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US District Judge Raymond Jackson in Virginia ruled that Lee Boyd Malvo deserved another sentencing hearing because the US Supreme Court has ruled that mandatory life sentences for minors are unconstitutional. The other, decided previous year, established a legal framework for retroactive reviews of such sentences by state courts. But a jury in Chesapeake, where the trial was moved because of pretrial publicity, chose a life sentence for Malvo, and Fairfax Circuit Court Judge Jane Marum ...
  • Don't call me Caitlyn: Baby name plunges in popularity

    Don't call me Caitlyn: Baby name plunges in popularity

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    Speaking to fastforwardweb.com, she said: "When you do go through something like I've gone through in transitioning, and I have a large family, it's not easy". "I would imagine the surgery's tough". As a result, Caitlyn and homonyms Caitlin, Caitlyn , Katelynn, and Kaitlynn, have dropped out of the top 1,000.
  • What makes your mother special?

    What makes your mother special?

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    Retailers anticipate a record $23.6 billion in sales, about 10 percent above last year's spending. Remember, it's about a lot more than flowers and chocolate. Here are some of the gifts to celebrate happy mother's day 2017 . That, a big hug and " Love you , Mom!" My mother-in-law never made me feel like she is not my biological mother .
  • Heroin epidemic pushing up hepatitis C infections in US

    Heroin epidemic pushing up hepatitis C infections in US

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    A report released from the CDC Thursday shows hepatitis c infections have tripled in the last five years. But officials at the CDC think the reported infections are only a fraction of the actual number. "By testing, curing, and preventing hepatitis C, we can protect generations of Americans from needless suffering and death", said the CDC's Dr. Jonathan Mermin.
  • Maryland Regulators OK Nation's Largest Offshore Wind Plan

    Maryland Regulators OK Nation's Largest Offshore Wind Plan

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    The projects by U.S. Wind Inc. and Skipjack Offshore Energy would have a combined 368 megawatts of capacity with 77 turbines at least 14 miles off the coast, Maryland's Public Service Commission said. Skipjack estimates opening its operation near the end of 2022. Together, the two projects are seen yielding over Dollars 1.8 billion of in-state spending.
  • New book raises awareness of mental health issues

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    One in five van drivers describe their current mental health as poor or very poor, according to research commissioned by Mercedes-Benz Vans to mark Mental Health Awareness Week 2017. However, 54 percent of people surveyed said they want to talk to a professional regarding their mental health. Ficarello noted encounters with individuals experiences severe mental health problems can be violent or deadly, and trainings for law enforcement can help supplement the mental health industry.
  • Sunny Monday; Freeze Warning Tonight

    Sunny Monday; Freeze Warning Tonight

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    West wind 5 to 7 miles per hour becoming calm in the evening. South wind 6 to 9 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible. Winds could gust as high as 25 miles per hour. Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Winds could gust as high as 20 miles per hour. Wednesday night , there is an 80 percent chance of thunderstorms, with a low of 61, according to the weather service.
  • Deal secures freedom for 82 Chibok girls in Nigeria

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    He emphasized, though, that he considered all 82 of the girls to be his daughters "because majority worship in my church". But in a statement on Monday, Mohammed said the Buhari administration had promised to do all it could to get the girls released.
  • BC's Clark thanks Trudeau for considering ban, tax on thermal coal

    BC's Clark thanks Trudeau for considering ban, tax on thermal coal

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    In it, he writes that he's seriously considering a request of hers to tax US coal exports leaving British Columbia. The NDP is focusing on three seats now held by the Liberals in Vernon, Penticton and Osoyoos. But on the weekend, Mr. Horgan was in B.C.'s interior. "We can do much better than this", he told a crowd of about 100 at candidate Barry Dorval's campaign office.
  • Jury awards record-setting $110.5M in baby powder lawsuit

    Jury awards record-setting $110.5M in baby powder lawsuit

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    About 2,000 state and federal lawsuits are in courts across the country over concerns about health problems caused by prolonged talcum powder use. Slemp was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2012 after using Johnson & Johnson's talcum-containing products for more than 40 years, according to the lawsuit.
  • Somalia's public works minister shot dead in capital Mogadishu

    Somalia's public works minister shot dead in capital Mogadishu

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    The militants, who are affiliated with Al-Qaeda, ramped up attacks after rejecting Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed 's offer of an amnesty in April. Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed has ordered an investigation into what he called an "unfortunate tragedy" as the country buried a minister killed by another official's guards.
  • U.S. economy expands at slowest pace in Q1 since 2014

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    A Reuters survey of economists conducted last week forecast GDP rising at a 1.2 percent annual rate, but many economists lowered their estimates after the government on Thursday released advance reports on the goods trade deficit and inventories in March.
  • Eman Ahmed discharged from Saifee Hospital

    Eman Ahmed discharged from Saifee Hospital

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    Eman underwent bariatric surgery in March in which doctors reduced the size of her stomach by two-thirds, so as to reduce her food intake. Eman's discharge from Saifee hospital got delayed amid reports that there was some difference of opinion on Eman's handing over to the authorities of Burjeel Hospital in UAE (where she would undergo further treatment).
  • After Uttar Pradesh, two suspected ISI agents arrested in Mumbai

    After Uttar Pradesh, two suspected ISI agents arrested in Mumbai

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    Qureshi, originally from Rajkot, was allegedly funding the activities of another ISI agent Aftab Wajid Ali, who too was arrested by the UP ATS from Faizabad. Aftab, booked under the Official Secrets Act, had allegedly passed on information about Indian Army's movements to officers posted at Pakistan High Commission and also to ISI, the official claimed.
  • Arkansas executes two inmates on the same night

    Arkansas executes two inmates on the same night

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    Anesthesiologist David Lubarsky, one of the original authors of the 2005 Lancet study, warns that the drug is "a very poor choice" for lethal injection, since even its maximum effect falls short of rendering a person completely unconscious.
  • One dead after gasoline tanker explodes on I-75 near Dayton

    One dead after gasoline tanker explodes on I-75 near Dayton

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    A driver was killed instantly when the truck he was driving crashed into an oil tanker while heading the wrong way down the interstate. I-75 was closed in both directions, though southbound lanes were due to open around 7 pm. The station spoke with resident Brad Roediger. "I felt the heat from it". Cook said troopers are investigating whether everyone was wearing seat belts.