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  1. Tsarnaev death penalty case to begin day after Boston MarathonRead the original story w/Photo

    56 min ago | CBS News

    The trial of convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev enters the penalty phase Tuesday. The jury will decide whether the 21-year-old gets the death penalty, or life in prison.

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  2. Boston Jury to Determine Life or Death for Marathon BomberRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | News Max

    ... in the trial's next phase, said David Weinstein, a lawyer in private practice in Florida who brought death penalty cases in prior work as a state and federal prosecutor. Neither prosecutors nor defense lawyers have said publicly who they will call ...

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  3. Richard Family Want Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's Death Penalty Stopped Despite Son Dying In Boston BombingRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Family Badge

    ... Their son, Martin Richard , did not survive the blast. Already, experts are saying that if Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's death penalty is handed down, it could take years before any execution takes place. In the meantime, there would likely be many legal ...

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  4. Court allows challenge to execution of Pakistani convicted as juvenileRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Ekklesia Daily News

    ... hang a man whom it wrongfully arrested, tortured and sentenced to death as a child." Maya Foa, director of the death penalty team at the human rights organisation Reprieve, said:"In the Pakistani government's rush to execute the thousands it holds ...

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  5. Calamity that shook US to its coreRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    ... was convicted on similar charges and sentenced to life without parole, because the jury was deadlocked on the death penalty. McVeigh and Nichols were motivated by their contempt for government - a hatred sharpened by the 1993 Waco Siege in Texas, ...

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  6. Egypt's Morsi faces possible death penalty in first verdictRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Nation

    CAIRO : Egypt's ex-president Mohamed Morsi faces being sentenced to death Tuesday on charges of inciting the killing of protestors in the first verdict against him nearly two years after his fall from power. He also faces the death penalty in two other trials, including one in which he is accused of spying for foreign powers, and escaping from prison during the 2011 anti-Mubarak revolt.

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  7. Bored Teen, 17 Year Old Chancey Allen Luna Found Guilty of First Degree Murder of Christopher LaneRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Scared Monkeys

    Good riddance. It is too bad he was not given the death penalty. If everyone remembers, the three teens claimed that they killed Christopher Lane in a random drive by shooting because they were bored.

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  8. What really kept Boston strongRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | GantDaily.com

    ... multiple counts. On Tuesday, the trial's sentencing phase will begin, determining whether he will receive the death penalty. In national security circles, there is often a debate about whether the U.S. judicial system is well equipped for terrorism ...

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  9. Islam and the death penaltyRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Commonweal

    ... impact statements to be considered in sentencing, victims don't get to argue in court for or against the death penalty. Of course a number have already expressed their opinions elsewhere. Most compellingly, Bill and Denise Richard, whose 8-year-old ...

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  10. Our Opinion: Heed parents' wise words on Tsarnaev sentencingRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle

    ... that association. In a powerful statement in Friday's Boston Globe, Bill and Denise Richard argued against the death penalty for convicted bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, which federal prosecutors seek. Their words matter. Mr. Tsarnaev left his pressure ...

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  11. Connie Schultz: Michelle Knight - " Call her Lily, pleaseRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Northern Virginia Daily

    ... in 2003 and imprisoned them in his hellhole of a house until police rescued them in May 2013. To avoid the death penalty, he pleaded guilty to 937 counts - including rape, murder and kidnapping - and was sentenced that August to life in prison ...

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  12. Egyptian court seeks death sentence for 11 in soccer stadium violence caseRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Defendants react as they are seen behind bars during the hearing at a court in Cairo, on Sunday. An Egyptian court took a step towards imposing the death penalty on 11 men for involvement in deadly soccer stadium violence in 2012, in a court session shown on television.

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  13. Report: FBI overstated hair matches in trialsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | USA Today

    ... years in evidence provided in court by its forensic lab to help secure criminal convictions, including in death penalty cases. The admission follows a report by the Inspector General's Office (OIG) last July probing "irregularities" by the Federal ...

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  14. Bill and Denise Richard, Boston Victim's Parents, Say No to Death PenaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | News Max

    In this April 15, 2014 file photo, Bill and Denise Richard, parents of Martin Richard, who was killed in the Boston Marathon bombings, walk along Boylston Street in the rain during the flag raising ceremony commemorating the one-year anniversary of the bombings on Boylston Street near the finish line on in Boston, Massachusetts. Bill and Denise Richard, parents of the youngest victim of the Boston Marathon bombings, do not want convicted terrorist Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to receive the death penalty.

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  15. Boston Marathon Bombing Jury To Decide Life Or Death For TsarnaevRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Switched

    ... in the trial's next phase, said David Weinstein, a lawyer in private practice in Florida who brought death penalty cases in prior work as a state and federal prosecutor. Neither prosecutors nor defense lawyers have said publicly who they will call ...

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  16. Life or death? Boston bomber's trial turns to sentencingRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    ... in the trial's next phase, said David Weinstein, a lawyer in private practice in Florida who brought death penalty cases in prior work as a state and federal prosecutor. Neither prosecutors nor defense lawyers have said publicly who they will call ...

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  17. Egyptian death sentence for soccer fans puts president's iron grip to the testRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Switched

    ... the judge in the retrial ordered by an appeals court lowered the number of al Masri supporters facing a death penalty, the verdict is certain to spark renewed anger in Port Said where many see the fans as scapegoats in what was likely an effort that ...

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  18. Egypt court seeks death sentence for 11 in soccer stadium caseRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | CNews

    ... Said that left 74 people dead. AFP PHOTO / STR An Egyptian court on Sunday took a step towards imposing the death penalty on 11 men for involvement in deadly soccer stadium violence in 2012, in a court session shown on television. The judge referred ...

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  19. 'No guarantee nitrogen gas execution is painless'Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Russia Taday

    Oklahoma has added the gas chamber to its execution methods. The head of the Death Penalty Information Center, Robert Dunham, told RT the decision was made hastily, with no medical research and that nitrogen was "inappropriate for use on humans".

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  20. 20 years later, Oklahoma City bombing victims try to move on - $10M...Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Fox News

    ... the perpetrator of the crime. It has to do with you," said Welch, who has become an outspoken critic of the death penalty. FILE - In this May 5, 1995 file photo, a large group of search and rescue crew attends a memorial service in front of the ...

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