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Former Rep Jesse Jackson apologizes at sentencing

Written By: Theo | Published: August-15-2013 | Category: US NEWS
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WASHINGTON, Aug. 14 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., D-Ill., apologized Wednesday before he was sentenced to 30 months in prison for misusing campaign funds. U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson, who is not related to Jackson Jr., also sentenced the former congressman's wife, Sandi, to a year in prison, the Chicago Tribune reported. The judge ...

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Jury finds George Zimmerman not guilty in Trayvon Martin's death

The Web Babies July-12-2013

SANFORD, Fla., July 13 (UPI) -- A jury in Florida Saturday night found neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman not guilty in the shooting death of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin.The verdic...

OJ Simpson makes bid for early release from prison

The Web Babies July-25-2013

CARSON CITY, Nev., July 25 (UPI) -- Former football star and actor O.J. Simpson, saying he has been a model prisoner, Thursday asked Nevada parole officials to shorten his 33-year prison sentence...

Rodeo clown wears Obama mask at Missouri State Fair criticism follows

Theo August-12-2013

SEDALIA, Mo., Aug. 12 (UPI) -- The announcer at a Missouri State Fair rodeo can be heard on a video revving up the crowd by asking if it wants to see President Obama be charged by a bull. A rode...

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Mugabe delivers first speech after Zimbabwes disputed election

Theo August-12-2013

HARARE, Zimbabwe, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe delivered his first speech since the recent disputed presidential election, addressing a national event his rival boycotted. In the capital of Harare, Mugabe spo...

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Egg prices are skyrocketing because of coronavirus panic shopping

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The Great Barrier Reef likely just had its most widespread bleaching event on record

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(CNN)Australia's Great Barrier Reef has likely experienced its most widespread bleaching event on record, according to a US government scientist who monitors the world's coral reefs.

The historic bill includes direct payments to individuals, a boost to unemployment benefits and a $500 billion lending program. The House votes on it Friday.

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Washington (CNN)The Senate on Wednesday approved a historic, $2 trillion stimulus package to provide a jolt to an economy reeling from the coronavirus pandemic, capping days of intense negotiations that produced one of the most expensive and far-reaching measures Congress has ever considered.

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What to know before you make summer vacation plans

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What's in it: We read the massive stimulus bill. Here's what's in it

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(CNN)Congressional lawmakers are putting the finishing touches on a $2 trillion stimulus bill to respond to the coronavirus pandemic, with cash and assistance for regular Americans, Main Street businesses and hard-hit airlines and manufacturers, among others.

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Man arrested charged for stalking CNNs Anderson Cooper


NEW YORK, July 28 (UPI) -- A New York City man has been arrested and charged for allegedly stalking and threatening CNN anchor Anderson Coop...

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Judge rules against parents in case of brain-dead California girl


OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 24 (UPI) -- A judge in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday decided a hospital can take a brain-dead teenage girl off life support...

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Issa threatens to subpoena Treasury over healthcare implementation


WASHINGTON, Aug. 15 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., says he may subpoena Treasury Department documents on Internal Revenue Servic...

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Conrad Murray to be released from prison in October


LOS ANGELES, July 28 (UPI) -- Relatives of pop icon Michael Jackson say they are outraged Dr. Conrad Murray will not serve his full sentence...

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Obama observes 60th anniversary of Korean armistice


WASHINGTON, July 27 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama observed the 60th anniversary of America's "Forgotten War" on the Korean peninsula ...

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Trayvon Martins mom calls for repeal of Stand Your Ground law


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