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Stephens shot and killed 74-year-old Robert Godwin on Sunday morning. In the original Facebook video, which has been removed, Stephens pulls up to the elderly man who is walking on the side of the road. Through their tears, several of Godwin's children said they held no animosity against Stephens. In the video, he asked Godwin to repeat her name. "An old dude." Godwin can then be seen falling to the ground as a gunshot is heard.
  • Seattle mayor's accuser in sex abuse lawsuit reveals name

    Seattle mayor's accuser in sex abuse lawsuit reveals name

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    McGinn served one term as mayor, losing in the 2013 general election to current Mayor Ed Murray. A Seattle Sonics fan, McGinn has also advocated for a SODO arena, but said his candidacy is unrelated to recent attention on redeveloping KeyArena.
  • Fugitive Mexican politician wanted on organised crime charges held in Guatemala

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    After being detained for one of the biggest corruption scandals in Mexico, former governor of the state of Veracruz, Javier Duarte, is now awaitig extradition after more than five months being a fugitive. Duarte, who became governor in 2010, resigned previous year before the end of his term and then went on the run. And The Wall Street Journal , citing orders issued by state police, says that Yarrington had been assigned eight law enforcement officers as bodyguards as late as previous year.
  • Experienced hiker swept away in Grand Canyon along with teen

    Experienced hiker swept away in Grand Canyon along with teen

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    Searchers on the ground and a helicopter and drone on Monday are trying to find the pair. Family members say one of hikers swept away while crossing a remote creek in Grand Canyon National Park is the wife of the founder of the Merrell Boot Company.
  • Suspect in Fresno triple-shooting had criminal history in Sacramento

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    The gun may have been picked up by someone else, Dyer said. He said all the victims were white males and there was every reason to believe Muhammad had acted alone. During his rampage, Kori Ali Muhammad , 39, first walked up to a lorry and shot the man sitting in the passenger seat. Authorities did not publicize his identity as they were chasing possible sightings of Muhammad, as well as other leads in the case, Dyer said.
  • Senate Confirms Gorsuch As Supreme Court Justice In Party-Line Vote

    Senate Confirms Gorsuch As Supreme Court Justice In Party-Line Vote

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    Why is there a new Supreme Court judge? 'Gorsuch's legal philosophy is far to the right of most Americans who believe in a woman's right to vote or to reproductive freedom, a separation of church and state, equal protection, marriage equality for same-sex couples or civil rights protections for vulnerable communities, ' Zbur said in a statement.
  • Watch Kathrine Switzer Cross the 2017 Boston Marathon Finish Line

    Watch Kathrine Switzer Cross the 2017 Boston Marathon Finish Line

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    She finished the race on Monday in four hours and 44 minutes - only 24 minutes slower than her first race aged 20. More than half of USA marathon runners are women. By 1972, when women were finally admitted to Boston , he and Switzer had become friends. Kiplagat commended her coach-cum-husband Gilbert Koech and her children for giving her ample time in training and to relax before the race.
  • Today is tax day

    Today is tax day

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    Each option automatically gives you a six-month extension for filing your tax return, meaning you have until October 18 to send in your paperwork . Filing your return is the best way to go-the penalties for non-filing or late filing and late payment.
  • Facebook killing suspect dead after police chase

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    Stephens "was spotted this morning by PSP members in Erie County". The 37-year-old murder suspect was spotted Tuesday near Erie County inside his auto at a McDonald's parking lot about 11 a.m. "I'm about to kill this guy - this older dude". The company said it disabled Stephen's account 23 minutes after receiving the first report about the fatal shooting video but two hours after receiving any report of his page.
  • High-profile Georgia congressional race heads to a runoff

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    Jon Ossoff , 30, finished first in a crowded field of candidates in a traditionally conservative sixth district, but failed to surpass the all-important 50 percent threshold. Their argument: Tuesday's results are more evidence of an expanded House battlefield in 2018, and it suggests what once looked like a disastrous Senate map - with 10 Democratic senators up for re-election in states Trump won - now isn't necessarily so bad.
  • Abe, Pence voice mutual support over N. Korea

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    Japan's constitution renounces the right to wage war and the country's military is limited to self defence in the strictest sense. Vice President Pence, visiting Japan on his 10-day tour of Asia, said the US has launched bilateral talks with Tokyo in the hopes of reaching a new trade agreement.
  • Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez hangs self in cell

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    He attached a bed sheet to the cell window to hang himself, investigators said. They said he had tried to block the door to his single cell prior to hanging himself. Just last week Hernandez was acquitted of murder charges in the shooting deaths of two men in the South End in July 2012. Mr. Hernandez's next of kin have been notified.