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Judges affirm 'Making a Murderer' confession was coercedThree-judge federal appeals panel affirms that Wisconsin inmate featured in 'Making a Murderer' series was coerced into confessing and should be released from prison
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Boston Mayor Martin Walsh, left, looks up as retired Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz unveils David Ortiz Drive outside Fenway Park in Boston, Thursday, June 22, 2017. Ortiz's No. 34 will be retired in a ceremony prior to Friday night's game. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Boston renames street after retired Red Sox player OrtizBoston has renamed a street in honor of retired Red Sox player David Ortiz
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German players celebrate after Germany's Lars Stindl scored their side's first goal during the Confederations Cup, Group B soccer match between Germany and Chile, at the Kazan Arena, Russia, Thursday, June 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
Sanchez scores early but Chile held by Germany to a 1-1 drawAlexis Sanchez struck early to become Chile's all-time leading scorer on Thursday as the South American champions were held by Germany's young squad to a 1-1 draw that kept the teams from securing a spot in the semifinals of the Confederations Cup
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Jordan Fortune, 3, laughs as a wave churned up by Tropical Depression Cindy  hits a sea wall at the harbor in Pass Christian, Miss., on Thursday, June 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves)
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FILE - In this Friday, June 3, 2016, file photo, an American Airlines passenger jet takes off from Miami International Airport in Miami. Qatar Airways is attempting to buy a 10 percent stake in American Airlines, triggering U.S. antitrust oversight over deals of such size. American said in a regulatory filing Thursday, June 22, 2017, that the bid was unsolicited, but that there have been conversations between the CEOs of both airlines. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File)
Qatar Airways seeks stake in American in 'puzzling' moveQatar Airways is attempting to buy a 10 percent stake in American Airlines, triggering US antitrust oversight
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FILE -This Nov. 22, 2006, file photo a giant sequoia tree sits next to St. Luke's Hospital in downtown Boise, Idaho. The sequoia tree that was a seedling sent more than a century ago by naturalist John Muir to Idaho and planted in the yard has become an obstacle to progress. The 98-foot (30-meter) sequoia planted in 1912 that's in the way of the Boise hospital's expansion is being uprooted and moved about a block to city property starting Friday, June 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Troy Maben, File)
Idaho sequoia in way of expansion to be moved 2 blocks awayA sequoia tree seedling sent more than a century ago by naturalist John Muir to Idaho and planted in a Boise medical doctor's yard has become an obstacle to progress
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Jane McNichol, an organizer of the Protect Our Care CT campaign, holds up a clothesline with photos of Connecticut residents opposed to repeal of the Affordable Care Act, during a rally on the state Capitol steps, Thursday, June 22, 2017, in Hartford, Conn. The group gathered to demonstrate their position that Connecticut lives are "on the line" as Senate Republicans launched their plan in Washington for peeling back former President Barack Obama's health care law. (AP Photo/Susan Haigh)
Senate GOP health bill: Tax cuts for richSenate Republicans' new health bill cuts taxes by nearly $1 trillion over the next decade, mostly for corporations and the richest families in America
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Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., leaves a closed-door meeting where Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., announced the release of the Republican healthcare bill, the party's long-awaited attempt to scuttle much of President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, June 22, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
The Latest: Obama says millions lose coverage with GOP planObama: Senate's GOP-written health care bill will cause millions of families to lose health care coverage
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FILE - In this Wednesday, July 6, 2011, file photo, a grizzly bear roams near Beaver Lake in Yellowstone National Park. The U.S. Interior Department announced Thursday, June 22, 2017, that the grizzly population in the Yellowstone vicinity has recovered and federal protections will be lifted, which will allow Montana, Wyoming and Idaho to hold limited bear hunts outside park boundaries. (AP Photo/Jim Urquhart, File)
US officials to lift Yellowstone grizzly bear protectionsProtections that have been in place for more than 40 years for grizzly bears in the Yellowstone National Park area will be lifted this summer after U.S. government officials ruled that the population is no longer threatened
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  • Funeral expected Wednesday for Muslim teenager murdered in Virginia

    A funeral is set for Wednesday for a 17-year-old Muslim girl from Virginia who police say was murdered this past weekend. Darwin Martinez Torres, 22, is in custody for the murder of Nabra Hassanen of Reston, Virginia, after he allegedly "became so enraged" that he hit her with a baseball bat, the Fairfax County Police Department said Monday. KFOR-AM Lincoln, Thu, Jun 22 2017 @ 12:01 PM
  • Muslim girl may have been sexually assaulted

    Investigators in Virginia say a Muslim teenager who was attacked and killed early Sunday as she and a group of teenagers walked back to a mosque may have been sexually assaulted. Fairfax County police spokeswoman Tawny Wright said Tuesday that police were investigating the possibility that Nabra Hassanen, 17, was sexually assaulted. MyHighPlains.com, Wed, Jun 21 2017 @ 02:04 AM
  • Thousands show support for Nabra

    An estimated 2,000 people turned out in Reston Wednesday night to show support for the local Muslim community and to pay their respects for the late Nabra Hassanen, a 17-year-old girl who was murdered near the Fairfax-Loudoun county line Sunday. Loudoun Times, Thu, Jun 22 2017 @ 12:05 PM
  • 'An angel was taken': Community reflects on Va. teen's slaying

    Leaders from the Muslim and Jewish faiths came together Tuesday in Reston, Virginia, to discuss Sunday's murder of 17-year-old Nabra Hassanen. She was among a group of teens who were walking and biking to the All Dulles Area Muslim Society mosque, or ADAMS Center, when Fairfax County police say there was an argument with a driver, who then got out of his car with a baseball bat and chased them. WTOP-FM Washington, Wed, Jun 21 2017 @ 01:14 AM
  • Muslim Teen Assaulted Outside U.S. Mosque, Found Murdered in Virginia

    A 17-year-old American Muslim girl was beaten and abducted after leaving a mosque in Virginia on Sunday by a man who police later arrested on suspicion of murder after her body was found dumped in a pond, authorities said. The attack spurred an outpouring of grief and horror in a Muslim community that has been gathering to pray at the All Dulles Area Muslim Society mosque about 30 miles outside Washington in observance of the last 10 days of Ramadan. US News & World Report, Mon, Jun 19 2017 @ 12:31 AM
  • Pressure grows to classify Muslim teen's slaying a hate crime

    Mohmoud Hassanen, center, the father of Nabra Hassanen attended a press conference with Imam Mohamed Magid, left, a spiritual and religious advisor to the family. A Virginia teen found dead after she was attacked as she walked to a mosque was being remembered at vigils set in the District and other cities nationwide Tuesday night, a day before her funeral. The Washington Post, Tue, Jun 20 2017 @ 09:47 PM
  • Muslim teen assaulted, killed after leaving VA mosque

    Police found remains Sunday thought to be those of a missing Virginia teenager who they say was assaulted and disappeared overnight after leaving a mosque in the Sterling area, and a 22-year-old man has been charged with murder in connection with the case. The mosque, the All Dulles Area Muslim Society in Sterling, Virginia, and relatives identified the girl as 17-year-old Nabra Hassanen of Reston. SFGate, Sun, Jun 18 2017 @ 11:56 PM
  • 'Operation Border to Border' Yields 3,017 Summonses & Arrests in 8 States

    Release from Virginia State Police: Virginia State Police were among the eight state police and highway patrol agencies that spent Friday, June 9, 2017, through Sunday, June 11, 2017, enforcing Operation Border to Border along approximately 791 miles of U.S. Route 15 and 124 miles of U.S. Route 17 in an effort to prevent traffic crashes along the heavily-traveled corridor. This coordinated traffic safety enforcement initiative resulted in 3,017 total summonses and arrests among the seven states. NBC29, Tue, Jun 20 2017 @ 12:58 PM
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