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Philippines: Suspect in Filipina's freezer death arrested

Philippines: Suspect in Filipina's freezer death arrestedMANILA, Philippines (AP) — One of two suspects in the gruesome death of a Filipina maid whose body was found stuffed in a freezer in an apartment in Kuwait has been arrested in Lebanon, the Philippine foreign secretary said Friday.



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Texas, Alabama halt executions, Florida puts inmate to death

Texas, Alabama halt executions, Florida puts inmate to deathTexas Governor Greg Abbott commuted the death sentence of a convicted murderer less than an hour before he was set to be executed on Thursday, after the death row inmate’s family begged for mercy and won a rare clemency recommendation. Florida executed a man convicted of the 1993 rape and murder of a college student, the state’s Department of Corrections said. Alabama halted its planned execution on Thursday of a convicted murderer who has spent more than three decades on death row after his lawyers warned his failing health left him with veins that were unusable for a lethal injection.



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Florida man screams, yells 'murderers!' as he's put to death

Florida man screams, yells 'murderers!' as he's put to deathSTARKE, Fla. (AP) — As the execution drugs were being administered, inmate Eric Scott Branch let out a blood-curdling scream. Then he yelled "murderers! murderers! murderers!" as he thrashed on a gurney as he was being put to death for the 1993 rape and slaying of a college student.



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University experts to lead Puerto Rico storm death review

University experts to lead Puerto Rico storm death reviewSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's governor announced Thursday that a team of experts at George Washington University will lead an independent, in-depth review to determine the number of deaths caused by Hurricane Maria amid accusations that the U.S. territory has undercounted the toll.



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What Billy Graham's Death And His Son Franklin's Rise Reveal About America

What Billy Graham's Death And His Son Franklin's Rise Reveal About AmericaBilly Graham died Wednesday at 99



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Autopsy confirms Virginia woman was mauled to death by her own pit bulls

Autopsy confirms Virginia woman was mauled to death by her own pit bullsAn autopsy has confirmed that a Virginia woman believed to have been mauled to death by her own pit bulls in December did indeed die from "trauma due to mauling by animals."



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Autopsy confirms Virginia woman was mauled to death by her own pit bulls

Autopsy confirms Virginia woman was mauled to death by her own pit bullsAn autopsy has confirmed that a Virginia woman believed to have been mauled to death by her own pit bulls in December did indeed die from "trauma due to mauling by animals."



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Adoptive parents charged with murder in death of Rowan County girl

Adoptive parents charged with murder in death of Rowan County girlOn Tuesday, Rowan County Sheriff Kevin Auten announced that Casey and Sandy Parsons, the adoptive parents of Erica Parsons, will be charged with murder in the death of Erica.



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More bombs hit Syria's Ghouta, death toll highest since 2013

More bombs hit Syria's Ghouta, death toll highest since 2013By Ellen Francis and Angus McDowall BEIRUT (Reuters) – Pro-government forces pounded the rebel-held district of eastern Ghouta outside the Syrian capital Damascus on Tuesday, in a surge of violence that a war monitor said had killed at least 250 people since Sunday night. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said it was the highest 48-hour death toll in the Syria conflict since a 2013 chemical attack on eastern Ghouta, the last major rebel bastion located near the capital. Damascus says it only targets militants.



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Syria's Child Death Toll Prompts Scathing 1-Sentence Statement From UN Agency

Syria's Child Death Toll Prompts Scathing 1-Sentence Statement From UN AgencyThe United Nations agency that helps the world’s needy children issued a terse statement on Tuesday about the escalating death toll in Syria as pro-government forces hammer rebel-held areas.



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