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Man stabs woman 54 times, drops TV on her head

Posted: 03/28/2013 - A man authorities say killed a woman by stabbing her 54 times and dropping a TV on her head in southeastern Michigan has been convicted of first-degree murder, torture and other charges.

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Pistorius bail restrictions eased

Updated: 03/28/2013 - A judge in South Africa says Oscar Pistorius, who is charged with murdering his girlfriend, can leave South Africa to compete in international competition, with conditions.

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US sends nuclear-capable B-2 bombers to SKorea

Posted: 03/28/2013 - The U.S military says two nuclear-capable B-2 bombers have completed a training mission in South Korea amid threats from North Korea that include nuclear strikes on Washington and Seoul.

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Pope names successor in Buenos Aires

Posted: 03/28/2013 - Pope Francis has made his first bishop appointment, naming the bishop of Santa Rosa, Argentina as his successor as archbishop of Buenos Aires and the top churchman in Argentina.

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LA police seek 2 suspects in abduction of girl, 10

Updated: 03/28/2013 - Los Angeles police say they are seeking two people believed to be involved in the abduction of a 10-year-old girl who was missing for nearly 12 hours before she was dropped off at a hospital.

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Govt shuts more than 30 tax preparers in 6 months

Posted: 03/27/2013 - As the April 15 federal income tax deadline approaches, the Justice Department says it has closed more than 30 unscrupulous tax preparers and tax fraud promoters in the last six months.

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Clinton to address women's groups

Posted: 03/27/2013 - Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is returning to the public stage with her first speaking events since leaving the Obama administration.

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Teen indicted in Ga. baby slaying and 2nd shooting

Posted: 03/27/2013 - A Georgia grand jury has indicted a 17-year-old suspect in last week's fatal shooting of a baby in his stroller and in another unrelated shooting 10 days earlier in a robbery attempt.

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FDA approves new multiple sclerosis capsules

Posted: 03/27/2013 - The Food and Drug Administration says it has approved a new drug from Biogen Idec to control multiple sclerosis in adults with hard-to-treat forms of the disease.

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Colo. theater shooting suspect offers guilty plea

Posted: 03/27/2013 - Lawyers for Colorado theater shooting suspect James Holmes have offered to have him plead guilty and serve the rest of his life in prison to avoid the death penalty.

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Publisher speeds up e-book access for libraries

Posted: 03/27/2013 - NEW YORK (AP) - The publisher of Khaled Hosseini, Harlan Coben and other popular authors has decided that it's comfortable with letting libraries offer e-book editions of brand new releases.

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US swipes at China for hacking allegations

Posted: 03/27/2013 - The U.S. has taken its first real swipe against China following accusations that Beijing is behind a widespread and systemic hacking campaign targeting U.S. businesses.

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Ohio State's Gee plans to recommend tuition freeze

Updated: 03/27/2013 - The president of Ohio State University says it's not possible to freeze tuition for out-of-state students at the moment but the university can help those students with scholarships.

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Union, FirstEnergy settle dispute at W.Va. plant

Updated: 03/27/2013 - The Utility Workers Union of America says FirstEnergy has agreed to pay union members at the Harrison Power Station more than $1 million to settle unfair labor practice charges.

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UPDATE: High court skeptical of federal marriage law

Updated: 03/27/2013 - The Supreme Court is indicating it could strike down the federal law that prevents legally married gay couples from receiving a range of federal benefits for married people.

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Russell Moore elected to top Southern Baptist role

Posted: 03/26/2013 - Russell D. Moore, a theology professor from Biloxi, Miss., has been elected as the new president of the Southern Baptist Convention's Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission.

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Obama to name woman Secret Service head

Posted: 03/26/2013 - A White House official says President Barack Obama will name Julia Pierson as the first female director of the Secret Servic

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McConnell talks about need for compromise in DC

Posted: 03/26/2013 - U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell is talking about the need for bipartisan compromise between lawmakers on the big issues facing the country.

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