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Witness In Aaron Hernandez Murder Case Says He Was The Shooter

Witness In Aaron Hernandez Murder Case Says He Was The Shooter

Hernandez faces two counts of murder and is due back in court on December 27th. Sanches said the gunfire struck 29-year-old Daniel de Abreu and 28-year-old Safiro Furtado. crying... it was insane". An unidentified woman started crying in the courtroom as Sanches described the shots fired into the auto. Asked by Baez if he was splattered with blood, Sanches responded: "Hell yeah, a lot of blood". Read More

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Arkansas man held for toddler's road rage shooting

Arkansas man held for toddler's road rage shooting

His grandmother drove to a JC Penney store and called police. She said "they could not tell who was in the Charger and did not realize anyone had been shot until the next day". Authorities say Holmes was turned in by a family member. When she stopped at a stop sign, King-Macon told police she waited there for a minute. "One shot was sacked, and it went through the vehicle and hit the child", said Lt. Read More

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Lawyer 'Appalled,' Sees No Probable Cause For Clinton FBI Search Warrant

LawNewz.com obtained a copy of the search warrant and search warrant application used by the FBI to get Hillary Clinton's emails which were discovered as part of the Bureau's Anthony Weiner probe. 793 (f) which concerns only such loss, theft, or destruction. Manhattan federal court Judge Kevin Castel ordered on Monday that the warrant be unsealed Tuesday at noon, in response to a lawsuit filed by Los Angeles lawyer E. Read More

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Trump picks climate skeptic for top energy job

Trump picks climate skeptic for top energy job

In a statement from Trump's transition team, the president-elect cited Perry's tenure leading Texas, a leading oil-producing state and the nation's second-most-populous one, from 2000 until 2015. Trump's appointments in almost every department except for the national-security posts indicate significant rollbacks in regulation, if not in jurisdiction and operation, especially when touching areas of economic growth. Read More

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Wreaths Across America honors veterans

The wreaths were delivered this week from Maine. In 2005, a photograph of the headstones at Arlington National Cemetery with these remembrance wreaths went viral, and Worcester's annual gesture received national attention. "This is emotional for me", she said. Many family members embraced as they placed the wreaths on the graves of their loved ones. Straffon estimated about 500 people showed up Saturday in Clinton Township . Read More

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Advisories indicate snow, freezing rain on the way

Advisories indicate snow, freezing rain on the way

Total snow and ice accumulation should be less than half an inch. Saturday night: Snow showers. "People should expect treacherous driving conditions for the Friday commutes around Chicago as snow moves in". Look for a highs in the low teens Saturday afternoon and upper teens Sunday afternoon. Southeast wind 10 to 16 miles per hour. Sunday's wind will make it feel like it's minus 5 degrees outdoors. Read More

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Marines collect boat-load of toys for needy kids

Bill Layton, of the United States Marine Corps Reserve collected the toys. About 3,000 toys are involved altogether this year, including stuffed animals, dolls, games and a wide range of others. The Salvation Army combines its Angel Tree program with the Toys for Tots drive. Many even made "thank you" notes to give to the Marine Corps League. Read More

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USF's Willie Taggart is next Oregon Ducks coach

USF's Willie Taggart is next Oregon Ducks coach

What does he do with a staff that goes back decades? "We're taking our show to Birmingham". Dungy knows there are high expectations at OR that led to Helfrich's firing after going 4-8 in his fourth season on the job. The Bulls have kept good offensive balance, and they've lit teams up. Part of that is that OR athletic director Rob Mullens had responsibilities on the College Football Playoff committee last week after firing Helfrich. Read More

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Trump adds second Marine to cabinet, critic of Obama Middle East approach

Trump adds second Marine to cabinet, critic of Obama Middle East approach

As DHS secretary, Kelly would take on what is considered to be one of Washington's most challenging jobs, in part because of the agency's persistent management problems and employee morale that is among the federal government's lowest. David Petraeus for secretary of state, as many generals have already been nominated for White House positions. Kelly has experience in DHS-related issues. Read More

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Vermont Air National Guard members deploy

Vermont Air National Guard members deploy

Gen. John D. Slocum, commander of the Michigan Air National Guard's 127th Wing, which is the host unit at Selfridge. About 18 of the aircraft are based at Selfridge. Herbert (Hawk) Carlisle of Air Combat Command saying it had met all key benchmarks for for being deployed and predicting it would become "the most dominant aircraft in our inventory". Read More

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Lions using productive paranoia to surge atop the NFC North

The Saints , who have not been above.500 since making the playoffs in 2013, will have to win their last four games to get a winning mark this year. While the Saints defense was giving their worst performance in about 6 weeks, the offense was looking like the Cleveland Browns. Stafford completed a franchise-record 13 straight passes at one point in the first half and found Golden Tate for a decisive 66-yard touchdown against broken coverage on third-and-10 early in the fourth quarter. Read More

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Trump expands list of candidates to head State Dep't

Donald Trump has yet to announce his pick, but is said to have widened the field of candidates. On the other hand, Snowden's disclosure of disclosed tens of thousands of highly classified NSA documents to multiple journalists, who went on to publish them, has been looked upon as harmful to national security by USA authorities. Read More

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Morton County sheriff defends tactics against pipeline protesters

They have been ordered to leave the federally owned land by December 5. Authorities also say there are no plans to move on the camp despite an order by the Corps of Engineeers to vacate the site that is on Corps property. It has been reported that when the tentatively agreed-upon meeting does take place, the entirety of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Council will join Archambault and the governor for their talks. Read More

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Dead, Dozens Hurt After Tornadoes, Storms Slam Alabama and Tennessee

Dead, Dozens Hurt After Tornadoes, Storms Slam Alabama and Tennessee

Forecasters confirm at least five tornadoes hit Alabama, three in southern Tennessee , one in Louisiana and at least four in Mississippi . No injuries were reported from those storms, though property damage is widespread. The fire destroyed at least 150 buildings, including iconic homes and a resort. The National Weather Service says numerous tornadoes also hit MS and Alabama . Read More

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