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James Alex Fields, Jr.
Albemarle Regional Jail
December 11, 2018 - 1:40 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A jury recommended life plus 419 years on Tuesday for a man convicted of killing a woman and injuring dozens when he drove his car into counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally in Virginia. James Alex Fields Jr. stood stoically with his hands folded in front of him...
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President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence meet with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018, in Washington.
Evan Vucci/AP
December 11, 2018 - 1:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bickering in public with Democratic leaders, President Donald Trump threatened repeatedly on Tuesday to shut down the government if Congress doesn't provide the money he says is needed to build a wall at the Mexican border. Trump's comments came as he opened a contentious meeting...
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The chaotic, two-minute video shows police wrestling with Jazmine Headley as people scream in the background.
Monae Sinclair/Facebook
December 11, 2018 - 12:23 pm
NEW YORK ( 1010 WINS ) — Charges against a woman who became the subject of a viral arrest video have been dropped. The video shows two cops trying to pry a baby from Jazmine Headley, the woman they were attempting to place under arrest. Two peace officers from the city Human Resources...
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In this Sept. 19, 2017 file photo, Les Moonves, chairman and CEO of CBS Corporation, poses at the premiere of the new television series "Star Trek: Discovery" in Los Angeles.
Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File
December 11, 2018 - 9:54 am
NEW YORK (AP) — With a $120 million severance package on the line, an investigation into sexual-misconduct claims against former CBS CEO Les Moonves will loom over the network's annual shareholders meeting on Tuesday. But CBS officials are unlikely to say more beyond seeking to reassure...
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Aaron Trejo mugshot
St Joseph Co. Sheriff's Department
December 11, 2018 - 9:49 am
By Susannah Cullinane (CNN) -- A 16-year-old Indiana high school football player confessed to fatally stabbing a pregnant schoolmate after she waited too long to tell him about the pregnancy to get an abortion, according to court papers. Aaron Trejo, a member of the Mishawaka High School football...
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Time magazine's 2018 "Person of the Year" cover
Time Magazine via AP
December 11, 2018 - 8:42 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Time magazine named four journalists and a newspaper on Tuesday as its 2018 Person of the Year for standing up for the truth in the face of persecution and violence. The group, which Time calls the "guardians," includes slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the Capital Gazette in...
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Rudy Giuliani
Charles Krupa/AP Photo, File
December 11, 2018 - 8:17 am
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — The assertion that "truth isn't truth," made by a personal attorney for President Donald Trump, tops a Yale Law School librarian's list of the most notable quotes of 2018. Rudy Giuliani's statement came in an August interview on NBC's "Meet the Press" when he told host Chuck...
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Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google, testifies before the House Judiciary Committee.
Jack Gruber/USA TODAY NETWORK
December 11, 2018 - 7:10 am
By Oliver Darcy WASHINGTON D.C. (CNN) -- Google chief executive Sundar Pichai appeared on Capitol Hill Wednesday where he faced questions from lawmakers on a number of issues, including data privacy, misinformation, a search product being developed for China, and allegations from Republicans that...
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FILE - In this Feb. 17, 2016, file photo an iPhone is seen in Washington.
AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File
December 10, 2018 - 10:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers are searching the electronic devices of travelers more often, and did not always follow proper protocol, a new watchdog report has found. The report made public Monday found there were 29,000 devices searched at a port of entry out of 397...
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Former Baylor University fraternity president Jacob Anderson walks out of the courtroom Monday Dec. 10, 2018.
Jerry Larson/Waco Tribune Herald via AP
December 10, 2018 - 7:13 pm
WACO, Texas (AP) — A Texas judge on Monday accepted a plea deal allowing a former Baylor University student accused of raping a woman at a fraternity party to avoid serving jail time, marking at least the third time the judge has approved lenient punishment for men accused of sexually assault...
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