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James Holmes unfazed in court as victims, witnesses recount horror of Aurora theater shooting at ‘Dark Knight Rises’ screening

CENTENNIAL, Colo. — The courtroom where the Colorado theater shooting trial is unfolding is awash with emotion as survivors recount the horrors of dodging gunfire and stumbling over loved ones’ bodies as they fled. …

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Convicted of egging prosecutor’s cars, man gets a reprieve from state’s top court

It all began with a criminal case accusing an Ohio man of selling alcohol to minors. Within a few months, a prosecutor’s’ vehicles were egged and damaged. An informant provided texts to police in Twinsburg, Ohio, …

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STOMP musical gets OK from judge to leave Orpheum Theater

STOMP, the long-running off-Broadway musical that features floor rattling rhythms made from trash cans, hubcabs and pipes, is free to kick its old theater to the curb and move uptown, a Manhattan judge ruled Wednesday. …

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Georgia sperm bank fights back against scam allegations

ATLANTA — A Georgia-based sperm bank said in a court filing Wednesday that a lawsuit accusing it of misrepresenting the medical and social history of a sperm donor is baseless. Xytex Corp. responded Wednesday to the …

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What You Need To Know About The Supreme Court Lethal Injection Case

Botched executions, inmate exonerations, lethal drug boycotts and admissions of prosecutorial misconduct — in recent years opponents of the death penalty in the United States have been calling attention to serious …

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As law firm struggled due to undiscovered $5M theft, office manager and her family enjoyed luxuries

Carmen Salindong was known for the successful Los Angeles bakery she established with her life savings and help from family. But actually the former law firm office manager used a substantial amount of the money …

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Eric Garner’s mother says Baltimore riots are wakeup call for New York state lawmakers

ALBANY — Eric Garner’s mother said the Baltimore riots should be a wakeup call to state lawmakers to fix New York’s justice system. Gwen Carr was one of several relatives of police victims who traveled to the …

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Senate takes up bill on congressional approval of Iran nuclear deal

The Senate begins debate Tuesday over legislation empowering Congress to review and possibly reject any nuclear pact the Obama administration develops with Iran. The bill approved by the Senate Foreign Relations …

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Supreme Court’s key swing vote on gay marriage gives both sides hope

WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court’s key swing vote gave both sides reason for hope Tuesday as the high court considered whether same-sex couples have the right to wed. In oral arguments, Justice Anthony Kennedy …

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Aurora theater shooter James Holmes ‘regrets what took place’: lawyer

CENTENNIAL, Colo. — James Holmes’ defense attorney says his client “now regrets what took place in the theater,” in Aurora, Colo. Holmes has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to killing 12 people and …

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