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Emotions Run High As Accused Killers Of USC Student Appear In Court

Emotions Run High As Accused Killers Of USC Student Appear In Court

By Richard Winton and Kate Mather, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES -- Two minors fought back tears during an emotional court hearing in downtown Los Angeles as they and two adults f ...

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White House Condemns Shelling Of Gaza UN School

White House Condemns Shelling Of Gaza UN School

Washington (AFP) -- The White House on Wednesday condemned the shelling of a U.N.-run school in Gaza where displaced Palestinians were sheltering from an assault by Israeli forces ...

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Former Va. Gov. McDonnell, Wife Pin Acquittal Hopes On Bad Marriage In Corruption Trial

Former Va. Gov. McDonnell, Wife Pin Acquittal Hopes On Bad Marriage In Corruption Trial

By Michael Muskal, Los Angeles Times It was Marilyn Monroe who famously noted that it was better to be unhappy alone than to be unhappy with someone -- advice that was seemingly i ...

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U.S. Spy Agency Patents Car Seat For Kids

U.S. Spy Agency Patents Car Seat For Kids

Washington (AFP) -- Electronic eavesdropping is the National Security Agency's forte, but it seems it also has a special interest in children's car seats, Foreign Policy magazine ...

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8-Year-Old Boy Shot, Killed In Detroit Bedroom

8-Year-Old Boy Shot, Killed In Detroit Bedroom

By Robert Allen, Detroit Free Press Police say an 8-year-old boy has died after being shot in his bedroom in Detroit. One of several bullets fired from outside went through a wall ...

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U.S. Imposes Travel Restrictions On Venezuelan Officials

U.S. Imposes Travel Restrictions On Venezuelan Officials

By Jim Wyss, The Miami Herald BOGOTA, Colombia -- The U.S. State Department Wednesday imposed travel and visa restrictions on Venezuelan government officials accused of human righ ...

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Ex-Wrestler Ventura Wins Big In Defamation Suit

Ex-Wrestler Ventura Wins Big In Defamation Suit

Washington (AFP) -- A U.S. jury decided Tuesday that former wrestler Jesse Ventura was defamed in a best-selling book's description of a bar fight and awarded him $1.8 million. Ve ...

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Last Airman In U.S. Bombing Of Hiroshima Dies

Last Airman In U.S. Bombing Of Hiroshima Dies

Washington (AFP) -- The last surviving crewman of the Enola Gay -- the U.S. plane that dropped the first atomic bomb on Japan near the end of World War II -- has died, U.S. media ...

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Massive Water Main Break Floods Area Near UCLA

Massive Water Main Break Floods Area Near UCLA

By Robert J. Lopez, Caitlin Owens, and James Queally, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES -- A massive water line break sent a geyser shooting 20 to 30 feet into the air and flooded par ...

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Court Blocks Mississippi From Closing State’s Last Abortion Clinic

Court Blocks Mississippi From Closing State’s Last Abortion Clinic

By Alana Semuels, Los Angeles Times NEW ORLEANS -- After a series of setbacks, abortion rights advocates claimed a small victory Tuesday after a federal appeals court blocked a la ...

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