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  • Transcript shows concerns during Arizona execution

    Transcript shows concerns during Arizona execution

    Friday, July 25 2014 11:43 AM EDT2014-07-25 15:43:36 GMT
    U.S. District Judge Neil V. Wake was attending a ceremony for a judicial colleague when he received an urgent - and unusual - request: Lawyers for a condemned inmate wanted him to stop an execution that didn't...
    U.S. District Judge Neil V. Wake was attending a ceremony for a judicial colleague when he received an urgent - and unusual - request: Lawyers for a condemned inmate wanted him to stop an execution that didn't seem to...
  • Big family hit by Sandy to share lottery winnings

    Big family hit by Sandy to share lottery winnings

    Friday, July 25 2014 11:43 AM EDT2014-07-25 15:43:32 GMT
    A large family that lives at the shore and suffered losses during Superstorm Sandy will share a $20 million lottery jackpot that one of the 17 siblings said will be "a great pick-me-up."
    A large family that lives at the shore and suffered losses during Superstorm Sandy will share a $20 million lottery jackpot that one of the 17 siblings said will be "a great pick-me-up."
  • Man, 80, says he shot burglar after pregnancy plea

    Man, 80, says he shot burglar after pregnancy plea

    Friday, July 25 2014 11:13 AM EDT2014-07-25 15:13:24 GMT
    An 80-year-old man who came home to find two burglars said he shot and killed one of them despite her pleas that she was pregnant, but it's the woman's alleged accomplice who has been arrested on suspicion...
    Police planned Friday to give prosecutors the results of their investigation into an 80-year-old man's fatal shooting of one of two burglars who attacked him when he found them ransacking his home.
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  • Central American leaders convening at White House

    Central American leaders convening at White House

    Friday, July 25 2014 11:34 AM EDT2014-07-25 15:34:45 GMT
    President Barack Obama is summoning Central American leaders to the White House to discuss the influx of young immigrants from their countries to the U.S., hoping to show presidential action even as Congress...
    President Barack Obama will urge Central American leaders to help slow the influx of unaccompanied children fleeing their countries for the United States, even as Congress remains deeply divided over proposals to stem the...
  • Black box found at Air Algerie wreckage site

    Black box found at Air Algerie wreckage site

    Friday, July 25 2014 11:34 AM EDT2014-07-25 15:34:18 GMT
    French officials say that the wreckage of an Air Algeria plane which crashed with 116 people aboard has been found in Mali.
    French soldiers recovered a black box from the Air Algerie wreckage site in a desolate region of restive northern Mali on Friday, officials said. Terrorism hasn't been ruled out as a cause, although officials say the...
  • 5 killed in West Bank, amid new Gaza truce efforts

    5 killed in West Bank, amid new Gaza truce efforts

    Friday, July 25 2014 11:33 AM EDT2014-07-25 15:33:49 GMT
    An Israeli defense official says the Security Cabinet is meeting to discuss international cease-fire efforts, but also the option of expanding its eight-day-old ground operation in Gaza.
    The U.N. chief and the U.S. secretary of state made a new attempt Friday to nail down a temporary truce between Israel and Hamas, as Israel's 18-day military operation in the Gaza Strip fueled new unrest in the West...
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  • US agency probes Hyundai Sonata air bag problem

    US agency probes Hyundai Sonata air bag problem

    Friday, July 25 2014 11:52 AM EDT2014-07-25 15:52:21 GMT
    U.S. safety regulators are investigating whether an electrical problem can knock out the air bags on some older Hyundai Sonatas.
    U.S. safety regulators are investigating whether an electrical problem can knock out the air bags on some older Hyundai Sonatas.
  • Lufthansa, Air France to resume Tel Aviv flights

    Lufthansa, Air France to resume Tel Aviv flights

    Friday, July 25 2014 11:26 AM EDT2014-07-25 15:26:13 GMT
    Germany's two largest airlines say they are not yet resuming flights to Israel even though the European Aviation Safety Agency has lifted a recommendation that airlines refrain from flying to Tel Aviv airport.
    Air France and Germany's Lufthansa decided Friday to resume flights to Tel Aviv after canceling operations for several days over safety concerns.
  • Visa, Amazon pull stock market lower

    Visa, Amazon pull stock market lower

    Friday, July 25 2014 11:24 AM EDT2014-07-25 15:24:11 GMT
    U.S. stock futures headed lower early Friday as a handful of big companies posted weaker results than Wall Street expected. Amazon's shares sank after it posted a quarterly loss.
    The stock market sank in morning trading Friday after Visa and Amazon posted weaker results than Wall Street expected. If the declines continue, the market would erase almost all of its gains from earlier in the week.
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  • Two Indio Men Shot Sunday are Identified

    Two Indio Men Shot Sunday are Identified

    Thursday, July 24 2014 8:29 PM EDT2014-07-25 00:29:56 GMT
    Two young men killed in separate shootings about 20 minutes apart in Indio on Sunday were identified today. Julian Palomino Lopez, 20, of Indio, was believed to have been shot near North Jackson Park in the 43200 block of Towne Street, and 25-year-old Christopher Luis Aguilar of Indio was shot in the 83700 block of Avenue 48, Indio police spokesman Sgt. Dan Marshall said.
    Two young men killed in separate shootings about 20 minutes apart in Indio on Sunday were identified today. Julian Palomino Lopez, 20, of Indio, was believed to have been shot near North Jackson Park in the 43200 block of Towne Street, and 25-year-old Christopher Luis Aguilar of Indio was shot in the 83700 block of Avenue 48, Indio police spokesman Sgt. Dan Marshall said.
  • Deputy Injured, Woman Killed in Moreno Valley Standoff

    Deputy Injured, Woman Killed in Moreno Valley Standoff

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 9:17 PM EDT2014-07-23 01:17:33 GMT
    A woman was killed today outside a Moreno Valley gas station, around the time that a Riverside County sheriff's deputy and a landscaper were injured in a confrontation with at least one armed suspect in a remote area less than three miles away.
    A woman was killed today outside a Moreno Valley gas station, around the time that a Riverside County sheriff's deputy and a landscaper were injured in a confrontation with at least one armed suspect in a remote area less than three miles away.
  • Search Continues in High Desert for Marine's Missing Wife

    Search Continues in High Desert for Marine's Missing Wife

    Thursday, July 3 2014 11:00 PM EDT2014-07-04 03:00:18 GMT
    EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: As the search continues for missing 19-year-old Erin Corwin, her husband, 21-year-old Cpl. Jonathan Corwin spoke EXCLUSIVELY with KMIR News' Gitzel Puente. 
    EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: As the search continues for missing 19-year-old Erin Corwin, her husband, 21-year-old Cpl. Jonathan Corwin spoke EXCLUSIVELY with KMIR News' Gitzel Puente. 
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