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  1. Official: Man on terror most-wanted list detained in SomaliaRead the original story

    2 min ago | KMPH-TV Fresno

    In a fatal encounter captured on video, three Los Angeles police officers shot and killed a man on the city's Skid Row during a struggle over one of the officers' guns, authorities said. Police fatally shot a homeless man on Skid Row during a "brutal" videotaped struggle in which a rookie officer cried out that the man had grabbed his gun, the Los Angeles police chief said Monday.

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  2. Execution of Georgia woman postponed; problem with drugRead the original story

    3 min ago | Turnto10.com

    Corrections officials have postponed Georgia's first execution of a woman in 70 years, citing problems with the lone drug that would be used for the lethal injection. Georgia Department of Corrections spokeswoman Gwendolyn Hogan said late Monday that the drug appeared cloudy so officials called a pharmacist and then out of an "abundance of caution" decided to postpone the execution.

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  3. Federal Appeals Court Endorses Suspicionless Detention Of Air Force OfficerRead the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | TheNewspaper

    ... rights is not an 'unorthodox tactic.' It is a venerable American tradition." She pointed out that under US Supreme Court precedent, the border roadblocks are specifically limited to asking motorists "a brief question or two" regarding their ...

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  4. Execution of Georgia woman on hold as Supreme Court considers appealRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | Los Angeles Times

    Kelly Gissendaner, the only woman on Georgia's death row, peers through the slot in her cell door as a guard brings her a cup of ice at Metro State Prison in Atlanta last year. Kelly Gissendaner, the only woman on Georgia's death row, peers through the slot in her cell door as a guard brings her a cup of ice at Metro State Prison in Atlanta last year.

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  5. Execution of Ga. woman on hold pending Supreme Court rulingRead the original story

    12 min ago | Morning Journal

    The execution of the first female in Georgia in 70 years was on hold Monday as the U.S. Supreme Court reviewed last-minute arguments by her lawyers that they hoped would persuade the nation's top justices to grant a stay. Kelly Renee Gissendaner, 46, was scheduled to die by injection of pentobarbital at 7 p.m. in the state prison for the February 1997 murder of her husband, Douglas Gissendaner.

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    22 min ago | KFMB-am

    Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell said in court papers Monday that his conviction on several counts of public corruption was based on an overly broad definition of bribery and a flawed explanation of what constitutes an... A woman who blogged for years about her son's constant health woes was convicted Monday of poisoning him to death by force-feeding heavy concentrations of sodium through his stomach tube. Lawyers for the only woman on Georgia's death row are asking the State Board of Pardons and Paroles to reconsider her request to have her sentence changed to life in prison.

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  7. Georgia Set to Execute Kelly Renee GissendanerRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | Patch.com

    With seemingly every plea for clemency exhausted, Kelly Renee Gissendaner, the Auburn, Ga., woman convicted of plotting the 1997 murder of her husband, was to be executed Monday night at the Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Prison in Jackson. But as of 10:30 p.m., no word hard been heard about the originally scheduled 7 p.m. execution, as the U.S. Supreme Court was said to be considering late arguments from Gissendaner's lawyers asking for a stay, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported.

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  8. Market MoverHURRY Up for the Wall Street ExpressRead the original story

    28 min ago | American Reporter

    The only good thing about George Carlin's death on Sunday at the age of 71 - and there is no good thing about George Carlin's death on Sunday at the age of 71 - is that he has already given us such a rich body of thought, analysis, observation and truth that it will take us the rest of our lives to work through it all - and even then, we probably won't be able to absorb or act on even a percentage of what he's said.

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  9. Kelly Gissendaner, First Woman To Be Executed In Georgia In 70 Years, Awaited Stay Hours Before DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    35 min ago | WebProNews

    Whether or not that will took place hinges on last-minute and last-ditch efforts of her attorneys who approached the U.S. Supreme Court in one last plea for her life. Kelly Gissendaner was on death row for the 1997 plot to have her husband killed so that she could be with her lover and collect his insurance pay out.

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  10. Tena Stivicic's '3 Winters' wins Blackburn PrizeRead the original story

    1 hr ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell said in court papers Monday that his public-corruption convictions were based on an overly broad definition of bribery and a flawed explanation of what constitutes an "official action" by... A woman who blogged for years about her son's constant health woes was convicted Monday of poisoning him to death by force-feeding heavy concentrations of sodium through his stomach tube. A woman who blogged for years about her son's constant health woes was convicted Monday of poisoning him to death by force-feeding heavy concentrations of sodium through his stomach tube.

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  11. Artist: Clinton museum portrait has nod to Lewinsky's dressRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KATV Little Rock

    Lawyers for the only woman on Georgia's death row are asking the State Board of Pardons and Paroles to reconsider her request to have her sentence changed to life in prison. The execution of the first female in Georgia in 70 years was on hold Monday as the U.S. Supreme Court reviewed last-minute arguments by her lawyers that they hoped would persuade the nation's top justices to grant a stay.

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  12. An Artist of the Restoration Part I: A Brief, Culture-Centric History of the LDS ChurchRead the original story

    1 hr ago | A Motley Vision

    I sometimes rant against the main aesthetic and sociopolitical -isms of our age. I do so knowing full well that I am as caught in them as we all are and that the only way out is to build a substrate of faith and good works, protected by a continual renewing of covenants so that there's something there when all else gets stripped away by the tragedies of mortality or the tumults of doubt or the relentless winds of daily life.

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  13. Obamacare challenged in Supreme Court: Explaining the case concerning state subsidiesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Contra Costa Times

    The U.S. Supreme Court this week hears a challenge to President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. If successful, the lawsuit would cripple Obama's prized domestic achievement, a program that has brought the U.S. as close as it has ever come to universal health care.

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  14. Obama: No 'plausible' basis for SCOTUS ruling against ObamaCareRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Hill

    President Obama said his administration is not preparing a backup plan in case the Supreme Court rules against ObamaCare because he believes there is no "plausible legal basis" for such a ruling. In his first public remarks on the high-stakes case, Obama stuck with his health secretary's previous remarks that the administration is not concerned about how to protect the subsidies at the heart of his healthcare law.

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  15. Fed. judge postpones same-sex couple's adoption hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WTVM

    The couple involved wants a preliminary injunction ordering Mobile County's probate judge Don Davis to immediately process an adoption petition. Davis' attorneys want the lawsuit dismissed, saying it is premature because he hasn't issued a ruling on the matter.

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  16. Gissendaner's execution on holdRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WTVM

    The execution of Georgia's only woman on death row has been delayed pending a ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court on her lawyers' request for a stay. Kelly Gissendaner, 47, is schedule to die by lethal injection at 7 p.m. at the Georgia State Diagnostic Prison in Jackson.

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  17. Justices Question Independence of Electoral Map CreatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Law.com

    The U.S. Supreme Court is casting a skeptical eye on voter-approved commissions that draw a state's congressional district boundaries.

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  18. Obama Defends Lack of 'Plan B' for Obamacare Court CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | News Max

    President Barack Obama on Monday said he thinks there is no "plausible legal basis" for the U.S. Supreme Court to strike down a key plank of Obamacare, defending his administration's lack of a contingency plan. And he promised to rule on the Keystone XL pipeline before he leaves office, although he would not say whether it will take him "weeks or months" to determine whether the project is in the national interest.

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  19. High court declines to hear appeal for Houston killerRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Chron

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear the case of a one-time Houston gang member condemned for the robbery-murder of a former Mexican missionary. The high court rejected the appeal on behalf of Juan Martin Garcia , 35, without comment.

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  20. Federal judge blocks Nebraska's same-sex marriage banRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KEPR CBS 19

    Nebraska's same-sex marriage ban was thrown into question Monday alongside those in three nearby states that are set for a hearing before a federal appeals court. U.S. District Court Judge Joseph Bataillon struck down Nebraska's constitutional amendment, triggering an appeal less than an hour later by the state attorney general's office.

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