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Jurors listened Wednesday as a man called two teenagers who broke into his central Minnesota home "vermin" on an audio recording shortly after fatally shooting them.
A small town in southwest Wyoming has been evacuated after an explosion and fire at a natural gas pipeline hub.
U.N. Security Council members are considering sanctions on South Sudan's warring parties, envoys said on Wednesday, after U.N. peacekeeping chief Herve Ladsous demanded "serious consequences" be imposed to force an end to the violence.
Under a law just signed by Georgia's governor, people with a license can carry a gun into bars, some government buildings and places of worship if religious leaders say it's OK.
Uganda's army, backing its neighbour South Sudan against a four-month-old rebellion, said on Wednesday UN peacekeepers should have done more to stop insurgents slaughtering hundreds of civilians there last week.
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South Sudanese rebels loyal to the former vice president, Riek Machar, said their forces were on a rescue mission to Bor town, the capital of Jonglei state which was the scene of the recent massacre of women and children from the Nuer ethnic group at a United Nations base.
According to a survey from Ofcom last year , 91 per cent of respondents still watch television on a 'main set', 49 per cent use their smartphones while watching and 25 per cent share what they are viewing via phone, text or social media.
By a 6-2 majority, the court declares that voters in a state can outlaw the use of race as a factor in college admissions.
In this image taken from video, dead bodies lie on the road near Bentiu, South Sudan, on Sunday, April 20, 2014.
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Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo, shown here addressing a news conference in Dakar, Senegal, on Feb. 25, 2012, leads the AU Commission of Inquiry on South Sudan.
Rebels in South Sudan are involved in fierce fighting with the army in several areas of the country, the military spokesman has told the BBC.
Protesters remain dissatisfied with Kyiv leadership and refuse to vacate dozens of occupied administrative buildings.
President Yoweri Museveni has assured the people of West Nile that they will remain part of Uganda and no one will again alter the country's borders to place the region in another country.
U.N. special envoy to the African Union Haile Menkerios held talks on Monday with Djiboutian President Ismail Omar Guelleh on the situation in Sudan and South Sudan, a presidential spokesperson said.