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They are among the 18 people — 12 jurors and six alternates — who will decide if Dzhokhar Tsarnaev lives or dies for his alleged role in the dual bombings at the April 2013 Boston Marathon, which killed three people and injured nearly 300 more. Yahoo News' Holly Bailey reports.
After nearly two months of jury selection, opening arguments are set to begin Wednesday in the case against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev for his alleged role in the dual bombings at the April 2013 Boston Marathon, which killed three people and injured almost 300 more.
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The Supreme Court is hearing arguments in a major test of President Barack Obama's health overhaul that threatens insurance coverage for millions of people.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is hearing arguments in a major test of President Barack Obama's health overhaul that threatens insurance coverage for millions of people.
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New technology about to be deployed by credit card companies will require U.S. consumers to carry a new kind of card and retailers across the nation to upgrade payment terminals. But despite a price tag of $8.65 billion, the shift will address only a narrow range of security issues.
New technology about to be deployed by credit card companies will require U.S. consumers to carry a new kind of card and retailers across the nation to upgrade payment terminals. Credit card companies have set an October deadline for the switch to chip-enabled cards, which come with embedded computer chips that make them far more difficult to clone. Counterfeit cards, however, account for only about 37 percent of credit card fraud, and the new te...
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Former National Football League player #AaronHernandez exchanged text messages with the man he is charged with murdering in the hours before the killing took place, according to cell phone records shown in court.
By Daniel Lovering FALL RIVER, Massachusetts (Reuters) - A Massachusetts State Police trooper testified on Tuesday that he found the fingerprints of Aaron Hernandez, two friends and a man they allegedly killed on a car the former New England Patriots football player returned to a rental agency. David Mackin, a fingerprint analyst, said he found the fingerprints on a silver Nissan Altima that prosecutors say Hernandez was driving when he and two f...
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ICYMI: #DavidPetraeus, the former CIA director and top Army general whose affair with his biographer brought down what many considered a bright political future, has agreed to plead guilty to mishandling classified materials.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Former CIA Director David Petraeus, whose career was destroyed by an affair with his biographer, has agreed to plead guilty to charges he gave her classified material — including war strategy and the names of covert operatives — while she was working on the book.
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The three #LosAngeles police officers who fired their weapons in a videotaped struggle that left a homeless man dead were veterans of the #SkidRow beat who had special training to deal with mentally ill and other people in the downtrodden area, police leaders said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A homeless man killed on Skid Row by Los Angeles police had been released last May from a federal prison after serving roughly 14 years for bank robbery, a law enforcement official said Tuesday.
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So as I read this I don't see any dispute that the dude didn't go for the gun. If he actually went for the policemen's gun then I get less sympathetic.
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The US and Iran ignored a passionate plea from the Israeli prime minister to ditch their nuclear negotiations and held a third straight day of talks seeking a framework deal in a few weeks.
The US and Iran ignored a passionate plea from the Israeli prime minister to ditch their nuclear negotiations and held a third straight day of talks Wednesday seeking a framework deal in a few weeks. US Secretary of State John Kerry and his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif were back at the negotiating table in the Swiss lakeside town of Montreux, and met for more than three hours Wednesday as a March 31 deadline for agreement on reining i...
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Yet another woman has stepped forward to accuse #BillCosby of sexual assault. While that in itself is, sadly, unremarkable at this point, many of the details of her story are exceptionally bizarre.
Another woman has stepped forward in the ever-growing and increasingly disturbing case surrounding Bill Cosby's history of serially raping women. The woman, who identified herself only as "Patricia," so she could avoid what she calls the "media circus," divulged to Buzzfeed that the comedian not only raped her, but that he forced her to do strange things, like do her hair like Queen Noor of Jordan and walk around with oatmeal on her face. He also...
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#PopeFrancis approved detailed new plans to reform Vatican finances, giving the Australian cardinal leading the changes sweeping powers to monitor Vatican departments and ensure budgets conform to international accounting standards.
By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis approved detailed new plans to reform Vatican finances on Tuesday, giving the Australian cardinal leading the changes sweeping powers to monitor Vatican departments and ensure budgets conform to international accounting standards. The statutes had been keenly awaited for signs of how much power would fall to Cardinal George Pell - an outsider Francis brought in to oversee often muddled fina...
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#Taser International, the stun-gun maker emerging as a leading supplier of #bodycameras for police, has cultivated financial ties to police chiefs whose departments have bought the recording devices, raising a host of conflict-of-interest questions.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Taser International, the stun-gun maker emerging as a leading supplier of body cameras for police, has cultivated financial ties to police chiefs whose departments have bought the recording devices, raising a host of conflict-of-interest questions.
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Senior U.S. and Iranian officials kicked off the second day of the latest round of nuclear negotiations in Switzerland as Israel's leader declared to the U.S. Congress that Tehran aims for Mideast dominance and won't let any such deal thwart its plan.
MONTREUX, Switzerland (AP) — As senior U.S. and Iranian officials worked in Switzerland Tuesday to reach a nuclear deal, Israel's leader warned against reaching an accommodation with Tehran, declaring to the U.S. Congress that Tehran aims for Mideast dominance and won't let any such pact thwart its plan.
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U.S. and Israel already co-created the Stuxnet virus that penetrated Iran's nuclear facilities and discovered by Kaspersky. These are just cover stories for lay people. U.S. and Israel are on the same side.
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The United States is not planning to follow its Gulf partners and move its embassy in #Yemen to the southern city of Aden, a top State Department official said.
The United States is not planning to follow its Gulf partners and move its embassy in Yemen to the southern city of Aden, a top State Department official said Tuesday. Washington closed its mission in the capital Sanaa late last month in the face of growing unrest, moving all its remaining American staff out of Yemen. Ambassador Matthew Tueller will now be based out of an office in the Saudi port of Jeddah, the US official said ahead of a visit t...
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