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Rebecca Hersher

Rebecca Hersher appears in the following:

In Taped Confession, Charleston Church Shooter Says 'We All Know I Am Guilty'

Friday, December 09, 2016

The man accused of murdering nine people in the basement of a historically black church in Charleston, S.C., told FBI investigators he was motivated by racial hatred.

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Alabama Inmate Coughed, Heaved For About 13 Minutes During Execution

Friday, December 09, 2016

Ronald Bert Smith Jr. died by lethal injection late Thursday night, after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to stay his execution. A judge sentenced Smith to die for murdering a man in 1994.

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'Your Kids Are Not An Experiment'; Surgeon General Says No Vaping For Young People

Thursday, December 08, 2016

A report from the surgeon general warns that "nicotine is addictive and harmful for youth and young adults," and notes e-cigarettes are increasingly popular among people under 25.

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Magnitude 6.5 Earthquake Shakes California

Thursday, December 08, 2016

The U.S. Geological Survey said the epicenter was about 100 miles off the coast and that there was no risk of a tsunami. Residents in Ferndale, Calif., said they felt the earth "roll" under them.

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Giraffe Now Listed As 'Vulnerable' To Extinction As Population Plummets

Thursday, December 08, 2016

The International Union for the Conservation of Nature says the giraffe population has declined by as much as 40 percent in the past 30 years and could face extinction if the trend is not reversed.

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Weather Channel To Breitbart.com: Don't Use Our Content To Mislead On Climate Change

Wednesday, December 07, 2016

The Weather Channel published an article telling the right-wing news site, "The next time you write a climate change article and need fact checking help, please call."

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Tech Companies Create Shared Database To Track, Remove 'Violent Terrorist Imagery'

Tuesday, December 06, 2016

Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube announced they are cooperating to keep track of terrorist recruitment videos and violent images in order to remove them from search results and social media.

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'Their Purpose Has Been Served': Standing Rock Leader Asks Protesters To Leave

Monday, December 05, 2016

A day after the Army Corps of Engineers blocked the proposed route for the Dakota Access Pipeline, the tribal leader said "nothing will happen" until the Trump administration begins.

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Judge Declares Mistrial In Murder Case Against Former S.C. Police Officer

Monday, December 05, 2016

After nearly two days of questions and clarifications, the jury was unable to agree on a unanimous verdict for or against Michael Slager, who shot and killed Walter Scott after a traffic stop.

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Accused Charleston Church Shooter Rehires His Defense Team

Monday, December 05, 2016

The U.S. government is seeking the death penalty for Dylann Roof, accused of killing nine people at a historically black church in Charleston, S.C. The 22-year-old had asked to represent himself.

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The Electric Blue Polar Cloud Season Came Early This Year

Friday, December 02, 2016

Noctilucent clouds, high-altitude clouds that appear to glow in the sky at night, usually show up in the Southern Hemisphere summer. Satellite images showed them covering Antarctica in early November.

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Jury In S.C. Police Shooting Trial Says It Is Struggling To Reach Verdict

Friday, December 02, 2016

Michael Slager is accused of murder for killing unarmed motorist Walter Scott in 2015. On Friday, jurors initially said they were hopelessly deadlocked, but then asked to keep deliberating.

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Emergency Evacuation Notice Arrived After The Flames For Some In Tennessee

Friday, December 02, 2016

As the death toll continued to rise from a wildfire that destroyed parts of Gatlinburg, Tenn., officials began to assess the response to a blaze that grew out of control in a matter of minutes.

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Russian Supply Rocket Breaks Apart En Route To Space Station

Thursday, December 01, 2016

The unmanned rocket stopped transmitting data about six minutes after it took off from Kazakhstan and never made it to space. This is the third botched launch of a Russian spacecraft in two years.

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Barrow, Alaska, Changes Its Name Back To Its Original 'Utqiagvik'

Thursday, December 01, 2016

The northernmost community in the U.S. has voted to officially restore its traditional Inupiaq name.

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Buzz Aldrin Is Medically Evacuated From Antarctica

Thursday, December 01, 2016

The second man to walk on the moon fell ill during a trip to the South Pole and was flown to New Zealand. Aldrin is 86 years old.

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Blocking Supplies To Pipeline Protesters Would Be 'Huge Mistake,' N.D. Governor Says

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Gov. Jack Dalrymple said Wednesday his emergency evacuation order for areas near the route of the Dakota Access Pipeline did not authorize roadblocks or forcible removal of people.

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Antarctic Beetle Species Discovery Doubles As Birthday Gift To Scientists' Mentor

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Ball's Antarctic Tundra Beetle was small and brown, and it has been extinct for millions of years. The scientists who discovered it named it in honor of another beetle scientist's 90th birthday.

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Wildfires Still Burn In Tennessee As Death Toll Rises To At Least 7

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Eight new blazes raged Wednesday near Gatlinburg, Tenn., where fire has already destroyed more than 150 structures and injured dozens of people. "There were rivers of fire," said a resident who fled.

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Former S.C. Police Officer Takes The Stand At His Murder Trial

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Former North Charleston Officer Michael Slager is on trial for shooting a black man named Walter Scott in the back. Slager testified he "fired until the threat was stopped, like I'm trained to do."

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