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48 min ago | Hawk Eye

Prosecutor: McDonnells had 'corrupt understanding'

Prosecutors are asking jurors to focus on two questions at the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell a ... 1. Comments from users that have private profiles are blocked by Facebook.

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4 hrs ago | KOLD-TV Tucson

Rescuers race to reach trapped miners in Nicaragua

The worst drought in a generation has pushed California lawmakers to overhaul the state's longstanding "pump-as-you-please" groundwater policy under a package of bills lawmakers sent Friday to Gov. Jerry Brown.

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8 hrs ago | KFVS12

Slice of Princess Diana's wedding cake auctioned

A 33-year-old slice of cake from Prince Charles and Princess Diana's 1981 wedding has sold at auction for $1,375.

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11 hrs ago | NWAonline

Final arguments on McDonnells: Bribery vs. just 'tacky'

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife took bribes and used their political muscle to promote a sketchy nutritional supplement because they were deeply in debt and couldn't refuse the more than $165,000 in loans and gifts, including designer dresses and a Rolex watch, prosecutors said Friday.

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15 hrs ago | KFVS12

Comedian Tracy Morgan still struggling after crash

The New York Police Department said Friday it's under investigation for a second restraint-related death, this one involving a drugged, emotionally disturbed man four days before a fatal videotaped chokehold... The New York Police Department said Friday it's under investigation for a second restraint-related death, this one involving a drugged, ... (more)

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19 hrs ago | KMBC-TV

Arguments wrap in trial of former Va. Gov. McDonnell

Closing arguments concluded Friday in the trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

WAND-TV Decatur

Officials: 2 dead in suicide attack in Afghanistan

Tough new Texas abortion restrictions are on hold after a federal judge found Republican-led efforts to hold abortion clinics to hospital-level operating standards unconstitutional in a ruling that spares more than... Tough new Texas abortion restrictions are on hold after a federal judge found Republican-led efforts to hold abortion clinics to ... (more)

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KOLD-TV Tucson

Jury finds woman guilty in silicone-injection case

The corruption trial of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife has boiled down to this: Did they knowingly trade special favors for the $165,000 in loans and gifts they admit they took from a dietary supplements promoter? State corrections officials agreed Friday to shift mentally ill inmates into separate specialized housing that offer them more ... (more)

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KTEN-TV Denison

Obama immigration delay a pre-election curveball

State corrections officials agreed Friday to shift mentally ill inmates into separate specialized housing that offer them more treatment instead of placing them in the same isolation units used for other inmates, a... State corrections officials on Friday agreed to shift mentally ill inmates into separate specialized housing that will offer them ... (more)

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KTEN-TV Denison

Experimental Ebola drug heals all monkeys in study

The ex-wife of an Arizona shooting range instructor accidentally killed by a 9-year-old girl learning to use an Uzi said Friday that her family plans to write the child a letter to comfort her.

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NWAonline

Agent: McDonnells' nights as pair ample

An FBI agent testified Thursday that former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife spent many nights together in the Governor's Mansion, in a final effort by the prosecution to undercut the defense argument that the couple's failing marriage made a conspiracy implausible.

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The Virginian-Pilot

Va. senators urge reform to "repair" state's rep

As the federal corruption trial of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, moved toward closing arguments, Virginia's two U.S. senators urged state lawmakers to move quickly to tighten the commonwealth's ethics laws.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Washington Post

McDonnell trial

After 24 days dissecting public acts and private pain, closing arguments were scheduled for Friday in the federal corruption trial of former Virginia governor Robert F. McDonnell and his wife, Maureen.

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WVEC-TV Norfolk

McDonnell: I forgive Jonnie Williams

Federal prosecutors called their final witness in the corruption trial of former Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen on Thursday.

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CBS Atlanta

Bucks County Playhouse gives lyricists a boost

A firearms company affiliated with reality TV star Will Hayden is distancing itself from him after his arrest on rape charges.

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Wall Street Journal

AM Roundup: Big Banks Hit in Cyber Attacks;...

Licensing Boards Under Fire : The Supreme Court will take up an antitrust case this fall that could curb the proliferation of state licenses, a top worry for U.S. small-business owners and entrepreneurs.

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WRIC-TV Richmond

Defense Rests in McDonnell Trial; Jury Could Decide Within Days

After almost five long weeks, we're approaching the closing days of the corruption trial for Former Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen.

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USA Today

Defense Rests in Former Virginia Governor Trial

Defense lawyers have finished presenting their case to a jury in the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Boy hurt in California quake: 'I should be dead'

A Texas prosecutor has says a drunken driver who slammed into a truck, killing two boys, deserved punishment within the judicial system, but not at the hands of the boys' father.

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KTVN Reno

UK sex abuse report prompts outrage, reflection

The bodies of two men who had been bound with duct tape and stabbed numerous times have been recovered from a river in Philadelphia.

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