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Lawsuit to decide Jackson statue fate in Charlottesville tooA lawsuit seeking to stop the removal of a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee from Charlottesville, Virginia, will now also cover the statue of another Confederate general, Stonewall Jackson
The Associated Press19 minutes ago
Filing: FBI searched cell of man charged in scholar's deathAttorneys for the man charged with kidnapping and killing a Chinese University of Illinois scholar say the FBI searched his jail cell when he was in court
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Man who killed 3-year-old Kansas boy given lengthy sentenceA 41-year-old Kansas man has been sentenced to 109 years and six months in prison for abusing and killing his girlfriend's 3-year-old son, whose body was found encased in concrete in the garage of a Wichita rental home
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Judge: Solve dispute over pal to sign-language gorilla KokoA judge has ordered the Cincinnati Zoo and a gorilla conservatory to resolve a custody dispute over a gorilla loaned as a companion to Koko, the late gorilla famous for mastering sign language
The Associated Press26 minutes ago
Attorney William Childs, left, announces during a news conference, Monday, Dec. 17, 2018, in Portland, Maine, a civil lawsuit with a complaint of wrongful death against Justin DiPietro in the disappearance of toddler Ayla Reynolds. Her mother Trista Reynolds, center, holds a picture of DiPietro, the missing girl's father. Also pictured are Jeff Hanson, second from left, Trista Reynold's stepfather, and Kevin Cady, right, a private investigator working on the case. Ayla Reynolds went missing exactly seven years ago on Dec. 17, 2011. (AP Photo/Patrick Whittle)
Mother sues in case of missing toddler Ayla ReynoldsThe mother of a toddler whose disappearance prompted the biggest criminal investigation in Maine history is suing in hopes of unearthing more details
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Park won't honor slaveholder, angering Irish cultural groupsCiting his slave-owning past, a Virginia town has officially decided not to name a refurbished park after one of its founding fathers in a move that's fostered accusations of anti-Catholic and anti-Irish bias
The Associated Press57 minutes ago
Ex-bank president gets 6 years prison for fraud, conspiracyThe former president of the only financial institution criminally charged in connection with the federal bank bailout program has been sentenced to xxx years in prison for fraud and conspiracy
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Bombshell ObamaCare Ruling Hinges on a Key PrincipleA Texas judge delivered a bombshell ruling on ObamaCare Friday night, declaring that the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional. US District Court Judge Reed O'Connor ruled that the individual mandate—the penalty those who forgo insurance must pay—is unconstitutional. And because the individual mandate is so integral to the...
Newser1 hour ago
Story hour hosted by drag performers sees some oppositionA story hour hosted by drag performers at a suburban Detroit public library is seeing some opposition roughly a year after it made its debut
The Associated Press2 hours ago
After being bullied, boy named Trump gets some encouragementAn anti-bullying organization is offering some encouragement to a middle-school student who has been teased because his last name is Trump
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Michelle Obama Dishes on Dubya Passing Her Things at FuneralsAnother "cough drop moment" between Michelle Obama and George W. Bush? Per People and Today , the former first lady made a stop in San Jose, Calif., on Friday for her book tour, and she addressed an apparent repeat of what took place at John McCain's memorial service in September, when...
Newser3 hours ago
In this Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018 photo a picture of retired nurse Jackie West taken at about the time she met Don West, her husband of 64 years, is shown at the adult foster care home in Charlotte, Mich., where she has lived since a stroke in June of 2017. (Matthew Dae Smith/Lansing State Journal via AP)
Michigan man, 90, brings Christmas to wife in nursing homeA 90-year-old Michigan man dressed up as Santa and brought Christmas to a local nursing home so his wife could celebrate the holidays
The Associated Press3 hours ago
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