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Parents Sentenced To Life; Starved and Shackled Children

Parents Sentenced To Life; Starved and Shackled Children

Apr 20, 2019 By BRIAN MELLEY Associated Press RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — The eldest son and daughter of a couple who starved and shackled 12 of their children spoke publicly for the first time Friday, alternately condemning and forgiving their parents before a judge sentenced the pair to up to life in prison. Since being freed…

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Storms Batter South, Kill 2 in Mississippi, 1 in Alabama

Storms Batter South, Kill 2 in Mississippi, 1 in Alabama

LEARNED, MS (AP) — Strong storms again roared across the South on Thursday, killing two Mississippi drivers and a woman in Alabama while leaving more than 100,000 people without power across Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas. National Weather Service forecasters said they believe multiple tornadoes hit southwest and central Mississippi, although they won’t be sure…

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‘A Good Day’: Trump Claims Victory With Mueller Report Out

‘A Good Day’: Trump Claims Victory With Mueller Report Out

By JONATHAN LEMIRE and JILL COLVIN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — For nearly two years, President Donald Trump and his allies sought to undermine special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe, attacking investigators’ credibility and playing down their findings. As a redacted version of Mueller’s report was finally released Thursday, Trump resorted to bluster, broadsides and…

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Colorado Schools Reopen as FBI Examines Teen Suspect’s Past

Colorado Schools Reopen as FBI Examines Teen Suspect’s Past

LITTLETON, CO (AP) — The death of a Florida teenager who authorities say was obsessed with the Columbine school shooting and may have planned to carry out her own attack in Colorado did not end an investigation into the 18-year-old, authorities said as they examine whether the young woman acted alone and Denver-area schools prepared…

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Heightened Alert After Threat Locks Down Columbine

Heightened Alert After Threat Locks Down Columbine

LITTLETON, CO (AP) — Schools in the Denver area are on heightened alert after authorities said a young woman who is “infatuated” with the 1999 shooting at Columbine High School made threats just days before the 20th anniversary of the attack that killed 13 people. Authorities are looking for Sol Pais, 18, who is thought to…

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