TODAYScouts had to meet BMI and other health standards to go to rugged new West Virginia site. Jamboree. The Boy Scouts' new Jamboree home at the Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve in Glen Jean, W.Va., features manmade climbi... Read more

No Breakthrough on Filibuster - Wall Street Journal

Tuesday 16 July 2013

San Francisco ChronicleNo Breakthrough on FilibusterWall Street JournalWASHINGTON—The Senate moved closer Monday night to a clash that could poison relations between the parties and stall a range of legislative business, after an unusual, closed-door meeting of nearly all 100 senators failed to reso... Read more

Bulger case testimony spotlights local ties - Gloucester Daily Times

Tuesday 16 July 2013

San Francisco ChronicleBulger case testimony spotlights local tiesGloucester Daily TimesThe third week of the racketeering trial of James “Whitey” Bulger kicked off Monday morning, with a retired state medical examiner detailing the cause of death in the 19 killings of which the 83-year-old is accus... Read more

Report: Arizona Wildfire Grew Quickly, Was Erratic - ABC News

Tuesday 16 July 2013

Wall Street JournalReport: Arizona Wildfire Grew Quickly, Was ErraticABC NewsAn initial synopsis on an Arizona wildfire that began with a lightning strike and caused little immediate concern shows how the blaze quickly turned into an inferno due to extreme weather and wind. The fire began June 28 ou... Read more

Report: Arizona Wildfire Grew Quickly, Was Erratic - ABC News

Tuesday 16 July 2013

ABC NewsReport: Arizona Wildfire Grew Quickly, Was ErraticABC NewsA wildfire that began with a lightning strike and caused little immediate concern because of its remote location and small size quickly blazed into an inferno, leading officials to rapidly order more resources in the hours before flam... Read more

Leonard Garment, Lawyer and Nixon Adviser During Watergate, Dies at 89 - New York Times

Tuesday 16 July 2013

New York TimesLeonard Garment, Lawyer and Nixon Adviser During Watergate, Dies at 89New York TimesLeonard Garment, a Wall Street litigator who was a top adviser to President Richard M. Nixon at the height of the Watergate scandal and who went on to flourish as one of the capital's most powerful ... Read more

Ind. doctor suspected in 2 deadly Neb. attacks - MiamiHerald.com

Tuesday 16 July 2013

Ind. doctor suspected in 2 deadly Neb. attacksMiamiHerald.comOMAHA, Neb. -- Authorities arrested an Indiana doctor Monday on suspicion of carrying out two attacks in Omaha over the past five years in which four people were killed who had ties to a local university medical school that fired him in 20... Read more

Court-martial judge hearing arguments on defense's dismissal motions in ... - Washington Post

Tuesday 16 July 2013

AFPCourt-martial judge hearing arguments on defense's dismissal motions in ...Washington PostFORT MEADE, Md. — Lawyers for the Army private who leaked a trove of classified government documents urged a judge Monday to dismiss a charge that he aided the enemy, saying prosecutors failed to prove P... Read more

Ga. execution halted amid lethal injection concerns - USA TODAY

Tuesday 16 July 2013

New York TimesGa. execution halted amid lethal injection concernsUSA TODAYSHARE 149 CONNECT 49 TWEET 28 COMMENTEMAILMORE. ATLANTA (AP) — A Fulton County judge has temporarily stayed a scheduled execution Monday after the inmate's attorneys raised questions about a law prohibiting the release of ... Read more

Petraeus's Pay for Part-Time CUNY Job, Criticized at $200000, Drops to $1 - New York Times

Tuesday 16 July 2013

Business InsiderPetraeus's Pay for Part-Time CUNY Job, Criticized at $200000, Drops to $1New York TimesIt was supposed to be a feather in the cap for the City University of New York's ambitious honors college. Or perhaps a careful first step back into public life for a leader sidelined by sc... Read more

10 Things to Know for Tuesday - Seattle Post Intelligencer

Tuesday 16 July 2013

10 Things to Know for TuesdaySeattle Post IntelligencerYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday: 1. HOW SOME IN SANFORD, FLA., VIEW THE VERDICT. "We don't necessarily have to like it, but we have to respect it," says Venit... Read more