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Dylann Roof's lawyers focus on death penalty, not guilt in church shooting

After the racially mixed jury determines Roof's guilt, the federal trial will move to the penalty phase, where Roof plans to act as his own lawyer to apparently...


Branstad accepts China ambassador job, Kelly reportedly in for Homeland Security

In speeches, he has expressed frustration with what he calls the "bureaucrats" in Washington , and he described the military's counterterrorism operations over...


Les Miles & Lane Kiffin Top The List Of USF Coaching Candidates

With a likely opening at USF , all eyes turn to Alabama for the coach to replace Willie Taggart , reportedly on his way to Oregon. After rushing for almost ...


122nd Fighter Wing not selected to fly F-35 fighter jets

Patrick Renwick, 122nd Fighter Wing commander. Gen. John Slocum, commander of the 127th Wing at Selfridge. "We are honored that the Air Force recognizes that Ja...


Biden not planning on 2020 bid, but will 'never say never'

Biden served in the Senate for 36 years representing DE before spending eight years as vice president. "Yeah I am. I'm gonna run in 2020..." Senators from b...


Japanese leader Abe won't apologize at Pearl Harbor

However, Washington offered a negative view toward Abe's trip to Pearl Harbor preceding Obama's visit to Hiroshima, saying that it could hinder Obama's Hiroshim...


Virginia Tech falls to Clemson 42-35 in ACC Championship Game

Clemson (11-1) arrives at its second consecutive ACC title game with plenty of blowout wins on its résumé this season, as one might expect from a team with s...


Major fire rips through multiple buildings in Cambridge, Mass.

Check back for further details as they develop. The cause of the fire is still unclear. He called 911 to report the fire - which had rapidly spread to adjac...


Trump expands list of candidates to head State Dep't

Petraeus pleaded guilty previous year to knowingly sharing binders of classified information, including the names of covert operatives, with his mistress Paula...


North Dakota authorities to conditionally move from bridge near Standing Rock protest

In a statement released by Standing Rock Sioux Tribe chairman Dave Archambault II, it has been confirmed that the Army Corps of Engineers have halted construc...


5 dead after severe weather outbreak in the South

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP ) - Five people were killed in two states after at least 13 twisters damaged homes, splintered barns and toppled trees in parts of Alabama,...


House pushes ahead with $611 billion defense policy bill

The conferees, comprising of members of the House of Representative and the Senate, believe that secretary of defence should continue to closely monitor the pro...


Deadly storms add to drought, flood and fires plaguing South

A wind advisory is in effect in western areas of the state through Wednesday evening with likely gusts up to 45 miles per hour. Flener says suspected tornadic...


Bad beaver doesn't give a damn, trashes holiday decorations at store

Mary County Sheriff's Office explained in a statement . There was no word on how much damage the beaver caused. That's what one sheriff's office discovered...


Donald Trump's position on flag-burning isn't really all that controversial

The comments provoked widespread condemnation from Trump's critics, who pointed out that burning the flag was a constitutionally protected right. He said furt...


Fundraiser launched for store manager berated on video

As of late Monday, it had been viewed almost 600,000 times. Grady said the employees "did nothing to provoke this verbal attack and in fact treated all cust...


Paris prosecutor: 5 terror suspects under Islamic State direction

The four French nationals, aged 35 to 37 years and unknown to intelligence services, had been arrested in Strasbourg city. Locations included Disneyland Pari...


Nevada AG Sounds Off on Obama's Overtime Rule

The ruling dealt a major blow to the Obama administration's effort to beef up labor laws it said weren't keeping pace with the times . The rule, released b...


Mistrial Declared In Case Of Cincinnati Cop Who Fatally Shot Samuel DuBose

Tensing was sacked by the University of Cincinnati after he fatally shot43-year-old Sam DuBose during a broad daylight traffic stop just outside the campus.The ...


Charging decision expected in Wayne State officer's death

Rose, 29, died Wednesday, one day after he was shot in the head while working in the Woodbridge neighborhood a few blocks from the Wayne State University campus...


Friday forecast: Dense fog early; sunny, highs in lower 60s later

The low at night will be around around 42. The forecast for Sunday is warm - a high in the mid-50s - but with a 70 percent chance of showers, along with str...


Trump aide suggests he wants no Clinton probe

However, the newspaper denied changing the terms, and a spokeswoman for Trump later said the meeting would take place as scheduled. The statement comes only h...


No. 20 Baylor's bench sparks Battle 4 Atlantis title run

Baylor scored first, but the Spartans quickly countered with a pair of threes to take the lead, which they kept for the entire first half. "We didn't look ver...


The Salvation Army Serves Early Thanksgiving Dinner to Community

Trustee Lee Wong was serving food to Burdell Kaiser and her great-grandchildren, Olajuwon and Malachi Mullins, 6 and 7. "People need to know there is somebody...


Tom Brady Named AFC Offensive Player of the Week

Brady took a hit in the Patriots' 30-17 win over the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday in which he appeared to injure the knee. The special teams star suffered a le...