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Bombing Suspect's Widow Hires New Lawyer

Wednesday, May 08, 2013

Katherine Russell, the widow of Boston bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev, has added an attorney experienced with terrorism cases to her legal team, according to The Associated Press.

Her lead attorney, Amato DeLuca, said Wednesday that his client has brought on New York lawyer Joshua Dratel.

DeLuca said Dratel's "unique, specialized ...

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Singer Tim Lambesis Arrested In Alleged Plot To Kill Wife

Wednesday, May 08, 2013

Tim Lambesis, the lead singer of the Grammy-nominated band As I Lay Dying, has been arrested on suspicion that he plotted to kill his estranged wife.

Lambesis, 32, allegedly tried to hire an undercover detective to kill his wife, Meggan, the San Diego County Sheriff's Department said in a statement.

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Death Toll Tops 800 In Bangladesh Factory Collapse

Wednesday, May 08, 2013

Authorities in Bangladesh say the death toll in last month's collapse of an eight-story garment factory complex has surpassed 800 as dozens more bodies were pulled from the rubble on Wednesday.

The latest corpses to be recovered were so badly decomposed that they were being sent to a lab for ...

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Jodi Arias Found Guilty Of Murdering Boyfriend

Wednesday, May 08, 2013

Jurors on Wednesday found Jodi Arias, accused of killing her onetime boyfriend in a fit of rage, guilty of first-degree murder.

Arias, 32, initially denied involvement in the June 4, 2008, shooting death of Travis Alexander, blaming his death on two masked intruders. Two years later, she changed her story, ...

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Witnesses Relate Frustration Over Response To Benghazi Attack

Wednesday, May 08, 2013

Three witnesses billed as whistle-blowers appeared before a House committee Wednesday to challenge the Obama administration's explanation of what transpired on Sept. 11, 2012, as the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, was attacked and the ambassador and three others killed.

In testimony before the House Committee on Oversight and Government ...

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Several Dead After Ship Crashes Into Dock In Italy

Wednesday, May 08, 2013

A cargo ship slammed into a dock in Genoa, Italy, on Wednesday, killing at least seven people and toppling the control tower at one of the country's busiest ports.

The Associated Press reports that divers had found seven bodies in the wreckage. Four others have been hospitalized and two ...

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Air Force Strips 17 Officers Of Nuclear Missile Launch Authority

Wednesday, May 08, 2013

Seventeen Air Force officers with control over nuclear missiles have had that authority suspended after receiving poor reviews on their mastery of launch operations, The Associated Press reports in an exclusive.

The suspensions at the 91st Missile Wing at Minot Air Force Base in North Dakota, which controls ...

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Former Gov. Mark Sanford Wins South Carolina House Seat

Tuesday, May 07, 2013

Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford has won election to the House, redeeming his political career after it was derailed by scandal four years ago.

Sanford, a Republican, defeated Democrat Elizabeth Colbert Busch on Tuesday in the state's 1st Congressional District. Colbert Busch is the sister of political satirist Stephen ...

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Study: 'Fossil' Words Are Older Than We Thought

Tuesday, May 07, 2013

The origin of some of the words we use today go back much further than scientists once thought, suggesting an Ice Age-era proto-language that spawned many of the world's contemporary linguistic groups, according to a new study by a group of U.K.-based scientists.

The study, published in the current issue ...

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Pakistani Politician Imran Khan Falls From Lift During Campaign

Tuesday, May 07, 2013

Pakistani cricketer turned politician Imran Khan is said to be OK after he fell from a lift during a campaign rally in Lahore on Tuesday.

Al-Jazeera reports that Khan "fell 14 feet as he was stepping off an improvised forklift that was raising him to the top of the ...

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Obama Says U.S. And South Korea Stand Firm Against Pyongyang

Tuesday, May 07, 2013

President Obama says the United States and South Korea are determined to stand firm against North Korean threats and that the days of Pyongyang manufacturing a crisis to get international concessions "are over."

In a joint news conference with South Korean President Park Geun-hye on Tuesday, Obama said the two ...

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Feds Say Debt Settlement Firm Defrauded 'Financially Desperate'

Tuesday, May 07, 2013

The work of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the federal oversight agency established by Dodd-Frank three years ago, has resulted in its first criminal referral — a case against a debt-settlement company it says defrauded thousands of people.

According to the indictment filed in U.S. District Court in Manhattan, ...

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Three Women Found In Ohio Years After Disappearing

Monday, May 06, 2013

Three women, at least two of whom had been missing since they were teenagers a decade ago, were found alive in a residential area near Cleveland, news agencies reported.

Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus were found alive Monday a few miles from where they disappeared in 2003 and 2004 respectively, ...

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North Korea Reportedly Moves Missiles Off Launch Status

Monday, May 06, 2013

North Korea has reportedly moved two medium-range missiles away from a launch site in the country's east in an apparent ratcheting down of tensions in the region.

Reuters and the BBC quoted unnamed U.S. officials as saying that two Musudan missiles that were in launch-ready status have been moved ...

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Singer Lauryn Hill Sentenced To Three Months For Tax Evasion

Monday, May 06, 2013

The R&B and hip hop artist was sentenced for failing to pay taxes on about $1.8 million in earnings.

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FBI Says It Prevented Terrorist Attack In Rural Minnesota

Monday, May 06, 2013

The FBI says Monday it foiled a terrorist attack in a small Minnesota town, but officials offered few details.

Buford Rogers, 24, made his first appearance Monday in U.S. District Court in St. Paul on one count of being a felon in possession of a firearm, The Associated Press ...

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Stolen Dinosaur Heads Back To Mongolia

Monday, May 06, 2013

A 70 million-year-old Tyrannosaurus skeleton that was looted from Mongolia and smuggled into the U.S. is on its way home after nearly being sold at auction in New York last year.

NPR's Margot Adler reports that the skeleton was seized by Immigrations and Customs Enforcement after a Florida fossils dealer ...

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Pentagon: China's Government Hacked U.S. Networks

Monday, May 06, 2013

The Pentagon has for the first time fingered Beijing directly for cyberattacks against both U.S. government networks and commercial computers, calling the practice a "serious concern."

The new report says numerous U.S. diplomatic, economic and defense industry networks were hacked in 2012 at the direction of China's government and its ...

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Death Toll In Bangladesh Factory Collapse Surpasses 650

Monday, May 06, 2013

The grim toll from the collapse of a garment factory in Bangladesh last month has risen to more than 650, as more bodies have been pulled from the rubble of the eight-story complex.

The number of people confirmed dead has now reached 657, CNN quoted Col. Sheikh Zaman, a ...

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Senate Approves Online Sales Tax Bill

Monday, May 06, 2013

Update at 7:00 p.m.:

The Senate has passed the Marketplace Fairness Act by a vote of 69 to 27, The Associated Press reports.

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The Senate is expected to approve a measure on Monday that would end tax-free shopping for online purchases, a move that concerns many ...

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