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Father guilty of murder in hot vehicle death of toddler in GA

He said they wanted to make sure and review the evidence, taking four days to deliver a verdict. But prosecutors contended that Harris intentionally planned to kill his son to escape his family responsibilities while he pursued sex with prostitutes and other women he met online - the basis of the of sending inappropriate messages to a minor.

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Trump Puts 3 Million On Notice for Deportation

He previously has spoken about reviving programs that gave immigration agents access to jails so they could identify people living in the country illegally. Trump responded that he would accept a fence for "certain areas". Pressed for a stronger condemnation and an acknowledgment that many Americans feel afraid and at risk in the wake of the election, Trump said, "I am so saddened to hear that".

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Teen weighing 55 lbs. hospitalized after 2 years in basement

Richard and Cynthia Kelly were charged with aggravated child abuse on Monday afternoon. Each is being held in the county jail in lieu of $1 million bail, jail records showed Tuesday. "The father was just watching him", said the woman. The 14-year-old and his sibling were supposedly home-schooled and weren't enrolled in any public school, authorities said.

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Governor to update residents on western NC wildfires

Florida Forest Service crews expect to have the three largest wildfires burning in Hamilton County 100%contained by the end of Tuesday. The authority said its ban applies to anything that might produce an open flame. A dense smoke advisory is issued when smoke has reduced visibilities to a quarter-mile or less, according to the weather service. Chimney Rock remains evacuated and a portion of US 64-74-A remains closed as firefighters battle a blaze that has grown to more than 3,400 acres.

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ND gov. criticizes delay in oil pipeline

The Columbus Dispatch reports a group called Appalachia Resist said in a news release that the demonstration was part of a nationwide protest of the pipeline. "We are hoping that they don't get underneath the river", said Anthony Hernandez, a member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe in South Dakota who lives in Duluth.

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Wildfires cause evacuations in Henderson County

The Party Rock Fire is one of them, but the largest is the Tellico Fire which is burning on more than 13,000 acres in Swain and Macon counties. The fire started Friday, and at the time of the request, had burned more than 250 acres of state and private land.

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NCAA: Graduation rates up for black men's basketball players

In addition to the federal graduation rate report, the NCAA also announced its own Graduation Success Rate (GSR) results, and Bucknell once again scored very well - 95 percent - in that formula. Nevada's first score was 62 percent in 2005 and has typically ascended. "But all too often - and I know this because I worked in college athletics - we're essentially pushing these kids through, keeping them eligible and in cases where they do graduate they might not be graduating with the ...

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5 shot in downtown Seattle; police search for suspect

The victims included four men and one woman. Four of the victims were in non-critical condition and 1 was in critical condition, police said . The five victims range in age from 20's to 50's. Merner said detectives from the department's gang and homicide units will be investigating. His family waited at the hospital for several hours, worrying about their loved one.

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As fires torch South, burn bans enacted, arson investigated

Most of these departments are sending one truck, either a fire engine or brush truck, with a crew of at least two to operate it. The fire has now scorched almost 24,000 acres near the Cohutta Wilderness area and threatened many homes, so the forest service is holding a community meeting so locals can voice their concerns.

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Senator Boxer to Introduce Bill to Eliminate Electoral College

Many pollsters that do phone polling conduct it via random digit dialing. Another voter, who worked for the federal government, explained that she was voting for Marco Rubio, a noted small-government conservative, because she was fed-up with cuts to the federal budget.

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Man arrested in death of boy found dismembered in Chicago

Chicago Police will announce an arrestat 5 p.m. Tuesday at the Garfield Park Lagoon Field House, according to police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi. At the time, police said the couple, who took charge of the boy after his mother moved to Iowa, were uncooperative with investigators.

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Election Day is a turning point for Supreme Court

In addition, Trump will take office with three justices age 78 or older. "The justices that I'm going to appoint will be pro-life", he added. But, he said , the court will have to settle other significant matters in the coming years, on the environment and religious rights, for instance.

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California Deputy 'Executed,' Suspect on the Run, Sheriff Says

Both stolen vehicles are in the sheriff's custody. The site reports that Wallace was alone on his pursuit of the suspicious van Sunday morning. David Machado, 37, was wanted in the killing of Stanislaus County , California , Sheriff's Deputy David Wallace.

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House GOP nominates Paul Ryan for Speaker

Ryan will need support of all but around two dozen Republicans to prevail. Speaker Paul Ryan promises that President-elect Donald Trump and a unified Republican Congress will mean that "a better way, better days lie ahead for our country".

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Top Republicans Refuse to Attack Trump's Appointment of Bannon

Bannon is adored by white supremacists, white nationalists, anti-Semites, neo-Nazis, and the KKK". Breitbart columnists have stood strongly against all three. Trump's supporters backed a Ryan challenger in the primaries. He noted Bannon ran a news organization: "Part of his mission was to be provocative".

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Rights Groups Accuse Iraqi Forces of Killing and Torturing Civilians

Six others had been hanged on October 20 for hiding SIM cards, and 20 more were reportedly shot on Wednesday for leaking information to the Iraqi security forces. They have taken at least half of the Aden neighborhood, where clashes were ongoing, while the regular army's 9th Division is stationed in the Intisar neighborhood, military officials said, speaking on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to brief reporters.

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Giants' Odell Beckham Jr Torches A Defender With Vicious Spin Move

It's not like Guenther's scheme changed over the offseason; his players just haven't been executing as well as they did a year ago. In the end, however, that's just what they did. I'm proud of the way the team is fighting. "I should have known better". "I don't know about (ever hearing that on) second down". I am at a loss for words to describe how I feel about that play and this loss.

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Prosecutors: Man Set Puppy on Fire to Spite Girlfriend

Deputies in SC have arrested a suspect who they say killed a puppy by setting the animal on fire in a church parking lot, reports CBS affiliate WLTX . It was burnt nearly everywhere, part of the collar was melted onto the dog and it was barely breathing. We're told they have gotten numerous calls from concerned citizens.

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Is Donald Trump's tough plan on immigration cracking?

Nancy Pelosi's continued leadership role. House Speaker Paul Ryan began the day affirming that the Republican congressional majority is strongly aligned with the new president-elect, whom Ryan had initially refused to endorse and some congressional Republicans never backed.

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Dakota Access company seeks court OK to proceed

The project is mostly complete aside from that stretch, and ETP last week began preparing equipment to bore under the river. "The Army is mindful of the history of the Great Sioux Nation's repeated dispossessions, including those to support water-resources projects", according to a letter sent to the tribe by Jo-Ellen Darcy, the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works).

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Man suspected of 'executing' California deputy captured

The sheriff said Wallace "was calling in the stolen vehicle to dispatch and then everything went silent". UPDATE 10:33 a.m.: Ceres Police Watch Commander told CBS13 they are assisting Stanislaus County Sheriff's with finding the suspect involved named David who is now in a white pick-up truck.

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USF athletics posts 86-percent Graduation Success Rate

Duke and Notre Dame both registered flawless scores to lead the ACC followed by Florida State (92), Clemson (91), Miami (91), Georgia Tech (80), Virginia Tech (80), Louisville (77), Pittsburgh (77), N.C. All remaining sports were at 85 percent or better. But they achieved a ideal 1,000 for the second academic year in a row. Men's lacrosse is one of 10 nationally with a ideal score.

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Medical examiner releases official autopsy in Keith Lamont Scott

Abrasions and lacerations were also reported in by the medical examiner. Last month, the family released a private autopsy report which was completed nine days after the state's official autopsy. They said Scott refused to follow the officers' commands. The chief said Scott ignored repeated commands to drop the weapon. Officer Brentley Vinson perceived his actions to be an imminent physical threat and fired his weapon, police said.

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Giants' Odell Beckham Jr. fastest to 3500 receiving yards

Unless something insane happens and Dallas goes into some weird tailspin they'll more than likely be a wild card team. Manning was still finding himself on his back on almost every passing play and the Giants run game never improved from pitiful, but Beckham was good enough to make those two things seem like afterthoughts.

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Manning guides Giants to victory over Bengals

That would be Super Bowl LI. But the defense couldn't hold the lead as the Giants went for it on fourth-and-goal from the 3 and scored on Manning's third TD pass of the game early in the fourth quarter to retake the lead at 21-20. Dalton was 16 of 29 for 204 yards with a TD pass to A.J. Green and an interception. George Iloka intercepted Manning on the next play, but the Bengals were unable to take advantage as they failed to get a first down.

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Trump And Putin Not Due To Meet Before Trump's Inauguration

Trump and Putin spoke on Monday by phone, during which the president-elect said that he looked forward to a "strong and enduring" relationship with Russian Federation and its people, according to a statement released by the transition team.

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Eagle rescued from Florida storm drain dies from injuries

The bird was eventually placed into the care of the Audubon Center for Birds of Prey, which today released a statement announcing the death of the bird. The winning eagle spread its wings and stood over the other eagle in the storm drain. A second eagle that had also been stuck in the drain flew off after it was freed.

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In a crucial Democratic stronghold, Trump surged. Clinton didn't.

A Gallup poll released Friday asking a slightly different question found a smaller 23 percent of Clinton supporters saying they would not accept Trump as the legitimate president when he is inaugurated in January. It'll be tough to have a second Clinton Administration, at least for the next four years . Damned if they didn't vote for Trump. For instance, almost 1 in 5 Republican electors in 2008 considered casting faithless ballots.

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Boeing to cut some jobs, move others, in efficiency effort

The company said the moves will reduce facility space by about 4.5 million square feet. About 1,600 positions now in Huntington Beach, California, will move to plants in three other Southern California locations - El Segundo, Long Beach and Seal Beach.

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Giuliani the favorite as Trump weighs secretary of state

Although Giuliani has little foreign policy experience, the official said there was no real competition for the job as the nation's top diplomat. Although that ordeal gave Giuliani a firm grounding in domestic security issues, his formal diplomatic experience is slim.

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Obama and Trump aim for smooth handover of power

During the campaign, President Obama was not been shy about his ill feelings for Donald Trump, but on Thursday he met with the President Elect (and loudspeaker of the Birther Movement) in the White House. "He explained some of the difficulties, some of the high-flying assets and some of the really great things that have been achieved", Trump told reporters.

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Manchester City player blasts Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho over Paul Pogba

Additionally, a report from the Daily Telegraph only rates Wayne Rooney's chances of being able to play as "60/40" after he was forced to withdraw from the England squad with a knee problem. They now lie six points off the Premier League's top four and speculation is rife some key members of the squad are unhappy with Mourinho's methods at Old Trafford.

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Bush family announces adoption of rescue puppy named Freddy

Bush announced on Monday night that he and his wife Laura Bush adopted a puppy from the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Texas. "But anger shouldn't drive policy", Bush said during an event at his presidential library Tuesday in Dallas, Texas, according to CNN .

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Mike Rogers is off Donald Trump's transition team

The source said this was part of an effort to replace the transition team members associated with Chris Christie, who previously headed up the transition team's efforts until being replaced by Vice President-elect Mike Pence. Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions, a loyal Trump ally and immigration hardliner, is said to be a contender to lead the Pentagon as defense secretary. Mr.

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Police looking for second victim in shooting

Initial reports indicate one person was shot in the parking lot at the airport around 12:50 p.m. Tuesday. Balderrama said there was no word on the confirmed victim's condition. "If you are inside of the airport, shelter in place until advised otherwise", Oklahoma City Police said on their Twitter feed. Airport spokeswoman Karen Carney says all operations are suspended.


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