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  1. Georgia executes man convicted of killing inmate; lawyers say he was disabledRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | SavannahNow

    A man convicted in the killing of a fellow inmate has been executed in Georgia despite claims by his lawyers that he was intellectually disabled. Warren Lee Hill was put to death by injection of a single drug Tuesday at the state prison in Jackson.

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  2. No jail for former CHP officer who shared explicit photos of suspectsRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    A former California Highway Patrol officer was sentenced to probation Tuesday for sharing racy photographs he took from the cellphones of women who were in custody. Sean D. Harrington, 35, pleaded no contest to two felony counts of unauthorized access to a computer and copying of data.

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  3. Ga. man executed for killing fellow inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    Georgia on Tuesday executed a man who killed a fellow inmate despite arguments from his lawyers that his execution was prohibited by the Constitution because he was intellectually disabled. Warren Lee Hill was put to death by an injection of pentobarbital at the state prison in Jackson.

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  4. Sanden Corp. Agrees to Plead Guilty to Price Fixing on Automobile Parts Installed in U.S. CarsRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    Sanden Corp., an automotive parts manufacturer based in Gunma, Japan, has agreed to plead guilty and to pay a $3.2 million criminal fine for its role in a conspiracy to suppress and eliminate competition for the purchase of compressors used in air conditioning systems sold to Nissan North America Inc. for installation in vehicles manufactured and sold in the United States and elsewhere, the Department of Justice announced today. According to a one-count felony charge filed today in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan in Detroit, Sanden conspired to fix the prices of compressors sold to Nissan.

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  5. Peruvian Man Sentenced for Defrauding and Extorting Spanish-Speaking...Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    A Peruvian man charged with running an operation that threatened and defrauded Spanish-speaking U.S. residents was sentenced today to more than 17 years in prison in federal district court in Miami, the Department of Justice and U.S. Postal Inspection Service announced. Juan Alejandro Rodriguez Cuya, 35, was sentenced to serve 210 months in federal prison to be followed by three years of supervised release for his operation of Angeluz Florida Corporation and call centers in Peru that lied to and threatened Spanish-speaking victims into paying fraudulent settlements for nonexistent debts.

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  6. Mexico: Captured drug lord 'Chapo' Guzman to stay putRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    ... in the Pacific Coast tourist resort of Mazatlan, ending years on the run as Mexico's most wanted man after a daring prison break in 2001. He is being held at a maximum-security prison near the capital. Murillo Karam said sending Guzman to the United ...

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  7. Convicted murderer executedRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Statesboro Herald

    ... he was intellectually disabled. Warren Lee Hill was put to death by injection of a single drug Tuesday at the state prison in Jackson. The 54-year-old was pronounced dead at 7:55 p.m. He did not make any final statement. Hill had previously come ...

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  8. Georgia executes Warren Lee HillRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Click2Houston

    Despite pleas by human rights groups and legal representatives who have argued that Hill's intellectual disability should have made him ineligible for the death penalty, Hill died by injection at the prison in Jackson, Georgia. His time of death was 7:55 p.m. ET, said spokeswoman Gwendolyn Hogan.

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  9. Houston murderer's execution haltedRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Click2Houston

    ... linked to five killings in Houston. Andy Cerota reports. SERVING GOVERNOR OF TEXAS FACE HAS MAXIMUM OF 109 YEARS IN PRISON. TONIGHT WAS SUPPOSED TO BE THE FINAL NIGHT ON EARTH FOR THIS DEATH ROW INMATE, BUT THAT CHANGED. TEXAS TOP CRIMINAL COURT ...

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  10. Today in History for Jan. 28Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Erie Times News

    On Jan. 28, 1915, the United States Coast Guard was created as President Woodrow Wilson signed a bill merging the Life-Saving Service and Revenue Cutter Service. The American merchant vessel SS William P. Frye, en route to England with a cargo of wheat, became the first U.S. ship to be sunk during World War I by a German cruiser, the SS Prinz Eitel Friedrich, even though the United States was not at war.

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  11. Wrongfully Imprisoned Man Gets Free Trip to Super BowlRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WHO-TV

    ... Ferguson an all-expenses-paid trip to Sunday's game. The 30-year-old, who now lives in Florida, was released from prison in 2013. Ferguson's 12-year nightmare began on November 1, 2001. He and his friend Charles Erickson, both then 17, were drinking ...

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  12. Super Bowl or Bust: Can Employees Gamble on the Big Game?Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | JD Supra

    It is estimated that the 100 million dollars in wagers that Nevada sports books accepted for the 2014 Super Bowl accounted for just 1% of all Super Bowl betting last year; and the total amount of money wagered on the upcoming Super Bowl, both legally and illegally, is expected to surpass 10 billion dollars. In other words, the action on Sunday's matchup between the Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots is projected to exceed the annual GDP of more than forty countries.

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  13. 26 states want immigration EOs stoppedRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Nearly half of all Americans polled this week approve of the job President Barack Obama is doing, according to a Rasmussen poll . So then why are more than half the states suing the administration for Obama's executive action on immigration ? Nevada and Tennessee are the latest states to join the class action lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas by Texas.

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  14. Death Penalty Opponents Make Last-Minute Plea To Save Richard Glossip's LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Switched

    ... him to do it. In exchange for his testimony, Sneed was spared death row himself and instead sentenced to life in prison. "It's a peculiar distortion of justice that the actual killer will likely die of natural causes in a minimum-security prison, ...

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  15. Fidel Castro appears to put a guarded stamp of approval on U.S.-Cuba normalizationRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    The U.S. diplomats had returned home and more than a month had passed since the announcement of a seismic shift in U.S.-Cuba relations before Fidel Castro, father of the Cuban Revolution, finally chimed in. His message was hardly a ringing endorsement of the new policy, but he did indicate that he thought his brother, Cuban leader RaAol Castro, was taking the right steps in renewing diplomatic relations with the United States and working toward normalization.

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  16. Forceful show of support as huge U.S. delegation pays respects to Saudi KingRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    U.S. President Barack Obama is seen with Saudi King Salman in Riyadh on Tuesday. Mr. Obama arrived in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, leading a bipartisan delegation of prominent current and former officials, to offer condolences for the death of King Abdullah.

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  17. Warren Hill Executed Despite Being Labeled Intellectually DisabledRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Switched

    A man convicted in the killing of a fellow inmate has been executed in Georgia despite claims by his lawyers that he was intellectually disabled. Warren Lee Hill was put to death by injection of a single drug Tuesday at the state prison in Jackson.

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  18. For court of last resort, deadly deadlines loomRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | USA Today

    The Supreme Court faces a series of deadly deadlines over the death penalty in cases involving lethal injections, intellectual disabilities and procedures used by lawyers, judges and juries. For court of last resort, deadly deadlines loom The Supreme Court faces a series of deadly deadlines over the death penalty in cases involving lethal injections, intellectual disabilities and procedures used by lawyers, judges and juries.

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  19. Bill seeks to a hammera gun offenders with violent pastsRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times

    A west suburban legislator plans Wednesday to introduce a potentially controversial proposal to boost the sentences of felons caught with guns. State Rep. Michael Zalewski's bill would raise the mandatory minimum sentence for that crime to three years in prison - up from two.

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  20. A punishment that never endsRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times

    Twin brothers Pedro and Margarito Flores, 33, appear in federal court in Chicago, Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. Because of their extraordinary cooperation with authorities, the twins were sentenced to only 14 years in prison each for running a nearly $2 billion North American drug ring.

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