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'Dine and Dash' Dater Learns His FateSerial "dine and dash" dater Paul Gonzales is going to continue getting free meals—but he's not going to be able to run away afterward. The 45-year-old Los Angeles County man was sentenced to 120 days in prison Tuesday after pleading no contest to three misdemeanor counts of defrauding an...
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Prosecutors Rejected Bomber's Offer of DealBoston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev tried to make a deal to save his life but prosecutors turned him down, according to newly unsealed court documents. The documents state that in the course of plea negotiations, Tsarnaev "offered to provide certain kinds of cooperation and assistance" and a guilty plea in...
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Giant character balloons, including Charlie Brown and Go Bowling, are inflated the night before their appearance in the 92nd Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade, Wednesday Nov. 21, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
Diana Ross to headline frigid Macy's Thanksgiving Day paradeDiana Ross to headline a frigid Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade
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Authorities investigate the scene at a Catholic Supply store where a gunman went into the religious supply store, sexually assaulted at least one woman and shot a woman in the head, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, in Ballwin, Mo. (Johanna Huckeba/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
Man faces 17 charges in sexual assaults, killing at storeA man has been charged with killing one woman and sexually assaulting two others after herding them at gunpoint into the back room of a suburban St. Louis religious supplies shop
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018 file photo, search and rescue workers search for human remains at a trailer park burned out from the Camp fire in Paradise, Calif. Officials say the search to find the missing and identify victims could take months given the size and scope of the deadly wildfire that swept Northern California's Gold Rush country. The Camp Fire in Butte County that started two weeks ago has killed multiple people and hundreds of names are on a fluctuating list of the unaccounted. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
Northern California rain hampers life for wildfire survivorsRain is forcing Amy Sheppard out of a temporary campsite after her family lost their home in a deadly Northern California wildfire
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Protesters stand in the middle of Congress Street in front of the federal courthouse in response to a jury finding U.S. Border Patrol agent Lonnie Swartz not guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the cross-border shooting death of Mexican teen Jose Antonio Elena Rodriguez, Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018, in Tucson, Ariz. The killing of 16-year-old Elena Rodriguez sparked outrage on both sides of the border and came at a time when the agency was increasingly scrutinized for its use of force. (Mike Christy/Arizona Daily Star via AP)
Border Patrol agent acquitted in Mexican teen's 2012 deathA jury in Arizona has acquitted a U.S. Border Patrol agent of manslaughter in the cross-border shooting death of a Mexican teen six years ago
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The Latest: Border agent acquittal sparks Tucson protestA jury in Arizona has acquitted a U.S. Border Patrol agent of manslaughter in the cross-border shooting death of a Mexican teen six years ago
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Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher Gramiccioni speaks at a news conference in Freehold, N.J. on Wednesday Nov. 21, 2018 at which he announced that a family of four found dead at their Colts Neck N.J. home a day earlier had been murdered before their house was set ablaze. The brother of one of the murder victims has been charged with setting his own home ablaze hours earlier, but prosecutors refused to say whether they consider him a suspect in the murders. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
4 in New Jersey mansion fire killed by 'homicidal violence'Authorities: Four people found dead after mansion fire were killed before blaze
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Law enforcement officials gather Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018, in Colts Neck,N.J., to investigate the aftermath of fatal fire that killed two children and two adults. Authorities say two adults and two children were found dead the day before at the scene of a burning mansion near the New Jersey shore.  (AP Photo/Noah K. Murray)
The Latest: Residents gather at vigil for house fire victimsResidents in a New Jersey community have come together to mourn the loss of four family members who authorities determined were killed before their home was set ablaze
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Northern California sheriff says 2 more dead in wildfire, bringing death total to 83; more than 560 on missing list.Northern California sheriff says 2 more dead in wildfire, bringing death total to 83; more than 560 on missing list.
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FILE - In this Dec. 7, 2016, file photo, Kathleen Chavez, left, talks with her father Ray Chavez, right, age 104, of the USS Condor, the oldest living survivor from the Pearl Harbor attacks along with the remaining living survivors of the USS Arizona gathered at the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in Honolulu. Ray Chavez, the oldest U.S. military survivor of the Dec. 7, 1941, attack on Pearl Harbor that plunged the United States into World War II has died at age 106. Chavez's daughter, Kathleen Chavez of Poway, Calif., tells The Associated Press her father died in his sleep Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Eugene Tanner, File)
Oldest US military survivor of Pearl Harbor dies at age 106The oldest U.S. military survivor of the Dec. 7, 1941, attack on Pearl Harbor has died at age 106
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Daughter of Man Killed in Wildfire Sues UtilityInvestigators still haven't settled on the cause of the California wildfire that has killed more than 80 people so far, but another lawsuit is pinning the blame squarely on the utility Pacific Gas & Electric. The AP reports that Neva Rodrigues, whose 73-year-old father was killed in the fire, has...
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