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Florida Man Executed for Fatally Stabbing Woman in 1992

US News & World - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 21:40
A man convicted of the fatal stabbing and beating death of a woman in Miami-Dade County 26 years ago was put to death Thursday evening in Florida.

Oldest Giraffe in North America Dies at Colorado Springs Zoo

US News & World - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 21:38
Zoo officials say the oldest giraffe in North America has died in Colorado Springs after her health rapidly declined.

Nancy Wilson, Grammy Winning Jazz Singer, Dies at 81

US News & World - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 21:38
Nancy Wilson, the Grammy-winning "song stylist" and torch singer whose polished pop-jazz vocals made her a million-selling recording artist and top concert performer, has died at age 81.

Japan Begins Reclamation at Disputed US Base Despite Protest

US News & World - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 21:35
Japan's central government has started main reclamation work at a disputed U.S. military base relocation site on the southern island of Okinawa despite fierce local opposition.

Manager Says Grammy-Winning Jazz Singer Nancy Wilson Has Died at Age 81

US News & World - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 21:33
Manager says Grammy-winning jazz singer Nancy Wilson has died at age 81.

Human heart left on Southwest flight delivered on time; organ has 'no intended recipient'

USA Today - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 21:26

Someone left a human heart onboard a recent Southwest Airlines flight from Seattle, resulting in the Dallas-bound flight's return to its origin.

       

Japan's 'Tankan' Economic Survey Shows Sentiment Flat

US News & World - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 21:22
A key quarterly economic survey by the Bank of Japan shows sentiment among large manufacturers remained unchanged, as worries about global trade tensions persisted.

CBS paid actress Eliza Dushku $9.5M after 'Bull' star Michael Weatherly's sexual comments

USA Today - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 21:21

Eliza Dushku got a $9.5 million payout after she complained about mistreatment from "Bull" star Michael Weather and left the show, reports "New York Times."

       

7-Year-Old Immigrant Girl Dies After Border Patrol Arrest

US News & World - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 21:19
Federal immigration authorities have confirmed that a 7-year-old girl who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border with her father last week died after being taken into the custody of the U.S. Border Patrol.

Wyoming Lawmakers Consider Investing Rainy Day Funds

US News & World - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 21:15
Wyoming lawmakers are considering investing a portion of the state's rainy day fund in an effort to produce more revenue.

Lawyers of Man Charged in Double Killing Seek Venue Change

US News & World - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 21:11
Attorneys for a western Montana man charged with killing and dismembering two people have requested a change of venue for his trial, citing the extensive media coverage of the case.

Indian Man Gets 9 Years in Prison for Sex Assault on Flight

US News & World - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 21:09
An Indian man living in the U.S. on a work visa was sentenced to nine years in prison Thursday for sexually assaulting a sleeping woman during an overnight flight to Detroit.

Asian Shares Fall on Poor Chinese Economic Data

US News & World - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 20:59
Asian shares slip on slowing Chinese industrial output, retail sales.

After Pension Ruling, Kentucky GOP in Position to Try Again

US News & World - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 20:58
Teachers are rejoicing and Republicans are despairing across Kentucky as the state's Supreme Court struck down a law on procedural grounds that had made changes to one of the country's worst-funded pension systems.

South Carolina Regulators Face Billion-Dollar Decisions

US News & World - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 20:56
South Carolina regulators have a couple of billion-dollar decisions Friday.

Central Illinois Cereal Maker Shuts Down

US News & World - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 20:48
A company that's the largest employer in the central Illinois village of Gridley has closed because not enough people were buying the cereal it made.

NYC to Pay $2M to Family of Mentally Ill Woman Shot by Cop

US News & World - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 20:44
New York City has agreed to pay $2 million to the family of a 66-year-old mentally ill woman who was fatally shot by a police officer in her apartment in 2016.

Several Injured After Explosion, Fire at Energy Facility

US News & World - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 20:42
An explosion and fire at a MarkWest energy facility in Pennsylvania has left several people with injuries.

Chinese Graft Fugitive Returns From New Zealand to Surrender

US News & World - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 20:41
BEIJING (Reuters) - A former Chinese automotive official suspected of corruption has returned home from New Zealand to 'surrender' to the...

Chris Pratt makes relationship with Katherine Schwarzenegger Instagram official

USA Today - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 20:26

Chris Pratt posted a photo montage of girlfriend Katherine Schwarzenegger on Instagram to mark her 29th birthday.

       
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