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Lee Baca

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Accused Paltrow stalker discusses desire to marry actress

Accused Paltrow stalker discusses desire to marry actress

LOS ANGELES — An Ohio man charged with stalking Gwyneth Paltrow testified Wednesday that he sent her dozens of messages in the hope she might want to marry him despite her testifying against him in a previous stalking case.

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Sirhan Sirhan

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Government sues Ferguson after city tries to revise deal

FERGUSON, Mo. — The federal government sued Ferguson on Wednesday, one day after the city council voted to revise an agreement aimed at improving the way police and courts treat poor people and minorities in the St. Louis suburb.

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2 deputies killed, suspect dead in shopping center shootout

ABINGDON, Md. — A gunman fatally shot a sheriff’s deputy inside a crowded restaurant at lunchtime Wednesday and killed another deputy in a shootout, authorities and witnesses said.

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Man convicted in 1984 slaying appeals to Utah Supreme Court

SALT LAKE CITY — Lawyers for a man convicted of a cold-case murder through DNA found in blood on a dollar bill said Wednesday that evidence was contaminated and asked the Utah Supreme Court to overturn his conviction.

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Ex-priest arrested in 1960 slaying of Texas beauty queen

Ex-priest arrested in 1960 slaying of Texas beauty queen

In this April 24, 2003, photo, Herlinda de la Vina holds a portrait of her niece, Irene Garza, the 25-year-old teacher and beauty queen murdered in McAllen, Texas in 1960.

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Ex-priest arrested in 1960 slaying of Texas beauty queen

Ex-priest arrested in 1960 slaying of Texas beauty queen

HOUSTON — For more than half a century, the unsolved killing of a young schoolteacher and beauty queen who was last seen at church haunted the Texas city of McAllen.

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Omaha woman sentenced after posting photo of assaulted girl

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A 19-year-old Omaha woman has been sentenced to probation for posting a photo of a girl who had been assaulted by her brother and his friend.

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APNewsBreak: Kenya athletes allege doping bribery

APNewsBreak: Kenya athletes allege doping bribery

In this photo taken Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016, junior athletes run past a sign for Athletics Kenya at the Discovery cross country races in Eldoret, western Kenya. Two Kenyan athletes, Joy Sakari and Francisca Koki Manunga, who are serving a four-year ban for doping at the 2015 world championship…

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APNewsBreak: Kenya athletes allege doping bribery

APNewsBreak: Kenya athletes allege doping bribery

In this photo taken Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, Athletics Kenya CEO Isaac Mwangi is shown video footage on a laptop of two Kenyan athletes making allegations of corruption against him, during an interview with The Associated Press at his office in Nairobi, Kenya. The two Kenyan athletes Joy Sakari…

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APNewsBreak: Kenya athletes allege doping bribery

APNewsBreak: Kenya athletes allege doping bribery

In this photo taken Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, Athletics Kenya CEO Isaac Mwangi reacts as he is shown video footage of two Kenyan athletes making allegations of corruption against him, during an interview with The Associated Press at his office in Nairobi, Kenya. The two Kenyan athletes Joy Sakar…

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APNewsBreak: Kenya athletes allege doping bribery

APNewsBreak: Kenya athletes allege doping bribery

In this photo taken Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, Athletics Kenya CEO Isaac Mwangi speaks before being shown video footage of two Kenyan athletes making allegations of corruption against him, during an interview with The Associated Press at his office in Nairobi, Kenya. Two Kenyan athletes Joy Sakar…

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APNewsBreak: Kenya athletes allege doping bribery

APNewsBreak: Kenya athletes allege doping bribery

In this photo taken Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, Joy Sakari, a 400-meter runner, left, and Francisca Koki Manunga, a hurdler, right, who were both banned for doping at the 2015 world championships, speak exclusively to The Associated Press in the town of Embu, Kenya. The two Kenyan athletes servi…

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APNewsBreak: Kenya athletes allege doping bribery

APNewsBreak: Kenya athletes allege doping bribery

Joy Sakari, left, and Francisca Koki Manunga say Kenya’s governing board for track and field offered to shave time from their doping suspensions for $24,000 apiece.

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APNewsBreak: Kenya athletes allege doping bribery

APNewsBreak: Kenya athletes allege doping bribery

In this photo taken Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016, junior athletes run past a sign for Athletics Kenya at the Discovery cross country races in Eldoret, western Kenya. Two Kenyan athletes, Joy Sakari and Francisca Koki Manunga, who are both serving a four-year ban for doping at the 2015 world champio…

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Kenya athletes allege doping bribery

Kenya athletes allege doping bribery

EMBU, Kenya — Two Kenyan athletes serving four-year bans for doping at the 2015 world championships say the chief executive of Athletics Kenya, the country’s governing body for track and field, asked them each for a $24,000 bribe to reduce their suspensions.

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Fugitive jail inmate facing transfer back to Los Angeles

Fugitive jail inmate facing transfer back to Los Angeles

In this Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, booking photo released by Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department shows California fugitive Steven L. Wright at the Henderson Detention Center in Las Vegas. Wright, a murder suspect mistakenly released from jail Jan. 30, 2016, was captured in Nevada. Detective…

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