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Sipa USA
December 15, 2017 - 5:19 am
The Ohio man accused of ramming a car into a crowd of people protesting a white nationalist rally this summer in Charlottesville has had his most serious charge upgraded to first-degree murder. Twenty-year-old James Alex Fields appeared in court Thursday for a preliminary hearing. Prosecutors said...
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Dreamstime
December 14, 2017 - 5:28 pm
A federal grand jury in Oklahoma has indicted a man, accused of kidnapping his stepdaughter and holding her captive for nineteen years in Mexico and elsewhere, during which time he fathered her nine children. An indictment handed up in Muskogee on Wednesday accuses Henri Michelle Piette, 63, of...
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Dreamstime
December 14, 2017 - 2:09 pm
The Latest on the FCC's vote on eliminating net-neutrality protections for the internet: 1:10 p.m. State attorneys general are now threatening lawsuits against the federal government's repeal of "net neutrality" rules. New York's attorney general says he'll lead a multistate lawsuit to stop the...
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Dreamstime
December 13, 2017 - 6:23 pm
Congressional aides say negotiators have removed several controversial provisions from sweeping tax legislation, including one that would have eliminated the deduction for interest on student loans and another deduction for medical expenses. Two congressional aides also say the bill will no longer...
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