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Burning body found hanging from tree in Los Angeles' Griffith Park

Burning body found hanging from tree in Los Angeles’ Griffith Park

A burning body was found hanging from a tree in Los Angeles’ Griffith Park, according to authorities in the city. Los Angeles Fire Department says that the gruesome discovery was made near the park’s merry-go-round on Tuesday afternoon. Authorities say that the victim’s age, gender, and race are not yet known. Firefighters called to the …

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Yaser Said found guilty of capital murder in 2008 shootings of teenage daughters, Sarah and Amina

Yaser Said found guilty of capital murder in 2008 shootings of teenage daughters, Sarah and Amina

Yaser Said was convicted of capital murder Tuesday in the 2008 fatal shootings of his two teenage daughters, 18-year-old Amina Said and 17-year-old Sarah Said. After hearing closing arguments and deliberating for three hours, the Dallas County jury reached the guilty verdict. Judge Chika Anyiam said to life in prison without the possibility of parole. …

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Nebraska woman charged with helping daughter have abortion

Nebraska woman charged with helping daughter have abortion

OMAHA, Nebraska (AP) — A Nebraska woman has been charged with helping her teenage daughter end her pregnancy at about 24 weeks after investigators uncovered Facebook messages in which the two discussed using medication to induce an abortion and plans to burn the fetus afterward. The prosecutor handling the case said it’s the first time …

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Rep.  Jaime Herrera Beutler concedes primary defeat to Trump-endorsed challenger Joe Kent

Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler concedes primary defeat to Trump-endorsed challenger Joe Kent

Six-term US Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler conceded defeat to Donald Trump-endorsed challenger Joe Kent on Tuesday after new vote totals confirmed she would place third in the primary. The concession was further proof of the political price paid by Republicans who dared to impeach Trump over his role in stoking the January 2021 assault on …

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Pro-impeachment Republican Herrera Beutler concedes in House race

Pro-impeachment Republican Herrera Beutler concedes in House race

Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-Wash.) has conceded defeat in the primary race in Washington state’s 3rd Congressional District, marking an end to her six terms as a congresswoman following her vote to impeach former President Trump. “Though my campaign came up short this time, I’m proud of all we’ve accomplished together for the place where …

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51-year-old man charged with murdering 2 Muslim men in Albuquerque;  additional charges possible, police say

51-year-old man charged with murdering 2 Muslim men in Albuquerque; additional charges possible, police say

A man has been detained and charged with murdering two Muslim men, Albuquerque police announced Tuesday. Four Muslim men have been killed in the city since November, and authorities believe the suspect may eventually be charged in the other two murders. Muhammed Syed, 51, was identified as the “primary suspect in the recent murders of …

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In this Sept.  1, 2021, file photo Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen.  Mark Milley speaks during a briefing at the Pentagon in Washington about the end of the war in Afghanistan.

Trump wanted his national security team to ‘totally loyal’ like Nazis

WASHINGTON – An excerpt from the new book “The Divider: Trump in the White House, 2017-2021,” authored by The New Yorker’s Susan B. Glasser and the New York Times’ Peter Baker, says former President Donald Trump wanted his national security team to be loyal to him, the way he thought German soldiers were loyal to …

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Federal court rules that House committee can access Trump's tax records

Federal court rules that House committee can access Trump’s tax records

A federal appeals panel unanimously ruled Tuesday that a House committee can access former President Donald Trump’s tax records after a yearslong legal battle. A three-judge panel of the US Circuit Court of Appeals for Washington, DC, agreed that the House Ways and Means Committee has the authority to obtain Trump’s tax records from the …

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