• California killer given additional death sentences

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — One of the most prolific killers in Los Angeles history was given additional death sentences Friday for four killings linked to him through DNA testing while he was on death row.

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  • House moves toward vote on border bill

    WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans revived their bill on the U.S.-Mexico border crisis in dramatic fashion Friday, preparing to pass it after winning over conservatives with tough new provisions that could threaten deportation for hundreds of thousands of immigrants already working in this country…

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  • Australian couple 'leave disabled baby with Thai surrogate'

    Well-wishers on Friday had raised nearly $100,000 for a baby reportedly left with his surrogate Thai mother after his Australian parents discovered he had Down's Syndrome and returned home with his healthy twin sister. "Surrogacy can be done in Thailand but it has to comply with the laws... A…

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  • How the Kidnapping of an Israeli Soldier Could Change the Course of the Conflict

    1:55 p.m.: Following word of the kidnapping, the violence has skyrocketed with Palestinians reporting dozens dead in Rafah, near Gaza's border between Egypt and Israel, where Hadar Goldin was said to have been abducted. Throughout the day, rocket fire from Gaza continued to put communities larger…

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  • Suspected Killer Of USC Student Has Been In U.S. Illegally For Seven Years

    A 19-year-old who was part of a group suspected of fatally beating a USC graduate student with a baseball bat told authorities that he has been in the U.S. illegally for seven years. The suspect, Jonathan Del Carmen, told authorities of his illegal status in an interview at the Los Angeles County…

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  • 'Massacre' of Uncontacted Tribe in Peru Revealed in New Reports

    An indigenous tribe living near the Brazil-Peru border may be facing violent attacks from illegal loggers and drug traffickers who are exploiting the densely forested region, according to an advocacy group.  After years of living in isolation from the outside world, several young members of this…

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    Gaza's Smuggling Tunnels (31 photos)

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says the military will dismantle the Hamas tunnel network in the Gaza Strip "with or without a cease-fire." (AP) Find more news related pictures in our photo galleries and follow us on Tumblr

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  • Dogs that killed Michigan man will be euthanized

    LAPEER, Mich. (AP) — A couple charged with second-degree murder after their two dogs fatally mauled a Michigan jogger agreed Friday to give up ownership of the animals and have them euthanized.

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  • Ebola patient coming to U.S. as aid workers' health worsens

    By Julie Steenhuysen and Colleen Jenkins CHICAGO/WINSTON-SALEM N.C. (Reuters) - A U.S. aid worker who was infected with the deadly Ebola virus while working in West Africa will be flown to the United States to be treated in a high-security ward at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, hospital…

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  • Girl Ambushed By 7 Cops For Carrying Water Wins $212k From Va. Taxpayers

    The state of Virginia will spend $212,500 in taxpayer funds to settle a $40 million lawsuit filed by Elizabeth Daly, the University of Virginia student who spent a night and much of the next day in jail after seven cunningly plain-clothed agents from the Alcoholic Beverage Control division ambushed…

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  • Pistorius sells home for less than hoped to pay for murder trial

    South African Paralympian Oscar Pistorius has sold his Pretoria home where he killed his girlfriend last year for less than he hoped, to help pay legal fees for his ongoing murder trial, the real estate agent said on Friday. The athlete had hoped to raise at least five million rand ($470,000,…

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  • After 91 years, President Warren Harding’s sudden death recalled

    On the evening of August 2, 1923, President Warren Harding died in a San Francisco hotel room. Beyond that, the details of the president’s death remained murky for decades amidst rumors of scandal or even worse.

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  • Putin says world should draw lessons from WWI

    President Vladimir Putin on Friday slammed political ambitions that he said threatened peace in Europe as he paid tribute to Russian soldiers who died during World War I. In a deeply symbolic speech mixing the past with the present, the Russian leader said the 1914-1918 war should be seen as a…

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  • Town changed, even with girls' killer behind bars

    WELEETKA, Okla. (AP) — Folks once settled in this sleepy central Oklahoma town to get away from the crime and hubbub of big-city life. Many residents didn't bolt their doors or draw their shades at night. Most here never worried about people like Kevin Sweat.

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  • GOP Tells Obama to Ignore Congress One Day After Suing Him for Ignoring Congress

    On Wednesday, House Republicans sued President Obama for acting on his own without approval from Congress. On Thursday, House Republicans told President Obama he should act on his own to fix the border crisis. The messaging whiplash resulted from Speaker John Boehner's failure – so far – to pass a…

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    Photos of the day - August 1, 2014 (34 photos)

    A 'sunken' house is seen in the pond of the Kunsthalle Rostock museum in Rostock, Germany, Georgina Hockenhull performs on the beam during the women's gymnastics apparatus final at the 2014 Commonwealth Games and Warsaw residents hold a minute of silence on 'W' hour to honor the start and the…

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  • AP Analysis: Putin cornered over Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) — For Russian President Vladimir Putin, there are few options left in the Ukraine crisis and they all look bad.

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  • Slain Michigan teenager had swollen hands from pounding on door: witness

    By Aaron Foley DETROIT (Reuters) - An independent medical examiner testified on Thursday that a black teenager's hands were swollen from pounding on the door of a white suburban Detroit man's home, which could support the man's claim that he thought the teenager was trying to break in. The…

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  • Kansas man who left child in hot car is charged with murder

    A Kansas man faces a first-degree murder charge after his 10-month-old foster daughter died when she was left in a hot car for more than two hours as outdoor temperatures reached about 90 degrees, officials said on Thursday. Seth Jackson, 29, was being held on $250,000 bond after being charged in…

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  • Parched Texas city hopes to cut lake evaporation

    LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — A North Texas city already has deployed two unusual techniques to try to cope with a persistent and lengthy drought, and Wichita Falls just added a third, more extreme tool to try to deal with its dwindling water supply.

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