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Mon Jul 28, 2014 - 10:12 PM
Prosecutors in the port city of Incheon said the driver, Yang Hoe-jung, turned himself in at their office, which is leading the investigation into the role of businessman Yoo Byung-un in the sinking of the ferry Sewol. The structurally defective and heavily overloaded ferry capsized and sank on a routine journey on April 16, killing 304 people, 250 of them teenagers from the same school on a class field trip. Twelve of their teachers were also killed. The trial of 15 surviving crew members, inc ... Full Story

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Wed Jul 16, 2014 - 2:31 PM
BOSTON (Reuters) - Incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire is holding off a challenge from Republican Scott Brown, according to a poll released on Wednesday, although the former U.S. senator from Massachusetts is gaining ground. Shaheen has the support of some 50 percent of registered voters, with 42 percent favoring Brown, who stunned Massachusetts Democrats in 2010 when he won a U.S. Senate seat that had been held by liberal Edward M. Kennedy for a half-century, accor ... Full Story

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Fri Sep 21, 2012 - 12:26 PM
columbia, mo ap span classyshortcuts idlw_1348254028_6republican repspan span classyshortcuts idlw_1348254028_0todd akinspans comments about rape are evidence of his extremism on several issues, democratic sen span classyshortcuts idlw_1348254028_1claire mccaskillspan said friday at the first debate between the span classyshortcuts idlw_1348254028_2missouri senate candidatesspan akin painted his opponent as a bigspender who votes 90 percent of the time with span classyshortcuts idlw_1348254028_ ... Full Story

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Mon Jul 28, 2014 - 6:51 PM
U.S. Deliberations began last Tuesday. Around noon Monday, they sent the judge a note saying: "We the jury have not reached a unanimous decision. ... We feel we will not come to a unanimous decision."Judge Kyle asked the jury "to go back one more time and have some further discussions," but he told them not to lower their standards to reach a decision. He also praised them as one of the most conscientious juries he's had in 22 years on the bench but noted the case might h ... Full Story

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Sat Jul 26, 2014 - 11:03 PM
SAN DIEGO (AP) รข?? Several members of "The Avengers" descended on Comic-Con on Saturday to debut the first footage from the upcoming superhero sequel.Robert Downey Jr. , Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo and Jeremy Renner were on hand with other cast members from "The Avengers: Age of Ultron," including Samuel L. Jackson and Cobie Smulders.The footage kicked off with the Marvel superhero team attempting to pick up Thor's mighty hammer before launching into a barr ... Full Story

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Mon Jul 28, 2014 - 3:10 PM
The From a distance, the venue is picturesque, framed between Sugarloaf Mountain and the Christ the Redeemer statue. This is the image Rio organizers want the world to see.Yes, the venue will make good television. The conditions for the athletes? That's another story."A few days ago, one of the sailors had to jump in the water and the first thing he did after coming up was take a bottle of water and wash his mouth and face," said Ivan Bulaja, a former Olympian who coaches the Austr ... Full Story

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Sun Jul 27, 2014 - 9:02 PM
Series The first of a series about the "Sons" world, "Bratva" is set in the show's fourth season. It follows Jax (Charlie Hunnam), Opie (Ryan Hurst) and Chibs, played by Tommy Flanagan.Sutter also revisited the topic of a possible prequel to the series. He said serious "talks are ongoing.""I don't know if it will be a full-on series or a mini-series," he said.One thing he's sure of is "there'll be no spinoffs" because he believes ... Full Story

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Fri Sep 14, 2012 - 9:53 AM
WASHINGTON Amine El Khalifi, 29, an illegal immigrant who lived in Alexandria, Virginia, was sentenced after pleading guilty in June to attempting to use a weapon of mass destruction. He faced a maximum sentence under the law of life in prison, but prosecutors agreed to 25 to 30 years as part of a plea deal. "The sentence in this case must be a beacon to those would seek to commit such attacks that, when caught and prosecuted, they will be sentenced to d ... Full Story

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Mon Jul 28, 2014 - 6:46 PM
The McDonnell, once a prominent up-and-comer in the national Republican Party, and his wife are charged in a 14-count indictment with accepting more than $165,000 in gifts and loans from the CEO of a dietary supplements company in exchange for helping promote his products."I'm glad you guys are here," McDonnell told several family members sitting in the first row behind the defense table before jury selection began.He and his wife arrived at and left the courthouse separately. Upon ... Full Story

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