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Judge delays start of Arias penalty-phase retrial
PHOENIX (AP) -- An Arizona judge on Wednesday granted Jodi Arias' motion to delay the start of her planned Sept. 8 penalty phase retrial....
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Slain American journalist remembered as driven
ROCHESTER, N.H. (AP) -- In 2011, just after he was released from the Libyan prison where he'd been held for six weeks, James Foley acknowledged the peril journalists face covering the world's most dangerous places, soberly conceding that a mistake could mean death....
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High court blocks same-sex unions in Virginia
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Same-sex couples will have to wait longer to begin marrying in Virginia after the U.S. Supreme Court agreed Wednesday to delay an appeals court ruling striking down the state's gay marriage ban....
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Ex-Virginia gov. testifies in his corruption trial
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Former Gov. Bob McDonnell took the stand in his public corruption trial Wednesday as his lawyers put on day three of their defense, aimed at proving that he did not give special treatment to a businessman who says he showered the state's onetime first couple with gifts and loans....
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Almanac predicts colder winter, hotter summer
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- The Old Farmer's Almanac, the familiar, 223-year-old chronicler of climate, folksy advice and fun facts, is predicting a colder winter and warmer summer for much of the nation....
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Guilty plea expected by friend of marathon suspect
BOSTON (AP) -- A friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) is expected to plead guilty to impeding the investigation into the deadly attack....
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Brine firm sues over biblical fracking billboard
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- An eastern Ohio man who uses a biblical reference and a statement against "poisoned waters" on billboards opposing gas-drilling wastewater wells faces a legal threat from the wells' operator....
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US government sells 400,000 acres offshore Texas
The federal government has sold more than 400,000 acres in the Gulf of Mexico off the Texas coast for oil and gas exploration and development, an official with the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management said Wednesday....
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Picture emerges of officer in Ferguson shooting
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- A police officer whose shooting death of an unarmed 18-year-old ignited racial upheaval in a St. Louis suburb has been characterized as either an aggressor whose deadly gunfire constituted a daylight execution or a law enforcer wrongly maligned for just doing his job....
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Parents demand federal probe in NY police shooting
NEW YORK (AP) -- The parents of a black teenager shot to death by a white New York City police officer in 2012 are demanding a federal civil rights probe....
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Man who lived as hermit adjusting to society
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) -- A man who lived nearly three decades in the Maine woods now has a job and is adjusting to life back in society....
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Ex-deputy: Gunfire after driver shot not in report
ANGLETON, Texas (AP) -- An ex-deputy told jurors Wednesday he failed to note in a report that more gunfire had taken place well after a drunken driver was fatally shot in Texas following an accident that killed two boys, a detail a defense attorney says helps point to the innocence of the boys' father who is on trial for murder....
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NYC mayor, faith leaders meet over chokehold death
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City's mayor and archbishop convened a round-table meeting of police and minority community leaders on Wednesday to diffuse tensions between the groups, days before a march to protest the death of a black man placed in a chokehold by a white police officer....
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Prosecutor: Gunman camped out before killings
Zachary Levi Brimhall had picnicked with his parents at a remote spot in Oregon's Coast Range last weekend then stayed to camp....
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Holder: 'Change is coming' after police shooting
CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) -- U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder reassured college students Wednesday in suburban St. Louis, a few miles from where 18-year-old Michael Brown was fatally shot by a police officer, and a small group of protesters gathered outside a building where a grand jury was expected to begin hearing evidence to determine whether the officer should be charged....
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