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Hamid, who is the co-founder and president of Muslim Women of the Carolinas and writes a column for  The Charlotte Observer  about her faith, had been discussing Trump just days before during an appearance on a local radio program,  Charlotte Talks .
  • Mexican drug kingpin El Chapo Guzman arrested -- again (with timeline)

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    This is the third time Guzman has been captured , after being arrested in 1993 and 2014. Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto just announced via twitter that authorities have El Chapo in custody . " El Chapo's " escape was seen as an embarrassment to Nieto's administration and Mexican law enforcement as a whole after officials said he would never escape from maximum security prison Altiplano.
  • 3-time convicted killer Oscar Ray Bolin scheduled…

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    On Wednesday Bolin's attorney Bjorn Brunvand told 8 On Your Side he was still waiting for a response to his final appeal at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit. His cousin told authorities that he and Bolin abducted Stowe outside a convenience store and raped her in a truck before Bolin killed her. He once again received the death penalty in the Matthews' and Collins' killings, but a new jury in the Holley slaying found Bolin guilty of second-degree murder, converting his ...
  • House sends Obamacare repeal bill to President

    House sends Obamacare repeal bill to President

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    However, Republicans do not command enough votes to override the president's veto. Planned Parenthood maintains the footage was edited and denied any improper activity. "In their role as representatives of the people, Congress has spoken". Ted Cruz and retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson, who Hoyer dubbed the "alliance of the angry".
  • Convicted Serial Killer Executed In Florida

    Convicted Serial Killer Executed In Florida

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    Barring a last-minute reprieve from the U.S. Supreme Court, 53-year-old Oscar Ray Bolin will be executed Thursday night in Florida State Prison. The Florida Supreme Court rejected a request for a stay of execution and the U.S. "He dies for all of our girls", she said. Bolin's death sentence in the Matthews case was upheld in 2004 after three trials. Reeves isn't the only grieving family member left to pick up the pieces after Bolin went on a 1986 killing spree in Tampa Bay.
  • What if a Canadian wins the $1-billion Powerball lottery?

    What if a Canadian wins the $1-billion Powerball lottery?

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    The epic jackpot run for Powerball continues, as the new estimated annuity jackpot for Saturday night's draw has now reached $800 million. Before you get too excited, remember that the chances of winning the Powerball are hovering at around one in 292.2 million, according to Global News .
  • Record-tying El Nino's storms hitting parched California

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    According to ABC7, Tuesday marks the third of four storms that are expected to hit the region, stating that another storm is expected to hit Los Angeles region by 11 a.m. At the foot of the San Gabriel Mountains, Monrovia officials dispatched crews with sandbags to help protect Socha's neighborhood from landslides. As much as 15 inches of rain could fall in the next 16 days in Northern California, with around 2ft of snow expected in the Sierra Nevada, according to the National Weather Service.
  • Protesters Crash Trump Rally in Vermont

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    Trump joked that staff should "confiscate his coat" before sending the protesters into the frigid Vermont night. Also, in a snow-covered park in downtown Burlington, blocks away from where Bernie Sanders announced his presidential bid last May, hundreds of Trump protesters voiced their disdain.
  • Powerball up to $800M, largest jackpot to date

    Powerball up to $800M, largest jackpot to date

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    Tickets statewide were selling ahead of Wednesday's drawing at a rate of more than 25,000 a minute, a number Florida Lottery officials expected to only spike as Saturday's drawing approaches. The televised drawings for Powerball are held every Wednesday and Saturday nights at 10:59 p.m. ET. The Powerball jackpot has soared to a record $800 million, the largest in USA history.
  • Donald Trump makes noise in Sanders's state with rally in Burlinton, Vt

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    Yeah get him out of here". "Did you get them out?" "Oh, I would love to run against Bernie", Donald Trump said, being cheered by the audience. In a failed attempt to stop disruptions such as these, Trump actually tried to prohibit anyone who did not pledge their support from attending his event.
  • Florida carries out the country's first execution of 2016

    Florida carries out the country's first execution of 2016

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    Inside the bouquet was a copy of the death warrant Gov. Rick Scott signed for Bolin, NBC reported. The death row inmate also received a life sentence in the January 1986 slaying of Natalie Blanch Holley, 25, in Hillsborough County. The three Tampa-area killings went unsolved until someone called an anonymous tip line in 1990, when Bolin was already serving a 22- to 75-year prison sentence in OH for kidnapping and raping a 20-year-old waitress outside Toledo in 1987.
  • Police officer shot in Boston

    Police officer shot in Boston

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    The shooting happened on Mount Bowdoin Terrace - Geneva Avenue area in the Dorchester neighborhood just before 10:30 a.m. The officer, who was reportedly shot in the leg, was rushed to Boston Medical Center. "The officer told me from his bedside that another officer applied a tourniquet and it stopped the bleeding", Boston Police Patrolmen's Association President Pat Rose told ABC News.
  • No Powerball victor means jackpot swells to $675M

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    The chance of winning this jackpot with a single ticket is about 1 in 292 million , representing the number of possible number combinations. "Just for Wednesday alone, Louisiana Lottery Powerball sales were $4.2 million dollars", said Chopin.
  • 3-time convicted killer Oscar Ray Bolin

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    Barring a last-minute reprieve from the U.S. Supreme Court, 53-year-old Oscar Ray Bolin — who was found guilty 10 times by 10 juries for three different murders — will be executed at 6 p.m. Several dozen friends and family members of the victims gathered outside the prison after the execution and talked to the media. Reeves said she resents the spotlight the unconventional romance has received.
  • 'Affluenza' Teen's Mom Appears in Texas Court for Arraignment

    'Affluenza' Teen's Mom Appears in Texas Court for Arraignment

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    The court on Monday is expected to consider a motion by her lawyers to reduce the $1 million bond that she is being held on. Salvant also ordered her passport to be confiscated in the short hearing, but Couch, 48, said she does not have a passport.
  • Despite Screening, Protesters Disrupt Trump's Vermont Rally

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    Trump in particular is laughable - at least he was until people realised that he was gaining too much traction to be taken lightly. It was often hard to understand what the protesters were shouting, as they were quickly drowned out by Trump's supporters.
  • Powerball soars to $800 million; billion-dollar rollover unlikely, official says

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    There were no winners who got all six numbers to the Powerball jackpot drawn Wednesday night. That Mega Millions jackpot was won on March 30, 2012, and split between three winning tickets (Kansas, Illinois, and Maryland). Ticket sales for games such as Powerball will help the lottery for a third straight year raise more than half a billion dollars for education. "We project the strong player interest in the record jackpot will push purchases well past the 6.3 million mark", Holyfield ...
  • Ethan Couch News, Pictures, and Videos

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    A rich Texas teenager who fled with his mother to Mexico to avoid possible jail time for violating his probation in a drunken-driving crash that left four people dead planned the flight and even held a farewell party, US authorities said on Tuesday.
  • Oscar Ray Bolin: Serial Killer To Be Executed After 30 Years

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    The boyfriend dashed out to retrace Matthews' route, which would have taken her from the bank in Tampa to the Pasco County post office where her family kept a mailbox and where she often collected mail on her way to of from work. After attacking and severely injuring Matthews, Bolin brought her, wrapped in a sheet, to the home of his 13-year-old half-brother, who later told authorities he saw the victim in the sheet on the ground outside the house, and heard moaning and gurgling sounds.
  • Florida killer put to death in first USA execution of year

    Florida killer put to death in first USA execution of year

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    His execution was scheduled for 6 p.m. but was delayed while state officials awaited word from the Supreme Court about an appeal filed earlier in the day. confessions of other perps... prosecutorial conduct". Since the death penalty was reinstated by the U.S. Supreme Court in 1976, it has executed more inmates than all but three states (Texas, Oklahoma and Virginia).
  • Female shot and killed in Marina del Rey parking lot

    Female shot and killed in Marina del Rey parking lot

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    Police are still searching for the gunman who shot and killed a teenage girl at Villa Marina Marketplace in Marina Del Rey on Monday night. "Her soul carried straight to heaven but left behind her gentle touch on our hearts in ways words cannot do justice", the sister said.
  • Rural Oregon standoff nearing an end, armed activists indicate

    Rural Oregon standoff nearing an end, armed activists indicate

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    The crowd cheered the most for those who vented about how the federal government manages grazing lands, backed a pair of Harney County ranchers now in federal prison or ended their comments with, "God bless America". The encounter came as pressure mounts on Bundy to end the occupation of the headquarters of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, south of Burns. "The occupiers have used the flimsiest of pretexts to justify their actions", said Audubon's conservation director, Bob Sallinger, in ...
  • Trump rally in Vermont draws huge crowds

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    Trump said in a statement issued by his campaign. The leading Republican candidate for President, Donald Trump brought his show to Burlington in front of a capacity crowd at the Flynn Center, while hundreds who wanted in were turned away.
  • Powerball jackpot up to $500M for tonight's drawing

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    The jackpot is worth hundreds of millions of dollars. For some comparison, your chance of being struck by lightning in a year is about one in 960,000. "As far as actual money you would get more over the 30 years, but people weigh time". "People don't even realize there are secondary prizes", he said.
  • With No Wednesday Winner, Powerball Jackpot Swells to $675M

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    Powerball tickets are sold in 44 states, Washington D.C., U.S. Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico. The jackpot for Saturday's Powerball drawing has reached an estimated $ 700 million , according to a Massachusetts State Lottery spokesman. Think of the $496 million lump sum as the initial investment it would take to accrue interest and grow to $800 million to be made in 30 payments over the course of 29 years.
  • Lottery fever as Powerball jackpot soars to $800m

    Lottery fever as Powerball jackpot soars to $800m

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    It's hard to avoid the excitement building around the record $ 700 million  Powerball prize,  the largest lottery jackpot in history . Powerball tickets are sold by 47 lotteries: Iowa, 43 other states, the District of Columbia, U.S. As a result, the estimated prize for Saturday's draw has ballooned to an unprecedented $US700 million - that's $997,430,000 in Australian dollars based on the current exchange rate.
  • Florida Executes Oscar Ray Bolin Convicted Murderer of Three Women

    Florida Executes Oscar Ray Bolin Convicted Murderer of Three Women

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    Bolin Jr., who has been convicted 10  times  for three separate slayings, is scheduled to be executed for one of them on Thursday, Jan 7, 2016.  Kathleen Reeve , the 78-year-old mother of Matthews, brought Bolin's signed death warrant to her daughter's grave site.
  • Bill Cosby is legally blind, according to his lawyers

    Bill Cosby is legally blind, according to his lawyers

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    Camille Cosby's  deposition in a case against her famed husband has been postponed. Cosby's attorneys filed a one-page document Tuesday stating that they believe their client cannot get fair and impartial hearings before Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Mel Red Recana.
  • Powerball winning numbers: What time and channel is Saturday's jackpot drawing?

    Powerball winning numbers: What time and channel is Saturday's jackpot drawing?

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    Between $5 million and $10 million per hour in Powerball ticket sales were expected in California in the hours leading up to Saturday's drawing, said Alex Traverso, spokesman for California Lottery. And hey, if you don't play, you can't win. Now, it's one in 292 million. Powerball is played by 44 U.S. states as well as the District of Columbia, the U.S.