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  • Jurors given conflicting views of Jodi Arias

    Updated: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    PHOENIX (AP) — A prosecutor at the sentencing retrial of convicted murderer Jodi Arias showed jurors two photos Tuesday of her ex-boyfriend and victim Travis Alexander. One was an unremarkable picture of his face taken some time before his death. The other was a crime-scene photo...

  • Oilman Nelson Bunker Hunt dies at 88

    Updated: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    DALLAS (AP) — Nelson Bunker Hunt, a Texas oilman who once tried to corner the silver market with his brothers only to see the move end in financial disaster, has died. His brother, W. Herbert Hunt, said he died Tuesday at a Dallas assisted-living center after a long battle with...

  • NYC police looking into arrest of subway performer

    Updated: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Musicians rallied around a fellow subway performer whose arrest in a busy station came after a confrontation over whether he needed a permit and was captured on video as straphangers jeered police. The New York Police Department said it's looking into the arrest of...

  • Suspect plans to plead guilty in oil patch killing

    Updated: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Colorado man is set to plead guilty to killing a small-town Montana high school teacher in a slaying that shone a harsh light on the darker side of the Northern Plains' oil boom. A plea agreement with prosecutors filed Tuesday calls for a 100-year sentence for...

  • Backpage.com ask high court to throw out lawsuit

    Updated: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    SEATTLE (AP) — A lawyer for Backpage.com told the Washington Supreme Court on Tuesday that a lawsuit filed by three young girls who were sold as prostitutes on the website should be thrown out because they didn't write the ads, so they're not liable. But the victims' lawyer said...

  • Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee dies at 93

    Updated: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The hard-charging editor who guided The Washington Post through its coverage of the Watergate scandal, Ben Bradlee, has died. He was 93. The Washington Post reports that Bradlee died at his home Tuesday of natural causes. As managing editor first and later as...

  • Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater

    Updated: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    ST. MARKS, Fla. (AP) — Coast Guard officials say they've suspended search efforts for a boater who went missing of the Florida Panhandle. The Coast Guard ended its search for 60-year-old George Taylor just before noon Tuesday. Rescue crews had covered 10,358 square nautical miles over...

  • 12 jurors picked for doc's cyanide poisoning trial

    Updated: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Lawyers in the trial of a University of Pittsburgh medical researcher charged with killing his neurologist wife with cyanide have picked eight men and four women as the jury. Allegheny County prosecutors and defense attorneys for Dr. Robert Ferrante, 65, are expected...

  • Arizona governor creates Ebola preparedness panel

    Updated: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has created a committee of health experts to develop and implement a plan to ensure the state is prepared if an outbreak of Ebola or other infectious diseases occurs. Tuesday's executive order from the Republican governor creates the Governor's...

  • Business Highlights

    Updated: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    ___ Big slump is no cause to ditch stock market NEW YORK (AP) — After more than five years of stock market gains, investors could be forgiven for worrying that big sell-offs may be the harbingers of bigger slumps. But, even as stocks were plunging last week, strategists and...

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